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05
Dec
2014 Ford Mustang revealed: Pony car muscles up on tech and dynamics

One of the Ford Motor Company’s fastest cars, the Ford Mustang, has been brought up to speed for 2014 in terms of technology, engineering and app-style connectivity. Ford has unveiled the first official pictures and details of its sixth-generation muscle car that will become a global car and built in right-hand drive officially for the first time in its near-50-year history. It goes on sale in the US in late 2014 before reaching Australia... [read news]

04
Dec
Hezbollah commander Hassan Lakkis buried in Baalbek

Crowds of mourners in the Lebanese town of Baalbek have turned out for the funeral of Hassan Lakkis, a commander in the Shia militant group Hezbollah. Lakkis was shot in the head at close range at about midnight on Tuesday outside his home in a town near Beirut. Hezbollah blamed Israel for his death but Israel has denied the accusation. Little is known publicly about Lakkis, but he was reputedly close to Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah... [read news]

03
Dec
Developing countries told 'tax tobacco to save lives'

Poorer countries should consider adopting or raising tobacco taxes to help save lives, a group of leading economists says. The call comes in a report, published in The Lancet, which says there is a "once in human history" chance to wipe out health disparities between nations. The authors recommend increased investment in global health to tackle killer diseases. They suggest alcohol and sugar could also be taxed. They give China as an example... [read news]

03
Dec
Ukraine unrest: Nato condemns crackdown on protesters

Nato foreign ministers have condemned the use of "excessive force" against pro-European protesters in Ukraine after a meeting in Brussels. US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Ukraine to "listen to the voices of its people". Earlier, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov apologised in parliament for the use of police force against protesters. Mass protests were sparked by the government's decision not to sign an association deal with the EU last... [read news]

03
Dec
Doctor Who beats Olympics ceremony on iPlayer requests

The 50th anniversary Doctor Who special has set a new iPlayer record for getting the most requests in 24 hours, 1.27m - beating the Olympic opening ceremony's previous high. New consolidated figures show 12.8m people saw The Day of the Doctor on BBC One, including 2.9m iPlayer requests, making it 2013's most-watched drama. The 23 November episode starred Matt Smith, David Tennant and John Hurt. It was also the most tweeted-about drama... [read news]

03
Dec
Local car makers call for wide-ranging support in Productivity Commission submissions

Australia’s three surviving car makers have called for continued financial support, a reassessment of tariffs and trade agreements, and policy clarity in their submissions to the Federal Government’s inquiry into the current state and the future of automotive manufacturing in Australia. The Productivity Commission received 60 submissions – including those from Holden, Toyota and Ford – for consideration ahead of the release of an... [read news]

02
Dec
8 best Cyber Monday tech deals

Black Friday has passed, but the discounts aren’t over. Cyber Monday promises steals and deals for gadget lovers, from tablets and laptops to accessories and extras. Here’s a few of our favorites. 1Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch GlowLight: $49 Amazon may sell more e-readers, but the latest from Barnes & Noble has been widely praised for hitting all the right points. It’s a good size, the battery lasts forever, and the screen is... [read news]

02
Dec
Barbara's 'Most Fascinating People Of 2013' revealed

Barbara Walters has revealed the first nine names on her 2013 Most Fascinating People List, and some of these faces may surprise you. The list includes:  ABC anchor Robin Roberts Jennifer Lawrence  "Duck Dynasty" stars Miley Cyrus Pope Francis Prince George Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Edward Snowden After 20 years, this will be the last "Most Fascinating" special for Walters, and will air on Wednesday... [read news]

02
Dec
Roseanne Barr sends out profanity-laced tweets

Roseanne Barr fired off a round of profanity strewn tweets taking aim at Hollywood executives and Anderson Cooper. According to The Huffington Post the 61-year-old comedienne had signed a deal with NBC for a new sitcom to be co-written by “Nurse Jackie” showrunner Linda Wallem. “Women who have achieved far less than me are allowed to write their own shows, but I’m constantly forced 2 work  w a censoring show runner,” she fumed... [read news]

01
Dec
'Memories' pass between generations

Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory, animal studies suggest. Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations. A Nature Neuroscience study shows mice trained to avoid a smell passed their aversion on to their "grandchildren". Experts said the results were important for... [read news]


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