Everything you need to know about Fort William: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Fort William: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 19 (IANS) Tiny gnome statues of Prince William and his pregnant wife Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, will be auctioned online to raise money for children to learn about gardening in schools.
Melbourne, May 19(ANI): Buzz has it that 2000 Olympics medallist Ian Thorpe Thorpe and James Middleton, the brother of the Duchess of Cambridge, have become flatmates.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Uranus and Neptune have long been known to harbor swirling clouds and violent winds churning up their atmospheres.
Film: "Epic"; Voices: Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Steven Tyler, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, Judah Friedlander, Blake Anderson, Chris O'Dowd, Emma Kenney, and Jason Harris; Director: Chris Wedge; Rating: *** 1/2
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Designer Sabyassachi Mukherjee, the man behind styling Vidya Balan's look at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, says that as "India is known as a bling country" he used a "little embellishment" to bring freshness.
London, May 16 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge has topped a poll of celebs that ladies most like to copy.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The man behind the American television soap opera 'The Bold and the Beautiful', Ron Weaver, died on Thursday. He was 75.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Mobile phone calls may cause a rise in blood pressure; yoga may lower it; and despite the need to cut back on sodium to lower blood pressure, hypertensive individuals may have an increased desire for saltier foods.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actor Will Smith is set to star in the remake of 1969 released "The Wild Bunch".
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Kansas State University chemical engineer and his team are using graphene quantum dots to improve sensing devices in a twofold project.
Gettysburg (Pennsylvania), May 12 (IANS) This small town just an hour and a half drive away from Washington has a population of a mere 110,000. But every year three million people from India and all over the world come visiting.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, met Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai here on Friday during which they reviewed the full range of bilateral relations and agreed to focus further on the economic issues.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns Friday met Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and the two discussed the full range of India-US bilateral relations as well as the India-US civil nuclear deal.
London, May 10 (ANI): A father from Sussex came to know of his 13-year-old son's death in a road accident after the news was posted by the boarding school on their website.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Days after his meeting with External Affairs Minister SalmanKhurshid in the Kazakh capital Almaty, US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns arrives in New Delhi this week to hold talks on a host of issues, including Afghanistan and expanding civil nuclear cooperation with India.
Miami, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Cuban actor William Levy will star with Jada Pinkett-Smith in a new film that has as its background the world of salsa.
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Charles Earl Spencer, brother of late princess Diana, says he will close the museum he had set up in the honour of his sister.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Japan's Chief of Army Staff General Eiji Kimizuka visited the Eastern Command Headquarters at Fort William here Tuesday and discussed issues concerning security and enhancing military ties between the two armies.
London, May 6 (ANI): Original 'Star Trek' series' pilot episode bombed with the test audience and was on the verge of getting scrapped, a new documentary has revealed.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
Colombo, May 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka in November, the government said here Sunday.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A NASA-led modeling study has provided new evidence that global warming could change future global rainfall patterns and increase the risk of both flooding and drought.
London, May 04(ANI): Prince Harry has turned his hand to carpentry in order to make toys for his soon-to-arrive nephew.
Wellington, May 3 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge is a lioness when it comes to making decisions about her baby, and will apparently buck royal protocol by moving to her mother's (Carole Middleton) place after the birth, according to a report.
Rome, May 3 (IANS/EFE) US director William Friedkin, creator of films such as "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection", will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year's Venice Film Festival, organizers said Thursday.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): New experimental results have shed light on how mammals act on the basis of sound cues.
London, May 1 (IANS) The Duchess of Cambridge, who is expecting her first baby with Prince William, is said to be already thinking about a second child.
London, May 1 (ANI): Kate Middleton, who is pregnant with her first child, is already planning a second child.
New York, May 1 (ANI): In the final weeks of April 1945, Hitler was hiding out in his secret bunker when Soviet and German forces fought viciously for control of Berlin.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Hollywood film "Epic", a 3D animated adventure comedy, will hit Indian screens May 17, a week before it opens in the US.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Federal agents investigating the deadly Boston Marathon bombings have visited the home of the dead suspect's widow even as they looked for his possible links with a couple of militants, according to various media reports.
Siliguri, April 28 (IANS) A stuntman who held the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip wire hanging by a tuft of his hair met a tragic end in West Bengal Sunday while trying to cross the Teesta river, police said.
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Prince Harry delivered a teddy bear, which was handed to him by a little girl for his soon-to-be born nephew, to his brother William and sister-in-law Kate.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): American biologists have identified eight genes that are called into action near the areas where wounds occur.
Melbourne, Apr. 28 (ANI): Nurse Jacinta Saldanha, who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge by two Australian DJs, left a suicide note where she reportedly blamed them for her death.
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Prince Harry's romance with his girlfriend Cressida Bonas is in trouble, as she is reluctant to get married.
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow pre-trial detention facility was a "tragedy" Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday while insisting no crime had been committed.
London, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were seen jokingly fighting with magic wands, as they visited the Harry Potter studios in Hertfordshire.
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Apr. 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here that there could be a coalition government in Pakistan, but it was too early to come to any conclusion.
Washington, April 26 (IANS/EFE) Former US President Bill Clinton has joined Twitter and attracted more than 400,000 followers within 24 hours on the social network.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Prince Harry, who will become an uncle after the birth of Prince William and Kate's first child- due in July, got some hands-on training in the art of the diaper change on Thursday.
Dubai, April 26 (IANS/WAM) The British embassy in Dubai celebrated the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The event was attended by UAE Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and British Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The Boston Marathon bombing "is the fifth case", including the case of David Headley, a key plotter of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, where potential terrorists have survived the American security scrutiny, according to a key US lawmaker.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Facing the death penalty on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction, the surviving Boston bombings suspect has claimed that his older brother, not any international terrorist group, masterminded the deadly attack, according to a media report.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Two veteran anti-terrorism prosecutors, including an Indian American attorney Aloke Chakravarty, are leading the case against the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
New York, April 22 (ANI): John F. Kennedy was - unbeknownst to him, at first - a methamphetamine addict, an explosive new book has revealed.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Patients of neuralgia, a condition where nerves are damaged by surgery, can get relief from a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment called cryoneurolysis that places a tiny ball of ice on damaged nerves.
London, April 21(ANI): Kate Middleton will reportedly move in with her parents after her baby is born.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): 'The Great Gatsby' featuring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role and directed by Australian Baz Luhrmann, will open this year's Cannes festival in 3-D.
Film: "The Host"; Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Jake Abel, Max Irons, William Hurt, Diane Kruger, Chandler Canterbury, Boyd Holbrook and Frances Fisher; Director: Andrew Niccol; Rating: **1/2
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed the most powerful microbatteries ever documented.
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US military policeman based in Alaska has been sentenced to 16 years in prison and given a dishonourable discharge for selling US military secrets to someone he thought was a Russian spy.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): The British government is increasingly concerned there is evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria.
London, April 15 (IANS) Angelina Jolie arranged for spicy Indian delicacies like lamb bhuna, chicken korma and chicken tikka to be made here for her to fly home to fiance Brad Pitt.
Washington, April 12(ANI): Mount Sinai researchers have identified a soy-based treatment for colorectal cancer, a promising therapy for treatment-resistant ovarian cancer and a new drug target for advanced prostate cancer.
Wellington, Apr. 12 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has joined British Foreign Secretary William Hague to announce an additional funding of 36 million dollars from G-8 nations, for putting up a series of measures to prevent sexual violence and ensuring justice for survivors of military conflicts.
Phnom Penh, April 10 (IANS) The US Wednesday launched a $30 million initiative to support Cambodia's fight against HIV/AIDS, the US embassy here said.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Bookmakers have now slashed the odds from 25-1 to 12-1on Prince William and Kate naming their first child Alexandra.
London, Apr. 9 (ANI): Prince William has opened up in a new documentary about his concern in making sure that he takes the right decisions while he is piloting an aircraft on a rescue mission.
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will name their baby Philip, after his great-grandad, if they have a boy, according to reports.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Human skin and a fruit fly's exoskeleton, called a "cuticle" may not look alike, but both coverings protect against injury, infection, and dehydration.
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine reveals he wasn't too excited with the offer to feature in 2009 film "Star Trek", initially. He says the sci-fi reboot was "the furthest thing" from the dramatic parts he had dreamt of essaying.
New York, April 5 (IANS) Madonna's 16-year-old daughter Lourdes Leon is reportedly dating TV show "Homeland" actor Timothee Chalamet.
London, April 05 (ANI): Prince William has reportedly told Kate that he wants to video her giving birth to their baby this summer.
London, April 05 (ANI): Prince William got the cold shoulder from a 4-year-old girl, who was dressed in a fancy dress princess costume, after he tried to kiss her on the cheek.
London, April 4 (ANI): Italian Footballer Mario Balotelli's camouflaged Bentley has been named as the 'flashiest footballer's car ever'.
New York, Apr. 3 (ANI): Directors Brett Ratner, Brian Grazer and Graydon Carter are reportedly in talks to team up on an HBO documentary.
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A mathematician from Cambridge University has come up with what he thinks is a sure-fire way to predict the winner at horse races.
Los Angeles, April 3 (IANS) Actress-singer Selena Gomez is reportedly set to star in William H. Macy's directorial debut "Rudderless". It's a musical drama about a man who forms a band and sings songs written by his deceased son.
New York, April 2 (ANI): About 6.4 million children have received diagnosis for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at some point - an increase of 16 percent since 2007 and 53 percent in the past decade - according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): Britain's greatest poet and playwright William Shakespeare was also a tax avoider and a profiteer, a study has claimed.
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.
London, Mar 29 (ANI): A leading surgeon and hair loss expert has suggested that Prince Harry is losing his hair, just like the older male Royals.
Washington, Mar. 29 (ANI): Scientists have unveiled a new technique for vaccine design that could be particularly useful against HIV and other fast-changing viruses.
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Prince William would be leaving the Royal Air Force Search and Rescue Job to spend time with his pregnant wife Kate as they are expecting their first child.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Actress Angelina Jolie was spotted wearing a 'mysterious' gold band on her ring finger, where her giant platinum engagement sparkler used to be, during a trip to a rescue camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo this week.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Wax statues of the Duchess of Cambridge and her husband Duke of Cambridge have joined Madame Tussauds museum in Hong Kong.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): Republican Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is under investigation by the Office of Congressional Ethics for alleged misuse of campaign funds, according to her attorney.
London, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has teamed up with Britain's Foreign Secretary William Hague for a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to highlight concerns over sexual violence.
Los Angeles, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood actor Max Irons says he enjoys working with co-star Saoirse Ronan in his forthcoming film, Andrew Niccol's "The Host".
London, Mar. 25 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague will team up with actress Angelina Jolie and travel to Africa this week to raise awareness of warzone rape.
Kuala Lumpur, March 24 (ANI): Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan has helped raised RM3mil ($1.8m ) from the auction of two Richard Mille watches and a painting during SM Chong Hwa's fund-raising dinner and concert on Saturday.
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has come out in support of an ailing elephant that is at Manila Zoo and has requested the government to shift her to a sanctuary.
London, March 19 (ANI): Prince William and his wife, Kate, enjoyed a sexy mud-bath during a holiday in Ibiza.
Washington, March 18 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge, who is five months pregnant, has revealed that though she doesn't know the sex of her first child, she is hoping for a baby boy.
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): Kate Middleton, who is still playing coy about whether her royal bundle of joy will be a baby girl or baby boy, reportedly said that she is prepared for the sleepless nights that will come with her child's arrival.
London, Mar. 18 (ANI): Prince William has been given a new royal role as 'personal aide de camp' to the Queen, it has been announced.
London, Mar. 16 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are so competitive that they rarely finish a game of Scrabble, as one of them gets upset and shuts the board in anger, it has been revealed.
London, Mar. 14 (ANI): Russia has warned the UK that if it made any attempts to arm Syrian rebels it would be a breach of international law.
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a 76-year-old Argentinean, has been chosen as the first Latin American pope, had his lung removed when he was a teenager.
London, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is taking no sides in the Syrian conflict and hopes that the Syrian opposition will soon form a team to negotiate with government representatives, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): A judge in Colorado, US has entered a 'not guilty' plea on behalf of James Holmes, who allegedly killed 12 people during the screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises' at a movie hall last year.
Washington, Mar. 11 (ANI): Former US President Abraham Lincoln was the only president ever to have received a patent.
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Britain, Italy and Greece have confirmed that hostages from their countries were among seven construction workers reported killed in Nigeria over the weekend.
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven foreign hostages have been killed by a Nigerian Islamist group, the western governments said Sunday.
London, Mar 10 (ANI): The real-life inspiration for Robin Hood lived near Tunbridge Wells, not Sherwood Forest, according to a historian.
London, March 9 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge did not almost let slip that she was expecting a baby girl, according to new video footage.
San Juan, March 9 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rico unit of Baxter International Inc. plans to eliminate 400 jobs at its pharmaceutical production facility in Aibonito, the town's mayor said Friday.