News archive from 28 December 2012, page 15

Web-only universal credit 'will leave thousands in crisis'

Thousands of people without internet access or skills will be thrown into crisis when their benefits are replaced by the Tories' web-based universal credit in 2013, critics warned yesterday. Nearly three million British households will be told to...

 

Living wage 'would give Treasury £2bn'

Billions could be added to Treasury coffers if the government introduced a statutory living wage for all Britain's workers, researchers said today. Around £2 billion a year would be added to the Exchequer's bank balance as a result of higher income...

 
WIGAN WARRIORS ON WARPATH

WIGAN WARRIORS ON WARPATH

A WARTS-AND-ALL showdown should get Super League on red alert. That's the warning from Wigan forward Liam Farrell after a no-holdsbarred discussion between the Warriors players. Coach Shaun Wane ordered his squad to lay their feelings on the table in...

Daily Star, 01:47 in Sport
 
GARETH BALE HAS LOOK OF BRAZIL ABOUT HIM

GARETH BALE HAS LOOK OF BRAZIL ABOUT HIM

Bale scored his first Premier League hat-trick in the 4-0 Boxing Day rout of Aston Villa and Sandro was impressed. Sandro, who has been capped 16 times by Brazil, said: “Bale is good enough to be a Brazilian. To have him in my team, I would like that....

 
THE KIDS WILL BE ALL RIGHT SAYS BRAD GUZAN

THE KIDS WILL BE ALL RIGHT SAYS BRAD GUZAN

Villa's encouraging run of form that brought five undefeated league games and a place in the Capital One Cup semi-finals has been shattered with a club-record 8-0 defeat at Chelsea and a 4-0 home thrashing by Tottenham. They were fortunate not to ship...

 
OLYMPIC STAR ANTHONY OGOGO JOINS THE BIG BOYS

OLYMPIC STAR ANTHONY OGOGO JOINS THE BIG BOYS

OLYMPIC medallist Anthony Ogogo yesterday turned professional and will make his big-time debut early next year. Ogogo, 24, won bronze at the London Olympics at middleweight. And he has followed in the footsteps of British superstars Amir Khan, Ricky...

Daily Star, 01:52 in Sport
 

Famed Gulf War U.S. General Schwarzkopf dies

Schwarzkopf, a burly Vietnam War veteran known as Stormin' Norman, commanded more than 540,000 U.S. troops and 200,000 allied forces in a six-week war that routed Hussein's army from Kuwait in 1991, capping his 34-year military career. Former...

 
 WIZARD: SIMON WHITLOCK JUST MAGIC

"WIZARD: SIMON WHITLOCK JUST MAGIC

SIMON WHITLOCK held his nerve to book his place in the last eight as he beat Dave Chisnall 4-3. The Wizard hit a sensational 152 finish to stay in the match before taking the last set 5-3 in legs. “When I fell 3-2 down in the final set I was well...

Daily Star, 01:57 in Sport
 

Battle of the professors: Richard Dawkins branded a fundamentalist by expert behind the 'God particle'

Athiest campaigner Richard Dawkins was yesterday branded a 'fundamentalist' by one of his most eminent scientific colleagues.The militancy of Professor Dawkins's attacks on religious belief mean he is 'almost a fundamentalist himself', scientist Peter...

 
PHIL TAYLOR LOGS PRACTICE TIME

PHIL TAYLOR LOGS PRACTICE TIME

PHIL TAYLOR has taken a tip from his boxing pals and locked himself away in a log cabin in a bid to win a 16th world darts crown. ‘The Power' meets Andy Hamilton tonight in a heavyweight quarter-final clash at Alexandra Palace. Taylor remains the 2-1...

Daily Star, 02:00 in Sport
 
NOTTINGHAM FOREST APPOINT UNPOPULAR BOSS ALEX MCLEISH

NOTTINGHAM FOREST APPOINT UNPOPULAR BOSS ALEX MCLEISH

ALEX McLEISH last night made a shock return to football at Nottingham Forest – despite a fans' backlash. Supporters had made it clear they did not want the man regarded as ‘Public Enemy No.1' while Aston Villa manager last year as their new boss. Big...

Daily Star, 02:05 in Sport
 
Hawarden teenager who suffers up to 18 limb dislocations to get specialist help

Hawarden teenager who suffers up to 18 limb dislocations to get specialist help

A TEENAGER with a rare condition which means her limbs can dislocate up to 18 times a day is to get specialist help. Phoebe Bruce saw a top consultant last week and is set to see specialists next month who will be able to help manage her condition....

 
WILFRIED ZAHA DIVE RAP

WILFRIED ZAHA DIVE RAP

WILFRIED ZAHA was at the centre of a cheat storm during Crystal Palace's Boxing Day defeat to promotion rivals Cardiff. Bluebirds boss Malky Mackay accused the England winger of diving to try and win a penalty after a challenge from Rudy Gestede....

Daily Star, 02:12 in Sport
 
BLACKBURN TO APPOINT MARK HUGHES

BLACKBURN TO APPOINT MARK HUGHES

BLACKBURN want Mark Hughes to make a shock return to Ewood Park to replace Henning Berg, who has been sacked ­after just 10 games in charge. Rovers' Indian owners Venky's gave Berg the chop yesterday morning and turned their attentions to Hughes. But...

Daily Star, 02:14 in Sport
 
LEEDS TO SIGN RYAN HALL

LEEDS TO SIGN RYAN HALL

LEEDS have confirmed loanee Ryan Hall will sign a permanent deal at Elland Road next month.

Daily Star, 02:16 in Sport
 


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