While an infamous onstage assault is well in the past, Aussie comedian Jim Jefferies is as outspoken as ever, writes Richard Fitzpatrick
BMW’s automotive car division swung to a loss for the first time in a decade as car prices slumped and a legal provision over alleged collusion ballooned to €1.4bn.
Holiday and airline group Thomas Cook’s shares climbed up to 45% on hopes that it would not need to issue new equity, although its bond prices extended their losses to record lows, amid deepening worries about the UK travel group’s debt.
China UnionPay, a state-owned payments processing- firm based in Shanghai, has emerged as a potential buyer for Galway-founded financial services firm Fintrax.
Galway-based specialist financial services company Fintrax is reportedly set to be sold just three years after being bought for up to €170m.
Britain’s Lloyds Banking Group has priced the stock market listing of its TSB business at below book value, aiming to attract investors amid a flurry of new issues and make progress on a much-delayed, costly sale.
Up to 800 of GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Irish employees will be affected by the announcement that the company is to trade assets with Novartis in a $20bn (€14.5bn) deal.
Guinness owner Diageo reshuffled its management yesterday, with a company insider becoming the boss of the world’s biggest spirits firm, suggesting there will be no major change in strategy.
The ECB chief’s plan is awaited with interest by the markets, writes Alan Wheatley
An unusual sight greeted guests at New York’s posh St Regis’s hotel this week: Dozens of investors trickled out carrying Manchester United hats and footballs after a marketing event for the club’s upcoming initial public offering.
Microsoft’s new tablet computers are no threat to Apple’s iPad, given the lack of enthusiasm among developers to create applications that run on the new Windows operating system, analysts said.
Finally Hibernian can turn their attention to the William Hill Scottish Cup final after securing Clydesdale Bank Premier League survival at the expense of Dunfermline.
SINGER Charlotte Church waived a £100,000 (€116,000) fee to sing at Rupert Murdoch’s wedding when she was 13, in exchange for a promise of favourable publicity, she said.
Joanna Yeates’ landlord hit out today at the “extraordinary tissue of fabrication and misrepresentation” spread in the media after his arrest on suspicion of her murder.
Joanna Yeates’s killer faced allegations today that he strangled her for sexual thrills.
Vincent Tabak admitted today he should not have tried to blame his landlord Christopher Jefferies for Joanna Yeates’s murder.
Colin Calderwood has confirmed he is deep in talks with former Hearts assistant manager Billy Brown about becoming his number two at Hibernian.
Hearts owner Vladimir Romanov today attacked “fools and idiots” after defending his decision to remove Jim Jefferies as manager.
Hearts have appointed former Sporting Lisbon coach Paulo Sergio as their new manager.
Hearts 0 Dundee Utd 1
THE DAILY MIRROR was fined £50,000 (€57,200) and The Sun £18,000 (€20,600) for contempt of court over publication of articles following the arrest of a suspect by police investigating the killing of 25-year-old landscape architect Joanna Yeates.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon focused on his team’s success after he was attacked by a fan in the 3-0 win over Hearts at Tynecastle.
The landlord arrested on suspicion of murdering Joanna Yeates has been released from police bail, police in Britain said today.
DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Joanna Yeates launched a campaign on Facebook yesterday to appeal for witnesses.
Police in Bristol are warning women not to walk home alone after dark because landscape architect Joanna Yeates’s killer remains at large.
The family of murdered Joanna Yeates today expressed their grief over her death and said they were certain her killer would be brought to justice.
The landlord of murdered Joanna Yeates remained in custody this morning after British police were granted more time to question him about her death.
DETECTIVES were last night granted more time to continue questioning Joanna Yeates’s landlord on suspicion of her murder.
Detectives in Britain were tonight granted more time to continue questioning Joanna Yeates’s landlord on suspicion of her murder.
British police were today granted extra time to question the landlord of Joanna Yeates, who is being held on suspicion of her murder.
THE parents of Joanna Yeates said yesterday they were pleased an arrest had been made in the hunt for her killer as police questioned her landlord.
Detectives in Britain were investigating today whether murder victim Joanna Yeates was seen leaving her flat with two people on the night she disappeared.
Neil Lennon is hoping the Celtic board will soon be keen to offer him a contract extension.
Hearts 0 Kilmarnock 3
Celtic 3 Hearts 0
Hearts are in talks with Republic of Ireland striker Stephen Elliott.
Hibernian 1 Hearts 2
Jim Jefferies tonight made a sensational return to Hearts barely two hours after the club announced the sacking of Csaba Laszlo.
Jim Jefferies’ eight-year reign as Kilmarnock manager was at an end tonight after he and assistant Billy Brown left the Scottish Premier League club “by mutual consent”.
Kilmarnock boss Jim Jefferies believes Rangers striker Kris Boyd should not have to answer criticism over his general play – because he is second to none inside the box.
Celtic 0 Kilmarnock 0
Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies revealed constant transfers speculation has led to Steven Naismith withdrawing his transfer request.
A recently discovered home movie showing former US President John F Kennedy’s motorcade shortly before his assassination was unveiled today on the website of a Dallas museum.
Jim Jefferies and Maurice Malpas will have to wait 24 hours before discovering whether they could face action from the Scottish Football Association following a day of drama in the Bank of Scotland Premier League.
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Celtic manager Gordon Strachan is still planning for next season with Roy Keane in his thoughts.
Celtic 2 Kilmarnock 0
Former Celtic striker Frank McGarvey claims nobody could have done any better than Scottish Football Writers’ manager of the year Gordon Strachan this season.
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