News archive from 28 December 2011

Israel kills al Qaeda-linked militant in Gaza strike

The missile, apparently from an aircraft, that killed Abdallah Telbani and wounded two other men in a motorised rickshaw was followed by a separate strike on a jeep elsewhere in Gaza City. The second vehicle's three occupants were injured, Palestinian...

 
Tyler to wed for a third time after girlfriend is spotted with new ring

Tyler to wed for a third time after girlfriend is spotted with new ring

Rocker and TV personality Steven Tyler is set to wed for a third time after reportedly proposing to his longtime girlfriend Erin Brady. The 38 year old was spotted wearing a diamond ring on her wedding finger during a Christmas vacation with the...

 

Hopes for US economic recovery in 2012 as consumer confidence soars

Enlarge A Conference Board poll found consumer confidence soared to 64.5 in December, up from 55.2 in November. The figures were disclosed as German economic minister Philipp Roesler dismissed fears his country might be driven back into recession by...

 

China begins using new global positioning satellite

Ran Chengqi, spokesman for the new system, told reporters that Beidou, or "Big Dipper," would cover most parts of the Asia Pacific by next year and then the world by 2020. China has already launched 10 satellites to support Beidou and would...

 
US consumer sentiment rises again

US consumer sentiment rises again

US consumer confidence rose to an eight month high in December, according to figures compiled by Nielsen for a private research group. The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index rose almost 10 points to 64.5 in December, up from a revised 55.2 in...

BBC, 23:45 in Business
 

NTT Docomo to develop smartphone chips with Samsung, others

Fabricating chips will help the companies reduce their reliance on components supplied by Qualcomm Inc, which dominates the market for semiconductors used in smartphones. ($1 = 78.1000 Japanese yen) (Reporting by Tim Kelly; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

 
HATEM BEN ARFA IS BACK FOR NEWCASTLE

HATEM BEN ARFA IS BACK FOR NEWCASTLE

HATEM Ben Arfa believes his first Newcastle goal for nearly 16 months can be the turning point of his season. The 24-year-old French international has struggled to find his best form since recovering from a broken leg. He has been on the bench...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
NORWICH 0 TOTTENHAM 2: GARETH BALE’S GOALDEN WARNING TO RIVALS

NORWICH 0 TOTTENHAM 2: GARETH BALE’S GOALDEN WARNING TO RIVALS

THEY see plenty of Bales in Norfolk, but nothing like ­Gareth! The Welsh wonder was brilliant again last night as he maintained ­Tottenham’s unexpected challenge for the title. Bale’s double harvested another three points for Harry Redknapp’s men –...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
LIVERPOOL FLOPS ARE STILL FULL OF SW-AGGER

LIVERPOOL FLOPS ARE STILL FULL OF SW-AGGER

DANIEL AGGER insists confidence is still sky high at Liverpool, despite another home blow. Bottom club Blackburn became the sixth team to earn a Premier League draw at Anfield this season. ­ Despite dropping 12 points at home, central defender...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
ARSENAL 1 WOLVES 1: WAYNE HENNESSEY TAKES STRAIN

ARSENAL 1 WOLVES 1: WAYNE HENNESSEY TAKES STRAIN

WAYNE HENNESSEY and Wolves’ defenders stood their ground to ruin Arsene Wenger’s Christmas and Robin van Persie’s record bid. This clash was postponed 24 hours after London Underground staff staged a Boxing Day strike. Just like the workers who...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
DAVID’S EURO STOCK ISSTILL RISING

DAVID’S EURO STOCK ISSTILL RISING

DAVID STOCKDALE plans to use Mark Schwarzer’s injury to realise his Euro 2012 dream. The Fulham keeper was outstanding in the 1-1 draw with Chelsea. But he is not certain to be one of the three keepers Fabio Capello takes to Poland and Ukraine next...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
SEBASTIAN LARSSON'S TOOLED UP

SEBASTIAN LARSSON'S TOOLED UP

SEB Larsson last night warned Manchester City that fired-up Sunderland are ready to throw another spanner into their title bid. Having dropped two points at West Brom on Boxing Day, City’s next game is at the Stadium of Light on New Year’s Day. They...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
ELBOW ROOM FOR RICHIE MYLER

ELBOW ROOM FOR RICHIE MYLER

WARRINGTON half-back Richie Myler’s elbow injury is not as serious as first feared. The England scrum-half (above) went off in agony after making a tackle in the Boxing Day win over Widnes. Myler, 21, was bracing himself for a long-term lay-off and...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
WORLD BEST FOR SARRIES

WORLD BEST FOR SARRIES

SARACENS beat Harlequins 19-11 to hand them their first Premiership defeat of the season in front of a world record-breaking crowd of 82,000. The bumper gate at Twickenham beat the previous regular season club record of 79,842 that watched Stade...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
TERRY PUTS BITE ON STOMPE

TERRY PUTS BITE ON STOMPE

CO STOMPE had a ­Christmas with extra bite this year after being ­attacked by a pal’s dog. Stompe spent Christmas morning in hospital after his throwing hand was bitten by former Ajax and ­Holland football star Aron Winter’s bull terrier Nelson. And...

Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 


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