Archive for December 4th, 2009


On air: The World Cup Draw – LIVE!

Group A:South Africa, Mexico, Uruguay, France

Group B: Argentina, South Korea, Nigeria, Greece

Group C: England,USA, Algeria, Slovenia

Group D: Germany, Australia, Ghana, Serbia

Group E: Netherlands, Denmark, Japan, Cameroon

Group F: Italy, New Zealand, Paraguay, Slovakia

Group G: Brazil, North Korea, Ivory Coast, Portugal

Group H: Spain, Honduras, Chile, Switzerland

It’s underway but the bulk of the draw should fall in our time (between 18-19GMT). BBC Sport has live coverage now. Give us your reaction as the names come out of the hat. Here’s what we’ve planned.

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Big debate: too fat to fly?

Are you sitting comfortably? Now have a look at this image posted on aviation blog,

The image was reportedly taken by a disgruntled American Airlines cabin crew member, wanting to bring to attention a growing problem.

As waistlines increase, should obese passengers feel the squeeze on their wallets too? Most airlines will charge passengers extra for excess weight on luggage, so why not apply the same principle to heavier passengers?
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