News archive from 1 March 2012, page 13

You’re the same as the rest of us, Luiz tells Lampard

Football: David Luiz has fired a warning to Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard, saying he should not expect to be treated differently from any other player at Stamford Bridge. The England midfielder has been unhappy after being overlooked by manager...

 

Gers crisis engulfs Dunfermline

Scottish football: The financial crisis at Rangers spilled over to Dunfermline today when the Fife club confirmed players and staff have not been paid their full February wages. Dunfermline are still waiting for £85,000 from Rangers for tickets sold...

 

Murray edges into Dubai semi-finals

Tennis: Andy Murray ended a three-match losing streak against Tomas Berdych today to reach the semi-finals at the Dubai Championships for the first time. It has not been a happy hunting ground for the world number four in the past but he made a flying...

 

Frampton targets triple showdown

Boxing: Barry McGuigan wants his super-bantamweight prodigy Carl Frampton to put on a show against Prosper Ankrah on March 17 before he targets fights with Scott Quigg, Rendall Munroe and Kiko Martinez. Frampton (12-0) defends his Commonwealth strap...

 

Cyclist Kolobnev cleared to race

Cycling: Russian cyclist Alexandr Kolobnev has been cleared of “intentional doping” by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Kolobnev, 30, failed a drugs test during the 2011 Tour de France in July, testing positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide,...

 

Arsenal and City to play in Beijing

Football: Arsenal have confirmed that they will play Manchester City in a pre-season friendly in July at Beijing’s National Stadium. The Premier League sides will play a one-off match, dubbed the “China Cup,” at the arena informally known as the...

 

Fifa to investigate Bahrain thrashing

Football: Bahrain’s 10-0 victory over a weakened Indonesia team in a World Cup qualifying match will be studied in a “routine” investigation, Fifa said today. Bahrain’s win raised suspicions because they needed to make up a nine-goal deficit on rivals...

 

Tube driver saves child who fell onto track

Train drivers' union Aslef stepped up its opposition to driverless London Underground trains today after a Tube driver rescued a young child who had fallen between a carriage and the platform. Aslef said a Tube train driver spotted a tiny hand...

 

North-east gets set to beat the cuts

A regional union summit this weekend will call for tough new measures to stimulate the north-east England economy which has been hammered by unemployment. Yorkshire and the Humber TUC's annual general meeting will be backing the TUC's alternative...

 
WANDERLUST FILM REVIEW AND TRAILER

WANDERLUST FILM REVIEW AND TRAILER

SHE'S lost direction, struggling to find her purpose and prone to making rash, catastrophic decisions. Yes, Jennifer Aniston and her character in Wanderlust certainly have a lot in common. Starring in yet another comedy bomb Aniston plays a jittery...

 

Volcker rule sending new hedge funds to market - HSBC

"Several opportunities are arising from the Volcker rule. People are leaving the banks and launching their own funds," Peter Rigg, head of HSBC's (HSBA.L) alternative investment group told Reuters at a presentation in Zurich. The Volcker...

Reuters, 17:07 in Business
 

Tributes pour in for blinded victim of Raul Moat frenzy

Tributes were paid today to "extraordinarily brave" policeman David Rathband who was found dead at his home in a suspected suicide. The 44-year-old father-of-two became another victim of gunman Raoul Moat, who blasted him twice in the face...

 

Rich bosses moan over 50p tax rate

A 160-word letter to a national daily newspaper become the latest volley in the war of whispers launched by rich bosses today try to get off paying their fair share of tax. Hundreds of owners of small and mid-sized businesses called on Chancellor...

 

Talks end after BBC's miserly 1% pay offer

Pay talks at the BBC broke down on Wednesday, leaving thousands of workers struggling on wages that haven't kept up with inflation for years. The BBC had made a "final" pay rise offer of 1 per cent, which unions rejected after having called...

 

Bus bosses refuse Games talks

London bus chiefs have refused to meet workers to discuss a £500 Olympic working payment, their union said today. Unite, which represents 28,000 bus workers, said it had given employers a deadline of February 29 to finish talks about the pay claim but...

 


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