News archive from 2 November 2013, page 11

Exclusive -Zurich CFO suicide review uncovers no impropriety - sources

The insurer had enjoyed a "boring" image before the death of 53-year-old chief financial officer Wauthier and is seeking to draw a line under two tumultuous months. In a typed suicide note, Wauthier blamed the insurer's then chairman Josef...

Reuters, 13:31 in Business
 

2,000 fireworks to fill night sky at Carlisle Fireshow

Sounds from 20,000 big bangs will fill the night sky as an explosive show wows crowds. Working on this year's bonfire Up to 35,000 people are expected to pack out Bitts Park for the annual Carlisle Fireshow tonight. And they will be treated to a...

 

Japan, Russia agree to cooperate on security as China rises

The foreign ministers of both countries said the meeting helped build trust. "To boost cooperation in the field of security, and not just in the field of economic and people exchanges, means that we are improving overall Japan-Russia ties,"...

 

Government targets US visitors in £9m tourism push to capitalise on 'Downton effect'

The Government is backing a £9million push to attract more US visitors to Britain following a sharp rise in tourist spending and the "Downton' effect. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding and the Olympics have...

 

'Gay-friendly' Marriott Hotels in hot water for hosting 'gay cure' seminars

The Marriott hotel chain is under fire from equal rights groups after it was revealed to be hosting controversial "gay cure' events, despite presenting a gay-friendly image. A conference taking place next week will see "therapists' meet to...

 
Mandela Movie Star Idris Elba In Hospital

Mandela Movie Star Idris Elba In Hospital

The star of the new Nelson Mandela movie is recovering in hospital after suffering an asthma attack on his way to the film's South African premiere. Idris Elba, who plays the former president in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, fell ill on a plane but...

 

Abandoned baby was found by dog

A dog owner has described how his German Shepherd discovered an abandoned newborn baby, and she has now been named after the faithful pet. Roger Wilday, 68, was walking nine-year-old Jade in a park off Stuarts Road in the Stechford area of Birmingham...

 

Biebermania breaks out in Brazil as fans storm front of Justin's hotel while their idol takes photos from...

21 View comments It may look like a riot, but it's actually Biebermania in Brazil. On Friday hundreds of Justin Bieber's fans broke through restraining barriers and stormed the grounds of the swanky Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, where the pop...

 

LIVE: England v Australia - Follow all the action from Twickenham as it happens with in-game updates from...

HEADER HERE Follow all the action as England kick off their QBE Autumn Internationals series with a titanic clash against old rivals Australia at Twickenham. The Wallabies won 20-14 the last time the two teams met at Twickenham last year, but they...

Daily Mail, 14:01 in Sport
 
Campaigners target universities' fossil-fuel investments

Campaigners target universities' fossil-fuel investments

A movement is rising up on campuses across the US as campaigners, backed by a growing student body, say NO! to university investment in dirty energy. But will the campaign hit home? Ben Whitford reports ... Harvard's refusal to divest won't be the end...

 

LIVE: Follow all the Premier League action from around the grounds as it happens

Live scores (3pm) Click here for our brilliant new match zone Fulham v Manchester United Hull v Sunderland Manchester City v Norwich Stoke v Southampton West Brom v Crystal Palace West Ham v Aston Villa Click here for the live goals as they go in...

Daily Mail, 14:08 in Sport
 

Two remanded on pizza driver murder

Two people have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with the murder of a pizza delivery driver. Shamraze Khan, 25, of Southey Crescent, Sheffield, and a 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, were both charged with...

 

Australia handed early Ashes scare as Watson limps off with suspected hamstring problem in ODI against India

Australia have suffered an injury scare just weeks before the start of the Ashes series after all-rounder Shane Watson limped off during the final one-day international against India. The 32-year-old aborted his run-up for the opening delivery of his...

Daily Mail, 14:20 in Sport
 

Everything's fantastic for Prior despite Finn, Rankin and Tremlett's slow start in WACA warm-up

Matt Prior will doubtless be accentuating the positives of England's stalemate at the WACA when he reports back to Alastair Cook, after conceding almost everything was 'fantastic'. Prior, standing in while Cook rested a sore back which is unlikely to...

Daily Mail, 14:20 in Sport
 

Federer's a contender and Del Potro can take Murray's place in the big four at the O2, says Henman

Andy Murray will be absent from the 02 Arena next week but, according to Tim Henman, there will still be a version of the Big Four on show. The former British number one believes that, in addition to Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and...

Daily Mail, 14:20 in Sport
 


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