News archive from 5 January 2015

Eddie Redmayne named best-dressed man by GQ

Eddie Redmayne named best-dressed man by GQ

Hollywood star Eddie Redmayne has topped a list of best-dressed men, which also features Wayne Rooney and Prince George. Newsnight presenter Evan Davis was named worst-dressed man in the countdown for GQ magazine, for resembling “a supply geography...

 
NHS ‘a sticking plaster for tackling inequalities’

NHS ‘a sticking plaster for tackling inequalities’

The NHS cannot tackle the health gap between rich and poor by itself and can only provide a "sticking plaster" for such inequalities, according to the convener of Holyrood's health committee. In a report released today, the committee...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 
David Cameron ‘would hold early EU referendum’

David Cameron ‘would hold early EU referendum’

DAVID Cameron has hinted that he would be prepared to stage an early referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union if the Conservatives regain power at the general

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 
Ebola aid workers could be put in quarantine

Ebola aid workers could be put in quarantine

A QUARANTINE system for health workers returning from West Africa should be set up if recommended by the government's chief medical officer, David Cameron said yesterday. The condition of Fife nurse Pauline Cafferkey remained critical yesterday. The...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 
General election top concern for UK companies in 2015

General election top concern for UK companies in 2015

Political uncertainty ahead of May’s general election and the weakening eurozone economy are hitting confidence across British businesses. Two surveys on Monday show that firms began the new year fretting about domestic political upheaval and the...

Guardian, 00:08 in Business
 
John Lewis boss warns retailers to rein in Black Friday

John Lewis boss warns retailers to rein in Black Friday

John Lewis boss Andy Street has warned fellow retailers to rein in Black Friday promotions next year after heavy demand over the promotional weekend caused havoc on the high street in the run-up to Christmas and hit profitability. “It is not in the...

Guardian, 00:08 in Business
 

Young backs Wade for England

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young pushed the England claims of winger Christian Wade after his man-of-the-match performance helped his side to a 41-16 win over Sale in the Aviva Premiership. The 23-year-old, who made his England debut against...

 

Newcastle United Supporters Trust to complain to government sports minister over Mike Ashley's involvement...

Newcastle United Supporters Trust are to raise concerns over Mike Ashley’s dual interest in the English Premier League club and Rangers with government sports minister Maria Miller. The supporters group will write to the Minister for Culture, Media...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

David Moyes virals: Twitter reacts to Real Sociedad's 1-0 victory over Barcelona 

REAL SOCIEDAD 1-0 BARCELONA CLICK HERE to read Pete Jenson's match report from the Anoeta Stadium.  David Moyes' Real Sociedad caused a huge upset in La Liga on Sunday as they overcame Barcelona 1-0 at the Anoeta Stadium. An own goal from Jordi Alba...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Burnley to close Jimmy McIlroy Stand at Turf Moor for FA Cup clash with Tottenham due to lack of ticket sales

Burnley are expecting such a low crowd for Monday’s FA Cup third-round tie at home to Tottenham that one of the stands at Turf Moor has been completely shut. Attendances for the club’s Premier League games at home this season are around the 20,000...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

English football used to get Italy's rejects and castaways. The situation has reversed now - and we forget...

SAMUEL'S BRILLIANT COLUMN Read Chief Sports Writer Martin Samuel's full column - including why Steven Gerrard will not return to Liverpool on loan Many times we agonise over the state and status of the English game. Are we better than La Liga? Are we...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 

Philipp Wollscheid deal 'likely to happen soon', claims Stoke City boss Mark Hughes 

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes expects the club to soon wrap up the loan signing of defender Philipp Wollscheid from Bayer Leverkusen. The Potters have shaken hands with their Bundesliga counterparts on an agreement that would see 25-year-old Germany...

Daily Mail, 00:14 in Sport
 
Scots firms most upbeat about prospects

Scots firms most upbeat about prospects

COMPANIES in Scotland are more optimistic about their prospects for the coming six months than their counterparts in the rest of the UK, despite mounting concerns over the health of the eurozone. A study by Lloyds Bank, published today, shows that...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Business
 
Monty the penguin clicks with John Lewis shoppers

Monty the penguin clicks with John Lewis shoppers

IT WAS the Christmas advert to end all Christmas adverts - a heart-rending tale of a boy called Sam and his lovesick toy penguin, Monty. Christmas sales figures have shown that John Lewis’s festive plug was a resounding success, with sales up by...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Business
 
Markets to get food for thought

Markets to get food for thought

With the City getting up to speed after the Christmas break, attention will focus on the big retailers to see how they fared over the festive season. Sainsbury’s will be first out of the blocks on Wednesday, when the UK’s third-largest supermarket is...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Business
 


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