News archive from 14 March 2013, page 3

VICTORY FOR THE NEW ONE

VICTORY FOR THE NEW ONE

SAM TWISTON-DAVIES looked a champion jockey in waiting as he steered The New One to an impressive four-length victory in the Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle for his father Nigel. The 20-year-old blamed himself for their defeat by At...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
SPRINTER SACRE IS SO SCARY

SPRINTER SACRE IS SO SCARY

IF ROCKET scientists tried to design the perfect two-mile chaser, they would struggle to do better than Sprinter Sacre. The 1-4 favourite duly endorsed the huge impression he created in last year's Arkle Trophy by turbo-charging away from more...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Evictees beaten in Cameroon property protest

CAMBODIAN police have attacked demonstrators who marched to the prime minister's house in protest at being evicted from their homes. One hundred yesterday marched to Hun Sen’s home in Phnom Penh to petition him to provide land they claim was promised...

 
STEFAN RATCHFORD SEES RED

STEFAN RATCHFORD SEES RED

STEFAN RATCHFORD is dreading a second kick in the guts from his Salford mates. Warrington suffered a shock 48-point pasting by the Reds last year in Ratchford's first return to his old club. The Reds lie in wait again tomorrow, keen to claim their...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Greek MP faces prosecution

GREECE'S parliament has voted to allow the prosecution of a leading ultra-right MP for assaulting two female left-wing politicians during a live television talk show. Ilias Kassidiaris, 32, a spokesman for Golden Dawn, faces charges of attempted...

 
WINGER RYAN HALL SHOWS SOFTER SIDE

WINGER RYAN HALL SHOWS SOFTER SIDE

RYAN Hall has revealed his softer side in the hard, hard world of Super League. The Leeds Rhinos powerhouse is best known for the blitzing runs that terrorise defences as he ­continues to score tries for fun for the champions. But despite becoming one...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Iraqi Kurds free Turkish captives

KURDISH rebels based in northern Iraq have freed eight captured Turkish soldiers and officials as part of peace efforts between Turkey and the rebel group aimed at ending the decades-long conflict. The PKK rebels yesterday handed over six soldiers, a...

 
SEBASTIAN VETTEL'S HAILED THE GREATEST

SEBASTIAN VETTEL'S HAILED THE GREATEST

RED BULL boss Christian Horner reckons Sebastian Vettel's achievements outrank Michael Schumacher. Vettel is aiming for a fourth consecutive world ­championship, while fellow ­German Schumacher achieved seven in his career. However, Horner reckons...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Afghan suicide bomber blast kills 10 people

A SUICIDE bomber blew himself up during an Afghan game of buzkashi, a game of horse polo played with a dead goat, killing at least 10 spectators in the northern province of Kunduz yesterday. Among those killed were the district police chief, who is...

 
SUPER-SUB SCOTT WILLIAMS CAN SINK BIG RIVALS

SUPER-SUB SCOTT WILLIAMS CAN SINK BIG RIVALS

SCOTT WILLIAMS is aiming to break English hearts again with another super-sub performance. The Wales centre came off the bench at Twickenham last year and snatched a match-winning try to secure the Triple Crown. Massive He joked that the score earned...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 

Tiger suspected of attacks in Sumatra

A RARE Sumatran tiger has mauled a farmer to death on Indonesia's Sumatra island, a park official has said. The animal is suspected in attacks on five other people. The official at Batang Gadis National Park, Yudi Santoso, said 32-year-old Karman...

 

Huge rise in on-the-spot fines

The number of on-the-spot fines issued by public authorities each year has seen a 16-fold increase in the last decade, campaigners revealed. The number of fixed penalty notices issued by police, local authorities and schools has risen to 226,640 in...

 

Huge rise in on-the-spot fines

The number of on-the-spot fines issued by public authorities each year has seen a 16-fold increase in the last decade, campaigners revealed. The number of fixed penalty notices issued by police, local authorities and schools has risen to 226,640 in...

 

Youth jail 'should be last resort'

Young criminals with only "minor" offences to their name should be given a clean sheet at the age of 18 years old, a report by an influential group of MPs says. The law should be changed to ensure only the most serious and prolific young...

 


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