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Monday, 21 April 2014

GRID 3 to be revealed next week?

David Cameron risks 'alienation', public figures claim

BBC News - ‎52 minutes ago‎
David Cameron could cause "alienation" with his comments about Christianity in the UK, public figures have warned. Writers, academics and scientists - including authors Sir Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman - make the claim in a letter to the Daily Telegraph.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76; boxer wrongly imprisoned 19 years

Los Angeles Times
4 hours ago

Written by
Steve Chawkins

When Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was at his best as a boxer, it would have been impossible to foresee Nelson Mandela or Bob Dylan doing him any favors.

Peaches Geldof Funeral To Be Attended By Stars

Sky News - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Mourners will remember the 25-year-old at the church where her mother Paula Yates' funeral took place in 2000. 7:19am UK, Monday 21 April 2014.

More Crew Members Detained in Korean Ferry Investigation

New York Times - ‎19 minutes ago‎
JINDO, South Korea - Prosecutors detained four more crew members from the sunken South Korean ferry on Monday as they raced to unravel the mysteries surrounding the sinking, which left more than 300 people dead or missing in one of the country's ...

Skin cancer: Package holidays blamed for rise

BBC News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The most dangerous form of skin cancer is now five times more common than it was in the 1970s. Cancer Research UK's latest figures reveal 13,000 people now develop malignant melanoma each year.
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Syria conflict: 'Regime used chlorine gas to attack own citizens three times in ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
The French president claims he has "information" suggesting the Syrian regime has used deadly chemical gas on its people.

Bangalore-bound Malaysian plane lands safely after landing gear scare

Reuters India - ‎12 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A Malaysia Airlines (MASM.KL) passenger plane with 166 people on board landed safely at Kuala Lumpur early on Monday after being forced to abandon a flight to Bangalore because of problems with its landing gear, the airline ...

Prince George 'unimpressed' with toy Bilby on Australia tour

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge continued their royal tour of Australia with a tour of Taronga Zoo in Sydney accompanied by their son Prince George.

Eight skydivers killed in Finland plane crash

India Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
Eight skydivers have been killed after their plane crashed near the town of Jamijarvi in Finland. Photo: Reuters. Eight people were killed in Finland's Satakunta region when a small plane carrying 10 skydivers crashed on Sunday.

Bankrupt has to quit as chief of £60 billion quango

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
A BUSINESSMAN appointed by David Cameron to head a £60 billion quango has been forced to step down after it was disclosed that he was bankrupt.

School pupils trolling teachers with 'vile' abuse on Facebook and Twitter

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎1 hour ago‎
Teachers are facing “vile” abuse from children as young as seven on social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and Instagram, according to research.

Nigel Farage targets Labour heartland as poll shows Ukip support undamaged

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nigel Farage, the Ukip leader, will try to eat into Labour's heartland working-class vote in next month's European elections by travelling to Sheffield this week to deliver a strong anti-immigration message, with polls showing that his party has so far been ...

Food-bank Britain attacked in church Easter message

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
A SENIOR clergyman has launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister David Cameron over the disgrace of "food-bank Britain" in his Easter sermon.

Pfizer 'Held' Talks for $100bn Takeover of AstraZeneca

International Business Times UK - ‎29 minutes ago‎
US pharma major Pfizer reportedly held talks for takeover of AstraZeneca at a record valuation for the British rival, which would also have been the largest-ever deal in the sector.

UK government fails to cut spending despite "savage" cuts

The Voice of Russia - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Despite much rhetoric about austerity and “savage” spending cuts, the UK Chancellor, George Osborne, has made little process in bringing down the total amount of government spending, according to the latest projections from the Centre for Economics and ...

Cheltenham firm Vero Software wins Queen's Award for Enterprise

Gloucestershire Echo - ‎8 minutes ago‎
A Cheltenham firm is one of five Gloucestershire companies celebrating a Queen's Award for Enterprise today. The awards announced on the Queen's birthday, recognise outstanding achievement in international trade, innovation, sustainable development ...

Vince Cable presses ahead with public register on company ownership

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The business secretary, Vince Cable, has claimed to be ending "the darker side of capitalism" by announcing he will press ahead with a new public register on company ownership to track the ultimate owners of UK companies, so making it more difficult for ...

Nike confirms 'small' layoff but diffuses FuelBand shutdown rumours

Firstpost - ‎1 hour ago‎
Update: In response to the reports about Nike shutting down its Fuelband development and laying off the hardware team related to the fitness band, Nike has issued an official statement to Re/code in an email.

GRID 3 to be revealed next week?

Videogamer.com - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
A new GRID game will be formally revealed next Tuesday, April 22, judging by a teaser video posted by Codemasters. The developer posted the tease on its official GRID YouTube page with the title "Brace Yourselves... Racing is Coming". Codemasters ...