News archive from 24 March 2015

British banking body calls for supervision of tech challengers

"More choice is good news for all, but it's vital that regulators provide a level playing field, giving customers the same robust protection wherever they choose to bank," BBA Chief Executive Anthony Browne said. A report by the BBA and...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 
BBC Radio 1 controller Ben Cooper says Madonna can return to airwaves when she releases 'more relevant' song

BBC Radio 1 controller Ben Cooper says Madonna can return to airwaves when she releases 'more relevant' song

MADONNA can return to Radio 1 when she has released a “more relevant” song, boss Ben Cooper says. Denying the star’s claims that her latest single Living For Love has been shunned by the station due to ageism, he said yesterday: “We do not ban...

 

New RBS chairman defends his record as regulator

Davies was a surprise appointment to succeed Philip Hampton as chairman of state-controlled RBS after the Financial Services Authority (FSA) he set up in the 1990s was widely criticised for inadequate supervision of banks in the run-up to the 2007-9...

Reuters, 00:15 in Business
 

Manchester United "set to sign Raphael Varane and Nicolas Otamendi in £70m transfer double'

Manchester are reportedly closing in on signing Raphael Varane and Nicolas Otamendi in a £70million double transfer deal. United are looking to add to their defensive options for next season and want prove world class performers. Real Madrid's Varane...

Metro, 00:15 in Sport
 

EBay adds 2 independent directors to board ahead of PayPal split

(Reporting by Abhirup Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)

 

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare reveals new weaponry, the best guns and Xbox exclusive gear

The best guns in the latest Call of Duty action-packed fps have been listed by Sledgehammer co-founder Michael Condrey. Writing on Twitter, the five most effective weapons based on their kill-to-death ratio stats have been put together, allowing fans...

 
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A group exhibition with work by Andrew McIlroy, Tony Barrow, Peter Hjort, Dale Richards, and Catherine Woo. Type of Event: Visual Arts Venue Details: Despard Gallery 15 Castray Esp Battery Point TAS 7004 When: 15 April - 10 May 2015 Telephone: (03)...

 

KAKA EXCLUSIVE: Oscar and Mezut Ozil tell me I should come to the Premier League but I'm so happy in...

Kaka takes his mind back to the days before he lived up the road from Mickey Mouse. To when he was one of the original world superstars, the Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi of his day. To 2007, when he was deemed the best player on the planet,...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

KAKA'S CAREER IN PICTURES: From his debut with Sao Paulo to winning the Ballon d'Or... here's the...

Kaka has seen a lot during his 14-year professional career. After making his debut for Sao Paulo as an 18-year-old in 2001 and being snapped up by AC Milan just two years later, the Brazilian has been crowned the best player in the world, won league...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

KAKA'S TOP FIVE GOALS: From a stunning solo strike against Manchester United to a deflected free-kick for...

Kaka is known for his wonderful slalom runs and clinical finishes. For clubs and country he has regularly found the net, wherever he has been in the world. Here he takes Sportsmail through his favourite five goals of his long and distinguished career,...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Cristiano Ronaldo, Andrea Pirlo and Cafu all make Kaka's dream team... but 'genius' Ronaldinho beats Lionel...

When it comes to judging players, there are not too many more qualified than Kaka. The 2007 Ballon d'Or winner and FIFA World Player of the Year, beating Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the accolade that season, has selected the best eleven...

Daily Mail, 00:25 in Sport
 

Benefits shouldn't be cut because of a missed bus, MP warns

Jobcentre staff should not have to impose “sanctions” if people have missed an appointment because of a late bus, said Birkenhead MP Frank Field. A cross-party group of MPs will today call for a “full independent review” of benefit sanctions to ensure...

 

Liverpool "line up shock transfer of Manchester United's Radamel Falcao'

Liverpool are ready to secure the signing of Radamel Falcao this summer - despite his nightmare spell at Manchester United. Falcao, who is on a season-long loan at Old Trafford from Monaco, is set to return to the French club after struggling to...

Metro, 00:28 in Sport
 
Grimsby man stabbed over Facebook messages

Grimsby man stabbed over Facebook messages

VIOLENCE flared among former neighbours when one stabbed the other with a sharp key in a row over Facebook messages, a court heard. Robert Bracey, 46, of Tivoli Gardens, Grimsby, admitted the unlawful wounding of James Lee, of Kirkstead Crescent,...

 
Police oppose plans for charity 'all-day rave' at Derby warehouse

Police oppose plans for charity 'all-day rave' at Derby warehouse

POLICE have objected to plans for what they say has been advertised as an "all-day rave" at a venue in the city centre, claiming the crowd could push it over capacity. But the organisers have denied this, saying it is a ticket-only event for...

 


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