Scientists have discovered why the turtle got its shell and it is not what you expected

Scientists have discovered why the turtle got its shell and it is not what you expected

A team of palaeontologists have found the real reason why turtles developed a shell and it is not for protection as previously thought, but for burrowing underground where they sought shelter from the heat of Triassic South Africa. The key piece of evidence came from a fossil of the oldest...

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BP Portrait Award 2016

BP Portrait Award 2016

National Portrait Gallery Until 4 September 2016 Admission free www.npg.org.uk Every year the standard and diversity of portraiture goes up, and the ages of the rising stars goes down. The styles vary from near-photographic to post-impressionism and from the very large, like Laura Goake’s giant close-up Petra, with his subject’s...

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Turkey-EU migrant deal under threat

Turkey-EU migrant deal under threat

Turkey may have to rescind its migrant deal with the EU if it cannot secure visa-free travel, according to Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu.  Ankara’s migration deal with Europe has today been called into question after the Turkish government accused the EU of delaying the payment of the €3 billion...

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The long hot summer

The long hot summer

Last weekend at Hay-on-Wye in the Welsh Marches, the sun burst through the blanket of grey porridge that customarily lurks over the top of the Black Mountains and for a brief interlude the grey stone of the dozing town was washed with warm, golden light. It wasn’t long, though, before...

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Savini at Criterion

Savini at Criterion

You could not get more central that this, nor more cosseted from the busy scrum of tourists, affable coppers, wide-eyed visitors on a night out, or would-be pick pockets hoping for an easy mark. The odd local worker who has seen it all before just wants to get their tube...

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KCW Today Digital Media Pack 2016

KCW Today Digital Media Pack 2016

KCW july_aug 2016 digi media online

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Print Media Pack 2016

Print Media Pack 2016

KCW july_aug 2016 print Media pack

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Pre-Brexit Surge in London New Homes

Pre-Brexit Surge in London New Homes

Recent analysis shows that new home building approval rates surged in London by 46% in the lead up to the Brexit vote. Research from Stirling Ackroyd has found that 6,310 new homes were approved in the second quarter of 2016. This compares with 4,300 new homes approved earlier in the year. However, year-on-year home...

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