EFRA's report noted that quarter of apples, up to a fifth of onions and up to about an eighth of potatoes were rejected by supermarkets just because they look "ugly" or "funny."
A massive female porbeagle shark, believed to be the biggest ever caught was reeled in at Hartland Point in Devon.
The unsuspecting tourist found the reptile in his luggage as he was unpacking. Fortunately, the kind tourist reported the incident to authorities concerned.
Amid a new Al-Qaeda terror threat, the British government announces it will ban electronic devices on flights from six Middle Eastern nations --- Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia.
Scientists are planning to create a new type of computer that not only self-replicates, but it is also made of very surprising materials: silicon chips with processors that are made of DNA molecules.
The preparation of a legislation that will let private companies launch their satellites and rockets into space from spaceports across the UK was unveiled this week.
A new legislation in the United Kingdom appears to not only give the government access to online activities of citizens but may also give room to share them with the United States.
New study shows an impending health crisis in the UK due to alcohol, forecasting 135,000 cancer-related deaths in the next 20 years.
There had been hearsays from the past years that the older generation is oddly dissatisfied with the decisions made by the youth of today. It is without a doubt that the lifestyle of the younger generation differ to that of the Baby Boomers as influenced by culture, technology, modernization and, even, globalization. The question is, is this just the typical we're-older-we-know-better thing, or is there scientific proof to prove so?
Numerous studies have focused on the implications of climate change using the mean observations on existing ecosystems, but not on short-term weather disruption. In line with the wide spectrum of the climate change concept, extreme climatic events (ECEs), which do not show any normal pattern, were one of the factors included by a research team from the University of East Anglia to understand the impact of climate change on United Kingdom's butterfly population.
A sexbot conference in Manchester, Britain discusses the possibility of intimate relationships in the digital age, specifically robots. In the near future, robots may have the ability to have sex with human beings or perform sex acts using virtual reality devices. Because of this, the question is: will robots be better in bed?
In a cold climate such as the U.K., it is difficult to grow banana trees and bear banana fruits. However, this banana tree in Greater Manchester defies this notion.
With their huge size, the fen raft spiders can eat fish. They can hide or swim under water for about 20 minutes.
Dangerous wild animals are being kept in private properties across the UK.