Football ace David Beckham is facing difficulties coming to terms with his retirement from the sport. The former England captain who played his last game in Paris Saint-Germain's 3-1 win over Brest, will now take up other projects which might possibly include purchasing a U.S. Major League Soccer franchise, The Sun reports. Beckham said he will find it difficult after two months of rest to ...
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Beckham said he will find it difficult after two months of rest to spend his time, although the footballer believes he will have enough projects to keep himself busy and that this is the right time to ...
Roberta Bonoff, new owner of Creative Kidstuff, a toy store chain based in Minneapolis. Bonoff said the previous owner was tired and ready to sell. Baby boomers preparing for retirement are driving a surge in small business sales, as they find more and more buyers confident enough in the improving economy to expand their own businesses through acquisitions.In the first three months of this ...
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It may be tough, but we have to consider our parents' retirement as part of our own future. When Eileen Crehan thinks about her parents' retirement plans, she worries.The 27-year-old PhD candidate, like many young adults, knows that her parents' future finances aren't only a source of concern for them--they directly impact her life as well."They are careful spenders and ...
Cast member Kiefer Sutherland poses at the party for the television series finale of "24" in Los Angeles April 30, 2010. TV viewers will be forgiven if they feel a sense of deja vu when new shows debut in September. With competition from cable and the Web growing, broadcasters are leaning more on past successes and big names to find fresh hits. NBC is ...
Other seniors are converting a primary home into a rental property and obtaining financing for a second retirement home, he added. "For high-end borrowers that usually have other assets accumulated at retirement, being debt-free is more of a matter of choice," Padilla ...
A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows t A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts shows the countrys youngest workers could face tough times in the future. The study shows that although all age groups lost wealth during the recent recession, those known as Gen-Xers took the hardest hit, losing almost half of their wealth. Other age groups, according to the study, have recovered much of ...
Neville Neville father of footballers Gary and Phil charged with sexual assault against 46-year-old woman
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Nothing will ever completely replace playing the game I love, however I feel like I'm starting a new adventure and I'm genuinely excited about what lies ahead. I'm fortunate to have been given many opportunities throughout my career and now I feel it's my time to give back.
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Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex.
To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 foot (210 metres) high Ferris Wheel, which will be the largest in the world. The attraction will be named Dubai Eye, in line with London's London Eye, which is 135 metres high.
Reclamation work, which involves dredging sand from the bottom of the surrounding one hundred foot deep sea, began on Monday. The work is being carried out by Dutch company Van Oord which was involved in the development of Dubai's iconic Palm Jumeirah. Construction of groynes, revetments, soil compaction of the new island and the reclamation of sand bodies to support the infrastructure also form part of the project. A total of more than 8 million cubic metres of sand needs to be dredged and deposited and some 3 million tons of stone will be placed. Van Oord deploys 3 trailing suction hopper dredgers and a cutter suction dredger, as well as a variety of equipment for placing the stone. ...
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