News archive from 27 November 2015, page 9

Google Lunar X prize: India's moonshot at the space race

Sometime in late 2017, a tiny vehicle will blast into space from India on a 10-day journey to the moon. As it finally lands on the lunar surface some 238,900 miles later, its fate will rest entirely on four small aluminium parts in its shock...

 

Dark tales for winter nights: The best crime and thriller fiction novels of the season

Midnight Sun by Jo Nesbo Harvill Secker, £9.99 The follow-up to Blood On Snow sees fixer Jon on the run from Oslo's crime kingpin after refusing a contract killing. He heads to the northern tip of Norway where the sun never sets to take shelter in a...

 

Film reviews: Bridge Of Spies, Black Mass, Radiator and Carol

Bridge Of Spies (Cert 12A; 141mins) Hanks plays insurance lawyer and devoted family man James B. Donovan, the embodiment of all-American decency. When he is asked to represent Soviet spy Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance) Donovan considers it a sign of a...

 
Black Friday deals revealed at Maplin

Black Friday deals revealed at Maplin

Electronics specialist Maplin has unveiled its Black Friday bargains. Following the success of its sales in 2014, the retailer has announced it will be holding Black Friday deals in all 217 of its stores across the UK as well as on its website. So...

 
Martin Keown: Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp fairytale will end with them in Champions League

Martin Keown: Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp fairytale will end with them in Champions League

The Arsenal legend has been impressed with the way the Reds have played since the German took over from Brendan Rodgers. That was highlighted in their demolition of title contenders Manchester City 4-1 last weekend. Keown, speaking to the Daily Mail,...

Daily Star, 04:22 in Sport
 

Man Utd have a ‘bit of belly about them’… but Leicester will nick a point - Paul Merson

The top two face off tomorrow (5:30pm) and the pre-match build up has centred around whether or not Jamie Vardy will break Ruud van Nistelrooy's record of scoring in 10 consecutive Premier League matches. United produced an insipid display in their...

 
Phillip Hughes tributes: Australia and New Zealand teams wear black armbands with video montage playing on big screen at 4.08pm to mark his Test cap number 408

Phillip Hughes tributes: Australia and New Zealand teams wear black armbands with video montage playing on...

Tributes were paid to Phillip Hughes on the one-year anniversary since his death during the third Test between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide. Hughes passed away on November 27, 2014, after being struck by a bouncer and that day ‒ the darkest...

Daily Mail, 04:26 in Sport
 
Australia vs New Zealand in first ever day-night, pink-ball Test... as more than 40,000 pack Adelaide Oval to watch historic match

Australia vs New Zealand in first ever day-night, pink-ball Test... as more than 40,000 pack Adelaide Oval...

It is what the cricketing world had waited for and the pink ball finally made its debut in the first day-night Test match between Australia and New Zealand on Friday. Mitchell Starc had the honour of the first delivery with a crowd of more than 40,000...

Daily Mail, 04:26 in Sport
 
Paris attacks: Is bashing Belgium justified?

Paris attacks: Is bashing Belgium justified?

Image copyright EPA Belgium has been placed at the heart of the Paris attacks investigation. For days its capital was in lockdown due to fears of an imminent attack. And around the world observers have begun to question why Belgium has become so...

BBC, 04:26 in World News
 
BBC 100 Women: The fearless nun inside 'hell on earth'

BBC 100 Women: The fearless nun inside 'hell on earth'

Image copyright Ana Graciete De Andrade For more than 17 years, a Catholic nun named Neyda Rojas has been serving God in a place that many describe as hell on earth - a Venezuelan prison. For decades, penitentiaries here have been criticised by human...

BBC, 04:26 in World News
 

Boeing 737 makes crash-landing at Mexico City airport

The landing gear collapsed on a Boeing 737 as it landed at Mexico City’s international airport, authorities have said. The plane operated by the Mexican airline Magnicharters was arriving in Mexico City from the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun....

 
Man United v Leicester could be a cracker or bore us all to death, says Paul Merson

Man United v Leicester could be a cracker or bore us all to death, says Paul Merson

The former Arsenal star now TV pundit predicts either a cracker or a snore draw at the King Power on Saturday. United are currently just a point off top placed Leicester after 13 games this season. Despite their lofty league position, Louis van Gaal's...

Daily Star, 04:40 in Sport
 
Paris attacks: France to hold service two weeks after massacre

Paris attacks: France to hold service two weeks after massacre

Image copyright AFP France is to hold a national memorial service for the 130 people who died in the Paris attacks two weeks ago. Friday's service in central Paris will bring together 1,000 people, including President Francois Hollande as well as...

BBC, 04:45 in World News
 
China's army to get more prominent role in military reform

China's army to get more prominent role in military reform

China's army will get a more prominent role under military reform proposals announced this week and there will also be more help for those who lose their jobs as a result of the changes, the Defence Ministry said on Friday. President Xi Jinping...

 

Passenger terror as wheels collapse on plane with 144 on board landing at holiday hotspot

The Boeing 737 - which was carrying 139 passengers and five crew - was arriving at Mexico City international Airport after a flight from Cancun when the incident happened. The technical mishap forced authorities to close one of the airport's runways....

 


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