News archive from 25 February 2012

UPDATE 1-Maple extends TMX Group takeover bid to March 30

TORONTO Feb 24 (Reuters) - The group bidding for TMX Group, Canada's biggest financial exchange operator, has extended for a fifth time the deadline for shareholders to accept its C$3.8 billion ($3.8 billion) takeover plan. Maple Group, a consortium...

 

Wall St Week Ahead: Rally on Wall St to be put to test

The broad index is up 8.6 percent for the year, closing at 1,365 on Friday. The S&P 500's close was the highest since June 6, 2008, a few months before Lehman Brothers went bankrupt as the global credit crisis spiraled out of control. While the...

 

Hedge fund nominates five for AOL board

The hedge fund said AOL had valuable intellectual property, such as patents related to secure data transfers, e-commerce, and navigation, among others. AOL said in a statement that based on its recent earnings improvement, there were signs it was...

 
'I'm forever on the block button!' Marcus Collins conquers cyber bullies as he reveals it was third time lucky for X Factor success

'I'm forever on the block button!' Marcus Collins conquers cyber bullies as he reveals it was third time...

However, Marcus has remained in touch with the majority of the gang even without the aid of touring to bond them together. 'I watched Frankie (Cocozza) on Celebrity Big Brother and am so pleased the public go to see the other side of him, because he...

 

Boeing names new head of 787 program

The changes came the same week Boeing said all 55 of the Dreamliners it has assembled so far could have a flaw in the fuselage that will take 10 to 14 days per plane to repair. The plane-maker named Larry Loftis as general manager of its 787 program...

Reuters, 00:02 in Business
 
PLEASING PANDA RETAINS CHARM

PLEASING PANDA RETAINS CHARM

THE Panda is the Fiat 500’s sensible sister: a small five-door hatchback that’s always had more in common with a stylish domestic appliance than its trendier stablemate. However there’s no doubting its success. Over the past 31 years and two...

 
HE'S NOT BOG STANDARD

HE'S NOT BOG STANDARD

OWEN COYLE insists he never doubted Adam Bogdan’s class as Bolton’s Hungarian novice prepares to face his biggest test at Chelsea today. With regular No.1 Jussi Jaaskelainen suspended, Bogdan shipped five goals in a 5-1 defeat to Chelsea at the...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
DUTCH TO GET A BIG HAND FROM THEIR INVORMER

DUTCH TO GET A BIG HAND FROM THEIR INVORMER

DUTCH keeper Michel Vorm is ready to spill the beans on England’s top stars. The Swansea stopper is hoping to win his 10th cap in Wednesday’s friendly against England at Wembley. And he’s well placed to give boss Bert van Marwijk the lowdown on Wayne...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
LLOYDS AT A LOSS OVER MIS-SELLING SCANDAL

LLOYDS AT A LOSS OVER MIS-SELLING SCANDAL

LLOYDS Banking Group slumped into the red after taking a £3.2billion hit from compensation for insurance mis-selling and forecast a tough 2012. The group, which is 40 per cent taxpayer-owned after a state bailout in the 2008 financial crisis,...

 
ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS: I'LL DO THIS MY WAY

ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS: I'LL DO THIS MY WAY

UNDER-FIRE Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas yesterday insisted: “I’ll do it my way.” But he admits he doesn’t have a clue about whether owner Roman Abramovich may be thinking of sacking him. The Portuguese coach confessed a run of five games without a...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
HOME SWEET HOME FOR JOLEON LESCOTT

HOME SWEET HOME FOR JOLEON LESCOTT

JOLEON LESCOTT has challenged Manchester City to reach perfection and land the title in record-breaking style. The Blues host Blackburn tonight looking to make it 13 straight home wins this season and maintain their lead at the top of the table. No...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
LLOYDS CEO OUTLINES DIFFICULTIES FACING BANKING GIANT

LLOYDS CEO OUTLINES DIFFICULTIES FACING BANKING GIANT

JUST a few weeks back from his sick leave, brought on by exhaustion, Antonio Horta-Osorio was brimming with energy and confidence yesterday. The Lloyds Banking Group chief executive did not pull his punches as he outlined the difficulties facing the...

 
MARTIN O'NEILL FEARS LEE CATTERMOLE'S IN A HOLE AGAIN

MARTIN O'NEILL FEARS LEE CATTERMOLE'S IN A HOLE AGAIN

LEE CATTERMOLE can expect a pre-match grilling from Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill ahead of today’s trip to West Brom. Cattermole once again has a ban hanging over him, having already notched up nine yellow cards this season. It means the combative...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
SEBASTIAN LARSSON GOT THROUGH THE NET

SEBASTIAN LARSSON GOT THROUGH THE NET

LIAM RIDGEWELL reckons old pal Seb Larsson was the £15m man who got away. West Brom defender Ridgewell hopes to put one over his old pal against Sunderland today. They were team-mates at Birmingham and celebrated Carling Cup Final victory over...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
ST HELENS 32 - CATALANS 34: THRILLA MILLA'S IN FOR THE KILL

ST HELENS 32 - CATALANS 34: THRILLA MILLA'S IN FOR THE KILL

DARYL MILLARD grabbed a dramatic late winning try for Catalans – seconds AFTER the final hooter had sounded. The Dragons kept the ball alive superbly to swing the ball out left to Millard who stretched over. It was agony for Saints who had led all...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 


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