News archive from 18 October 2012

Trapattoni to remain as Ireland manager

Giovanni Trapattoni is to remain as manager of the Republic of Ireland after being given the backing of the Football Association of Ireland. The 73-year-old Italian was left fighting for his job after Friday's 6-1 home defeat at the hands of Germany....

Daily Post, 21:59 in Sport
 
Obama steps up criticism of Romney in battle for women voters

Obama steps up criticism of Romney in battle for women voters

Barack Obama in Mount Vernon, Iowa. The president said: 'You can choose to turn back the clock 50 years for women, gays and immigrants – or you can move us forward.' Photograph: David Greedy/Getty Images Barack Obama stepped up his attacks on Mitt...

 
28 is old... Because you'd rather watch Strictly than The X Factor

28 is old... Because you'd rather watch Strictly than The X Factor

That's the age when we stop being young and become grown-ups. If you're not convinced, take our test to see how old you are. There are ten ways to find out if you're still young and carefree or if you've embraced maturity and are racing headlong...

Metro, 22:02 in Hot News
 
Joe Hart blames himself as Poland clinch draw against England

Joe Hart blames himself as Poland clinch draw against England

Wayne Rooney had given Roy Hodgson's men a half-time lead but Kamil Glik headed the hosts level on 70 minutes when Hart failed to collect a corner. ‘It's my fault. That's cost us three points,' said the goalkeeper. In truth, England deserved no more...

Metro, 22:02 in Sport
 
Sort out eurozone crisis, world tells Europe's leaders

Sort out eurozone crisis, world tells Europe's leaders

The world's richest man, Carlos Slim, says governments must get to grips with unaffordable welfare bills. Photograph: Marcelo Salinas/AP That sharp intake of breath you can hear? It's the world running out of patience. Frustrated by years of...

 
Uefa charges Serbia and England after Under-21 match violence

Uefa charges Serbia and England after Under-21 match violence

The Football Association and the FA of Serbia (FSS) have been charged over the ‘improper conduct' of their players at the end of the European Championship play-off, second leg. England's Danny Rose, who was sent off after the game, was the target for...

Metro, 22:02 in Sport
 
England's rematch is a bit of a damp squib as Hodgson's men scrape draw

England's rematch is a bit of a damp squib as Hodgson's men scrape draw

Roy Hodgson's side took the lead thanks to Wayne Rooney's first-half goal - his 32nd for his country - only to see it cancelled out by Kamil Glik's header on 70 minutes.England will head into the five-month winter break from competitive action at...

Metro, 22:02 in Sport
 
Fund-raisers head for the hills

Fund-raisers head for the hills

MORE than 100 people of all ages joined together in Malvern to help make a fund-raising walk in aid of Cancer Research UK a big success. The 14th annual walk organised by the charity’s Malvern committee took place on Saturday, starting from...

 
BREAKING NEWS: Cannabis factory worth £1.5 million discovered

BREAKING NEWS: Cannabis factory worth £1.5 million discovered

A CANNABIS factory worth around £1.5 million has been unearthed in a Hucknall building. Police made the discovery after carrying out a search warrant at Alexandra House on Watnall Road, earlier this morning (Tuesday October 16). It is thought there...

 

Kendal cyclist thanks rescuers

By Hannah Upton A KENDAL cyclist who had to have his lip sewn back on after a high speed crash has praised the mountain rescue team and a friend who came to his aid. Martin Lucas, 36, of Ann Street, was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital with...

 

Back with a bang: George Michael returns to London stage with Symphonica and he's better than ever

Nearly a year after his brush with death after contracting pneumonia, George Michael is back on stage in his hometown of London.Fortunately he made a full recovery, and it appears the illness could have made his voice sound even better. For those...

 
Only our shoes were modern ...

Only our shoes were modern ...

A GROUP of historical re-enactors took to the Malvern Hills in full costume for a fund-raising sponsored walk. Passers-by enjoying a stroll were astonished to see a medieval monk, parliamentary officer and other figures from the past striding across...

 
Brompton boom fuelled by Asian demand

Brompton boom fuelled by Asian demand

Brompton already owe 75% of their turnover to international trade, and are looking to expand further into the far east. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Brompton has reported a jump in annual sales and profits as commuters in crowded cities such as...

 
Why Europe is floundering

Why Europe is floundering

The German delegation signs the Treaty of Rome – 'a vain and backward-looking vision' – in March 1957: Photograph: Keystone/Hulton Archive The greatest danger facing Europe today is the inflexible determination of European elites to save the euro....

 
FBI foils bomb plot at New York Federal Reserve in sting operation

FBI foils bomb plot at New York Federal Reserve in sting operation

NYPD officers stand outside the Federal Reserve in New York on Wednesday. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA A man has been arrested in New York for allegedly trying to blow up the Federal Reserve with what he believed was a 1,000lb bomb but was in fact a...

 


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