Portugal, France face World Cup moment of truth

PARIS: The battle for the final four European places for the 2014 World Cup finals get underway today with France and Portugal battling to join the likes of fellow continental heavyweights holders Spain and Germany in Brazil. Portugal, led by superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, have the toughest play-off as they face Sweden, who have their own icon in Zlatan Ibrahimovic leading their ...

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Enter Africa’s first design museum

Johannesburg is now home to Africa’s first design museum showcasing work by the continent’s finest design artists. Housed in a former 1920s warehouse, the pan-African cultural hub will connect the city’s major existing art archives and change the perception of museums.

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Jockey beats Annan to photo prize

The life of a jockey is far from glamorous — a world away from the confines of the rarefied, hushed atmosphere of London’s National Portrait Gallery.

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Hot HP Chromebook 11 taken off sale

All HP Chromebook 11 laptops are being removed from shops and online stores following reports that the devices are overheating.

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Teacher dispute: Gove ‘saddened’

The Education Secretary has written to the leaders of the two largest teaching unions to express disappointment that a national strike is again on the cards.

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Man Utd revenue at record levels

Manchester United reports record revenue of £98.5m for the first three months of its financial year as income from sponsorship and TV deals jumps.

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Pakistani was driving world’s largest truck bomb near Af-Pak border: Report

A massive vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED), also known as a truck bomb, was intercepted by Afghan security forces near the Pakistan-Afghan border in October, reported ABC News on Wednesday. The truck driver was allegedly a Pakistani and he set off a grenade in the cab of the truck. When later taken to a hospital, he detonated a suicide vest, ...

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