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Stolen Jaguar wheeled back to owner 46 years later Stolen Jaguar wheeled back to owner 46 years laterDate: 19/09/2014

New York - At age 82, Ivan Schneider had given up on finding his luxury Jaguar stolen 46 years ago, until it was recovered on a...

Musk to build NASA’s new spacecraft Musk to build NASA’s new spacecraftDate: 18/09/2014

NASA has selected a company headed by South African-born Elon Musk to build America’s next spacecraft to carry astronauts to...

History of a fraught relationship History of a fraught relationshipDate: 17/09/2014

London - If Scotland votes for independence on Thursday, it will be dissolving a 307-year-old union with the rest of the UK...

Vietnam soldiers receive Medal of Honour Vietnam soldiers receive Medal of HonourDate: 16/09/2014

Washington - Two Vietnam War soldiers - one still living, one killed in action - received the Medal of Honour in a White House...

Gaza children return to school after war Gaza children return to school after warDate: 15/09/2014

Gaza City - About half a million Gaza children made a delayed return to school on Sunday after a devastating 50-day war with...

Jaws dies in hospital Jaws dies in hospitalDate: 12/09/2014

Los Angeles – Actor Richard Kiel, best known for playing metal-mouthed James Bond villain Jaws, died on Wednesday at a hospital...

China tells Dalai Lama again to respect reincarnation China tells Dalai Lama again to respect reincarnationDate: 11/09/2014

Beijing – China repeated a call on the Dalai Lama on Wednesday to respect what it said was the historic practice of...

Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second baby Britain's Prince William and wife Kate expecting second babyDate: 10/09/2014

Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate are expecting their second baby, his office said on Monday...

SpaceX launches new satellite SpaceX launches new satelliteDate: 09/09/2014

Cape Canaveral – Space Exploration (SpaceX) Technologies, founded by South African-born Elon Musk, blasted off a Falcon 9...

Dalai Lama says no need for successor Dalai Lama says no need for successorDate: 08/09/2014

Berlin - The Dalai Lama has told a German newspaper that he should be the last Tibetan spiritual leader, ending a centuries-old...

Stars hail ‘brassy, bold’ Joan Rivers Stars hail ‘brassy, bold’ Joan RiversDate: 05/09/2014

New York - Joan Rivers, the pioneering comedian known for her acerbic wit, classic put-downs and for asking “Can we talk?”...

Party driving Scotland to edge of independence Party driving Scotland to edge of independenceDate: 04/09/2014

London – The Scottish National Party (SNP) has gone from being a fringe force to within touching distance of taking Scotland...

Robin Hood monkey showers town with cash Robin Hood monkey showers town with cashDate: 03/09/2014

Shimla - A monkey sparked a dash for cash in a northern Indian town when he showered banknotes from a rooftop, witnesses told...

Beauty queen 'runs off with crown' Beauty queen 'runs off with crown'Date: 02/09/2014

Yangon - A Myanmar beauty queen dethroned for alleged misconduct has absconded with her crown and free breast implants, the...

Support for Scottish independence growing: Poll Support for Scottish independence growing: PollDate: 01/09/2014

Glasgow – Support for Scottish independence is increasing three weeks before a referendum, a poll published on Friday showed...

Surfers test their mettle on 6m waves Surfers test their mettle on 6m wavesDate: 29/08/2014

Los Angeles - Waves up to six metres high crashed along the Southern California coast on Wednesday, as heavy and potentially...

Gift of the Givers in Egypt Gift of the Givers in EgyptDate: 28/08/2014

It was all systems go on Tuesday night for the Gift of the Givers mission to Gaza...

Gaza celebrates long-term truce Gaza celebrates long-term truceDate: 27/08/2014

Gaza City - Celebrations erupted in Gaza on Tuesday as a long-term ceasefire agreed by Israel and the Palestinians began...

Life’s a real beach for Italy’s pooches Life’s a real beach for Italy’s poochesDate: 26/08/2014

Rome – The sun brollies are up, the beach loungers full and the water is full of daytrippers splashing about...

US researcher kidnapped in Syria in 2012, freed US researcher kidnapped in Syria in 2012, freedDate: 25/08/2014

Washington - A young American who has been held hostage for two years by an Islamic rebel group in Syria was released on Sunday...

Octopus camouflage inspires new technology Octopus camouflage inspires new technologyDate: 22/08/2014

When an octopus needs to stalk its prey or avoid a predator, it can instantaneously blend into its surrounding environment...

Mother of slain journalist 'never prouder' of son Mother of slain journalist 'never prouder' of sonDate: 21/08/2014

Washington - The mother of American journalist James Foley, apparently executed by Islamic State jihadists, on Wednesday paid...

Indonesia tsunami family find son Indonesia tsunami family find sonDate: 20/08/2014

Payakumbuh - An Indonesian couple reunited with their daughter 10 years after a tsunami snatched her from their arms claimed on...

Brazil's Marina Silva likely to run for president - reports Brazil's Marina Silva likely to run for president - reportsDate: 19/08/2014

The Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) is likely to announce environmentalist Marina Silva as its presidential candidate next...

Man with 453 piercings denied entry to Dubai Man with 453 piercings denied entry to DubaiDate: 18/08/2014

Dubai - A Dubai nightclub that hoped to feature a man who holds the world record for having the most piercings, says he was...

Widow sheds light on Williams’ battle Widow sheds light on Williams’ battleDate: 15/08/2014

Los Angeles - Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease along with severe depression at the...

Panda triplets surviving Panda triplets survivingDate: 14/08/2014

London – A a Chinese zoo on Tuesday unveiled what it billed as the world's first known surviving panda cub triplets...

First woman wins maths 'Nobel' prize First woman wins maths 'Nobel' prizeDate: 13/08/2014

Seoul - Iranian-born mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani on Wednesday became the first woman to be awarded the Fields Medal...

Hollywood mourns Robin Williams Hollywood mourns Robin WilliamsDate: 12/08/2014

Tiburon, California - Robin Williams, the versatile actor whose madcap comic style made him one of television and film's...

 Tsunami girl found 10 years on Tsunami girl found 10 years onDate: 11/08/2014

Banda Aceh – An Indonesian girl swept away in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her parents 10 years after...



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