Scientists simulate life on Mars in Israel
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Scientists simulate life on Mars in Israel
They're just a few of the suggestions being bandied around online following reports that Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new group name. "Meta" was one of the more sober trending suggestions, referring to Facebook's reported desire to assume a name that focuses on the metaverse, a virtual environment where users can hang out. "It would be awesome if Facebook changes its name to Ye," he said.
A 127-year-old farthing has been discovered under the mast of Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory. It will now go on display at the National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) in Portsmouth to mark Trafalgar Day on October 21. The coin, which was placed under the ship for good luck in line with Victorian tradition, was discovered next to a metal wedge between the mast and the base plate.
Jeremy Hunt, the former health secretary, has said the Government should change the rule that people must wait six months before getting Covid booster jabs in order to improve protection before Christmas.
Highest number of reported cases since July 17.
Fed up with social media sites censoring a naked paleolithic Venus and other works of art deemed suggestive, Viennese museums are showing them on the OnlyFans platform, known for hosting explicit content.
Police in Western Australia are offering a A$1m (£542,845) reward for information about the disappearance of a four-year girl. Cleo Smith was last seen in her family's tent at about 1.30am on Saturday at the remote Blowholes Shacks campsite in coastal town Macleod, which is about 900km (559 miles) north of Perth. Western Australian Police said it holds "grave fears" for her safety.
Turkish businessman Melih Tanriverdi seethes at the suggestion that his private defence consultancy has become Ankara's secret weapon in wars across North Africa and the Middle East.
Angela Merkel faced down calls from Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders to punish Poland in her last summit as Chancellor.
Mary Berry was made a Dame Commander by the Prince of Wales for a lifetime of cooking, writing and baking. The leading cookery writer and broadcaster has published more than 50 books during a career spanning more than five decades and will be honoured during a Windsor Castle investiture ceremony.
A welcome ceremony for the Olympic flame was held in Beijing on Wednesday after it arrived in the Chinese capital from Greece ahead of the 2022 Winter Games. While the flame will be put on display over the next few months, organisers said a three-day torch relay is scheduled to start on February 2nd with around 1,200 torchbearers in Beijing and two nearby venue cities before the Games begin on February 4.
‘I was just breathing very hard, shaking, begging the dispatcher to please get his cops here, please,’ says traumatised mother Keane Winchester
Coronavirus infections and deaths in Ukraine have surged to all-time highs amid a laggard pace of vaccination, with overall inoculations among the lowest in Europe
A wild Siberian tiger was seen slinking through the darkness by a group of motorists in China's Jilin province last Friday (October 15).
Mount Aso volcano spews a giant column of ash thousands of metres into the sky, after the late-morning eruption in southwest Japan. The active volcano ejected hot gas and ash as high as 3,500 metres (11,500 feet), and sent stones tumbling down its grassy slopes.
Johnson & Johnson is considering bankruptcy to help deal with 40,000 lawsuits accusing the company's baby powder products of causing cancer.
The BT-owned network said the number of customers reporting scams has fallen by 85% since its new anti-spam filter was introduced.
Emily Ferlazzo’s husband has been charged with first-degree murder
Mike Baird ‘incredulous’ Gladys Berejiklian had secret relationship and says it should have been disclosed, Icac hears . Watchdog separately told ex-NSW premier’s adviser wrote that Gladys Berejiklian put proposed $5.5m grant back on agenda of expenditure committee after ‘Daryl fired up’
Sweden has confirmed that same-sex marriage would not prohibit a monarch or an heir to the throne from retaining their right to rule.
A record proportion of the British public thinks inflation will accelerate over the next 12 months, according to data that could further boost expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month. Some 48% of people surveyed this month by consumer research firm GfK expected prices to increase more rapidly over the next 12 months, up from 34% in September, the figures seen exclusively by Reuters showed. It marked the highest share since records began in January 1985, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister and more than a decade before the BoE became operationally independent.