Cardiff City 2-3 Brentford

Brentford score three goals in the opening period and see off Cardiff City’s second half fightback to […]

DON’T WORRY: The Next Dotcom Crash Won’t Be As Painful

In December 15 years ago the dotcom crash was a few weeks away. Veterans of that fiasco […]

Researchers ‘Averaged’ The Faces Of 400 CEOs — And The Results Say A Lot About Race In Business

What happens when you combine the faces of 400 CEOs? A startling picture of just how similar, […]

N Korea seeks joint Sony hack probe

North Korea urges a joint inquiry with the US into a cyber-attack on Sony that led to […]

Draw costly to title hope – Van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says beating teams like Aston Villa is a necessity to win […]

North Korea denies hacking Sony, U.S. stands by its assertion

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack […]

ECB’s Coene Supports Government Bond Purchases: Newspaper

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Central Bank should start buying government bonds to tackle poor investor confidence […]

Man Utd to offer Victor Valdes six-month contract as rivals DROP interest

MANCHESTER UNITED are closing in on a six-month deal for free agent and Liverpool target Victor Valdes […]

Suárez on target as Barcelona close on Madrid

Luis Suárez registered for the first time in the Liga as FC Barcelona maintained their fine home […]

Wolfsburg consolidate second, Dortmund woes continue

VfL Wolfsburg reduced FC Bayern München’s winter break lead to 11 points with a victory while SV […]

Levante 1-1 Real Sociedad

David Moyes is denied a victory for his Real Sociedad side after Levante scored a last-gasp equaliser. […]

VIDEO: Saints outstanding in win – Koeman

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman says his side “were outstanding” during their 3-0 victory at home to Everton. […]

Blackpool 1-6 Bournemouth

Bournemouth hit six goals past bottom-of-the-table Blackpool to move one point clear at the top of the […]

ECB’s Coene supports government bond purchases – newspaper

BRUSSELS, Dec 20 (Reuters) – The European Central Bank should start buying government bonds to tackle poor […]

Why Are You Still Unemployed?

This is the most dreaded question for every unemployed job seeker. It seems to blame you for […]

DISH, Comcast SportsNet Reach Deal In Regional Dispute

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp and Comcast Corp’s SportsNet have reached a deal […]

Obama approves U.S. World War One memorial in Washington

WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) – President Barack Obama has approved the creation of a national memorial to […]

Jimmy Fallon Explains Why Your Favorite Holiday Traditions Are Actually Ridiculous

Well, there go your holiday memories. Jimmy Fallon’s “Thank You Notes” just revealed the truth behind some […]

Auckland City claim historic bronze

Auckland City ended their historic FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 campaign by finishing in third place […]

Barbara Corcoran: Here’s The ‘Shark Tank’ Investment That Got Away

Click here to see original story. Join the conversation about this story » read more >>> Source:: […]

Google Doesn’t Want To Go It Alone With Driverless Cars

Google doesn’t want to be the next Ford. The Internet behemoth, bent on building the first fully-automated […]

First UK reservists join Ebola fight

The first British army reservists along with 100 regular soldiers head to Sierra Leone to help the […]

UPDATE 2-Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system

HAVANA, Dec 20 (Reuters) – President Raul Castro demanded on Saturday that the United States respect Cuba’s […]

Millions shopping on ‘Panic Saturday’

UK shoppers are expected to spend a record £1.2bn buying Christmas presents and groceries on what researchers […]

Worries mount for Dortmund, Augsburg bounce back

Werder Bremen piled the misery on Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund with a 2-1 Bundesliga win at the […]

Man Utd boss Van Gaal BLASTS his side for dropping points at Aston Villa

MANCHESTER UNITED boss Louis van Gaal has criticised his side for “giving away” points during their 1-1 […]

Egypt receives 10 Apache helicopters from U.S. – sources

CAIRO, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Egypt received 10 Apache helicopters from the United States in the past […]

Here’s Why Your Bonus Is Taxed So High

At one of my first jobs, I got an annual bonus. I don’t remember the numbers. What […]

The Progressive ‘Legend Of Korra’ Finale Was A Win For Fans Everywhere

“Legend of Korra” Finale Spoilers! Fan shippers rejoice! “The Legend of Korra,” Nickelodeon’s sequel to “Avatar: The […]

Falling oil prices force Algeria to confront heavy spending, subsidies

With oil prices at their lowest in five years and showing few signs of hitting bottom, Algeria […]

City reel Chelsea in, Falcao ends United wait

Manchester City beat Crystal Palace 3-0 to move level with Premier League leaders Chelsea, while Radamel Falco […]

City catch Chelsea but United are held

Manchester City FC recorded a sixth consecutive victory to move level on points with leaders Chelsea FC, […]

West Ham 2 – Leicester 0: Carroll and Downing keep Hammers ticking over

GOALS from Andy Carroll and Stewart Downing helped West Ham to a resounding 2-0 over Leicester to […]

Southampton 3 – Everton 0: Saints back to winning ways with solid victory over Toffees

SOUTHAMPTON are back to their winning ways with a solid 3-0 win over Everton at St Mary’s. […]

Podcast Reviews: No Pressure To Be Funny AND You Made It Weird

I don’t pretend to understand all the issues that are discussed on No Pressure To Be Funny, […]

‘There needs to be a rehab’ Strictly’s Frankie Bridge worries about being ‘lost’ after SCD

IT’S THE big Strictly Come Dancing final this evening but finalist Frankie Bridge isn’t looking forward to […]

English and German artists paint graffiti mural of WWI Christmas Day Truce

The UK Christmas Truce artwork has been created in London this week, in Shoreditch, East London as […]

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day 11

Tuesday September 16, 2014 – From Barstow to San Bernadino, California Thankfully, the ordeal of crossing the […]

North Korea wants joint probe into Sony hack, warns of consequences if not

Denying responsibility for a major hack on Sony Pictures, North Korea has proposed a joint investigation with […]

Mr. Turner: Movies Butchering History

This is the scene: The housekeeper, in her fifties or sixties, is fully clothed in a long […]

Oops! Kim Kardashian forgets her jacket just HOURS after mocking her mother’s style

KIM KARDASHIAN stepped out today amid a media frenzy around an email she sent her mother, Kris […]

Cuba’s Castro says he will attend Americas summit

HAVANA, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro confirmed on Saturday he will participate in the […]

‘Dark Knight Rises’ Murders Hung Over ‘The Interview’ Decision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated […]

‘The Interview’ Porn Parody Is Really Going To Upset Kim Jong-Un: Hustler Boss

Nothing screams freedom of speech like a good ol’ American parody porn film. Hustler boss Larry Flynt […]

Cuba sees long struggle ahead before U.S. lifts embargo

HAVANA, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Cuban President Raul Castro told parliament on Saturday the country faces a […]

UN’s Ban Urges End to Discrimination Against Ebola Workers

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against […]

Spend the night in iconic Galeries Lafayette and shop the sale first

One of the world’s most prestigious (and most visited) department stores – Galeries Lafayette in Paris – […]

Huntelaar extends Schalke deal

Netherlands’ international striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has extended his contract with Schalke 04 until June 2017, the Bundesliga […]

Mila Kunis flashes her saucy silk BRA as she and Ashton Kutcher kiss like teens

THEY’RE new parents but it doesn’t look like Ashton Kutcher or Mila Kunis’ love for one another […]

Midnight Memories? Harry Styles dances in the street to woo Victoria’s Secret model Nadine

HE’S got a reputation as a ladies’ man and Harry Styles was spotted wooing a hot young […]

National Geographic reader’s best photographs

Sub-adult tigers doing battle in India and a wildebeest taking a plunge in the North Serengeti are […]

Starwood expands footprint in Colombia

Starwood Hotels & Resorts is strengthening its presence in Colombia with the openings of Four Points Bogota […]

IKEA says resumes sales of kitchen appliances in Russia

MOSCOW, Dec 20 (Reuters) – IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, said on Saturday it had resumed […]

Classical music is doing just fine, Julie Nesrallah says

Julie Nesrallah isn’t worried about the state of classical music. To the contrary, she feels that it’s […]

Silva lights up City, keep pressure on Chelsea

David Silva hit two goals to help Manchester City to a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace, with […]

Duncan Bannatyne threatens Jeff Brazier with social services after he ‘abandons’ kids

TEMPERS flared last night when Duncan Bannatyne chastised This Morning presenter Jeff Brazier for ‘abandoning’ his son […]

Paw war! Powerful polar bears hit, bite and push each other as photographs capture nine-foot giants play fighting in the snow

Two nine foot-tall polar bears raise their giant paws, bite and wrestle in the snow on a […]

Ofcom to watch Sky’s football share

INDUSTRY watchdog Ofcom said yesterday broadcaster that Sky should continue to make its main sports channels available […]

MORNING MEETING: Cheap oil is a ‘tax cut’ that helps shoppers and businesses

PETROL may not be cheap but at least filling the car up at current prices is not […]

EUR/USD Forecast Dec. 22-26

EUR/USD dropped to lower levels in the last full week of the year as the monetary policy […]

Taylor Swift loves NYC—and NYC loves her back

Taylor Swift’s new track “Welcome to New York” is part of a campaign to lift New York […]

North Sea Oil will bounce back says energy veteran

ENERGY industry veteran Sir Ian Wood yesterday blasted fears that the North Sea oil sector was close […]

How To Watch The Ursid Meteor Shower, The Last Shooting Star Bonanza Of 2014

Skywatchers will have another shot at seeing shooting stars in 2014, thanks to the Ursid meteor shower. […]

MARKET REPORT: Jingle tills boosts FTSE

THE FTSE climbed on board a Santa rally yesterday as investors were cheered by surging retail sales […]

WHO: Ebola Death Toll Tops 7,000 in West Africa

The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has topped […]

High-flier Willie Walsh’s next airline takeover target

WILLIE Walsh has Aer Lingus on his takeover radar but it could be a long haul, according […]

Sony hacking scandal gets muted coverage in Japan

While American journalists have extensively covered the fallout from the unprecedented Sony hacking attack, it hasn’t exactly […]

This Week In Funds: U.S. Stock Funds Mount Rally

Stock mutual funds rallied from a two-week slide. U.S. diversified stock funds, according to Lipper Inc. data, […]

Target-Date Funds: Twice As Popular Vs. 15 Years Ago

Many workers want to put their retirement accounts on autopilot. That’s the lesson from new data that […]

Hawaii’s Lava Trees Are A Haunting Natural Wonder

Tucked just east of the massive Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii is a […]

7 Reasons Obama Wants To Go To Hawaii For The 7th Year In A Row

On Friday, the Obamas headed to Hawaii for their annual vacation, and after seven years, it’s safe […]

This Week In Pictures: Faith In Practice Around The World, December 14 to 20

Humans express their faith in a multitude of ways. These photos capture the incredible diversity within faith […]

Women in Business Q&A: Liliane Stransky, President and Founder of the Step by Step Foundation

Liliane Stransky is the President and Founder of the Step by Step Foundation, a Florida-based charity that […]

Women in Business Q&A: Lois Liberman and Marilyn Chinitz, Blank Rome

Lois Liberman has extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of matrimonial law at Blank Rome. She […]

Lower loonie driving Christmas tree exports to U.S.

The lower loonie is putting more money in the pockets of Canadian Christmas tree exporters this year. […]

Scrap Tire Playgrounds Lighten Landfills, But Raise Cancer Fears

The fire burned for nine months, billowing toxic black smoke thousands of feet above its Appalachian valley […]

Last-minute Christmas shopping guide

Still haven’t ordered those stocking stuffers? You still have time, but not much. Here’s the deadline to […]

Plan to help over-50s get jobs

Unemployed over-50s will be offered “career reviews” and help using computers as part of plans to get […]

Mutual Funds Haven’t Performed This Crappily Since 1997

Some mutual funds try to track their benchmarks. Others try to beat their benchmarks. Unfortunately, most mutual […]

Choppy trading ahead

Despite being so close to Christmas, this week has been a busy one on the economic calendar, […]

FTC targets deceptive car ads

The FTC has taken action against two car dealership chains for deceptively advertising the costs of buying […]

Volland aching for more after year to relish

“There have been worse years for me,” Kevin Volland told after leading Germany to the UEFA […]

Seasonal skates: How to give this Christmas a little more edge

Get your skates on to glide into a romantic, nostalgic festive spirit at one of the many […]

Enjoy a taste of the Indian Ocean’s riches as Mauritius serves up its secrets

I HAD prepared for my romantic getaway to the Indian Ocean’s finest beaches with a dedicated exercise […]

DoubleTree by Hilton expands portfolio in Spain

DoubleTree by Hilton has opened the doors to its latest upscale property in Spain with a hotel […]

Hyatt plans two hotels in Brazil

Hyatt Hotels Corporation and FSA Group have entered into agreements to purchase two sites in Brazil to […]

Weekly review: Rupee falls for second week against dollar

The rupee declined even after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in Parliament that there was “no serious […]

British holiday advertising packs star power, emotional punch

In recent years, the holiday season in the U.K. has seen people across the country paying more […]

Radisson Blu opens in Western China

The Radisson Blu Kashgar has opened its latest doors in the historic city of Kashgar in China’s […]

Minor Hotels adds resort in Zanzibar

Minor Hotel Group has added a resort on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar in Tanzania. Currently […]

Story so far: Juventus

Back-to-back defeats on matchdays two and three left Juventus looking set to repeat the mistakes of last […]

This week in the markets: Firm dollar following FOMC statement

GBP/USD fell on Monday from a high of around 1.5740 to test support at 1.56 by late […]

The Global Search for Education: What’s the Secret to Canada’s Success?

“Effects of socio-economic status on educational outcomes can be mitigated, and this can be done on a […]

You Can Now Go To Art School At Hogwarts

This article originally appeared on artnet News.By Zoe Li Hebei Academy of Fine Arts Photo via: Shanghaiist […]

How to spot a fake at Christmas

On the seasonal lookout for counterfeit goods read more >>> Source:: BBC

Staples says hack may have compromised 1 million-plus payment cards

The data breach at the Staples office-supply chain may have affected roughly 1.16 million payment cards as […]

Study: Blood Clot Extraction Improves Outcomes for Stroke Patients

New research suggests that removing blood clots from the brain following strokes dramatically improves a patient’s recovery. […]

U.S. judge rejects HP settlement in Autonomy shareholder case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday rejected Hewlett-Packard Co’s proposed settlement of shareholder litigation […]

For Russians Abroad, a Ruble Doesn’t Go as Far as It Used To

The collapse of the Russian ruble — down more than 45 percent this year — has jangled […]

Crossrail: Tunnelling beneath London

A sneak peek at how Crossrail is taking shape below London read more >>> Source:: BBC

Looking back, looking forward: The top albums of 2014

It’s been a strange year, especially in music. read more >>> Source::

Obama to N. Korea: US Will Respond to Hack Attack

President Barack Obama has told North Korea the U.S. will respond after U.S. authorities on Friday confirmed […]

2014 Is Ending, but This Wave of Technology Disruptions Is Just Beginning

The sun is setting on 2014, but we’re about to watch a new wave of technologies rise […]

Best of 2014: Classical

The first of the year’s best classical events was also one of the furthest from ordinary: the […] fraud network revealed

Details are revealed of a network which attempted to defraud thousands of customers of the online travel […]

Hacker wars in the Ukraine conflict

Virtual battle for eastern Ukraine read more >>> Source:: BBC

Doubt oil will go much lower: Gartman

Noted investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC he’s like to think oil is stabilizing, with the vast majority […]

Alberta extends climate change regulations for another 6 months

Alberta has extended its climate change regulations, including the carbon levy on large emitters, for another six […]

Council under fire for axing vital language support staff

A COUNCIL has come under fire for axing teachers who support pupils who struggle with basic English. […]

Cancer centre may be delayed due to falling oil prices: Alberta premier

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice says a number of capital projects, including a new cancer-care centre in Calgary, […]

Kiss goodbye to fat under the mistletoe! Plant could help fight obesity

MISTLETOE is not only good for sealing a Christmas kiss… it could help fight obesity-related diseases. read […]

Feast on a very berry Christmas! Counter festive eating with fat-burning bilberries

TOO much high-fat, rich food over the festive period can take its toll on even the most […]

Christmas ogres, Northern Lights and icy glaciers: Discover Reykjavik

OUR WRITER gets a warm reception in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik… read more >>> Source:: The […]

A heart helping of Dorset – check into a foodie haven with an historic atmosphere

FIRST IMPRESSIONS With its handsome, red brick Georgian facade, adorned with climbing ivy, our home for the […]

Asthma inhalers ‘not used properly’

Charities warn patients are not being taught how to use potentially life-saving asthma inhalers and allergy auto-injectors […]

Reporter behind story of $72 million teen trader stays at NY Mag

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

Stocks Stay Out Of Trouble, But Don’t Find Big Thrust

Stocks kept to a narrow but positive trading range Friday and closed high in the day’s range. […]

Obama Orders Trade Ban on Crimea for Russian ‘Occupation’

President Barack Obama has imposed a wide-ranging trade ban on the Russian-annexed Crimea peninsula, with an executive […]

George Clooney Criticizes Hollywood in Sony Cyberattack

Oscar-winner George Clooney slammed Hollywood power players for not supporting Sony Pictures following the cyberattack on the […]

Hot Stocks: Earnings Reports Fuel Rocket-Like Rises

There’s nothing like a good quarterly report to send a stock flying to a new high on […]

Judge questions evidence on whether NSA spying is too broad

A federal judge on Friday questioned the strength of a key lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the […]

Bitcoin backer gets two years prison for illicit transfers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two years in […]

Not everyone is a fan of ‘Serial’

Millions of people listened to the podcast, and now that the show is over some are taking […]

UPDATE 2-Bitcoin backer gets 2 years prison for illicit transfers

(Adds trial date for Silk Road’s alleged operator, Ross Ulbricht) read more >>> Source:: Reuters

What Is Keeping You Up At Night?

Sometimes I ask the question. Other times, I don’t ask it outright. But one thing is for […]

Liberia Electoral Body Ready to Administer Election Saturday

The National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has developed measures to contain the spread of Ebola during […]

House prices inch up, oil slides more & BlackBerry’s throwback: BUSINESS WEEK WRAP

From house prices ticking ever higher, to crude oil’s slide read more >>> Source:: CBC.Ca

10 other Vancouver and B.C. albums that ruled in 2014

Victoria-bred singer-songwriter Kandle channels ’60s noir with a splash and dash of neo-soul and country on her […]

British police arrest ex-RBS trader in currency probe-FT

Dec 19 (Reuters) – A former trader from Royal Bank of Scotland was arrested east of London […]

ACLU Files Complaint After School Bars Transgender Boy From Using Men’s Bathroom

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a complaint with the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education Thursday […]

Chrysler expands recall to 3.3 million vehicles

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

Navy Veteran-Turned Teacher Uses Raft He Invented To Rescue Man Who Was Drowning

This man’s quick thinking helped him save a life in danger. Elias Ruiz, a high school teacher […]

Forex reserves drop $1.6 billion as RBI steps in

India’s foreign exchange reserves stood at $314.7 billion as on December 5, according to the data released […]

Staples hack exposes 1.2 million credit cards

Staples is the latest to be hit by a data breach. Hackers stole credit card data on […]

Microsoft Lumia Denim update goes to older phones first, snubbing flagship Icon

Microsoft said Friday that while two older midrange Lumia phones will receive its Denim update in just […]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Equities extend rally; oil rebounds, helping rouble rise

(Updates prices to close, adds comment) * U.S. stocks post best three days since 2011 * Rouble […]

5 Options Allow GenDIY to Rethink College

Tom Vander Ark Finish high school, go to college, graduate four or five years later and go […]

The Three Biggest Problems On College Campuses

A new report from Student Monitor asked college students to identify the biggest problems on campus, and […]

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ softens as inflation cools to target level

TORONTO, Dec 19 (Reuters) – The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. currency on Friday after data […]

Low oil prices: Double-edged sword for banks

Less cash flow from oil firms may pinch loan payments to banks but gas savings for consumers […]

US Decision on Cuba Underscores Divisions Among Miami Cubans

For decades, older, more conservative Cubans have been gathering at Café Versailles on the corner of Calle […]

Beethoven’s Nine Symphonies in Nagano’s hands

Imagine if your favourite team always made the playoffs and often won the championship. Fans of the […]

Twitter parody of North Korea’s mouthpiece not afraid to crow over Sony’s capitulation

North Korea seemingly wasted no time this week trumpeting Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel the opening of […]

Sony hack: How cybercrime just got even more complicated

Analysis: Standard cybercrime is complicated enough to deal with already, without throwing in some international politics too. […]

Bitcoin promoter gets 2 years prison over illicit money transmissions

NEW YORK, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Charlie Shrem, an outspoken supporter of bitcoins, was sentenced to two […]

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