Scrabble player caught cheating by hiding blank tiles.
One of America’s top young Scrabble players has been kicked out of the national championship tournament after being caught hiding blank letter tiles.
Couch potato children ‘up to nine times more likely to be clumsy than other youngsters’
Customs chief-of-staff stands down after more allegations of ‘lewd conduct’ towards her male colleagues.
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The future of the Virgin Trains brand looks uncertain after it lost its remaining franchise this morning to rival FirstGroup and Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson cast doubt on whether it would bid for any more rail lines.
The New York Times names Mark Thompson as chief executive.
McDonald’s has ditched Innocent Smoothies from its menus, after its five-year-trial failed to gain traction with customers.
Paddy Power has made a clutch of heavyweight marketing hires, bringing on board former Domino’s marketer Robin Auld and ex-Sky marketing strategy director Danny Russell in new positions.
Google buys Frommer’s travel guidebooks.
Spotify has promoted UK managing director Chris Maples to the role of vice president of Europe.
GROUND RENTS INCOME FUND PLC
The company appointed Malcolm Naish, Simon Wombwell and Paul Craig as three non-executive directors on the board.
Malcolm Naish was a director of Real Estate at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership until 2012.
Simon Wombwell is Chief Executive Officer of Brooks Macdonald Funds and a director of Brooks Macdonald Group Plc.
Paul Craig is a Director of Multi-Manager at Henderson Global Investors.
The company has hired veteran fund manager Bartlett Geer away from Putnam Investments, part of a push to build up its actively managed equities team.
Concert Wealth Management
The California-based startup that works with independent advisers, has expanded its presence on the East Coast with veteran adviser Peter Wyrough. He joined Concert last week from brokersXpress LLC, the broker-dealer unit that Charles Schwab Corp said in May it planned to dissolve.
PIONEER GLOBAL INVESTMENTS LTD
The company appointed Marc Robinson as sales director for the EMEA region in its Global Strategic Partners Group. He was sales director for Global Financial Institutions