The former owner of Portsmouth Football Club faces trial in Lithuania over a £400 million bank fraud after failing to convince a judge that he could be killed if he was extradited.
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Monday 06 February 2012
For Dwain Chambers, the key battle has yet to come in 2012. Still, as he awaits the Court of Arbitration for Sport's definitive ruling on the British Olympic Association's lifetime ban on doping offenders – due to be announced before the end of April – the world indoor 60 metres champion is up and running in London Olympic year.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
A Lithuanian man charged with the brutal murder of a police officer's parents has been found dead in his prison cell.
Friday 20 January 2012
A man has appeared at Birmingham magistrates' court charged with the murder of a couple at their home in Birmingham last week.
Thursday 12 January 2012
The finance sector suffered a fresh jobs blow today when Barclays announced plans to axe over 400 posts under "essential changes" to its technology and infrastructure division.
Thursday 08 December 2011
In northern Bucharest, in a busy residential neighbourhood minutes from the heart of the capital city, is a secret the Romanian government has long tried to protect.
Saturday 22 October 2011
Republican Michael Campbell was yesterday jailed after trying to buy an arsenal in the Baltics to wage terror in Britain. Kim Sengupta lifts the lid on the MI5 operation that brought him down
Friday 21 October 2011
A brother of one of the men blamed for the Omagh bomb atrocity has been jailed for 12 years for trying to buy weapons and explosives in Lithuania.
Monday 05 September 2011
Craig Levein has called for Czech Republic winger Jan Rezek to be suspended for the penalty box fall that denied his Scotland side a Euro 2012 qualifying victory.
Monday 05 September 2011
Kenny Miller believes Scotland have a legitimate grievance after two controversial decisions cost them victory against the Czech Republic at Hampden Park on Saturday. Scotland drew 2-2 after the Czechs were awarded a questionable penalty in the final minute, and even after that referee Kevin Blom turned down a more plausible penalty appeal after Christophe Berra went down.
Saturday 03 September 2011
Craig Levein is not weighed down by the pressure he will be under as Scotland host the Czech Republic at Hampden Park this afternoon. Scotland must win, and win again against Lithuania on Tuesday if they are to finish second in Group I and enter the qualification play-offs.
Thursday 01 September 2011
Peter Houston warned the Tartan Army against reading too much into the Czech Republic's apparent problems ahead of Saturday's vital Euro 2012 qualifier at Hampden Park.
Tuesday 30 August 2011
A Lithuanian military plane has crashed after colliding in mid-air with a French Nato jet, officials said.
Friday 26 August 2011
Scotland captain Darren Fletcher has returned to the squad for the Euro 2012 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Lithuania.
Tuesday 23 August 2011
A father and two sons have been jailed for a total of 19 years for running a £27.5m "boiler room" scam. The ringleader, Tomas Wilmot, was sentenced to nine years at Southwark Crown Court yesterday, while his sons Kevin and Christopher were given five years each.
Thursday 18 August 2011
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