News archive from 15 May 2012, page 1

Shares in Invensys rise strongly on latest bout of speculation it may be bid target

Shares in Invensys rose strongly against a market driven down by eurozone woes on the latest bout of speculation it may be a bid target. The company's three divisions - rail signals, automation systems and controls - have been seen for a long time as...

 

CITY FOCUS: JP Morgan shaken as chief investment office boss Ina Drew goes

The scandal over JP Morgan's £1.2bn trading loss took on a new twist yesterday as one of its most senior figures was put out to pasture. The blue-blooded investment bank announced the early retirement of Ina Drew, the 55-year-old boss of the chief...

 

MARKET REPORT: Chariot derailed by its dry well

It's dry! They are two simple words that oil company executives and shareholders dread and never want to hear. Confidence in Chariot Oil & Gas and the highly speculative junior oil market was yet again shot to pieces after the company announced...

 

Supermarket giant Tesco faces backlash after cutting shop floor bonuses

Embattled Tesco boss Phil Clarke is facing another crisis after he slashed staff bonuses by 80 per cent and sparked a backlash from store managers. In a letter seen by the Daily Mail, the chief executive of Britain's biggest grocer wrote to 5,000...

 
Minimum alcohol pricing: ‘At least 50p per unit to save 500 lives a year’ - SNP

Minimum alcohol pricing: ‘At least 50p per unit to save 500 lives a year’ - SNP

SCOTLAND'S health secretary Nicola Sturgeon has announced that the SNP Government wants to set a minimum price of 50p per unit of alcohol. The government says that the measure will save 500 lives a year. The plans will see the price of a standard...

Scotsman, 22:30 in Politics
 

100,000 fans salute City's heroes

May 14 2012 A Manchester City victory party has turned the streets of the city sky blue as 100,000 fans cheered their injury time heroes. The "noisy neighbours" held a tumultuous celebration as legions of supporters crammed Manchester city...

 

Sheffield United in play-off final

Chris Porter's late header sent Sheffield United into the npower League One play-off final after a 1-0 semi-final victory over Stevenage. After a goalless first leg and a similarly even first 85 minutes this time out, extra-time looked on the cards...

 

Mancini relives season finale at parade

A large media gathering was also present as manager Roberto Mancini and a number of players were invited to address the fans before being driven around town. Responding to big cheers, Mancini said: "I think we should be proud of these players...

 
Girl asked if she was lovestruck died of TB

Girl asked if she was lovestruck died of TB

Sarag was also told her health problems were ‘all in her mind', despite having a history of TB, her parents said. The 15-year-old was treated at four different hospitals as she complained of severe weight loss, breathing difficulties and repeated...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 
Rebekah Brooks to be told if she will face charges in hacking scandal

Rebekah Brooks to be told if she will face charges in hacking scandal

Mrs Brooks, 43, and six other suspects will learn of their fate after answering bail on Tuesday morning. They are thought to include her husband, Charlie, and News International's head of security, Mark Hanna. Mrs Brooks's former PA, Cheryl Carter,...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 
Pair ‘hatched kidnap of boy to collect £110,000'

Pair ‘hatched kidnap of boy to collect £110,000'

Muhammad Zahid Saleem and Gianina Monica Neruja allegedly arranged for Sahil Saeed to be snatched while he visited his grandmother on holiday. They are then accused of collecting a ransom of £110,000 before allowing the boy to go after a 13-day...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 
Girl killed by car minutes after sixth birthday party

Girl killed by car minutes after sixth birthday party

Daisy-May was trying out her new toys when she was hit by a Honda Civic, dying in hospital of multiple injuries hours later. The youngster had been celebrating her birthday with a group of 20 family and friends at her home. Her distraught mother,...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 
Hacking pupil posted records on Facebook

Hacking pupil posted records on Facebook

Blessed was suspended for nine days after revealing confidential comments from staff. The 15-year-old broke into the secure computer system after spotting a teacher's username that flashed up while she was using an overhead projector. He later used...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 
Tinnitus finding offers hope for 5million victims

Tinnitus finding offers hope for 5million victims

Drug treatment is now a possibility thanks to researchers at the University of Leicester.Noise triggers uncontrolled activity in the neurons of the dorsal cochlear in the stem of the brain. They found malfunctions in potassium channels that help...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 
Mobster Enrico De Pedis' remains dug up in search for missing girl

Mobster Enrico De Pedis' remains dug up in search for missing girl

Samples were taken from the remains of Enrico De Pedis in Rome as police launched a fresh attempt to find out what happened to the daughter of a Vatican employee. But only one set of remains were found - ruling out a hypothesis that Emanuela Orlandi...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 


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