Jerusalem is Israel’s capital – Trump recognise

President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, overturning decades of official US policy. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/938517073508163584 Mr Trump described the move as "a long overdue step" to advance the Middle East peace process. The fate of the ancient city is one of the thorniest issues between Israel and the Palestinians. … Continue reading Jerusalem is Israel’s capital – Trump recognise

Donald Trump to plunge Middle East into ‘fire with no end’ with Jerusalem speech

Pope among many critics urging president not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital at planned speech on Wednesday A cacophony of angry and despairing voices across the Middle East and the world has urged Donald Trump not to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at a planned speech on Wednesday, warning him that any such announcement … Continue reading Donald Trump to plunge Middle East into ‘fire with no end’ with Jerusalem speech

‘Santa’s bone’ proved to be correct age by Oxford University

A bone thought to belong to St. Nicholas, the fourth-century saint on whom the legend of Father Christmas is based, has been dated by Oxford University and is the correct age. Scientists used a radio carbon test to date the relic, and found it dates from the time of the Saint, who is believed to … Continue reading ‘Santa’s bone’ proved to be correct age by Oxford University

Two Super-Earths around red dwarf K2-18

  New research using data collected by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has revealed that a little-known exoplanet called K2-18b could well be a scaled-up version of Earth. Just as exciting, the same researchers also discovered for the first time that the planet has a neighbor. "Being able to measure the mass and density of … Continue reading Two Super-Earths around red dwarf K2-18