News archive from 6 December 2013

Nelson Mandela Dies: Meeting The Great Man

Nelson Mandela Dies: Meeting The Great Man

It became horribly obvious long before the official South African Government announcement that Nelson Mandela was slowly dying. Slowly and subtly the tone of coverage on the radio stations, television channels and newspapers began to change - as it...

The former interns battling to change the culture of US work

The former interns battling to change the culture of US work

The time-honoured tradition of the unpaid internship is increasingly coming under attack in the US, as former interns sue - and increasingly win cases against - the companies that allowed them to work for free. Before Lucy Bickerton started studying...

BBC, 00:05 in Business

Ignore Real! It would be 'ridiculous' for 'Scottish Messi' Gauld to leave Dundee, says SFA's Wotte

SFA performance director Mark Wotte believes it would be "ridiculous' for rising star Ryan Gauld to leap straight from Dundee United to one of the world's leading clubs. But the Dutchman is optimistic that biding his time at Tannadice - or using...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport

Lovren is always in top gear for Saints... just ask Modric and Ribery

The stereotype of the Premier League footballer is: train hard, go home, sit in front of the Playstation. Well, Southampton's Dejan Lovren doesn't play to type. The Croatian centre-back, signed by Mauricio Pochettino for £8.5million from Lyon in the...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport

Newcastle players 'screaming' during horror landing after turbulent flight from Swansea

0 View comments As the North East was battered by 100 mile an hour winds on Thursday, Newcastle United players were subjected to a horror landing at the city's airport in the early hours of the morning. Several players were petrified by the turbulent...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport

Jagielka backs Moyes to succeed at United and insists: 'People making summer transfer decisions didn't help...

Phil Jagielka has backed David Moyes to succeed at Old Trafford and claimed Manchester United's summer of bungled transfer deals had made life hard for their new manager. "I do feel sorry for him,' said Everton captain Jagielka. "The fixture...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport

City skipper Kompany refuses to guarantee his future fitness after making winning return at West Brom

Vincent Kompany has warned Manuel Pellegrini that he cannot guarantee his future fitness. The Belgium international made a winning return to Manchester City's line-up at West Brom on Wednesday night but emerged afterwards to say he cannot promise his...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport

Cardiff boss Mackay out to get Adam after Stoke player escaped red card during fracas

Charlie Adam may be the subject of action after a case of mistaken identity when Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay asks referees' chief Mike Riley how the midfielder escaped dismissal at the Britannia Stadium. Stoke City's midfielder, who had already...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport

Rio's going to Rio after all! Ferdinand announced as BBC pundit for World Cup

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand will be heading to the World Cup as part of the BBC's punditry team next summer, as revealed by Sportsmail's Charles Sale in October. The BBC have announced that Ferdinand, who has 81 caps for England, will provide...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
New scheme to provide missing link and extend Carlisle cycleway

New scheme to provide missing link and extend Carlisle cycleway

A cycling link between the Caldew riverside cycleway in Carlisle and the city centre will be improved after the green light was given to traffic changes on part of the route. Cyril Weber Members Cumbria County Council's Local Committee for Carlisle...


Securities trade group urges hardware revamp after Nasdaq August halt

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) recommended a number of sweeping changes to the "securities information processors," or SIPs, which spit out the best quotations and last sale price of stocks traded in the...


Fast-track visas for tech experts

World-class technology experts will be given fast-tracked visas under a push to attract the best international talent to the United Kingdom's digital sector, David Cameron will announce today. The Prime Minister will also unveil a £15.5 million...


Blood, sweat and no fears: Hodgson vows to win every game as England prepare to learn World Cup fate

The pots Pot 1: Brazil, Spain, Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Uruguay. Pot 2: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Algeria, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chile, Ecuador. Pot 3: Japan, Iran, South Korea, Australia, United States, Mexico, Costa Rica,...

Daily Mail, 00:36 in Sport

Tweeds and brogues on the beach: How Matthews, Ramsey and Milburn's England tackled the last Brazil World...

England arrived at the 1950 World Cup in Brazil as the "kings of football', the founders of the game in their tweed trousers and brogue shoes deigning to grace a global tournament for the first time. They boasted talents of the calibre of Stanley...

Daily Mail, 00:36 in Sport

England shouldn't care who are drawn in their group... they can put out the favourites

It's only a draw, for goodness sake, but from the agitation in some quarters you would think it is a matter of life and death. Friday's plucking of plastic balls from glass bowls in a Brazilian holiday resort is being talked of as some diabolical...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport

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