Conflict between hardline animal rights groups and whalers in the Antarctic has reached crisis point after a Japanese whaling ship tore the bow off a protest vessel yesterday.
Fossilised footprints dating back 395m years have shed new light on the “evolutionary milestone” of the transition of aquatic fish into terrestrial animals.
America’s Central Intelligence Agency is caught up in a “bureaucratic bog” which heightens the risk of terrorism to the USA because the system is overwhelmed, says The Washington Post.
The Hubble Telescope has taken the earliest snapshots of galaxies in the universe’s infancy, about 600 million years after the Big Bang.
Google’s rival to Apple’s iPhone hits the market to a fanfare of adulation and scepticism in equal measure – but can it live up to its “superphone” tagline?
Planet Earth could soon be wiped out by an explosion of a star more than 3,000 light years away according to research by American scientists.
Three Democrats, two senators and one governor, have ditched plans to run for re-election striking the latest blow for President Barack Obama’s Democrat administration.
Yemeni police have captured what is believed to be the key Al-Qaeda chief behind the threats on foreign embassies in the capital Sanaa, according to security officials.
Pending sales of previously owned US homes tumbled 16 per cent during November – a much higher number than predicted because of the end rush to beat tax credits.
An American pilot has pleaded guilty to being over the alcohol limit as he prepared to take off from Heathrow Airport in London, England.
The G-Spot, a theoretical female erogenous zone, has been dismissed as “subjective” by scientists in London who carried out tests on identical twins between the ages to 23 and 83.
Analysis of images of “ancient lakes” on Mars’ equator suggests similarities to lakes found in Alaska and Siberia, adding to the likelihood that there was once life on the Red Planet.
The US secret service is investigating an apparent hanging effigy of President Barack Obama slung from a storefront by a noose in Georgia.
Giving up smoking sharply increases the risk of developing type-two diabetes according to a US study which suggests an increased risk of 70 per cent for quitters in the first six years.
Blogger Steven Frischling, suspected of leaking a TSA document, has had his Twitter account implicated in a bizarre fracas with a TSA agent who allegedly posed as Frischling online.