Jailed urban guerrilla urges comrades to take up arms

Jailed urban guerrilla urges comrades to take up arms

Police are on standby after the jailed leader of Revolutionary Struggle Nikos Maziotis posted a document on an anti-establishment website late on Wednesday, calling for an armed uprising and the takeover of Greece's Parliament, government ministries and the premises of the Bank of Greece in protest



From the archives: Reviews of John Campbell's first show

From the archives: Reviews of John Campbell's first show

In March 2005 Campbell Live debuted on TV3. A fresh faced John Campbell opened with a matey "G'day youse fellas' and made a splash with an investigation into bribery and corruption in Auckland where driver licences could be bought for $400.

Brillo Is Google's Internet Of Things OS

Brillo Is Google's Internet Of Things OS

We recently reported that Google is going to unveil a new operating system for the Internet of Things at I/O 2015 and that’s precisely what it has done today, among other things. Brillo is the company’s new operating system for connected devices aimed at making them work together for sma

Federal government taking the tax off tampons, effective July 1

Federal government taking the tax off tampons, effective July 1

After months of pressure to act, the federal government is removing the GST and HST from tampons and other feminine hygiene products, effective July 1, 2015. The Department of Finance announced Thursday in a tax notice that it is removing the goods and services tax (GST) and harmonized sales tax (HS

Scientists call on Government to fund vaccine for campylobacter after almost three-quarters of super...

Scientists call on Government to fund vaccine for campylobacter after almost three-quarters of super...

Scientists are calling on the Government to fund a vaccine for campylobacter after nearly three-quarters of the fresh chickens in supermarkets and butchers were found to be contaminated with the potentially lethal food-poisoning bug.

Newspaper Apologizes For Printing Letter That Suggested Obama Be Executed

Newspaper Apologizes For Printing Letter That Suggested Obama Be Executed

The Daily Item of Sunbury, Pennsylvania has apologized for printing a letter that suggested President Obama be executed.

All presidents have had their critics, and some detractors have certainly proven to be more verbally aggressive than others.

A letter to the editor published i

Badass Dutch Goose Attacks Drone That Got Too Close To Its Nest

Badass Dutch Goose Attacks Drone That Got Too Close To Its Nest

Don't fly a drone over a goose's nesting area. Just don't. This video from Dutch public broadcaster RTV Noord-Holland shows an irate goose attacking a drone -- and coming back for round two as the camera cuts out. "It's not surprising that the goose would attack the drone," said Geoff LeBaro

Cameron Says EU Status Quo 'Not Good Enough'

Cameron Says EU Status Quo 'Not Good Enough'

David Cameron has called for "flexible and imaginative" reforms in the European Union during a whistlestop tour of Europe to lobby for changes to the 28-nation bloc.

Man And Woman Arrested Over Terror Claims

Man And Woman Arrested Over Terror Claims

A man and a woman from Berkshire have been arrested on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism in the UK.

Deaths After Car Bombs At Top Baghdad Hotels

Deaths After Car Bombs At Top Baghdad Hotels

At least ten people have been killed after car bombs exploded at two luxury hotels popular with Westerners in Baghdad, say police.

The trailer for FIFA's film about FIFA is a feast of dodgy deals

The trailer for FIFA's film about FIFA is a feast of dodgy deals

In case you missed it, FIFA funded a film about FIFA last year. It was a £19 million extravaganza featuring Gérard Depardieu, Sam Neill and Tim Roth as FIFA presidents, the latter playing none other than Don Blatterone himself. See also: FIFA-dominated front pages sum up 'Sepptic' day o

Google launches Internet of Things platform Project Brillo

Google launches Internet of Things platform Project Brillo

Google announced a new smart home platform called Brillo on stage at its annual Google I/O developers conference on Thursday. The platform is Google's first big move into the Internet of Things space. Google executive Suchar Pichai revealed that the platform is derived from Android and will provide

FIFA scandal day 2: Sepp Blatter clings on but storm shows no sign of abating

FIFA scandal day 2: Sepp Blatter clings on but storm shows no sign of abating

LONDON — The storm surrounding FIFA showed no sign of abating Thursday as the world continued watching the organisation's house of cards wobbling in the wind. David Cameron weighed in, Sepp Blatter faced intense questioning over his future at the helm, and the group's presidential election on

Obama holds Twitter Q&A on climate change

Obama holds Twitter Q&A on climate change

President Obama held a Twitter Q&A on his newly created, and incredibly popular, @POTUS account on Thursday, fielding questions on everything from climate change skeptics to extreme weather becoming a national security issue. See also: Obama visits National Hurricane Center, helps write technic

Watch demonstrators clash with police in London anti-austerity protest

Watch demonstrators clash with police in London anti-austerity protest

LONDON — New footage captured Wednesday shows the tense scenes between protesters and police in London on the opening day of parliament in Westminster. See also: Queen's Speech: More government surveillance, no more income tax "David Cameron has got to go," protesters chanted as they walke

Bill Clinton: 'I'm officially Ebola-free'

Bill Clinton: 'I'm officially Ebola-free'

Former President Bill Clinton said at a United Nations event Thursday that he underwent Ebola screening from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after a recent visit to Liberia, but that he was never exposed to the deadly virus.

Former US House Speaker Hastert indicted

Former US House Speaker Hastert indicted

Federal officials have indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for lying to the FBI about $3.5 million he agreed to pay to an undisclosed subject to "cover up past misconduct." The indictment was unsealed in the District Court of Northern Illinoi...

Energy Quote of the Day: Gazprom Brushes Aside FIFA Scandal

Energy Quote of the Day: Gazprom Brushes Aside FIFA Scandal

Major FIFA sponsors came out with statements of concern after the arrest of officials from the global soccer governing body, national-body officials, and various marketing executives. Visa was particularly strong in calling for "immediate steps" to clean up FIFA. "Should FIFA fail to do so, we have

Watch: Sepp Blatter says he cannot be held responsible at FIFA's 65th Congress

Watch: Sepp Blatter says he cannot be held responsible at FIFA's 65th Congress

FIFA president Sepp Blatter spoke for the first time following Wednesday's arrests and indictments of 14 soccer officials during the opening ceremony of the organization's 65th congress, where they are expected to reelect Blatter as leader of the organization.

Putin classifies Russian troop deaths during peacetime a state secret

Putin classifies Russian troop deaths during peacetime a state secret

Russian President Vladimir Putin has classified deaths of Russian troops in peacetime a state secret.

The move comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine.

Putin has repeatedly denied any involvement of Russian troops in the region.
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Fox TV Chiefs Named MIPCOM 2015 Personalities of the Year

Fox TV Chiefs Named MIPCOM 2015 Personalities of the Year

Fox Television studios Chairmen and CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman will be feted as MIPCOM 2015’s personalities of the year. Newman and Walden were named presidents of 20th Century Fox Television in 1999 and upped to chairmen and CEOs of the Fox Television Group in 2014. They have launched s

The Trailer for ABC's The Muppets, Deconstructed

The Trailer for ABC's The Muppets, Deconstructed

It's time to light the lights!The Muppets are returning to TV this fall on ABC in what ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee has repeatedly described as "more adult" and "not your grandmother's Muppets" reboot. That means an Office-style mockumentary presentation, industry inside

Mariah Carey: American Idol Was the 'Worst Experience of My Life'

Mariah Carey: American Idol Was the "Worst Experience of My Life"

Sounds like Mariah Carey isn't exactly heartbroken over American Idol being canceled.In an interview with Australia's KIIS FM, as reported by the U.K.'s Daily Mail, the singer and former Idol judge slammed the show as being "so boring and so fake."VIDEO: Mariah Carey does Carpool Karaoke w

Britain's Got Talent 2015: Isaac Waddington wins public vote while the The Neales get judges' votes

Britain's Got Talent 2015: Isaac Waddington wins public vote while the The Neales get judges' votes

While Isaac won the vote outright, The Neales and Boyband had to face off for the judges votes after coming in second and third place

Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee, with several familiar faces

Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee, with several familiar faces

Ten of the nation's most poised young spellers have made it to the finals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Official: 22 people 'may have been exposed' to anthrax sample at S. Korea base

Twenty-two people "may have been exposed" to an anthrax sample sent to a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea and are being treated, a senior defense official told Fox News -- in the latest "precautionary measure" being taken after the Defense Department's "inadvertent" shipment of live anthrax sample

BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

Wii U owners can now stream and catch up with their favourite BBC shows on their console. Seemingly without warning, a listing for the BBC's online service has appeared on the Nintendo eShop, and was spotted by Nintendo Life. BBC’s streaming service weighs in at 94MB, and allows for ga

Milla Jovovich shares photos of daughter's baptism

Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, May 28 (UPI) -- Milla Jovovich shared several gorgeous photos of daughter Dashiel's Russian Orthodox baptism on Instagram.

@POTUS Holds First Twitter Q+A

Just a week after entering the world with his new handle, @POTUS, U.S. President Barack Obama took to Twitter Thursday to answer questions on climate change. The president was in the southern city of Miami, where he toured the National Hurricane Center and was briefed on disaster preparedness.

Former NY Governor Pataki Begins Presidential Bid

Former New York Governor George Pataki entered the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Thursday, positioning himself as a Washington outsider and moderate who won three terms in a heavily Democratic state. Pataki, 69, enters a crowded field that includes a number of staunch

Soccer Great Pele to Join New York Cosmos on Cuban Trip

Brazilian football great Pele will join his former club, the New York Cosmos, on a goodwill mission to Cuba that will include an exhibition match Tuesday between the Cosmos and the Cuban national team, Cuban officials said. "It is now confirmed: The king of soccer, Pele, is coming to Havana ...

Clinton declares White House run

Hillary Clinton formally declares she will run for the US Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, telling Americans she wants to be their "champion".

Murder accused 'feared for his life'

A murder suspect fled after the shooting of a man outside a Nottingham pub because he was scared for his life, a court hears.

Williams survives French Open scare, men's favourites play it cool

Top-seeded Serena Williams survived a fright against German Anna-Lena Friedsam at the French Open on Thursday, while Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray all easily reached the tournament's third round.

GoPro Enters the World of Virtual Reality

GoPro announced a new product which will enable users to shoot 360-degree video that could be pieced into virtual reality segments. GoPro will also sell its own brand of personal drones next year.

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Western Morning News published Amir Khan determined to defeat Chris Algieri in style

Amir Khan intends to win in style when he faces Chris Algieri in New York on Friday night but knows a setback against the American would be disastrous for his career. Khan has rejected a meeting with British rival and IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook in order to duel with a fighter who was knoc

WMNHFinch published £13million business founder guest speaker at enterprise...

A Devon businessman who set up a £13million business will be guest speaker at the Inaugural ESF Enterprise Festival next week.Rob Holmes, co-founder of the Exeter-based GroBag brand sold the business in 2013 for £13million.He will be advising fellow business leaders how to achieve their