US rockers Queens of the Stone Age and Paramore have been unveiled as the final headliners at this year's Reading and Leeds festivals. They join previously announced headline acts Arctic Monkeys and Blink-182 at the twin events staged over ...
The HSE has confirmed it is investigating another baby death in Portlaoise maternity unit over the weekend. The baby died on Saturday and a post mortem is to take place to determine the cause of death, a spokeswoman said. The ...
The rise of Genghis Khan and the vast Mongol empire was helped by a temporary spell of good weather, researchers have claimed. Studying the rings of ancient trees in central Mongolia, the academics believe they may have discovered how the ...
A 54-year-old “hoarder” has been given a suspended jail sentence after he concealed his dead mother’s body in a freezer at their home so he could claim her benefits. The body of his 90-year-old mother, Louise Brough, was found ...
LONDON (AP) American writer George Saunders has won the 40,000 pound ($67,000) Folio Prize for literature with his humorous and disturbing short-story collection "Tenth of December."The chair of the judging panel, poet Lavinia... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) Wild elephants can distinguish between human languages, and they can tell whether a voice comes from a man, woman or boy, a new study says.That's what researchers found when they played recordings of people for... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
Russia's Foreign Ministry has denounced what it called lawlessness by far-right activists in eastern Ukraine, a statement likely to trigger alarms in Ukraine about possible Russian intervention there.Ukraine's foreign minister said... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
Editors share the secrets they've picked up from celeb hairstylists, skin pros, makeup artists – and even a boyfriend. Steal them and pass on the genius advice (it's good for your beauty karma) FULL ARTICLE AT People
African elephants can differentiate between human languages and move away from those considered a threat, a skill they have honed to survive in the wild, researchers said Monday. FULL ARTICLE AT PhysOrg.com
LONDON – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been selected by Thames Water, the largest provider of water and wastewater services in the UK, to prove new ways of working by integrating its business systems with its operations technologies. - - Using Accenture Smart Grid ... FULL ARTICLE AT WebWire
CHICAGO (AP) The head of a suburban Chicago family accused of stealing $7 million in goods in a decade-long shoplifting spree will stay in jail because he is a flight risk, a federal judge ruled Monday.Branko Bogdanov, his wife... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Monday's auction.The Treasury Department auctioned $25 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.050 percent, unchanged from last week. An... FULL ARTICLE AT New Zealand Herald
PATTAYA, Thailand - Authorities questioned travel agents Monday at a beach resort in Thailand about two men who boarded the vanished Malaysia Airlines plane with stolen passports, part of a growing international investigation into what they were doing on the flight ... FULL ARTICLE AT Winnipeg Free Press
Three International Space Station Expedition 38 crew members are set to depart the space station following 166 days in space. NASA will provide a live stream of the ISS departure beginning at 4:30 p.m. EDT when the crew ... FULL ARTICLE AT International Business Times