News archive from 14 July 2012, page 6

Viewpoint: Stuxnet shifts the cyber arms race up a gear

Viewpoint: Stuxnet shifts the cyber arms race up a gear

Over the last 25 years we've seen a massive change in how we think about information. In the 1980s, information was mostly still analogue. It was stored on paper, in binders, on shelves and in safes. Today, of course, almost all information is...

 
MICHELLE OBAMA GUN ALERT

MICHELLE OBAMA GUN ALERT

The motorcycle cop reportedly showed other officers a picture of a gun on his mobile and bragged he would use it to shoot Michelle Obama. The alleged threat came as the elite Special Operations Division discussed potential attacks on the Obamas....

 
Sponsored by Lloyds poised to seal branch deal with Co-op at ‘knock-down price’

Sponsored by Lloyds poised to seal branch deal with Co-op at ‘knock-down price’

LLOyds is expected to conclude long-running negotiations next week to sell 632 branches and other assets to the Co-op at a knock-down price. Current market conditions and the lack of realistic options for Lloyds to make the disposal, referred to as...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
100 BRITONS FLEE BOAT FIRE

100 BRITONS FLEE BOAT FIRE

The elderly passengers and 40 crew were helped to safety after the fire started on the MS Regina Rheni II river boat in the early hours. A Saga spokesman said: “All of our passengers were safely evacuated and one woman who suffers from asthma was...

 

CHELSEA AND ENGLAND STAR JOHN TERRY SURVIVES TOUGHEST BATTLE AFTER NOT GUILTY VERDICT

JOHN TERRY has been in many battles down the years – but he has just won the biggest and most important fight of his life. Terry will be breathing a huge sigh of relief this morning after being cleared of a racially aggravated public order offence...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Millen joins Blackpool as coach... nine months after Holloway cost him his job

Millen joins Blackpool as coach... nine months after Holloway cost him his job

Keith Millen has joined Blackpool's coaching staff - nine months after a 5-0 thrashing by Ian Holloway's side cost him his job as Bristol City manager. Last October's mauling at Bloomfield Road left Bristol City marooned at the foot of the...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Morgan Chase’s London losses now top £3.7bn

The losses racked up by disastrous trades at the London office of America's biggest bank nearly trebled to £3.7 billion. JP Morgan Chase said a series of botched bets designed to hedge against other investments had created losses of $5.8bn over the...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 

O'Neill makes new deal for captain Cattermole priority at Sunderland

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill wants to tie Lee Cattermole to a new deal at the Stadium of Light.The Black Cats captain is out of contract at the end of the season and impressed O'Neill at the end of the last campaign. Cattermole, 24, is entering...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 
BIEBER LAWSUIT OVER 'HEARING LOSS'

BIEBER LAWSUIT OVER 'HEARING LOSS'

Stacey Wilson Betts filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in US District Court. It says the mother of five sustained the injury at Bieber's concert in Portland, Oregon, after he climbed into a heart-shaped gondola and was pulled over the crowd. The lawsuit...

 

RACISM FEAR FACTOR

PLAYERS will be put off complaining about racial abuse after John Terry was cleared by a court yesterday. That is the fear of Lord Ouseley, chairman of anti-racism campaign group ‘Kick It Out'. After a week-long trial, Chelsea skipper Terry was...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

Sponsored by ‘Construction needs government help, north and south’

Much more needs to be done by governments on both sides of the Border to turn round the fortunes of the ailing construction sector, industry leaders said yesterday, following news of a further sharp fall in output. Official data showed that firms...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Paying store cards late can lead to a mortgage refusal

Paying store cards late can lead to a mortgage refusal

HSBC launched a five-year fixed rate mortgage this week, with a record low rate of 2.99%. In the small print borrowers will find they will need a 40% deposit to qualify and such loan to value ratios are common among the better deals on the market....

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Coming soon to a Division 3 ground* soon... Rangers! (*average attendance 475)

Coming soon to a Division 3 ground* soon... Rangers! (*average attendance 475)

Scottish football remains in chaos as its governing body, the Scottish Football Association, tried to win support for restructuring the four-division system into a two-tier Premier League - SPL 1 and 2.This followed the dramatic and historic vote by...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 
MICHAEL OWEN SHOCK QUIT THREAT

MICHAEL OWEN SHOCK QUIT THREAT

MICHAEL OWEN admits he could retire if he fails to find a new Premier League club after leaving Manchester United. The former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Newcastle striker, 32, was shown the door by United at the end of last season. He is desperate to...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Cook confirms £618m Pakistan water deals

A SCOTTISH consultancy firm yesterday unveiled details of contracts worth a total of $960 million (£618m) for water and waste-treatment plants in the Pakistani city of Karachi, as revealed in last weekend's Scotland on Sunday. Glasgow-based Cook...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 


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