Latest Sean Farrell Stories

Belching Black Hole
2012-07-09 11:03:28

Observations with CSIRO's Australia Telescope Compact Array have confirmed that astronomers have found the first known "middleweight" black hole.

2012-07-06 12:37:40

Astronomers have spotted the first known "middleweight" black hole, according to a publication in Science Express.

Black Hole Found At The Center Of A Shredded Galaxy
2012-02-15 13:40:43

Astronomers, using the Hubble Space Telescope, say they have found a black hole that was once at the core of a now-disintegrated dwarf galaxy.

2008-10-14 00:00:20

By Sean Farrell * RBS, HBOS and Lloyds hit by share sell-off WHILE STOCK markets around the world soared yesterday as the international authorities battled to get to grips with the credit crisis, there was one sector notably missing out on the rebound.

2008-09-12 00:00:10

By Sean Farrell A desperate attempt by Lehman Brothers to retain its independence looked doomed last night as the US investment bank's shares plunged yet again and the company began soliciting takeover bids.

2008-09-02 00:00:08

By Sean Farrell Commerzbank plans to shed 1,200 jobs in London as it agrees to buy out Dresdner for EUR 8.8bn THE CITY is bracing itself for a further redundancies as Commerzbank prepares to cut more than half its workforce at Dresdner Kleinwort's London operation in its takeover of its German rival.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.