News archive from 2 September 2012

Pistorius sets world record

Oscar Pistorius returned to London and to Paralympic competition with a new world record. The South African, who last month became the first amputee sprinter to compete in an Olympics, clocked 21.30 seconds to win his heat of the T44 200m with...

Daily Post, 22:03 in Sport
 
Roberto Mancini left unimpressed as City fail to look slick in win over QPR

Roberto Mancini left unimpressed as City fail to look slick in win over QPR

City only had a Yaya Toure strike to show for their dominance when Bobby Zamora stunned the champions with a 59th-minute equaliser. City's response was to retake the lead almost immediately, with Edin Dzeko heading home, and, while Carlos Tevez added...

Metro, 22:05 in Sport
 

Councillor demands improvements to Darwen Library

A DARWEN councillor has hit out at the council for not putting money into Darwen Library after spending £2million on Blackburn's. Coun Karimeh Foster said a number of repairs needed to be made to the Knott Street building, mainly to the windows and to...

 

Councillor demands improvements to Darwen Library

A DARWEN councillor has hit out at the council for not putting money into Darwen Library after spending £2million on Blackburn's. Coun Karimeh Foster said a number of repairs needed to be made to the Knott Street building, mainly to the windows and to...

 

Olympic stars support Farah charity

Mo Farah was joined by Olympic heroes past and present at a fundraising dinner for his charity tonight. The double London 2012 gold medallist hosted the star-studded event to raise money for the Mo Farah Foundation, which he set up to help victims of...

 

Olympic stars support Farah charity

Sep 1 2012 Mo Farah was joined by Olympic heroes past and present at a fundraising dinner for his charity tonight. The double London 2012 gold medallist hosted the star-studded event to raise money for the Mo Farah Foundation, which he set up to help...

 
Andre Villas-Boas calls for patience from frustrated Tottenham boo-boys

Andre Villas-Boas calls for patience from frustrated Tottenham boo-boys

New signing Moussa Dembele scored on his debut to give Spurs the lead but they crumbled under pressure for the third week running and conceded another late goal - this time through Robert Snodgrass.The home fans were not impressed, booing Spurs off...

Metro, 22:26 in Sport
 
Jonathan Livingstone Seagull author Richard Bach crashes plane

Jonathan Livingstone Seagull author Richard Bach crashes plane

The US author of 1970s short story Jonathan Livingstone Seagull has been seriously injured in a plane crash. Richard Bach was reportedly trying to land his small plane on San Juan island in Washington state when he hit power lines and got trapped in...

BBC, 22:29 in Art & Culture
 

Murray's US Open dream still alive as he squeezes past Lopez with THREE tie-breaks

Andy Murray made it through to the second week of the US Open with a four-set win over Spain's Feliciano Lopez.The British No 1 needed tie breaks to win the first two sets and went onto win the match, 7-6, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6. Murray had never lost to Lopez...

Daily Mail, 22:31 in Sport
 
BOY ON BUS DIES AFTER HITTING HEAD

BOY ON BUS DIES AFTER HITTING HEAD

Daniel Fernandez, of Sayreville, New Jersey, was among 65 teenagers aboard the bus on Friday night as it crossed the George Washington Bridge from New York City, said Al Della Fave, spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The...

 
Songwriter Hal David dies at 91

Songwriter Hal David dies at 91

US songwriter Hal David, who wrote dozens of hits with collaborator Burt Bacharach, has died at the age of 91. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers said he had died in Los Angeles from complications from a stroke. He had a lengthy...

BBC, 22:50 in Art & Culture
 
Thalidomide victims 'insulted' by German drug company's apology

Thalidomide victims 'insulted' by German drug company's apology

Grunenthal Group chief executive Harald Stock apologised to victims - many born with missing or deformed limbs - and their mothers, who took the drug as a cure for morning sickness in the 1950s and 1960s. ‘We ask for forgiveness that for nearly 50...

Metro, 22:59 in Hot News
 
MURRAY MADE TO SWEAT BY LOPEZ

MURRAY MADE TO SWEAT BY LOPEZ

The third seed has a great record against Lopez but this match was tight from the start and Murray looked in trouble in the fourth set as he began to struggle in the heat. But he hung tough and eventually edged the fourth-set tie-break to come through...

 

Murray made to sweat by Lopez

Andy Murray survived a near four-hour epic against Spain's Feliciano Lopez to reach the fourth round of the US Open in sweltering conditions in New York. The third seed has a great record against Lopez but this match was tight from the start and...

Daily Post, 23:05 in Sport
 
Young apprentices settling in well while learning new skills with A1

Young apprentices settling in well while learning new skills with A1

IN the week the Government announced it would make apprenticeships "simpler and more accessible' for businesses and young people, A1 Housing proved it has no such problem as it welcomed three new recruits. The Bassetlaw ALMO (arms length...

 


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