British government mulls stopping addicts’ benefits
The move reflects public concern over the effects of legal highs such as the drug methadone which was banned in April.
William Shatner reinvents TV image with new shows
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – William Shatner will always be known for his role as the resolute Captain Kirk on classic television series “Star Trek.” Yet, recently he has carved out his own brand of journalism on TV and in September, he boldly steps into the world of TV sitcoms.
Balotelli set for Italy debut
Balotelli, who is being courted by Manchester City and will be one of only a handful of coloured players to have represented Italy, displayed his trademark single-mindedness by immediately grabbing the number nine striker jersey with Cassano taking 10.
Oscar-winning actress Patricia Neal dies aged 84
The husky-voiced Neal won an Academy Award for her role in the 1963 film “Hud” alongside Paul Newman and boasted a long list of stage, film and TV credits alongside Hollywood’s leading men including Ronald Reagan, John Wayne and Tyrone Powers.
Four killed in US Air Force plane crash in Alaska
In light of the accident, Atkins said, the military was considering whether to go on with the aviation show, which also features precision-flying demonstrations by the Air Force’s Blue Angels and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds.
BP plans asset sale of $30 billion
However, the company, facing public anger over the biggest oil spill in U.S. history, tempted further ire by denying it needed cultural change and by offsetting the costs of the spill, including expected fines, against its taxes.
Montana officials trap suspected killer grizzly
The woman, Deb Freele, 58, from Ontario, Canada, described a harrowing few seconds after she was awaken in her tent by a bear biting her arm. She said she survived by playing dead until the animal gave up and lumbered away.
Scientists inch towards finding “God particle”
The LHC, a 27-km (17-mile) looped tunnel which creates mini-Big Bangs by smashing together particles, is currently colliding particles at around half its maximum energy level — 7 million electron volts, or 7 TeV.