Monthly Archives: November 2014

CLIMATE

Geo-engineering: Climate fixes ‘could harm billions’

Schemes to tackle climate change could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say. That is the conclusion of a…

EBOLA

Ebola crisis now ‘stable’ in Guinea, WHO says

The Ebola outbreak is now “stable” in Guinea, where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. There were still some flare ups in the south-east, but things were…

ECONOMEY

US economy grows faster than first forecast

It expanded at an annualised rate of 3.9% between July and September, up from the 3.5% first estimated by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The rise, which follows a strong second quarter,…

MESSI

Messi breaks Champions League record

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi became the Champions League’s all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Apoel Nicosia. Messi went into the Group F game in Cyprus level on 71 goals with…

US

Ferguson shooting: Protests spread across US

Crowds have gathered across the US to protest against Monday’s decision not to charge a police officer over the killing of black teen Michael Brown. Demonstrations from New York to…

iran

Iran nuclear talks: Diplomats ponder extending deadline

Foreign ministers trying to reach an agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme are considering extending negotiations, as Monday’s deadline for a deal looms. The diplomats still report “serious gaps” at the…

iran

Iran nuclear talks: Doubts over deal as deadline looms

Doubts are growing that Monday’s deadline for a deal on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme will be met at talks in Vienna in Austria. Both the US and Germany said the…

shah

Shah Rukh Khan attends Arpita’s wedding reception

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan may have skipped Salman Khan’s sister Arpita’s wedding ceremony to Aayush Sharma, which was held in Hyderabad on November 18. However, the actor attended the…

hijack

Computer hijacking arrests in UK and across Europe

Fifteen people have been arrested, including four in the UK, in connection with the hijacking of computers. Police say the individuals were using software designed to remotely control computers –…

female

Women bosses ‘more depressed’ than male counterparts

Women are more likely than men to display symptoms of depression when in a position of authority at work, according to US scientists. In men, authority, such as the ability…