Britain's Elton John (R) shares a light moment with Evgeny ...
Nov 30th, 2010
(Reuters) - Britain's Elton John (R) shares a light moment with Evgeny Lebedev, chairman of The Independent newspaper, at their editorial offices in London November 30, 2010. John is the guest editor of the special World Aids Day edition of the British daily paper due out on Wednesday. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT PROFILE MEDIA BUSINESS) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched fighter jets on Friday to escort a Pakistan International Airlines plane carrying 297 passengers from Lahore after it was diverted from Manchester, a spokesman for the Defence Ministry said. Flight PK709 from the city of Lahore in Pakistan was due to land at Manchester Airport in north west England at 1230 GMT. T... [Full Article]
By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Mother-daughter therapy, nightly branzino dinners and pulls from a mimosa-filled water bottle at the gym. Welcome to just some of the life of Betsey Johnson, the eccentric and frenetic fashion designer whose personality goes on display in a reality television series beginning on Sunday on U.S. cable network St... [Full Article]
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd jumped more than 4 percent after it reported a forecast-beating 90 percent rise in quarterly profit, its fastest in seven quarters. The stock rose as much as 4.3 percent in afternoon trade to HK$7.49 after it posted net profit of $126.9 million in the quarter ended in ... [Full Article]
By Peter Griffiths LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's security services faced questions on Friday over whether they could have done more to prevent the murder of a soldier hacked to death in a busy London street after it emerged that his suspected killers were known to intelligence officers. The two suspects, Michael Adebolajo, 28 and Michael Adebow... [Full Article]
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syria's fractious opposition scrambled to agree a new leadership on Friday in a bid to present a coherent front at peace talks which the United States and Russia are convening to seek an end to more than two years of civil war. A major assault by President Bashar al-Assad's forces on a rebel hel... [Full Article]