News archive from 18 January 2012, page 3

Rescue fund downgrade raises pressure on euro zone

Rescue fund downgrade raises pressure on euro zone

Standard & Poor's downgrading of the European Financial Stability Facility to AA+ on Monday raised pressure on the 17-member currency area to end disputes holding up the launch of a permanent rescue fund, and to let both run alongside each other...

Reuters, 00:21 in Business
 
MILLWALL 5 DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 0: DARIUS HENDERSON IS PRIDE OF LIONS

MILLWALL 5 DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE 0: DARIUS HENDERSON IS PRIDE OF LIONS

DARIUS HENDERSON started repaying loyal Millwall fans with an FA Cup hat-trick to help them bounce back from their 6-0 weekend thrashing. It was Kenny Jackett’s team who were on the receiving end on Saturday against Birmingham, yet received a...

 
BOLTON IN HUNT FOR ADAM CLAYTON

BOLTON IN HUNT FOR ADAM CLAYTON

BOLTON are set to offer Leeds £2m for midfielder Adam Clayton.

Daily Star, 00:24 in Sport
 

Elpida to seek capital tie-up with U.S. Micron: report

Elpida has informed its main bank of its aim to establish an alliance with Micron to secure a combined DRAM market share exceeding 20 percent and better compete with market leader Samsung Electronics, the Yomiuri reported. No comment was immediately...

 
STEVEN GERRARD’S RETURN IS SO ANDY

STEVEN GERRARD’S RETURN IS SO ANDY

ANDY CARROLL is hoping the return of Steven Gerrard will help him go on a Liverpool goal spree. The £35m striker has scored just four times this season – and only twice in the Premier League – as he has struggled for form. That also coincided with a...

Daily Star, 00:28 in Sport
 
PAPISS DEMBA CISSE READY TO RAISE BA FOR ALAN PARDEW

PAPISS DEMBA CISSE READY TO RAISE BA FOR ALAN PARDEW

ALAN PARDEW completed a stunning £10m swoop for ­Senegal striker Papiss Demba Cisse last night. Cisse, accompanied by his agent Guido Nickolay, arrived on Tyneside yesterday to undergo a medical and quickly agreed a five-year ­contract worth £40,000...

Daily Star, 00:33 in Sport
 
JOLEON LESCOTT: MANCHESTER UNITED ARE OUR RIVALS FOR TITLE...NOT SPURS

JOLEON LESCOTT: MANCHESTER UNITED ARE OUR RIVALS FOR TITLE...NOT SPURS

JOLEON LESCOTT reckons Tottenham hold no fears for Roberto Mancini’s men when it comes to battling for the title. Manchester City host Spurs at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday in a clash that ­promises to have a huge bearing on the outcome to the...

Daily Star, 00:37 in Sport
 
LEICESTER 4 NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0: FOXES WRECK FATED FOREST

LEICESTER 4 NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0: FOXES WRECK FATED FOREST

JERMAINE BECKFORD's hat-trick put Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cotterill under more pressure as Leicester thrashed his side in this East Midlands derby last night. Leicester go through to an FA Cup fourth-round tie with Swindon, but Forest are in...

 
First Oscar winner Wings flies back onto big screen

First Oscar winner Wings flies back onto big screen

As silent movie The Artist tap-dances its way through awards season, we look back at the first movie to win the Academy Award for best picture, 1927's silent epic Wings. As movie historians will tell you, Wings wasn't just the first film to win a...

BBC, 00:39 in Art & Culture
 
GARY CAHILL’S FAB AIM

GARY CAHILL’S FAB AIM

GARY CAHILL claims playing with John Terry at Chelsea will boost his England ­ambitions. Cahill trained with his ­team-mates for the first time yesterday after ­completing his £7m switch from Bolton. But he hopes to become a ­regular alongside Terry...

Daily Star, 00:40 in Sport
 
QPR 1 MK DONS 0: OFF THE MARK, BUT IT’S A CLOSE THING

QPR 1 MK DONS 0: OFF THE MARK, BUT IT’S A CLOSE THING

MARK HUGHES likes a challenge. Good. He has one. The new Queens Park Rangers boss said “We will be better” after the narrow defeat at Newcastle on Sunday. Not last night. The positives are that QPR are in the fourth round to face Chelsea at home,...

 
Higgins hopes to overcome nerves after booking last-eight Masters date

Higgins hopes to overcome nerves after booking last-eight Masters date

'I was a little bit nervous, it's the first competitive snooker I've played since the UK Championships last month,' he told BBC Sport. 'I always felt overawed at Wembley. It was such a massive area. I won it twice, but I've lost about seven or eight...

Daily Mail, 00:43 in Sport
 
PAUL SCHOLES THE KEY FOR RIO FERDINAND

PAUL SCHOLES THE KEY FOR RIO FERDINAND

RIO FERDINAND reckons the return of Paul Scholes could be the difference between success and failure for Manchester United. Scholes, 37, scored in the 3-0 win over Bolton after coming out of retirement the previous week. United defender Ferdinand...

Daily Star, 00:44 in Sport
 
PETER HILL-WOOD : EXIT WON'T HURT ARSENAL

PETER HILL-WOOD : EXIT WON'T HURT ARSENAL

ARSENAL missing out on the Champions League would not be a disaster, chairman Peter Hill-Wood insisted last night. In an honest assessment of the Gunners’ position – fifth, four points behind Chelsea – Hill-Wood said: “We are hanging on in there, no...

Daily Star, 00:47 in Sport
 
BOB WILLIS IN BLAST AT SPIN ACE

BOB WILLIS IN BLAST AT SPIN ACE

ENGLAND cricket legend Bob Willis accused Pakistan spin hero Saeed Ajmal of a cover-up as the latest series between the sides started with more controversy. Less than two years after the spot-fixing saga, the ex-England captain and fast bowler Willis...

Daily Star, 00:56 in Sport
 


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