News archive from 25 May 2012

VeriFone sees third quarter sales below estimates, shares fall

The company said expects adjusted revenue of $495 million to $500 million for the third quarter. It also forecast an adjusted profit of 68 cents to 70 cents per share. Analysts expected revenue of $502.2 million and an adjusted profit of 70 cents per...

 

Libya visit in Wpc murder inquiry

A Metropolitan Police team is to fly to Libya to continue the investigation into the murder of Wpc Yvonne Fletcher, the Prime Minister has announced. David Cameron said the visit was a "really positive step forward" in the inquiry into the...

 

Suspect held in case of New York boy missing since '79

A law enforcement source told Reuters the suspect is Pedro Hernandez of New Jersey. Police in Camden, New Jersey, say he was picked up there on Wednesday night while visiting relatives. The break in the case came one month after the FBI and New York...

 

RealNetworks to refund customers in online subscription dispute

"Deceptive pre-checked boxes and fine print obligated consumers to not-so-free trials for subscription services they didn't want in the first place," said Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna. RealNetworks will also pay $400,000 for...

 

Skipton hottest place in Yorkshire for second day running - It's warmer than the Med

Sun worshippers flocked to Aireville Park in Skipton today as temperatures in the town soared once again. For the second day running, Skipton was officially the warmest place in Yorkshire, with the mercury reaching 27°C (81°F) - the first time above...

 

Skipton hottest place in Yorkshire for second day running - It's warmer than the Med

Sun worshippers flocked to Aireville Park in Skipton today as temperatures in the town soared once again. For the second day running, Skipton was officially the warmest place in Yorkshire, with the mercury reaching 27°C (81°F) - the first time above...

 

Accrington dad jumped to his death from bridge

A FATHER-of-two died after jumping from a railway bridge in Accrington. Kieron Drew Taylor was found in the King Street car park after jumping over the bridge above, an inquest heard. Mr Taylor, 43, of Sprucewood Close, died of multiple injuries. His...

 

Met Office issues thunderstorm warning

The Met Office has warned that thunderstorms could lead to hazardous driving conditions this evening. There have already been a number of storms in Craven and forecasters say there could be up to 25mm of rain landing on sun-soaked roads. A Met Office...

 

Brave schoolboy wins police award

A schoolboy who was stabbed while trying to prevent a fellow pupil being attacked and a man shot in the stomach while seeking to foil a robbery at a jeweller's have been honoured at a police bravery awards ceremony. Ben Hudson, then 16, rugby tackled...

 

Vatican bank sacks president in no-confidence vote

The board unanimously passed a no-confidence vote in Italian Ettore Gotti Tedeschi for failing to carry out "various fundamentally important functions of his office", the Vatican statement said. The bank will seek a new president who can...

 

Brave schoolboy wins police award

A schoolboy who was stabbed while trying to prevent a fellow pupil being attacked and a man shot in the stomach while seeking to foil a robbery at a jeweller's have been honoured at a police bravery awards ceremony. Ben Hudson, then 16, rugby tackled...

 

Accrington dad jumped to his death from bridge

A FATHER-of-two died after jumping from a railway bridge in Accrington. Kieron Drew Taylor was found in the King Street car park after jumping over the bridge above, an inquest heard. Mr Taylor, 43, of Sprucewood Close, died of multiple injuries. His...

 

Brave schoolboy wins police award

A schoolboy who was stabbed while trying to prevent a fellow pupil being attacked and a man shot in the stomach while seeking to foil a robbery at a jeweller's have been honoured at a police bravery awards ceremony. Ben Hudson, then 16, rugby tackled...

 

Top women on Wall Street - Equal-opportunity axing?

An analysis by Reuters of the proxy statements from the five largest U.S. banks shows that of the 25 executives whose pay is disclosed - updated for some recent changes - only three, or 12 percent, are women. That's down from five, or 20 percent, at...

Reuters, 22:17 in Business
 
Plans to move stroke care to a single centre

Plans to move stroke care to a single centre

A CENTRE of excellence for stroke patients could be up and running in Worcester within six months, dramatically improving their chances of survival. NHS leaders defended the recommendation to centralise stroke services at Worcester-shire Royal...

 


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