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The Navy just awarded its largest shipbuilding contract ever for 9 new attack submarines

US Navy The Navy awarded a $22.2 billion contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat for nine new Virginia-class attack submarines, eight of which wil...

The Navy just awarded its largest shipbuilding contract ever for 9 new attack submarines

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Russia's submarines are getting harder to find, and the Navy is sending more people to keep an eye on them US Navy/Lt. Joe Painter The Russian navy, its submarine force in particular, is getting more sophisticated and becoming more active around Europe. Th...
20:16, 2019-10-14

UK navy will use AI-guided robot submarines to find explosive mines The UK’s Royal Navy wants to use artificial intelligence to guide a fleet of robot submarines, helping them seek and destroy underwater mines...
17:36, 2019-08-01

The U.S. Navy’s Next Submarines Will Be Drone-Carrying Super Special Forces Boats The Navy’s next tranche of attack submarines will control unmanned undersea vehicles and deploy SEAL commandos, according to U.S. Naval Institute New...
01:28, 2019-05-18

Babcock to build new Type 31 Royal Navy ships: Boris Johnson announces plans to 'bring shipbuilding home' Boris Johnson today announced five new Royal Navy frigates will be build in the UK in an effort to "bring shipbuilding home"....
11:40, 2019-09-12

The US plans to launch swarms of attack drones from robo-submarines The US Navy has a project that plans to use an autonomous submarine to launch a swarm of attack drones from underwater...
21:04, 2019-04-11

The US is buying 9 more attack submarines for $22 billion. This is what it's like on one of the most lethal subs ever built. US Navy The US Navy's $22.2 billion contract for 9 Virginia-class attack submarines is the largest shipbuilding contract in the service's history. In...
22:52, 2019-12-03

Amazon sues Pentagon over $10B contract awarded to Microsoft WASHINGTON — Amazon is suing the Pentagon over a $10 billion cloud-computing contract awarded to Microsoft. Amazon said it filed a legal complaint Fr...
04:40, 2019-11-23

Amazon files lawsuit over Pentagon contract awarded to Microsoft Retailer claims decision on ‘war cloud’ system is political and is contesting it in US federal courtAmazon has filed a lawsuit contesting the US defe...
11:28, 2019-11-23

MTA and its largest union reach contract deal The MTA and its largest union announced a tentative contract agreement Wednesday, following six tense months without a deal. “I am happy to rep...
23:12, 2019-12-04

Equinor, SSE win British contract for largest offshore wind project Equinor and Britain's SSE have won a tender to build three wind farms off Britain, which the Norwegian firm said together will form the world's large...
11:12, 2019-09-20

Strasburg signs largest deal for pitcher in history with $245m Nats contract Sources say Nationals agree seven-year deal with 31-year-oldStrasburg helped Washington to first World Series in 2019World Series MVP Stephen Strasbu...
22:16, 2019-12-09

Livongo announced its largest contract yet with a 5 million-member Federal Employees Health Benefits Program This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your ...
16:36, 2019-10-08

What’s behind the Liberals’ shipbuilding strategy shift? In short: everything The process to bring in a third shipyard to the National Shipbuilding Strategy is expected to start next month....
20:52, 2019-07-24

Warren under attack as Democrats spar in largest primary debate in US history Twelve Democrats targeted Warren over healthcare, taxes and big tech in first debate since Trump impeachment inquiryDemocratic debate – live updatesE...
06:44, 2019-10-16

4 things to know about the US Navy's new deadly (and expensive) attack subs The Navy has big plans for the latest version of its Virginia-class attack sub — it just signed the biggest shipbuilding contract in its histor...
16:48, 2019-12-10

Navy tests future amphibious attack strategy The future of amphibious attack may consist of thousands of disaggregated manned and unmanned surveillance boats, armor-carrying connectors, mineswee...
17:52, 2019-07-25

Navy works on 'breakthrough' new attack submarine for 2030s The Navy has begun work on a new generation of attack submarines with never-before-seen weapons, quieting technology, undersea attack drones, sonar a...
15:12, 2019-05-13

Navy enhances small boat attack defenses Should swarms of armed small boats seek to surround, overwhelm and confuse large Navy ships in a coordinated barrage of attacks, surface ship radar c...
22:12, 2019-09-05

Mohammed bin Salman is taking heat at home after the largest attack on Saudi oil infrastructure ever Reuters Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been criticized by family members and business leaders in the wake of an attack on Saudi o...
23:20, 2019-10-03

Navy Block V submarine deal brings new attack ops and strategies Bringing massive amounts of firepower closer to enemy targets, conducting clandestine “intel” missions in high threat waters and launching undersea a...
22:24, 2019-12-09

Pensacola Navy base shooting ‘presumed’ to be terror attack: FBI "We work with the presumption that this was an act of terrorism," Rachel Rojas, FBI special agent in charge, said at a news conference about Friday's...
19:52, 2019-12-08

Navy starts building new massive, 50-ton undersea attack drone The Navy is planning to launch a massive, 50-ton undersea drone to expand mission scope, increase attack options, integrate large high-tech sensors, ...
11:16, 2019-06-04

US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy’s 5th Fleet says it is ‘aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman’...
10:20, 2019-06-13

Top Navy SEAL who oversaw the Osama bin Laden raid says the US is 'under attack from the president' Staff Sgt. Sean Harp/Defense Department Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, a Navy SEAL who oversaw the raid that took out Al Qaeda leader Osama bi...
23:32, 2019-10-17

The Navy's oldest nuclear-powered attack sub just arrived in port for the last time US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 3rd Class Victoria Foley US Navy submarine USS Olympia arrived in Bremerton, Washington, this week to begin the decommis...
14:20, 2019-11-01

US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy says it is assisting 2 oil tankers targeted in ‘reported attack’ in Gulf of Oman....
10:20, 2019-06-13

Former top Navy SEAL who oversaw the Osama bin Laden raid says the US is 'under attack from the president' Staff Sgt. Sean Harp/Defense Department The retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, a Navy SEAL who oversaw the raid that took out al-Qaida leader Osam...
00:08, 2019-10-18

New Navy ocean attack plan combines air, surface and undersea drones Should an enemy submarine surface well beyond undersea or surface drone detection range and send intelligence to attack platforms - US Navy platforms...
18:44, 2019-06-05

The Navy has reportedly found a smoking gun as the US blames Iran for the latest tanker attack AP Photo/ISNA) The US Navy discovered an unexploded limpet mine attached to one of the two tankers attacked on Thursday. The mine, which was discove...
22:08, 2019-06-13

Navy fast-tracks new large 'strike warfare' attack surface drones The Navy is moving fast to build new medium- and large-sized armed surface attack drones able to hunt submarines, surveil the air and sea and launch ...
20:20, 2019-06-27

Florida navy base shooting: Victims named as FBI treats attack as terror-related The FBI has said it is presuming a fatal shooting on a Florida naval base was a terror attack as the three victims were named....
23:36, 2019-12-08

William McRaven says America is 'under attack' by Trump — here's what else the retired Navy SEAL admiral has to say about the president US Army photo by Sgt. Jared Gehmann Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven delivered his fiercest criticism yet of President Donald Trump in a New York...
23:40, 2019-10-18

The Navy created incredible photos comparing Pearl Harbor today to the day of the Japanese attack U.S. Navy photo illustration by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Diana Quinlan The Japanese navy attacked the US fleet at Pearl Harbor 78 year...
19:44, 2019-12-06

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bear...
13:08, 2019-06-19

Green Valley school attempts to break record for largest stamp and largest envelope GREEN VALLEY, Ariz – Continental Elementary School celebrated National Thank You Letter Day and Guinness World Records Day by attempting to bre...
05:24, 2019-11-15

10 silly terms you'll only hear on submarines Submariners spend months at a time in their own little world under the ocean. That kind of isolation gives rise a lot of idiosyncrasies, including so...
23:20, 2019-07-05

How US sub-hunting planes track Chinese submarines The increasingly global reach of Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines, armed with JL-2 weapons reportedly able to hit parts of the US, ...
20:40, 2019-08-08

Shipwrecks of WWII submarines mysteriously vanish Two submarines wrecked off the coast of Malaysia during World War II have mysteriously disappeared. The pair of Dutch vessels have lain largely undis...
18:20, 2019-07-10

Nuclear: Energy bills used to subsidise submarines UK bills are inflated partly because households are subsidising nuclear submarines, MPs are told....
02:16, 2019-06-05

A pair of shipwrecked, WWII-era submarines just vanished from the sea near Malaysia More than 100 World War II-era shipwrecks decorate the seafloor around Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore — and now, there are two fewer....
11:08, 2019-07-10

Wineries Become 'Disneyland for Adults' With Submarines, Climbing Walls Even a fancy restaurant or art gallery isn’t enough to stand out among wineries these days; ‘almost like Disneyland for adults’...
15:56, 2019-09-09

Russia tests advanced ICBMs by firing them from submarines Russian submarines have fired two nuclear-capable missiles which destroyed dummy targets in remote regions of the country, Russia's military says. Th...
13:40, 2019-08-24

Russia sails 10 submarines into Atlantic ‘to prove it can strike US coast’ Vladimir Putin’s navy dispatched the vessels in a war game on a scale not seen since the Cold War....
16:04, 2019-10-30

Navy prosecutors lost their trial against Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, but they got medals anyway Navy prosecutors were awarded medals for their "superb results" and "expert litigation," despite losing their trial against Special Warfare Chief Edw...
00:44, 2019-07-31

Top Navy officials are threatening to quit if Trump blocks plans to expel Navy SEAL Reuters Senior Navy leaders have reportedly threatened to resign or be fired if President Donald Trump intervenes in plans to expel a Navy SEAL accus...
20:56, 2019-11-23

Fired navy secretary blasts Trump over 'shocking' handling of Navy seal case Richard Spencer writes scathing op ed for Washington PostPresident intervened in case championed by Fox NewsRichard Spencer, who was fired as Navy se...
13:44, 2019-11-28

Trump's acting Navy secretary threw out 3 Navy SEAL disciplinary reviews, saying they were a 'distraction' US Navy The acting secretary of defense issued a statement Wednesday evening confirming that he had terminated the Trident review boards of three Nav...
00:16, 2019-11-28

The unprecedented twists in a Navy SEAL's war crimes case that ultimately led to the Navy secretary getting fired Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher was accused of killing a teenage ISIS fighter in US custody in Iraq and of shooting at Iraqi c...
23:08, 2019-11-26

Trump's showdown with the Navy almost didn't happen because the Navy SEAL was about to give up his coveted Trident pin John Gastaldo / Reuters SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher reportedly planned to give up his Trident, after disagreement over whether to allow him to retire ...
20:16, 2019-11-25

The acting Navy secretary promises he'll fix the Ford aircraft carrier because he's tired of it being a 'whipping boy for why the Navy can't do anything right' U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ryan Seelbach Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly said this week that fixing the USS...
16:00, 2019-12-07

Top Navy official denies he threatened to quit if Trump blocks plans to expel Navy SEAL Reuters Senior Navy leaders reportedly threatened to resign or be fired if President Donald Trump intervenes in plans to expel a Navy SEAL accused of...
21:40, 2019-11-23

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher's attorney wants to join the reserves and teach Navy prosecutors how he beat them The lawyer who led the successful defense of a SEAL accused of war crimes wants to rejoin the Navy to help teach prosecutors what they got wrong....
06:12, 2019-07-16

Trump orders the Navy to take away awards 'ridiculously given' to prosecutors who failed to convict a Navy SEAL of murder Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump has ordered Navy leaders to take away the awards that were given to Navy prosecutors who failed to ...
03:16, 2019-08-01

The secretary of the Navy says Trump's tweet suggesting he'd block plans to expel a Navy SEAL is not a 'formal order' The secretary of the US Navy said Saturday he doesn't consider President Donald Trump's tweet a "formal order," and would need one to stop a review o...
04:40, 2019-11-24

Popular Streamer Sues FaZe Clan Over 'Illegal' Contract, But The Organization Says The Contract Is Fine With over six million followers, Fortnite pro Turner “Tfue” Tenney, 21, is far and away one of the most popular streamers on all of Twitch. Now he’s ...
23:40, 2019-05-20

Pentagon chief Mark Esper asked for Navy secretary's resignation over secret proposal in Navy SEAL's war crimes case Alex Brandon/AP Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper asked Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer's resignation on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Na...
23:20, 2019-11-24

World's largest Ouija board to summon world's largest ghost in Salem this weekend The Ouija board contains multitudes, serving as a tangible expression of humanity’s desire for an afterlife and its enduring hope that, if one tries ...
00:52, 2019-10-11

A startup built autonomous submarines that will map the whole ocean floor, discover shipwrecks, and find new species of marine life UAM Tec A startup in Australia is producing autonomous submarines that use artificial intelligence and an array of sensors to map the ocean floor. Th...
15:40, 2019-10-31

The secretary of defense was 'flabbergasted' by the Navy secretary making secret deal with White House on Navy SEAL case Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The US defense secretary said Monday that he was shocked by the former Navy secretary's attempt to make a secret deal w...
19:44, 2019-11-25

Trump 'has very little understanding of what it means to be in the military': Fired Navy official writes stunning op-ed about Trump's meddling in Navy SEAL case Leah Millis/Reuters Former Navy Secretary Richard Spencer said President Donald Trump "has very little understanding of what it means to be in the mi...
03:08, 2019-11-28

Accidentally circumcised man awarded $24K This guy really got shafted. A British man has been awarded more than $24,000 after going into a hospital for a bladder procedure — and coming ...
23:52, 2019-08-05

Man Who Was Accidentally Circumcised at Hospital Awarded $24,000 Terry Brazier, 70, visited Leicester Royal Infirmary in England for a bladder procedure and ended up being circumcised....
18:20, 2019-08-06

Troopers Awarded For Heroic Actions LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Several Kentucky State Police troopers were honored Thursday for their heroic actions at the annual Sworn Award Ceremo...
00:36, 2019-05-31

Shark attack ‘capital of the world’ earns name as teen bitten in second attack in 3 days A MAN has been bitten by a shark in the sixth attack in Florida this year – and the third in three days on the same beach....
00:24, 2019-08-02

London bus attack: fifth suspect arrested after couple beaten in homophobic attack A fifth suspect has been arrested over a homophobic attack on two women on a bus in Camden, north London, Scotland Yard said....
10:56, 2019-06-08

Lyon attack: police release image of suspect after parcel bomb attack injures 13 French police are hunting a man who was seen on CCTV leaving a paper bag outside a French bakery a minute before it exploded and injured 13 people....
18:08, 2019-05-25

Merkel awarded her 17th honorary doctorate The German chancellor has been recognized for her leadership style by the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Merkel has received several simi...
16:52, 2019-08-31

SPD awarded over $38K in grant funds to help traffic safety Sahuarita Police Department has been awarded over $38,000 in grant funds to help with traffic safety and DUI enforcement in the year 2020. Funding fo...
22:08, 2019-10-25

Hydropower industry awarded $20 million in EU funds A consortium of 19 hydropower companies and organizations said it will receive European Union funding of 18 million euros ($20 million) to research t...
18:00, 2019-12-09

Nobel prize in physics to be awarded – live! The winners of the prize will share 9m Swedish kronor – follow along here to find out who this year’s laureates will be 10.50am BST OK, here we go. 1...
12:00, 2019-10-08

Teens awarded for Distracted Driving PSAs The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local teenagers to address the dangers of distracted driving. Students at local high schools created Publ...
04:32, 2019-05-15

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 ...
20:28, 2019-07-03

$300k grant awarded to Friends of PACC TUCSON – Friends of Pima Animal Care Center was awarded a $300,000 grant, the shelter announced Friday. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center Friends of ...
18:04, 2019-07-12

TFD awarded grant for car seat safety program TUCSON – The Tucson Fire Department was awarded a $20,000 Car Seat Safety Grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety for the Sa...
05:21, 2019-10-23

London bus attack: Shocking CCTV shows moment teens attack women who refuse to kiss CCTV footage shown in court on Thursday captures the teens "surrounding" Melina Ramirez and Christine Hannigan and pelting them with coins, while the...
21:20, 2019-11-28

London Bridge terror attack: Heroic banker stabbed to death in attack used skateboard to fight off extremists A heroic banker stabbed to death in the London Bridge terror attack used his skateboard to defend himself and others from the extremists, an inquest ...
12:08, 2019-05-20

Le Sommer's VAR-awarded penalty gives France edge over Norway "Women\u0027s World Cup 2019, Stade de Nice - France 2 (Gauvin 46\u0027, Le Sommer pen 72\u0027) Norway 1 (Renard OG 54\u0027)"...
23:16, 2019-06-12

38-year-old man awarded $2M after botched circumcision results in vasectomy "In four places on the referral form, it said circumcision, circumcision, circumcision, circumcision," attorney Marc Harding said....
21:08, 2019-11-15

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to ox...
12:20, 2019-10-07

Multiple Southern Arizona organizations awarded grants TUCSON – The Bayer Fund awarded six $10,000 grants to organizations in the Tucson area on Friday. These are organizations that support food and...
00:04, 2019-11-05

Scientists behind first image of black hole awarded $3m prize Hundreds of researchers share Breakthrough prize in fundamental physicsAn international collaboration that captured the first image of a black hole, ...
17:32, 2019-09-05

Look: Italian man awarded Guinness record for newspaper collection An Italian man who has been collecting newspapers since he was only 10 years old was awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of 1,444 diff...
17:20, 2019-07-02

2 Nobel literature prizes to be awarded after 2018 scandal Two Nobel Prizes in literature will be announced this year after the 2018 literature award was postponed following sex abuse allegations that rocked ...
09:04, 2019-10-10

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to hypoxia researchers William G Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza share 9m Swedish krona prize for work on how cells adapt to oxygen availabilityThree scient...
11:52, 2019-10-07

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler...
05:24, 2019-06-22

Sir Ralph Lauren KBE Has Been Awarded Her Majesty’s Highest Honour In accepting the honorary knighthood insignia from the Prince of Wales, Lauren became the first American designer to be awarded the UK’s highest hono...
10:48, 2019-06-20

Market awarded $44M in racism dispute with Oberlin College ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their bus...
23:24, 2019-06-13

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences to be awarded – live Who will receive the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel?Introduction: Nobel prize for economics being awarded tod...
10:52, 2019-10-14

Brentford awarded three points as Bolton fixture is scrapped Brentford have announced their away fixture against Bolton will not be played and that they have been awarded three points....
14:40, 2019-05-03

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to tea...
21:32, 2019-05-15

Nurse in trousers awarded marathon record after outcry Guinness World Records admits its rule that nurses wear a dress were outdatedAn NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt was void bec...
19:24, 2019-05-07

Ferrari owner who cannot look after his car after being injured on jet steps is awarded £100k A classic car enthusiast who can no longer look after his beloved Ferrari after slipping and falling while getting off an aeroplane has been awarded ...
14:44, 2019-08-21

Making amends: Two Nobel Prizes for Literature to be awarded Sexual harassment, corruption, and rejection of the award — after a scandalous year in 2018, two writers will receive a Nobel Prize for Literature. A...
12:08, 2019-10-09

UA student athlete awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal TUCSON –  Katrina Konopka, an All-American swimmer and Scholar All-American, has been awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal. The UA Administrati...
08:00, 2019-05-11

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Cosmic Discoveries The cosmologist James Peebles split the prize with the astrophysicists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, for work the Nobel judges said “transformed ou...
14:40, 2019-10-08

Cop told to ‘tone down gayness’ for promotion is awarded $20 million A veteran St. Louis cop who was told to tone down his “gayness” to get a promotion has been awarded almost $20 million, according to a re...
17:20, 2019-10-28

Milan-Cortina awarded the 2026 Winter Games "Milan and Cortina d\u0027Ampezzo are promising an Italian Olympics packed with style after winning the right to stage the 2026 Winter Games."...
19:20, 2019-06-24

Teenage boy hurt at birth by hospital errors awarded £12m payout A teenager who suffered preventable brain damage at birth has been awarded a payout of almost £12 million....
12:08, 2019-10-16

Kentucky businesses awarded grant to fight opioid epidemic LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center has been awarded about $700,000 in grant money to identify how businesses can prevent opi...
17:36, 2019-06-25

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz,...
21:16, 2019-05-22

Birthday honours list 2019: CBE awarded to Angel chairman Tim Angels, who has dressed stars on major productions like The Crown and Rocketman, will receive a CBE....
14:44, 2019-06-08

Sandy Hook father awarded $450,000 after suing conspiracy theorist Father of boy killed in Newtown school shooting sued James Fetzer and Mike Palacek over their book Nobody Died at Sandy HookThe father of a boy kille...
17:00, 2019-10-16

Ralph Lauren awarded honorary knighthood for services to fashion Seventy-nine-year-old becomes first American designer to receive the honourRalph Lauren has received an honorary knighthood for services to fashion, ...
02:00, 2019-06-20

Nobel prize in physics awarded for research on cosmology and exoplanets James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz will share prize of 9m Swedish kronor for their workThree physicists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel p...
12:08, 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Study of the Universe’s Structure James Peebles split the prize with Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz who were honored for their contributions to discoveries that expanded understanding...
12:28, 2019-10-08

Nobel prize in physics awarded for work on cosmology – live! James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz honoured for ‘improving our understanding of evolution of universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos’ 12....
13:20, 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Cosmology and Exoplanet Discoveries The cosmologist James Peebles split the prize with the astrophysicists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, for work the Nobel judges said “transformed ou...
13:32, 2019-10-08

Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo awarded the 2026 Winter Games "Milan and Cortina d\u0027Ampezzo have been awarded the 2026 Winter Olympic Games after a vote by the International Olympic Committee membership."...
18:48, 2019-06-24

Planned Parenthood Awarded More Than $2 Million in Lawsuit Over Secret Videos An anti-abortion activist recorded the videos to try to show that the group was illegally selling fetal tissue....
03:20, 2019-11-16

Nurse who ran marathon in scrubs awarded world record after outcry A British nurse who was denied a Guinness World Record because she ran the London Marathon wearing modern-day scrubs instead of an old-fashioned dres...
18:12, 2019-05-08

The Latest: Polish, Austrian authors awarded Nobel prizes The Nobel Prizes for literature have been awarded to Poland’s Olga Tokarczuk and Austria’s Peter Handke...
13:24, 2019-10-10

Two Nobel literature prizes to be awarded after sexual assault scandal Atwood and Murakami among favourites for prize as academy tries to rebuild its reputationThe Nobel prize in literature will be awarded twice on Thurs...
11:48, 2019-10-10

Nobel prize in physics awarded for work on cosmology – as it happened James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz honoured for ‘improving our understanding of evolution of universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos’Full...
14:04, 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize for Physics awarded for groundbreaking space discovery James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz and have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for their research on exoplanets and cosmology....
13:00, 2019-10-08

Nobel prize in physics awarded to cosmology and exoplanet researchers James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz honoured for for ‘improving our understanding of evolution of universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos’...
12:56, 2019-10-08

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three scientists for exploration of universe A Canadian American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for exploring the evolution of the universe and disco...
21:28, 2019-10-08

'Alternative Nobel Prize' awarded to Greta Thunberg and other activists The teen climate activist, a lawyer, a rainforest protector and a non-violent campaigner were honored at a Stockholm ceremony for the 40th annual Rig...
00:08, 2019-12-05

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for work on lithium-ion batteries John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino will share prize of 9m Swedish kronorThe Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to thre...
12:00, 2019-10-09

3 economists who study global poverty awarded Nobel Prize The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics was awarded Monday to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for pioneering new ways to alleviate global...
14:04, 2019-10-14

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been was awarded 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages in a defamation case against a newspaper p...
10:44, 2019-05-23

Nobel Prize for Chemistry awarded for the development of lithium-ion batteries John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their development of lithium-ion batt...
12:08, 2019-10-09

Turner prize awarded four ways after artists' plea to judges All four nominees asked judges to recognise ‘commonality, multiplicity and solidarity’‘Good for them!’ – subverting the Turner prize is what artists ...
01:00, 2019-12-04

Planned Parenthood Awarded $2 Million in Lawsuit Over Secret Videos An anti-abortion activist recorded the videos to try to show that the group was illegally selling fetal tissue....
04:20, 2019-11-16

Nobel prize for literature to be awarded twice after sexual assault scandal Atwood and Murakami among favourites for prize as academy tries to rebuild its reputationThe Nobel prize for literature will be awarded on Thursday –...
11:00, 2019-10-10

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 Scientists for Oxygen Research STOCKHOLM — The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to scientists William G. Kaelin, Jr, Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg ...
12:28, 2019-10-07

Fallen Nogales police officer awarded VFW national honor NOGALES, Ariz. – Jesus Cordova of the Nogales Police Department won the VFW National Law Enforcement award, according to a press release from N...
06:16, 2019-10-24

Ref who awarded United's VAR penalty picked for Champions League final "Slovenia official Damir Skomina will take charge of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham."...
15:20, 2019-05-14

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to hypoxia researchers – live! William G Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza win 9m Swedish krona prize for work on how cells adapt to oxygen availability 10.43am BST T...
11:52, 2019-10-07

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on Cells and Oxygen The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to ox...
16:08, 2019-10-07

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned in a botched chemistry e...
22:12, 2019-07-01

Nobel prize in medicine awarded to hypoxia researchers – as it happened William G Kaelin, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg L Semenza share award for work on how cells adapt to oxygen availabilityReport: Nobel prize in medici...
14:24, 2019-10-07

Dean Obeidallah Is Awarded $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused Mr. Obeidallah, a comedian, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white su...
14:36, 2019-06-17

Olivia Colman awarded CBE in Queen's birthday honours list Sculptor Rachel Whiteread becomes a dame and Tunnock’s teacake creator is knightedOlivia Colman, who plays the Queen in the forthcoming series of Net...
15:00, 2019-06-08

Nato: Cyber-attack on one nation is attack on all The military alliance says a serious hack attack would trigger a defence from all 29 members....
18:32, 2019-08-27

Vincent Kompany handball: Should Watford have been awarded penalty in FA Cup Final vs Man City? The Watford players were left incensed at Wembley when they were denied a penalty for an apparent handball by Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany...
19:04, 2019-05-18

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. ...
02:20, 2019-05-16

Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences awarded for research into alleviating poverty The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced the final Nobel winner of the 2019 awards season. And for only the second time in history, a woma...
12:40, 2019-10-14

John Legend Awarded People Magazine’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ Title (LOS ANGELES) — R&B crooner John Legend has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. The Grammy-winning singer known for his silky-...
14:32, 2019-11-13

Google awarded anti-abortion group $150,000 in free advertising: report Google has come under the scrutiny of activists and reproductive rights groups after it was reported that the tech giant gave $150,000 worth of free ...
23:28, 2019-05-15

Elena Cornaro Piscopia: Google Doodle honours the first woman to be awarded a PhD Many people may not have heard of Elena Cornaro Piscopia, but as the first woman to receive a doctorate, she is credited with paving the way for wome...
09:32, 2019-06-05

Comedian Dean Obeidallah awarded $4.1M in defamation suit against Daily Stormer A federal judge has ordered the publishers of a white supremacist website, the Daily Stormer, to pay $4.1 million in damages to Muslim comedian Dean ...
16:48, 2019-06-13

Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy memb...
15:08, 2019-10-10

Benson Primary School awarded Kids Heart Challenge grant BENSON- The American Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge awarded grants to more than 170 elementary schools across the country to encourag...
00:40, 2019-09-07

Nobel Prizes for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Polish author Olga Tokarczuk won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature while the 2019 prize goes to Austrian writer Peter Handke. The dual announcement ...
14:56, 2019-10-10

Peter Handke, Olga Tokarczuk awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion...
14:08, 2019-10-10

British stage director Peter Brook awarded Spanish prize A Spanish foundation has awarded one of the country’s most prestigious awards to British theater and film director Peter Brook for opening “new horiz...
13:12, 2019-04-24

Nobel Prize in Literature Awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy memb...
13:36, 2019-10-10

Teams 3D Print Planetary Habitats, Awarded $700K in NASA Challenge After 30 hours of 3D printing over four days of head-to-head competition, NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois, have awarded $700,...
17:44, 2019-05-06

Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Awarded Nobel Prizes in Literature The 2018 and 2019 laureates were named at the same time because last year’s prize was postponed over a scandal involving a husband of an academy memb...
17:04, 2019-10-10

Justine Damond's family awarded record $US20m settlement from Minneapolis The settlement calls for them to donate $US2m to a Minneapolis foundation aimed at addressing gun violenceThe family of murdered Australian life coac...
14:48, 2019-05-04

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for research on lithium-ion batteries – live! John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino will share prize of 9m Swedish kronor for their work 10.55am BST The three laureates each ...
12:00, 2019-10-09

Bournemouth vs Man Utd: Premier League explain why Anthony Martial was not awarded penalty by VAR The Premier League have explained why Anthony Martial was not awarded a penalty during Manchester United's clash against Bournemouth at Vitality Stad...
15:12, 2019-11-02

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Studies of Earth’s Place in the Universe The cosmologist James Peebles split the prize with the astrophysicists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, for work the Nobel judges said “transformed ou...
16:12, 2019-10-08

Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize awarded to Ilham Tohti The Council of Europe has awarded its prestigious annual human rights award to imprisoned Uighur activist Ilham Tohti. It has also jointly honored th...
17:20, 2019-09-30

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 3 for Work on How Cells Manage Oxygen The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their work in discovering how cells sense and adapt to ox...
16:52, 2019-10-07

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen The prize was awarded to William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for discoveries about how cells sense and adapt to oxygen ava...
17:52, 2019-10-07

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – live! John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino will share prize of 9m Swedish kronor for their research• Report: chemistry Nobel given to...
12:16, 2019-10-09

Should Man City and Tottenham have been awarded penalties? VAR controversy strikes Premier League again Another weekend of Premier League football in 2019/20, another raft of VAR controversies to spark fierce debate over the use of technology in the gam...
22:24, 2019-08-25

Family of Man Who Died of Dehydration in David Clarke's Jail Awarded $6.75 Million The family of Terrill Thomas, a mentally ill man who died of “profound dehydration” in a jail run by former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke hav...
02:56, 2019-05-29

Nobel prize in chemistry awarded for development of lithium-ion batteries – as it happened John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino made laureates for development that sparked portable technology revolution• Report: chemis...
14:04, 2019-10-09

Couple awarded $2 billion after claiming Roundup weed killer caused cancer A California couple was awarded more than $2 billion in damages on Monday after a jury agreed that the Roundup weed killer they had been using for mo...
02:16, 2019-05-14

Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta title following Cobo anti-doping violation "Chris Froome has been named 2011 Vuelta a Espana champion eight years on after Juan Jose Cobo did not appeal his doping ban."...
09:00, 2019-07-18

Businessman who sued Essex Police for nearly £1 million over sister's murder is awarded £20,000 A businessman who sued a police force for nearly £1 million following the murder of his sister by her ex-partner has been awarded £20,000....
19:08, 2019-08-06

Grand Canyon University student awarded golden buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent’ (CNN)  – “America’s Got Talent” judge Howie Mandel used his foot to tap his Golden Buzzer for a singer/songwriter he called &...
19:04, 2019-06-05

Major League Soccer expansion: Sacramento on verge of being awarded franchise for 2022 The league told CBS Sports that it is in 'advance discussions' with the city of Sacramento...
00:48, 2019-09-20

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary ...
18:08, 2019-05-11

Ash Barty awarded place in Australian sport's hall of fame after stellar year Tennis world No 1 wins prestigious Don awardParalympian Louise Sauvage elevated to legend status World No 1 Ashleigh Barty and Paralympic great Louis...
02:28, 2019-10-11

New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon...
17:24, 2019-06-19

Christian Dior’s Maria Grazia Chiuri Is Awarded France’s Legion d’Honneur Valentino Garavani, Alber Elbaz, and Bianca Jagger gathered at Dior’s Avenue Montaigne headquarters for a reception in Chiuri’s honour...
10:20, 2019-07-02

Cops embrace Jared Kushner, awarded for ‘national service’ and justice reform President Trump’s son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner on Friday is receiving special recognition from a national police group for his efforts on cr...
16:48, 2019-11-01

Jilted wife awarded $3.2M in revenge porn case involving Army couple FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman has been awarded $3.2 million in a libel and revenge porn lawsuit against her ex-husband and his new girl...
13:28, 2019-08-27

Ruth Bader Ginsburg awarded honourary degree in 1st outing since cancer treatment Ginsburg said the two women who inspired her as a youngster were groundbreaking aviator Amelia Earhart and the fictional teenage detective Nancy Drew...
21:00, 2019-08-26

State Awarded $9 Million Grant To Improve Mental Health Services In Schools FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Kentucky Department of Education and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services have announced a $9 mill...
18:36, 2019-05-09

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist...
17:12, 2019-07-06

Policeman's charity inspiring youths away from crime awarded £30k grant from Standard A charity started by a Met police officer is one of 16 groups tackling youth violence funded by the third round of Save London Lives grants. David Co...
13:52, 2019-07-26

Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded for discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen William Kaelin, Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discovery of how cells sense and adapt to ...
12:36, 2019-10-07

A college awarded a marching band scholarship to a 5-year-old viral drumming prodigy WAFB9 Meet Jeremiah Travis, the 5-year-old marching band drummer turned internet sensation. Travis made headlines last week after a video surfaced sh...
17:48, 2019-11-05

Cops embrace Jared Kushner, awarded for ‘national service,’ justice reform President Trump’s son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner on Friday is receiving special recognition from a national police group for his efforts on cr...
16:12, 2019-11-01

Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta a España title after Cobo doping ban Team Sky rider originally finished second to Spanish riderFroome is now the first British winner of a Grand TourChris Froome has officially been name...
01:56, 2019-07-18

Elton John awarded France's highest civilian award Legion d'Honneur The British singer was described as a "melodic genius" by French President Emmanuel Macron....
06:52, 2019-06-22

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed The Nobel Committee Awarded Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed its annual peace prize early Friday morning, lauding the African leader for his subst...
19:08, 2019-10-11

Golden Joystick awards: Resident Evil 2 awarded 'ultimate game' title Fortnite and streamer Ewok also win, while Yu Suzuki is given the lifetime achievement award....
19:08, 2019-11-15

The head of the Army awarded two West Point cadets who were in the right place at the right time to save a man's life US Army/Tarnish Pride Two West Point cadets happened to be in the same part of campus at just the right time to come to the aid of a collapsed man. A...
22:52, 2019-11-18

Nobel Prizes in Literature Awarded to Austria’s Peter Handke and Poland’s Olga Tokarczuk The 2018 Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk “for a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion...
14:04, 2019-10-10

Boris Johnson repeatedly declines to comment on claims he 'awarded public funds to friend' Prime minister refuses six times to be drawn on ties to Jennifer Arcuri, who received thousands in taxpayers’ moneyBoris Johnson has repeatedly decli...
13:21, 2019-09-23

Raheem Sterling denied FA Cup Final hat-trick after Gabriel Jesus is officially awarded Man City second Raheem Sterling was denied an FA Cup final hat-trick after Manchester City's second goal in their 6-0 triumph over Watford was eventually awarded to ...
20:48, 2019-05-18

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed awarded 2019 Nobel Peace Prize OSLO, Norway — The 2019 Nobel Peace has been awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Ahmed was cited for his efforts to achieve peace and int...
11:56, 2019-10-11

CBOE Awarded Best Overall Exchange at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL -- February 24, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that the exchange was awarded “Best Overall E...
13:52, 2019-05-01

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and ...
01:56, 2019-06-24

$3 million grant awarded to evaluate program aimed at preventing sexual assaults in Arizona bars TUCSON- The University of Arizona is leading a $3 million study to evaluate a program aimed at preventing sexual assaults in Arizona bars. The progra...
03:32, 2019-09-26

Ethiopian Prime Minister awarded Nobel Peace Prize: Guterres hails his ‘people first’ agenda The winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been praised by the UN Secretary-General for creating a pathway to stability in the Horn of Africa re...
18:32, 2019-10-11

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of He...
23:56, 2019-05-23

‘They Took All The Best Songs And Put Them On A Single Awesome CD!’: Pitchfork Has Awarded A Rare Perfect 10 Review To ‘Now That’s What I Call Music! Volume 71’ A Pitchfork perfect 10. This rare, and prestigious distinction has only been awarded a scant 11 times in the music magazine’s 24-year history. Today,...
21:56, 2019-12-06

London Bridge terror attack inquest: Banker stabbed in 'brief but furious' attack as he tried to fight off terrorists A banker tried to fend off the London Bridge terrorists with his skateboard before he was fatally stabbed in a "brief but furious assault", an inques...
13:12, 2019-05-08

Labour cyber attack: Party targeted in 'sophisticated and large scale attack' on digital platforms Hackers have mounted a "sophisticated and large-scale cyber attack" on the Labour Party's central computers, it was revealed today....
14:40, 2019-11-12

Labour cyber attack: Party experiences 'sophisticated and large scale attack' on digital platforms The Labour Party has said it has experienced a "sophisticated and large scale cyber attack" on its digital platforms....
11:52, 2019-11-12

‘I Love This Genre, It Saved My Life’: Dave Chappelle Awarded Mark Twain Prize for American Humor While Dave Chappelle’s latest comedy special didn’t exactly endear him to some segments of his not-so-adoring public, one thing we can all agree upon...
22:12, 2019-10-28

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to Three Scientists Whose Work Furthers Understanding of ‘Earth’s Place in the Cosmos’ (STOCKHOLM) — Three scientists won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved, and...
12:40, 2019-10-08

Queensland shark attack: Two British men seriously injured in shark attack at popular snorkeling spot A British man has had his foot bitten off and another was seriously injured in a shark attack at a popular snorkeling spot on the north-eastern coast...
06:44, 2019-10-29

WATCH: Nevada comes back to defeat Purdue, freshman kicker awarded scholarship after game-winning field goal The Wolf Pack trailed 31-14 midway through the third quarter before mounting an improbable comeback...
09:00, 2019-08-31

Colchicine cuts odds of new heart attack, stroke in heart attack survivors (Reuters Health) - The inflammation-fighting drug colchicine, already a treatment for gout, dramatically reduces the odds of future cardiovascular pr...
21:48, 2019-11-18

Londoner who slept on dining room floor while studying for his dream medical career is awarded lab placement at King's College London A young Londoner who slept on his dining room floor while studying for his dream career has been awarded a rare lab placement at King's College Londo...
08:32, 2019-05-18

Pink to be awarded 'The People's Champion of 2019' at the E! People's Choice Awards P!NK is set to receive "The People's Champion of 2019" award at next month's E! People's Choice Awards....
18:28, 2019-10-29

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magaz...
23:56, 2019-07-23

Secrets of the largest ape that ever lived The fossilised tooth of a mysterious extinct ape is shedding new light on the evolution of great apes....
19:28, 2019-11-13

This is the largest reptile zoo in the world From tiny lizards to a car-sized saltwater crocodile, Reptile Gardens has it all       ...
22:57, 2019-09-03

What's The Largest Vehicle You've Ever Driven? The most ungainly, large, cumbersome vehicle I have ever driven was probably a full-size Ford E-Series church van towing a full-size flat trailer wit...
19:08, 2019-09-24

Police officer who claimed he was told to 'tone down his gayness' awarded almost $20m for discrimination A police officer who was allegedly told to "tone down his gayness" if he wanted to be promoted has been awarded almost $20million in damages....
10:12, 2019-10-29

Jennifer Arcuri: £100k grant awarded to company of US businesswoman deemed 'appropriate' by government A £100,000 grant awarded to a company run by US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri has been considered "appropriate" in a Government review....
20:56, 2019-10-31

Cboe Global Markets Awarded Most Innovative Exchange Technology at 2018 Fund Technology and WSL Awards CHICAGO – February 9, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced ...
13:12, 2019-05-01

Here are the 50 Largest Banks in Europe (2019) The top three banks in Europe, based on figures for 2017, have remained unchanged. British bank HSBC is still the top largest bank in Europe, with a ...
22:12, 2019-10-10

Philadelphia Orchestra gets $55M, its largest gift ever PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A $55 million dollar donation has been given to the Philadelphia Orchestra, the largest gift in the orchestra’s history. ...
22:24, 2019-06-06

Tencent will become Funcom’s largest shareholder Tencent announced today that it has agreed to acquire 29% of Funcom's shares, making it the largest shareholder in the independent game developer.Rea...
18:48, 2019-09-30

This could be the largest wave a woman has ever surfed The start of Portugal’s famous swell season may have been record-breaking. Justine Dupont was filmed this weekend surfing a wave that will chal...
17:36, 2019-11-19

These are the 5 largest mega-mergers so far in 2019 Reuters Merger and acquisition volume slowed significantly in the third quarter of 2019, while the average deal size has swelled this year, according...
13:40, 2019-10-05

Trump awarded the G7 to his resort in Doral – without telling anyone in Doral Announcement came as a surprise to city and police that will host and protect world leaders at US taxpayers’ expense It was billed as “far and away” ...
09:12, 2019-10-19

Kim Kardashian awarded £2m over fashion 'rip-offs' Kim Kardashian has been awarded $2.7 million (£2.1 million) after suing a "fast fashion" brand she accused of ripping off her outfits....
12:08, 2019-07-04

England incorrectly awarded extra run in Cricket World Cup final after umpire 'error', claims Simon Taufel England were the beneficiaries of a "clear mistake" when they were awarded a vital extra run as they won the World Cup, according to former leading u...
12:48, 2019-07-15

Etsy Design Awards 2019: the London makers and creatives awarded top prizes at first global 'Etsies' competition Small makers sell their handmade designs on the Etsy website. This week London creatives took the top prizes in an Etsy global competition...
07:24, 2019-11-18

These are the deepest and largest man-made holes in the world Alexander Nemenox / AFP / Getty Since the early 1960s, humans have attempted to drill down to the Earth's mantle. Russia holds the record for the dee...
00:24, 2019-10-08

Can the world's largest HMV store work in a digital age? Will HMV Vault in Birmingham become the "Nirvana for music and film fans" the firm hopes for?...
10:48, 2019-10-11

You can help name the largest unnamed world in the solar system A dwarf planet known only as 2007 OR10 is about to get a proper name after more than a decade - and the public can help decide what we call it...
20:56, 2019-04-11

Walgreens explores going private in what could be largest LBO in history Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market capitalization of roughly $55 billion, making it a large purchase for a single buyer....
22:36, 2019-11-05

Is Bitcoin the largest financial bubble of our lifetimes Elliott Prechter and Pete Kendall answer the "largest bubble?" question -- plus many others -- in this EVT video....
12:50, 2019-05-01

U.S. deficit nears $1 trillion — the largest it’s been in 7 years The U.S. budget deficit widened to $984 billion, which was 4.6 per cent of the nation's gross domestic product. The previous fiscal year deficit was ...
03:04, 2019-10-26

China rolls out 'one of the world's largest' 5G networks By the end of the year, China's will be one of the world's largest 5G deployments, state media said....
11:04, 2019-11-01

Corning cuts outlook for its two largest segments (GLW) Corning (GLW 27.89, -2.16, -7.2%) has business roots that date back to 1851, so it's fair to say thi...
19:28, 2019-09-17

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its ...
20:12, 2019-06-11

Inside one of the world's largest licensed brothels A BBC investigation has found children as young as seven are at risk of being forced into prostitution in Bangladesh....
04:08, 2019-09-26

Largest pro-Trump subreddit ‘quarantined’ over threats Reddit has "quarantined" the subreddit r/The_Donald after it said the forum for supporters of President Trump has encouraged "rule-breaking behavior....
00:16, 2019-06-27

Feeding the largest cruise ships in the world On the world's biggest cruise ships, such as Symphony of the Seas, guests get through 3,200 slices of pizza per hour and 15,000 croissants a day. Her...
14:40, 2019-09-27

Terrawatch: the mysteries of the moon's largest crater A recent Chinese mission has revealed more about the South Pole Aitken basinMost space rocks that hurtle towards Earth burn up in the atmosphere. The...
22:48, 2019-10-01

PayPal's $4 billion acquisition of Honey is its largest ever This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
16:44, 2019-11-22

This month, you can see Jupiter and its largest moons with just your binoculars For space lovers around the world, the month of June is set to be stellar: Jupiter will be clearly visible, and those wanting to catch a glimpse of i...
17:36, 2019-06-06

Third-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the...
19:36, 2019-05-14

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
11:24, 2019-06-04

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria The Antonov 2 aircraft was produced for more than fifty years and is still used for sightseeing flights. There were no reports of injuries at the sce...
22:08, 2019-08-23

Germany second-largest destination for migrants: OECD While the United States took the top spot, Germany came in second as the largest single destination for migrants. Although humanitarian migration has...
14:16, 2019-09-18

Largest ever polar expedition will soon be frozen in drifting sea ice An icebreaker ship is about to deliberately let itself be frozen into the drifting Arctic ice as part of the largest ever scientific Arctic expeditio...
16:56, 2019-09-13

World’s Largest Treehouse Burns to the Ground Horace Burgess built the castle-like structure after a vision from God. It took less than 15 minutes to destroy it....
18:32, 2019-10-26

What We Know About the Navy’s UFO Problem UFOS—our U.S. Navy pilots just keep seeing them! There was one instance in 2004, first written about in 2017, which made news briefly and then droppe...
21:44, 2019-05-29

US growing largest crop of marijuana for research in 5 years The federal agency said it plans to grow 4,409 pounds this year at the University of Mississippi to explore recent interest in CBD as a potential med...
16:52, 2019-07-12

Largest oil refinery on East Coast will close after fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The owner of the largest oil refinery on the East Coast is telling officials that it will close the facility after a fire last we...
16:36, 2019-06-26

Teamviewer braces for largest German tech IPO since 2000 The maker of German device connectivity software Teamviewer is going public on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Its IPO is billed as the bi...
15:16, 2019-09-24

World’s largest untapped coal reserve about to go up in smoke Botswana has massive coal reserves, but for 50 years they've largely gone untouched. Now that is about to change as large mining operations get under...
12:20, 2019-10-02

Largest earthquake in decades strikes southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit sou...
22:08, 2019-07-04

Fed approves buyback, dividend plans for all largest banks NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved all the capital plans that the nation’s 18 largest banks submitted as part of this year’...
22:52, 2019-06-27

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be...
17:28, 2019-07-02

Watch: Students help create world's largest jute bag An eco-friendly shopping bag company teamed up with a marketing agency and elementary school students to break the Guinness record for the world's la...
21:32, 2019-07-05

Sahara was home to some of largest sea creatures, study finds Scientists reconstruct extinct species using fossils found in northern Mali from ancient seawaySome of the biggest catfish and sea snakes to ever exi...
14:00, 2019-07-12

Here is a list of the largest banks in the United States by assets (JPM, BAC, C, WFC, GS, MS, USB, PNC, TD, COF) Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, pleas...
00:28, 2019-09-28

VW faces Germany's largest-ever legal claim for Dieselgate Proceedings begin on group civil action with more than 400,000 owners reported to be claiming compensation from Volkswagen Proceedings in the largest...
12:32, 2019-09-30

OMV and Verbund to build Austria's largest solar plant Austria's oil and gas group OMV and utility Verbund have agreed to jointly build a solar plant that will have the capacity to supply 5,500 households...
11:20, 2019-07-01

Watch: World's largest chalk might be new Guinness record A group of students at an Oregon college might have broken a Guinness World Record with the creation of a giant piece of chalk that stands more than ...
16:56, 2019-07-10

Polish shopping mall has world's largest terrarium A shopping mall in Warsaw, Poland, has the world's largest terrarium, Guinness World Records confirmed on Friday....
18:08, 2019-05-17

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petroche...
07:48, 2019-06-08

UK fracking site near Blackpool reports largest tremor yet Cuadrilla reports ‘mico-seismic event’ at Preston New Road facility on Saturday nightA tremor of magnitude 2.1 has been recorded at the UK’s only act...
12:44, 2019-08-25

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road an...
22:24, 2019-06-14

Gulfstream's new $75 million private jet is the world's largest — see inside Gulfstream Gulfstream has unveiled the world's largest private jet, the G700. The nearly 57-foot-long, six-foot-tall, and eight-foot-wide cabin is th...
21:48, 2019-10-23

Germany's largest ever cocaine shipment seized by customs Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. The drugs were found in 211 sports bags....
11:12, 2019-08-02

El Mirador, ‘The Look Out’ Of Guatemala Boasts Probably the Largest Pyramid in the World The Mayan civilization is one of the most mysterious and fascinating in history. There is much we still don’t know, but they are much-admired for the...
04:12, 2019-07-31

NYC’s largest gay pride flag unveiled on Roosevelt Island Pride has been stepped up on Roosevelt Island. The city’s largest gay pride “flag” was unveiled Saturday to the delight of visitors...
00:32, 2019-06-16

Aid to make up for Trump trade wars mostly going to largest farmers More than half of the $8.4 billion in aid the U.S. Agriculture Department has given out to compensate for disruptions caused by President Trump's tra...
00:44, 2019-07-31

That the world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. [credit: Stratolaunch ...
00:44, 2019-06-01

Air France-KLM buys smallest Airbus, retires largest Air France-KLM agreed to order 60 of Airbus's new A220 jets on Tuesday while announcing the retirement of the planemaker's A380 superjumbo from its f...
20:36, 2019-07-30

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of th...
21:20, 2019-05-31

Spain's second-largest bank BBVA charged with corruption BBVA stands accused of spying on officials of a construction company that sought to take control of the bank in 2004. Nine former or current managers...
04:48, 2019-07-30

There's no such thing as a 'gay gene' finds largest study of sexuality There’s no such thing as a 'gay gene' and a genetic test for homosexuality would be impossible, the largest ever genetic study of sexuality suggests...
12:32, 2019-08-30

Watch: Guinness confirms world's largest ant farm A North Carolina museum said a 4-foot-long ant farm now on display has been officially dubbed the world's largest by Guinness World Records....
17:48, 2019-05-02

World's 'largest animal sacrifice' starts in Nepal after ban ignored Thousands of buffalo will be slaughtered in Hindu festival despite efforts to end traditionHindu worshippers have begun killing thousands of buffalo ...
10:44, 2019-12-03

Signs of faster melting in world's largest ice shelf Part of the world's largest ice shelf is melting 10 times faster than the rest, shedding light on how it might respond to climate change....
16:40, 2019-04-30

California building largest wildlife crossing in the world The mountain lion P-22, which has been spotted traveling across Los Angeles freeways and spending time in parks, has become something of a legend in ...
04:48, 2019-08-21

Giant flying machines: 10 of the world's largest aircraft Here are the 10 largest airplanes in the world, including the Hughes H-4 Hercules and Lockheed C-5 Galaxy. What other eight giant flying machines mak...
16:20, 2019-04-09

Largest dust storm on Mars ever recorded may reveal why it's so dry The same dust storm on Mars that killed the Opportunity rover is helping us understand how the planet became so inhospitable...
20:56, 2019-04-11

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is pr...
08:20, 2019-08-16

ICE raids in Mississippi arrest 680, making for the largest in over a decade The raids happened just hours before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, the majority-Latino city where a man linked to an online screed a...
06:32, 2019-08-08

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell...
09:56, 2019-08-10

Plane with the largest wingspan in the world takes flight It has a wingspan the length of an American football field, and could launch satellites into orbit....
08:40, 2019-04-14

California’s largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern C...
23:04, 2019-06-06

Nation's largest doctor group rejects 'Medicare for all' The nation's largest doctor group narrowly defeated a measure Tuesday that would have ended their opposition to proposals that would allow the govern...
21:24, 2019-06-11

Massive lobster caught in Bay of Fundy is largest of the year This humongous lobster battered the competition! The 20-pound monstrosity was the biggest caught in the Bay of Fundy in Canada this year, according t...
22:08, 2019-08-07

Look: Guinness confirms largest drawing by a single person A teen artist in Cyprus set a Guinness World Record when he created a drawing measuring a total 3,486 square feet, 61 square inches....
17:44, 2019-04-18

Whisky galore! Largest ever collection could fetch up to $10 million Scottish auctioneers hope to sell off 3,900 bottles of rare whisky for up to 8 million pounds ($10.3 million) next year in what they said would be th...
18:00, 2019-12-09

The 7 biggest yacht debuts at the largest boat show in the US Courtesy of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), touted as the biggest boat show in the c...
21:20, 2019-10-28

Fossils of largest parrot ever recorded found in New Zealand Bird estimated to have weighed about 7kg has been named Heracles inexpectatusFossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zeala...
01:24, 2019-08-07

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever enc...
02:24, 2019-05-31

Boeing reports largest ever quarterly loss following 737 Max grounding The company lost $2.9bn in the three months to the end of June, compared to a profit of $2.2bn for the same period last yearBoeing reported its large...
16:52, 2019-07-24

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong eno...
22:56, 2019-06-21

How the US built the world's largest immigrant detention system There are 52,000 immigrants in jails and prisons – most for profit – waiting for a hearing to determine whether they can remain in the USChildren sle...
15:44, 2019-09-24

Thousands march in Ukraine’s largest ever Pride parade Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in ...
14:40, 2019-06-23

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ...
14:28, 2019-07-16

New species of giant salamander is the world's largest amphibian The South China giant salamander, one of two new species of giant salamander, may grow to be almost 2 metres long - making it the worlds largest amph...
01:40, 2019-09-17

The world's largest commodities trader is being investigated for bribery Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Glencore Plc, the world's largest commodities trader, announced Thursday that the UK's Serious Fraud Office has opened investi...
16:16, 2019-12-05

World's largest ritual animal slaughter goes ahead despite ban Thousands of Hindus head to southern Nepal for festival honouring goddess of powerThousands of Hindus have gathered in southern Nepal before a festiv...
22:40, 2019-12-02

Largest Finnish party keep populists out of coalition talks HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s center-left Social Democratic Party which narrowly won last month’s general election says it is having talks wi...
13:16, 2019-05-08

Look: Realtors set Guinness record for largest human image of a key A group of 314 Realtors at a Florida convention set a Guinness World Record by forming the world's largest human image of a key....
18:24, 2019-09-10

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for tw...
20:24, 2019-05-23

US to stage its largest ever climate strike: 'Somebody must sound the alarm' Actions planned in more than 1,000 locationsUnions and some companies support school students’ actionWhy are people striking? The climate crisis expl...
17:00, 2019-09-20

Chicago teachers to strike in nation’s 3rd-largest district CHICAGO — Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers’ strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the ci...
04:24, 2019-10-17

Huawei was about to become the world's largest phone maker when the US struck A few weeks ago, both IDC and Strategy Analytics chimed in with their global phone market share results. What the research shops clearly demonstrated...
15:12, 2019-05-29

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea iceResearchers from more than a dozen nations are preparing to launch ...
10:40, 2019-09-20

Chicago teachers to strike in nation’s 3rd largest district CHICAGO — Chicago parents and community groups are scrambling to prepare for a massive teachers’ strike set to begin Thursday, prompting the ci...
03:28, 2019-10-17

The GOP's fantasy of a bigger Navy The vow -- to go from 273 ships to as many as 350 -- is likely to run aground due to the enormous price tag....
17:36, 2019-10-26

The Navy is getting its torpedomen back US Navy/Mass Comm Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lee The Navy has resurrected the torpedoman's mate rating. The rating was absorbed into the machini...
00:08, 2019-10-03

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California hist...
17:24, 2019-06-07

Collision liquified the 4th-largest astroid, turning it into a dwarf planet Enlarge / Image of Hygiea made using a ground-based telescope. (credit: ESO/P. Vernazza et al./MISTRAL algorithm) The bodies of our Solar System's as...
21:04, 2019-10-29

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Legal guardians of Wyoming State Hospital patients say serious problems persist at the mental-health facility four years after ...
17:48, 2019-05-25

The World's Largest Automotive Supplier Probably Makes Parts For Your Phone, Too If you want your car to automatically brake for collisions, beep when you’re about to back into something, turn on its wipers when it rains and deplo...
18:08, 2019-10-27

Costly ‘earmarks’ reach $15 billion, largest since pork ban imposed Despite a ban on congressional pork-barrel projects imposed in 2011, the House and Senate last year snuck in 282 “earmarks” costing taxpayers $15.3 b...
15:56, 2019-06-12

World's largest wind turbines to be built off Yorkshire coast Biggest offshore windfarm in North Sea will generate electricity for 16,000 homesThe largest offshore wind turbines ever built will begin powering mi...
19:16, 2019-10-01

Boeing unveils largest version of its embattled 737 Max plane, despite crisis The 737 Max 10 is the largest version in the Max line, which has been grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes....
00:48, 2019-11-23

Portuguese foundation launches world's largest cancer award Portugal's Champalimaud Foundation announced on Monday the world's largest annual prize, worth 1 million euros, for research and clinical practices a...
18:20, 2019-11-18

Iraqis take to the streets in largest protest since fall of Saddam Hussein BAGHDAD – Tens of thousands of Iraqis thronged central Baghdad on Friday demanding the root-and-branch downfall of the political elite in the b...
18:24, 2019-11-01

Watch: Coney Island hot dog restaurant cooks up world's largest hot dog A New York eatery is aiming for a Guinness World Record with a 120-pound hot dog it is hoping to have certified as the world's largest....
18:40, 2019-06-26

Some of the largest smartphone companies are looking to bring modem development in-house This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your...
16:00, 2019-10-17

From Lockheed Martin to Airbus: These are the 25 largest arms manufacturers in the world Reuters/U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. Darin Moulton/Handout These companies are in the business of making weapons. Not just pistols and rifles, but also ...
15:28, 2019-11-16

A performer on the world's largest cruise ship reveals how she got the gig, and what working at sea is really like Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider Ariana Mazzagatti is a performer aboard Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, as well as the aqua captain, meaning sh...
22:52, 2019-11-18

More Than 4,000 People Died From Measles in World’s Largest Outbreak in Congo (DAKAR, Senegal) — More than 4,000 people have died in Congo this year in the world’s largest measles outbreak, the United Nations childr...
20:12, 2019-10-09

Tech giants moving to Manhattan’s largest office space Justworks’ relocation from the Starrett-Lehigh Building in West Chelsea leaves only about 400,000 square feet available at 55 Water, said Howard Fidd...
05:04, 2019-06-11

Collision liquified the 4th-largest asteroid, turning it into a dwarf planet Enlarge / Image of Hygiea made using a ground-based telescope. (credit: ESO/P. Vernazza et al./MISTRAL algorithm) The bodies of our Solar System's as...
21:56, 2019-10-29

World's largest online betting firm created with TSG takeover Flutter Entertainment, owner of Paddy Power and Betfair, to buy The Stars Group in £10bn dealFlutter Entertainment, the owner of Paddy Power and Betf...
12:56, 2019-10-02

Hundreds released in largest mass commutation of prisoners in U.S. history History will be made on Monday when the state with the highest incarceration rate in the country carries out the largest single-day commutation of pr...
18:48, 2019-11-04

Watch: World's largest plantain fritter cooked up in Panama A community in Panama set a Guinness World Record by cooking up a patacon, a type of plantain fritter common in Panamanian cuisine, that measured 11....
17:00, 2019-10-17

Look: World's largest serving of scrambled eggs cooked up in Colombia A Guinness World Record was broken in Colombia when a team of hundreds cooked up a batch of scrambled eggs that weighed 6,860.8 pounds....
18:00, 2019-10-14

Police unravel Germany's largest online narcotics market Eleven suspects behind Germany's largest online illicit drug shop have been arrested and the site shut down. The investigation into the syndicate las...
13:32, 2019-06-28

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons in order to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change 9.20am BST Greta Thunberg, t...
10:48, 2019-05-24

The largest milk producer in the US has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Dean Foods, the US's largest milk producer, is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection...
14:56, 2019-11-12

German eyes mayor's office in Romania's third-largest city For the very first time, a Romanian town could end up electing a German mayor. Dominic Samuel Fritz, who originally hails from southwestern Germany, ...
06:24, 2019-11-10

NASA plans to send a drone to Saturn’s largest moon NASA says it’s sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. The space agency said Thursday Dragonfly will fly from location to locat...
22:52, 2019-06-27

US briefing: Impeachment, Bolivia and saving America's largest forest Tuesday’s top story: Pentagon raised concerns over block on ‘essential’ Ukraine aid, official says. Plus, from Cats to Sonic, a year of terrible movi...
13:00, 2019-11-12

UK’s largest car-park operator made £2.44m from drivers with wrong change News 21 May, 2019 NCP goes to court to argue that it shouldn’t have to pay VAT on near-£700,000 annual earnings from drivers not having...
14:28, 2019-05-21

The Garage opens in Paris as Europe’s largest blockchain incubator The Garage is a new blockchain incubator being opened in Paris by a coalition of blockchain researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors.Read More...
12:40, 2019-11-12

Hawaii family's 5.6-pound avocado certified as world's largest A Hawaiian family said they received an official certificate from Guinness World Records confirming their 5.6 pound avocado is the heaviest on record...
18:08, 2019-10-11

Hollywood group launches largest-ever survey on sexual harassment Two years after the #MeToo scandal first roiled Hollywood, causing dozens of powerful men to lose their jobs, a new group on Wednesday launched what ...
23:32, 2019-11-20

World's largest sky survey calls SpaceX Starlink a 'nuisance' An enormous telescope designed to watch the entire southern sky will have some of its images ruined because of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite fleet...
17:12, 2019-06-05

The secret séance rituals of America’s largest Spiritualist community Shannon Taggart was never a big believer in ghosts. But that changed in 2001, during one of her first visits to Lily Dale — a hamlet in southwestern ...
17:16, 2019-10-26

Norway's largest pension fund KLP exits oil sands companies KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in companies deriving their income from oil sands, and recently sold stocks and bonds in su...
08:40, 2019-10-07

450 inmates released in largest single-day mass commutation in U.S. history The release of inmates, all with convictions for low-level drug and property crimes, resulted from a bill signed by new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt....
17:08, 2019-11-05

World's largest banks lagging in sustainable finance: report Despite pressure from activists, investors and governments, the majority of world's 50 largest banks have not made sustainable finance commitments to...
06:36, 2019-10-03

Watch: Japanese YouTubers lead world's largest game of tag A group of Japanese YouTubers broke a Guinness World Record when they gathered 10,908 people to play the world's largest game of tag....
18:40, 2019-10-23

The largest US supermarket is waiving grocery-pickup fees and getting a radical new look Kroger Kroger is rebranding with the tagline "fresh for everyone" and launching a new marketing campaign featuring animated characters. "Anywhere a l...
13:16, 2019-11-06

Wendy's keeps flippin' higher as it reports largest EPS beat in a while, breakfast still a go for Q1 Wendy's (WEN) served up some spicy nuggets of goodness with its Q3 report this morning. Its $0.04 EP...
21:08, 2019-11-06

Largest world stock of animal-killing virus destroyed by UK lab Scientists destroy final UK laboratory samples of rinderpest, the disease that wiped out most of the cattle in Sub-Saharan Africa....
19:40, 2019-06-14

Why this 'genius' scholar is mapping out the world's largest jail system Kelly Lytle Hernández, who received the MacArthur ‘genius’ grant, views prison abolition through the eyes of rebelsKelly Lytle Hernández grew up seei...
08:44, 2019-10-11

10 places to get up close and personal with America's largest animals There are animal sanctuaries and rescues; farms; and even big-game parks that allow visitors to interact with unbelievable species.   ...
16:04, 2019-06-19

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, whe...
21:48, 2019-08-02

We went to the world's largest Christmas maze. Here are 3 things we loved and 3 we disliked Enchant Christmas, which touts itself as the largest Christmas light maze in the world, came to Washington, D.C. It's also in Florida and Seattle. &#...
18:00, 2019-12-08

Look: Louisiana couple grow world's largest, heaviest grapefruit Agriculture officials in Louisiana presented a couple with a Guinness World Records certificate after their 7-pound, 14.64-ounce grapefruit was confi...
16:44, 2019-08-28

LVMH confirms deal to buy Tiffany for $16.2 billion in its largest acquisition ever STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP via Getty Images LVMH, the world's largest luxury conglomerate, announced Monday that it has finalized a deal to acquire US j...
08:44, 2019-11-25

Merger of nation’s largest magazine, book publishers called off Magazine and book publishers are breathing a sigh of relief after a blockbuster printer merger was called off amid concerns that it would lead to hig...
22:52, 2019-07-23

Watch: World's largest artichoke salad assembled in Peru A university in Peru set a Guinness World Record when it assembled an artichoke salad weighing 1,729.59 pounds....
17:04, 2019-09-19

Baylor announces $100M gift, largest in university’s history WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history. A Baylor st...
16:36, 2019-05-06

Epcot reimagines its own future with 'largest transformation of any Disney park, ever' Additions will include a ride and restaurant based on the movie "Ratatouille," a roller coaster based on "Guardians of the Galaxy," and much more. &#...
03:28, 2019-12-04

Facebook to pay $5B for privacy mishaps in largest FTC penalty on tech company The fine is large, but won't make much of a dent for a company that had nearly $56 billion in revenue last year....
15:56, 2019-07-24

Stratolaunch, world's largest-ever airplane, takes first flight The plane is the largest in the world based on wingspan, measuring 385 feet, which is longer than a NFL football field.     ...
14:24, 2019-04-15

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 5G battery leak points towards largest one yet Samsung Galaxy Note 10 concept renderBattery life is one of the most controversial topics when it comes to premium smartphones. Over the course of th...
14:08, 2019-05-15

3 charged in Australia over country’s largest ever seizure of crystal meth Police estimate the 1.6 metric tons (1.7 U.S. tons) of the drug also known as ice and crystal meth had a street value of AU$1.197 billion (US$818 mil...
06:36, 2019-12-05

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of person...
16:20, 2019-07-22

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits o...
22:44, 2019-09-11

Conch Bar Caves: The Largest Non-Submerged Cave System of the Caribbean The Turks and Caicos Islands (often abbreviated to TCI) are a British Overseas Territory known primarily as a tourist destination and as an offshore ...
03:52, 2019-08-05

Look: Michigan company amassing world's largest ball of lint A Michigan-based business is aiming for a Guinness record with a gargantuan ball of lint that will be set on fire after weighing....
19:44, 2019-09-18

Watch: World's largest teddy bear certified in Mexico A more than 65-foot-long teddy bear that took more than three months to be stitched together in Mexico was dubbed the world's largest by Guinness Wor...
16:56, 2019-04-30

US to stage its largest climate strike in history: 'Somebody must sound the alarm' Actions planned in more than 1,000 locationsUnions and some companies support school students’ actionWhy are people striking? The climate crisis expl...
09:08, 2019-09-20

The world's largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander A giant salamander that once lived in the London Zoo and was later on display at the Natural History Museum represents a new species that may be the ...
11:06, 2019-09-17

Bacteria Foul N.J.’s Largest Lake, Indicating Broader Crisis Lake Hopatcong, normally buzzing with swimmers and water skiers, is filled with cyanobacteria in quantities never before recorded....
14:04, 2019-08-05

Largest Muslim convention in Western Canada focuses on working together All were welcome to the workshops and prayers at the Jalsa Salana convention at the Sarcee Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on Tsuut'ina Nation....
03:44, 2019-08-25

Giant fire close to Australia’s largest city could take weeks to be put out Wildfires have killed at least four people and destroyed more than 680 homes across eastern Australia, according to authorities....
03:56, 2019-12-07

Nothing to do with labor: Largest union in US adopts radical abortion stance The National Education Association, a labor union which claims a membership of over 3 million, has for years avoided scaring off or offending Christi...
19:32, 2019-07-11

World's largest falcon hospital cares for Emirati heritage When a falcon in the Gulf Arab countries falls sick, the owners of these much-loved and expensive hunting birds know where to take them: The world's ...
16:32, 2019-04-29

Cerebras reveals world's 'largest computer chip' for AI tasks The chip, which is larger than an iPad, is designed for complex artificial intelligence systems....
22:12, 2019-08-19

Stratolaunch, World’s Largest Airplane by Wingspan, Takes Its First Flight The crew said it was a smooth maiden voyage for the Stratolaunch, which is designed to carry rockets to blast commercial satellites into space....
04:00, 2019-04-14

Immigrants' Kids Were Left Scared and Alone After Largest ICE Raid in a Decade U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested nearly 700 workers in a raid on seven chicken processing plants in Morton, MS, on Wednesday, leavin...
18:00, 2019-08-08

‘Big Tex’: largest captive alligator in US found after escaping in Imelda flooding Alligator found near a pond on the Gator Country property. A number of his smaller friends, however, are still missingResidents of Beaumont, Texas, w...
22:16, 2019-09-29

Look: Chicago hospital create's world's largest orthopedic cast A Chicago hospital set a Guinness world record by constructing an orthopedic cast measuring 12 feet long and 5 feet wide....
23:12, 2019-08-29

Look: Chicago hospital creates world's largest orthopedic cast A Chicago hospital set a Guinness world record by constructing an orthopedic cast measuring 12 feet long and 5 feet wide....
13:44, 2019-08-30

Watch: World's largest wedding cookie table set up in Pennsylvania A Guinness World Record was broken in a Pennsylvania town when a wedding cookie table was set up with more than 50,000 cookies....
17:16, 2019-08-12

World’s ‘largest underwater theme park’ opens in Bahrain It’s not exactly Disneyland, but it’s the closest thing to a “The Little Mermaid” theme park we’re likely to get. Dive Bahrain, which bills itself as...
16:36, 2019-09-30

Alert level raised for world’s largest active volcano Federal officials this week upped the alert level for the world’s largest active volcano — Mauna Loa in Hawaii — which last erupted in 19...
21:28, 2019-07-03

Sportswashing: how Saudi Arabia lobbies the US's largest sports bodies Saudi Arabia’s relatively sudden interest in sports can be construed as a soft power tactic to help distract from the kingdom’s ongoing human rights ...
10:20, 2019-09-02

World's largest urban farm to open – on a Paris rooftop With the 14,000m² farm set to open in the south-west of Paris early next year, Guardian Cities gets a taste of what’s in storeIt’s a warm afternoon i...
07:32, 2019-08-13

After nearly 60 years off the tracks, the world's largest steam locomotive roars With plumes of smoke billowing into the sky, the world's largest steam locomotive left Wisconsin on Friday morning, bound for an afternoon stop in We...
22:48, 2019-07-26

World's largest frogs can move rocks half their weight The world's largest frogs may also have the best pollywog daycare on the market. To protect its wee tadpoles, these enormous amphibians build their o...
19:08, 2019-08-12

These are the nation's largest U.S. airlines, ranked from worst to best by new study The top and bottom airlines in the Airline Quality Rating mirrored The Points Guy's best and worst rankings last month.     ...
10:41, 2019-04-09

World’s largest frog builds its own ponds using heavy rocks To build nests, goliath frogs move heavy rocks to create little ponds in the middle of streams, which may explain how these frogs have evolved to be ...
01:52, 2019-08-09

Cologne celebrates Germany's largest LGBT+ pride parade Over 1 million people are expected in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers m...
10:32, 2019-07-07

Info on UFO sightings not to go public, Navy says The U.S. Navy has drafted new guidelines for pilots and other employees to report “UFOs,” but none of the information will be public, according to a ...
15:04, 2019-05-02

Tonight’s Best TV: ‘Cajun Navy’ on Discovery and more Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” return for their second reunion....
07:20, 2019-07-23

This is What The U.S. Navy Wants in a Frigate for the 21st Century The United States Navy has released its requirements for a new guided missile frigate, a low-end ship designed for less dangerous missions than the r...
20:56, 2019-07-04

From the Hospital to an Old Navy: Thanksgiving at Work Millions of people spent the holiday on the job, and many workplaces have forged holiday traditions out of the shared obligation....
20:56, 2019-11-29

US Navy identifies missing sailor The U.S. Navy has identified the sailor who went missing in a “man overboard incident” in the Arabian Sea last week....
21:52, 2019-07-22

Sara Mearns and Her Navy SEALs In a in an exhilarating, diabolically difficult section of George Balanchine’s “Union Jack,” Ms. Mearns feels the power....
16:08, 2019-09-19

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand ...
14:36, 2019-05-23

The US Navy just promoted a jailed sex offender Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stumberg Navy Lt. j.g. Michael McNeil was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March for attempted online...
23:52, 2019-06-25

Hatoba goes outside the box with ramen and more in Navy Yard FIRST BITE | The latest ramen shop from the trio behind Daikaya is authentically creative....
15:56, 2019-11-01

3 new stealthy Navy destroyers now 'in the water' Eluding radar, quietly sailing into enemy territory and launching long-range precision attacks from less-detectable positions all begin to paint the ...
22:16, 2019-09-24

Navy Pilots Have Been Seeing UFOs for Years According to the 'New York Times,' Navy pilots have been reporting sightings of UFOs for years and frankly its about time....
17:20, 2019-05-28

Why Every Couple Needs a Relationship Contract Jasmine and Alejandro met in their late 20s in Toronto. For the first three years, their relationship flourished and their careers prospered in paral...
22:28, 2019-10-08

How Long Should Contract Negotiations Take? The unionized staff at the Los Angeles Times walked out of the newsroom this afternoon to protest the fact that their union contract negotiations hav...
02:56, 2019-09-04

'I'm not going anywhere' - Rose to see out Tottenham contract "Danny Rose has vowed to see out the final 18 months of his Tottenham contract despite being told he will not be getting a new deal."...
16:04, 2019-11-13

Surviving Nokia: How Oulu, Finland rebounded from the collapse of its largest employer Oulu's recovery from the devastation to Nokia offers a model for other regions that will face economic tumult due to digital disruption.Read More...
13:48, 2019-05-10