News archive from 3 March 2013, page 95

Investors at Aviva set for disappointment as loss-making insurer eyes dividend cut

Insurance giant Aviva is set to disappoint investors this week as it slumps £3billion into the red for 2012 and could cut its dividend. Thursday's annual figures follow a difficult year which saw the departure of chief executive Andrew Moss and a...

 
Germany to prevent Bulgaria, Romania entering Schengen - magazine

Germany to prevent Bulgaria, Romania entering Schengen - magazine

"Even the idea of a partial approval i.e. for entry by air or seaports is off the table," he added. He said Bulgaria and Romania, which joined the EU in 2007, needed to tackle corruption more decisively and that German citizens would only...

 

Action to turn back the tide

It is a mark of the ongoing economic war being waged by those with power over policy that the latest news of soaring directors' pay is merely one in a raging torrent of similar reports. Let us be clear - we are witnessing a fundamental transfer of...

 
SIBA attracts top line-up

SIBA attracts top line-up

Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer will lead a line-up of experts speaking at BeerX, the UK brewing industry's biggest ever conference, which takes place in Sheffield next month. Hundreds of brewers and licensees are expected to join members of the public...

 

Robshaw growing into a Lions leader

Each completed round of the RBS 6 Nations nudges Chris Robshaw closer to the Lions captaincy, yet only a year ago he feared how his England team-mates would respond to his leadership. With a solitary cap in the bank, Robshaw was named skipper before...

Daily Post, 23:32 in Sport
 
Mexican president warns party over graft: No one is untouchable

Mexican president warns party over graft: No one is untouchable

"There are no untouchable interests," said Pena Nieto, who pledged to break with the party's past reputation for shady deals and patronage when he won the presidency last year. "The only interest I will protect is the national...

 

Scheme to offer community cash

A CASH pot of £124,000 could be set aside every year by Leicestershire County Council to support community buildings. The authority’s cabinet meets on Wednesday to decide on the scheme with funds then being made available from April if it goes ahead....

 

'Hyperbale' spurs on Dawson and co but derby victory was no one-man show

So the gag doing the rounds among Arsenal fans before kick-off was about Gareth Bale and how overrating a footballer by comparing him to Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo ought to be known as "Hyperbale'.The thing is, by the final whistle, it...

Daily Mail, 23:37 in Sport
 

Sheiks stalk Wenger's wounded giants as talks of £1.5b bid gather pace

Arsenal fans arrived at White Hart Lane buzzing with talk of a Middle East consortium eyeing up their club. Sportsmail can reveal the group aiming to buy them met in London two weeks ago for talks over their proposed £1.5billion bid.Although they have...

Daily Mail, 23:37 in Sport
 

JAMIE REDKNAPP: Dawson and Vertonghen were the real difference, Park can lift QPR and Rooney will torment...

STAR MAN: PARK JI-SUNGA big win for QPR at Southampton and two players stood out - Jose Bosingwa and Park Ji-sung. Neither has settled well at QPR but both have Champions League medals and top pedigree. Their experience came to the fore and Park won't...

Daily Mail, 23:37 in Sport
 

Rory has to forget he's the world's best - or it will swallow him whole

Rory McIlroy has a nice steady girlfriend. Tiger Woods had a million of them. Then again, Tiger was never so overcome by toothache or inner turmoil that he walked off a golf course midway through his round. He found a way to take a load off at the...

Daily Mail, 23:45 in Sport
 

High blood sugar levels linked to stroke severity

“One reason why people with diabetes can suffer more damage during strokes has been discovered,” reported BBC News. It said a study has found a “protein which increased bleeding when blood sugar levels are high”. This study involved an experimental...

 

Kenyans to vote in tense head-to-head presidential race

Outgoing President Mwai Kibaki, the candidates and civil society groups have all appealed for a peaceful poll after the disputed vote five years ago unleashed a wave of killing by rival tribes that lasted weeks and left more than 1,200 dead. "I...

 
Obama renews offer to cut social safety net in big budget deal - aide

Obama renews offer to cut social safety net in big budget deal - aide

Signalling he might be ready to explore a compromise to end automatic spending cuts that began late Friday, Obama mentioned reforming these entitlement programs in calls with lawmakers from both parties on Saturday afternoon. "He's reaching out...

Reuters, 23:55 in Business
 


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