News archive from 22 June 2012

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Thousands cheer historic moment in Ambleside

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Thousands cheer historic moment in Ambleside

By Steven Bell, Reporter SINGING schoolchildren joined thousands of flag-waving revellers as the Olympic Torch’s Cumbrian odyssey reached Ambleside. Crowds began gathering from mid-afternoon as anticipation mounted ahead of the historic moment....

 
GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Grasmere turns out to celebrate

GALLERY - Olympic Torch: Grasmere turns out to celebrate

CHILDREN from Grasmere Primary School welcomed the Olympic Torch to the village this evening to the sound of cheers and rhythmic drumming. Pupils entertained the gathered crowd of hundreds as they awaited the torch's arrival, performing songs and...

 

Labour dispute hits Argentina's biggest oil field

The Labour dispute over pay coincided with a nationwide fuel transportation strike that was lifted a day earlier than expected after a pay deal was reached. The company source said workers occupied some facilities from early on Thursday, including the...

Reuters, 22:03 in Business
 

All set for Bradford Big Positive Day!

All set for Bradford Big Positive Day! Members from the Positive Bradford Team out in Centenary square with sheets of cloth in the Positive Bradford colours,Faryal Khan, Richard Henton-Jones, Jane Vincent and Sally Campion Enough volunteers have been...

 

Middle-aged surgeons 'perform best'

“Middle-aged surgeons ‘are safest’”, BBC News has reported, while The Independent said: “If the surgeons [sic] young or old, put the operation on hold.” Patients are not advised to delay any operation based on this study. These headlines refer to a...

 

Land and blood feuds dog Ivory Coast's "Wild West"

"They came into the courtyards of the houses and called out names. When the people inside came out, they killed them," said the 22-year-old cocoa farmer, who with his mother escaped a June 12 raid that killed one brother and put another in...

 
Insight: Look, no hands! Augmented reality gets a grip

Insight: Look, no hands! Augmented reality gets a grip

"Do you know augmented reality?" his boss at Volkswagen asked. He did not. "Neither do I, but you are about to, because this will be your project," he said, dropping a stack of papers on his desk. For the next three years, Alt...

 

Wenger: Arsenal nearing Giroud deal

Arsene Wenger is convinced Olivier Giroud can be a big hit at Arsenal next season, with a deal for the French striker "90 per cent" done. Giroud, who is part of Laurent Blanc's Euro 2012 squad, is thought to command a transfer fee in the...

Daily Post, 22:19 in Sport
 

Carr teased on TV over tax

Comedian Jimmy Carr faces merciless teasing from his 8 Out Of 10 Cats team-mates after dominating the headlines this week over his tax affairs. Carr will front the Channel 4 comedy panel game for the first time since the news broke about him using a...

 
Olympus in final talks with Sony for investment - Nikkei

Olympus in final talks with Sony for investment - Nikkei

Olympus is facing more pressure to accept capital from another company in return for stock, Olympus President Hiroyuki Sasa told Reuters on Wednesday. The two companies aim to reach an agreement next month and would join forces in medical equipment...

Reuters, 22:22 in Business
 
Hollande confirms government before spending squeeze

Hollande confirms government before spending squeeze

His cabinet now comprises a total of 38 ministers and junior ministers, exactly half of whom are female. The four newcomers, all relative unknowns on the political scene, take on newly-created junior roles in government. But in a sign of the...

 

U2 Clayton 'trusted' assistant

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Bleakley limbers up for charity run

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Baldwin: I didn't punch snapper

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Price rides stallion to launch book

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