News archive from 3 August 2012

Stewart Downing gives Liverpool fortunate edge in early Euro tie

Stewart Downing gives Liverpool fortunate edge in early Euro tie

A 25-yard strike by Stewart Downing in the 67th minute gave the Reds the edge going into the second leg at Anfield next Wednesday. Gomel, halfway through their domestic season, dominated a game which saw Jamie Carragher make his 700th Liverpool...

Metro, 22:00 in Sport
 

Padiham historic fuel firm is taken over

AN HISTORIC Padiham fuel firm has been bought by a Bury-based company. Crown Oil has taken over at the helm of Samuel Cooke and said it will keep the firm’s name trading. Matt Greensmith, the managing director of Crown Oil, said: “We will continue to...

 

Phelps wins 16th gold

Michael Phelps has claimed the 16th Olympic gold medal of his amazing career and 20th in total with a thrilling victory in the 200 metres individual medley. Phelps led from start to finish and held off fast-finishing American team-mate Ryan Lochte...

Daily Post, 22:10 in Sport
 

Varnish and Pendelton demoted from final

Great Britain's Jess Varnish and Victoria Pendleton missed out on a ride-off for Olympic gold after being relegated by officials for a takeover infringement on an eventful opening evening of track action at the London 2012 velodrome. Varnish and...

Daily Post, 22:10 in Sport
 

Padiham historic fuel firm is taken over

AN HISTORIC Padiham fuel firm has been bought by a Bury-based company. Crown Oil has taken over at the helm of Samuel Cooke and said it will keep the firm’s name trading. Matt Greensmith, the managing director of Crown Oil, said: “We will continue to...

 

Padiham historic fuel firm is taken over

AN HISTORIC Padiham fuel firm has been bought by a Bury-based company. Crown Oil has taken over at the helm of Samuel Cooke and said it will keep the firm’s name trading. Matt Greensmith, the managing director of Crown Oil, said: “We will continue to...

 

Brooks charged over phone hacking

Aug 2 2012 Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has been formally charged with phone hacking and will appear in court next month. Brooks, 44, answered bail at Lewisham police station on Thursday night and will appear at...

 

Global manufacturers feel squeeze from China slowdown

Whilst the latest quarterly results deluge has delivered some positive surprises - with U.S. industrial companies mostly reporting a better-than-expected performance at home - the motor of global growth in recent years continues to stutter. Siemens...

Reuters, 22:19 in Business
 
Child services grants cut by Leicester City Council

Child services grants cut by Leicester City Council

It will also not pay for free swimming or careers guidance. The cuts were announced this week following months of consultation. Home-Start, a charity which provides support to families in difficulty, is among the groups now facing an uncertain future...

 

William and Kate's Murray match fun

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined in with the crowd's Mexican waves at Wimbledon as tennis fans celebrated Andy Murray's emphatic quarter-final victory. William and Kate took their seats in Court One shortly before play got under way in the...

 

Sir Chris lands historic fifth gold

Sir Chris Hoy has cycled to glory by taking an historic fifth Olympic title on a golden day for Britain. Sir Chris equalled Sir Steve Redgrave's record haul of five golds and boosted the atmosphere at the Velodrome where fans saw Victoria Pendleton...

 
Facebook shares 1st time below $20

Facebook shares 1st time below $20

The stock hit a low of $19.82 in heavy trading on Thursday afternoon. It has now lost almost half its value since debuting at $38 in May in the largest IPO ever to emerge from Silicon Valley. "The sentiment on this thing is so negative,"...

Reuters, 22:27 in Business
 

Media magnate Lebedev may sell Russian assets

Lebedev also said Russia could face a wave of political repression following a series of moves since Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency on May 7 that opposition leaders have described as a crackdown on dissent. "I think the biggest problem...

Reuters, 22:33 in Business
 

Health chiefs face fines as they get tough on superbug

By James Connell HOSPITAL bosses in Worcestershire now face huge fines if their patients get infected with a superbug on their watch as part of a ‘zero tolerance’ crackdown. NHS Worcestershire, which holds the purse strings for county healthcare,...

 
Nemanja Vidic will be part of Manchester United's tour of Scandinavia

Nemanja Vidic will be part of Manchester United's tour of Scandinavia

Nemanja Vidic will be part of Manchester United's tour of Scandinavia, manager Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed. Manchester United skipper Nemanja Vidic remained in Britain when the Red Devils headed off to South Africa and China last month. However,...

Daily Post, 22:45 in Sport
 


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