News archive from 3 April 2014

Mental health: One in four footballers suffers

Mental health: One in four footballers suffers

More than a quarter of professional footballers suffer from depression or anxiety problems, according to a new study carried out by the international players' union, FIFPro. The research showed 26 per cent of players reported mental health problems,...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Hillsborough fans ‘not to blame for their deaths’

Hillsborough fans ‘not to blame for their deaths’

RELATIVES of the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster said it was "music to our ears" to hear a coroner say that none of the victims was to blame for their own deaths. Lord Justice Goldring yesterday laid out key questions facing...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Independence: SNP ‘bullied’ bosses over currency

Independence: SNP ‘bullied’ bosses over currency

Nationalist MSPs have been rebuked for their behaviour after "badgering" industry leaders at a Holyrood committee. At an ill-tempered meeting yesterday, SNP members were urged to apologise over claims they “bullied” and “shouted down”...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Tom Peterkin: No campaign finally facing its wobble

Tom Peterkin: No campaign finally facing its wobble

IN THE not so distant past when the No campaign was skooshing the independence referendum, a key figure in the Better Together organisation confided that there would undoubtedly be a "wobble" before 18 September. The Better Together...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 

Iran, Russia working to seal $20 billion oil-for-goods deal - sources

In January, Reuters reported that Moscow and Tehran were discussing a barter deal that would see Moscow buy up to 500,000 barrels a day of Iranian oil in exchange for Russian equipment and goods. The United States has said such a deal would raise...

 
Bombs kill two, including police officer, at Cairo University

Bombs kill two, including police officer, at Cairo University

A group calling itself Ajnad Misr, or Soldiers of Egypt, claimed responsibility for the blasts, which follow a string of operations launched against police and soldiers since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in July. The fast-growing...

 
Comment: Bankers’ bonuses | M&S expansion

Comment: Bankers’ bonuses | M&S expansion

With his counterpart at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) incurring George Osborne's wrath over the leaking of its market-sensitive plans to probe the insurance industry's "zombie" funds, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) boss Andrew...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
Icas chief enjoys 10% pay rise as membership rises

Icas chief enjoys 10% pay rise as membership rises

The chief executive of the world's oldest professional body for accountants saw the value of his pay package rise more than 10 per cent last year after its membership topped 20,000 for the first time. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Business
 
We need a standing commission on electricity

We need a standing commission on electricity

There is confusion regarding the review of the commercial and financial arrangements of electricity supply. Whereas generating plant provides energy [MWh], it must in addition provide power capacity [MW] essential to maintain security of supply at...

 
Hybrid funds could boost the life sciences sector

Hybrid funds could boost the life sciences sector

It has been recently documented, both by the UK government and press, that Scotland's life sciences sector is facing an increasing challenge when it comes to gathering investor support. It appears private sector investors are being turned off from...

 
Vodafone to create 1,400 jobs in UK

Vodafone to create 1,400 jobs in UK

Vodafone has said it will create 1,400 jobs by opening 150 new shops in 2014. The mobile phone company's investment in the UK will reach £1bn in 2014, the highest in Vodafone's history, it said. It said the money would partly be spent on boosting its...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
How American energy independence could change the world

How American energy independence could change the world

If the bookies are to be believed, Chelsea Clinton could turn out to be luckiest US president in history. The holy grail of American leaders over the past four decades, from Richard Nixon to Barack Obama, has been energy independence, and thanks to...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
Ketamine could help to treat depression, UK study finds

Ketamine could help to treat depression, UK study finds

Ketamine in its powdered form in a wrap. The drug is set to be upgraded to a Class B banned substance. Photograph: Alamy The first UK study to give ketamine to severely depressed patients has found that it had dramatic positive effects on some...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
NHS may need to apply more patient charges, says report

NHS may need to apply more patient charges, says report

The report concludes that social care is already in crisis and that the NHS is heading the same way. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA More patient charges may need to be introduced in the NHS, including fees for hospital and GP appointments and...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Horse drug ketamine is ‘remarkable’ treatment for depression

Horse drug ketamine is ‘remarkable’ treatment for depression

Horse tranquiliser ketamine has been ‘successfully’ used at an NHS clinic to treat people with depression. The hallucinogenic party drug – set to be upgraded to a class B drug – is a ‘promising treatment’, psychiatrist Dr Rupert McShane said. ‘We’ve...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30