News archive from 3 April 2011, page 25

Irish and Greek debts sustainable - EU rescue fund chief

"The assessment of the three institutions that have the task to make this kind of assessment -- the IMF, the European Commission and the ECB -- is that these countries will reach a sustainable debt situation at the end of their programmes,"...

Reuters, 13:42 in Business
 
Penelope Cruz receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Penelope Cruz receives Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Oscar-winning actress Penelope Cruz has been honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. The 36-year-old called the unveiling "a very special day that I will always remember". The ceremony was also attended by Cruz's husband, actor...

BBC, 13:46 in Art & Culture
 

Everton 2-2 Aston Villa

Gerard Houllier's calls for a united front from the Villa faithful were answered on Saturday as his side earned a controversial draw with Everton. Houllier's men repelled a second-half onslaught from the hosts, having taken the lead seconds after...

 
Jose Mourinho could play Cristiano Ronaldo against Tottenham

Jose Mourinho could play Cristiano Ronaldo against Tottenham

The Portugal star has missed the last few international fixtures due to the injury and looked likely to miss out on Real's Champions League quarter final clash at the Bernabeu. However, Mourinho, whose side is also being affected by injuries to winger...

Metro, 14:00 in Sport
 

Wigan Athletic 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

"Tactically fantastic" was how Roberto Martinez described his players after relegation-threatened Wigan kept their first clean sheet in nine home league matches. Champions League contenders Tottenham were forced to settle for a share of the...

 
The incalculable cost of nuclear power | Thomas Noyes

The incalculable cost of nuclear power | Thomas Noyes

George Monbiot caused quite a stir recently when he declared that the Fukushima Daiichi disaster had confirmed him as a supporter of nuclear power as part of the solution for reducing carbon emissions. But the costs and uncertainties of the industry...

 
Spain socialists need quick fix on leader - analyst

Spain socialists need quick fix on leader - analyst

Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, his popularity hammered by the euro zone's highest jobless rate, said on Saturday he would not seek a third term in 2012 elections his party is expected to lose. "There needs to be no doubts...

 
Jorge Lorenzo wins in Spain as Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner crash

Jorge Lorenzo wins in Spain as Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner crash

The reigning champion Jorge Lorenzo was handed victory at his home MotoGP race on a dramatic wet afternoon in Spain in which the former world champions Valentino Rossi and Casey Stoner crashed. Lorenzo, riding for Yamaha, was able to ease away to a...

Guardian, 14:25 in Sport
 

Dozens of Yemen protesters wounded in new clash

About 10 people were hit by bullets in the violence in Taiz, south of the capital, but most were suffering from the effects of tear gas, a doctor said. "Armoured vehicles and tanks are surrounding us. They have spent three hours firing tear gas...

 
Peter Andre and Elen Rivas split, but deny fake romance

Peter Andre and Elen Rivas split, but deny fake romance

The couple reportedly split via the phone on Friday, with Pete's hectic schedule blamed for the demise of their budding relationship. Sources had hinted at an imminent break-up last week, with one friend telling Now magazine that Pete's career means...

Metro, 14:42 in Showbiz
 

Ophir Energy lining up £1 billion London float - report

However, it added that the group was also looking at selling a stake in one of its projects or at attracting further private investment as an alternative to a listing. Ophir was not immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Paul Sandle; Editing...

Reuters, 14:49 in Business
 
Masters 2011: Sky takes on BBC with live Augusta TV coverage

Masters 2011: Sky takes on BBC with live Augusta TV coverage

There will be one battle being fought on the fairways at Augusta this week but another, just as fiercely competitive, being fought off it. In a move some regard as controversial and others view as key for the future, the BBC will go head-to-head with...

Guardian, 14:52 in Sport
 
Al Fayed defends Michael Jackson statue at Fulham FC‎

Al Fayed defends Michael Jackson statue at Fulham FC‎

Fulham chairman Mohammed Al Fayed has told fans they can "go to hell" if they do not appreciate a new Michael Jackson statue at Craven Cottage stadium. Mr Al Fayed unveiled the statue on Sunday prior to the west London Premier League team's...

BBC, 14:52 in Art & Culture
 
Omagh bombers are a 'dangerous minority'

Omagh bombers are a 'dangerous minority'

Following the attack, County Tyrone's chief constable Matt Bagott said the attackers are responsible for ending the life of a peacemaker. Ronan Kerr, 25, died when a device exploded beneath his car, although it is not yet clear which group placed it...

Metro, 15:18 in Hot News
 
Police seeking 18 suspects over protest violence

Police seeking 18 suspects over protest violence

Over 140 individuals were charged in the aftermath of the TUC protest, after a group started breaking windows, daubing banks and shops with paint and attacking the police. In total, 56 officers were injured, with 11 requiring hospital treatment. The...

Metro, 15:18 in Hot News
 


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