The story of women's football in 10 objects

The story of women's football in 10 objects

Image caption Prof Jean Williams with the original minutes from 1921 which banned women’s football in FA grounds A hundred years ago, teams of women were playing in front of large crowds and making big money. Then the Football Association banned them from its grounds. Here’s the story of the fall and rise of women’s […]

Walgreens shuffles financial leadership

Walgreens shuffles financial leadership

Walgreens Boots Alliance has named a new global chief financial officer as the industry continues to evolve. Takeda Pharmaceuticals CFO James Kehoe will replace Walgreens’ George Fairweather, who has been in the role since 2015 and will become a senior advisor to CEO Stefano Pessina for business development and finance. Both changes are effective June […]

NASA will fly you to the sun _ or at least your name

NASA will fly you to the sun _ or at least your name

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – NASA will fly you to the sun — or at least your name. Now until April 27, NASA is accepting online submissions for this hottest ticket in town. The names will be […]

Elizabeth Hurley's nephew's 'repeatedly stabbed' in 'brutal attack'

Elizabeth Hurley's nephew's 'repeatedly stabbed' in 'brutal attack'

Elizabeth Hurley’s nephew’s ‘repeatedly stabbed’ in ‘brutal attack’  The Independent Liz Hurley breaks silence on nephew’s stabbing: ‘It’s an appalling time’  Metro Liz Hurley’s Model Nephew Stabbed In ‘Brutal’ London Attack  Yahoo News UK Liz Hurley’s model nephew Miles repeatedly stabbed in London street attack  Evening Standard Full coverage Source link

Big East Championship Game 2018: Providence vs. Villanova Schedule, Preview

Big East Championship Game 2018: Providence vs. Villanova Schedule, Preview

Frank Franklin II/Associated Press Upsets have been prominent at the 2018 Big East tournament, as two of the top-three seeds fell in back-to-back days at Madison Square Garden. Fifth-seeded Providence became the latest surprise winner in New York City, as it downed No. 1 seed Xavier in the semifinals Friday night. The victory earned the […]

Flippy, the fast food robot, temporarily decommissioned for being too slow

Flippy, the fast food robot, temporarily decommissioned for being too slow

He was supposed to revolutionize a California fast food kitchen, churning out 150 burgers per hour without requiring a paycheck or benefits. But after a single day of working as a cook at a Caliburger location in Pasadena this week, Flippy the burger-flipping robot has stopped flipping. In some ways, Flippy was a victim […]

Former WSU football player suing head coach Mike Leach

Former WSU football player suing head coach Mike Leach

PULLMAN, Wash. — A former Washington State University football player filed a lawsuit against head football coach Mike Leach over allegations Leach was inconsistent with his enforcement of rules. Court documents show Zaire Webb and a teammate were kicked off the football team by Leach after they were arrested for allegedly shoplifting. Later, the Whitman […]

Mauritius president to resign over financial scandal claims

Mauritius president to resign over financial scandal claims

By AFPMore by this Author Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is to resign after becoming embroiled in a financial scandal, Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth announced on Friday. Gurib-Fakim, who is the only female head of state in Africa, has been accused of using a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases and will […]