US and Chinese scientists have found the world’s oldest animal footprints in China, dated at more than half a billion years old.
Sir Harold Wilson’s widow, Mary, has died at the age of 102. Lady Wilson of Rievaulx started her working life as a shorthand typist in a soap factory.
To make its aircraft lighter and stronger, Emirates is planning to remove all the windows and replace them with optics that are ‘better than the real thing’.
The Foreign Office has warned British travellers to leave their Vicks vapour rub at home: it is illegal in Japan, Singapore and Greece and could get them arrested.
A librarian in Hong Kong has been arrested for fraudulently reporting people’s library cards as lost so they have would have to return books she wanted to read.
With a ‘somewhat mindboggling’ new technique, Stanford University researchers have transformed a millilitre of blood into 50,000 brain cells in just three weeks.