News archive from 4 October 2014, page 9

Sydney Swans' Adam Goodes signs up for one more season of football

Sydney Swans' Adam Goodes signs up for one more season of football

Adam Goodes has confirmed he will play on for the Sydney Swans next year. Goodes, the Australian of the year, chose the club’s best and fairest dinner in Sydney on Friday evening to announce his intention of playing a 17th season of senior football....

Guardian, 01:09 in Sport
 

U.S. judge orders Argentina to stop servicing exchange bonds locally

The judge prevented Argentina in June from making a coupon payment to exchange bondholders because of his earlier ruling that the South American country could only do so if it paid the U.S. "holdout" funds, who rejected the swaps, at the...

Reuters, 01:15 in Business
 

Want to lose weight? Only go out for dinner with your slim friends, and choose what you want before you...

The weight of the people at your dinner table or even in the same restaurant can influence how much you eat, researchers have found. They say we serve and eat more unhealthy foods and less healthy foods when eating with an overweight friend. They say...

 
Barnsley Council vows to cut long grass on its pitches

Barnsley Council vows to cut long grass on its pitches

Barnsley Council has sent out a fleet of lawnmowers to cut overgrown grass following complaints about the state of authority-owned football pitches. A council spokesman apologised and said: “Present weather conditions are ideal for grass growth so...

 

Islamic State video shows second British hostage beheaded

The footage on YouTube, highlighted on pro-Islamic State Twitter feeds, showed a bearded man in an orange jumpsuit kneeling next to a black-clad man in arid scrubland, similar to past Islamic State beheading videos of two American journalists and a...

 

Salomon Kalou nets brilliant brace to lead Hertha Berlin to a 3-2 victory over Stuttgart

New signing Salomon Kalou struck twice to help Hertha Berlin edge past VfB Stuttgart 3-2 on Friday and climb to 12th in the Bundesliga. The former Chelsea forward, who left French club Lille in August, scored in each half to take his goal tally to...

Daily Mail, 01:27 in Sport
 
Anwar Ibrahim faces 'travesty of justice' in Malaysia, says Nick Xenophon

Anwar Ibrahim faces 'travesty of justice' in Malaysia, says Nick Xenophon

Australia is being challenged to speak up on behalf of Malaysia’s opposition leader as he faces “a travesty of justice” and the prospect of prison this month. Anwar Ibrahim is appealing against a highly controversial sodomy conviction, and one of his...

 
Crook 'Fascinated' By New David Brent Film

Crook 'Fascinated' By New David Brent Film

Mackenzie Crook has told Sky News' Entertainment Week he is "fascinated" to see the new David Brent film but doubts he will be part of it. His former co-star, Ricky Gervais, is returning to the role which made him famous for Life On The Road...

 

Cesc Fabregas faces Arsenal for the first time with Chelsea... how did other Gunners fare in their first...

Cesc Fabregas will face Arsenal for the first time this weekend since leaving the club in 2011. But how have previous Arsenal old boys fared in their first match against the club? Thierry Henry Arsenal 2-2 Barcelona, March 2010 Arsenal’s greatest ever...

Daily Mail, 01:46 in Sport
 

How Jose Mourinho outwitted all his rivals in the race to seduce former Arsenal and Barcelona star Cesc...

When Jose Mourinho wants something, Chelsea’s manager comes into his own. The capture of Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona was no exception. The moment he was tipped off that the Catalans’ sporting director Andoni Zubizarreta had told Fabregas he could...

Daily Mail, 01:46 in Sport
 

Open Mic UK chance for Ashby singer Sophie Dangerfield

A singer from the county has made it through to the regional finals of a competition. Sophie Dangerfield, 27, from Marlborough Way, Ashby is performing in the regional finals of the Open Mic UK singing competition which is taking place today ....

 
Henning Murder: How Will The Govt Respond?

Henning Murder: How Will The Govt Respond?

The words spoken by the masked man were sickening: "The blood of David Haines was on your hands, Cameron. Alan Henning will also be slaughtered, but his blood is on the hands of the British parliament." Alan Henning was a taxi driver who was...

 

Microsoft says Samsung owes $6.9 million in unpaid interest

A redacted version of the lawsuit was filed by Microsoft in August. Samsung made royalty payments on time to Microsoft during the first fiscal year after they signed their 2011 agreement, the lawsuit said. However, after Microsoft announced the Nokia...

 

The Kleene-X Factor! Louis Walsh breaks down in tears as he sends groups home while selecting his final...

He's long been known as the pleasant and agreeable judge, constantly putting smiles on the faces of contestants with his positive assessments. But on Friday night, Louis Walsh laid his emotions bare as he faced the tough task of whittling down his six...

 

She's still got it! Jerry Hall, 59, oozes glamour in a stunning strapless leopard print gown at the Steiger...

She's less than a year off 60, but Jerry Hall can still give the best of them a run for their money when it comes to raising the glamour stakes. Appearing at the Steiger Award Ceremony in Hattingen, Germany, on Friday, the life-long beauty showed off...

 


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