News archive from 27 October 2013, page 8

Twitter 'Test Float' To Avoid Facebook Flop

Twitter 'Test Float' To Avoid Facebook Flop

Twitter has had a 'test run' of its flotation on the stock market - to help avoid a similar flop of Facebook last year. The mock market launch by the New York Stock Exchange on Saturday was done to avoid social media competitor's launch on the rival...

 

Vettel: I'm proud to have overcome the boo boys and become world champion again

Sebastian Vettel has admitted that he struggled to cope with being booed this season after securing his fourth consecutive Formula One title. The 26-year-old German clinched this season's championship with his sixth consecutive victory at the Indian...

Daily Mail, 12:15 in Sport
 

As Vettel flies to a fourth F1 title in a row, we look at other stars who have dominated their sport and...

With his 10th victory of the season and sixth race win in succession at the Indian Grand Prix, Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel has secured another drivers' championship. It's his fourth title in a row and emphatically underlined the German's complete...

Daily Mail, 12:15 in Sport
 

Kiwomya sacked as Notts County boss after Magpies slump to bottom of League One

Chris Kiwomya has left his post as manager of Notts County 'by mutual consent', the club announced on Sunday. Kiwomya joined County in February 2012 as their development squad manager and has been in charge of the first team since February this year...

Daily Mail, 12:15 in Sport
 

You're wrong! Zidane takes aim at Ferguson over 'very strange' Gerrard criticism

France legend Zinedine Zidane has rubbished Sir Alex Ferguson's 'very strange' criticism of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard. Ferguson said in his new autobiography that Gerrard has never been 'a top, top player'. But The Mirror reports that Zidane,...

Daily Mail, 12:15 in Sport
 

Six of the best: How Vettel cruised his way to a historic fourth world title in India

Sebastian Vettel won his fourth consecutive drivers' world title after a comfortable win at the Indian Grand Prix. The Red Bull driver, who started in pole position, eased his way through the race to complete a historic quartet and help secure the...

Daily Mail, 12:15 in Sport
 

Veteran Hopkins retains light-heavyweight title with points victory over Murat

Bernard Hopkins turned his bout with Karo Murat into a brawl and kept hold of his IBF light-heavyweight championship with a unanimous points victory in Atlantic City. Hopkins battered Murat for most of the seventh, eighth and ninth rounds to help...

Daily Mail, 12:15 in Sport
 

British Gas using millions of pounds of credit built up by former customers to boost its own profits,...

British Gas is using millions of pounds of credit built up by former customers to boost its own profits, it was claimed today. The energy provider has taken £20m from customers with outstanding credit on their accounts and poured it into its annual...

 

Liontrust Macro Equity Income: Fund management duo trounce rivals and All-Share index as major bets bring...

This Thursday, fund chiefs Jan Luthman and Stephen Bailey will celebrate a decade at the helm of the Liontrust Macro Equity Income fund with a glass or two of bubbly. They will have every cause for celebration, as indeed will the investors who have...

 

MIDAS UPDATE: 380% gain for Plexus Holdings - the well technology firm that we tipped in Jan 2011

Plexus Holdings is a small British company with a ground-breaking technology that makes oil wells much safer than ever before. Tipped by Midas in January 2011 at 55p, the stock is now 264p and brokers believe it has even further to go. The firm has...

 
Bookworms reward for summer reading efforts

Bookworms reward for summer reading efforts

3 Images YOUNG bookworms from a Burton school have scooped the top prize in a reading competition for schools in the area. Holy Rosary RC Primary School, in Alexandra Road, Winshill, had the highest percentage of pupils who completed the national...

 

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Shares in oil and gas explorer Northern Petroleum are cheap - and exciting projects are...

Oil and gas explorer Northern Petroleum spent years over-promising and under-delivering. Duly punished by the stock market, the shares tumbled from almost 200p in July 2007 to just 31.5p today, but at this price, they are cheap. The board has been...

 

Senior Iran lawmaker says 20 percent uranium enrichment continuing

Any halt of enrichment would be a big surprise, as Western experts believe Iran would want to use such activity as a bargaining chip to win relief from international sanctions. An end to Iran's higher-grade enrichment of uranium is a main demand of...

 
Kesha concert banned in Malaysia

Kesha concert banned in Malaysia

A planned concert by US pop star Kesha has been banned by Malaysian authorities, who say it would hurt cultural and religious sensitivities. Organiser Livescape said it had been notified about the decision the day before Saturday's planned show in...

BBC, 12:35 in Art & Culture
 

Hawaii lawmakers to hold special session to consider gay marriage

Governor Neil Abercrombie, a Democrat, has called the session to start on Monday to debate a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage. "I think Hawaii has always celebrated its sense of Aloha for one another," Abercrombie said in a...

 


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