|Sisters reunited 30 years after Colombia avalanche
28th February - "Harder"
Two sisters in Colombia who were separated as children by an avalanche 30 years ago have been reunited.
|The $265,000 job that no one wants
26th February - "Easier"
There is a job available in a small New Zealand town, but no one wants it. The job is for a doctor and it pays US$265,000 a year.
|Half of world population will be short-sighted
24th February - "Harder"
Researchers predicted in a new report published in the journal Opthalmology that by 2050, half of the world's population will....
|Over 18,300 apply for 14 astronaut jobs
22nd February - "Easier"
A record number of people have applied to NASA to be an astronaut. NASA received over 18,300 applications.
|Fast-growing weed covering Australian town
20th February - "Harder"
A fast-growing weed is causing havoc in a small Australian town. It almost resembles a scene from a horror movie. ...
|What life will be like in 2116
18th February - "Easier"
A new report shows what life might be like in 100 years from now. It describes skyscrapers that are much taller than today's buildings...
|Man sells British countryside air to China
16th February - "Harder"
An English entrepreneur has started a booming business from selling bottled, British countryside air to Chinese consumers....
|Researchers find Einstein's space waves
14th February - "Easier"
Scientists in the USA have seen something amazing in space for the very first time. They saw gravitational waves.
|Drought Leaves Ethiopia Facing Food Crisis
12th February - "Harder"
International charities have issued a stark warning about a looming humanitarian catastrophe in Ethiopia. ...
|School teaches baby orangutans survival skills
10th February - "Easier"
Baby orangutans in Indonesia are going to school to learn skills like finding food and making a nest. The school hopes...
|Euro politicians told to stop speaking English
8th February - "Harder"
The European Parliament has urged its politicians to stick to their native language instead of using English....
|Luxembourg to develop asteroid mining
6th February - "Easier"
The tiny European nation of Luxembourg is not well known as a major player in the space race. However, its government has just...
|Dubai world's busiest international airport
4th February - "Harder"
Dubai International Airport (DXB) has retained its crown of being the world's busiest international airport in terms of passenger numbers....
|Zika virus could affect 4 million people
2nd February - "Easier"
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Zika virus outbreak in Latin America could turn into a global pandemic.
|Women do not get enough sleep
30th January - "Harder"
It will come as no surprise to know that a lack of sleep isn't good for us. A new report suggests sleep deprivation can result in long-term health issues....
|Bananas in danger of becoming extinct
27th January - "Easier"
There is bad news for banana lovers. The most common banana in the world is in danger of becoming extinct.
|Fairy tales could be 6,000 years old
24th January - "Harder"
The famous 19th-century fairy tale collector Wilhelm Grimm suggested fairy tales dated back thousands of years....
|Women have to pay more in shops
21st January - "Easier"
Women have to pay a lot more in stores than men for almost the same things. A new study by The Times newspaper in Britain found that...
|Up to half of adults suffer from mental illness
18th January - "Harder"
Britain's National Health Service (NHS) suggests that up to half of adults have suffered from some form of mental illness at some stage in their life....
|New action to stop nuisance phone calls
15th January - "Easier"
Many people hate nuisance telephone calls. These are the calls we get from companies trying to sell us something that we usually do not want.
|Sugar could be harmful to our health
12 January - "Harder"
Governments in the United States and United Kingdom are waging a war on sugar in the interests of public health. Both countries claim that......
|UN promises action on N Korea nuclear test
9th January - "Easier"
The United Nations Security Council says it will "begin to work immediately" to take action against North Korea.
|Iran and Saudi Arabia in war of words
6th January - "Harder"
A war of words has broken out between Iran and Saudi Arabia following the execution of a religious figure by Saudi authorities on Saturday. ...
|More people to stick to New Year's resolutions
3rd January - "Easier"
The year 2016 may go down in history as one of the best years for people to stick to their New Year's resolutions.
|Belgium arrests two over New Year terror plot
31st December - "Harder"
Police in Belgium say they have arrested two people suspected of planning terror attacks in Brussels on New Year's Eve....
|Centuries-old diseases coming back
28th December - "Easier"
Many diseases that doctors thought had almost disappeared are now making a comeback. Britain's National Health Service (NHS) has reported...
|School says Hello Kitty Christmas tree can stay
25th December - "Harder"
A maths teacher at a high school in Maine, USA has been allowed to keep her pink Hello Kitty Christmas tree in her classroom....
|Air France plane in bomb scare
22nd December - "Easier"
There was a bomb scare on an Air France flight on Sunday. The plane was flying from the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius to Paris.
|Consumers asked to throw away hoverboards
19th December - "Harder"
Three of the UK's biggest retailers, including online giant Amazon, are advising customers to dispose of hoverboards amid safety concerns....
|Ed Sheeran takes a year's break from social media
16th December - "Easier"
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran has announced he is "taking a break" from social media because he is fed up with spending so much time looking at his mobile phone or iPad.
|Scotland strips titles it gave to Donald Trump
13th December - "Harder"
A Scottish university and the leader of Scotland's main political party have stripped titles they had previously given Donald Trump....
|Harmful bacteria getting stronger
10th December - "Easier"
A new report warns that people could be in danger from superbugs if they eat rare and undercooked meat.
|Height may be the key to a happy marriage
7th December - "Harder"
Researchers have discovered what they believe is one of the keys to a happy marriage. A difference in height between the two partners could be......
|Pet dogs lower stress in kids
4th December - "Easier"
New research shows that having a pet dog can help to reduce children's stress. A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA shows...
|New therapy to overcome fear of dentist
1st December - "Harder"
There is fresh hope for the many people around the globe who are terrified of going to the dentist. New research suggests that a course of counseling can help......
|Putin warns Turkey after shooting of warplane
28th November - "Easier"
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has warned Turkey that it would pay for the downing of one of its warplanes on Tuesday.
|Facebook boss to take paternity leave
25th November - "Harder"
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to take two months of paternity leave following the birth of his daughter....
|Europe must 'wake up' to terror threats
22nd November - "Easier"
A top member of France's government has said European countries must "wake up" to terror threats because of the attacks on Paris on November the 19th.
|Coffee can help you live longer
19th November - "Harder"
There is good news for coffee lovers. A new report claims that regular coffee drinkers may live longer than those who do not drink coffee....
|Amazon enters UK grocery shopping market
16th November - "Easier"
The online shopping giant Amazon has entered the grocery delivery business in the UK. Its new service is called Amazon Pantry.
|Russia faces athletics suspension
13th November - "Harder"
A new and damning report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has turned the athletics world upside down....
|More and more 70-year-olds working
10th November - "Easier"
People are working to an older age in Britain. The number of 70-74 year-old people who work has doubled in the past decade.
|China and Taiwan in historic meeting
7th November - "Harder"
A historic event involving China and Taiwan will take place today, Saturday, November the 7th....
|Couple must lose pets or home
4th November - "Easier"
A couple in England could lose their home because they want to live with their pets. Clive and Rose Restall live in their ...
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