bbc.co.uk Archives - 25 October 2014, Saturday

  • Serena crushes Bouchard in Singapore

    Sport - WTA Finals: Serena Williams thrashes Eugenie Bouchard

    bbc.co.uk 23 Oct '14, 1pm

    WTA Finals: Serena Williams thrashes Eugenie Bouchard Serena Williams rebounded from her worst loss in 16 years by crushing Canada's Eugenie Bouchard 6-1 6-1 at the WTA Finals. The win keeps alive Williams's hopes of reaching the semi-finals and ends Bouchard's campaign in Singapore. ...

  • News - Singapore banking dynasty gives back through charitable family foundation

    bbc.co.uk 20 Oct '14, 7pm

    20 October 2014 Last updated at 20:09 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore banking dynasty gives back through charitable family foundation By Sharanjit Leyl BBC Asia Business Report, Singapore Please turn on JavaScript. Media require...

  • News - Singapore banking dynasty gives back through charitable family foundation

    bbc.co.uk 20 Oct '14, 7pm

    20 October 2014 Last updated at 20:09 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Singapore banking dynasty gives back through charitable family foundation By Sharanjit Leyl BBC Asia Business Report, Singapore Please turn on JavaScript. Media require...

  • Williams beats Ivanovic in Singapore

    Sport - WTA Finals: Serena Williams overcomes Ana Ivanovic in opener

    bbc.co.uk 20 Oct '14, 3pm

    WTA Finals: Serena Williams overcomes Ana Ivanovic in opener Serena Williams began the defence of her WTA Finals crown with a hard-fought 6-4 6-4 win over world number seven Ana Ivanovic. It was the 33-year-old's 16th consecutive win in the tournament, although the Serb gave her a sti...

  • News - Will robots replace humans?

    bbc.co.uk 16 Oct '14, 1am

    16 October 2014 Last updated at 02:54 BST Robots used to be featured only in movies or science fiction novels. But now they're playing a growing part in everyday life. In Singapore, both government research agencies and businesses are looking at new ways to use them for wider commerci...

  • News - Will robots replace humans?

    bbc.co.uk 16 Oct '14, 1am

    16 October 2014 Last updated at 02:54 BST Robots used to be featured only in movies or science fiction novels. But now they're playing a growing part in everyday life. In Singapore, both government research agencies and businesses are looking at new ways to use them for wider commerci...

  • Sunetra and Brendan are dancing the Salsa to 'Turn the beat around' by Vicki Sue Robinson!

    Blogs - Strictly Come Dancing - Week Four: Music and performances revealed

    bbc.co.uk 15 Oct '14, 12pm

    We are still REEL-ing from Saturday's Movie Week and our celebrities’ star-studded performances. This weekend, Strictly returns to its sequinned self as our remaining 13 pairs endeavour to win your votes. Pixie said Trent made a great candlestick last Saturday! And now we can reveal t...

  • Mulberry in new profit warning: Luxury handbag maker Mulberry sees shares dive after it tells investors full-y...

    News - Mulberry shares dive on new profit warning

    bbc.co.uk 14 Oct '14, 6am

    14 October 2014 Last updated at 11:32 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Mulberry shares dive on new profit warning Mulberry is most famous for its handbags Continue reading the main story Related Stories Profits and sales dive at Mulberry M...

  • Society makes education;education makes society. So @TristramHuntMP should England be Singapore?

    News - Labour's Hunt urges 'Hippocratic oath' for teachers

    bbc.co.uk 12 Oct '14, 6am

    12 October 2014 Last updated at 13:43 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Labour's Hunt urges 'Hippocratic oath' for teachers By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent Tristram Hunt says teaching standards are the key to improving sch...

  • News - Bitcoin price falls to 11-month low

    bbc.co.uk 06 Oct '14, 1pm

    6 October 2014 Last updated at 14:40 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Bitcoin price falls to 11-month low Paypal's backing of Bitcoin led to a brief boost in the value of the crypto-currency Continue reading the main story Related Stories ...

  • News - Bitcoin price falls to 11-month low

    bbc.co.uk 06 Oct '14, 1pm

    6 October 2014 Last updated at 14:40 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print Bitcoin price falls to 11-month low Paypal's backing of Bitcoin led to a brief boost in the value of the crypto-currency Continue reading the main story Related Stories ...

  • News - Serving up Caribbean Cuisine in Singapore

    bbc.co.uk 28 Sep '14, 8pm

    Serving up Caribbean Cuisine in Singapore 13 September 2013 Last updated at 02:52 BST As part of our series on start-up businesses from around Asia, we spoke to restaurant owner Chris Morris in Singapore. He is looking to cash-in on Singaporeans' well known love for food. His restaura...

  • VIDEO: How to survive the heat in Singapore

    Sport - Formula 1: How to survive the heat in Singapore

    bbc.co.uk 25 Sep '14, 6am

    BBC F1 pit lane reporter Tom Clarkson speaks to McLaren's physiotherapist, Mikey Collier, about how drivers prepared for the extreme heat and humidity of the Singapore Grand Prix. Cockpit temperatures reached up to 55 degrees Celsius during the race, and drivers have to stay cool and ...

  • PayPal se asocia con proveedores de Bitcoin para pagos en internet - BBC Mundo

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 5pm

    PayPal se asocia con proveedores de Bitcoin para pagos en internet 24 septiembre 2014 Compartir Los tres procesadores de Bitcoin incluidos en el acuerdo son BitPay, Coinbase y GoCoin. PayPal se asoció con los tres principales procesadores de pagos Bitcoin -la moneda virtual- para que ...

  • News - New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 1pm

    24 September 2014 Last updated at 13:02 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments The service will be available only in North America initially. Continue reading the main story Related Stories...

  • News - New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 12pm

    24 September 2014 Last updated at 13:02 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments The service will be available only in North America initially. Continue reading the main story Related Stories...

  • News - New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 12pm

    24 September 2014 Last updated at 13:02 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments The service will be available only in North America initially. Continue reading the main story Related Stories...

  • News - New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 12pm

    24 September 2014 Last updated at 13:02 Share this page Delicious Digg Facebook reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Email Print New Paypal partnership enables limited Bitcoin payments The service will be available only in North America initially. Continue reading the main story Related Stories...

  • News - Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 4am

    Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions 23 September 2014 Last updated at 20:54 BST People the world over enjoy the sound of birds singing in the morning. In Singapore, all that chirping and whistling is something of an obsession. Local bird enthusiasts spend thousa...

  • News - Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions

    bbc.co.uk 24 Sep '14, 3am

    Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions 23 September 2014 Last updated at 20:54 BST People the world over enjoy the sound of birds singing in the morning. In Singapore, all that chirping and whistling is something of an obsession. Local bird enthusiasts spend thousa...

  • News - Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions

    bbc.co.uk 23 Sep '14, 8pm

    Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions 23 September 2014 Last updated at 20:54 BST People the world over enjoy the sound of birds singing in the morning. In Singapore, all that chirping and whistling is something of an obsession. Local bird enthusiasts spend thousa...

  • News - Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions

    bbc.co.uk 23 Sep '14, 8pm

    Singapore's bird lovers and their birdsinging competitions 23 September 2014 Last updated at 20:54 BST People the world over enjoy the sound of birds singing in the morning. In Singapore, all that chirping and whistling is something of an obsession. Local bird enthusiasts spend thousa...

  • Lim & ex-Man Utd stars buy Salford City: Singapore businessman Peter Lim takes a 50% stake in non-league club

    Sport - Salford City: Peter Lim joins ex-Man Utd stars at Evo-Stik club

    bbc.co.uk 22 Sep '14, 9am

    Salford City: Peter Lim joins ex-Man Utd stars at Evo-Stik club By Mike Keegan BBC Sport Peter Lim, who tried to buy Liverpool and is set to take over Valencia, has acquired a 50% stake in Evo-Stik Division One North club Salford City. Ex-Manchester United quintet Gary and Phil Nevill...

  • How the Singapore Grand Prix unfolded

    Sport - Lewis Hamilton takes drivers' title lead at Singapore GP

    bbc.co.uk 21 Sep '14, 9pm

    In passing Vettel and taking the chequered flag, Hamilton claimed his 29th career victory and seventh of the season, two more than when he won his only title in 2008. More importantly, he earned a three-point lead over team-mate Rosberg, only the second time he has headed the German i...

  • VIDEO: Hamilton snatches pole in Singapore

    Sport - Singapore GP: Lewis Hamilton snatches pole - highlights

    bbc.co.uk 20 Sep '14, 4pm

    Watch highlights from qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton claims a dramatic pole position at the Marina Bay street circuit. Hamilton was just 0.007 seconds ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, who could not hide his frustration over team radio. Red Bull'...

  • VIDEO: Hamilton's brilliant Singapore pole lap

    Sport - Singapore GP: Lewis Hamilton's brilliant lap for pole position

    bbc.co.uk 20 Sep '14, 4pm

    Watch Lewis Hamilton's brilliant pole lap as the Mercedes driver pips team-mate Nico Rosberg in a dramatic qualifying session at the Singapore Grand Prix. Britain's Hamilton was just 0.007 seconds ahead of Germany's Rosberg, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo 0.173secs off the pace in t...

  • Hamilton takes dramatic Singapore pole

    Sport - Lewis Hamilton takes dramatic Singapore pole over Nico Rosberg

    bbc.co.uk 20 Sep '14, 2pm

    Lewis Hamilton takes dramatic Singapore pole over Nico Rosberg By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer in Singapore Lewis Hamilton took pole position from team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg by a tiny fraction in a thrilling qualifying session in Singapore. Hamilton was just 0.007 seconds...

  • Alonso top in Singapore practice

    Sport - Fernando Alonso top in Singapore, with Lewis Hamilton sixth

    bbc.co.uk 20 Sep '14, 11am

    Fernando Alonso top in Singapore, with Lewis Hamilton sixth By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer in Singapore Ferrari's Fernando Alonso beat Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in final practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as Mercedes appeared to hide their pace. Nico Rosberg was third fastest, 0...

  • Sport - Singapore GP: Inside F1 looks back at Friday practice

    bbc.co.uk 19 Sep '14, 6pm

    BBC Sport's Lee McKenzie is joined by Eddie Jordan as they look back at Friday's practice sessions for the Singapore Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso was fastest in first practice at the Marina Bay street circuit, with Lewis Hamilton setting the pace in the second session. McKenzie and Jor...

  • Hamilton top under Singapore lights

    Sport - Lewis Hamilton top in Singapore GP practice, Nico Rosberg 13th

    bbc.co.uk 19 Sep '14, 3pm

    Lewis Hamilton top in Singapore GP practice, Nico Rosberg 13th By Andrew Benson Chief F1 writer in Singapore Lewis Hamilton set the pace in second practice at the Singapore Grand Prix as title rival Nico Rosberg failed to record a time on the faster tyre. Rosberg was on a flying lap o...