More people are suffering from malnutrition as a result of worsening food poverty, experts have warned.
The troubled Co-operative Bank cuts its pre-tax losses in the first half of the year, and cuts staff numbers by 13%.
EDF Energy is ordered to pay £3m after an Ofgem investigation into the way the firm handled customer complaints.
French Jews say they are feeling the impact of events in Gaza, with a disturbing rise in anti-semitism.
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.
More rubbish is being recycled in Wales than last year with figures showing a 2% rise to 54%.
Celebrity Match of the Day fans including Russell Brand and Sue Johnston pay tribute to legendary commentator John Motson.
British number two James Ward is one match away from the US Open main draw after a 6-4 6-4 win over Vincent Millot.
A hard link is actually nothing more than a regular directory entry, which in turn can be seen as a pointer to the actual file’s data on the disk. The cool thing about hard-links is that a file can be stored once on the disk, and be linked to multiple times, from different locations/entries, without requiring to allocate extra disk space for each file instance.
The family of a man who was stabbed to death in a Wrexham pub are backing a knife surrender campaign.
Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu, who has been on a hunger strike for 14 years, is re-arrested two days after she was freed on a court order.
Barack Obama has said he will not be taking part in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising stunt which involves people drenching themselves with cold water.
Scott Taylor - Beyond the propagandaTopic(s):
- Geo-Politics/Int'l Relations, Legal/Justice, Mass Media/Propaganda, Military/Veterans, Peace Advocacy, Politics, Privacy/Big Brother, War/Militarism
In his latest BBC column, Lewis Hamilton talks about the title race, and says he is glad he did not rush into an F1 drive when he was too young.
Gibraltar is planning to banish some of its Barbary macaque population which have become too cheeky or aggressive
Forensic work is to begin next week in the search for an IRA victim whose body has been missing for almost 40 years.
How to quickly get list of all applications installed on your UNIX/Linux machinesIn this tutorial I[he]#039[/he]ll try to present how to quickly get the list of all applications installed on UNIX/Linux hosts. The procedure applies to the most popular UNIX/Linux distributions but is also applicable to windows hosts and some other hardware (e.g. firmware version on routers etc.). The procedure could help you track your software inventory and get notifications whenever users install/uninstall applications on their machines.
Authorities in the southern Indian state of Kerala outline plans to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.
sciencehabit writes To probe the dawn of time, astronomers usually peer far away; but now they've made a notable discovery close to home. An ancient star a mere thousand light-years from Earth bears chemical elements that may have been forged by the death of a star that was both extremely massive and one of the first to arise after the big bang. If confirmed, the finding means that some of the universe's first stars were so massive they died in exceptionally violent explosions that altered the growth of early galaxies.
Read more of this story at Slashdot.