The mastermind behind NI success

From Brechin City and Shamrock Rovers to the Euro 2016 finals with Northern Ireland – the remarkable […]

MPs want better help for poorer pupils

The Public Accounts Committee calls for more effective support for two million disadvantaged school pupils. read more […]

Media companies face a much bigger problem than cord-cutting

The trend of cord-cutting among millennials has drawn intense focus from media companies over the last few […]

VIDEO: The robots that talk to each other

BBC Click’s Nick Kwek looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news. read more […]

Why emerging economies are slowing down

Why emerging economies are slowing down read more >>> Source : BBC

Report: Markets Expand in N. Korea Despite Crackdown

Markets in North Korea have expanded in most cities over the past 10 years, a possible indication […]

‘Maze Runner’ cast did not steal Native American items, studio says

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The cast and crew of “Maze Runner” did not remove artifacts from a […]

Canadian roots artist Oliver Swain never more himself when he gets together

Going it alone sometimes makes you not only understand yourself but also appreciate the contributions and the […]

Man Utd won’t win title and Man City will rival Arsenal for Chelsea’s crown – Savage

Manchester United will not win the Premier League title. read more >>> Source : The Daily Express

Celebrity Chef Paul Prudhomme, King of Cajun Cooking, Dies at 75

Celebrated Louisiana chef Paul Prudhomme, who helped popularize Cajun and Creole cuisine like jambalaya, blackened redfish and […]

WRAPUP 3-U.S. House slams regulators for not catching VW for years

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG’s U.S. chief executive blamed “individuals” for using software to cheat […]

UPDATE 1-China says must make 2-4 trillion yuan green investments per year

LIMA, Oct 8 (Reuters) – China must make green investments of between 2 trillion and 4 trillion […]

Pupils count cost of poor numeracy skills

BASIC mathematics skills amongst Scottish pupils were lower than expected in this summer’s exams, senior officials have […]

Sam Allardyce will replace Dick Advocaat as manager of Sunderland in the next 48 hours

SAM Allardyce will be offered the Sunderland job in the next 48 hours – but he has […]

NBN complaints up 70 percent for the year

While overall telco complaints were down 10.5 percent, consumer complaints about NBN services skyrocketed by almost 70 […]

Unbelievable Photos From China’s Traffic Jam After 7-Day Holiday

As China’s “Golden Week,” a seven-day public holiday celebrating the country’s national day, came to a close […]

NI celebrate historic night in Belfast

Northern Ireland supporters kick off their celebrations after ending 30 years of hurt by securing qualification for […]

Northern Ireland thrilled by famous first

As Northern Ireland qualify for their first UEFA European Championship, rounds up the best of the […]

Stocks Post Gains On Fed Minutes; S&P 500 Retakes 50-Day Line

Stocks sagged in the first half of the session Thursday but recovered after the release of the […]

ILO: Youth Unemployment Highest in Middle East, North Africa

A new report by the International Labor Organization finds a slight drop in the global youth unemployment […]

How to Make a Hit Music Video — Insider Advice from Music Video Impresario Roy LaManna

The great Johnny Cash said, “You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone.” And […]

Apple Pay to expand to Starbucks, Chili’s, KFC

HALF MOON BAY, Calif (Reuters) – Starbucks Corp coffee shops will begin accepting Apple Inc’s mobile payment […]

Titanic clashes yield mixed results in Asia

Jordan’s impressive 2-0 home win over Australia stole the headlines on Matchday 5 of 2018 FIFA World […]

Quick iPhone 6S case review: Ballistic Tungsten Tough

I risked carrying around my new iPhone 6S for a week before finally stopping by Best Buy […]

Ex-Chicago Schools Chief Indicted In Bribery, Kickback Scheme

CHICAGO — The former head of the nation’s third-largest school district was indicted on federal fraud charges […]

New York’s Cuomo says no closer to deal on MTA funding

NEW YORK, Oct 8 (Reuters) – New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday that he is […]

Social Entrepreneurship Enters the Mainstream

By Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen Elizabeth Boggs Davidsen is acting chief of the Multilateral Investment Fund’s Access to […]

Shake Shack shares fall as early investors get chance to cash out

(Reuters) – Burger chain Shake Shack Inc’s shares fell as much as 11.3 percent on Thursday after […]

AT&T turns on Wi-Fi Calling for iPhone users

AT&T turns on Wi-Fi Calling feature to help people make calls when cell service is limited. read […]

Petroleum, natural gas land sales dip in Saskatchewan

Volatile commodity prices have led to a big drop in the October sale of petroleum and natural […]

Circular Logic: The Best of Iceland’s Ring Road

By Jason Heidemann for the Also: Your three best days to book holiday travel. Skogafoss Waterfall Another […]

Ireland’s Long strikes to sink Germany

Republic of Ireland 1-0 GermanyShane Long’s 70th-minute goal secured a famous victory in Dublin, the substitute ensuring […]

The Importance of Learning to Fail Gracefully

One of my favorite quotes comes from the great female entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey: “Think like a queen. […]

McAllen, Texas where many live next to a ‘war zone’ revealed

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT – The border city of Reynosa (pictured) in Mexico, just a 10 minute drive […]

Disney Villains As Pinup Girls Will Put A Spell On You

This probably isn’t the Mouse Factory’s idea of cheesecake. LA illustrator Andrew Tarusov transformed some of Disney’s […]

McGraw-Hill CEO Says It Has Done Enough To Fix Its Description Of Slaves As ‘Workers’

David Levin, CEO of textbook publisher McGraw-Hill Education, responded to controversy that sparked this week when a […]

Clorox Investors Clean Up In Stock, Dividend Chase

Looking for a stock with a solid track record of asset-price and dividend growth? Look no further […]

WRAPUP 2-U.S. House slams regulators for not catching VW for years

* EPA expects proposals from VW next week on fixing cars (Recasts first sentence with lawmakers criticizing […]

Here’s Where NASA Might Go For Its Next Space Mission

Is Venus ready for its close-up? NASA has announced five projects under consideration for its next space […]

Quebec unveils plan to expand electric-car network

With promises of a free pass on toll bridges and roads, unfettered access to reserved car lanes […]

FOMC Minutes: Not Such A Close Call After All – SEB

The Federal Reserve left rates unchanged in September with one member wanting a hike and most of […]

Roy Hodgson can’t wait to give Tottenham star chance to shine from start for England

ROY HODGSON could not control his delight at seeing Harry Kane finish last month. Now he cannot […]

Tesco CEO buys shares worth about 200,000 pounds: filing

(Reuters) – UK retailer Tesco PLC’s Chief Executive Dave Lewis has purchased 99,950 Tesco shares for 200.1 […]

The Island Of Andros’ Innovative Spirit

As I was walking around Amvrosies, high on a mountain on the island of Andros, all my […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Warns Russia on Energy Deals

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, angered by Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria, warned Moscow on Thursday that […]

Judge Rules ‘Muslims Are Coming!’ Ads Allowed In NYC Subways

NEW YORK — The mere mention of the word “Muslim” or the simple discussion of Islam is […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb after Fed minutes; oil jumps

* Oil adds to gains after forecast (Updates to U.S. markets closing levels) read more >>> Source […]

Composer John Williams to receive AFI lifetime achievement award

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – John Williams, the prolific composer of numerous memorable movie scores including “Star Wars,” […]

Sir Bruce Forsyth hospitalised after shock fall and suffering from ‘minor concussion’

SIR BRUCE FORSYTH was rushed to hospital after he shockingly slipped and fell at his home this […]

Why Klopp and Liverpool are the perfect fit reporter Philip Röber looks at why Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool could be a perfect match – […]

Republic of Ireland 1-0 Germany

Republic of Ireland produce a stunning win over Germany to leave automatic qualification for Euro 2016 in […]

Cenovus ‘made a mistake’ in layoff mixup

A Calgary energy company is apologizing after employees found out they had lost their jobs when they […]

Global Payments Extended, But Other Payment Processors In Play

At No. 44 in Thursday’s rankings, the credit-card and payment-processing industry group isn’t exactly among the highest […]

Exhibit looks at superheroes’ New York roots

NEW YORK – An exhibition exploring the roots of some of the world’s best known superheroes opens […]

Oil moves higher buoying stocks and Canadian dollar

Oil prices briefly broke through the $50 US mark Thursday afternoon, buoying the Canadian dollar and boosting […]

Los Angeles drops discrimination lawsuit against Citigroup

By Dena Aubin NEW YORK (Reuters) – Los Angeles has dropped a lawsuit accusing Citigroup of discriminatory […]

We now know when Windows 10 Mobile will ‘launch’

Microsoft appears to have clarified when Windows 10 Mobile will formally be released, both on new devices […]

Clinton takes aim at Wall Street abuse

US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has outlined her plan to curb Wall Street abuses. read more >>> […]

Building Positive Relationships to Break the School-To-Prison Pipeline

What if we shifted our approach to school discipline to focus less on punishment and more on […]

Boss offers positive injury update on Manchester United star

ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson has played down any injury concerns regarding midfielder Michael Carrick. read more >>> […]

Are You A Corporate Lifer? Females and the New Trend

Men may still make up the largest percentage of lifelong employees, but women are close behind due […]

UPDATE 2-Boeing won 182 jetliner orders in 3rd qtr, delivered 580 since Jan. 1

NEW YORK, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Boeing Co booked 182 commercial aircraft orders in the third quarter […]

Norman Reedus’ lost his role in ‘Tomorrowland’ because he wouldn’t cut his hair

At one point in his career, Norman Reedus may not have let something like cutting his hair […]

Sao Paulo mayor proposes regulations for Uber, avoiding ban

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Sao Paulo will introduce new regulations to govern ride-sharing services such as Uber […]

Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

Read full story for latest details. read more >>> Source : CNN Money

10 Best Cities for Craft Brew Lovers

Whether you’re into Hefeweizens or stouts, American wheats or porters, a place that serves up good craft […]

Festival Brings Together Two Generations of Rock Fans

When musicians over the age of 50 headline a rock concert, you expect to see baby boomer […]

FOREX-Dollar falls, retraces losses as Fed minutes seen dovish

* Fed minutes reinforce views of 2016 Fed rate hike (Adds comments, updates prices) read more >>> […]

Fed held off on September rate hike because of China slowdown

Federal Reserve officials were almost ready to raise interest rates in September but held off because of […]

Teen Entrepreneur Aims to Help Rid Industry of Plastic Amenity Bottles – By Glenn Hasek

Benjamin Stern, a Melbourne, Fla.-based, 16-year-old entrepreneur, is developing a shampoo, conditioner and body wash delivery system […]

25 powerful companies that are hugely influential on social media

We recently released a list of the 50 most powerful companies in America. To create this list, […]

Commodities tomorrow: Oil pops

CNBC’s Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day’s activity in the commodities markets. read more >>> Source : CNBC.Com

Jennifer Hudson: My Son Saved My Life

Jennifer Hudson has certain reservations when it comes to publicly discussing the tragic loss of her family […]

Confirmed: Liverpool announce Jurgen Klopp as new manager on £7m-a-year deal

JURGEN KLOPP has been officially confirmed as the new manager of Liverpool. read more >>> Source : […]

Music Brings Generations Together

When musicians over the age of 50 headline a rock concert, you expect to see baby boomer […]

Cellularitis: Sleeping With Our Smartphones

What follows is a loose excerpt from my new book (of “Phubbing” fame), Too Much of a […]

Why the Fed said, ‘Not yet’

Minutes from last month’s Federal Reserve meeting explain why interest rates were left alone. read more >>> […]

More Confessions of an Ineffective Teacher

If they’re honest, every seasoned teacher has had times when their teaching was not up to par […]

Emerging markets expert: Why I’m bullish on China

There is one reason to be bullish on China despite its recent downturn, Andres Garcia-Amaya said. read […]

Your 3 Best Days to Book Holiday Travel 2015

By the Orbitz Travel Blog Editors for the Orbitz Travel Blog We analyzed a big chunk of […]

Helen Mirren playfully sneers on red carpet while flaunting her slim pins in chic coat

SHE’S one of the most down-to-earth Dames in the world, and Helen Mirren displayed her cheeky sense […]

HP, SanDisk partner to bring storage-class memory to market

Hewlett-Packard and SanDisk announced that they have partnered to develop resistive RAM memory (ReRAM) as a non-volatile […]

Here are the 15 least affordable housing markets in the US

Houses are expensive, and getting a bad deal can make financing a home that much more painful. […]

How the Refugee Crisis Is Forcing Germany to Define Its Values

BERLIN — Picture the scene: you’ve fled your home in Afghanistan to escape the Taliban and spent […]

WRAPUP 1-Volkswagen’s U.S. chief blames emissions scandal on ‘individuals’

* EPA expects proposals from VW next week on fixing cars (Adds background on German raid of […]

Selena Gomez says suffered from lupus, underwent chemotherapy

(Reuters) – Pop singer and actress Selena Gomez has revealed in an interview that she was diagnosed […]

Fed believed US could handle rate rise

Federal Reserve minutes revealed it believed that the US economy could have coped with an interest rate […]

A majority of U.S. adults now use social media: Pew study

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Social media usage among American adults has ballooned in the past decade with about […]

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years — here’s what you have to look forward to

With Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar under its watch, Disney is more ambitious than ever. The company just […]

Millennials are big fans of Obamacare

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for […]

What to watch for in Friday’s EURO qualifiers

Preview: Spain and Slovakia can confirm their finals places, England can stay on target for a perfect […]

Stocks Turn North On Fed News; Minutes Dampen Chance Of Rate Hike

Stock indexes initially took sharply separate paths Thursday, as the Nasdaq fell hard while the S&P 500 […]

Players behind Mourinho – Cahill

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill says Jose Mourinho has the full support of the club and the players. […]

Georgia put four past Gibraltar

Georgia 4-0 GibraltarMate Vatsadze scored twice as Georgia consigned their visitors to their ninth Group D defeat […]

U.S. court returns ‘Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town’ to composer’s heirs

NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” one of the December holiday season’s most […]

Lyft says partnering with Hertz, Shell

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Lyft has partnered with Hertz Global Holdings Inc to offer rental […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge up after Fed minutes; dollar dips

* Dollar extends decline, oil gains (Updates to after release of Fed minutes) read more >>> Source […]

Why You Should Be Excited About Michael Pollan’s New Documentary

Michael Pollan, the journalist who ignites national conversations about food, and the sage behind “Food, Inc.” and […]

CORRECTED-Pentagon sees decision soon on Russian rocket engine waiver

WASHINGTON, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Defense Department expects to decide “fairly soon” whether to issue […]

Big Victory in Minnesota Will Retire Coal, Ramp up Wind and Solar

Only one day, after Sierra Club Minnesota and numerous partner organizations delivered more than 11,000 public comments […]

The Fed thinks stocks are expensive (SPX, SPY, DJI, IXIC, TLT, TLO, USD)

The Fed thinks stocks are expensive. In the Minutes of its September meeting released Thursday, the Federal […]

Netflix’s Most Popular Plan Just Got A Little More Expensive

Netflix is raising the price of its most popular streaming plan. The company will charge new users […]

Jose Mourinho insists he’s more than ‘just the Chelsea manager’

JOSE MOURINHO has insisted he is more than just the Chelsea manager. read more >>> Source : […]

Here’s who owns Antarctica

At the bottom of the world sits a vast, frozen desert continent where few animals venture and […]

Canadian International Organ Competition keeps pipes flowing in off-year

The biggest of the big events is a gala program at Notre-Dame Basilica that brings together the […]

Airfare Is Ultra-Cheap Right Now, So Stop Procrastinating And GO

Good news: Airfare is darn cheap right now, and it’ll get cheaper in the near future. Therefore, […]

UPDATE 1-Fed awaiting evidence global chill not knocking U.S. off track – minutes

WASHINGTON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Reserve thought the economy was close to warranting an […]

Study: Heavy Internet Use May Cause High Blood Pressure in Teens

Heavy Internet use may lead to high blood pressure among teenagers, according to a new study. The […]

Could this be the end of the cat café trend? 

Cats, Cakes and Coffee in Leicester was forced to shut just months after opening when it received […]

VIDEO: Importance of culture in dementia care

A leading dementia charity says too few services for the elderly take into account the needs of […]

Adidas has created the 3D-printed running shoe of the future

Adidas has seen the future of running shoes — and it involves 3D-printing. A new Adidas concept […]

Feds: Let BP write off Gulf oil spill

A proposed settlement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill would allow BP to write off most […]

How One Couple Got Rid of Debt

Can you imagine being a young couple, with over one hundred thousand dollars in debt? Well, that […]

Facebook Adds Emoji ‘Reactions’ In Lieu Of Dislike Button

This sure isn’t the “dislike” button people were hoping for. Facebook on Thursday announced the rollout of […]

Arne Duncan’s Legacy: Growing Influence of a Network of Private Actors on Public Education

Sherman Dorn, Arizona State University and Amanda U. Potterton, Arizona State University Arne Duncan is leaving the […]

Sin City sees high rolling home prices again

Strong demand and tight supply had Las Vegas home sales surging 11 percent in August from a […]

‘The Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus almost didn’t get cast — here’s how being persistent got him a lead role

Norman Reedus is a good example of how persistence can be rewarded. The actor, who is now […]

Group accuses NEB of rushing regulatory process for Energy East pipeline

An environmental group says the National Energy Board is rushing the process for the Energy East pipeline […]

VIDEO: Heart attack test ‘halves A&E visits’

A blood test can more than halve the number of people admitted to A&E with a suspected […]

Microsoft links Power BI to Alteryx for deeper analytics

Microsoft has bolstered Power BI several times already since the business intelligence application became generally available in […]

Rooney to miss England qualifiers

Wayne Rooney will miss England’s final two Euro 2016 qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania with an ankle […]

VW’s US Executive Apologizes for Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen’s top U.S. executive has apologized over the massive emissions testing scandal engulfing the German automaker. Michael […]

‘Bond King’ Bill Gross sues Pimco

Former Pimco bond trader Bill Gross is suing his former employer for wrongful dismissal and claiming $200m […]

Dell looking at $50 billion EMC deal to boost corporate presence

(Reuters) – Dell Inc is in talks with banks to fund a $50 billion-plus takeover of data […]

CORRECTED-Big Cisco bet on France offers relief from Air France fiasco

PARIS, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Still reeling from front page images of shirtless Air France executives fleeing […]

36 Horror Films Starring Black Actors Who Completely Slayed The Big Screen

This post is part of a weekly series celebrating Follow | Contact — This feed and its […]

Nasdaq Hit By More Selling; Chipotle Upgraded Ahead Of Q3 Results

The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 were slightly lower in early afternoon trading Thursday, but […]

UPDATE 1-IMF’s Lagarde sees tough policy trade-offs

LIMA, Oct 8 (Reuters) – International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged global policymakers on Thursday to […]

Legendary investor Bill Gross sues Pimco for hundreds of millions

Bill Gross filed suit on Thursday against Pimco, demanding hundreds of millions of dollars over alleged wrongful […]

Nine Inch Nails, Janet Jackson, Yes among Rock Hall of Fame nominees

(Reuters) – Rockers Nine Inch Nails, pop icon Janet Jackson and top-selling 1970s band Chicago were among […]

Mummies, Bones & Catacombs: Seeing Dead People for Fun

Seeking skeletons, mummies and other human remains — seeing dead people for fun — is a pursuit […]

First drug ‘slows’ progressive MS

The first drug to slow the decline in patients with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis has been reported. read […]

Petr Cech reveals why Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho hate each other

PETR CECH believes Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho clash because they’re so similar. read more >>> Source […]

Sony slashes PlayStation 4’s price to match Xbox One

The console wars continue as PlayStation 4 bundles now start at $350. read more >>> Source : […]

Take a tour of the swanky Miami condos attracting big-shot DJs and professional athletes

Paraiso, a new set of ultra-luxurious condo towers under development in Miami, is already drawing some pretty […]

Iron Maiden brings Book tour to Edmonton

Frontman Bruce Dickinson will also pilot the band’s jet. read more >>> Source :

Music Brings Generations Together

When musicians over the age of 50 headline a rock concert, you expect to see baby boomers […]

SPY ETF Tests A Key Line Ahead Of Fed

Major stock ETFs nosed fractionally lower Thursday as investors awaited the release of Federal Reserve minutes this […]

Diepsloot: Child Abuse Plagues ‘Place of Chaos’

A man in faded blue overalls walks across a charred field, his black boots crushing dead leaves. […]

Chelsea and Arsenal fined by FA

Chelsea and Arsenal are fined £40,000 and £30,000 after failing to control their players at Stamford Bridge. […]

BBC to screen live e-sports tournament

The BBC is to stream live coverage of an e-gaming contest for the first time read more […]

Why Happy People Earn More Money

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist It’s generally assumed that greater wealth leads to happiness. In fact, several studies […]

Arsenal and Chelsea fined by the FA for failing to control players after heated clash

ARSENAL and Chelsea have been fined by the FA for “failing to ensure their players conducted themselves […]

This Trans Guy Documented His Transition By Taking A Selfie Every Day For 3 Years

One trans guy is taking to YouTube to document the dramatic change he’s made over the course […]

Chelsea sign goalkeeper Amelia

Chelsea have signed former Italy goalkeeper Marco Amelia on a free transfer, the English Premier League club […]

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