A  CGI imageby the University of Southampton of an impression of the final moments of a new species of theropod. Photograph: Trudie Wilson/PA Wire

Four bones found on the Isle of Wight belong to a new species of dinosaur from the same family as Tyrannosaurus rex, scientists say. Palaeontologists(...)

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin said there could be issues with the technology on public transport

The bluetooth technology being used by contact tracing apps may be less accurate than initially thought, particularly on public transport, according t(...)

Britain’s health secretary Matt Hancock: ‘I know that the people of the Isle of Wight will embrace this with enthusiasm.’ Photograph: Reuters

The British public should download a new contact-tracing app to save lives and protect the health of their loved ones, health secretary Matt Hancock h(...)

The Borg-Warner Trophy

1 Borg Warner Trophy Awarded to the winner of the Indianapolis 500, the trophy – made of sterling silver – stands 1.63m tall and weights in at 69kg. (...)

A Royal Navy helicopter hovering over the stricken yacht Camargue, ready to winch up the last of eight crew members in the wake of the Fastnet race disaster. File  photograph: PA/PA Wire

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Fastnet Race disaster in August 1979, when a severe storm caused the deaths of 15 of the competing yachtsmen and (...)

Mary MacSwiney (1872-1942), republican, was born on March 27th, 1872, in Bermondsey in London, the eldest of seven surviving children of an English mo(...)

 Red Falcon Ferry  collided with several  yachts while trying to berth at the entrance of Cowes Harbour during heavy fog. Photograph: @thetony_howard/PA Wire

A Red Falcon Ferry has reportedly collided with at least two yachts while trying to berth at the entrance of Cowes Harbour on the Isle of Wight during(...)

There’s a lot more to discover in Edinburgh than the castle and festivals. Photograph: Getty Images
Ten reasons to visit Edinburgh

Dovecot Gallery and Tapestry Studio The Infirmary Street Baths, built in 1885, were the first public swimming baths to open in the Scottish capital, w(...)

If you’re a fan of The Bees, you’ll be all too aware that it’s been eight long years since the Isle of Wight psych-poppers’ last album – too long in a(...)

Sam Davidson, John Wilson, Alan Niblock, of John Wilson’s Taste, playing Cork this Friday night. Photograph: Brigitte “Bibi” Lehmann

“Rory despised everything to do with show business – in my time in Taste, we never had any big equipment, no huge PA, no big lighting rigs – it wasn’t(...)

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