News archive from 27 October 2013, page 17

Police concern for missing boy, 12

Police concern for missing boy, 12

Police say they're concerned about the welfare of a 12-year-old boy who hasn't been seen since yesterday. Thomas Humm Thomas Humm has been missing since 9pm yesterday (Saturday). He is described as being about 4ft 5ins tall with brown hair and of slim...

 

Man hurt in Carlisle pub attack

A man suffered facial injuries after being assaulted in a pub. Police say the 34-year-old was attacked by two other men in The Cumberland Inn on Botchergate, Carlisle. The assault happened inside the building, near the pub's sofas and soft seats, at...

 

Tributes as musician Lou Reed dies

Lou Reed, the American musician and frontman of seminal rock band Velvet Underground, has died. The 71-year-old, responsible for the likes of Walk on the Wild Side and Perfect Day, had undergone treatment for a life-saving liver transplant earlier...

 

Amazigh protest could halt oil exports at Libya's Mellitah terminal

Protesters arrived in boats at the Mellitah complex, a joint venture between ENI and Libya's state National Oil Corporation, said Munir Abu Saud, head of the oil workers at the port. "They are now inside the port and have agreed with the...

Reuters, 21:09 in Business
 

San Francisco 42 Jacksonville 10: 49ers cruise to victory against winless Jaguars

GET GAME PASS Subscribe to NFL Game Pass now and watch every match LIVE or on demand. Click here to order... The San Francisco 49ers proved far too strong for the winless Jacksonville Jaguars on their way to a dominant 42-10 win at a sold-out Wembley...

Daily Mail, 21:16 in Sport
 

China to hold first trial of anti-graft activists

Despite an official drive against corruption, China has detained at least 15 activists in recent months who were involved in a campaign pushing for officials to publicly disclose their wealth. Rights groups describe the detentions as the first major...

 

Argentine opposition leader Massa wins Buenos Aires mid-term

Massa, the mayor of the affluent Buenos Aires town of Tigre, headed his own list of candidates for Congress and is seen as a possible, business-friendly presidential contender in 2015. (Reporting by Hugh Bronstein; Editing by Sandra Maler)

 
Police concern for missing Cumbria boy, 12

Police concern for missing Cumbria boy, 12

CUMBRIA Police are concerned about the welfare of a missing 12-year-old boy. Thomas Humm Officers in Workington said Thomas Humm has not been seen since 9pm on Saturday. He is described as being about 4ft 5ins tall with brown hair and of slim build....

 

Walker dies on Lake District fell in Cumbria

A man has died after collapsing on a Lake District fell. The 59-year-old took ill at the summit of Latrigg, near Keswick, yesterday. He was discovered by a passing walker and emergency services were called. That passer-by gave the casualty CPR until...

 

GM says China partnership with SAIC strong, eyes Indonesia tie-up

Recent independent moves by SAIC outside China had been seen by some industry insiders and experts as signalling the two companies might be drifting apart, but GM's top China executive said it was merely a consequence of its state-owned partner's...

Reuters, 21:42 in Business
 
Twitter share sale trial 'a success', says exchange

Twitter share sale trial 'a success', says exchange

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) says a test run of Twitter's share sale was 'a success', as it tries to avoid the debacle surrounding Facebook's flotation on the Nasdaq. Traders simulated buying and selling shares on the exchange on Saturday, to...

BBC, 22:01 in Business
 

Welcome to our 'science fiction future': Driverless 12mph pods with room for two passengers to take to...

36 View comments Driverless cars which are controlled by a smartphone app are being launched in England for the first time. Around 100 'pods' will begin travelling around Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, from 2015 and will feature enough room for two...

 

Could we all soon be sleeping with the fishes? Designer creates incredible futuristic city where people...

204 View comments Fancy living in a city under the sea? A designer who is passionate about the concept of living underwater has created his own dream community, and hopes that his big idea will one day become a reality. Phil Pauley says that he has...

 

Argentina's Fernandez loses clout in midterm election

Voters went to the polls under sunny Southern Hemisphere skies to choose half of the lower house of Congress and a third of the Senate in Sunday's vote, marking 30 years of democracy following a 1976-1983 military dictatorship. Re-elected in 2011 on...

 
Downton Abbey recap: season four, episode six

Downton Abbey recap: season four, episode six

Making toast? Sophie McShera as Daisy in Downton Abbey. Photograph: Nick Briggs SPOILER ALERT: This blog is for people watching Downton Abbey series four. Don't read on if you haven't seen episode five. Click here for Viv's episode five blog It...

Guardian, 22:19 in Showbiz
 


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