News archive from 7 January 2016, page 10

Apple paid CEO Tim Cook $10.3 million in 2015

Apple paid CEO Tim Cook $10.3 million in 2015

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) Chief Executive Tim Cook's compensation rose 11.5 percent to $10.3 million in 2015, the company said on Wednesday, a year when its sales grew 28 percent and profits by 35 percent but its shares fell for the first time since 2008....

Reuters, 01:44 in Business
 

Manchester United to open talks over Cristiano Ronaldo transfer – report

Manchester United will reportedly move for Cristiano Ronaldo as he’s set to quit Real Madrid despite Zinedine Zidane’s appointment. Ronaldo was tipped to depart Madrid with Rafa Benitez pushing for him to go, but plans had apparently changed after he...

Metro, 01:47 in Sport
 
Man Utd News: Ex-target discusses move, club deny interest in flop, Bayern ace staying put

Man Utd News: Ex-target discusses move, club deny interest in flop, Bayern ace staying put

Manchester City new-boy Nicolas Otamendi has dismissed suggestions that he could've joined Manchester United last summer. "It was just rumours about United," Otamendi told The Independent. "There was no real contact." “Fellaini is...

Daily Star, 01:47 in Sport
 

MCG denies ejecting Chris Gayle fans but did confiscate #StandByGayle signs

The Melbourne Cricket Club has denied reports it ejected fans for holding a sign in support of cricketer Chris Gayle, but said it did confiscate the “offensive” signs if people refused to put them away. The signs saying #StandByGayle were spotted by...

 
Rouhani shows determination to end embassy attacks in Iran

Rouhani shows determination to end embassy attacks in Iran

DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani asked Iran's judiciary on Wednesday to urgently prosecute the people who attacked the Saudi embassy in Tehran in protest at the kingdom's execution of a prominent Shi'ite cleric. Rouhani's comments appear to show his...

 
CES 2016: Desktop 3D printer uses paper, glue and razors

CES 2016: Desktop 3D printer uses paper, glue and razors

A desktop 3D printer that uses paper, ink and glue to create highly detailed objects has been unveiled at the CES tech show in Las Vegas. Mcor said it was the first time such technology had become available in a machine suitable for classrooms and...

 
Libya oil storage tanks ablaze after assault by IS

Libya oil storage tanks ablaze after assault by IS

Shelling by so-called Islamic State (IS) on two oil terminals in Libya has started fires that have spread to giant storage tanks, officials say. The fires are reported to be raging in Sidra and Ras Lanouf, on the coast between Sirte and Benghazi....

BBC, 02:11 in World News
 
The party-loving mayor who went on the run

The party-loving mayor who went on the run

Last summer the mayor of a forgotten corner of Brazil went on the run, accused of skimming millions from public funds. Lidiane Leite bragged about how much money she had on Instagram and directed staff back at the office via social media. Known as the...

BBC, 02:11 in World News
 

China stocks slump 7 pct, triggering circuit breaker

SHANGHAI Jan 7 China stocks fell 7 percent on Thursday after less than half an hour of trading, triggering a newly-introduced circuit breaker mechanism. Shanghai and Shenzhen markets will remain closed for the rest of the day. The CSI300 index fell...

 

Chelsea in talks with Real Madrid over Gareth Bale transfer – report

Chelsea have opened talks with Real Madrid over a deal to sign Gareth Bale, according to reports. The winger has been strongly tipped to leave Madrid in the coming transfer windows after becoming upset following the sacking of Rafa Benitez. Manchester...

Metro, 02:23 in Sport
 
Man Utd snubbed as this manager declined chance to replace Louis van Gaal

Man Utd snubbed as this manager declined chance to replace Louis van Gaal

Ancelotti, who is currently on a sabbatical, will succeed Pep Guardiola as Bayern Munich boss at the end of the season. But the Daily Mail claim United chief executive Ed Woodward contacted Ancelotti in November to discuss his intentions for the rest...

 

China share trading halted after market plunges 7% in opening minutes

Trading has been halted for the day in China after shares plunged by more than 7% within the first 30 minutes of trading. Related: China stock market intervention fuels flight to dollar and yen China’s recently installed “circuit breaker” mechanism...

 
LG Elec says aims to triple OLED TV sales this year

LG Elec says aims to triple OLED TV sales this year

SEOUL South Korea's LG Electronics Inc aims to at least triple sales of its next-generation organic light-emitting diode (OLED) televisions this year, a senior company executive said. An LG spokeswoman confirmed remarks made by LG TV chief Kwon...

 

Nauru police say alleged abuse of child refugee is being properly investigated

The Nauruan police have hit back at criticism they are inadequately investigating the alleged sexual abuse of a six-year-old refugee, labelling the suggestions “incorrect and unhelpful”. On Wednesday, Guardian Australia revealed that a man accused of...

 
China lets yuan fall faster, sends markets reeling

China lets yuan fall faster, sends markets reeling

SHANGHAI China accelerated the devaluation of the yuan on Thursday, sending currencies across the region reeling and domestic stock markets tumbling, as investors feared the Asian giant was kicking off a virtual trade war against its competitors....

Reuters, 02:32 in Business
 


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