News archive from 2 March 2011, page 11

CHELSEA 2 MANCHESTER UNITED 1: CHELSEA SHOOT DOWN ALEX FERGUSON'S MANCHESTER UNITED

CHELSEA 2 MANCHESTER UNITED 1: CHELSEA SHOOT DOWN ALEX FERGUSON'S MANCHESTER UNITED

CHELSEA 2 -- MANCHESTER UNITED 1 THE Premier League title race took another twist last night as Chelsea came from behind to beat leaders Manchester United. Frank Lampard’s 80th-minute penalty after Yuri Zhirkov had gone down easily as he brushed...

Daily Star, 03:00 in Sport
 
Brent oil up above $116 on Mideast worries, U.S. stocks fall

Brent oil up above $116 on Mideast worries, U.S. stocks fall

Libya could descend into civil war unless Muammar Gaddafi quits, the United States said on Tuesday, as pressure intensified on the long-time leader after news of Western military preparations. "If it continues to spread, Middle East tensions may...

Reuters, 03:02 in Business
 
KINGFI SHER DENTED BY SALES FEAR

KINGFI SHER DENTED BY SALES FEAR

KINGFISHER yesterday bore the brunt of another sell-off across the retail sector as fears over the impact of weak housing activity, spending cuts and potentially higher interest rates intensified. The B&Q operator tumbled 11½p to 243p as the...

 
NEW LLOYDS BOSS WIELDS THE AXE

NEW LLOYDS BOSS WIELDS THE AXE

The new chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group yesterday kick-started the forced sale of 600 branches on his first day in charge. António Horta-Osório, who joined from Santander, said there would be no more branch ­closures until the end of the...

 
FRANK LAMPARD'S CHELSEA ARE SPOT ON!

FRANK LAMPARD'S CHELSEA ARE SPOT ON!

FRANK LAMPARD converted a controversial penalty to blow the title race wide open at Stamford Bridge last night. Frank Lampard scored an 80th-minute winner for Chelsea after Yuri Zhirkov had gone tumbling in the area after seeming to run into Chris...

Daily Star, 03:34 in Sport
 
MANCHESTER CITY IS HEADING FOR A CASH CRUNCH

MANCHESTER CITY IS HEADING FOR A CASH CRUNCH

MANCHESTER CITY are on a collision course with UEFA after revealing record losses at Eastlands. Manchester City made a pre-tax loss of over £121m for the last financial year, which flies in the face of new UEFA regulations. It means the big...

Daily Star, 03:34 in Sport
 
S Korea inflation jumps in February to a 27-month high

S Korea inflation jumps in February to a 27-month high

South Korea's inflation rate has hit a 27-month high in February, driven by rising food and fuel costs. The consumer price index rose by 4.5% in February, compared with the same month a year earlier, the statistical office said. That is more than the...

BBC, 03:50 in Business
 
Government IT use 'must change'

Government IT use 'must change'

The government's handling of IT is locked in a "vicious circle of costs and failures" and moves at a "glacial" pace, according to a report. The independent Institute for Government recommends sweeping changes to the way ministers...

 

Libya no-fly bid 'legal without UN'

The Government has signalled that the imposition of a no-fly zone over Libya - to protect the civilian population from Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's brutal crackdown - could go ahead without the backing of the United Nations. Foreign Secretary William...

People, 04:09 in World News
 
UN suspends Libya from Human Rights Council

UN suspends Libya from Human Rights Council

The 192 UN member nations have suspended Libya from the UN Human Rights Council in the latest international effort to halt the Gaddafi regime's violent crackdown on protesters. The General Assembly voted by consensus on the council's recommendation to...

 
TNK-BP nets record £3.5 billion profit in 2010

TNK-BP nets record £3.5 billion profit in 2010

TNK-BP, whose production in western Siberia accounts for around 60 percent of the company's total oil output, said in a statement it plans to boost hydrocarbon extraction by 1.7 percent this year. The group said its revenue rose to $44.6 billion in...

Reuters, 04:51 in Business
 
BEYONCE DEFENDS FIERY HEAT ADS

BEYONCE DEFENDS FIERY HEAT ADS

BEYONCE has defended her controversial perfume commercials after they were deemed too sexy for TV, insisting she has no regrets over the advertisements. The steamy clip for Beyonce's Heat fragrance, which features the singer lying in a bathtub and...

 
Apple set to unveil new iPad, with or without Jobs

Apple set to unveil new iPad, with or without Jobs

Plenty has changed over the course of the year. The iPad became a bona fide smash, essentially creating the tablet category and triggering a wave of me-too products that are just starting to hit the market. Now, as rivals Motorola and Research in...

 
Supreme Court rejects AT&T corporate privacy rights

Supreme Court rejects AT&T corporate privacy rights

The justices unanimously overturned a ruling by a U.S. appeals court for the telecommunications company that corporations can assert personal privacy in claiming the records should be exempt from disclosure. The high court, in an opinion written by...

 
KINGFISHER DENTED BY SALES FEAR

KINGFISHER DENTED BY SALES FEAR

KINGFISHER yesterday bore the brunt of another sell-off across the retail sector as fears over the impact of weak housing activity, spending cuts and potentially higher interest rates intensified. The B&Q operator tumbled 11½p to 243p as the...

 


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