News archive from 16 February 2011

Sky Sources: F1 Probe Launched

Formula One faces being thrown into turmoil as Sky Sources have learned an inquiry has been launched into the takeover of the sport. Sky News City editor Mark Kleinman exclusively broke the story on Jeff Randall Live as he revealed the probe will...

 
Champions League: Five things we learned from Milan 0-1 Tottenham | Stuart James

Champions League: Five things we learned from Milan 0-1 Tottenham | Stuart James

1 Harry was true to his word It was tempting to wonder whether Harry Redknapp was playing a few mind games before the match, when he said "we will have a right go" at Milan, but the Spurs manager was true to his word. The enforced inclusion...

Guardian, 22:10 in Sport
 
Milan 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Milan 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur took command of the last 16 tie while concealing all evidence that they are Champions League novices. The winner was slick as Aaron Lennon went past Mario Yepes to set up Peter Crouch's goal 10 minutes from the end. The visitors were...

Guardian, 22:10 in Sport
 

Wigan's Jeff Lima banned from World Club Challenge for 'chicken wings'

The Wigan prop Jeff Lima will miss the World Club Challenge later this month after being given a two-match suspension. The New Zealand international, who joined the Super League champions from Melbourne Storm in the close season, was found guilty of...

Guardian, 22:10 in Sport
 
Women's refuge chief returns OBE in protest over cuts

Women's refuge chief returns OBE in protest over cuts

The head of a leading women's refuge is handing back the OBE she received for services to disadvantaged women because she believes government cuts will leave her unable to provide proper support to vulnerable women. Denise Marshall, chief executive of...

 

Hideously diverse Britain: Boom and bust – the Bangla connection

We are all in this together, we are told. And not in a good way. Fewer jobs, the economy contracting. How to make a buck? Where to look? Bangladesh, declares my friend, the journalist Syed Nahas Pasha. Well, that's what everyone I know is doing, he...

 
BHP Billiton to give back $10 billion to shareholders

BHP Billiton to give back $10 billion to shareholders

"While we expect a slowdown in the growth rate of global commodity demand in calendar year 2011, the economic environment still underpins a robust near term outlook for our products," Chief Executive Marius Kloppers said in a statement on...

Reuters, 22:24 in Business
 
EU makes slow progress on debt-resolution package

EU makes slow progress on debt-resolution package

After a meeting of European Union finance ministers, member states indicated they were willing to agree measures to make their economies more competitive, a core demand from Germany. That may in turn secure German backing for a strengthening of the...

Reuters, 22:24 in Business
 
Outcasts: series one, episode four

Outcasts: series one, episode four

SPOILER ALERT: This blog is for those who are watching Outcasts on BBC1. Don't read on if you haven't seen episode four … Phelim O'Neill's episode three blog That was a bit more like it. Tonight's episode – or to a lesser extent last night's one –...

Guardian, 22:24 in Showbiz
 

Divisions threaten hope for G20 policy deal

The two-day talks in Paris will launch debate on French President Nicolas Sarkozy's ambitious agenda for his country's year-long presidency of the G20. The agenda includes grand proposals to curb the volatility of food and fuel prices and to reduce...

Reuters, 22:33 in Business
 

This week's arts diary

Merkel dons 3D glasses for Wim Wenders's PinaOn Sunday night, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and president, Christian Wulff, turned up at the Berlin film festival to watch the premiere of Wim Wenders's Pina, a 3D documentary about the German...

 
Marouane Chamakh: I'm burned out, I'm having a rest - see you in March

Marouane Chamakh: I'm burned out, I'm having a rest - see you in March

Despite looking an excellent addition to the squad with his form and work-rate earlier this season, Chamakh has been dropped from the starting XI since the comeback from injury of Robin van Persie. And now the Moroccan international, who joined the...

Metro, 22:38 in Sport
 
2012 Olympics admits aquatics centre is a race against time

2012 Olympics admits aquatics centre is a race against time

A new National Audit Office report into the 2012 Olympics has underlined the extent to which security costs have risen and warned that timing is "becoming tight" to hand over the aquatics centre to organisers. But the fifth NAO report into...

Guardian, 22:40 in Sport
 
Carlo Ancelotti struggles with Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres issue

Carlo Ancelotti struggles with Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres issue

Didier Drogba will return to the Chelsea starting line-up in Saturday's FA Cup fourth round replay against Everton in the absence of the cup-tied Fernando Torres, but doubts persist over how best to integrate both players into the side in next week's...

Guardian, 22:40 in Sport
 
Analysis: Nvidia's comeback comes under scrutiny

Analysis: Nvidia's comeback comes under scrutiny

Snubbed for years as a one-trick pony in video game graphics, Nvidia -- whose chief executive, Jen-Hsun Huang, has a penchant for fast cars -- now seems to be having the ride of its life. The company is applying its technology to powering mobile...

 


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