Five Things of XX
- The UK and continental Europe could be gripped by more frequent cold winters in the future as a result of low solar activity, say researchers.
- More than 1,000km from the event itself, Iceland's second volcanic eruption in the space of a month has caused flights in the UK to be grounded.
- People in London and south-east England take more attempts to pass driving tests than candidates in any other UK region, a survey has suggested.
- Young Buddhist nuns from the 800-year-old Drukpa Buddhist sect are being taught kung fu fighting by their Vietnamese master.
- New ground breaking research has revealed that our memory is more fallible that initially thought.