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Wednesday 29 April 2009
Wednesday 15 April 2009
Life working for a regulator may be more exciting than you'd think. Ofcom, for example, is currently advertising for apprentices to train "in the diagnosis and resolution of radio spectrum interference complaints and associated regulatory/enforcement matters". The good folk at the telecoms regulator clearly realise the job is a hard sell, even in these tough economic times. "Shadowing our experienced engineers in the Field Operations team, you will get the opportunity to learn from the experts and may be involved in some exciting and high-profile projects and major events such as the Formula 1 Grand Prix", the advert promises.
The Vanishing Face of Gaia, By James Lovelock<br />He Knew He Was Right, By John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin
Friday 20 March 2009
It is one of the supreme ironies of intellectual and scientific history that a profound new understanding of the Earth should come along just in time to forecast its end.
Tuesday 30 December 2008
People given Zavvi gift vouchers for Christmas will be disappointed if they try to use them: the beleaguered entertainment retailer's administrators yesterday said that the tokens were worthless in stores and would not be accepted.
Sunday 09 November 2008
Virgin Galactic's 'WhiteKnightTwo', the mothership of 'SpaceShipTwo', will take to the air for the first time in the next 10 days. Sir Richard Branson, pictured here with a model of the revolutionary, all-carbon composite, four-engine jet, hopes to be at the Mojave Air & Space Port in the Californian desert for the first flight and plans to make a test flight himself. Once the testing has been carried out, the mothership will move on to take 'SpaceShipTwo', the passenger rocket, which fits between its twin fuselages, for its first practice run. Virgin said 248 people have paid $200,000 (£130,000) each for flights, which could begin within two years.
Friday 24 October 2008
A still stunned Alex Thomson was nevertheless working feverishly to save his assault on the Vendee Globe non-stop singlehanded round the world race yesterday in a boatbuilding shed alongside the pontoons holding 28 of the 30 gleaming 60-footers.
Friday 24 October 2008
Sunday 28 September 2008
We have stood shoulder to shoulder through times of war and crisis, but now the special relationship between Britain and America faces its biggest challenge yet. Can it withstand Little Britain USA? The show starts there tonight on HBO, but advance screenings have had the critics howling with dismay and indignation.
Thursday 25 September 2008
"Without immediate action by Congress, America could slip into a financial panic" - President George Bush, in his televised broadcast to the American people.
Monday 25 August 2008
Another front in the long-running battle between Virgin Atlantic and British Airways is set be opened by Sir Richard Branson's group, which claims that it has kept the passengers that deserted BA at the height of the Terminal 5 fiasco in March.
David Prosser's Outlook: This time, even Sir Richard Branson may not be able to ground his big enemy
Friday 15 August 2008
It's good to know that in a world of perpetual change, there are still a few constants to which we can all desperately cling for stability. Specifically, that come hell or high water, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic will always be at each other's throats. So much so that even before Willie Walsh announced yesterday that BA and American Airlines were applying for anti-trust immunity (ATI) in order to forge a new partnership on flights between Europe and North America, Sir Richard Branson, Virgin's boss, had already had a tantrum about the idea.
Monday 11 August 2008
Tuesday 29 July 2008
The mothership which will launch the first space tourists into the atmosphere was unveiled by Sir Richard Branson in California yesterday.
Saturday 26 July 2008
Thursday 24 July 2008
An electronic gadget capable of storing hundreds of downloadable "ebooks" that could do for the written word what the iPod did for music is to be launched in over 300 stores across Britain
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
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