"We should get into the habit of reading inspirational books, looking at inspirational pictures, hearing inspirational music, associating with inspirational friends."
—Alfred A. Montapert
- VIDEO: Jail term for PIP implant boss Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:24:35 GMT
- The boss of a French company which distributed defective breast implants around the world has been sentenced to four years in prison for fraud.
- VIDEO: Snow and freezing temperatures in US Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:02:28 GMT
- A deadly winter storm has caused several deaths in the US and is keeping much of the country blanketed in ice and snow.
- VIDEO: One-minute World News Tue, 10 Dec 2013 13:25:48 GMT
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- VIDEO: Canada embarks on North Pole claim Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:56:24 GMT
- Canada signals its intention to claim the North Pole and some of the surrounding Arctic waters on its Atlantic coast.
- VIDEO: Yellowcake stored in Libya Tue, 10 Dec 2013 04:22:32 GMT
- The United Nations says nuclear inspectors will visit Libya to assess its uranium stockpiles, amid concerns about fragile security in the country.
- VIDEO: US flies AU peacekeepers into CAR Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:53:21 GMT
- The US military is to help fly African Union peacekeeping troops from Burundi into the Central African Republic, officials say.
- VIDEO: Inside the US Federal Reserve Tue, 10 Dec 2013 00:10:16 GMT
- Simon Jack looks around the US central bank, the Federal Reserve, as it turns 100 this month.
- New China data boosts recovery hopes Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:15:44 GMT
- China's industrial output and retail sales rise in November, the latest in a series of signs suggesting a recovery in the world's second largest economy.
- US 'Volcker rule' set for vote Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:49:38 GMT
- Three years after it was first proposed, US regulators are set to vote on a rule to ban banks from using their own money to invest.
- China hackers 'hit EU ministries' Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:08:04 GMT
- Chinese hackers targeted five European foreign ministries over the summer, a security company has said.
- Coach crash eye tracker tested Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:05:05 GMT
- Five European coach companies are testing eye tracking equipment as part of an experiment designed to prevent coach crashes.
- Garth Brooks to go on world tour Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:39:20 GMT
- US country singer Garth Brooks is to embark on a world tour, more than 10 years after he last hit the road.
- Authors call for 'digital rights' Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:58:04 GMT
- Hundreds of authors write to the United Nations condemning the scale of state surveillance and urging it to create an international bill of digital rights.
- Peter Higgs receives Nobel medal Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:03:55 GMT
- Prof Peter Higgs has received his Nobel prize for physics at a ceremony in Stockholm.
- Coldest spot on Earth identified Mon, 09 Dec 2013 23:07:50 GMT
- The coldest place on Earth is measured by satellite to be a bitter minus 93.2 Celsius (-135.8F) in the heart of Antarctica.