Nikhil Sumesh

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Earthquake Study Points to Possible Carbon Injection Risks

The oil industry triggered a series of small earthquakes in Texas by injecting carbon dioxide underground to boost well production, a new study says.<p><b>A cluster of 18 small earthquakes in western Texas was likely triggered by the injection of carbon dioxide into oil wells, according to a study</b> …

Turkey’s New Undersea Tunnel Is Built to Resist Earthquakes

How engineers made a train tunnel that connects two continents<p><b>Istanbul has tunnel vision. A new undersea tunnel now connects the city's Asian and European sides and faced a major engineering challenge: withstanding the area's potentially devastating earthquakes.</b><p>October 29 marked the 90th …

How to choose a Caribbean island

The dozens of islands scattered across the Caribbean are a remarkably diverse lot. Pulsing Jamaica has little in common with group-filled Aruba, and even islands in plain sight of each other like St Kitts and Nevis are vastly different not just in appearance but in what they offer visitors.<p>So for …

Top 10 affordable ski chalets and hotels in Europe

Edelweiss Ski Chalet, Zell am See, Austria<p>In August, Ingrid and Anthony Beardmore, and their two children, packed up their belongings in Derbyshire and moved to the Austrian Alps. They bought a large house in the village of Uttendorf, which they've transformed into a B&B chalet. Opening on 1 …

Cosmonauts take Sochi Olympic torch for first spacewalk

For the first time in history, the Olympic torch has been taken into open space as part of the torch relay for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.<p>A pair of Russian cosmonauts took turns to wave the unlit torch some 320 kilometres above Earth while outside the International Space Station.<p>Inspired by the …

Deadly fireworks blast at Paris musical

One person has died as a result of a explosion on Friday night at a Paris theatre preparing to stage a musical about the French Revolution. 14 others, cast members or stage hands, were hurt in the accident sparked by a pyrotechnics blast at the Palais de Sports.

Croatians get rare glimpse of An-225, world's biggest plane

In Croatia, thousands of plane spotters have turned out at Zagreb airport to see the Antonov AN-225, the world’s biggest ever produced airplane. The giant Ukrainian built aircraft is now heading for Asia.

Turkey's Erdogan wants to ban mixed student house sharing

Mixed student housing in Turkey could be a thing of the past if Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gets his way.<p>He has said he wants to ban male and female students from living together both on and off-campus and that the government receives ‘intelligence’ about what goes on inside coed …

Typhoon Haiyan: at least 10,000 reported dead in Philippine province

At least 10,000 people are thought to have died in the central Philippine province of Leyte after Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms ever to make landfall, lashed the area, swallowing coastal towns, a senior police official said early on Sunday morning.<p>About 70-80% of the buildings in the …

Google's Timothy Jordan: Glass is a complete break from the past

Many wonder whether Google Glass has legs as a technology. Will we still be using it (and talking about it) years from now? If you ask Google's Senior Developer Advocate Timothy Jordan, absolutely. Speaking at Expand in New York, he described the wearable eyepiece as a fundamental shift in user …

Sky Sports

Dortmund beaten as Bayern cruise

<b>Borussia Dortmund</b> slipped four points behind Bayern Munich in the race for the Bundesliga title after a surprise 2-1 loss at <b>Wolfsburg</b>. Dortmund went …

Soccer

Ibrahimovic hat trick carries PSG

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat trick as <b>Paris Saint-Germain</b> beat <b>Nice</b> 3-1 to move four points clear atop Ligue 1 on Saturday.<p>Ibrahimovic converted a …

Soccer

Guangzhou take Asian crown

Marcello Lippi's Guangzhou Evergrande have been crowned Asian Champions League winners, with a 1-1 second-leg draw against Seoul enough to hand them …

Soccer

The day Liverpool proved they are genuine Premier League title contenders

club metro opinion<p>After last weekend’s defeat at Arsenal, Saturday’s home game with Fulham was arguably Liverpool’s biggest test of the season.<p>And …

Manchester United winger Ashley Young should take a leaf out of the honest book of jockey Tony McCoy

The diving antics of the Manchester United winger must be dealt with now, if only to highlight to youngsters how wrong it is.<p>When <b>Tony McCoy</b> goes to work, he is followed by an ambulance and adulation.<p>When Ashley Young goes to work, he is followed currently only by recriminations. Their only shared …

BBC Sport

The Ashes 2013-14: England rocked as Kevin Pietersen forced to have pain-killing jab to get through series

England have been rocked by a fresh injury scare to Kevin Pietersen after it was revealed the star batsman will have to undergo a pain-killing …

Jose Mourinho: Andre Marriner was right to hand Chelsea late penalty against West Brom

Jose Mourinho insists referee Andre Marriner was right to award Chelsea an added time penalty to snatch a point against West Brom.<p>The Baggies looked …

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

<b>Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 23rd Real Madrid hat-trick as they swept aside Real Sociedad to move within three points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.</b><p>Ronaldo opened the scoring early with an angled finish before setting up striker Karim Benzema for the second.<p>The Portuguese forward's penalty put the …

Ashes 2013-14: Injuries to Matt Prior and Kevin Pietersen injuries give England unwanted concern in countdown

There was little left in this match for England except to give practice to the cricket starved and avoid injury to the established.<p>Unfortunately, on a cold, blustery final day, they failed to achieve the second part of the plan after injuries to Matt Prior and <b>Kevin Pietersen</b> trumped any gains made …

Wales