British project launches first "phonesat" into orbit – and special app will finally reveal if you really CAN hear a scream in space

British project launches MOBILE PHONE into orbit – and special app will finally reveal if you really can hear a scream in spaceSTRaND-1 launched from Sriharikota, IndiaIt is controlled by a Google Nexus One handset running AndroidSatellite will also test two new fuel-efficient propulsion systems . The camera on its Google Nexus 'heart' is visible through the porthole at the top of the stack The STRaND-1 (which stands for Surrey Training Research and Nanosatellite Demonstration) is a joint project between Surrey Space Centre and Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, a world leader in small commercial spacecraft.

Dominic Strauss-Khan STILL faces trial for pimping as court rejects bid to drop sex inquiry

Dominic Strauss-Khan STILL faces trial for pimping as court rejects bid to drop sex inquirySays he went to 'sex parties' but added he didn't know women were call girlsCalls allegations 'unhealthy, sensationalist and not without a political agenda' Strauss-Kahn agreed to pay 4m in legal dispute with 'raped' chamber maid | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 19 December 2012 Dominique Strauss-Kahn will have to face pimping charges after a court rejected his case Dominique Strauss-Kahn has failed in an attempt to have pimping charges against him dropped. Lawyers for the former International Monetary Fund chief had told a court in Douai, northern France, that the 63-year-old was innocent of any sexual misconduct in the so-called ‘Carlton Affair’. It allegedly involved prostitutes being hired through the Carlton Hotel in Lille and being sent to attend orgies around the world with VIP guests

I was afraid the cancer treatment would fry his brain: Why mother fled hospital with her gravely ill son, 7

I was afraid the cancer treatment would fry his brain: Why mother fled hospital with her gravely ill son, 7 Mother says she ran away with seven-year-old as she fears radiotherapy will permanently harm his brain, affect his IQ and damage her only son's growthSally Roberts has been giving seriously ill son Neon natural medicineDoctors disagree with decision and have started legal proceedingsNeon was temporarily placed into foster care then given to his father | UPDATED: 22:31 GMT, 6 December 2012 A mother who ran away with her seven-year-old son to prevent him having life-saving radiotherapy last night claimed that a doctor told her the treatment would ‘fry his brains’. Sally Roberts, 37, has been giving her seriously ill son Neon alternative therapies as he recovers from surgery to remove a brain tumour. But doctors disagree with her decision to use only natural medicine and have started legal proceedings, arguing that Neon’s chances of surviving will be ‘dramatically reduced’ if he does not undergo radiotherapy soon