- Aug 10 Fri 2012 15:35
- Aug 10 Fri 2012 15:30
- Aug 08 Wed 2012 17:44
Amazon.com has launched a textbook rental service, allowing US students to borrow print editions for a school term at up to 70 per cent off the price of new titles, but the education industry is expecting the growth of rentals to slow.
- Aug 08 Wed 2012 11:53
Struck by a daily onslaught of rumours and speculation about the next iPhone or iPad, Apple always refuses to discuss future product launches.
- Aug 08 Wed 2012 10:12
Chinese hurdler Liu Xiang crashed out of the Olympic Games on Tuesday morning, in an agonising echo of his withdrawal from the Beijing games four years ago.
- Aug 08 Wed 2012 10:00
Halfway through London’s Olympics, the medals table has taken on a familiar look. China and the US are way out in front and scrapping between themselves to end the games on top. Britain, host of the games, is third, its athletes now poised to deliver over and above the expected return on £235m invested in them. A cascade of gold medals over the weekend has generated waves of national euphoria and goodwill.
- Aug 08 Wed 2012 09:54
Top Olympics officials questioned whether it was appropriate to allow fast-food chain McDonald’s to continue sponsoring the Games amid mounting concern about global obesity, the International Olympic Committee president has admitted.
- Aug 06 Mon 2012 16:22
The chairman of an investigation ordered by Japan’s parliament into the Fukushima nuclear disaster has declared that it was a crisis “made in Japan” resulting from the “ingrained conventions of Japanese culture”.
- Aug 06 Mon 2012 16:17
英國奧運選手周四將金牌總數增至五枚，其中有三枚是在四小時里贏得的。克裡斯•霍伊爵士(Sir Chris Hoy)以新的世界紀錄獲得男子自行車賽冠軍，為自己的奧運徵程再添一枚金牌。
The UK Olympic team increased its gold medal count to five on Thursday with three victories in the space of four hours as Sir Chris Hoy added another gold medal to his tally by winning the men’s sprint in a new world record.