News archive from 6 July 2012

Anonymous tip-offs help catch Lancashire crooks

MORE people in Lancashire gave anonymous information in a bid to bring criminals to justice last year, new figures from Crimestoppers have revealed. End of year statistics released by the crime-fighting charity show that 2,910 leads were passed to the...

 
Exclusive: News Corp's Miller, Hulu's Kilar on Yahoo CEO list - sources

Exclusive: News Corp's Miller, Hulu's Kilar on Yahoo CEO list - sources

The sources said that Hulu CEO Jason Kilar is also on the shortlist of Yahoo's recruitment firm, Spencer Stuart. While Miller and Kilar are on the shortlist, Levinsohn is still in the running to take the position on a permanent basis. Miller, Kilar...

Reuters, 22:01 in Business
 

We’ve had to shut our bell tower

By Steve Mather Vicar of Evesham the Rev Andrew Spurr with some of the fragments of masonry that have fallen off the bell tower. EVESHAM’S historic bell tower will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future and requires extensive repairs to...

 

Cefn Druids 0 MyPa 0: Mark Currie's verdict

Cefn Druids did themselves and Welsh football proud at the Racecourse last night with a magnificent display on their Europa League debut against Finnish team MyPa-47. The first Cymru Alliance side to feature on the continental stage by virtue of...

Daily Post, 22:08 in Sport
 

Sponsored by Markets: Markets cautious despite QE boost

A FLURRY of action from central banks across the world was offset by negative comments yesterday regarding the prospects of the eurozone economy, causing markets to moderate earlier gains. The FTSE 100 Index had surged through the 5,700 mark after the...

Scotsman, 22:09 in Business
 

Anonymous tip-offs help catch Lancashire crooks

MORE people in Lancashire gave anonymous information in a bid to bring criminals to justice last year, new figures from Crimestoppers have revealed. End of year statistics released by the crime-fighting charity show that 2,910 leads were passed to the...

 

Bus passengers reveal terror fears

Jul 5 2012 Bus passengers caught up in a terror alert caused by an electronic cigarette have told how they feared for their lives. The M6 toll road near Lichfield was closed in both directions for more than four hours as armed officers, troops,...

 

Sales of beauty products get boost from recession

Researchers in Texas found that a downturn in the economy has a positive impact on the beauty industry, in what has been dubbed the "lipstick effect" and that price is not an issue. "Although both men and women downsize consumer...

Reuters, 22:13 in Business
 
Left, right criticize Humala over deadly Peru clashes

Left, right criticize Humala over deadly Peru clashes

A fifth protester died on Thursday after two days of clashes with police as left-wing leader Marco Arana, a soft-spoken former Roman Catholic priest who has rallied demonstrators to stop construction of the biggest mine in Peruvian history, was...

 

Plant closure threat to 1,700 jobs

Jul 5 2012 A meat factory which employs more than 1,700 people could be forced to close, it has been announced. Vion Food UK, which owns Hall's of Broxburn, said the plant was loss-making despite heavy investment in the site over the last four...

 

Probe into Bloody Sunday killings

Jul 5 2012 Police are to open a murder inquiry into the Bloody Sunday killings 40 years ago in Northern Ireland. The probe has not started because the resources are not available for the four-year investigation, senior officers said. It follows the...

 

Immigration queue targets missed

Jul 5 2012 The under-fire Border Force failed to reach some of its immigration queue targets at Heathrow airport last month, figures from airport operator BAA have shown. The Border Force is instructed to get non-EU passport holders through...

 

Device 'could repair nerve damage'

Tiny computer-generated implants “can help restore feeling in severely injured limbs”, according to the Daily Mail. The news is based on tests of a type of tiny scaffold designed to help nerves in the limbs reconnect after they have been damaged. The...

 

'Depression blood test' still experimental

Today the Metro has boldly claimed that a “blood test diagnoses depressed teenagers”, while the Daily Mail says that a new blood test “is first to diagnose depression in teenagers”. Currently, depression is diagnosed by a doctor using validated...

 

Emulex to pay Broadcom fees in partial settlement

However, litigation regarding some other Broadcom patents was not dismissed as part of the agreement. Under the pact Emulex will receive a license to use three Broadcom patents and related families for fiber channel, a storage networking technology....

 


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