News archive from 20 June 2012, page 5

Ghost goal fury of Blokhin while Hodgson's happy to get rub of the green

Ghost goal fury of Blokhin while Hodgson's happy to get rub of the green

England boss Roy Hodgson admitted his side rode their luck to seal a Euro 2012 quarter-final clash with Italy on Sunday. Ukraine were furious they were not awarded an equaliser at the Donbass Arena when a 62nd-minute effort from Marko Devic crossed...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 

Alastair Cook full of praise for Englan Cricket team

ENGLAND had to set aside the shock of Tom Maynard's death to win a game of cricket yesterday - and captain Alastair Cook was full of praise for their successful efforts. Cook, whose fifth one-day international hundred helped to complete an...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeking political asylum in London

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange seeking political asylum in London

JULIAN Assange, the WikiLeaks founder, is inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London seeking political asylum, the Press Association is reporting tonight. The agency’s sources said he walked into the embassy, in London’s Knightsbridge district, and asked...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Hot News
 

Gerrard is the architect and inspiration for Hodgson's England

The cross arrived low and flat, as has been his style at this tournament. It took a nick here, a glance there, confounded Andriy Pyatov in Ukraine's goal and there was England's returning hero, the target in front of him like an old barn door off its...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 
PROFITS ROCKET FOR IMAGINATION

PROFITS ROCKET FOR IMAGINATION

The UK company, which also makes Pure digital radios, reported annual profits up 53 per cent to £36.8million on revenues 30 per cent higher at £127.5million. Chief executive Hossein Yassaie added: “Our smart technologies are being adopted more widely...

 
WAYNE ROONEY'S EYE ON PRIZE

WAYNE ROONEY'S EYE ON PRIZE

And skipper Steven Gerrard believes Rooney is primed to make an impact after being restricted to watching his team-mates from the sidelines. “I know Wayne quite well, I am very close to him and I can see in his eyes that he is itching to get out there...

 
Investment choices for pension savings: Part 2

Investment choices for pension savings: Part 2

Last week, I looked at using the "default" investment option if you are contributing to a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme. If you decide the default is not for you, then you need to look a little further. You first need to think...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
ROYAL ASCOT 2012: I THINK IT'S ALL OVER...

ROYAL ASCOT 2012: I THINK IT'S ALL OVER...

DON'T even think about it! In my book there is only one winner of the feature Prince of Wales's Stakes today. The big race on day two of the Royal Ascot meeting looks destined to go the way of the all-conquering Aidan O'Brien yard. SO YOU THINK (3.45,...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 

Actions that bring disillusionment with the political system

From: John Senior, Birchfield Grove, Skelmanthorpe. WHY am I disillusioned with politics? The Lib Dems abstained in a vote concerning the Culture Secretary’s responsibility for his special adviser’s behaviour regarding the News International’s bid for...

 

Missing themes from Olympics

From: Linda Heeley, Pennine Way, Scissett, Huddersfield. IT is delightful that Danny Boyle has decided to celebrate this “green and pleasant land” as the theme for the opening ceremony of the Olympics, even including clouds. To make it a more...

 
FALLON ENDS WAIT ON IMPROVED

FALLON ENDS WAIT ON IMPROVED

KIEREN FALLON ended a six-year wait for more British Group One glory yesterday with a superb performance on Most Improved. Six times former champ Fallon last tasted victory at the top level on Yeats in the 2006 Ascot Gold Cup. And it meant a most...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
Right-to-die patient does not want ‘20 more years of torture’

Right-to-die patient does not want ‘20 more years of torture’

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson's existence of "pure torture" could continue for another 20 years or more if he does not win the right to end his life when he chooses, the High Court has heard. Paul Bowen, QC, for 58-year-old Mr...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Hot News
 
SA NORTHERN BARBARIANS 31-57 ENGLAND‎: WE'RE IN GOOD NICK

SA NORTHERN BARBARIANS 31-57 ENGLAND‎: WE'RE IN GOOD NICK

Johannesburg-born full-back Nick Abendanon was the principal beneficiary of the day-trip from Jo'burg across the goldfields of the Rand. Three sparkling tries in the first half reflected his and England's sporadic offensive excellence at Olen Park....

 
My Business: Bringing the taste of Jamaica to New York

My Business: Bringing the taste of Jamaica to New York

What makes an entrepreneur? The BBC's Kim Gittleson and Tom Santorelli hear from Lowell Hawthorne, a Jamaican immigrant who, with nine of his family members, founded the Caribbean bakery empire Golden Krust, the United States' largest West Indian food...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 

SPAIN DEBT COSTS RISE

Wednesday June 20 2012 by Edited by Peter Cunliffe Have your say(0) SPAIN yesterday paid its highest rate for 12 years on short-term debt amid continued fears it will need a full international bailout for its stricken economy. Its government paid an...

 


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