News archive from 16 November 2012

Qatar backs Xstrata-Glencore merger

Qatar backs Xstrata-Glencore merger

The planned merger of commodities trader Glencore and mining group Xstrata has moved a step closer after Xstrata's second-largest shareholder said it would back the deal. Qatar Holdings said in a statement that it would vote in favour of the merger...

BBC, 22:00 in Business
 
Live - Result of election to decide Greater Manchester's first Police and Crime Commissioner

Live - Result of election to decide Greater Manchester's first Police and Crime Commissioner

The votes are being counted after polls closed in the election to decide the region's first police and crime Commissioner. The turnout appears to have been poor, with reports throughout the day of smaller-than-hoped numbers of people casting their...

 

"Happy" Suarez committed to Liverpool

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has insisted he is committed to staying at Anfield for years to come. Speculation has circulated linking the Uruguayan with a big-money move to Manchester City, who have distanced themselves from the rumours, while Reds...

Daily Post, 22:06 in Sport
 
Luis Suarez insists he's happy at Liverpool FC

Luis Suarez insists he's happy at Liverpool FC

Liverpool FC striker Luis Suarez has insisted he is happy at Anfield. Speculation has circulated linking Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez with a big-money move to Manchester City, who have distanced themselves from the rumours, while Liverpool FC manager...

Daily Post, 22:06 in Sport
 

Swann bags himself a new rabbit on day of toil for Bresnan

When Gautam Gambhir was bowled by Graeme Swann, he became his official Test bunny. Gambhir, Swann's first Test victim in Chennai in 2008, has now fallen to him six times in Tests. Like Gambhir, the four men whose wicket Swann has claimed five times...

Daily Mail, 22:08 in Sport
 

Daily Dossier: Missing Monty is England's achilles in Ahmedabad

It is not being wise after the event to say that the pitch in Ahmedabad looked like a two-spinner surface and that England misread the conditions. They should have played Monty Panesar in this first Test. England put a lot of faith in statistics and...

Daily Mail, 22:08 in Sport
 
A foodie heaven at winter festival

A foodie heaven at winter festival

The Winter Food and Craft Festival will be open from 11am until 5pm on Sunday. The city Christmas lights switch-on is due to take place at 4.30pm. Joe Harkin, market development manager and festival organiser, said: "The behind-the-scenes...

 
Hunted: season one, episode seven

Hunted: season one, episode seven

Hey, horse, carrot for a clue? Melissa George and Oscar Kennedy in Hunted. Photograph: Giles Keyte Spoiler alert: this blog is for those watching Hunted on BBC1. Please do not read on if you haven't seen episode seven Julia Raeside's episode six blog...

Guardian, 22:10 in Showbiz
 

Blackburn takeaway proposal withdrawn

PLANS to create a hot food takeaway and eating area, in Plane Street, Blackburn, have been withdrawn after more than 20 objections. Two petitions were sent to the borough council – one supporting the idea, and one calling for the scheme to be...

 

Helen's "nightmare" Bush Tucker trial

HELEN Flanagan failed to win a single star in her third Bushtucker Trial. The 22-year-old actress, from Bolton, was seen bottling out of the task in tonight's episode of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! The public nominated the former Coronation...

 

U.S. "fiscal cliff" budget cuts could devastate states, cities

Conveying concern to Congress, 14 U.S. mayors visited Capitol Hill on Thursday, while the Pew Centre on the States, a think tank, released a study saying some jurisdictions would fare far worse than others. "If we go over the cliff, not only will...

 

China's new leaders could have reform thrust upon them

President-in-waiting Xi Jinping and the next premier, Li Keqiang, were anointed on Thursday as the top leaders of the Communist Party, only the second time the party has managed a peaceful transition since it took power in 1949. Xi, a...

 
Coronation Street musical stars complain they have not been paid

Coronation Street musical stars complain they have not been paid

Julie Goodyear and Paul O'Grady were lined up to tour with the Coronation Street musical Street of Dreams. Photograph: ITV/PA It was billed as a "dazzling production", a "spectacular musical event" which would bring the characters...

Guardian, 22:19 in Showbiz
 

Attack on Gaza: Egypt's biggest challenge yet

Israel's decision to assassinate the Hamas chief of staff Ahmed al-Jabari and launch a full-scale air and sea bombardment against the militants in Gaza can be attributed to a number of factors – of which the need to stop missiles raining down on the...

 
 HAPPY SUAREZ COMMITTED TO LIVERPOOL

"HAPPY" SUAREZ COMMITTED TO LIVERPOOL

Speculation has circulated linking the Uruguayan with a big-money move to Manchester City, who have distanced themselves from the rumours, while Reds manager Brendan Rodgers dismissed the prospect. And Suarez, who had four years remaining on his...

 


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