News archive from 9 October 2013, page 6

Hedge fund Elliott blocked in bid for Anglo Irish info

Elliot Management, billionaire Paul Singer's hedge fund, and John Flynn failed to convince a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge to allow them to demand a broad range of information that they said could prove the bank was solvent when put into liquidation....

Reuters, 01:29 in Business
 

Filling Frankie's shoes? Mollie King's boyfriend Jordan Omley tags along as she heads to Google with The...

They are currently one band member down as Frankie Sandford is due to give birth any day now. But there's no chance The Saturdays are going to feel like they are one man down as Mollie King's boyfriend Jordan Omley has been on hand to hang out. Mollie...

 

The Pogues guitarist Philip Chevron, 56, dies after losing long battle with cancer

27 View comments Musician Philip Chevron, long-time guitarist with Irish folk-punk act The Pogues, has died after a battle with cancer. The 56-year-old, who died on Tuesday, performed on some of the band's best known albums including Rum, Sodomy And...

 

Kate Upton writhes in pleasure as she devours a Hot Pocket.... then gets 'baked' with Snoop Dogg in new...

27 View comments Kate Upton famously showed her ability to eat greasy fattening foods in a highly seductive manner in an infamous Carl's Jr commercial. But the swimsuit model outdoes that fast food advert with a new online short film about a night she...

 

U.S. leaning toward withholding most military aid from Egypt - source

(Reporting By Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Stacey Joyce)

 

'We're a three and a half piece band now!': X Factor's SeSe Foster reveals baby bump for first time as she...

While many women start to wind things down somewhat when they are five months pregnant, SeSe Foster from Miss Dynamix is set to do opposite. And after opening about her being pregnant with her second child on Monday, on Tuesday she stepped out for the...

 

'Food's like a drug' Chanelle Hayes opens up about her 3st weight gain and how she battles her unhealthy...

She is the former Big Brother star who became a lads' mag favourite. But nowadays Chanelle Hayes is reluctant to strip off after putting on 3st, taking her to a size 14. Speaking to Now magazine, the 25-year-old said: "I don't feel comfortable in...

 
My Business Asia: Touring Taiwan

My Business Asia: Touring Taiwan

What makes an entrepreneur? The BBC's Cindy Sui hears from Yen Tseng, a Taiwanese Canadian who, with his elder brother, founded a travel business called iBeengo. It takes tourists off the beaten track and helps them experience Taiwan the local way....

BBC, 01:36 in Business
 

Chipmaker On Semi 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...

 
'Go Home' Govt Van Poster Was 'Misleading'

'Go Home' Govt Van Poster Was 'Misleading'

A campaign by the Home Office urging illegal immigrants to "go home" has been banned for using misleading arrest statistics. However the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) cleared it over complaints that it was offensive and...

 

Emerging market output growth subdued in September - HSBC

After touching a five-month high in August, the HSBC Emerging Markets Future Output Index, measuring business expectations, pared earlier gains and was only slightly above the historic 18-month record low hit in June. "The September PMIs show...

Reuters, 01:55 in Business
 
Yum Brands profits hurt by declining sales in China

Yum Brands profits hurt by declining sales in China

Yum Brands, the owner of fast food chains KFC and Pizza Hut, has posted a 68% drop in quarterly profits after food scares in China hit sales. It made a net profit of $152m (£88m) in the three months to 7 September, with sales in China, one of its...

BBC, 02:38 in Business
 
Robin Thicke advert ruled 'too sexual' for early showing

Robin Thicke advert ruled 'too sexual' for early showing

An advert featuring singer Robin Thicke performing his number one hit Blurred Lines must not be shown before 19:30 as it is too sexual, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has said. The ruling was made after 97 complaints about the ad for Beats...

BBC, 02:41 in Art & Culture
 
Rail Fare Price Increases To Be Capped In 2014

Rail Fare Price Increases To Be Capped In 2014

The Government is announcing new measures to curb train operators' ability to increase ticket prices in the new year. Rail companies are able to add an additional 5% to some individual fares - as long as the average rise of regulated fares is...

 
E-Border Review: Thousands Of Alerts Deleted

E-Border Review: Thousands Of Alerts Deleted

More than 649,000 alerts relating to potential drug and tobacco smuggling into the UK were deleted without being read, an inspection into border controls has found. The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, John Vine, discovered the alerts were...

 


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