News archive from 20 April 2012

Russian government questions TNK-BP dividend policy

Russian government questions TNK-BP dividend policy

The shares of Moscow-traded TNK-BP's (TNBP.MM) closed down 4.5 percent after the comments, underperforming the broader market , which was down only 0.3 percent. The shares of oil major BP Plc (BP.L), which owns half of TNK-BP, were down 1.3 percent....

Reuters, 22:00 in Business
 

Unconscious pilot crashes into Gulf of Mexico

Two F-15 fighter jets sent up to intercept the Cessna said the pilot was "unresponsive," and the jets stayed with the plane, said Stacey Knott, a spokeswoman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The...

 

US STOCKS-Wall St drops on weak data, Qualcomm weighs

* Microsoft shares rise after the bell * Apple shares fall more than 3 percent * Dow off 0.5 pct, S&P 500 off 0.6 pct, Nasdaq off 0.8 pct (Updates to close) By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell for a second day on...

 

Drugs and drink lead to court

AN "INTELLIGENT" man didn't realise how serious his drug taking and drink-driving habits were until he ended up in court. As a result of his addictions, Craig Eccles, 25, of Main Road in Drax, already suffered his parents not speaking to...

 

Lancashire Museum needs more cash to buy Titanic letter

Wallace Hartley THE Titanic in Lancashire Museum is now officially registered with the US auction house selling Wallace Hartley’s last letter. The auction will take place in New Hampshire from today until to April 26 and the Colne-based museum has...

 

Widnes and Runcorn Weekly News Haydock Park prize draw winners revealed

THE winners of the Weekly News Haydock Park prize draw are:Caroline Shallcross, Waterbridge Mews, Runcorn; Ian Aitken, Trafford Crescent, Runcorn; Andy Hayes, Wicksten Drive, Runcorn; Robina Keogh, Sadler Street, Widnes; Alan Billington, Dundalk Road,...

 

The Band's Levon Helm dies at 71

Levon Helm, singer and drummer for the rock group The Band, has died of cancer at the age of 71, his manager said. The US folk-rock musician died at a hospital in New York City surrounded by family, friends and band mates, said manager Barbara O'Brien...

BBC, 22:10 in Art & Culture
 

Bands battle in Selston

A BATTLE of the bands competition in Selston is due to see 16 local acts slug it out for a £1,000 prize during June and July. The Railway Inn on Station Road in the village is staging the event and putting up the cash prize for the winner. The 16 acts...

 

Lancashire Museum needs more cash to buy Titanic letter

Wallace Hartley THE Titanic in Lancashire Museum is now officially registered with the US auction house selling Wallace Hartley’s last letter. The auction will take place in New Hampshire from today until to April 26 and the Colne-based museum has...

 
Gang given 58 years for drug-debt man’s death

Gang given 58 years for drug-debt man’s death

FIVE men have been jailed for a total of more than 58 years in connection with the death of a man who was last seen in July 2009. Jesse Richards, aged 40, from Surrey, was attacked and killed in Cleeve Prior, near Evesham, because of a drugs debt. His...

 

Government vows to help in search for missing Alsager marathon runner

THE Government has vowed to do all it can to help in the search for missing Alsager grandfather John Lawton.Congleton MP Fiona Bruce raised the issue of the 62-year-old's disappearance in Parliament, over fears the Greek authorities may be about to...

 

Mali's military frees arrested officials - sources

Any derailment of Mali's return to constitutional order would risk efforts by its neighbours to help Bamako try to retake northern regions seized by rebels since the coup. "I can confirm that they have all been freed," an official in the...

 

Rain-hit second Test ends in draw

Rain put an early stop to the West Indies' chase of of 215 as the second Test against Australia at Port of Spain ended as a draw. Australia captain Michael Clarke declared his side's second innings at 160 for eight early on the final afternoon, Kemar...

People, 22:31 in Sport
 

Howley named Wales caretaker head coach

WRU chief executive Lewis said: "Warren has taken the appropriate medical advice and agrees that appointing Rob as caretaker coach in his absence is the best way forward for our Grand Slam winning squad. "Rob, Warren and I have talked this...

 

Community farm to celebrate foal’s birthday

QUACKERS Community Farm are celebrating Pollyanna the foal's first birthday on Saturday with a fun day. The farm, at the Bridge Inn, Cotmanhay, will be open from 12noon for families to visit the animals and take part in activities on offer. Tropical...

 


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