News archive from 23 January 2011, page 12

Lloyd Webber wine sells for £3.5m

Lloyd Webber wine sells for £3.5m

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's wine collection has sold for US$5.6m (£3.5m) at an auction in Hong Kong. Among the 746 lots, the most expensive case of wine was a Chateau Petrus 1982, 12 bottles going for $77,564 (£48,500). The collection's sale price...

BBC, 00:31 in Art & Culture
 
Mumsnet's champion Justine Roberts on family life, misogyny… and EastEnders

Mumsnet's champion Justine Roberts on family life, misogyny… and EastEnders

Last Wednesday Riven Vincent, a regular contributor to the forums of the parenting website Mumsnet, posted words of despair. She wrote that she had asked social services to take her severely disabled six-year-old daughter, Celyn, into care. "We...

 
Manchester United deny £1.5bn takeover offer from Qatar

Manchester United deny £1.5bn takeover offer from Qatar

A Qatari consortium is reported to have offered £1.5bn to buy Manchester United from its current owners, the Glazer brothers, after holding secret talks. But the club yesterday denied that there has been any approach and reiterated that Manchester...

Guardian, 00:38 in Sport
 
Australia v England - live! | Alan Gardner

Australia v England - live! | Alan Gardner

Play starts in Sydney at 3.20am. Alan will be here shortly before that. In the meantime, read Paul Weaver on how Ian Bell is hoping to move further up England's batting order ... It was not Ian Bell's stubble but the vivid strokeplay that has enriched...

Guardian, 01:22 in Sport
 
THE £500,000 BAUBLE THAT HAD CHRISTINA HENDRICKS ACTING LIKE A MAD WOMAN

THE £500,000 BAUBLE THAT HAD CHRISTINA HENDRICKS ACTING LIKE A MAD WOMAN

MAD Men star Christina Hendricks dropped a clanger at the Golden Globes...or rather a £533,000 bracelet. The 24-carat diamond piece of jewellery somehow slipped from her wrist at the start of the glittering Hollywood awards ceremony. Flame-haired...

 

Portugal to re-elect president, boost for reforms

The presidency is a mostly ceremonial post but the election comes at a time when Portugal is at the centre of the euro-zone debt crisis and many economists expect it to seek debt relief. The latest polls show Cavaco Silva, of the opposition Social...

 
You re beautiful but it s over, James Blunt tells Spanish model Sabine

You"re beautiful but it"s over, James Blunt tells Spanish model Sabine

Gordon Ramsay has been serving up advice to Eva Longoria after her Las Vegas steak house Beso ran into trouble - despite lean times in his own business. Desperate Housewives star Eva was introduced to Ramsay and his wife Tana by Victoria Beckham. Now...

 
Sherry Rehman, Pakistan's defiant prisoner of intolerance, vows to stay put

Sherry Rehman, Pakistan's defiant prisoner of intolerance, vows to stay put

All Sherry Rehman wants is to go out – for a coffee, a stroll, lunch, anything. But that's not possible. Death threats flood her email inbox and mobile phone; armed police are squatted at the gate of her Karachi mansion; government ministers advise...

 
Miranda Hart crowned queen of British Comedy Awards

Miranda Hart crowned queen of British Comedy Awards

Miranda Hart has picked up three titles at this year's British Comedy Awards. Her BBC Two show Miranda won Best New TV Comedy and she also picked up Best Female Comedy Actress and the People's Choice Award - chosen by viewers. At the awards ceremony...

BBC, 01:44 in Art & Culture
 
Secret tapes, Andy Coulson's exit and the riddle of a story that won't go away

Secret tapes, Andy Coulson's exit and the riddle of a story that won't go away

Ray Chapman was a necessary cog in the News of the World reporting engine. His name was rarely in lights, but for several decades he worked behind the scenes, standing up the scoops that made his the best read tabloid newspaper in Britain. His...

Guardian, 01:52 in Politics
 
IAIN BALSHAW ENDS BATH CUP BID

IAIN BALSHAW ENDS BATH CUP BID

IAIN BALSHAW sent his former club Bath spinning out of the Heineken Cup after scoring two of four Biarritz tries in their 26-19 win at the Parc des Sports Aguilera. Balshaw, who was a World Cup winner in 2003 during his time at The Rec, helped his...

 
ANDY MURRAY'S SPANISH STROLL

ANDY MURRAY'S SPANISH STROLL

FOR the first time since he walked off in tears after losing the final to Roger Federer a year ago, Andy Murray played on the Rod Laver Arena and showed why he could be back there next Sunday. Such was the ease of his stroll into the last 16 of the...

 
Australian Open 2011: Caroline Wozniacki progresses to last eight

Australian Open 2011: Caroline Wozniacki progresses to last eight

Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open , grinding out a 6-3, 6-4 win over Anastasija Sevastova in the sunshine at Rod Laver Arena. The world No1 double-faulted to concede a break in the first game and trailed the...

Guardian, 02:00 in Sport
 
IAN HOLLOWAY: MY PLAYERS ARE THE REAL STARS

IAN HOLLOWAY: MY PLAYERS ARE THE REAL STARS

A few years ago just the thought of Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson arriving at Bloomfield Road for a Premier League game would have provoked gales of laughter. But nobody will be splitting their sides when United roll up there on Tuesday...

 
ENGLAND CRICKET - STUTTERING IAN BELL’S KEEN TO SECURE WORLD CUP SPOT

ENGLAND CRICKET - STUTTERING IAN BELL’S KEEN TO SECURE WORLD CUP SPOT

IAN BELL believes England’s stuttering start to their one-day campaign in Australia will have no bearing on their chances in the World Cup that starts in four weeks time. Bell held up his hands yesterday to being one of those batsmen culpable for...

 


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