News archive from 4 November 2012, page 16

Scottish independence: Spain key to Scotland’s EU hopes

Scottish independence: Spain key to Scotland’s EU hopes

A FORMER head of the British Diplomatic Service yesterday warned that an independent Scotland's entry into the EU would depend on the "mood" of Spain. Lord Kerr of Kinlochard said Scotland’s EU membership could be slowed down if the Madrid...

Scotsman, 02:20 in Politics
 
Looming wine shortage is a sobering thought for millions of Middle Brits

Looming wine shortage is a sobering thought for millions of Middle Brits

FIRST our houses plummeted in value, then our pensions shrank, then we were told we would have to forego our child benefit. Now, the squeezed

 
REAL DRAMA AT DOWNTON ABBEY'S HEART

REAL DRAMA AT DOWNTON ABBEY'S HEART

With its love stories, ancient curses and wartime heroics, Highclere, the setting for Downton Abbey, is a treasure trove of script ideas. Among the most dramatic is that of Colonel Charles Clout who was shot between the eyes in the First World War...

 

Obama and Romney step up votes push

President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are making their closing arguments in a handful of battleground states which will decide the outcome of the election. National opinion polls show the race for the popular vote in Tuesday's...

 
LITTLE RICHARD TAUGHT MY BIG BROTHER MICK HOW TO MOVE LIKE JAGGER

LITTLE RICHARD TAUGHT MY BIG BROTHER MICK HOW TO MOVE LIKE JAGGER

Since the band started out as an outfit to dance to, I thought I'd look at Mick's connection with hoofing and ask what makes him move. Back in the day at the Crawdaddy club in Richmond, leading mods showed off new moves every Sunday night, and it was...

 

Obama and Romney step up votes push

Nov 4 2012 President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney are making their closing arguments in a handful of battleground states which will decide the outcome of the election. National opinion polls show the race for the popular vote in...

 
BURNLEY 2 - WOLVES 0: AUSTIN IS A TOP MAESTRO

BURNLEY 2 - WOLVES 0: AUSTIN IS A TOP MAESTRO

GOAL machine Charlie Austin broke another Burnley scoring record to stick a smile on the face of new boss Sean Dyche. Austin netted for the fifth home game in a row to continue rewriting history at Turf Moor. And his 19th strike of the season secured...

Daily Star, 03:26 in Sport
 

MacShane letters protected by rules

Letters from former minister Denis MacShane admitting expenses abuses cannot be used to prosecute him because they are protected by Commons rules, it has been revealed. Officials said parliamentary privilege meant the key correspondence was withheld...

 
Cheers to that!

Cheers to that!

We are wondering if a new landlord and landlady have taken over at a pub in this picture. Or maybe it was two couples taking on a pub in the area? We don’t have any details with this one and are hoping the eagle-eyed among you will know who the four...

 
WEST HAM 0 - MAN CITY 0: MANCINI'S STARS FALL FLAT

WEST HAM 0 - MAN CITY 0: MANCINI'S STARS FALL FLAT

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS? You're having a laugh. But Man City manager Roberto Mancini won't see the funny side in the coming weeks. His team of all stars again failed to live up to billing and wages – and the pressure is now on him. With the money he has...

Daily Star, 03:30 in Sport
 
JAMES MILNER IN MANCINI ROW

JAMES MILNER IN MANCINI ROW

JAMES MILNER had a fall-out with Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini before last night's draw against West Ham. The England midfielder was going through the normal warm-up routine with the rest of the players before being informed he was not in the...

Daily Star, 03:30 in Sport
 
BOLTON 2 - CARDIFF 1: NEW GAFFER FREEDMAN GETS DREAM START

BOLTON 2 - CARDIFF 1: NEW GAFFER FREEDMAN GETS DREAM START

DAVID NGOG got the Dougie Freedman era off to a flyer as ten-man Bolton floored Cardiff with a stirring fightback. The former Palace boss produced an inspired double substitution to completely turn the game on its head after Craig Noone's 40th-minute...

Daily Star, 03:30 in Sport
 
TOTTENHAM 0 - WIGAN 1: WHITE HART PAIN FOR AVB'S SPURS

TOTTENHAM 0 - WIGAN 1: WHITE HART PAIN FOR AVB'S SPURS

BEN WATSON scored Wigan's winner to leave Spurs fans baying for Andre Villas-Boas's blood. Wigan more than deserved their win against a plodding, disorganised Tottenham side, who were booed off at half-time and at the final whistle. Villas-Boas said:...

Daily Star, 03:37 in Sport
 
SIR ALEX FERGUSON: I DON'T BELIEVE IT

SIR ALEX FERGUSON: I DON'T BELIEVE IT

Manchester United manager Ferguson sparked a war of words between the clubs by insisting he does not believe referee Clattenburg made the racist remarks he has been accused of by Chelsea. He says none of his players heard Clattenburg say anything that...

 
CHARLTON 1 - MIDDLESBROUGH 4: MOW-BROS ON HIGH AFTER 5 IN A ROW

CHARLTON 1 - MIDDLESBROUGH 4: MOW-BROS ON HIGH AFTER 5 IN A ROW

MIDDLESBROUGH kept up their fine run of form with this goalfest at the Valley. And that meant boss Tony Mowbray could celebrate five wins on the bounce – but he says there is still a long way to go before they can start looking up. Last season, Boro...

Daily Star, 03:37 in Sport
 


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