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Viola Beach members killed when their car plunged off a bridge in Sweden

Daily Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
This is believed to be the final photograph of the members of Viola Beach, who died when their car plunged more than 82ft from a highway bridge into a canal south of Stockholm on Saturday.
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Two people charged with slavery offences after woman found held against her will in Rochdale

The Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Minu Chopra, 47, was arrested at the house and charged on 11 February. Chameleons Eye/REX Shutterstock. Two people have been charged with slavery after a woman was found held against her will in Rochdale.
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Russia accused of 'weaponising' Syria refugees

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Russia is deliberately attacking civilians in northern Syria in an attempt to intensify the refugee crisis, western diplomats and politicians have warned, in a sign that a fragile ceasefire agreement for the war-ravaged country is crumbling before it ...
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Italy 9, England 40: Jones revels in Joseph class after Red Rose thrash Azzurri to boost Grand Slam hopes

City A.M. - ‎27 minutes ago‎
England head coach Eddie Jones hailed Jonathan Joseph's match-winning credentials after the Bath centre plundered a second-half hat-trick to boost his side's quest for a Grand Slam with victory over Italy in Rome.
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A new force awakens: star wars actor john boyega gets rising star bafta

Daily Mail - ‎51 minutes ago‎
British star Eddie Redmayne, 34, will do battle with American heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio, 41, for the leading actor gong at the star-studded bash.
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Obama tells Putin to stop hitting opposition forces in Syria

CNN - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rancho Mirage, California (CNN) President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his air campaign against Syrian opposition forces during a phone call Saturday, the White House said, a day after Putin's deputy described relations ...
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Chris Lynch: Christchurch has to be strong, because we have no choice

New Zealand Herald - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Shane McCarthy shovels liquefaction from outside his Parklands house with his children, Nico, 7, and Chloe, 10 , after yesterday's earthquake in Christchurch.
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Saudi Arabia Cooking Up Strategic Move Against Russia

Haaretz - ‎1 hour ago‎
Saudi-Turkish threat to invade Syria points to the gap between the desire for a cease-fire agreement and reality. Judging by Russia's conduct so far, Riyadh and Ankara might want to reexamine what could be a dangerous gamble.
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Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record high - UN

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎10 hours ago‎
KABUL, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Civilian casualties of the war in Afghanistan rose to record levels for the seventh year in row in 2015, as violence spread across the country in the wake of the withdrawal of most international troops, the United Nations ...
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Turkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria for 2nd day

CBS 8 San Diego - ‎8 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - Turkey shelled positions held by a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the Syrian government, whose forces are advancing against insurgents in the same area under the ...
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David Cameron's EU deal hinges on welfare guarantees, sources say

The Guardian - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Donald Tusk is trying to establish a common position on the concessions in his deal with David Cameron in Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic.
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Taxi engulfed in flames at Glasgow Airport in fire drama

Scottish Daily Record - ‎3 hours ago‎
A taxi went up in flames at Glasgow Airport as stunned holidaymakers watched on from inside the main terminal building. Shares. Get daily news by email.
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Be my freezing Valentine - warm hearts and thick coats required

Ilkley Gazette - ‎6 hours ago‎
Large parts of the UK are facing a freezing cold Valentine's Day as snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures sweep the country. Severe weather warnings have been issued for northern England and Scotland, where the mercury could fall as low as minus 15C ...
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UK new nuclear plan will fail without private investors, says Horizon chief - ‎3 hours ago‎
It wasn't meant to be this way. By now, construction of EDF's new nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in Somerset was supposed to be well underway, ready to fill the looming energy supply crunch as old coal plants close.
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German poll finds one in three firms would leave UK after Brexit

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
A poll of British and German companies operating in the UK has found that almost a third would consider moving jobs out of the country following a vote to leave the European Union.
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Anglo American: Survival plans

Financial Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sitting a few miles from Table Mountain at the tip of South Africa, where Anglo American started out on its path to the heights of the global mining industry, Mark Cutifani reaches back into the company's 99-year history for a parallel to the challenge ...
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UK's Big Four Banks To Award £5bn Bonus Pot

Eagle Radio - ‎3 hours ago‎
Britain's four biggest banks are to award bonus payouts worth almost £5bn in the next few weeks even as the share prices of lenders are being hammered by deepening concerns about economic growth.
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Apple to release iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 on March 18: Report

ZDNet - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Apple plans to release the 4-inch iPhone 5se and iPad Air 3 tablet on Friday, March 18, according to a report from 9to5mac, as it looks to follow up on announcements from competitors at Mobile World Congress two weeks before.
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$10 Million Dying Light Spotlight Edition Will Make Buyers 'Movie Stars' In Upcoming Movie

BizTek Mojo - ‎3 hours ago‎
Techland wants to make things easier for movie star wannabes. Purchasing the "Spotlight" Edition of their game for $10 million will grant the buyer a role in the upcoming Dying Light movie.
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Real-world test: going offline with Google Maps - ‎1 hour ago‎
With Google Maps' offline navigation, users can search nearby businesses and get driving directions, including turn-by-turn voice prompts, even if the Internet connection is spotty or absent.
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Ex-VW boss 'aware of emissions cheating for a year' but did nothing, leaked report suggests - ‎3 hours ago‎
The former boss of Volkswagen was aware the company was rigging emissions tests on its cars more than a year before the scandal emerged but did nothing to stop the practice, it has been claimed.
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How the Oscars 2016 beats the BAFTAs in the battle of the goodie bags

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
This isn't because the American awards offer any more kudos than our home-grown British gongs, but because the goodie bags are infinitely more generous, coming in at £130,000 ($200,000) of gifts.
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BAFTA's 10 most iconic hair looks - ‎8 hours ago‎
With the Baftas on tonight and the Oscars in two weeks' time, awards season is at its peak. Besides the beautiful gowns, the best part for us is checking out the hairstyles.
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'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' win Writers Guild of America awards

OCRegister - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Rachel McAdams, from left, Mark Ruffalo and Brian d'Arcy James are shown in a scene from “Spotlight.” KERRY HAYES , OPEN ROAD FILMS.
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I see rabbit then duck and back so I am creative

Market Business News - ‎4 hours ago‎
If I can see a rabbit and then a duck and then a rabbit again rapidly, I am creative, according to American psychologist Joseph Jastrow in 1899 who presented a group of people with a drawing that could be a duck or a rabbit.
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Intelligent robots threaten millions of jobs

The Sun Daily - ‎1 hour ago‎
Robots at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US Warren Stamping Plant are seen in Michigan. AFP. ADVANCES in artificial intelligence will soon lead to robots that are capable of nearly everything humans do, threatening tens of millions of jobs in the coming ...
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Clive James: 'My granddaughter's school was connected by video to the International Space Station'

The Guardian - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Now when she and I ask each other questions, both of us pause before answering. It's a space conversation. Tim Peake takes a selfie in space.
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Feature: Pied Piper succeeds in ridding an entire island of every rat

Xinhua - ‎8 hours ago‎
LONDON, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- The world's leading community-led project to rescue a seabird population by removing every rat has been officially declared a success.
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Fat people see hills as steeper because their bodies want to save them

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Eating too much doesn't just make your waistline expand, it also makes distances seem bigger. Research shows that being overweight distorts perception.
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Government set to axe plans to introduce sugar tax - ‎20 hours ago‎
A furious row erupted after it emerged that the Government could axe plans to introduce a sugar tax. Prime Minister David Cameron has reportedly rejected the proposal for a sugar tax of up to 20 per cent, and will instead use the threat of a levy to ...