News archive from 4 May 2012, page 3

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Asda cuts pump prices by up to 2p a litre to spark petrol price war ahead of the May Bank Holiday getaway

Supermarket chain Asda has sparked a new petrol price war by cutting its pump prices by up to 2p a litre ahead of the Bank Holiday getaway. Arch rivals Sainsbury and Tesco immediately matched the 2p per litre drop in a move that will force competing...

 
Dolby signs pact with Microsoft; results beat Street

Dolby signs pact with Microsoft; results beat Street

Microsoft will include Dolby Digital Plus 5.1-channel decoding and two-channel encoding in Windows 8 and original equipment manufacturers will pay a base royalty rate to Dolby for using its products, the company said in a statement. However, Dolby...

 

Third supermarket plan unveiled for Barnoldswick

By Tyrone Marshall, Reporter A THIRD supermarket is showing an interest in opening up in Barnoldswick, it has been revealed. Plans for a 36,000 sq ft foodstore have been submitted by textile firm Albert Hartley, as part of a redevelopment of their...

 
Candidates in borough’s 20 wards await their fate

Candidates in borough’s 20 wards await their fate

The polls for the local elections have closed. With 22 seats up for grabs, thousands of residents in Bolton’s 20 wards have voted. Bolton Council had already received thousands of postal votes, and final results will now be totted up tonight at Bolton...

 

LIVE: Bury Council elections

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Heart attack signs vary by sex

“Heart attack symptoms differ in women,” BBC News has today reported. The broadcaster says that women having a heart attack are less likely to experience chest pain, compared with men. A heart attack can cause a range of different symptoms, from...

 

Cayman premier says London aims to ''ruin'' his nation

Premier McKeeva Bush accused British officials, including the British-appointed governor and police commissioner, of conducting baseless investigations into his handling of government contracts. He described the investigations on local television as...

 
Convicted killer in appeal bid

Convicted killer in appeal bid

A prisoner has won the right to appeal his conviction for murdering a man in a street ambush. John Dookie, 22, was stabbed to death on St Peter’s Street, Preston, during a bitter drugs war between dealers on Valentine’s Day in 1997. Kevin Samuel Cole,...

 

Heart attack signs vary by sex

“Heart attack symptoms differ in women,” BBC News has today reported. The broadcaster says that women having a heart attack are less likely to experience chest pain, compared with men. A heart attack can cause a range of different symptoms, from...

 

Coalition braced for rough ride

May 3 2012 The coalition is braced for a rough ride as counting gets under way in key local elections. Polls closed at 10pm on Thursday amid speculation that a drizzly day across much of the country could result in a low turnout. The Tories and...

 

Coalition braced for rough ride

The coalition is braced for a rough ride as counting gets under way in key local elections. Polls closed at 10pm on Thursday amid speculation that a drizzly day across much of the country could result in a low turnout. The Tories and Liberal Democrats...

 

Coalition braced for rough ride

The coalition is braced for a rough ride as counting gets under way in key local elections. Polls closed at 10pm on Thursday amid speculation that a drizzly day across much of the country could result in a low turnout. The Tories and Liberal Democrats...

 
ASHTON PLAYS DOWN ENGLAND LINKS

ASHTON PLAYS DOWN ENGLAND LINKS

Brian Ashton appears to have ruled himself out of becoming part of Stuart Lancaster's England coaching set-up, claiming there is "nothing in the pipeline" between him and the Rugby Football Union. Ashton, who coached England to the final of...

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Borrowers 'bear some crisis blame'

Consumers and homeowners who borrowed too much money during the economic boom must "accept responsibility" for their part in the financial crisis, a senior cabinet minister has said. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond claimed banks were not...

 


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