Economy

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

Its average airspeed was 46 miles per hour (75khm), though that increased during the day when the sun's rays were strongest. The longest leg, an 5,545-mile flight from Japa..., [Full Article...]

Entertaiment

Laura Whitmore confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing

Laura Whitmore confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing It's an incredible show and I feel so honoured to be asked to part of it. The news was announced on Nick Grimshaw's BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show this morning. When I was a kid I Irish danced one summer but I think ballroom and Latin a little bit different". "I really hope I'm good!" The third Strictly Come Dancing contestant said she was an ent... [Full Article...]

Industry

Mercedes decide against Nico Rosberg penalty appeal

Mercedes decide against Nico Rosberg penalty appeal Rosberg crossed the line behind Hamilton , but was deemed to have been in breach of the sport's strict radio rules after he sought advice for a gearbox problem in the closing stages of the race. Rosberg , who was harshly subjected to boos on the podium, said: "Lewis did a better job over the whole weekend and deserved the win, so congratulations ... [Full Article...]

Research

Obama Visits Spain, Hailing Country as Strong Ally

President Barack Obama tells members of the USA military in Spain that America will overcome various threats and challenges not only through its military strength but by staying true to its values, including respect for one another and the refusal to be divided by ethnicity and religion. [Full Article...]

Sport

Soybeans firm on strong export demand, wheat weak

Soybeans firm on strong export demand, wheat weak CHICAGO-Prices for soybean futures dropped on Friday-buffeted by beneficial rains falling over parts of the U.S. Midwest, which fueled optimism over the coming crop. The only other section of the state with lower projected corn yields than past year , is the west central portion of Iowa. Some lingering concerns about the government trimming its f... [Full Article...]

Global

Electrical malfunction blamed for injuries at amusement park

Electrical malfunction blamed for injuries at amusement park Tuesday, and "police and fire personnel located multiple persons of assorted ages who claimed to have suffered various degrees of electrical shock". Authorities said one child suffered minor burns to his hands when he touched a bar as he was leaving the area of the ride. [Full Article...]