News archive from 26 November 2013

Greeks 'Injecting HIV To Claim ?700 Benefits'

An increasing number of Greeks are injecting themselves with HIV to claim hundreds of euros in benefits, a report has claimed. The World Health Organisation (WHO), which investigated the impact of the economic downturn on countries across Europe, said...

 

Citigroup can't block Abu Dhabi arbitration over $7.5 billion stake

U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel in Manhattan said on Monday that arbitrators, not federal judges, had power to decide whether Citigroup's success in the first arbitration barred the ADIA from pursuing a second arbitration, in which it seeks $2...

Reuters, 00:04 in Business
 

U.S. military delivers first fast patrol boat to Egypt

"This is not a shift in our posture with regard to foreign military assistance," said Pentagon spokesman Navy Commander Bill Speaks, adding that Washington continued to review the overall level of aid to Egypt. "The big picture on...

 
Sexual violence in parts of UK 'as bad as in warzones'

Sexual violence in parts of UK 'as bad as in warzones'

'As soon as a girl has had sex, coerced or otherwise, it is completely open season on her.' Photograph: Redsnapper/Alamy The level of sexual violence in gang-afflicted neighbourhoods is comparable to that seen in war zones, according to the author of...

Guardian, 00:08 in Health
 
Aids deaths soar among young due to inadequate health services

Aids deaths soar among young due to inadequate health services

An HIV-testing station in a township in South Africa. Most new infections occur in young women, who are up to three times more likely to get infected than young men. Photograph: Hoberman Collection/Getty Images Millions of young people are at risk of...

Guardian, 00:08 in Health
 

Intel wants $500 million for Internet TV service: Bloomberg

Intel declined to comment on the report. Intel's project, called OnCue, has faced challenges getting off the ground since it was officially launched in February. The chipmaker's new CEO, Brian Krzanich, ultimately decided Intel could not afford the...

 

Adobe says breach notification taking longer than anticipated

That puts those who have yet to be alerted at increased risk of cyber-scams and identity theft, because part of the massive trove of data stolen from Adobe is circulating on the Internet. "This is a pretty massive screw-up," said Chester...

 

BlackBerry replaces CFO, others exit, in executive shakeup

Chen, brought in as interim CEO earlier this month after the company dropped a plan to sell itself, said BlackBerry is setting its marketing sights on corporations, governments and the big clients that were at the root of its early success. BlackBerry...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 

Westlife singer Kian Egan prepares for first Bushtucker Trial as friction in the I'm A Celebrity...Get Me...

Westlife singer Kian has been chosen to do the live trial on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! ominously titled Cave Danger, which will be aired on Tuesday's show. It's the star's first Bushtucker Trial and he seemed extremely upbeat about the...

 
Energy: Is there enough competition in the market?

Energy: Is there enough competition in the market?

Britain's energy market is said to be dominated by the Big Six gas and electricity suppliers. For The Editors, a programme that sets out to ask challenging questions, I set out to find out whether there was enough competition between them. The claim...

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 

BGT winners Attraction perform for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at Royal Variety Show...as...

Britain's Got Talent 2013 winners Attraction performed their much praised shadow dance to the track You Raise Me Up for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall on Monday night. The Hungarian shadow dancers won the seventh series of Britain's Got...

 
How tracking technology can better fill hospital beds

How tracking technology can better fill hospital beds

It's a shocking occurrence every time: a patient, desperately in need of a hospital bed, dies on a trolley before an empty bed can be found. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of Business How do game companies share massive...

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 

Where does One look? Prince Charles keeps his eyes forward as he greets Jessie J... who wears very risqué...

20 View comments She is known for not being shy about showing off her skin when performing on stage. But Jessie J clearly isn't worried about their being a time or a place for such outfits as she slipped into a daring sheer crop top for her arrival at...

 
How to ask for work face to face

How to ask for work face to face

Online job applications and CVs are becoming increasingly common - but you can still land a job by going to meet employers and asking about work. A face-to-face meeting with an opportunity to look a potential employer in the eye can work wonders....

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 

The fuchsia's bright: Susan Boyle steps out in fun feather trimmed coat after being diagnosed with type 2...

18 View comments She has reportedly been battling to give up chocolates and sweets after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. But Susan Boyle looked far from downbeat when she as spotted leaving the ITV studios in London on Monday. Dressed in a very...

 


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