TV scientist admits that Nobel-winner's remarks were "very ill-advised", but insists the response was "disproportionate".Read the full story ›
If you missed the chance to see King Richard III's burial yesterday - you can still see his skeleton here in London.
A 3D printed replica has gone on display at the Science Museum.
It's so accurate you can even see the battle wounds in his skull that killed him.
If you want friendly neighbours, new advice is to avoid London and head north. A UK-wide personality survey by Cambridge University, of almost 400 thousand Brits, found Londoners to be uncooperative, quarrelsome and irritable. But it's not all bad - Londoners did score highly on social traits, suggesting that if you like to party - the capital is the place to be.
In just a couple of hours' time, London will be cast into shadow due to a partial solar eclipse.
Around 85% of the sun will be blocked as the moon moves between it, and earth.
It'll start at around twenty to nine this morning - but people are urged not to look directly at it.
A guide to viewing the solar eclipse safely has been issued jointly by the Royal Astronomical Society and Society for Popular Astronomy.Read the full story ›
London architects have come up with an innovative new building design that casts sunlight, not shadows, on the streets below.Read the full story ›
The plaster dinosaur skeleton is not considered relevant enough to what is happening to the natural world today.Read the full story ›
Three London hospitals are at the forefront of genetic research as NHS England launches its 100,000 genomes project.
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have each been chosen as one of the 11 lead centres in England to help deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project.
It will see doctors sequence genomes from people with rare conditions and cancers and use that info to better diagnose diseases, personalise their treatments and carry out scientific research into better understanding genetic disease. It's the largest ever clinical application of genomic medicine in the world.
The Geminid meteor shower occurs tonight and astronomers predict it could be worth staying up for.Read the full story ›
A London tech firm is working with taxi giant Uber to create digital beer mats that will let you order a taxi without leaving your seat. Tamoco are usuing 'proximity technology' that allows messages to be sent to mobiles via beacons. Tapping your phone on your beer mat to open the Uber app. The company now has digital beer mats in more than 100 pubs and bars across London.
"Devices which use near-field communication technology are growing in popularity across bars and shops. It's fun for consumers and interesting for brands as people can interact with things in a natural way, without having to do anything out of the ordinary. "The ability to get instant messages with vouchers is a neat way to engage people and there's obviously an important safety aspect of swaying people away from driving home after a night at the pub."