News archive from 14 October 2012

Amazon says Kindle users are entitled to e-book refunds

Amazon says Kindle users are entitled to e-book refunds

The settlements are subject to court approval, and a hearing is scheduled for February. If approved, the settlements would also limit the publishers' ability to set future e-book prices, which should lead to lower costs for Kindle users, according to...

 

IBM books $160 million pension-related fee in third quarter

The court decided that terms set in 1983 should be modified to allow some current IBM UK employees who are members of a specific plan to retire from the age of 60 instead of 63 without reduction of their defined benefit pension, the company said. It...

 
Lithuanian voters to give harsh verdict on austerity

Lithuanian voters to give harsh verdict on austerity

An ex-Soviet state of 3.5 million people, Lithuania crashed hard when the crisis hit four years ago. It made tough budget cuts in response and is now returning to economic health - but too late for voters fed up with belt-tightening. Opinion polls...

 
When should I tell Mr Right there's something wrong? How to break the news of a chronic health condition to a loved one

When should I tell Mr Right there's something wrong? How to break the news of a chronic health condition to...

When is the right moment in a relationship to reveal that you have a chronic health condition? I happen to have multiple sclerosis (MS). But do you drop it casually into conversation on the first date, or bide your time? Do you make your announcement...

Daily Mail, 22:22 in Health
 
700 unadopted roads would cost millions

700 unadopted roads would cost millions

hundreds of residents are living on pothole filled streets that Doncaster Council is not obliged to improve according to latest figures revealing there are nearly 700 unadopted roads in the borough. Doncaster Council claim it would cost tens of...

 

Tepid Pietersen returns to the crease as Delhi Daredevils beat Kolkata Knight Riders

Kevin Pietersen endured a lukewarm return to competitive action but his Delhi Daredevils side still trounced Kolkata Knight Riders by 52 runs in the Champions League Twenty20. The controversial batsman struck a modest 14 off 18 balls in his first...

Daily Mail, 22:28 in Sport
 
Hamilton the outsider: Farewell party backfires as McLaren go out with Button

Hamilton the outsider: Farewell party backfires as McLaren go out with Button

Lewis Hamilton admits there are those at McLaren who will not be saddened by his departure after almost 15 years with the team. His attempt to host a farewell party backfired in Japan last weekend when team members opted instead to spend the evening...

Daily Mail, 22:28 in Sport
 

Steadman's praise for Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is "one of the easiest people to talk to you could ever imagine", according to the British cartoonist at the centre of a new documentary. Ralph Steadman, the subject of For No Good Reason, heaped praise on the Hollywood star, who...

 

Steadman's praise for Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp is "one of the easiest people to talk to you could ever imagine", according to the British cartoonist at the centre of a new documentary. Ralph Steadman, the subject of For No Good Reason, heaped praise on the Hollywood star, who...

 

Team Sky staff facing fresh allegations over doping as Armstrong fallout grows

Bradley Wiggins' cycling team face fresh questions about the history of their staff as two more team members have become embroiled in the fallout from the Lance Armstrong drugs controversy. Team Sky are still reeling from the shock discovery that...

Daily Mail, 22:41 in Sport
 

Wenger told he has £35m to spend in January... but Arsenal boss unsure if he'll use it

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has a transfer fund of more than £35million waiting for the January transfer window - but the Frenchman is still not sure whether to spend it.Arsenal would most likely sign another striker in January if Wenger does decide...

Daily Mail, 22:41 in Sport
 

Bernstein meets Platini to FA put Wembley in frame for Euro 2020 final

Football Association chairman David Bernstein has met Michel Platini to launch the FA's bid for Wembley to become the Euro 2020 Championship final venue.The meeting took place at Wembley, with the pair also discussing the radical "Finals Week'...

Daily Mail, 22:41 in Sport
 

Why did we send in the Marines for fourth-form disco?

A World Cup evening at Wembley and the questions came crowding in. Why did the FA declare the match a sell-out when there were empty seats all over the stadium? What was the point of that? And why was kick-off delayed so that a Royal Marine could...

Daily Mail, 22:41 in Sport
 
Hart attack! Poland striker Lewandowski vows to cut England keeper down to size

Hart attack! Poland striker Lewandowski vows to cut England keeper down to size

Poland's warrior centre-forward Robert Lewandowski has promised to cut Joe Hart down to size on Tuesday night. The Borussia Dortmund striker was frustrated by Hart's wonder show for Manchester City in their recent Champions League clash. But...

Daily Mail, 22:41 in Sport
 
Swann calls for truce with Pietersen ahead of pre-India summit meeting

Swann calls for truce with Pietersen ahead of pre-India summit meeting

Graeme Swann has become the latest England player to extend an olive branch to team outcast Kevin Pietersen by admitting 'everyone has been in the wrong at some point'. Pietersen, who yesterday scored 14 for Delhi Daredevils in the Champions League...

Daily Mail, 22:41 in Sport
 


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