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July 10, 2018 4:07 PM Amesbury novichok victim Charlie Rowley conscious but 'not out of the woods yet'

Novichok victim Charlie Rowley has made a "small but significant" improvement, according to those treating him in Salisbury. Charlie Rowley is now conscious, but is in a critical but stable condition, Salisbury District Hospital has said. Lorna Wilkinson, director of nursing at the hospital, said on Tuesday: "We have seen a small but significant improvement 39

July 3, 2018 5:09 AM Hawaii volcano eruption: Kilauea ash and lava has now turned into TEN STOREY mountain

THE ERUPTING Hawaii volcano has now created a volcanic cone that is the size of one of the island state’s mot iconic buildings, according to US scientists. Kilauea first exploded at the start of May, and now has a cone equivalent to the height to the Aloha Tower. The iconic Honolulu building is ten storeys tall, reaching 184 feet at its highest point 53

June 30, 2018 9:06 AM Shark sighted off Majorca, first great white there in 40 years

For the first time in more than 40 years, a great white shark has been recorded swimming off the Spanish Mediterranean island of Majorca. A wildlife conservation group captured footage of the shark wandering around the Cabrera archipelago. The last confirmed sighting of such a fish in the Balearic Islands was by a fisherman in 1976. Great whites can weigh 36

June 29, 2018 1:05 AM Seal numbers in the Thames doubles in five years to show capital's river is cleanest it has been in 60 years

Seals are thriving in the River Thames, despite historical claims the waters would be too polluted to be inhabited. Thousands of grey and harbour seals now call the Thames waters home, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) has announced. The Zoological Society of London's (ZSL) fifth annual seal survey scoured the water for seals by land, sea and air, last year, as they attempted 30

June 26, 2018 11:02 AM Scientists confirm there is not enough alcohol in the world to make a vegan kebab enjoyable

THERE is not enough alcohol in the world to make a vegan kebab delicious, scientists have confirmed. Professor Henry Brubaker of the Institute for Studies explained: “Our study found that what people stumbling home at 2am after a heavy night crave is the tender, silky texture and delicious flavour combination of a doner kebab. “Even the least discerning 33

June 24, 2018 1:08 PM Hawaii volcano eruption update: LAVA BALLS spotted as Kilauea pours molten rock into ocean

HAWAII volcano Kilauea is seen oozing concentrated amounts of molten rock dubbed “lava balls” into the Pacific Ocean in a stunning timelapse video of the eruption. The erupting Hawaii volcano was filmed along a channel of free-flowing lava in Kilauea’s Lower East Rift Zone. A timelapse filmed by United States Geological Survey (USGS) scientists caught 51

June 21, 2018 12:33 PM WHAT IS THE AKATSUKI VENUS CLIMATE ORBITER SATELLITE?

The Venus Climate Orbiter mission, or Akatsuki, is studying the atmospheric circulation of Venus. Meteorological information is be obtained by globally mapping clouds and minor constituents successively with four cameras. These detect ultraviolet and infrared wavelengths, as well as lightning with a high-speed imager. Japan Aersospace Exploration Agency's 32

June 19, 2018 2:48 PM Hawaii volcano eruption: STUNNING time-lapse shows Kilauea torrents of lava spread rapidly

HAWAII volcano Kilauea has continued to erupt violently as stunning footage shows the red-hot molten lava spread across Big Island. Hawaii volcano Kilauea split nearly 20 cracks in the earth’s surface as lava and toxic gases erupted into the atmosphere. In the shocking time-lapse footage, lava flow from the Kilauea volcano can be seen rapidly sweeping 77

June 18, 2018 11:01 PM How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design efficiencies prevent this? It's no wonder demand for air conditioning systems is going through the roof. The energy they consume is likely 37

June 18, 2018 4:52 PM The Latest: Trump signing directive to clean up space junk

President Donald Trump is signing a new space policy directive at the White House that aims to reduce satellite clutter in space. Trump said Monday that the United States' space program had been bogged down by politics and rising costs. The policy calls for providing a safe and secure environment in orbit, as satellite traffic increases. It also sets up new guidelines 40