News archive from 1 March 2012

ENGLAND 2 HOLLAND 3: STUART PEARCE'S FIRST GAME ENDS IN DEFEAT

ENGLAND 2 HOLLAND 3: STUART PEARCE'S FIRST GAME ENDS IN DEFEAT

STUART PEARCE'S first game as England's interim manager ended in defeat as Holland's Arjen Robben scored an injury-time winner in the friendly international at Wembley. Holland struck twice in two minutes early in the second half through Robben and...

Daily Star, 22:08 in Sport
 

US STOCKS-Wall St snaps 4-day advance after Bernanke remarks

* Stocks post gains for February * Monthly market volume drops 12 pct from yr ago * Dow off 0.4 pct, S&P off 0.5 pct, Nasdaq off 0.7 pct By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Feb 29 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks slipped on Wednesday, snapping a four-day...

 

Ford may lose up to $600 million in Europe this year - CFO

The second-largest U.S. automaker had projected 2012 industry sales between 14 million and 15 million in Europe, down from 15.3 million vehicles in 2011. "We think Europe is much more likely now to be at the bottom end of the scale," Booth...

Reuters, 22:37 in Business
 
Angry Birds fly to Facebook, Asia and ... Space

Angry Birds fly to Facebook, Asia and ... Space

Marketing chief Peter Vesterbacka told Reuters the company plans to roll out five new Angry Birds games this year, starting with Angry Birds Spaces in March, after introducing just one new game in 2011. Angry Birds Spaces is set in outer space, with...

 

Venezuela says 'ignore rumours' in Chavez cancer saga

Despite allies' upbeat assessment of his latest surgery in Cuba, some sources including a prominent pro-opposition Venezuelan journalist suggest the 57-year-old may face a life-threatening spread - or metastasis - of the cancer discovered last year....

 
'By 28 I'll have done everything I want in boxing': Amir Khan's plans to retire in three years

'By 28 I'll have done everything I want in boxing': Amir Khan's plans to retire in three years

He said: 'I don"t like spiders. If I see one in my bedroom I have to call my whole family and , even when they do take it out, I won"t sleep in that room for a couple of days or I"ll sleep at my parents.' The boxer became engaged to...

 
Blackstone boss Stephen Schwarzman pockets £130m

Blackstone boss Stephen Schwarzman pockets £130m

The Manhattan private equity king, who co-founded Blackstone in 1985, had a salary and bonus package of just under $5million. He also received $74million from funds that were set up before the company floated on the stock market in the US in 2007 and...

 
Florence a double winner at NME Awards as Adele loses out

Florence a double winner at NME Awards as Adele loses out

Florence Welch and her Florence + The Machine bandmates have ended Adele's accolades haul with a double win at the NME Awards in London on Wednesday. Welch and her band beat the multiple Grammy and Brits award winner to the Best Solo Artist and Best...

 

England 2-3 Holland: Robben strikes late to spoil Pearce's big night

Football: Stuart Pearce could have done worse than recall the words of legendary basketball coach John Wooden when assessing his side's performance in this match. This may turn out to be the former Nottingham Forest manager's only game in charge of...

 
JESSICA HARRINGTON'S BID FOR FREEDOM

JESSICA HARRINGTON'S BID FOR FREEDOM

JESSICA HARRINGTON thinks Steps To Freedom is a stronger horse now than when he was last seen winning at Chelten-ham in November. That success launched Steps To Freedom towards the head of the betting for the William Hill Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and...

 
SLOVENIA 1 SCOTLAND 1: IT JUST GETS BERRA

SLOVENIA 1 SCOTLAND 1: IT JUST GETS BERRA

CHRISTOPHE BERRA last night savoured his second goal for Scotland and admitted he’s not seen either of them hit the net. Berra’s powerful 39th-minute header earned Craig Levein’s Scotland a deserved 1-1 draw in Slovenia. And for the Wolves stopper it...

 
SCOTLAND U-21S PIN HOPES ON FAIRYTALE FINISH

SCOTLAND U-21S PIN HOPES ON FAIRYTALE FINISH

SCOTLAND Under-21 ace Johnny Russell reckons group leaders Holland can still slip up in the Euro qualifiers and get him off the hook. The Dundee United forward was voted Man of the Match in last night’s goalless draw with the Dutch and left St Mirren...

 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS - 01/03/12

TODAY'S RACING TIPS - 01/03/12

BEV SWINGELL is the principal tipster for the Daily Express and Sunday Express, and for the last 20 years he has been acknowledged as one of the top private handicappers in England. He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has...

 
GREYHOUNDS - TIPS AND RESULTS 01/03/12

GREYHOUNDS - TIPS AND RESULTS 01/03/12

THURSDAY'S TIPS: SUNDERLAND FANCIES 11.03 Rathronan Lad (6-4-3) 11.19 Lady Alaska (Nap) (1-4-2) 11.34 Glengoole Rocket (3-4-1) 11.48 Hillcross Ursula (4-1-6) 12.04 Coolmount Penske (1-2-6) 12.18 Chapelane Dream (3-5-6) 12.32 Magna Bugle (6-3-5) 12.47...

 
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 1 CZECH REPUBLIC 1: SIMON COX QUICK OUT OF TRAP

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 1 CZECH REPUBLIC 1: SIMON COX QUICK OUT OF TRAP

SIMON COX struck to earn Ireland a draw – but for boss Giovanni Trapattoni it was a wasted opportunity. Former Liverpool striker Milan Baros fired the Czech Republic ahead after Petr Cech had denied Ireland a host of chances. Then West Brom forward...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 


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