News archive from 28 March 2013

Panorama producer in 'bribe' probe

The BBC has suspended a Panorama employee and shelved an episode of the programme after a producer was accused of trying to bribe a security consultant for information. The episode of the flagship programme was due to air on Monday and was described...

 
King: No more from taxpayer for banks’ £25bn shortfall

King: No more from taxpayer for banks’ £25bn shortfall

THE Bank of England yesterday pledged to taxpayers that its dramatic order for Britain's banks to plug a £25 billion black hole in their balance sheets will not call for a further state bailout. But a row flared as Business Secretary Vince Cable and...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
WAYNE ROONEY: MONTENEGRO TAUGHT US A LESSON

WAYNE ROONEY: MONTENEGRO TAUGHT US A LESSON

WAYNE ROONEY yesterday admitted that World Cup minnows Montenegro gave England a lesson. Rooney scored England's sixth-minute goal in the 1-1 draw in Podgorica on Tuesday. Rooney reckons he is in the best goalscoring form of his international career....

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
BP pushes button on North Sea project asplan unveiled

BP pushes button on North Sea project asplan unveiled

PARTNERS in the Clair project west of the Shetland Isles have begun drilling on what could become the third phase of development at the biggest oil field on the UK Continental Shelf. BP and its partners will invest more than $500 million (£331m) in a...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Centrica boss Sam Laidlaw sees pay flatline at £5m

Centrica boss Sam Laidlaw sees pay flatline at £5m

SAM Laidlaw, chief executive at Scottish Gas-owner Centrica, saw his pay packet flatline at just under £5 million despite a rise in profits last year. Overall boardroom pay at the utilities giant rose to £17.4m in 2012 from £16.4m, reflecting a £1m...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
TOTTENHAM PLAN TO BEAT LIVERPOOL TO £8M MAN THOMAS INCE

TOTTENHAM PLAN TO BEAT LIVERPOOL TO £8M MAN THOMAS INCE

TOTTENHAM are plotting a move to pip Liverpool in the race to sign £8m-rated Thomas Ince. Spurs made late enquiries about the Blackpool winger when he was set for a return to the Reds in January. But Liverpool's failure to wrap up a deal for Ince...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
FSB calls for action on fuel and energy bills

FSB calls for action on fuel and energy bills

SMALL businesses are demanding further government action on rising energy and fuel bills after a survey showed confidence among Scottish firms is still lagging behind that for the UK as a whole. New figures from the Federation of Small Business (FSB)...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
ENGLAND'S QUALIFICATION HOPES FAR FROM CERTAIN

ENGLAND'S QUALIFICATION HOPES FAR FROM CERTAIN

ROY HODGSON must have thought he had been through it all in a managerial career that has spanned the world at club and international level. Not that many bosses can boast the same variety of experience England's globetrotting manager has notched up on...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 

EnQuest in ‘prime position’ to buy North Sea assets

ENQUEST, which specialises in extending production from ageing oil fields, says it is in "prime position" to buy up more assets in its core North Sea market following government assurances earlier this month on tax breaks for closing down...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
ROY HODGSON DREADING PLAY-OFF POSSIBILITY

ROY HODGSON DREADING PLAY-OFF POSSIBILITY

ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson admits he is dreading the possible lottery of a World Cup play-off. The Three Lions blew a great chance to top Group H after being held to a 1-1 draw in Montenegro on Tuesday night. Hodgson's men still trail the Montenegrins...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
LUIS SUAREZ COULD BE FACING ANOTHER BAN FOR PUNCHING CHILE PLAYER GONZALO JARA

LUIS SUAREZ COULD BE FACING ANOTHER BAN FOR PUNCHING CHILE PLAYER GONZALO JARA

LUIS SUAREZ is sweating on another ban – this time for PUNCHING an opponent. The Liverpool striker landed a right-arm jab in the face of West Brom defender Gonzalo Jara (left) during Uruguay's 2-0 defeat by Chile. FIFA have demanded video evidence....

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
ROY HODGSON SAYS THERE WILL BE NO MORE TALKS BETWEEN FA AND MAN UTD OVER RIO FERDINAND

ROY HODGSON SAYS THERE WILL BE NO MORE TALKS BETWEEN FA AND MAN UTD OVER RIO FERDINAND

ROY Hodgson insists there will have to be more talks between the FA and Manchester United before Rio Ferdinand is picked for England again. Ferdinand, 34, caused uproar by snubbing Hodgson's recall because of the complicated medical programme he...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
SMART GREY

SMART GREY

WILLIE MULLINS may have suffered the misfortune of withdrawing leading John Smith's Grand National hope Prince De Beauchene because of lameness but he has quickly found an excellent replacement in Quel Esprit. Mullins, right, said: “Prince De Beauche...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
BE BOLD AT HOVE

BE BOLD AT HOVE

BOLD THREE (8.34) who slammed his rivals in the Spring Festival at Monmore earlier in the month, can star again at Hove tonight – live on RPGTV (Sky 212). Since winning that final by eight lengths, Bold Three has moved exceptionally well in a course...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
WIGAN WARRIORS' CHRIS TUSON IS UP FOR THE FIGHT

WIGAN WARRIORS' CHRIS TUSON IS UP FOR THE FIGHT

CHRIS TUSON has urged St Helens to get dirty if they dare in tomorrow's clash at Wigan. Five players were banned for a total of 10 games following two fierce battles between the bitter rivals last year. Four of them – including Warriors forward Tuson...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 


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