Gavin O'Neill

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Forty years of missions to Mars

Four decades after Nasa’s Viking 1 landed on the red planet, we detail every Mars mission to date – successful or not<p>“Getting to Mars was really hard to do,” Nasa’s chief historian Dr Bill Barry said, in a major feat of understatement, as the US space agency celebrated the 40th anniversary of the …

Space Science

Hazard named Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year

The Belgian earned around 53 per cent of the media vote after a season that has seen him start every Premier League game for Chelsea, notching 14 goals and eight assists<p>Chelsea star Eden Hazard has been named the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year with Harry Kane in second place …

Soccer

Samsung banks on new smartphone roll-out

The Galaxy S6 and its curved-edge variant, the Galaxy S6 Edge, went on sale in South Korea, home of the electronic giant, as well as Europe, the United States and markets in the Asia-Pacific such as Australia, Singapore and India.<p>Samsung, labouring under the burden of successive quarters of …

200th anniversary of the Gurkhas: fierce, loyal and brave, Britain must thank them for their service

General Sir Peter Wall pays tribute to the Nepalese soldiers who are a valued and distinguished part of the Army, still making up three per cent of our fighting force<p>This year marks 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown. These remarkable soldiers, in their hundreds of thousands, have …

Indian Army

Mischa Barton Sues Her Mom for Stealing Money

Mischa Barton is suing her mother, PEOPLE confirms.<p>The actress, 29, claims that her mother, Nuala Barton, has stolen money to buy a $7.8 million …

Dancing

Shell seeking to buy BG in first oil super-merger in over a decade | Reuters

(Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell (RDSa.L) is in advanced talks to buy BG Group BG.L in the first oil super-merger in more than a decade, seeking to extend its lead in gas production and close the gap with the world’s biggest oil major, U.S. ExxonMobil (XOM.N).<p>File photo of filled oil drums are seen at …

Oil

Samsung expected to go smaller with Galaxy S6, Note Edge screens

Image copyright Kif Leswing/Gigaom.Both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and new Note Edge will have smaller displays, according to Bloomberg, which also …

Gear & Gadgets

The White House wants professional video gamers to get health insurance

Because sitting all day is actually pretty dangerous<p>For President Obama's ambitious health care overhaul to work, lots of young people need to sign up for coverage. Reaching those teens can be tricky, but the administration knows what's hip to the youth. Today the White House unveiled a new …

24 Historic Photos That'll Make You Want To Be An Astronaut

Featuring Buzz Aldrin taking the first selfie in space. And also a lot of American flags.

Space Science