Driverless vehicles are being trialled in the Lake District. The National Park Authority is test driving a special 'pod' at Brockholes on Windermere. The pods use sensors to detect road conditions and obstacles in the road. It hopes the electric vehicle could help to protect the environment in the Lakes.
The skeletal remains of an Elk estimated to be around 10,000 years old has been discovered on the Isle of Man.Read the full story ›
Ramsey Grammar School on the Isle of Man has received an award for Best Secondary School Farm in the British Isles.Read the full story ›
The public will a chance to find out more about the secrets of space travel when veteran astronaut Mike Foale visits Manchester later. He joined the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in 1983, being accepted as an astronaut candidate in 1987 and going on to take part in an incredible six space shuttle missions, as well as becoming the first Briton to make a space walk. He'll be taking part in the so-called "Ask an Astronaut" initiative at William Hulme's Grammar School.
The discovery by UK researchers could help provide clean drinking water for millions who need it.Read the full story ›
A team led by astronomers for Liverpool John Moores University have found at least three planets that could support life.Read the full story ›
A new health study claims that Brits are the worst sleepers in the world. But why? And what can be done to improve your sleep?Read the full story ›
Manchester University researchers are a step closer to proving it's possible to create tiny but very powerful computers at atomic scaleRead the full story ›
Largest earthworm recorded in the UK has been found in a vegetable plot in Cheshire... but died after reaching the Natural History Museum.Read the full story ›
How many of us can ever say we feel like we get enough sleep? And if wanted to grab 40 winks the last place you'd think of to do it would be in a busy shopping centre. But now you can at one of our busiest shopping centres.
The Chronarium at Manchester's Arndale is part sleep lab, part art installation. It's creators say because modern tech like our smart phones is always switched on, it can be difficult for us to switch off. Mel Barham reports.