News archive from 10 December 2014, page 5

Why segregated housing is thriving in India

Why segregated housing is thriving in India

Rizwan Kadri runs an architecture firm with three partners, all Hindus, in India's western city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state. Son of a revenue official, he grew up in mixed neighbourhoods. In 2002, massive anti-Muslim riots sparked by the burning of...

BBC, 01:07 in Business
 
Liverpool 1 - Basel 1: Reds crash out of Champions League after Markovic red

Liverpool 1 - Basel 1: Reds crash out of Champions League after Markovic red

The Basel midfielder found the bottom corner in style after 25 minutes before the Reds had substitute Lazar Markovic sent off after the break. Gerrard gave Liverpool hope with nine minutes to go with a dazzling free-kick, but Basel held on for the...

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
Manchester City star Sergio Aguero could be OUT for up to two months

Manchester City star Sergio Aguero could be OUT for up to two months

The Argentine ace suffered the injury in last weekend's home win over Everton and scans have revealed twisted medial ligaments in his left knee. His absence means City will have to play a half-fit Edin Dzeko against Roma tonight as they chase the win...

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior co-founds new professional One Pro Cycling team

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior co-founds new professional One Pro Cycling team

The 32-year-old, who has won 79 caps said cycling is a "huge passion" of his but was criticised by former England team-mate Kevin Pietersen when he took a bike on a tour of New Zealand.

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
World No 1 Rory McIlroy wins Golf Writers' Trophy for second time in three years

World No 1 Rory McIlroy wins Golf Writers' Trophy for second time in three years

The 25-year-old was the overwhelming choice following his Open Championship and US PGA Championship victories having also won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
Unnamed British athlete included in new allegations over suspicious blood tests

Unnamed British athlete included in new allegations over suspicious blood tests

ARD claim that that many of the samples came from Russian athletes, but that three British athletes were also involved along with others from Kenya, Germany, Spain and Morocco.

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
SIr Chris Hoy to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at BBC Sports Personality

SIr Chris Hoy to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at BBC Sports Personality

He said: "It's a huge honour. I never thought I'd see my name alongside the likes of Sir Steve Redgrave, David Beckham and Seve Ballesteros.

Daily Star, 01:08 in Sport
 
How to match wine with Asian food - advice from Australia's top sommeliers

How to match wine with Asian food - advice from Australia's top sommeliers

Feeling like “Chinese for dinner” is as Australian as enjoying a good pizza or devouring a kebab, but what are ideal drinks to sip on when tackling some of the more complex flavours of this wonderfully diverse cuisine? We ask some sommeliers and...

 
Scotland faces being struck by a ‘weather bomb’

Scotland faces being struck by a ‘weather bomb’

SCOTLAND is braced to be hit by a powerful "weather bomb" today, causing flooding, power cuts and travel disruption. The Met Office warned of winds of up to 80mph and “exceptionally high waves” – to be followed by snow and further problems...

 

Governments turn up the heat on atheists – report

The study, by the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU), pointed to "hate campaigns" launched by public figures against those who renounce the dominant or state religion in Muslim nations like Saudi Arabia, Malaysia and Egypt. It...

 

UK growth forecast downgraded

A business group has downgraded its forecast for UK growth this year in what it said was a warning sign in the struggle to achieve a sustained recovery. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) expects gross domestic product (GDP) to increase by 3% for...

 

Champions League round-up: Borussia Dortmund secure top spot in Group D, while Olympiakos crash out despite...

BORUSSIA DORTMUND 1-1 ANDERLECHT  Dortmund earned some relief from their domestic woes on Tuesday as they qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League as group winners - but their 1-1 draw against Anderlecht told of a side still down on...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Manchester City must stop Roma duo Daniele De Rossi and Francesco Totti if they are to stay in the...

Manchester City face Roma at the Stadio Olimpico in a match which could end their dream of winning their first Champions League trophy. Manuel Pellegrini's side have to better CSKA Moscow's result against Bayern Munich if they are to make it through...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Manchester City's Champions League dream hangs in the balance... here's what Manuel Pellegrini's side must...

Manchester City have continued to stutter in the Champions League this season and have left it to the very end to secure qualification to the knockout stages. Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich are guaranteed top spot in Group E with Manchester City,...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 

Daniel Sturridge reveals he is 'devastated' by Liverpool's Champions League exit to Basle... but vows that...

Daniel Sturridge insists Liverpool will come back stronger after their Champions League group-stage exit - and the England forward is working hard to get back fit for Brendan Rodgers' men. The 25-year-old watched from his warm-weather fitness training...

Daily Mail, 01:16 in Sport
 


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