News archive from 16 March 2012, page 19

BARCELONA DEFENDER ERIC ABIDAL SET TO HAVE LIVER TRANSPLANT

BARCELONA DEFENDER ERIC ABIDAL SET TO HAVE LIVER TRANSPLANT

BARCELONA defender Eric Abidal is tipped to make a recovery after it was revealed he will undergo a liver transplant in a few weeks. The France defender needs the op a year after having liver surgery to remove a tumour. They did not indicate for how...

Daily Star, 01:37 in Sport
 

Workers ready to fight for pensions

Public sector workers still have an appetite for industrial action over pensions amid "confusion" about the Government's controversial reforms, according to a new study. Support for industrial action increased by almost four percentage...

 
EVEN GERARD DEPARDIEU ADMITS: FRENCH ARE ARROGANT

EVEN GERARD DEPARDIEU ADMITS: FRENCH ARE ARROGANT

Depardieu's outburst came as he talked on TV about his new movie role playing France's shamed former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The Cyrano de Bergerac and Green Card star told Swiss chat show Pardonnez-Moi: “He's not lovable. I think he's a bit...

 

Labour youth jobless plan outlined

Long-term unemployed young people will be guaranteed a job under Labour but face being stripped of benefits if they refuse the offer, Ed Miliband is due to announce. All under-25s out of work for more than one year will be given paid employment,...

 
PETER CROUCH LIKE A BIG KID, SAYS STOKE BOSS

PETER CROUCH LIKE A BIG KID, SAYS STOKE BOSS

STOKE boss Tony Pulis says Peter Crouch is just like a big kid. And now he hopes Crouch makes the rest of the season look like child's play to book his Euro 2012 ticket with England. The Potters' boss splashed out £10m to land Crouch And he hopes the...

Daily Star, 01:41 in Sport
 
Dance Turn

Dance Turn

CHOREOGRAPHER Paulette Mae is bringing her first evening of dance to Oxford as part of the Dancin’ Oxford festival. Her work, inspired by living out of a suitcase and flat-sharing, will be performed at the Old Fire Station, George Street, tomorrow...

 

28% of NHS trusts raise parking fee

More than one in four hospital trusts have increased car parking charges for patients and visitors, according to new data. Hospitals in England make millions of pounds every year from parking, which is free for most people in Northern Ireland, Wales...

 

Osborne 'will cut 50p tax rate'

George Osborne is putting the finishing touches to his Budget amid claims he is prepared to cut the 50p top rate of tax. Downing Street insisted the claims that the levy on earners over £150,000 would be reduced to 40p were "speculation" but...

 

Labour youth jobless plan outlined

Long-term unemployed young people will be guaranteed a job under Labour but face being stripped of benefits if they refuse the offer, Ed Miliband is due to announce. All under-25s out of work for more than one year will be given paid employment,...

 
Anfield 'great' Gerrard is Liverpool's best ever player, says Carragher

Anfield 'great' Gerrard is Liverpool's best ever player, says Carragher

Liverpool veteran Jamie Carragher believes Steven Gerrard can now lay claim to being the club's all-time greatest player - and the second-best midfielder ever produced by England. Gerrard underlined his enduring brilliance with a hat-trick in...

Daily Mail, 01:43 in Sport
 

Keeping it in the family! Al Fayed appoints son as Fulham vice chairman

Fulham chairman Mohamed Al Fayed has announced the appointment of his son Karim Fayed as the club's vice chairman. The Egyptian businessman took over the west London club in 1997 and has overseen their rise from the third tier to the Barclays Premier...

Daily Mail, 01:43 in Sport
 

Reading boost promotion bid by signing local lad Mullins on loan to end of season

Promotion-chasing Reading have acquired Portsmouth midfielder Hayden Mullins on loan until the end of the season. The 32-year-old, who was crowned Pompey's player of the year last term, possesses a wealth of experience having featured in over 500...

Daily Mail, 01:43 in Sport
 

Stable lad turns £50 into £1m with accumulator on Henderson's winners

A stable lad at trainer Nicky Henderson's yard is understood to have won £1million on a five-horse accumulator bet on the stable's record-breaking winners at Cheltenham. Irishman Conor Murphy, a single 31-year-old, really will be taking barrowloads of...

Daily Mail, 01:43 in Sport
 
MANCHESTER CITY 3 - SPORTING LISBON 2: EURO MISERY FOR MANCINI BRAVE-HARTS!

MANCHESTER CITY 3 - SPORTING LISBON 2: EURO MISERY FOR MANCINI BRAVE-HARTS!

MANCHESTER City paid the penalty for an abject first-half performance as they crashed out of Europe last night after a brave late comeback ran out of steam. Two goals down with just over half an hour to go, a double from Sergio Aguero and a penalty...

Daily Star, 01:44 in Sport
 
'Plastic Brits' are fantastic, claims triple jumper Edwards

'Plastic Brits' are fantastic, claims triple jumper Edwards

Jonathan Edwards has leapt to the defence of UK Athletics' selection policy in the row over 'Plastic Brits'. The triple jump world record-holder said he has 'no problem' with any of the athletes who have transferred their allegiance to Great Britain...

Daily Mail, 01:43 in Sport
 


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