News archive from 4 March 2012

The squeezed middle hit yet again: Benefit system shake-up will hammer those on £25,000 a year

The squeezed middle hit yet again: Benefit system shake-up will hammer those on £25,000 a year

Lloyds Bank boss Eric Daniels is in line for a ­£2million bonus just days before he retires. The payout will cost tax­payers, who are the bank"s largest shareholders, more than £800,000 in cash and shares. The scale of the handout brought a...

 

Tributes paid to kayaker who died in the River Ogwen

TRIBUTES were paid to a kayaker who died after capsizing in a fast-flowing river swollen by heavy rain. Ian William Walsh, 54, was thrown from his kayak while out paddling with friend Phil Davidson, on the River Ogwen. It is thought Ian, who lived in...

 
Rango – review

Rango – review

itemprop="description" > Rango, Gore Verbinski's sophisticated, extremely amusing CGI animated movie, a cartoon for adults as opposed to an adult cartoon, is set in the American west, populated by all manner of animals and reptiles. It...

 
PAUL DI RESTA FINALLY ARRIVES IN F1

PAUL DI RESTA FINALLY ARRIVES IN F1

Di Resta was 12 places behind in practice for tomorrow's Australian Grand Prix but at last he found himself alongside Vettel in the pre-race drivers meeting. In 2006, they were team-mates in the ASM Formula 3 team and Di Resta defeated the German and...

 

Victory in Abergele speed limit campaign

CAMPAIGNERS have won their battle to improve road safety around the new medical centre in Abergele after Conwy County Borough Council agreed to introduce a 40mph speed limit. The speed limit on the busy Abergele to Llanddulas road has remained at...

 

ARSENE WENGER QUIET ON GARY CAHILL MOVE

Friday January 21 2011 by Mauro Galluzzo for Express.co.uk Have your say(0) ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has refused to discuss which defender might be joining Arsenal after being heavily linked with Gary Cahill. Arsenal are short of cover at the...

 

Unofficial bank note to commemorate royal engagement

PRINCE William"s engagement to Kate Middleton has been commemorated by an unofficial Welsh

 
CLIJSTERS AND LI REACH SYDNEY FINAL

CLIJSTERS AND LI REACH SYDNEY FINAL

Clijsters conceded the first set and twice trailed by a break in the decider before scraping home 4-6 6-3 7-6 (7/1) in just under three hours. The Belgian will face China's Li Na in the women's final. It was a shaky start from two-time champion...

 
Ironclad – review

Ironclad – review

itemprop="description" > Ironclad Production year: 2011 Countries: Rest of the world, UK, USA Cert (UK): 15 Runtime: 121 mins Directors: Jonathan English Cast: Brian Cox, James Purefoy, Jason Flemyng, Kate Mara, Mackenzie Crook, Paul...

 

Denbighshire and Flinthshire back Wrexham"s call to scrap rail link

THREE North Wales counties are demanding Welsh Assembly Government chiefs scrap plans for a second north/south express train until they provide a service which includes them.

 

WAYNE ROONEY IN CUP APPEAL

Wednesday April 6 2011 by Daily Express reporter Have your say(1) MANCHESTER UNITED last night made a desperate bid to enable Wayne Rooney to play in their FA Cup semi-final against neighbours City. Wayne Rooney has accepted an FA charge of improper...

 

Arts Council funding cuts 'painful'

Hundreds of arts organisations have lost their funding in what Arts Council England's (ACE) chairwoman Dame Liz Forgan described as a series of "painful decisions". Around 1,300 theatres, galleries and arts groups applied for funding under...

 
WEMBLEY LURE MOTIVATES CITY

WEMBLEY LURE MOTIVATES CITY

City have not reached the last four of England's most celebrated domestic tournament for 30 years and not lifted a major trophy in 35 years. Mancini's side have a chance of ending that barren run on two fronts although they have a two-goal deficit...

 
Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer – review

Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer – review

itemprop="description" > Alex Gibney made the excellent documentaries Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and the Oscar-winning Taxi to the Dark Side. For this film, he persuaded Eliot Spitzer, the high-flying New York lawyer, politician...

 

Arming Libya rebels 'not ruled out'

Britain has not ruled out providing arms to rebels in Libya, but has not yet taken the decision to do so, Prime Minister David Cameron has told the House of Commons. His comment to MPs came as opposition forces appeared to be on the back foot in their...

 


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