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Medvedev warns of new cold war

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The world has entered a “new cold war,” Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday, as he held out an olive branch to western powers, urging conciliation.
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Former Labour defence chief George Robertson warns Jeremy Corbyn not to scrap Trident - ‎7 hours ago‎
The security of the world would be at risk without Britain's Trident nuclear weapons, the former head of Nato has warned in a direct attack on the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
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Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Somalia's Islamist militant group al-Shabab says it carried out a bomb attack on a plane that blew a huge hole in its fuselage earlier this month.
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John O'Shea holds firm as Sunderland edge Manchester United

Irish Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sunderland 1 Manchester United 2. Ireland defender John O'Shea put in a man of the match performance against his former club as Sunderland edged Manchester United for three crucial points at the Stadium of Light.
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Pope Francis greets large throngs in Mexico City

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pope Francis set out on his first full day in Mexico on Saturday with pomp and preaching, greeting thousands who lined city streets to see him and stopping to bless children in wheelchairs.
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Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
MUNICH/BEIRUT Russia said on Saturday a Syria ceasefire plan was more likely to fail than succeed, as Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes took rebel ground near Aleppo and set their sights on the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa ...
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Death toll at Taiwan collapsed building reaches 114, rescue efforts end

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
TAIPEI: The death toll at a building that collapsed from a strong earthquake in southern Taiwan reached 114 as rescue efforts came to an end on Saturday, a week after the temblor hit.
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Mali: Extremists claim attack that killed 5 peacekeepers

Times Daily - ‎57 minutes ago‎
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - A group that tracks jihadi activity online says Mali-based Islamic extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack on a U.N.
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Germany's Merkel Backs Cameron's EU Reforms

Manx Radio - ‎1 hour ago‎
Angela Merkel has given her support to David Cameron's EU reforms, saying they will "benefit Europe as a whole". In a speech attended by the Prime Minister in Hamburg, the German Chancellor gave her strongest endorsement yet to the UK Government's ...
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Conservatives threaten revolt against George Osborne over 'time bomb' tax

Daily Mail - ‎15 hours ago‎
George Osborne is facing a growing revolt over a pensions raid dubbed a 'time bomb for future generations'. Officials are considering a move in next month's Budget to scrap savers' tax breaks and provide the Treasury with a windfall of up to £34billion.

£24 million EuroMillions jackpot claimed by UK player

East Lothian Courier - ‎3 hours ago‎
Someone has come forward to claim a £24 million EuroMillions jackpot which was won by a UK ticket-holder on Friday, Camelot said.
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BAE to name Charles Woodburn as new chief operating officer

Financial Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
BAE Systems will next week identify Charles Woodburn, a former Schlumberger executive, as the preferred successor to Ian King, chief executive, when he retires in 12-18 months.
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George Osborne's buy-to-let raid risks damaging UK economy - ‎22 hours ago‎
George Osborne's multi-billion-pound raid on landlords risks damaging Britain's economic recovery, according to a committee of MPs.
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Iran exporting 1.3 mln bpd of crude, set to increase

Al-Arabiya - ‎6 hours ago‎
Iranian oil workers gather at the Tehran's oil refinery south of the capital Tehran, Iran. (AP). Share. Text size A A A. Reuters, Dubai Saturday, 13 February 2016.
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Apple to launch iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 on March 15

Economic Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK: US technology giant Apple has reportedly announced to launch iPhone 5se and a new iPad Air on March 15, a media report said.
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Ladies Kick More Butts When it Comes to Coding, Study

The Next Digit - ‎37 minutes ago‎
It's often guys we think of when someone says “computer nerds” and they are considered to be the undisputed lords of the dark corners of the internet.
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StreetMap Loses Lawsuit Against Google

BizTek Mojo - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) can finally put some of their past behind them as of today. The search engine company was sued a few years back by StreetMap because they felt that it was unfair competition for Google to enter the online mapping world.
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'Midnight Special' film at Berlin takes sci-fi look at parenting

Bangladesh News 24 hours - ‎7 hours ago‎
Actors Kirsten Dunst, Joel Egerton, Michael Shannon, Jaeden Lieberher and director Jeff Nichols (L-R) arrive on the red carpet for the screening of the movie 'Midnight Special' at the 66th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 12, 2016.
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Kanye West's The Life of Pablo: Track by track review

Irish Independent - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The orbit of the earth slowed briefly his morning as Kanye West "dropped" his much anticipated (by Kanye) seventh album, The Life Of Pablo.
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The End of Longing, Playhouse Theatre, London

Financial Times - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
I'm Ian. I'm a pussycat, really, as reviewers go: I don't ignore flaws, but more often than not, I forgive them. But sometimes there's so little weight to a play, so little analysis to be done, that I just start recounting it right upfront.
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Wales v Scotland: Six Nations 2016 – live!

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Taulupe Faletau of Wales is tackled by Greig Laidlaw of Scotland. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images. Dan Lucas · @DanLucas86.
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France 10-9 Ireland: Six Nations 2016 – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎45 minutes ago‎
France's players celebrate after Maxime Medard's try and then Plisson's conversion puts the home side into the lead. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters.
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Chelsea vs Newcastle United, Premier League: live - Eden Hazard returns to Blues starting lineup - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Latest. 16:05. We go again... Second halves under way up and, indeed, down the country. I'll bring you all the exciting developments about 30 seconds after Jeff and the boys.
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Would you bet against sex robots? AI 'could leave half of world unemployed'

The Guardian - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Artificial intelligence could put more than half the planet's population out of a job, a computer scientist says. Photograph: Science Picture Co.
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Major Tim Peakes sends message of thanks to Perth Royal Infirmary from space

Scottish Daily Record - ‎3 hours ago‎
Astronaut's mother-in-law Madeleine King from Comrie in Perthshire spend time as a patient in ward 8 of the Perth hospital. Shares.
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Flightless bird with giant head roamed swampy Arctic 53m years ago

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Scientists said the discovery of Gastornis on Ellesmere island provided a better understanding of the consequences of a changed climate.
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On Darwin's birthday, tomato genetics study sheds light on plant evolution

Phys.Org - ‎22 hours ago‎
The wild currant tomato, a potential source for enhancing natural genetic trait diversity in domesticated tomatoes. Credit: David Haak.
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Brazil mobilises 200000 military personnel in 'day of action' against Zika virus - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Brazil's armed forces mobilised 200,000 military personnel on Saturday on a “day of action” designed to raise awareness about the risks of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which carries the Zika virus.
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'Neurostatin' drugs could tackle early Alzheimer's

Edinburgh Evening News - ‎4 hours ago‎
One drug, an anti-cancer agent called bexarotene, has already been shown to prevent early brain changes linked to the disease in laboratory tests.
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