News archive from 9 June 2012

NADAL STANDS BEFORE DJOKOVIC DREAM

NADAL STANDS BEFORE DJOKOVIC DREAM

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet in a fourth consecutive grand slam final at the French Open on Sunday, and the prize for the winner will be more than just the Coupe des Mousquetaires. The Spaniard goes in as favourite after showing once...

Daily Star, 22:01 in Sport
 
SCATHING RESPONSE TO COOK'S OMISSION

SCATHING RESPONSE TO COOK'S OMISSION

World number one Aaron Cook's failure to secure nomination for this summer's Olympics has provoked a scathing response from his management company. After a two-day review of the selection process the British Olympic Association decided to ratify Great...

Daily Star, 22:01 in Sport
 

Elderly man reported missing from Countess of Chester Hospital

AN ELDERLY man has gone missing from the Countess of Chester Hospital.Ronald Hill, 69, from the Ingham Close area of Boughton, went missing at 10.15am yesterday morning (Thursday, June 7). Cheshire Police say this is out of character for Ronald and...

 
Carina is heading for fame

Carina is heading for fame

By Tarik Al Rasheed A ROCK and roll starlet from Worcestershire is dreaming of the big time after being invited to perform her two biggest gigs to date. Carina Powell, age 13, from Wadborough, near Pershore, only started playing the bass a year ago...

 
Barack Obama calls on European leaders to act on economic crisis

Barack Obama calls on European leaders to act on economic crisis

The focus has switched from Greece to Spain in recent days, amid claims the latter's banks need a cash injection worth a minimum of €40billion (£32.3billion). Despite the threat of a banking system meltdown and pressure from Germany and the European...

Metro, 22:07 in Hot News
 
HAMILTON LEADS THE WAY

HAMILTON LEADS THE WAY

McLaren star Hamilton, a two-time winner around Montreal's Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, finished quickest at the end of both sessions. The 27-year-old, remarkably not one of the sextet to stand on top of the podium this year, was rarely troubled in...

 
Gupta likely to take stand in own defence - judge

Gupta likely to take stand in own defence - judge

Gupta is on trial on charges of securities fraud and conspiracy for allegedly leaking stock tips to Galleon Group hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam. Gupta, 63, has pleaded not guilty. The prosecution rested its side of the case earlier on Friday....

Reuters, 22:09 in Business
 
Blackburn choir to perform at Olympics

Blackburn choir to perform at Olympics

By Lisa Woodhouse A BLACKBURN choir has been chosen to perform at the Olympic Games. Blackburn Youth Choir have been selected to entertain the media and the athletes in the Olympic press village for the London 2012 games. The 46-strong choir have...

 
Alan Dzagoev stars as Russia defeat Czech Republic at Euro 2012

Alan Dzagoev stars as Russia defeat Czech Republic at Euro 2012

Roman Shirokov and Roman Pavlyuchenko were also on target for Russia in this Group A clash in Wroclaw, while Arsenal's Andrey Arshavin controlled their attacking play. Vaclav Pilar scored to pull the Czechs back to 2-1 early in the second half, but...

Metro, 22:14 in Sport
 
Blackburn choir to perform at Olympics

Blackburn choir to perform at Olympics

By Lisa Woodhouse A BLACKBURN choir has been chosen to perform at the Olympic Games. Blackburn Youth Choir have been selected to entertain the media and the athletes in the Olympic press village for the London 2012 games. The 46-strong choir have...

 

Nadal stands before Djokovic dream

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet in a fourth consecutive grand slam final at the French Open on Sunday, and the prize for the winner will be more than just the Coupe des Mousquetaires. The Spaniard goes in as favourite after showing once...

Daily Post, 22:20 in Sport
 

Quebec sues tobacco industry for C$60 billion

"What we're seeing is a strong common front by the provinces," Canadian Cancer Society senior policy analyst Rob Cunningham said. "There is strength in numbers." The suit names, among others, Philip Morris International Inc (PM.N)...

Reuters, 22:25 in Business
 

Thousands watch torch relay concert

Jun 8 2012 Thousands of people have gathered for a celebration concert as the Olympic torch completed the first leg of its tour of Scotland. Throughout the day crowds lined the streets of towns and villages to welcome the flame as it travelled 138...

 
Chesapeake shareholders rebuke board, seek changes

Chesapeake shareholders rebuke board, seek changes

The shareholders' vote came just hours after Chesapeake said it plans to sell its pipeline and related assets to Global Infrastructure Partners for more than $4 billion (2.58 billion pounds), as part of efforts to close a colossal $10 billion cash...

Reuters, 22:31 in Business
 

Nadal stands before Djokovic dream

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet in a fourth consecutive grand slam final at the French Open on Sunday, and the prize for the winner will be more than just the Coupe des Mousquetaires. The Spaniard goes in as favourite after showing once...

 


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