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British EU exit a model for Trump’s campaign, he says

British EU exit a model for Trump’s campaign, he says

Published 25/06/2016

TURNBERRY, Scotland U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump thrust himself into the heart of Britain's vote to leave the European Union on Friday, calling it a [more…]

HBO says Brexit won’t hurt ‘Game of Thrones’ production

HBO says Brexit won’t hurt ‘Game of Thrones’ production

Published 24/06/2016

LOS ANGELES "Game of Thrones," the hit HBO cable TV series that is partly filmed in Northern Ireland, will not suffer due to Britain's decision [more…]

No need for Eurogroup meeting after Brexit vote: Dijsselbloem

No need for Eurogroup meeting after Brexit vote: Dijsselbloem

Published 24/06/2016

AMSTERDAM The chair of the council of euro zone finance ministers said on Friday there was no reason to call a meeting of the body [more…]

Scientists propose project to build synthetic human genome

Scientists propose project to build synthetic human genome

Published 03/06/2016

WASHINGTON A group of 25 scientists on Thursday proposed an ambitious project to create a synthetic human genome, or genetic blueprint, in an endeavor that [more…]

Nailed it: scientists describe weird ancient hammerhead reptile

Nailed it: scientists describe weird ancient hammerhead reptile

Published 06/05/2016

WASHINGTON It was a creature so outlandish that scientists say it reminds them of the fanciful beasts conjured up by Dr. Seuss. But would the [more…]

Leicester’s Premier League fairytale makes papers worldwide

Leicester’s Premier League fairytale makes papers worldwide

Published 03/05/2016

Leicester City's remarkable Premier League triumph after starting the season as 5,000-1 outsiders to win the title made the pages of the press around the [more…]

BHP CEO Mackenzie says Brexit would lead to lost decade of damaging uncertainty

BHP CEO Mackenzie says Brexit would lead to lost decade of damaging uncertainty

Published 18/04/2016

LONDON BHP Billiton (BHP.AX)(BLT.L) Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie said on Monday that businesses could face a decade of damaging uncertainty if Britain voted to leave [more…]

Drone hunt for Loch Ness Monster finds its film double

Drone hunt for Loch Ness Monster finds its film double

Published 13/04/2016

LONDON A high-tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland's Loch Ness for one of nature's most elusive beasts has found a "monster" - but [more…]

Rare Shakespeare First Folio found on Scottish island

Rare Shakespeare First Folio found on Scottish island

Published 07/04/2016

ISLE OF BUTE, Scotland A nearly 400-year-old copy of a first edition of William Shakespeare's collected plays has been found in a vast aristocratic house [more…]

Murray subdues Ferrer to continue British charge

Published 27/01/2016

MELBOURNE Andy Murray continued Britain's Australian Open success when he overcame David Ferrer 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 6-3 in a grueling tussle to reach the semi-finals [more…]