News archive from 6 February 2014

Faslane staff vote to strike over pay dispute

Faslane staff vote to strike over pay dispute

WORKERS at the Faslane nuclear naval base, home of the UK's fleet of Trident submarines, have voted to take strike action in a row about pay. Members of the Unite union said last night that workers had overwhelmingly voted for action over a...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 

Abbie Cornish flatters her curves in a backless tangerine gown at RoboCop world premiere ... as Olivia Munn...

She's the film's leading lady and is certainly making the most of her time in the spotlight. And Abbie Cornish certainly ensured she commanded attention as she arrived at the world premiere of new sci-fi movie RoboCop at London's BFI IMAX on Wednesday...

 

Preeya Kalidas wows in floaty canary yellow minidress at British Asian Trust party… as Emeli Sande stuns in...

3 View comments She hasn't appeared in EastEnders in more than a year. But Preeya Kalidas can clearly still turn heads even if she is not on the small screen every week as she turned up to the British Asian Trust party on Wednesday night in an...

 

Downcast Jennifer Lawrence returns to the set of final Hunger Games film in District 13 uniform after...

32 View comments Her co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman tragically died aged 46 on Sunday after a heroin overdose. So there was a sombre tone in the air as Jennifer Lawrence returned to the set of the final Hunger Games instalment, Mockingjay Part 2, on...

 

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling 'call it quits after two years of dating because she chose fame over family'

252 View comments They seemed to be crazy about each other when they stepped out regularly in LA with her dog Hugo. But on Wednesday, two publications reported Ryan Gosling, 33, and his girlfriend Eva Mendes, 39, split up over Christmas. 'There is no...

 

Victoria Beckham celebrates a hard first day at New York Fashion Week with biscuits and chocolates... but...

She is not known for being a big biscuit lover. But Victoria Beckham got the calorific treats out to celebrate a first day of hard work at New York Fashion Week – although they may only have been just for show. The fashion designer took to her Twitter...

 

SPOILER ALERT: Coronation Street's Tina McIntyre and Peter Barlow's affair is to be discovered by David and...

33 View comments She is set to be brutally killed on Coronation Street later this year. And while it is not yet known who is going to be responsible for Tina McIntyre's demise, there may be a clue in some of the latest pictures of the soap stars'...

 

Pirate of the Manor! Johnny Depp rumoured to be buying £13 million Downton Abbey-style estate in...

2 View comments You can forget about Lord and Lady Crawley, Johnny Depp and girlfriend Amber Heard are said to be the latest stars hoping for their own English country pile. The actor is rumoured to be buying a Downton Abbey-style estate in Somerset,...

 
UN report charges Syria with torture of children

UN report charges Syria with torture of children

Children in Syria have been tortured, maimed and sexually abused by president Bashar al-Assad's forces and recruited for combat by the rebels fighting to topple him, according to a new United Nations report. The report highlights what UN...

 
Funding hits aid effort in Central African Republic

Funding hits aid effort in Central African Republic

The head of the United Nations (UN) children's agency has urged the international community to do everything it can to prevent the "human tragedy" in Central African Republic from turning into "a human catastrophe". Anthony Lake...

 
Jamaican bobsleigh team relives Cool Runnings

Jamaican bobsleigh team relives Cool Runnings

WHEN the Jamaican bobsleigh team arrived in Sochi for the Winter Olympics yesterday they were looking forward to ending the Caribbean nation's 12-year absence from the Games. But all did not go to plan. In a twist recalling the film Cool Runnings,...

 
Koreas agree to cross-border family reunions

Koreas agree to cross-border family reunions

OFFICIALS in North and South Koreas yesterday agreed to hold their first reunions of Korean War-divided families in more than three years later this month. It is another small step forward in easing tensions between the two countries despite North...

 
Court told Anglo Irish cast net wide in shares plan

Court told Anglo Irish cast net wide in shares plan

Anglo Irish Bank chased clients to the south of France and Portugal in an €800 million (£660m) deal to unwind secret share investments built up by former billionaire Sean Quinn, a court has been told. At the opening of a trial in Dublin of three...

 
David Bailey exhibition to go on show in Edinburgh

David Bailey exhibition to go on show in Edinburgh

He has been one of Britain's most celebrated fashion and celebrity photographers since he helped kickstart the Swinging London scene half a century ago. David Bailey has captured iconic images of the likes of Mick Jagger, Kate Moss, David Bowie, Jerry...

 
Elderly care costs ‘unsustainable’, says watchdog

Elderly care costs ‘unsustainable’, says watchdog

Caring for older people in Scotland's hospitals and care homes at a cost of billions of pounds a year is not sustainable as the elderly population continues to grow, a report warns. Audit Scotland said the Scottish Government has estimated that...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Health
 


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