News archive from 13 May 2013

Death of wife’s sister was reason Ferguson retired

Death of wife’s sister was reason Ferguson retired

SIR Alex Ferguson has revealed the death of his wife's sister at Christmas was the reason he decided to bring the curtain down on his glittering career in football management. Speaking after Manchester United were presented with the Premier League...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
Independence: Brown in ‘United With Labour’ speech

Independence: Brown in ‘United With Labour’ speech

GORDON Brown will today make a major intervention in the campaign against independence, when he delivers a keynote speech at a flagship Labour event in Glasgow. SEE ALSO: • Euan McColm: Labour rolls out Brown in a bold effort to rewrite Scotland’s...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
Adams more logic than Salmond over UK exit - Farage

Adams more logic than Salmond over UK exit - Farage

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said that Sinn Fein politician Gerry Adams' position on taking Northern Ireland out of the UK and Europe is more logical Alex Salmond's plan for Scotland. Mr Farage launched an attack on the First Minister as he attempts...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
Clegg childcare reform opposition ‘to fend off coup’

Clegg childcare reform opposition ‘to fend off coup’

NICK Clegg's opposition to childcare reforms in England is part of an effort to fight off internal efforts to oust him as Liberal Democrat leader, Education Secretary Michael Gove said. In an extraordinary attack on his coalition Cabinet colleague, Mr...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
Teenager is charged after acid is thrown on woman

Teenager is charged after acid is thrown on woman

A TEENAGER has been charged following an acid attack on a woman on her doorstep. The 28-year-old victim suffered injuries to her face and upper body after acid was sprayed in her face in Romford, north-east London. Scotland Yard said the 15-year-old...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
For banks in cyber heist, how to get their money back?

For banks in cyber heist, how to get their money back?

Oman-based Bank of Muscat lost $40 million and United Arab Emirates-based National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah PSC RAKB.AD (RAKBANK) lost $5 million in the global heist, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday. Computer hackers broke into third-party companies...

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 
Trump to launch legal campaign against Salmond

Trump to launch legal campaign against Salmond

PROPERTY tycoon Donald Trump yesterday vowed to take Alex Salmond "to hell" as he prepared to launch a legal challenge to the Scottish Government's support for an offshore wind farm. SEE ALSO: • Vatenfall looking to sell stake in Trump wind...

 
Hydro schemes face bans over moss

Hydro schemes face bans over moss

SCOTTISH Natural Heritage (SNH) is facing a clash with developers over plans to declare dozens of waterfalls off-limits to new schemes to provide hydro-electric power. The government’s countryside protection agency has identified areas on more than...

 
FERGIE: ROONEY WANTS OUT

FERGIE: ROONEY WANTS OUT

SIR ALEX FERGUSON last night revealed wantaway Wayne Rooney asked to miss his manager's Old Trafford farewell. Fergie confirmed the striker, who he said had been playing nowhere near his best, had demanded a transfer. He also claimed the England star...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
MANCINI TO LEAVE CITY

MANCINI TO LEAVE CITY

ROBERTO MANCINI will be sacked this week in the wake of Manchester City's FA Cup humiliation against Wigan. Blues bosses have decided Saturday's Cup Final defeat was the last straw and will terminate Mancini's contract. The club's billionaire Abu...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
JOSE MOURINHO PERSUADES CHELSEA TO KEEP FRANK LAMPARD

JOSE MOURINHO PERSUADES CHELSEA TO KEEP FRANK LAMPARD

FRANK LAMPARD is STAYING at Chelsea and talks continued yesterday to seal a one-year deal. Manager-in-waiting Jose Mourinho has persuaded owner Roman Abramovich to reward the club's record scorer with a new contract, similar to the one fellow England...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
MANCHESTER UNITED 2-SWANSEA 1: OLD TRAFFORD SAYS GOODBYE TO SIR ALEX FERGUSON

MANCHESTER UNITED 2-SWANSEA 1: OLD TRAFFORD SAYS GOODBYE TO SIR ALEX FERGUSON

HIS adoring support sang of their love for him - but perhaps they should have gone for ‘Fergie's A Jolly Good Fellow'. For it was certainly a case of “and so say all of us” as Old Trafford bade an emotional farewell to Sir Alex Ferguson. The Swans...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
SUNDERLAND 1-SOUTHAMPTON 1: SUNDERLAND PRAYING ON ARSENAL FOR WIGAN FAVOUR

SUNDERLAND 1-SOUTHAMPTON 1: SUNDERLAND PRAYING ON ARSENAL FOR WIGAN FAVOUR

SUNDERLAND will be praying Wigan's FA Cup winners are drunk on glory ­rather than alcohol at Arsenal tomorrow night. When Phil Bardsley smacked home his first goal of the season in the 68th minute it looked like Premier League safety was ­assured for...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
PAOLO DI CANIO: SUNDERLAND MIRACLE IS DOWN TO ME

PAOLO DI CANIO: SUNDERLAND MIRACLE IS DOWN TO ME

PAOLO DI CANIO last night claimed he has performed a ‘‘miracle'' by taking Sunderland to the brink of Premier League survival – and then took a thinly-disguised swipe at Martin O'Neill's legacy at the club. If the Black Cats pick up a point at...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
JENSON BUTTON LAYS INTO TYRE SUPPLIERS PIRELLI AFTER SPANISH GRAND PRIX

JENSON BUTTON LAYS INTO TYRE SUPPLIERS PIRELLI AFTER SPANISH GRAND PRIX

JENSON BUTTON tore a strip off tyre suppliers Pirelli after grinding out eighth place for struggling McLaren in the Spanish Grand Prix. And fellow Brit, former world champion Lewis Hamilton, joined in after struggling to a miserable 12th place for...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 


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