News archive from 29 November 2013

Miliband 'will end energy rip-off'

Ed Miliband will pledge to end the energy "rip-off" tomorrow as he details proposals for reforming markets. The Labour leader is to call for a tough new regulator, and an independent body to plan new infrastructure and ensure the lights stay...

 

Liverpool looking to land Barca's Montoya after surgery rules Enrique out for 10 weeks

Liverpool are pursuing a move for Barcelona full-back Martin Montoya. Brendan Rodgers is looking to bolster his defence in January, after Jose Enrique was ruled out for up to 10 weeks after knee surgery and Montoya is an attractive target. The Spain...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

As United legend Giggs turns 40, watch the incredible footage of him at 14 (named Ryan Wilson!) tearing up...

GIGGS AT 40 Sportsmail is celebrating Ryan Giggs's 40th birthday all week, and here's a taste of what we've done so far... How Giggs could have signed for City Martin Keown on Giggs' debut Giggs' greatest goals Where are they now? United side for...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 
Home ownership: Did earlier generations have it easier?

Home ownership: Did earlier generations have it easier?

In April 1964, 300 people queued up for four days and nights in a muddy field not far from Heathrow airport. They camped in anything they could find: canvas tents, Ford Anglias and even deckchairs. They kept their spirits up by playing cards, or...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 
The quest to turn computers into creative artists

The quest to turn computers into creative artists

With the London Symphony Orchestra performing machine-written symphonies, Amazon selling books written by algorithms and filmmakers scripting screenplays after conversations with a PC, are computers evolving from being a mere tool into becoming a...

BBC, 00:12 in Business
 

Half of dementia patients failed by the NHS: Hundreds of thousands of sufferers do not receive medicine or...

More than half of those with dementia are not receiving medicine or support from the NHS, the Health Secretary reveals today. Jeremy Hunt says hundreds of thousands of sufferers are condemned to a life of fear and anxiety because they are receiving no...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Health
 

Half of dementia patients failed by the NHS: Hundreds of thousands of sufferers do not receive medicine or...

More than half of those with dementia are not receiving medicine or support from the NHS, the Health Secretary reveals today. Jeremy Hunt says hundreds of thousands of sufferers are condemned to a life of fear and anxiety because they are receiving no...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Health
 
Ten things you didn't know about Black Friday

Ten things you didn't know about Black Friday

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in the biggest economy in the world. Full from their Thanksgiving feasts, millions of US shoppers descend on stores across the country on the Friday after the holiday, hoping to save on their...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
Apivita: Bees provide key ingredient for cosmetics firm

Apivita: Bees provide key ingredient for cosmetics firm

Entrepreneurs often talk about the hard work, the brilliant idea or the lucky break that was the secret of their success - but rarely do they talk about love. But in the case of Greek pharmacists Nikos and Niki Koutsianas it was the love between them...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 

Italy PM Letta must confirm new coalition in parliament - president

Forza Italia had been a member of the ruling right-left coalition since April, when it was put together to end a political stalemate that followed a deadlocked national election in February. After meeting a Forza Italia delegation, President Giorgio...

 

British consumer morale dips for second month in November - GfK

The survey showed Britons were more pessimistic about their own finances and less willing to splash out on big-ticket items despite a brighter economic outlook. Wages have been rising more slowly than inflation and many Britons feel they are not...

Reuters, 00:24 in Business
 
Cevian Capital sees burst of M&A deals in 2014

Cevian Capital sees burst of M&A deals in 2014

With about 9 billion euros (7.3 billion pounds) in assets under management and backing from the likes of U.S. billionaire Carl Icahn, Cevian has large stakes in some of Europe's biggest firms - truckmaker Volvo, British security firm G4S and Germany's...

Reuters, 00:24 in Business
 
Africa's first start-up bus hits the road

Africa's first start-up bus hits the road

Imagine a bus, jam-packed with uber-geeks from different countries, taking on a four-day brainstorming marathon across Southern Africa. Well, imagine no more because it has just become a reality. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 
High Street needs post-war scale rebuilding says report

High Street needs post-war scale rebuilding says report

Rejuvenating town centres requires radical action on a scale not seen the building programmes of post war Britain, according to a major report. The Distressed Town Centre Property Taskforce says structural changes needed in retail are so fundamental,...

BBC, 00:27 in Business
 

With a midnight meeting, delicate new balance emerges in Pakistan

The meeting took place only hours after Pakistan's all-powerful army chief General Ashfaq Kayani suddenly announced he would retire in November, scotching rumours he was seeking to extend his tenure. Sharif saw Kayani's departure as a chance to limit...

 


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