News archive from 15 February 2011, page 1

CECH COMES TO BLUES' RESCUE

CECH COMES TO BLUES' RESCUE

Petr Cech saved a stoppage-time penalty to spare Chelsea a west London derby defeat at Fulham as Carlo Ancelotti's decision to drop Didier Drogba failed to pay off with the Blues held to a goalless draw. Cech guessed correctly to parry Clint...

Daily Star, 22:40 in Sport
 
Ronaldo admits in emotional retirement address: 'I lost to my body'

Ronaldo admits in emotional retirement address: 'I lost to my body'

Ronaldo has tearfully announced his retirement, admitting his body had finally succumbed to the crippling litany of injuries that have blighted his remarkable career. The 34-year-old's career arguably reached its zenith with his masterly performances...

Guardian, 22:40 in Sport
 
NEWBURY MAKE PLANS FOR FRIDAY

NEWBURY MAKE PLANS FOR FRIDAY

Newbury's abandoned meeting on Saturday is poised to be rescheduled for this Friday. The jumps fixture, featuring the totesport Trophy, was called off following just one race after two horses lost their lives in the parade ring. Fenix Two and...

Daily Star, 22:40 in Sport
 
Roberto Mancini calls for resilience to save Manchester City's season

Roberto Mancini calls for resilience to save Manchester City's season

Roberto Mancini has challenged his Manchester City players to show they have the competitive strength to ensure the defeat by Manchester United does not have further repercussions for their season. Mancini wants his players to demonstrate there is no...

Guardian, 22:40 in Sport
 
MIDFIELDER CHO LEAVES LATICS

MIDFIELDER CHO LEAVES LATICS

Wigan have cancelled the contract of South Korea midfielder Cho Won-hee by mutual consent. Cho arrived at the Latics from Suwon Bluewings in March 2009 and went on to make five Barclays Premier League appearances before being loaned back to the South...

Daily Star, 22:41 in Sport
 

Eurozone agrees bail-out fund of 500bn euros

Eurozone finance ministers have agreed to set up a permanent bail-out fund for the region of 500bn euros (£420bn; $673.2bn). The fund, which will be called the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) will replace the current 440bn euro European Financial...

BBC, 22:51 in Business
 
Harry Redknapp promises all-out Tottenham attack against Milan

Harry Redknapp promises all-out Tottenham attack against Milan

Harry Redknapp has insisted Tottenham Hotspur will not compromise their attacking principles against Milan and promised to "have a right go" against the Serie A leaders at San Siroon Tuesday night. The Spurs manager, who will be without...

Guardian, 22:53 in Sport
 
John Higgins advances in Welsh Open with emotional win

John Higgins advances in Welsh Open with emotional win

John Higgins, still mourning the death of his father, began his defence of the Welsh Open title at Newport with a 4-3 win over Jack Lisowski that was a little too close for comfort. Lisowski, an exceptionally promising 19-year-old from Gloucester who...

Guardian, 22:53 in Sport
 
Spending watchdog boss takes £464 chauffeur-driven Mercedes to meeting... on how to SAVE money

Spending watchdog boss takes £464 chauffeur-driven Mercedes to meeting... on how to SAVE money

Enlarge The head of a Government spending watchdog paid out £464 for a chauffeur-driven Mercedes to take him to a conference on ... saving public money. Anthony Snow ordered the limo for the 290-mile journey for a meeting with auditors from around...

 

Shock as 'polite' father is charged with children's murder

A 10-year-old girl and a boy of eight, were discovered by police at a property in Empire Square yesterday. Jean Francis Say, 61, will appear before Camberwell Magistrates' Court today charged with a double murder. Say is divorced from the mother of...

Metro, 23:00 in Hot News
 
An Irish election in a time of staggering debt and quiet rage

An Irish election in a time of staggering debt and quiet rage

Under grey February skies in the County Dublin constituency of Dún Laoghaire, councillor Mary Mitchell O'Connor dashes to shake voters' hands with the unfeigned energy of an election winner. In her smart black coat and and pink scarf, this local...

Guardian, 23:07 in Business
 
Football League warns that up to 40 clubs could scrap youth schemes

Football League warns that up to 40 clubs could scrap youth schemes

The Football League has warned that 30 to 40 clubs could abandon their youth development schemes, and some could go out of business, due to the knock-on effects of a new Premier League plan to overhaul the academy system in an attempt to bring through...

Guardian, 23:20 in Sport
 

Stone Key drives cybersecurity dealmaking

The former Bear Stearns bankers, who helped create the world's top defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT.N) through two mega-mergers in the mid-1990s, are now driving dealmaking in the so-called "cybersecurity" arena where defense...

 
Judge's Happy Valentine s Day to the Beckhams: David s $25m lawsuit over 'cheating claims' thrown out

Judge's Happy Valentine"s Day to the Beckhams: David"s $25m lawsuit over 'cheating claims' thrown out

Judge Real added that Beckham"s behaviour was a topic of interest to a "wide variety of people". InTouch's lawyer Elizabeth McNamara told the court the 'published story was entirely consistent with Beckham"s reputation as a serial...

 

Chevron fined $8bn over Amazon 'contamination' | Dominic Rushe

Dominic Rushe New York An Ecuadorian judge has ruled that Chevron was responsible for widespread contamination of the country's Amazon basin and fined the company $8bn. The oil firm blasted the ruling as a "fraud". Pablo Fajardo, the...

Guardian, 23:33 in Business
 


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