News archive from 6 July 2015

Arsenal transfer news: "Karim Benzema close, Morgan Schneiderlin hijacked, Munir El Haddadi talks'

Having signed Petr Cech from Chelsea, Arsene Wenger has got Arsenal's transfer business up and running this summer. The Gunners retained the FA Cup and finished third in the Premier League last season, with many tipping Wenger's side for a title tilt...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 
Women ‘worst hit’ by Budget cuts to welfare

Women ‘worst hit’ by Budget cuts to welfare

WOMEN will be harder hit and many more pushed into poverty under a fresh wave of austerity cuts, a report by MSPs published today suggests. Chancellor George Osborne confirmed that he intends to push ahead with a further £12 billion of cuts to the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Thousands turn out for Princess Charlotte christening

Thousands turn out for Princess Charlotte christening

IT WAS Princess Charlotte's big day - but her big brother almost stole the show. Charlotte was christened in front of the Queen and close family and friends, as the Cambridges had their first public outing as a family of four. Prince George, left,...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Older people fall victim to phone scams

Older people fall victim to phone scams

OLDER people are four times more likely to fall foul of telephone scammers where fraudsters pretend to be the police or a bank in a bid to extract money from them, a report has found. The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) reviewed 185 phone scam cases...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
7/7 survivor appeals for solidarity amid Islamophobia

7/7 survivor appeals for solidarity amid Islamophobia

The only Muslim survivor of the 7/7 London bombings has urged everyone in Britain to stand together against the growing threat of Islamophobia the way it did against terrorism a

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Philae may be sitting on comet life say scientists

Philae may be sitting on comet life say scientists

Comet lander Philae may be sitting on an object teeming with alien microbial life, according to two leading astronomers. Distinct features of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such as its organic-rich black crust, are best explained by the presence...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 

Gunners great Jens Lehmann criticises 'mediocre' Arsenal star Mesut Ozil

That is according to Gunners great Jens Lehmann. Ozil came into his own last term, but Lehmann thinks the German midfield maestro must step up his performance levels. "Everyone knows he can be a fantastic player. But you need to be a fantastic...

 

Have we just found evidence of alien life?

We concede that picture might be a little bit over the top. But according to two leading astronomers, the Philae lander might just be sitting on an object teeming with alien life. Microbial alien life. Certain features of the comet, such as its black...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 
Salmond warns against ‘knee-jerk reaction’ to IS

Salmond warns against ‘knee-jerk reaction’ to IS

TACKLING the threat of Islamic State (IS) requires a coherent response and not the "knee-jerk" extension of air strikes into Syrian territory, Alex Salmond said yesterday. The SNP’s foreign affairs spokesman said diplomatic efforts need to...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 
Home Office ‘loses’ 39 athletes after Glasgow 2014

Home Office ‘loses’ 39 athletes after Glasgow 2014

SOME 39 foreign athletes and others who came to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year have vanished, it has emerged. Home Office officials have admitted they are “unable to confirm” their departures from Scotland, almost a year on. Being a...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 

Philae comet could be home to alien life, say top scientists

The comet landed on by the spacecraft Philae could well be home to an abundance of alien microbial life, according to leading astronomers. Features of the comet, named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, such as its organic-rich black crust, are most likely...

 

11 of the most excited Ashes reactions ever

Ah the Ashes, probably the greatest sporting series, has brought us joy, despair and some very restless nights sleep in recent years. After the 5-0 drubbing down in Australia in 2013/14, England are ready to rally round, dust themselves off and get...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
Top Scots midwife in caesarean op plea

Top Scots midwife in caesarean op plea

ONE of Scotland's top midwives has called for NHS boards to be made to justify caesarean operations. Gillian Smith, director of the Royal College of Midwives, said there was a “great deal of concern” that the operation was being given so women could...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Health
 
Dementia: GPs say patchy services fail patients

Dementia: GPs say patchy services fail patients

Doctors have raised fresh concerns about the level of support people with dementia and their carers get from the NHS and social services in the UK. And the Royal College of GPs says until the situation improves, doctors will have to weigh up whether...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 
Alice Gross inquest should probe police, say family

Alice Gross inquest should probe police, say family

The inquest into the death of schoolgirl Alice Gross should be widened to address why police did not know about her killer's previous murder conviction, her family have said. The 14-year-old's body was found in the River Brent, west London, in...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 


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