News archive from 14 November 2013

Starbucks says $2.76 billion Kraft split was necessary

The world's biggest coffee chain will restate results for the latest quarter to show an operating loss and issue debt following the bigger-than-expected award. The payment resolves a three-year spat between the two U.S. brand titans and illustrates...

Reuters, 00:14 in Business
 
The start-up scene that is changing Norway

The start-up scene that is changing Norway

Norway's strict labour laws mean most offices in the capital Oslo are empty after 16:00, but a growing number of young entrepreneurs are bringing a new 24-hour working culture to the city. App developers and web designers sit at gleaming white desks,...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
Portugal struggles under weight of austerity

Portugal struggles under weight of austerity

Half a dozen women are working outdoors at an ancient stone sink set high above a river. They are doing their family's washing - rubbing and rinsing in cold water gushing from a galvanised pipe fed by a cliff-top spring. This might not be a...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 

'It's up to you': Mario asks Lucy to take him back while new girlfriend Pascal waits inside the '80s themed...

If it was acceptable in the eighties, it would certainly be acceptable in the TOWIE finale, as the castmates dressed up in shoulder pads, sequins and sharp Wall Streets suits for Lewis Bloor's birthday. Dressed as Joan Collins, Lucy Mecklenburgh...

 

'I was paralysed by tonsillitis': 21-year-old's illness triggered rare nerve disease which left him unable...

A 21-year-old has told how he was left paralysed after suffering a simple bout of tonsillitis. Jack Kelly, from Coventry, developed a rare nerve disease, called Miller Fisher syndrome, which was triggered by the tonsillitis. It left him with blurred...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Health
 

Can you give YOURSELF the cancer-causing HPV virus? Study finds some sex acts may increase the risk of...

The human papilloma virus (HPV) has been linked to cervical, head and neck cancers - and is classed as a sexually transmitted disease. But new research has suggested it may be possible for people carrying the virus to unwittingly transmit it to other...

Daily Mail, 01:24 in Health
 

Using the bus DOESN'T increase your risk of catching the flu - and nor does being a man (but it's bad news...

It seems that all the things we believe about flu are myths. A study has revealed that crowded public transport doesn't increase the risk of catching the bug and that 'man-flu' doesn't even exist. In fact, children are the greatest spreaders of flu...

Daily Mail, 01:24 in Health
 

Eating al desko DOES make you fat: Workers gorge on crisps, chocolate and Coke rather than having a proper...

29 View comments If working through your lunch break wasn't depressing enough, then there's more bad news. Eating in front of your screen is also bad for your figure - with half of people polled for a survey admitting they had piled on the pounds from...

Daily Mail, 01:24 in Health
 

Kate Moss looks less than glossy as she steps out make-up free on day Playboy bunny shoot is unveiled

After 25 years in the business Kate Moss has made her Playboy debut - bunny tail and all. A glimpse from her dare-to-bare 40th birthday shoot showed her tanned and toned stretched out along the floor and casting a feline glance to the camera. But in...

 

RICHIE BENAUD EXCLUSIVE: Australia have the team to pull off a shock Ashes win

It is rare that an Ashes series begins without Richie Benaud casting his gimlet eye over proceedings. But the 83-year-old doyen of cricket commentators is recovering from a car crash in Sydney last month and has been advised to skip next week's first...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Mini-me! Everton star McCarthy fits Keane's bill to step into former star's Ireland boots

He has been on the Ireland beat for two full days and Roy Keane has proved he recognises a player when he sees one. And in James McCarthy, the new Republic of Ireland assistant manager has clearly seen a talent who is the present, and very much future...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Mexico 5 New Zealand 1: No Hernandez, no problem! El Tricolor trounce visitors to all but secure World Cup...

Mexico moved to the brink of the World Cup as they recorded an emphatic 5-1 win over New Zealand in the first leg of their qualifying play-off at the Azteca stadium. First-half goals from Paul Aguilar and Raul Jimenez put Mexico 2-0 ahead at the...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

If the cap fits... casual-looking Beckham heads out for Miami meetings as plans for MLS franchise gather pace

David Beckham was awfully casual for a man heading out for a series of business meetings. But when you're the multi-millionaire sporting superstar who plans to head up his own Major League Soccer franchise, dressing to impress is not so much of a...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Morrison and Zaha hugged and made up after bust-up, claims U21 boss Southgate

Gareth Southgate has admitted he is confronting a challenge to harness the different temperaments within England's Under-21 squad and make them a successful unit. Last month's 5-0 thrashing of Lithuania ended up being overshadowed by an on-field...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 

Space-age makeover at England HQ... but did Lancaster order the Starship Enterprise?

At first sight, it looks like a cross between the Starship Enterprise and a luxury spa, a curious blend of moody red hues and bright strip-lighting, of age-old tradition and state-of-the-art sports science. Welcome to Stuart Lancaster's lair, the new...

Daily Mail, 01:26 in Sport
 


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