News archive from 18 April 2016

Arsenal won't win the Premier League title again until they sign a world-class striker says Alan Shearer  

Alan Shearer has written off Arsenal's chances of regaining the Barclays Premier League title until they buy a world class striker. The former Newcastle and England captain, speaking in his role as a pundit for Match of the Day's coverage of the...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Paul Nicholls wrestles back advantage from Willie Mullins in National Hunt trainers' championship standings

The National Hunt trainers' championship is poised for a pulsating finish at Sandown on Saturday after in-form Paul Nicholls dramatically wrestled back the advantage from Willie Mullins with eight winners at the weekend. Nicholls, bidding for a third...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

WPP’s £63m chief fat cat defends excessive pay

AN ADVERTISING supremo was forced to defend his £63 million pay cheque yesterday amid a public outcry over the growing pay gap between bosses and their workers. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising firm WPP, insisted that...

 

NUJ Conference: Journos vow to take on Cameron

JOURNALISTS vowed to fight the Tories’ vicious Trade Union Bill “by whatever means necessary” at their conference at the weekend, writes Peter Lazenby. Delegates at the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) conference in Southport voted unanimously to...

 

Doctors ‘plan to escalate’

JUNIOR doctors slammed the government as a bunch “of tax evaders for tax evaders” on Saturday ahead of their all-out strike next week. British Medical Association member Yannis Gourtsoyannis told the huge crowd at the People’s Assembly rally in...

 

The return of Real Labour

HOW long have Labour supporters waited to hear such firm pledges on bread-and-butter issues, as John McDonnell gave at the weekend? Many despaired during the New Labour years when party leaders hanging on the City’s every word lectured members and...

 

Arsenal 1-1 Crystal Palace

by Tashan Deniran-Alleyne at Ashburton Grove ARSENAL missed the chance to regain third place in the Premier League after being held to a 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace yesterday afternoon. But the main story was off the pitch, as a number of fans...

 

Chelsea 0-3 Manchester City

by Amar Azam at Stamford Bridge THIS was a Manchester City performance of the highest order and a reminder that, on their day, they are a match for anyone. It is a shame then that their manager Manuel Pellegrini bows out at the end of the season with...

 

How technology can make us masters of our own destiny

John Green reviews Architect or Bee? The Human Price of Technology, by Mike Cooley (Spokesman Books, £10.99) MIKE COOLEY was ahead of his time when he first promoted his ideas on the impact of technology on our lives.  As a leading shop steward at...

 
Rangers boss Mark Warburton warns Celtic the gap is narrowing after Old Firm victory

Rangers boss Mark Warburton warns Celtic the gap is narrowing after Old Firm victory

Now Warburton – anxious to push the Hoops for the Premiership crown next season – has urged his board to back him and make sure the Ibrox men can compete in a 38-game season as well as one-off cup ties. Rangers edged a thrilling Old Firm Scottish Cup...

 

Victory for Mail on Sunday as MPs call for brain tumour research boost: Funding must be stepped up to save...

Funding must be stepped up to save more youngsters from killer brain tumours, MPs will argue tomorrow in a debate triggered by The Mail on Sunday. Lives are being lost because such tumours attract only about one per cent of Government cancer funding,...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Health
 
Buy-to-let landlord surge ignites chain reaction in housing market

Buy-to-let landlord surge ignites chain reaction in housing market

The average asking price of homes coming on to the market has risen to a new high, increasing by 1.3% over the past month to an average of £307,033 as landlords raced to buy properties ahead of an increase in stamp duty. According to the property...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 
Sir Martin Sorrell defends £63m pay package ahead of AGM

Sir Martin Sorrell defends £63m pay package ahead of AGM

Sir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive and founder of advertising giant WPP, has launched a passionate defence of his controversial £63m bonus deal in the wake of last week’s explosive start to the annual general meeting season. Speaking after...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 
Shoppers shun high street as cold weather and early Easter bite

Shoppers shun high street as cold weather and early Easter bite

The number of shoppers on UK high streets continued a long-term decline in March, aggravated by an early Easter and colder spring weather. Overall footfall across retail outlets dropped by 2.7%, according to the British Retail Consortium...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 
Sainsbury's hires 150 digital experts for face-off with Amazon and Tesco

Sainsbury's hires 150 digital experts for face-off with Amazon and Tesco

Sainsbury’s is hiring 150 digital and technology experts to help improve its online store as it finalises the buyout of Argos. The team, who will work out of an existing Sainsbury’s office in Manchester’s Arndale centre, will include software...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 


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