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Battling Bairstow rescues England vs SA – Newstalk ZB

Newstalk ZB Battling Bairstow rescues England vs SANewstalk ZBHowever, that left England still 101 runs adrift of South Africa's 309, with the Proteas, 1-0 up in the three-match series, only needing to avoid defeat to replace their hosts as the world's top-ranked Test side. Bairstow, dropped by England after …Cricket: Battling Bairstow rescues England against ProteasMalaysia StarBairstow lords it in ...

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World’s Most Expensive Cities For Hotel Stays 2012 – International Business Times

International Business Times World's Most Expensive Cities For Hotel Stays 2012International Business TimesMacroeconomic weakness and uncertainty are driving room rates down across mainland Europe, but the significant growth in room rates across the Latin American region indicates a shift in business priorities towards high potential destinations." Stewart … and more »

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Chicago’s Catholic Cardinal George has recurrence of cancer

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Chicago's Roman Catholic Cardinal Francis George had cancerous cells removed from his kidney and liver this week, six years after he underwent surgery for bladder cancer, the diocese said on Friday. George, who oversees 2.3 million Catholics in the nation's third-largest diocese after Los Angeles and New York, had a procedure on Wednesday removing the cancerous cells ...

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"Hunger Games" success "mind-blowing" for Hutcherson

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Josh Hutcherson never realized when he took on the role of Peeta Mellark in "The Hunger Games" how big an impact the post-apocalyptic survival film would have on popular culture. The actor, 19, still finds it "mind-blowing" that the movie based on the best-selling sci-fi novels by author Suzanne Collins became a box office hit ...

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"Real World" star Joey Kovar found dead

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Reality television performer Joey Kovar, who starred in MTV's "The Real World: Hollywood" and VH1's "Celebrity Rehab," was found dead at a friend's home near Chicago on Friday, according to media reports. Kovar, 29, who had a history of drug addiction, was found by a female friend who noticed blood coming out of his ears and ...

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VVS Laxman ponders international retirement – Cricket News Update – bettor.com (blog)

ESPNcricinfo.com VVS Laxman ponders international retirement – Cricket News Updatebettor.com (blog)A veteran of 134 Tests, his decision has been influenced by a lack of consistency over the past 12 months, where the Men in Blue have suffered two humiliating away whitewashes to England and Australia, despite winning the home series against West …Laxman likely to announce retirement on SaturdayESPNcricinfo.comVVS Laxman ...

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Ireland name final squad for World T20 – Cricket News Update – bettor.com (blog)

Belfast Telegraph Ireland name final squad for World T20 – Cricket News Updatebettor.com (blog)Majority of the players named in the squad, announced today, have played in the previous edition of the T20 World Cup, in West Indies in 2010. The only three players who were not part of the 2010 World T20 squad of Ireland are Tim Murtagh and Max ...

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Israel kicks out migrants – by changing their nationality and sending them to another country

They have recently been issued with documents labelling them as South Sudanese – despite holding passports showing they were born in areas that remain in Sudan. Four migrants from the Republic of Sudan have already been flown from Israel to South Sudan, an entirely different country that was formed last year. However, the South Sudanese authorities refused to accept them ...

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Bob Diamond’s ‘highly selective’ evidence slammed in MPs’ Libor report

Report also criticises Bank of England and regulator for being slow to notice events leading up to Barclays’ £290m fine Bob Diamond leaves after taking questions from the Treasury select committee on Libor rigging. Photograph: Lefteris Pitarakis/AP MPs have attacked the former Barclays boss Bob Diamond for being “highly selective” in the evidence he gave to their emergency hearings on ...

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