News archive from 12 June 2012

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, euro fall on Spain bank bailout uncertainty

* Wall St stock indexes slide in late selling (Updates to U.S. market close) By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, June 11 (Reuters) - Stocks slid and the euro fell against the U.S. dollar o n M onday, while Spain's bond yields rose as investors worried about...

 
Facebook to join Russell 3000 index

Facebook to join Russell 3000 index

Facebook will be the largest addition to the index in market capitalization. The social network giant made a market debut in May. Among other IPO additions to the Russell 3000 are software maker Splunk Inc and financial services provider EverBank...

 

Warning of months of roadworks in Blackburn

A RESURFACING work will see a number of Blackburn roads closed in a rolling programme this summer. Orders have been put in place by Blackburn Council allowing the closure of roads to take place for up to 18 months, but it is anticipated the works will...

 

Warning of months of roadworks in Blackburn

A RESURFACING work will see a number of Blackburn roads closed in a rolling programme this summer. Orders have been put in place by Blackburn Council allowing the closure of roads to take place for up to 18 months, but it is anticipated the works will...

 

Zara selected for the Olympics

Jun 11 2012 Zara Phillips has been picked to represent Great Britain at this summer's Olympic Games in London. The Queen's granddaughter described her selection to the eventing team as "awesome". Phillips, the 2006 world champion, is...

 
HARRY ROBINSON IS AIMING TO STIR EMOTION

HARRY ROBINSON IS AIMING TO STIR EMOTION

Robinson, a Cardiff Blues teenage wing sensation, marked his Wales debut with a try to upstage Shane Williams on his final outing for the Barbarians at the Millennium Stadium and now has his sights set on pushing for a place against the Wallabies....

 

First match for our boys attracts supporters to city centre pubs

First match for our boys attracts supporters to city centre pubs Football fans, some dressed up, enjoying themselves ahead of last night’s match by Dolores Cowburn Bradford Chief Reporter Locals poured into city centre pubs last night to watch...

 

'Drink responsibly during Euro 2012' plea issued

'Drink responsibly during Euro 2012' plea issued The region’s ambulance service is urging football fans in Bradford to drink responsibly during the 2012 European football championships. Bosses at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust have issued the...

 

U.S. marshals still hunt Alcatraz prisoners 50 years after notorious escape

Frank Morris and brothers Clarence and John Anglin, all serving time for bank robbery, vanished from the prison in San Francisco Bay on the night of June 11, 1962. Although many historians think it's likely they perished in the frigid treacherous...

 
APPLE MOVE BRINGS FACEBOOK BOOST

APPLE MOVE BRINGS FACEBOOK BOOST

With the next version of Apple's software, users will be able to update their Facebook status by talking to their phones. Users will also be able to "Like" movies and apps in Apple's iTunes store, Apple executive Scott Forstall said in San...

 

Phillips delighted by Olympic selection

Zara Phillips described her selection in Great Britain's eventing team for the London Olympics as "awesome" on Monday night. Phillips will ride High Kingdom at Greenwich Park next month after hopes of an Olympic place in 2004 and 2008 were...

Daily Post, 22:30 in Sport
 
SHEVCHENKO BRACE SENDS UKRAINE TOP

SHEVCHENKO BRACE SENDS UKRAINE TOP

Two high-quality second-half goals from Andriy Shevchenko gave hosts Ukraine a triumphant start to Euro 2012 as they claimed a 2-1 victory over Sweden in Kiev. Sweden opened the scoring through Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the 53rd minute, but their lead was...

Daily Star, 22:33 in Sport
 

Rift widens over plans for new Egyptian constitution

Islamists hit back, saying the group had gone back on an agreement concluded last week. The row cast a new shadow over a process that has been held up since April by a tussle between the Islamist parties which dominate parliament and other groups....

 
HODGSON BRACE HELPS SEE OFF GIANTS

HODGSON BRACE HELPS SEE OFF GIANTS

Scrum-half Michael Dobson also scored two tries, in addition to kicking eight goals for a 24-point haul, as the in-form Robins cantered to a fourth consecutive win while condemning Huddersfield to a fifth successive league defeat. Kris Welham, Ben...

 

Olympic Torch ends longest journey

The Olympic Torch has completed the longest single leg of its journey around the UK. It arrived in Aberdeen on Monday evening after travelling 138 miles from the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. The flame's arrival in the Granite City was marked...

 


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