Cliff Wakeman, 42, of Whitstable, Kent, Ashok Solanki, 44, from Edgware, north London, and Stewart Mitchell, 45, from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, claim racial discrimination and unfair dismissal. A manager at a City subsidiary of a Japanese company yesterday denied it had been racist in failing to promote British workers. Noriaki Nakajima, deputy manager of the British arm of Quick Corporation, a financial information company, told an industrial tribunal in Stratford, east London, that the British staff lacked the “ability and character” to be managers. He denies causing actual bodily harm and a further count of common assault The trial continues.. A dental nurse yesterday told of a stalker’s “terrifying” campaign which left her in fear of her life. Perry Southall, 20, told Southwark Crown Court that Clarence Morris, of Poplar, east London, sent her bottles of champagne, but also twice threatened her with an axe-like weapon in a car park.
The Times is at present heavily promoting its Monday paper, at 10p.It was also News International which led the recent all-out newspaper price war which rocked the British market and resulted in prices being slashed across the board.. We felt it was the best thing to do.”The war for subscriptions is the latest round in the battle for circulation which is dominating the gently declining British newspaper market. The subscription offer was designed to cover the summer of sport, and now we’re going into an extremely strong autumn period and we still feel we are giving the best value ever on 10p and 40p cover prices. But when Telegraph readers responded yesterday to the Times newspapers’ advert promising to match other subscription offers they were told it had been cancelled. “I’m afraid it is closed,” a News International operator said.
“We were told this morning it had finished and there was nothing we could do about it.”Yesterday Jane Reed, director of corporate affairs at News International, acknowledged the offer had been suddenly closed, saying: “There is no reason, when one makes a decision, that it shouldn’t be made quickly. In direct mailshots they have been offering all seven Telegraph papers from Monday to Sunday for pounds 1.The Telegraph mailshot, which demands readers pre-pay 12, 24, 36 or 52 weeks in advance, said customers could save pounds 2.40 a week. The Times newspapers yesterday cancelled a cut-price subscription offer they had been advertising the previous day, provoking speculation that executives feared it could lose substantial sums. The offer, which has been made in advertisements in both the Times and its Sunday sister, claimed the papers would “match any other subscription offer you receive from any other national newspaper”.
The initiative appeared to be a clear attempt to retain readers following an offer by Telegraph newspapers. Then we heard one policeman say `I don’t think he’s got a chance’,” she added.Nearby were yesterday sealed off as forensic science experts began searches inside.Secret of success, Page 2. One was shouting `throw down your weapon we are the police’.”There were about eight or 10 armed policemen at this time Then there was shooting which lasted for about 10 seconds. I heard the sound of breaking glass and then I heard what I knew were gunshots.”My husband looked out of the window and saw about a dozen special policemen wearing bullet-proof jackets.”They were in position crouching behind trees and cars surrounding the house as others seemed to be trying to break into the basement and used ladders to get in.