News archive from 10 February 2012, page 19

Acta: Germany delays signing anti-piracy agreement

Acta: Germany delays signing anti-piracy agreement

Germany has halted signing a controversial anti-piracy accord, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (Acta), after the justice ministry voiced concerns. A foreign ministry spokesperson told AFP that the delay was to "give us time to carry out...

 
THIERRY HENRY 'NOT STAYING AT ARSENAL'

THIERRY HENRY 'NOT STAYING AT ARSENAL'

THIERRY Henry will not stay at Arsenal beyond his loan spell, it was confirmed today. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger had hoped to extend Henry's load deal for another two weeks. However, it was confirmed today that the striker will return to New York Red...

Daily Star, 16:39 in Sport
 
Imminent? Rumours Buzzing About Apple iPad 3

Imminent? Rumours Buzzing About Apple iPad 3

The rumour mill is getting fired up with the possibility that Apple will launch its new iPad next month. Sources within the company say it has chosen the first week in March to show its replacement for the iPad 2, apparently in San Francisco. However,...

 
The sheer cheek of it! Kelly Brook leaves little to the imagination as she runs aruond town in a pair of see-through leggings

The sheer cheek of it! Kelly Brook leaves little to the imagination as she runs aruond town in a pair of...

Having just returned from a trip to sunny Brazil, the 32-year-old did not look impressed with the chilly UK temperatures desperately trying to hover above zero degrees. More... Welcome to my world! WAG and model Sylvie van der Vaart shows off her...

 
De Beers annual profits jump 62%

De Beers annual profits jump 62%

Diamond producer De Beers has announced a surge in profits as Chinese and US shoppers snapped up its gems. Underlying profits were up 62% last year to $698m (£443m). But the firm warned that trading slowed down in the second half of 2011 and it says...

BBC, 16:48 in Business
 

RLPC-ECB cash helps thaw Europe's loan market

The European Central Bank's long-term repurchase (LTRO) facility, which has given banks long-term cash in exchange for collateral, is also easing the pressure to sell loans to raise capital to hit mid-2012 targets, loan bankers said. "The...

Reuters, 16:57 in Business
 

Redknapp would not combine jobs

FOOTBALL: Harry Redknapp said today that he would not be able to juggle two jobs were he to take the position of England manager. The Spurs boss said that he would consider the post if it was offered to him, but would not be able to stay at White Hart...

 

Khan gets date for Peterson rematch

BOXING: Amir Khan's camp have taken steps to ensure there will be no repeat of the problems which beset his defeat to Lamont Peterson when the two meet for a rematch in Las Vegas on May 19. The 25-year-old had been calling for a rematch ever since he...

 

England eye improved performance in Rome

RUGBY UNION: England will be aiming to build on their scrappy win over Scotland last weekend when they face Italy tomorrow in the Six Nations. Stuart Lancaster's men prevailed 6-13 north of the border and will be hoping to give English rugby another...

 

Fergie: We've kept our dignity

FOOTBALL: Sir Alex Ferguson is determined Manchester United will retain their dignity as Patrice Evra and Luis Suarez come face to face for the first time tomorrow since the racism row exploded between the pair. Suarez has returned to action after...

 

Bradley and Cotto try to crash the party

BOXING COMMENT: The two biggest names in boxing are both set for their next fight which will be in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand. However Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao unsurprisingly won't be facing each other. Their contests are scheduled one...

 

Landing a blow for women's rights

BOXING: Just by getting into the boxing ring at the London Olympics, Sadaf Rahimi will be throwing a few punches in the fight for equal rights for Afghan women. There are female Afghan success stories, yet most women in Afghanistan remain second-class...

 

Injured Stevenson vows to make Games

TAEKWONDO: Taekwondo world champion Sarah Stevenson has vowed to be fit for the Olympics after undergoing surgery. The British star underwent an operation on a cruciate ligament last week after she suffered an injury during a recent training camp in...

 

Aleppo rocked by double blast

Two powerful bomb blasts shattered military and police facilities in Aleppo today, killing 28 soldiers and civilians, and wounding 235. The Military Intelligence Directorate was one of the compounds hit and a weeping correspondent on state-run TV...

 

British suspect stopped from leaving Egypt

A British woman was barred from leaving Egypt by its authorities today because she is on a list of people under investigation over ties to foreign groups accused of fomenting unrest in the country, an airport official said. Speaking on condition of...

 


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