News archive from 23 January 2013

Sir Mervyn King marks successor Carney’s card on keeping inflation targets

Sir Mervyn King marks successor Carney’s card on keeping inflation targets

OUTGOING Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King sent a warning shot across the bows of his successor

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
BRADFORD GOING TO WEMBLEY

BRADFORD GOING TO WEMBLEY

JAMES HANSON was the hero as Bradford held their nerve to reach Wembley and leave Villa boss Paul Lambert's head on the block. League Two Bradford were battered in the first half but brilliant in the second as they became the first fourth-tier side to...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
Sir Mervyn King: Bailed-out banks back in private sector soon

Sir Mervyn King: Bailed-out banks back in private sector soon

THE Governor of the Bank of England last night said that RBS and Lloyds Banking Group would be back in the private sector in a "relatively short period". At a speech in Belfast, Sir Mervyn King said that restoring confidence in banks was key...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
FERGIE'S PEP TALK FOR REINA

FERGIE'S PEP TALK FOR REINA

MANCHESTER UNITED are weighing up a sensational swoop for Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina. Barcelona are favourites to re-sign the 30-year-old, who started his career at the Nou Camp, if he quits Anfield. But sources in Spain claim United are also looking...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 

Five arrested in Financial Services Authority dawn raids

TWO men and three women were arrested yesterday as part of an investigation into insider dealing and market abuse. The arrests were made after the Financial Services Authority (FSA) and police swooped on properties in London and other parts of...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 

Scottish surveys show recovery losing steam

SCOTTISH businesses are not expecting their prospects to improve any time soon, according 
to a raft of surveys pointing to sluggish activity. The key services sector will remain in the doldrums this year despite signs of recovery in...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
MATERAZZI SAYS BENITEZ IS 'TOO WEAK'

MATERAZZI SAYS BENITEZ IS 'TOO WEAK'

RAFA BENITEZ was last night accused of being a weak manager living in Jose Mourinho's shadow. The Daily Star revealed before Christmas how Real Madrid boss Mourinho wants to return to Chelsea, where Benitez is currently interim manager. Now, the...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
Wood Group PSN boss aims to grab slice of the global shale gas market

Wood Group PSN boss aims to grab slice of the global shale gas market

THE new head of Wood Group's largest division has unveiled his plans to push the Aberdeen-based energy services giant into the controversial shale gas, oil sands and coal seam gas markets. Robin Watson, who is taking over the reins at the Production...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
SCOLARI RECALLS RONALDINHO AND JULIO CESAR FOR BRAZIL

SCOLARI RECALLS RONALDINHO AND JULIO CESAR FOR BRAZIL

RONALDINHO and QPR keeper Julio Cesar have been named in the Brazil squad to face England in a friendly at Wembley on February 6. The pair, who last played against Bosnia last February, were recalled by new boss Luiz Felipe Scolari in his first squad...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 

Extract Petroleum brought in by Trap to look for oil off Shetland

NORTH Sea driller Trap Oil has become the latest explorer to ramp up activity in UK waters by drafting in Extract Petroleum to help it look for oil in acreage to the east of Shetland. The Aim-quoted explorer – which bought Aberdeen-based Reach Oil...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
SHAUN MALONEY: I OWE WIGAN BOSS ROBERTO MARTINEZ

SHAUN MALONEY: I OWE WIGAN BOSS ROBERTO MARTINEZ

SHAUN MALONEY could not turn his back on Wigan after Roberto Martinez revitalised his career. The former Celtic star penned a new two-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League strugglers last week. Maloney had endured injury hell with Aston Villa...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
Turnaround firm Hilco picks up HMV debt to give retailer hope

Turnaround firm Hilco picks up HMV debt to give retailer hope

COLLAPSED retailer HMV has been "stabilised" after Hilco UK acquired its debt from lenders, sources close to the deal have confirmed. Hilco, which acquired HMV Canada in 2011 and salvaged home goods firm Habitat, has bought the debt on a...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
BENOIT ASSOU-EKOTTO SHOWS HIS NAUGHTY SIDE TO KYLE

BENOIT ASSOU-EKOTTO SHOWS HIS NAUGHTY SIDE TO KYLE

BENOIT ASSOU-EKOTTO has dismissed team-mate Kyle Naughton as a threat for Tottenham's left-back spot. Right-back Naughton has impressed on the opposite flank while standing in for the injured Cameroon star this season. But outspoken Assou-Ekotto, 28,...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
Scottish brewery lands Burns Night contract

Scottish brewery lands Burns Night contract

A SCOTTISH brewery is raising a glass to the national bard after landing a deal to supply a national supermarket chain with two of its beers for Burns Night. Traditional Scottish Ales, based at Throsk near Stirling, signed one of its biggest deals to...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
SMIFFYS SEQUEL TO FOLLOW ON

SMIFFYS SEQUEL TO FOLLOW ON

SMIFFYS SEQUEL (8.03), who displayed speed after missing the break on the level a fortnight ago, can reverse last week's jumps form with Bubbly Romeo at Romford tonight. A prize-money incentive has seen graded hurdle racing make a welcome return to...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 


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