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La Palma: Scientists collect volcano samples

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 7:58pm
Scientists will look at the viscosity of the red-hot lava from the ongoing Cumbre Vieja eruption.

Covid: Are people wearing masks less often?

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 6:54pm
The number of people wearing masks has fallen, but ministers don't want to reintroduce restrictions.

Newcastle in talks with former Roma manager Fonseca

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 6:32pm
Newcastle United's new owners have held talks with former Roma manager Paulo Fonseca as they continue their search for Steve Bruce's replacement.

Quiz of the week: How did Sex Education influence baby names?

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 6:30pm
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?

Scotland thrash Oman to reach main draw of T20 World Cup - report & highlights

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 6:28pm
Scotland qualify for the Super 12s as Group B winners with an eight-wicket thrashing of Oman, their third victory in three games.

T20 World Cup: Richie Berrington thumps six out of stadium for Scotland against Oman.

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 6:23pm
Watch Richie Berrington hit a six out of the Al Amerat stadium as Scotland qualify for the T20 Cricket World Cup Super 12 with victory against Oman.

Covid-19: UK cases top 50,000, and fireworks in Manchester cancelled again

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 5:57pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.

Strictly Come Dancing: Judi Love to miss this week's show with Covid-19

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 5:49pm
The Loose Women presenter will return next week, "all being well", a show spokesperson said.

Robot artist Ai-Da released by Egyptian border guards

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 5:33pm
Authorities, who held the robot for 10 days, feared that it may have been hiding covert spy tools.

'I only knew I'd been spiked when I saw the videos'

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 5:27pm
Women share their experiences of spiking - through drinks and needles.

Big John, largest known triceratops skeleton, sold at auction

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 5:09pm
The auction house said the skeleton was sold to a private collector for a European record of €6.65m.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust declares critical incident

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 5:02pm
The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust says there is "unprecedented demand" on services.

Vikings settled in North America in 1021AD, study says

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 4:37pm
Scientists say they have precisely dated a camp in Newfoundland, Canada, thanks to a new technique.

Covid: UK cases top 50,000 for first time in three months

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 4:36pm
Boris Johnson is urging those eligible for a third dose to organise appointments straight away.

'Nurmagomedov will be a better coach than fighter'

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 2:47pm
Bellator fighter Usman Nurmagomedov is convinced his cousin Khabib Nurmagomedov will go down as one of the best MMA coaches.

NFL to end race-based testing in dementia claims

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 1:59pm
"Race-norming" made it harder for black players to prove brain injuries linked to their careers.

Sir David Amess: Ali Harbi Ali charged with murder of MP

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 1:23pm
North Londoner Ali Harbi Ali, 25, has been charged with murder and preparing terrorist acts.

US surgeons test pig kidney transplant in a human

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 1:20pm
The kidney, from a genetically-altered pig, appeared to function well, say the surgical team.

Government should tell obese to eat less, says ex-minister Lord Robathan

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 1:19pm
Tory peer Lord Robathan says the government's anti-obesity drive is not working - but a minister defends it.

Should the government do more to protect the NHS?

Thu, 21/10/2021 - 1:16pm
Doctors fear they could be overwhelmed, but new measures are still not being deployed in England.