The Mars One project will cost approximately £4bn; 40 applicants will be trained for 8 years before viewers vote for the final 4-person crew
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Saturday 29 June 2013
Sweltering conditions hit Arizona and California in a heat wave set to last all weekend.
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Monday 03 June 2013
Spanish eyes on Luton Airport
Monday 03 June 2013
It is not the busiest start to the week, but one company reporting today is Phoenix IT, the scandal-hit computing firm which last year admitted it had uncovered accounting irregularities. There was more bad news in February when the group warned that earnings for the full-year would be about 10 per cent lower than the market was expecting, but Numis Securities's Will Wallis says the "lack of any year-end statement implied continuing comfort with this guidance" so he isn't expecting any more surprises with its preliminary results. Meanwhile, analysts at Panmure Gordon note that Peter Bertram – who stepped up from chairman to executive chairman in October – "has a great track record in turnarounds" and have decided to stick to their "hold" recommendation.
Thursday 09 May 2013
Convicted murderer seaks 'ultimate freedom' after guilty verdict
Monday 29 April 2013
Private equity firms will reveal their appetite for Byron this week when first-round bids are submitted for the fast-growing burger chain that is up for sale for £100m.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Former nanny and youth counsellor had been on the run since 2008
Sunday 07 April 2013
Greg Rutherford’s ascent to Olympic long jump champion on Super Saturday last summer may have taken many by surprise, but the Milton Keynes man with the Midas touch is busy exceeding his own expectations as he prepares to challenge for the World Championship title in Moscow in August.
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Stellar list of in-form players will vie for a slice of Masters glory at Augusta next week
Around the US in 55 days: Bertrand Piccard set to cross America in his Solar Impulse HB-SIA, the solar-powered plane that flies at night
Monday 01 April 2013
A Swiss adventurer plans to fly his featherweight jumbo jet across America fuelled only by the energy of the Sun
Friday 29 March 2013
Equality activists outraged as Arizona considers banning transgender people from using public toilets not designated for their birth sex
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Proposal comes less than a month after the city of Phoenix passed a human rights ordinance prohibiting gender identity discrimination in public accommodations
Friday 15 March 2013
The teenage Emma Stone was so desperate to be a star she gave her parents a PowerPoint presentation on why they should move to Hollywood. She tells Emma Jones how she has now made it from rom-coms to A-list
Sunday 10 March 2013
Footballing star Paul Gascoigne thought he was going to die during his latest stretch in rehab to beat alcohol addiction, it has been reported.
Monday 25 February 2013
Struggling to make the playoffs and not even the best team in Los Angeles. What, asks Rupert Cornwell, has gone wrong for Nicholson and Co’s favourite team?
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'