F1: Hamilton cruises to pole in Bahrain, Vettel in second
Apr 19, 2015 at 07:36 | Source:
Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton drove his 'beast' of a Mercedes to a fourth successive pole position on Saturday while team mate Nico Rosberg failed to make the front row at the Bahrain Grand Prix.The Briton will have Sebastian Vettel's Fer...
Oil falls from 2015 peaks, Brent jumps 9.6 percent on the week| Reuters
Apr 18, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Crude futures fell from 2015 peaks in choppy trading on Friday, but Brent's 9.6 percent weekly gain was its biggest in more than five years as Middle East turmoil and signs of lower U.S. production lifted prices.U.S. crude also r...
Brent crude seesaws but heads for 10 percent weekly gain| Reuters
Apr 18, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brent crude seesawed, while U.S. crude fell on Friday after both contracts rallied to 2015 peaks the previous session, and turmoil in Yemen and the region limited losses.Brent was on pace to post a double-digit percentage gain fo...
Deadly car bomb targets U.S. consulate in Iraq's Erbil | Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 23:31 | Source:
ERBIL (Reuters) - A car bombing at the entrance to the U.S. consulate in the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan region killed at least one person and wounded five others on Friday the local mayor said. The State Department said no U.S. personnel were killed...
Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer secrets you need to know
Apr 17, 2015 at 16:48 | Source:
Surprise all you Star Wars fans! The new trailer of the latest installment of the Star Wars Saga is out, and it's even better than expected.We've analysed the trailer for you and picked out the most noteworthy moments.0:30 The first glimpse of Jabbu!...
Fed officials lean all ways on rate hikes, data in focus| Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 04:30 | Source:
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Federal Reserve officials on Thursday were again at public odds over when the U.S. central bank should start raising rates, underscoring the difficult task ahead for Fed Chair Janet Yellen as she tries to build consensus for...
Russia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in Ukraine| Reuters
Apr 17, 2015 at 00:46 | Source:
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Top Russian officials accused the United States on Thursday of seeking political and military dominance and sought to put blame on the West for international security crises, including the conflict in east Ukraine. Evoking Cold War...
Five things to know about the new royal baby
Apr 16, 2015 at 12:18 | Source:
Royal fans are ready to welcome Prince William and Kate's second child a younger brother or sister to Prince George, whose birth two years ago whipped up a worldwide media frenzy.As in 2013, the royals are keeping everyone guessing by disclosing vir...
Too slow? Bahrain Grand Prix can settle Mercedes argument
Apr 16, 2015 at 09:52 | Source:
Bahrain Grand Prix organizers will be rubbing their hands in delight at the prospect of Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg renewing battle at their desert circuit this weekend.Last year the pair served up a thriller under the Sakhir ...
Egypt to demolish headquarters of Mubarak's old party| Reuters
Apr 16, 2015 at 03:31 | Source:
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet on Wednesday ordered the demolition of an abandoned, burnt-out building that had housed the headquarters of former President Hosni Mubarak's political party, which was disbanded four years ago.The National Democratic...
Two Ghanaians in court over 6 tonne cocaine bust | Reuters
Apr 16, 2015 at 00:46 | Source:
ACCRA (Reuters) - Two Ghanaian businessmen appeared in court in Accra on Wednesday accused of conspiring to import nearly 6 tonnes of cocaine from Bolivia, one of the biggest recorded cocaine seizures linked to West Africa. Authorities in Bolivia sei...
Protester against ECB dictatorship showers Draghi with confetti| Reuters
Apr 15, 2015 at 23:16 | Source:
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A woman protesting against the European Central Bank leapt onto a desk in front of ECB President Mario Draghi on Wednesday as he spoke at a news conference, disrupting the usually sombre event before she was carried away."E...
Nadal, Mirza to lead Indian Aces in IPTL 2015
Apr 13, 2015 at 16:26 | Source:
Indian Aces, the winners of the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), will be led by former World No.1 men's singles player Rafael Nadal and current World No.1 women's doubles player Sania Mirza.The Indian Aces will also have Agnieszk...
Chinese GP: Hamilton edges teammate Rosberg for pole
Apr 11, 2015 at 18:14 | Source:
If Mercedes was concerned about the progress of chief rival Ferrari this Formula One season, its drivers didn't show it during qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix.Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg were far ahead of the rest of the field, with Hamilton...
Hamilton tops both practice sessions at Formula One Chinese Grand Prix
Apr 10, 2015 at 14:53 | Source:
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton topped the leaderboard as expected during both practice sessions at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, though Ferrari showed it had the pace to possibly challenge the silver cars over the weekend.Hamilton set the fastest...
Will and Kate's new British royal baby faces tricky life as the 'spare'
Apr 10, 2015 at 14:21 | Source:
The newest member of Britain's royal family, due to make an entrance this month when Prince William's wife Kate gives birth to the couple's second baby, will be taking on one of royalty's toughest roles -- life as "spare to the heir".Unlike...