News archive from 2 November 2012, page 13

New guidance over child abuse calls

More than half of all calls made to the NSPCC about child abuse cannot be referred to the police or social services due to lack of information, the charity has revealed. The organisation is launching new guidance on how to protect children from sexual...

 
LIONS MUST GET PRIDE OF PLACE, STUART LANCASTER

LIONS MUST GET PRIDE OF PLACE, STUART LANCASTER

As McGeechan is the greatest Lion of them all after two tours as a player and five as coach, he is unquestionably a partial witness. Lancaster fears not only Graham Rowntree but also Andy Farrell will be seconded by Lions coach Warren Gatland for the...

 
SAMIT PATEL HEAVEN SENT FOR SPOT IN MIDDLE

SAMIT PATEL HEAVEN SENT FOR SPOT IN MIDDLE

That is the verdict of Jimmy Anderson after Patel scored 104 in the opening tour match in Mumbai. The Nottinghamshire all-rounder is now favourite to seal the No 6 batting spot for the first Test in Ahmedabad on November 15. And his composed...

 
NICK EVANS IS HUNGRY FOR MORE AT QUINS

NICK EVANS IS HUNGRY FOR MORE AT QUINS

It is quite a hat-trick and if the former New Zealand fly-half is anywhere near as good at 35 as he currently is at 32, his continuation at The Stoop will be as significant as any of Quins' recent achievements. He has been as influential an overseas...

 
‘MY ROUGH RUN IS NOT DOWN TO MCLAREN DEAL' SAYS SERGIO PEREZ

‘MY ROUGH RUN IS NOT DOWN TO MCLAREN DEAL' SAYS SERGIO PEREZ

McLaren turned to one of Formula One's rising stars after discovering Lewis Hamilton had decided to end their 14-year relationship and join Mercedes. In the three grands prix that have followed in Japan, Korea and India, Sauber's Perez has drawn a...

 
RED BULL AND SEB VETTEL ARE A SCHU-IN FOR MORE TITLES

RED BULL AND SEB VETTEL ARE A SCHU-IN FOR MORE TITLES

As Vettel prepares Red Bull's bid for a fifth successive race win in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to move a step closer to a hat-trick of world titles, Horner conceded that more success will come with more suspicion. Not that it bothers him or...

 
Alt-J win Mercury Music Prize

Alt-J win Mercury Music Prize

Rockers Alt-J have won the prestigious Mercury Music Prize for their album An Awesome Wave. The four-piece had been bookmakers' favourites to take home the annual honour for their debut, which was named Britain's best album of the past year at a...

 
STEVE MCNAMARA IS BOOSTED BY FRIENDLY FACTOR

STEVE MCNAMARA IS BOOSTED BY FRIENDLY FACTOR

Four years on from that debacle Down Under, the national side look significantly better-placed now to smash the southern hemisphere duopoly of New Zealand and Australia at next year's World Cup. Coach Steve McNamara has at least one genuinely...

 

New guidance over child abuse calls

More than half of all calls made to the NSPCC about child abuse cannot be referred to the police or social services due to lack of information, the charity has revealed. The organisation is launching new guidance on how to protect children from sexual...

 
Apple rolls out iPad mini in Sydney to shorter lines

Apple rolls out iPad mini in Sydney to shorter lines

About 50 people waited for the Apple store to open, where in the past the line had stretched for several blocks when the company launched new iPhones. Apple Inc's global gadget rollouts are typically high-energy affairs drawing droves of buyers who...

 
LinkedIn beats expectations, raises full-year revenue view

LinkedIn beats expectations, raises full-year revenue view

Shares of LinkedIn gained nearly 8 percent to $115.15 in after-hours trading on Thursday, as the company extended its streak of beating analyst expectations every quarter since its May 2011 initial public offering. "They seem to be firing on all...

 

Watch the moment Manhattan went dark: Extraordinary time-lapse video shows how New York was plunged into...

A time lapse video has revealed the moment Manhattan was plunged into darkness as Hurricane Sandy barrelled through New York on Monday night.Captured from the Northside Piers Towers in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, the video condenses two days of the...

 
JUDD TRUMP CARES MORE ABOUT WORLD TITLES

JUDD TRUMP CARES MORE ABOUT WORLD TITLES

Trump, 23, will go top with a semi-final win over Peter Ebdon at the International Championship in Chengdu, China. He said, however: “ Obviously, it would be a dream come true to become world No1 but, at the moment, I want to win as many titles as I...

 
LIONS MUST GET PRIDE OF PLACE, STUART LANCASTER

LIONS MUST GET PRIDE OF PLACE, STUART LANCASTER

As McGeechan is the greatest Lion of them all after two tours as a player and five as coach, he is unquestionably a partial witness. Lancaster fears not only Graham Rowntree but also Andy Farrell will be seconded by Lions coach Warren Gatland for the...

 
PETER HANSON: IT'S OPEN SEASON ON MCILROY

PETER HANSON: IT'S OPEN SEASON ON MCILROY

The Swede, who won the BMW Masters in Shanghai last weekend, will overtake the world No1 in the money list on Sunday if he completes a China double by winning the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament. But while McIlroy will return to action at the Singapore...

 


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