News archive from 18 October 2013

How big retailers learned the tricks of high fashion

How big retailers learned the tricks of high fashion

When Sir Stuart Rose says something on retail, it's worth listening. With a 40-year track record in the industry, the former chief executive and chairman of Marks and Spencer is famed for turning around struggling retailers. Now an independent,...

BBC, 00:03 in Business
 

Consistent. Articulate. Intelligent. And Roy is the most caring boss I've ever played for

Roy Hodgson is the most articulate and intelligent manager I've worked with. He would regularly make references to things that some of the players sometimes didn't understand but that was because he wasn't predictable; he didn't say the obvious...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Hodgson's only crime in the 'monkey in space' dressing room jibe was trying to be too clever... he should...

Here's what Roy Hodgson was trying to say. "Get the ball to Andros. He's tearing apart their left back. He's our match winner - so flood him with the ball.' I can't imagine why he didn't just say that. Keep it simple. Use the time to get clear...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

REVEALED: What REALLY went on inside Hodgson's Wembley dressing room

It was half-time at Wembley and England's players were walking down the tunnel, passing the giant mural of Sir Bobby Robson on the left before filing into the home dressing room. It had been swept clean since they left it moments before kick-off,...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

'This is my chosen one'... the bat England captain Cook has picked to slay the Aussies

Alastair Cook is explaining the crucial difference between selecting the best cricket bat and the best sheep. He considers himself something of an expert on both these days, having spent what time there has been between back-to-back Ashes series doing...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

There's only one verdict on Roy's monkey madness... NOT GUILTY

He did not see his black players as monkeys. That is the first thing to remember about the extraordinary race row that engulfed England's manager. Had Roy Hodgson genuinely associated his black players with simian life forms, he would never have told...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 
People who do the most housework are also the most overweight

People who do the most housework are also the most overweight

A study of the physical activity habits of 4,563 adults found that those who said they did the most housework were also the largest. Photograph: Virgo/ Virgo/zefa/Corbis Anyone who thinks that washing the dishes, doing a spot of cleaning or pushing a...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Jeremy Hunt to tell UK families they should follow example of people in Asia

Jeremy Hunt to tell UK families they should follow example of people in Asia

Jeremy Hunt will say in his speech: 'We must restore and reinvigorate the social contract between generations.' Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images Jeremy Hunt will today tell British families they should follow the example of people in Asia, by...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Rents in private sector hit record high, says LSL

Rents in private sector hit record high, says LSL

The cost of renting a home privately across England and Wales has reached a record high of £757 a month, according to a survey. Average rents rose by 2.1% in September compared with the same month a year earlier, LSL Property Services said. This was a...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
Fuel discount bid for rural towns

Fuel discount bid for rural towns

A fuel discount scheme in place in the Scottish islands and the Isles of Scilly could be extended to 10 rural towns in mainland Scotland and England. The UK has applied to the European Commission (EC) for a 5p a litre reduction in fuel duty in those...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 

Maradona reveals fondness for former City star Balotelli... and he wants Rafa's Napoli job too!

8 View comments It seems two of the most colourful characters to have ever graced a football field have been getting to know each other recently. In a question and answer session in Milan, Argentina legend Diego Maradona revealed his fondness for...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
Rwanda's IT revolution targets knowledge economy

Rwanda's IT revolution targets knowledge economy

Olive Uwineza is 12 years old and dreams of becoming president one day. She sits in a class of about 30 pupils, at a high-tech primary school in Kigali, Rwanda. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of Business Why tech...

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 

Radcliffe is film festival darling

Daniel Radcliffe was the darling of the red carpet at tonight's London Film Festival with the premiere of Kill Your Darlings. The Harry Potter star plays poet Allen Ginsberg in the film about a 1944 murder that draws him together with Jack Kerouac and...

 

A Klassy lady: Myleene wears curve-hugging red dress to One Man Two Guvnors' cast change night

Myleene Klass was top of the class with her choice of evening wear, when she attended the One Man Two Guvnors' cast change night on Thursday. The 35-year-old singer and pianist looked stunning in a figure-hugging knee-length red gown, which showed off...

 
100 Women: Why tech needs a makeover to attract girls

100 Women: Why tech needs a makeover to attract girls

Anne-Marie Imafidon is in a rush to get on with life. Perhaps that is why she passed a GCSE in computer science aged 10, became the youngest graduate to attain a masters degree, aged 19, and is already planning the future of her unborn children. And...

 


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