News archive from 11 August 2016, page 8

Mystery of 'dark material' in deep canyons on Titan solved as Nasa's Cassini spacecraft finds they are...

A web of dark canyons on the surface of Saturn's largest moon holds one of Titan's many secrets. Images beamed back from Nasa's Cassini craft reveal Titan's steep-sided canyons, which branch out from the northern sea Ligeia Mare, are flowing with...

 
Footage captured by underwater robots reveals what deep-sea life is like more than half a mile beneath the surface 

Footage captured by underwater robots reveals what deep-sea life is like more than half a mile beneath the...

Advanced robotic technology has allowed researchers to capture unprecedented footage of marine life surrounding the UK’s tallest underwater mountains. The remarkable clips reveal a never-before-seen view of deep-sea creatures, including coral,...

 

Chilling discovery may confirm dark Greek legend: 3,000-year-old skeleton of teenager found among animal...

Archaeologists have made a sinister discovery at the top of a Greek mountain which might corroborate one of the darkest legends of antiquity. Excavations this summer on Mount Lykaion, once worshipped as the birthplace of the god Zeus, uncovered the...

 

Watch SpaceX's impressive Falcon 9 rockets launch and land in stunning slow motion

It takes huge amounts of energy to blast a rocket out of the Earth’s atmosphere. This means the spacecraft have to be accelerated quickly, creating a burst of flames accompanied with pillars of smoke that help lift the rocket out of sight. While usual...

 

Everton sign Ashley Williams in £9m deal from Swansea: 'This is something I wanted to be a part of'

Ashley Williams has revealed the lure of working with Ronald Koeman was impossible to ignore as he arrived to kick-start a flurry of transfer activity for Everton. The Wales international arrived on Merseyside on Tuesday and completed his medical at...

Daily Mail, 01:46 in Sport
 
Second bullet found in equestrian centre at Rio Olympic Games

Second bullet found in equestrian centre at Rio Olympic Games

Police have discovered a second bullet at the equestrian centre at the Olympic Games, a Rio 2016 spokesperson confirmed. Mario Andrada revealed on day five of the Games that another bullet had been found by authorities after a bullet was fired into...

Metro, 01:48 in Sport
 

Andranik Karapetyan suffers hyperextended elbow as Armenian weightlifter sees medal hopes shattered by...

Armenian weightlifter Andranik Karapetyan was one of the favourites for the 77kg. But a hyperextension to his left elbow during his second attempt at 195kg has ended his Olympics. The 20-year-old strode onto the stage with the confidence befitting a...

Daily Mail, 01:52 in Sport
 
Wildfires in southern France threaten Marseille

Wildfires in southern France threaten Marseille

Wildfires in southern France are threatening the city of Marseille, burning homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents. More than 1,500 firefighters are tackling the blazes which sprang up in scrubland north of the city. Deputy Mayor...

BBC, 01:53 in World News
 
Chelsea free to land Olympic starlet: Club want £17m - reports

Chelsea free to land Olympic starlet: Club want £17m - reports

Related videos Arsenal & Chelsea target Alvaro Morata in action Arsenal & Chelsea target Alvaro Morata in action Lukaku’s superb solo goal v Chelsea - 2015-16 Emirates FA Cup (R6) - Goals & Highlights.mp4 Romelu Lukaku haunting former club...

Daily Star, 02:01 in Sport
 
UFC News: McGregor was ill before Diaz fight, Rousey update, Woodley fires back

UFC News: McGregor was ill before Diaz fight, Rousey update, Woodley fires back

Conor McGregor's head coach John Kavanagh has revealed that the featherweight champion of the world had a staph infection before his bout with Nate Diaz. Speaking during an appearance on Jon Anik and Kenny Florian's 'The Anik and Florian' podcast, he...

Daily Star, 02:01 in Sport
 

Paul Pogba welcomed back by David de Gea as Manchester United pair get ready for Bournemouth

It was very much a case of old friends reunited as David de Gea welcomed back Paul Pogba following his world record switch to Manchester United. In the transfer saga of the summer, Pogba returned to Old Trafford for a fee of £100m from Juventus, who...

Daily Mail, 02:01 in Sport
 
Armenian Andranik Karapetyan weightlifter’s arm snaps during Rio Olympic Games

Armenian Andranik Karapetyan weightlifter’s arm snaps during Rio Olympic Games

These Olympic games have thrown up some amazing moments and some horrifying moments. Bullets shot into the equestrian centre and cyclists suffering incredibly horrible crashes, it’s been a brutal Olympic Games for the unlucky few in Rio. Unfortunately...

Metro, 02:03 in Sport
 
U.S. rejects call to loosen marijuana's dangerous drug designation

U.S. rejects call to loosen marijuana's dangerous drug designation

SEATTLE The U.S. government will announce on Thursday that it will allow more research into marijuana but rejected requests to loosen the classification of the substance as a dangerous drug with no medical use, sources with direct knowledge of the...

 

Tennis teen Gabriella Taylor in Wimbledon poisoning probe

A rising British tennis star who was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon after being struck down by a mystery illness may have been deliberately poisoned, it has been claimed. Scotland Yard is investigating allegations that Gabriella Taylor, 18, from...

Belper News, 02:13 in Sport
 
Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs

Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs

Muslim women are the most economically disadvantaged group in British society, according to a report by MPs. They are three times more likely to be unemployed and looking for a job than women generally and more than twice as likely to be economically...

BBC, 02:13 in Regional
 


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