News archive from 16 February 2011, page 4

Royal wedding: Diana's designers on how the dream faded

Royal wedding: Diana's designers on how the dream faded

When Elizabeth Emanuel and her husband David were chosen to design the wedding dress for Lady Diana Spencer's marriage to Prince Charles in 1981, they must have felt that their business was assured. But like the royal marriage itself, there was no...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
Pensions: Turning your small pension into cash

Pensions: Turning your small pension into cash

Forthcoming changes to the taxation of pensions in April 2012 will not just affect high earners. They will affect those for whom the opportunity exists to cash in the whole of a small pension worth less than £18,000. It is estimated there could be up...

BBC, 00:17 in Business
 
PETR CECH: I'VE GOT FAITH IN TORRES

PETR CECH: I'VE GOT FAITH IN TORRES

PETR CECH has leapt to the defence of Chelsea’s misfiring £50m striker Fernando Torres. Torres endured another game to forget against Fulham on Monday night, in his second appearance for the Blues since his record-breaking deadline day move from...

Daily Star, 00:18 in Sport
 
Wikileaks: US judge considers Twitter request

Wikileaks: US judge considers Twitter request

The US has defended its request for the personal details of three Twitter users, as part of its inquiry into Wikileaks. At a court in Virginia, the justice department said it was seeking the account information of three associates of Wikileaks...

 

Men who start going bald by 20 twice as at risk of prostate cancer - study

bald Image 2 MEN who start losing their hair at the age of 20 double their chances of developing prostate cancer in later life, a study has found. Researchers suggest that an anti-baldness pill, finasteride, could be given to at-risk individuals as a...

 
CARDIFF CITY 1 BURNLEY 1: THOMMO MAKES A BIG POINT

CARDIFF CITY 1 BURNLEY 1: THOMMO MAKES A BIG POINT

CARDIFF old boy Steve ­Thompson grabbed the glory to deny the Welsh side all three points with a late leveller for Burnley. Michael Chopra broke the offside trap at the end of the first half and drilled past goalkeeper Lee Grant from Jay Bothroyd’s...

Daily Star, 00:21 in Sport
 
Pep Guardiola the extra-special one adds realism to romanticism

Pep Guardiola the extra-special one adds realism to romanticism

Pep Guardiola is José Mourinho with imagination, with art. Young, intense, lean, charismatic and stubbly, the two are separated by the great cultural wall that keeps Barcelona and Real Madrid apart. But it would be an error to juxtapose Guardiola as a...

Guardian, 00:22 in Sport
 

Letters: NHS bill threat to medical training

Andrew Lansley's determination that the market in hospital care should be open to all providers (Report, 9 February) has serious implications for medical education and training. Undergraduate clinical learning in teaching hospitals used to be...

Guardian, 00:22 in Politics
 

Letters: Splitting the AV referendum vote

No single electoral system satisfies all the requirements of a truly democratic parliament, eg: fair representation of all interests and strands of opinion; a stable and effective government; prevention of extreme groups gaining too much power;...

Guardian, 00:22 in Politics
 

Russian foreign minister says almost nothing | Simon Hoggart's sketch

The big event in the world of diplomacy yesterday was the arrival of the Russian foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov. Once again, he proved the old adage that an envoy's job is to say almost nothing on behalf of his country. Lavrov is, we're told, a chain...

Guardian, 00:22 in Politics
 

Letters: Russian challenge to British views

Julian Glover takes the moral high ground in his article on Russia (Comment, 14 February): unlike the disgracefully complicit Germans and French, we should keep our distance and hold fast to our values when dealing with these near-barbarian Russians....

 
Arsène Wenger rejects Barcelona's moral claim to Cesc Fábregas

Arsène Wenger rejects Barcelona's moral claim to Cesc Fábregas

Arsène Wenger has claimed Barcelona should have "no bitterness" over the manner in which Arsenal signed Cesc Fábregas as a 16-year-old after the Catalan club's former president claimed repatriating the midfielder was a matter of...

Guardian, 00:23 in Sport
 
Eoin Morgan's World Cup hope: England big-hitter could still appear on the subcontinent

Eoin Morgan's World Cup hope: England big-hitter could still appear on the subcontinent

Morgan"s middle-order colleague Ian Bell said: "It"s disappointing not to have him here because he"s been a match-winner for us over the last 12 to 18 months. But I"m sure he"s got a big future with England." Bell,...

Daily Mail, 00:23 in Sport
 
Which club has put the most final nails in managerial coffins? | The Knowledge

Which club has put the most final nails in managerial coffins? | The Knowledge

"West Brom parted company with Roberto Di Matteo after a 3-0 defeat to my club, Manchester City," began Ian Burnett last week. "A few seasons ago I remember us playing Newcastle the game before they sacked Sam Allardyce. My question is:...

Guardian, 00:23 in Sport
 
Arsène Wenger warns Barcelona that Arsenal are a better side this year

Arsène Wenger warns Barcelona that Arsenal are a better side this year

Arsène Wenger has a clear message for Barcelona as he plots a way past Lionel Messi, David Villa, Xavi, Andrés Iniesta et al in the Champions League last 16: Pep Guardiola's star turns are about to face the "real" Arsenal and not the side of...

Guardian, 00:23 in Sport
 


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