From Charlotte to Chardonnay, Britain goes betting mad over royal baby's nameWill it be Charlotte? Will it be Alice? Or Elizabeth… Victoria… Or even Diana?
Since Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared with their newborn girl on Saturday, the “Great Kate Wait” for the baby to arrive has given way to a betting frenzy on what the new princess wil
This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to SeeIt just got way, way easier to search and browse the US Geological Survey's collection of historical topographic maps, thanks to a new online map viewer. The post This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See appeared first on WIRED.
Israel admits 'mistakes' in regard to Ethiopian communityJerusalem (AFP) - President Reuven Rivlin admitted on Monday that Israel had made mistakes in its treatment of the Ethiopian Jewish community, describing their suffering as "an open wound"."We have made mistakes. We did not look, we did not listen enough," he said in a statement after thousands of E
BUFFETT: Stocks won't look cheap if interest rates go up (BRKA, BRKB, SPY, DJI, IXIC)Stocks are definitely on the "high side of valuation," according to Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett. Buffett is on CNBC's Squawk Box Monday morning with Becky Quick in Omaha. Berkshire Hathaway held its annual investors conference this past weekend. Quick asked him what he thinks of stocks and
Ex-CIA Official: Republicans Politicized BenghaziA former CIA deputy director has written in a new book that Republicans rapeatedly distorted the agency's analysis of the Benghazi attack in 2012, it has been reported. Michael Morell said the events were distorted about the attack that killed the American ambassador to Libya, according to a re
Israeli President: Ethiopian Protests Expose 'Wound'Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Monday that protests against racism and police brutality by Ethiopian Jews have exposed an "open wound" that must be addressed. He spoke a day after thousands of people marched in central Tel Aviv, with protesters shutting down a major highway and clashing
Pamela Geller: America's 'bigoted blogger'Pamela Geller is a controversial blogger who has risen to prominence in the US after strident attacks against Islam.
Hollande to sell French fighter jets on start of Gulf tourFrench President François Hollande arrived in Qatar on Monday for the start of a two-day Middle East tour designed to wrap up the sale of French fighter jets and showcase his country's ever closer ties with the Gulf monarchies.
Wahab Riaz, Shakib Al Hasan Fined By ICCBangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz have been fined for their verbal exchange during the fifth day of the first Test between the two sides in Khulna.
Crook Karmichael ruled out for RedsKarmichael Hunt has dropped three kilograms after a bad bout of gastro and an adductor strain saw him ruled out of Queensland's trip to face the Crusaders.
VIDEO: Lord Scriven defends 'no majority' tweetLord Scriven defends a tweet claiming that David Cameron privately does not think the Conservatives will win a majority.
Boy breaks piggy bank to help NepalA 12-year-old Indian boy raids his piggy bank to donate to the victims of last week's devastating earthquake in Nepal.
VIDEO: 'No such thing as a healthy tan'Doctors warn that Britain's unpredictable weather could mean people are not protecting themselves against the sun and should regularly check for signs of skin cancer.
Woman's body found at city flatPolice are treating the death of a woman whose body was found at a flat in the Maryhill area of Glasgow as "suspicious".
Kipsang repeats 2013 Belfast winKenyan Joel Kipsang wins the Belfast City Marathon for the second time in three years as he takes victory in 2:19.36.
PwC ends A-level criteria for jobsAccountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers is to stop using A-levels grades as a way of selecting recruits for graduate jobs.
VIDEO: 'No support' for Nepal quake survivorsThe BBC's Neha Sharma met a couple who explained how they were coping after the deadly Nepal earthquake
Primary Focus: Thomas Walling Primary Academy, in NewcastleThe school, which boasts 'good' teaching and 'outstanding' pastoral care, is raising the aspirations of its pupils
Mike Huckabee in his own wordsFormer Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, a potential White House contender in 2016, is known as an ordained Baptist minister and Fox News television personality. Here’s the Republican's take on guns, immigration and more, in his own words.
NASA aids response to Nepal quakeNASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake, to assist in relief and humanitarian operations. Organizations using these NASA data products and analyses include the U.S. G
Lego masters build world's largest Millennium Falcon for Star Wars DayMay the fourth be with us all, especially the Star Wars fans who turned up to Melbourne Australia's Southland Westfield over the last two days.These Lego padawans arrived en masse to help Lego Master Builders Dan and Chris Steininger construct a huge Millennium Falcon in time for today's Internation
Texas police probe identity of Prophet cartoon contest suspectsUS police say they have shot dead two gunmen who had opened fire outside an event in Texas featuring a contest to draw cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.
According to the authorities, the men drove up to the Curtis Culwell Center in the city of Garland near Dallas and began shooting at a