Harper Lee saves Mockingbird play

Harper Lee saves Mockingbird play

Author Harper Lee starts a non-profit company to produce a play of To Kill a Mockingbird in her hometown of Monroeville, after a dispute threatened to end the show.



Chilling proof the end is near

Chilling proof the end is near

THE executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will go ahead according to plan — and here’s the proof.

Greek border checks aim to stop jihadists

Greek border checks aim to stop jihadists

The Greek Police (ELAS) and the country's National Intelligence Service (EYP) are on the alert amid fears that jihadists are slipping into the country in a seemingly relentless influx of undocumented immigrants via Greece's land and sea borders and inspectors have been posted at key entry points to

Windows 10 Build 10061: How to customise the new Start menu

Windows 10 Build 10061: How to customise the new Start menu

The new Start menu included in the latest build of Windows 10 – available to Windows Insiders on the Fast ring – is a marked improvement over previous versions. It's resizable, and customisable. It's also, like the build itself, rather buggy. It's a bit like a fair-weather friend –

2015: The year cloud computing becomes mainstream

2015: The year cloud computing becomes mainstream

Cloud computing isn't new: ComputerWeekly, in a short history of cloud computing, reports that the idea first came about in the 1960s from J.C.R. Licklider, well known for his enabling the development of ARPANET (a major precursor of the Internet as we know it today). Licklider's idea was eventually

New Apple Watch app could revolutionise enterprise security

New Apple Watch app could revolutionise enterprise security

Everyone, it seems, is jumping on the Apple Watch bandwagon with new apps, but one of the more interesting developments comes from enterprise security specialist MicroStrategy. [see_also] It’s launched a version of its Usher platform allowing the Apple Watch to be used as a secure digital ke

CEOs still lagging behind on social media [Infographic]

CEOs still lagging behind on social media [Infographic]

Social media is a large part of many people’s lives these days but it seems that people at the top of enterprises and large organisations are more reluctant to engage. [see_also] Management education advice site MBA Central has produced an infographic looking at how CEOs are lagging behind in

Microsoft's Skype for iPhone Updated with Apple Watch Support

Microsoft's Skype for iPhone Updated with Apple Watch Support

With the Apple Watch quickly becoming a hit, Microsoft is rushing to update all of its apps to provide support for the new device launched by the Cupertino-based rival, as it wants everyone to benefit from quick access to its services. After PowerPoint, which received an update bringing suppo

Niall Horan pays tribute to BBC presenter Colin Bloomfield who died of cancer aged 33

Niall Horan pays tribute to BBC presenter Colin Bloomfield who died of cancer aged 33

The radio presenter passed away just months after setting up a charity to raise awareness of sun safety amongst children

Superbug alert at Kate Middleton's hospital as eight patients infected with antibiotic-resistant kil...

Superbug alert at Kate Middleton's hospital as eight patients infected with antibiotic-resistant kil...

A POTENTIALLY deadly bug has forced a ward to be closed at the hospital where Prince William and Kate are due to have their second child.

Tutti Mooti: Farm cafe that serves customers ice cream from cow to cone in one hour up for Golden Co...

Tutti Mooti: Farm cafe that serves customers ice cream from cow to cone in one hour up for Golden Co...

A SCOTTISH dairy farm that serves the freshest ice cream around, is up for our annual Golden Cone Award.

General Election 2015: SNP surge continues as Labour fail to make up ground on nationalists in new p...

General Election 2015: SNP surge continues as Labour fail to make up ground on nationalists in new p...

WITH the election under two weeks away a new poll released today suggests Labour have been unable to win back voters from the SNP.

Burnley vs Leicester City: Jamie Vardy played through the pain barrier, says Nigel Pearson

Burnley vs Leicester City: Jamie Vardy played through the pain barrier, says Nigel Pearson

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson revealed that goalscorer Jamie Vardy needed an injection to be fit for the 1-0 victory over Burnley.

Everton vs Manchester United live: Plus all the build-up to Arsenal vs Chelsea

Everton vs Manchester United live: Plus all the build-up to Arsenal vs Chelsea

Today in the Premier League, Everton face Manchester United, and Arsenal take on Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium. A victory for Jose Mourinho's side, and they could win the Premier League title as soon as Wednesday with a win over Leicester.Everton vs Manchester United (1.30pm)Fellaini starts for U

London Marathon 2015: Emotional Paula Radcliffe posts 2:36.55 time in her final competitive race

London Marathon 2015: Emotional Paula Radcliffe posts 2:36.55 time in her final competitive race

The greatest female marathon runner in Great British history Paula Radcliffe bid an emotional goodbye to the London Marathon by posting a time of 2:36.55.

Rick Jacobs: Jews must reject Geller's anti-Muslim venom

Rick Jacobs: Jews must reject Geller's anti-Muslim venom

She's back. Under the auspices of something deemed the American Freedom Defense Initiative, the infamous fearmonger

Powerful 6.7 aftershock hits Kathmandu, Mount Everest

Powerful 6.7 aftershock hits Kathmandu, Mount Everest

A powerful, magnitude 6.7 aftershock shook the Kathmandu area of Nepal on Sunday, a day after a massive earthquake devastated the region with more than 1,900 deaths and destroyed homes and infrastructure. See also: Nearly 1,800 dead after Nepal rocked by massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake The U.S. G

ISS crew watched 'Gravity' on fancy new projector

ISS crew watched 'Gravity' on fancy new projector

How do you pass the time when you're in space? By watching a movie about a catastrophe in space, of course! According to Scott Kelly, a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the crew is watching "Gravity" — a movie about a group of astronauts struggling to survive aboar

Somerset Standard published Frome's Jenson Button in the 2015 Sunday Times Sport Rich List

Somerset Standard published Frome's Jenson Button in the 2015 Sunday Times Sport Rich List

Jenson Button has been ranked the third richest sports star in the 2015 Sunday Times Sport Rich List.The racing car champion apparently has a personal fortune of £71 million, up from £63 million in 2014. But Button dropped one place in the latest list compiled by the Sunday Times. He wa

Somerset Standard published NATIONAL NEWS: British tourists missing after Nepal earthquake

Somerset Standard published NATIONAL NEWS: British tourists missing after Nepal earthquake

Dozens of British tourists remain missing after an earthquake in Nepal killed more than 2,000 people.The 7.8 magnitude quake struck on Saturday morning near Kathmandu and the city of Pokhara.The quake, thought to be the worst in the region for 80 years, was also felt in India, Bangladesh and Tibet.A

Discover the setting of ITVs hit detective drama Vera

Discover the setting of ITVs hit detective drama Vera

Follow in the footsteps of Brenda Blethyn and experience the beautiful British beaches and idyllic rural scenes used as filming locations in the crime series

Indonesia executions could happen in 72 hours

Indonesia executions could happen in 72 hours

Nine of 10 mostly foreign prisoners on death row in Indonesia have been given 72 hours notice ahead of their execution, according to a spokesperson for the Attorney General's office.

New quake near Everest, new avalanches

New quake near Everest, new avalanches

These are fearful times on the highest mountain in the world. The devastating earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday set off avalanches that left large numbers of climbers dead, missing, injured or trapped on Mount Everest. And aftershocks, including a ...

Cecily Strong's top 10 WHCD jokes

Cecily Strong's top 10 WHCD jokes

"Saturday Night Live" comedian Cecily Strong skewered political candidates and news agencies Saturday night at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

Nepal quake: Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits

Nepal quake: Magnitude 6.7 aftershock hits

A powerful, magnitude 6.7 aftershock has shaken the Kathmandu area of Nepal, a day after the massive earthquake devastated the region with more than 1900 deaths and destroyed homes and infrastructure.The US Geological Survey says...

IPL 2015, DD vs RCB Live Cricket Score: Daredevils Look to Surge Up as they Take on Inconsistent Ban...

Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore have been stuck in a mid-table battle. JP Duminy's men look to surge up the table as they take on Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers. Catch all the live updates from the game.

Pasadena start-up wants to popularize the aerial selfie

A Pasadena startup wants to extend "selfies" into the sky with a camera-carrying drone that's capable of tracking and filming autonomously.Polyhelo, near Lake Avenue and California Boulevard in Pasadena, unveiled their "C-mi" drone on Wednesday with a $125,000

Stagecoach 2015: The Cadillac Three brings rock 'n' roll to Indio

INDIO >> With a heavy drum beat and guitarist Jaren Johnston going hard on the guitar, The Cadillac Three rocked the Mane Stage Saturday afternoon.Using the song "I'm Southern," The Cadillac Three pumped up the crowd, making them dance and headbang while waving their hands in the air. This was The C

David and Victoria Beckham support son Romeo as he raises £6,000 for charity

The Beckham family were out in force at the London Marathon children's race and even wore T shirts saying 'Team Romeo' - cute

Watford's Ikechi Anya really knows how to celebrate promotion to the Premier League

Watford became the first Championship team of the season to make it to the Premier League yesterday and boy do they know how to celebrate

Barack Obama's new attitude rhymes with 'bucket' he says in hilarious White House dinner speech

The US President demonstrated his jokes and charisma by taking aim at journalists and heavyweight politicians during the annual correspondents' dinner

PFA Team of the Year: SIX Chelsea players named in XI, but there's no room for 21-goal Sergio Aguero

Eden Hazard, Diego Costa, Nemanja Matic, Gary Cahill, John Terry and Branislav Ivanovic all make the cut, but Man City's star striker misses out

Family of US hostage gave Al Qaeda $250G before deadly drone strike, report says

The Al Qaeda captors of two hostages who were killed in a January drone strike in Pakistan reportedly received $250,000 in ransom money from the family of American captive Dr. Warren Weinstein in 2012.

Protests turn violent over death of Freddie Gray, who died after arrest in Baltimore

A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody, started peacefully with thousands marching through downtown streets before the demonstration turned violent and volatile Saturday night.

Coast Guard searches for 4 people missing in Alabama waters after sailboats capsize in storm

Coast Guard officials say crews are continuing their search for at least four people missing in the water after a powerful storm capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Gasquet, Kyrgios seek French Open boost at ATP Estoril

Estoril (Portugal) (AFP) - France's Richard Gasquet and Australian Nick Kyrgios will hope to kick-start pre-Roland Garros injury comeback bids at the Estoril Open which begins on Monday.Fifth seed Gasquet, who lost the 2007 final to Novak Djokovic and suffered the same fate in 2012 against Juan Mart

Quake deals heavy blow to Nepal's rich cultural heritage

Kathmandu (AFP) - Reduced to piles of rubble and splintered wood, Nepal's rich cultural heritage has suffered a devastating blow from a massive earthquake that tore through the country, experts said Sunday.In the heart of Kathmandu, many of a cluster of temples and statues built between the 12th and

Poppies pay tribute at Art Gallery of WA

A WALL of handmade poppies crafted by families from recycled materials pay tribute to the ANZACs at the Art Gallery of WA.

Death toll in Nepal quake over 1,000

The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.

Everest survivors describe ordeal

Survivors of avalanches around the base of Mount Everest triggered by the Nepal earthquake describe their experiences and the destruction around them.

ScottHarrison published Kelly Brook accuses tardy Simon Cowell of being 'disrespectful'...

Kelly Brook has accused Simon Cowell of being "disrespectful" to her over her short-lived tenure as a judge on Britain's Got Talent. The model, who is currently starring on US television in NBC's One Big Happy, was hired as a fourth judge for the hit ITV show in 2009 but was axed just six days late

ScottHarrison published 37,800 runner to take part in London Marathon

Around 37,800 fund raisers, amateur runners and elite athletes are expected to take part in the Virgin Money London Marathon today, making it the biggest in the event's 35-year history. Forecasters predict good conditions for the runners with just patchy rain and mild temperatures. An estimated 75

ScottHarrison published London Marathon by the numbers

Here are some interesting facts and figures about the Virgin Money London Marathon: 2 – Runners from Zimbabwe competing 8 – Librarians set to battle the course 21.7 – The temperature in Celsius on the hottest London Marathon day (2007) 200 – Bottles of baby oil for treati

ScottHarrison published Nepal quake: UK rescue teams rush to help earthquake victims

Rescue operations and aid efforts will continue in Nepal today as the country assesses the scale of the death and destruction inflicted by a powerful earthquake. More than 1,800 people were killed after the 7.8 magnitude quake struck just before midday yesterday, sending tremors through the Kathman

Western Morning News published UK's oldest tree is withering away

England's oldest living thing may be on its last legs, its custodian fears.A yew tree in west Somerset – which could be up to 4,000 years old – is finally showing its age.The Ashbrittle Yew, in the churchyard of the parish's Church of St John the Baptist, has a girth of 38ft and a vast c

Western Morning News published Handsome pony named after Ross Poldark

A rescued moorland pony which is now on the road to recovery has been dubbed 'Ross Poldark' because of his handsome looks.Livery stable owner Verity Perry, from Crowlas in West Cornwall, has, with some like-minded friends, formed the Bodmin Moor Pony Rescue charity to try to alleviate the plight of

ScottHarrison published Complete list of Britain's wealthiest 25 people

Here is a list of Britain's wealthiest 25 people, according to The Sunday Times Rich List. 1 Len Blavatnik £13.17 billion 2 Sri and Gopi Hinduja £13 billion 3 Galen and George Weston and family £11 billion 4 Alisher Usmanov £9.8 billion 5 David and Simon Reuben £9.

ScottHarrison commented Britain's richest people double their wealth

The collective wealth of Britain's richest people has more than doubled in the last ten years, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. This year's list found the wealthiest 1,000 individuals and families now have a combined fortune of £547.126 billion. The figure has more than doubled since

Thousands in Baltimore protest death of man in custody

Thousands of protesters took to the streets to demand answers over the police custody death of Freddie Gray.

Westwood claims Indonesia golf hat-trick

Lee Westwood has won his third Indonesian Masters title, with Tasmanian 27-year-old Kalem Richardson finishing third.

Clarkson defends pushing AFL fan

Hawthorn coach Alastair Clarkson says he was concerned for his safety when he pushed a fan on Saturday night.

No rest for in-form Sydney FC

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold will be working his players hard in their week off after the wrapping up second spot on the A-League ladder.

Moylan stars for Panthers in NRL win

Penrith fullback Matt Moylan has starred for the Panthers in their 26-18 NRL home win over in-form Cronulla.