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Serial fly-tipper jailed for two years
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:56

Despite being licensed to remove waste, Robbie Johnston dumped it illegally at sites across two counties. BBC News - England

Key US bond yield crosses 3% for first time in more than 4 years
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:56

Adam Samson in London April 24, 2018 Print this page The yield on America’s benchmark 10-year government debt has crossed 3 per cent for the first t...

Corrupt Indonesia politician gets 15 years prison
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:36

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $ 170 million of pub...

Five new blanket-hermit crab species described 130 years later from the Pacific
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:38

Unlike most hermit crabs, the blanket-hermit crab does not use empty shells for protection, and instead lives symbiotically with a sea anemone. The cr...

Irrawaddy dolphin numbers increase for the first time in 20 years
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:40

Following decades of seemingly irreversible decline, the Irrawaddy River dolphin population in the Mekong region is rebounding. According to a recent ...

Belgium sentences Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam to 20 years' jail
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 06:39

A Belgian court has sentenced sole surviving Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to 20 years in prison for "terrorism-related attempted murder" over ...

Maid who stabbed elderly employer to death gets 15 years' jail
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:49

Minah got angry after her elderly employer repeatedly summoned her and nagged at her for taking too long to eat. Indonesian domestic helper Minah was ...

Judge sentences Carlow man to 18 years for raping woman in horrific random attack
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 19:32

A Carlow man who raped and seriously assaulted a woman in her 50s, leaving her with life-changing injuries from which she is unlikely to recover, has ...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger quits after 22 years in charge
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:45

Wenger has chosen to step down as manager at the end of the season, despite having another year to run on his contract. Europe News

US military hopes to launch rockets in 'days, not years'
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:09

Even in the era of private spaceflight companies, the process of getting a rocket into space is glacially slow: it can take months or years to schedul...

Arsene Wenger's African legacy after 22 years at Arsenal
  • Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:55

As Arsene Wenger prepares to leave Arsenal after 22 years, he leaves a legacy of signing and nurturing some of Africa's top stars. BBC News - Africa

70 years of the Porsche Effect, from the 356 to the 919 - Roadshow
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:40

The Petersen Automotive Museum’s latest exhibit celebrates many mighty machines from the legendary automaker. CNET News

Uganda:110 Years of Electricity in Uganda
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:28

[Monitor] This April marks 110 year of electricity in Uganda. In April 1908, electricity powered by diesel generator was introduced in Uganda. Hesketh...

In Just a Couple of Years A High-Performance Toyota Corolla Hatch could Take on the Civic Type R and VW Golf R in the U.S.
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:02

Whenever we talk about hot hatches, the Ford Focus, or the VW Golf R, or the Honda Civic Type-R come to mind. There are many other manufacturers with ...

This Week in Disney Parks Photos: Residents of Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrate 20 Years
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:33

This weekend, we have an adorable bunch of images to share with you in honor of Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s 20th anniversary, which takes place tomo...

Unknown Australian soldier identified as a 'true hero of Gallipoli' more than 100 years later
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:58

For more than 100 years, Private Edward Attfield was wrongly believed to have been a deserter from the Australian Army — but in fact, his body was b...

Sierra Leone:Rebuilding in a Sierra Leone Village, Three Years On
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 14:28

[RFI] In the small village of Rogbasha in Bombali district, Sierra Leone, life has almost returned to normal, three-and-half years after the end of th...

Beckton birthday acid attacker John Tomlin jailed for 16 years
  • Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:34

John Tomlin's victim says her 21st birthday "turned into a day where my face was taken away from me". BBC News - England

Mount Io goes silent after first eruption in 250 years
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:06

After spewing its first plume of ash in 250 years, Mount Io stopped erupting on Friday, though the Meteorological Agency said the surrounding area rem...

B.C. communities await marine spill compensation years after incidents
  • Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:53

A spill response boat monitors a boom placed around the bulk carrier cargo ship Marathassa after a bunker fuel spill on Burrard Inlet in Vancouver, B....

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