Ancient turtle had a frisbee-shaped body – but no shell

Ancient turtle had a frisbee-shaped body - but no shell An artist’s impression of the new species of turtle. Photo: PA A "turtle" that lived more than 200 million years ago had a frisbee-shaped body but...

Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention

Music stars condemn Ugandan singer’s ‘severe beating’ in detention Coldplay’s Chris Martin and Chrissie Hynde were among those to sign a letter lambasting the treatment of singer turned MP Kyagulanyi Ssentamu. Pop star Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, better...

Escaped convicted murderer recaptured after 18 months on the run in the UK

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It’s international museum meme day and the results are absolutely perfect

It’s international museum meme day and the results are absolutely perfect What do you get when you combine culture and comedy? (Yui Mok/PA) Thousands of people have been getting involved in museum meme day on Twitter. Users have...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of...

This camera strapped to an eagle gives a real life bird’s eye view of London And it’s a beautiful thing. (Coca-Cola London Eye) If you’ve ever wanted a bird’s eye view of London, your luck’s in. The London...

South Africa government criticises Trump over ‘farmer killings’ tweet

South Africa government criticises Trump over ‘farmer killings’ tweet The government said the US president’s tweet was based on ‘false information’. Donald Trump (Niall Carson/PA) The South African government has hit out at US President Donald Trump...

US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan

US rejects invite to Russia-led talks on Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad served as US ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations under president George W Bush (AP) The US has rejected an invitation to join Russia-led...

Man arrested after posting ‘distressing’ photos of fatal car crash on social media

Man arrested after posting 'distressing' photos of fatal car crash on social media Lizzy Keenan, 30, who was killed in a crash in Chellaston, Derbyshire Photo: Derbyshire Police/PA Wire A man has been arrested after pictures of...

Intern in blue dress sprints to deliver breaking news – and goes viral

Intern in blue dress sprints to deliver breaking news – and goes viral NBC News intern Cassie Semyon made a mad dash from a Virginia courthouse to deliver the news of Paul Manafort’s conviction. Cassie Semyon...

300 migrants storm Spanish enclave’s border defences

300 migrants storm Spanish enclave’s border defences More than 100 people reached European soil after getting past barbed wire fencing. A fence dividing the Spanish enclave of Ceuta and Morocco Around 300 migrants have stormed fences separating...

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