News archive from 5 January 2011

Gerry Rafferty dies at age of 63

Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty has died at the age of 63 after suffering a long illness. His career high came in the 1970s and included the anthemic Baker Street and Stuck in the Middle with You, recorded with his band Stealers Wheel....

BBC, 22:19 in Art & Culture
 
US Federal Reserve to press on with QE2 stimulus plan

US Federal Reserve to press on with QE2 stimulus plan

The Federal Reserve will continue with its $600bn (£385bn) stimulus programme as it is not convinced by recent signs of a strengthening recovery in the US economy, meeting notes have revealed. The Fed acknowledged the improving outlook, but said the...

BBC, 22:55 in Business
 
Nasser Hussain: Strauss got it all wrong! Losing the plot could cost England a series win

Nasser Hussain: Strauss got it all wrong! Losing the plot could cost England a series win

Muddled thinking: Andrew Strauss looks lost after a poor day in the field on day two I was happy to give Andrew Strauss a lot of credit for the way he led the side on the first day at the SCG, but the England captain certainly had a mixed day on the...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 
Why do England, and everybody else for that matter, use a 'nightwatchman'?

Why do England, and everybody else for that matter, use a 'nightwatchman'?

The very name sounds like a shady character from a superhero movie, slipping in and out of the shadows largely unseen. But cricket"s "nightwatchman" is quite the opposite, thrown into the firing line to save a top-order batsman having...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 
Bumble's view: Australia batsman Usman Khawaja is a star in the making...but he only got 37 runs

Bumble's view: Australia batsman Usman Khawaja is a star in the making...but he only got 37 runs

DRINKS GO FLAT The drinks breaks over here have been rather puzzling. This car comes bursting out from beside the pavilion clearly stocked up with the energising drink of choice but the players then completely ignore it and head for their own drinks...

Daily Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
ARSENE WENGER CAN’T COMPETE WITH MANCHESTER CITY CRAZY WAGES

ARSENE WENGER CAN’T COMPETE WITH MANCHESTER CITY CRAZY WAGES

ARSENE WENGER has said Manchester City have removed the last remnants of reality from the transfer market with their money-no-object spending policy. And the Daily Express can reveal that even super-rich Real Madrid have told City to get real over...

 
WHOLE NEW BRAWL GAME AS TOURE WARNS ADEBAYOR

WHOLE NEW BRAWL GAME AS TOURE WARNS ADEBAYOR

MANCHESTER CITY’S warring players were at it again ­yesterday when Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure had to be pulled apart after a ­training-ground brawl. Team-mates dived in to separate the former Arsenal pair, who warmed up for tonight’s visit to...

 
BLACKBURN BOSS STEVE KEAN: ‘THIS WASN’T JUST A CHEAP STUNT’

BLACKBURN BOSS STEVE KEAN: ‘THIS WASN’T JUST A CHEAP STUNT’

STEVE KEAN has admitted that Blackburn are further away than ever from signing either Ronaldinho or David Beckham after it emerged that Damien Duff is also on their January shopping list. Reports in Italy late last night suggested Brazilian...

 
ANDY MURRAY KEEPING HIS OPTIONS OPEN

ANDY MURRAY KEEPING HIS OPTIONS OPEN

ANDY MURRAY has not yet ruled himself out of Britain’s Davis Cup tie against Tunisia in March. British No1 Murray, who makes himself available on a tie-by-tie basis, will meet Leon Smith, the GB Davis Cup captain, to discuss whether he might...

 
TOM DALEY'S FOCUS IS THE DALEY GRIND

TOM DALEY'S FOCUS IS THE DALEY GRIND

AS far as views of London go, few places in the capital offer a better one than the terraces of the Royal ­Observatory in Greenwich, even if it was built to look at the stars not the streets. In addition to the landmarks of the city scraping the...

 
WASPS' RIKI FLUTEY HOLDS INSIDE TRACK FOR MARTIN JOHNSON

WASPS' RIKI FLUTEY HOLDS INSIDE TRACK FOR MARTIN JOHNSON

RIKI FLUTEY’S return for Wasps has come in perfect time for another of England’s problem ­positions to be properly filled for the Six Nations and the World Cup. Not that England manager Martin Johnson has ever admitted having any problem at inside...

 
MONET’S GARDEN IN BIG BATTLE

MONET’S GARDEN IN BIG BATTLE

CHASING’S most popular grey since Desert Orchid, Monet’s Garden, is battling a life-threatening infection. Owner David Yates was hoping to run the 13 year-old a couple more times and retire him in the spring but the bone infection could put an end...

 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS - 05/01/11

TODAY'S RACING TIPS - 05/01/11

BEV SWINGELL is the principal tipster for the Daily Express and Sunday Express, and for the last 20 years he has been acknowledged as one of the top private handicappers in England. He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has...

 
NEW FAIR PLAY RULES MAY PUSH UP CREDIT CARD FEES

NEW FAIR PLAY RULES MAY PUSH UP CREDIT CARD FEES

CREDIT card holders are set to benefit from new rules aimed at making charges more transparent and requiring providers to treat customers fairly. From this month card providers are to make changes to the way they charge borrowers, following a...

 
GREEN LIGHT TO MAKE ECO-FRIENDLY PROFITS

GREEN LIGHT TO MAKE ECO-FRIENDLY PROFITS

Passion for the planet is a big driving force, writes Rob Griffin They are living proof that you can turn a profit in business yet still make a difference to people’s lives and improve the planet. Meet the new breed of eco-entrepreneurs who are...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31