News archive from 3 March 2014, page 8

Massive storm system takes aim at winter-weary U.S. East Coast

The National Weather Service predicted the storm will bring up to 9 inches (23 cm) of snow to the Washington area. Votes scheduled for Monday in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate were postponed, and District of Columbia Public Schools have...

 
The Great Beauty wins best foreign language film Oscar

The Great Beauty wins best foreign language film Oscar

Oscar win .... The Great Beauty, aka La Grande Bellezza The Great Beauty has won the best foreign language film Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards, defeating a field that included The Hunt, from Denmark, Cambodia's The Missing Picture and Belgium's The...

 
Oscars 2014: Alice Herz-Sommer film wins best documentary short

Oscars 2014: Alice Herz-Sommer film wins best documentary short

Alice Herz-Sommer pictured in 2007. Photograph: AP The Lady in Number 6, a film about the renowned concert pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, has won the Oscar for best documentary short. Herz-Sommer, who lived in Belsize Park in London, was the world's...

 
OSCARS 2014: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie lead the power couples in loved-up appearance

OSCARS 2014: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie lead the power couples in loved-up appearance

The star - who is nominated for an award for his work as a co-producer on 12 Years A Slave - proudly put his arm around the stunning 38-year-old as they led the power couples into the ceremony, held at the Hollywood & Highland Centre. Looking as...

 
The Act of Killing misses out on best documentary Oscar

The Act of Killing misses out on best documentary Oscar

Oscar winner ... The Act of Killing The Act of Killing has lost out in the best documentary category at the 86th Academy Awards to backing-singer study 20 Feet from Stardom. The Act of Killing Production year: 2012 Countries: Rest of the world, UK...

 
Oscars Stars Go Nude For Hollywood Red Carpet

Oscars Stars Go Nude For Hollywood Red Carpet

Jewels, nudes and classic blues and blacks were the theme of the red carpet at this year's Oscars. Cate Blanchett went for an embellished Giorgio Armani in a light tan which she said was "heavy, but I love it!" Angelina Jolie, who is often...

 

Karzai says Afghan war not fought in his country's interest - report

He was quoted as saying he was certain the 12-year-old war, America's longest and launched after the attacks of September 11, 2001, was "for the U.S. security and for the Western interest." Karzai's refusal to sign a security deal with...

 

Ukraine: Russia Condemned By G7 Over Crimea

The G7 nations have condemned Russia's intrusion into Ukraine and suspended preparations for the planned G8 summit in Sochi this June. As a tense stand-off continues between Russian and Ukrainian forces on the borders of Crimea, the group of countries...

 
Lupita Nyong'o wins best supporting actress Oscar

Lupita Nyong'o wins best supporting actress Oscar

Oscar winner ... Lupita Nyong'o in 12 Years a Slave. Photograph: Francois Duhamel/Fox Searchlight Lupita Nyong'o has won the best supporting actress Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards for her role in 12 Years a Slave, defeating a field that included...

 

Skin colour cost me captaincy, says Campbell... but FA are stunned by Sol’s allegations

0 View comments The Football Association refused to be drawn into a public row with Sol Campbell after the former England defender claimed he was denied the chance to become an established national team captain because the governing body is...

Daily Mail, 03:30 in Sport
 
Steenkamp's Mother Prepares To Face Pistorius

Steenkamp's Mother Prepares To Face Pistorius

The mother of Reeva Steenkamp has said she wants to "force" Oscar Pistorius to look at her when she meets him for the first time at his trial. Today will be the first time June Steenkamp comes face-to-face with the Paralympic and Olympic...

 
Online oneupmanship can have career impact

Online oneupmanship can have career impact

WHAT staff members get up to when they are online can have far-reaching consequences for employers and employees, says Pamela Abbott FEBRUARY was a big month for Facebook – it acquired messaging giant WhatsApp and celebrated the tenth anniversary of...

Scotsman, 03:35 in Business
 
Meaningful change should be built in to firms’ DNA

Meaningful change should be built in to firms’ DNA

BUSINESS success means pushing boundaries, says Elaine Motion Change is one of the few certainties in life, along with death and taxes. However, change can mean many things, from gradual evolution to radical innovation. My firm belief is that both...

Scotsman, 03:35 in Business
 
Data privacy the big challenge in healthcare

Data privacy the big challenge in healthcare

PROTECTION is key in medical IT, says Matthew Godfrey-Faussett An ounce of protection is better than a pound of cure, soit is said. In today’s digital world, that protection should perhaps be measured in petabytes* rather than ounces, because in a...

Scotsman, 03:35 in Business
 

Indonesia's manufacturing activity expands at slower pace in February

The survey said growth of new orders eased compared with January. Some firms reported higher incoming orders due to sustained growth in demand, while others noted a decline caused by floods and the eruption of Mount Kelud in East Java. "To a...

Reuters, 03:36 in Business
 


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