→ Subscribe

Online Fears arise of Adele suffering from throat Cancer →  October 30, 2011

Fears are rising for Adele as online rumours emerge that she has throat cancer. She cancelled the remaining live dates of her 2011 tour after being diagnosed with a vocal chord haemorrhage. ‘#PRAYFORADELE’ has tonight become a high trending topic on Twitter in a very short space of time, with an official word from representatives yet to […]

Rare, deadly October storm hangs on in Northeast →  October 30, 2011

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK | Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:07pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – One of the darkest Halloweens ever loomed for about 3 million households left without power on Sunday by a rare October snowstorm in the Northeast that bedeviled transportation and killed at least eight people.   Jack-o’-lanterns peeked through record-breaking […]

All options in play as MF Global seeks sale: source →  October 30, 2011

By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK | Sun Oct 30, 2011 4:38pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters) – MF Global Holdings Ltd held talks with possible buyers on Sunday with the aim “squarely” on doing a deal, though all options were on the table, a person briefed on the matter said.   A number of interested parties […]

Commentary says China not a "savior" for Europe →  October 30, 2011

BEIJING | Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:42pm EDT BEIJING (Reuters) – Europe should not expect China to ride to the rescue as its “savior” from the debt crisis, though Beijing will do what it can to help a friend in need, state-run news agency Xinhua said in a commentary on Sunday.   The head of […]

Pollution tax battle →  October 30, 2011

By Barbara Lewis – Twenty-six nations are expected to lodge a formal protest on Wednesday against a European Union law to make airlines pay for carbon emissions — adding to transatlantic tension on an issue that has triggered a tit-for-tat bill in the US Congress. Under EU legislation, from January 1 all flights to or […]

26 nations oppose EU carbon tariff →  October 30, 2011

Brussels: Twenty-six nations are expected to lodge a formal protest on Wednesday against a European Union law to make airlines pay for carbon emissions — adding to transatlantic tension on an issue that has triggered a tit-for-tat bill in the US Congress. Under EU legislation, from January 1, all flights to or from Europe will […]

Emergency Talks Held To End Qantas Strikes →  October 30, 2011

Australia’s industrial regulator has ordered an end to strike action by Qantas Airways (Hamburg: 390413.HM – news) employees. In the latest twist in a prolonged and bitter dispute over pay, conditions and restructuring, a labour tribunal ruled that the unions should immediately return to the negotiating table. Qantas and the three unions now have 21 days to reach […]

Two Brits Among Dead In Kabul Suicide Bombing →  October 30, 2011

Two British contractors were among 13 troops and civilians killed by a suicide bombing in Kabul on Saturday, the Foreign Office has confirmed. The unnamed workers died after the bomber drove a car packed with explosives at a military transport vehicle travelling in a Nato convoy. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, the deadliest […]

Chelsea’s John Terry caps terrible week with costly slip against Arsenal at Stamford Bridge →  October 29, 2011

The QPR player is planning to release a statement on Monday that details the chronology of what happened last weekend, which he hopes will clarify his allegation. Ferdinand’s camp are not happy about the way Chelsea have discussed the issue in public and the defender is determined that the seriousness of what he is alleging […]

Sir Alex Ferguson’s best Manchester United team from 25 years in charge at Old Trafford →  October 29, 2011

Paul Scholes His value to United has become ever more apparent since his retirement in the summer. Roy Keane The midfielder was united’s driving force for more than a decade. Bryan Robson ‘Captain Marvel’ carried United on his own during Ferguson’s dark days in the 1980s. Ryan Giggs The Welshman has gone from boy wonder […]