News archive from 13 March 2011, page 17

Eye of Sauron: Amazing image of the galaxy centre named after Lord Of The Rings symbol of evil

Eye of Sauron: Amazing image of the galaxy centre named after Lord Of The Rings symbol of evil

The X-ray emissions from the centre of spiral galaxy NGC 4151 are thought to be caused by matter falling into the black hole. Black holes are regions where gravity is so strong nothing that gets too close can escape from it. As dust and gas are sucked...

 
A passionate railway lover on why the Government's new high-speed line is a fast track to disaster

A passionate railway lover on why the Government's new high-speed line is a fast track to disaster

The cost, together with continued need for subsidy, is likely to cripple the economics of an industry that already receives more than £5 billion of taxpayers' money annually. HS2 solves none of the problems it is purported to tackle and, worse, could...

 
Tokyo residents worry, streets deserted after disaster

Tokyo residents worry, streets deserted after disaster

An explosion at a nuclear power plant near the earthquake zone and news of a radiation leak caused the most worry, but thousands also swamped the Internet to tell loved ones they were safe after phone lines went down. At least 1,700 people were killed...

 

China says Middle East should solve problems itself

Arab countries appealed to the United Nations Saturday to impose a no-fly zone on Libya as government troops backed by warplanes fought to drive rebels from remaining strongholds in western Libya. Beijing has called for the situation in Libya to be...

 
Vatican Facebook page for John Paul

Vatican Facebook page for John Paul

The Vatican will unveil the latest instalment in its social media transformation next week - a Facebook page dedicated to the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II, officials said. The site, which will link to video highlights of John Paul's...

 
SURGEON IN DENISE’S OP HORROR FACES BID TO STRIKE HIM OFF OVER NEW BLUNDER

SURGEON IN DENISE’S OP HORROR FACES BID TO STRIKE HIM OFF OVER NEW BLUNDER

THE surgeon whose botched operation led to Denise Hendry’s death was under mounting pressure to quit medicine last night after details emerged of another life-threatening blunder. Gustav Aniansson is already being investigated in his native Sweden...

 
RORY MCARDLE RESCUES ABERDEEN

RORY MCARDLE RESCUES ABERDEEN

ABERDEEN came back from the dead to snatch a draw in yesterday's Scottish Cup quarter-final in Paisley, but boss Craig Brown still wasn't happy. The Dons were trailing to a Paul McGowan goal when Rory McArdle knocked home an injury-time leveller to...

 
HOT SHOT RORY PEGS SPL SIDE

HOT SHOT RORY PEGS SPL SIDE

BRECHIN boss Jim Weir hailed his sensational Scottish Cup heroes as they stayed on the road to Hampden following a cracking 2-2 draw with St Johnstone. And Weir also played his part as he revealed he had blisters on his hands from forking the...

 
WALTER SMITH TAKES ON JUGGLING DUTIES

WALTER SMITH TAKES ON JUGGLING DUTIES

WALTER SMITH will turn from manager to juggler next midweek as he tries to get exactly the right balance between defence and attack that will allow Rangers to continue their march towards the Europa League Final in Dublin. The Ibrox boss knows that...

 
FRANKLIN SCOFFS AT GASTRIC BYPASS SPECULATION

FRANKLIN SCOFFS AT GASTRIC BYPASS SPECULATION

Legendary singer ARETHA FRANKLIN has laughed off reports she underwent gastric bypass surgery in December (10), insisting the rumours about her mystery operation are "crazy". The Queen of Soul has refused to divulge details about the...

 
Japan nuclear plant faces new threat

Japan nuclear plant faces new threat

Japan is struggling to contain a growing crisis at two nuclear power plants damaged in Friday's huge earthquake and tsunami, as officials revealed that the emergency cooling system at another reactor had failed, raising fears of a serious accident....

 
Arts Face 'Biggest Threat' In Years From Cuts

Arts Face 'Biggest Threat' In Years From Cuts

Stars including Dame Helen Mirren, David Tennant, Victoria Wood and Miranda Hart are warning of a crisis faced by the arts from Government cuts. The 46 names from British film, TV and the stage, who include Kenneth Branagh, Rory Bremner, Julie Walters...

 

Slim mining margins may cloud Glencore's IPO value

The narrow ratios contrast with better overall margins than its nearest listed rival, Noble Group (NOBG.SI), and further muddy the picture for prospective investors weighing up a firm that is a mixture of trader, miner and investor. A partial...

Reuters, 06:45 in Business
 
WILDE FILES FOR DIVORCE

WILDE FILES FOR DIVORCE

Actress OLIVIA WILDE has filed for divorce to officially end her eight-year marriage to Italian prince TAO RUSPOLI. The Tron: Legacy star lodged the petition on 3 March (11) at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences...

 

Ricky Burns regains crown and claims Joseph Laryea injury was 'excuse' to get out of ring

RAMPANT Ricky Burns last night claimed Joseph Laryea lacked the heart to back up his boasts as the Scot regained his WBO super-featherweight crown at Braehead. The Ghanaian's corner retired their man at the end of round seven and Laryea was later...

 


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