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Wellcome Collection closes 'racist, sexist and ableist' Medicine Man display

A museum in London is closing one of its main exhibitions following concerns over "racist, sexist and ableist theories and language". The Wellcome Collection says the Medicine Man display will end on Sunday after a 15-year run.

27/11/2022

Climate change: Could centuries-old wheat help feed the planet?

Could the key to feeding the world with a changing climate be hiding in a 300-year-old museum collection? That's one of the hopes of scientists combing through 12,000 specimens of wheat and its relatives held in the Natural History Museum's archives.

27/11/2022

Leonardo DiCaprio lauds birth of bison calf in Canterbury

Leonardo DiCaprio has lauded the birth of a bison calf at a conservation project in the Kent countryside. European bison were released into woodland near Canterbury in July as part of a rewilding project to help restore the area to its natural state.

26/11/2022

Naked volunteers pose for Tunick artwork on Bondi Beach

Some 2,500 naked volunteers have posed in the early morning light on Sydney's Bondi Beach for an artwork designed to raise awareness of skin cancer. The installation is American photographer Spencer Tunick's latest project, aimed at encouraging…

26/11/2022

Twitter: Romance, business and campaigns born on the platform

For those who work there and those who use it, Twitter continues to be on a rollercoaster under the leadership of Elon Musk, who bought the firm for $44bn (£36.3m) at the end of October. The tumult has brought into sharper focus some of the…

26/11/2022

World Cup: Songs help partially-sighted Wales fan enjoy games

Wales being the Land of Song has an extra special meaning for one fan - who is experiencing the World Cup through music. Cai Emlyn Davies lost most of his sight when he was nine and is not able to follow the action clearly on the pitch.

25/11/2022

UK weather: Country sees a 'second spring' due to mild November weather

Flowers are experiencing a second bloom this year due to the unseasonable temperatures, experts say.

25/11/2022

Cost of living: Married comedians' show raises £12k for families

A pair of married comedians have helped to raise more than £12,000 for families affected by the cost-of-living crisis. Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont performed at a fundraising gig at Netherthorpe School in Chesterfield.

25/11/2022

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