News archive from 2 February 2015, page 19

Ifo says German current account surplus hit new record in 2014

Ifo said the German surplus was equivalent to 7.5 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), meaning it would once again breach the European Commission's recommended upper threshold of 6 percent. "One reason for the current account surplus is good...

Reuters, 07:48 in Business
 

World's deadliest sniper is Royal Marine with 173 confirmed kills

The world's most lethal military sniper is understood to be a Royal Marine. The Sun said the Briton, who has not been named, had served in the Royal Navy's elite unit for more than a decade and recorded most of his 173 confirmed kills during tours of...

Metro, 07:49 in Hot News
 
Nottingham travel update: Broken down vehicle causing delays on the M1

Nottingham travel update: Broken down vehicle causing delays on the M1

A BROKEN down vehicle is causing delays on the M1 heading towards Nottinghamshire. There are currently delays of up to 15 minutes due to the vehicle closing a lane of the southbound carriageway, between Junction 31 for Sheffield and Junction 29A for...

 
Sign up for Rutland WaterAid skydive

Sign up for Rutland WaterAid skydive

A charity branch has urged people to face their fears and jump out of a plane to help bring safe, clean water to poor communities. The Rutland branch of WaterAid has organised a skydive on the weekend of March 21 and 22, to coincide with World Water...

 
PNE boss in vow

PNE boss in vow

Simon Grayson admits to a deep sense of frustration at his worst run of results as Preston North End manager but believes his side will recover their form. The 2-1 defeat to Crawley, who started the clash bottom of League One, was PNE’s seventh game...

 

Arsenal "going all out' to beat Liverpool to Asier Illarramendi transfer deal

Arsenal are set to ‘go all out’ to sign Real Madrid midfielder Asier Illarramendi ahead of Liverpool, according to reports. The Gunners have been tracking out-of-favour Madrid man Illarramendi for weeks and are now keen to agree a deal to sign him in...

Metro, 07:51 in Sport
 
Transfer deadline day - Live! Stoke City, Port Vale and Crewe Alexandra news and gossip

Transfer deadline day - Live! Stoke City, Port Vale and Crewe Alexandra news and gossip

THE mid-season transfer window shuts at 11pm today - and we will be following any potential deals right up until the last minute. Welcome to the Sentinel's live deadline day coverage. Here you'll find all the latest rumours, sightings, speculation and...

 
Parking fee hike at hospital is disgusting'

Parking fee hike at hospital is "disgusting'

PATIENTS and staff are to face higher parking charges at Staffordshire's biggest hospital. From April 1, visitors to the Royal Stoke University Hospital will have to pay an extra 10p to park for up to an hour, and between one and two hours. They will...

 
New England 28 - Seattle 24: Tom Brady inspires Patriots to glory in Super Bowl 49

New England 28 - Seattle 24: Tom Brady inspires Patriots to glory in Super Bowl 49

The veteran quarterback rolled back the years and re-wrote the record books as the Patriots produced a stunning fightback to deny the Seattle Seahawks back-to-back titles. Brady overtook boyhood hero Joe Montana's record of 11 touchdown passes in the...

Daily Star, 07:54 in Sport
 
Roadwatch - your weekly guide to disruption on Wakefield’s roads

Roadwatch - your weekly guide to disruption on Wakefield’s roads

Primrose Lane in Calder Grove will be closed from February 2 until February 27 while resurfacing works are carried out. Temporary traffic lights will be in place on Denby Dale Road in Durkar from February 2to 6 while works are carried out on the...

 
Think of pedestrians when you park your car

Think of pedestrians when you park your car

It is not often I feel passionate enough to write to a newspaper, but cannot think of any other way to make a comment on the subject of vehicles and Whalley. My family were living in the village way before the invention of the car so have seen all the...

 
Leicestershire weather: Cold with bright spells.

Leicestershire weather: Cold with bright spells.

Outlook: Early icy patches on untreated roads and pavements. Bright spells but possibility of wintry showers. Today: Widespread early frost. Icy patches on untreated roads and pavements. The frost will lift but it will remain cold despite bright...

 

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 2

* The UK blue-chip index closed down 0.9 percent at 6,749.40 points in the previous session. * Activity in China's factory sector shrank for the second straight month in January, a private business survey showed on Monday, as the new year got off to a...

 
Celtic line up deadline-day swoop for out of favour Crystal Palace midfielder Barry Bannan

Celtic line up deadline-day swoop for out of favour Crystal Palace midfielder Barry Bannan

CELTIC are eyeing a deadline-day move for midfielder Barry Bannan. The Scotland star is set to leave Crystal Palace on a loan deal today after Selhurst Park boss Alan Pardew agreed to let him go for game-time. Pardew had originally been against the...

 
'That was the easiest Old Firm win ever': Celtic duo Virgil van Dijk and Scott Brown say the Old Firm match was a stroll in the park

'That was the easiest Old Firm win ever': Celtic duo Virgil van Dijk and Scott Brown say the Old Firm match...

CELTIC stars Virgil van Dijk and Scott Brown last night sank the boot into Rangers after their side’s 2-0 League Cup semi-final stroll . The Dutch defender branded the day-out at Hampden as “easy” while skipper Brown reckons keeper Craig Gordon, who...

 


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