News archive from 7 February 2014, page 3

Osborne to visit airport rail boost

George Osborne will seek to highlight Government efforts to boost the economy in the north of England when he helps start work on a £20 million rail upgrade at Manchester Airport. The Chancellor will insist growth will not be "concentrated in any...

 

Body found in hunt for teenager

Police searching for an Irish teenager who disappeared during a night out in London's West End have found a body. Patrick Halpin, 18, was last seen shortly after midnight on Wednesday when he left the Zoo Bar in Bear Street, Leicester Square, in...

 
BREAKING: Nemanja Vidic quits Manchester United

BREAKING: Nemanja Vidic quits Manchester United

Earlier this week Anderson joined Fiorentina and warned that other players want to leave. The Manchester United captain, who has been at Old Trafford for eight years and won the Champions League along with five Premier League triumphs, is set for a...

 
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers determined to out gun Arsenal

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers determined to out gun Arsenal

The Liverpool manager highlighted one of the biggest improvements he has overseen in his 20-months at Anfield as being the change in mentality of his players. Rodgers said Liverpool now expect to emerge on top from every game they play whereas the...

 
ECB expect Kevin Pietersen is ready to tell his story

ECB expect Kevin Pietersen is ready to tell his story

Lawyers on both sides are confident they can sign off on the remainder of his central contract - but the reasons for the split that has rocked English cricket look set to remain under wraps until the end of September, when that contract would have...

 
Kelly Brown gets frozen out as ice man Chris Fusaro steps in for Scotland

Kelly Brown gets frozen out as ice man Chris Fusaro steps in for Scotland

Chris Fusaro, an uncapped Glasgow back row who used to serve customers in his father Luigi's St Andrews' gelateria, has been handed the job of replacing discarded skipper Kelly Brown as Scotland attempt to upset England. It is a daunting...

 
Sam Burgess switch to rugby union won't guarantee World Cup ambitions

Sam Burgess switch to rugby union won't guarantee World Cup ambitions

Time has already run out. Burgess appears to want to make a switch but last night England coach Stuart Lancaster said that, though he briefly met the player in Sydney last year, neither he nor anyone in his coaching team such as another ex-league man...

 
Never write off the old enemy says England legend Lewis Moody

Never write off the old enemy says England legend Lewis Moody

It involves a pre-match stroll around Edinburgh with Ben Cohen in 2006. The pair, proudly turned out in their England tracksuits, were walking around the Scottish capital 24 hours before kick-off when they spotted a Scotsman in need of assistance. “My...

 
Jack Nowell out to repay the faith after mixed England debut

Jack Nowell out to repay the faith after mixed England debut

Nowell swiftly followed his butterfingers - though, in his defence, his view had been obscured by Joe Launchbury - by conceding a penalty when England were attacking. These are the sort of setbacks that could destroy a young man's confidence. But with...

 
Irish captain Paul O'Connell recovers from 'embarrassing' cough

Irish captain Paul O'Connell recovers from 'embarrassing' cough

The second row returns to the side along with Gordon D'Arcy after reluctantly sitting out the victory over Scotland. “It's a bit embarrassing really. I've copped plenty of slagging from the old-school players I've played with for years. I almost wish...

 
Tottenham hero David Ginola: 'I can work my magic on Andros Townsend'

Tottenham hero David Ginola: 'I can work my magic on Andros Townsend'

The White Hart Lane legend completes his UEFA A coaching licence in the summer and is already considering where he might like to dip his toe into the world of football coaching. With his former team-mates Sherwood and Les Ferdinand currently in charge...

 
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'no regrets that we didn't sign Luis Suarez'

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'no regrets that we didn't sign Luis Suarez'

Wenger comes face to face with the player he made two bids for during the close season when Arsenal face Liverpool at Anfield tomorrow lunchtime. Wenger's second offer for Suarez, a cheeky £40,000,001, was believed to be the amount that would trigger...

 

Power lines cancer risk reassurance

Overhead power lines pose no cancer risk to children despite earlier fears of a link with leukaemia, a large study has found. Scientists analysed data on almost 16,500 in the UK who were diagnosed with the blood cancer between 1962 and 2008. They...

 
Tom Sizemore admits the Elizabeth Hurley and Bill Clinton affair rumour is untrue

Tom Sizemore admits the Elizabeth Hurley and Bill Clinton affair rumour is untrue

Tom Sizemore, 52, who was recorded telling friends about the alleged romance, blamed his extraordinary allegation on his long-standing drug addiction. Sizemore, who claims to have dated the British actress for three years, expressed his regrets to...

 
The Beatles’ scribbles from first live TV show to fetch £600k at auction

The Beatles’ scribbles from first live TV show to fetch £600k at auction

It was signed by the Fab Four after their appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964. Four feet long and two feet wide, the piece features caricature drawings of Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and John Lennon, along with a...

 


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