The stellar explosion is the closest to be spotted since 1987 and will provide a 'galactic yardstick' for astronomers judging distances across the universe
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Friday 20 July 2012
David Beckham continued his fine form since being omitted from Great Britain's Olympic squad by scoring one goal and setting up another as the LA Galaxy fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Vancouver Whitecaps.
Sunday 15 July 2012
On the high wastes of the Atacama, General Pinochet built his death star
Monday 25 June 2012
The Republic of Ireland captain and Los Angeles Galaxy forward Robbie Keane paid tribute to the family of the Ireland fan James Nolan after scoring a goal in the Galaxy's 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
A team of Japanese astronomers in Hawaii say they have seen the oldest galaxy, a discovery that is competing with other "earliest galaxy" claims.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
A team of Japanese astronomers using telescopes on Hawaii say they have seen the oldest galaxy, a discovery that is competing with other “earliest galaxy” claims.
Monday 09 April 2012
In any credible list of football's greatest matches, Real Madrid's 7-3 dismembering of Eintracht Frankfurt in the 1960 European Cup final would rank highly.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Around one billion stars in the Milky Way can be seen together for the first time in an image captured over a decade by astronomers.
Friday 10 February 2012
Aston Villa have failed to extend Robbie Keane's loan period. The Irish striker will return to Los Angeles Galaxy after the match at Wigan on 25 February.
Thursday 19 January 2012
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Those who know him only as the ribald host of the Golden Globes in Hollywood will be unaware that Ricky Gervais was once Britain's most strikingly prescient socio-political satirist. Long before last year's outbreak of "mong" warfare on Twitter, Gervais produced an uncannily accurate predictive metaphor for the Tory attitude towards the disabled, on view this week as the Welfare Reform Bill wended its contentious way through the Lords.
Wednesday 18 January 2012
Monday 19 December 2011
First, Brian Cox made science TV-friendly.
Thursday 08 December 2011
People-carrier that sacrifices oomph for economy
Saturday 05 November 2011
David Beckham had a hand in both goals as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 to book their place in the MLS Western Conference final. The Galaxy led going into the game after a 1-0 win in the first leg and they finished the job at the Home Depot Center in LA.
Saturday 17 September 2011
Robbie Keane was yesterday revealed to be the fourth highest-paid player in America's Major League Soccer following his transfer to Los Angeles Galaxy. The 31-year-old Irish striker is being paid $3.4m (£2.2m) a year plus bonuses.
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The day that Britain resigned as a global power
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