News archive from 1 March 2012, page 12

Russian tycoon Prokhorov campaigns in Putin shadow

Russian tycoon Prokhorov campaigns in Putin shadow

Billionaire tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov has conducted a campaign worthy of his unique position in the race: The youngest of the five men on the ballot by almost a generation, at 46, he is the only first-time candidate in a field of familiar faces many...

 
RFU SET TO START INTERVIEW PROCESS

RFU SET TO START INTERVIEW PROCESS

The Rugby Football Union will decide on whether Stuart Lancaster is the right man to lead England on a full-time basis before the end of his RBS 6 Nations audition. New RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie has confirmed that Lancaster, who is currently in...

Daily Star, 15:33 in Sport
 
You're not privileged, Frank! Luiz tells Lampard to keep quiet and obey boss AVB

You're not privileged, Frank! Luiz tells Lampard to keep quiet and obey boss AVB

But Brazil star Luiz insisted the 34-year-old had been unfairly castigated, despite Chelsea being fifth in the Barclays Premier League and in danger of Champions League and FA Cup elimination. 'Last season, there were teams who were in a poor position...

Daily Mail, 15:37 in Sport
 
'Debt-pression' epidemic: Soaring cost of living blamed as Britons turn to gambling and the Lottery to cope with spiralling debts

'Debt-pression' epidemic: Soaring cost of living blamed as Britons turn to gambling and the Lottery to cope...

One in ten Britons are turning to gambling or the lottery in a desperate bid to to ease their money woes - branded by experts as 'debt-pression' - a study has found. With seven out of ten Britons owing money to banks, and loan and credit card...

 
I could cry at Villa's waste... we must revive the Lion Rampant, Mr Lerner

I could cry at Villa's waste... we must revive the Lion Rampant, Mr Lerner

Secondly, in the light of the past overspend Lerner can be forgiven for reigning in the spending. Thirdly, strict financial controls must be put in place to ensure this leakage stops. Now. Which I'm sure there has been, in fairness. And lastly, Lerner...

Daily Mail, 15:47 in Sport
 
WHAT IS A CREDIT REPORT AND HOW CAN I BETTER MY SCORE?

WHAT IS A CREDIT REPORT AND HOW CAN I BETTER MY SCORE?

With the recession in full swing, having a good credit rating has never been more important. And if you’ve had issues getting credit in the past, you’ll agree it makes perfect sense to see for yourself the type of information on you that lenders...

 

U.S. factory growth cools, real spending stagnant

The Institute for Supply Management said on Thursday its index of national factory activity fell to 52.4 last month from 54.1 the month before. The reading was shy of expectations of 54.5. U.S. manufacturing has been a bright spot in the global...

Reuters, 15:48 in Business
 
'The heated argument with Denise Welch triggered my bulimia': says Nicola McLean

'The heated argument with Denise Welch triggered my bulimia': says Nicola McLean

The women were engulfed in a huge shouting match after a drunk Denise, 53, pulled down the trousers of Playboy model Karissa Shannon as a joke. As Karissa and her twin sister Kristina argued against Denise's actions, Nicola got involved and tried to...

 
Travel guide under fire for advising women to wear a fake wedding ring to avoid attention

Travel guide under fire for advising women to wear a fake wedding ring to avoid attention

While many might think the advice to be a valid suggestion, there are others who have slammed it as 'deceitful, paternalistic and preachy', says OpenFile Toronto reporter Carol Tompson. She wrote: 'It's an approach that some Canadians believe is...

Daily Mail, 16:23 in Travel
 

ECB, Bank to enter prolonged "wait-and-see" period - poll

The poll shows a dramatic turn around from two weeks ago, when most of those surveyed said the bank would cut rates for a third time by the middle of this year. They said central banks in both Britain and the euro zone would lie low while they see how...

Reuters, 16:44 in Business
 

HUNKY DORY FILM REVIEW AND TRAILER

MINNIE Driver makes a welcome return to British shores and screens in Hunky Dory, a sunny and exuberant musical set in Wales with overtones of TV series Glee. Sporting a spot-on Welsh accent Driver plays a new drama teacher, Viv, who shakes up a...

 
The battle's on for control of the video dial tone

The battle's on for control of the video dial tone

As the networking giant scrambles to safeguard its market leadership and ownership of a technology that is crossing over from business into the consumer world, rival players like Polycom Inc and Citrix Systems Inc are devising their own user-friendly...

 
LightSquared eyes ex-Nextel head for CEO job: source

LightSquared eyes ex-Nextel head for CEO job: source

LightSquared referred a request for comment to Lew Phelps, a spokesman for Falcone's hedge fund, Harbinger Capital, which has invested billions of dollars in LightSquared. Phelps declined comment and Donahue could not immediately be reached. Donahue,...

 
'Heated Big Brother argument with Denise Welch triggered return of my bulimia,' says Nicola McLean

'Heated Big Brother argument with Denise Welch triggered return of my bulimia,' says Nicola McLean

The women were engulfed in a huge shouting match after a drunk Denise, 53, pulled down the trousers of Playboy model Karissa Shannon as a joke. As Karissa and her twin sister Kristina argued against Denise's actions, Nicola got involved and tried to...

 

Iran buys U.S. wheat despite nuclear tensions

The U.S. Agriculture Department reported that Iran bought 120,000 tonnes of U.S. wheat -- enough to fill two large cargo ships. Any sale of grain to Iran requires Treasury Department approval, said USDA spokeswoman Sally Klusaritz. It was not...

 


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