News archive from 6 June 2012, page 7

FOOTBALL CLUB OWNERS WILL BE VETTED

FOOTBALL CLUB OWNERS WILL BE VETTED

Member outfits are expected to vote in today's Hampden AGM on a proposal to make outgoing club directors confirm they have held a full investigation into those taking over. Whyte was allowed to sail into power at Rangers last year and failed to tell...

 
SIGN OF THE TIMES FOR HOOPS

SIGN OF THE TIMES FOR HOOPS

Express Sport revealed last week that Hoops boss Neil Lennon was keen on West Brom's out-of-contract midfielder Keith Andrews. Now Charlton Athletic, fresh from winning League One and with cash to spend, have noted their interest in the Republic of...

 
Sponsored by Inflation-busting pay deals see FTSE finance chiefs beat £1m mark

Sponsored by Inflation-busting pay deals see FTSE finance chiefs beat £1m mark

THE "shareholder spring" of activism against inflated boardroom pay and bonuses has failed to stop the remuneration of Britain's blue-chip company finance directors busting the £1 million barrier. The news comes as a separate report also...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 

Jonathan Trott disappointed but not surprised at Kevin Pietersen quitting England limited-overs cricket

KEVIN PIETERSEN'S decision to retire from limited-overs international cricket came as no great surprise but as a major disappointment to his England team-mate Jonathan Trott. The announcement last week of Pietersen's future unavailability for all...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Stats Group wins major supply deal with Qatar

PIPELINE engineering firm Stats Group yesterday won what is understood to be its biggest-ever contract after securing a ten-year deal with Qatargas, the world's largest liquified natural gas (LNG) producer. Under the contract, which is believed to be...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 

We can seal first win of season in North Wales says Glamorgan CC skipper Mark Wallace

DESPITE having gone winless in the first two months of the season, new Glamorgan skipper Mark Wallace is confident the county's annual trip to North Wales can bear fruit today when they take on Yorkshire in the first of two matches in Rhos-on-Sea....

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 
Sponsored by Scots IT sector on the rise as cloud computing firm puts down roots

Sponsored by Scots IT sector on the rise as cloud computing firm puts down roots

Stockholm-listed Proact, which has bases in 13 countries, will open its European operations and support centre at its Bellshill sales office after receiving a regional selective assistance (RSA) grant from the Scottish Government. The Scandinavian...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 

Liverpool Competition: Northop Hall denied bank holiday double by Liverpool

NORTHOP Hall saw their push for a Bank Holiday double frustrated by visitors Liverpool, who spent almost 62 overs at the crease before risking a declaration in a frustrating First Division draw at Smithy Lane. Boosted by their 21-6 points windfall at...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 
Sponsored by Telstra in talks with Vodafone

Sponsored by Telstra in talks with Vodafone

Australian firm Telstra yesterday said it was in discussions about possibly selling TelstraClear, its struggling New Zealand operation, to Vodafone New Zealand, but stressed there was no certainty as to whether an agreement would be reached. Telstra...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 

Liverpool Competition: Prestatyn throw away chance of victory against Parkfield Liscard

PRESTATYN squandered a great chance to boost their promotion hopes as they lost to fourth-placed Parkfield Liscard by 17 runs. Batting first, Parkfield were in deep trouble when they were bowled out for a modest 136 and, but for a face-saving knock of...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Steadying food inflation rate set to help shoppers

FOOD prices stabilised last month as the cost of raw materials and crude oil declined, providing some relief to under-pressure consumers. Today’s latest shop price index, published by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and data analyst Nielsen, shows...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 

Liverpool Competition: Colwyn Bay still await first win of season after draw at New Brighton

COLWYN Bay still await their first win of the Premier Division season after hosts New Brighton virtually put themselves beyond catching with 277-5. Having shaded a 7-6 points split at lowly Hightown on Saturday, the second-bottom Bay were hoping to...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 
Sponsored by Shell chief forecasts weakening in oil prices as tensions ease

Sponsored by Shell chief forecasts weakening in oil prices as tensions ease

OIL prices will weaken further in the second half of this year as demand reacts to a slowing global economy, while international political tensions ease, Shell chief executive Peter Voser yesterday forecast. Brent crude this week dropped to a 16-month...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 

Amir Khan vows to beat Danny Garcia after opponents father claims Bolton fighter is "overrated'

BOXING: Amir Khan has promised to beat Danny Garcia after his next opponent's father claimed the former world champion was overrated. Garcia will face Khan in Las Vegas on July 14 after the latter's rematch with Lamont Peterson fell through when the...

Daily Post, 00:13 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Temporary staff benefit with Legitas

THOUSANDS of Scottish temporary workers could soon be enjoying benefits associated with a permanent job thanks to a business being launched by Edinburgh-based employment services firm Legitas. The company’s new division, called Health-E, is targeting...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Business
 


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