News archive from 24 January 2012, page 17

Hammond's war psychosis

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond's sabre-rattling threat to send military reinforcements to the Persian Gulf follows up William Hague's earlier effort to crank up anti-Iranian sentiment. Hammond said that the British government's decision to send HMS...

 

Kenyan finance minister to stay on during ICC appeal

Githu Muigai said the government would wait to see if Kenyatta, who wants to stand in a presidential election due early next year, succeeded in appealing the ICC ruling before making a final decision on whether he could stay in office. Later, ICC...

 
Dalglish warns Liverpool ahead of City Cup showdown: You can't hide at Anfield!

Dalglish warns Liverpool ahead of City Cup showdown: You can't hide at Anfield!

'We have to be honest in our appraisal when we've been bad as well. 'When you've been critical it doesn't mean to say you're getting any pleasure from it because at the end of the day we're all in it together. 'It's not the coaching staff and the...

Daily Mail, 17:04 in Sport
 
Apple loses appeal over Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Dutch court

Apple loses appeal over Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Dutch court

A Dutch appeals court has rejected Apple's claim that Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 infringes its design rights. It follows a ruling last year in which a judge threw out Apple's call for an injunction against its rival's tablet in the Netherlands. This...

 
Star Wars crowdsourced film reaches million YouTube views

Star Wars crowdsourced film reaches million YouTube views

A "directors cut" of a fan-made version of Star Wars has passed one million views on YouTube. The film, uploaded on 18 January, is made up of hundreds of 15-second scenes created by internet users. The Star Wars Uncut project is widely...

 

Redknapp 'threatened to sue over bung claim'

FOOTBALL: Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp threatened to "sue the bollocks" off a journalist as he angrily denied taking bungs, a court heard today. Redknapp also said Milan Mandaric "don't know what he is fucking talking about" in...

 

England's Tremlett to miss Test clash

CRICKET: Andrew Strauss will be without bowler Chris Tremlett as England aim to bounce back against Pakistan in the second Test match tomorrow. Strauss, who cannot call on Tremlett because of the fast bowler's sore back, has several troubling issues...

 

Clijsters beats Wozniacki then defends rival over Navratilova criticism

TENNIS: Kim Clijsters backed Caroline Wozniacki today to defy her critics despite delivering a crushing double blow to the under-fire Dane at the Australian Open. Clijsters's defeat of Wozniacki in their quarter-final clash in Melbourne not only ended...

 

City striker Balotelli faces ban over Parker stamp

FOOTBALL: Mario Balotelli is set to miss tomorrow night's League Cup semi-final second leg against Liverpool at Anfield after Manchester City confirmed they are unlikely to appeal against his violent conduct charge. The Italian appeared to stamp on...

 
Criticism of former RBS boss 'Fred the Shred' deleted from report on bank's near-collapse by FSA, MPs told

Criticism of former RBS boss 'Fred the Shred' deleted from report on bank's near-collapse by FSA, MPs told

Key phrases directly criticising Sir Fred Goodwin were deliberately cut from the final draft of the Financial Service Authority's report on the near-collapse of RBS, MPs were told today. Lawyers acting on behalf of the former banking boss insisted the...

 

Six Nations too soon for Lancaster's England

RUGBY UNION COMMENT: As English rugby has gone through massive internal strife over the summer, it will be good for the players, coaches and administration to get on with focusing on the future of the English game rather than dwell on its rather...

 

QPR deal for Alex collapses

FOOTBALL: Chelsea defender Alex will not be joining QPR after failing to agree personal terms. The 29-year-old defender had been in talks with the Rs over a potential transfer across west London to the Loftus Road outfit. However it is understood Alex...

 

Federer denies rift with old rival Nadal

TENNIS: Roger Federer has dismissed suggestions that his pre-tournament spat with Rafael Nadal has turned their Australian Open semi-final into a grudge match. Federer and Nadal lined up a mouthwatering last-four clash in Melbourne with wins today,...

 

Ponting reaches runs milestone in Adelaide Test

CRICKET: Ricky Ponting became only the third batsman in history to score 13,000 Test runs today to help put Australia in a commanding position on the first day of the final Test against India. The Tasmanian passed the milestone en-route to his 137 not...

 
LIVERPOOL TARGET £15M MAURICIO ISLA

LIVERPOOL TARGET £15M MAURICIO ISLA

LIVERPOOL have made an offer for Udinese's £15m rated Mauricio Isla. The 23-year-old has caught the eye of Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish after impressing in Serie A this season. The Chilean international can play as a full-back, in midfield and...

Daily Star, 17:17 in Sport
 


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