More News

8:17 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Italy bus crash: Mass funeral held near Pozzuoli

Lead in text: 
A funeral has been held near the southern Italian town of Pozzuoli for the 38 victims of Sunday's bus crash. Prime Minister Enrico Letta was among about 4,000 people at the service, which was held in a sports hall. Bishop of Pozzuoli, Gennaro Pascarella, urged the authorities to clarify the causes of the accident, saying: "We must ensure this never happens again."
A funeral has been held near the southern Italian town of Pozzuoli for the 38 victims of Sunday's bus crash. Prime Minister Enrico Letta was among about 4,000 people at the service, which was held in a sports hall.
9:35 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Genetic surveillance: Artist sketches faces from DNA

Lead in text: 
Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an artist who creates portraits of strangers based on DNA extracted from random rubbish.
Heather Dewey-Hagborg is an artist who creates portraits of strangers based on DNA extracted from random trash.
9:28 am
Mon July 29, 2013

North Korea marks 60 years since Korean War with massive 'Victory Day' parade

Lead in text: 
PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Sixty years later, North Koreans have not forgotten the Korean War, as the hermit kingdom marked the anniversary Saturday with pomp and massive celebrations. The 1950s conflict that some Americans now call the "Forgotten War" ended with the two sides signing a truce on July 27, 1953 -- a peace treaty has yet to be negotiated.
PYONGYANG, North Korea -- Sixty years later, North Koreans have not forgotten the Korean War, as the hermit kingdom marked the anniversary Saturday with pomp and massive celebrations. The 1950s conflict that some Americans now call the "Forgotten War" ended with the two sides signing a truce on July 27, 1953 -- a peace treaty has yet to be negotiated.
9:22 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Two Ad Giants Chasing Google in Merger Deal

Lead in text: 
The merger of Omnicom and Publicis signals that advertising is now firmly in the business of collecting and selling the personal information of millions of consumers.
For years, the advertising business has been driven by the Madison Avenue mythology of small independent shops coming up with the snappy catchphrase or memorable TV commercial that becomes part of everyday culture.
9:20 am
Mon July 29, 2013

China orders audit of government debt

Lead in text: 
China has ordered a nationwide audit of all government debt, underlining fears that the recent slowdown in its economy may impact the financial sector. Local governments in China borrowed heavily after the global financial crisis to try to sustain growth rates.
China has ordered a nationwide audit of all government debt, underlining fears that the recent slowdown in its economy may impact the financial sector. Local governments in China borrowed heavily after the global financial crisis to try to sustain growth rates.
9:16 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Pope Francis: Who am I to judge gay people?

Lead in text: 
Pope Francis has said gay people should not be marginalised but integrated into society. Speaking to reporters on a flight back from Brazil, he reaffirmed the Roman Catholic Church's position that homosexual acts were sinful, but homosexual orientation was not.
Pope Francis has said gay people should not be judged or marginalised. Speaking to reporters on a flight back from Brazil, he said: "If a person is gay and seeks God and has good will, who am I to judge him?"
5:05 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Second Opposition Leader Assassinated in Tunisia

Lead in text: 
The killing of Mohamed Brahmi, leader of the People’s Party, incited protests blaming the moderate Islamic party that leads the government in Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring.
TUNIS - Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring revolutionary movement, was plunged into a new political crisis on Thursday when assassins shot an opposition party leader outside his home in a hail of gunfire. It was the second political assassination in Tunisia since February, and quickly incited protests blaming Ennahda, the moderate Islamist party that leads the government.
5:02 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Spain train crash: Recovered carriages reveal horror

Lead in text: 
At least 78 people have been killed in the passenger train derailment in north-western Spain on Wednesday. More than 140 were hurt, 36 seriously, after all eight carriages of the Madrid to Ferrol train came off the tracks near Santiago de Compostela.
At least 78 people have been killed in the passenger train derailment in north-western Spain on Wednesday.
4:59 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Short on cash? Sell some stock in yourself

Lead in text: 
Shane Gring was barely scraping by. Saddled with nearly $50,000 in student loans and credit card debt, the 26-year-old Denver, Colorado, entrepreneur needed a way to supplement his income while getting his start-up off the ground.
Related Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other crowd funding sites are increasingly hosting an array of technology projects. So, Gring, who runs BOULD, a company that teaches people how to build green homes, decided to crowdfund himself.
4:54 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

US prosecutors launch largest ever hacking fraud case

Lead in text: 
US prosecutors have launched what they say is the country's largest ever hacking fraud case.
US prosecutors have launched what they say is the country's largest ever hacking fraud case. Five men in Russia and Ukraine have been charged with running a hacking operation that allegedly stole more than 160 million credit and debit card numbers from a number of major US companies over a period of seven years.

Pages