News archive from 21 March 2011, page 4

Government to cut health and safety inspections by a third

Government to cut health and safety inspections by a third

Health and safety inspections are to be cut by a third in the deregulatory drive being pushed through Whitehall ahead of the "go for growth" budget due to be introduced in April. The work and pensions minister Chris Grayling is to announce...

Guardian, 00:14 in Business
 
In brand value, things go worse for Coke

In brand value, things go worse for Coke

Coca-Cola has dropped out of the top 10 brands for the first time as consumers opt for healthier drinks and new technology companies enjoy an increase in their brand values. In the annual analysis of the top 500 global names by the consultancy Brand...

Guardian, 00:14 in Business
 

Sudoku 1,826 easy

Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. For a helping hand call our solutions line on 09068 338 228. Calls cost 60p per minute at all times. Service supplied by ATS. Buy the next issue of the...

 

Kakuro 1,189 medium

Fill the grid so that each run of squares adds up to the total in the box above or to the left. Use only numbers 1-9, and never use a number more than once per run (a number may reoccur in the same row, in a separate run). Buy the Guardian on Monday...

 
EVERTON 2 FULHAM 1: PHIL JAGIELKA NEEDING TO BE HEAD AND SHOULDERS ABOVE HIS RIVALS

EVERTON 2 FULHAM 1: PHIL JAGIELKA NEEDING TO BE HEAD AND SHOULDERS ABOVE HIS RIVALS

EVERTON 2 -- FULHAM 1 FABIO CAPELLO had left by the time Phil Jagielka craned his neck highest to repel one final attack from Fulham, but the England coach had probably already seen enough. Rio Ferdinand’s armband has already slipped from his grasp...

 
MANCHESTER UNITED: LATE SHOW JUSSI THE JOB FOR REDS

MANCHESTER UNITED: LATE SHOW JUSSI THE JOB FOR REDS

MANCHESTER UNITED 1 -- BOLTON 0 There are certain matches that Manchester United followers will always recall as pivotal moments in their chase for titles. And if they go on to eclipse Liverpool and win a record 19th championship this season, this...

 
US Army 'kill team' in Afghanistan posed with photos of murdered civilians

US Army 'kill team' in Afghanistan posed with photos of murdered civilians

Commanders in Afghanistan are bracing themselves for possible riots and public fury triggered by the publication of "trophy" photographs of US soldiers posing with the dead bodies of defenceless Afghan civilians they killed. Senior officials...

 
Weatherwatch: Ancient celebrations to mark the seasons

Weatherwatch: Ancient celebrations to mark the seasons

The government's proposal to abolish the May Day bank holiday, and move it to October to provide an autumn attraction for the tourist industry, has been criticised as a political attack on a traditional trade union celebration. In fact,1 May is a much...

 

In praise of… Nowruz | Editorial

In western cultures, today is the spring equinox – the long-awaited moment that marks the end of winter, when the days begin to stretch out noticeably and the nights to shrink. But in countries and cultures across the Middle East and central Asia,...

 

Libya: Shifting sands | Editorial

Air Vice-Marshal Osborn said yesterday his commanders were "entirely comfortable" with the missile strikes on Libya. Amr Moussa, the outgoing secretary general of the Arab League, for one, was not. Calling an emergency meeting one day after...

 

Germans who were all in it together

The situation of gender in the former East and West Germany was dramatically different. And it is therefore a pity that Zoe Williams (Why making babies is at the heart of the great German gender war, 16 March) only gives superficial information on...

 

Letters: Refugees in Liberia

I read with interest the article by David Smith (Rebels promise revolution in Ivory Coast, 17 March). Smith quotes Sekou Toure, chairman of the campaign group School for Everyone, as saying: "The humanitarian situation here is quite...

 

Letters: Census data can be a bulwark against government

The census seems to threaten an unholy alliance of libertarians with neoliberals (Will it be the return of the Jedi?, G2, 10 March; Letters, 12 March; Fears over census security fuel boycott threats, 19 March), but we should remember that all data in...

 
SUNDERLAND 0 LIVERPOOL 2

SUNDERLAND 0 LIVERPOOL 2

SUNDERLAND 0 -- LIVERPOOL 2 Last season it was the infamous beach ball, this time it was the now famous Billy Smallwood. Linesman Smallwood overruled referee Kevin Friend to incorrectly hand Liverpool a first-half penalty which Dirk Kuyt converted...

 

Letters: Incorrect use gives Ritalin a bad name

It is depressing to read yet another article (Report, 19 March) criticising the use of methylphenidate (Ritalin) for the treatment of ADHD. Clearly if the drug is being wrongly prescribed that is a bad thing, but this should not obscure the tremendous...

Guardian, 00:21 in Health
 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31