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Rare dinosaur prints found on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Rare dinosaur prints found on Scotland’s Isle of Skye

Published 03/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Dozens of rare footprints belonging to dinosaurs made some 170 million years ago have been discovered on Scotland’s Isle of Skye, offering [more…]

Murray to play in Dutch grass-court tournament in June

Murray to play in Dutch grass-court tournament in June

Published 29/03/2018

(Reuters) - Andy Murray has agreed to play at the June grass-court tournament in Rosmalen in the Netherlands, as the former world number one steps [more…]

New British number one Edmund wants ‘legitimate’ Murray battle

New British number one Edmund wants ‘legitimate’ Murray battle

Published 05/03/2018

Tennis - Australian Open - Semifinals - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 25, 2018. Britain's Kyle Edmund during a press conference after losing his [more…]

Wawrinka withdraws from Indian Wells and Miami Open

Wawrinka withdraws from Indian Wells and Miami Open

Published 02/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 18, 2018. Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka walks off court after losing his match [more…]

No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

No Russian team but high jumpers strike indoor gold

Published 01/03/2018

Athletics - IAAF World Indoor Championships 2018 - Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain - March 1, 2018 Neutral athlete Mariya Lasitskene celebrates with her gold medal [more…]

Scotland sees big hit to its economy with no UK Brexit deal

Scotland sees big hit to its economy with no UK Brexit deal

Published 15/01/2018

FILE PHOTO - Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is seen speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show in this photograph received via the BBC, in [more…]

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Curling: A stone’s throw, from Scottish island to Korean ice

Published 12/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Britain's skip Eve Muirhead delivers a stone during their women's curling bronze medal game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in the Ice [more…]

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Rats join mosquitoes as targets for ‘gene drive’ pest control

Rats join mosquitoes as targets for ‘gene drive’ pest control

Published 05/12/2017

Rodents have joined mosquitoes in the cross-hairs of scientists working on a next-generation genetic technology known as "gene drive" to control pests. [more…]

Australian citizenship crisis deepens as eighth lawmaker falls

Australian citizenship crisis deepens as eighth lawmaker falls

Published 14/11/2017

The citizenship crisis engulfing Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government deepened on Tuesday as an eighth lawmaker exited parliament and the main opposition party drafted in a high-profile candidate for a key by-election. [more…]