News archive from 2 March 2011, page 8

Senate votes to strip down patent reform bill

The vote was 97 in favor and two opposed. Senators Patrick Leahy, Charles Grassley and Jon Kyl, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, proposed stripping from the bill a measure that gives judges a major role in determining how important a...

 
Anni Dewani's parents retrace last hours of murdered bride's life

Anni Dewani's parents retrace last hours of murdered bride's life

South African police will accompany the parents of murdered honeymoon bride Anni Dewani on a journey retracing the last few hours of her life. Vinod Hindocha and his wife Nilam said they had travelled to Cape Town from their home in Mariestad, Sweden,...

 
GIVE FA CUP A NEW HEART

GIVE FA CUP A NEW HEART

IT WAS Aston Villa v Blackburn in the Carling Cup last September – not the most auspicious of occasions, you might have thought. Routine, in fact, or even a bit grim to the football-weary. In the event, it was an uplifting night. The midweek match...

 
TOMASZ GOLLOB JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN

TOMASZ GOLLOB JUST WANTS TO HAVE FUN

TOMASZ GOLLOB has refused to give up riding for fun - even though it nearly cost him his first world title! Tomasz Gollob, 39, has made a full recovery from a broken leg that forced him to quit the final Grand Prix of last season. He was hurt three...

Daily Star, 01:00 in Sport
 
AMIR KHAN: I WON'T FIGHT MANNY PACQUIAO

AMIR KHAN: I WON'T FIGHT MANNY PACQUIAO

AMIR KHAN has KO'd all thoughts of a mega-bucks clash with Manny Pacquiao. Amir Khan will today climb into the ring with Manny Pacquiao, who has held 10 world titles, for a sparring session in the Philippines. “But that’s as close as we will get to...

Daily Star, 01:14 in Sport
 
TIM BRESNAN: WATCH ME GO

TIM BRESNAN: WATCH ME GO

TIM BRESNAN has told the world: You ain't seen nothing yet! Yorkshire pace ace Tim Bresnan helped England win the Ashes, before ­becoming only the second Three Lions bowler – after Vic Marks – to take a ‘five-fer’ in a World Cup on Sunday against...

Daily Star, 01:15 in Sport
 
EVERTON 0 READING 1: MILLS A ROYALS BOON AS EVERTON BOW OUT

EVERTON 0 READING 1: MILLS A ROYALS BOON AS EVERTON BOW OUT

EVERTON 0 -- READING 1 FROM looking as though it was finally slipping into top gear, Everton’s season resembles something similar to Louis Saha’s mangled Ferrari 458. For the second successive campaign, Reading left jaws dropping on Merseyside by...

 
ALEX CORBISIERO CAN PROP UP ENGLAND'S FINAL PUSH

ALEX CORBISIERO CAN PROP UP ENGLAND'S FINAL PUSH

ANDREW SHERIDAN is out of England’s push for Grand Slam glory. Powerhouse prop Andrew Sheridan hobbled off after 23 minutes against France on Saturday with a torn calf and has been told he will need up to four weeks to recover. Boss Martin...

Daily Star, 01:22 in Sport
 
Mega success story: How an unknown 'indie' authoress made millions from eBooks

Mega success story: How an unknown 'indie' authoress made millions from eBooks

Just a year ago, Amanda Hocking was an impoverished would-be author whose manuscripts were rejected by publishers all over New York. Today she is a millionairess selling hundreds of thousands of her stories by becoming a self-publisher on eBook...

 
Plumbers offered tax evasion amnesty by HMRC in attempt to claw back unpaid income tax

Plumbers offered tax evasion amnesty by HMRC in attempt to claw back unpaid income tax

Self-employed tradesmen are being offered a tax amnesty before a crackdown on those who are dodging large bills by moonlighting. Hundreds of thousands have been invited to admit to cash-in-hand work they have not paid tax on. They have until May 31 to...

 
How the banks squeezed £5.3bn MORE out of you last year!

How the banks squeezed £5.3bn MORE out of you last year!

Despite the bank agreeing this was obviously a case of identity theft, it still instructed four different debt collection agencies to hound him for the money. 'Every time I got a letter from a debt collector, I would complain to Santander and they...

 
Complaints against them are up 15pc. They've been fined for mis-selling. But last year they made £359 A SECOND from us...How DARE banks treat us so badly!

Complaints against them are up 15pc. They've been fined for mis-selling. But last year they made £359 A...

Their broker, London £ Country, managed to find a two-year fixed rate at 6.75 per cent with Abbey. Mr Watson, 27, a surveyor, says: 'We tried to get a lower rate with Skipton BS at 5.89 per cent, but they told us at the last minute that we didn't pass...

 
KYLE EASTMOND: BATH TIME

KYLE EASTMOND: BATH TIME

KYLE EASTMOND will be offered an escape route by Warrington if his rugby union adventure turns sour. St Helens and England half- back Kyle Eastmond confirmed yesterday that he is joining Bath on a three-year deal at the end of the Super League...

Daily Star, 01:27 in Sport
 
CHELSEA 2 MANCHESTER UNITED 1: FRANK LAMPARD PUTS A SMILE ON CHELSEA FACES

CHELSEA 2 MANCHESTER UNITED 1: FRANK LAMPARD PUTS A SMILE ON CHELSEA FACES

CHELSEA 2 -- MANCHESTER UNITED 1 IT was all about shooting in the build-up to this game for Chelsea. Some of it entirely the wrong kind – with air guns. But Frank Lampard is an old hand at hitting the target and his penalty did for Manchester...

 
Freddie Fever! Former England all-rounder Flintoff signs for Penwortham

Freddie Fever! Former England all-rounder Flintoff signs for Penwortham

Former England and Lancashire all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is heading back to his roots. The Preston-born player has joined Penwortham CC on the outskirts of the city. Club chairman Paul Walmsley confirmed Flintoff's arrival - subject to the necessary...

Daily Mail, 01:36 in Sport
 


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