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Grace mission launches to weigh Earth’s water

Image copyright SpaceX A joint US-German mission has gone into orbit to weigh the water on Earth. The Grace satellites are replacing a pair of highly successful...

Environment Agency warns of serious water deficits for England

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ladybower reservoir in Derbyshire supplies water for drinking and hydro electricity England is facing significant water supply...

Hammond to pledge superfast broadband for most homes

Image copyright Thinkstock The Chancellor is to promise a major expansion of Britain’s superfast broadband network in a bid to boost the post-Brexit economy. In a...

Elon Musk to fix Tesla ‘braking flaw’

Image copyright Tesla Tesla boss Elon Musk has admitted there is a braking issue in its Model 3 cars but promised a firmware update to fix it “in the next few...

Zuckerberg’s European Parliament testimony criticised

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Zuckerberg stayed beyond the allotted 75 minutes but did not answer all questions put to him Facebook founder Mark...

Call for action on UK’s screenwriter gender inequality

Image caption Fleabag, Happy Valley and Ordeal By Innocence are among the few TV shows to be written by women The number of female writers working for film and...

UB40’s Ali Campbell: ‘We’re still cool’

Image copyright Universal Music Image caption Ali Campbell (left) with his UB40 bandmates Astro and Mickey Virtue “I’m a reggae anorak,” says Ali...

Richard Gere to make TV return with BBC role

Image copyright Getty Images Pretty Woman actor Richard Gere is making a return to TV after nearly 30 years. He’s to play a US media mogul in the new BBC drama,...

GB’s Yates retains Giro lead after pivotal time trial

Simon Yates will take nearly a minute’s lead into the final four stages Simon Yates will go into the final five days of the Giro d’Italia as clear favourite...

Strauss to ‘step back’ from England role while wife treated for cancer

Strauss played 100 Tests for England between 2004 and 2012 Andrew Strauss is to “step back” from his role as England’s director of cricket while his...