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Bloodhound: Building the world’s fastest wheels

To travel at 1,000mph, you need to ride on some special wheels. David Robson discovers how the Bloodhound SSC project is cracking a dastardly design problem.<p>The Hakskeen Pan desert in South Africa is perhaps the emptiest stretch of land on Earth. As far as the eye can see, you will simply find the …

Trains

Service To School: Helping Veterans Get Into Top Schools

After serving in Iraq together, Tim Hsia and Augusto Giacoman returned home to pursue graduate degrees. Hsia enrolled in a joint law and business degree program at Stanford University in 2010, while Giacoman started business school at New York University in 2009. Both officers’ educations were …

Deep in debt, can Nauru survive if Australia closes its detention centre?

The recent spate of scandals surrounding Nauru’s offshore detention centre demonstrate just how much both the Nauruan and Australian governments have …

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Western blocs 'win Ukraine poll'

<b>Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine's parliament after the first elections to the body since February's revolution, exit polls suggest.</b><p>As votes are counted, President Petro Poroshenko's bloc looks set to win the most, with PM Arseny Yatsenyuk's People's Front party a close second.<p>Mr …

Russia

Police warn bikie recruitment ramp-up will be met with tough approach

Bikie gangs are actively recruiting new members in Tasmania, police intelligence suggests.<p>Senior police say the Rebels have opened new clubhouses in …

Crime