News archive from 3 November 2012, page 16

Marathon cancelled as city recovers

Nov 3 2012 The Manhattan skyline was mostly lit for the first time in five days on Friday night, a sign of progress undercut by long lines at petrol stations. The New York City Marathon has been cancelled amid outrage over holding a sports event...

 

If my name was Allardici I'd be a top four boss, jokes West Ham boss

Sam Allardyce has joked he will never manage a top four side because his surname is not "Allardici'.The West Ham boss once famously claimed he would win the league every year if in charge of Real Madrid or Inter Milan but conceded he is now...

Daily Mail, 02:20 in Sport
 

Cusack planning Rush Limbaugh film

Outspoken liberal John Cusack is developing a film about conservative US radio host Rush Limbaugh, the actor's production company said. The working title is Rush, John's New Crime Productions company confirmed. Hollywood director Betty Thomas, who is...

 
£1.2BN LOSS HERALDS MORE WOE FOR RBS

£1.2BN LOSS HERALDS MORE WOE FOR RBS

Chief executive Stephen Hester yesterday said the taxpayer-backed bank's five-year plan to clean up its business would be completed by the end of next year but its reputation would take “time and facts” to recover. “Bankers, like estate agents, have...

 

Fifth have no savings safety net

Nov 3 2012 Nearly a third of families have savings which will run out within five days if they are faced with a financial emergency, research has found. Some 31% of those surveyed said they have less than £250 set aside as a safety net if something...

 
COMPETITION A REVERSE FOR DIRECT LINE

COMPETITION A REVERSE FOR DIRECT LINE

The group, which recently floated on the stock market after owner Royal Bank of Scotland was forced to sell a stake under EU state-aid rules, said “aggressive pricing” from its competitors ahead of the introduction of gender neutral insurance next...

 
Women who exercise spend same amount of time sitting down as those who don’t

Women who exercise spend same amount of time sitting down as those who don’t

Woman who regularly exercise still spend the same amount of time sitting down than those who don't, according to research. This means they are still risk of developing a range of health problems including diabetes, obesity, heart disease and some...

Scotsman, 02:24 in Hot News
 

No Chelsea player heard Terry abuse Ferdinand... now they're blessed with the hearing of a piano tuner

Listen and you might be able to hear the sound of Chelsea's credibility crashing down around their ears. The wild accusation that referee Mark Clattenburg hurled racist abuse at John Mikel Obi appears to be coming apart and it is taking the club's...

Daily Mail, 02:20 in Sport
 

Fewer at-risk patients get flu jab

Nov 3 2012 Many people who risk becoming seriously ill if they get the flu have not yet been vaccinated against it. The number of pensioners who have received the vaccination has fallen from the same period last year. And the number of other...

 
WESTFIELD GETS A GAMES BONANZA

WESTFIELD GETS A GAMES BONANZA

That helped the centre, next to the Games park in east London, attract more than 47 million people during its first year as it generated sales of £896million. Opened in September 2011 at 1.9million square feet, it is the largest centre in Europe....

 
Terrified ref sends off 36 players after brawl at Paraguayan youth game

Terrified ref sends off 36 players after brawl at Paraguayan youth game

The clash between Teniente Farina and visiting club Libertad had just five minutes remaining when one player from each team started a scrap in the middle of the pitch. Referee Nestor Guillen rushed over and dished out a red card to each of the...

Metro, 02:24 in Sport
 
IKEA BEDROOM SPIES LIFT SALES

IKEA BEDROOM SPIES LIFT SALES

The chain, which has 18 UK stores, said it had re-designed its in-store bedroom showrooms to better reflect British life after making 500 visits to customers' homes last year. A spokesman said: “We went to their homes to see how they lived as families...

 
I was the Van Persie of my day and I just had to quit, says former Arsenal and United star Stapleton

I was the Van Persie of my day and I just had to quit, says former Arsenal and United star Stapleton

Long before Robin van Persie, there was Frank Stapleton.The best centre forward in the country rejected a new contract at Arsenal, concerned about the club's ambition, and ended up at Manchester United. Stapleton became a byword for greed and...

Daily Mail, 02:20 in Sport
 
PETS AT HOME CHAIN IS ENJOYING A BOOM

PETS AT HOME CHAIN IS ENJOYING A BOOM

The group added 32 new stores in the year to the end of March, extending the group to 331. It added 18 in-store Groom Room salons, taking the total to 61, and 19 Companion Care veterinary centres, of which it now has 92. Total sales rose 7.1 per cent...

 
EXCLUSIVE: All my life I have had to prove people wrong, says Toon hero Demba Ba

EXCLUSIVE: All my life I have had to prove people wrong, says Toon hero Demba Ba

It reads like a Who isn't Who of European football: Montgaillard, Le Havre, Frileuse, Mountrouge, Olympique Lyonnais, Auxerre, Foligno, Watford (twice), Barnsley, Amiens, Rouen, Mouscron. Even Stoke City.All clubs who could have signed Demba Ba and...

Daily Mail, 02:20 in Sport
 


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