News archive from 10 November 2012

Russian convicts first of "Bolotnaya-17" anti-Putin protesters

The protesters have gained notoriety as the "Bolotnaya 17", after the square where they protested on the eve of Putin's inauguration in May, and have been held up by opposition leaders as a symbol of resistance to a Kremlin crackdown on...

 
President Obama's second term: from soaring rhetoric to lame duck

President Obama's second term: from soaring rhetoric to lame duck

Deadlock in Congress means it is now impossible for President Obama to realise any reform approaching his signature healthcare legislation. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty President Barack Obama's historic winning of a second term has prompted a flood...

 

Lockheed fires incoming CEO Kubasik for alleged ethics violation

(Reporting By Andrea Shalal-Esa; Editing by Leslie Adler)

Reuters, 22:17 in Business
 

Murray secures semis spot

Andy Murray wasted no time booking his place in the semi-finals of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London this evening. The Scot knew prior to his final group match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga that one set would be good enough after Novak...

Daily Post, 22:21 in Sport
 
MURRAY EASES INTO LONDON SEMIS

MURRAY EASES INTO LONDON SEMIS

The Scot knew prior to his final group match that one set would be good enough after Novak Djokovic made it three victories out of three against Tomas Berdych. And he took any potential drama out of the situation by winning the opening set, which in...

 

Community News - Kirkby

Church of Christ Denis Faulks led the morning meeting on Sunday week. Roger Longden read from the Old Testament. The New Testament reader was Geoff Sheldon. Rex Foster served communion. David Wilson spoke and also led the evening service introducing...

 

Algerian military plane crashes in France, four dead

About 70 fire-fighters put out a blaze at the scene of the crash and found the remains of the four dead. France's civil aviation authority said no information was available yet on the reasons for the crash. Algerian officials were not immediately...

 
Thumbs up to women bishops, but no gay marriage, says next archbishop

Thumbs up to women bishops, but no gay marriage, says next archbishop

THE next Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is "utterly optimistic" about the future of the Church of England, in spite of the "hard issues" it faces on women bishops and sexuality. The Rt Rev Justin Welby, Bishop of Durham,...

Scotsman, 22:34 in Hot News
 
ALGERIAN PLANE CRASHES IN FRANCE

ALGERIAN PLANE CRASHES IN FRANCE

The Algerian defence ministry said the fate of the people on the aircraft was not immediately known. The plane went down at about 4pm in Trelans, a town 375 miles south of Paris, according to local officials. The Sipa news agency quoted a witness as...

 
London is now full of war memorials, but the oldest are still the best

London is now full of war memorials, but the oldest are still the best

Soldiering on … Charles Sargeant Jagger's Royal Artillery Memorial at Hyde Park Corner in London. Photograph: Matthew Fearn/PA Death has thrown up a great paradox of our times. On the one hand, conventional wisdom says that we have managed to shut it...

 
Citigroup to pay former executives more than $15 million each

Citigroup to pay former executives more than $15 million each

(Reporting by David Henry in New York; Editing by Gary Hill)

Reuters, 22:45 in Business
 
SARACENS MAUL LEICESTER

SARACENS MAUL LEICESTER

After taking home games to Brussels, Wembley and Twickenham the nomadic Premiership outfit took this LV= Cup game to Championship side Bedford's ground and a crowd of 3,168 saw them collect five points with tries from Jamie George, Duncan Taylor, Joe...

 

Blow for Spanish carrier Iberia as parent company IAG cuts 4,500 jobs

British Airways' parent company IAG has announced cuts to Spanish carrier Iberia that will see at least 4,500 jobs axed. Boss Willie Walsh handed Spanish unions a January 31 deadline to accept the plans. Under IAG's blueprint for recovery, Iberia's...

 
FARRELL CALLS FOR RUTHLESS DISPLAY

FARRELL CALLS FOR RUTHLESS DISPLAY

Farrell wants England to set the tone right from the off by dispatching Fiji and delivering on the growing expectations of the 82,000 sell-out crowd, before they meet the world's top three nations Australia, South Africa and New Zealand "We have...

 

MARKET REPORT: Tullett Prebon is latest City firm to bemoan 'challenging' market conditions

Pugilist Terry Smith's Tullett Prebon became the latest City firm to bemoan the prevailing "challenging' market conditions that it has had to live with in recent months. Shares of one of the largest inter-dealer money brokers in the world were...

 


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