News archive from 26 February 2012, page 10

Japan sees upward pressure on yen waning

Japan sees upward pressure on yen waning

The official, speaking after the first day of the weekend gathering of Group of 20 finance ministers and central bankers, said the yen was not discussed at the meeting which was dominated by talks on the euro-zone sovereign debt crisis. But the G20...

Reuters, 11:26 in Business
 
Hope for Cardiff against Liverpool? Six of the biggest upsets in Wembley history

Hope for Cardiff against Liverpool? Six of the biggest upsets in Wembley history

1980: West Ham 1-0 Arsenal Division Two West Ham shocked everyone by making it to the final and FA Cup holders Arsenal, who finished fourth in the top-flight that season, were expected to win. Trevor Brooking popped up with a header in the 13th minute...

Daily Mail, 11:54 in Sport
 
Do we really need to buy insurance? Danny Baker famously doesn't think so. Financial Mail weighs up the odds

Do we really need to buy insurance? Danny Baker famously doesn't think so. Financial Mail weighs up the odds

HOME INSURANCE There's is a one in ten chance you will be burgled, suffer accidental damage or have other reasons to claim. There are two types of home policies - buildings and contents. Although they can be taken out separately, they are often taken...

 
Spin king Warne gets place in Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Spin king Warne gets place in Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Warne said: 'To be inducted into the Hall of Fame is just a massive honour, and it makes me feel very proud. 'When you look back, so many wonderful players have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. To be mentioned in the same breath as some of those...

Daily Mail, 12:41 in Sport
 

BRICS to look at bid for top World Bank job

Finance chiefs from the BRICS group of emerging market powerhouses - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - met on the sidelines of a G20 meeting in Mexico City and agreed the top World Bank job should be open to all countries....

Reuters, 12:48 in Business
 
ARSENAL V TOTTENHAM LIVE!

ARSENAL V TOTTENHAM LIVE!

ARSENAL defenders Laurent Koscielny (knee) and Kieran Gibbs (groin) face fitness tests. Aaron Ramsey (ankle), Francis Coquelin (hamstring) and Sebastien Squillaci (groin) are out. Per Mertesacker (ankle) is a long-term absentee. TOTTENHAM’S Emmanuel...

Daily Star, 13:03 in Sport
 
NORWICH V MANCHESTER UNITED LIVE: RIO FERDINAND RETURNS FOR RED DEVILS

NORWICH V MANCHESTER UNITED LIVE: RIO FERDINAND RETURNS FOR RED DEVILS

NORWICH defender Zak Whitbread could return after a hamstring injury. Fellow defender Daniel Ayala continues to miss out. Marc Tierney (groin) and Jonny Howson (knee) are both on the comeback trail, although this game might be be too soon. MANCHESTER...

Daily Star, 13:03 in Sport
 

Suicide bomber attacks Nigerian church in Jos

A Reuters reporter at the scene of the blast saw two of the bodies, which police said included the suicide bomber, who had rammed his Volkswagen into the church before detonating the explosives. Security forces cordoned off the area, while Christian...

 
Low in polls, Sarkozy stakes all on campaign verve

Low in polls, Sarkozy stakes all on campaign verve

Yet mingling with the public in Lille, a northern city whose bleak backstreets betray its struggle to adapt to the decline of local heavy industry, Sarkozy's eyes flicker restlessly and he looks ill-at-ease, as if he can sense the hostile mood. The...

 

Egypt parliament to meet to elect constitution body

Under an interim constitution, parliament is responsible for picking the 100-strong assembly that will write the new constitution to replace the one that helped keep Mubarak in power for three decades. Political parties, led by the Muslim...

 
STOKE V SWANSEA LIVE: RORY DELAP AVAILABLE AFTER RED-CARD APPEAL

STOKE V SWANSEA LIVE: RORY DELAP AVAILABLE AFTER RED-CARD APPEAL

STOKE will make changes from the side knocked out of Europe. Peter Crouch, Jon Walters and Matthew Etherington are likely to come back in. Robert Huth completes his three-game ban, but Rory Delap is available after his red card at Crawley was...

Daily Star, 14:22 in Sport
 

Afghan ministry worker suspected in killing of U.S. officers

"An employee has been identified as a suspect and he has now fled. The interior ministry is trying to arrest the suspected individual," it said in a statement. Afghan security sources identified Abdul Saboor, a 25-year-old police...

 

Iran election campaigners seek refuge in Islamic rhetoric

Iran's first nationwide vote since the disputed re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009 has been marked by increased rhetoric extolling Islamic values as pressure mounts on the Iranian authorities - from at home and abroad. Leading...

 
You da one! Rihanna shortlisted to play Whitney Houston in a biopic of the late singer

You da one! Rihanna shortlisted to play Whitney Houston in a biopic of the late singer

She told OK! magazine: 'I hate it when singers do singing movies all the time, because you can never look at them as anybody else. I want to play a character. My whole life is playing Rihanna; being a singer won't be a stretch for me.' The superstar's...

 
Prudential may move to Hong Kong - report

Prudential may move to Hong Kong - report

A Prudential spokesman declined to comment. Solvency II, due to come into force in 2014, could force European insurers to hold extra cash reserves against subsidiaries operating in countries that have less exacting capital standards. This extra...

Reuters, 15:01 in Business
 


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