In the poll, commissioned to mark the launch of Freeview HD, it was revealed that Brits are a nation of weepers, with 91% admitting they had shed a tear while watching a favourite show. And Vera's last onscreen moments were some of the saddest, earning a place at No 8.
Surprisingly, in the results from 3,000 people who took part, it was revealed that men were more likely to blub in front of the box than their female counterparts; 60% of women enjoy a regular cry while watching TV, while 79% of men said they cried once a week.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
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