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'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.
35-year-old completed challenge today after gruelling 500-mile ride in 'vicious' conditions
Race has echoes of Captain Scott’s famous battle with Roald Amundsen to reach the bottom of the world
309 offences to be repealed and removed from the statue book this year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
Scientists claim to have recorded a new lowest ever temperature on earth, but where is it and just where are the coldest places on the planet?
From Brian May on Buckingham Palace's roof to Lady Gaga's plans to play in space
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'
Researchers confirm first detection of sub-atomic particles from beyond the Solar System
A team of British investigators have been given an emergency grant to track the Singapore-sized ice mass
There is a certain undeniable theatrical element to wearing a cape; the exact amount of swashbuckling, however, is entirely up to the wearer, says Emma Akbareian
Banana Republic has come a long way from its adventurewear origins, says Rebecca Gonsalves
A liberal sprinkling of rhinestones and crystals adds a welcome touch of sparkle to everyday life, says Kate Rose Morris
A woollen coat may look smart, but when winter arrives a parka will be essential kit for the daily commute, says Lee Holmes