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October 9, 2015 8:42 PM Keme Nzerem on Sport

When will Fifa finally hit the iceberg? Some have made the analogy that watching Fifa over the last few months has been like being on the deck of the titanic. Next Thurs – 15th Oct – Uefa holds an emergency executive committee meeting, where Michel Platini will come under pressure to prove that the 2m CHF payment he received from Sepp Blatter was legitimate 15

October 9, 2015 3:45 PM Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Friday, Oct 9

ZURICH - FIFA is discussing delaying the election for their next president following the suspensions given to Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, two sources have told Reuters. (SOCCER-FIFA/ELECTION-DELAY, moved with updates to follow, by Simon Evans, 400 words) ZURICH - FIFA presidential candidate and former vice-president Chung Mong-joon has said he will appeal 26

October 9, 2015 5:11 AM NEW PICS! Is TOWIE’s James ‘Arg’ Argent set to be the next Frank Sinatra?

He’s already proved what a talented singer he is but it looks as though TOWIE‘s James ‘Arg’ Argent has set his sights even higher. Yup, 27-year-old Arg has slipped on a 1950s style suit and a classic tribly – much like singing sensation Frank – and actually recreated one of the music legend’s iconic album covers by posing infront of a plane at Heathrow 20

October 5, 2015 2:20 PM UN Climate Change Conference: Which country pledged what?

Plans submitted by 147 nations on what they are prepared to do to limit their greenhouse gases could go some way towards tackling climate change. They were made ahead of the conference that will involve more than 190 countries in Paris in December. The 119 pledges, known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), have been uploaded to the United 35

October 5, 2015 12:22 PM U.S. make wholesales changes for Springboks clash

LONDON United States coach Mike Tolkin has made 12 changes for his side's third Rugby World Cup Pool B game against South Africa on Wednesday. Only prop Phil Thiel, number eight Samu Manoa and fullback Blaine Scully have retained their places in the starting line-up from the side beaten 39-16 by Scotland. Seven of the matchday 23 at London's Olympic 14

October 5, 2015 2:07 AM Thighs the limit! Nina Dobrev flashes some skin in dramatic side-slit dress supporting boyfriend Austin Stowell at film premiere

She played up her eyes with brown eye shadow, and added bright red lipstick which matched her dress' dramatic splash of color. The actress, who wrapped her six-year run on the hit CW show in May, also wore a matching black-and-red ring. The 59-year-old plays an insurance lawyer who must defend a Soviet spy and negotiate a US pilot prisoner swap in the cold war drama 10

October 4, 2015 11:26 AM When is Wales' Rugby World Cup quarter-final? and who do they have to beat to get to the final?

We outline the scenarios facing Warren Gatland's side as they dream of going right the way to the final on October 31 Wales are celebrating after officially booking their passage into the World Cup quarter-finals. But dare we dream further and of Sam Warburton lifting the Webb Ellis Cup at the home of English rugby on October 31? The winners, and thus group 33

October 2, 2015 6:12 PM FDA approves Merck's Keytruda for use in lung cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval for Merck & Co's immunotherapy, Keytruda, in patients with a form of lung cancer. Keytruda and another similar treatment from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co called Opdivo block a protein called PD-1, whose natural function is to put checks on the immune system. Wall Street analysts expect such drugs 19

October 1, 2015 5:26 AM Queen's University, Belfast, rises to 200th place in THE world university rankings

Queen's University has risen to 200th place in the Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings in 2015/16. Ulster University is in the top 500, with a ranking between 401-500th place. The rankings rate universities worldwide on measures including teaching, research and international outlook, including numbers of overseas students. The UK has 34 universities 15

September 30, 2015 9:33 PM Prince Harry joins Walking with the Wounded on UK journey

Prince Harry on 30 September joined a group of injured veterans participating in a 1,000-mile trek through the UK. The 31-year-old royal met up with the Walking with the Wounded group to participate in a 17-mile portion of their Walk of Britain trek. Prior to the walk, the prince said he was "hugely looking forward" to joining the team during their "formidable" 11