A grandmother has discovered a light bulb bought by her parents from a Woolworths store in 1943 still works more than 75 years later.
An odd-looking scale insect with strings of eggs that wrap around branches has been named as the first new garden pest of the year, plant experts have said.
US rapper Snoop Dogg has bought a stake in financial technology company Klarna Bank.
A female ultra runner has made history by becoming the first woman to win the 268-mile Spine Race.
A 91-year-old woman has died from injuries she suffered in a four-vehicle motorway crash more than a week ago.
Temperatures could drop as low as -12C (10.4F) in parts of Britain overnight amid warnings of snow and ice.
Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform.
An American businessman who survived the 9/11 terror attacks in New York has been identified as one of those killed in a terror attack in Nairobi this week.
A hitman has been sentenced to a whole life jail term for the murders of gangland "Mr Big" Paul Massey and mob enforcer John Kinsella.
A stray dog is recovering after being found bleeding from the head with a knife blade still "lodged deep" in his neck.
An Israeli student was killed as she spoke on the phone to her sister, while on the way home from an evening out.
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At least 60% of wild coffees are threatened with extinction due to loss of forests and climate change, scientists have warned.
Hitachi has frozen plans to build a nuclear power station at Wylfa in Anglesey in a move that could lead to the loss of 400 jobs.
Scientists have revealed that the western world's most common genetic disorder is much more dangerous than previously thought.
Film classifications are due to be overhauled to reflect a media world that has "changed beyond all recognition".
The prime minister has promised to review new evidence suggesting pregnancy test Primodos caused birth deformities to babies of mothers who used it.
A former Commonwealth soldier with post-traumatic stress disorder says he feels "let down by the system" as he faces deportation.
The outlook for house sales is the most negative seen for two decades, with many surveyors blaming Brexit uncertainty.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of planning to storm the White House with an anti-tank rocket