News archive from 24 January 2012

FOXES TOO STRONG FOR SAINTS

FOXES TOO STRONG FOR SAINTS

Southampton missed the chance to move back to the top of the npower Championship after suffering a second successive home defeat - a 2-0 loss to Leicester. The pressure was on Nigel Adkins' side following West Ham's 2-1 victory over Nottingham Forest...

Daily Star, 22:07 in Sport
 
Southampton 0 Leicester 2: Saints suffer title blow as Nugent and Mills out-Fox hosts

Southampton 0 Leicester 2: Saints suffer title blow as Nugent and Mills out-Fox hosts

Nigel Adkins' side failed to clear a Paul Gallagher corner and Sean St Ledger delivered a cross that Mills, a former Saints player, headed powerfully past Kelvin Davis. It seems Rickie Lambert, the division's top scorer, who last night served the last...

Daily Mail, 22:11 in Sport
 
Iran: EU oil sanctions 'unfair' and 'doomed to fail'

Iran: EU oil sanctions 'unfair' and 'doomed to fail'

Iran has said an oil embargo adopted by European Union foreign ministers over the country's nuclear programme is "unfair" and "doomed to fail". The measures would not prevent Iran's "progress for achieving its basic...

BBC, 22:40 in Business
 

Marine pleads guilty, ending final Haditha trial

Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich, 31, entered his plea at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base north of San Diego as part of a deal with military prosecutors in which more serious charges of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault were dismissed. As...

 
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The only way forward: Vince Cable wants big changes to boardroom pay The mismatch between rewards in the boardroom and pay elsewhere in the economy has never been so objectionable as in the post-financial crisis era. In Britain and around the world,...

 

CITY FOCUS: How Square Mile will win tax skirmish

Enlarge Michel Barnier, Europe"s financial services overlord, yesterday brought the case for a financial transactions tax (FTT) to the heart of Anglo-Saxon capitalism at the Guildhall in the City of London, claiming it would be "feasible...

 

VMware profit beats Street view, shares rise

"VMware beat the numbers and they beat them in a very challenging environment," said Trip Chowdhry, analyst with Global Equities Research. A division of storage giant EMC Corp (EMC.N), the software maker posted fourth-quarter profit,...

 
Bank's Tucker wants banks weaned off credit ratings

Bank's Tucker wants banks weaned off credit ratings

Tucker said it was "immensely important" that the authorities reduce, if possible eliminate, "mechanistic" reliance on rating agencies at banks and investment firms. "Always have your own view," he told a Goldman Sachs...

Reuters, 23:08 in Business
 

Putin warns ethnic tensions risk tearing Russia apart

In a newspaper article and an address in southern Russia, Putin used the danger of ethnic discord to call for limits on electoral reforms. "With the collapse of the country (the Soviet Union), we were on the edge -- and in some regions over the...

 

Solar eruption causes strongest radiation storm for SEVEN YEARS as particles hurtle out of sun towards...

'The whole volume of space between here and Jupiter is just filled with protons and you just don't get rid of them like that' Doug Biesecker, physicist First comes electromagnetic radiation, followed by radiation in the form of protons. Then, finally...

 
Hard drive maker Western Digital profits fall 36%

Hard drive maker Western Digital profits fall 36%

Profits at Western Digital, the world's second largest maker of hard drives, fell 36% to $145m (£93m) for the three months to the end of December 2011 compared to the same period in 2010. The company said losses to its factories in Thailand due to...

BBC, 23:31 in Business
 
Before results, Apple's options offer safety play for investors

Before results, Apple's options offer safety play for investors

But with Apple having hit a record high just a few days ago, many in the options market are playing it safe, with some guarding against a mild decline in shares following its release of results on Tuesday after the market close. Apple shares, which...

 

East Afghan frontline emerges as major hurdle

The extreme cold has forced a lull in fighting at rugged outpost Zerok in Paktika province, located 20 km (12 miles) from the porous, unruly border with Pakistan, which teems with insurgents linked to the Taliban and al Qaeda. Afghanistan's east has...

 
DONCASTER'S JAMES COPPINGER COULD BE OUT FOR REST OF SEASON

DONCASTER'S JAMES COPPINGER COULD BE OUT FOR REST OF SEASON

DONCASTER’S James Coppinger, 30, could miss the rest of the season with a fractured cheekbone after clashing with Yannick Bolasie in the 2-1 defeat at Bristol City.

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 


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