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2010-12-16

News

WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange is released

The WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has walked free from police custody in London. He emerged from the High Court some hours after the judge

The WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has walked free from police custody in London. He emerged from the High Court some hours after the judge

Culture

Moscow's Ice Museum: a frozen fairyland

A world of icy figures – from fairytale folk to penguins and Pegasus – has been created at Moscow’s Ice Museum. Creatures from outer space, a rocket

A world of icy figures – from fairytale folk to penguins and Pegasus – has been created at Moscow’s Ice Museum. Creatures from outer space, a rocket

Culture

Oscar Niemeyer's architectural gift to Spain

The celebrated Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, marked his 103rd birthday this week with the opening of the main dome of a new cultural centre in

The celebrated Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer, marked his 103rd birthday this week with the opening of the main dome of a new cultural centre in

Science_technology

US scientists lend a Helping Hand

For many people who are blind or partially sighted it is virtually impossible to tell one similar object from another. Scientists in the US are

For many people who are blind or partially sighted it is virtually impossible to tell one similar object from another. Scientists in the US are

Culture

King's Speech leads Golden Globe nominations

Nominations for best film in next year’s Golden Globe awards include Black Swan – a pyscho-sexual thriller set in the ballet world in New York.

Nominations for best film in next year’s Golden Globe awards include Black Swan – a pyscho-sexual thriller set in the ballet world in New York.

Nocomment

Topless acrobats entertain Pope

A usually staid weekly Papal audience was spiced up with an acrobatic performance by a troupe of topless men.

A usually staid weekly Papal audience was spiced up with an acrobatic performance by a troupe of topless men.

Nocomment

Snow causes traffic chaos in Turkey

Turkey experienced extensive road disruptions and minor traffic accidents due to heavy snow and temperatures well below freezing. Several collisions

Turkey experienced extensive road disruptions and minor traffic accidents due to heavy snow and temperatures well below freezing. Several collisions

Nocomment

Shootout at Florida school meeting

A school board meeting in Florida turned violent as a mentally ill man pulled a gun on board members. He fired a total of 14 rounds but did not hit

A school board meeting in Florida turned violent as a mentally ill man pulled a gun on board members. He fired a total of 14 rounds but did not hit