Rainfall figures for May are expected to show a divide between the north-west of England and Scotland, which received higher than average rainfall, and the south and east of England, which is experiencing one of the hottest and driest springs on record.
A 44ft whale dies after becoming stranded on Redcar Beach despite efforts to save it.
The World Health Organization’s cancer research agency says mobile phones are „possibly carcinogenic” but any link is not certain.
A Wiltshire mound where the legendary wizard Merlin was purported to be buried is found to date back to 2400 BC.
The government has appointed a scientist to oversee the UK’s reaction to any future volcanic ash clouds.
A 35ft whale dies after becoming stranded on Redcar Beach despite efforts to save it.
The US space shuttle Endeavour heads for a landing in Florida that will close its 19-year operational career.
Cyber warfare will be put on an equal footing with conventional conflicts, the MoD has said.
The south and east of England are on course for their driest Spring since 1910, but parts of Scotland have experienced above average rainfall.
The company carrying out test drilling for shale gas suspends operations following a second earthquake within two months in Lancashire.
Brazil will increase policing and protection for people at risk in the Amazon after three environmental activists were murdered, officials say.
Forest officials in northern India say a male tiger appears to be caring for two orphaned cubs in an extremely rare display of paternal feeling.
Soaring staple food prices threaten to worsen global hunger in coming decades, demanding radical reform of the world’s food system, Oxfam warns.
Carbon emissions and economic growth resume their upwards journey
Unmanned sailing boats are being developed in the Netherlands this year which could help clean the surface of polluted oceans.
Why numbers of big game in Kenya’s Mara region are falling
Numbers of big game in Kenya’s renowned Mara region have fallen by more than two-thirds in the past three decades, new research reveals.
Elderly Japanese volunteer to tackle the nuclear crisis
South Korea launches an investigation into whether toxic chemicals were buried at US military sites in the country.
South Korea launches an investigation into whether the toxic chemical, Agent Orange, was buried at US military sites in the country.
As neighbours cut nuclear power, France expands its plans
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says phasing out nuclear power by 2022 can allow her country to become a trailblazer in renewable energy.