The Olympic Hall Juan Antonio Samaranch has been rebuilt having been destroyed in the Bosnian War and Torvill and Dean will return to the scene of their greatest success
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Friday 05 October 2012
An 11 year-old Russian boy made one of the discoveries of the century when he stumbled across the remains of a 30,000-year-old woolly mammoth, the New Scientist reports.
Thursday 27 September 2012
'I'm an obsessive alchemist when it comes to packing. I always travel light'
Tuesday 28 August 2012
A second person has died of a rare, rodent-borne disease after visiting Yosemite National Park earlier this summer and park officials warned past visitors to be aware of some flu-like aches and symptoms.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
Scientists warn that neither the cause nor the consequence of today’s new record retreat for Arctic sea ice should be ignored. But with drilling opportunities at stake, which interest will prevail?
Thursday 19 July 2012
For the second time in two years a huge piece of ice has broken away from the Petermann Glacier in Greenland -fuelling concerns about global warming.
Thursday 10 May 2012
A huge sub-glacial basin the size of Wales has been discovered under one of the key Antarctic ice sheets that could make it more unstable and liable to disintegration, a study has found.
Saturday 07 April 2012
An avalanche has smashed into a Pakistani army base on a Himalayan glacier along the Indian border, burying around 100 soldiers, the military said.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Cycle of freezing and thawing sees lumps of rock falling off the mountain, say scientists
Saturday 17 March 2012
Rescuers have found the wreckage of a Norwegian military plane that crashed with five people on board during an exercise in northern Sweden, officials said today.
Saturday 18 February 2012
1. The most populous country in the world where French is the official language is not France. Which country is it?
Thursday 09 February 2012
The total volume of water that has melted from all of the world's polar ice sheets, ice caps and mountain glaciers over the past decade would repeatedly fill Britain's largest lake, Windemere, more than 13,000 times, according to one of the most comprehensive studies of the Earth's frozen "cryosphere".
Friday 03 February 2012
Doubts raised over nursery scheme
Monday 02 January 2012
An exhibition of photographs charting the journeys of Scott and Shackleton across Antarctica are the finest of their type ever produced
Thursday 08 December 2011
Millions of people who rely on water from the glaciers of a mountain range in Peru are experiencing what scientists have called "peak water" - the point at which the runoff from the glaciers becomes progressively weaker even though the ice continues to melt.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
The glaciers of the Himalayas, suppliers of fresh water to more than a billion people, are undoubtedly retreating because of global warming, the head of the UN's climate change body reaffirmed yesterday – two years after he was embroiled in an international political row about similar forecasts.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
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