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December 2017 ‘supermoon’: Everything you need to know

It isn't as rare as a solar or lunar eclipse but it is the only time the event has occurred this year. The phenomenon...

Cool alert! Tattoos you can listen to

The art of tattooing is leaving a brand new mark in this fast-moving age of technology. Tattoos are now being linked up to people’s smartphones...

World’s largest mosaic underway in Italy

Born of a desire to decorate an ordinary 1960s church, artists in this tiny Italian village are making the world’s largest mosaic. Woman from the...

2017 to be one of the hottest years on record

As world leaders gather in Bonn for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23), euronews is launching a new series focusing on meteorological phenomenon established...

Solar and electric powered vessels come of age

Solar and electric powered boats are coming of age. The alternative powered vessels on show in Berlin come at a time when many petrol-engined...

Washington skies see penis drawing by US Navy jet go viral

The US Navy issues a formal apology after one of its warplanes flew the unusual air pattern in skies over Washington state. The US Navy...

Dozens of polar bears pictured eating whale carcass on Russian island

Polar bears are often seen wandering alone - and the sight of them feasting as a pack has left experts "gobsmacked". Experts are "gobsmacked" after...

Self-taught rocket scientist ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes announces launch over California ghost town

'Mad' Mike Hughes, who says he doesn't believe in science, has spent years - and $20,000 - building his own rocket in his garage. A...

NASA discovery of water on Mars was actually sand

"Liquid water has been found on Mars," declared NASA in 2015 - but new research suggests what they saw was actually sand or dust. An...

Study finds coffee could make you live longer

People who drink around three cups of coffee a day may live longer than non-coffee drinkers, a landmark study suggests. In the largest analysis...