News archive from 6 October 2012

Strictly is warm-up act, says Walsh

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news Olympic Torch Live Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Batley Bulldogs Local Sport National Sport Football...

 

Markets: City welcomes fall in US unemployment

NEWS that American employers created an additional 114,000 jobs in September gave the London market a boost tonight. With the unemployment rate across the pond close to a four-year low, the prospects for a market-positive Obama victory in November’s...

Scotsman, 22:11 in Business
 

New Baggies deal for Olsson

West Brom have handed in-form defender Jonas Olsson a new four-year contract. The Sweden international has been a key member of the Albion side which has started the new season so impressively, and his performances have been rewarded. He was due to be...

Daily Post, 22:22 in Sport
 

Ruckus Wireless files for IPO of up to $100 million

The company however did not specify the stock exchange it intended to list on, the number of shares it planned to sell and their expected price. Goldman Sachs & Co, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank Securities are the lead underwriters to the...

 

U.S. unemployment drops to its lowest since Obama took office in January 2009

Unemployment in the United States has dropped to its lowest level since Barack Obama took office in a major boost to his hopes of re-election. The US Labor Department yesterday said the American jobless rate fell from 8.1 per cent to 7.8 per cent in...

 

RBS suspends senior trader Chong Wen Kuang for fiddling a key interest rate

Royal Bank of Scotland has been dragged deeper into the Libor interest rate-rigging scandal after it suspended another senior trader. The state-backed bank took the disciplinary action earlier this year against Singapore based trader Chong Wen Kuang....

 
Lord Burns becomes the latest to be tipped for Bank of England job

Lord Burns becomes the latest to be tipped for Bank of England job

Lords Burns, the veteran chairman of Santander UK and a former Treasury mandarin, has become the latest big hitter to be tipped to replace Sir Mervyn King as governor of the Bank of England. Applications have to be lodged by 8.30am on Monday. Terence...

 

Samsung soars again despite courtroom battle with Apple

Samsung expects to report its fourth consecutive record quarterly profit, despite locking horns with its biggest customer Apple in a legal tussle over patents. The Korean technology firm said it was on course to report a £4.5billion operating profit...

 
Ian King under fire as BAE-EADS deal talks hit deadlock

Ian King under fire as BAE-EADS deal talks hit deadlock

Ian King's future as chief executive of BAE was called into question last night. Major investors called for management to be held to account as the defence giant's £30billion merger with EADS teetered on the brink. One senior fund manager said the...

 

MARKET REPORT: Imps smoking on rumours of break-up bid from Japan Tobacco

Imperial Tobacco was the Footsie stock with a licence to thrill yesterday. Shares of the Lambert & Butler and Golden Virginia cigarette group were chased up to 2385p before closing 27p higher at 2370p on hefty turnover of 51m shares amid revived...

 

Banks say sorry for cards chaos

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Olympic Torch Live Breaking News Email Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Local Sport National Sport Football Transfers Lifestyle Features...

 

Banks say sorry for cards chaos

Two major banking groups have apologised to customers after technical hitches left people frozen out of their accounts. Customers who bank with Halifax and Lloyds TSB, which are part of the same group, had their cards rejected in shops and were left...

 
DAVID SUCHET: 'RETIRING POIROT WILL BE AN EMOTIONAL ORDEAL'

DAVID SUCHET: 'RETIRING POIROT WILL BE AN EMOTIONAL ORDEAL'

The actor wants to seek out challenging new scripts after playing Agatha Christie's Belgian sleuth on TV for more than 20 years, and insists he will not return even if new mysteries are written with the consent of the late author's estate. He tells...

 

Banks say sorry for cards chaos

Two major banking groups have apologised to customers after technical hitches left people frozen out of their accounts. Customers who bank with Halifax and Lloyds TSB, which are part of the same group, had their cards rejected in shops and were left...

 


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