News archive from 24 September 2012

MCILROY BATTLING FOR BUMPER REWARD

MCILROY BATTLING FOR BUMPER REWARD

McIlroy, winner of three of his last four events, had fallen from joint fourth to 12th when he covered the first seven holes at East Lake in a desperately disappointing four over par just like Tiger Woods. It put Snedeker in the driving seat, but he...

 
New kit to silence noisy neighbours

New kit to silence noisy neighbours

ACTION to crack down on noisy neighbours in Bulwell is being stepped up with the use of specialist new equipment. The pollution control team of Nottingham City Council’s community protection department is inroducing five new pieces of recording kit to...

 

Myanmar president heads to US, seeks end to sanctions

After feting Nobel Peace Prize winner and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Washington last week, the United States will welcome Thein Sein, a 67-year-old former general who emerged as the unlikely catalyst for a wave of reforms that were...

 

China's corruption crackdown takes shine off luxury boom

China is sensitive to anything that raises suspicions of corruption, especially after the scandal involving Bo Xilai and his emerald-wearing wife Gu Kailai marred this year's once-a-decade leadership transition. The government imposed a "frugal...

 

Iran could launch pre-emptive Israel strike-commander

"Iran will not start any war but it could launch a pre-emptive attack if it was sure that the enemies are putting the final touches to attack it," Al-Alam said, paraphrasing the military commander. Hajizadeh said any attack on Iranian soil...

 
Daimler to extend CEO Zetsche's contract-source

Daimler to extend CEO Zetsche's contract-source

"It will not be a problem though," he said. Daimler declined to comment on the matter. German weekly magazine Der Spiegel earlier said Daimler's supervisory board would decide on a contract extension at a meeting in February. The report came...

Reuters, 22:20 in Business
 
TOTTENHAM 2 - QPR 1: HOME FIRE BURNING FOR SPURS

TOTTENHAM 2 - QPR 1: HOME FIRE BURNING FOR SPURS

The Spurs boss was joined by his assistant Steffen Freund in frenzied celebration when this match was turned on its head by two second-half strikes just over a minute apart – the first an own-goal and the second from in-form striker Jermain Defoe. “In...

 

Lights out! Sabotage claim after Real's match at Rayo is abandoned

Real Madrid's La Liga match at city rivals Rayo Vallecano has been abandoned in bizarre circumstances after Rayo president Raul Martin Presa said the lighting at Rayo's Estadio de Vallecas stadium had been sabotaged.With the game due to kick off and...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 

This Ryder Cup could turn nasty... just like the Battle of Brookline, warns Monty

Colin Montgomerie is worried that Europe's golfers could this week face the most hostile atmosphere a Ryder Cup has seen since the infamous events at Brookline 13 years ago.The man who captained the Continent to victory at Celtic Manor in 2010 is...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 

Villas-Boas hails Spurs fans despite being booed off at half-time against QPR

Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas was overcome with emotion after watching his players deliver him his first home win in charge against QPR. With his team 1-0 down at half-time, Spurs left the field to a chorus of boos but they regrouped after the...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 
Mancini 'worried' after City throw away lead for second time in a week

Mancini 'worried' after City throw away lead for second time in a week

Roberto Mancini knows Manchester City must improve at both ends of the pitch if they are to kick-start their Barclays Premier League title defence. The champions had to settle for a third draw from five games in a 1-1 stalemate with Arsenal at the...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 

Pardew purrs as matchwinner Ba harnesses his frustration in positive fashion

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew praised striker Demba Ba for turning his anger into goals to kick-start the club's Barclays Premier League campaign. Ba's double at Everton on Monday night - after he was initially left smouldering on the bench - secured an...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 

Schumacher slapped with 10-place grid penalty after crashing into Vergne

Michael Schumacher has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for the Japanese Grand Prix after smashing into the back of Jean-Eric Vergne in Sunday's race in Singapore. Seven-times world champion Schumacher admitted liability for the accident that...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 

Biaggi has second World Superbike title in his clasp as rivals falter in Portimao

Max Biaggi took a giant stride towards his second World Superbike Championship title after extending his lead in the riders' standings to 30.5 points after two races at Portimao. The Italian finished fourth in race one and third in the second race of...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 
Crisis? What crisis? Broad dismisses spin struggles as England collapse

Crisis? What crisis? Broad dismisses spin struggles as England collapse

Captain Stuart Broad insisted England's batsmen are not vulnerable against spin despite Harbhajan Singh and Piyush Chawla guiding India to a thumping 90-run ICC World Twenty20 victory at the Premadasa Stadium. After India had set Broad's side a...

Daily Mail, 22:37 in Sport
 


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