News archive from 14 February 2012, page 13

Apple may face iPad export ban in China trademark dispute

Apple may face iPad export ban in China trademark dispute

If successful, the move could deal a blow to the U.S. technology giant's iPad sales worldwide. Not only is China a huge consumer market but it is a major production base for the American company's iconic products including the iPad, iPhone and iPod....

 
UK bolsters clearing lawsuit against ECB

UK bolsters clearing lawsuit against ECB

The first, unprecedented challenge was filed last summer after the ECB published its policy in July. Britain sees the central bank's policy as a challenge to its financial sector, Europe's largest. The UK said it filed its second challenge with the...

Reuters, 13:51 in Business
 

Exclusive - E.U. to punish Spain for deficits, inaction

A final decision still has to be made, but the European Commission believes the new government overstated the deficit figures for 2011 so the current year's data would look better. Spain is also not addressing quickly enough the deterioration in...

Reuters, 13:51 in Business
 
CRISTIANO RONALDO 'STAYING AT REAL MADRID'

CRISTIANO RONALDO 'STAYING AT REAL MADRID'

CRISTIANO Ronaldo will snub Manchester City and Manchester United and stay at Real Madrid. Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick against Levante at the weekend and has started to win over fans. Fans have even started comparing him to Real Madrid legend Alfredo...

Daily Star, 13:56 in Sport
 

Iranian bomber maimed in blasts in Thai capital

Shortly before, there had been an explosion in a house the man was renting in the Ekamai area of central Bangkok, and shortly afterwards, another blast on a nearby road. "The police have control of the situation. It is thought that the suspect...

 
InterContinental looks to China to drive growth

InterContinental looks to China to drive growth

The hotelier, home to Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn as well as the InterContinental brand, said business was improving in the U.S, led by a healthier economy and job creation in a region which makes well over half the group's profit. Greater China,...

Reuters, 14:21 in Business
 

Samsung says considering options for LCD business

Major display makers from Samsung to LG Display Co are shifting to a newer type of flat-screen display called organic light-emitting diode (OLED), which is currently used mainly in high-end smartphones, betting the new technology will replace LCD in...

 
Tevez: Mancini treated me like a dog! Exile heads back to City (but that's no apology!)

Tevez: Mancini treated me like a dog! Exile heads back to City (but that's no apology!)

There were hopes that Tevez, who has lost £9.3million in fines and wages since last playing for City five months ago, would be given a second chance as he prepared to board a flight on Monday from Buenos Aires, where he has been AWOL since November....

Daily Mail, 14:22 in Sport
 
Russian general: Iran's enemies to decide course soon

Russian general: Iran's enemies to decide course soon

In remarks that come as Russia has been voicing its differences with the West on various issues in the Middle East, General Nikolai Makarov, the chief-of-staff, was quoted by RIA news agency as saying: "Iran, of course, is a sore spot."...

 

Ticketweb customers receive phishing email asking for card details after marketing database is hacked

Enlarge TicketWeb UK took immediate action and shut down the vulnerability and contacted our customers. No sensitive personal information or credit card information was vulnerable directly from the TicketWeb UK direct email marketing system during...

 
Respite for savers: Inflation fall means 47 accounts now keep pace with cost of living

Respite for savers: Inflation fall means 47 accounts now keep pace with cost of living

At long last, some good news for savers: the rate of inflation last month slowed to 3.6 per cent, according to the Government's official consumer prices index. It makes ordinary savings accounts and cash Isas much more attractive. Some 47 of the 1,100...

 
Britain's top rating looks set to survive despite threat

Britain's top rating looks set to survive despite threat

Together these are seen keeping the country credible with investors even though it faces large risks to growth. Rating agency Moody's slapped a negative outlook on Britain's triple-A rating late on Monday, saying the neighbouring euro zone crisis is...

Reuters, 14:27 in Business
 

Greece rushes to meet lender demands

Squeezed between sceptical European capitals and deep anger in Greece, political leaders must also produce written commitments to stick to the terms of the 130 billion euro ($172 billion) bailout before the ministers meet on Wednesday. Greek lawmakers...

Reuters, 14:27 in Business
 
HOUSTON'S DAUGHTER SUFFERED 'NERVOUS BREAKDOWN'

HOUSTON'S DAUGHTER SUFFERED 'NERVOUS BREAKDOWN'

WHITNEY HOUSTON's daughter Bobbi Kristina was hospitalised after suffering a "nervous breakdown" in the wake of her mother's sudden death. Ray Watson, who served as the I Will Always Love You hitmaker's security detail for more than a...

 
Euro Crisis: China To Ride To The Rescue?

Euro Crisis: China To Ride To The Rescue?

China has indicated it is ready to step up its efforts to help resolve Europe's debt crisis, amid warnings an escalation would seriously harm its own economy.Following a meeting in Beijing with EU president Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission...

 


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