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Scientists detect existence of gravitational waves

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The long awaited detection of gravitational waves - ripples in the fabric of space-time - has been confirmed in a discovery hailed as a landmark in physics and the birth of a new field of astronomy.
Gravitational waves: it's impossible not to be thrilled by this discovery
Scientists confirm Albert Einstein's 100-year-old prediction of the existence of gravitational waves was right
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Junior doctors' contract dispute: has Jeremy Hunt won?

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Is the health secretary ahead in the game? See below for the ins and outs of the NHS deal and what happens next. Doctors in London protest at new NHS contracts.
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Dublin reporters warned lives 'at risk'

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A number of Irish journalists have been "formally notified" by police in the Republic of Ireland that their safety is at risk from organised criminals.
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Nato launches naval patrols to return migrants to Turkey

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
The German supply ship Bonn, which will lead the Nato flotilla heading for the Aegean Sea to help intercept the smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece.

Bermondsey teaching assistant gets life after being convicted of killing his unborn baby

South London Press Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
A teaching assistant who killed his unborn baby by stamping on his heavily pregnant ex-girlfriend's stomach because he wasn't ready to be a father has been jailed for life.
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Senate passes bill 96-0 to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

Chicago Tribune - ‎18 hours ago‎
Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal.
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Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 52 inmates dead

Daily Mail - ‎22 minutes ago‎
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years.
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Payet signs new West Ham deal until 2021 - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Dimitri Payet has signed a new long-term deal at West Ham, the Premier League club announced on Thursday evening. The 28-year-old French playmaker was only seven months into a five-year deal having joined from Marseille for £10.75 million in the ...
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'Legend' Who Tripped Up Suspect Revealed

Sky News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Soldier Matthew Lawson had just taken his wife out for a meal and said his training kicked in when he saw the police chase. 16:53, UK, Thursday 11 February 2016.
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Google boss claims he does not know his salary in Commons grilling

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google's executives have been accused of being out of touch with reality after the company's most senior UK-based executive was unable to tell MPs how much he earned.
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Kerry wants 'all or nothing' truce at Syria talks

Reuters UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUNICH/BEIRUT Major powers were beginning a new round of Syria peace talks on Thursday focussing on calls for a ceasefire and access for humanitarian aid.
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Jacob Zuma's full State of the Nation address

Mail & Guardian Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The full text of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address delivered on February 11 2016. President Jacob Zuma delivers the State of the Nation Address.
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Survivor Gives Emotional Testimony in Opening of Trial of Ex-Auschwitz Guard

ABC News - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A Holocaust survivor took the stand today in Germany to testify against Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former Nazi SS sergeant who is charged with at least 170,000 counts of accessory to murder based on accusations that he served as a guard at the ...
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Quantum Break: games meet TV in the year's most experimental blockbuster

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Quantum Break includes four 22-minute episodes of a TV show, which play out at key stages through the game. Photograph: Microsoft.
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French govt reshuffle makes Ayrault the new foreign minister

Daily Mail - ‎7 minutes ago‎
PARIS (AP) - Former Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, a low-key veteran of the Socialist Party much acquainted with German culture, will become France's new foreign minister.
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'Harry Potter' Could Levitate Scholastic This Year And Next

Seeking Alpha - ‎55 minutes ago‎
'Harry Potter'-related book sales were strong in 2015 and are trending up the bestseller list. A cancelled Dutch auction has put Scholastic shares into bargain territory.
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Seven killed in shooting rampage at Saudi education ministry office in Jazan

Asia Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Seven employees were killed when a gunman went on the rampage at a Saudi Ministry of Education office in the the Al-Dair governorate of Jazan on Thursday, local media reported.
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Girl tore off Boko Haram 'suicide bomb' vest and fled captors in Nigeria

Belfast Telegraph - ‎21 minutes ago‎
A teenage girl strapped with a booby-trapped vest and sent by Boko Haram to kill as many people as possible tore off the explosives and fled as soon as she was out of sight of her handlers, it has emerged.
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British Gas and EDF announce gas price cuts

Herald Scotland - ‎9 hours ago‎
British Gas and EDF Energy have become the last of the Big Six providers to lower prices, announcing moves to cut gas bills next month.