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Friday, October 9, 2015


Alesana Tuilagi’s ban reduced but Samoa wing will still miss Scotland clash

22 minutes ago - Guardian
• Wing’s ban reduced from five weeks to two by World Cup• Appeal committee determined offence was ‘low-end’World Cup chiefs have reduced the Samoa wing Alesana Tuilagi’s five-week ban – but he will still miss Saturday’s clash with Scotland. Related: Alesana Tuilagi’s five-week ban causes outrage among former players Continue read... by Press Association

The lost art of getting lost

1 hour 17 minutes ago - BBC
The lost art of getting completely and utterly lost

JJ Valaya: India designer brings royalty to Delhi streets

17 minutes ago - BBC
Photographs by one of India's best-known fashion designers JJ Valaya, which show models dressed up as characters from the royal courts, and placed in the present-day Delhi, are being exhibited in the Indian capital

Margaret Thatcher told to show compassion for 'unfortunate' in society

42 minutes ago - Guardian
Press secretary Bernard Ingham suggested she tackle the perception she did not care about people, her private papers showMargaret Thatcher was urged by her press secretary to tackle her “hectoring, strident and bossy” public image by showing some compassion for the “unfortunate” in society, according to a newly released batch of her private... by Alan Travis Home affairs editor

Twitter looks to cut jobs as it seeks to regain momentum – report

40 minutes ago - Guardian
Engineering staff likely to be most affected by layoffs following Jack Dorsey’s appointment as permanent chief executive, claims Re/code Twitter is planning company-wide layoffs next week, technology news website Re/code reported on Friday, citing sources. The news comes after Jack Dorsey was appointed permanent chief executive on Monday. It is u... by Reuters

We hacked David Beckham's phone, News of the World man admits

38 minutes ago - Guardian
Greg Miskiw, head of news at tabloid paper, said voicemails of former England football captain were accessed ‘routinely, all the time, over and over again’The former England captain David Beckham’s phone was hacked by News of the World journalists, the paper’s former head of news has admitted for the first time.In an interview with Channel... by Kevin Rawlinson

10 things we didn't know last week

7 hours 47 minutes ago - BBC
Elephants almost never get cancer, plus more news nuggets

Injured Aguero 'out for a month'

1 hour 19 minutes ago - BBC
Sergio Aguero says he will miss a month with a hamstring injury while Man City team-mate David Silva sprains ankle

Politeness and eloquence on the road to Europe

36 minutes ago - BBC
Politeness and eloquence on the road to Europe

Straight Outta Carson: six controversial views from the good doctor - video

1 hour 34 minutes ago - Guardian
Republican candidate Ben Carson, who is currently second in the nomination race to the White House, gives his views on the Holocaust (‘more guns needed’), the presidential race (‘don’t elect a Muslim’), Obamacare (‘comparable to slavery’) and other hot topics he says the liberal media is too scared to talk straight on Continue readin... by Chris Whitworth, and Alex Purcell

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