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Two more weeks in space for astronaut Tim Peake

Astronaut Tim Peake has been told his trip of a lifetime to space will be extended by an extra couple of weeks.<p>“Each day spent living in space is a huge privilege and there is much work to do on the station”Major Tim Peake<p>The Briton travelled to the International Space Station (ISS) in December, …

British family beating video: Thai police announce 'leak' hunt over footage that shocked world

It was video footage that shocked the world when it surfaced this week showing two elderly British tourists and their middle-aged son battered senseless by Thai revellers in the seaside resort of Hua Hin.<p>But the provincial police chief has now ordered a "leak" investigation to establish if officers …

Swedish minister resigns after comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

Sweden`s housing minister has resigned after footage of him comparing the treatment of Palestinians by Israel to that of the Jews by the Nazis …

Drone hits British Airways plane as it prepares to land at Heathrow

Police were last night investigating after a drone crashed into a British Airways jet over Heathrow in what is believed to be the first case of its kind.<p>The pilot of the BA727 flight from Geneva, carrying 132 passengers and five crew members, reported to police that the front of the aircraft had …

Airplanes

The Panama Papers Have Britain's Leaders Tied in Knots

The ‘Panama Papers’ are already generating more heat than light, at least in the U.K.<p>This was to be expected, given that Prime Minister David Cameron …

Germany probed Mossack Fonseca before Panama Papers leak

The founders of the Mossack Fonseca law firm at the center of the Panama Papers data leak filed a data breach complaint against foreign hackers. The …

US government, Soros funded Panama Papers to attack Putin – WikiLeaks

Washington is behind the recently released offshore revelations known as the Panama Papers, WikiLeaks has claimed, saying that the attack was …

Microsoft releases Cortana-like speech-to-text technology to select developers

Microsoft today announced a new private preview of the Custom Recognition Intelligence Service (CRIS), a highly customizable tool that can give applications Siri-like speech-to-text functionality. Also today, Microsoft is opening up public previews for two sets of application programming interfaces …

Artificial Intelligence

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

Space Exploration

View images of Martian briny flows of water from analysed spectral data from the CRISM instrument onboard Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Mars

Uniting Ocean and Earth for Climate Action

Changing Planet<p>This winter, the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris will feature one of the largest gatherings of world leaders to ever address global warming. The stage is set for all United Nations member states to come together and create an international agreement on the …

Kepler Telescope Introduces Earth To A Very Distant Cousin

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has spotted the first roughly Earth-sized world orbiting in the "Goldilocks zone" of another star – offering perhaps the best bet so far for life elsewhere in the universe.<p>A year on Kepler-452b, which is about 1,400 light years from us in the constellation …

Universe

British companies struggle to find domestic workers with right skills - BCC

Almost half of UK businesses employ migrant workers, saying there is a lack of local talent and that staff from overseas have a more positive work ethic, according to a report by the British Chambers of Commerce.<p>Forty five percent of UK firms hire migrants from within and outside the EU, the BCC’s …

Highly-complex malware has secretly spied on computers for years, say researchers

Trojan is likely state sponsored, has attacked Russian, Saudi internet providers and telecoms since 2008<p>Security researchers have discovered one of the most advanced pieces of malware ever created — and it's been in use since at least 2008. Symantec researchers published their findings today on a …

Victorian art ‘comes home’ to London house

Away from the roaring traffic of Kensington High Street, the heady scent of roses and a billionaire’s collection of Victorian art have filled one of the most startling interiors in London – the flamboyant former home and studio of the 19th-century painter Sir Frederick Leighton. Built around an …

Richard III Leicester cathedral plans get green light

<b>A major refit of Leicester Cathedral to host the bones of Richard III has been given the go-ahead.</b><p>Delayed since September, plans to move the altar, wooden screens and fit new stained glass have now been backed by the Church of England's planning panel.<p>But details of a redesigned tomb for the king, …

6 salad ingredients you need to scrap

A great salad has everything your body needs to burn fat, build muscle, and pump up energy levels. And in a perfect world we would eat one at every …

Heart-Fixing Super Glue Can Mend Blood Vessels And Was Inspired By Slugs

A rather amazing new glue has been developed that can mend heart tissue, negating the need for suturing and stapling - and it was inspired by …

David Cameron's Re-Election In Trouble, Poll Shows Tory Voters Abandoning Party

The huge difficulty David Cameron will have winning a majority at the next election has been laid bare by a new poll published today, which reveals …

He claimed an 'attack of schizophrenia' rendered his signing unintelligible, but his performance translated an underlying truth<p>• Gary Younge: Mandela's legacy must not be laid to rest<p>Our daily lives are mostly a mixture of drab routine and unpleasant surprises – however, from time to time, …

How to Capture the Essence of a Place - Travel Photography Tips

When to Use Back Light

<i>This is a guest post by Thomas Shue – lilsamedia.com/blog</i> <i><br>Follow him on Twitter:</i><p>Today I am offering you some tips about back lighting. Simply put, …

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places

Tips for Landscape Photography in Exotic Places - 5 tips for planning your trip so you can bring great landscape photos home.

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

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No puns please... Britain has agreed to start shipping pig semen to China, in a deal worth millions to the pig industry. The deal was agreed by the two countries during a three-day trade visit by David Cameron, the Prime Minister, to China. Half of the world's pigs are in China and improving pig genetics is key to China as pig meat is one of their main sources of protein. More here: http://fw.to/aVcch1a Photo: Reuters

Afghan ministers will not sign U.S. pact unless demands met - Karzai | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai will not allow any of his ministers to sign a security pact with the United States unless key demands are met, the president’s spokesman said on Wednesday.<p>Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during the opening of the Loya Jirga, in Kabul November 21, …

USB Type-C cable plugs to be reversible

<b>USB cable developers have announced that a forthcoming version of the connector's plug is to be reversible.</b><p>It means users of the Universal Serial Bus cables will no longer have to worry which way round the part is facing when plugging it into a device.<p>The specification is due to be completed by …

Develpoing an Islamic Personality - Mufti Ismail Ibn Musa Menk

Nissan Leaf prototype becomes first autonomous car to hit Japanese highways (video)

Autonomous autos are somewhat old hat for commuters in California and Nevada, but Japan's only just seen one hit its public roads. After earning a license plate in September, Nissan's driverless (and electric) Leaf hit the pavement of the country's Sagami Expressway, becoming the very first …