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Andrew Jackson: Tinkering with time

The leap second brings the Earth and time back together again

Robert Sutcliffe: Crumbling Palace of Westminster needs millions of pounds spending on its restoration

While Buckingham Palace needs £150m

Andrew Jackson: There's a huge asteroid heading to Earth - so say the conspiracy theorists

A huge asteroid will strike Earth by the end of September, apparently

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Andrew Jackson: Tinkering with time

The leap second brings the Earth and time back together again

Robert Sutcliffe: Crumbling Palace of Westminster needs millions of pounds spending on its restoration

While Buckingham Palace needs £150m

Andrew Jackson: There's a huge asteroid heading to Earth - so say the conspiracy theorists

A huge asteroid will strike Earth by the end of September, apparently

Andrew Jackson: Yorkshire has long history - as Whitby dinosaur fossil proves

Andrew Jackson: sauropod Diplodocus fossil found on North Yorkshire coast

Robert Sutcliffe: Evolutionary biologist claims men more interested in a woman's brains than her looks

Prof David Bainbridge's latest theory

Andrew Jackson: The strange sexual mating habits of spiders

Male spiders ‘strum’ on leaves with their legs and the vibrations they create attract the females

One third of all UK children aged between two and 15 are overweight

Robert Sutcliffe: Fat is a feminist issue - new book by Polly Vernon, Hot Feminist, lifts lid on women's guilt

Men never worry about their bodies to the same extent that women do

fish and chips,

Andrew Jackson: My plan to restore our cod supplies

Andrew Jackson: Seals eating too much cod and not enought battered sausages

Andrew Jackson: How can Eurovision include an Australian entry?

Andrew Jackson: 60 years of Eurovision - and they invite Australia to join in

Andrew Jackson: A robotic handshake

Can you trust someone that you never meet?

Robert Sutcliffe: Thomas Hardy's Far from the Madding Crowd hits the big screen starring Carey Mulligan as Bathsheba Everdene

Classic novel has plenty of twists and turns

Andrew Jackson on the election and how the seachange in British politics is set to lead to another coalition

Has party politics changed forever?

Robert Sutcliffe: Twenty-three-year-old Poppy Smart goes to police after becoming fed up of being wolf whistled

But Poldark actor Aidan Turner has been turned into sexual object too following his bare-chested appearance in Poldark

Andrew Jackson: Who will win the election? The honest answer is no-one knows

No overall winner in election

Robert Sutcliffe: Ladies unmoved by chess scene in Huddersfield

Sexism row as grandmaster Nigel Short says men are "hard-wired" to be more interested in the game

Andrew Jackson: Perils and cures of a hangover

Changing attitude and tastes in alcohol over the centuries

Robert Sutcliffe: Why this General Election is gearing up to be dullest ever

Too many parties fighting for our attention and not enough "clear blue water" to divide Conservatives and Labour

Andrew Jackson: How microwave at Parkes Observatory in Australia raised hopes of extra terrestrial life

Mysterious 'peryton' signal at observatory were just food in microwave

Robert Sutcliffe: Prince Charles and Camilla celebrated 10 years of a happy, contented marriage on Thursday

A marriage where there was certainly many a slip twixt cup and lip

Andrew Jackson: The shape of chins to come

A new scientific study claims that the chin simply didn't use to exist and has only come about as a result of change in our diet.

Videos & Photos

Thieves ransack jewellery counter at Argos Store in Dewsbury

West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner speaks of need to challenge 'radicalization' on anniversary of London bombings

Fascinating history of the oldest lamppost in Netherton village

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