Local government in England http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23222/all en Soccer-Liverpool's Enrique faces lengthy lay-off http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/soccer-liverpools-enrique-faces-lengthy-lay <p>LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) - Liverpool defender Jose Enrique faces a six-week lay-off with a torn hamstring, the Premier League club's manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday.</p> <p>The <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/spain">Spanish</a> left back was injured during his side's 3-0 victory against Queens Park Rangers last week.</p> <p>"He has looked fantastic in the games but it looks like he'll probably be out for up to six weeks with his hamstring," Rodgers told the club's website (www.liverpoolfc.com).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130104/soccer-liverpools-enrique-faces-lengthy-lay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brendan Rodgers CDATA Contact Details Jose Enrique Liverpool Local government in England Local government in the United Kingdom North West England Person Career Quotation Technology XML Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 15:31:36 +0000 5731125 at http://www.globalpost.com "Lincoln" leads BAFTA film nominations with 10 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/lincoln-leads-bafta-film-nominations-10 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - "Lincoln", the story of President Abraham Lincoln's battle to end slavery, won 10 BAFTA nominations on Wednesday, putting it at the head of the pack for Britain's top film honours.</p> <p>"Les Miserables" and "Life of Pi" followed with nine each.</p> <p>The awards ceremony takes place in London on Feb. 10. (Reporting by Mike Collett-White, editing by Paul Casciato)</p> East Midlands Local government in England Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 08:00:03 +0000 5731992 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Lincoln' gets leading 12 Oscar nominations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/lincoln-gets-leading-12-oscar-nominations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BEVERLY HILLS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - U.S. presidential drama "Lincoln" led the pack of Oscar nominees on Thursday with 12 nominations including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world's top film honors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/lincoln-gets-leading-12-oscar-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American film directors Cinema of the United States Local government in England Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:46:31 +0000 5732618 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-RPT-'Lincoln' gets leading 12 Oscar nominations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-rpt-lincoln-gets-leading-12-oscar-nominations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Changes date of awards ceremony in para 3 to Feb. 24 from Feb. 26)</p> <p>BEVERLY HILLS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - U.S. presidential drama "Lincoln" led the pack of Oscar nominees on Thursday with 12 nominations including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world's top film honors.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/corrected-rpt-lincoln-gets-leading-12-oscar-nominations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the United States East Midlands Local government in England Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:45:50 +0000 5732605 at http://www.globalpost.com Jessops to close all 187 stores at cost of 1,370 jobs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/jessops-close-all-187-stores-at-cost-1370-jobs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Jessops, the British camera retailer that went into administration on Wednesday, said it was closing all 187 of its stores on Friday, resulting in about 1,370 job losses.</p> <p>Joint administrator Rob Hunt at PwC said he had held talks with suppliers, but it was apparent that the chain could not continue to trade.</p> <p>"We have had to make the difficult decision to begin the closure of all 187 Jessops stores at the close of business today," he said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/jessops-close-all-187-stores-at-cost-1370-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> East Midlands Jessops Local government in England Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 18:00:37 +0000 5733279 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-Soccer-Southampton sign Norway defender Forren http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-southampton-sign-norway-defender-forren <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects spelling of Adkins' first name)</p> <p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - Norwegian international defender Vegard Forren has joined Premier League strugglers Southampton on a 3-1/2-year deal.</p> <p>Just hours after the club sacked manager Nigel Adkins on Friday, they were heralding the arrival of the 24-year-old centre back for an undisclosed fee from Norwegian top division side Molde.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/soccer-southampton-sign-norway-defender-forren" target="_blank">read more</a></p> English footballers Football in England Hampshire Local government in England Technology Vegard Forren Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 21:15:32 +0000 5736397 at http://www.globalpost.com INTERVIEW-English soccer's poor relation seeking new backers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/interview-english-soccers-poor-relation-seeking-new-backers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* English Football League in new sponsorship talks</p> <p>* Sees benefits from BSkyB/BT rights rivalry</p> <p>* Foreign owners open up new TV markets</p> <p>By Keith Weir</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - While the English Premier League generates recession-busting revenue increases, times are tougher for the 72 soccer clubs outside the elite as they battle for media exposure and commercial deals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/interview-english-soccers-poor-relation-seeking-new-backers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Local government in England The Football League Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 11:45:26 +0000 5737174 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Saints defang Everton and defuse fans' revolt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-saints-defang-everton-and-defuse-fans-revolt <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Ossian Shine</p> <p>Jan 22 (Reuters) - Southampton threw up a defensive wall around both their goal and their new Argentine manager on Monday, repelling a high-flying Everton side as well as a threatened fans' protest at St Mary's.</p> <p>Having replaced the sacked Nigel Adkins on Friday, Mauricio Pochettino was braced for a fiery baptism at home as fans used social media all weekend to vent their fury at chairman Nicola Cortese's treatment of the revered Adkins.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-saints-defang-everton-and-defuse-fans-revolt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in England Local government in England Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 05:30:24 +0000 5737572 at http://www.globalpost.com RugbyU: Italy prop Castrogiovanni to quit Tigers for Toulon http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-italy-prop-castrogiovanni-quit-tigers-toulon <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Italian international prop Martin Castrogiovanni said Friday that he has agreed a switch from Leicester to French Top 14 team Toulon but will wait for the two teams to hammer out the details.</p> <p>"I have reached an agreement with Toulon but I still have a year on my contract at Leicester," the 31-year-old player with 91 caps told ESPN radio.</p> <p>"The two club are in the process of reaching a deal. In theory, all is sorted out. I sould sign next week but I cannot say I am a Toulon player nor that I have left Leicester."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/rugbyu-italy-prop-castrogiovanni-quit-tigers-toulon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Local government in England Martin Castrogiovanni Martin Castrogiovanni Rugby union Toulon AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 19:00:30 +0000 5743437 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Hartlepool win thanks to Hartley, Poole http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/football-hartlepool-win-thanks-hartley-poole <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>English third division team Hartlepool defeated Notts County 2-1 on Saturday with their scorers aptly named Hartley and Poole.</p> <p>Skipper Peter Hartley was the match-winner when he headed home in the 69th minute at Victoria Park after James Poole had put the team ahead in the fifth minute.</p> <p>dj/gnf</p> English footballers Football in the United Kingdom James Poole Local government in England Skipper Peter Hartley AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 22:00:39 +0000 5744247 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-England's King Richard III found under car park-researchers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/update-1-englands-king-richard-iii-found-under-car-park-researc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details, quote)</p> <p>By Michael Holden</p> <p>LEICESTER, England, Feb 4 (Reuters) - British researchers said on Monday that a skeleton with a cleaved skull and a curved spine entombed under a car park was that of Richard III, solving a 500-year-old mystery about the final resting place of the last English king to die in battle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/update-1-englands-king-richard-iii-found-under-car-park-researc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> House of Plantagenet Knights of the Garter Local government in England Richard Buckley Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 11:30:41 +0000 5745175 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Skeleton under car park is England's Richard III: scientists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/urgent-skeleton-under-car-park-englands-richard-iii-scientists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A skeleton found underneath a car park in the English city of Leicester is confirmed to be that of king Richard III, one of history's most notorious villains, scientists said Monday.</p> <p>"It is the acacdemic conclusion of the University of Leicester that, beyond reasonable doubt, the individual exhumed at Greyfriars in September 2012, is indeed Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of England," lead archaeologist Richard Buckley said to applause at a press conference.</p> <p>ar/dk/gj/txw</p> Knights of the Bath Local government in England Local government in the United Kingdom Technology AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 11:31:59 +0000 5745198 at http://www.globalpost.com King Richard III's face revealed for first time in 500 years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/king-richard-iiis-face-revealed-first-time-500-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The face of England's king Richard III was revealed for the first time in more than 500 years on Tuesday following a reconstruction of his skeleton found underneath a carpark.</p> <p>A three-dimensional plastic model has been made from the skull of the king, who was killed in 1485 after just two years on the throne but lived on as one of history's worst villains in the eponymous play by William Shakespeare.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/king-richard-iiis-face-revealed-first-time-500-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment King Knights of the Garter Local government in England Royalty AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 12:46:10 +0000 5746326 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Troubled Pompey face threat of explusion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/football-troubled-pompey-face-threat-explusion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Portsmouth have been told they face the threat of explusion from the Football League if the Pompey Supporters Trust (PST) fail in their bid to buy the League One club.</p> <p>Portsmouth's administrators, PKF, on Thursday revealed they had received a new offer from former Football League chairman Keith Harris which would rival the PST's bid.</p> <p>But the Football League reacted to that news by releasing a statement making it clear they would not consider any new bids for the 2008 FA Cup winners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/football-troubled-pompey-face-threat-explusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Hampshire Local government in England Pompey Supporters Trust AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:30:55 +0000 5749295 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Troubled Pompey face threat of expulsion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/football-troubled-pompey-face-threat-expulsion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Portsmouth have been told they face the threat of expulsion from the Football League if the Pompey Supporters Trust (PST) fail in their bid to buy the League One club.</p> <p>Portsmouth's administrators, PKF, on Thursday revealed they had received a new offer from former Football League chairman Keith Harris which would rival the PST's bid.</p> <p>But the Football League reacted to that news by releasing a statement making it clear they would not consider any new bids for the 2008 FA Cup winners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/football-troubled-pompey-face-threat-expulsion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Hampshire Local government in England Pompey Supporters Trust AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:45:57 +0000 5749315 at http://www.globalpost.com