News archive from 20 October 2014, page 6

Petr Cech gave Thibaut Courtois tips about protecting his head after Chelsea goalkeeper's collision with...

Thibaut Courtois has revealed how Petr Cech gave him tips and advice about protecting his head in English football’s danger zone after seeing him hurt in a collision with Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez. Courtois was forced off after clashing with Sanchez...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
 

Sergio Aguero is red-hot for Manchester City... but will feel the chill in Moscow in 'must-win' game behind...

It says much for the way things have changed at Manchester City that manager Manuel Pellegrini had to cut short his post-match media duties on Saturday to meet the former King of Spain. There was a time when the most famous match-day visitor at City...

Daily Mail, 01:11 in Sport
 
Signed languages can do so many things spoken languages can’t

Signed languages can do so many things spoken languages can’t

When people notice my daughter and me signing in the street, they often stop and comment: “You know,” they say, “there’s this thing called the cochlear implant.” As if the mother of a deaf child could’ve missed that news. Or they offer some hopeful...

Guardian, 01:12 in Health
 

Seattle Seahawks suffer second straight loss after being stunned by St Louis Rams

The St Louis Rams used their special teams to surprising effect to knock off the defending Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks 28-26 on Sunday. Early on, Benny Cunningham's 75-yard kick-off return set up Tre Mason's opening touchdown, and Stedman...

Daily Mail, 01:14 in Sport
 

Cheryl loses two acts from X Factor

It was a bad evening for Cheryl Fernandez-Versini on the X Factor as she lost two of her acts on last night's live elimination show. Jazz singer Chloe-Jasmine Whichello was beaten in the sing-off by eight-strong boyband Stereo Kicks, while 20-year-old...

 

Hibernian boss Alan Stubbs insists Steve Bruce can't recall loan stopper Mark Oxley until January with Hull...

Hibs head coach Alan Stubbs insists he’s confident he won’t be plunged into a goalkeeping crisis ahead of Sunday’s crunch derby with Hearts at Easter Road. Hull boss Steve Bruce has said the Tigers might have to recall shot-stopper Mark Oxley from his...

Daily Mail, 01:24 in Sport
 

Callum McGregor confident Celtic can beat FC Astra home and away in Europa League 

Callum McGregor insists Celtic are ready to win their Europa League group by sinking FC Astra both home and away. The Romanians visit Parkhead on Thursday after losing their opening games to Red Bull Salzburg and Dinamo Zagreb and winning just one of...

Daily Mail, 01:24 in Sport
 
Law allowing use of untested medicines on dying patients 'wins Hunt's backing'

Law allowing use of untested medicines on dying patients 'wins Hunt's backing'

A new law allowing dying patients to be treated with untested medicines has reportedly moved a step closer after the government gave its backing to the plan. The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, is throwing his department’s weight behind a backbench...

Guardian, 01:30 in Health
 

Asian shares, dollar cheered by upbeat U.S. data

The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index of consumer sentiment was surprisingly strong in early October, rising to more than a seven-year high. Other data also showed new housing starts rose more than expected last month, suggesting U.S....

Reuters, 01:36 in Business
 

StanChart readies to close thousands of UAE accounts as U.S. deadline looms

"We regret to notify you that Standard Chartered Bank will no longer be able to provide banking services to you, and your account(s) will be closed 30 days from the date of this letter," the London-listed bank wrote in a letter to customers...

Reuters, 01:36 in Business
 
Japan PM Abe looses one minister, another may follow - media

Japan PM Abe looses one minister, another may follow - media

Trade and industry Minister Yuko Obuchi, 40, the daughter of a prime minister and tipped as a future contender to become Japan's first female premier, tendered her resignation over allegations her support groups misused political funds, reported NHK...

 

Ben Martin holes late eagle to seal first PGA title at Shriners Hospitals for Children Open 

Ben Martin made an eagle on the 16th as he held off the pack to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas, his first PGA Tour title. The 27-year-old vaulted to the top of the leaderboard with a 62 on Saturday but struggled to find his...

Daily Mail, 01:44 in Sport
 
Record-breaking Ben Dunk gets Twenty20 call for Australia

Record-breaking Ben Dunk gets Twenty20 call for Australia

Ben Dunk will wear the gloves for Australia in their upcoming Twenty20 internationals against South Africa after being rewarded for his superb double century at the weekend. Dunk blasted 229 not out in a record domestic one-day innings for Tasmania on...

Guardian, 02:06 in Sport
 
Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town

Fiercest fighting in days hits Syrian border town

Islamic State, which controls much of Syria and Iraq, fired 44 mortars at Kurdish parts of the town on Saturday and some of the shells fell inside nearby Turkey, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It said four more...

 

Investor group aims to buy Adidas' Reebok unit - WSJ

The investors are expected to argue that Reebok would do better if it were managed independently, the Journal reported. Adidas spokespeople did not immediately return emailed requests for comment. A Jynwel Capital spokesperson said, "We...

Reuters, 02:38 in Business
 


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