Sea otters ahead of dolphins in using tools

Sea otters may have been using stone tools for thousands or even millions of years, according to scientists. It appears...

Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby

A baby girl whose twin failed to develop properly and fused to her growing body in the womb is recovering after a succes...

Plans for coal-fired power plants drop by almost half in 2016

Twenty-sixteen saw a "dramatic" decline in the number of coal-fired power stations in pre-construction globally. The aut...

Police officer ‘stabbed at UK Parliament’

A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, Commons Leader David Lidington has said...

Doctor admits misleading over Ebola

A doctor has admitted she misled other medics about the health of a colleague returning to the UK from West Africa with...

Mama Yuli: The trans women’s leader no-one messes with

Mama Yuli is the leader and protector of Indonesia's transgender women - or Waria, as they are known. Though revered on...