News archive from 20 July 2012

1979 WHO TICKETS OK FOR US GIG

1979 WHO TICKETS OK FOR US GIG

The Who's 1979 concert in Providence was cancelled by then-mayor Buddy Cianci, who cited safety concerns after a stampede before a show in Cincinnati, Ohio, killed 11 people. The band has not been to Providence since. The Who this week announced it...

 
I’ve won a place to study opera in Italy

I’ve won a place to study opera in Italy

By Neil Watts A FORMER Malvern schoolgirl has been awarded a place to study at the home of opera in Italy. Emma Burrows, who attended the Chase School, will travel to Tuscany to work with a number of leading teachers at Bel Canto and take part in...

 
UBS' Wolf to leave bank, start own firm

UBS' Wolf to leave bank, start own firm

His departure to start 32 Advisors, LLC, a name commemorating his uniform number as a running back at the University of Pennsylvania, follows an almost complete revamp of senior management at Switzerland's largest bank company, including the hiring of...

Reuters, 22:05 in Business
 

Father's injuries linked to fall

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Olympic Torch Live Breaking News Email Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Local Sport National Sport Lifestyle Features Showbiz The Guide...

 
Sponsored by The Dark Knight Rises: Director Christopher Nolan defends fans’ anger over negative reviews

Sponsored by The Dark Knight Rises: Director Christopher Nolan defends fans’ anger over negative reviews

DIRECTOR Christopher Nolan has defended fans who have taken to internet message boards to voice their anger at negative reviews of his new film, The Dark Knight Rises. While most reviews have been complimentary of Nolan’s film, some reviewers have...

 
Austria's Fekter rules out giant bad bank : paper

Austria's Fekter rules out giant "bad bank": paper

"Such a mega bad bank would have fatal consequences for the republic and in my view would be the worst-case scenario for taxpayers in the direction of a new austerity package." Her comments came as Format magazine reported separately that...

Reuters, 22:09 in Business
 

Dairy farmers in blockade protest

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news Olympic Torch Live Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Batley Bulldogs Local Sport National Sport Lifestyle...

 

Iraq gets "positive" Obama response on Exxon concern

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki issued the statement as U.S. oil major Chevron Corp confirmed its purchase of 80 percent of two blocks in Kurdistan in a move that may infuriate the central Iraqi government, which wants all oil deals to pass through...

 

Borders strike on eve of Olympics

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news Olympic Torch Live Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Batley Bulldogs Local Sport National Sport Lifestyle...

 
Policeman cleared of Ian Tomlinson death 'subject of string of complaints'

Policeman cleared of Ian Tomlinson death 'subject of string of complaints'

Details of PC Simon Harwood's controversial disciplinary record - including one complaint which prompted a superior to say his conduct had ‘fallen well below that expected of a police officer' - can now be reported after the verdict, which found him...

Metro, 22:17 in Hot News
 

Wildfire scorches Athens suburb, residents defend homes

TV pictures showed thick plumes of black smoke rising into the air as the fire tore through vast areas of rural land. "We were surrounded (by flames) within seconds. The house was destroyed," resident Giorgos Germanakis told Antenna TV....

 
Sir Alex Ferguson backs Wayne Rooney to find form after Euros flop

Sir Alex Ferguson backs Wayne Rooney to find form after Euros flop

Having worked with Rooney for eight years, he always felt the lengthy gap between Rooney scoring for United in their last-day win over Sunderland and his first game at Euro 2012 - delayed by a two-match ban - would present a problem.Rooney...

Metro, 22:20 in Sport
 

China's rising steel exports slam Asian producers

Europe used to soak up most of China's steel exports, but the region's protracted debt woes have forced producers like Baoshan Iron & Steel (600019.SS) to turn their shipments to destinations closer to home. The wave of cheap Chinese exports has...

Reuters, 22:21 in Business
 
Sponsored by A history of TSB

Sponsored by A history of TSB

The Trustee Saving Bank or TSB is due to be ressurected as a seperate brand by the Co-operative Bank in 2013. TSB was absorbed into Lloyds Bank in the mid 1990s forming Lloyds TSB and the largest bank in the UK by market share. There were Trustee...

Scotsman, 22:23 in Hot News
 

Small underground explosion in Crewe town centre

PARTS of Crewe were plunged into darkness yesterday (Wednesday) after an underground explosion in the town centre.Three manhole covers were blown off in the incident after a fault with an underground cable near the Market Centre at just after 3.45pm....

 


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