News archive from 10 February 2015, page 2

Chile: Missing plane found in Andes 54 years on

Chile: Missing plane found in Andes 54 years on

CHILEAN mountaineers say they have found the wreckage of a plane that crashed in the Andes 54 years ago, killing 24 people, including eight members of a professional football team. The group said they came across the wreckage at an altitude of about...

 
US: Same-sex marriage now legal in Alabama

US: Same-sex marriage now legal in Alabama

THE US Supreme Court yesterday refused to stop same-sex marriages from beginning in Alabama, one of the most conservative states in the country. Alabama began issuing marriage licences promptly after the decision, becoming the 37th state where gays...

 
Afghanistan: IS recruiter killed by drone strike

Afghanistan: IS recruiter killed by drone strike

THE man leading a recruitment drive for the Islamic State group in Afghanistan was killed by a drone strike yesterday, along with up to five other militants, marking the first such attack on the extremist group in a volatile country where it has a...

 
Bullet train, Coca-Cola bottle designer Ekuan dies

Bullet train, Coca-Cola bottle designer Ekuan dies

JAPANESE industrial designer Kenji Ekuan, whose works ranged from a bullet train to the red-capped Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser as familiar as the classic Coca-Cola bottle, has died. He was 85. A former monk, Mr Ekuan crafted a tabletop bottle for...

 
Egypt calls off football matches after 25 die

Egypt calls off football matches after 25 die

A RIOT broke out outside a high-profile football game in Egypt, with a stampede and fighting between police and fans killing at least 25 people. The riot, only three years after similar violence killed 74 people, began ahead of a match between...

 

Netanyahu considering changes to Congress speech after criticism

Netanyahu is due to address a joint session of Congress about Iran's nuclear programme on March 3, just two weeks before Israeli elections, following an invitation from John Boehner, the Republican speaker of the house. Boehner's invitation has caused...

 
Israel: Netanyahu attacks ‘smear campaign’

Israel: Netanyahu attacks ‘smear campaign’

ISRAELI prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday accused a newspaper publisher of carrying out a smear campaign against him in the hope of pushing him out of office. Mr Netanyahu took to Facebook to attack Noni Mozes of the Yediot Ahronot daily,...

 

New technology 'can save NHS £2bn'

The NHS can save £2 billion by 2020 by getting people more involved in their own healthcare by using new technology and the private sector, a study has claimed. The health service can learn from dedicated social networking sites and apps which give...

 
Alcoholic who died in police custody was not sent to hospital, Sheffield inquest told

Alcoholic who died in police custody was not sent to hospital, Sheffield inquest told

An alcoholic who died in police custody could have been sent to hospital if he had been seen by a doctor, an inquest into his death has heard. Neil Budziszewski was found dead in his cell at Ecclesfield Police Station in Sheffield on May 3 2013....

 

Manchester United continue to stutter... here are the stats that shame Louis van Gaal's big spending side

Trouble is brewing at OId Trafford as Louis van Gaal continues to struggle to haul his stuttering Manchester United side into form. Criticism is intensifying on the terraces as tactical decisions, including pushing Wayne Rooney into midfield, have...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

New technology 'can save NHS £2bn'

The NHS can save £2 billion by 2020 by getting people more involved in their own healthcare by using new technology and the private sector, a study has claimed. The health service can learn from dedicated social networking sites and apps which give...

 

The Saido Berahino witch-hunt is ridiculous. Danny Ings could leave Burnley for nothing in summer, yet he...

This is the story of two players. The first is a young striker who does well at a club which is established in the Premier League, but which doesn’t have a recent history of challenging for cups or the top four. His talents catch the eye of certain...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Nigel Pearson will ultimately be judged on big buys Leonardo Ulloa and Andrej Krameric and not on his...

If Nigel Pearson survived telling a paying Leicester City fan to 'f*** off and die' from the touchline during a game at the King Power Stadium, it would be a surprise if he got the sack for grabbing an opposition player by the throat and refusing to...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Arsenal and Manchester United will beat Spurs, Southampton and Liverpool to the Champions League... and...

The Premier League is bracing itself for what could be one of the most thrilling top four races ever seen. With Sam Allardyce seemingly ruling West Ham out, it leaves five clubs chasing two remaining Champions League spots, and even then the threat of...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Rory Best a major doubt for Six Nations clash with France in Dublin after Ireland hooker suffers concussion...

Rory Best is a serious doubt for Saturday's clash with France, having suffered a concussion against Italy. Best is the latest victim of concussion in the Irish ranks, with Johnny Sexton's return planned for the visit of the French to Dublin after a...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 


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