News archive from 1 August 2015, page 4

Marines claim $3.5bn F-35B fighter jet is finally ready for service even though it was outperformed by a 40...

It was embarrassingly outperformed by a 40-year-old F-16 jet in a dogfight, can't fire its own cannons and is years behind schedule. However, the Marine Corp has declared initial operational capability for their first squadron of F-35Bs.  The...

 

Microsoft admits it is struggling with 'unprecedented' demand for Windows 10 as it reveals software has...

Microsoft has revealed more than 14 million devices are now running its Windows 10 software just two days after it was released. However, the firm admits it still have a massive backlog of customers who ordered the software, which was released earlier...

 

Tiger Woods records his lowest 36-hole total in two years to be in leading pack at Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods was firmly in the hunt for his first PGA Tour win in two years as he sat three shots off the lead at the halfway stage of the Quicken Loans National. The 39-year-old shot a five-under-par 66 on Friday to go with his opening round 68, his...

Daily Mail, 01:01 in Sport
 

David Cameron hails Tory 'teamwork' and happy to see back of coalition

Running a majority Tory government means ministers are "pulling in the same direction" rather setting up "fiefdoms" as happened under the coalition, David Cameron said. The Prime Minister said having "one person at the...

 
Arsene Wenger has taken no holiday... he's been plotting how to overthrow Chelsea

Arsene Wenger has taken no holiday... he's been plotting how to overthrow Chelsea

The Gunners boss is convinced this is his side's best chance in years to regain the Premier League title they last won in 2004. And while other managers recharged their batteries on holiday, workaholic Wenger barely left his desk planning the coming...

Daily Star, 01:07 in Sport
 
Arsene Wenger taunts Jose Mourinho: Petr Cech's best years are still ahead of him

Arsene Wenger taunts Jose Mourinho: Petr Cech's best years are still ahead of him

Cech, 33, ended an 11-year stint with Chelsea when he made a £10m switch to Arsenal after losing his No.1 spot to Thibaut Courtois. But Wenger reckons Chelsea have let one of the world's best keepers join a direct title rival just as he is hitting his...

Daily Star, 01:07 in Sport
 

Beijing handed 2022 winter Olympics

Beijing has won the vote to host the 2022 winter Olympics despite having no natural snow. The Chinese capital will become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics after beating Almaty, Kazakhstan, in the vote at the International...

 

Manchester United launch new adidas kit following world record £750m deal

The new strip marks the start of a record-breaking 10-year partnership with United and adidas. The £750million contract sees the Red Devils boast the richest kit deal in football history. United's new strip will be debuted during their opening Premier...

 

Tony Thompson: Boxing should legalise doping because it's so rife in the sport

Tony Thompson has called for doping to be legalised because he believes it has become so rife in the sport. The American heavyweight maintains his innocence despite failing a drugs test after his July 2013 win over David Price. He insists the banned...

Daily Mail, 01:09 in Sport
 

Having handed England the Ashes initiative, Michael Clarke sets a new record...as the biggest Aussie loser...

Michael Clarke has become Australia’s biggest loser in Tests on British soil since the start of the Ashes 133 years ago. Defeat by Alastair Cook’s England at Edgbaston took Australia captain Clarke’s sorry sequence of defeats in Test matches in the UK...

Daily Mail, 01:09 in Sport
 
Turkey emerges from shadows in fight against Islamic State

Turkey emerges from shadows in fight against Islamic State

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in Pakistan on Saturday for a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, as Ankara repositions itself as a key player in the region, writes author and journalist Ahmed Rashid. Less than two years ago...

BBC, 01:12 in World News
 

Rangers boss Mark Warburton urges squad to maintain feel-good factor around Ibrox

One wall of the home dressing room inside Ibrox will soon carry a short, simple message that could form Mark Warburton’s credo. His side’s debut 6-2 win over Hibernian last weekend was greeted with ravenous delight by Rangers fans who had tasted...

Daily Mail, 01:14 in Sport
 
What channel will the Women's British Open be on this weekend?

What channel will the Women's British Open be on this weekend?

THE Ricoh Women's British Open reaches its conclusion this weekend as the world's top golfers battle it out at Turnberry. The third round gets under way today, while the final day's action takes place tomorrow when a winner will be crowned. Kim...

 
Dogs MUST be microchipped ahead of new law – or owners face a fine

Dogs MUST be microchipped ahead of new law – or owners face a fine

Dog owners are being encouraged to get their young pets microchipped ahead of a new law in 2016, or risk a £500 fine. From April 6, 2016 it becomes law in England and Wales that all dogs have to be microchipped by eight weeks old and registered to an...

 

Vietnam’s rush to develop risks damaging its natural attractions

Fred Trinh sometimes closes his eyes and pictures the lane that drew him to Phu Quoc in 2011 – a double row of palm trees, barely concealing the sea, meandering down a red dirt road. But the 39-year-old Vietnamese-Canadian businessman opens his eyes...

 


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