News archive from 27 November 2013

Exclusive: Danaher, Blackstone in joint bid for Ashland water unit - sources

It is the second asset that Danaher is pursuing in partnership with Blackstone following their participation in an auction, currently underway, for Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) clinical diagnostics unit that could fetch $4 billion. The partnership...

Reuters, 00:06 in Business
 

Exclusive: Teck, Newmont, Blackstone in joint Las Bambas bid - sources

China's Minmetals has so far been seen as the front runner for the $5.9 billion (£3.64 billion) project after Chinalco (3668.HK), the largest aluminium producer in China, dropped out of the race. The next round of bids for Las Bambas is due next...

Reuters, 00:06 in Business
 

He will rock you! 5ive's Ritchie Neville reveals his very impressive abs and bulging biceps as he poses...

44 View comments He has always been a hit with the ladies and men due to his very pretty blue eyes and floppy hair. But it seems Ritchie Neville isn't just a pretty face... he's also got a very impressive body to match. And clearly not shy about what...

 

Top of the crops: Karen Gillan looks cool in black whilst sporting longer red buzz cut out shopping in LA

She won legions of admirers with her trademark red mane as sidekick Amy Pond in BBC series Doctor Who, and shocked fans after she underwent a drastic haircut for a new movie. And on Monday Karen Gillan's crop showed healthy signs of regrowth as she...

 

Leading Lady at the palace: Michelle Dockery stands out in black backless dress as she attends Winter...

Her onscreen character in Downton Abbey - Lady Mary - is not known for being a risk taker. But it seems in real life Michelle Dockery isn't so worried about following conventions as she shunned wearing white at the Winter Whites Gala, in aid of youth...

 

Hello baubles! Supermodel Eva Herzigova goes dotty for Claridge's Christmas tree in festive red spotty dress

0 View comments Eva Herzigova looked fabulous in a dropped-hem spotty red dress as she attended the unveiling of the Claridge's Christmas Tree, on Tuesday. The tree, designed by Dolce & Gabbana, certainly drew in some celebrity fans alongside the...

 
High salt levels in drugs 'putting patients at risk'

High salt levels in drugs 'putting patients at risk'

The study found that people who took sodium-containing versions of drugs had a 16% greater risk of a heart attack, stroke or vascular-related death. Photograph: Alamy Researchers have called on manufacturers provide clearer labelling of the salt...

Guardian, 00:14 in Health
 
Nine million in 'serious' debt across the UK

Nine million in 'serious' debt across the UK

Nearly nine million people across the UK are living with serious debt problems, according to a new report. The Money Advice Service (MAS) also said very few people were making any attempt to get professional help. The problem is particularly acute in...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
Cute cats could be key to learning new languages

Cute cats could be key to learning new languages

Amusing photos of cats may provide hours of entertainment for people browsing online but can they be used to help people remember things? Funny cat photos and videos have become an online fascination in the last few years and have even created...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
Japan gets 2019 Rugby World Cup ball rolling

Japan gets 2019 Rugby World Cup ball rolling

Football - or "socca" as the Japanese call it - was given a boost in the baseball-mad land of the rising Sun when the World Cup was held there in 2002. More recently, women's football soared in popularity after the nation's female team won...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
How Pisa became the world's most important exam

How Pisa became the world's most important exam

"Your education today is your economy tomorrow," says Andreas Schleicher from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, who has become one of the world's most influential figures in education. And next week, the state of...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 

Hardliners hold fire on Iran nuclear deal, but for how long?

Two days on, Iran's political realities are sinking in. To ensure the deal stays on track, Iran's new moderate government needs to protect it from virulently anti-Western security hardliners who wield great economic and political power and are close...

 

New clashes between army, Islamists in Libya's Benghazi

Fighting broke out on Monday between army special forces and members of the Ansar Sharia in Libya's second-largest city, killing at least nine people before the Islamists retreated from their main base. Fresh gun battles could be heard in three parts...

 

Exclusive: Danaher, Blackstone in joint bid for Ashland water unit - sources

It is the second asset that Danaher is pursuing in partnership with Blackstone following their participation in an auction, currently underway, for Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) clinical diagnostics unit that could fetch $4 billion. The partnership...

Reuters, 00:18 in Business
 

Britain's bankers to face annual checks under draft laws

As a result, laws to toughen up professional standards in banking could now include an annual assessment of an individual against "minimum thresholds of competence" and a recognised code of conduct. The government said the change would not...

Reuters, 00:45 in Business
 


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