Readers' music to banish the blues
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 11:16:03 AM
After two separate studies pointed to the healing power of music, we asked readers what they tuned into to banish unhappiness. Some said cheery songs were best - agreeing with study No. 1 - while o [Read More]
Apple 'among largest tax avoiders in US' - Senate committee
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 11:14:39 AM
Apple has been accused of being "among America's largest tax avoiders" by a Senate committee.
The committee said Apple had used "a complex web of offshore entities" to avoid [Read More]
How religions change their mind
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 11:13:23 AM
Once upon a time, animal sacrifice was an important part of Hindu life, Catholic priests weren't celibate and visual depictions of the Prophet Muhammad were part of Islamic art. And soon some churc [Read More]
Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies at 74 in Germany
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 11:10:33 AM
Ray Manzarek, keyboard player and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, has died aged 74.
He formed the band with lead singer Jim Morrison in 1965 after a chance m [Read More]
Ex-Nokia team makes rival smartphone Jolla
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 11:07:53 AM
A company made up of former Nokia employees has shown off Jolla, a new smartphone with a custom operating system known as Sailfish.
The software has been built from the remna [Read More]
Eurovision: Azerbaijan probes Russian 'nul points'
Tuesday 21st of May 2013 11:04:41 AM
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has ordered an inquiry into why his country gave Russia "nul points" at Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest.