News archive from 30 October 2014, page 5

Hibs 3 Dundee United 3 (7-6 on pens): Penalty shoot-out victory spares Arabs' blushes as they progress to League Cup semis

Hibs 3 Dundee United 3 (7-6 on pens): Penalty shoot-out victory spares Arabs' blushes as they progress to...

A PENALTY shoot-out victory spared Dundee United’s blushes and booked their place in the League Cup semi-finals after a classic cup tie. The Tangerines took the lead on three occasions only for the Championship club to pull level with former Arab...

 
Fed ends bond buying, shows confidence in U.S. recovery

Fed ends bond buying, shows confidence in U.S. recovery

In a statement after a two-day meeting, the central bank largely dismissed recent financial market volatility, dimming growth in Europe and a weak inflation outlook as unlikely to undercut progress toward its unemployment and inflation goals. "On...

Reuters, 00:47 in Business
 

NHS facing 'challenging winter'

A "challenging winter" has been forecast for the NHS in England, as a leading health thinktank 's latest quarterly report found evidence of "worrying" declines in levels of morale among staff. The King's Fund report also found...

 
WATCH: ‘Cups matter to Manchester City’ – Pellegrini ahead of Newcastle clash

WATCH: ‘Cups matter to Manchester City’ – Pellegrini ahead of Newcastle clash

MANUEL Pellegrini says his Manchester City side are focusing on Newcastle in the Capital One Cup, despite a huge Premier League clash with neighbours Manchester United on the horizon. The manager is hoping for a win after a 2-1 upset defeat to West...

 
Has quantitative easing worked in the US?

Has quantitative easing worked in the US?

One of the biggest economic experiments of our age is coming to an end. The United States Federal Reserve has called time on "quantitative easing" (QE), a policy that has pumped trillions of dollars into the US financial system. The jury is...

BBC, 00:49 in Business
 
Party girl Kate gets Harry's eyes going in One Direction

Party girl Kate gets Harry's eyes going in One Direction

And despite hitting 40, supermodel Kate Moss shows no sign of slowing down. The beauty even managed to get her hands and lips on a much younger man at a star-studded bash - no other than young heartthrob Harry Styles. And with his well-known fondness...

 
They're back! Ant and Dec to host Brit Awards for the first time in 14 years

They're back! Ant and Dec to host Brit Awards for the first time in 14 years

The duo - who first fronted the awards ceremony 14 years ago - will succeed James Corden, who has stepped down after hosting the event for four years in a row. The I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Outta Here! stars previously hosted the Brits in 2001. It is...

 
Joan Rivers' daughter to have mother's death investigated

Joan Rivers' daughter to have mother's death investigated

A post-mortem had ruled the controversial comedian, 81, died last month due to a lack of oxygen to the brain caused by “predictable” complications during a routine throat procedure. As Day & Night reported, actress Melissa, 46, and her family had...

 
SodaStream To Shut West Bank Plant

SodaStream To Shut West Bank Plant

Israeli drinks maker SodaStream has announced it is shutting its controversial factory in the occupied West Bank after activists launched a campaign to boycott the company. The firm said it would relocate the plant to a facility to Lehavim in Israel's...

 
Super-rich ‘make £415m a day as poor get poorer’

Super-rich ‘make £415m a day as poor get poorer’

Charity Oxfam says a doubling in the number of the world's 
super-rich is holding back 
efforts to end global poverty. New research shows the number of so-called dollar 
billionaires has more than doubled to 1,645 since the...

 
Bangladesh party chief gets death sentence

Bangladesh party chief gets death sentence

A special tribunal has sentenced the leader of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party to death for atrocities and multiple killings during the nation's independence war against Pakistan in 1971. Motiur Rahman Nizami, 71, sat calmly in the dock as the...

 
US Rocket blast could stop take-off for months

US Rocket blast could stop take-off for months

AN EXPLOSION which destroyed an unmanned rocket bound for the International Space Station (ISS) also badly damaged the launch pad which could be out of action for months. Investigators began trawling through the wreckage of the Antares amid...

 
Thai court dismisses British rights activist case

Thai court dismisses British rights activist case

A Thai court has dismissed a criminal defamation case against a British human rights activist who investigated alleged abuses at a Thai fruit processing factory. However, Andy Hall still faces charges in three other cases filed by the company Natural...

 
Ten dead & 250 missing after mudslide in Sri Lanka

Ten dead & 250 missing after mudslide in Sri Lanka

AT LEAST ten people have been killed and 250 are missing following a mudslide triggered by monsoon rains which buried scores of homes in central Sri Lanka. The country’s military mobilised troops to help with the rescue operation at the stricken tea...

 
Man City 0 Newcastle 2: What the fans are saying

Man City 0 Newcastle 2: What the fans are saying

ManCityMEN facebook Blame the man in charge. Alan Worst performance ever? Mubashir MP should wake up. Emmanuel Disappointed with the lads performance tonight. They need to up their game to pull it off at the week-end. Come on City - get a grip!...

 


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