A COPY of Stephen Hawking's doctorate thesis signed in a shaky hand was unveiled on Tuesday as the highlight of a new auction of the British physicist's personal items in London...

[LONDON] Friends, family and colleagues of British scientist Stephen Hawking will gather Saturday to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where he spent most of his extraordinary...

RENOWNED British physicist Stephen Hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, has died at age 76, his family said on Wednesday.

[FRANKFURT] Stephen Hawking, the British physicist and black-hole theorist who brought science to a mass audience with the best-selling book "A Brief History of Time," has died. He was 76...