• Football: When love turned sour for five managerial icons

    Arsenal legend Arsene Wenger and Claudio Ranieri who guided Leicester City to the unlikeliest of titles last season are facing rocky futures for different reasons. Wenger -- whose side tackle non league Sutton in the FA Cup on Monday -- is in the spotlight as yet another season threatens to end in disappointment vis a vis the title and the Champions League. Ranieri's last refuge -- third tier Millwall ousting them from the FA Cup on Saturday despite being reduced to 10 men -- is the Champions League and his team have a tricky away trip to Sevilla this week.

    AFP News 38 mins ago
  • Four N.Korean suspects fled Malaysia after airport murder -police

    By Joseph Sipalan and Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Four North Korean suspects in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un fled Malaysia on the day he was attacked at Kuala Lumpur airport and apparently killed by a fast-acting poison, police said on Sunday. A North Korean man, a Vietnamese woman and an Indonesian woman have been arrested already in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam last Monday, which has triggered a diplomatic spat between Malaysia and Pyongyang.

    Reuters
  • Samantha Cameron reveals death of her son Ivan 'overshadowed everything' in her life

    Samantha Cameron has told how the devastation of losing her son Ivan meant that everything else in the world became “meaningless” to her. The former prime minister’s wife spoke about the grief she suffered following the death of the couple's eldest son when he was just six years old, saying it was more life-changing than moving into Downing Street. Ivan, who died in 2009, suffered from Ohtahara syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy characterised by spasms, and cerebral palsy.

    The Telegraph
  • Keanu Reeves has finally mastered ageing

    Keanu Reeves is trying to do as much as he can before his “time runs out”.

    Cover Media
  • F-15 jets scrambled to intercept unresponsive plane near Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago retreat

    Fighter jets were scrambled to intercept an unresponsive aircraft near to Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida, it has emerged. The incident took place at around 7pm on Friday evening while the US president was in the area. It took place a matter of hours after two objects, including a rock, were thrown at Mr Trump's motorcade on his way to his Florida retreat from the airport. The alert was end when the F-15 fighter jets were able to establish contact with the aircraft over Palm Beach.

    The Telegraph
  • Ancelotti shows Hertha fans the middle finger

    Bayern Munich's Carlo Ancelotti could be in hot water with the German FA (DFB) after admitting showing the middle finger towards Hertha Berlin fans who he claims spat at him. "Yes, I made the gesture after being spat at," Bayern's coach told broadcaster ARD. Hertha fans were enraged after Bayern equalised with a Robert Lewandowski goal in the 96th-minute at Berlin's Olympic Stadium on Saturday to snatch a 1-1 draw which left the Bavarians eight points clear in the Bundesliga.

    AFP News 54 mins ago
  • 'Race against clock' to prepare for west Mosul exodus: UN

    The United Nations said Sunday as Iraqi forces launched their offensive to retake west Mosul that it was rushing to build more shelters ahead of an expected wave of displacement. "We are racing against the clock to prepare emergency sites south of Mosul to receive displaced families," the UN's humanitarian coordinator in Iraq, Lise Grande, said in a statement. "The humanitarian operation is already stretched.

    AFP News
  • Workmen's cafe overwhelmed with customers after it is accidentally awarded a Michelin star

    A workmen’s café in central France was overwhelmed with gourmet customers and TV crews after it was awarded a Michelin star by mistake. Prospective diners were astounded when they turned up at Le Bouche à Oreille, in the small town of Bourges, to find a cheap and cheerful eatery with red and white polka dot tablecloths, serving a fixed price lunch menu with homemade lasagna or beef bourguignon for about €10 (£8.50). The Michelin Guide apologised, saying it had confused the café with a more refined establishment of the same name near Paris.

    The Telegraph
  • Pundits: ‘Himpunan 355’ turnout shows poor national support for PAS

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — The smaller than expected crowd size at the “Himpunan 355” rally shows that PAS will have difficulties acting as the third bloc in the next general election, political...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • $1.6 million loss at Scotts Square

    For private non-landed homes sold in the week of Jan 31 to Feb 7, the next biggest loss, after the Seascape unit, of $1.56 million occurred in the sale of a 1,249 sq ft unit at Scotts Square in prime District 9. Scotts Square has 338 freehold apartment units and is within walking distance of Orchard MRT station. This transaction marks the biggest loss at Scotts Square so far.

    The Edge Property
  • Housing market slumps as owners wait up to 10 months for a sale

    Inflated house prices and economic uncertainty has caused the housing market to stall, as homeowners looking to sell are now waiting up to 10 months to attract interest their properties. Estate agents are predicting the number of completed transactions will fall further in the coming months. Experts believe the decline in transactions could be as great at 11 per cent, reaching the lowest levels since the 2008 financial crisis.

    The Independent
  • More than 1,000 chicks found abandoned in Cambridgeshire field

    The RSPCA is investigating after an estimated 1,800 day-old chicks were found in Crowland near Peterborough. RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “I have never seen anything like it, it was just a sea of yellow.

    The Independent
  • Nokia 3310 relaunch: Why we still love the phone that defined the Nokia era

    The Nokia 3310 is back - or at least will be soon. Despite the wonders of today’s smartphones, with their 4G internet connections, touchscreens and endless choice of apps - the 3310 still holds a special place in many hearts. Nokia sold more than 100 million of them, and at a rumoured price of around £50, the new version could well feature as a popular second phone.

    The Telegraph
  • Former Hong Kong leader guilty in unprecedented graft trial

    HONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong was convicted Friday of corruption over a luxury apartment in mainland China intended for his retirement, local media reported.

    Associated Press
  • Jackman sheds a tear for end of 'Wolverine' franchise

    Hugh Jackman's rip-roaring final turn in the "Wolverine" franchise premiered at the Berlin film festival Friday, as he admitted he shed a few tears saying goodbye to the juggernaut role. "Logan" sees the blade-fingered superhero reunited with his ailing father figure Professor X (British actor Patrick Stewart) and introduced to Laura, his mutant daughter he was unaware had been created in a Mexican laboratory. Jackman, who first appeared in the role of The Wolverine from the Marvel comics X-Men series in 2000, said the family story packed a heavy emotional punch for him and, he hoped, the audience.

    AFP News
  • The 2018 Hyundai Accent Packs a Mean Safety Punch

    Remember when we told earlier that Hyundai Accent lacks advanced safety features in their sedans? Well, guess what — it seems they overheard us complaining a bit and is now ... The post The 2018 Hyundai Accent Packs a Mean Safety Punch appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

    Carmudi
  • Don't forget to check behind the sofa for 433 million £1 coins - before it's too late!

    The Treasury has urged savers to crack open their piggy banks, check behind the sofa and rifle through forgotten overcoat pockets for rogue £1 coins, before 433 million of them become worthless. The sturdy bit, first issued in 1983 as a replacement for the pound note, is being phased out in favour of their new 12-sided counterpart from March 28. Chief secretary to the Treasury David Gauke said: “We are calling on everybody - from conscientious children saving pocket money in piggy banks to families who like to hold on to their coins for a rainy day - to be ready for this change.

    The Telegraph
  • Robinson wins NBA slam dunk contest

    Glenn Robinson scored a perfect 50 on his final dunk to capture the NBA All Star Game's slam dunk title after leaping over three people for a dynamic two-handed reverse jam. Indiana Pacers forward Robinson jumped over teammate Paul George, the club's mascot and a Pacer cheerleader to easily win the contest over Phoenix Suns rookie Derrick Jones. The Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Orlando Magic's Aaron Gordon were eliminated in the earlier rounds.

    AFP News
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet PM Lee, President Tony Tan in Singapore: report

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they deliver joint statements in Jerusalem on 19 April 2016. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan Keng Yam during his visit to Singapore this week, according to a Jerusalem Post report on Sunday (19 February).

    Yahoo News Singapore
  • Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018

    Should we change Honda Civic’s Type R to Type H, instead? We seriously think so. “Honda’s heart-pumping hatch is as hot and heavy as Hades himself” can be an easy and ... The post Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

    Carmudi