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March 11, 2017 12:04 AM Week ahead in Parliament

After six weeks of debate across both Houses of Parliament it looks like the Brexit Bill, the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill, which gives the prime minister the power to begin the UK's divorce from the EU, is about to complete its passage through Parliament. It looks pretty certain that MPs will strike down the two amendments made to the bill in the House 48

March 10, 2017 7:53 PM Buried treasure: huge statue of Egyptian king unearthed in Cairo neighborhood

Archaeologists say the 26-foot tall statue is likely a depiction of Pharaoh Ramses II, considered the most powerful ruler of ancient Egypt. March 10, 2017 —A team of Egyptian and German archaeologists has discovered a towering 26-foot statue in a Cairo slum, a presumed depiction of Pharaoh Ramses II, Reuters reports on Thursday. The colossus found submerged 17

March 10, 2017 4:19 PM Space Ravioli! Odd Shape of Saturn's 'Flying Saucer' Moon Pan Revealed

Saturn's moon Pan bears a striking resemblance to a dumpling, new photos by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal. Cassini captured the images on March 7, during a flyby that brought the probe within 15,268 miles (24,572 kilometers) of the 22-mile-wide (35 km) Pan. Pan isn't the only one of Saturn's more than 60 known moons with an odd appearance. For example 95

March 10, 2017 12:23 PM Coin-swallowing turtle banking on quick recovery after op

A Thai sea turtle which swallowed almost a thousand coins thrown into its pool by people who believed it would bring good luck is recovering well, four days after an operation to remove the hoard. Veterinarians in Bangkok put “Bank”, as the 25-year-old green sea turtle is nicknamed, back into the water to see how well she could move after 5kg (11lbs) of coins 18

March 10, 2017 8:00 AM Stockton's Wellington Square centre 'in discussions' to fill former Lidl store

Lidl pulled out last month - just days before opening a new store on Yarm Road:: Vacant store can now be expanded in size Bosses of Stockton’s Wellington Square shopping centre say they are optimistic they can find a new retailer to fill its former Lidl store. The German supermarket chain closed its town centre branch last month, just days before opening 29

March 9, 2017 11:44 PM Texans send Osweiler to Browns in surprise move

The Houston Texans have agreed to trade quarterback Brock Osweiler, a second-round pick in the 2018 draft, and a sixth-round pick this year to the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a fourth-round pick in this year's draft. But, more importantly, the Browns will assume the $16million Osweiler is due this season. The move clears up salary cap space for Houston 19


2. "One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish" by Dr. Seuss (Random House Children's Books) 5. "Oh, The Places You'll Go" by Dr. Seuss (Random House Children's Books) 9. "Oh, the Think You Can Think!" by Dr. Seuss (Random House Children's Books) 4. "There's No Place Like Space" by Tish Rabe (Random House Books for Young Readers) 5. "Oh Say Can You Say Di-no-saur 15

March 9, 2017 9:44 AM China developing advanced lunar mission spaceship

BEIJING (AP) - China is developing an advanced new spaceship capable of both flying in low-Earth orbit and landing on the moon, according to state media. The newspaper Science and Technology Daily cited spaceship engineer Zhang Bainian as saying the new craft would be recoverable and have room for multiple astronauts. While no other details were given 27

March 9, 2017 5:03 AM Log cabin will be new base for autism group

A SUPPORT group for the families of children with autism is to build a log cabin headquarters in a city park after securing funding. The Brighton-based mASCot group was awarded £5,000 by a financial services company OneFamily through its Foundation Community Awards. The money will allow mASCot to build a log cabin in the garden of Dottie’s Cafe, a disability 14

March 8, 2017 7:37 AM Chazelle directs new biopic with Ryan Gosling playing Neil Armstrong

The latest project from the director of La La Land will see Ryan Gosling playing the first man to walk on the Moon. He may not have taken home the best picture Oscar for the musical, but becoming the youngest ever recipient of the best director award at this year's ceremony has made the 32-year-old the talk of the town around Hollywood. Now, Universal 20