News archive from 15 February 2012, page 2

NEW OWNERSHIP SECURES FUTURE FOR FACTORY

NEW OWNERSHIP SECURES FUTURE FOR FACTORY

NEW ownership has sparked a wave of changes in a factory and secured its long term future. Engineer Andrew Redfern sealed his commitment to British manufacturing and job creation last year when he bought Lightning Aerospace, a sheet metal...

 
My Business: Ticket to ride on India's buses

My Business: Ticket to ride on India's buses

What makes an entrepreneur? The BBC's Parul Agrawal and Tom Santorelli spoke to Charan Padmaraju about how he and his friends set up India's first organised bus ticket booking service after one of them struggled to secure a ticket home for the...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 
WEST HAM 1 SOUTHAMPTON 1: JOS HOOIVELD STICKS IT TO HAMMERS

WEST HAM 1 SOUTHAMPTON 1: JOS HOOIVELD STICKS IT TO HAMMERS

MARK Noble’s penalty put 10-man West Ham in control as tempers boiled over in the battle of the top two at Upton Park. But Southampton pegged back the Hammers when Jos Hooiveld, who scored the winner against West Ham in October, struck on 76 minutes...

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
DERBY 0 READING 1: PLAY-OFF HUNT IS ON FOR NOEL

DERBY 0 READING 1: PLAY-OFF HUNT IS ON FOR NOEL

NOEL HUNT finally ended his goal drought as Nigel Clough’s men suffered their first home defeat in the league for nearly three months. Reading striker Hunt pounced with his first strike of 2012 as the Royals moved into the final play-off place....

Daily Star, 00:11 in Sport
 
PORTSMOUTH 0 IPSWICH 1: CHOPS THE TOPS

PORTSMOUTH 0 IPSWICH 1: CHOPS THE TOPS

MICHAEL Chopra stuck the knife into Pompey as they faced up to the threat of going into administration for the second time in as many years. Town deservedly took the lead in the 13th minute when Daryl Murphy’s header from a Jay Emmanuel-Thomas cross...

Daily Star, 00:12 in Sport
 
DONCASTER 1 BLACKPOOL 3: EL-HADJI DIOUF’S TROUBLE SPOT

DONCASTER 1 BLACKPOOL 3: EL-HADJI DIOUF’S TROUBLE SPOT

EL-HADJI Diouf and Blackpool keeper Matt Gilks were involved in an angry half-time bust-up as this top versus bottom clash threatened to ignite. On-loan striker Nouha Dicko sealed victory for Blackpool with his ­72nd-minute tap-in after David Button...

Daily Star, 00:15 in Sport
 
WATFORD 3 LEICESTER 2: FOXES FEEL THE FORS

WATFORD 3 LEICESTER 2: FOXES FEEL THE FORS

CRAIG FORSYTH’S 20-yard screamer sealed a nailbiter for Watford. The Hornets, who had gone ahead through Adrian Mariappa’s early strike, were trailing after a double from Leicester’s David Nugent. But Sean Murray cancelled out Nugent’s stunning...

Daily Star, 00:18 in Sport
 
BIRMINGHAM 0 HULL 0: HULL CLEAN AND MEAN

BIRMINGHAM 0 HULL 0: HULL CLEAN AND MEAN

SHUT-out specialists Hull made it over EIGHT hours without conceding as the Championship’s two best defences reigned at ­­ St Andrew’s. Neither Chris Hughton nor Nicky Barmby’s teams could break the deadlock as the league’s two form teams battled...

Daily Star, 00:25 in Sport
 
U.S. captive charged with trying to kill Pakistan's Musharraf

U.S. captive charged with trying to kill Pakistan's Musharraf

The charges against defendant Majid Khan allege that in 2002, he donned an explosives vest and sat in a mosque in Karachi, Pakistan, where Musharraf was expected. He planned to blow himself up and kill Musharraf but the plot was foiled when the...

 
HOTELS GROUP HAILS ‘BRITISH SUCCESS STORY’

HOTELS GROUP HAILS ‘BRITISH SUCCESS STORY’

INTERCONTINENTAL Hotels called itself a “British success story” yesterday as it looks to booming business and tourist travel to the US and China to keep profits soaring. The world’s biggest hotelier, owner of the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza...

 
MORNING MEETING

MORNING MEETING

IT'S not as if long-suffering savers will be dancing in the street but the steep fall in inflation reported yesterday might at least prompt a little jig. The Consumer Price Index in January came down from 4.2 per cent to 3.6 per cent, its lowest...

 
Bank's King to leave door open for more QE if needed

Bank's King to leave door open for more QE if needed

Economists polled by Reuters expect the forecasts to show that inflation in two years' time - the key horizon for monetary policy - will be 1.6 percent, higher than the 1.3 percent it saw in November, but still below its 2 percent target. "We...

Reuters, 00:30 in Business
 
ARSENE WENGER THRILLED BY THIERRY HENRY'S CLASS

ARSENE WENGER THRILLED BY THIERRY HENRY'S CLASS

ARSENE WENGER last night revealed even Thierry Henry thought his Va-Va-Voom had Ga-Ga-Gone. The Gunners boss admitted Henry opted for the football backwaters of Major League Soccer with New York Red Bulls because he feared he was past it at the top...

Daily Star, 00:30 in Sport
 
DON’T MASS IT UP AGAIN

DON’T MASS IT UP AGAIN

MASSIMILIANO Allegri has warned Arsenal that AC Milan are a different animal to the side which lost to Tottenham last season. Spurs won 1-0 at the San Siro 12 months ago with a late Peter Crouch strike, and went on to win the tie. But Milan boss...

Daily Star, 00:35 in Sport
 
DON’T MASS IT UP AGAIN

DON’T MASS IT UP AGAIN

MASSIMILIANO Allegri has warned Arsenal that AC Milan are a different animal to the side which lost to Tottenham last season. Spurs won 1-0 at the San Siro 12 months ago with a late Peter Crouch strike, and went on to win the tie. But Milan boss...

Daily Star, 00:35 in Sport
 


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