News archive from 9 October 2013

Leader quits 'part of problem' EDL

Tommy Robinson has said he left the English Defence League (EDL) after realising the organisation had become "part of the problem" in his quest against Islamic extremism, rather than a solution. Mr Robinson and Kevin Carroll, who set up the...

 
Passenger Lands Plane After Pilot Falls Ill

Passenger Lands Plane After Pilot Falls Ill

A passenger has made an emergency landing at Humberside Airport after the plane's pilot became ill. During the flight, the pilot made a distress call when he became so sick he was unable to continuing flying the light aircraft. Two flight instructors...

 

Leader quits 'part of problem' EDL

Tommy Robinson has said he left the English Defence League (EDL) after realising the organisation had become "part of the problem" in his quest against Islamic extremism, rather than a solution. Mr Robinson and Kevin Carroll, who set up the...

 

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the most toxic dressing room in football - Jose would not have kept QPR up last season

Jose Mourinho would not have kept QPR up last season. The squad I inherited in November last year was poorly balanced, undisciplined and short of confidence. The directors and owners were nice people but they were naive in football terms and I think...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Chesapeake slashes 10 percent of jobs as CEO cuts largesse

Lawler became CEO in June, promising to relentlessly control costs to lift the company's profits after the ouster in April of the company's free-spending co-founder, Aubrey McClendon. If McClendon was known for lavish spending on perks for employees...

Reuters, 00:15 in Business
 

Airbus versus Boeing Japan battle switches to ANA

Boeing executives are still trying to understand why long-time customer JAL ordered 31 Airbus A350s - worth $9.5 billion (5.9 billion pounds) at list prices - in a deal, announced on Monday, that was the U.S. company's first major loss in Japan. ANA...

Reuters, 00:15 in Business
 

Chipmaker On Semiconductor to cut up to 870 jobs at Sanyo unit

It expects to save about $36-$45 million in costs in the first year after completing the retirement program. The company also said it would close a Sanyo unit in Hanyu, Japan, resulting in the loss of 170 full-time and 40 contract jobs. On Semi has...

Reuters, 00:15 in Business
 

Pilot badger cull could be extended

A pilot badger cull is set to be extended by up to three weeks because fewer animals were killed than had been hoped. Defra said Natural England was considering an extension to the west Somerset cull to "maximise the disease control...

 

Blurred Lines speaker ad restricted

A television advert featuring singer Robin Thicke performing his controversial single Blurred Lines has been given a screening restriction following 97 complaints about its sexually suggestive scenes. The ad for Beats Pill speakers showed Thicke and...

 

Blurred Lines speaker ad restricted

A television advert featuring singer Robin Thicke performing his controversial single Blurred Lines has been given a screening restriction following 97 complaints about its sexually suggestive scenes. The ad for Beats Pill speakers showed Thicke and...

 
Obama to nominate Janet Yellen to head Federal Reserve

Obama to nominate Janet Yellen to head Federal Reserve

US President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Vice-Chair Janet Yellen to be the next head of the US central bank on Wednesday, according to a White House official. If confirmed by Congress, Ms Yellen would replace Ben Bernanke, who has held...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 

Telecom firms urge EU to reconsider plan to overhaul sector

Their opposition throws up obstacles for the proposals championed by EU telecom chief Neelie Kroes which aim to spur companies to invest to help Europe catch up with the fast mobile and broadband networks in the United States and Asia. Other elements...

Reuters, 00:26 in Business
 

EXCLUSIVE: When I had to play a West Ham fan... he outplayed Lee Chapman and even scored!

At West Ham in 1994 we had two pre-season friendlies on the same night. One team went to Billericay and I took a group to play my old club, Oxford City. The minute the match started, this bloke next to the dug-out started giving me earache. He wasn't...

Daily Mail, 00:28 in Sport
 

EXCLUSIVE: The day I went bleeping mad with Kenwyne... he was outrun by Kevin Bond!

Kenwyne Jones had spent the previous season out on loan at Sheffield Wednesday and Stoke City, who were both outside the Premier League - and, at Wednesday in particular, he had looked terrific. He had only played a handful of matches for us and...

Daily Mail, 00:28 in Sport
 

EXCLUSIVE: I was called 'Judas' and 'scum' when I left Portsmouth... my wife said to me - 'My God Harry,...

My dad was an Arsenal man, my uncle was an Arsenal man. I saw all the greats from my spot on the left side of the North Bank at Highbury. I watched the Busby Babes from there and Tom Finney, who was my dad's favourite. The old man loved Finney. He...

Daily Mail, 00:28 in Sport
 


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