News archive from 8 November 2013, page 18

Just how do you get health services to every woman and every child?

Just how do you get health services to every woman and every child?

Mothers feed their children at an MSF nutrition camp in western Darfur, Sudan. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images The political profile of health workers is now higher than ever. At the UN general assembly in September, world leaders renewed...

Guardian, 10:39 in Health
 

Japan September machinery orders seen down; recovery trend intact

Analysts expect core orders to mark a second quarterly increase in July-September from the previous three months, as the reflationary policies of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have boosted demand and weakened the yen, benefitting exports. Business...

Reuters, 10:42 in Business
 

Malawian police arrest ex-minister for attempted murder

Ralph Kasambara is accused of masterminding the shooting of budget director Paul Mphwiyo in August as he drove into his residence in Lilongwe, capital of the southern African country. "Mr Kasambara was arrested early this morning in connection...

 

Facing United will be 'strange' without Fergie, says Wenger as Arsenal boss admits: RVP is still a Gunner...

Arsene Wenger admits it will be a weird experience standing on the Old Trafford touchline on Sunday without Sir Alex Ferguson staring him out from the home dugout. Wenger takes his table-topping Arsenal side to face United for the first time since his...

Daily Mail, 10:45 in Sport
 

UK trade gap widens in Sept, construction growth weaker than thought

The Office for National Statistics said the goods trade deficit grew to 9.816 billion pounds from 9.557 billion pounds in August. Economists had forecast a gap of 9.2 billion pounds. The goods trade deficit with non-EU countries narrowed to 3.845...

Reuters, 10:48 in Business
 

Living the high life: Fine food and glorious Inca sites on a week in Peru's Sacred Valley

It is not every day that you are offered oxygen for dessert. But when you are travelling along one of the rooftops of the world - heading into the high Andes, where the air is thin and the effects of altitude can be debilitating - it is the sort of...

Daily Mail, 10:49 in Travel
 

Spooks movie casts Game of Thrones actor in lead role

About to get spooked ... Game of Thrones star Kit Harington Photograph: Allstar/HBO/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar The big screen version of the British TV show Spooks has added more cast members alongside the already announced Peter Firth, according to...

Guardian, 10:51 in Showbiz
 
For a fallen star of the smartphone industry, things go from bad to worse

For a fallen star of the smartphone industry, things go from bad to worse

THE signs do not look good. On November 4th, six weeks after BlackBerry said that its biggest shareholder, Fairfax Financial, wanted to take the ailing Canadian smartphone-maker private for $4.7 billion in cash, the sale was called off. BlackBerry...

 
Professor Green Arrested After Car Crash

Professor Green Arrested After Car Crash

Chart star Professor Green was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after police were called to reports of a robbery in south London. Officers called to the scene of the suspected mugging at about 2.40am on Sunday found the rapper's Mercedes had...

 

Listings bonanza goes on for small investors as Merlin shares soar 12% in latest float frenzy

Shares in Merlin Entertainments jumped 12 per cent to 355p on their debut on the London Stock Exchange today. The launch values the Madame Tussauds and amusement parks operator - the world's second-largest visitor attractions company behind Walt...

 
Man who accidentally spilt drink left with multiple injuries after unprovoked attack

Man who accidentally spilt drink left with multiple injuries after unprovoked attack

The offender is described as a white male, in his late 30s or early 40s, of large stocky build, who was wearing a short-sleeved blue top and jeans. Anyone with information should contact Lincolnshire Police by dialing 101 and quoting incident number...

 
Harrogate hospital evacuated after chemical spill

Harrogate hospital evacuated after chemical spill

A patient and nurse pictured at Harrogate district hospital last year. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian A hospital has been partially evacuated following a chemical spill. Firefighters said they were called to Harrogate district...

Guardian, 10:58 in Health
 
Police name driver killed in crash at Benniworth

Police name driver killed in crash at Benniworth

He was driving a black VW Passat involved in a crash on the B1225 at Benniworth near South Willingham. Emergency services were called at 1pm last Friday, November 1, after a report of a serious road traffic collision. 10% OFF & A FREE PREMIUM...

 

Ukraine acts to prepare anti-corruption agreement, says EBRD

The delay led to dismay among members of the foreign investment community who heard Yanukovich tell a regional economic forum on Wednesday his government intended to deliver a "powerful and systematic attack on corruption in the country"....

 
Sia gives Eminem collaboration money to LGBT charity

Sia gives Eminem collaboration money to LGBT charity

Australian singer Sia will donate proceeds from her recent collaboration with Eminem, a track called Beautiful Pain, to the LA Gay and Lesbian Center. She recorded the duet for the rapper's new album, which features a series of homophobic slurs on...

BBC, 11:07 in Art & Culture
 


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