News archive from 7 June 2017

England's Three Lions given tips on how to beat Scotland by Scottish coach

England's Three Lions given tips on how to beat Scotland by Scottish coach

England's strikers are being given shooting tips to beat Scotland – by a Scotsman. Gareth Southgate is bizarrely using a former journeyman professional to get his men on target for Saturday’s World Cup qualifier. Glasgow-born Allan Russell put Harry...

 

Central Leeds: A jigsaw of a job in unique scultpure

Eighteen thousand pieces of hand painted wood, in 370 pods making up more than three and a half tonnes of oak are the basis of an ambitious sculpture that is set to be unveiled in the city’s £165m Victoria Gate retail and leisure development today....

 

Sex offender jailed 30 years after abuse

A sex offender has been locked up for 11 years for carrying out sex offences against two boys almost three decades ago. Adrian Randle, 50, was jailed after pleading guilty to 15 offences against two victims over a three-year period in the late 1980s...

 

How Apple got its park: iPhone maker bought an abandoned Christmas tree farm in the Mojave desert to get...

In his last public appearance before his death, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs outline his vision for 'building the best office building in the world' to Cupertino city planners. Yet as well as the building itself, he also wanted to bring back Silicon...

 

D-Day then and now: New collection of photos superimposes Normandy landings onto peaceful images of same...

A new collection of images comparing the Normandy landings then and now have been released to mark the 73rd anniversary of D-Day.  The images captured tanks driving through the streets, soldiers laying flowers on new graves, and the troops running...

 
Mother of woman living with rare bowel condition: She is such a fighter

Mother of woman living with rare bowel condition: She is such a fighter

Here, her mother Helen, 46, tells our reporter how she and her husband Richard, 46, a bicycle shop owner from South Cave in East Yorkshire, fought for a diagnosis and how proud she is of Olivia, now 15. Helen says: “When I watch our daughter Olivia...

 

Floral flip-flops boost Joules sales to £156m: Fashion retailer boasts profits will be ahead of expectations

Chelsea boots and floral flip flops have driven sales at British brand Joules, which said profits would be ahead of expectations. The upmarket fashion retailer, known for its printed wellies, reported a 19.6 per cent rise in overall sales to...

 

MARKET REPORT: £800m investor sell-off wallops medical giant ConvaTec Group sending it towards the bottom...

Wound-dressing maker ConvaTec Group sank towards the bottom of the FTSE yesterday after two key investors sold off more than £800million worth of shares. Private equity investors Nordic Capital and Avista sold 171million and 79million shares...

 

Hedge fund's £100m war chest to force Ocado shake-up after claiming it's not living up to its growth potential

Hedge fund Crystal Amber has put aside a £100million fighting fund in a bid to overhaul Ocado. The British activist investor, which already has a £9million holding in the online supermarket, claims the firm failed to live up to its growth potential....

 

Online seller AO blames rising prices and a turbulent housing market as losses rise to £7m

Shares in AO World tumbled almost 11 per cent yesterday after its UK business was hurt by rising prices and a turbulent housing market. The online-only electrical retailer's losses deepened to £7million for the year to March 31, down from a loss of...

 

ALEX BRUMMER: Counting the costs of BA's Bank Holiday disaster means looking beyond share price alone

Judged on share price alone, BA's bank holiday IT meltdown has done only limited damage.  Indeed, holders of stock in the International Airlines Group, which owns BA, have had a terrific run over the last 12 months with shares more than doubling in...

 

Another exec forced out from troubled oil explorer Genel Energy after major shareholder rebellion

Troubled Genel Energy has been hit by a major shareholder rebellion. The oil firm's board was forced to defend its chief executive Murat Ozgul, 43, after around 30 per cent of the vote at yesterday's annual meeting went against his re-election. And...

 

Now New Look is squeezed by online upstarts: Sales tumble 7% at the High Street fashion retailer

Sales in New Look tumbled almost 7 per cent last year as it became the latest high street name to lose out to online rivals. The South African-owned fashion retailer was forced to slash prices to shift stock, and is fighting to catch up with shoppers...

 

Bungling Burberry boss to trouser £14m despite presiding over 5% fall in profits and sales decline

The boss of Burberry will pocket £14million over the next month as he reaps the benefits of a share deal struck four years ago. Christopher Bailey, the luxury brand’s chief creative and chief executive officer, will receive £10.5million of shares...

 

DAILY BRIEFING: Signs eurozone is finally recovering from the financial crisis

EURO HOPES Sentiment among investors in the eurozone has reached its highest level in nearly a decade in a sign the region is finally recovering from the financial crisis.  The Frankfurt-based Sentix research group said its index of investor sentiment...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30