Friends fur life: Impossibly cute pictures show the friendship between a girl and her beloved cat Russian photographer pictured his daughter with family pet over four yearsImages show the pair playing together with guitars, food and furniture props By Emily Davies PUBLISHED: 12:24 GMT, 13 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:59 GMT, 13 April 2013 A collection of charming images showing a lifelong friendship between a four-year-old girl and her cat have been created by a Russian photographer. Andy Prokh, 44, from St Petersburg has taken a series of natural shots and staged photos of his daughter with the family pet
Feeling down Blame it on Blue Monday: Today is the day we feel at our lowest ebbWoes include travel chaos, feeling poor after Christmas and lack of daylightMajor drop in motivation comes from continued winter darkness By Luke Salkeld PUBLISHED: 00:55 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:04 GMT, 21 January 2013 How are you feeling today Chances are, not that great… Because this morning you woke up on what has come to be known as ‘Blue Monday’ – the day of the year on which most of us feel at our lowest ebb.
Kirstie Allsopp's Twitter attack on childbirth charity: Presenter dismisses its advice and calls it a 'scary organisation' By Simon Cable and Paul Revoir PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 4 January 2013 Kirstie Allsopp has become embroiled in a Twitter row with the UK’s biggest parenting charity. The TV presenter attacked the National Childbirth Trust over its pro-natural birth stance, dismissing its advice as ‘b*******’ and calling it ‘a politicised, dogmatic and scary organisation’. The controversial tweets to her 272,000 followers prompted one NCT teacher to threaten her with legal action.
Deathbed theory dreamt by an Indian maths genius is finally proved correct – almost 100 years after he died Theory came to Srinivasa Ramanujan in a dream on his deathbed in 1920 – but has never been provedDiscovery could now be used to explain the behaviour of parts of a black hole | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 29 December 2012 Srinivasa Ramanujan, described as a 'natural genius', has finally had the mathematical functions he came up with on his deathbed proved correct Researchers have finally solved the cryptic deathbed puzzle renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan claimed came to him in dreams. While on his death-bed in 1920, Ramanujan wrote a letter to his mentor, English mathematician G. H.
The mesmerising images of water droplets that show there's no greater artist on Earth than Mother Nature | UPDATED: 15:36 GMT, 27 December 2012 As Britain is lashed by rain and floods, a Russian photographer has captured another side of water in these stunning images of droplets.
Revealed, the great barrier reef of Skye: 100million dazzling orange 'flame shells' carpet seabedAstonishing natural reef found near Isles of Skye The scallop-like species have glowing orange tentaclesThe living reef supports hundreds of other species | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 It is a newly discovered natural wonder, a living natural reef made up of 100million brightly coloured shellfish carpeting the seabed. But while the spectacular colony of flame shells may look like something from tropical waters, it has actually been found off Scotland’s coast.
Brother of Manchester City footballer Mario Balotelli accused of assaulting police outside barEnoch Barwuah, 20, appeared in Italian court after 'assaulting two policemen'The Salford City player was drinking with his sister at a bar in BresciaHe is Balotelli's younger brother and was adopted by a wealthy Italian couple | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 25 December 2012 Manchester City star Mario Balotelli's brother appeared in an Italian court on Christmas Eve accused of assaulting two policemen. Enoch Barwuah, 20, was held after an alleged brawl at a bar and kept in custody until his appearance before a judge
West Antarctic warming TWICE as fast as previously thought: Study raises new alarm over rise in sea levelsAverage temperatures have risen 2.4C since the Fifties, study showsWest Antarctic ice sheet contains enough water to raise sea by 3.3m Sea levels have risen by about 20cm (8in) over the past century By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED: 10:13 GMT, 24 December 2012 | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 24 December 2012 West Antarctica is warming almost twice as fast as previously believed, a new study shows, heightening fears of a catastrophic thaw that raise water levels from San Francisco to Shanghai.
Playtime for panda! Giant cub loves nothing better than a swing in the snow | UPDATED: 11:51 GMT, 24 December 2012 He may be playing in sub-zero temperatures but this adorable giant panda could still melt any heart. The lovable bear clearly relished the snowfall at at Yantai Zoo in Shandong Province, China, yesterday as he rolls around in the white stuff. First of all the brave panda shows off his skills on the climbing frame by crawling along upside down.
How dinosaurs were born to be big: Their biology 'was skewed towards giant species'Palaeontologists had thought size distribution among dinosaurs was similar to modern animalsNew findings shed light on the differences in life in the age of the dinosaurs and now | UPDATED: 13:07 GMT, 21 December 2012 The biology of dinosaurs explains why there were more giant species among the prehistoric animals than are found among modern vertebrates, a paper published yesterday claims. Researchers say that dinosaurs were not only the largest animals to roam the Earth – they also had a greater number of larger species compared to all other back-boned animals. Their findings shed light on how different life was on Earth during the age of the dinosaurs.