Quantcast

Latest United Kingdom Independence Party Stories

Astronomer And Television Host Sir Patrick Moore Passes Away
2012-12-10 06:24:19

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sir Patrick Moore, a UK astronomer who also spent more than five decades covering space travel as a broadcaster, passed away at his home Sunday at the age of 89. Moore, the author of dozens of books on astronomy and the host of the BBC television program The Sky At Night for over 50 years, died "peacefully at 12:25 this afternoon" at his residence at Selsey, West Sussex, his friends and colleagues said in a statement Sunday,...

2006-06-30 01:37:27

LONDON (Reuters) - A poll in Britain revealed on Friday that British Prime Minister Tony Blair is less popular than his main rival for the first time in 12 years. Blair also suffered more bad news on the electoral front, with results from by-elections for two vacant parliamentary seats yielding a poor showing for his Labour Party. Pollsters YouGov, in a survey commissioned by the Daily Telegraph newspaper, found 30 percent of Britons thought new Conservative Party leader David...

2006-03-08 08:10:00

LONDON -- Britain's best-known astronomer Patrick Moore has been admitted to hospital with heart problems, a hospital spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Moore, who is 83, was admitted to St Richard's hospital in Chichester, West Sussex, on Tuesday evening with a heart condition and was undergoing tests on Wednesday. Moore has been a household name in Britain for more than 50 years. The host of the BBC's "The Sky at Night" program since 1957, he is known for his trademark monocle and intense...


Word of the Day
ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
The word 'ambsace' comes from a Latin word meaning 'both'.