News archive from 6 May 2013

Nigel Evans ‘incredulous’ after rape arrest

Nigel Evans ‘incredulous’ after rape arrest

COMMONS Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans has said he feels "a sense of incredulity" about allegations that he raped two men between 2009 and 2013. The 55-year-old Tory MP for Ribble Valley in Lancashire, who was arrested on Saturday, said in a...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 
Coalition on brink of ditching foreign aid promise

Coalition on brink of ditching foreign aid promise

THE coalition is on the verge of scrapping a commitment to enshrine UK foreign aid spending levels in law. In a Queen’s Speech which is expected to be short on new legislation, it is understood that the government will attempt to push through populist...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Men take their stag night spending very seriously

Men are more sensible than women when it comes to preparing for stag or hen nights, according to new research. On preparing to attend the event, 31 per cent more men than women fell into the “sensible” category in the study on hen and stag spending...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 

6% of drivers say mobiles are unacceptable

Just 6 per cent of motorists regard using a mobile phone while driving as highly socially unacceptable, according to a

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Disposal of Royal Mail is ‘fire sale’, says Labour

THE government's controversial plans to privatise the Royal Mail were under renewed attack yesterday when Labour accused the coalition of a "fire sale" to raise badly-needed finances. Ministers are pressing ahead with the sell-off despite...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 

John Lewis to offer degrees

Retailer John Lewis is to provide staff with the opportunity to study for degrees under a scheme dubbed "University of John Lewis". It plans to introduce a Level 6 vocational qualification, equivalent to an honours degree, aimed at staff in...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Arlene Phillips: ‘I’ve had no cosmetic surgery’

Dance queen Arlene Phillips says she has no plans to slow down, as she prepares to celebrate her 70th birthday. The former Strictly Come Dancing judge says she still feels full of life: “I’ve always felt charged with an energy.” In interview with...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Arrest made over Londonderry petrol bomb attack

A 44-year-old woman was yesterday arrested in connection with a petrol bomb attack that left a Londonderry man fighting for his life. Police said the woman was detained in the Londonderry area yesterday afternoon. “She is currently assisting ­police...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 
FERGIE SLAMS DAVID LUIZ

FERGIE SLAMS DAVID LUIZ

FURIOUS Sir Alex Ferguson slammed Chelsea's David Luiz for getting Rafael sent off – and then SMILING. Rafael was red-carded a minute from the end of United's 1-0 home defeat for taking a wild kick at his fellow Brazilian. But Fergie was raging about...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 

Child-free flights wanted

A MAJORITY of holidaymakers would be prepared to pay more to go on child-free flights. Those in favour of adult-only planes include some with young children of their own, a poll by travel agent sunshine.co.uk found. Of the 2,152 people surveyed,...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 
HULL AIMING FOR EUROPE

HULL AIMING FOR EUROPE

HULL owner Assem Allam celebrated promotion to the Premier League – and then vowed to get the Tigers into Europe. Steve Bruce's side clinched their place in the big time on a crazy day of Championship drama. Hull feared a topsy-turvy 2-2 draw against...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 

Facebook users take breaks from ‘life in aquarium’

TWO-thirds of all Facebook users take breaks from the site by deactivating their account - and 10 per cent ultimately quit completely, a new study has revealed. More than 90 per cent said they were happy with their decision, and most stayed away even...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 
MANCHESTER UNITED 0-CHELSEA 1: JUAN MATA PUTS CHELSEA IN SIGHT OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PLACE

MANCHESTER UNITED 0-CHELSEA 1: JUAN MATA PUTS CHELSEA IN SIGHT OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PLACE

JUAN MATA fired in a late winner to keep Chelsea's Champions League hopes burning brightly. The Spaniard's 87th-minute goal flattened United and saw Chelsea leapfrog Arsenal into third spot. They are now a point ahead of the Gunners and three points...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 

Howard’s end as final whistle sounds for Elland Rd restaurant

AN award-winning restaurant at Leeds United's Elland Road ground has unexpectedly shut down. Howard’s closed its doors for good shortly after United’s last home game of the season against Brighton & Hove Albion last Saturday. Situated at the...

 

Shop staff’s ‘robotic’ act a turn-off

Most Britons find shops' "robotic" sales staff asking if they want help a turn-off, a consumer help website has found. Two-thirds of shoppers find offers of assistance from pushy staff “annoying”, according to a survey of more than 11,000...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 


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