The satellite has been in operation since March 2009, with its re-entry planned for by scientists and described as only a "small fraction" of annual pace debris
Debris from the European Space Agency spacecraft is most likely to fall harmlessly in oceans
A mass evacuation saved thousands of people from India’s fiercest cyclone in 14 years, but aid workers warned a million would need help after their homes and livelihoods were destroyed.
The multi-record holding batsman is to call time on his first class career at international level
Via the Northern Sea Route, ships can make the journey in 35 days, instead of the usual 48
I first came to Edinburgh when I was 18 to serve on the Perrier Awards panel, and was inspired to try stand-up myself. In the intervening 22 years the press initially dubbed me a a 'fresh face', then 'a rising star', then an 'established name'. This year I was described as a 'permanent fringe fixture'. Like the rain, the sweaty venues and the panpipe players outside Waverley station, I have become part of the festival furniture.
Senior minister from the collection of low-lying coral atolls in the north Pacific says the end of this century will spell 'the end of my country and many others like it'
The Grace satellite measures tiny fluctuations of the Earth’s gravity field resulting from the loss of ice into the sea
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South Africa 230-6 (Ingram 73); West Indies 190-6 (Samuels 48) Match tied (D/L method)
Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves
Experts believe they may have solved the mystery over where aviator’s aircraft lies
Jimmy Savile could have sexually abused treble the number of victims who have come forward so far, the former head of the investigation into his crimes has reportedly said.
Jesus “Chuy” Silva Jr was one of the top riders on the world professional bodyboarding tour, representing not only himself but his native Mexico. He helped popularise the sport – once better-known as boogie-boarding – around the world, and not least in his home town of Puerto Escondido on Mexico's Pacific coast.
Bizarre complaints revealed by online cruise travel agency
Hundreds of passengers anxious to get off a stranded ferry have been forced to remain onboard at a French harbour as the ship's doors failed to open.