Thompson

  • I'm a bit bossy; people find it difficult to deal with: Emma Thompson 19-03-2014 05:21 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Emma Thompson has opened up about the failure of her first marriage to Kenneth Branagh, revealing that she was a little too "bossy" for the actor-director. Now married to her 'Sense & Sensibility' co-star Greg Wise, Thompson says that her six-year marriage to Branagh was doomed because...
  • Neymar hits back at jibe from Australia striker 06-09-2013 12:03 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian football star Neymar has hit back at claims by Australian striker Archie Thompson that he is "not as good as people say". Speaking during a press conference ahead of Saturday's clash between Brazil and Australia in an international football friendly at the Mane Garrincha stadium, Neymar...
  • Wasim Akram marries Australian girlfriend 22-08-2013 09:03 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram on Wednesday announced that he had married his Australian girlfriend, Shaniera Thompson, saying he has started a new life on a happy note. "I married Shaniera in Lahore last week in a simple ceremony and this is the start of a new life for...
  • Jamaican hurdler smashes 14-year record 13-07-2013 10:28 PM

    Donetsk, Ukraine: Jamaican sprint hurdler Yanique Thompson has smashed a 14-year record and bagged her country's first gold medal at the IAAF World Youth Championships (WYC) in Donetsk, Ukraine. The 17-year-old stopped the clock in an amazing 12.94 seconds to win the 100m hurdles at the RSC Olympiyskiy on Friday,...
  • Ate at McDonald's every single day, yet lost 20 pounds: CEO 31-05-2013 07:41 PM

    New York: They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp's CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) in the past year by getting his "butt up" and "working out again". But he said he hasn't changed his habit...
  • Jason Dufner among eight past champs at Zurich Classic 25-04-2013 10:24 AM

    Avondale: One year ago, Jason Dufner's victory at the Zurich Classic made him the fifth player in the last eight years to celebrate his maiden PGA Tour triumph in New Orleans. This weekend, Dufner will try to become the first repeat winner in the Big Easy since Carlos Franco in...
  • Emma Thompson to play 'Mary Poppins' writer 30-10-2012 10:34 AM

    London: Emma Thompson is all set to give Tom Hanks a tough time in Walt Disney's biopic 'Saving Mr Banks'. Thompson, 53, is playing the role of 'Mary Poppins' author P L Travers in the film, which is currently being shot while Hanks plays Walt Disney. The actress wore her...
  • Scott Thompson brings tech background to Yahoo 05-01-2012 09:01 AM

    New York: Scott Thompson isn't an obvious pick to lead Yahoo, but he brings to the struggling Internet company expertise in technology and operations. Whether that's enough will be determined in the coming weeks and months. Thompson, the head of eBay Inc.'s PayPal online payments business, was named Yahoo's CEO,...
  • Scott Thompson named the new Yahoo CEO 04-01-2012 07:50 PM

    New York: Yahoo Inc named Scott Thompson, president of eBay Inc's PayPal division, as its new CEO on Wednesday. The struggling Internet company has been without a permanent CEO since early September. It fired Carol Bartz after losing patience with her attempts to turn around the company during her 2.5...
  • World's first sex school opens in Austria 01-12-2011 12:01 PM

    London: While many people may think it's an activity which should be best learned behind closed doors, an enterprising Swedish schoolmistress thinks otherwise. Ylva-Maria Thompson has opened the world's first international sex school for teaching the art of being better lovers, the Daily Mail reported. The Austrian International Sex School...
  • Emma Thompson writing new 'Peter Rabbit' book 19-09-2011 01:10 PM

    New York: Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson is writing a new 'Peter Rabbit' story. The book is to be published by Penguin in September 2012. Penguin announced Thursday the book will be called 'The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit.' The book will be set in Scotland, where Peter Rabbit creator...
  • Bored student yawns, dislocates jaw, goes viral 11-04-2011 11:45 AM

    London: A student in Britain, who was bored during a lecture on government and politics, yawned so hard that it dislocated her jaw. Her footage on YouTube has become a sensation after it was seen 600,000 times. Seventeen-year-old Holly Thompson's mouth was stuck open due to the big yawn. She...
  • Monica Bellucci does a Demi Moore 26-03-2010 01:13 PM

    And Emma Thompson walks the red carpet with a pig ...
  • Anchor proposed on-air, fellow reporter goes on knees 24-04-2009 12:37 PM

    The anchor who had been proposed by boyfriend broke into tears and smiles. ...
  • 12-yr-old sets new golfing record 28-06-2007 11:41 AM

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  • Thomson agrees to buy Reuters 15-05-2007 12:03 PM

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