News archive from 29 March 2011, page 16

Cheryl Cole desperate for late invite to the Royal Wedding

X FACTOT star Cheryl Cole is desperate for a late invite to the royal wedding. In a magazine interview, Cheryl spoke about her new charity in conjunction with Prince Charles. And winking, she said: "I'm going to ask Prince Charles where my invite...

 
Fabio Capello backs return of famous five before England vs Ghana match

Fabio Capello backs return of famous five before England vs Ghana match

Following Saturday’s Euro 2012 qualifying win over Wales, Capello released the members of his starting XI still involved in Champions League football. That meant Chelsea trio John Terry, Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard returned to Stamford Bridge, Wayne...

Metro, 08:22 in Sport
 
2012 London Olympics funding row: Government to step in

2012 London Olympics funding row: Government to step in

The parties disagree on how any profits from the Games should be divided, with the BOA claiming the costs of the Paralympics - which are expected to make a loss - should not be taken into account. Moynihan, speaking at the unveiling of 27 Team GB 2012...

Metro, 08:22 in Sport
 
Manchester City's Mario Balotelli told to grow up before international recall

Manchester City's Mario Balotelli told to grow up before international recall

The 20-year-old was left out of the Azzurri’s Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovenia on Friday for breaching the team’s code of conduct while competing for his club. He was red-carded for a reckless tackle in City’s Europa League quarter- final, second...

Metro, 08:22 in Sport
 
Gareth Barry: There's been no drop in my performance

Gareth Barry: There's been no drop in my performance

The Manchester City midfielder will wear the captain’s armband in tonight’s friendly with Ghana, but was not even a substitute for the Euro 2012 qualifier with Wales in Cardiff on Saturday. Capello selected Jack Wilshere, Frank Lampard and Scott...

Metro, 08:22 in Sport
 
Lewis Hamilton: I'll catch Seb Vettel despite Australian Grand Prix beating

Lewis Hamilton: I'll catch Seb Vettel despite Australian Grand Prix beating

Hamilton was nearly a second behind reigning world champion Vettel in qualifying at Albert Park, and never really looked like challenging him for the race win. However, considering poor performance and reliability in pre-season prompted Hamilton to...

Metro, 08:22 in Sport
 
Liz Yelling: Seven days, 180 miles and I’m getting faster

Liz Yelling: Seven days, 180 miles and I’m getting faster

There’s less than three weeks until I line up at the start in London and training is going really well. I did a really good warm-weather stint in Lanzarote - 180 miles in a week - but it was a bit of a strain when we came back as our daughter Ruby was...

Metro, 08:22 in Sport
 
MPC man Posen may go in inflation gamble

MPC man Posen may go in inflation gamble

Posen said he won't seek re-election to the Monetary Policy Committee when his three-year term ends next August if he fluffs his forecasts for the UK economy. In an interview he declared: 'If I have made the wrong call, not only will I switch my...

 
South Korea firms in bidding race for Korea Express

South Korea firms in bidding race for Korea Express

Three of South Korea's biggest companies have bid for a controlling stake in Korea Express, the country's biggest logistics firm. POSCO, Lotte Group and CJ Group have all submitted preliminary bids to buy 37.6% of the firm as they look to reduce...

BBC, 08:26 in Business
 
Thomas Cook – UK demand for foreign holidays is slowing sharply

Thomas Cook – UK demand for foreign holidays is slowing sharply

Demand for foreign holidays has fallen sharply in the UK in recent months as weak consumer confidence continues to bite, Thomas Cook warned on Tuesday. The holiday group said that Britain was lagging behind other European countries, with the rate of...

Guardian, 08:27 in Business
 

India police arrest two more execs in telecoms probe

Asif Balwa is the brother of former DB Realty Managing Director Shahid Balwa, who was arrested by the CBI in February. DB Realty declined comment. (Reporting by Devidutta Tripathy)

 
Business leaders back airport expansion

Business leaders back airport expansion

A group of Britain's top business leaders has urged the government to recognise the "economic benefits of flying" in its forthcoming aviation review. In a letter to the Times today, 74 chief executives, chairmen or senior executives from...

Guardian, 08:31 in Business
 

Charter buys compression company for 100 million euros

"The acquisition is in line with Charter's strategy for growing Howden through developing its compressor business, its position in higher growth economies and further developing its aftermarket presence," Charter said in a statement. The...

Reuters, 08:32 in Business
 
Katie Price: I see my children as much as Peter Andre

Katie Price: I see my children as much as Peter Andre

The mum-of-three sent a tweet this morning stating: 'Morning tweeps my turn to have kids from today woooooo.' She later sent another message adding: 'Me and pete have kids exactly the same amount of time each just because I'm not pictured with them...

Metro, 08:34 in Showbiz
 
Katie Price and Leandro Penna hit Alton Towers as Alex Reid speaks out

Katie Price and Leandro Penna hit Alton Towers as Alex Reid speaks out

The pair made a splash as the 32-year-old model’s ex, Alex Reid, broke his silence on their marriage, saying he was ‘ill and depressed’ at being dumped. Attacking Price’s publicity stunts with 25-year-old Penna, Reid added: ‘How could she do that so...

Metro, 08:35 in Showbiz
 


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