News archive from 27 November 2015, page 7

Transfer news: Liverpool eye Thomas Muller, Chelsea want Robin van Persie loan, Manchester United's Mats...

Transfer news: Liverpool eye Thomas Muller, Chelsea want Robin van Persie loan, Manchester United's Mats Hummels boost - reports gossip Mark Brus for Metro.co.uk After a busy week of European football, it's fair to say there were mixed results for...

Metro, 02:26 in Sport
 
From time-travelling Sherlock to Agatha Christie's best whodunit and Downton's weepy finale... 12 treasures of Xmas TV: CHRISTOPHER STEVENS offers a sneak preview of the festive season's top offering

From time-travelling Sherlock to Agatha Christie's best whodunit and Downton's weepy finale... 12 treasures...

PETER AND WENDY (ITV) Why you should watch it: Timeless adventure sprinkled with fairydust. What’s the story? Peter Pan is the greatest Christmas panto of them all, but it is also a story with dark psychological undercurrents. Peter And Wendy retells...

 
Cute, clever, but Pixar's Jurassic lark is a bit lame

Cute, clever, but Pixar's Jurassic lark is a bit lame

The Good Dinosaur (U) Verdict: Not a Pixar classic Rating: Those clever folk at Pixar have been even busier than usual, delivering not just one film this year, but, unprecedentedly, two. The first was the brilliant Inside Out. For ingenuity, this one...

 
Blanchett's bewitching in forbidden 50s affair

Blanchett's bewitching in forbidden 50s affair

Carol (15) Verdict: Stylish romantic thriller Rating: Movie adaptations of Patricia Highsmith novels, such as Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train, and Anthony Minghella’s The Talented Mr Ripley, tend to be murder stories. Not this one, though...

 

Nikkei edges down in choppy trade; charts suggest market top-heavy

* Nikkei is flat this week * Technical signs show Japan market is overbought * Investors focus on events next week such as ECB By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, Nov 27 Japan's Nikkei share average edged down in choppy trade on Friday morning as technical...

 

Coal can help reduce climate change, says Minerals Council of Australia

Coal can help countries meet international climate targets emerging from next week’s Paris conference, the Minerals Council of Australia has said. Greg Evans, an executive director of the council, said the industry had a role to play in reducing...

 
Panama canal expansion could suffer new delay - spokesman

Panama canal expansion could suffer new delay - spokesman

The expansion of the Panama canal could face a new delay due to cracks that emerged a few months ago in one of the locks, a spokesman for the waterway's authority said on Thursday. The consortium leading the construction project - led by Italy's...

 
Dickensian delight turns back time

Dickensian delight turns back time

Bridlington turned back the clocks to the Victorian times as it played host to the annual Dickensian Festival. The event attracted thousands of visitors to Bridlington Old Town for a day packed full of entertainment, food and crafts. Bridlington Old...

 

Bijan Ebrahimi murder: Police video footage released

CCTV showing how officers dealt with a disabled man days before he was brutally murdered, has been released. In the footage, an officer tells Bijan Ebrahimi he is a "pain in the ass" and she does not want to talk to him. Mr Ebrahimi, 44, was...

BBC, 02:42 in Regional
 
AirAsia shares slide on poor earnings results

AirAsia shares slide on poor earnings results

Image copyright Getty Images Shares in Asia's biggest budget airline, AirAsia, fell as much as 7% on Friday after the firm posted a loss for the three months to September. The Malaysian-based airline, which has operations in Indonesia and the...

BBC, 02:43 in Business
 

Black Friday divides retailers between winners and losers

Black Friday continues to divide retailers into Christmas winners and losers, with Primark and Mothercare saying they picked up extra sales but Argos losing out from its own heavy discounting. Home Retail Group boss John Walden said the promotional...

Guardian, 02:46 in Business
 

Chelsea transfer news: Harry Kane targeted, Shock Robin van Persie loan, Manchester United want Ruben...

Chelsea transfer news: Harry Kane targeted, Shock Robin van Persie loan, Manchester United want Ruben Loftus-Cheek - reports gossip Mark Brus for Metro.co.uk Chelsea are looking much improved after two wins in a row, though the 4-0 drubbing of Maccabi...

Metro, 02:48 in Sport
 
COP21: Public support for tough climate deal 'declines'

COP21: Public support for tough climate deal 'declines'

Image copyright Getty Images Public support for a strong global deal on climate change has declined, according to a poll carried out in 20 countries. Only four now have majorities in favour of their governments setting ambitious targets at a global...

BBC, 02:48 in World News
 

Police arrest two Islamists on suspicion of planning a 'serious act of violence' in Berlin

Police officials said they carried out two raids targeting alleged extremists suspected of planning a terrifying assault. Police spokeswoman Patricia Braemer said the two men, aged 28 and 46, had been "in contact with the Islamist...

 

New Zealand obesity campaigner quits saying country has made 'no progress'

A leading diabetes expert has wound up her national campaign to tackle New Zealand’s obesity epidemic because she feels she “has achieved nothing” in 14 years of effort. Dr Robyn Toomath – a diabetes specialist and clinical director of general...

 


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