Britain’s ambassador, Sir Mark Lyall Grant, puts forward draft resolution calling on UN member states 'to prevent terrorists from benefiting directly or indirectly from ransom payments'
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
London Welsh have failed to meet the minimum standards criteria for entry into the Aviva Premiership, English rugby chiefs have announced.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Newcastle have added three further new signings to their squad for next season.
Friday 18 May 2012
Newcastle have signed Scotland scrum-half Rory Lawson on a two-year deal.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
A Royal Navy frigate has undertaken three counter-piracy operations during a seven-month deployment in the Indian Ocean.
Monday 14 May 2012
Newcastle, winners of the inaugural Premiership title in 1998 but bottom of the heap this time round, are 50 per cent out of the mire. Bristol's 29-18 victory over Cornish Pirates in the second leg of their Championship semi-final at the Memorial Ground yesterday was not enough to avoid an aggregate defeat and, as a result, one of only two contenders capable of replacing the Tynesiders in the elite league fell by the wayside.
Friday 11 May 2012
From next week, streamed music will have its own chart. Will tracking what we listen to, rather than buy, make the Top 10 relevant again?
Tuesday 08 May 2012
Bristol's hopes of promotion to the Aviva Premiership took a hit when they were beaten 45-24 by the Cornish Pirates yesterday.
Thursday 03 May 2012
The US summer movie season opens with a blast Friday as Disney's much-anticipated, $220 million "The Avengers" storms onto more than 4,000 domestic screens with expectations that it could earn between $150 million and $170 million in its first weekend. The record is held by last year's "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" at $169.2 million.
Monday 30 April 2012
Monday 23 April 2012
The woodwind and keyboard player Greg Ham was responsible for several of the distinctive features that made the Australian group Men At Work such an early Eighties pop sensation.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Out of the abyss of poverty and into the dark night of the soul
- 1 Turning up the voice of America
- 4 Mass murder in the Middle East is funded by our friends the Saudis
- 5 Japan cracks down on leaks after scandal of Fukushima nuclear power plant