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Stonehenge built by descendants of early immigrants, study finds

It is as British as fish and chips and one of the country's most famous sites, but new evidence suggests the roots of Stonehenge...

Alarm as study finds microplastics in remote mountainous region in the...

Microplastics have been discovered in a remote area of the French Pyrenees mountains, according to a new study. Researchers collected an average of 365 tiny...

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp outages resolved

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp all experienced significant outages, with users worldwide reporting issues for at least about two hours. Thousands of people logged complaints on...

Stratolaunch: Behemoth 385ft-wingspan jet completes first flight

A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has carried out its first flight in California. The massive dual fuselage Stratolaunch jet, which is...

Facebook spent more than $20m on security for Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook spent more than $22m (£19.4m) on Mark Zuckerberg's personal security in 2018 - more than double the amount spent the previous year, records...

Neolithic dog’s face reconstructed from skull unearthed on Orkney

The face of a dog that lived around 4,500 years ago has been reconstructed after a skull was found in an ancient burial mound. The...

Public to vote for name of minor planet in our solar...

Astronomers have invited the public to help decide the name of a planet in our solar system. The minor planet was discovered in 2007 in...

Israel’s moon mission set to make space exploration history

Israel will become only the fourth nation to successfully land on the moon if its robotic spacecraft Beresheet touches down softly on Thursday. A potential...

Facebook to stop pushing painful memories of dead friends

Facebook is launching a range of features to prevent itself from upsetting users by encouraging them to invite dead friends to parties, or wish...

Black hole revealed: First-ever image unveiled by scientists

The first-ever real picture of a black hole has been revealed, in what is being hailed as a historic moment for science. Assembled by data...