News archive from 13 August 2012, page 11

Games cross finish line with party

For the last 16 days the sport has been hard fought and serious, but on Sunday night it was party time in the Olympic Stadium. As the world bade farewell to London 2012, the host city put on the concert of a lifetime, a stunning musical extravaganza...

Daily Post, 01:09 in Sport
 
OLYMPIC BRONZE GIVES TOM DALEY TASTE OF SWEET LIFE

OLYMPIC BRONZE GIVES TOM DALEY TASTE OF SWEET LIFE

Daley's emotional journey to the podium and a bronze medal in the platform diving at the end of a spellbinding final on Saturday was made that extra bit sweeter by that unknown well-wisher. Having lost more than a stone in weight after being told by...

 
CANOE STARS WANT TO RULE THE WAVES

CANOE STARS WANT TO RULE THE WAVES

Trainee accountant Ed McKeever led the charge on Eton Dorney Lake on Saturday by winning gold in the 200metre kayak single, with Liam Heath and Jon Schofield taking bronze in doubles over the same distance. Their success gave the fans who have flocked...

 

McIlroy celebrates USPGA glory

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McIlroy celebrates USPGA glory

Everyone likes something for nothing which is where this idea came from, the Best Things in Life are Free! Put simply it's a website with loads of freebies from across the North West. News Local Regional National Entertainment Showbiz Health...

 

Boy partially blinded in detonator blast

A BOY aged 15 has lost the sight in his right eye after a railway detonator exploded in his face, British Transport Police said. He suffered severe facial injuries after at least one detonator was thrown on to a bonfire and exploded on Saturday night...

Scotsman, 01:11 in Hot News
 

McIlroy celebrates USPGA glory

Only a month after people were asking what had gone wrong, Rory McIlroy proved everything is all right by storming to his second major - and at a younger age than Tiger Woods managed it. While the flame was being put out at the London Olympics, the...

 
SPAIN GO CLOSE BUT AMERICANS ARE IN NO MOOD FOR OLYMPIC CULTURE SHOCK IN

SPAIN GO CLOSE BUT AMERICANS ARE IN NO MOOD FOR OLYMPIC CULTURE SHOCK IN

London 2012 has been a very British Games, full of ironic, self-deprecating humour and stiff upper lips. However, on the final day it descended into pure Americana for the USA's 107-100 victory over Spain to claim men's basketball gold. Well, an...

 

McIlroy celebrates USPGA glory

Only a month after people were asking what had gone wrong, Rory McIlroy proved everything is all right by storming to his second major - and at a younger age than Tiger Woods managed it. While the flame was being put out at the London Olympics, the...

 
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THE artist Ricky Demarco called for Inchcolm Island to become an annual feature in the Edinburgh festivals line-up yesterday after taking a new production of Macbeth there, 23 years after a former production. He challenged Jonathan Mills, the director...

 

Threats to Israel dwarfed by prospect of nuclear neighbour, says Netanyahu

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said most threats to his country's security are "dwarfed" by the prospect of Iran obtaining nuclear weaponry, which local media reports charged Tehran had stepped up its efforts to achieve. The...

 

Man jailed for insulting Aisha

A BAHRAINI court has jailed a man for two years for making insulting comments about one of the Prophet Mohammad's wives, the latest such case highlighting sectarian tension in the Gulf. The daily al-Wasat reported that a man had insulted Aisha, a...

 

Italians use imagination to smuggle £32m cash

Customs and excise officials have made seizures worth more than €41 million (£32m) as Italians worried about the ongoing euro crisis try to smuggle bank-notes, gold and silver into and out of the country. In the first seven months of the year border...

 

Oil tanker and destroyer collide

An OIL tanker collided with a US navy destroyer near the Strait of Hormuz yesterday, but no-one was hurt and shipping traffic in the waterway, through which 40 per cent of the world's seaborne oil exports pass, was not affected, officials said. The US...

 

Canary Islands parks at risk from wildfires

Fierce fires have forced the evacuation of thousands of residents and are threatening some of Spain's most precious natural parks, including one that is a Unesco world heritage site. Fires on the Canary islands of La Gomera and Tenerife led to the...

 


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