News archive from 2 March 2011, page 18

Cricket World Cup 2011 Daily: 2 March

Cricket World Cup 2011 Daily: 2 March

England v Ireland: Rob Smyth's unbeatable over-by-over. And here's... Everything you need to know about the World Cup but...• Team by team guides • Interactive guide to all the venues • The full tournament schedule • The Guardian's cricket team on...

Guardian, 09:13 in Sport
 

PlayStation 3 stock hit by legal row

playstation 3 Image 1 SHOPS could run out of playStation 3s within weeks due to a technology dispute. Makers Sony are locked in a bitter legal battle with rivals LG over the Blu-ray disk-drive technology the consoles use. The Korean firm say it...

 

Frank Rich to leave New York Times

New York Times columnist Frank Rich, regarded as one of the paper's great ornanaments, is leaving the newspaper after 31 years. The so-called über-columnist is to become editor-at-large with New York magazine, where he will write a monthly essay on...

 
Donald Rumsfeld does the book tour | Oliver Burkeman

Donald Rumsfeld does the book tour | Oliver Burkeman

You may have the misfortune already to be aware that Donald Rumsfeld, America's favourite warmongering uncle, is currently on a US-wide book tour to promote his memoir, inevitably titled Known And Unknown, which was published last month. Unlike other...

 

Hideously Diverse Britain: The immigration 'conspiracy'

Friday rush hour. Euston station. Who's here? Who isn't. A kaleidoscope of skin colours. The world in one terminus. Barbara Roche can see it over the rim of her cup of Americano coffee. "I love the diversity of London," she tells me. "I...

 
Milan fashion week: the lows and the highs

Milan fashion week: the lows and the highs

Well, that was quite a week. No doubt about that. But this is supposed to be a Milan fashion week report, what with that being the point of me going to the Milan shows and all. And yet it's hard to pretend that what happened on the catwalks has felt...

 
Eric Pickles willing to block 'unreasonable' cuts to voluntary sector

Eric Pickles willing to block 'unreasonable' cuts to voluntary sector

The coalition government's rigid adherence to a hands-off approach to council spending cuts is wavering after the communities secretary, Eric Pickles, warned he was prepared to take immediate steps to legislate to stop "disproportionate"...

Guardian, 09:29 in Politics
 
Garden centre dining: a growth area

Garden centre dining: a growth area

It may not be as glamorous as Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. It may not be an attempt to define the culinary zeitgeist like Pollen Street Social. Foodies, it's safe to say, will be too busy drooling over the forthcoming St John hotel to even notice it....

 
Galliano's views have nothing to do with Nazi chic | Charles Shaar Murray

Galliano's views have nothing to do with Nazi chic | Charles Shaar Murray

Once upon a time, two young men named Mick Jones and Tony James were attempting to form a rock band called London SS. Their prospective manager, one Bernard Rhodes, summoned them to a meeting in a pub, and then dumped a bagful of Nazi memorabilia and...

 

Fuel crisis hits holiday costs

The warning comes as Thomas Cook added £160 to the price of a long-haul break for a family of four to cover the soaring cost of oil. For short-haul trips, the levy will be £15 a person, while mediumhaul trips will cost an extra £25 each. Analysts...

Metro, 09:34 in Hot News
 

Designer John Galliano sacked by Christian Dior over anti-Jewish rants after Natalie Portman refuses to be...

john galliano Image 1 Top designer sacked over Hitler rant after blast by Oscars star FASHION guru John Galliano was sacked yesterday over anti-Jewish rants against women in a bar. He had been suspended by Christian Dior but got the boot when...

 

Royal Television Awards snub for Strictly Come Dancing

STRICTLY Come Dancing has been snubbed at the Royal Television Society awards - while its Saturday night rival The X Factor is up for a gong, it was revealed yesterday. Simon Cowell's show will face another ITV show, The Cube, and Channel 4's The...

 

X Factor's Gamu Nhengu vows to fight to stay in Scotland

X FACTOR contestant Gamu Nhengu is vowing to fight a Home Office ruling to deport her to Zimbabwe. The 19-year-old singer and her family were shattered to discover their appeal against deportation had been rejected from reporters - before being...

 

Adele: Why I will never be a pampered pop diva

adele Image 1 SHE'S No.1 and No.2 in the album chart, top of the singles chart and set to take America by storm. And self-doubt left her on the verge of quitting the hit-making BRIT School before her debut album 19 catapulted her to stardom. Her...

 
E.On sells UK electricity network to US firm PPL

E.On sells UK electricity network to US firm PPL

German energy firm E.On is to sell its UK power network to US business Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL) in deal worth £4bn ($6.5bn). E.On UK is selling its Central Network's division, which operates an 80,000 mile power grid in the Midlands...

BBC, 09:36 in Business
 


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