28 November 2014, 2:32 pm - eager to make up for what has been a year of lackluster sales, retailers are offering eye-popping discounts that could increase traffic but also eat away at thinning profit margins.(image)
28 November 2014, 2:28 pm - pope francis called for an end to all forms of fundamentalism on friday and said fighting hunger and poverty, rather than military intervention alone, were key to stopping islamist militants carrying out "grave persecutions" in syria and iraq.(image)
28 November 2014, 1:23 pm - the prime minister said he would make britain a less attractive place for european migrants to seek employment, and would try to exclude them for four years from social and welfare benefits.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 10:49 am - however, officials displayed little readiness to disrupt what one administrator called the game’s “finely tuned balance between bat and ball.”(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 7:12 am - three days after an outbreak of violent unrest followed a decision not to indict a police officer in the death of michael brown, protesters all but vanished.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 5:30 am - eager to make up for what has been a year of lackluster sales, retailers are offering eye-popping discounts that could increase traffic but also eat away at thinning profit margins.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 4:39 am - an order from the transportation ministry on driver’s-side airbags would lead to the recall of an additional 200,000 vehicles in japan, the transportation minister said.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 1:23 pm - here’s something that very few people know. back in the early 1960s, britain became third country to send an object into orbit in the shape of the ariel 1 satellite, built and launched in collaboration with the us. and even today, relatively
28 November 2014, 12:36 pm - there is a new trend in marketing that no one is talking about. it’s a subset of social media and it is very niche, but for some it works like a charm. it’s called invective marketing – at least it is now. it turns out being
28 November 2014, 12:12 pm - imagine creating a blog where you generate millions in revenue each year by writing about your greatest passion. timothy sykes doesn’t have to imagine. that’s what he does at his blog, timothysykes, where he teaches his followers about
27 November 2014, 9:52 pm - here's a timely refresher as we head into black friday and the holiday selling season, in case you missed these pointers previously: 10 trending ways that customer service, customer experience and retail expectations--both storefront and
27 November 2014, 6:46 pm - since april 2012, apple has spent $100 billion on dividends and stock buybacks. i argue why apple would be much better off if they'd spent this money on smart m&a and r&d instead.
25 November 2014, 11:45 pm - it is the week of thanksgiving, with all its associated holiday cheer and family togetherness. it is also the week a grand jury decided white policeman darren wilson will not face criminal charges for the shooting death of unarmed black teen michael
28 November 2014, 2:58 pm - private messages sent between staff on two swedish navy boats who were having an affair have been published in russia, after a group of radio geeks intercepted the signal used to transmit the texts.
28 November 2014, 11:47 am - this week robbie williams was announced as the headline act at bråvalla - one of the largest music events in scandinavia. but the british star has proved a controversial choice for the three day festival in southern sweden's norrköpping,
28 November 2014, 7:58 am - swedish engineering giant skanska has decided to pull out of the south american market after being dragged into a corruption scandal involving the brazilian oil major petrobras.
28 November 2014, 6:54 am - feeling the need for some comfort food during the cold weather? the dish swedes call janssons frestelse is popular during the winter and is often found on the christmas smorgasbord. food writer john duxbury shares his recipe with the local...
28 November 2014, 6:38 am - sweden claimed two gold and two silver medals at the culinary world cup in luxembourg this week, which features over 100 teams from around the world competing for gastronomic greatness.
27 November 2014, 4:12 pm - northern sweden's umeå is fighting the encroaching darkness with a bright pop festival, horses are trotting into town in stockholm, gothenburg is celebrating french culture and winter markets are popping up everywhere this week.
27 November 2014, 3:30 pm - sweden is experiencing a rapid increase in its rat population according to the country's biggest pest control company, which says that the growing trend for outdoor food stalls is partly to blame.
27 November 2014, 12:03 pm - a smartphone app designed to match young job seekers with potential employers has gained more than ten thousand likes since it launched in stockholm a week ago. the company is already planning to target other capitals, despite criticism that it
28 November 2014, 9:27 am - german football hero franz beckenbauer has been named as one of five fifa executive committee members being investigated for possible corruption by the football association's ethics board, it was reported on thursday.
28 November 2014, 8:19 am - a top level economic report on thursday urged european heavyweights france and germany to implement urgent economic reforms, warning that europe risked falling into a "stagnation trap".
28 November 2014, 2:20 pm - russians are split on whether to blame price rises, deteriorating quality of life and a worsening of russia's economic health on moscow's annexation of crimea or on western sanctions, a poll found.
28 November 2014, 12:32 pm - russia has protested to montenegro over anti-russian billboards that popped up this month in the small adriatic republic bearing the nato logo and rejecting the "russian boot."
28 November 2014, 11:45 am - a vaguely worded bill allowing the country to deny entry to foreigners who have "offended" the state or its citizens could give moscow greater power to shut its borders to critics of the kremlin.
28 November 2014, 9:47 am - a squadron of russian warships entered the english channel on friday to hold exercises, state-owned ria novosti news agency reported, citing the russian northern fleet press service.
28 November 2014, 7:25 am - the ruble dropped sharply at market opening on friday after opec decided to leave output unchanged, and the weaker currency dragged the rts share index to a year low of below 970 points.
27 November 2014, 4:48 pm - those relying on russia's state-run media right now are probably under the impression that all of america is up in flames and on because the u.s. government has been oppressing the underdogs for too long.
28 November 2014, 3:02 pm - six months after he left his home in kalyan near mumbai, allegedly to fight with the islamic state, arif majeed has returned home today and has been extensively interrogated by intelligence officials.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 2:24 pm - six months after he left his home in kalyan near mumbai, allegedly to fight with the islamic state, arif majeed has returned home from iraq and was interrogated today by intelligence officials.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 1:57 pm - before they come together in a "janata parivar", politicians mulayam singh yadav and lalu yadav may end up in a different alliance - one involving a wedding.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 1:39 pm - the government has decided to enlist the assistance of herve falciani, who told ndtv just days ago, that he had large volumes of data that could help india with its investigation to recover untaxed or...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 1:15 pm - j jayalalithaa, the former chief minister of tamil nadu who was recently released from jail in a corruption case, may be about to receive a break in another case.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 1:00 pm - sachin tendulkar posted a picture of his bat when he was 25 as a mark of respect for australia's phillip hughes, who died on thursday. pictures of bats posted with the hashtag #putoutyourbats floode...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 12:56 pm - india's economy grew at 5.3 per cent between july and september, slower than 5.7 per cent gdp growth the economy clocked in the previous quarter. friday's data was higher than estimates as most econom...(image) (image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 9:15 am - gracie gold of the united states took the lead after the short program at the nhk trophy on friday, boosting her chances of qualifying for the grand prix final.
the u.s. champion hit all her jumps to score 68.16 points and finish ahead of alena
28 November 2014, 7:30 am - a volcano in kyushu is blasting out chunks of magma for the fourth straight day in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater.
the japan meteorological agency said friday
28 November 2014, 6:00 am - two police officers committed suicide in osaka and miyazaki on thursday by shooting themselves, the national police agency said friday.
in a police station in osaka's chuo ward, a 41-year-old officer was found at 9 a.m. in the basement floor toilet,
28 November 2014, 5:15 am - an australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million christmas lights in the center of the national capital.
guinness world records on friday confirmed that the 120 kilometers (75 miles) of multicolored wire strung in the
28 November 2014, 5:15 am - the philadelphia eagles and detroit lions both served up u.s. thanksgiving day routs to move atop their divisions while the seattle seahawks boosted their playoff hopes with a commanding win on thursday.
football is as much a thanksgiving day
28 November 2014, 3:40 am - toyota motor corp will begin to test its autonomous car on public roads in december.
the announcement was made at a meeting that the company had to explain its safety technologies.
"we will actively continue the development of autonomous driving
28 November 2014, 2:02 am - the mayor of sapporo has announced his city's intention to bid for the 2026 winter olympics.
sapporo, on japan's northernmost island hokkaido, hosted the winter olympics in 1972.
sapporo mayor fumio ueda told a city assembly meeting thursday that
28 November 2014, 2:00 am - japanese core consumer inflation continued to slow, increasing 2.9% in october year-on-year, according to data released friday.
the figure matched the market's forecast and compared with september's reading of 3% amid worries about the nation's
28 November 2014, 12:00 am - sony have had a bit of heat for a few days after publishing and then promptly pulling a new playstation vita remote play promo video.
the youtube spot features(ed) a seductively fem-british medical professional breathily placating and reassuring an
28 November 2014, 2:19 pm - quetta: police in quetta claim to have arrested the killer of six-year-old hazara girl saher batool, whose body was dumped after apparently being subjected to rape attempts.“after one month, we have successfully apprehended the killer of saher
28 November 2014, 1:50 pm - islamabad: prime minister nawaz sharif on friday said that pakistan wanted ties with india on the basis of “dignity, self-respect and honour” and desires a “meaningful dialogue to resolve all issues including kashmir”.
28 November 2014, 11:54 am - islamabad: the pml-n government has allowed pakistan tehreek-i-insaf (pti) to hold its nov 30 rally at jinnah avenue in islamabad, the interior minister announced on friday.speaking at a press conference on friday, federal interior minister chaudhry
28 November 2014, 11:03 am - islamabad: leader of the opposition in the national assembly syed khursheed shah said friday that the name of the new chief election commissioner of pakistan (cec) would be announced before december 1. speaking to media representatives outside the
28 November 2014, 10:02 am - karachi: a local court in karachi granted bail on friday to three accused persons, including a seminary owner, who had handed over 35 girl students to a family in liaqatabad c-1 area as a bargaining chip to settle a debt recovery dispute.the three
28 November 2014, 9:06 am - quetta: the balochistan high court (bhc) on friday ordered cancellation of areas alloted to arabs and other foreigners hunting for the rare houbara bustard and other birds in the province.it is illegal for arab royal family members and other
28 November 2014, 7:48 am - quetta: a spokesman for the proscribed militant group jundullah on friday claimed responsibility for wednesday's attack on polio workers which had claimed the lives of four people, including three lady health workers (lhw), in quetta.a spokesman for
28 November 2014, 6:13 am - kathmandu: india pledged a slew of regional investments at a south asian summit this week, seeking to counter china's growing economic inroads into its backyard as it remains embroiled in bitter rivalry with pakistan.indian prime minister narendra
28 November 2014, 6:09 am - sydney: phillip hughes' sister has joined in an outpouring of support for young fast bowler sean abbott, who unleashed the delivery which felled the australian cricket star three days ago. former test fast bowler jason gillespie told australia's fox
28 November 2014, 5:46 am - karachi: authorities on friday released 36 indian prisoners from the district prison malir in karachi, as a gesture of good will.thirty five fishermen and one civilian were released from the district prison malir after completing their sentences. the
28 November 2014, 7:06 am - helen dawson key had no known enemies and no links to crime. so why would anyone want her dead? it’s a mysterious case that has police calling for the public’s help to solve it.
28 November 2014, 12:30 am - exclusive: they are photos which could have been taken of any happy family down on the farm. the difference is these innocent youngsters’ faces have had to be pixelated to protect their identities because the incest crimes against them are so
28 November 2014, 2:29 pm - ankara (reuters) - pope francis called for an end to all forms of fundamentalism on friday and said fighting hunger and poverty, rather than military intervention alone, were key to stopping islamist militants carrying out "grave persecutions" in
28 November 2014, 2:21 pm - kano, nigeria (reuters) - a bomb exploded outside the central mosque of north nigeria's biggest city, kano, just as residents were packing into the area for friday prayers, witnesses said.(image)
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28 November 2014, 2:09 pm - austin, texas (reuters) - police in austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on three major buildings in the texas capital on friday and also may have had some type of explosive device in his vehicle.(image) (image) (image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 2:04 pm - jerusalem (reuters) - israeli foreign minister avigdor lieberman proposed on friday that arab citizens of israel be offered financial incentives to leave the country and relocate to a future palestinian state.(image)
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28 November 2014, 1:56 pm - geneva (reuters) - the u.n. committee against torture urged the united states on friday to fully investigate and prosecute police brutality and shootings of unarmed black youth and ensure that taser weapons are used only in life-threatening
28 November 2014, 1:53 pm - berlin (reuters) - the number of germans supporting european union economic sanctions against russia over the ukraine crisis has risen in the last month and a large majority supports chancellor angela merkel's toughening stance, a poll on friday
28 November 2014, 1:28 pm - ferguson, mo. (reuters) - protesters in ferguson, missouri began targeting black friday sales at major retailers overnight in a new tactic to vent their anger at a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed
28 November 2014, 1:16 pm - tokyo (reuters) - honda motor and mazda motor may have to recall another 200,000 cars in japan to replace takata corp air bags if takata complies with a u.s. order to recall cars across the united states rather than just in humid regions.(image)
28 November 2014, 1:08 pm - amsterdam (reuters) - more than 100 people were arrested worldwide this week after an investigation spanning 45 countries into the use of stolen credit cards to buy plane tickets, european police agency europol said on friday.(image) (image) (image)
28 November 2014, 12:59 pm - new delhi (reuters) - essar group, a $39 billion indian conglomerate, is looking to tap frozen iranian oil revenues to pay for its steel exports to tehran, in a novel attempt to work around western financial sanctions against the opec member