News archive from 5 June 2013, page 1

Business news in brief: Petrofac | Cala Group | Metro Bank

Oil services firm Petrofac has secured a share in two deals, worth a combined $687 million (£449.4m), in Abu Dhabi. The firm said its Petrofac Emirates joint venture, which is 51 per cent owned by the gulf state’s investment and development company,...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
RUUD GULLIT: JOSE MOURINHO'S CHELSEA RETURN A BIG MISTAKE

RUUD GULLIT: JOSE MOURINHO'S CHELSEA RETURN A BIG MISTAKE

CHELSEA great Ruud Gullit fears Jose Mourinho will struggle to repeat the ­success of his first spell at Stamford Bridge. Mourinho won back-to-back Premier League titles, the FA Cup and two League Cups between 2004 and 2007. But Gullit – who won the...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 

Euro MPs fire broadside over failure of CAP talks

The lack of progress in the common agricultural policy (CAP) reform talks yesterday produced an amazing outburst from European Parliamentarians frustrated by what they described as a "foot-dragging attitude" by the Council of Ministers....

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
HULL MANAGER STEVE BRUCE SET TO SIGN MAYNOR FIGUEROA

HULL MANAGER STEVE BRUCE SET TO SIGN MAYNOR FIGUEROA

STEVE BRUCE will this week make Wigan's Maynor Figueroa his first summer signing for Premier League new boys Hull. Tigers boss Bruce beat off competition from West Ham for the Honduran international left-back, released on a free by relegated Latics....

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 

Farmgate livestock prices still on the rise

A SHORTAGE of stock combined with a strong demand is continuing to push market prices with farmgate values of cattle, sheep and pigs all well above year earlier levels, according to Stuart Ashworth, marketing analyst at Quality Meat Scotland. He said...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
JOSE MOURINHO AIMS TO WRAP UP £20M DEAL FOR ANDRE SCHURRLE

JOSE MOURINHO AIMS TO WRAP UP £20M DEAL FOR ANDRE SCHURRLE

JOSE MOURINHO hopes to tie-up a £20m deal tonight to make winger Andre Schurrle his first signing since returning as Chelsea boss. The Special One is expected to meet with Schurrle's Bayer Leverkusen bosses in Leipzig tonight. Mourinho has agreed to...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 

Acceleration in housing activity lifts hopes of construction revival

Renewed activity among housebuilders spurred the first rise in construction output for seven months in May, raising hopes that the sector's slump may be easing. The fastest increase in housebuilding work seen for more than two years lifted the...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
GERARD BUTLER EMBROILED IN STEROID CONTROVERSY

GERARD BUTLER EMBROILED IN STEROID CONTROVERSY

GERARD BUTLER is the latest trainer to be embroiled in the anabolic steroid controversy. The BHA has confirmed that the Newmarket handler is to be charged in the next few days for administering a prohibited substance to horses in his care. In April...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
CHIEFTAIN IN CHARGE

CHIEFTAIN IN CHARGE

BOHER CHIEFTAIN (9.32) can reverse heat form with new track record holder Many Are Called to land a quality £1,000 Mutual Friend 1959 450 final at Coventry tonight. That more than satisfactory heat effort represented Boher Chieftain's first stab at...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
BRETT FERRES EARNS SHOCK ENGLAND CALL-UP

BRETT FERRES EARNS SHOCK ENGLAND CALL-UP

BRETT FERRES has won a surprise call-up by England for next week's game against the Exiles. Boss Steve McNamara had snubbed the Huddersfield forward in March when he picked his elite training squad. But McNamara said the 27-year-old's outstanding form...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 

M&A deals tumble to record low

The number of domestic merger and acquisitions involving UK companies fell to a record low at the start of the year amid continuing economic uncertainty. There were just 24 such deals in the first quarter of 2013, down from 61 at the end of last year...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
TYSON FURY TELLS DAVID HAYE: BRING IT ON

TYSON FURY TELLS DAVID HAYE: BRING IT ON

TYSON FURY last night told David Haye to bring it on – as a blockbuster Battle of Britain clash moved a step nearer. I can reveal that both camps are locked in talks over a mouth-watering bout in September with Fury declaring: “It's the fight I have...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
Enter to win Highland Park whisky, Slow Food tickets

Enter to win Highland Park whisky, Slow Food tickets

WE'RE giving two lucky people the chance to win a pair of tickets to a special Slow Food event "Meet and Greet the Champions of Scottish Food', together with the opportunity to sample Highland Park single malt whisky, on Sunday 9th June from...

 
KID GALAHAD WANTS TO SHOW HIS CLASS

KID GALAHAD WANTS TO SHOW HIS CLASS

SHEFFIELD bruiser Kid Galahad wants to KO his critics by proving that he is the best super-bantamweight in Britain. The unbeaten 23-year-old meets Ghanaian Isaac Nettey at Glow, Bluewater, in Kent on Saturday and said: “I just want to prove everyone...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
JOHN MCGUINNESS WARNS RIVALS HE MEANS BUSINESS

JOHN MCGUINNESS WARNS RIVALS HE MEANS BUSINESS

JOHN McGUINNESS has warned pretenders to his “King of the Mountain” crown that he means business today. The Lancastrian, 19 times a ­winner around the 37.73-mile Mountain Course, has two thirds and a fourth so far this week. Michael Dunlop was the...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 


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