News archive from 20 June 2012, page 6

UK inflation falls to 2.8% as fuel and food price rises slow

UK inflation falls to 2.8% as fuel and food price rises slow

DECLINING oil prices contributed to an unexpected fall in inflation last month to a two and half year low of 2.8 per cent, figures released yesterday revealed. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rate of inflation in May was at its lowest since November...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Hot News
 
Top US universities put their reputations online

Top US universities put their reputations online

This autumn more than a million students are going to take part in an experiment that could re-invent the landscape of higher education. Some of the biggest powerhouses in US higher education are offering online courses - testing how their expertise...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 20/06/12

TODAY'S RACING TIPS- 20/06/12

He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has been a regular winner of that paper's monthly prize in the last 18 months. Here are his selections for today's racing in the UK: COMPUTERMAN Royal Ascot 2.30 SENTARIL 3.05...

 
COMPUTER SALES RAMP UP HOME RETAIL SHARES

COMPUTER SALES RAMP UP HOME RETAIL SHARES

The catalogue retailer also benefitted as customers ordered more things over the internet to pick up in stores. As a result, Argos saw sales at stores open for more than a year fall by 0.2 per cent versus City fears of a 3 per cent drop over the three...

 
OUR CHAMPS ARE CHUMPS SAYS KEVIN SINFIELD

OUR CHAMPS ARE CHUMPS SAYS KEVIN SINFIELD

KEVIN SINFIELD says champions Leeds must wise up to the fact that they're not good enough. The Rhinos scraped to a 44-40 win over Wakefield on Monday to lift them back into the top eight. It was only their second win in six League games but they are...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 
Police look to speak to two witnesses over attempted murder on shopkeeper

Police look to speak to two witnesses over attempted murder on shopkeeper

POLICE investigating the attempted murder of an Asian shopkeeper have identified two people they want to speak to about the attack. Strathclyde Police said a car driver stopped outside the shop minutes after the incident, and a man was seen walking...

 
The two reasons I kept going, by Aung San Suu Kyi

The two reasons I kept going, by Aung San Suu Kyi

PRO-DEMOCRACY campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi spoke of the strength she had drawn from her supporters around the world in standing up to the Burmese military junta as she arrived in the UK yesterday. On her first visit to the UK in 24 years – much of...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Hot News
 
RACING INDEX - 20/06/2012

RACING INDEX - 20/06/2012

Ahwaak W 2.45 Al Doha H 4.45 Albaqaa A 4.25 Alfraamsey K 8.40 Aljamaaheer A 2.30 All Fur Coat A 5.00 Alpine Mysteries K 8.10 Always Ends Well H 4.45 Amaraja K 6.40 Amoure Medici K 9.10 Angel...

 

Depp and Paradis announce split

Johnny Depp and his long-time partner, Vanessa Paradis, have split. A publicist for the actor said in a statement that the two "have amicably separated". The statement requested privacy for the former couple and their two children,...

 
BID TALK PERKS UP ASTRAZENECA

BID TALK PERKS UP ASTRAZENECA

AstraZeneca, up 77p to 2760p, was tipped by broker Liberum Capital to merge with US pharmaceutical firm Abbvie, part of rival Abbott Laboratories, creating savings of £2.5billion. “This merger of equals is the best case scenario for its turnaround...

 
SA NORTHERN BARBARIANS 31 ENGLAND 57: NICK NICKS A HAT-TRICK FOR TOURISTS

SA NORTHERN BARBARIANS 31 ENGLAND 57: NICK NICKS A HAT-TRICK FOR TOURISTS

NICK ABENDANON notched a dazzling first-half hat-trick as England ran in eight tries to claim a hard-fought win. But they were given a torrid workout by a tough South African scratch side who scored four tries themselves. Jonny May also touched down...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 

AVB holds more talks with Spurs... but Levy wants to speak with Blanc, too

Andre Villas-Boas held a second successive day of discussions with Tottenham on Tuesday over the vacant managerial role. Following on from Monday's negotiations, the Portuguese's representatives continued talks with Spurs officials as the ex-Chelsea...

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Sport
 
BE SMART WITH PHONES ABROAD

BE SMART WITH PHONES ABROAD

On July 1, European Union regulations are due to be introduced aimed at keeping a lid on the cost of calls, texts and downloading data when travelling abroad. Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission, said: “We have ended the rip-offs...

 
GREYHOUND TIPS AND RESULTS - 20/06/2012

GREYHOUND TIPS AND RESULTS - 20/06/2012

NEWCASTLE FANCIES 11.11 Lil Moyo (2-6-3) 11.28 Knockdine Razl (1-2-6) 11.42 Myella Duke (6-3-4) 11.57 Pasadeane Lass (1-2-5) 12.12 Sugarland Hippy (3-2-6) 12.27 Centaur Korker (Nap) (6-3-5) 12.42 Blackboy William (5-6-1) 12.58 Make Me Live (6-2-4)...

 
GR-EIGHT FOR ROSS BRAWN

GR-EIGHT FOR ROSS BRAWN

MERCEDES team boss Ross Brawn is tipping Sunday's European Grand Prix in Valencia to provide an eighth winner in as many races. Brawn said: “I'm thinking of Michael (Schumacher) in our car, but the Lotus is good and they haven't won, while Sauber have...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 


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