Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «ending»

October 22, 2017 6:45 AM Catalan independence: THOUSANDS take to Barcelona streets to protest Rajoy power strip

NEARLY half a million people took to the streets of Barcelona last night to protest against Spain’s decision to strip rebel region Catalonia of its powers and rule directly from Madrid. Crowds waving separtist flags demonstrated in the region’s capital after a crisis cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy invoked article 155 of Spain’s 7

October 21, 2017 7:51 AM Kit Harington 'cried at the end' of the read-through of Game of Thrones season 8 finale

The actor plays Jon Snow in the HBO fantasy blockbuster. Even as actors have started prepping for filming and are engaged in script reading for the Game of Thrones season 8, it appears the ending of HBO's magnum opus will be a tear jerker, not just for fans but also for its actors. Kit Harington, who plays the insanely popular Jon Snow in the series 5

October 19, 2017 1:42 PM The good dog who is bad at sniffing out bombs

This is Lulu, the Labrador who joined the CIA as one of their newest recruits. Her mission: to sniff out explosives. But weeks into her training programme Lulu just wasn't making the grade. A life at the United States Central Intelligence Agency, it seems, was not for her. In a series of updates on Wednesday, the CIA's official Twitter account posted 23

October 15, 2017 6:10 PM Newcastle United fan flies almost 7,000 miles to watch match

Kendrick Mon De Leon flew out from the Philippines and hoped to watch Newcastle United take on Southampton A Filipino fan of Newcastle United has revealed his heartbreak after flying out to watch the team - only for the match to be moved to the same day as his return flight. Kendrick Mon De Leon flew almost 7,000 miles from the Philippines and splashed 6

October 14, 2017 9:12 AM ISIL faces imminent Raqqa defeat, Syria's YPG says

Battle in ISIL's de facto capital in Syria on verge of being finished, Kurdish group says, amid reports of evacuations. ISIL is on the verge of defeat in Syria's Raqqa and the city may finally be cleared of the group's fighters on Saturday or Sunday, the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said. "The battles are continuing in Raqqa city. Daesh (Islamic State 15

October 12, 2017 4:05 PM USDA raises corn crop on record yields in smaller output areas

WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Agriculture Department on Thursday bumped up its domestic corn production outlook as record yields in areas outside the major producing states boosted the size of the overall harvest. The government also lowered its outlook for the soybean yield from its September forecast but left the total production view for the oilseed 3

October 12, 2017 7:12 AM Hamas says deal reached in Palestinian reconciliation

Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah have reached agreement on aspects of their bid to end a decade-long split during talks mediated by Egypt in Cairo, officials said on Thursday. Details of the agreement have not yet been released and a press conference was being planned for Thursday at 1000 GMT in the Egyptian capital, where talks have been taking 9

October 11, 2017 9:39 PM Dumpster diving among soiled underwear, DIY barf bags and tattoo dots all over your body: Scott Kelly's memoir reveals what a year in space is really like

In his new autobiography, retired astronaut Scott Kelly gives an unflinchingly blunt take on his U.S. record-breaking year in space and the challenging life events that got him there. Kelly recounts dumpster diving on the International Space Station for discarded meals after a supply capsule was destroyed and ending up with 'some dude's used underwear' 10

October 11, 2017 6:19 AM UPDATED: Car crashes into pond and another bursts into flames

TWO men have been seriously injured after a major crash near York, with one car ending up in a pond and another bursting into flames. It happened on Sandy Lane, in Stockton-on-the-Forest, at around 12.05am today and involved a blue Mini Cooper with a distinctive black roof and large spoiler and a blue Vauxhall Astra. As a result of the collision, the Mini left the road and landed 5

October 10, 2017 5:26 PM SNP conference: what did we learn?

The SNP's autumn conference came with the party facing questions over their performance in government, the constitution and losses in June's general election. So what did we learn from the party's three-day gathering in Glasgow? John Swinney got the ball rolling by announcing £20,000 bursaries for professionals in key subjects to go into teacher training 6