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Gibraltar fire stops global online betting
Gibraltar fire stops global online betting

An explosion and fire at a Gibraltar power station Sunday blacked out much of the British outpost and halted international online betting operations with giants including William Hill and Ladbrokes.

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  • More healthcare workers learning to communicate better with the elderlyMore healthcare workers learning to communicate better with the elderly
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 4:51 PM

    SINGAPORE: More healthcare professionals are picking up Chinese dialects and Mandarin to better communicate with elderly patients who do not speak English.Local nurse Roskalrinna took about a month to learn basic Cantonese phrases.The 25-year-old is ...

  • Yuhua embarks on second-year football programme for kidsYuhua embarks on second-year football programme for kids
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 4:34 PM

    SINGAPORE: A pilot football programme for young children and their parents in Yuhua is into its second year, after a successful first run.Over the past one year, the children have been coached by players of S-League team Albirex Niigata.The year-long...

  • Some families opt for yacht living in new lifestyleSome families opt for yacht living in new lifestyle
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 4:20 PM

    SINGAPORE: As the yachting lifestyle becomes more prevalent in Singapore, some people have chosen to live on such vessels instead.Channel NewsAsia finds out more about the perks and downsides of such a lifestyle.A fittingly pink room for the girl, a ...

  • Review underway for HDB scheme enhancing seniors' safetyReview underway for HDB scheme enhancing seniors' safety
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 3:51 PM

    SINGAPORE: A review is underway for a scheme which enhances the safety of seniors living in Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats.The HDB said it is looking at lowering the age criterion for direct application to the scheme and expanding the cove...

  • Restaurants see more patrons during Easter holidayRestaurants see more patrons during Easter holiday
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/4/2014 3:29 PM

    SINGAPORE: It is Easter Sunday and some restaurants said they have seen an increase in reservations during this period over the years.One restaurant had to increase its staff capacity by 30 per cent this year to cope with the higher demand over the l...

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  • Gibraltar fire stops global online bettingGibraltar fire stops global online betting
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 9:00 PM

    An explosion and fire at a Gibraltar power station Sunday blacked out much of the British outpost and halted international online betting operations with giants including William Hill and Ladbrokes.

  • Wrongfully imprisoned US boxer 'Hurricane' Carter diesWrongfully imprisoned US boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 5:39 PM

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the prizefighter whose racially tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice and a pop culture cause, died on Sunday at the age of 76.

  • Moyes clings to positives after United lossMoyes clings to positives after United loss
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 5:28 PM

    Manchester United manager David Moyes maintains that there are positives for the club's fans to cling to despite them being out of contention for the Champions League.

  • Everton punish Moyes on Goodison returnEverton punish Moyes on Goodison return
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 5:28 PM

    Manchester United manager David Moyes tasted defeat on his first return to Everton since leaving the club as his side were beaten 2-0 in the Premier League on Sunday.

  • Unease in Vatican over cardinal's 'luxury flat'Unease in Vatican over cardinal's 'luxury flat'
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 5:06 PM

    An Italian cardinal is moving into a 600-square-metre (6,500 square foot) Vatican apartment in apparent contradiction with Pope Francis's call for a "poor Church", Italian daily La Repubblica reported on Sunday.

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sci-tech

  • Twitter blocks two accounts on its Turkish networkTwitter blocks two accounts on its Turkish network
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 4:42 PM

    Twitter blocked two accounts on Sunday that had been used to spread corruption allegations against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, his government and his inner circle.

  • Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversaryNintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 3:06 AM

    Nintendo's trailblazing Game Boy marks its 25th anniversary on Monday with the portable device's legacy living on in cutting-edge smartphone games and among legions of nostalgic fans.

  • Researchers use Twitter to predict crimeResearchers use Twitter to predict crime
    Agence France-Presse - 20/4/2014 2:13 AM

    Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters -- even before a crime has been committed.

  • Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for IndiaEx-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India
    Agence France-Presse - 19/4/2014 1:01 PM

    Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.

  • Android gains in US, basic phones almost extinctAndroid gains in US, basic phones almost extinct
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 8:07 PM

    The Google Android platform grabbed the majority of mobile phones in the US market in early 2014, as consumers all but abandoned non-smartphone handsets, a survey showed Friday.

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weird

  • US Capitol superheroes fail to break world recordUS Capitol superheroes fail to break world record
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:52 PM

    They may have super-human powers and the nerve to don spandex, but a dozen Supermen and a number of Captain Americas failed to break a world record Friday outside the US Capitol.

  • Going nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-cityGoing nuts? Turkey looks to pistachios to heat new eco-city
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 9:06 PM

    Pistachios are already a key ingredient in Turkish baklava, but the country may now have found a new way to exploit the nuts known as "green gold" -- by using their shells to heat a new eco-city.

  • Polish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayakPolish man says he crossed Atlantic by kayak
    Agence France-Presse - 18/4/2014 6:34 PM

    A 67-year-old Polish retiree has claimed he kayaked solo across the Atlantic, taking six months to make the ocean crossing from Portugal to Florida.

  • Guatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet recordGuatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet record
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 11:23 PM

    Thousands of Guatemalan Catholics broke their own Guinness record for the world's longest sawdust carpet Thursday with a multi-colored masterpiece stretching down the main avenue of the capital's historic center.

  • Ex-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokesEx-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokes
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 1:42 PM

    In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times. Putin's answer? It's too cold. 

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