A tiny bat the size of a human thumb has become the first to be recorded crossing the North Sea from Britain to mainland Europe – before meeting an untimely end in the Netherlands.
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Tuesday 14 January 2014
ITV makes complaint in its submission into the Culture Committee's inquiry into the future of the BBC
Thursday 09 January 2014
Kent dockyard loses out to Lake District national park as UK's next world heritage site
Wednesday 13 November 2013
A team of British investigators have been given an emergency grant to track the Singapore-sized ice mass
Thursday 10 October 2013
Flights were diverted from Edinburgh to Glasgow until runway re-opened
Monday 07 October 2013
David Cameron promoted several women and MPs from working-class backgrounds in the shake-up
Saturday 14 September 2013
Antarctica’s monumental icebergs, history of heroic exploration and fearless wildlife give it an allure that is enhanced by its remoteness. The only realistic way for tourists to visit the vast White Continent is by ship. For most, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime trip, so it is important to choose carefully.
Monday 09 September 2013
A search and rescue operation is under way after a passenger was reported missing from a ferry.
Saturday 07 September 2013
Thursday 05 September 2013
An ongoing investigation into a North Sea helicopter crash which killed four oil workers has found the engines were still working when it hit the water and there is no evidence so far of technical failure.
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Scotland would have to make large cuts to public services if it wanted to create an oil fund after independence, according to Chancellor George Osborne.
Shetland helicopter crash: Investigators search seas for black box recorder from aircraft that ditched killing four oil workers, as operators ground Super Puma helicopters
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Helicopter Safety Steering Group urged precautionary flight ban until there is 'sufficient factual information' to resume
Saturday 24 August 2013
Aircraft carrying 18 people ditched west of Sumburgh, Shetland
Saturday 24 August 2013
Helicopter crashes with 18 on board
Friday 23 August 2013
They’re some of the most remote parts of the British Isles, presenting challenges to simple everyday life posed by nowhere else in the UK – just as George Orwell learnt in Jura 60 years ago.
Thursday 16 May 2013
Two jailed, another sent to young offenders unit and fourth handed suspended sentence
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27