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What the discovery of gravitational waves means | Allan Adams

NSA's Utah Data Center Suffers New Round Of Electrical Problems

The NSA’s Utah data center is still struggling to get up and running. The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month that the site slated to hold exabytes of NSA spy data has been suffering from lightning arcs and meltdowns that have destroyed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of …

José Mourinho interview: I want players who are made in Chelsea

Early Wednesday afternoon at Cobham and José Mourinho, having taken refuge from the chill of an incessant autumn drizzle, was impatient to crack on. The international window had rather dragged, a manager left with only a handful of first-team players to drill forced to break up the tedium by paying …

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Julian Assange hasn’t set foot outside Ecuador’s London embassy in more than a year—avoiding extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegations of sexual assault. But physical confinement seems only to enhance his reach. The WikiLeaks founder has video-addressed the U.N., launched a Senate campaign …

The day Harry Redknapp brought a fan on to play for West Ham

<i>• Originally published in Howler Magazine</i><p>Ever since he was five years old, Steve Davies dreamed of playing for West Ham United. He grew up in the rain-thrashed English working-class town of Rushden, where by birthright he should have supported Rushden Town, or Northampton, or even Coventry City. …

The Masters of Nature Photography book – in pictures

Wild horses of the Netherlands, red-crowned cranes dancing in the snow, the plight of a tortured chimpanzee and a polar panorama feature in the collection of wildlife images in the book published by the Natural History Museum<p>• Masters of Nature Photography by Rosamund Kidmane Cox - Guardian Bookshop

Mesut Özil's £42m move to Arsenal sealed with one phone call from manager Arsene Wenger

There can be no single occasion during the entire 17 years of Arsène Wenger’s tenure at Arsenal when having a multilingual manager has been more useful.<p>After months of on-off negotiations, the club’s chief executive, Ivan Gazidis, was made aware on Saturday that <b>Real Madrid</b> would be willing to sell …

Russia's Anti-Gay Laws Incite Push for Russian Liquor, Food Boycott

A New York City bar and restaurant group is calling for a city-wide boycott of all Russian-made spirits, liquors and foods to protest recent anti-gay …

Apple trade ban reversal in US questioned by South Korea

South Korea's government has expressed "concerns" about the Barack Obama administration's last-minute reversal of a trade ban against Apple's iPhone 4 and 3G-capable iPad 2 – amid the threat that a similar ban on Samsung products will be implemented on Friday.<p>The block on the iPhone ban, which …

Patrick Kennedy, State Department Official, Faces Hard Questions From Bradley Manning Defense

FORT MEADE, Md. -- The sentencing phase of Bradley Manning's trial took an intense, ripped-from-the-headlines turn Monday as a top State Department official denied that he had squelched an investigation into allegations that the U.S. ambassador to Belgium solicited sex from prostitutes and …

Snake 'strangles two children' in New Brunswick, Canada

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1000000/1000609_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534411961_7ea83e57617dd79496bb77673c99ad3b<p><b>A snake escaped from a pet shop and killed two children in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, police say.</b><p>In a statement, the Royal Canadian …

Essendon coach James Hird says Mark Ricciuto claims have "no fact" to them

ESSENDON coach James Hird has hit back at claims he has been asked to stand down by his club's board.<p>Last night Essendon issued a statement, …

United still hopeful of Fabregas deal

Manchester United remain confident that a deal to sign Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona can still be struck – despite a 24-hour period which saw both …

Soccer

Hillary Clinton films condemned by Republicans

<b>Republicans have called on two US TV networks to drop plans for programmes about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, calling them unfair promotion.</b><p>Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told NBC and CNN the shows would put a "thumb on the scales" of the 2016 presidential …

Nokia claims Lumia 925 takes better pictures than iPhone 5. Well, we'll be the judge of that!

Nokia has just released a commercial for the new Lumia 925, and in it they once again take aim at the iPhone 5, and this time more specifically, the …

iPhone 5

Do You Need a Résumé in the LinkedIn Era?

Now that LinkedIn has become the standard place to present your professional history and credentials — not to mention the fastest way to check somebody else’s — the humble résumé has lost its once-hallowed position as the canonical version of your professional identity. Your LinkedIn profile should …

Exclusive: U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A secretive U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans.<p>Although …

Ashes 2013: England retains the urn after rain washes away Australian fightback at Old Trafford

England has retained the Ashes as constant rain after lunch extinguished Australia's encouraging fight towards victory at Old Trafford on …

Relive our live coverage of day two the second Ashes Test from the home of cricket, Lord's

AUSTRALIA'S hopes of winning the second Ashes Test went up in flames on a shocking day two at Lord's.

The Ashes

Ashes 2013: Graeme Swann spins England into commanding position against Australia at Lord's

Graeme Swann bowled England into a commanding position on day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.<p>The off-spinner took 5 for 44 in 21.3 overs, as …