Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

Ultimate Boot CD Live Aims to Become a Parted Magic Replacement, Based on Debian

The development team behind the popular UBCD (Ultimate Boot CD) project have announced recently that they are working on a Live version of Ultimate Boot CD, which is currently based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system and has the ultimate goal of becoming a Parted Magic replacement. In



Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Double killer and violent rapist wins appeal against life sentence after judges decided it was 'too ...

Donald Andrews became the only non-murderer to be jailed for life without the possibility of release in 2012

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

Scots fantasist marine tried to con Royal British Legion with bogus tale of how he was wounded in Ir...

JAMES Heron O'Hara, 42, told Royal British Legion Scotland he served more than six years in the Royal Marines and was wounded in action with Arbroath-based 45 Commando in Iraq.

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

The world's biggest Lego Millennium Falcon built using 250,000 bricks

When Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits cinemas later this year, it is going to be a pretty big deal — but the world's largest Lego Millennium Falcon built in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend has to come a close second. As Han Solo once said, "You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon?

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

World kept guessing over name of Britain's baby princess

"As the nation waits, why the Princess must be called Diana" read a headline on the front page of The Telegraph.

US defends cluster bomb transfers

US defends cluster bomb transfers

WASHINGTON: The United States defended its supplies of cluster munitions Sunday, pointing to restrictions on the transfers, after Human Rights Watch said the bombs had been used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. HRW said it had gathered photographs, video and other evidence indicating that cluste

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

Ismail Sabri risks jail for election offence

The minister's offer of agricultural approvals, subject to the BN candidate winning the by-election, is seen as an attempt at election bribery.

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

Chelsea win title as Man City eye Champions League

LONDON:  Chelsea won the Premier League title on Sunday as former champions Manchester City strengthened their bid for direct entry into next season’s Champions League. Eden Hazard scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 1-0 in front of their own fans at Stamford Brid

Commodity prices plunge - led by dairy

Commodity prices plunge - led by dairy

New Zealand commodity prices had their biggest decline since the height of the global financial crisis in 2008, led by falling dairy product prices.The ANZ Commodity Price Index fell 7.4 per cent in April, the biggest decline since...

US National Guard troopers being pulled out of Baltimore: Maryland governor

US National Guard troopers being pulled out of Baltimore: Maryland governor

The governor of Maryland says the National Guard has started pulling out of Baltimore after a nightly curfew was lifted.

The mayor of Baltimore Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has thanked people for their patience, adding that she rescinded the order of a wide curfew. The curfew was imposed a

NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

NEW YORK >> A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said.Demetrius Blackwell was arrested Saturday night in the shooting of Officer Brian Moore, who remained hospi

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby's name

LONDON >> Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice?Britain's newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night at home in London's Kensington Palace, but the guessing game continues Sunday over what her name w

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; death toll climbs to 7,250

Nepal shuts airport to big jets; death toll climbs to 7,250

KATHMANDU, Nepal >> Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.The death toll climbed to 7,250, including six

Pattern of rioting in nation is rooted in race and economic inequality

Pattern of rioting in nation is rooted in race and economic inequality

Freddie Gray dies in police custody and Baltimore riots ensue last week. Michael Brown is fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson last year and violent protests follow.The names change. So do the places. But it also seems all so very familiar.In 1965, Watts erupted into a riot after 21-ye

Royal Baby name: Live updates as world waits to hear from Kate and William

Royal Baby name: Live updates as world waits to hear from Kate and William

Royal gun salutes are planned at parks and the Tower of London today to mark the birth of a new princess

Miracle in Nepal as three more people are pulled out alive from the rubble

Miracle in Nepal as three more people are pulled out alive from the rubble

Fresh hope in Kathmandu after three people were pulled alive from the rubble of their home, eight days after Nepal’s devastating earthquake.

#NepalEarthquake 105-year old among three found alive 8 days after quake http://t.co/p1S7VvqQ9H pic.twitter.com/YVvy2HidVG— Gulf News (@gulf_n

Ethopian Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against police brutality and racism

Ethopian Israelis protest in Tel Aviv against police brutality and racism

Thousands of Ethopian Israelis have protested in Tel Aviv against racism and police brutality.

The rally was sparked after footage emerged purporting to show an Ethiopian Israeli in an army uniform being beaten by police.

A link to the original video that sparked tonight’s

Two gunmen are shot dead outside an anti-Islam art show in Texas

Two gunmen are shot dead outside an anti-Islam art show in Texas

Two gunmen have been shot dead in a shooting incident in Texas.

The men had opened fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland where an anti-Islam art exhibition was being held. It included images of the Prophet Mohammad.

A policeman was injured.



Ben Carson tells local TV station he is running for president

Ben Carson tells local TV station he is running for president

Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, told a local Florida TV station Sunday that he is running for president with an official announcement to come at an event Monday.

US says no Syrian civilians killed in coalition air strike

US says no Syrian civilians killed in coalition air strike

Washington (AFP) - The US military denied a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor director Rami Abdel Rahman had told AFP that seven children w

AFP 'agony' over Bali Nine decision

AFP 'agony' over Bali Nine decision

AFP deputy commissioner Mike Phelan says he has agonised for 10 years over the decision to hand information about the Bali Nine to Indonesian authorities.

Two shot dead, one wounded in Texas

Two shot dead, one wounded in Texas

POLICE in Texas are checking for bombs in the car of two men who were shot dead after shooting a security guard outside a Mohammed cartoon contest.

Prince Harry says he can't wait to meet his new niece

Prince Harry says he can't wait to meet his new niece

Karen ButlerLONDON, May 3 (UPI) -- Prince Charles, his wife, Camilla, and Pippa Middleton were among the visitors who stopped by to meet the newborn princess Sunday.

Nepal Quake Death Toll Tops 7,200

Nepal Quake Death Toll Tops 7,200

Four more people have been rescued from underneath rubble, days after the devastating earthquake in Nepal, including a 101-year-old man. Police on Sunday said the man was found about 80 kilometers northwest of the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. Rescue workers earlier reported three other sur

Two gunmen shot dead at anti-Islam art show in Texas

Two gunmen shot dead at anti-Islam art show in Texas

Two gunmen were shot dead on Sunday after they opened fire at an art exhibit in Texas that was organised by an anti-Islamic group and featured caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad, city officials and police said.

Title a reward for risk - Mourinho

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the Premier League title is his reward for the risk he took in returning to Stamford Bridge.

Most 'unaware' of skin cancer signs

More than three-quarters of people in the UK would not recognise signs of skin cancer, a survey by British Association of Dermatologists suggests.

VIDEO: 'Some were opposed to US cartoon event'

Eyewitness Stephanie Conway tells the BBC some people were opposed to a conference on cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in a suburb of Dallas, but she saw nothing threatening.

Australian budget a 'horror story'

The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.

IPL 8 Parthiv Patel on thrashing Mitchell Johnson

IPL 8: Parthiv Patel on thrashing Mitchell Johnson

How the hell did Kate do it?

IT’S official. Kate is the World Champion of post-birth bounce-backs. Em Rusciano ponders how Kate was so radiant 10 hours after pushing out a baby.

We got complacent, says Smith

KANGAROOS skipper Cameron Smith accused Australia’s embarrassed Test team of thinking the job was done after just one try.

Pitt: What we want from Budget

QUEENSLAND Treasurer Curtis Pitt has called for the Commonwealth Budget to hand down a “no surprises budget” next week, unless that surprise is one thing ...

What's sending rates sky-high

RESIDENTS of an apartment tower were unaware they were paying an extra $120,000 in rates due to a problem that’s relatively easy to fix — but hard to spot.

Man allegedly filmed women showering

POLICE are asking women who used a public shower at a popular Sunshine Coast beach to come forward, with fears they may have been filmed.

Elderly man found in NSW bushland

GRAHAM Sawbridge, 76, who disappeared on a Sunday afternoon walk has been found in scrub not far from his home on the NSW south coast.

More Qld bikie brawlers plead guilty

ANOTHER two men involved in a public bikie brawl on the Gold Coast have pleaded guilty to riot, including former senior Bandido Adam Christopher White.