A polar bear that came to live at a zoo from the circus led to an overhaul in the way the animals are cared for in captivity, according to experts.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join Sir David Attenborough for the naming ceremony of the polar research ship the public voted to call Boaty McBoatface.
While others sleep, a PA news agency photographer goes out to capture the celestial light shows in his own little corner of heaven.
Widespread flooding, colder temperatures and even snow on hilly ground is possible as wintry weather returns to the UK ahead of the clocks going back on Sunday.
The Liberal Democrats are pledging to invest £15 billion over the next parliament insulating homes to tackle climate change and fuel poverty.
Sky-gazers can catch a glimpse of a cosmic event on Sunday afternoon with Venus and Jupiter appearing side by side as “two points of light” after sunset.
John Campbell Brown, who has died suddenly aged 72, was one of the many people whose interest in astronomy was piqued by tuning in to the grainy TV pictures of Patrick Moore on The Sky at Night.
Three scientists have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their contributions to the development of lithium-ion batteries.
People working in the music industry are nearly twice as likely to develop tinnitus as those in quieter occupations, according to a study.
The amount of electricity generated from coal plants around the world is on track to drop by a record 3% in 2019, analysis suggests.
More than a dozen flood warnings are in place and weather warnings have been issued as much of England and Wales face heavy rain on Saturday.
A mountaineer gearing up to take charge of the UK’s most southerly post office in the wilds of the Antarctic has said it is a privilege.
Rapid and widespread changes are needed across the world’s energy systems to tackle climate change and ensure sustainable development, experts have said.
The yellow submarine dubbed Boaty McBoatface has returned from its first expedition with data which links increasing Antarctic winds to rising sea temperatures.
The Duke of Sussex will visit a health centre in Malawi to learn about the challenges it faces serving the local community.
A new UN report is set to warn that climate change is having a significant impact on the oceans, with millions in coastal communities facing flooding and sea level rise.
During the Cold War that once appeared to threaten the world with destruction, a windswept radar station played a key role in keeping the UK safe.
Astronomers and space enthusiasts have watched as Mercury made a rare transit of the sun.
Global carbon emissions have risen again this year – but more slowly than in the past two years, researchers have said.
An urban shot of a heron “behind bars” has scooped top prize in this year’s British Wildlife Photography Awards.
Nasa has confirmed that its Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any spacecraft has ever been.
A young boy being officially adopted in the United States took his whole nursery class to the courtroom with him.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have joined Sir David Attenborough for the official naming of a polar research ship the public voted to call Boaty McBoatface.
Chocolate nostalgia fans are in for a treat after it was announced that the much-loved Snickers bars will be sold under their former name, Marathon, for a limited time.
The Duke of Sussex told a group of young people to “hold on to your dreams” as he visited a clinic in a remote village in Malawi.
More than 100 healthcare professionals have joined the sixth day of climate change protests in London.
Nasa has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
Annual funding for buses in England has fallen by nearly £400 million over the past decade, according to a report.
Mighty oaks, a “twisted conifer” and a sycamore growing on top of a castle are among the contenders vying to be named England’s Tree of the Year 2019.
Animal rights protesters claim there have been “mass arrests” at their demonstration at a London fish market.
Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a 21-year-old man have appealed for five men to hand themselves in to police.
Experts are warning that the continued popularity of SUVs could offset any benefits gained from electric cars.