News archive from 1 April 2014, page 116

Firefighters called following deliberate fire in park in Grimsby

Firefighters called following deliberate fire in park in Grimsby

Fire crews were called out to a park in Grimsby earlier tonight following a blaze that was started deliberately. Firefighters were scrambled to Corporation Road at 8.37pm after bins in the park were set alight. One hose reel was used to tackle the...

 
Port Vale set to appeal Chris Robertson's red card

Port Vale set to appeal Chris Robertson's red card

PORT Vale are set to appeal against Chris Robertson's red card in tonight's 2-1 home win over Crawley because they believe the defender was mistakenly sent off for a challenge by Chris Lines. Lines's tackle in the 90th minute sparked a mass...

 
Man dies in Doncaster footbridge plunge tragedy

Man dies in Doncaster footbridge plunge tragedy

A man has died and a woman was talked to safety during separate incidents which brought Doncaster to a standstill twice yesterday. Police were called to the A1(M) near Warmsworth yesterday afternoon following reports of a man falling onto the...

 
Pets rescued from Unstone house fire

Pets rescued from Unstone house fire

Firefighters rescued several pets from a house fire this afternoon. Crews from Dronfield and Chesterfield attended the property in Main Road, Unstone, where there was a kitchen fire in a detached property. The crews put out the fire, measuring...

 

Proposed release of Israeli spy raises ire of U.S. spies

Negotiations over the fate of Jonathan Pollard, a former naval intelligence analyst serving a life sentence for espionage, have stoked deep concern in the ranks of U.S. spy services already reeling from leaks orchestrated by former national security...

 

East Libyan rebels say agree to end oil port blockage within days

There was no immediate comment from the Tripoli government which has been trying since summer to end the seizure of three eastern ports, which previously counted for more than 600,000 barrels of day. The oil conflict is just one aspect of the turmoil...

 
Late drama as Leeds United hit spot of trouble

Late drama as Leeds United hit spot of trouble

Ross McCormack had an injury-time penalty saved as Leeds United lost again on another sorry night at Elland Road. Fourth from bottom Charlton went away with all the points thanks to a superb strike from the angle of the box by Reza Ghoochannejhad...

 

Hodgson changes tactics over WAGs

England boss Roy Hodgson has changed his plans over an official trip for players' wives, families and girlfriends to the World Cup warm-up camp in Miami at the start of June. It had been planned that time would be set aside for the 'WAGs' - wives and...

 

Beckham 'a fashion designer but...'

Italian fashion giants Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have said their "friend" Victoria Beckham may well be a designer but they list her alongside high street names. They said she came to the trade "after many, many, many different...

 
Weir faces resistance to £8.5bn deal with Metso

Weir faces resistance to £8.5bn deal with Metso

Engineering group Weir was facing a potential shareholder backlash to its hopes of expanding its presence in the mining market by merging with a Finnish rival in a deal that could create a business worth more than £8.5 billion. The Glasgow-based firm...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Business
 
Loney attacks fee cap as Royal London profits soar

Loney attacks fee cap as Royal London profits soar

Royal London chief executive Phil Loney has attacked the UK government's cap on charges for workplace pension schemes as "bad economics" as he unveiled a 52 per cent jump in annual profits at the Scottish Life owner. Loney also insisted it...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Business
 
Aberdeen targets cuts on top of Swip deal savings

Aberdeen targets cuts on top of Swip deal savings

ABERDEEN Asset Management today said it was looking to cut costs across its business on top of the savings it will look to drive out of the £550 million deal to acquire Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) which completed today. The fund...

Scotsman, 23:59 in Business
 


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