Did humans kill off cave lions for their pelts? – Christian Science Monitor

Did humans kill off cave lions for their pelts? – Christian Science Monitor

Some 16,000 years ago a big cat died. Today, its toes may provide insight into its species’ extinction. The cave lion, Panthera spelaea, once roamed from Europe to northern North America. Scientists think the animal was much like its modern African counterpart and hunted large animals like deer and bison. But about 12,000 ago or so, […]

EU-Canada trade deal: Belgians break Ceta deadlock

EU-Canada trade deal: Belgians break Ceta deadlock

Image copyright AFP Belgian political leaders have reached a consensus in support of the Ceta trade deal between the EU and Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel has said. He said they had agreed on an addendum to the deal which addressed regional concerns over the rights of farmers and governments. The changes will still have […]

Killer sought via text message broadcast

Killer sought via text message broadcast

Image copyright Ontario Provincial Police Image caption Text messages, rewards and billboards have been used in the hunt for John Hatch’s killer Ontario police are broadcasting thousands of text messages to phones used close to the site of a murder. Police hope the messages will bring forward new evidence and eyewitnesses to the murder of […]

Twitter to cut jobs as revenue growth slows

Twitter to cut jobs as revenue growth slows

Image copyright Getty Images Twitter is cutting 9% of its workforce – about 350 jobs – after reporting a sharp slowdown in revenue growth. In the three months to September, revenues rose 8% to $616m. That was better than forecast, but lower than the 20% rise in the previous quarter. The number of average monthly […]