News archive from 5 February 2012, page 5

NICHOLLS IS GOOD BET

NICHOLLS IS GOOD BET

PAUL NICHOLLS, as always, gives an honest assessment about the chances of his runners. Zarkandar, my idea of the winner, received a positive from the trainer yesterday for this Saturday’s Betfair Hurdle which takes place at Newbury. But such...

 
A TOUGH DAY FOR DERBY MANAGER NIGEL CLOUGH

A TOUGH DAY FOR DERBY MANAGER NIGEL CLOUGH

THE East Midlands derby will be played today in the shadow of the death of Forest owner Nigel Doughty. The businessman, who ploughed around £100million of his fortune into the club, was found dead at his Lincolnshire home yesterday. Tributes will...

 
SIX NATIONS 2012: MY RED CARD PAIN IS OVER, SAYS WALES SKIPPER SAM WARBURTON

SIX NATIONS 2012: MY RED CARD PAIN IS OVER, SAYS WALES SKIPPER SAM WARBURTON

SAM WARBURTON revealed how the loss of his grandfather helped him banish the pain of his red card shame. Warburton leads Wales today in the first competitive match since he was sent off in the World Cup semi-final for a controversial tackle. It is...

 
SIX NATIONS 2012: ENGLAND COACH STUART LANCASTER HAS GOT OFF THE GROUND

SIX NATIONS 2012: ENGLAND COACH STUART LANCASTER HAS GOT OFF THE GROUND

STUART LANCASTER threw his arms in the air to celebrate a magnificent Calcutta Cup triumph on his debut as England head coach. His exhausted, exhilarated players led by the impressive new skipper Chris Robshaw, hugged each other with giant grins on...

 
SIX NATIONS 2012: NEW ENGLAND CAPTAIN CHRIS ROBSHAW'S DREAM START

SIX NATIONS 2012: NEW ENGLAND CAPTAIN CHRIS ROBSHAW'S DREAM START

ENGLAND’S Chris Robshaw held aloft the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield last night and hailed a perfect start to his tenancy as captain. Robshaw said: “To get a win like that on my debut as skipper is just a dream and it was a good reward for our fans...

 
DARK CLOUD OVER SEVERE WEATHER COVER

DARK CLOUD OVER SEVERE WEATHER COVER

THE UK may be in the middle of a big freeze but the biggest long-term weather threat facing millions of homeowners is flooding. As more extreme weather is on the horizon, 5.2 million homes face a serious flood risk. Watching helplessly as your house...

 
USING A LUMP SUM WISELY

USING A LUMP SUM WISELY

JOHN N, 58, is looking for the best way to use a £19,000 lump sum from an endowment policy linked to a mortgage he had nine years ago. When he sold the property he kept the endowment going. His current house still has a £17,000 mortgage. “Should I...

 
BROADBAND USERS STILL STUCK IN THE SLOW LANE

BROADBAND USERS STILL STUCK IN THE SLOW LANE

BROADBAND providers have been blasted for failing to improve services for customers paying for faster internet packages. New findings from regulator Ofcom show that while the average speed has increased 22 per cent in a year, the UK average is still...

 
BARCLAYS BONUSES REIGNITE PAY ROW

BARCLAYS BONUSES REIGNITE PAY ROW

BARCLAYS is set to stoke the furore over bonuses this week when it reveals a £1.8 billion payout to its investment bankers plus a bonus and pay package to its American chief executive Bob Diamond worth up to £11.5 million. The bank, which did not...

 
WARNING QE MAY DAMAGE RECOVERY

WARNING QE MAY DAMAGE RECOVERY

LORD Lamont, former Chancellor in the John Major government, has slammed quantitative easing (QE) as a “panic measure” that could damage the recovery. His views, which come ahead of a decision on a further round of the money supply programme this...

 
TYLER: 'AEROSMITH GET TOGETHER MIGHT NOT INCLUDE 'ANGRY' PERRY'

TYLER: 'AEROSMITH GET TOGETHER MIGHT NOT INCLUDE 'ANGRY' PERRY'

AEROSMITH star STEVEN TYLER insists news the band is getting together this weekend to record new material doesn't mean things are harmonious in the group - he's still not speaking with guitarist JOE PERRY, who he expects to be a no show at the...

 
 Iron Lady film draws sympathy for Thatcher in Argentina

"Iron Lady" film draws sympathy for Thatcher in Argentina

The Oscar-nominated film shows Thatcher, the 86-year-old former prime minister, as a confused and lonely old woman remembering flashbacks of her divisive political career, and its release comes as diplomatic tensions over the Falklands are flaring...

 
MADONNA: 'PREMIUM TOUR TICKET PRICES ARE JUSTIFIED'

MADONNA: 'PREMIUM TOUR TICKET PRICES ARE JUSTIFIED'

Pop superstar MADONNA refuses to sympathise with fans who grumble about the escalating price of her concert tickets - insisting they should "start saving" their money because she's "worth it". Tickets for the Material Girl's live...

 

Three Tibetans self-immolate in western China - report

One person died at the scene, while the other two -- Tsaptsai Tsering, 60, and Kyarel, 30 -- were seriously injured, it said, citing unidentified sources. It said it could not identify the dead person. Seda was among the three sites of violent clashes...

 
China's Wen says country has stake in helping Europe

China's Wen says country has stake in helping Europe

"Now Europe is facing a debt crisis and we must consider relations with Europe strategically to protect our national interests," Wen said while visiting the export-dependent southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Tuesday, said Xinhua....

Reuters, 08:35 in Business
 


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