News archive from 9 February 2016

Amazon expands logistics reach in China

Amazon expands logistics reach in China

SAN FRANCISCO/SHANGHAI Amazon.com Inc is aggressively expanding its logistics operations in China as part of a broader effort to control the rising cost of shipping billions of packages. Its plans in China, outlined in filings there, include handling...

 
Amazon expands logistics reach in China

Amazon expands logistics reach in China

SAN FRANCISCO/SHANGHAI Amazon.com Inc is aggressively expanding its logistics operations in China as part of a broader effort to control the rising cost of shipping billions of packages. Its plans in China, outlined in filings there, include handling...

 

Terry Wogan turned down for BBC2 job in 1965 by David Attenborough

Terry Wogan may have gone on to become one of the most recognised voices on British radio, but his career could have got off to a very different start if another BBC legend hadn’t been put off by the young broadcaster’s Irish accent. Letters from the...

Guardian, 00:00 in Showbiz
 

Murder suspect accidentally released from LA jail is recaptured in Nevada

A murder suspect mistakenly released from jail last month was recaptured in Nevada, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives learned on Monday that Steven Lawrence Wright might be hiding in a Boulder City hotel and requested...

 
Long journeys for acute mental health care 'must end'

Long journeys for acute mental health care 'must end'

Sending mentally ill adults in England long distances for care is unacceptable and must end, a report by experts says. The Independent Commission, chaired by ex-NHS chief executive Lord Crisp, said the practice meant some mental health services were...

BBC, 00:03 in Health
 

FSF to sound out Premier League clubs for mass walkout over ticket prices

The Football Supporters’ Federation will discuss organising a widespread walkout of Premier League matches with supporters’ groups in response to the rising cost of attending matches. Related: Jürgen Klopp tells Liverpool’s owners to find a solution...

Guardian, 00:04 in Sport
 
French data privacy regulator cracks down on Facebook

French data privacy regulator cracks down on Facebook

BRUSSELS The French data protection authority on Monday gave Facebook three months to stop tracking non-users' web activity without their consent and ordered the social network to stop some transfers of personal data to the United States. The French...

 
Red planet’s leading role for profits

Red planet’s leading role for profits

The box office success of The Martian, starring Matt Damon, plus rising cable and television advertising revenue helped 21st Century Fox to meet profit expectations in the second quarter. However, revenues fell by more than expected, in part because...

 
Small oil services companies ‘must focus on survival’

Small oil services companies ‘must focus on survival’

Small and mid-sized oil services companies are likely to need to restructure themselves even more this year and to focus on their survival, a study has warned. Revenue from the sector is predicted to have plunged by as much as 18 per cent last year,...

 

Curtain is rising on Shakespeare’s stage

Amid the hipsters, pop-up shops and cafés of Shoreditch, east London, a £750 million development is to be based on the remains of a theatre where it is believed Romeo and Juliet was first performed. Construction is due to begin on The Stage, a...

 

McDonald’s salad has MORE calories than a DOUBLE Big Mac

McDonald’s has introduced a kale salad to its US menu - but not all is as it seems.  For the health-conscious, the “Keep Calm, Caesar On” chicken salad with parmesan and baby kale, may sound positively healthy, but when topped with the indulgent...

 

Bin the ‘Bin Laden’ to thwart terrorists

One of Britain’s most senior bankers has called for the £50 note to be abolished as a way to crack down on tax evasion, terrorist financing and organised crime. Peter Sands, who stepped down from running Standard Chartered last year, has called on...

 

Borussia Dortmund boss denies rift with Shinji Kagawa after leaving him out squad because his 'mind was not...

Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel has denied suggestions of a rift with Shinji Kagawa after leaving him out of the squad for the goalless draw with Hertha Berlin at the weekend. The former Manchester United playmaker was substituted after...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 

Lara, the student diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukaemia, has found a stem cell donor against the odds

Lara Casalotti is a 24-year-old student who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia in December. She inspired a global campaign to find a match using the hashtag #Match4Lara but struggled because of her mixed Thai and Italian heritage. Yet...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 

Celtic ace Leigh Griffiths thanks rivals fans for support after sickening Twitter abuse

Leigh Griffiths has thanked rival fans from Rangers and Hearts for their messages of support after sickening online abuse was aimed at his four children. The striker was targeted on Twitter after helping Celtic record a 2-0 Scottish Cup win over East...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 


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