News archive from 2 April 2012, page 7

Children unable to find UK on map

More than three-quarters of British children have been abroad - but one in 10 cannot find the UK on a map, a new survey suggests. The Heathrow study of 1,000 children between the ages of six and 10 also revealed that 41% of them did not know that the...

 
FULHAM 2 - NORWICH 1: MARTIN JOL HOPES TO SEAL A CLINT DEAL

FULHAM 2 - NORWICH 1: MARTIN JOL HOPES TO SEAL A CLINT DEAL

His value as a taker and maker of goals was the reason Fulham claimed a victory they did not deserve. Norwich striker Grant Holt was absent because of a ban and Norwich might well have earned a point if they had taken some of the chances their bold...

 
TOTTENHAM 3 - SWANSEA 1: EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR'S THE HEAD BOY AT SPURS

TOTTENHAM 3 - SWANSEA 1: EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR'S THE HEAD BOY AT SPURS

COMEDY actor Leslie Phillips was at White Hart Lane – but it was Tottenham who stole the show. Two goals from Emmanuel Adebayor following an opener from Rafael van der Vaart ensured it still looks like a case of ‘Carry On Champions League' next season...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

March springs into record books

March was the sunniest month since 1929, and the warmest since 1997 according to forecasters The highest maximum temperature recorded was 23.6 degrees in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, on March 27 which was a new Scottish record for March. There was an...

 
It's over! City supporters concede the title to United... and this time it really hurts

It's over! City supporters concede the title to United... and this time it really hurts

The middle-aged man shuffling out of the Etihad Stadium at 5pm on Saturday perhaps didn't realise the perfect symmetry of his title race analysis. 'I would say United are 6-1 on to win it now,' he said.

Daily Mail, 00:18 in Sport
 

Call to reform executive pay bodies

Campaigners have called for an end to the "old boys' network" on committees which set pay for executives after new research showed that almost half were made up of current or former bosses. A study of firms in the FTSE 100 found that of 366...

 
ASTON VILLA 2 - CHELSEA 4: BLUES LIFTED BY FERNANDO TORRES

ASTON VILLA 2 - CHELSEA 4: BLUES LIFTED BY FERNANDO TORRES

Suddenly, with three goals in his last four starts and some top-class performances, Torres is beginning to look like the forward the world once feared. Chelsea face a daunting task to hold on to Champions League football for next season. But with...

 
Teachers tempted to rewrite pupils' exam answers

Teachers tempted to rewrite pupils' exam answers

More than a third of teachers have admitted they could be tempted to re-write their pupils' exam answers, according to a poll. Some 35% of teachers said the pressure to improve their students' grades was now so strong they could be persuaded to...

Guardian, 00:23 in Learning
 
SURPRISE ON GUINEAS TRAIL

SURPRISE ON GUINEAS TRAIL

THERE was a possible Classic prospect on show at Doncaster yesterday as Born To Surprise ran out an impressive winner of the maiden. He showed a tidy turn of foot in the hands of Jamie Spencer. “He was pretty fit and has been working well. “He gets a...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

Goldman fund to exit company owning sex traffic site

GS Capital Partners III on Friday signed a deal to sell its 16 percent stake in Village Voice Media, which owns the website, called Backpage.com. The fund began negotiations with Village Voice Media in March, after deciding in 2010 that it had grown...

Reuters, 00:23 in Business
 
De Gea has learned from hard knocks at in first season at United

De Gea has learned from hard knocks at in first season at United

It's only three months since David de Gea's Manchester United career hit a low when Blackburn went to Old Trafford on New Year's Eve and ruined Sir Alex Ferguson's 70th birthday celebrations. De Gea's performance was widely criticised, in particular...

Daily Mail, 00:18 in Sport
 
First rise in house prices for 20 months

First rise in house prices for 20 months

House prices rose in March for the first time in 20 months, partly helped by increased activity ahead of the ending of the first-time-buyer stamp duty holiday. Prices rose 0.2% last month, according to a survey of 1,500 surveyors and agents by...

Guardian, 00:26 in Business
 
BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP: JASON STEPS UP TO THE PLATO

BRITISH TOURING CAR CHAMPIONSHIP: JASON STEPS UP TO THE PLATO

JASON PLATO took a surprise lead in the Dunlop British Touring Car Championship after the season's first three action-packed races at Brands Hatch yesterday. Plato won the third race at the Kent circuit in his new KX Momentum MG, which his team had...

Daily Star, 00:13 in Sport
 

March springs into record books

March was the sunniest month since 1929, and the warmest since 1997 according to forecasters The highest maximum temperature recorded was 23.6 degrees in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, on March 27 which was a new Scottish record for March. There was an...

 

City are on the floor but at least Mancini is not giving up yet

Roberto Mancini believes Manchester United will win the Barclays Premier League title if they beat Blackburn and QPR in their next two games. Mancini's Manchester City team are two points behind their rivals after drawing with Sunderland on Saturday,...

Daily Mail, 00:18 in Sport
 


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