News archive from 27 April 2012

Europe must focus on growth - Irish central bank governor

Europe must focus on growth - Irish central bank governor

European cooperation "must emphasise a growth and employment focus which, if successful, could have the effect of dissolving debt and deficit problems faster than anything else", Honohan said in a speech in Dublin. The European Union, which...

Reuters, 22:01 in Business
 

Bin Laden's family en route from Pakistan to Saudi

The move ends months of speculation about the fate of the three widows and 11 children, who were detained by Pakistani security forces after the May 2 raid. "Yes, they're being deported to Saudi Arabia," said Aamir Khalil, the family lawyer....

 

Mubarak's PM says can lead Egypt, draws protests

Shafiq's supporters see his military background as guarantee he can restore order after 14 months of turmoil. Opponents see him as leftover from the old order and mock him as the "candy man" for once suggesting anti-Mubarak protesters should...

 
18% PROFITS RISE PERKS UP STARBUCKS

18% PROFITS RISE PERKS UP STARBUCKS

The Seattle-based coffee chain said it earned 309.9 million US dollars (£192 million), or 40 cents (25p) per share, for the three months ended April 1, compared with a profit of 261.6 million dollars (£162.1 million), or 34 cents (21p) per share in...

 
5 DIE IN ROMANIA HELICOPTER CRASH

5 DIE IN ROMANIA HELICOPTER CRASH

The aircraft was travelling from Moldova to Turkey when it went down near the Romanian village of Ostrov, close to the Moldova border, local official Vasile Gudu told Realitatea TV. He said everyone on board was Ukrainian. Police spokeswoman Daniela...

 

East Lancashire in Olympic scam warning

PEOPLE in East Lancashire are being warned of a an Olympic lottery scam in which people are told they have won a £500,000 prize. Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service has issued the warning after receiving a number of complaints about...

 

Bishops and El Piano counted among York tourism award winners

By Julie Hayes , Business editor FORMER professional footballer, Marco Gabbiadini, was among the winners of the Visit York Tourism Awards at a glittering ceremony tonight. Mr Gabbiadini and his wife Deborah, who collected the award with the team,...

 

Judge won't dismiss CFTC oil manipulation case

In a 29-page ruling, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley of the Southern District of New York said "The Commission (CFTC) plausibly alleges that Defendants attempted to manipulate the price," of the May and June 2008 U.S. crude oil...

Reuters, 22:15 in Business
 

Pep set for decision over future

Speculation suggested the former Spain and Barca midfielder was giving serious consideration to quitting. Speaking after the game with Chelsea on Tuesday, Guardiola said: "I will speak with Tito [Vilanova, assistant manager] and see what we have...

 

US STOCKS-Housing, profits lift Wall St, Amazon up late

* Citrix rallies on earnings, analysts' comments * Exxon, Aetna both fall after results * Dow up 0.9 pct, S&P up 0.7 pct, Nasdaq up 0.7 pct By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose for a third day on Thursday after...

 

New film of riots-trigger shooting

New footage has emerged of the aftermath of the police shooting that triggered last summer's riots. Mark Duggan was killed during a pre-planned operation involving officers from the Metropolitan Police's Trident gun crime unit in Tottenham, north...

 

Seagate expands buyback plan by $2.5 billion

The disk drive company said the latest buyback plan increases its total current buyback authorization to $3.5 billion. Seagate said it expects to fund the share repurchase through a combination of cash on hand, future cash flow from operations and...

 

Lancaster: Smith is stand-out candidate

Stuart Lancaster has described Wayne Smith as the "stand-out candidate" to replace Andy Farrell on his England coaching team through to the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Smith was one of New Zealand's "three wise men" - along with Graham...

Daily Post, 22:27 in Sport
 

New film of riots-trigger shooting

New footage has emerged of the aftermath of the police shooting that triggered last summer's riots. Mark Duggan was killed during a pre-planned operation involving officers from the Metropolitan Police's Trident gun crime unit in Tottenham, north...

 
NO PRE-MATCH HANDSHAKE AT CHELSEA-QPR

NO PRE-MATCH HANDSHAKE AT CHELSEA-QPR

The Premier League have suspended the pre-match handshake at Sunday's game between Chelsea and QPR due to the legal situation involving John Terry and Anton Ferdinand. Ferdinand's lawyers had advised him not to shake Terry's hand - the first time the...

Daily Star, 22:33 in Sport
 


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