News archive from 21 November 2013

Five accused in plot to import North Korean drugs into U.S

The arrests came after two of the men agreed to sell 100 kilograms of the illegal drug earlier this year to confidential sources working with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, according to federal prosecutors. The other three agreed to store,...

 

Fridjonsson aims to make his mark at Celtic Park after Lennon snaps up striker

Holmbert Fridjonsson signed on at Celtic and immediately trained his sights on becoming the next superstar off Iceland's production line. The tiny island nation, with a population of barely 300,000, boasts a golden generation of talent despite Lars...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

West Brom and England starlet Berahino to sign new contract at the Hawthorns... with a vast increase on his...

Saido Berahino is expected to commit his future to West Brom after receiving an improved contract offer. Sportsmail revealed last week that West Brom's talks with the 20-year-old had stalled, alerting Arsenal, Everton and Chelsea.The England Under 21...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

No chance: Hodgson determined to move forward without recalling Terry for Brazil

Roy Hodgson has ruled out the idea of making an emergency World Cup call to John Terry. Hodgson claimed he would rather "keep moving forward' than coax Terry from his self-imposed international exile as suggested by former England defender and...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 
The US entrepreneur who says anyone can now make wine

The US entrepreneur who says anyone can now make wine

Could a computer enable any one of us to make good wine at home? One Californian entrepreneur is convinced it can. Greg Snell, 47, is the designer and manufacturer of an automated wine-making device he has called a WinePod. It is a steel cylinder,...

BBC, 00:09 in Business
 

Wilshere's injury storm: Arsenal stunned as England ignore plea to rest midfield ace

Jack Wilshere is involved in another club versus country row after suffering an ankle injury against Germany. The decision to play Wilshere on Tuesday night angered Arsenal because Arsene Wenger had requested his midfielder play in only one of the two...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Drugs, burglary and a violent past... it's just as well Rangi is on OUR side for semi-final

Twenty-seven years ago in Dannevirke, a rural outpost of New Zealand's north island, a 15-year-old girl called Reremai gave birth to a baby boy. On Saturday at Wembley, the man that boy grew into will do his best to destroy New Zealand's World Cup...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 
Government dithering over liver disease strategy, says charity

Government dithering over liver disease strategy, says charity

David Cameron, the prime minister. Photograph: Matt Dunham/AP David Cameron has failed to make good on his two-year-old pledge to combat liver disease and instead risks reversing recent progress in tackling alcoholism in the poorest parts of the...

Guardian, 00:12 in Health
 
Four hospitals understaffed, says NHS watchdog

Four hospitals understaffed, says NHS watchdog

The CQC revealed problems at four hospitals: Croydon University, New Cross, Wolverhampton, Musgrove Park, Taunton, and Airedale, Yorkshire. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA New in-depth inspections of four hospitals by the NHS watchdog have uncovered...

Guardian, 00:12 in Health
 

Bangladesh makes 'exceptional' health progress despite poverty

Most often in the news for its poverty or natural or manmade disasters, such as a factory fire that killed 1,129 people in April, Bangladesh was described in studies published on Thursday as a "remarkable success story" and one of the...

 
Healthcare in Bangladesh soars despite widespread poverty, study shows

Healthcare in Bangladesh soars despite widespread poverty, study shows

Bangladesh’s falling infant and maternal mortality rates have helped the country's health indicators outperform its neighbours. Photograph: François Werli/Alamy The empowerment of women and the reach of NGOs have contributed to Bangladesh's remarkable...

Guardian, 00:12 in Health
 
Dubai Air Show: Plenty of planes, but is there enough airspace?

Dubai Air Show: Plenty of planes, but is there enough airspace?

New airports, hundreds of billions of dollars worth of new aircraft: some of the big-spending Gulf states and their airlines seem to have limitless resources and ambition. But the countries have so far been unable to resolve a problem that now...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 
South Africa's entrepreneurs tackle youth unemployment crisis

South Africa's entrepreneurs tackle youth unemployment crisis

South Africa has one of the highest youth unemployment rates in the world, and while the government tries its own solutions, entrepreneurs are coming up with new ideas to tackle the problem. On a sweltering summer morning, a group of around 50 men...

BBC, 00:22 in Business
 

Ronaldo takes on Pele, Maradona, Messi and Best... but where do they rank in my top five stars in history?

We are all prey to an element of subjectivity when it comes to evaluating the greatest of all time. Beethoven or Tchaikovsky? Ali or Robinson? Van Gogh or Picasso? Nicklaus or Woods? Scott Fitzgerald or Hemingway? We have our personal favourites and...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 

Solskjaer backing United pal Fletcher to give Scotland boss Strachan big boost for Euro 2016

As Bayern Munich's class of 1999 would readily lament, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer knows a thing or two about impeccable timing. A last-minute flick of the baby-faced assassin's outstretched boot instantly bestowed him hero status at Manchester United; the...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 


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