News archive from 3 December 2012, page 1

Owen Farrell hails 'champions' attitude' in win over New Zealand

Owen Farrell hails 'champions' attitude' in win over New Zealand

The fly-half kicked 17 points as England powered their way to a record win over the world champions, to end a 20-game unbeaten run. The triumph followed frustrating defeats to Australia and South Africa, and Farrell said: ‘We felt like the...

Metro, 22:39 in Sport
 

MONDAY VIEW: Osborne must stop going on about growth

Asked to name just one thing that I think George Osborne should say in the Autumn Statement but he won't, it is: "Stop talking about growth'. We keep hearing about the lack of economic growth and this Autumn Statement will be no exception. There...

 

Retailers hoping for a record-breaking 'Cyber Monday' as shoppers go on Christmas spree

The strongest ever week of online sales for John Lewis has fuelled retailers' hopes of a record-breaking "Cyber Monday' - the busiest internet shopping day of the year. John Lewis reported online sales of £37.9m last week, the firm's best ever...

 

Former Labour spin doctor Lord Mandelson given lucrative Glencore role

Labour peer Lord Mandelson has landed a money-spinning role advising commodity trader Glencore, the Daily Mail can disclose. The former spin doctor, who once said he was "intensely relaxed about people getting filthy rich' follows in the...

 
David Price and Tyson Fury edge closer to Klitschko showdowns

David Price and Tyson Fury edge closer to Klitschko showdowns

Unbeaten Olympic bronze medallist Price recorded his fourth victory of the year by knocking out Matt Skelton in the second round to retain his British and Commonwealth titles. Fury triumphed when he gained an unanimous points decision against American...

Metro, 22:43 in Sport
 
Alex Salmond ‘ignoring Leveson’s harsh criticism’ as FM insists he is happy with findings

Alex Salmond ‘ignoring Leveson’s harsh criticism’ as FM insists he is happy with findings

Opposition leaders voiced their surprise earlier today after Alex Salmond insisted he was "very content" with Lord Justice Leveson's conclusions on his dealings with Rupert Murdoch. • Opposition leaders call for Alex Salmond to step aside...

Scotsman, 23:01 in Politics
 
Avram Grant could be offered consultative role with Chelsea

Avram Grant could be offered consultative role with Chelsea

Avram Grant may be called in at Chelsea to assist Rafael Benítez in a consultative role should the poor run continue. Photograph: Alessia Pierdomenico/Reuters Rafael Benítez believes he retains the support of the Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich,...

 

Is there any point competing? Tulisa loses fashion battle to flawless Nicole Scherzinger on The X Factor......

Nicole Scherzinger outshone her fellow judge Tulisa Contostavlos on Sunday night's result show of The X Factor. Stepping out as the picture of elegance, Nicole looked flawless in a black floor length organza gown. Once again the 34-year-old showed...

 
'Busy' British troops get Christmas holiday bonus

'Busy' British troops get Christmas holiday bonus

Soldiers will take 25 days leave from mid-December to say thank you for their service during special events such as the London Olympics and Queen's diamond jubilee. But the move, which will see military buildings closed, is seen by one former Army...

Metro, 23:05 in Hot News
 
I feel like a woman! Shania Twain, 47, still looks purr-fect in her sequined catsuit in Las Vegas EIGHT years after she last performed on stage

I feel like a woman! Shania Twain, 47, still looks purr-fect in her sequined catsuit in Las Vegas EIGHT...

It had been eight years since she'd performed on stage. And Shania Twain didn't have to utter one note before receiving a standing ovation from the first audience of her two-year residency show, Shania: Still the One, at The Colosseum at Caesars...

 
Jailed SAS sniper thanks press for getting him out

Jailed SAS sniper thanks press for getting him out

Sgt Danny Nightingale, 37, revealed that the hardest burden was being away from his family and worrying how they were coping.He said being reunited with his wife Sally, who led the campaign for his release, was a 'very special moment'. Without the...

Metro, 23:05 in Hot News
 
Husband arrested over stabbing of wife and mother-of-two

Husband arrested over stabbing of wife and mother-of-two

The body of American-born Janee Parsons, 31, was found at the family home in Lucerne Avenue, in Bicester, Oxfordshire, on Saturday morning.Her 38-year-old husband, Andrew, is being questioned by detectives from Thames Valley police. Their children,...

Metro, 23:05 in Hot News
 
Sparking their romance: Chris Brown shares picture of smoke-filled fun times with Rihanna

Sparking their romance: Chris Brown shares picture of smoke-filled fun times with Rihanna

They've left tongues wagging after posting a series of intimate Instagram shots together.And Chris Brown further fueled rumours of a rekindled romance with his ex-girlfriend Rihanna by posting a black-and-white picture of the pair enjoying...

 
Temperatures set to fall as winter tightens its grip on Britain

Temperatures set to fall as winter tightens its grip on Britain

Even a brief respite of milder weather forecast for tomorrow threatens to exacerbate flooding in the south-west as more rain falls on saturated ground.On Sunday, the Environment Agency said 23 flood warnings were in place, covering every region of...

Metro, 23:05 in Hot News
 
Till death do us chart: Cancer victim has top 40 hit with Isn't She Lovely

Till death do us chart: Cancer victim has top 40 hit with Isn't She Lovely

Jimmy Higham's cover of the Stevie Wonder hit Isn't She Lovely was at one stage outselling singles by One Direction, Robbie Williams and Rihanna. His posthumous success has surprised his family and former colleagues as the song was recorded three...

Metro, 23:05 in Hot News
 


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