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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:49:13 +0200


Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer charged with sex offences
Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell, Australia's most senior Catholic figure, denies wrongdoing.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:44:53 GMT

Trump travel ban: US sets out visa criteria
Visa applicants from six mainly Muslim countries must have "close" family or business ties.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:33:59 GMT

Chinese president makes first HK visit
Xi Jinping's visit to mark 20 years since the handover from British rule is seen as highly symbolic.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:43:10 GMT

Why Trump only has bad North Korea options
Steve Evans looks at the obstacles to the US and South Korea developing a strategy on the north.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:21:43 GMT

IS 'faces end game in Mosul' - UK
The defence secretary also says more British troops will go to Afghanistan on training duties.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:16:50 GMT

 
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:18:25 +0200


Grenfell fire: Retired judge to lead disaster inquiry
The appointment of Sir Martin Moore-Bick is likely to be confirmed in a government statement.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:51:47 GMT

Stalking victim rejects police apology over stabbing
Helen Pearson was stabbed in the neck and face after reporting her stalker to police 125 times.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:12:17 GMT

'My son was circumcised without my consent'
Three people have been arrested over the circumcision, including one for grievous bodily harm.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:36:56 GMT

Theresa May to seek backing of MPs for Queen's Speech
MPs will vote on the government's legislative programme in an early test of Theresa May's authority.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:24:02 GMT

Albanian gangs 'controlling' UK drug trafficking market
The National Crime Agency says it is increasingly concerned, in the agency's annual assessment.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:37:38 GMT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:56:16 +0200


EgyptAir hijack: Man jumps from plane cockpit window
A man was filmed jumping from a hijacked EgyptAir plane cockpit window shortly before the hijacker surrendered.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 11:46:23 GMT

EgyptAir hijack: Cyprus president laughs off hijacking
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that the hijacking of the plane that landed at Larnaca was not linked to terrorism.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:42:10 GMT

Armed man shot by police at US Capitol building
Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the Capitol building visitor centre in Washington DC.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 01:29:40 GMT

How did FBI unlock dead gunman's iPhone?
The FBI has managed to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple's help, ending a court case, the US justice department says.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:22:51 GMT

Library cuts: How flagship building made savings
Birmingham's new £189m library had to shed staff and reduce hours within two years of opening.
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 23:00:16 GMT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:58:33 +0200


Thai police called in to take on village's female ghost
A village in Thailand wants police to prevent a panic after several incidents have been blamed on a ghost
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:20:24 GMT

Algerians champion traditional dress for Eid al-Fitr
An online campaign is urging Algerians to promote local fashion to mark the end of Ramadan.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:07:57 GMT

Nigerian president's Eid speech in Hausa criticised
Greetings in a regional language have stirred rather than quelled rumours over the president's health.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:29:22 GMT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:44:01 EDT


Higher IQ in childhood is linked to a longer life
Higher intelligence (IQ) in childhood is associated with a lower lifetime risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, smoking related cancers, respiratory disease and dementia, finds a new study.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:00:12 EDT

NASA keeps a close eye on tiny stowaways
Wherever you find people, you also find bacteria and other microorganisms. The International Space Station is no exception.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:32:14 EDT

Study of US seniors strengthens link between air pollution and premature death
A new study of 60 million Americans -- about 97 percent of people age 65 and older in the United States -- shows that long-term exposure to airborne fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and ozone increases the risk of premature death, even when that exposure is at levels below the National Ambient Air Quality Standards.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:32:11 EDT

Scientists identify cause, possible treatment for life-threatening gut condition
Investigators have discovered a genetic cause and potential treatment strategy for a rare immune disorder called CHAPLE disease. Children with the condition can experience severe gastrointestinal distress and deep vein blood clots. No effective treatments are available to ameliorate or prevent these life-threatening symptoms.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:32:08 EDT

Nanostructures taste the rainbow
Combining nanophotonics and thermoelectrics, engineers generate materials capable of distinguishing between tiny differences in wavelengths of light.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:21:54 EDT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:48:53 +0200


Federal Survey: Half of Hate Crimes Go Unreported
The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates’ concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities. More than half of the 250,000 hate crimes that took place each year between 2004 and 2015 went unreported to law enforcement for a variety of reasons, according to a special report on hate crimes from the Bureau of...
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:19:12 -0400

Panel Rejects Attempt by Democrats to Get Trump Travel Costs
The GOP-led House Armed Services Committee narrowly defeated a bid by Democrats late Wednesday to compel the Air Force to detail how much has been spent on trips that President Donald Trump has made to his Florida estate and other properties he owns. Republicans denounced the measure as “gotcha politics” and an attempt to litigate the 2016 election. But Democrats fired back, saying Trump has invited the scrutiny by refusing to divest himself from his business empire or release his...
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:01:57 -0400

China’s Xi Arrives to Mark Hong Kong Anniversary
China’s President Xi Jinping was greeted by supporters waving red Hong Kong and Chinese flags as he arrived Thursday to mark two decades since China took control of the former British colony.    Xi’s Air China plane touched down at midday for a three-day visit, which culminates Saturday when Xi will oversee an inauguration ceremony for the Asian financial hub’s new leader, Carrie Lam.  Pro-democracy protests   Pro-democracy activists staged protests ahead of his...
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:45:27 -0400

US Farmers Plow Through Uncertain Trade Environment
It’s been a tough stretch for Illinois farmer Wendell Shauman.  His costs for everything from fertilizer to seed have increased, but the price for his crops have not.  During the last four years, Shauman’s income has dropped, and he was hoping that ending the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba would give his bottom line a little boost.  “Cuba’s a logical market,” he explained to VOA on his farm in rural Kirkwood, Illinois.  “Something that’s 90 miles away should be your...
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:40:36 -0400

World Food Prize Winner: Immense Challenges Lie Ahead
This year's World Food Prize has been awarded to African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, for his work to improve the lives of millions of small farmers across the African continent —  especially in Nigeria, where he was once the agriculture minister. Kenneth Quinn, president of the World Food Prize Foundation, based in Des Moines, Iowa, said the $250,000 award reflected Adesina's "breakthrough achievements" in Nigeria and his leadership role in the...
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:14:09 -0400


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0200

Algerian Leader Muhammad Boudiaf Assassinated (1992)

Boudiaf was an Algerian political leader and a founder of the National Liberation Front, which directed the Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962) against France. Boudiaf was captured in 1956 and imprisoned. He was freed after Algeria gained independence, but his opposition to the new regime led to a 27-year exile. In 1992, he was invited back to head the government and deal with rising religious influence in politics. Months later, he was assassinated by a bodyguard while doing what? Discuss

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:02:04 +0200


Conference on Cyprus off to constructive start but hard work remains, says UN facilitator
On the opening day of the Conference on Cyprus, a senior United Nations official expressed hope that the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders as well as the guarantors – Greece, Turkey and the United Kingdom – have the determination to overcome the challenges and resolve the issues before them.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:50:11 EST

‘Inclusive, equitable and quality education’ at the heart of high-level UN event
Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.”
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:35:50 EST

Harness ‘immense’ potential offered by migration, UN officials urge at global forum
Speaking at a major international meeting on migration and development, senior United Nations officials have underlined the need for safe, orderly and regular migration options to ensure that people around the world are not forced to undertake arduous and dangerous pathways in their search for a better future.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:48:25 EST

‘Disproportionate emphasis’ on security would undercut sustaining peace in Sahel – UN deputy chief
The United Nations deputy chief today stressed the need to “avoid a disproportionate emphasis on security” when carrying out a strategy to help Africa’s Sahel region achieve sustained peace and development.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:43:35 EST

International cooperation key to keeping WMDs away from terrorists, Security Council told
The United Nations disarmament chief today called for stronger international cooperation to prevent terrorists from accessing and using weapons of mass destruction, warning that technological advances – such as unmanned aerial vehicles, 3-D printers and the Dark Web – make it easier for terrorist groups to effectively use such weapons.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:57:11 EST



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July 1 pay cuts for some, rises for others
Cuts to penalty rate cuts, rises in the cost of digital products and superannuation amendments are just some of the federal changes to come into effect in the new financial year.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:02:04 +0200

Solomon Islands rescue mission explained
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0200

Giacomo Leopardi (1798)

Leopardi was an Italian poet and scholar who suffered throughout his life from chronic physical ailments and dashed hopes. Despite these challenges, he was devoted to philosophy and the classics from early childhood and became one of the most formidable linguists and writers of his time. His pessimistic poetry is admired for its brilliance, intensity, and musicality. He is considered among the great Italian poets of the 19th century. What are some of his most famous works? Discuss

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 06:27:43 +0200


Disney XD Is Developing Herbie Reboot TV Series

The gender of the lead role is still up in the air

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:23:18 +0000

Netflix Castlevania Series Reveals Cast Including Richard Armitage and James Callis

The cast also includes Matt Frewer from Max Headroom

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:15:30 +0000

Simon Rumley on The Exorcist

Maverick director recalls the first time he saw the 1973 horror masterpiece

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:41:21 +0000

Watch the Spider-Man: Homecoming Premiere Livestream!

Check out Tom Holland and the cast live from Hollywood

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:28:55 +0000

The My Little Pony Movie Trailer is Here!

My Little Pony: The Movie will hit theaters on October 6, 2017

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:04:13 +0000

Penguin Bloom to Be Adapted by Shaun Grant, Naomi Watts to Star

About a little magpie that changed a family forever

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:56:19 +0000

Josh Brolin Teases His Cable Transformation for Deadpool 2

Brolin stars as the time-traveling mutant in the sequel

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:23:41 +0000

CS Video: The Despicable Me 3 Cast

Sit down with voice actors Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Miranda Cosgrove

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 21:15:05 +0000

The Last Face Trailer Featuring Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem

The film premieres exclusively on DIRECTV tomorrow!

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 20:30:04 +0000

New Images of Thor: Ragnarok Products from Hasbro

All the toys come out in the Fall to coincide with the movie on November 3, 2017

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:50:53 +0000


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:20:19 +0200


Halle Berry: Was her Oscar win worthless?
The Monster's Ball star says she is "saddened" to still be the only black woman to win the best actress Oscar.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:31:31 GMT

Radio 1: Why is the station struggling to find new DJs?
Why it's "getting harder" to find new presenting talent on the BBC radio station.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:05:16 GMT

BBC Radio 1 to launch pop up station with 50th birthday
As part of its 50th birthday celebrations, Radio 1 will launch a "vintage" station.
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:38:23 GMT

Johnny Galecki: Big Bang Theory star's house burns down
Johnny Galecki says he's "relieved no-one has been hurt" after his ranch burned down in a bush fire.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:50:49 GMT

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies
The best-selling children's author died at his home after a short illness, aged 91.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:05:15 GMT

Girl with the Dragon Dragon Tattoo star Michael Nyqvist dies
The death of the actor, who had had cancer for a year, will leave a "huge void", his family says.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 11:17:09 GMT

UK film industry 'needs more diversity'
The UK's film industry has a "pandemic lack of inclusion", a British Film Industry report says.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:01:50 GMT

Fatherland: Searching for the soul of England's lads and dads
Children's film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs inspires a play about modern masculinity.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:30:29 GMT

See what the V&A's new £55m wing looks like
Images of the newly opened Exhibition Road Quarter at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:56:25 GMT

Grenfell victim's name wins Philip Pullman character auction
More than 400 bidders win the Authors For Grenfell Tower auction lot with a joint bid of £32,400.
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:45:05 GMT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 07:00:00 +0200

The History of Saffron

Spanning cultures, continents, and civilizations, the history of saffron in human cultivation and use reaches back more than 3,000 years. Saffron, a spice derived from the stigmas of saffron crocus plants, has been used as a seasoning, fragrance, dye, and medicine and has remained among the world's costliest substances throughout history. After saffron spread to America in the 18th c, demand grew so much that its price on the Philadelphia commodities exchange matched that of what precious metal? Discuss

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

Cyclo-Cross

Performed on short courses featuring pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills, and obstacles, cyclo-cross is a form of bicycle racing that requires riders to dismount, carry their bikes while maneuvering around obstructions, and remount without losing speed. Some trace the origins of the sport to the early 1900s, when European road racers would race to the next town by cutting through fields, over fences, and taking various other shortcuts. Why did the sport gain popularity in 1910?

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT

The Four Heavenly Kings

The Four Heavenly Kings are Buddhist deities tasked with watching over the world's four cardinal directions. As guardians of the world and fighters of evil, they have vowed to shield the Buddha's followers from danger and possess the power to command a legion of supernatural creatures to protect the Dharma, the Buddha's teachings. Thrice monthly, the kings send messengers or go themselves to see how virtue and morality are faring in the world of men. To whom do they report their findings?

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:00:00 GMT


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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:02:25 +0200


Police among six charged over 1989 Hillsborough crush
Twenty-eight years on, prosecutors say there is 'sufficient evidence to charge six individuals with criminal offences'.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:10:00 +0200

Helicopter launches grenade attacks on Venezuela Supreme Court
Venezuela's army has been put on alert after four grenades were hurled at the Supreme Court from a helicopter
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:18:00 +0200

Saudi Arabia demands Qatar close Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran
The Gulf crisis escalated late Thursday, as Kuwait presented Qatar with a 13-point list of demands from Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, and Egypt.
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:57:00 +0200

The connection between Grenfell and Finsbury Park
Both the Grenfell fire and the Finsbury Park attack are the result of the UK government's vilification of the 'other'.
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:36:00 +0200

Macron faces hurdles, despite massive boost
France's youngest president in the six decade-long Fifth Republic has transformed the country’s political landscape in a matter of weeks
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:00:00 +0200

'All Muslims, I want to kill all Muslims.': London terror attack suspect arrested
At least one man dead and 10 others injured after a man rammed his van into worshippers near Finsbury Park mosque, police say.
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:47:00 +0200

Brics meet at key point in battle against global inequality
The Brics are driving income equality but this could reverse if emerging market growth slows and income inequality within countries accelerates
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:40:00 +0200

Fire engulfs tower block in west London
A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block before dawn, causing dozens of casualties and trapping residents inside.
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 08:49:00 +0200

Trump tweet inspires new 'COVFEFE Act'
A congressman has introduced a bill that aims to preserve President Trump's tweets to make sure they are archived as part of his presidential records
Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:04:00 +0200

Seismic shifts in the Gulf in Qatar stand-off
The Arab Spring marked the most significant turning point for the GCC States in their tolerance of Qatar’s defiance.
Mon, 12 Jun 2017 16:37:00 +0200



 


 
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Sleep Expert Tells Students All-Night Study Hurts Performance
  Sleep expert David Earnest often tells college students that a good night’s sleep is important for academic success. Not that they listen to him. Earnest is a professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine. He explains that so-called “all nighters,” in which students spend all night studying instead of sleeping, are not effective – or healthy. “The sort of common approach for college students…is to wait until the last minute in terms of preparing or studying for an...
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:05:07 +0000

Five Fun Puzzle Apps to Stretch Your Brain
  Fun puzzle apps are handy to have on your phone. Keep them ready when you need to clear your mind. Maybe you are stuck in the office on a Friday afternoon, or trapped in a car on a long road trip, or waiting on a flight that is delayed. Puzzle apps can help make that time more enjoyable. The apps can also help avoid the oft-repeated question, "Are we there yet?" from your young travelers. But puzzle apps can do more than entertain you. They can also improve your...
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Protesters Arrested Days Before Hong Kong Marks 20 Years Under China
  Saturday marks the 20th anniversary of Britain handing over Hong Kong to China. The city plans a major celebration of the change that took place on July 1, 1997. The Chinese military will hold a huge fireworks show, and Chinese President Xi Jinping is making a state visit starting Thursday. But, as the city prepares, not everyone is welcoming the events. Concerns over ‘one country, two systems’ Twenty-three-year-old Nathan Law is Hong Kong’s youngest-ever lawmaker....
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Fake TIME Magazine Covers Hang at Trump Golf Courses
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