Palaeogeneticists in Copenhagen and Australia examined 158 leg bones from three extinct species of bird which still contained DNA. After lots of SCIENCE! it was determined the building blocks of life degrade completely after slightly over five hundred years.
- France's highest court has reversed the burkini ban imposed on a town near Nice, a human rights group lawyer said.
- Hillary Clinton came closer than ever to attacking Donald Trump's character and tied her opponent to the "alt-right" movement.
- Italy declared a state of emergency in the regions hardest hit by Wednesday's earthquake. At least 267 people have died and 400 others were injured.