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  • TURIN-A 3,500-year-old noble Egyptian called Nebiri has been brought back to life through modern forensics. Scientists have reconstructed the face of the ancient mummy, and discovered he had a prominent nose, wide jaw, straight eyebrows and moderately thick lips. In the process they have also ...

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  • LONODN-Scientists have created shape-shifting ‘4D’ printed objects that dramatically transform when heated. The objects are made from shape-memory plastics created using a 3D printer, but are labelled as 4D printed because they can change their shape after production. The researchers ...

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  • LONDON-With telescopes becoming even more sensitive, astronomers have managed to spot two tiny new moons orbiting Jupiter. The moons, which are being referred to as ‘moonlets’ due to their small size, measure just one mile across each. The discovery brings the gas giant’s total ...

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  • LONDON-Conjoined twins have gotten the best present for their first birthday, the gift of life. Little Erin and Abby Delaney, who are turning one-year-old in July, were successfully separated in an 11-hour surgery. The girls were joined at the top of their heads, a condition called craniopagus. It ...

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  • LONDON-Scientists recently discovered the hottest planet ever found – with a surface temperature greater than some stars. As the hunt for planets outside our own solar system continues, we have discovered many other worlds with extreme features. And the ongoing exploration of our own solar ...

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  • LONODN-It may look like a scene from Indiana Jones, but this huge collection of human skulls and bones is far from fictional. A small church in Kent is home to one of the largest and best-preserved collections of ancient human bones and skulls in Britain. The collection includes over 1,000 skulls ...

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  • LONDON:-A devoted royalist is to put her huge collection of Princess Diana memorabilia on display at her local museum in Gloucester this summer to mark the 20th anniversary of her death. The exhibition at Gloucester Folk Museum will be open to the public from August 26, and local council officers ...

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  • ITALY-It is well known that modern association football had its rules and origins created in the United Kingdom, but across the world varying versions of the beautiful game were formed, and are still celebrated. One such is Calcio Storico Fiorentino - which translates as 'Historic Florentine ...

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  • LONDON-A pair of shoes worn by a teenage Princess Diana is set to go under the hammer. The white leather peeptoe shoes are thought to have been worn by the princess when she was between 16 to 19 years old and during the time she worked as a nursery assistant. The slingbacks, which have a small ...

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  • LONDON-It might seem like an idea taken straight out of science fiction, but a ‘space nation’ could soon become a reality. The ambitious plans, first announced last year, were hatched by an international group of scientists and are backed by a Russian billionaire. The floating nation, ...

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  • LONODN-In 1977, an astronomer looking for alien life in the nigh sky above Ohio spotted a powerful radio signal so strong that he excitedly wrote ‘Wow!’ next to his data. The 72-second blast, spotted by Dr Jerry Ehman through a radio telescope, came from Sagittarius but matched no known ...

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  • LONDON-It has long been known smoking during pregnancy can harm an unborn baby - now evidence has emerged that the negative effects last well into a child’s adolescence. Tobacco use - previously linked to premature birth and low birth weight - can also cause behavioral problems well ...

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  • LONDON-A new cruise ship is heading our way, built to host more passengers than ever before. MSC Cruises announced plans for its new World Class ships - which will carry a maximum of 6,850 guests and boast 2,760 cabins - at a ceremony in France’s Saint-Nazaire last week, with an ...

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  • Lützen-Almost 400 years since it began, researchers have revealed new findings about the lives and deaths of soldiers who fought in The Thirty Years’ War. Some 9,000 soldiers were buried by townspeople in Lützen, Germany, midway through the war in 1632, and scientists have now ...

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  • Arizona-A bizarre pit in Mars’ southern hemisphere has left scientists baffled as to how it formed. The feature, which resembles the home of a fictional Star Wars beast that could swallow a person whole, may have been created from an impact with a rogue space rock – or, it could be the ...

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  • CHILE-Construction has begun on a ‘super telescope’ that could help astronomers find alien life. The  European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), being built in Chile, is designed to help astronomers peer back to the first galaxies 14 billion years ago. When its completed, it will ...

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  • LONDON-Prince William has spoken candidly about his mother’s death in his most honest interview ever as he stars in a heartwarming shoot at home with his family. Posing in their garden at home with their dog Lupo, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children, George and Charlotte, ...

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  • LONDON-A huge ‘super wasp’ which can repeatedly sting people could appear in your garden this summer. The German or European wasp, which is roughly half an inch long, are larger than standard wasps and are recognisable from their three black spots on their faces. Now experts have said ...

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  • WASHINGTON-Nasa is set to announce new details on its radical mission to fly directly into the sun’s atmosphere. The plan, dubbed Solar Probe Plus, will see a spacecraft launched from Earth in the summer of 2018, to reach an orbit within four million miles of the sun’s blazing-hot ...

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  • CALIFORNIA-Angelina Jolie took her daughter Shiloh and her Cambodian friends on a birthday trip to Disneyland. The ‘Maleficent’ star was seen at the park with her 11-year-old daughter and even flew some of Shiloh’s Cambodian friends over to spend the special day with the young ...

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  • Staffordshire-A baby boy’s ‘butterfly’ skin is so fragile that even cuddles from his mother can leave him covered in deep, raw wounds. Jamie White, from Eccleshall, Staffordshire, was born with epidermolysis bullosa (EB) - an incurable condition. It sees the 11-month-old’s ...

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  • LONDON-New research has identified a cradle of young stars 2.4 billion light years away as the source of mysterious fast radio bursts detected on Earth. These bursts - which each lasted just a few milliseconds - come from dense neutron stars just 20 kilometres (12 miles) across in the constellation ...

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  • London-Being overweight during childhood triples the risk of developing depression in later life, according to new research. People who are overweight at the age of eight or 13 are more at risk of depression than those who suffer weight problems in middle age, the study found. Carrying excess ...

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  • canada-A little girl was left traumatised after a sea lion grabbed her as she sat on the edge of a pier before dragging her underwater. The horrifying incident took place at the Steveston Fisherman's Wharf in Richmond B.C., in Canada, as tourists watched the animal looking for fish. Footage shows ...

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  • LOS ANGELES-Amy Schumer and Ben Hanisch have split up but will remain good friends. The ‘Snatched’ star has ended her romance with the furniture designer but the pair are still good friends. A representative for the star told People magazine: ‘’Amy and Ben have ended their ...

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  • DM WASHINGTON -  It is a stunning view of a strange, swirling world. Nasa revealed this incredible image of Jupiter’s south pole. It was created by citizen scientist Gabriel Fiset using data from the JunoCam instrument on Nasa’s Juno spacecraft.  It shows dozens of gigantic ...

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  • DUBAI- The National Advisor Bureau, headquartered in Masdar City, Abu-Dhabi, plans to source the massive blocks of ice from Heard Island, around 600 miles (1000 kilometres) off the coast of mainland Antarctica. It will then transport them around 5,500 miles (8,800 km) to Fujairah, one of the seven ...

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  • LONDON-Stunning 800-year-old carvings have been found inside a Knights Templar cave under a crossroads in a small English town. The carvings appear to show pictures of four patron saints as well as scenes with John the Baptist and Mary, the mother of Jesus. The ancient cave was once used by the ...

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  • LONDON-Scientists have unravelled the secrets behind the mysterious mechanisms that take place in the ‘green stomach’ of a Venus flytrap. Once an insect has become ensnared in the plant’s trapping structure, repeated contact with its sensory hairs sets off a series of secretions ...

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  • BOSTON-Adults who have at least one diet drink a day are three times more at risk from a stroke or dementia, research shows today. Scientists say they should no longer be regarded as the healthier alternative and urge the public to stick to water or milk. Their study of almost 4,400 adults also ...

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