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Who will win Election 2015? Tories claw back polls after Labour took lead

Latest polls and predictions from April 9<p>After <b>a flurry of polls putting Labour in the lead</b>, the Conservatives have edged ahead of their rivals.<p>Late on Thursday night new polls were issued which gave the Conservatives a one-point lead.<p>It followed three polls earlier in the day which each gave Labour …

Financial Markets

UN chief urges return to political talks in Yemen

The UN secretary-general has said that two weeks of Saudi-led air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, and the rebels' advances "have turned an internal political crisis into a violent conflict that risks deep and long-lasting regional repercussions".<p>Ban Ki-moon on Thursday told reporters that …

Middle East

Rouhani: Iran will only sign final nuclear deal if all sanctions lifted

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran will only sign a final nuclear agreement with the P5+1 world leaders if all economic sanctions imposed …

National Geographic Travel

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge will be in short supply

Samsung mobile head J.K. Shin has warned that supply constraints could hamper sales of its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. According to <i>Reuters</i>, Shin revealed production yields of the phone's unique curved display are low, meaning that the company may not be able to keep up with demand. Samsung is …

Taliban attack on Afghan court kills police chief, 7 others | Reuters

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Militants armed with rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons stormed a court in Afghanistan’s northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Thursday and killed eight people including the district police chief, authorities said.<p>Taliban insurgents claimed …

Afghanistan

Iran: No signing final nuclear deal unless economic sanctions are lifted

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran will sign a final nuclear agreement only if economic sanctions against the nation are removed on the first day of the deal's implementation, President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday.<p>Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic republic's supreme leader, meanwhile, told state-run media outlets he …

South Asia

Intense fighting reported in Yemen's Aden

Saudi-led air strikes against suspected Houthi fighters in Yemen have continued for the 15th day, with intense fighting occurring in the southern city of Aden, where rockets have reportedly landed on houses.<p>The World Health Organisation says at least 643 people have died and more than 2,200 have …

Middle East

Apple Watch purchases are online-only at launch

Don't plan on camping outside of an Apple Store to grab a Watch later this month. Apple has announced that Watch purchases will only be taken online during its "initial launch period." It doesn't say how long that'll be, but it's likely to stay that way until they're in greater supply. "We expect …

Apple Watch

See the American Civil War in Color Photographs

Allan Pinkerton, President Lincoln, and Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand; at the main eastern theater of the war, Battle of<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Alexander …

War

12-inch MacBook review

<i>(Shot on location at WeWork. Also available on YouTube)</i><p>Apple's latest laptop is simply called the MacBook.<p>Actually, I suppose, you're going to see everybody refer to it as "the new MacBook" for a little while, but that's just temporary. The name is a signal. Apple could have called it the MacBook …

MacBook Air

'Blood rain' to fall on Britain as red Saharan dust blows in from Africa

Storms in the Sahara desert have whipped up sand into a fine dust which is being carried to Britain on northerly winds<p>‘Blood rain’ will fall on Britain this weekend staining cars and pavements a rusty brown as red dust blows in from the Sahara desert.<p>Parts of the UK are facing soaring levels of air …

How Artists And Designers Turned The Coca-Cola Bottle Into An American Icon

The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. An exhibit reveals how a soda container became a huge design success story and muse for artists.<p>The Coca-Cola bottle turns 100 this year. Originally designed by the Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana, and inspired by an illustration of a cocoa pod, …

Andy Warhol

Mophie's new Space Pack lineup adds 128GB storage to iPhones and iPads

If you bought the latest iOS device but still find yourself running out of power and space, Mophie might have the answer. The accessory maker has unveiled the latest additions to its Space Pack range today, offering battery and power-extending cases for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPad mini. …

iPad Mini
Terrorism

Bring them back. Now.

It has been a year since the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls from their school in the town of Chibok in northern Nigeria on …

Africa

Protesters killed in bombing in Afghanistan's east

A suicide bombing outside the governor's house in Afghanistan's eastern Khost province has killed at least 17 people, according to local police and hospital officials.<p>At least 36 people protesting against the governor were also wounded in the attack early on Thursday, including Humayoun Humayoun, a …

United Nations

Articles about worlds first carbon positive prefab house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Believed to be the first house printed using mobile 3D printing technology, a 38-square-meter surface structure has sprung up in...<p>A mixed-use development transforms a site where the stone that built Bath was unearthed.<p>Three months ago, this was the site of Leo Marmol's new prefabbed residence in …

Prefab Homes

Articles about eight daring designs mexico city on Dwell.com - Dwell

Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...<p>Last week, we shared our discoveries from Caravana Americana by LAGO, Mexico City’s design fair that showcased the best of Latin...<p>Words: Caroline Joan Peixoto and …

Mexico City

Driverless cars set to roll out for trials on UK roads

Vince Cable believes trials in Greenwich, Bristol, Milton Keynes and Coventry, backed by £19m worth of government funding, could lead to £900bn industry<p>The prototype driverless cars to be tested in the heart of four British cities are unveiled on Wednesday, with the government claiming the nation …

Autonomous Cars

5 Ways MIT Is Reinventing Your Power Cord

Inspired by a water hose, MIT’s Tangible Media Group has come up with a way to make cords and cables part of your gadget’s UI.<p>Bending your lamp cord to turn off the light? Pinching your headphone cable to mute your music? A new project out of MIT is looking to change the way you look at cords by …

Engineering

Sony Xperia E4 Up For Pre-order In The UK

Well that was quick, one UK retailer is now taking pre-orders on the new Sony Xperia E4 which was announced earlier today.<p>Although the company has …

Phones

Gett Lands for Android Wear, Lets You Book Taxis From Your Wrist

Gett, the company behind the taxi-booking app of the same name in the US, announced today that its Android app is now compatible with Android Wear devices.<p>From today, users in the UK, Russia, Israel and the US can book a car on demand using voice commands. As an extra bonus you’ll also get driver …

The iPhone has caused Android sales to fall for the first time ever

Samsung isn’t the only smartphone maker experiencing a decline in sales thanks to Apple’s latest iPhones. New data shows that the popularity of the …

Mobile

Mistrust and machetes thwart efforts to contain Ebola in Guinea | Reuters

LOLA, Guinea (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Red Cross pickups crawl through the streets of the Guinean town of Lola in search of Ebola victims, crowds of women gather to shoo the medical workers away, young boys throw stones and angry men reach for their machetes.<p>A Red Cross truck carrying the …

Disease

Prince Charles raises Raif Badawi case with Saudi king

Charles and King Salman talk privately about plight of jailed blogger before lavish lunch in Riyadh<p>Prince Charles has raised the plight of jailed blogger Raif Badawi with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman.<p>Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison and has received 50 of 1,000 lashes for offences related …

Prince Charles

Minsk meeting may seal Ukraine's fate | DW | 10.02.2015

"Don't worry about the event in Minsk," Alexander Lukashenko told Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting in the Russian resort of Sochi …

Russia

Hiring prostitutes not my concept of sexuality, Strauss-Kahn tells court

Former IMF chief denies woman’s claim that he went ahead with sex act after she cried and gestured that she did not want to do it<p>Dominique Strauss-Kahn has told a court in Lille that he was unaware that women who participated in orgies at luxury hotels in Paris and Washington DC were …

Washington D.C.

Is the Modi Honeymoon Over?

In elections over the weekend, Delhi voters left no doubt about whom they prefer to govern India's capital region. Official results released Tuesday …

India

Arvind Kejriwal shows his Aam Aadmi muscles, leaves battered BJP with just 3 seats

Arvind Kejriwal with his father and wife after the Delhi poll victory. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey)<p>Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party …