News archive from 10 July 2012

'Toxic' hip replacement fears

Many newspapers and TV stations have reported that medical regulators have launched an investigation into a type of hip replacement called a metal-on-metal (MoM) device (DePuy ASR hip replacement implant). The concern is that as the hip replacements...

 
CHISORA HITS OUT AT 'DRAMA QUEEN' HAYE

CHISORA HITS OUT AT 'DRAMA QUEEN' HAYE

Dereck Chisora labelled David Haye a "drama queen" for failing to attend their scheduled media conference call hyping their fight this Saturday. Their controversial heavyweight bout at Upton Park is set to be the culmination of a feud that...

Daily Star, 22:02 in Sport
 
'TWO ROLES' FOR BECKHAM AT GAMES - COE

'TWO ROLES' FOR BECKHAM AT GAMES - COE

London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe has confirmed David Beckham will have "two very clear roles" at the Olympics. Beckham was a key figure in the bid team that helped secure the Games in 2005 and has been one of the most visible celebrity...

Daily Star, 22:02 in Sport
 

Bahrain court jails protest leader over tweets - lawyer

Rajab, head of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR), spent three weeks in jail in June under investigation after suggesting in a tweet that residents of the Muharraq district had made a recent show of support for Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman only...

 

Palo Alto, Kayak set expected IPO price range

The company's shares soared 29 percent in their New York Stock Exchange debut last month, reawakening a market that had caught a chill from the European debt crisis and the aftermath of Facebook Inc's botched trading debut. Global IPO proceeds slid 46...

 

Colne soldier used obscene language towards police

A SOLDIER home on leave was arrested in Colne after using ‘obscene language’ towards police, a court heard. Nathan Akers, 20, has completed two tours of Afghanistan with the 45 Royal Marine Commandos and is due to go back in October. Akers, who has...

 

Apollo recruits Barclays finance chief

"We are confident that (Kelly's) leadership, finance and accounting experience will benefit Apollo and its employees and investors as we continue to diversify and grow our business on a global scale," Apollo's CEO Leon Black said in a...

Reuters, 22:09 in Business
 
Verizon's cable deals make headway but regulatory doubts linger

Verizon's cable deals make headway but regulatory doubts linger

Verizon Wireless, the biggest U.S. mobile provider, announced in December plans to buy spectrum from a consortium of cable providers, including Comcast and Time Warner Cable, for about for $3.9 billion. Verizon Wireless is owned by Verizon...

 

Microsoft to buy display maker Perceptive Pixel

Microsoft also said it plans to launch the latest version of its flagship Windows operating system in October, which Ballmer painted as the most important launch for the Redmond, Washington-based company since Windows 95 almost two decades earlier....

 
WOLVES EXTINGUISH DRAGONS' FIRE

WOLVES EXTINGUISH DRAGONS' FIRE

The Dragons had their sights on grabbing second place as they sought to repeat last year's win at the Halliwell Jones Stadium but the Wolves demonstrated their defensive mettle to ensure they go into Sunday's Challenge Cup semi-final against...

 
CHISORA HITS OUT AT 'DRAMA QUEEN' HAYE

CHISORA HITS OUT AT 'DRAMA QUEEN' HAYE

Their controversial heavyweight bout at Upton Park is set to be the culmination of a feud that started when Chisora and the then-retired Haye brawled following the former's WBC title loss to Vitali Klitschko in February. "David Haye is a drama...

 
Vulnerable woman told to get help for drug use

Vulnerable woman told to get help for drug use

A YOUNG and vulnerable woman who kept lookout during a break-in at a Worcester body shop has been ordered by a court to get help for her drug habit. Lauren Harper, aged 20, of Northwick Close, Northwick, Worcester, admitted burglary after she was...

 

Rising costs 'a blow to families'

Jul 9 2012 Families have been hit by soaring transport and childcare costs, leaving them with a "monumental" task of trying to earn enough to get by, according to a new report. Research by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) found that a...

 

Police name wanted murder suspect

Jul 9 2012 Police have named the man they are hunting over a double shooting which left a police officer dead and another man injured. Essex Police named the alleged gunman as Peter Reeve, described as white, aged 64, about 5ft 10in with short...

 

Chisora hits out at 'drama queen' Haye

Dereck Chisora labelled David Haye a "drama queen" for failing to attend their scheduled media conference call hyping their fight this Saturday. Their controversial heavyweight bout at Upton Park is set to be the culmination of a feud that...

Daily Post, 22:24 in Sport
 


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