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One Week to Go Until European ban on halogen lightbulbs

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On September 1st Europe is set to ban halogen light bulbs. The ban could save consumers around £112 a year as they switch to LED alternatives. The humble halogen light bulb has been a fixture of our streets and homes for the last 60 years but their...

Watch Live – Schiaparelli Lander hopes to “crush it” with soft landing on Mars later today

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The Schiaparelli Lander, part of the European-Russian ExoMars 2016 mission, is going to be touching down on Mars at 1448 GMT today using a soft-landing technique that utilises a novel crushable structure rather than legs. Watch the landing live later today Schiaparelli mission to Mars is not one...