Once the lead singer with The New Seekers (remember 'I'd Like To Teach The Word To Sing'?), she went from performing at President Nixon's inaugural ball in 1973 and being part of a band that sold 25 million records, to working as a bra fitter at Debenhams.
Her planned solo career failed to take off and she now lives with her husband. She said: "It's best not to dwell on the past. I don't get a penny when a New Seekers record sells and that can be irritating but you can't let it rule your life."
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
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.
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