News archive from 18 April 2012

Company helped the Reds to green dream

A MALVERN sustainable development consultancy has helped Manchester United become the first major stadium in the UK to achieve an international green standard. For the last 10 years, the football club has worked closely with Mike Goodfellow-Smith, of...

 

Company helped the Reds to green dream

A MALVERN sustainable development consultancy has helped Manchester United become the first major stadium in the UK to achieve an international green standard. For the last 10 years, the football club has worked closely with Mike Goodfellow-Smith, of...

 

IMF inches toward deal on boosting firepower

The pledges by the three countries come ahead of IMF and World Bank meetings and a Group of 20 finance leaders gathering in Washington this week. Informal meetings kick off on Thursday ahead of official sessions on Friday and Saturday. Discussions...

Reuters, 22:03 in Business
 
Mad Men: season five, episode five

Mad Men: season five, episode five

SPOILER ALERT: This blog is for those who are watching season five of Mad Men on Sky Atlantic. Don't read on if you haven't seen episode five Paul MacInnes' episode four blog "This is an office, we're supposed to be friends" – Pete...

Guardian, 22:03 in Showbiz
 
Anders Breivik: the victims' voices

Anders Breivik: the victims' voices

Propped up outside Oslo's central court on Tuesday afternoon, Eivind Thoresen reflected on all that he had heard in Anders Behring Breivik's evidence. "It's really hard to explain, but I feel really empty inside," said the 26-year-old....

 

U.S. judge sends Apple, Samsung to settlement talks

Apple sued Samsung in the United States last year, saying the South Korean company's Galaxy line of mobile phones and tablets "slavishly" copies the iPhone and iPad. Samsung then countersued Apple. In a court filing late on Monday, both...

Reuters, 22:08 in Business
 
Chelsea need two perfect games to beat Barça, says Roberto Di Matteo

Chelsea need two perfect games to beat Barça, says Roberto Di Matteo

Roberto Di Matteo has conceded Chelsea must summon "two perfect games" if they are to get past Barcelona and into the Champions League final, but he has urged his team to play without fear and draw conviction from their own recent resurgent...

Guardian, 22:11 in Sport
 

Reading 1 Nottingham Forest 0: Promotion party for Royals as Leigertwood strikes late

Mikele Leigertwood was the toast of Reading as he booked their place back among England's elite. Leigertwood scored an 81st-minute winner to secure promotion back into the Barclays Premier League for the first time since 2008. The champagne had been...

Daily Mail, 22:12 in Sport
 
HAGUE SLAMS ARGENTINA FIRM 'GRAB'

HAGUE SLAMS ARGENTINA FIRM 'GRAB'

William Hague has hit out at Argentina after the country's government said it was seizing a Spanish-controlled energy firm. The Foreign Secretary warned that the move by controversial president Cristina Fernandez was part of a wider protectionist...

 
Police appeal for sightings of car in Mancetter Post Office armed robbery - UPDATE

Police appeal for sightings of car in Mancetter Post Office armed robbery - UPDATE

The cashier managed to escape into an office and locked the door, preventing the offender from accesing any money. The robber left the post office and got into a silver Ford Galaxy which was waiting outside and was driven by a second masked person....

 
Drink-driver’s ‘disastrous mistake’

Drink-driver’s ‘disastrous mistake’

A MAN admitted getting behind the wheel after a night out drinking to celebrate his new job in the motor trade. Alan Henderson, aged 45, of Princess Road, Evesham, pleaded guilty to drink-driving when he appeared before Worcester magistrates. Kerry...

 
Cruise company investigates claim ship ignored stricken fishing boat

Cruise company investigates claim ship ignored stricken fishing boat

Cruise line operator Carnival corporation has launched an internal investigation after passengers claimed one of their ships ignored pleas to rescue three fishermen they spotted adrift in the Pacific ocean. The story of the miraculous survival of a...

 
Morocco's second spring

Morocco's second spring

There are cautionary tales in the Arab uprisings, as Syria has shown: not every revolution can be as successful as Tunisia's, not every aftermath is rosy. And then there are also questions raised about those places where revolution did not take place....

 
Nestle near deal for Pfizer's baby formula unit - WSJ

Nestle near deal for Pfizer's baby formula unit - WSJ

Pfizer has been exploring options for its animal health and infant nutrition businesses for some time. A company official said on Tuesday that no decisions have been made and that the company will be in a position to announce any decisions this year....

Reuters, 22:26 in Business
 
Plastic Brits row 'unpleasantly xenophobic', says UK Sport chief

Plastic Brits row 'unpleasantly xenophobic', says UK Sport chief

The UK Sport performance director who helped Team GB to a record medal haul in Beijing has called the furore around the so-called "plastic Brits" controversy "unpleasantly xenophobic". Peter Keen said that British sport remained on...

Guardian, 22:26 in Sport
 


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