News archive from 12 April 2012

The Obama administration's disturbing treatment of whistleblowers

The Obama administration's disturbing treatment of whistleblowers

Later this month six Americans will be honoured with a Ridenhour prize which celebrates truth-telling in the public interest. They are a varied bunch. Eileen Foster helped expose systemic fraud at America's largest mortgage provider Countywide...

 
Renewable energy investment bounces back after 2010 slump

Renewable energy investment bounces back after 2010 slump

Investment in clean energy in the UK bounced back last year after its 2010 slump, the respected US-based Pew charitable trust has said in a comparison of investment across G20 countries. A total of $9.4bn was invested in wind, wave, solar and other...

Guardian, 22:09 in Politics
 

Premier League: Wigan Athletic 1 Manchester United 0

Shaun Maloney made a giant-sized impact at the top and bottom of the Barclays Premier League by scoring the only goal as Wigan leapt out of the relegation zone for the first time since October, whilst cutting Manchester United's lead in the title race...

Daily Post, 22:19 in Sport
 

Tax and politics: the T-word

For the government, last month's budget is the gift that keeps on taking. First there was the outrage over the scrapping of the top rate of tax; then the opprobrium over the smash and grab on pensioner allowances; pastygate (or whatever it was); and...

Guardian, 22:19 in Politics
 

Queen's granddaughter breaks arm

Lady Louise Windsor, one of the Queen's granddaughters, has broken her left arm after falling off her pony while riding, Buckingham Palace said. The royal, aged eight, has been treated at an undisclosed hospital and is now resting at her parents' home...

 

Countdown on for ex-Apprentice pair

Countdown host Nick Hewer is to team up once more with his ex-Apprentice colleague Margaret Mountford when she takes a guest role on his Channel 4 show. Margaret, formerly one of Lord Sugar's sidekicks in the show, will take a turn in "dictionary...

 

Does Taylor like Harry's style?

Harry Styles is rumoured to have landed himself a very famous fan - country star Taylor Swift. Romeo singer Taylor is said to be harbouring a crush on the One Direction heartthrob - currently soaking up the sun with his bandmates in Australia - after...

 

UC Davis chancellor blamed over use of pepper-spray on Occupy protesters

Lieutenant John Pike, seen dousing the crowd with pepper-spray, was not interviewed by the task force. A University of California task force said Wednesday that UC Davis police should not have used pepper-spray on student demonstrators in an incident...

Guardian, 22:33 in Learning
 

Queen's granddaughter breaks arm

Apr 11 2012 Lady Louise Windsor, one of the Queen's granddaughters, has broken her left arm after falling off her pony while riding, Buckingham Palace said. The royal, aged eight, has been treated at an undisclosed hospital and is now resting at her...

 

Countdown on for ex-Apprentice pair

Countdown host Nick Hewer is to team up once more with his ex-Apprentice colleague Margaret Mountford when she takes a guest role on his Channel 4 show. Margaret, formerly one of Lord Sugar's sidekicks in the show, will take a turn in "dictionary...

 
Shaun Maloney's magic spells trouble for Manchester United in title race

Shaun Maloney's magic spells trouble for Manchester United in title race

It was a heroic effort from the hosts, who showed the leaders no respect and held strong when United finally came to life following Shaun Maloney's goal. But it was again a match in which contentious refereeing decisions played a major part in the...

Metro, 22:37 in Sport
 
Arsenal take third place driving seat as Wolves head for the drop

Arsenal take third place driving seat as Wolves head for the drop

The win, courtesy of goals from Robin van Persie, Theo Walcott and Yossi Benayoun, means Arsene Wenger's side are in the driving seat to claim that guaranteed Champions League spot next season while Wolves are nine points adrift of safety at the foot...

Metro, 22:37 in Sport
 
Sergio Aguero inspires Manchester City to rout over West Brom

Sergio Aguero inspires Manchester City to rout over West Brom

The Argentina striker struck early in both halves as Roberto Mancini's men brushed aside visiting West Brom with a breathtaking display. Aguero's fellow countryman Carlos Tevez, making his first start since September, sealed victory before David Silva...

Metro, 22:37 in Sport
 
Sebastian Vettel ready to race if Bahrain GP gets green light

Sebastian Vettel ready to race if Bahrain GP gets green light

Bahrain, which has endured almost daily protests and unrest since an uprising against the government was suppressed last year, is due hosts its race on April 22, a week after this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix. There have been calls for it to be...

Metro, 22:37 in Sport
 
Barry Hearn vows to make every snooker player a millionaire

Barry Hearn vows to make every snooker player a millionaire

Hearn has turned round the sport since becoming World Snooker chairman in 2009, and was in bullish mood at the official launch of the World Championship in Sheffield. With 30 tournaments on the calendar this season, and the promise of more to come,...

Metro, 22:37 in Sport
 


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