News archive from 21 August 2015, page 5

Curiosity Mars rover takes low-angle 'selfie'

Curiosity Mars rover takes low-angle 'selfie'

The US space agency has issued another of the "selfie" portraits acquired by the Curiosity rover on Mars. Nasa tries to make one of these mosaics at every location where the robot drills into the surface. This latest picture was taken by the...

 
It doesn’t matter who scores for Hartlepool United as long as we’re winning

It doesn’t matter who scores for Hartlepool United as long as we’re winning

It doesn't matter who scores - as long as we are winning. That was the message today from Scott Fenwick ahead of Saturday’s League Two trip to Stevenage. It doesn't matter if I'm not scoring because we're winning games SCOTT FENWICK Fenwick joined...

 

Mickey Rooney estate administrator approved after children drop objections

A judge has accepted Mickey Rooney’s will and approved an attorney to administrator the estate after several of the actor’s children dropped their objections. Judge David Cowan in the Los Angeles superior court appointed attorney Michael Augustine to...

 
GCSE Results 2015: St John Fisher Catholic High School

GCSE Results 2015: St John Fisher Catholic High School

Students at St John Fisher Catholic High School in Harrogate have received their GCSE results. This has been another excellent year for students at St. John Fisher with 83 per cent of Year 11 achieving 5 or more GCSEs at C and above including maths...

 

What the world would look like without humans: Map reveals how animals would spread to make entire planet...

In a world without humans, most of northern Europe would probably now be home to creatures such as wolves, moose, bears and elephants. This is according to a new study which argue that without humans damaging ecosystems, most of the world would...

 

Manchester United transfer news: Antoine Griezmann move, Sadio Mane and Thomas Muller double swoop, huge...

Five signings in a month generated hope and optimism among Manchester United fans in July but the club are at risk of ending the transfer window without addressing the biggest question marks over their squad. David De Gea is still depserate to leave...

Metro, 01:26 in Sport
 
GCSE Results 2015: Rossett School

GCSE Results 2015: Rossett School

Rossett School in Harrogate is celebrating after its GCSE students achieved another impressive set of exam results. Over a quarter of the students entered for Mathematics, English Language and English Literature achieved either an A* or an A grade in...

 

Disgust in Rome at mafia don's glamour funeral complete with Godfather music

Related: Mafia’s grip linked to increased poverty across southern Italy Romans aghast at revelations of official corruption tied to the mafia found new reason for outrage after the Hollywood-style funeral of a purported local crime boss – replete with...

 
Refugee flown to Australia months after Nauru 'rape'

Refugee flown to Australia months after Nauru 'rape'

A young asylum seeker allegedly raped at a Nauru detention centre has been sent to Australia for treatment three months after the assault. The government said the woman was flown from the Pacific island to Australia on Thursday, local media said....

BBC, 01:35 in World News
 
Yorkshire Ambulance Service equipment 'out of date'

Yorkshire Ambulance Service equipment 'out of date'

Life-saving equipment used by Yorkshire Ambulance Service paramedics for major disasters was out of date when it was inspected by the health watchdog. Breathing apparatus used by the trust's hazardous response team was not properly checked and a...

BBC, 01:37 in Regional
 
Humans are 'unique super-predator'

Humans are 'unique super-predator'

Humans' status as a unique super-predator is laid bare in a new study published in Science magazine. The analysis of global data details the ruthlessness of our hunting practices and the impacts we have on prey. It shows how humans typically take out...

BBC, 01:40 in World News
 

Pedro: Why I had to link up with Cesc Fabregas again at Chelsea

The 28-year-old winger was tipped to join Manchester United, but sealed a £21.4million move to the Blues yesterday. The Daily Telegraph claimed Fabregas' girlfriend spoke to Pedro's wife about a possible move to Stamford Bridge. And after their time...

 

Sam Burgess will have a big World Cup for England... but his attacking game still lacks guile, claims...

Sam Burgess has the defensive attributes to make a big impact for England at the World Cup but his attacking game still lacks guile, according to legendary Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll. Former South Sydney Rabbitohs forward Burgess made his Test...

Daily Mail, 01:42 in Sport
 

AFL: five things to look out for in round 21

Friday night football The most striking feature of tonight’s round-opening clash between Hawthorn and Port Adelaide is that neither side features a player who has committed football treason and asked for a trade in the immediate lead-up. If you were a...

Guardian, 01:43 in Sport
 
US asks Australia to expand air cover into Syria

US asks Australia to expand air cover into Syria

The US has formally asked Australia to expand its role fighting against Islamic State (IS) to include Syria, local media reported. The request was reportedly sent to the Australian embassy in Washington on Thursday. The government would say only that...

BBC, 01:52 in World News
 


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