News archive from 7 September 2012, page 12

Plan in place for struggling Infosys, but no quick returns

Plan in place for struggling Infosys, but no quick returns

The $7 billion company based in Bangalore, India's Silicon Valley, has missed sales targets, lost market share, put off an annual pay rise and seen its stock battered this year. "The realization of the benefits will be delayed short-term,"...

 
TUC warns of more co-ordinated strikes

TUC warns of more co-ordinated strikes

The leader of the UK's largest union has warned that there could be more co-ordinated strikes in response to the government's spending cuts. Len McCluskey, the general secretary of the Unite Union, said he would support calls for strikes which could...

BBC, 00:50 in Business
 
Amazon to create 2,000 new UK jobs

Amazon to create 2,000 new UK jobs

Online retailer Amazon is to create more than 2,000 permanent jobs in the UK over the next two years. The US-based company officially opened a new distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead on Thursday, creating 600 of the new posts. It will open another...

BBC, 00:50 in Business
 
 

Former spy chief’s arrest could delay Gaddafi trial

The trial of Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam may be delayed to include any testimony obtained via interrogation from his former spy chief who was arrested on Wednesday, a government official has said. Officials said in August that Saif...

 

Bearded bishop tells of raid by Amish wielding scissors

An AMISH bishop yesterday claimed his chest-length beard was cropped in a late-night attack by members of a breakaway sect now accused of hate crimes. Myron Miller, 46, told a court in Ohio he had been concerned about cult-style “brain-washing” by the...

 

Pensioner was drink-driving

A TIP-off led to an OAP being caught drink-driving on his way home from his local pub, a court heard. Police stopped Bernard Bunting in Carrwood Road, Renishaw, on August 18 - and when officers spoke to him he admitted he was bound to be over the...

 
The globalisation of work - and people

The globalisation of work - and people

What is fundamentally transforming work is extraordinary connectivity. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of Business Recruitment robots need impressing Is technology killing the lure of company heritage? Algorithms that...

BBC, 01:02 in Business
 
It's only Northern Ireland! Cocky Fab dismisses O'Neill's men ahead of clash

It's only Northern Ireland! Cocky Fab dismisses O'Neill's men ahead of clash

Fabio Capello approaches his first competitive game in charge of Russia with a confidence he never had with England - and less pressure. The Russians host Northern Ireland in Moscow for their first 2014 World Cup qualifier and even with only two...

Daily Mail, 01:03 in Sport
 

You can't buy history! Jose in dig at City as champions monitor Ronaldo

Jose Mourinho admitted that Manchester City's lavish spending might lead to Champions League glory but belittled his Group D rivals by claiming they will never be able to buy the history of clubs like Real Madrid.City face Mourinho's side at the...

Daily Mail, 01:03 in Sport
 
DRUNKEN BRITISH TEACHERS 'DUMP' TOT, 2, IN PORTUGAL

DRUNKEN BRITISH TEACHERS 'DUMP' TOT, 2, IN PORTUGAL

The two-year-old girl was seen playing by a busy road while the couple – described as “middle-class teachers” – sat in a bar 300ft away. Police found the hungry youngster in tears and when they confronted the couple, who they said were too drunk to...

 
Amber Rose confirms pregnancy with belly rub on red carpet

Amber Rose confirms pregnancy with belly rub on red carpet

Kanye West's ex-girlfriend Amber Rose has confirmed she's pregnant on the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards. Just like Beyonce revealed she was with child before the prizegiving last year, model Rose and her fiance Wiz Khalifa ended speculation...

 

Ryder Cup stars Kaymer and Hanson in contention as Storm takes KLM Open lead

England's Graeme Storm took a two-shot first-round lead at the KLM Open after a seven-birdie 63 at Hilversum. The Hartlepool native birdied two of the last three holes to nudge ahead of a tightly-packed leaderboard which sees European Ryder Cup team...

Daily Mail, 01:03 in Sport
 

Ferrer sees off Tipsarevic in epic five-set thriller to reach last four of US Open

Fourth seed David Ferrer reached his second US Open semi-final after a quite brilliant five-set tussle against Janko Tipsarevic at Flushing Meadows. The Spaniard is known as the 'little beast' and he showed why as he recovered from two sets to one...

Daily Mail, 01:03 in Sport
 

Norton set for lengthy ban after jockey fails pre-race breathalyser test at Salisbury

Jockey Franny Norton appears set for another long ban after failing a pre-race breathalyser test at Salisbury. Norton, who has had 56 winners in 2012, was stood down for the day, missing two rides including that on Ed McMahon's Winning Express, who...

Daily Mail, 01:03 in Sport
 


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