News archive from 4 January 2012
Rambus said it anticipates revenue of about $83 million, compared with its previously announced target range of $66 million to $71 million. The two analysts who follow Rambus, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S, were on average expecting $69 million...
The move is meant to better align bets in financial markets with the views of policymakers at the central bank and is a significant milestone in Ben Bernanke's push for greater policymaking transparency. The Fed has held the overnight federal funds...
SIR ALEX FERGUSON has always taken a glass half-full view of Manchester Uniteds fortunes. So it comes as no surprise that, despite a crippling injury list, some wildly fluctuating form, shock early exits from the Champions League and Carling Cup...
STUART BROAD admits he still harbours bitterness towards Pakistan for the spot-fixing scandal that shook the sport but concedes holding grudges will not help win the upcoming Test series. Englands party line to questions about the 2010 series...
BP TURNED up the heat on contractor Halliburton yesterday as part of moves to make it pay the costs resulting from the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. The oil giant called on the courts to throw out a demand from the US company that BP should be...
STOCK markets started the new year on a surge of optimism on hopes recovery in the worlds two biggest economies was gaining steam. About £33billion was added to the value of Britains biggest companies as investors shrugged off disappointing...
SHOPPERS flocked back to the high street over the festive break but City experts warn the gulf between top performing retailers and the stragglers will widen. The three shopping days after Christmas saw a frenzy of shoppers hit stores and shopping...
FOR investors 2011 was a turbulent year and 2012 is set to be just as volatile. But what really matters is where you put your money. If you had invested £10,000 one year ago it could be worth as much as £12,000 or as little as £3,300 today. Thats...
WITH many families having spent more than they had planned to on presents, partying and other festive fare during the past few weeks, bank balances will have taken a battering. This comes at a time when household finances are already stretched to...
TRANMERE have extended the loan stay of Leeds goalkeeper Paul Rachubka by a further month until January 28.
Families with children will be hardest hit by tax and benefit changes aimed at cutting the deficit, a charity argues. The Family and Parenting Institute (FPI) says the average income of households with children will drop by 4.2% between 2010-11 and...
MORECAMBE have secured the services of striker Jason Price until the end of the season. Prices original loan deal expired on January 3, but manager Jim Bentley has been impressed enough to extend his stay at the Globe Arena.
The government's national insurance holiday scheme has been 'a total flop', argued the Labour party on Wednesday. The scheme gives businesses established outside of London, the South East and East of England a "holiday" in paying staff...
SWANSEA transfer target John Goossens has turned down a move to the Liberty Stadium and will stay with NEC Nijmegen for the rest of the season.
A seven-storey apartment block on Tripoli Street is riddled with bullet holes. Its walls have been blackened by smoke and a large chunk has been ripped out of its roof by a tank shell. On the ground floor, what was once a shop is now a mess of...
- 04:43 Fewer barbs across Korean border as South scales back fence
- 04:32 West Brom defender set for the exit as Albion learn EFL Cup second...
- 04:32 Garry Monk discusses Birmingham City's loan window plans as...
- 04:23 Google staff protest against plan for censored Chinese search engine
- 04:22 Radio 1's Greg James on breakfast and battling Taylor Swift fans
- 04:16 Stomp - Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until Saturday, August 18
- 04:05 Stomp - Theatre Royal, Newcastle, until Saturday, August 18
- 03:28 'Trojan Horse' hearings against teachers and governor cost £1.27m
- 03:16 Low-carb diets could shorten life, study suggests
- 03:16 Body scanners and sniffer dogs to target prison drugs
- 03:14 RIP Aretha Franklin: Five ways the Queen of Soul made history
- 03:14 Trump's 'dirty war' on media draws editorials in 300 US outlets
- 03:14 Liverpool refugee memorial torn down again
- 03:14 Theatre world needs a 'culture change' for parents
- 03:14 Green Man festival in the Brecon Beacons to attract 25,000
- 03:14 Stage Debut Awards: Aidan Turner and Bryan Cranston among nominees
- 03:14 Stormzy launches Cambridge scholarship for black students
- 03:14 Peterloo: London festival film to premiere - in Manchester
- 03:14 Cardi B to open MTV VMAs in first performance since giving birth
- 03:14 WWE: Peyton Royce hits back at 'body shaming' Meltzer
- 03:14 Scarlett Johansson is world's best-paid actress, Forbes says
- 03:14 Aretha Franklin: A life in pictures
- 03:08 Replacement building for burnt down warehouse to be given planning...
- 03:02 E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs
- 02:44 Kerala floods: death toll reaches 86 in worst monsoon in nearly a...
- 02:44 The singer's singer: musicians pay tribute to Aretha Franklin
- 02:36 Sir Rod Stewart auctions furniture in Essex sale
- 02:36 B&Q owner Kingfisher sales rise during warm weather
- 02:36 Walmart shares up 10% on news of online sales lift
- 02:36 Discounts and online help retail sales bounce back in July