News archive from 15 November 2012

RIM CEO sees new BlackBerry powering growth

In an interview with Reuters, Heins said RIM had identified $800 million of the $1 billion of savings it promised for the financial year ending in early March, and was confident of finding the rest as it gets ready to launch the new phones. RIM, based...

 

NetApp profit beats on higher service revenue

NetApp expects third-quarter adjusted profit to be between 53 cents and 58 cents, on revenue of $1.58 billion to $1.68 billion. Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 54 cents per share, on revenue of $1.61 billion, according to Thomson...

 
Republican senators set up showdown with Obama over Rice nomination

Republican senators set up showdown with Obama over Rice nomination

John McCain, center, Kelly Ayotte, left, and Lindsey Graham vowed to block the possible nomination of Susan Rice to the State Department. Photograph: J Scott Applewhite/AP Barack Obama has accused prominent Republican senators of an...

 
Unanswered questions over death of pregnant woman in Irish hospital

Unanswered questions over death of pregnant woman in Irish hospital

Galway University hospital, where Savita Halappanavar, a dentist aged 31, died after suffering a miscarriage and septicaemia. Photograph: PA While the exact events preceding Savita Halappanavar's death are unclear, the heart-wrenching account her...

 
Ofgem under fire for response time to allegations of energy price-fixing

Ofgem under fire for response time to allegations of energy price-fixing

European competition authorities have started gathering evidence on alleged price-rigging in the gas sector. Photograph: Terry Williams/Getty Images The energy regulator, Ofgem, has come under fire over the speed of its response to the gas market...

 
Pundits and politicians contend for the soul of the Republican party

Pundits and politicians contend for the soul of the Republican party

Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh has threatened the need for a severely conservative third party. Photograph: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images There is rarely anything "civil" about civil war. That definitely seems to be the case as the...

 

Four-star Ibrahimovic sinks England

England suffered their first defeat in normal time of the Roy Hodgson era as four-goal Zlatan Ibrahimovic earned Sweden a 4-2 win in Stockhom. The Swedish captain broke the deadlock only for England to retaliate with goals before half-time from Danny...

Daily Post, 22:06 in Sport
 

Rhodes double fires Scotland

Jordan Rhodes hit a first-half double as an attack-minded Scotland side began life after Craig Levein with a 2-1 friendly victory in Luxembourg. Rhodes, who scored a hat-trick for Scotland Under-21s on his previous trip to the Stade Josy Barthel,...

Daily Post, 22:06 in Sport
 
Beth is back from ‘eye-opening’ trip

Beth is back from ‘eye-opening’ trip

By Catherine Phillips, Reporter A YOUNG woman from Worcester has returned home after fulfilling her dream of working with rescued horses in South Africa. Beth Lawrence, aged 22, spent three weeks in the village of Cintsa East volunteering at Cintsa...

 
Fed hints at new bond-buying scheme

Fed hints at new bond-buying scheme

The US Federal Reserve may launch a new bond-buying stimulus programme at the end of the year, released minutes have revealed. The minutes showed that "a number" of the Fed's senior officials want to see a current bond-buying scheme, dubbed...

BBC, 22:10 in Business
 
Darwen school launches safety drive

Darwen school launches safety drive

By Dan Clough, Reporter DANGEROUS parking outside Darwen primary schools could cause a child to get injured – that is the message from police in a new campaign. Banners displaying the message ‘What will it take to stop you parking here? A warning? A...

 
The Hour: series two, episode one

The Hour: series two, episode one

Cometh The Hour: Hector (Dominic West), Bel (Romola Garai) and Freddie (Ben Whishaw). Photograph: Laurence Cendrowicz/BBC/Kudos SPOILER ALERT: Please don't read on if you haven't watched the first episode of The Hour, series two. The Hour: season one...

Guardian, 22:11 in Showbiz
 
Obama vows to take personal charge of climate change in second term

Obama vows to take personal charge of climate change in second term

Barack Obama at his first White House news conference since he won re-election. Photograph: Pete Marovich/Zuma Press/Corbis Barack Obama claimed climate change as a personal mission of his second term on Wednesday, offering for the first time to take...

 

Ireland 0 Greece 1: Holebas bags decisive goal as Republic lose at home again

Jose Holebas ensured the Republic of Ireland ended 2012 without the victory they craved as Giovanni Trapattoni's youngsters were undone by Greece.The Italian's experimental side, which featured Ciaran Clark, James McCarthy, James McClean and Robbie...

Daily Mail, 22:17 in Sport
 

Northern Ireland 1 Azerbaijan 1: Healy's late leveller salvages slim World Cup hopes

Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifying campaign lies in tatters despite record goalscorer David Healy securing a last-gasp equaliser against minnows Azerbaijan at Windsor Park.Rauf Aliyev scored a screamer to give the Group F minnows a fifth-minute...

Daily Mail, 22:17 in Sport
 


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