Film: “The King’s Speech” Picks Up 9 Nominations at BIF Awards

The King’s Speech will hit UK cinemas on 7th January 2011, but has already picked up nine nominations in the Moët British Independent Film Awards. The film tells the true story of King George VI, known as Bertie, who had a stammer and subsequently underwent treatment with an Australian speech therapist. The screenplay had to … Read more Film: “The King’s Speech” Picks Up 9 Nominations at BIF Awards

EUFOR to Stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The UN Security Council has extended the mandate of the EUFOR force in Bosnia and Herzegovina paving the way for UN blue helmets to remain in the region. Last week, Valentin Inzko, the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, told the UN Security Council: “While there was substantial progress in the first 11 years after … Read more EUFOR to Stay in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Façonnable Launches European E-Commerce Shop

Veteran clothing brand Façonnable has launched its European e-commerce operations with an online boutique full of trademark conservative pieces. Façonnable is privately owned by M1 Group and appointed Lance Isham as CEO of Façonnable from June 1st 2010. Mr Isham is the former COO of Ralph Lauren and was partially responsible for its restructure. Both … Read more Façonnable Launches European E-Commerce Shop

Energy: Nord Pool Spot Wins Energy Transparency Award 2010

Nord Pool Spot was awarded the Energy Transparency Award 2010 on 17th November 2010 from the Florence School of Regulation at the European University Institute. Eight criteria were laid down in the ETA Rules: effectiveness, efficiency, reproducibility, innovation, simplicity of design and implementation, responsiveness to users’ needs, leverage and contribution to market oversight improvement. The … Read more Energy: Nord Pool Spot Wins Energy Transparency Award 2010

Rugby Union: Autumn International Fixtures, Saturday 20th November 2010

More Rugby Union Autumn Internationals are due to take place tomorrow, on Saturday 20th November 2010, as teams from the Six Nations are once more in action against the touring Southern Hemisphere sides. England v Samoa – Kick-Off 14:30 GMT At Twickenham, England take on Samoa after their excellent performance last week in defeating Australia … Read more Rugby Union: Autumn International Fixtures, Saturday 20th November 2010

Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Saturday 20th November 2010

Seven Barclays Premier League fixtures are scheduled to take place tomorrow, on Saturday 20th November 2010, including a few big matches. Arsenal take on London rivals Tottenham Hotspur with local bragging rights as well as Barclays Premier League points up for grabs at the Emirates Stadium in the day’s early kick-off. Their match begins at … Read more Football: Barclays Premier League Fixtures, Saturday 20th November 2010

Top Ski-ing Gadgets 2010 / 2011 Season Northern Hemisphere

Thousands of snow fans around the world will be heading for the slopes in the Northern Hemisphere this Winter and so we have compiled some of the best ski-ing gadgets available online – perfect for gifts, corporate sweeteners and keeping the kids quiet. Keep Entertained Veho Muvi Camera with Extreme Sports Pack bundle The Veho … Read more Top Ski-ing Gadgets 2010 / 2011 Season Northern Hemisphere

Airbus to Replace “Around 40” A380 Rolls Royce Engines

As many as 40 Rolls Royce engines on Airbus A380 planes may need replacing, according to Qantas chief executive, Alan Joyce. Speaking to journalists in Sydney, Mr Joyce said “We’ve been talking to Airbus and Rolls-Royce and we understand that the number is around 40 [engines to be replaced]… We’ll have a daily dialogue with … Read more Airbus to Replace “Around 40” A380 Rolls Royce Engines

Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010

Nearly 100 teams took part in football internationals around the world yesterday evening, Wednesday 17th November 2010. Argentina met their old rivals Brazil with both sides having changed their management following below par World Cup efforts. Argentina, via Lionel Messi, got the best of their friendly encounter with the only goal of Argentina’s 1-0 victory … Read more Football: International Results for Wednesday 17th November 2010