News archive from 6 July 2014

WATCH: Disappointment in the Fan Park

This is the moment when 20,000 cycling fans witnessed local favourite, Mark Cavendish crash a few hundred metres from the finish line. Harrogate fans has hoped to see the record breaking sprinter, win the first yellow jersey of the 2014 Tour de France...

 

Louis van Gaal hailed a genius as penalty specialist Tim Krul sees Holland past Costa Rica

Louis van Gaal’s huge call to bring goalkeeper Tim Krul on specifically for Holland’s penalty shoot-out against Costa Rica paid dividends as the Newcastle stopper saved twice to send his side through to the World Cup semi-finals. Krul replaced Jasper...

Metro, 00:04 in Sport
 
Hackney-born brothers zip up the market with their theft-proof bags

Hackney-born brothers zip up the market with their theft-proof bags

The Okungbaiye brothers with Sir Richard Branson. Photograph: Tom Oldham For London brothers Joshua and John Okungbaiye, a holiday in New York provided the inspiration for their company High Spirit, which makes theft-proof backpacks. "We were in...

Guardian, 00:05 in Business
 
The science of shopping: digital innovations shaping the future of retail

The science of shopping: digital innovations shaping the future of retail

A model demonstrates a virtual fitting room using augmented reality technology in Tokyo. Photograph: Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP The London Eye is probably the right place for blue sky thinking, and there is a lot of it going on as the capsule dangles over a...

Guardian, 00:05 in Business
 
Netherlands 0 - Costa Rica 0 (4-3pens): Newcastle's Tim Krul the hero for Oranje

Netherlands 0 - Costa Rica 0 (4-3pens): Newcastle's Tim Krul the hero for Oranje

Louis van Gaal made a bold decision to bring on the Magpies shot stopper on for penalties, but it paid off handsomely. Netherlands had the better opportunities in the first half but their finishing let them down. Robin van Persie fashioned a decent...

 
Scott Reid: Let’s open all hours

Scott Reid: Let’s open all hours

Scotland's fortunes are intrinsically linked to its tourist trade. Visitors pouring in to snap away at the nation's mountains, lochs and castles generate billions in revenues and support tens of thousands of jobs. With the summer season now well into...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Jeff Salway: Housing takes hit for stricter loans

Jeff Salway: Housing takes hit for stricter loans

SCOTLAND'S housing market is braced for a summer slowdown as lenders impose new restrictions and mortgage costs begin to rise. Fresh evidence that the recent recovery could be curtailed emerged earlier this week when Bank of England (BoE) figures...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Iain Mercer: City centre looks to future

Iain Mercer: City centre looks to future

THE commercial heart of Edinburgh has managed to throw off its tram travail remarkably quickly. Apart from getting to and from the airport, Shandwick Place is unlikely to feature prominently on any tourist map of Edinburgh but it certainly matters to...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Licensed trade staff risk five-year bans

Licensed trade staff risk five-year bans

THOUSANDS of staff involved in the licensed trade in Scotland could be barred from working in the industry for five years unless they take action in the next two months, a training firm has warned. THOUSANDS of staff involved in the licensed trade in...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Growth the key for SuperGroup

Growth the key for SuperGroup

SUPERGROUP, the owner of trendy clothing label Superdry, will be looking to reassure the market this week about its plans for growth after warning on profits just two months ago. The firm, which began life as a market stall in 1985, said in May that...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
New mothers at risk as NHS 'fails to provide depression care'

New mothers at risk as NHS 'fails to provide depression care'

Andrea Leadsom, economic secretary to the Treasury, suffered 'traumatic' depression after the birth of her first son. Photograph: Richard Gardner/Rex The NHS has been criticised for failing women who suffer from postnatal depression by denying many of...

Guardian, 00:13 in Health
 
Find ways to fund the NHS properly or accept a drop in standards

Find ways to fund the NHS properly or accept a drop in standards

What next in terms of funding for the NHS? Photograph: Cate Gillon/Getty Images In every rich (OECD) country, the share of national income devoted to health services is now higher than it was 10 years ago. Despite the recession, even over the last...

Guardian, 00:13 in Health
 
IS leader declares himself ‘imam’ in Mosul mosque

IS leader declares himself ‘imam’ in Mosul mosque

A video posted online last night purports to show the leader of the Islamic State extremist group, that has overrun swathes of Syria and Iraq, delivering a sermon at a mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, which his fighters captured last...

 
Palestinian boy, 16, was burned to death

Palestinian boy, 16, was burned to death

A TEENAGER, who Palestinians allege was murdered by

 
Ukraine president claims Slovyansk is retaken

Ukraine president claims Slovyansk is retaken

UKRAINIAN government forces have taken a rebel stronghold from pro-Russian separatists in a major victory for its new, pro-European

 


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