Two-metre mammoth tusk found on Essex beach

Archaeologists on an early morning walk along the Essex coast have found a two-metre mammoth tusk buried in the sand. Volunteers and members of the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network (Citizan) made the unexpected find on Thursday morning off Mersea...

Gibraltar will be 'even more British' after Brexit

Gibraltar’s chief minister has told Sky News the territory “is not going to be a political pawn in Brexit” and will become even more British after leaving the union. Draft Brexit negotiating guidelines, sent out on Friday, contain a clause suggesting...

EU hands Spain power over Gibraltar's future

The EU has effectively handed Spain a veto over the future of Gibraltar in its Brexit negotiating guidelines. The negotiating principles from the European Council stipulate that any future trade deal between the EU and the UK will not apply to the British territory...

'Was that a drone?: Pilots' shock at near miss

Two pilots were left stunned when their passenger jet was involved in a near-miss with a large drone. The plane was approaching Heathrow Airport in west London when they spotted the gadget, which had multiple arms and up to eight rotors. They both exclaimed:...

British cyclist killed in Australian road race

A British endurance cyclist has died after being struck by a car during a road race in Australia. Mike Hall, 35, died while competing in the 3,400 mile Indian Pacific Wheel Race from Perth to Sydney. Hall was in second place on the final day of racing when he was...