News archive from 10 May 2013, page 119

INVESTMENT EXTRA: Keep faith in Chinese returns despite slowdown

Investors in China should keep the faith despite a slowdown threatening global growth and fund returns. Despite warning signs, the world's second biggest economy may be struggling, City experts suggest holding on for the long haul will still pay off....

 

Live At Leeds

Now in its seventh year, Live At Leeds takes quasi-military planning to fresh heights with over 120 acts spread across 10 city-centre venues. Featuring a glut of upcoming, just-breaking and home-grown talent the onus is on the bands to make a strong...

 

Arts ahead

A cherry-pick of some of the best on offer in the weeks to come My Life After Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Church Street May 24-26 In this British premiere at the Brighton Festival six Argentinian actors born in the '70s and '80s during the fascist...

 

Reaching for My Gnu: Poetry By Anna Chen

Fire Words, the national anthology of school students' poetry I compiled some time ago, included two incendiary poems written by a young teenage Hackney poet called Anna Chen. I remember well the impact that the first verse of one of these poems,...

 
Missing Barlby man returned home safe and well

Missing Barlby man returned home safe and well

Police have reported that missing Barlby man Lewis Treble has been located safe and well. Mr Treble, 20, of Grove Park, was reported missing yesterday morning after he left for work as usual at 8am but never turned up. His employer contacted Lewis’s...

 
Apple supplier Sharp to boost Samsung business in bid to stay viable

Apple supplier Sharp to boost Samsung business in bid to stay viable

In a midterm business plan it aims to release on Tuesday when it announces its latest earnings results, Sharp will set a goal of raising annual operating profit to $1.5 billion (976.1 million pounds) by March 2016 on revenue of $30 billion, the...

Reuters, 23:45 in Business
 

U.S. appeals court issues divided ruling in software patent case

The software industry had been watching the case for a clue to legal protection of intellectual property rights that generate much of the sector's profits. But the U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals failed to reach a consensus on how to determine...

 
Exclusive - Elon Musk quits Zuckerberg's immigration advocacy group

Exclusive - Elon Musk quits Zuckerberg's immigration advocacy group

Musk leads one of the world's best known "green" companies, electric carmaker Tesla. A Tesla spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday that the South African-born entrepreneur preferred not to elaborate on his reasons for leaving FWD.us. Zuckerberg...

 

Chester Zoo: None of our lions is missing

WILD rumours on social networking sites about an escapee lion from Chester Zoo proved to be cat-egorically false.Chester Zoo has confirmed that all three of its lions - Iblis, Kumari and Kiburi - are present and correct. What may have sparked rumours...

 


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