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  • VIDEO: Argentina fans pack Copacabana beach
    By on July 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    Thousands of Argentina fans pack into Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach to watch their team’s narrow victory over the Netherlands on big screens.

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  • Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician’s Son
    By on July 10, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Rei (128717) writes As was previously reported here, the Russian government has accused the U.S. Secret Service of kidnapping the son of ultranationalist LDPR MP Valery Seleznev in the Maldives. The son, Roman Seleznev, stands accused of running one of the world’s largest carding operations, with others charged in the affair having already been convicted; however, Roman had until recently been considered out of reach in Russia. Now the Maldives has (more…)

  • What Came First, Black Holes Or Galaxies?
    By on July 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    StartsWithABang (3485481) writes “It was one of the most hotly contested questions for decades: we first expected and then found supermassive black holes at the centers of practically all large galaxies. But how did they get there? In particular, you could imagine it happening either way: either there was this top-down scenario, where large-scale structures formed first and fragmented into galaxies, forming black holes at their centers afterwards, (more…)

  • Formula 1 on the BBC in 2014
    By on July 5, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments

    Full details of TV, radio and online coverage of the 50th British Grand Prix on the BBC.

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