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Summers withdraws his name for Fed chair

Larry Summers Interview Pic

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers has withdrawn his name for consideration to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, according to a senior administration official.

The Premier League's first gay footballer

Australia Fans

There've been lots of articles written about how difficult it is for gay footballers to come out - especially when they are still playing. Can you imagine, for example, the stick an Arsenal player would get at White Hart Lane, or a Tottenham player at The Emirates ?

Lehman creditors still being repaid

Pile Of Coins

Some of Lehman Brothers' Europe-based creditors will be repaid almost all the funds owed to them, according to the administrator of the European operations of the defunct investment bank.

Porsche 911 marks its 50th with special edition

Silver Porsche 911

The German maker's iconic 911 sports car made its debut exactly 50 years ago on the stands at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and Porsche is marking the occasion by introducing a special anniversary edition at this year's show, with a limited run of just 1,963 to honor the year the 911 made its debut.