America’s most famous convict, OJ Simpson, appeared in a Las Vegas courtroom on Monday to plead for a new trial in the 2007 armed robbery case for which he was sentenced to 33 years in prison.
Researchers claim to have found a link between cuteness and aggression
Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
Moons like the one depicted in the film Avatar may be among the most common places to find alien life, scientists believe.
A university professor is claiming that he lost his job after he gave James Franco an embarrassing 'D' grade in a course he was teaching on account of the knock-'em-dead actor and perennial student showing up for only two out of the 14 lectures he was expected at.
As Peru counts down to the 100th anniversary of the discovery of Machu Picchu by the American explorer Hiram Bingham, thousands of artefacts taken from the breathtaking lost city of the Incas could soon be returned to the country.
Want to talk tough? Sit on an uncomfortable chair – for the texture of objects around us affects our behaviour
Police searching for the killer of Annie Le, a Yale student found murdered on what was supposed to be her wedding day, have raided the home of a Yale University lab technician who is described as a "person of interest" in the case.
Tony Blair was tickled when Jon Stewart, the host of America's Daily Show, asked if George Bush would forget the cross-pond time difference and call him at four in the morning, laughing louder than at other moments during an appearance on the programme - and not denying that it used to happen.
Tony Blair returned to television screens last night with a confession about President Bush.
Women who have a natural birth form stronger bonds with their babies than those who deliver by Caesarean section, researchers say.
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