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Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought

Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought

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Shocking Moon discovery: Earth's satellite 100M years older than previously thought, study says The Apollo missions have had a lasting legacy on space exploration, most notably the Apollo 11 mission, which saw humanity walk on the Moon for the first time. But a new study extends the legacy of th...
16:36, 08/01/2019

Scottish scientists develop ‘artificial tongue’ to detect fake whiskies Counterfeit whiskey crooks don’t stand a lick of a chance! Scottish scientists are putting a new twist on artificial intelligence with an “artificial tongue” used to detect fake batches of...
01:36, 08/07/2019

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share y...
10:00, 07/12/2019

The plan to build mega wind farms and artificial islands in North Sea A radical plan to build artificial islands in the North Sea that act as hubs for mega wind farms has received a boost after an analysis said it was feasible...
20:36, 07/15/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Scottish rape suspect thought to have faked his death in California arrested After California authorities searched for the man for three days off Monastery Beach, they came to the conclusion that something didn't add up.        ...
19:00, 07/27/2019

Thousands march in Glasgow to support Scottish independence In the first rally since First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she wanted another vote on Scottish independence, tens of thousands of people marched in support in Glasgow. The rally was twice the size o...
21:36, 05/04/2019

Tens of thousands to join Glasgow march for Scottish independence Rally comes as polls indicate SNP likely to make gains in European electionsTens of thousands of people are expected to march in Glasgow on Saturday afternoon in the largest show of support for Scotti...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Thousands try to flee hurricane-devastated Bahamas islands Hundreds of people fled the Bahamas island of Great Abaco by boat and plane on Friday and thousands more lined up to get on a cruise ship leaving neighboring Grand Bahama to escape the catastrophic af...
05:36, 09/07/2019

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge”. Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Inst...
06:36, 08/01/2019

Justin Bieber inspiring people to challenge celebrities 31 years older than them to fights Yesterday, we reported on pop star Justin Bieber inexplicably challenging Tom Cruise to an MMA fight . We’re still very much in the dark as to why Bieber thinks it’s a good idea to square off against ...
18:36, 06/11/2019

Our species got to Europe 165,000 years earlier than we thought The first modern humans were not supposed to have reached Europe until 45,000 years ago, but a skull from a Greek cave turns out to be 210,000 years old...
21:12, 07/10/2019

Tool-use became widespread 10,000 years earlier than we thought The discovery of an ancient collection of tools suggests that our ancient ancestors began using stone tools on a regular basis about 2.6 million years ago...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Beltre missing baseball less than he thought after 21 years DALLAS (AP) — Adrian Beltre isn’t missing baseball as much as he thought he would when he retired after 21 seasons and 3,166 hits. The former Texas Rangers third baseman says he’s still at...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Ten years ago, I thought Britain was becoming more tolerant. I was wrong Sarfraz Manzoor recalled the racism of his childhood in Luton in his memoir Greetings from Bury Park. As a film adaptation is released, he asks how much has really changedBoris Johnson was still a bac...
15:13, 07/06/2019

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought? An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...
20:24, 05/15/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Plate tectonics began nearly 2 billion years before we thought Earth’s continents may have been shifting for 2.5 billion years, according to a study of ancient rocks that finds plate tectonics evolved far earlier than we thought...
20:00, 08/07/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my han...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Humans Inhabited the Amazon 7,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
10:12, 05/01/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Mars meteorite assault stopped 500 million years earlier than thought The Late Heavy Bombardment may have stopped on Mars 4.48 billion years ago, allowing it to become more favourable to life earlier than previously suggested...
18:12, 06/24/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, publish...
05:48, 05/17/2019

Americans Are Driving Older and Older Cars New cars are overrated, as most of us who buy cars from questionable people and mutants online know. But the rest of America is catching up to that mindset—the “new cars are overrated” one, not the on...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Thousands gather at Stonewall 50 years after LGBTQ uprising Thousands of people have converged on New York City’s Stonewall Inn for the 50th anniversary of the rebellion that catalyzed a movement for LGBTQ liberation...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Europeans have steadily accumulated mutations for thousands of years The number of mildly harmful mutations in the European population has increased over the last 45,000 years, a lingering effect of early migration into Europe...
16:48, 09/09/2019

How Old Are The Thousands Of Bones Discovered Beneath Vatican? 500 Years? 50, Possibly 5? In Rome, in the summer of 1983, a 15-year-old girl vanished on her way home from a music lesson and in the ongoing search for her body thousands of bones have been unearthed by investigators in two os...
23:48, 07/22/2019

Thousands protest for fair elections in Moscow, largest in 8 years A mass demonstration in Moscow on Saturday drew tens of thousands of protesters to denounce the exclusion of opposition candidates from next month’s local election.  ...
23:00, 08/10/2019

Thousands mark 50 years after Stonewall LGBTQ2 rebellion in New York People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the gay rights cau...
05:48, 06/29/2019

Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
21:00, 08/10/2019

'Hippie chimps' had sex with mysterious 'ghost ape' hundreds of thousands of years ago Mysterious "ghost apes" may have interbred with the great apes known as bonobos just as modern humans repeatedly had sex with now-extinct human lineages, a new study finds....
20:48, 04/30/2019

This Ancient Roman Joke Pen From Thousands of Years Ago Was All About Thrifty Gifting Archaeologists working on a dig outside of Bloomberg’s new London headquarters have made a new discovery—dad jokes have been around for nearly 2,000 years. According to The Guardian, a tea...
03:24, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 4-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
23:00, 08/10/2019

UPDATE 6-Thousands defy crackdown in Moscow's biggest protest for years Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country's biggest political protest for eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow's city l...
02:36, 08/11/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
09:40, 04/29/2019

Thousands of demonstrators demand free elections in Moscow’s biggest protest in years A month of demonstrations over elections for the Moscow city legislature have turned into the biggest sustained protest movement in Russia since 2011-2013, when protesters took to the streets against ...
04:12, 08/11/2019

77 years ago, the US Navy suffered a brutal defeat that stranded thousands of Marines on Guadalcanal 77 years ago, the US Navy suffered a brutal defeat that stranded thousands of Marines on GuadalcanalNOW WATCH: The wreckage of a World War II-era US warship that the Navy called the worst disaster at ...
23:24, 08/10/2019

Thousands pour into the streets of Hong Kong to mark 22 years since its handover to China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Monday to demonstrate against a recent proposed extradition bill, as the city marked the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony'...
08:24, 07/01/2019

Google Hackers Reveal Websites Hacked Thousands of iPhone Users Silently for Years Google researchers tasked with finding zero-day vulnerabilities in the wild revealed on Thursday that a small collection of websites had been aimlessly infecting iPhone users since at least 2017. The ...
01:00, 08/31/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong to mark 30 years since 1989 Tiananmen Square protests More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed....
21:36, 05/26/2019

'I thought I'd be ready': Father mourns son's death 10 years after attack put him in coma Ryan Diviney's family spent nearly a decade caring for him after an attack in 2009 left him in a minimally conscious coma.        ...
01:12, 09/15/2019

Vandals destroy years of work as they wreck model railway exhibits worth thousands of pounds prior to enthusiasts' annual show Model railway enthusiasts today told of their devastation after vandals broke into a sports hall before a show and destroyed "irreplaceable" exhibits....
17:36, 05/19/2019

20 terrifying uses of artificial intelligence Many advances in artificial intelligence are innovative and extraordinary, but some are downright creepy. Here are 20 of the eeriest ways people are using, or could use, AI....
04:12, 08/14/2019

Should Artificial Intelligence Be Credited as an Inventor? A collaborative research team claims their artificially intelligent system should be recognized as the rightful inventor of two innovative designs, in a potentially disruptive development in patent la...
02:36, 08/03/2019

What enterprises intend to do with artificial intelligence Survey shows business process automation and customer support are the low-hanging fruit with initial AI rollouts, but many organizations are moving on to tackle data analytics....
12:49, 09/08/2019

The artificial glacier growing in the desert In the far north of India, a cold mountain desert is the stunning backdrop to an unprecedented icy structure. This is a land of extremes, where rainfall is scarce and temperatures range wildly from to...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Artificial intelligence: Are machines taking over? Artificial intelligence expert Toby Walsh is convinced that machines will be as smart as human beings within just 50 years. He spoke to DW about the benefits, and ways to prevent the worst consequence...
10:48, 07/10/2019

The NHS is setting up a lab for medical artificial intelligence The National Health Service in England is setting up a research lab to build artificial intelligence that could help treat conditions including cancer, dementia and heart disease...
12:48, 08/08/2019

How Artificial Intelligence Is Edging Its Way Into Our Lives Artificial intelligence is here, and its effects are being felt across how we work. The New York Times examines the impact at its New Work Summit on Feb. 12 and 13....
18:00, 05/20/2019

ASX approaching artificial intelligence with caution Aside from the blockchain-based CHESS replacement project, the ASX is experimenting with artificial intelligence and machine learning, but it's cautious of letting the tech run wild in such a sensitiv...
05:48, 09/02/2019

The First Bus is Way Older Than You Think In general, the entire history of cars is much older than most people realize, partially because of Mercedes-Benz’ relentless misinformation campaign that they “invented” the car in 1886, and partiall...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Artificial sweetener Xylitol Can be dangerous for dogs NBC NEWS-The Food and Drug Administration has issued an update about the potential dangers of a common artificial sweetener, and its effect on dogs. The artificial sweetner, Xylitol is safe for human...
04:36, 07/11/2019

Artificial Intelligence: 3 Reasons to Fear a b-A.I.-r Market You name the industry -- from cyber-security to healthcare, telecom to transportation, big data to... baby diapers! -- high growth companies across the globe are investing in Artificial Intelligence t...
23:48, 05/21/2019

How artificial intelligence can make FX brokers cleverer The ability of AI to help retail FX brokers is quickly moving from the theoretical to the practical; the result should be better operational efficiency and better trader services....
21:12, 04/28/2019

New type of artificial gravity could keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of g...
23:12, 07/04/2019

Artificial reef unveiled in Sydney Harbor Sydney Harbor has a new reef on its sandy floor. Officials unveiled an artificial reef this week alongside the sea wall of the Sydney Opera House at Bennelong Point....
02:12, 06/07/2019

IBM’s Hypertaste is an artificial tongue that can classify liquids IBM's Hypertaste project seeks to build an artificial tongue that's capable of analyzing liquids using a combination of electrodes and machine learning.Read More...
18:12, 07/05/2019

Artificial intelligence creates perfumes without being able to smell them Noses are overrated: In June, a perfume created by a computer system will be launched on the Brazilian market. The artificial intelligence involved combined ingredients in a manner unthinkable to most...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Turf it out: is it time to say goodbye to artificial grass? It’s neat, easy – and a staggering £2bn global market. But as plastic grass takes over our cities, some say that it’s green only in colourIf your attention during the Women’s World Cup was on the pitc...
07:48, 08/02/2019

New study sounds the alarm over artificial sweeteners Not such a sweet deal. Experts from the University of Sussex are sounding the alarm over aspartame, an artificial sweetener used in everything from diet soda to chewing gum. In the US, it is commonly ...
23:12, 07/20/2019

Could artificial intelligence be the future of cancer diagnosis? The authors of a recent paper believe that in the future, artificial intelligence might be able to tell benign from malignant lesions without a biopsy....
13:48, 07/16/2019

Artificial leaf turns sunlight into medicine Taking cues from Mother Nature, the tiny reactors utilize intricate channels that flow like veins through the leaves. When sunlight hits certain liquids flowing through the leaves it sparks a chemical...
11:48, 09/12/2019

Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than...
13:24, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: Artificial intelligence diagnosing cancer A new computer program has a success rate of over 90 percent detecting cancer. Artificial intelligence may be able to detect lung cancer before radiologists. Scientists from Northwestern University an...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
00:00, 07/04/2019

Artificial intelligence could help data centers run far more efficiently A novel system developed by MIT researchers automatically “learns” how to schedule data-processing operations across thousands of servers — a task traditionally reserved for imprecise, human-designed ...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Will Artificial Intelligence Enhance or Hack Humanity? Historian Yuval Noah Harari and computer scientist Fei-Fei Li discuss the promise and perils of the transformative technology with WIRED editor in chief Nicholas Thompson....
20:12, 04/28/2019

Map of landmines: How Brexit might help the Scottish independence quest Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans to lead her nation to independence from the United Kingdom have been muddled by Brexit, but the whirlwind at the center of British politics may yet adva...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Rangers v Celtic: Scottish Premiership – live! Old Firm derby updates from 12pm BSTMatch turns spotlight on Gerrard’s first Rangers seasonFeel free to email Tom or to tweet: @TomBry 12.11pm BST 10 min: Arfield tries to kind Kent with as flick over...
13:12, 05/12/2019

The Fiver | The Scottish Challenge Cup and general weirdness Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!While few thought the draw for the first round of this season’s Milk Cup conducted in the Colindale branch of Morrisons supermarket could be topped i...
18:24, 06/26/2019

The bogs are alive: how art is healing Scottish peatlands An ambitious project is restoring areas of blanket bog in the heart of the Flow Country in northern Scotland that have been damaged by forestry plantingA commission to produce a series of visual, soni...
14:36, 05/22/2019

Rangers 0-2 Celtic: Scottish Premiership – as it happened Celtic opened up a three-point lead at the top of the table with a hard-fought 2-0 win at IbroxÉdouard and Hayes give Celtic victory over Rangers in Old Firm derby 2.16pm BST And here’s Ewan Murray’s ...
16:12, 09/01/2019

Meet the Scottish sea worm with eyes on its butt Some people claim to have eyes in the back of their head. Perhaps just as useful, a new marine worm discovered off the coast of Scotland has eyes in the back of its butt....
14:36, 06/21/2019

Artificial “muscles” achieve powerful pulling force As a cucumber plant grows, it sprouts tightly coiled tendrils that seek out supports in order to pull the plant upward. This ensures the plant receives as much sunlight exposure as possible. Now, rese...
21:12, 07/11/2019

Artificial intelligence-enabled EKG could predict overall health status Artificial intelligence may be able to use EKG data to determine gender, physiologic age and provide a measure of bodily function and overall health status, according to a newly published paper....
06:36, 08/28/2019

Intel launches first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday launched its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
17:48, 08/20/2019

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by hand — and that’s becoming more ...
22:00, 08/06/2019

New electric cars in Europe have to make artificial noises Don't be surprised if you hear more of a racket from electric cars in Europe. As of July 1st, new four-wheeled EV models in the European Union require a noise-emitting device (Acoustic Vehicle Al...
00:48, 07/01/2019

Watch this paper doll do sit-ups thanks to new kind of “artificial muscle” A new twist on a special kind of polymer is what enables this paper doll to do calisthenics. A new twist on lightweight organic materials shows promise for artificial-muscle applications. Chinese sc...
17:00, 07/21/2019

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain...
00:48, 06/20/2019

David Cameron takes job with US artificial intelligence firm Former UK prime minister to chair advisory board of Washington-based AfinitiDavid Cameron has taken a job as chair of a US artificial intelligence firm’s advisory board, it was announced on Friday.The...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in OpenAI to add more advanced artificial-intelligence features to the software giant’s cloud-computing platform....
19:00, 07/22/2019

Artificial general intelligence is a Rorschach Test: Do we need orangutans? A panel discussion between Facebook’s Yann LeCun and fellow AI thinkers debates whether the term artificial general intelligence even means anything. Perhaps the answer is machines more like orangutan...
18:00, 06/04/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
12:00, 08/08/2019

The Sydney Opera House's New Artificial Reefs Look Like Works of Art The Sydney Opera House is a dope-ass work of architecture. Nestled along the Sydney Harbor in Australia, the building is a sight to see. Now, the sea wall at Bennelong Point, where the opera house sit...
06:48, 06/08/2019

James Lovelock says artificial intelligence is the start of new life New Scientist interviewed James Lovelock to discuss Gaia’s Novacene and our new AI overlords, microwaving hamsters for science and why Elon Musk’s Mars mission is ‘crazy’...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Baby rhino is America's first born from artificial insemination Southern white rhino calf at San Diego Zoo raises hopes for the future of wild rhinocerosesThe bumbling, sleepy rhino calf at San Diego Zoo is sure to delight animal lovers around the world. But for c...
09:24, 07/31/2019

‘Artificial ice’ could save giant Antarctic ice sheet from collapsing Governments could stop the West Antarctic Ice Sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with “artificial snow...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Capital markets: How artificial intelligence will set the price for credit Pricing new issues on intuition and market feel is ancient history – artificial intelligence and algorithms are setting the market price for credit, using factors and correlations humans can guess but...
18:24, 04/28/2019

New Revolt Electric Motorcycle To Get Artificial Exhaust Sound Revolt Intellicorp has released a teaser video which shows the company's first electric motorcycle to have a choice of several synthesised exhaust notes....
20:12, 06/17/2019

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its va...
00:36, 06/21/2019

Mind meld: Artificial intelligence is improving the way humans think When AIs and humans work together they discover superior solutions to the world’s problems that would elude either working alone. Together, they will change the very process of thinking...
15:48, 08/22/2019

Walmart is using artificial intelligence to prevent checkout theft In a bid to cut down on theft and mistakes, Walmart is using artificial intelligence hooked up to cameras monitoring checkouts to ensure every item in your cart is scanned and paid for....
18:12, 06/24/2019

Intel Unveils Springhill, Its First Artificial Intelligence Chip Intel on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centres....
09:24, 08/21/2019

New technologies, artificial intelligence aid fight against global terrorism Although terrorists have become skilled at manipulating the Internet and other new technologies, artificial intelligence or AI, is a powerful tool in the fight against them, a top UN counter-terrorism...
06:00, 09/05/2019

Artificial intelligence could spot early signs of schizophrenia Years before schizophrenia can be diagnosed by doctors, artificial intelligence may be able to detect early signs of the condition in people's speech...
16:12, 06/21/2019

Artificial Intelligence Could Improve Health Care for All—Unless it Doesn’t You could be forgiven for thinking that AI will soon replace human physicians based on headlines such as “The AI Doctor Will See You Now,” “Your Future Doctor May Not Be Human,&rdquo...
07:48, 08/14/2019

Intel unveils first artificial intelligence chip Springhill Intel Corp on Tuesday unveiled its latest processor that will be its first using artificial intelligence (AI) and is designed for large computing centers....
03:00, 08/21/2019

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London NEW YORK (AP) — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first t...
13:24, 05/21/2019

Scottish woman stuck in toy car gets cut free with bread knife This was not her ticket to ride. A woman in Scotland ended up having to be cut out of a children’s toy car with a bread knife on Friday after an attempt at a joke went very wrong. Zoe Archibald,...
02:12, 06/12/2019

"Scottish Hammer" wins Browns punting job over vet Colquitt Browns undrafted rookie punter Jamie Gillan, nicknamed "The Scottish Hammer," has beaten out veteran Britton Colquitt       ...
21:48, 08/31/2019

Scottish government to rethink plan to cut air travel taxes Nicola Sturgeon signals willingness to step up efforts to reduce carbon emissionsNicola Sturgeon has confirmed the Scottish government will rethink plans to cut air travel taxes after agreeing to redu...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Celtic win eighth successive Scottish Premiership title Celtic clinched their eighth successive Premiership title with a 3-0 win over Aberdeen at Pittodrie and their domination of Scottish football shows no signs of ending....
18:00, 05/04/2019

Wiesberger beats Hebert in Scottish Open playoff Bernd Wiesberger beat Benjamin Hebert on the third playoff hole at the Scottish Open on Sunday for his sixth European Tour title        ...
19:36, 07/15/2019

Wiesberger shoots 61 to join Scottish Open leaders Bernd Wiesberger carded a 10-under 61 at the Scottish Open to move into a three-way tie for the lead after the second round        ...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Jutanugarn hits the front at Ladies Scottish Open Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn shot a four-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Ladies Scottish Open        ...
11:36, 08/13/2019

Park, van Dam, Lee share lead at Ladies Scottish Open Jane Park, Anne van Dam and Mi Hyang Lee took advantage of calm conditions in the opening round of the Ladies Scottish Open, shooting 8-under 63s to share the lead       ...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Moriya Jutanugarn leads Ladies Scottish Open Trying to follow her sister with a Ladies Scottish Open victory, Moriya Jutanugarn shot a 4-under 67 to take a one-stroke lead into the final round at The Renaissance Club     ...
11:36, 08/13/2019

Gunmen kidnap Canadian, Scottish oil workers from Nigerian oil rig Gunman kidnapped three oil workers from Canada, Scotland and Nigeria at a rig in Nigeria's Delta region on Saturday, officials said - the second abduction in the area in less than a week....
00:12, 04/29/2019

Wiesberger wins Scottish Open in playoff over Hebert Austrian Bernd Wiesberger made hard work of it but eventually won the Scottish Open when he beat Benjamin Hebert in a playoff in North Berwick on Sunday....
02:48, 07/15/2019

Scottish university to pay 20 million pounds in slavery reparations Scotland's University of Glasgow said on Friday it would spend 20 million pounds ($24.4 million) to make amends for the historic financial support it received from people who profited from the slave t...
14:12, 08/23/2019

Ban petrol and diesel cars from Scottish cities, says coalition Climate crisis group says Scottish government urgently needs to speed up responseA coalition of climate campaigners and business groups have called for a ban on all petrol and diesel vehicles in Scott...
14:12, 08/26/2019

Scottish court says UK PM Johnson's suspension of parliament is unlawful Boris Johnson's decision to suspend the British parliament this week for five weeks was unlawful and should be annulled, Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled on Wednesday in an embarrassing setbac...
14:00, 09/11/2019

Celtic wins 8th straight Scottish league title Celtic won the Scottish league for the eighth straight year on Saturday, completing the second leg in its bid to clinch a domestic treble for the third straight season       ...
17:12, 05/04/2019

Hearts 1-2 Celtic: 2019 Scottish Cup final – as it happened Hearts put in a shift and took the lead at Hampden, but Odsonne Edouard scored twice as Celtic bounced back to secure the treble Treble 5.31pm BST Here’s a very dejected Craig Levein, whose pauses for...
18:48, 05/25/2019

U.K. Parliament Suspension Is Ruled Unlawful by Scottish Court Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for several weeks has been ruled unlawful by Scotland’s highest civil court, a decision that shunts the issue to the U.K.’s Supreme Court ...
17:36, 09/11/2019

Woman dies after being struck by lightning in Scottish Highlands Fifty-five-year-old woman was hiking near Glencoe on Saturday evening when walking group was hitA woman has died after being struck by lightning while walking on a mountain range on the west coast of ...
11:12, 06/09/2019

Kuchar shares lead on low-scoring day at Scottish Open Matt Kuchar shot an 8-under 63 to share the lead with three players in a low-scoring opening round at the Scottish Open        ...
05:48, 07/12/2019

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum....
00:48, 08/07/2019

Why the Resignation of a Key Scottish Leader Is a Sign the U.K. Could Break Apart Over Brexit The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland has quit her post one day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit. Ruth Davidson cited family reasons in her dec...
15:48, 08/29/2019

Diageo Scottish union threatens to go on strike in September Members of one of Diageo Plc's biggest Scottish unions are set to go on strike, days after talks over pay raise fell through, threatening the production of some the region's most popular whiskies....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Low-carbon technology fund is tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin and whisky producer in the world as part of the gov...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Sex less likely and less satisfying as women hit older age (Reuters Health) - The number of women who have sex regularly falls off with age as does the number who report enjoyable sex after menopause, a new study shows....
00:48, 07/12/2019

The First Ever Concept Car Was Way Older and Weirder Than You Think If you were to approach a random stranger on the street, seize them by the shirt (or bib overalls, necktie, spaghetti straps, ascot, whatever) and demand they tell you what the first ever concept car ...
02:24, 06/24/2019

Don't Buy an Older iPhone Until After September 10 Woe to you, your friends, or loved ones who have been saving up their pennies for a big ol’ iPhone upgrade and are itching to make that purchase sometime in the next week and a half. Now that Apple ha...
21:48, 08/30/2019

NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands A low pressure system located about 1,100 miles (1,770 km) east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Cent...
11:48, 08/24/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
23:36, 05/12/2019

CEOs in Health Care Discuss Challenges of Artificial Intelligence Tech is reshaping pharmaceutical research, opioid-addiction treatment and other areas in health care, but change hasn’t been as fast or dramatic as some hoped, industry leaders said at The Wall Street...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Artificial sponges could pull uranium from seawater for nuclear power Seawater is full of far more uranium than we can mine from the ground, and specialised sponges could let us harvest it to use in nuclear power plants...
15:12, 05/11/2019

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but...
10:48, 07/04/2019

Artificial skin trial hope to acid attack victims When the burns center at Jinnah Hospital in the Pakistani city of Lahore treats victims of acid attacks, it has to use imported skin that costs at least $900 per square inch -- a prohibitive cost for ...
14:24, 07/04/2019

“Nanofiber yarn” makes for stretchy, protective artificial tissue The human body is held together by an intricate cable system of tendons and muscles, engineered by nature to be tough and highly stretchable. An injury to any of these tissues, particularly in a major...
18:36, 04/28/2019

SoftBank unveils $108 billion fund to invest in artificial intelligence SoftBank has secured pledges from Microsoft, Apple and other investors of around $108 billion for a second Vision Fund aimed at investing in artificial intelligence. The Japanese conglomerate itself p...
18:24, 07/26/2019

Scientists Use Artificial Intelligence to Turn Brain Signals Into Speech Scientists have harnessed artificial intelligence to translate brain signals into speech, in a step toward brain implants that one day could let people with impaired abilities speak their minds, accor...
19:24, 04/28/2019

'Artificial snow' could save stricken Antarctic ice sheet - study Governments could stop the West Antarctic ice sheet from sliding into the ocean and submerging coastal cities by launching a last-ditch engineering project to blanket its surface with 'artificial snow...
21:36, 07/17/2019

Pentagon seeks 'ethicist' to oversee military artificial intelligence General says ‘We are thinking deeply about the ethical, safe and lawful use of AI’ as US seeks to catch up with China’s early leadWanted: military “ethicist”. Skills: data crunching, machine learning,...
08:24, 09/07/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
14:24, 05/14/2019

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now...
04:24, 08/06/2019

Teaching artificial intelligence to connect senses like vision and touch In Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s book "Blind Assassins," she says that “touch comes before sight, before speech. It’s the first language and the last, and it always tells the truth.” While our ...
06:24, 06/17/2019

Artificial intelligence to prevent traffic jams months in advance News 27 Aug, 2019 The Department for Transport plans to give technology firms access to traffic data to allow them to help prevent future congestion...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Rare rhino conceived by artificial insemination born at Florida zoo Zoo Miami welcomed the birth of a rare rhino on Tuesday, which was the first rhino ever to be conceived from induced ovulation and artificial insemination, the Florida zoo said....
21:36, 04/28/2019

China's Biggest Casinos Use Artificial Intelligence To Spot Who Will Lose Some of the world's biggest casino operators in Macau, the Chinese territory that's the epicenter of global gaming, are starting to deploy digitally-enabled poker chips and baccarat tables, hidden......
05:36, 06/30/2019

Scientists built artificial leaves that can turn sunlight into medicine Our Sun is an incredible, abundant source of energy that we’re only just now beginning to learn how to tap. Plants, on the other hand, are masters at exploiting the free energy delivered from th...
22:12, 09/10/2019

Israel's 'Tanks Of The Future' Prototype Features Artificial Intelligence Israel unveiled options Sunday for its "combat vehicle of the future" -- a tank with large touchscreens, 360-degree vision and, in one prototype, a video game-style controller....
10:24, 08/05/2019

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year study....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Fin tech: underwater robot monitors sharks in Scottish waters ‘SharkCam’ could shed light on sex lives of basking sharks in Sea of the HebridesBasking sharks off the coast of the UK are having their own Love Island moment: an underwater robot has been filming th...
10:48, 08/06/2019

The dunes at Trump's Scottish golf course may lose their protected status The sand dunes on the Trump International golf course in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, are expected to lose their protected conservation designation, the government said Friday....
20:12, 06/28/2019

Scottish police free pilot arrested after alcohol test Police in Scotland have released one of two pilots arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs before a scheduled flight to New Jersey...
12:48, 08/06/2019

Hur shoots 62, leads weather-delayed Ladies Scottish Open Mi Jung Hur surged into a two-shot lead in the rain-delayed second round of the Ladies Scottish Open, getting the best of the draw and finishing in the early evening with a 9-under 62   ...
11:36, 08/13/2019

Celtic see off Aberdeen to seal eighth Scottish Premiership title in a row Celtic confirmed their dominance of Scottish football by clinching their eighth successive Scottish Premiership title with a 3-0 win over Aberdeen at Pittodrie.James Wilson missed two glorious chances...
18:12, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Diageo Scottish union threatens to go on strike in September Members of one of Diageo Plc's biggest Scottish unions are set to go on strike, days after talks over pay raise fell through, threatening the production of some the region's most popular whiskies....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Scottish officials are hunting the remains of 18th-century 'witch' More than 300 years after her death, officials in Scotland are appealing for the return of the remains of a local woman accused of witchcraft, so that she can be properly buried....
21:48, 09/02/2019

Brexit backlash begins as Scottish Tory leader quits Boris Johnson is facing a Brexit backlash after suspending parliament, with the fightback starting with the Tories' Scottish leader Ruth Davidson poised to explain her shock resignation....
07:24, 08/29/2019

Scottish FA close to naming new manager with Steve Clarke favourite • Confirmation of new manager likely by Monday at the latest• Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes still in frame for international postThe Scottish FA aim to be in a position to confirm the country’s new interna...
20:12, 05/15/2019

Scottish leader: Brexit signals need to chart future path BRUSSELS (AP) — Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit and the “horror show” of the British government leadership contest are signs that Scotland needs to chart a diff...
09:12, 06/13/2019

'Very wretched indeed': Horrible historical reviews of Scottish cities – a quiz Ever wondered what Tripadvisor would have been like 200 years ago? Scotland the Worst is a compilation of comments made by unimpressed 17th-19th century travellers. Can you tell the town or city from ...
14:12, 08/26/2019

Prince Charles just casually opened a bed and breakfast at a Scottish castle Prince Charles has opened a luxury bed and breakfast called The Granary Lodge on the ground of The Castle of Mey in Scotland.        ...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Scottish court rules suspension of British Parliament 'unlawful' Scotland's highest court of appeal ruled that British PM Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was unlawful. But the court did not call for the suspension to be repealed....
12:48, 09/11/2019

Bernd Wiesberger and Lee Slattery make most of benign Scottish Open course • Austrian Wiesberger shoots 61 on Renaissance course • Slattery’s second 64 keeps him in hunt for Open berthThe great debate as to Renaissance’s suitability to host the Scottish Open, just days befor...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Evidence of a Gigantic Impact Crater Found Off Scottish Coast Some 1.2 billion years ago, an asteroid measuring over 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) wide smashed into northwest Scotland. Trouble is, scientists aren’t sure exactly where the meteorite struck, as traces of...
23:36, 06/10/2019

Police won't let Scottish McDonald's sell milkshakes near Brexit rally A viral video campaign has "shaken" up fast food sales in Scotland this week. Police ordered a McDonald's in Scotland to stop selling milkshakes ahead of an Brexit Party event in Edinburgh on Friday, ...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Wiesberger cards career-best 61 to share Scottish Open lead Austria's Bernd Wiesberger birdied his final five holes and surged into a share of the halfway lead with Lee Slattery and Erik Van Rooyen at the Scottish Open on Friday....
03:12, 07/13/2019

Molinari sighting at Scottish Open as Edoardo ties for lead While Francesco Molinari prepares to defend his British Open crown next week, older brother Edoardo is still trying to qualify for the final major championship of the year....
04:48, 07/12/2019

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Golf: Wiesberger two shots clear after 54 holes at Scottish Open Resurgent Bernd Wiesberger set his sights on a sixth European Tour title when he took a two-shot lead over South African Erik van Rooyen after the third round of the Scottish Open on Saturday....
03:24, 07/14/2019

Scottish woman gets stuck in a children's toy car, has to be cut free with a bread knife A woman in Scotland ended up having to be cut out of a children's toy car with a bread knife on Friday after an attempt at a joke went very, very wrong....
16:12, 06/11/2019

Matt Kuchar and Edoardo Molinari hit 63 on low-scoring day at Scottish Open • Romain Wattel and Nino Bertasio also on eight under• 2014 Open champion Rory McIlroy well placed with 67That this Scottish Open test is far removed from what the world’s leading golfers will encount...
22:00, 07/11/2019

AOC demands Trump’s impeachment amid probe into his Scottish resort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has issued a fresh call to impeach President Trump amid reports of a House investigation into a military stop at his Scottish golf club. “The President is corrupt and mus...
21:48, 09/07/2019

Rockall dispute: Irish fishermen defiant despite Scottish warning Irish trawlers are continuing to fish around the Atlantic Ocean islet despite Scotland warning that it would send patrols. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock, but has never cla...
12:24, 06/09/2019

Scottish Cup win could help boost job security of either Lennon or Levein | Ewan Murray Celtic and Hearts meet in the final for the first time since 1956 and victory for either manager could help quieten the doubtersIt is a Scottish football quirk that two of its most high-profile clubs,...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
12:36, 05/21/2019

‘Friends’ Is Older Than Some of Its Biggest Fans “They become your friends, too.” Watching between homework and basketball practice, the sitcom’s youngest fans still find the show relatable 25 years after it premiered....
11:12, 09/05/2019

Jets’ Demaryius Thomas knows he’s older but says he’s ‘still got it’ Demaryius Thomas is coming off the worst year of his career. He’s 31 years old and was just traded from one rival to another for a sixth-round pick. It begs the question: Does the five-time Pro Bowl w...
10:48, 09/13/2019

How to Have the Inheritance Talk With Older Parents Ask Encore: Retirement columnist Glenn Ruffenach also answers a reader’s question about whether it’s wise to keep all your retirement assets in one fund company....
19:12, 09/06/2019

Who will choose the next UK leader? Mostly older white men There’s an election underway to choose Britain’s next prime minister, but only 0.25% of the population gets a vote and most are well-off older white men...
11:36, 06/21/2019

Why You Need the 'Google Go' App on Your Older Android Device Despite being associated with some of the biggest technologies and most popular devices currently available, Google also develops products and services for places with limited infrastructure and resou...
20:36, 08/21/2019

More Older Couples Stay Together Because They Live Apart Couples who begin committed relationships later in life are making it work not by getting married or living together, but by living separately. It’s called “living apart together.”...
03:48, 07/29/2019

How Do I Stream My Android Phone to an Older TV? You should never feel limited to the small screen on the tiny phone in your pocket—or gargantuan phone, depending on your preference for “plus” devices. It’s pretty easy to push whatever you’re lookin...
18:36, 08/30/2019

Sky’s the limit for an older, more confident Sam Darnold Training camp was merely three practices in for the Jets — Saturday being the first with the players in full pads — and coach Adam Gase could hardly contain his enthusiasm for what’s to come with the ...
07:00, 07/28/2019

How students are learning about 9/11 at Sky Islands High School TUCSON – Wednesday morning, Sky Islands Public High School held a presentation for students to learn more about the history of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Lucas Bogard, a teacher at the...
01:24, 09/13/2019

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
05:48, 05/23/2019

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming plus encounters with horses....
23:48, 06/07/2019

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
05:12, 08/20/2019

The world’s 2 most expensive countries are islands The most expensive countries in the world, according to new cost-of-living indices, are the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and Bermuda.       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish...
02:48, 07/09/2019

10 great walks on Britain's tiny islands In this extract from her new book, Islandeering, Lisa Drewe braves the tides to walk around the cliffs, beaches and historic coastal trails of her favourite small islesIn a nutshell A rollercoaster ro...
09:12, 05/11/2019

Parts of Marshall Islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fu...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
02:36, 05/18/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
22:12, 08/17/2019

Artificial skin can sense 1000 times faster than human nerves An artificial skin inspired by the human nervous system can sense pressure and temperature. It has been tested on a robotic hand and improved the hand's ability to grasp a cup of coffee...
22:12, 07/17/2019

Microsoft invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence lab co-founded by Elon Musk Microsoft has agreed to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a lab co-founded by Elon Musk, to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies.       ...
01:24, 07/23/2019

Sink Navy Warship, Get Artificial Underwater Reef: Maharashtra's Pitch Two months after the Navy decommissioned INS Ganga, an indigenous guided-missile frigate, the government of Maharashtra has officially written to the Navy Chief, Admiral Karambir Singh, asking for......
12:48, 06/14/2019

Uni of North Carolina and Lenovo adapting to climate change with artificial intelligence Researchers are processing large amounts of geospatial data using deep learning algorithms to help farmers make real-time decisions about water and energy usage....
11:24, 09/10/2019

NITI Aayog Urges Centre To Use Artificial Intelligence To Solve Problems Government thinktank Niti Aayog has asked central ministries and states to identify key projects where artificial intelligence could be adopted to resolve problems in areas like health, education and....
22:48, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major co...
00:48, 06/15/2019

Artificial Intelligence Inching Closer to Deciphering Long Lost Languages With new technology available to us, we’re inching closer to the end of the days when deciphering ancient languages is a painstaking task filled with frustration and confusion. ...
16:12, 07/21/2019

Deepfake 2020: New artificial intelligence is battling altered videos before elections ZeroFOX digital security company has developed artificial intelligence to help identify and take down deepfake videos aimed at influencing elections.       ...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices...
22:12, 08/23/2019

Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity talent top list of hard-to-find skills A majority of IT managers say they are expected to deliver more applications than a year ago. In most cases, they are working with the same number of developers....
17:00, 05/25/2019

AI IN BANKING: Artificial intelligence could be a near $450 billion opportunity for banks — here are the strategies the winners are using This is a preview of the AI IN BANKING research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. Discussions, art...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Rick Perry: It is time for America to boost its dominance in artificial intelligence The energy secretary announced that the DOE partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system, at Oak Ridge National Lab, capable of up to a billion-billion cal...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Elon Musk, Jack Ma to Talk at Artificial Intelligence Conference This Week Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Alibaba Group chairman Jack Ma will speak at a conference on artificial intelligence (AI) to be held this week in Shanghai, an Alibaba spokeswoman said on Monday....
19:00, 08/26/2019

Goldman Sachs, China's Ping An back artificial intelligence firm H20.ai Goldman Sachs Group Inc, China's Ping An Global Voyager Fund and others have invested $72.5 million in H20.ai, a rapidly growing artificial intelligence startup, the companies said on Tuesday....
03:00, 08/21/2019

European blockchain company Bitfury launches artificial intelligence unit European blockchain company The Bitfury Group, valued recently at more than $1 billion, has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) division, the company's top official told Reuters in an interview....
13:13, 08/13/2019

An artificial-intelligence first: Voice-mimicking software reportedly used in a major theft Thieves used voice-mimicking software to imitate the speech of a British energy company’s executive and dupe his subordinate into sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to a secret account, the comp...
05:36, 09/05/2019

Scottish Man Jailed For Locking 13-Month-Old Girl In Cloth Dryer: Report A man in Scotland was on Monday sentenced to seven years in jail by the High Court in Edinburgh for putting a 13-month-girl in a clothes dryer and shutting the door, causing the machine to start,......
05:12, 09/10/2019

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
01:36, 06/16/2019

Scottish Conservative leader Davidson quits, citing Brexit and family Ruth Davidson quit as leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland on Thursday, saying she could no longer juggle the demands of being a politician with family life and suggesting she would no longer ...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Military Stopover at Scottish Airport Includes a Stay at a Trump Resort Questions about the overnight stays emerged after House investigators asked about the surge in stopovers at an airport near the Trump Turnberry golf resort in Scotland....
08:01, 09/08/2019

How disease, war and a remote Scottish island inspired George Orwell’s ‘1984’ Jura is a small island off the coast of Scotland, famous for two things: It’s home to a renowned distillery, and it’s where George Orwell wrote “1984.” Orwell arrived at Jura in May 1946, hoping the f...
17:00, 06/08/2019

McCarthy defends military stopovers at Trump's Scottish resort: 'It's just like any other hotel' House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday defended military expenditures at President Donald Trump’s properties, arguing that hotels owned by the president are “just like any other hotel.” “The ...
05:24, 09/11/2019

Wiesberger taking 2-shot lead into Scottish Open final round Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the last round of the Scottish Open after carding 6-under 65        ...
03:48, 07/14/2019

Hilda, A 2000-Year-Old Scottish Female Druid, Rises From The Grave A Scottish student using a rare Celtic female druid’s skull has recreated her head and face in a 3D wax model.  ...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Scottish Court Rules Boris Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Illegal The British prime minister’s decision to send lawmakers home during the Brexit crisis “had the purpose of stymying Parliament,” a summary of the ruling said....
14:00, 09/11/2019

Archaeologists uncover Viking drinking hall on remote Scottish island Dating to sometime between the 10th and 12th centuries, the hall was discovered below the more recent Skaill farmstead, according to the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute....
20:48, 08/08/2019

Jutanugarn takes slim lead into Scottish Open final round Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds at the Ladies Scottish Open in North Berwick, Scotland....
03:00, 08/11/2019

Long shots worth playing at star-studded Scottish Open The Scottish Open wears several different hats this week. It primarily serves as the last tune-up for next week’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush and is the last chance for those not yet qualified...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Celtic seal eighth straight Scottish Premiership title – as it happened Celtic won their eighth successive title with a 3-0 win at Aberdeen, thanks to goals from Lustig, Simunovic and Edouard 2.42pm BST Thanks for reading. See you next time. Related: Celtic see off Aberd...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Scottish girl is world's youngest deep brain stimulation patient Two-year-old has had brain surgery to treat spasms, raising hopes for other childrenA two year-old girl from Glasgow has become the youngest person in the world to undergo brain surgery that doctors s...
02:12, 07/11/2019

UK politicians can reach Brexit deal in next few days: Scottish Conservative leader A Brexit deal could be reached by negotiators from Britain's Conservative and Labour parties within a few days, the leader of Scotland's Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, said....
15:24, 05/04/2019

Military Stopover at Scottish Airport Sometimes Includes a Stay at a Trump Resort Questions about the overnight stays emerged after House investigators asked about the surge in stopovers at an airport near the Trump Turnberry golf resort in Scotland....
21:00, 09/07/2019

UK government pleased with initial Scottish court Brexit ruling: spokeswoman The British government said it was pleased that a Scottish court had decided not to grant an interim injunction against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament next month....
12:36, 08/30/2019

Captain Fantastic: Britain’s new defense chief and top spy both served in Scottish regiment Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed former Scots Guards officer Ben Wallace defense secretary, making him the latest member of the storied unit to reach the highest levels of British government...
18:12, 07/26/2019

Scottish government 'deeply concerned' whisky involved in U.S.-EU trade dispute The Scottish government said on Tuesday it is "deeply concerned" about Scotch whisky being implicated in a long-running trade dispute between the United States and the European Union....
19:48, 07/02/2019

Scottish court rules in PM Johnson's favor in parliament suspension case Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend parliament later this month until shortly before Britain leaves the European Union is lawful, a Scottish court ruled on Wednesday, saying the matter ...
16:48, 09/04/2019

Brexit is pushing the Scottish people towards independence, says the UK's leading polling expert Getty Scotland is moving towards wanting independence from the United Kingdom, due to the ongoing Brexit crisis. The UK's leading polling expert said that anti-Brexit voters in Scotland are increasin...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Billionaire who lost children in Sri Lanka blasts takes out Scottish newspaper ad Britain's biggest private landowner has thanked the people of Scotland for their messages of support following the death of three of his children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
19:12, 05/16/2019

Diver’s 5,500-Year-Old Discovery Hauls History of Scottish Crannogs Into Question Archaeologists in Scotland have made “astounding discoveries” in a murky loch which finally determines when ancient homes known as crannogs were first used, and it’s thousands of years earlier than pr...
23:36, 06/12/2019

Scottish farmers lose damages claim after neighbor’s bull impregnated their cow A Scottish couple failed in their efforts to claim compensation after one of their pedigree Highland cows became impregnated by their neighbor’s bull, who intruded onto their property via a deficient ...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Scottish judge declines to stop Johnson's order to suspend Parliament British protesters are ramping up opposition to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's move to suspend Parliament, after a Scottish judge affirmed the government's political move....
14:36, 08/30/2019

Scottish rookie MacIntyre takes 4-shot lead at European Open Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre fired seven birdies in a bogey-free 7-under 65 to take a four-stroke lead in the second round of the European Open        ...
16:12, 09/07/2019

New app hopes to set up young hotties with older partners Looking to meet the old man of your dreams? There’s now an app for that. Called Gaper, the free app specializes in setting up relationships with an age gap. So you, too, could find your next mat...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Many older adults fall at home in well-lit rooms (Reuters Health) - Elderly people who fall may not always be stumbling over things in the dark. A new study suggests most of these falls at home happen when there's plenty of light....
22:36, 05/30/2019

Older Boeing jets are now in hot demand because of the 737 Max grounding Airlines are having to pay higher rates on some older Boeing jets as the worldwide grounding of the 737 Max after two fatal crashes enters its sixth month....
15:48, 08/10/2019

C.J. McCollum's Older Brother Is The Blazers' Best Hype Man After the Blazers came back from 17 down to knock out the favored Nuggets, Portland hero C.J. McCollum told reporters that his 37 points, 9 rebounds, and game-saving chase-down block was fueled in par...
22:12, 05/13/2019

Low vitamin K may reduce mobility in older adults Researchers found that older adults with vitamin K deficiency were more likely to develop mobility disability, such as difficulty walking and using stairs....
18:48, 06/14/2019

Update Your Older iOS Devices to Avoid These Bugs It’s important to keep your iPhone and iPad’s software up to date—even if the old devices you still use aren’t going to be eligible for the upcoming iOS/iPadOS 13. In fact, sometimes it’s the older ph...
04:12, 07/24/2019

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests....
23:12, 05/15/2019

Older adults can boost longevity 'with just a little exercise' Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall, light or intensive, with lower risk of death Even a small increase in light activity, such as washing dishes, a little gentle gardening, o...
03:00, 08/22/2019

Revealed! This Is Why People Gain Weight As They Get Older Researchers have found that lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it easier to gain weight, even if we don't eat more or exercise less than before....
13:00, 09/10/2019

Apple recalls certain older MacBook Pro units Apple Inc said on Thursday it would recall a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro units as their batteries are susceptible to overheating and pose a "fire safety risk"....
19:36, 06/20/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the treatment, a study says....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Does drinking alcohol in older age prolong life? New research presents the results of a 16-year follow-up to 'one of the largest and most rigorous' studies on the link between alcohol use and mortality....
11:00, 07/07/2019

Census: New immigrants getting older, become a ‘fiscal drain’ on US Despite the media’s obsession with child immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, the average age of new immigrants is 20% older and many are now a “fiscal drain” on the U.S. economy, according to ...
22:24, 07/02/2019

What happens when an older employee can no longer perform effectively? Ask HR What happens when an older employee's skills or memory seems to be faltering? This is a delicate situation that needs to be handled with care.       ...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Most older adults with 'prediabetes' don't develop diabetes (Reuters Health) - Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes called "prediabetes," usually don't develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests....
18:24, 07/05/2019

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study says....
17:00, 05/15/2019

New iPhone? No thanks. These older-model 5S owners don't need or want one Apple stopped supporting the iPhone 5S with updates in September 2018 and this year will discontinue the iPhone 6. But these consumers don't care.       ...
03:36, 09/10/2019

Binge drinking affects 1 in 10 older adults in the US New research finds that binge drinking affects 10.6% of U.S. older adults. Men and cannabis users are among those most likely to engage in binge drinking....
03:24, 08/01/2019

The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Older drivers more likely to be distracted by technology, AAA report says Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology than their younger counterparts, according to an AAA study.       ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

The OnePlus 7 Pro costs just $379 when you trade-in an older device The regular OnePlus 7 won’t be made available to purchase in the US and the OnePlus 7 Pro is the company’s most expensive smartphone yet. Because of this, OnePlus has announced a new trade-in program ...
22:24, 05/14/2019

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on...
23:48, 08/25/2019

FBI searches Jeffrey Epstein's home in Virgin Islands News of the search came days after Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from an apparent suicide while in jail in Manhattan, where he faced child sex traf...
00:00, 08/13/2019

Russia protests over G20 map it says showed disputed islands as Japan's Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a formal diplomatic protest to Japan after accusing Tokyo of circulating a map at its G20 summit showing a disputed island chain as Japanese territory, ...
16:00, 07/04/2019

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the So...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Bahamas Abaco Islands 'decimated' At least seven people have been killed in the Bahamas and officials expect the number to rise. The hurricane battered the region for more than 30 hours, leaving a trail of destruction....
11:12, 09/04/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to ne...
14:24, 05/17/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
21:48, 07/18/2019

Ramos sets record in Spain’s win over Faeroe Islands TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain defeated the Faeroe Islands 4-1 in qualifying for ...
03:24, 06/08/2019

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to all...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Japan protests Chinese activity near disputed islands Japan has protested to China over its unauthorized maritime survey within the Japanese exclusive economic waters near disputed East China Sea islands amid China’s increased activity in the area...
13:00, 06/17/2019

China threatens UK with military response over disputed islands China has warned Britain against sailing ships through disputed waters in the South China Sea, saying that such a move would be "hostile" and hinting that Beijing would be forced to responded militari...
08:24, 09/10/2019

North Carolina's islands: the beauty of the Outer Banks The remote, pristine islands of North Carolina are rich with dunes, wildlife – and the ghost of BlackbeardThere is no horizon: only the odd hint indicates what is water and what is sky. A dolphin show...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy a ruling of the UN’s principal court which conclude...
21:36, 05/01/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia...
21:36, 05/22/2019

US tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Pe...
14:00, 08/07/2019

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine Solomon Islands bay where a bulk carrier ran aground ...
08:12, 07/05/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high tem...
23:24, 08/18/2019

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
20:48, 07/05/2019

Hurricane heads for Florida after brushing Caribbean islands Hurricane Dorian is moving over open waters after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, though forecasters warn it is gaining strength and is likely to grow into a dangerous stor...
12:36, 08/29/2019

Bahamas sends 900 security personnel to hurricane-hit islands Government acts to avert profiteering in wake of disasterOfficials still trying to reach areas cut off by floods and debrisThe government of the Bahamas has sent 900 police and military personnel to t...
20:48, 09/08/2019

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chag...
22:24, 05/22/2019

Sustainable tourism: why the Faroe Islands closed for maintenance When the north Atlantic islands shut for a weekend to all but ‘voluntourists’ doing conservation projects, it was a win-win for locals and visitorsThe road tunnel to Gásadalur was built 15 years ago. ...
08:36, 05/08/2019

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.       ...
03:36, 07/24/2019

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.       ...
18:24, 08/19/2019

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
02:48, 05/23/2019

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
06:00, 08/20/2019

Leaders of Three Pacific Islands Plan Joint Visit to U.S. The leaders of three strategic Pacific island countries plan to visit the U.S. next week to cultivate long-held alliances and as a public show of U.S. support to counter expanding Chinese influence in...
18:36, 05/15/2019

Three tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, her husband Roy Perez, ...
03:36, 08/07/2019

Shashi Tharoor Slams Pakistan, China; Terms Kashmir Peace "Artificial" Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Monday sought to put Pakistan and China on the mat over Kashmir issue, but at the same time he termed the peace in Valley as "artificial."...
09:12, 08/13/2019

£2m Government artificial intelligence project to scan local roads for safety issues News 22 Jul, 2019 £2m of funding announced for artificial intelligence to scan 96,000 miles of road for poor road markings and other issues...
18:24, 07/22/2019

Google-owned artificial intelligence can predict acute kidney injury before doctors Researchers at Google's DeepMind Health say that have developed an AI that is capable of spotting symptoms of acute kidney injury (AKI) 48 hours before doctors....
14:00, 08/06/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on how America can grow in the field of artificial intelligence Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to announce that the Department of Energy partnered with Cray and AMD to build Frontier, three new machines with an exascale system capable of up to a bi...
14:48, 05/07/2019

Boom in Artificial Intelligence patents, points to ‘quantum leap’ in tech: UN report The “upsurge” in patent applications for devices and machines powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the last five years, suggests that it could soon revolutionize all areas of daily life far beyo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Artificial intelligence helps scientists track birds migrating in the middle of the night It's difficult to gather data on birds flying across the dark night sky, but every fall and spring, millions of birds migrate through the night. Now, researchers are using artificial intelligence to t...
16:12, 08/28/2019

Is that rare whisky bottle the real deal? This artificial tongue can make the call Enlarge / Inside a dunnage warehouse of Highland Park whisky distillery. A new type of artificial tongue would help detect counterfeit whiskies. (credit: Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert/Getty Image) Scientis...
01:36, 08/08/2019

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the ...
00:48, 07/12/2019

Virtual Beings grants will fund projects for creating artificial living things Fable Studios founder Edward Saatchi announced at the Virtual Beings Summit the creation of the Virtual Beings Grants to fund projects to create artificial people or animals.Read More...
02:12, 07/25/2019

Wells Fargo: Artificial intelligence and machine learning a 'double-edged sword' The bank's executive vice president and head of enterprise architecture detailed Wells Fargo's approach to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning....
06:48, 09/04/2019

Scottish Power to build vast battery to improve wind energy supply Energy firm says project will be big step towards continuous renewable power for UKScottish Power is to undertake the most ambitious battery power project in Europe in an attempt to unlock the potenti...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Urquhart Castle – Guardian of Loch Ness and The Site of Bloody Scottish Battles Urquhart Castle, overlooking Loch Ness from a rocky outcrop, is strategically placed in terms of defense and saw a great many conflicts during its 500 years as a medieval fortress ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Cops called to prevent 3,000-person hide-and-seek game in a Scottish IKEA Shopping in IKEA can be an extreme sport in itself. But in the midst of these massive stores full of containers, furniture, and Swedish meatballs also lies a pretty great foundation for hide-and-seek....
21:36, 09/13/2019

Hearts vs Celic live stream: how to watch 2019 Scottish Cup final today from anywhere Did you know the Scottish Cup is the oldest national football trophy in the world? Top stat, hey? Well if you've landed on this page, we don't doubt for a minute that you already knew that l...
19:24, 05/25/2019

Scottish government urged to regulate grouse moors after golden eagles vanish Call to outlaw intensive grouse shooting after disappearance of two juvenile eaglesConservationists have urged the Scottish government to regulate grouse moors after two golden eagles disappeared with...
18:00, 07/01/2019

Boris Johnson's decision to suspend UK Parliament ruled unlawful by Scottish court Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before Britain is due to leave the European Union was unlawful, a Scottish court ruled Wednesday — though it said Bri...
23:12, 09/11/2019

Giant panda suffers electric shock at Scottish zoo as horrified families watch A giant panda at a zoo in Scotland learned a lesson he won’t soon forget on Tuesday when the bear was shocked by an electric fence surrounding its new enclosure....
00:24, 07/24/2019

Air Force crew stayed at Scottish Trump property because it was the cheapest option, says Pentagon Air Force personnel returning from the Middle East this spring stayed at a Scottish property owned by President Trump because it was the cheapest option available, the Pentagon says....
02:00, 09/10/2019

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson resigns amid Brexit backlash Scottish Conservative Party member Ruth Davidson, who had been at odds recently with party members and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced her resignation Thursday....
23:48, 08/29/2019

Scottish Court Rules British Prime Minister’s Suspension of Parliament ‘Unlawful’ (LONDON) — A Scottish court dealt another blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the U.K....
20:01, 09/11/2019

Scottish Premiership preview: Celtic flex muscles in hunt for nine in a row | Ewan Murray Neil Lennon has the resources to maintain club’s dominance while Rangers face a key season in bid to end trophy droughtThat it seems almost offensive to compare Celtic’s class of 2019 to the side who ...
18:36, 08/02/2019

Air Force crew made an odd stop on a routine trip: Trump’s Scottish resort In early Spring of this year, an Air National Guard crew made a routine trip from the U.S. to Kuwait to deliver supplies.What wasn’t routine was where the crew stopped along the way: President Donald ...
08:24, 09/07/2019

All hail Theresa May, reluctant hero of the Scottish independence movement | Kevin McKenna With Brexit and Boris Johnson playing badly north of the border, the PM’s legacy could be a break-up of the unionThe problem with legacies and the obsession of departing leaders to bequeath them is th...
19:48, 07/05/2019

Biden, now 76, attacked his older opponent's age during 1972 Senate run Former Vice President Joe Biden is one of the oldest candidates ever to run for president, but in 1972, he repeatedly attacked his opponent's age in order to be elected as the Delaware senator, a repo...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Ex-top cops claim they were fired for being older, female — and white “We don’t have a spot for you,’’ First Deputy Chief Benjamin Tucker told Diana Pizzuti when she tried to object to being forced to retire, her suit says....
18:36, 07/30/2019

New York girl, 16, missing in London after texting an older man Police in the UK and the US are searching for a teenager who is missing after flying to London from New York, having been in touch with an older man....
08:36, 08/28/2019

Over 40 and loving it: let's celebrate fiction with positive older characters Too many books feature sterotypical older women who can’t use phones and don’t like sex. Gransnet and imprint HQ are looking for writers to change all thatThere is a passage from Jilly Cooper’s Rivals...
18:12, 06/28/2019

Need a new (older) iPhone? The differences are slight among XR and earlier models You can pay $750 for latest entry level iPhone, or $450 for 4 year old iPhone 7. The new photo features are the major difference among the models.       ...
15:24, 07/27/2019

Lonely hearts: Older Americans spend half the day alone Americans 60 and older spend about half their waking hours alone, and for those who have no partner, “alone time rises to over 10 hours a day,” according to the federal government....
23:24, 07/03/2019

New CEO of G/O Media ripped for bringing in ‘older white guys’ Jim Spanfeller, the new CEO of G/O Media, is getting flak for bringing in “older white guys” from his past to run Gizmodo Media and The Onion after he was tapped to run the dozen Web sites private equ...
13:24, 07/27/2019

More older adults die from cancer despite high screening rates As the fastest-growing age group in the United States, adults older than age 85 have higher incidences and death rates from cancer than people between ages 65 and 84....
00:24, 08/08/2019

Older Windows devices at risk of classic hacks Almost one million older Windows devices are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep security flaw even after Microsoft released a security patch to address the vulnerability.The vulnerability, known as CVE-...
23:24, 05/29/2019

Daily strides may mean longer life for older women (Reuters Health) - Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles - far less than the five-mile goal set by many Americans - might still live longer than their ...
21:24, 05/29/2019

Older millennials are driving home prices higher again They may have waited longer than previous generations, but millennials are showing a strong desire to become homeowners, especially older millennials. That is strengthening demand for the limited supp...
18:12, 09/03/2019

Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty As inequality has grown, American seniors have been exposed to financial distress in ways that often go unnoticedVivian Majors spent her life cleaning houses while her husband, Martin, worked as a car...
15:36, 05/24/2019

Pets may help older adults manage chronic pain (Reuters Health) - People with pets may be able to use their companion animals to practice techniques for managing chronic pain without medication, researchers say....
20:24, 07/19/2019

Study finds older Millennials have the most credit cards NBC — Older Millennials have more credit cards than any other age group, according to a new creditcards.com report. Those ages 30 to 38 have an average of 3.9 credit cards. This age group is par...
06:48, 06/06/2019

Older people at risk from being on various drug regimens – report Age UK says unintended interactions between different medicines can be dangerousAbout 7 million elderly people in the UK are on at least seven different medications and at risk of potentially life-thr...
07:48, 08/22/2019

Ricciardo's failed engine was an older Renault unit Daniel Ricciardo says the Renault engine which expired in Formula 1 British Grand Prix FP2 was a high-mileage, older-spec unit which was reserved solely for Friday running...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Update PCs Running Older Version of Windows Immediately Those of you who are still running Windows 7 or earlier need to install critical patches that fix a recently-discovered security bug on older versions of Windows....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Testosterone improves sexual function in older women (Reuters Health) - Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests....
02:36, 07/31/2019

More evidence screening mammograms not needed for many older women (Reuters Health) - Screening mammograms don't benefit women aged 75 and older with chronic health problems - such as heart disease or diabetes - that are likely to end their lives before they develop ...
07:24, 09/12/2019

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
22:36, 05/24/2019

Farmhouse that’s a century older than America is for sale in Ohio Finding a well-preserved home for sale that was built before the Revolutionary War is a rarity. Finding one in the middle of Ohio — a state founded in 1870, almost 100 years after after the Amer...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones A UK watchdog has forced Apple to be more open with customers about the impact updates will have on iPhone performance. But this highlights a problem with the way Apple – and other device manufacturer...
16:12, 05/23/2019

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only gu...
11:24, 06/19/2019

AAA: older drivers struggle with multi-tasking behind the Wheel (NBC News) A new study by AAA suggests older drivers are especially vulnerable to distractions while behind the wheel. AAA, along with researchers at the University of Utah, completed a comprehensive ...
22:48, 07/25/2019

Are high-tech cars too distracting for older drivers? (NBC NEWS) A new AAA car safety study suggests that tech-laden “smart” cars are too distracting, which can undermine efforts to keep roadways safe, especially when those getting behind the...
07:36, 07/26/2019

Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by tech while driving, AAA report says Drivers between 55 to 75 years old are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology while driving, according to a new AAA report.       ...
08:00, 07/25/2019

Landon Collins has always acted older than his age. At 25, he’s a leader for the Redskins. The star defensive back's path to the Redskins included having to grow up fast following Hurricane Katrina, and the desire to play for the team of his childhood idol, Sean Taylor....
10:48, 09/04/2019

The Latest: Paris says ‘Non’ to older cars to counter heat BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the heat wave in Europe (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Paris is banning older cars for the day as a heat wave aggravates the city’s pollution. Regional authorities est...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.       ...
04:12, 08/16/2019

Erick, Flossie to bring glancing blows to Hawaiian Islands Hurricane Erick and Tropical Storm Flossie will pose a dual threat to the Hawaiian Islands beginning at the middle of this week and continuing into early next week....
21:00, 07/30/2019

Southwest to begin running $29 flights between Hawaiian islands in January In mid-January, Southwest will offer four flights a day between Hilo on Hawaii island to Honolulu and from Lihue on Kauai to Honolulu.       ...
17:12, 08/19/2019

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
21:48, 08/02/2019

Fascinating Artifacts from the Battle of the Egadi Islands are Pulled from the Depths Underwater archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts off the coast of Sicily from the site of the first ancient naval battle ever discovered , including warship rams, helmets, armor,...
23:24, 08/01/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
22:24, 08/19/2019

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its terri...
11:36, 06/03/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures the...
18:12, 08/15/2019

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 1950s—has revealed alarmingly high levels of radiatio...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgen...
20:36, 08/15/2019

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8...
14:48, 08/19/2019

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
11:36, 08/07/2019

Small islands might be the first to achieve a full-electric transport system At a recent talk on the UK’s energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that “the problem of decarbonizing our electricity sector is fixed”. Eyebrows were raised at this, but his p...
17:12, 06/30/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
20:48, 06/27/2019

Solomon Islands plans due diligence tour on Taiwan ties The Solomon Islands, one of Taiwan's remaining allies in the Pacific, will send a delegation to study Chinese aid in neighboring countries as it considers a diplomatic switch to Beijing, the delegatio...
09:12, 06/25/2019

Chagos Islands: isolated UK faces thrashing in UN vote on ownership General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK relinquishing control of Indian Ocean archipelago claimed by MauritiusThe UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the g...
13:00, 05/21/2019

Airbnb Luxe offers castles, villas and islands for $1,000 per night If you've ever wanted to stay in a castle in France or book an entire island in the Pacific, you might appreciate Airbnb's new luxury travel offering, Airbnb Luxe. The company launched the l...
02:00, 06/26/2019

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues Kalymnos, second hop on our tour of lesser-known islands, has many rock-climbing highlights – and some sweet spots for scuba diving• Read part 1 of Kevin’s odyssey: IkariaI’m sitting on the shady pati...
12:24, 08/04/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9...
02:48, 08/20/2019

Pope says Britain should obey U.N., return islands, including U.S. base Pope Francis said on Tuesday Britain should comply with a U.N. resolution and return a chain of islands it holds in the Indian Ocean to Mauritius, including one rented to the United States for the Die...
21:24, 09/10/2019

At least 5 are dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian continues to slam islands The historic storm hovered over the islands after virtually grinding to a halt, pounding the islands with record winds, rain and storm surge.        ...
08:36, 09/03/2019

Want to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian? Visit its popular islands The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism & Aviation is urging people to help the group of islands recover as a whole by continuing to visit the other islands.       ...
05:48, 09/12/2019

Mauritius says Pope visit supports claim to Chagos Islands Authorities in Mauritius cast remarks from Pope Francis during a visit on Monday as a boost for their claim to a chain of islands held by Britain, including one rented to the United States for the Die...
19:12, 09/09/2019

US warships sail near Chinese islands, provoking nation: report Two U.S. warships on Monday sailed near islands claimed by China in the disputed South China, a move that comes at a time of tense relations between the two nations....
11:48, 05/06/2019

Solomon Islands poised to switch allegiance from Taiwan to China Pacific nation is one of the few countries that recognise Taiwan, but this may soon changeThe Solomon Islands intends to sever diplomatic ties with Taiwan and align itself with Beijing, the leader of ...
22:24, 09/06/2019

Nebraska, Washington State highlight Cayman Islands field GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — New coach Fred Hoiberg and the Nebraska Cornhuskers headline the field for next season’s Cayman Islands Classic. Hoiberg, the former Iowa State and Chicago Bull...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Japan wants to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed...
00:00, 09/05/2019

Spared by Dorian, Florida’s Bahamians Give Back to Islands Bahamians helped build South Florida in the 1800s. Now the descendants of those early settlers are engaged in a frantic effort to help storm victims in the country many still cherish as home....
21:00, 09/07/2019

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of...
09:24, 08/25/2019

Marshall Islands in Pacific Ocean to develop own cryptocurrency: report A small island nation in the Pacific Ocean with a population of 75,000 is moving forward with developing its own cryptocurrency, according to a Thursday report....
21:12, 09/12/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire wo...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Japan to hire guards for contested islands also claimed by China Japan's National Police Agency has asked the government to pay for more than 100 police officers to guard the country's remote territories, including a group of contested islands that are also claimed...
12:24, 09/05/2019

Jeffrey Epstein an ‘evil genius’ for filing will in the Virgin Islands Jeffrey Epstein is still making trouble for his alleged victims from the grave. By filing his will in the US Virgin Islands, the pedophile added another layer of difficulty for his sex-abuse accusers ...
04:12, 08/21/2019

Saudi prince wants to build a 'Jetsons-style' city with flying taxis and an artificial moon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is crafting plans to build a city-state on the edge of his kingdom that outdoes any urban center in existence in opulence and technology....
21:00, 07/26/2019

Scottish judge refuses to make emergency order stopping Johnson proroguing parliament Lord Doherty dashes hopes of anti-Brexit activists by refusing to block decision for nowLatest Brexit developments – live updatesA Scottish judge has temporarily rejected calls to block Boris Johnson’...
12:36, 08/30/2019

A country-music star is born in the Scottish honky-tonk drama Wild Rose Country music has a long history of brazen women doggedly persevering over daunting personal and societal odds. As far back as 1952, Kitty Wells shredded the hypocrisy of sexual double standards in he...
01:24, 06/20/2019

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
16:36, 07/17/2019

Human bones wash onto street after Scottish graveyard floods, disturbing ‘ancient lairs’ Human bones washed into the street of a village in Scotland over the weekend after flooding collapsed a churchyard wall, disturbing some ancient graves....
18:36, 08/14/2019

Humpback whale entangled in Nova Scotia fishing gear washes up on Scottish beach A buoy and rope that was found entangling the whale was marked with the owner's name and number and was eventually traced to a Nova Scotia fisherman....
19:12, 06/09/2019

Scottish teenage sisters rescue man, toddler in danger of drowning by using inflatable pool float Two teenage sisters are being hailed as heroes after they quickly jumped into action Monday while at a beach in Scotland and helped rescue a man and toddler who were in danger of drowning, according t...
22:12, 08/28/2019

Probe launched after US Air Force stayed at Donald Trump's Scottish golf resort The US Air Force today ordered a review of all international stopovers after it was revealed that flight crews stayed at Donald Trump's Turnberry golf resort in Scotland....
12:00, 09/09/2019

Ruth Davidson Quits as Scottish Conservative Leader After Boris Johnson Suspends Parliament The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland has quit her post one day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to suspend Parliament ahead of Brexit. Ruth Davidson cited family reasons in her dec...
12:36, 08/29/2019

Ancient Scottish Church Bell Stolen from Sacred Island Leaving Locals Devastated A sacred symbol of Scottish identity, a late medieval bell, has been stolen from a remote ruined chapel on an uninhabited Scottish isle which featured as the ‘Black Lake’ in the Harry Potter films. ...
06:36, 07/27/2019

Does Apple secretly throttle older phones? Another lawsuit claims yes While Apple has admitted to slowing some older phones to combat aging batteries, more than 60 class action lawsuits are seeking to sue the tech giant....
15:48, 08/02/2019