News archive from 23 June 2012, page 1

Moody's facing backlash as markets shrug off decision to downgrade world's biggest lenders

Moody's was facing a backlash yesterday as markets shrugged off its decision to downgrade 16 of the world's biggest lenders. Victims of the downgrade lined up with banking analysts to accuse the ratings agency of having its eyes on the rear view...

 

MARKET REPORT: Domino's takes a pizza the action

Come on England. Gentleman Roy Hodgson's team of believers face Italy tomorrow night in the finals of a major football tournament for the first time since 1990. Should they win the euro quarter-final, they could again face old foes Germany in the...

 
BoE to allow UK lenders to free up billions from cash buffers to drag economy out of recession

BoE to allow UK lenders to free up billions from cash buffers to drag economy out of recession

The Bank of England looks set to allow UK lenders to free up billions of pounds from their cash buffers to help drag the economy out of recession. The Financial Policy Committee - Threadneedle Street's risk watchdog - met yesterday to discuss ways to...

 

Germany feels the pain as euro plan falls on deaf ears

The four biggest countries in the eurozone last night outlined a £105bn growth plan as the financial storm battering the region spread to Germany. The leaders of Germany, France, Italy and Spain agreed to push for a package worth 1 per cent of...

 
GERMANS SAIL THROUGH TO SEMIS

GERMANS SAIL THROUGH TO SEMIS

Germany eased ominously into the semi-finals of Euro 2012 - where they will meet either England or Italy - as Greece's resistance finally crumbled. Having set out to frustrate from the off, once they fell behind to Philipp Lahm's goal just before...

Daily Star, 22:41 in Sport
 

Wall St Week Ahead: Europe, economic outlook take center stage

Investors say big gains will be hard to come by amid signs of slowing growth and economic headwinds from the euro zone. The S&P 500 posted its second-biggest daily decline of the year this week. Trading is likely to be volatile in the final week...

 

New play area opens

A NEW play area has been officially opened by school children in Swinton. Youngsters from Brookfield Primary School cut a ribbon on Tuesday, June 19, to launch the revamped play area at Dun Street. The facility has been funded through £41,000 Landfill...

 

Germans sail through to semis

Germany eased ominously into the semi-finals of Euro 2012 - where they will meet either England or Italy - as Greece's resistance finally crumbled. Having set out to frustrate from the off, once they fell behind to Philipp Lahm's goal just before...

 
Meals blog girl raises £100,000

Meals blog girl raises £100,000

A schoolgirl who was banned by her council from blogging about her school meals has helped raise £100,000 for a charity that feeds poverty-stricken children. Martha Payne, nine, was told she could no longer take photos of her school lunches for her...

 

Women rescued from floods as a month-worth of rain falls in just two days in Skipton

Floods struck Craven again today after a month’s worth of rain fell in just two days. Two women had to be rescued by specialist teams after they got stuck inside their car on the flooded Heslaker Lane, at Carleton. At 4.06pm this afternoon, fire...

 

Women rescued from floods as a month-worth of rain falls in just two days in Skipton

Floods struck Craven again today after a month’s worth of rain fell in just two days. Two women had to be rescued by specialist teams after they got stuck inside their car on the flooded Heslaker Lane, at Carleton. At 4.06pm this afternoon, fire...

 
Outlook was Positive, despite the weather

Outlook was Positive, despite the weather

Outlook was Positive, despite the weather Heavy rain and strong winds failed to dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds of people who turned out to celebrate Positive Bradford Day in Centenary Square. The day, aimed at celebrating all that is good about the...

 

Anti-government protests spread across Khartoum

The demonstrations, now in their sixth day, expanded beyond the core of student activists and spread into several neighbourhoods of the capital that had so far been quiet. Activists have been trying to use public frustration to build a movement to...

 
TURKEY SAYS SYRIA SHOT DOWN PLANE

TURKEY SAYS SYRIA SHOT DOWN PLANE

A statement following a two-hour security meeting led by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the warplane that went missing near Syria was downed by Syrian forces and that the two Turkish pilots remain missing. It said Turkey "will...

 

Germans sail through to semis

Germany eased ominously into the semi-finals of Euro 2012 - where they will meet either England or Italy - as Greece's resistance finally crumbled. Having set out to frustrate from the off, once they fell behind to Philipp Lahm's goal just before...

Daily Post, 23:08 in Sport
 


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