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Public sector pay cap under review, No 10 suggests

Ministers hint the 1% limit could be lifted as a Labour move to scrap it is defeated in Parliament. Source: BBC

‘Bulges’ in volcanoes could be used to predict eruptions

Researchers have developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside volcanoes, and found that it can be a reliable indicator of future eruptions.

More summer sunshine leading to increased Greenland ice melt

A marked decrease in summer cloud cover during the last 20 years has significantly accelerated melt from the Greenland ice sheet, a team of researchers has concluded.

How are long strands of DNA packed into tiny cells?

Scientists are a step closer to understanding how our DNA is squeezed into every cell in the body. They provide the first-ever detailed picture of the nucleosome, the most basic building block of chromosomes (the structures that house our DNA). This finding will inform research on all processes that involve chromosomes, such as gene expression and DNA repair, which are critical to the understanding of diseases such as cancer.

No final Grenfell Tower death toll this year, police say

Most victims of fire were in 23 flats, police say, as a coroner hears how a baby died in her mother's arms. Source: BBC

Six face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Ex-Ch Supt David Duckenfield faces 95 charges of manslaughter while five others will be prosecuted. Source: BBC

Search on for source of global cyberattack

Cybersecurity expert tells CBS News latest attack has "criminal motive" because suspects are asking for money

Fight against ISIS in Syria leaves deadly path of destruction

After half a decade of civil war, Syria's fractures may be beyond repair

Behind the EU’s record $2.7B fine for Google

The EU says search giant Google must pay for antitrust violations

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks. Source: BBC

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Public sector pay cap under review, No 10 suggests

Ministers hint the 1% limit could be lifted as a Labour move to scrap it is defeated in Parliament. Source: BBC