News archive from 23 March 2011, page 11

CHARLIE ADAM’S CALL FOR LEGENDS

CHARLIE ADAM’S CALL FOR LEGENDS

CHARLIE ADAM has urged Scotland to do themselves justice when they come face to face with Brazil on Sunday. The nations meet for the first time since the 1998 World Cup, when an own-goal from Tom Boyd saw the Scots suffer an agonising 2-1 defeat to...

 
CARDIFF BOOS WILL GIVE FABIO CAPELLO HEADACHE

CARDIFF BOOS WILL GIVE FABIO CAPELLO HEADACHE

JAMES COLLINS, having recovered from his own nightmare, is ready to pass the headaches on to England. Collins will play his first game on Saturday, for Wales against England, since his boozy night in a hotel and blazing row with Aston Villa’s...

 
HERD OF COWS ON THE PITCH? NOW THAT’S IFFY

HERD OF COWS ON THE PITCH? NOW THAT’S IFFY

IMAGINE the scene. You are newly installed as the manager of a national team and desperate to make an impact on returning from the wilderness. A broom has swept through the corridors of power and you are anointed as the man to establish a new era....

 
SEPP TO STEP DOWN - IN 2015

SEPP TO STEP DOWN - IN 2015

SEPP BLATTER last night promised to quit as FIFA boss in four years’ time - even though he may only last another two months. Blatter is being challenged by Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam, who wants to clean up FIFA and put an end to the...

 

Aristide: rightfully restored to Haiti | Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman's exclusive interview with Jean-Bertrand Aristide for DemocracyNow! aboard the flight that took him back to Haiti last weekend. Video: DemocracyNow! Late at night on 17 March 2011, former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide boarded a...

 

Exclusive: Insight Communications explores sale, again-sources

Insight, the tenth largest cable operator in the United States according to Carlyle's website, has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch and UBS AG to run the process after a competitive series of banker meetings in February. Insight is seeking a deal...

 
U.S., Rajaratnam battle over Goldman CEO testimony

U.S., Rajaratnam battle over Goldman CEO testimony

The appearance of Goldman's chief executive officer on the witness stand could overshadow the Manhattan federal court trial of the one-time hedge fund billionaire. Rajaratnam's lawyers hope to use the opportunity to ask Blankfein about probes stemming...

Reuters, 02:44 in Business
 
DEFIANT JOHN TERRY CHALLENGES TEAM-MATES

DEFIANT JOHN TERRY CHALLENGES TEAM-MATES

JOHN TERRY has urged his England team-mates to speak to him face to face if they have “a problem” with Fabio Capello’s decision to reappoint him as captain. He was unapologetic and unrepentant yesterday while reiterating a belief that he should...

 
JOHN TERRY: I’VE GOT NOTHING TO BE SORRY FOR

JOHN TERRY: I’VE GOT NOTHING TO BE SORRY FOR

HE CONCEDES he is older and a bit wiser, but essentially the past 13 months have not changed John Terry. The armband might be wrapped around his biceps again, but his return as England captain was never likely to be followed by a mea culpa as to...

 
MATT JARVIS GOES LONG WAY ROUND TO MAKE THE GRADE

MATT JARVIS GOES LONG WAY ROUND TO MAKE THE GRADE

MATT JARVIS claims rejection made him stronger after taking the unconventional route into the England senior squad. Wolves winger Jarvis trained with his new England team-mates yesterday having been called up for Saturday’s Euro 2012 qualifier...

 
D H Lawrence Women fall back in love

D H Lawrence Women fall back in love

Forget Ken Russell and the infamous wrestling scene - a BBC Four version of DH Lawrence's Women In Love is set to entice the audience later this week. Made in Dagenham writer William Ivory has merged two Lawrence novels - The Rainbow and Women In...

BBC, 03:07 in Art & Culture
 
Tweeting with the telly on

Tweeting with the telly on

The days of families reverentially gathered around the box may be long gone but the doom-mongers who said that on-demand would kill linear TV completely may also be somewhat off the mark. A new generation of viewers is watching what has been dubbed...

BBC, 03:07 in Art & Culture
 
CAR PRODUCTION WOES HIT INCHCAPE

CAR PRODUCTION WOES HIT INCHCAPE

STALLED Japanese car production in the wake of last week’s earthquake and tsunami put the brakes on international car dealer Inchcape yesterday. Inchcape reversed 16½p to 350p as car giants Toyota and Honda said they would delay restarting their...

 
Stock trades to exploit speed of light, says researcher

Stock trades to exploit speed of light, says researcher

Financial institutions may soon change what they trade or where they do their trading because of the speed of light. "High-frequency trading" carried out by computers often depends on differing prices of a financial instrument in two...

BBC, 03:30 in Business
 
Asian shares down, oil up on Japan, Middle East worries

Asian shares down, oil up on Japan, Middle East worries

The euro hovered below a 4-1/2-month high as worries about debt problems in Portugal and Ireland halted its recent gains, while the yen hugged a tight range near 81 to the dollar amid caution about further central bank intervention. Portugal's...

Reuters, 03:40 in Business
 


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