Earl becomes a Category 4 Hurricane

– Earl today became a dangerous Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 215 mph as it moves through the warm waters in the Caribbean, U.S. forecasters said. “We forecast additional strengthening”, predicted the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) in the 2100 GMT bulletin. The eye of the storm was at that point in […]
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Skyscraper Climber arrested in Sydney

– An audacious Frenchman, who has climbed skyscrapers all around the world, was arrested on Monday in Sydney after climbing a 57-story building. Alain Robert, also known as the French “Spiderman”, reached the top of the Lumiere building in downtown Sydney on Monday morning, where the police was waiting for him. Robert, 48, took 20 […]
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Youtube Movies released

Having reached an agreement with several U.S. movie companies, YouTube launched its free movie playback and hosting service. The service starts off with 400 free on demand movies, which can be accessed through the URL http://www.youtube.com/movies. YouTube closed deals with various companies including Lionsgate, Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Sony Pictures and the online rental company […]
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German Commander in Afghanistan: Wikileaks puts lives at risk

– The German commander of ISAF International Security Assistance in Afghanistan (ISAF) said today that the release of tens of thousands of secret protocols on intervention in the Hindukush is endangering the lives of their soldiers. “I think this attitude is completely irresponsible,” German General Hans Werner Fritz in Mazar-i-Sharif said last night. The general […]
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US President says Iraq war is ending

– US President, Barack Obama, insisted today that the combat mission in Iraq, which officially ends on Tuesday, is close to ending. “The bottom line is this: the war is ending,” Obama told the nation in his weekly address broadcast on radio and the web. He said as that as a presidential candidate, he had […]
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First photos of PM David Cameron & his newborn daughter

– The first photos of Prime Minister, David Cameron, and his wife Samantha’s newborn daughter, Florence Rose Endellion, were released today. The girl was born by Cesarean section on Tuesday at the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, a month ahead of schedule. Cameron and his family were on their summer holidays in Cornwall (southwest England) […]
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