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Ancient microbes found trapped in crystals in Mexican cave system

A population of microbes that are tens of thousands of years old has been discovered in a place called Hell.The extraordinary micro-organisms were found trapped in crystal in a volcanically heated Mexican cave system where temperatures reach 60C (140F).Some of them are believed to...

Isle Of Wight Festival By Royal Appointment?

Could there be a royal visitor at this year's Isle of Wight Festival? The man behind the Island's biggest music event has been snapped chatting to his Royal Highness, Prince Harry.In a photograph shared on Facebook by John Giddings's company, Solo Music Agency, the festival...

‘Confused’ car driver takes wrong turn down steps in central London

A "confused" driver who got lost and took a wrong turn in central London ended up careering down pedestrian steps.Pictures posted on social media showed the black Toyota wedged on a flight of stairs at Broadgate Circle near Liverpool Street station.Passersby posted on Twitter...

Hefner’s Playboy magazine brings back naked women to bare all once again

Playboy has announced it will bring back nudity, a year after it stopped printing pictures of naked women.The magazine, which broke taboos in the 1950s with its provocative centrefolds, dropped nudity in March 2016 in an effort to broaden its appeal online and in...

Newspaper apologises after using Baldwin SNL photo instead of Trump

A newspaper in the Dominican Republic has had to apologise to readers after it mistakenly used a photo of Alec Baldwin impersonating Donald Trump instead of the US President himself.The Hollywood actor, wearing a blond wig in his guise as the American leader on...

What makes women good dancers? Study finds it is all in the hips

Researchers may have discovered the secret to turning heads as a woman on the dance floor - and it turns out it is all in the hips.Scientists at Northumbria University used motion-capture technology to record the movements of young women dancing to a drum...

Abandoned Rio Olympic pool turns murky orange

One of the pools used at the Rio Olympics has turned a putrid orange colour as venues lie neglected less than six months after the games ended.Mud, insects and rainwater have reportedly contributed to the warm-up pool's bizarre colour.A lack of basic maintenance has...

Meteor ‘size of a minivan’ filmed over Illinois

A US police officer's dashcam has captured a meteor shooting through the sky.The meteor appeared at around 1.25am over Lisle, Illinois, and was seen by hundreds of people before landing in Lake Michigan, according to reports.Lisle police officer James Dexter told CBS that he...

Granddad the ‘world’s oldest’ aquarium fish dies in his 90s

A lungfish believed to have been the longest-living aquarium fish has been put down due to failing health.The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago said the fish, in his 90s, was euthanised after losing interest in food and showing signs of organ failure.Granddad, who weighed 11kg...

A Frosty Monday On The Isle of Wight

The Island woke up to a frosty start to a new week on Monday:

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