"Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books."
—Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, essayist, statesman
- Air France pilots protest in Paris Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:35:55 GMT
- Up to 200 Air France pilots have demonstrated in Paris over the company's plan to expand its low-cost airline.
- Google warned over anti-trust fine Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:17:24 GMT
- EU competition commissioner says that "the next logical step" in Google anti-trust case is a fine.
- Museum reunites Colossus veterans Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:56:14 GMT
- The largest gathering of veterans who operated the Colossus code-cracking computer in World War II has been held at Bletchley Park.
- Singer to direct new X-Men outing Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:36:02 GMT
- Film-maker Bryan Singer is to direct X-Men: Apocalypse, the next movie in the long-running blockbuster franchise.
- Four Mobo nominations for Sam Smith Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:12:33 GMT
- Sam Smith and Krept & Konan lead the way with four nominations each for this year's Mobo Awards.
- Brian Cox: 'Multiverse' makes sense Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:42:36 GMT
- The presenter and physicist Brian Cox says he supports the idea that many universes may exist.
- Cosmic study 'underestimated' dust Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:04:26 GMT
- Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.
- Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:55:54 GMT
- Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.
- Sierra Leone hails Ebola lockdown Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:11:02 GMT
- Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.
- Man Utd £100m off title - Neville Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:43:51 GMT
- Manchester United need two more transfer windows of heavy spending to contend for the title, says ex-defender Phil Neville.
- McIlroy has outgrown me - McDowell Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:54:23 GMT
- Graeme McDowell admits Rory McIlroy's four majors and world number one status may mean the end for their Ryder Cup partnership.
- Ants v humans Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:04:48 GMT
- A recent wildlife programme suggested that all the ants in the world weigh as much as all the people - but is that true?
- Getting a driving licence without a test Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:03:59 GMT
- In most places you need to pass a test to get a driving licence - for now Mexico City is an exception.
- Nigeria MPs fury at 'cash arms deal' Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:14:50 GMT
- About 50 Nigerian MPs storm out of parliament after a motion to discuss an alleged $9.3m cash arms deal in South Africa was blocked.
- China jails Uighur academic for life Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:40:43 GMT
- A Chinese court jails Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti for life for separatism, his lawyer says, in a verdict a rights group calls "deplorable".