News archive from 31 May 2013, page 7

Media editors say U.S. attorney general to change investigations

Media editors say U.S. attorney general to change investigations

After a meeting that other media outlets boycotted because of its secrecy, the editors who did attend said they were encouraged by officials' expressions of regret, though one said the Justice Department still has a long way to go to understand how...

 
Extra funding to tackle disorder

Extra funding to tackle disorder

A funding package of £500, 000 will see more officers recruited in Barnsley to tackle anti-social behaviour. The money will be released by police and crime commissioner Shaun Wright to Barnsley Council over the next three years. It will pay for an...

 
MANCHESTER UNITED ACE NANI TURK-AWAY

MANCHESTER UNITED ACE NANI TURK-AWAY

GALATASARAY have joined the race for unsettled Manchester United ace Nani. Officials from the Turkish club are in England trying to seal a deal for the Portugal winger. Arsenal and Juventus are also interested but StarSport understands the Turkish...

Daily Star, 03:54 in Sport
 
PAOLO DI CANIO'S VALENTINO ANGELONI DELIGHT

PAOLO DI CANIO'S VALENTINO ANGELONI DELIGHT

SUNDERLAND boss Paolo Di Canio wants Inter Milan's Valentino Angeloni as his new chief scout. Black Cats chairman Ellis Short recently axed former chief scout Pop Robson, with Angeloni now lined up as his replacement. Di Canio has also brought in...

Daily Star, 03:57 in Sport
 
Egyptian draft law said to dash hopes of free civil society

Egyptian draft law said to dash hopes of free civil society

Human Rights Watch said the new draft was "hostile to the very notion of independent civil society." "This draft law dashes all hopes that independent groups could operate freely and independently after the revolution," said Sarah...

 
LUIS SUAREZ IN REAL MADRID TALKS

LUIS SUAREZ IN REAL MADRID TALKS

REAL MADRID plan to meet Liverpool next week to thrash out a mega-money deal for Luis Suarez. The Anfield club are almost resigned to losing their striker after he revealed he is frustrated in England. Liverpool want £40m – the figure that matches...

Daily Star, 04:01 in Sport
 

Information event to explain benefit changes

A support group is holding an information event next week at which people can find out more information about benefit changes. The Halifax and Calder Valley branch of the MS Society has organised the event at The Space, Hebden Bridge Town Hall, on...

 

Information event to explain benefit changes

A support group is holding an information event next week at which people can find out more information about benefit changes. The Halifax and Calder Valley branch of the MS Society has organised the event at The Space, Hebden Bridge Town Hall, on...

 
Scripps national spelling bee: Arvind Mahankali wins

Scripps national spelling bee: Arvind Mahankali wins

Arvind Mahankali, 13, with his Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Thirteen-year-old Arvind Mahankali of New York has won the Scripps national spelling bee. Mahankali correctly spelled his final word, knaidel, to win the...

 
Khmer Rouge leaders say sorry for atrocities

Khmer Rouge leaders say sorry for atrocities

Khieu Samphan at the genocide tribunal in 2011. Photograph: AP Former leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge being tried by a UN-backed genocide tribunal have apologised to families of victims of the regime's atrocities. Khieu Samphan, the head of state of...

 
Two men arrested in connection with East Riding burglaries

Two men arrested in connection with East Riding burglaries

Humberside Police have arrested two men in connection with recent property burglaries. A thirty four year-old man from Doncaster was arrested in Hook, near Goole, on May 25 and has been charged with burglary, and another man has been arrested and is...

 
MARK HUGHES ON MISSION

MARK HUGHES ON MISSION

MARK HUGHES returned to management at Stoke yesterday insisting: I'm no failure. The ex-QPR chief is out to prove his critics wrong following an ill-fated 11-month reign at Loftus Road that ended last November. Stoke fans protested against Hughes'...

Daily Star, 04:18 in Sport
 
THAT GOAL JUST A BLUR TO JOHN BARNES

THAT GOAL JUST A BLUR TO JOHN BARNES

JOHN BARNES made his name at the Maracana with a wonder goal which brought him worldwide fame. But the former Liverpool winger, 49, reckons it will be almost impossible for any of Roy Hodgson's boys to follow suit on Sunday. Barnes dribbled through...

Daily Star, 04:18 in Sport
 
THIS JOB HAS STOPPED ME GOING POTTY, SAYS MARK HUGHES

THIS JOB HAS STOPPED ME GOING POTTY, SAYS MARK HUGHES

MARK HUGHES insists he had to take the Stoke manager's job - for his own sanity. The Welshman, 49, desperately wants to put a shambolic 11-month period at QPR out of his mind, after being left to stew for the last six months. Hughes was axed as Loftus...

Daily Star, 04:18 in Sport
 

Indian shot dead in growing land dispute in Brazil

The Indians threw stones at riot police who fired tear gas to dislodge the occupiers from the 17,000-hectare property in the southern state of Mato Grosso do Sul, which produces soy and corn for export. Brazil's indigenous policy uses anthropological...

 


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