[The Guardian] pm: Tough security enabled today's race in Bahrain to go ahead in Manama, but have opponents claimed moral victory, reports the Guardian's Middle East editor, Ian Black: Nearby villages were described as being under "undeclared curfew".
[The Guardian] pm: Ian Black, the Guardian's Middle East editor, has filed a news story taking an overview of the situation in Bahrain, where tens of thousands of anti-government protesters confronted police during the final preparations for Sunday's showcase
[The Sun] - Goal heroes Craig Beattie and Rudi Skacel, as well as Ian Black, Stephen Elliott and Suso Santana, could all leave in the summer. But Grainger reckons Hearts would be wrong to break the special bond the team developed over the months when the club
[Telegraph.co.uk] - He posted a photograph of Ian Black's straight leg challenge on him and a picture of the consequent bruising to his leg. Now flash back to April 10, That night, in a European Cup tie at Celtic Park, Atlético Madrid produced arguably the most
[The Guardian (blog)] - Here's a new dispatch from Weaver and Ian Black: Bahrain is braced for three days of protests to mark the controversial Formula One Grand Prix as the government and organisers insisted that the event would proceed as planned. Sporadic clashes that saw
[The Sun] - “There was an incident in the first half when Ian Black, already booked, blatantly pushed the ball away with his hand. “The referee gave Celtic a free-kick, so he obviously believed the incident was intentional and not an accident. “If that's the case
[Telegraph.co.uk] - A number of first team players, including Rudi Skacel, Ian Black and Craig Beattie, are out of contract this summer, but Southern indicated that the team's final league and the question of European qualification will dictate how many of those players
[Telegraph.co.uk] - Celtic, angered by Norris's decision to award Hearts a penalty kick for handball against Joe Ledley but deny them a claim against Andy Webster – and also incensed by his failure to spot a straight-leg challenge on Ledley by Ian Black – can hardly be
[The Sun] - Beattie was booked for his celebration while Ian Black was also shown yellow, but neither of them miss the final. Barr added: “We couldn't think about so many of us being on yellow cards. “If things happen in the game then so be it, you have to take
[The Sun] - But asked about Hooper's goal he insisted Jambo Ian Black should have been sent off for an over-the-top tackle on the Welsh midfielder. Thommo said: “It wasn't as fortunate as Joe was not to have broken his leg. I've seen the tackle and it's a bad one.
[The Sun] - Very close behind him is Ian Black, who I feel has matured this year. “I'da chat with him earlier in the season about one or two things and we spoke about how I felt he played certain games — particularly the derbies — as a fan rather than a player.
[The Guardian (blog)] LCCSY (@LccSy) April 9, pm: Today's violence in Syria foretells a "near certain failure" to meet Tuesday's UN-imposed deadline for government troop withdrawals and a ceasefire, Guardian Middle East editor Ian Black writes.
[The Guardian] - The strikers Craig Beattie (heel) and Stephen Elliott (hip) and the midfielders Ian Black (hernia) and Mehdi Taouil (back) were also absent from the Perth clash. Sérgio had a similar complaint to Beattie while he was a player in his native Portugal and
[The Guardian] - Kofi Annan is likely to have his work cut out persuading the Iranian leadership to change tack on Syria as he heads to Tehran next week, writes Ian Black. Tehran has consistently denied helping Assad crush the uprising, but few are convinced.