Current ice models are suggesting the glacier has become unstable, and this recession will continue
Much of the United States is currently in the grip of a polar vortex, a system of dense air producing plummeting temperatures and swathes of freezing weather, bringing some parts of the country to a halt and causing chaos in others.
Anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd say they shot the footage showing dead whales in pools of blood
A former Welsh international rugby player has set the second fastest unsupported solo journey to the South Pole in history.
The Chinese vessel has been forced to retreat after a failed attempt to reach the ship. A French vessel has already launched an abandoned rescue attempt
Glad to see someone managed a Christmas getaway
'After two months in Antarctica, a hairdryer felt like a luxury'
A Russian ship that has been trapped in thick Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve is on the verge of being rescued as a Chinese icebreaker named the Snow Dragon draws near.
China does not have any territorial claims, but has been boosting its presence along with a growing band of nations
Movements are similar to flowing traffic on a congested motorway - but can work in any direction
309 offences to be repealed and removed from the statue book this year
Newly analysed data showed the temperature plunged to -93.2C (-135.8F) in August 2010
Televangelist who built up a ‘prosperity gospel’ empire but faced criticisms over his extravagant lifestyle
Los Angeles-born actor described as a 'talented artist, devoted philanthropist and friend'
A 1kg "self-contained habitat" will be transported on a commercial spaceflight; on-board sensors and cameras will send back images and data to Earth
Bernadine Bishop leads posthumously with 'Unexpected Lessons in Love'