News archive from 5 February 2017

Tourism campaign pulls in visitors

A tourism campaign to promote the county led to hundreds of people visiting the area, new data has revealed. Northumberland Tourism’s spring/summer marketing campaign for 2016 was It’s In Our Nature, which advertised the county’s independent spirit...

 

St Johnstone 2-5 Celtic: Moussa Dembele comes off bench to score second-half hat-trick as Hoops extend...

Substitute Moussa Dembele scored a sensational second-half hat-trick as Celtic extended their unbeaten domestic run to 29 games with a 5-2 win at St Johnstone. Midfielder Liam Henderson curled in the opener for the runaway Ladbrokes Premiership...

Daily Mail, 16:06 in Sport
 

Dani Garavelli: Chelsea’s sets an example to society

Late last year, there was a flurry of headlines suggesting children’s life chances are established by the age of three. The newspaper stories were prompted by a 40-year study of 1,000 people, from birth to adulthood, which found 22 per cent of the...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Learning
 

Sharon Macnab: Vital experiment for nurturing scientists

The concept of learning by doing is not a new one. As Irish poet William Butler Yeats is claimed to have remarked: “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” Putting the theory into practice, Glasgow Science Centre recently...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Learning
 
Rugby ref Nigel Owens asked to be chemically castrated

Rugby ref Nigel Owens asked to be chemically castrated

Rugby World Cup referee Nigel Owens has said he went to a doctor and asked if he could be chemically castrated after realising he was gay. He said the pressure of officiating the 2015 final was nothing compared to accepting his homosexuality. The...

BBC, 00:00 in Regional
 

Newcastle 16-15 Bath: Zach Kibirige snatches late victory at Kingston Park 

Zach Kibirige snatched a late 16-15 victory for Newcastle in their Anglo-Welsh Cup clash with Bath at Kingston Park. The West Country side seemed to have the match won after second-half tries from Jack Wilson and Will Homer edged them 15-9 ahead with...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw backs World Rugby's new tackle directives despite recent criticism...

Almost at the same moment injured England No 8 Billy Vunipola was last week insisting World Rugby's new tackle directives have made rugby 'so soft' retired All Black legend Richie McCaw was taking a completely different position. Vunipola, who like...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Black & Lizars sets sights on move into corporate sector

Opticians chain Black & Lizars has corporate customers in its sights as it looks to diversify the business. The new “corporate eye and hearing protection package” will complement the group’s retail division, which reported record turnover of £14.3...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Cold and flu sufferers often turn to probiotics - but are they really the best cure?

Cold and flu sufferers often turn to probiotics - but are they really the best cure?

A term that literally means ‘for life’, probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts promoted as having various health benefits.  They’re usually added to yoghurts or taken as food supplements, and are often described as ‘good’ or ‘friendly’ bacteria.  But...

 
WARNING FOR INSOMNIACS: Sleepless nights 'can trigger ASTHMA in adulthood'

WARNING FOR INSOMNIACS: Sleepless nights 'can trigger ASTHMA in adulthood'

And those who struggle to nod off most nights are more than twice as likely to develop the potentially fatal lung condition. The risk rises by two-thirds among those who regularly have difficulty falling asleep, according to the study of almost 18,000...

 
Nike, New Balance and Triumph: The best running shoes

Nike, New Balance and Triumph: The best running shoes

Ignite V2, £85, Puma (020 3326 5481, uk.puma.com) DynaFlyte, £130, Asics (01925 599784, asics.co.uk) Pure Boost X ATR, £94.95, Adidas (0800 279 4144, adidas.co.uk) New Balance Vazee, £60, Sweaty Betty (020 7751 0591, sweatybetty.com) Free RN Distance...

 
Coast, John Lewis and Asos: The best new office looks

Coast, John Lewis and Asos: The best new office looks

Dunia snakeskin-print dress, £650, Zoë Jordan (zoe-jordan.com); suede toe- cap heels, £175, LK Bennett (020 7033 8333, lkbennett.com); silver and crystal bangle, £149, Sif Jakobs (sifjakobs.com) Likka wool sleeveless jacket, £49; Likka wool cropped...

 
River Island, Debenhams and Jigsaw: The best jumpsuit designs for spring

River Island, Debenhams and Jigsaw: The best jumpsuit designs for spring

Jumpsuit, £110, Betty Barclay (020 8097 3016, bettybarclay.com) £55, Wallis (0344 984 0266, wallis.co.uk) £95, People Tree (0845 450 4595, peopletree.co.uk) £55, River Island (0344 576 6444, riverisland.com) £38, Little Mistress (0845 524 0265,...

 
MAC, Clarins, YSL: New ideas and products to tweak your cosmetics routine

MAC, Clarins, YSL: New ideas and products to tweak your cosmetics routine

It’s almost the end of January so, four weeks in, how are those New Year’s resolutions going? Statistics say two thirds of us won’t manage to stick to our guns beyond the end of the month. Personally, I’m amazed a third of us do. January is cold,...

 
In the closet with actress and model Olympia Valance

In the closet with actress and model Olympia Valance

This red dress is from Kookai and is one of Olympia’s favourites  Olympia models a blue slip dress by Thurley, one of her best-loved designers A selection of Olympia’s silver and gold bangles bought from various jewellers in Melbourne  This coat is by...

 


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