News archive from 5 February 2013

Huawei launches Windows phone in Africa

Huawei launches Windows phone in Africa

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has unveiled a bespoke Windows-run smartphone exclusively available in Africa. The customised device is being launched today in partnership with Microsoft as part of its new 4Afrika Initiative. This includes plans to...

 
Why air traffic control still needs the human touch

Why air traffic control still needs the human touch

With 2.2 million flights a year to look after and 200,000 square miles (518,000 sq km) of airspace under its watchful eye, there's rarely a quiet moment when you're on duty at National Air Traffic Services (Nats). In November 2011 life got a little...

 
TV's white spaces connecting rural Africa

TV's white spaces connecting rural Africa

"This is the greatest achievement I can say for this school. [The students] are finding it a great favour that they should be the first school in Africa to have this kind of a project. It is very exciting. They wonder how they got there."...

 
STEVEN GERRARD: ROAD TO RIO IS ALL THAT MATTERS

STEVEN GERRARD: ROAD TO RIO IS ALL THAT MATTERS

STEVEN GERRARD has told England to forget about beating Brazil and focus on getting there instead. The Three Lions face the 2014 World Cup hosts in a prestige friendly at Wembley tomorrow night but Gerrard reckons the result doesn't count. What...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 

Canada, EU won't finalize trade deal at talks this week - source

Talks on an agreement started in 2009 and were supposed to have wrapped up by the end of 2011, a date that was later pushed back to the end of 2012. Industry sources say the two sides still have differences over areas such as agricultural exports,...

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 
MANCHESTER CITY CASH WARNING

MANCHESTER CITY CASH WARNING

UEFA last night told Manchester City to prove they are not cheating the system with a controversial sponsorship deal. City are backed to the tune of £400m by the Etihad airline, which is closely linked to the club's wealthy Abu Dhabi owners. But UEFA...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
PETER ODEMWINGIE BACK IN TRAINING

PETER ODEMWINGIE BACK IN TRAINING

PETER ODEMWINGIE was back training at West Brom yesterday. The striker, who failed in a bid to force a move to QPR last week, reported to Albion's training ground for the first time since being sent home on Friday in disgrace. He and Youssouf Mulumbu...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
STEVEN GERRARD: ASHLEY COLE IS A THREE LIONS LEGEND

STEVEN GERRARD: ASHLEY COLE IS A THREE LIONS LEGEND

STEVEN GERRARD ­insists fellow centurion Ashley Cole is a living legend deserving the ­respect of the nation. Cole will follow in the footsteps of England captain Gerrard ­tomorrow night by winning his 100th cap when the Three Lions face Brazil at...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
GLEN JOHNSON IS ROY HODGSON'S ROCK OF AGES

GLEN JOHNSON IS ROY HODGSON'S ROCK OF AGES

GLEN JOHNSON reckons he has become one of England's elder statesmen – at 28. The Liverpool defender is expected to win his 46th cap against Brazil tomorrow night. Johnson is Roy Hodgson's first choice right- back despite the emergence of Tottenham...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
THEO WALCOTT LOVES THE ROUGH AND TUMBLE

THEO WALCOTT LOVES THE ROUGH AND TUMBLE

THEO WALCOTT last night insisted he loves the rough stuff now – including taking a bashing against Stoke. And Walcott, who also revealed how his idol Thierry Henry gave him a 90-minute lesson on life last month, had the wound to prove it yesterday....

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
AIMING FOR GOLD

AIMING FOR GOLD

FLEMENSTAR and Sir Des Champs, Ireland's leading hopes for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, lock horns in the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday at Leopardstown. The pair last clashed in the Lexus Chase at the Dublin course in December where Flemenstar finished...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
IRISH TARGET BET

IRISH TARGET BET

CAUSE OF CAUSES heads a strong Irish challenge for Saturday's Betfair Hurdle at Newbury. Trainer Gordon Elliott said: “He's fine and the plan is for him to go to Newbury. “We've also confirmed him for the Deloitte in Leopardstown, but that is just in...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
CHAMP HOPE IS KILLED

CHAMP HOPE IS KILLED

DARLAN, a leading hope for next month's Champion Hurdle, suffered a fatal fall at Doncaster yesterday. Owned by legendary punter JP McManus, Darlan looked set for success in the Listed 32Red Hurdle before he fell at the last hurdle, presenting victory...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
CHRIS CLARKSON'S BIG DRIVE

CHRIS CLARKSON'S BIG DRIVE

CHRIS CLARKSON is desperate to go from nearly man to main man for Leeds. The Rhinos forward had the agony of being 18th man for both the Challenge Cup final and the Grand Final last year. But Clarkson, 22, has vowed to never face that misery again. He...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
CARL FROCH: I'LL QUIT IF I DON'T MAKE A MESS OF KESS

CARL FROCH: I'LL QUIT IF I DON'T MAKE A MESS OF KESS

CARL FROCH will quit the ring if he fails in his bid to become a two-belt world super-middleweight champion. IBF title holder Froch tackles WBA king Mikkel Kessler in a ­unification bout at London's O2 Arena on May 25, determined to avenge his...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 


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