Entertainment & Arts

The top US actress who ‘only got better with age’

Image copyright Universal Image caption The High Note is now being released online, instead of cinemas Usually, when a Hollywood star has a new movie...

Video streaming services boom during lockdown

Image caption Disney+ soaked up more than half of the new subscriptions to online streaming services in the UK during lockdown, Kantar's data suggests One...

‘Ministry of Silly Walks’ takes over village

The residents of a Berkshire village have been filmed re-enacting one of British comedy's most famous sketches.Monty Python fan James Ruffell put up signs outside...

Fraggle Rock to be revived by Apple TV+

Image copyright ALAMY It's time to stream your cares away, and leave your lockdown worries for another day...Because classic children's show Fraggle Rock is to...

Playwright and activist Larry Kramer dies

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kramer helped found both Gay Men's Health Crisis and Act Up US playwright, author and Aids activist Larry Kramer...

Science

Brexit: Will the Falkland Islands wildlife suffer?

Squids, penguins and elephant seals. No, not a scene from a David Attenborough series, but just some of the wildlife that live in the Falkland...

Greta Thunberg: New beetle named after climate activist

A newly discovered species of beetle has been named after young climate activist Greta Thunberg. Nelloptodes gretae bears little resemblance to its namesake - it is...

Royal naming for Sir David Attenborough polar ship

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will officially name the UK's new polar research ship after Sir David Attenborough on Thursday. The famous broadcaster and...

Climate change: UN panel signals red alert on ‘Blue Planet’

Climate change is devastating our seas and frozen regions as never before, a major new United Nations report warns. According to a UN panel of...

Prehistoric babies fed animal milk in bottles

Prehistoric babies were bottle-fed with animal milk more than 3,000 years ago, according to new evidence. Archaeologists found traces of animal fats inside ancient clay...

Indonesia haze: Why do forests keep burning?

Almost every year, a smoky haze blankets the South East Asian region - signalling the return of forest fires in Indonesia. For many in this...