President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.
Mr Thwaites, wearing his prosthetic limbs, said the award was a 'huge honour'
The long summer appears to have kept the wasps around for longer than usual, and people want rid of them
The word equinox comes from the Latin for "equal night" – which is exactly what it is, and happens just twice a year