News archive from 5 November 2014

Fiat Chrysler CEO nearly doubles voting stake in carmaker to 0.75 percent

This equals a 0.75 percent voting stake based on a total share capital of 1.6 billion shares, including loyalty shares, according to Reuters calculations, and compares to a 0.4 percent voting stake Marchionne held previously. Marchionne first...

Reuters, 00:01 in Business
 
An insight into youth mental health services: ‘I was suicidal. I needed help’

An insight into youth mental health services: ‘I was suicidal. I needed help’

At age 14, Nikki Mattocks began to hear voices in her head that drove her to self-harm. Plagued with suicidal thoughts, she sought help from her school and GP, but she was not immediately referred to a mental health professional. The next six months,...

Guardian, 00:02 in Health
 
Mental health of children and young people ‘at risk in digital age’

Mental health of children and young people ‘at risk in digital age’

Violent video games, the sharing of indecent images on mobile phones, and other types of digital communications, are harming young people’s mental health, MPs warned on Wednesday, amid evidence of big increases in self-harm and serious psychological...

Guardian, 00:02 in Health
 
Thousands of workers entitled to overtime windfall

Thousands of workers entitled to overtime windfall

HUNDREDS of thousands of workers could be in line for payouts totalling billions of pounds after a landmark

Scotsman, 00:03 in Hot News
 
Internet firms ‘in denial’ over terror links

Internet firms ‘in denial’ over terror links

THE new head of Britain's electronic eavesdropping agency has accused internet firms of being "in denial" about the role their networks play in terrorism. GCHQ director Robert Hannigan said they had become the “command-and-control networks...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Hot News
 
Charity First World War song to take on X-Factor

Charity First World War song to take on X-Factor

A CHARITY peace anthem commemorating the First World War centenary is to take on the X-Factor winner for the 
Christmas No 1. The re-recording of All Together Now, originally a hit for Liverpool band The Farm, has been put together by many...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Hot News
 

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A migrant’s story: ‘Everything works so well in the UK’

A migrant’s story: ‘Everything works so well in the UK’

When Valentina Giordano decided on a career in urban design, she chose London over her native Milan. Unlike her friends in Italy, “who felt you had to know somebody”, she thought the UK job market was more meritocratic. She said that having studied...

 
300,000 more people live in poverty than previously thought, study finds

300,000 more people live in poverty than previously thought, study finds

The number of people living in dire poverty in Britain is 300,000 more than previously thought due to poorer households facing a higher cost of living than the well off, according to a study released on Wednesday. A report produced by the Institute...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 
Report sets goal of more women in boardrooms of FTSE 100 firms

Report sets goal of more women in boardrooms of FTSE 100 firms

More needs to be done to increase the pipeline of women being prepared for top jobs at Britain’s biggest companies, according to the authors of a government-endorsed report into diversity in the boardrooms of stockmarket-listed companies. While FTSE...

Guardian, 00:06 in Business
 
Education ‘no longer free’ as parents buy basics

Education ‘no longer free’ as parents buy basics

SCOTTISH education is no longer "free at the point of need" - with parents being forced to fork out for classroom essentials, MSPs have been told. Schools are also poised to close and teachers will be axed as swingeing budget cuts are...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Politics
 
Russian no-show at nuclear security talks

Russian no-show at nuclear security talks

RUSSIA has dealt a body blow to international efforts to stop terrorists getting their hands on weapons-grade nuclear material after failing to show at crunch talks. Their absence also undermines efforts by US President Barack Obama to make a “safer...

 
Obama set for major setback as GOP poll surges

Obama set for major setback as GOP poll surges

REPUBLICANS were last night on their way to winning complete control of Capitol Hill in the US midterm election, late polls suggested. The Grand Old Party was set to take back the Senate for the first time in eight years and strengthen its majority in...

 
Mexico: Fleeing mayor held over student abductions

Mexico: Fleeing mayor held over student abductions

MEXICAN police have captured a fugitive former mayor and his wife whom government prosecutors believe masterminded the abduction and feared massacre of 43 student teachers. Rogue police working with a drug gang in the southwestern city of Iguala are...

 
Zambia clashes force U-turn by Guy Scott

Zambia clashes force U-turn by Guy Scott

Violent protests forced Zambia's interim president Guy Scott into a U-turn on dismissing the man tipped to take control of the country - amid accusations he was trying to tee-up the job for himself. Mr Scott – who hails from roots in Lanarkshire –...

 


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