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January 4, 2019 5:06 AM Januhairy: Why women are growing out their body hair

A month-long campaign encouraging women to grow out their body hair is happening for the first time. Januhairy wants ladies to "love and accept" their natural hair while raising money for charity. Founder Laura Jackson, 21, said she has had a "great response" and women from all over the world have now signed up to take part. The Exeter University student 8

December 6, 2018 3:04 AM Greenhouse gas emissions produced by humans are making heatwaves 30 times more likely

Computer modelling compared actual temperatures with those that would have existed without human action. The extreme temperatures hit agriculture and infrastructure particularly hard and people were urged to cut their water usage. New computer modelling analysis compared the actual climate with that of the natural climate we would have had without human-induced 28

November 12, 2018 9:56 AM Gary Graham: Scotland call up England-qualified flanker for South Africa Test

Scotland have called up Newcastle flanker Gary Graham, who was picked for England's 2018 Six Nations training camp, for their final autumn Tests. The uncapped 26-year-old, born in Stirling, is the son of former Scotland prop and forwards coach George Graham. He comes in as an injury replacement for Scarlets flanker Blade Thomson, who is still recovering 22

October 25, 2018 4:33 PM Devon schoolboy froze to death after missing bus

A 15-year-old boy died from hypothermia in a freezing field after missing his school bus. Daniel Chambers, from Tipton St John, Devon, went missing in extremely cold and wet conditions on 13 December. His partially-clothed body was discovered slumped at the base of a tree near a river in the village four days later. An inquest at Exeter's County Hall concluded 16

October 15, 2018 11:09 PM Matthew Hedges: Durham student charged with UAE spying

A British student has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates, officials have said. The UAE government said on Monday that Matthew Hedges was accused of "spying for and on behalf of a foreign state". The 31-year-old was detained at the airport as he was leaving the country following a research trip. Mr Hedges was said to have been interviewing 34

October 12, 2018 10:36 AM Joe Launchbury: England and Wasps forward has knee surgery

England lock Joe Launchbury has been ruled out of the autumn internationals after having knee surgery. The 27-year-old, who has 54 caps for his country, will be sidelined for 10 to 12 weeks. Launchbury picked up the injury while captaining club side Wasps in their Premiership victory over Leicester on 16 September. England play South Africa at Twickenham 81

October 9, 2018 2:30 PM Taulupe Faletau: Bath and Wales back row breaks arm

Wales back row Taulupe Faletau is almost certain to miss the autumn internationals after breaking his arm. Wales are due to face Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa during November. British and Irish Lion Faletau missed some of last season's Six Nations with a knee injury, but it is not yet known how long he is out for this time. Bath said they hoped 22

September 8, 2018 12:08 AM Hero Battle of Britain pilot, 99, takes to the skies for the final time

Hero Battle of Britain pilot, 99, who is one of only six surviving members of 'The Few' takes to the skies for the final time - in a Spitfire A hero Battle of Britain pilot has taken to the skies at the tender age of 99 for the last time - in a Spitfire. World War II ace Archie McInnes is one of only six surviving RAF pilots who took part in the vital 19

August 27, 2018 9:50 AM Beluga whales and narwhals experience menopause, according to University of York study

BELUGA whales and narwhals go through the menopause, according to researchers from the University of York. They are the latest species discovered to experience the menopause, along with humans, killer whales and short-finned pilot whales. Researchers from the University of Exeter, University of York and Center for Whale Research used data from the dead whales 19

July 30, 2018 11:20 AM Pervert who filmed women in showers is spared prison

A PEEPING Tom has been spared jail after he rigged up a contraption for spying on women in the showers at a holiday camp. William Kelly lay on a wooden platform suspended by ropes above the shower cubicles so he could film female campers. But he was caught naked by police after being spotted by staff at the park in Dawlish, Devon. Kelly, 63, of Exeter 15