News archive from 14 July 2015

Giant Llamas and flames found among 24 new images at Peru's Nazca Lines

Japanese archaeologists have discovered 24 new geoglyphs on the Nazca Plateau in Peru that were created two centuries earlier that the giant images that the region is famous for. Archaeologists from the University of Yamagata in Japan made the...

 

Coalition poll bounce after Bill Shorten's union royal commission appearance

Support for Labor has fallen by 2.5 percentage points following opposition leader Bill Shorten’s appearance at a royal commission into trade union corruption, the latest Roy Morgan poll has found. The Coalition’s two-party preferred vote is up by the...

 
Music review: Bette Midler at SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Music review: Bette Midler at SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Music Bette Midler SSE Hydro, Glasgow Marianne Gunn Five stars "Do I look fabulous, Glasgow?" Bette Midler asked the crowd, before the ensuing trademark quip: "I slept in a fridge for five years, let's get on with it before I...

 

The prosthetic arm built with LEGO: Designer creates artificial limb that allows kids to make their own...

From furniture to building repairs, Lego seems to have endless uses.  Now one designer is using the small plastic blocks for yet another novel application; to improve the confidence of children living with artificial limbs. Carlos Arturo Torres Tovar,...

 

The United States of Beer: Map reveals the most likely brew to be served in each state 

The state you live in could determine whether you like to sip on a Bud light or prefer a bottle of craft beer. This is according to a new map of America, which has revealed how certain local and national beers are much more likely to be served in some...

 
Afghanistan: Military base suicide bomb kills 26

Afghanistan: Military base suicide bomb kills 26

A SUICIDE car bombing near a military base in eastern Afghanistan that once hosted CIA employees has killed at least 26 people, local officials said. The bombing, which took place on Sunday, is the latest insurgent attack after foreign forces ended...

 
Mockingbird sequel on sale amid Atticus revelation

Mockingbird sequel on sale amid Atticus revelation

BOOKSHOPS around the UK were staying open throughout last night to allow devoted Harper Lee fans the chance to get their hands on her much-anticipated follow-up to To Kill a Mockingbird. The new novel, Go Set a Watchman, is out today and is already a...

 
France: Primark gunmen evade capture as hunt goes on

France: Primark gunmen evade capture as hunt goes on

A GROUP of gunmen who broke into a discount clothing store near Paris, holding 18 people hostage, have managed to evade capture by French special forces. The three robbers were inside for hours before fleeing and prompting a manhunt throughout the...

 
Romania: PM indicted over corruption claims

Romania: PM indicted over corruption claims

Romanian prosecutors indicted prime minister Victor Ponta yesterday as part of a wide-ranging corruption investigation and seized his assets, putting further pressure on him to resign. Prosecutors said Ponta had been indicted on charges including tax...

 

BBC radio shows set for mobile and tablet downloads

BBC radio shows are being made available to download on smartphones and tablets for the first time. The vast majority of programming from across the BBC’s stations will be available for 30 days after broadcast, including regular slots such as Annie...

Guardian, 00:06 in Showbiz
 

Joan Bakewell calls for over-75s to continue paying BBC licence fee

Broadcaster Joan Bakewell has urged people aged over 75 to carry on paying the licence fee after the BBC was saddled with the £750m cost of free TV licences for the elderly. The former presenter of Late Night Line-Up and Heart of the Matter said she...

Guardian, 00:06 in Showbiz
 

Rich countries accused of foiling effort to give poorer nations a voice on tax

Aid agencies on Monday accused the world’s richest countries, including the UK, of blocking plans to allow poor countries a greater say on UN tax policies. The upgrade of the UN tax committee to an intergovernmental body was widely seen as a way for...

 

UK surveillance report makes concessions to privacy lobby

Privacy campaigners have secured significant concessions in a key report into surveillance by the British security agencies published on Tuesday. The 132-page report, A Democratic Licence To Operate, which Nick Clegg commissioned last year in the wake...

 

Sergio Ramos "calls Louis van Gaal to reassure him he wants Manchester United transfer'

Sergio Ramos has called Louis van Gaal to reassure him he's still interested in joining Manchester United, according to reports. Ramos' future is up in the air at present after stalling on a contract with Real Madrid, and telling the club he wants to...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 

Man United new-boy Schweinsteiger set to pocket staggering £13m per season

United signed Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich for the bargain price of £10m. And according to the Daily Star, the midfielder's three-year deal is worth £275,000 per week, meaning he will pocket a staggering £13m each season. However, United's wage...

 


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