News archive from 7 November 2012

US soldier accused of Afghan deaths 'calm and compliant', court hears

US soldier accused of Afghan deaths 'calm and compliant', court hears

Staff sergeant Robert Bales, second from left. Photograph: Lois Silver/AP The US soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in a night-time attack on two villages in Afghanistan in March was largely calm and compliant when he turned himself in, witnesses...

 

From the archive, 6 January 1996: Arms bosses' secret plot

Britain's biggest arms companies collaborated secretly with ministers, Whitehall officials and the CIA to find a way of 'stifling' the Saudi opposition leader, Mohammed al-Mas'ari, according to a confidential report by the chief executive of the...

 
Morgan Stanley should not boost bond-trading business - analyst

Morgan Stanley should not boost bond-trading business - analyst

Even as Morgan Stanley tries to win market share, it has announced plans to reduce the trading assets on its books by $100 billion, adjusting for risk, mainly in fixed income. But Morgan Stanley should scrap its market-share ambitions and pull back...

Reuters, 22:05 in Business
 

Cole facing injury fight

Ashley Cole is in danger of being made to wait again for his 100th England cap after being ruled out of Chelsea's Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk. Cole, who picked up a hamstring injury in the Blues' Barclays Premier League draw at...

Daily Post, 22:08 in Sport
 

Blue Square Bet Premier: Southport 1 Wrexham FC 4

Wrexham FC won 4-1 at Southport in Tuesday night's Blue Square Bet Premier clash. After going down to a goal from Southport's Steven Tames, Wrexham FC hit back through Jay Harris, a Simon Grand own goal, Rob Ogleby and Chris Westwood. The win moved...

Daily Post, 22:08 in Sport
 
Rob Howley's warning to Wales' overseas players

Rob Howley's warning to Wales' overseas players

Wales interim head coach Rob Howley has delivered a blunt message to Welsh rugby's expanding foreign legion of star players about their international prospects. Rob Howley has made a major call by leaving British and Irish Lions Test scrum-half Mike...

Daily Post, 22:08 in Sport
 

Schalke 2 Arsenal 2: Agony for Gunners after blowing two-goal lead in Germany

Arsenal let slip a two-goal advantage to draw their Champions League Group B clash with Schalke on Tuesday night. The Gunners raced into a 2-0 lead inside 26 minutes after goals from Theo Walcott, a surprise starter in Germany, and Olivier Giroud. But...

Daily Mail, 22:09 in Sport
 
COLE FACING INJURY FIGHT

COLE FACING INJURY FIGHT

Ashley Cole is in danger of being made to wait again for his 100th England cap after being ruled out of Chelsea's Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk. Cole, who picked up a hamstring injury in the Blues' Barclays Premier League draw at...

Daily Star, 22:10 in Sport
 
DI MATTEO: PERFECTION NEEDED

DI MATTEO: PERFECTION NEEDED

Roberto Di Matteo has claimed Chelsea need to produce "a perfect game" in their Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk. Blues boss Di Matteo repeated his mantra from last season's stunning upset of Barcelona ahead of Wednesday night's...

Daily Star, 22:10 in Sport
 
TV review: Heston's Fantastical Food; Dara Ó Briain's Science Club

TV review: Heston's Fantastical Food; Dara Ó Briain's Science Club

Giant fry-up ... Heston Blumenthal. Photograph: Neal Haynes On an industrial estate outside Maidenhead, Heston Blumenthal has a laboratory that doubles as a kitchen in which he spends months on end developing new dishes. Now could be the moment to...

Guardian, 22:13 in Showbiz
 
GUNNERS HOLD ON FOR SCHALKE DRAW

GUNNERS HOLD ON FOR SCHALKE DRAW

Having held off Schalke's intense early pressure, Theo Walcott netted his 50th goal for Arsenal against the run of play in the 18th minute after Olivier Giroud was dispossessed in the box. The France international got in on the action eight minutes...

 
Climate change has halved Scottish seabird population in last 25 years, report reveals

Climate change has halved Scottish seabird population in last 25 years, report reveals

SEABIRD populations in Scotland are continuing to fall dram

 
CITY STRIKE BACK FOR AJAX DRAW

CITY STRIKE BACK FOR AJAX DRAW

Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero struck as City fought back from 2-0 down but the Barclays Premier League champions were forced to settle for a draw and remain winless in Group D despite a frantic finish. Siem de Jong, who scored in the Dutch side's...

 
Arsenal pegged back by Schalke to leave Group B qualification wide open

Arsenal pegged back by Schalke to leave Group B qualification wide open

The Londoners led 2-0 after 26 minutes through Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud but, as in Schalke's win at the Emirates a fortnight ago, the Gunners were again too easily unlocked at the back. Arsenal broke the deadlock when a botched header sent...

Metro, 22:15 in Sport
 
News Corp profits up threefold on NDS sale

News Corp profits up threefold on NDS sale

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has reported a sharp rise in profits thanks to a one-off asset sale and strong revenue growth at its cable networks division. Net profit for the three months to the end of September was $2.3bn (£1.4bn), almost three times...

BBC, 22:15 in Business
 


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