Author: rachelricci

Mum begged doctors to amputate her hand for decades after devastating car crash

Paratriathlete Nicola Wilding has been living in constant, chronic pain for the last two decades, after a life-changing car crash at the age of 22. The crash left her without the use of her right arm, but her quick thinking meant she was the only casualty. Nicola, from South Croydon, experienced a tyre blowout at […]

Woodside holds on to stake in Senegal oil field as FAR challenge fails

ConocoPhillips’ (COP.N) sale of a stake in a $4.2 billion Senegal oil and gas project to Woodside Petroleum (WPL.AX) has been cleared by an international tribunal, resolving a long-running challenge by Australian partner FAR Ltd (FAR.AX). Woodside and FAR said on Friday an International Chamber of Commerce panel had ruled that FAR did not have […]

Arrested Huawei executive hit with new US charges ahead of extradition

The US Justice Department indicted both Huawei and its chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou for racketeering and conspiring to steal American trade secrets on Thursday. Meng was arrested in Canada in 2018, and is currently undergoing extradition proceedings that would move her to the US. This latest indictment adds 16 counts of conspiracy to the […]

First footage of Robert Pattinson as Batman revealed

Director Matt Reeves revealed the first look at Robert Pattinson as Batman in his coming “The Batman.” In the new footage, set to an ominous score by composer Michael Giacchino, Pattinson steps into a dark frame saturated in red light as his sleek and angular Batman suit slowly comes into focus. Pattinson told Variety’s Ramin […]

Eddie Hearn’s right hand man Frank Smith on his route to the top of boxing

“I put my neck on the line to give you this chance and your behaviour has shown a total lack of respect to me and the company. Please accept this letter as a final warning.” Frank Smith was 16 when boxing promoter Eddie Hearn dropped a letter on his desk after he had slept late. […]

What to write in a Valentine’s Day card: – 21 romantic poems and quotes

Whether you love or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us. And regardless of how you feel about the day, who doesn’t like getting a card? (or present, for that matter) Choosing the card can be hard enough but the real daunting task is what to write inside of it. Y’know the message that’s […]

Walmart’s Mexico unit blames government cash aid, as revenue rise slowest in three quarters

Walmex, as the unit of Walmart Inc (WMT.N) is known locally, said revenue rose 4.7% in the fourth quarter of 2019, it slowest since the 4.6% clocked in the year’s first quarter. Walmex’s Bodega family of warehouse-style supermarkets comprise nearly 80% of the retailer’s stores in Mexico, the largest foreign market by store count for […]

Apple will reopen its five Beijing stores on February 14th, with limited hours

Apple is reportedly planning to reopen its five Beijing stores on February 14th, albeit with limited hours. The stores will be the first to reopen in China since Apple closed all of its retail stores on February 1st due to concerns about the coronavirus. The company’s five Beijing stores — Sanlitun, Apple Mall China, Chaoyang […]

Mike Tyson, Donald Trump and boxing’s greatest shock 30 years on

“I’m not going to Tyson’s dressing room. I can’t go near him. It might rub off. The same thing could happen to me.” Those were the reported words of Donald Trump moments after his friend and client Mike Tyson had been beaten by James ‘Buster’ Douglas in boxing’s greatest shock. It was a day shaped […]

Naughty Valentine’s Day poems and jokes to write in your cards

With Valentine’s Day now just a stone’s throw away, you wouldn’t be alone if you were rushing out to get the perfect (if not last minute) Valentine’s Day card and romantic gift. You know, the type of card that’s romantic, but not cheesy? Cheeky and funny, but not too crass? And then there’s the message […]