News archive from 7 May 2016

News in brief: Saturday May 7 2016

Ex-BHS boss wants Field to step down POLITICS: Ex-BHS boss Sir Philip Green called yesterday for work and pensions committee chairman Frank Field to quit an inquiry into the firm’s collapse. Mr Green said he was “horrified” by Mr Field’s comments that...

 

World in brief: Saturday May 7 2016

Sanders warns of convention row UNITED STATES: Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders threatened a row at the party’s summer convention yesterday if its committees are stuffed with Hillary Clinton supporters. He wrote to Democratic National...

 

Franchising worth £1bn to Scottish economy by 2020

0 Have your say Franchising could be providing the Scottish economy with an annual injection of at least £1 billion by the end of the decade, research has suggested. The forecast – flagged by the British Franchise Association – comes ahead of this...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 

Latest merger deal sees Scots accountancy firms join forces

0 Have your say The latest consolidation move in the Scottish accountancy sector has seen Borders-based Douglas Home & Co expand its footprint. The Kelso-based firm, which also has offices in Haddington, Hawick and Alnwick in Northumberland, is...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 

Martin Flanagan: Franchising moves to unsung hero of Scotland’s economy

0 Have your say Franchising can sometimes idly be thought of as a frippery to the mainline economy. Somewhat useful in providing access to the business world for entrepreneurial spirits, and an additional channel for a business to grow its brand name,...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 

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Jamie Carragher slams Man United ace: He should never play for Louis van Gaal again

Jamie Carragher slams Man United ace: He should never play for Louis van Gaal again

The Belgian swung an elbow at Leicester defender Robert Huth and will miss the rest of the Red Devils' Premier League campaign. But Carragher has blasted Fellaini for his actions and the fact he will return for the FA Cup final against Crystal...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic to reach Madrid Open semi-finals

Novak Djokovic beats Milos Raonic to reach Madrid Open semi-finals

The world No1, Novak Djokovic, remains on course for a fifth title of 2016 after booking his place in the Madrid Open semi-finals with victory over Milos Raonic on Friday. Related: Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to move into Madrid Open semi-final...

Guardian, 00:04 in Sport
 

Bangladeshi prof under 24-hour armed guard after asking woman to remove veil

0 Have your say After a Dhaka University professor asked a woman to remove her veil during his class, Muslim extremists called for his death, posting his personal details online along with tips on how to kill. Now he remains under constant guard by...

 

Afghans endure 'Jungle' squalor in hope of better life

A lilting Afghan melody wafts from a makeshift bakery on the muddy lane snaking through the shanty town in the French port city of Calais. "Go on your journey and be assured," is its comforting refrain. Carried with the inviting aroma of...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 

Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez make weight at 155 lbs ahead of Las Vegas showdown as British challenger says:...

Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez were dodging the showers but got caught in a chill wind as they took to the scales at the weigh-in for their world middleweight title fight. They stripped off in a piazza outside the T-Mobile Arena, then both weighed in...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

Sadiq Khan takes London for Jeremy Corbyn’s labour

Stunning victory over multimillionaire former tax exile Zac Goldsmith rubbishes claims Labour can’t win NAYSAYERS who said Labour would become “unelectable” under Jeremy Corbyn were slapped in the face last night as Sadiq Khan stormed to victory in...

 

Anthony Knockaert: I deserved better at Leicester... that is why I left but I am not jealous of their...

Anthony Knockaert could be forgiven for feeling like a man who binned the winning ticket. But with 200million reasons to be distracted this week, he has felt no regrets about his decision to reject a new contract at Leicester last summer. That was...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

Lewis Hamilton has '1000 per cent' trust in Mercedes as world champion urges his fans to keep faith

World champion Lewis Hamilton has urged his fans to 'respect' his Mercedes team amid wild claims that they are deliberately conspiring against him this season. Hamilton, who has endured a number of problems with his car, added that he had '1000 per...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 


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