The Metropolitan Police has been accused of failing the firearms officers who fatally wounded Mark Duggan by showing “indifferent” support for them in the wake of this week’s inquest verdict.
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Saturday 30 January 2010
Snooker: Ronnie O'Sullivan set up an appetising semi-final against John Higgins and almost made a 147 break in his ruthless demolition of Mark Allen at the Welsh Open yesterday. O'Sullivan won 5-2 and finished the match in a hurry, reeling off four frames in quick succession.
Friday 29 January 2010
Oracle Corp has filed a suit against a little known rival that provides low-cost software maintenance services, in a case similar to one that Oracle is fighting against rival SAP AG.
Thursday 28 January 2010
Oracle said that its $7.4 billion (£4.5 billion) purchase of Sun Microsystems has been completed.
Wednesday 20 January 2010
The giant trimaran of America's Cup challenger Oracle took to the water off Spain for the first time overnight as confusion continued to surround its planned duel with Swiss defender Alinghi next month.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
With three weeks to go until two of the more amazing racing yachts ever seen line up against each other for the America's Cup, the deadline passed last night for the Swiss defender, Ernesto Bertarelli's Alinghi, to sign an agreement drawn up in Singapore to resolve the major disputes with the American challenger, Larry Ellison's BMW Oracle.
Monday 18 January 2010
New Zealander Russell Coutts, the skipper of Oracle, claimed today that Swiss defender Alinghi is using "illegal" sails on its catamaran that is to face the US challenger in next month's America's Cup duel.
Monday 11 January 2010
A cloak of silence has been drawn over the latest round of talks to try and resolve the disputes and disagreements surrounding the America's Cup, now just less than four weeks away.
Sunday 10 January 2010
Friday 01 January 2010
In a bizarre twist to the possible resolution of the feud between America’s Cup holder, Switzerland’s Ernesto Bertarelli, and San Francisco-based challenger Larry Ellison – including a bizarrely timed announcement of the latest move – the Swiss have proposed, as though it was something new, a series of meetings to discuss their dispute.
Friday 01 January 2010
Tuesday 22 December 2009
America’s Cup challenger BMW Oracle sent a Christmas card to Swiss defender Alinghi today. It was not in accordance of the season of goodwill.
Tuesday 15 December 2009
The America’s Cup at last looked certain to be staged in Valencia next February after the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court yesterday unanimously threw out the latest attempt by the holder, Switzerland’s Ernesto Bertarelli and his club, the Societe Nautique de Geneve, to stage the defence in the United Arab Emirate of Ras al Khaimah. The challenging 90-foot trimaran of Larry Ellison’s BMR Oracle Racing is already on its way from the training base in San Diego. Bertarelli’s catamaran will have to be shipped through the Suez Canal, starting in about a week’s time.
Monday 30 November 2009
Thursday 19 November 2009
Extra pressure poured on the Swiss holder of the America's Cup, Ernesto Bertarelli's Alinghi, following the latest ruling from New York judge, Shirley Kornreich.
Wednesday 18 November 2009
Microsoft leads its industry in part because a vast army of outside computer programmers design software that only runs on its Windows operating system.
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