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Archives for November 2012

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Watchdog needed to curb press ‘havoc’

A tougher form of self-regulation backed by legislation should be introduced to uphold press standards, the Leveson report has recommended. Lord Justice Leveson said the press had “wreaked havoc in the lives of innocent people” for many decades. But the report’s recommendations have divided the coalition government. David Cameron said he had “serious concerns” over […]

Microsoft prices Surface with Windows Pro tablets

Microsoft has revealed it will charge $899 (£560) for the basic version of its Surface with Windows Pro tablet. The device will be released in January and features an Intel chip allowing it to run the full version of the Windows 8 operating system. The price is $400 more than the existing Surface with Windows […]

Sea-level rise from polar ice melt finally quantified

Melting of polar ice sheets has added 11mm to global sea levels over the past two decades, according to the most definitive assessment so far. More than 20 polar research teams have combined forces to produce estimates of the state of the ice in Greenland and Antarctica in a paper in Science. Until now different […]

Giant black hole in tiny galaxy confounds astronomers

By Jason Palmer Science and technology reporter, BBC News Astronomers have spotted an enormous black hole – the second most massive ever – but it resides in a tiny galaxy. The galaxy NGC 1277, just a quarter the size of our own Milky Way, hosts a black hole 4,000 times larger than the one at […]

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Concorde crash: Continental Airlines killings verdict quashed

A French appeals court has cleared US airline Continental of criminal blame for the July 2000 crash of a Concorde jet shortly after take-off from Paris. The ruling comes two years after another French court fined the airline and held it criminally responsible for the crash in which 113 people died. But Continental may still […]

Montverde Academy “Eagles” win big thanks to our Cayman girls

Cayman football girls, Chelsea Greene and Shanelle Frederick, are attending MONTVERDE ACADEMY and plying football for the “Lady Eagles” in Orlando, Florida. Wednesday’s (28) game against Poincianna they comfortably won 10 – 1 with Chelsea Greene scoring one, her first goal of the season . “I got a breakaway!” she says in an email to […]

Formula 1: FIA believes Sebastian Vettel has no case to answer

By Andrew Benson BBC Chief F1 writer Formula 1’s governing body the FIA believes world champion Sebastian Vettel committed no offence during the Brazilian Grand Prix. Ferrari have written to the FIA asking for official clarification of whether the German’s overtake of Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne was legitimate. The FIA has made it clear it […]

JA battle Cayman in NORCECA opener

Paul Burrowes Thursday, November 29, 2012 JAMAICA will open their preliminary round NORCECA qualification match for the 2014 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Championship this morning at 11:00 when they take on the Cayman Islands at the Alfred Sangster Auditorium, University of Technology. Drawn in Pool E, the Shedeiky Hamilton-led girls will also play Aruba tonight […]