News archive from 14 July 2012, page 11

JOHN TERRY'S STICKING IT TO THEM AGAIN

JOHN TERRY'S STICKING IT TO THEM AGAIN

This would be an unfair comparison today, however. Terry's image is that of a tough guy and a bad guy, but just now it is time for him to enjoy being vindicated and in the clear. A court of law has pronounced him innocent of a criminal charge which...

 
EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR DEAL REVS UP ROBIN VAN PERSIE

EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR DEAL REVS UP ROBIN VAN PERSIE

City are committed to trimming their wage bill in order to free up funds to land their No1 summer target, Van Persie. Freeing themselves of Adebayor's £160,000-a-week contract goes a long way to achieving that aim. Adebayor, 28, is expected to...

 
Sponsored by Scottish Independence: Legal advice ‘could sway referendum outcome’

Sponsored by Scottish Independence: Legal advice ‘could sway referendum outcome’

SNP ministers will go to court to contest a landmark ruling that they must publicly state if they have asked for advice on whether an independent Scotland could join the European Union. The Scottish Government’s move came after the Scottish...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Politics
 
Sponsored by Alf Young: Dangers of playing the long game

Sponsored by Alf Young: Dangers of playing the long game

SETTING the referendum date so far ahead in an uncertain future carries huge risks for Alex Salmond. When the SNP first decided to play the long game in its efforts to win a popular mandate for independence, pitching its promised referendum well into...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Politics
 
Sponsored by Gerry Hassan: Who’s really to blame? Well, it’s a long story…

Sponsored by Gerry Hassan: Who’s really to blame? Well, it’s a long story…

THATCHERISM and New Labour have their roots in the nature of British culture, going back to the start of the Industrial Revolution As the economic, social and political turmoil mounts across Britain, Europe and the West, some voices of certainty have...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Politics
 
MAXI RODRIGUEZ RETURNS TO HIS OLD CLUB

MAXI RODRIGUEZ RETURNS TO HIS OLD CLUB

The Argentina winger, 31, joined on a free transfer in January 2010 but grew frustrated at his fringe role last season, when he made just 10 starts under Kenny Dalglish. New boss Brendan Rodgers asked Rodriguez to consider staying on but has now...

 

Sponsored by High road to promoting Scotland

ALEX Salmond has placed overseas visits at the heart of his strategy to boost international trade opportunities for Scottish businesses during his five years as First Minister. Mr Salmond’s most recent trip saw him spend time in California last month,...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Politics
 
JOHN TERRY'S STICKING IT TO THEM AGAIN

JOHN TERRY'S STICKING IT TO THEM AGAIN

This would be an unfair comparison today, however. Terry's image is that of a tough guy and a bad guy, but just now it is time for him to enjoy being vindicated and in the clear. A court of law has pronounced him innocent of a criminal charge which...

 

Sponsored by Anya Hart Dyke: Twitterati can help make firms greener

THE Scottish Government's "Safeguarding Scotland's Resources'" consultation, launched on 27 June, proposes ambitious targets to cut Scotland's waste from households and businesses. The more we waste, the greater the demand on our precious...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Politics
 
JEAN MAKOUN IS WAITING ON HIS WORK PERMIT

JEAN MAKOUN IS WAITING ON HIS WORK PERMIT

The £5million Cameroon midfielder has been unable to take part in Villa's pre-season training while he waits for his work permit to be resolved.

 
MAXI RODRIGUEZ RETURNS TO HIS OLD CLUB

MAXI RODRIGUEZ RETURNS TO HIS OLD CLUB

The Argentina winger, 31, joined on a free transfer in January 2010 but grew frustrated at his fringe role last season, when he made just 10 starts under Kenny Dalglish. New boss Brendan Rodgers asked Rodriguez to consider staying on but has now...

 
CLARKE ADMITS TO MISTAKES OVER PAST YEAR

CLARKE ADMITS TO MISTAKES OVER PAST YEAR

Clarke starts the defence of the Claret Jug at Royal Lytham this coming week having made only one cut all year. And he concedes his approach has let him down. "Being Open champion hasn't been a burden by any stretch of the imagination - my own...

 
STEVE COTTERILL HITS OUT AT FOREST'S NEW OWNERS

STEVE COTTERILL HITS OUT AT FOREST'S NEW OWNERS

Cotterill said: “I believed the team's performances were good enough for me to continue to build again for the new season.”

 

UN chief urges action on Syria

Jul 14 2012 UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon and international envoy Kofi Annan stepped up pressure on the divided UN Security Council, urging that it demand a halt to the escalating violence in Syria and promise "consequences" if the...

 
JEAN MAKOUN IS WAITING ON HIS WORK PERMIT

JEAN MAKOUN IS WAITING ON HIS WORK PERMIT

The £5million Cameroon midfielder has been unable to take part in Villa's pre-season training while he waits for his work permit to be resolved.

 


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