Once they were an essential link to the world for millions who couldn't afford the luxury of a telephone at home, but with the advent of mobile phones and multiple domestic lines, the phone box faces its final call.
Nearly 10,000 non-profitable payphones could see the end of the line as BT cuts its costs. However, they won't all go - 3,000 of Britain's remaining 13,000 classic red booths have been listed for their heritage value and cannot be removed. They can, however, be disconnected.
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!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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