News archive from 5 November 2013

Mexican armed forces take over security in key Pacific port

Michoacan has been a regular flashpoint for shootings and attacks on officials since President Enrique Pena Nieto took power 11 months ago pledging to bring an end to widespread violence stemming from warring drug cartels. Government spokesman Eduardo...

 

Ola Jordan is sombre but sexy in hot pink jeans as she ponders her future on Strictly Come Dancing after...

163 View comments She's had a difficult couple of weeks following claims that she was bullied by fellow Strictly Come Dancing professional Karen Hauer. But Ola Jordan still managed to cut a glamorous figure as she headed out in Liverpool on Monday...

 
Beck, Arcade Fire and the music videos inviting fans in

Beck, Arcade Fire and the music videos inviting fans in

Picture the scene: you're at home watching the latest concert by your favourite musician. The crowd is raving, the singer approaches them holding the microphone out and a few people climb past security onto the stage. But alas, stuck in front of your...

 
Call of Duty: Ghosts launches ahead of new games consoles

Call of Duty: Ghosts launches ahead of new games consoles

The creator of the latest Call of Duty video game has acknowledged that initial sales of the title are likely to be slower than last time round. CoD: Ghosts launches weeks ahead of the release of Sony and Microsoft's new consoles. As a result, Mark...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 

Japan eyes government support for military aircraft exports

The step would mark an extension of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's efforts to bolster the self-reliance of Japan's military and could open an overseas market worth tens of billions of dollars in coming years for the country's defence contractors. It...

Reuters, 00:19 in Business
 
European carmakers gain ground in recovering euro zone

European carmakers gain ground in recovering euro zone

New car registrations in Germany - the biggest EU auto market by sales - rose 2.3 percent, to 265,441 cars in October, compared with the same month last year. France, the third-biggest EU market, advanced 2.6 percent to register 166,515 new cars,...

Reuters, 00:19 in Business
 

Insight from a sports physician: Doctors don't interfere with tactics so why did AVB think he could keep...

Dr Peter Brukner is a sports physician who is Australian cricket team doctor. Prior to that, he was head of sports medicine and sports science at Liverpool FC. The appalling events at Goodison Park on Sunday highlight the problems with providing...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Poor sales figures for retailers

Britain's beleaguered retailers struggled to pick up sales last month as shoppers shunned seasonal fashion ranges amid gathering autumnal gloom in the sector. A like-for-like rise of just 0.8% compared to a bleak period last year has left firms...

 

LIVE NFL - Chicago Bears @ Green Bay Packers: Follow all the action from the NFC North rivalry on Monday...

CHICAGO @ GREEN BAY Lambeau Field Green Bay, Wisconsin Week nine ends with one of the league's best rivalries on Monday Night Football as the Chicago Bears travel to Lambeau Field to face the Green Bay Packers. In addition to bragging rights being at...

Daily Mail, 00:37 in Sport
 

Papua New Guinea 4 Samoa 38: Kumuls heading for exit after drubbing

Papua New Guinea's World Cup exit was all but confirmed in Hull on Monday night as they lost what was effectively a qualifying shoot-out with Samoa. With defending champions New Zealand to come on Friday and a defeat to France already against their...

Daily Mail, 00:37 in Sport
 

Water firms urged to curb prices

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has urged water companies to "look closely" at whether price increases are necessary and introduce special tariffs for hard-pressed households. In a letter to suppliers, Mr Paterson said they should...

 

Rail firm VSG in administration

A major UK railway contractor has gone into administration in a move that affects around 2,200 workers but has avoided redundancies. Salford-based Vital Services Group (VSG) - which provides engineering and maintenance staff for Network Rail and...

 

M&S faces clothing sales setback

High street bellwether Marks & Spencer will plead for more time to turn around its struggling clothing business when figures tomorrow are expected to show further deterioration and falling half-year profits. The chain is set to report its ninth...

 

Ryanair issues second profits alert

Low-cost airline Ryanair warned its profits will be hammered this winter by downward pressure on fares. The Dublin-based carrier expects a 9% drop in average fares for the current quarter and a possible decline of 10% in the three months after...

 
Deloitte to sell stake in government Work Programme

Deloitte to sell stake in government Work Programme

A key investor is selling its stake in the government's flagship Work Programme. Deloitte, the corporate finance and consultancy firm, owns a 50% share in Ingeus, one of the private companies operating the scheme. Deloitte's decision to sell its...

BBC, 00:40 in Business
 


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