News archive from 26 January 2011, page 9

Australia v England - live! | Rob Smyth

Australia v England - live! | Rob Smyth

Preamble Hello. We're in Adelaide. It's Australia Day. It brings to mind only one thing: bloody Walkabout in Shepherd's Bush the fourth Test of 1992-93. If you don't know the story, set aside the next 10 minutes and press play. If you know the story,...

Guardian, 01:36 in Sport
 
Andy Gray: There's always a problem with gaffes - I've contributed a few. My language can be choice.

Andy Gray: There's always a problem with gaffes - I've contributed a few. My language can be choice.

Right from the start Gray boasted a potent mix of intelligence and bravery. It was a combination that stood him in great stead as a broadcaster until the final days. He spoke with a passion of football as both art and science. Bravely and...

Daily Mail, 01:39 in Sport
 
Kenny Dalglish hails Steven Gerrard as the new Kop King as Liverpool skipper returns

Kenny Dalglish hails Steven Gerrard as the new Kop King as Liverpool skipper returns

It is little more than two weeks since Liverpool fans welcomed back Kenny Dalglish with open arms. Tonight sees the return from suspension of Steven Gerrard, with Dalglish happy for Liverpool"s dynamic skipper to succeed him as the new "King...

Daily Mail, 01:40 in Sport
 
Nottingham Forest 1 Bristol City 0: Leaping Luke Chambers fires Billy Davies' promotion push

Nottingham Forest 1 Bristol City 0: Leaping Luke Chambers fires Billy Davies' promotion push

City keeper David James showed little evidence that his 40 years of age was withering hisconsiderable talents when he saved from Lewis McGugan"s early free kick. He also palmed away Marcus Tudgay"s drive from the edge of the area. If that...

Daily Mail, 01:40 in Sport
 
Make Sian Massey a special case and you may as well tie her to the kitchen sink

Make Sian Massey a special case and you may as well tie her to the kitchen sink

More from Martin Samuel... Martin Samuel: Listening to Keys and Gray was like a visit to 70s cabaret club 25/01/11 Martin Samuel: Abramovich's power play has insulted a good man 23/01/11 MARTIN SAMUEL: Howzat - the way to a level playing field...

Daily Mail, 01:40 in Sport
 
Seesaw United go five points clear thanks to Berbatov brace as Ferguson praises his kings of the comeback

Seesaw United go five points clear thanks to Berbatov brace as Ferguson praises his kings of the comeback

Dimitar Berbatov's double saved Manchester United on a rollercoaster night at Blackpool that put Sir Alex Ferguson's side five points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League. Goals by Craig Cathcart and DJ Campbell gave Blackpool a two-goal...

Daily Mail, 01:41 in Sport
 
Evil tone means Keys and Gray have lost all respect, says Kelly Smith

Evil tone means Keys and Gray have lost all respect, says Kelly Smith

Sian Massey has to keep doing what she is doing. The authorities aren't stupid and would not have given her Premier League matches if she didn't have the right qualifications or wasn't up to the job. It is hard for a woman to make her way in a...

Daily Mail, 01:41 in Sport
 

South Korea proposes North military talks February 11 - media

The South says the talks will test the North's sincerity about dealing with the attacks, and could pave the way for a high-level meeting possibly at the ministerial level. Pyongyang accepted the South's terms for the talks by agreeing to discuss the...

 

Teargas, water cannon disperse Egypt protests

On Tuesday, two protesters and one policeman were killed in clashes and protests that erupted in several Egyptian cities, where demonstrators angry at poverty and repression have been inspired by this month's downfall of the leader of Tunisia....

 
Economy suffers shock Q4 contraction

Economy suffers shock Q4 contraction

The figures also complicate life for the Bank of England, which has come under fire for failing to keep a grip on inflation but which will be reluctant to raise interest rates when the economy is so weak. Finance minister George Osborne said the shock...

Reuters, 02:07 in Business
 
Labour MP calls for outside force to investigate Met over phone hacking

Labour MP calls for outside force to investigate Met over phone hacking

A former defence minister last night urged the director of public prosecutions to sanction an investigation into whether the News of the World and Scotland Yard have perverted the course of justice over illegal phone hacking. As Alastair Campbell,...

Guardian, 02:10 in Politics
 

Hezbollah-backed Mikati named Lebanon prime minister

The nomination of Najib Mikati is seen as a victory for Hezbollah, which is trying to fend off a U.N.-backed tribunal set up in 2009 to try the killers of statesman Rafik al-Hariri and which is expected to accuse members of the Shi'ite group. Sunni...

 
Financial crisis was caused by corporate mismanagement, says US government

Financial crisis was caused by corporate mismanagement, says US government

The 2008 financial meltdown was avoidable and largely caused by unnecessary risk-taking, corporate mismanagement and inept regulation, according to the US government's official report. The financial crisis inquiry commission's official report is due...

Guardian, 02:17 in Business
 
Wall Street ends flat, euro up on euro-zone hopes

Wall Street ends flat, euro up on euro-zone hopes

The euro's rally was driven by increased optimism that Europe will be able to manage its debt crisis. World stocks were pressured throughout the day after data showed Britain's economy unexpectedly contracted at the end of 2010, while fears of...

Reuters, 02:19 in Business
 
A year later, Microsoft picture looks very different

A year later, Microsoft picture looks very different

This week, with its stock trading slightly lower than a year ago, the world's largest software company is set to report lower profit as PC sales growth fizzles, and it struggles to convince investors that it can grab a foothold in the fast-moving...

 


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