David Cameron chairing a COBRA meeting in 2014.
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The government's crisis management committee sounds as if it can strike fast and effectively.
Commuters react to the Brussels attacks.
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Most people will be disgusted at attempts by the Brexit lobby to use the terror attacks for their own political ends.
A father reads to his son while sitting under a mosquito net. Mosquitoes have undergone evolutionary changes due to long-lasting insecticide-treated nets.
Georgina Goodwin and Vestergaard Frandsen
Although there have been global efforts to eliminate parasites, some parasites and vectors will have survived attack because they have evolved resistance.
Alteractions between town and gown go back a long way.
It could all get rather violent.
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Archaeologists are launching a crowdfunded search for Lindisfarne monastery, famous for St Cuthbert and Lindisfarne Gospels.
Jerusalem has been mooted as England's new national anthem – best swot up on its history.
So-called 'healthy towns' will address child obesity and dementia, but the real killer remains at large.
Both victims and perpetrators should receive help - but not at the expense of the other.
A new three-year pilot programme to help the perpetrators of domestic abuse will start this April, but as investment in victim help declines, questions have arisen as to just how effective it can be.
The UK government has become increasingly desperate to find any means it can to reduce its number of new migrants.
Australian citizens make up one of the largest groups entering the UK each year for work or study. But this could change as Australians get swept up in Britain's efforts to reduce net migration.
A portion of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, called Wilkes Land, flowing into the ocean.
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The way ice sheets respond to global warming may be more predictable than previously thought
There's a good reason you should care about the discovery of gravitational waves, even if you don't understand the science.
Milly Dowler was abducted and killed in 2002.
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Her case followed certain well known patterns, but the Surrey teenager's killer was not identified for years after her death.
Russia and Iran have always treated each other well when it suits them, but in hard times, their relationship can get very rocky indeed.
East London living.
How where you live changes your way of thinking.
Mysterious: Lazarus artwork.
Scraben (via Wikimedia Commons
There are, after all, two very different candidates...
Siddhartha Dhar (far left) pictured in the UK in 2011.
The use of Brits in the terrorist group's latest video is a deliberate strategy aimed at fuelling division.
That moment when your gf says she’s calling Theresa May.
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The Home Office has issued a bizarre new form to gather information about the end of relationships – and it's worse than useless.
Are Asian universities really snapping at our heels?
New analysis shows the secret to success in world university rankings isn't all about money.
Cumbria 2015 shows how we have failed to learn from two other 'one in 100-year events' in the past 15 years.
The default mode.
Rest is an elusive concept, but new research will hopefully nail it down