Tag Archives: Champions League

Margaret Thatcher's wedding dress sells for £25,000

An auction selling clothes & artefacts from Margaret Thatcher's prime ministerial career has raised more than £3 million. In a sale hailed as historic by auctioneers at Christie's in London,…

Ferguson backs Mourinho ahead of crunch Porto tie

By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho's job could be on the line when Chelsea host Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday & Alex Ferguson has urged the…

Toil and trouble in China over Nobel medicine prize

China's Tu Youyou collects her country's first Nobel Prize for medicine next week for extracting an anti-malarial drug from a herb mentioned in a traditional text, yet her award has…

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Porto beats Maccabi Tel-Aviv in Champions League

HAIFA, Israel (AP) — Porto moved closer to a place in the knockout stages of the Champions League on Wednesday after easing to a 3-1 victory over Maccabi Tel-Aviv in…

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Real Madrid beats PSG 1-0 in Champions League

MADRID (AP) — Nacho Fernandez scored from a tight angle two minutes after entering the match to assist Real Madrid beat Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 & advance to the knockout stage…

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Canadian firm patents 'space elevator'

Press "S" for space? A Canadian company wants to build a tower that would allow astronauts to take an elevator part way into orbit. The tower would be 20 times…

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Investors hope US earnings lift markets as fears fade

NEW YORK (AP) — After fretting over a Greek bailout, a collapse in Chinese stocks & the timing of an interest rate increase, investors are hoping U.S. corporate earnings will…

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Social Housing Is A Budget Loser – Report

There will be 14,000 fewer affordable homes built as a result of George Osborne's Budget, says independent watchdog the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR). The Chancellor announced a 1%-a-year reduction…