News archive from 9 November 2012, page 4

Winter storm knocks power out to 60,000 recovering from Sandy

Winter storm knocks power out to 60,000 recovering from Sandy

About 60,000 reconnected households in New York and New Jersey were back in the dark after the latest storm, which brought down trees and electrical wires.More than 500,000 homes and businesses had yet to have power restored from Sandy as temperatures...

Metro, 23:09 in Hot News
 
Bashar al-Assad: I will live and die in Syria

Bashar al-Assad: I will live and die in Syria

The defiant president said he would never flee the country despite the 19-month-old uprising against his rule that has seen more than 36,000 people die.'I am not a puppet, I was not made by the west for me to go to the west or any other country,' Mr...

Metro, 23:09 in Hot News
 
Mitt Romney's presidential victory website accidentally posted online

Mitt Romney's presidential victory website accidentally posted online

The web pages, featuring the title 'The Office of the President Elect', accidentally went live online late on Tuesday night, just as Romney was conceding the US presidential election to Obama.The main screen on the leaked pages featured a photo of...

Metro, 23:09 in Hot News
 
Fan killed and 19 injured at Linkin Park stadium gig

Fan killed and 19 injured at Linkin Park stadium gig

The 32-year-old fan was on her way into the venue when high winds blew over a temporary advertising rig.It toppled on to crowds in a car park as the US rockers prepared to go on stage in Cape Town. Officials said 12 concert-goers were taken to...

Metro, 23:09 in Hot News
 

Elderly lady taken to hospital following collision in Flint Mountain

AN ELDERLY lady was taken to hospital following a collision in Flint Mountain last night.The incident in Northop Road involved two vehicles and a pedestrian. Emergency services were called to the scene at about 9.30pm and the road was closed for about...

 

School celebrates after getting a ‘good’ report

By Freya Leng STAFF and pupils at a school near Pershore are celebrating after their latest report from Ofsted. Elmley Castle CE First School, near Pershore, has improved from ‘satisfactory’ to ‘good’ in all areas after its inspection last month. In...

 
Andre Villas-Boas: Spurs were brilliant from start to finish against Maribor

Andre Villas-Boas: Spurs were brilliant from start to finish against Maribor

Spurs leapfrogged their Slovenian counterparts in Group J with a convincing victory at White Hart Lane, as striker Jermain Defoe netted a hat-trick and Villas-Boas couldn't hide his delight in his team's performance. ‘We were brilliant from the...

Metro, 23:19 in Sport
 
Juan Martin del Potro keeps ATP hopes alive with win over Tipsarevic

Juan Martin del Potro keeps ATP hopes alive with win over Tipsarevic

The Argentine, who was runner-up to Nikolay Davydenko when the O2 Arena first hosted this event in 2009, never looked in danger, winning 6-0, 6-4. Once the world No.6 and former US Open champion broke his Serbian opponent in the first game, the result...

Metro, 23:19 in Sport
 

School celebrates after getting a ‘good’ report

By Freya Leng STAFF and pupils at a school near Pershore are celebrating after their latest report from Ofsted. Elmley Castle CE First School, near Pershore, has improved from ‘satisfactory’ to ‘good’ in all areas after its inspection last month. In...

 

Wales set ambitious autumn target

George North and Wales are targeting a minimum of three wins out of four as they prepare to get their autumn series under way against Argentina on Saturday. The Pumas assignment arrives ahead of engagements against Samoa, world champions New Zealand...

Daily Post, 23:33 in Sport
 

Jol confirms Fulham contract talks

Martin Jol revealed on Thursday that Fulham had approached him to activate the clause in his contract that would see him stay at Craven Cottage until 2014. Cottagers boss Jol confirmed he and the club held talks "a month ago or so" about...

Daily Post, 23:33 in Sport
 

Lancaster looking to build new England

England head coach Stuart Lancaster insisted the time has come for evolution not revolution after he named his most inexperienced team yet to face Fiji at Twickenham. England's starting XV for the first of four QBE autumn internationals includes the...

Daily Post, 23:33 in Sport
 

Defoe nets hat-trick in Spurs triumph

Jermain Defoe responded to his England snub by scoring a superb hat-trick that put Tottenham's Europa League campaign back on track as they recorded a 3-1 victory over Maribor. Just nine hours after he was left out of Roy Hodgson's Three Lions squad,...

Daily Post, 23:33 in Sport
 

McDonald's posts rare sales drop, promotions questioned

The loss of customers to rival chains such as Burger King and Taco Bell is a huge test for CEO Don Thompson, who took over in July when the chain was enjoying a multi-year run of rising sales and profits. McDonald's shares touched a 52-week low on...

Reuters, 23:38 in Business
 

Spain's Popular to unveil 2.5-billion-euro share issue's terms Saturday

The country's sixth-biggest bank needs the cash because an independent stress test of Spain's financial system, published in September, showed Popular needed an extra 3.2 billion euros to weather a serious economic downturn. The share issue, a key...

Reuters, 23:38 in Business
 


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