Pupils at a school in Austria were evacuated because a rock they had on display was giving off radiation. The rock turned out to be a lump of uranium, the metallic element that is used to produce atomic bombs. Alarmingly, the uranium was giving off thousands of millisiverts of radiation into the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart School in Salzburg - a lot higher than what is given off naturally.
It’s easy to see why some X Factor viewers are getting a little bit disgruntled with the special treatment that controversial rapper Honey G is getting. As well as having her own ‘Doggy G’ segment in each of the weekly live shows, the contestant’s mum is also a staple part of The Xtra Factor and now it has been revealed that Honey G is also being given preferential treatment off-camera too. Speaking on the Radio One Breakfast Show with Scott Mills this morning, the aspiring star, real name Anna Guildford, explained: “I have my own room because I’m special like that.
Wayne Rooney has no guarantees at Manchester United anymore, plus Arsene Wenger's future and Jose Mourinho's anger issues. It's Tuesday's Paper Round.
Detectives have appealed for witnesses to the incident in Wolverhampton following the death of the 29-year-old. Detective Inspector Greg Evans, from Wolverhampton CID, said: "We are piecing together what happened on Sunday and it is really important that people who were in the area at the time come forward.
The number of top Republicans switching sides is growing. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has added his name to the list. At an event in Long Island, New York, he revealed he'll be voting for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton - praising her experience and skills as a leader.
Sporting legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have opened up about Novak Djokovic's recent run of poor form in tennis, admitting that while the Serb is "going through a crisis" they feel that the sport is less important as compared to what life has to offer. The number one ranked player in the world Djokovic, recently revealed that loss of desire and love for the sport was behind his struggles following his incredible success on court at the beginning of the season. Federer and Nadal who have experienced ups and downs in their careers understand what the Serb is going through but have revealed that life is more important than the sport.
Oil is taking a battering on Wednesday morning, amid fears that Russia is not keen on OPEC's planned oil production cut deal. Here is how US crude looks at just after 7.25 a.m. BST (2.25 a.m. ET):Investing.comAnd here is Brent at the same time:Investing.comThe falls follow reports of an Interfax story stating Russian is against OPEC oil production cuts. It comes just two days after Russia and Saudi Arabia agreed that something must be done to stabilise the oil market. Russia is a powerful player in OPEC, meaning it could kill the deal.
Theresa May privately warned a month before the EU referendum that companies would leave the UK if the country voted for Brexit, according to a report in The Guardian. The paper claims a recording of her remarks to bankers at Goldman Sachs reveals that despite her more guarded public comments she had concerns about Britain leaving the European Union. It is reported she told staff it was time the UK took a lead in Europe and that she hoped voters would look to the future rather than the past.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in state politics, left a courtroom in handcuffs on Monday after getting a 10- to 23-month sentence for a retaliation scheme a judge linked to her all-consuming ego.
By Andrew Osborn and Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two Moscow airport workers involved in a plane crash in which Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of Total, was killed had been drinking alcohol, Russia's aviation regulator said on Tuesday, saying the accident could have been avoided altogether. The French energy group's chief executive was killed along with his jet's three-person crew in October 2014 at Moscow's Vnukovo airport when they tried to take off for Paris but collided with a snow plough that had strayed onto the runway. De Margerie oversaw multi-billion-dollar Total investments in Russia and was killed just as the conflict in Ukraine raised tensions with the West to levels not seen since the Cold War and brought down Western sanctions on Russia.
As we prepare for colder temperatures we look forward to spending time in cozy living rooms, warming ourselves near the fire or under a heavy blanket. In the fall and winter, we especially appreciate a room that makes us feel comfortable and well as relaxed. Getting that "cozy" feel doesn't require a lot of work or even a lot of money. In fact, you would be surprised how easy it is to create a cozier environment without even turning up the heat or starting a fire in the fireplace. The following are just a few tips and tricks on how to make your home feel soft and comfortable.
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Church prefers burial over cremation and wants ashes of the dead to be kept in "sacred places", not at home, divided among family members or scattered to the wind, the Vatican said on Tuesday. A two-page instruction issuing new rules on cremation also said that there were even some cases where a Christian funeral could be denied to those who request that ashes be scattered. "The conservation of the ashes of the departed in a domestic residence is not permitted," the instruction from the Vatican's department on doctrine said, except in "grave and exceptional cases" to be decided by the local bishop.
"The Money Wizard" already has $150,000 in savings. Here's how much of his income he's setting aside to make early retirement possible.
Ahead of Big George landing in theUK to appear at an event at Arsenal’s football ground this weekend, Yahoo Sporthad a quickfire transatlantic chat with one of boxing history’s hardest-hittingpunchers about his fondness for the UK, Anthony Joshua, where he ranks himselfamongst the all-time great heavyweight champions, was Sonny Liston actually murdered, and more.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man who was allowed to use makeup to cover his neo-Nazi tattoos during his robbery trial and conviction in in August will not get to hide them during his upcoming murder trial punishable by the death penalty, a judge has ruled.
More than 200 drug addicts are on the run after a mass escape from a rehabilitation centre in Vietnam. The Vietnamese government enforces compulsory treatment for drug addicts. Conditions in the country's rehab centres have been condemned by the US-based Human Rights Watch group, which says they should be closed.
A man in Maryland died just days after he developed a rare infection from a type of flesh-eating bacteria that live in ocean water. The man, Michael Funk, 67, had a cut on his leg that came into contact with the salty water in a bay near his home in Ocean City, according to Nature World News. The cut allowed a type of bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus to enter his bloodstream.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's government gave the go-ahead Tuesday to build a new runway at London's Heathrow airport despite concerns about air pollution, noise and the destruction of hundreds of homes in the capital's densely populated western neighborhoods.
Sterling dropped ike a stone on Tuesday afternoon. Sterling fell below $1.21 for the first time in several weeks just before 4.00 p.m. BST (11.00 a.m. ET), before pulling back as Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appeared in front of the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee to give the committee an update on the progress of monetary policy in the UK. Topics included the BoE's response to the UK's Brexit vote, and whether Carney will leave his post in 2018, or stay for a full term until 2021.
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataki make for a picture-perfect couple, and naturally the Thor actor couldn't let it pass when a gossip report surfaced claiming that their marriage is on the rocks. However, Hemsworth responded hilariously to the split rumours with an adorable picture of the couple along with the cheekiest caption.