News archive from 3 April 2011, page 22

Man held by police over shooting of five-year-old in London

thusha kamaleswaran Image 2 A MAN was held in custody yesterday charged with two counts of attempted murder after the shooting of five-year-old Thusha Kamaleswaran and a 35-year-old man. Anthony McCalla, 19, of Streatham, will appear next at the Old...

 

British giants Marks & Spencer set to open new store on Champs Elysees in Paris

HIGH street giants Marks & Spencer are opening a new store on the prestigious Champs Elysees in Paris. The retailer announced the plans to open the three-storey shop on the most upmarket street in the capital at the end of this year. The new store...

 
FA to investigate Manchester United's Wayne Rooney for swearing

FA to investigate Manchester United's Wayne Rooney for swearing

Wayne Rooney can expect to discover on Monday whether he will face disciplinary action for his swearing into a television camera as he celebrated his hat-trick at West Ham United. The Manchester United forward's three goals yesterday helped his team...

Guardian, 11:08 in Sport
 
Northampton Saints 53-24 Sale Sharks | Premiership match report

Northampton Saints 53-24 Sale Sharks | Premiership match report

Northampton took another sure step towards a Premiership play-off place, having secured a bonus point before the interval, but Sale will be relieved when the season is over. The match was overshadowed when the Sharks' Wales and Lions scrum-half Dwayne...

Guardian, 11:08 in Sport
 

Weight Matters: April 3

I'm doing really well on the ProPoints plan but my kids will be on holiday soon and I can't take them to the gym with me. This makes me feel guilty then I start to eat more. What can I do? Getting your whole family involved in getting more active will...

 
India charges ex-telecoms minister Raja with fraud

India charges ex-telecoms minister Raja with fraud

India's former telecoms minister, Andimuthu Raja, has been charged with conspiracy, forgery and fraud in connection with a multi-billion dollar corruption scandal. The allegations relate to the sale in 2008 of mobile phone licences for a fraction of...

BBC, 11:27 in Business
 

Workmen chase advocate after carrying out £22k renovations to holiday home

A PLUMBER and joiner are chasing a leading lawyer for £22,000 for work they did on his French holiday home. George Thomson and Scott Johnstone spent 12 days renovating the farmhouse of advocate Desmond Cheyne. They drove the 2300-mile round trip from...

 

Weightlifter beats road rage rap thanks to Motherwell goalkeeper

A FORMER world champ weightlifter who terrorised a man in a road rage attack has escaped jail thanks to an SPL football star. Chris Bonnar was given 300 hours' community service after his lawyer presented a letter from Motherwell goalie Lee Hollis to...

 

Sharleen Spiteri and Ian McCulloch pay tribute to David Bowie for shaping their music

sharleen spiteri IN A QUIET Glasgow back street, the Berkeley 2 rehearsal complex is a hive of activity. Thumping drum beats seep through the walls as bands run through their live sets while a posse of roadies unload equipment for the next session....

 
New Employment Laws Will 'Damage Business'

New Employment Laws Will 'Damage Business'

New employment laws including changes to paternity leave will be damaging to British businesses, a new report has warned A survey of 1,300 firms by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) showed that over half believed giving extra paternity leave...

 
Life Harder For Kids From 'Jobless' Homes

Life Harder For Kids From 'Jobless' Homes

Young people from jobless families are more likely to struggle at school and end up on the dole like their parents, new research shows. The study - Destined for the Dole? - reveals young people whose parents do not work are twice as likely to feel...

 
Charlie Sheen live show bombs in Detroit

Charlie Sheen live show bombs in Detroit

Actor Charlie Sheen was booed off stage by fans on the first night of his Violent Torpedo Of Truth: Defeat Is Not An Option one-man show in Detroit. The former Two And A Half Men star had initially been greeted with rapturous applause, but fans...

BBC, 11:31 in Art & Culture
 
Rafael Benítez keen on return to Premier League management

Rafael Benítez keen on return to Premier League management

Rafael Benítez will look for a job with a Premier League club if and when he returns to football management. The former Liverpool and Internazionale manager has had offers of employment since his six-month stay in Serie A ended just before Christmas,...

Guardian, 11:37 in Sport
 
Chris Tarrant 'in talks for Strictly Come Dancing'

Chris Tarrant 'in talks for Strictly Come Dancing'

According to The Sun, the Who Wants to be a Millionaire host has been approached by BBC1 producers, who feel the 64-year-old would be a major draw on the show. A source told the newspaper: 'He loves a laugh but he's full of opinions. He's top of the...

Metro, 11:52 in Showbiz
 
ICC to decide on 2015 World Cup format on Monday

ICC to decide on 2015 World Cup format on Monday

A decision on the number of teams that will take part in the next World Cup is set to be determined by the International Cricket Council following a meeting of its executive board in Mumbai on Monday. The ICC has previously stated it would cut the...

Guardian, 11:53 in Sport
 


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