News archive from 26 January 2011, page 16

Silvio Berlusconi rants at ‘cruddy’ news show

The prime minister reacted angrily to host Gad Lerner as he discussed Mr Berlusconi’s alleged sex parties and claims that he frolicked with teenage escorts. Mr Berlusconi called in and told Lerner his show was a ‘television whorehouse’. The...

Metro, 08:45 in Hot News
 
Footballing trends in Europe: the long and the short of it | Jonathan Wilson

Footballing trends in Europe: the long and the short of it | Jonathan Wilson

The Professional Football Players Observatory was established in 2005 to monitor demographic trends in European football. It has just released its demographic study for 2011. This time the study has been extended to cover the top-flight of 36 national...

Guardian, 08:46 in Sport
 
ARSENAL WEMBERGLEE: WENGER AIMS TO END WAIT FOR SILVERWARE

ARSENAL WEMBERGLEE: WENGER AIMS TO END WAIT FOR SILVERWARE

ARSENE WENGER watched his Arsenal team book their place in the Carling Cup final last night and then declared: "This can be the first of many." Second-half goals from Nicklas Bendtner, Laurent Koscielny and captain Cesc Fabregas ensured...

 
This is the biggest squeeze on families since 1920s, warns Bank of England chief

This is the biggest squeeze on families since 1920s, warns Bank of England chief

Families are being crippled by the biggest squeeze in their finances since the 1920s, the Bank of England"s governor said last night. Mervyn King painted a picture of the nightmare facing millions of ­workers because of the toxic combination of...

 
Pensions hit by new tax bungle: Millions pay price as taxman 'loses' £1.2bn

Pensions hit by new tax bungle: Millions pay price as taxman 'loses' £1.2bn

Those who have retired, or will do so after last April will need at least 30 years of contributions. For every year they miss their pension will be slowly whittled away. Every missing year costs a pensioner £3.25 a week. So someone with five years of...

 
BBC to axe 650 jobs at World Service after Foreign Office cuts £50million funding

BBC to axe 650 jobs at World Service after Foreign Office cuts £50million funding

Up to 650 workers at the BBC"s World Service are to lose their jobs. Today"s announcement of the closure of five international services comes just days after the corporation announced 360 online job losses. The World Service cuts represent...

 
One in ten men are retiring with debts of £50,000

One in ten men are retiring with debts of £50,000

One in ten men over the age of 65 who plans to retire this year has debts of more than £50,000, according to research published today. It is further evidence of the growing debt crisis among older people, with official figures showing the number of...

 
Still coining it in: London's Square Mile revealed as the banking bonus capital of the world

Still coining it in: London's Square Mile revealed as the banking bonus capital of the world

In total, the Centre for Economic and Business Research estimates that £7billion will be paid out in bonuses this year. James Bennett, of EFinancialCareers, said: "Our data shows that the largest bonuses are typically paid out to those...

 
3-0 victory gives Arsenal a glimpse of silverware

3-0 victory gives Arsenal a glimpse of silverware

Arsenal 3 Ipswich 0. (Arsenal win 3-1 on aggregate). Could the long wait be about to end? It's nearly six years since Arsenal fans had some silverware to celebrate, but in beating a tenacious Ipswich 3-0 in the second leg of their Carling Cup...

The Week, 08:51 in Sport
 
Yahoo threatens more job losses as net revenue dips

Yahoo threatens more job losses as net revenue dips

Net revenue at the increasingly troubled internet portal Yahoo slid 4% in the past quarter, and it forecast a another dip this quarter – and more layoffs among its staff – as it struggles to revive growth in the face of intense competition from Google...

Guardian, 08:53 in Business
 

OECD's Gurria says inflation under control

At the same time, Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said inflation was likely to rise towards 5 percent in the coming months. Gurria urged the government to "stay the course" with its tough plans, which call for a budget deficit of around...

Reuters, 08:55 in Business
 
Politics blog + PMQs live

Politics blog + PMQs live

8.41am: On the one hand, it's an easy day for Ed Miliband. The economy has stopped growing, the head of the CBI has accused the government of not having a proper growth policy in a speech that at times reads like a Labour press release and the...

Guardian, 08:55 in Politics
 
Tyrannosaurus rex study reaffirms its predatory credentials

Tyrannosaurus rex study reaffirms its predatory credentials

The reputation of Tyrannosaurus rex has been restored to its former glory by scientists in the latest round of a debate over the creature's predatory credentials. At stake is the prehistoric beast's dining habits, with some paleontologists claiming...

 

Coalition's luck on economy has run out

It is bad enough when companies - from HMV to Tesco - come up with Arctic weather explanations for poor performance. But it gives some reality to all those snow excuses when the Office for National Statistics does the same. The market reaction is...

 
Chelsea deny Atletico Madrid claims over £52million bid for Sergio Aguero and Diego Godin

Chelsea deny Atletico Madrid claims over £52million bid for Sergio Aguero and Diego Godin

Meanwhile, skipper John Terry says Chelsea's 30-somethings still have a number of good years ahead of them. The England defender remains irritated at suggestions that time may be running out for some players. Terry, 30, believes the reigning champions...

Daily Mail, 09:00 in Sport
 


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