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Tens of thousands of revellers were making the great getaway from Glastonbury on Monday after Ed Sheeran closed the world's biggest greenfield music festival.
On June 19, Fran Drescher's annual Cancer Schmancer Cabaret Cruise took place on the Hornblower Infinity in New York. Despite the thunderous weather, it turned out to be a wonderful evening of education and music entertainment that ended with a rainbow.
China's Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been transferred on parole from prison to a hospital for terminal cancer treatment, his lawyer said Monday, but concerned supporters called for his unconditional release.
Google has put forth a proposal to overhaul the laws surrounding the access of data held in overseas datacentres to aid criminal investigations. The company wants to pioneer a new legal framework that helps prosecutors while preserving personal privacy.
The limitation with the life-time of batteries remains a big frustration for consumers, especially as our reliance upon electronic devices increases. Several projects are underway to make batteries last longer. We look at one of the latest ideas.
U.S. regulators on Friday said they are launching an investigation into the improper shipment of radioactive material from the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) this week. This latest violation adds to a growing list of safety breaches.
A German marketing company has started scanning the faces of waiting customers at checkout in supermarkets and post offices on a trial basis. The information is used to give personalized ads in adjacent screens targeting specific demographic groups.
Russia's FSB security agency on Monday said the Telegram messaging service was used by those behind the Saint Petersburg metro bombing, the latest salvo by authorities after they threatened to block the app.
The Chinese government has taken an action on live-streaming services on its top social media sites. This appears to be a move to battle unsuitable political content that's broadcast via live-streaming services.
I got a notification from WordPress today which stated that my PHP was out of date, and I should upgrade immediately. That began a saga of epic proportions, with a payoff even Alfred Hitchcock would have liked.
The American Technion Society reports on a novel piece of software designed to detect whether comments made on social media are 'sarcastic' or laden with irony. Such a tool could help those with learning difficulties.
Elon Musk has gone against prevailing wisdom with a statement that a working Mars colony with large numbers of colonists. The current thinking is that the technical difficulties have to be solved first. That thinking is also pretty turgid and negative.
Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the discovery of only the sixth meteorite found in recent history in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system.
Pythons are remarkable in many ways and this includes the ability to regenerate their organs. Unlocking the genetic secret of this could aid medics who seek to improve the way people, recover from injuries.
NASA’s space probe MAVEN has been exploring the upper atmosphere of Mars since late 2013. In this time the probe has captured masses of information which has been sorted through by NASA scientists. We review the ten most interesting.
Residents of 800 London flats were hurriedly evacuated Saturday due to fire safety fears over their tower blocks' external cladding, after urgent testing prompted by the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno.
US President Donald Trump hosts Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for a first face-to-face meeting, seeking to forge a chemistry that can add new fizz to a flourishing relationship between the world's two largest democracies.
A Brazilian court sentenced Antonio Palocci, an influential minister during the leftist governments of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff, to 12 years prison for corruption Monday.
Megan Couto on Monday became the first female officer to command the troops protecting Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, as a Canadian battalion took over guard duties.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker.
WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley chatted with me prior to the "Blue Party" event for SASI at The Inn at East Wind in Wading River, which raises autism awareness.
IBF World Super Flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas is ready to defend his title for the second time in a crucial fight against Japanese challenger Teiru Kinoshita this Saturday night at the Suncorp Arena in Brisbane, Australia.
On June 24, Sam Kendricks won the pole vault event at the 2017 USATF Outdoor Championships, and he set a new personal best.
Award-winning, singer, songwriter, musician, producer and bandleader Jeff Lynne brought his current incarnation of the Electric Light Orchestra to Wembley Stadium, the home of English football, treating the crowd to all the hits and more.
On June 25, Grammy winner LeAnn Rimes performed for PrideFest in New York City, for a great turnout. Her set was incredible.
New Kids on the Block are back with their brand new music video for their song "Thankful," which is a soothing and sweet tune.
Country singer-songwriter Scotty McCreery is back with his best music video to date for his latest single "Five More Minutes."
Global stocks mostly tumbled on Wednesday, with the energy sector taking a beating as worries about excess supply and ineffectual OPEC policy hit oil prices.
Rio Tinto said on Monday that Swiss commodities giant Glencore has upped its offer for the firm's Australian coal assets, raising the stakes in a bidding war with China-backed Yancoal.
Japan's crisis-hit car parts maker Takata filed for bankruptcy protection Monday and said its chief executive would quit after a deadly airbag crisis that triggered the auto industry's biggest ever safety recall.
Italy will pay up to 17 billion euros ($19 billion) to break up two insolvent Venetian banks, which have posed a threat to country's banking system, the government announced Sunday.
The California Senate recently passed a universal health care plan. However, Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon has put the bill on hold indefinitely. The plan was sponsored bye the California Nurses Association.
Macroecologists are altering the health and medical community over a serious lack of data on the worldwide distribution of disease-causing organisms. This paucity of information will happen responses to the next global epidemic.
New research has been undertaken relation to lowering the impact of depression on the affected individual. Researchers from the Semel Institute report on an interesting new approach using magnets.
A new study, reviewing the actions taken in response to the 2014-2015 West African Ebola crisis, has found the burial practices conducted by medical staff were highly effective in reducing the infection spread.
U.S. president Donald Trump on the campaign trail railed against the influence of Wall Street on U.S. politics and promised to drain the Washington swamp but has done exactly the opposite.
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which struck a deal with the Conservatives on Monday aimed at keeping British Prime Minister Theresa May in power, has caused alarm in some circles over its incendiary views and virulent past.
Germany's election campaign battle heated up Monday, with accusations of mud-slinging flying after Chancellor Angela Merkel's rival accused her of an "attack on democracy".
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives struck a deal with an ultra-conservative party on Monday that will allow them to govern in exchange for an extra £1 billion in funds for Northern Ireland.
Australian researchers have made progress towards developing carbon neutral fuel. This is due to a new catalyst which can converts carbon dioxide from the air into a synthetic natural gas, using solar energy.
Two lions who were rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru last year and transported to South African wild have been killed by poachers in Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary.
Should corn production be orientated more towards biofuels, as a green energy alternative, or for food? This debate has continued to run since biofuel technology has come to the fore. A new report argues that the biofuel argument has lost credibility.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is working with mammal experts, scientists and fisheries officials across Atlantic Canada to investigate the deaths of at least five endangered right whales off Canada's eastern coast.
Four high-tech trimarans, made purely for racing speed, and the Queen Mary 2, built soley for luxury, set off for New York on Sunday, the centrepiece of celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the arrival of US troops in Europe to fight in World ...
Norwegians have come out en masse to raise nearly 20,000 euros to repair an eye-catching penis-shaped rock formation apparently knocked down by vandals, an online collection showed on Monday.
A young girl with a garland of flowers in her hair sings to the setting sun before a group of women join in nearby. "We give our thanks to you, oh sun," they chant.
Crystal clear ice caves, glacial lakes, spewing volcanoes and crashing waterfalls framed by dark lava columns: Iceland's breathtaking landscapes have become a magnet for Hollywood moviemakers looking to conjure up otherworldly scenery.
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