Latest Sky News Stories

2013-12-31 23:22:30

Lucky Dog Animal Rescue's efforts to save the lives of thousands of homeless of abandoned dogs by bringing them to the DC area was featured by Sky News. This year, Lucky Dog saved 1250 dogs and cats, bringing the total of rescues since its founding to over 6,000. Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Lucky Dog Animal Rescue (LDAR) was honored to be featured in a Sky News broadcast seen around the world. The story follows the journey of more than 30 dogs from a high kill shelter...

Researchers Find New Giant Spider In Sri Lanka
2013-04-04 18:28:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Arachnophobes beware: scientists have found an enormous, previously undiscovered species of tarantula — said to be about the same size as a human face — in a remote village in Sri Lanka. The species, which was discovered by the South Asian country´s Biodiversity Education and Research (BER) agency, has “unique daffodil-yellow markings” on its eight-inch long legs and a “distinctive pink...

2011-05-23 17:32:00

MOSCOW, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RT has made it to the final of the Monte Carlo Television Festival where it is competing with SKY NEWS, CNN INTERNATIONAL. RT's "DOMODEDOVO live" coverage, representing the channel's 24-hour reporting of the Domodedovo airport terror attack, has been nominated for the Golden Nymph in the category "Best 24-Hour News Programme." RT began its 24-hour breaking news coverage as soon as the blast hit Moscow's Domodedovo airport on January 24, 2011. RT...

2011-03-14 06:20:00

ZAVENTEM, Belgium, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Broadcasters Embracing Internet Protocol (IP) Will Benefit From Major Cost Savings Compared to Traditional Transmission Methods - New Product Suite: Easynet IP Contribution, IP Distribution and IP Adaptation Launched - MTV, Sky News HD and Perform Media are First Global Customers to Benefit Broadcasters must embrace IP networks to save money and stay ahead of their competitors, Easynet Global Services warns today. IP...

2010-11-26 08:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky has appointed leading, award winning search marketing and technology firm, Greenlight, to work on search engine optimisation (SEO) campaigns across its diverse range of products and services, in order to deliver high quality traffic to Sky's online properties. Greenlight's appointment follows Sky's digital review in which Sky set out to work with the best agency partners in the UK to ensure it continues its leadership in all aspects of digital...

2010-10-27 08:00:00

REEM, Israel, October 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. (NASDAQ: RRST) and BT Wholesale's Media and Broadcast team have worked together to support the launch of Sky News HD on the Measat platform. BT and RRsat are providing an end-to-end managed fiber and satellite service using fiber from BT, satellite uplink and teleport services from RRsat and leased capacity on the MEASAT-3A satellite. A fiber network from the BT Global Media Network will...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'