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202007 Britain's Ancient Animals Making A Comeback (AOL)

European brown bears display territorial behavior as they forage for grubs at the Wild Place Project in Bristol to celebrate the 1st anniversary of the opening of Bear Wood, the UK's largest brown bear exhibit where they live alongside wolves, lynx and wolverine, as they would have done thousands of years ago. (Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images)

Elderly who distinctly smell roses, paint-thinner or lemons 'have half the risk of dementia'

Elderly people who really can smell the roses may have a lower risk of dementia, research suggests. Scientists from the University of California, San Fransisco (UCSF), followed 1,800 people in

White-tailed sea eagle flying

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

White-tailed eagle or sea eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla) hunting in the sky over a Fjord near Vesteralen island in Northern Norway.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

White-Tailed Eagle

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

The white-tailed eagle is an endangered species, a relative of the bald eagle, but found in Eurasia. Here at the Shiretoko National Park, Rausu, Hokkaido, Japan

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A white tailed sea eagle flying in Inner Hebrides, Scotland.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Photo taken in Sparks, United States

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Eagle Owl Hunting

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A close up portrait of a eagle owl with its prey. It is perched on a post with a mole in its beak

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Eagle Owl Flying Over Field

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Crested Goshawk ( Accipiter trivirgatus ) is standing on one leg in the water, suspected injury by bleeding under neck.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Crested Goshawk bird (Accipiter trivirgatus) standing on a log at puddle, looking at camera before drinking water.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A wild Beaver collecting food and swimming towards his lodge.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A large magnificent beaver climbing over the beaver dam towards the viewer

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A beaver carrying building material through the water.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Wild boar standing amidst plants on field

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A herd of wild boars, sus scrofa, on a meadow wet from dew. Wild animals in nature early in the morning with moisture covered grass. Mammals in wilderness.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Group of wild boars, sus scrofa, running in spring nature. Action wildlife scenery of a family with small piglets moving fast forward to escape from danger.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

lynx, Lynx, close up portrait during a bright autumn day in September.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Eurasian lynx/bobcat, Lynx lynx, resting/sleeping between tufts of grass on a sunny summers day.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Close up view of a Eurasian Lynx, Headcorn, UK

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

European Wildcat (Felis Silvestris Silvestris)

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Red squirrel munching on a hazel nut sitting in his mossy tree

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A wild Red Squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) on an old mossy fallen Oak. Photographed on the Isle of Wight, one of only a few locations in the UK where Red Squirrels are safe from the larger Grey Squirrels.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Red Squirrel in the wild, Scotland

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

She-bear and cubs. Brown bear cubs climbs a tree. Natural habitat. In Summer forest. Scientific name: Ursus arctos.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Brown mother bear protecting her cubs in a Finnish forest

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

The Stare:  A pack of five all male European grey wolves are the latest residents at the recently opened attraction which is an extension of Bristol Zoo Gardens. The Wild Place Project which has been left as natural as possible to replicate their native woodland habitat in Europe.

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Two young male wolves look out from their enclosure at The Wild Place Project on March 13, 2014 in Bristol, England. A pack of five all male European grey wolves are the latest residents at the recently opened attraction which is an extension of Bristol Zoo Gardens. Originally from Scotland, the wolves and are now living in the new Wolf Wood exhibit (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

A young male wolf looks out as it explores its new enclosure at The Wild Place Project on March 13, 2014 in Bristol, England. A pack of five all male European grey wolves are the latest residents at the recently opened attraction which is an extension of Bristol Zoo Gardens. Originally from Scotland, the wolves  are now living in the new Wolf Wood exhibit; an area of woodland which has been left as natural as possible to replicate their native  habitat. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Red kites make ‘triumphant comeback’ to England in just three decades

The return of red kites has been hailed as a "triumphant comeback" 30 years on from the start of the scheme to reintroduce the bird to England's skies. In what environmental

Sports

(Aug 02 2020) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 03 2020) Clouds gather over Edgbaston during day 3 of the Bob Willis Trophy match between Warwickshire and Northamptonshire at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Jul 18 2020) Andy Smith of Billericay CC claims LBW not given during Shepherd Neame Essex Cricket League Gooch Division between Billericay CC and Hornchurch CC at Toby Howe Cricket Club, Billericay, England, UK. (ESPA/Cal Sport Media/Sipa USA)

Elderly who distinctly smell roses, paint-thinner or lemons 'have half the risk of dementia'

Elderly people who really can smell the roses may have a lower risk of dementia, research suggests. Scientists from the University of California, San Fransisco (UCSF), followed 1,800 people in

(Jul 14 2020) Manu Tuilagi of Sale Sharks smiles during training at their Carrington Training Ground in Manchester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

US carries out the first federal execution in nearly two decades

The US government has carried out the first federal execution in almost two decades, putting to death a man who killed an Arkansas family in the 1990s. The execution came over the objection of

(Jul 08 2020) Daniel Garner of England plays his tee shot on the third hole during the Open Access Masters Clutch Pro Tour Event at Sunningdale Heath Golf Club in Sunningdale, England. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Trump lashes out over Supreme Court rulings on his financial records

President Donald Trump lashed out angrily Thursday following two Supreme Court rulings regarding his financial records. Trump offered no specific insight into the particulars of the cases,

(Jul 08 2020) Fiona Pennie of Great Britain Canoe Slalom team trains at the Lee Valley White Water Centre in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Trump lashes out over Supreme Court rulings on his financial records

President Donald Trump lashed out angrily Thursday following two Supreme Court rulings regarding his financial records. Trump offered no specific insight into the particulars of the cases,

(Jul 08 2020) Hollie Doyle onboard Cheat ahead of the Coral Backing Prostate Cancer UK Handicap at Sandown Park Racecourse.

Photo of human-sized bat in the Philippines baffles social media users

An old photo of a human-sized bat in the Philippines has resurfaced on Twitter, puzzling social media users. On June 24, a Twitter user with the handle @AlexJoestar622 shared an image of a giant

(Jun 29 2020) Esspeegee ridden by Ben Curtis competes in the Follow @thirskraces On Twitter Handicap at Thirsk Racecourse in Thirsk, England. (Photo by Hannah Ali/Pool via Getty Images)

Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time

A career woman who married her female best friend - before they fell pregnant "in tandem" using a £72 home insemination kit and a sperm donor found online - describes their babies as

202006 Britain Leaves The EU (AOL)

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202006 80th Anniversary Of Famous Wartime Broadcast (AOL)

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2020 The Art Of Banksy

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Environment

(Jul 30 2020) Dorset village has 'worst air pollution in England', figures show (AOL) Chideock Hill in West Dorset was top of the list of more than 1,300 sites across the country where annual limits for harmful pollutant nitrogen dioxide were breached. Earlier this year a preliminary study found that air pollution could be linked to increased deaths and cases of coronavirus in England.

Dorset village has 'worst air pollution in England', figures show

A picturesque Dorset village has been found to have the worst air pollution in the country. Chideock Hill in West Dorset was top of the list of more than 1,300 sites across the country where

Bournemouth beach blaze ’caused by camping stove in hut’ (PA Jul 20 2020) Smoke was seen billowing over the beach cliff (Ekaterina Berkova/PA)

Bournemouth beach blaze ’caused by camping stove in hut’

A dramatic blaze that spread across cliffs on Bournemouth's seafront after a beach hut caught fire was caused by a cooking accident, the fire service has said. The fire, on West

Politics

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed - AOL

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed

When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9%

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed - AOL

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed

When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9%

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed (AOL Jul 22 2020) After winning 45% of votes in Great Britain on election day, Boris Johnson then led his party to even dizzier heights in the polls, until the Tories found themselves averaging as much as 52% in the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis. Then it all changed. From mid-May the polls have tracked downwards for the Tories' lead over Labour to drop to as little as four points.

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed

When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9%

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed (AOL Jul 22 2020) When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9% of the vote in elections to the European Parliament.

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed

When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9%

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(Aug 02 2020) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his car during the British Formula One Grand Prix at the Silverstone racetrack, Silverstone, England. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, Pool)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 03 2020) Clouds gather over Edgbaston during day 3 of the Bob Willis Trophy match between Warwickshire and Northamptonshire at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) Pelicans in St James's Park in London. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) Men jump from a jetty into the water as the hot weather continues, at Southend-on-Sea, in England. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) Farrah Maddox, aged 17, feeds parakeets in St James's Park in London. (Photo by Kirsty O'Connor/PA Images via Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) A sail boat passes Old Harry Rocks near Swanage, Dorset. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) Wild horses in the New Forest roam as the sun sets. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) Flowers and a message to the late John Hume rest below a Free Derry Corner in the Bogside of Derry City that shows Hume and others important figures during the movement. The Former SDLP leader, who was one of the key architects of peace in Northern Ireland, has died at the age of 83. (Photo by Liam McBurney/PA Images via Getty Images)

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Aug 02 2020) The sun rises behind the Sunflower Maze in Tarbock, Merseyside, where farmer Olly Harrison and his staff decided to #sayitwithsunflowers and visitors can explore half a million sunflowers planted across 17 acres (equivalent to over 12 football pitches). The flower maze, visible from the air from planes approaching Liverpool airport, is open to the public with half of the profits going to NHS charities and its charitable partners. (Photo by Peter Byrne/PA Images via Getty…

Motorist given parking fine after taking drive-through coronavirus test

A "flabbergasted" motorist says he was handed a parking fine after taking a drive-through coronavirus test at a car park in north London. Geoff Pugh, 52, received the £90 penalty

(Jul 30 2020) A lady wearing sunglasses and colourful dress looks at a display board in a park. People relax during the warm summer weather as the temperature in England is expected to reach 30 degrees Celsius by the weekend. (Photo by Keith Mayhew / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)

Paramedics stabbed on 999 call-out tell of impact of attack

Paramedic crew-mates recovering after being stabbed on a 999 call-out have spoken of their shock at the attack and their desire to return to the jobs they love. Deena Evans was stabbed once in

(Jul 30 2020) 'THE END', by British artist Heather Phillipson, sits on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square in London, England. The installation has seen its debut delayed from March due to the coronavirus pandemic. Its depiction of a cherry-topped swirl of cream, plus a drone and fly, is described by its accompanying explanatory note as a 'monument to hubris and impending collapse' and will remain in place until 2022. (Photo by David Cliff/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Paramedics stabbed on 999 call-out tell of impact of attack

Paramedic crew-mates recovering after being stabbed on a 999 call-out have spoken of their shock at the attack and their desire to return to the jobs they love. Deena Evans was stabbed once in

(Jul 30 2020) Dorset village has 'worst air pollution in England', figures show (AOL) Chideock Hill in West Dorset was top of the list of more than 1,300 sites across the country where annual limits for harmful pollutant nitrogen dioxide were breached. Earlier this year a preliminary study found that air pollution could be linked to increased deaths and cases of coronavirus in England.

Dorset village has 'worst air pollution in England', figures show

A picturesque Dorset village has been found to have the worst air pollution in the country. Chideock Hill in West Dorset was top of the list of more than 1,300 sites across the country where

Credit to @greatbritishfood : How do you like your eggs in the morning? We like ours with a view 😉 beautifully photographed by @mrlondon 📸  ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The fabulous Duck & Waffle (@duckandwaffle) offer their twist on traditional British cuisine around the clock. So you can have duck at dawn, nibbles at noon, or a sparkling wine at sunset. Just remember to book in advance! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Would you like to try eating here? _____________________ 📸: @mrlondon #GREATBritishFood

Credit to @greatbritishfood : How do you like your eggs in the morning? We like ours with a view 😉 beautifully photographed by @mrlondon 📸 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The fabulous Duck & Waffle (@duckandwaffle) offer their twist on traditional British cuisine around the clock. So you can have duck at dawn, nibbles at noon, or a sparkling wine at sunset. Just remember to book in advance! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Would you like to try eating here? _____________________ 📸: @mrlondon #GREATBritishFood

'Disgraceful' vandals damage 1000-year-old tree in Sherwood Forest (AOL Jul 22 2020) Someone has caused a large three-foot chunk of bark to fall off the iconic tree, where the legendary outlaw Robin Hood is fabled to have met his "merry men". The fibreglass protection on the iconic tree has also been damaged. It is thought the "disgraceful" damage was caused by someone climbing on the tree - despite access to it being prohibited for more than 40 years.

'Disgraceful' vandals damage 1000-year-old tree in Sherwood Forest

The world-famous 1,000-year-old Major Oak tree in Sherwood Forest has fallen victim to vandalism. Someone has caused a large three-foot chunk of bark to fall off the iconic tree, where the

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed - AOL

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed

When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9%

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed - AOL

Boris Johnson’s first year as PM: How the polls have changed

When Boris Johnson became prime minister on July 24 2019, his party was languishing in the polls and had not long suffered one of its worst ever performances at the ballot box, securing just 9%

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