Topic: University College London
The US-Russia spy swap today in Vienna was aimed at bringing a quick close to spy tales that have transfixed the media. But London – a magnet for Russians – is likely to remain a hotbed of spies.
07/09/2010 04:05 pm
Astronomers have observed a black hole releasing a pair of powerful jets that are creating a massive bubble of hot gas some 1,000 light-years across.
07/07/2010 02:53 pm
In Pictures Solar power: Harnessing the sun's energy
Israel says its raid on the so-called Freedom Flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, which left nine activists dead, was a justified defense of its economic blockade of Gaza. Legal scholars aren't so sure.
06/02/2010 10:10 am
Access to power and lucrative oil contacts are driving a rise in Christian-Muslim clashes and killings. Nigeria's heavy military presence is not enough to quell violence that plagues the No. 3 supplier of oil to the US.
05/25/2010 01:00 pm
A homeless star on the outskirts of the Tarantula Nebula is racing across the universe at breakneck speed
05/11/2010 09:13 pm
The nearly-complete skeleton of the birdlike dinosaur was found in inner Mongolia
05/09/2010 05:11 am
Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who attempted to bomb a Northwest flight on Christmas day, claims ties to Al Qaeda in Yemen, pressuring the Obama administration's plans to shut down the Guantanamo prison facility. Nearly half of its detainees are from Yemen.
12/29/2009 08:03 am
The religious background and motivations of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the Nigerian national accused of trying to blow up Northwest Airlines flight 253, are still unclear. But experts say his time in London may have helped fuel a militant world view.
12/28/2009 01:38 pm
Nigerian terror attack suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attended a British school in West Africa and then studied in London. He had been estranged from his family before the attack.
12/28/2009 09:02 am