News archive from 3 August 2012, page 5

Come back into capital, PM urges

The Prime Minister has urged people to "come back into the capital" following claims that the 2012 Games had turned London into a "ghost town", with commuters and non-Olympic tourists avoiding the city. David Cameron said the...

 

Come back into capital, PM urges

The Prime Minister has urged people to "come back into the capital" following claims that the 2012 Games had turned London into a "ghost town", with commuters and non-Olympic tourists avoiding the city. David Cameron said the...

 
It's a true love effect for Billie's stage debut

It's a true love effect for Billie's stage debut

Billie Piper, a former companion of Dr Who, will play a star-crossed lover when she makes her debut at the National Theatre.The actress will appear opposite Jonjo O'Neill; the pair will play volunteers who meet at a clinic where they're taking part in...

 

Come back into capital, PM urges

Everyone likes something for nothing which is where this idea came from, the Best Things in Life are Free! Put simply it's a website with loads of freebies from across the North West. News Local Regional National Entertainment Showbiz Health...

 

Sir Chris lands historic fifth gold

Sir Chris Hoy has cycled to glory by taking an historic fifth Olympic title on a golden day for Britain. Sir Chris equalled Sir Steve Redgrave's record haul of five golds and boosted the atmosphere at the Velodrome where fans saw Victoria Pendleton...

 

Half-year losses add to woes for Hester and RBS

Royal Bank of Scotland will unveil a half-year loss of about £1.5 billion today that will be overshadowed by a £300 million hit from its recent IT meltdown and two mis-selling scandals. The bank, 82 per cent owned by the government, will set aside a...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

Job rates 'affect local health'

A greater risk of premature death is faced by people living in areas of England with long-term low employment, new research has claimed. The study by Durham University also showed that residents of these areas were much more likely to suffer from...

 

ING mulling sale of UK and Canadian businesses

DUTCH lender ING may sell its UK and Canadian online businesses - which together have more than three million customers - as the bank looks to repay the remaining €3 billion (£2.4bn) in state bailout it received during the financial crisis. The firm...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

Job rates 'affect local health'

A greater risk of premature death is faced by people living in areas of England with long-term low employment, new research has claimed. The study by Durham University also showed that residents of these areas were much more likely to suffer from...

 

Job rates 'affect local health'

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news Olympic Torch Live Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Batley Bulldogs Local Sport National Sport Lifestyle...

 

Young offenders 'most vulnerable'

Young offenders may be challenging, disruptive and guilty of serious offences but "you feared for them all", the Chief Inspector of Prisons has said. Nick Hardwick, reporting on Wetherby young offenders institution in West Yorkshire,...

 

Young offenders 'most vulnerable'

Young offenders may be challenging, disruptive and guilty of serious offences but "you feared for them all", the Chief Inspector of Prisons has said. Nick Hardwick, reporting on Wetherby young offenders institution in West Yorkshire,...

 

Contract wins help SMS secure £45m loan facility

Glasgow-based utility meter supplier Smart Metering

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

Young offenders 'most vulnerable'

HOSPITAL bosses are looking at a plan to scrap Dewsbury's A&E department. News Local Breaking News Email More Batley news Olympic Torch Live Regional National Health Jobs Apprenticeships Sport Batley Bulldogs Local Sport National Sport Lifestyle...

 

Simon Fox hands over control of HMV after turbulent times

HMV will next month part company with a boss credited with keeping the music and DVD chain afloat. Simon Fox, who has been in the chief executive’s role for the past six years, is set to hand the reins over to Trevor Moore, who was until recently the...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 


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