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Event Horizon Telescope ready to image black hole

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:01
An Earth-sized "virtual telescope" is ready to take the first ever picture of a black hole - the monster mysterious object at the centre of our galaxy.
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Baghdad car bomb kills at least 48

Thu, 2017-02-16 10:00
A car bomb in southern Baghdad kills at least 48 people - the third such blast in three days.
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Tillerson and Mattis in guarded approach to Russia

Thu, 2017-02-16 09:36
Senior US officials say Washington will work with Moscow, but only in certain policy areas.
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Trump's mental health debate: What is it about?

Thu, 2017-02-16 09:29
Is it right to discuss Donald Trump's mental health? Professionals are divided.
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New York Fashion Week: Six talking points

Thu, 2017-02-16 09:25
As New York Fashion Week draws to a close, here are some highlights from the catwalk.
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Boxing dentist promises to fix any teeth he damages

Thu, 2017-02-16 08:36
Arthif 'Doctor Hitman' Daniel feels a "moral obligation" to fix his opponents' teeth.
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PJ Crowley: 'A subtle but vital shift in US policy'

Thu, 2017-02-16 08:02
The playful exchange between Netanyahu and Trump said a great deal, writes PJ Crowley.
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Thu, 2017-02-16 07:59
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "Love".
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Man jailed for 'brutal murder' of friend

Thu, 2017-02-16 07:46
A man who brutally murdered his friend and left his body tied up under a pile of cushions and rubbish, is jailed or a minimum of 14 years.
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Mark Clattenburg: Premier League official quits to take up job in Saudi Arabia

Thu, 2017-02-16 07:26
Mark Clattenburg, who took charge of the Euro 2016 final, is leaving his job as a Premier League referee to work in Saudi Arabia.
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Bishop presses wrong button in gay marriage report vote

Thu, 2017-02-16 07:11
The Bishop of Coventry apologises for a "moment of distraction" in general synod vote on sexuality.
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Microsoft bumps up Surface prices in UK

Thu, 2017-02-16 07:02
Surface laptops rise up to 15.1% in price in the latest tech-related increase following the Brexit vote.
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Ashley Talbot: Maesteg school minibus crash death accidental

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:50
A teenage boy who died after being hit by a minibus outside his school was killed accidentally, an inquest jury concludes.
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Cool, Iceland?

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:46
Iceland is the UK's favourite online supermarket, says consumer group Which? so is it now "cool"?
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Apology over 111 'computer' call

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:37
The NHS has apologised to a Devon woman who was asked the wrong questions when she dialled the non-emergency service NHS 111.
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Breathing space

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:02
The European Commission says the UK has two months to address repeated breaches of air pollutants.
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'The power of six'

Thu, 2017-02-16 05:20
What are the rules behind the great British pastime of standing in line?
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Running ants: Why scientists built an insect treadmill

Thu, 2017-02-16 05:09
The researchers recording ants' brain activity as they run.
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Political class

Thu, 2017-02-16 04:46
Theresa May pulls a strange face during a visit to a school but she's not the first to fail in a photo shoot involving children.
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Tennis star Bouchard honours Super Bowl blind date bet

Thu, 2017-02-16 04:24
Canadian tennis player Genie Bouchard joins a 20-year-old fan for a date after losing a Twitter bet.
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