News archive from 7 March 2014, page 8

Bitcoin not a currency says Japan government

Bitcoin not a currency says Japan government

Japan's government said Bitcoin is not a currency but that some transactions using the virtual unit should be taxed. "If there are transactions and subsequent gains, it is natural...for the finance ministry to consider how it can impose...

BBC, 02:20 in Business
 

Parental smoking 'ages' children’s arteries

“Passive smoking causes lasting damage to children's arteries, prematurely ageing their blood vessels by more than three years,” BBC News reports. The news is based on emerging evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke damages children’s arteries....

 

Murray takes on Hutchins at football as he prepares to begin his Indian Wells charge

Andy Murray enjoyed a relaxed game of football with Ross Hutchins and members of his team as he prepares for BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells. The Scot has played more in the first two months of the season than in previous years to try to get back to...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
 

Revitalised Eriksen vows to stay at Spurs even if they miss out on top four finish

Christian Eriksen would not abandon Tottenham simply for missing out on Champions League football next season. Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen has hinted he would seek a move away from White Hart Lane should Spurs fail to secure top-level European...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
 

Beckham unveiled as new face of Jaguar... so will his MLS team be named after them?

David Beckham has become the new face of British luxury sport-car maker Jaguar as it spearheads a major drive into China. The former England captain has been named as Jaguar’s new ‘brand ambassador’ to the vast country where he hopes to put the...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
 

Storm steals Tiger's thunder as injury-hit Woods walks off under a cloud again

Tiger Woods walked off the course again on Thursday but at least he didn’t have too much trouble explaining this withdrawal to his six year old daughter. Six gingerly-played holes into his opening round at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral and...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
 

Lance Armstrong was 'urged to dump much younger Ashley Olsen to protect his image'

A new tell-all book on shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong has revealed how his minders urged him to end his short-lived relationship with former child actress Ashley Olsen, who is 15 years his junior. According to Juliet Macur's book Cycle Of Lies,...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
 

Angry outbursts may up heart attack risk

“Having a hot temper may increase your risk of having a heart attack or stroke, according to researchers,” BBC News reports. Research has found that people prone to attacks of rage have a higher risk of a experiencing a serious cardiovascular event,...

 

Claims of 'anti-ageing pill' may be premature

The Daily Telegraph and Daily Express both carry headlines about how a “pill” to help humans live longer could be on the cards. Though while the substance being studied shows promise, the research only involved mice. Researchers were looking at a...

 

Taylor falls to another defeat as Lewis, Barny, Van Gerwen and Wright all draw

Phil Taylor crashed to a fourth defeat in five matches after going down 7-5 to Gary Anderson in Exeter's round of the Premier League Darts. The 16-time World Champion failed to hit the doubles when he needed them and found himself 5-3 down midway...

Daily Mail, 02:29 in Sport
 

Parental smoking 'ages' children’s arteries

“Passive smoking causes lasting damage to children's arteries, prematurely ageing their blood vessels by more than three years,” BBC News reports. The news is based on emerging evidence that exposure to secondhand smoke damages children’s arteries....

 

Queens of the Stone Age/ Nine Inch Nails - review

A serious charmer ... Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age. Photograph: Robb D Cohen/Corbis Queens of the Stone Age and Nine Inch Nails have landed in Australia to teach fans who think Flume is the second coming a thing or about music. The American...

 
Chocolates and cask ales share a £100k boost

Chocolates and cask ales share a £100k boost

A microbrewery near Chatsworth and a posh chocolate manufacturer in Bakewell are expanding into new premises thanks to funding from Sheffield City Region LEP and free business advice from Derbyshire Dales District Council. Peak Ales and Holdsworth...

 

EXCLUSIVE: Lendl teaches Sportsmail a lesson as Murray's coach shows light side

It is hard to believe that Ivan Lendl was barely seen around a tennis court for more than 17 years. Such is the impact that he has had as coach of Andy Murray since January 2012, it does not quite fit that this was a man who pretty much disappeared...

Daily Mail, 02:45 in Sport
 
Jailed Doncaster Fathers for Justice campaigner loses appeal

Jailed Doncaster Fathers for Justice campaigner loses appeal

A Fathers4Justice campaigner from Doncaster who defaced a portrait of the Queen with paint in Westminster Abbey has lost a challenge against his six-month jail sentence. Tim Haries, 42, of Bellis Avenue, who told jurors he vandalised the picture to...

 


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