News archive from 2 March 2011, page 10

Ofcom wants to ban misleading broadband speed ads

Ofcom wants to ban misleading broadband speed ads

Ofcom is seeking to stop internet service providers from advertising unrealistic broadband speeds. Currently most ISPs advertise services as 'up to' a certain speed - for instance, 20Mbps (megabits per second). But Ofcom's latest research finds that...

 
GARETH BALE'S LOSING IT

GARETH BALE'S LOSING IT

Tottenham winger Gareth Bale is losing his battle to face AC Milan after being ruled out of Sunday’s clash at Wolves. Tottenham's Gareth Bale, who has been out since January with a back injury, has yet to return to full training with the rest of the...

Daily Star, 02:15 in Sport
 
Doha Round: US presses China, India and Brazil

Doha Round: US presses China, India and Brazil

The Doha round of trade talks will have no relevance to the modern world unless big emerging economies open up their markets, US officials have warned. Nations such as China, India and Brazil needed to accept "their expanded roles in the global...

BBC, 02:17 in Business
 
Las Vegas Sands faces US probes into Macau payments

Las Vegas Sands faces US probes into Macau payments

Las Vegas Sands, one of Asia's biggest casino operators, is being investigated by regulators after an ex-employee accused it of making improper payments. The company said it was being probed by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the US...

BBC, 02:17 in Business
 
Tested, the photocopier that'll one day make a Stradivarius

Tested, the photocopier that'll one day make a Stradivarius

This one can only create plastic objects, but more expensive printers use resin or metal. Matthew and I opt for something simple to begin with. There"s a drawing of a hexagonal nut on the website — the kind of thing that could fix on...

 
Afghanistan and the arithmetic of austerity | Amy Goodman

Afghanistan and the arithmetic of austerity | Amy Goodman

Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Idaho ... these are the latest fronts in the battle of budgets, with the larger fight over a potential shutdown of the US government looming. These fights, radiating out from the occupation of the Wisconsin Capitol building,...

 
MIDDLESBOROUGH 1 NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1: BILLY BAILED OUT BY BOLA

MIDDLESBOROUGH 1 NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1: BILLY BAILED OUT BY BOLA

MIDDLESBOROUGH 1 -- NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1 SUBSTITUTE Dele Adebola scored a 92nd-minute ­equaliser to get Nottingham Forest out of jail. But it was keeper Lee Camp who was the Forest hero on a night when Billy Davies must have feared his 100th...

Daily Star, 02:23 in Sport
 

Stocks slide as oil marches higher

Brent crude's dizzying 15 percent jump in less than two weeks has fanned worries about a stifling impact on the economic recovery, pushing investors out of stocks and sending them to relatively safe assets like gold and government bonds. Shares in...

Reuters, 02:24 in Business
 
 Unemployed winner Charlie Sheen joins Twitter

"Unemployed winner" Charlie Sheen joins Twitter

"Winning! Choose your Vice," he wrote in his first and only message to date. Sheen has been so ubiquitous on the talk show circuit in recent days that his former network boss lamented that he wished the actor could have worked as hard to...

 
Tote will keep its profits split

Tote will keep its profits split

The Tote, the government-owned bookmaker will continue to split its profits equally with the taxpayer after it is sold, the government has said. It was set up 83 years ago to provide racecourse punters with alternatives to illegal bookmakers and...

BBC, 02:33 in Business
 
HEARTS CAN DEAL WITH PRESSURE BLASTS BILLY BROWN

HEARTS CAN DEAL WITH PRESSURE BLASTS BILLY BROWN

BILLY BROWN has denied Hearts lack the bottle to challenge the Old Firm after blowing the chance to go second in the SPL for the second time at the weekend. The Tynecastle side's goalless draw with Aberdeen at Pittodrie on Saturday robbed them of...

 
EVERTON 0 READING 1: ROYALS FEEL SO HAPPY ON MERSEYSIDE

EVERTON 0 READING 1: ROYALS FEEL SO HAPPY ON MERSEYSIDE

EVERTON 0 -- READING 1 READING dished out another dose of misery on Merseyside last night by turfing Everton out of the FA Cup. They held Liverpool to a draw in the third round last year before delivering a knockout blow in the replay at Anfield....

Daily Star, 02:35 in Sport
 

Parliamentary committee urges U.S.-Taliban talks

The committee said the military campaign was not working and urged the British government to use its influence in Washington to convince it to engage fully in direct talks with Taliban leaders. "An Afghan-led, but U.S. driven, process of...

 
BIG NAMES SET TO SLOG IT OUT AS 2011 MODELS HEAD FOR THE SHOWROOMS

BIG NAMES SET TO SLOG IT OUT AS 2011 MODELS HEAD FOR THE SHOWROOMS

THERE's no question that of all the cars being introduced in 2011 the most eagerly awaited will be the family hatchbacks. One of the most popular will be the new Peugeot 308, which goes on sale in May at £15,245. The 308 is one of the French firm’s...

 
SEC charges ex-Goldman director in insider case

SEC charges ex-Goldman director in insider case

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said the director, Rajat Gupta, tipped Rajaratnam by phone just minutes before the public learned of the investment by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N)(BRKb.N), which helped ensure Goldman's...

Reuters, 02:54 in Business
 


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