Segways

Norwegian police nab drunken Segway driver outside Oslo bar

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 14:23

After the first arrest of its kind, police warn the public does not 'appreciate the danger' of the vehicles

Best Ice Bucket fails

Viral videos with 5by: little league, and ice bucket fails

Video Fri 22 Aug, AT 14:08

Watch the best team talk ever, and see what happens when the Ice Bucket Challenge goes wrong...

Ebola: did zMapp cure American healthcare workers?

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 13:04

They are both free of the disease – but doctors are still not sure if the experimental drug works

Robert Fox

Defeating IS: why Cameron needs to get back to work

Fri 22 Aug, AT 12:21 Robert Fox

And why the PM must accept that destroying the Sunni fanatics will necessitate 'boots on the ground'

James Dyson's hoover

EU hoover ban: powerful vacuums to be outlawed

Briefing Fri 22 Aug, AT 11:59

EU ban on high-power vacuum cleaners hits five of the seven best-rated products

The flag of IS flutters on the 'dome' of a Syrian Christian Church

What is it like to live under Islamic State rule?

Summary Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:38

Militants behead and rape victims, yet stage 'fun days' for residents of their self-declared caliphate

Life in space? Russian cosmonauts think they've found it

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 10:22

Russia's space agency says it has discovered sea plankton in space – but Nasa isn't convinced

A child receives a polio vaccine

Polio: double vaccine 'key to global eradication'

One-Minute Read Fri 22 Aug, AT 09:14

Breakthrough research suggests combination of two existing drugs provides best protection

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