News archive from 9 March 2012

Jury rules Allen Stanford's assets can be seized

Jury rules Allen Stanford's assets can be seized

US authorities can try to seize $330m (£208m) linked to the convicted pyramid schemer Allen Stanford, a jury has ruled. On Tuesday, Stanford was found guilty of swindling $7bn from about 30,000 investors around the world. Officials can now target 29...

BBC, 22:01 in Business
 
Cyclist with video sunglasses has dangerous drivers in his sights

Cyclist with video sunglasses has dangerous drivers in his sights

The industrial chemist has been posting the videos online and even passing on his clips to the police. Simon, 53, has been cycling to work at BP Chemicals in Saltend from his home in Anlaby since the 1990s. He said: "I began riding to work...

 
Facebook adds women, minority-owned banks for IPO

Facebook adds women, minority-owned banks for IPO

The No. 1 online social media network, which filed an amended IPO registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, has hired 31 banks as underwriters for its $5 billion IPO, expected to value the company at up to...

 

Pickles: English key for immigrants

Make your Mum smile with a Mother’s Day message News Doncaster news Business Jobs Health Behind the headlines Campaigns Yorkshire & Humber news National news Showbiz news Video Sport Football Rovers Belles Junior football Knights Dons Cricket...

 
Readers recommend: songs about doctors

Readers recommend: songs about doctors

Symptoms: listlessness; stress; sleeplessness caused by the realisation you know some great songs that others don't know or care about; an itchiness in fingers used for typing. Diagnosis: a theme needed for this week's Readers Recommend. Remedy: songs...

 

Tributes to Whalley magistrate who died aged 48

By Catherine Pye , Reporter Mary Bourke, pictured with husband Eamonn. TRIBUTES have been paid to a magistrate who has died aged 48. Mother-of-one Mary Bourke, of Witton Road, Whalley, spent her working life as a radiographer at Burnley General...

 
Nick Clegg: 'Lib Dems must stop looking in the rear-view mirror'

Nick Clegg: 'Lib Dems must stop looking in the rear-view mirror'

Nick Clegg heads to a highly unpredictable spring conference facing a warning from party activists that he must change course on health, the economy and broader political strategy, or risk further reverses that will see Liberal Democrat councillors...

Guardian, 22:06 in Politics
 
Jessica Ennis's face-off with old foe is London 2012 dress rehearsal

Jessica Ennis's face-off with old foe is London 2012 dress rehearsal

After weeks of simmering hype, the rivalry between Jessica Ennis and Tatyana Chernova will finally come to the boil this Friday when the two of them go head-to-head in the pentathlon here in Istanbul. At 9.25am GMT the pair will step out on to the...

Guardian, 22:06 in Sport
 
Haroon Lorgat warns that match-fixing is focusing on domestic cricket

Haroon Lorgat warns that match-fixing is focusing on domestic cricket

Haroon Lorgat, the outgoing International Cricket Council president, has warned that the threat of match-fixing has moved from the international game to domestic cricket. Against the backdrop of the conviction of the former Essex bowler Mervyn...

Guardian, 22:06 in Sport
 
DEAD HOSTAGE'S FAMILY 'DEVASTATED'

DEAD HOSTAGE'S FAMILY 'DEVASTATED'

The family of murdered British hostage Chris McManus said they were "devastated" at his death in Nigeria but thanked all those involved in an attempted rescue. News of the death of the building firm contractor was announced by Prime Minister...

 
An open letter to men and boys on international women's day

An open letter to men and boys on international women's day

This open letter began in my head a few days back as a response to the furor caused by multimedia personality Rush Limbaugh, but I realize this is so much bigger than one conservative calling a woman a "slut", or several men stating their...

 

London Olympic pool witnesses first world record as Simmonds makes medley history

For one golden girl there was just a hint of frustration as she swam the fastest time of the year. For the other there were tears of joy as she set the first world record in the Olympic pool. Despite a second spot on the British Olympic team, a gold...

Daily Mail, 22:12 in Sport
 

Manchester United 2 Athletic Bilbao 3: Sir Alex facing Euro exit after more home woe

Manchester United face of being dumped out of the Europa League after losing an enthralling battle with Athletic Bilbao 3-2 at Old Trafford. It all started so well for United after Wayne Rooney's strike in the 22nd minute handed the hosts the...

Daily Mail, 22:12 in Sport
 
A great insightful TV opportunity missed

A great insightful TV opportunity missed

A great insightful TV opportunity missed Ding ding, round two: the second and final episode of Channel 4’s controversial reality-documentary-whatever-it-is show Make Bradford British has hit the small screens. The show – social experiment dressed up...

 
Nigeria's militant Islamists adopting a disturbing change of tactics

Nigeria's militant Islamists adopting a disturbing change of tactics

The kidnap and killing of a British and Italian hostage in northern Nigeria marks a worrying new development in the violence wreaked by the country's militant Islamists. Responsibility for the abduction was initially claimed by a previously unheard-of...

 


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