News archive from 24 October 2013

Madeleine McCann: Portugal Cops May Reopen Case

The Portuguese police are to request that the Madeleine McCann investigation be reopened, according to local media. Police in Oporto have been reviewing the case and have identified a number of issues they wish to clarify, an unnamed police source was...

 

'Full term' birth is redefined in the U.S. to prevent problems caused by women having early C-sections

Babies should be considered premature even if they are born after 38 weeks, experts claimed yesterday. Up to now, babies were defined as "full term' if they were born anytime from 37 to 42 weeks in the womb. They were only regarded as premature...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Health
 

'Full term' birth is redefined in the U.S. to prevent problems caused by women having early C-sections

Babies should be considered premature even if they are born after 38 weeks, experts claimed yesterday. Up to now, babies were defined as "full term' if they were born anytime from 37 to 42 weeks in the womb. They were only regarded as premature...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Health
 

Fortinet beats estimates as software renewals rise

The company, a maker of firewalls, anti virus software and tools to speed up data across networks, said it expects fourth-quarter earnings of 13-14 cents per share on revenue of $162-$167 million. Analysts were expecting earnings of 15 cents per share...

 
Could Concorde ever fly again? No, says British Airways

Could Concorde ever fly again? No, says British Airways

Ten years ago today, our ever-shrinking world got a little bit bigger again. Three Concordes landed in a procession at Heathrow airport, while thousands of emotional fans looked on. After 27 years, the world's most famous plane had been pensioned off...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
Energy bills: Straw houses and other saving secrets

Energy bills: Straw houses and other saving secrets

What do an Australian accountant living in south-west London, a 65-year-old sheep farmer in Wales, and council tenants in a rural Lincolnshire district have in common? The answer is a passion for energy efficiency that means that they will not be hit...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 

United Nations set to send mission guards to Central African Republic

U.N. officials and rights groups say both sides may have committed war crimes. The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution this month urging the United Nations to consider establishing a full-fledged peacekeeping force and asking Ban for interim...

 

U.N. envoy says Iran human rights record should not be overlooked amid overtures

Ahmed Shaheed, U.N. special rapporteur on human rights in Iran, said at least 44 people were executed shortly after the Iranian polls and that the majority of all executions were related to drug-trafficking cases. Rouhani is a relative moderate who...

 
Former aide to Tony Blair to become new head of NHS England

Former aide to Tony Blair to become new head of NHS England

Simon Stevens in 2007. Tony Blair's adviser on health when he was prime minister has been handed the "exceptionally challenging" role as the new boss of NHS England. Simon Stevens, 47, a former Labour councillor turned government special...

Guardian, 00:15 in Health
 

Not quite reunited! Kate Moss and Johnny Depp pose separately with Sir Paul McCartney on the set of Queenie...

There were reports that Johnny Depp and Kate Moss had reunited for the sake of Paul McCartney's new music video. But judging by images released ahead of Queenie Eye's video premiere on Thursday, while the pair both make an appearance, they don't quite...

 

Despite high-tech arms, war requires ground troops - U.S. Army chief

"Technology will not solve the problems alone," General Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, told a panel discussion at the annual conference of the Association of the U.S. Army, a military support group. "(There's a) thought process...

 

It clearly works...Tamara Ecclestone shows little sign of pregnancy bump in bandage bodycon dress

She is said to be elated over her pregnancy, but you wouldn't know it to look at socialite Tamara Ecclestone. The 29 year-old seem to deliberately hide any evidence of her changing figure as she wore a bandage Bodycon dress at a store party for...

 

Let the mind games begin! Joey and Mario are accused of messing with Sam and Lucy's heads as TOWIE drama...

They were probably both well on the way to moving on after they split up with their boyfriends a number of months ago. But it seems while Sam Faiers and Lucy Mecklenburgh are keen to get over their exes, Mario Falcone and Joey Essex have other ideas....

 

UPDATE 2-AT&T profit beats Street by a penny on solid wireless

NEW YORK Oct 23 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc posted net income that was a penny ahead of Wall Street expectations on Wednesday on wireless profit margins that were better than some analysts expected. While revenue was slightly behind analyst estimates,...

 
UFC fights for growing UK fan base

UFC fights for growing UK fan base

The latest in a series of US sporting exports goes under the spotlight in the UK this weekend, looking to build a fan base and television audience away from its spiritual home. But this is not the latest NFL game at Wembley, rather it is the equally...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 


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