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Irish government allocates fund for W B Yeats anniversary

Irish government allocates fund for W B Yeats anniversary

Sep. 21 | The Irish government has allocated €500,000 to celebrate poet W B Yeats. In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Irish poet and Nobel laureate William Butler Yeats, the Irish Government has allocated €500,000. Designated as Yeats 2015, next...

Scotland rejects independence from UK

Scotland rejects independence from UK

Sep. 19 | Voters decide against Scotland’s separation from UK. The nail-biting Scottish referendum resulted in the rejection of independence from the UK by voters across 32 councils on September 19, 2014. The votes tilted towards ‘No’ with the...

Chris Cairns is driving trucks and cleaning bus shelters

Chris Cairns is driving trucks and cleaning bus shelters

Sep. 19 | Former New Zealand cricketer Chris Cairns is driving trucks and cleaning bus shelters to make ends meet. In a perfect riches-to-rags story, former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns is forced to drive trucks and clean bus shelters to pay for bills and...

General Motors recalls its natural gas-powered vans

General Motors recalls its natural gas-powered vans

Sep. 18 | General Motors will recall its natural gas-powered vans due to gas leak possibility. American car maker General Motors (GM) will be recalling around 3,200 natural gas-powered vans because of a possible gas leak issue that raises the risk of fire. As per...

People Magazine Best Dressed 2014 – Taylor Swift bags top spot

People Magazine Best Dressed 2014 – Taylor Swift bags top spot

Sep. 18 | Taylor Swift, Emma Watson and Rihanna all make it to the People Magazine Best Dressed 2014 list. Country pop queen Taylor Swift has managed to effortlessly sync her music with style and has now been nominated as People Magazine’s best dressed star...

Didier Drogba struggles in his Chelsea homecoming game

Didier Drogba struggles in his Chelsea homecoming game

Sep. 18 | 36 year-old Didier Drogba struggles in his Chelsea homecoming game against Schalke in the Champions league. In his opening homecoming game for Chelsea, 36-year-old Didier Drogba struggled to find any form in their Champions league game against Schalke....

Queen’s milliner Philip Somerville dies

Queen’s milliner Philip Somerville dies

Sep. 17 | Philip Somerville had also designed hats for Princess Diana and many royal families in Europe. Considered the Queen’s favorite milliner for over two decades, Philip Somerville passed away at the age of 84 on September 14, 2014. The hats he designed...

Wayne Rooney ends spat with Sir Alex Ferguson

Wayne Rooney ends spat with Sir Alex Ferguson

Sep. 17 | Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney ends spat with Sir Alex Ferguson, calls him ‘an incredible person’. Manchester United star Wayne Rooney marked 10 years at the club and in an interview with MUTV, has said that Sir Alex Ferguson is an...

Ebola vaccine goes on trial in UK

Ebola vaccine goes on trial in UK

Sep. 17 | Oxford in south-east London to host Ebola vaccine trial. Trials for the experimental Ebola vaccine have begun in the UK, under which the first of the 60 volunteers will be injected with the vaccine that contains negligible part of genetic material from...

New Year’s fireworks in London to now be charged

New Year’s fireworks in London to now be charged

Sep. 17 | New Year’s eve revelers in London will now be charged £10 for viewing the fireworks show. The fireworks spectacle on New Year’s eve in London will no more be a free affair, attendees will have to buy tickets that cost £10 each, in order...