News archive from 1 June 2014

Chuck Hagel urges China not to undermine security

Chuck Hagel urges China not to undermine security

CHINA has been accused of undermining peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region by US defence secretary Chuck Hagel. He told a security conference that the United States “will not look the other way” when China and others try to restrict...

 
Outrage in India over gang rape and murder

Outrage in India over gang rape and murder

THE gang rape and murder of two teenage girls that has triggered national outrage in India should be subject to a federal investigation, a top state official said yesterday. The move follows the arrest of a third suspect yesterday after the two...

 
RALLY TRAGEDY: Reaction

RALLY TRAGEDY: Reaction

Reaction to today's news that three spectators, two males and one female, have been killed after being hit by a rally car competing at the Jim Clark Rally. ======= Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond “This is desperately sad and difficult news from...

 
Welcome to the local high street … on your smartphone

Welcome to the local high street … on your smartphone

Leeds's Kirkgate Market is to be recreated in virtual reality for online shoppers. Photograph: Alamy A future trip to the high street could start with pre-booking your parking spot by mobile app and sending out an alert to local shops to tell them...

Guardian, 00:05 in Business
 
Poland's medical tourism clinics offer half-price treatment to the world

Poland's medical tourism clinics offer half-price treatment to the world

An operation in progress at the Carolina Medical Centre in Warsaw, Poland. The facilities would make any NHS manager envious. The doctors are experts with world-class success rates. The prices are often half what you'd pay at home. Why, then, are more...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Share watch: Hogg Robinson going places

Share watch: Hogg Robinson going places

THE continuing improvement being seen in the economy appears to feeding through to the corporate travel market as more company bosses look to seek out new business opportunities. Travel management group HOGG ROBINSON recently reported corporate travel...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Ian Cheshire says Scots won’t rue backing B&Q

Ian Cheshire says Scots won’t rue backing B&Q

IT'S the day after a rather disappointing trading update from Kingfisher, and shares in Europe's biggest home improvement retailer are still falling. Not by much - they'll finish the session about 1 per cent lower - but that's on top of a near 5 per...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Terry Murden: Battle lines drawn over trams

Terry Murden: Battle lines drawn over trams

MY interview with councillor Frank Ross of Edinburgh City Council, in which he said extending the city's tram was a "no brainer", certainly caught some attention and added further division to an already existing chasm on the subject. His...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Terry Murden: Business no place for sentimentality

Terry Murden: Business no place for sentimentality

YET more threats and warnings from business about the implications of a Yes vote in September and still we have almost four months to go before the ballot. At least business leaders have stopped hiding and are giving us a debate of substance. The...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
BioCity joins start-up angels Gabriel

BioCity joins start-up angels Gabriel

BIOCITY Scotland has joined the Gabriel syndicate of investors in early-stage start-up companies, and will back two fresh deals due to complete within the next few months. The new investments follow pitches in April to Gabriel, the syndicate founded...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Second Opinion: Apprenticeships

Second Opinion: Apprenticeships

ONCE all but immersed in the backwater of career development, apprenticeships are back in vogue. At the close of the 20th century, there were no more than 112,000 apprentices in the UK where currently there are 870,000. In Scotland, more than 77,000...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
How the new £118m Sunderland bridge might look

How the new £118m Sunderland bridge might look

COUNCIL bosses have unveiled a first hint of how the new bridge across the Wear could look. Engineering drawings showing the shape of the main mast supporting the cable stays, the positioning of the bridge in the river and the location of the supports...

 
TV reviews: Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse are back with an irreverent BBC history show

TV reviews: Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse are back with an irreverent BBC history show

My but what a lot of good drama has sprung up on BBC One over the last few weeks. The walk through Happy Valley (Tuesday) continues to be a captivating journey and From There To Here (Thursday) really hit its stride in the second episode as the...

 
The Newsroom's Emily Mortimer: why I still feel shame about going to work

The Newsroom's Emily Mortimer: why I still feel shame about going to work

'What I'm fascinated by is jealousy': Emily Mortimer. Photograph: Barry J Holmes for the Observer I don't think I'd have been able to write a TV series on my own. I wouldn't have had the nerve. If I've learned anything from making Doll & Em, the...

Guardian, 00:13 in Showbiz
 
'I admire Michael Fassbender enormously,' says Happy Valley's James Norton

'I admire Michael Fassbender enormously,' says Happy Valley's James Norton

Actor James Norton, 28, has just spent a busy afternoon running up and down a Cambridge street, in the rain, dressed in striped pyjamas. He's filing forthcoming ITV detective show Grantchester, set in the 1950s, in which he plays boozy vicar Sidney...

 


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