News archive from 1 April 2011, page 7

Grounds for concern from Tottenham

The board that handed West Ham the keys to the £537million Olympic Stadium have stood by their decision after Tottenham took the first step towards mounting a legal challenge against their ruling. The battle for the stadium was thrown back into the...

People, 00:35 in Sport

Capello hopes to emulate Germans

Fabio Capello believes the players breaking through to his team could prove as important to England as the new generation were to Germany at last summer's World Cup. Germany were eliminated by eventual winners Spain in the semi-finals, but they...

People, 00:36 in Sport

McCarthy aiming to cement spot

James McCarthy has set his sights on forcing his way into the next Republic of Ireland squad after announcing his arrival on the international stage. The 20-year-old Wigan midfielder finally cemented his status as an Ireland player when he made his...

People, 00:36 in Sport

Ferguson vows to avoid paranoia

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is determined not to become paranoid about the decisions which have gone against his team in their recent clashes with Chelsea. The teams will meet in the Champions League quarter-finals next month, and also...

People, 00:36 in Sport

Lucas wants Champions League return

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva is optimistic about the future after signing a new long-term contract with the club. Speculation had started to grow about the Brazil international, who had just over a year to run on his previous deal, but the...

People, 00:36 in Sport

Widnes have their fingers crossed

Widnes have ambitious plans for their return to Super League, which should be rubber-stamped by Thursday lunchtime. The Vikings were among the unlucky losers when the Rugby Football League handed out the inaugural three-year Super League licences in...

People, 00:36 in Sport

Afridi sorry for exit

Captain Shahid Afridi apologised to Pakistan's cricket fans after his side suffered defeat in their highly-anticipated semi-final against arch-rivals India at the World Cup. Pakistan fell 30 runs short of clinching a place in Saturday's final against...

People, 00:36 in Sport

Oddbins to go into administration

Wine retailer Oddbins has said it will go into administration after the Government's tax department refused to back a potential rescue deal. The struggling off-licence chain hoped to restructure its debts through a company voluntary arrangement (CVA),...

People, 00:37 in World News

Anger at prison privatisation plan

The Government is facing the threat of industrial action by prison officers amid anger over plans to privatise jails. Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke said private sector contractors will run three prisons in England, with HMP Birmingham moving from...

People, 00:37 in World News

G20 victim 'not confrontational'

Ian Tomlinson was not being confrontational before he was "violently shoved" to the ground by a police officer who used "excessive force", the US businessman who filmed the event has told an inquest. As Mr Tomlinson got to his feet...

People, 00:37 in World News

Bid to quiz Kusa on Lockerbie bomb

Scottish prosecutors have told the Foreign Office they want to interview Musa Kusa in connection with the Lockerbie bombing. The Crown Office said prosecuting and investigating authorities want to speak to the former Libyan foreign minister over the...

People, 00:38 in World News

Shop shooting target comes forward

A teenager targeted by gangsters who accidentally shot five-year-old Thursha Kamaleswaran has come out of hiding to help detectives find the gun attackers. The youth told officers he cowered behind shop shelves as the little girl and another bystander...

People, 00:38 in World News

Defection 'shows regime crumbling'

David Cameron has urged Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's "henchmen" to follow the example of his former foreign minister and defect. The Prime Minister said the fact that Musa Kusa had abandoned the dictator and fled to Britain showed the Libyan...

People, 00:38 in World News

Haulage supremo Edward Stobart dies

Freight supremo Edward Stobart, who helped build up the Eddie Stobart haulage empire, has died at the age of 56. Mr Stobart died at University Hospital, Coventry, on Thursday morning after suffering heart problems. Although not involved with today's...

People, 00:38 in World News
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The FA"s Respect campaign is still running and making a real difference. If you don"t believe me then go to the FA website, where they will tell you so. At grassroots level, assaults on referees are down 13 per cent year-on-year —...

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