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Global Herald Reporter publishes factual articles from around the globe. Articles listed under this user are often sourced from more than one individual writer or source, which will be referenced in the body of the article where necessary.

Obituary: Betty Ford


Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford: 8th April 1918 – 8th July 2011. Betty Ford was the wife of the former President of the United States, Gerald Ford, and served as the First Lady of the United States from 1974 to 1977. Famous for her candid opinions and limitless energy, the former First Lady was best known for setting up the ...

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Economy: IMF Releases Global Financial Stability Report


The International Momentary Fund has released its April 2011 Global Financial Stability Report, which identifies a modest recovery in advanced economies and a “robust” recovery in emerging economies. Pointing out the global vulnerability to shocks such as oil prices affected by uncertainty in the Middle East & North Africa region, the report provides a reminder that continued improvement in the ...

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Economics: Outlook for the Euro Area in 2011 and 2012


A new report published by the European Forecasting Network at the European University Institute predicts an upswing in the global economy following the expansion of trade and production over the Winter. The research group, which brings together economists from several European universities and institutions, identifies commodity prices and low confidence as the primary risk factors affecting the chances of a ...

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Obituary: Loleatta Holloway


Loleatta Holloway, the famed disco and soul singer from Chicago, has passed away age 64. Best known for the dancefloor fillers “Hit and Run”, “Love Sensation” and the vocals for “Relight My Fire”, the former Gospel singer started out with the Holloway Community Singers. Epitomising the sound of the seventies, Holloway had chart topping hits with a number of singles, but most ...

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Fashion: Julien Fourniè Spring Summer 2011 Couture


Julien Fourniè’s Spring Summer couture collection for 2011 contains a carnival of colour and futuristic silhouettes befitting of one of the very best Parisian couturiers. The line is bursting with life, energy and fun. Space-age corsets, flowing trains, sparkles, primary colours and zip-up suits make Julien Fourniè the go-to designer for the 21st century superwoman.

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Football: Arsenal v Birmingham, Carling Cup Final 2011 Preview


The first football final of the English 2010/2011 season takes place on Sunday 27th February 2011, as Arsenal take on Birmingham at Wembley Stadium, London, in the Final of the Carling Cup. Arsenal are missing key players, as their captain, Cesc Fabregas has a hamstring problem, and attacking midfielder, Theo Walcott, has an ankle injury. Diaby and Robin van Persie, ...

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Football: UEFA Champions League 2011 Results, Wednesday 16 February 2011

The first leg matches of two more UEFA Champions League 2011 Round of 16 matches took place on the evening of Wednesday 16th February 2011, with an entertaining pair of fixtures in England and Italy. Arsenal 2-1 Barcelona Arsenal had never beaten Barcelona prior to this match and, after an opening 45 minutes in which David Villa scored on 26 ...

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Obituary: Major General Francis Nyangweso


Major General Francis Nyangweso (1939 – 2011), has died on 16th February 2011 at the age of 72. Born in Busia, near the eastern territorial boundary of Uganda with Kenya, his career included banking, military leadership and posts with the Ugandan Ministry of Culture, Community Development, Youth and Sports, the Foreign Office and the National Chamber of Commerce. He competed ...

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Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Saturday 5 February 2011

Eight Barclays Premier League football matches are scheduled to take place on the afternoon and evening of Saturday 5th February 2011. Stoke v Sunderland – Kick-Off (GMT) 12:45 Stoke and Sunderland play out the day’s early kick-off match at the Britannia Stadium, with both sides looking to establish themselves more firmly in the upper half of the table. Sunderland will ...

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RBS 6 Nations 2011: Wales v England Preview


Wales v England will kick off the RBS 6 Nations 2011 at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, this evening, at 19:45 CET (20:45 CET) to lift the curtain on the Northern Hemisphere’s biggest international rugby union tournament. Wales Absentees Wales are without the following players, who are all injured or suspended for the opening RBS 6 Nations event against England: Gethin Jenkins ...

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