News archive from 22 March 2012, page 10

Shot Britons 'pleaded to go home'

Two British holidaymakers in Florida allegedly gunned down by a teenager trying to rob them had begged to be let go and return home, a court has heard. James Kouzaris, 24, and James Cooper, 25, were shot in the Newtown area of Sarasota in the early...

 

Case opens in Florida murders trial

ROCKETING fuel costs in rural Northumberland are having a profound effect on small businesses, it has been claimed, with those reliant on transport being hit hardest in the pocket. Town set to aim high for grant aid News Local News District News...

 

Case opens in Florida murders trial

The trial of a teenager accused of shooting dead two Britons in Florida is to hear its first evidence. After three days of jury selection Shawn Tyson, 17, will be tried for the murders of 25-year-old James Cooper and friend James Kouzaris, 24, in...

 

Explosions heard at siege apartment

Three explosions have been heard near an apartment building in south west France where a suspected gunman who boasted of shooting seven victims in an al Qaida-linked terror spree is holed up. Orange flashes lit up the night sky with each blast near...

 

BREAKING - Game goes into administration (UPDATED)

A UK retailing giant with a presence in Skegness has gone into administration. Game, which operates a store in the Hildreds Centre, made the announcement a short time ago in a move that closely followed the suspension of the firm’s shares on the...

 

Fresh appeal over A55 death crash

PATIENTS at a doctors surgery were left confused after receiving NHS envelopes through the post - only to find there were no letters inside. Residents registered at Bradley's GP Practice in Mold found empty envelopes dropped through their letterboxes...

 
EXPLOSIONS AT SHOOTING SIEGE SITE

EXPLOSIONS AT SHOOTING SIEGE SITE

Riot police have set off explosions outside an apartment building in an effort to force the surrender of a suspected gunman who boasted of bringing France "to its knees" with an al Qaida-linked terror spree that killed seven people. As the...

 
Roberto Mancini hails Carlos Tevez after defeat of Chelsea

Roberto Mancini hails Carlos Tevez after defeat of Chelsea

Roberto Mancini hailed the "incredible assist" from Carlos Tevez which created Samir Nasri's late winner for Manchester City over Chelsea on the Argentinian's dramatic return to the first team last night. Tevez had been on the pitch for less...

Guardian, 00:43 in Sport
 

Warning over balloons beach litter

The number of balloons littering the UK's beaches rose last year, with campaigners warning jubilee and Olympic celebrations could make the problem worse. Although overall litter levels fell on the UK's beaches between 2010 and 2011, the number of...

 

Case opens in Florida murders trial

The trial of a teenager accused of shooting dead two Britons in Florida is to hear its first evidence. After three days of jury selection Shawn Tyson, 17, will be tried for the murders of 25-year-old James Cooper and friend James Kouzaris, 24, in...

 

Tulisa 'in bits' over intimate film

X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has said she is "devastated" after a video of her sharing an "intimate moment" with an ex-boyfriend was circulated on the internet. The former N-Dubz singer, who also apologised to her fans for...

 

'25% rise' in liver disease deaths

Deaths from liver disease in England have jumped 25% with alcohol the major cause, men the biggest victims and fatalities more prevalent in the North, new statistics have revealed. The figures, which one expert described as "stark reading",...

 
Japan posts surprise trade surplus in February

Japan posts surprise trade surplus in February

Japan posted a surprise trade surplus in February, after a record high deficit the previous month. The surplus stood at 32.9bn yen ($394m; £248m), the ministry of finance said. In January the deficit came in at 1.5tn yen. Japan has had to increase...

BBC, 00:50 in Business
 

Hostage 'assumed husband was alive'

A British woman kidnapped from a resort island on the Kenyan coast did not know that her husband had been killed for another two weeks. News of Judith Tebbutt's psychological ordeal came after she was freed following more than six months in captivity,...

 

Vantiv prices IPO at $17, midpoint of range: underwriter

The Cincinnati, Ohio-based company sold 29.4 million shares, as planned, at $17 each, against a $16 to $18 range. Vantiv, which was spun off from regional bank Fifth Third in 2009, will use the proceeds to repay loans. Private equity firm Advent...

 


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