News archive from 7 May 2012, page 3

Homecoming crowned Guineas queen

Aidan O'Brien became the first trainer since 1942 to claim the 1000 and 2000 Guineas in the same season on two occasions as Homecoming Queen ran out a surprise winner of the fillies' Classic 24 hours after Camelot's triumph. The legendary Fred Darling...

 
TITLE IS NO EASY SALE FOR CHRIS ROBSHAW

TITLE IS NO EASY SALE FOR CHRIS ROBSHAW

Their 24-10 victory at Sale, controversial for the callow make-up of the Sharks' squad, meant Quins finished top of the Premiership for the first time, having earned the most points and won the most games during the regular season. Those achievements...

 

Big business calls for tough carbon emission reports

THE UK government should force large companies to provide annual information on their carbon emissions in addition to reporting profits and executive pay, an alliance of businesses and environmental groups said. Companies including PepsiCo, Microsoft...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 

British rowers strike gold in Belgrade

Britain's rowers took a confident first step towards London 2012 by winning 12 medals, including four golds, in Olympic classes at the World Cup in Belgrade. The first of three World Cups saw British wins in the men's four, men's and women's doubles...

 
BANK HOLIDAY RUNNERS' INDEX

BANK HOLIDAY RUNNERS' INDEX

Be - Beverley Bt - Bath K - Kempton W - Windsor Aaranyow Bt 4.15 Acer Diamonds W 4.05 Achalas W 5.35 Ailsa Craig Be 3.25 Airborne Again K 3.15 Al Muheer Be 5.30 Al Wajba W 4.05 Aldwick Bay W 5.05 Altona...

 

Villa earn vital point

Ten-man Tottenham's hopes of securing an automatic Champions League spot were dented by struggling Aston Villa who edged closer to survival with a hard-fought 1-1 draw. Ciaran Clark gave Villa a half-time lead and the visitors had defender Danny Rose...

 

Shareholders add to pressure on Aviva’s Moss

Aviva has reportedly come under pressure from two major shareholders to replace chief executive Andrew Moss following a massive protest vote against executive pay. This week, investors are also expected to make their voices heard as revolts over “fat...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
BRONCOS 22 - BRADFORD 29: BRONCOS NEED TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD

BRONCOS 22 - BRADFORD 29: BRONCOS NEED TO STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD

In one sense, it worked. The crowd of 2,844 was more than the 2,674 they have averaged at The Stoop this season. But the real problems for the Broncos are on the pitch, where all the club's efforts to attract new followers are being constantly...

 

Bolton collapse hits survival hopes

James Morrison crashed home a dramatic last-minute equaliser to secure a 2-2 draw for West Brom as Bolton let slip two precious points in their Barclays Premier League survival fight. Martin Petrov's first-half penalty and a 70th-minute own-goal from...

 
TODAY'S RACING TIPS - 07/05/2012

TODAY'S RACING TIPS - 07/05/2012

He won the Racing Post's National Press Challenge in 2005, and has been a regular winner of that paper's monthly prize in the last 18 months. Here are his selections for today's racing in the UK: COMPUTERMAN Bath 2.10 SIGN OF THE ZODIAC 2.40 GOLAC...

 

Heathrow-owner eyes £500m Enterprise

FERROVIAL, the owner of Heathrow airport, is in advanced talks to buy Enterprise, one the of the UK's largest council services outsourcing companies, in a deal estimated to be worth £500 million. The Madrid-based infrastructure giant wants to buy...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Business
 
MARK CAVENDISH CLINCHES EARLY VICTORY

MARK CAVENDISH CLINCHES EARLY VICTORY

“I've never won so early in a Giro and that's a good sign, particularly as I haven't sprinted for a while,” said Cavendish after claiming his 26th Grand Tour stage victory. “I've got my old kick back – and that's what I needed.” Of the 206km stage,...

 
STRIKING GOLD BEFORE GAMES

STRIKING GOLD BEFORE GAMES

“A very good day,” was the verdict of GB performance director David Tanner. “To win 12 medals from 12 starts is as good, if not better, than we would have hoped. But we know there are more teams to come in for the next World Cups, so we cannot sit...

 

Muslim–far right clashes leave 29 police hurt

twenty-nine German police officers were left injured after clashes erupted between an ultra-conservative Muslim group and a small far-right march in Bonn this weekend. More than 100 Muslim protesters were briefly arrested. They call themselves...

 

Patriarch lives up to his title

The patriarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church baptised hundreds of babies in Tbilisi cathedral yesterday, in an effort credited with helping raise the birth rate in the former Soviet nation. Patriarch Ilia II has promised to become the godfather of...

 


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