News archive from 7 October 2014

Sheffield trainer Glyn Rhodes re-united with injured boxer Jerome Wilson

Glyn Rhodes - the first person to help rival boxer Jerome Wilson into the recovery position after he was knocked unconscious- has met the fighter in hospital and is relieved to see him making a steady recovery. Rhodes’ own man Serge Ambomo KO’d...

 
Portugal's health tech start-ups go the long way round

Portugal's health tech start-ups go the long way round

When Joao Fonseca took his three-year-old son to the doctor, he was upset that he had to wait a few days for the results of a blood test. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of Business Senegal's expats flock to buy rams...

BBC, 00:02 in Business
 
Upgrades lift Edinburgh Tattoo income past £10m

Upgrades lift Edinburgh Tattoo income past £10m

MODERN spectator stands for Edinburgh Castle esplanade have helped the Tattoo smash the £10 million income barrier for the first time. New facilities at the £16 million stands, which replaced ageing structures first used in the 1972 Olympics, have...

 
Alien attacks and Fifa 15 chants: The art of video game noise

Alien attacks and Fifa 15 chants: The art of video game noise

Sound design is often the unsung hero of video games. But when developers get it right, primal instincts are triggered, helping immerse players in the action. Below, the brains behind the soundscapes of five of this year's biggest releases discuss...

 

Poll highlights MPs' alcohol intake

Westminster's booze culture may have been tempered over the years but around one in five MPs still exceed healthy drinking guidelines, according to a Nuffield Health survey. With numerous bars, restaurants and cafes selling alcohol in the Palace of...

 
Giles is new Lancashire coach

Giles is new Lancashire coach

Ashley Giles is Lancashire's new coach and cricket director. It comes following today's departure of Mike Watkinson from the club. Giles has been out of work since losing out, ironically, to former Red Rose coach Peter Moores for the England job back...

 

Poll highlights MPs' alcohol intake

Westminster's booze culture may have been tempered over the years but around one in five MPs still exceed healthy drinking guidelines, according to a Nuffield Health survey. With numerous bars, restaurants and cafes selling alcohol in the Palace of...

 

Murray fully focused on Shanghai

Andy Murray's success in China may be nudging him towards a place in the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals but he maintains securing a qualification place for the London showpiece could not be further from his mind. Murray begins his campaign in the...

 
Virgin to scrap Little Red domestic flights

Virgin to scrap Little Red domestic flights

Virgin Atlantic is to scrap its Little Red domestic service next year, blaming its demise on a lack of business travellers and the "totally inadequate" number of runway slots offered up by regulators. The airline, which flies to Aberdeen and...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
New car sales levelling off after bumper month

New car sales levelling off after bumper month

Sales of new cars may be levelling off after a bumper September, with little growth expected for the rest of the year, industry bosses said yesterday. SALES of new cars may be levelling off after a bumper September, with little growth expected for the...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
Five firms in contention for SFE 2014 Awards

Five firms in contention for SFE 2014 Awards

FIVE firms are in the running to win this year's Scottish Financial Services Awards. Run by Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), sponsored by accountancy firm EY and supported by The Scotsman, they recognise successful nominations for their...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
Comment: Pension fund isn’t construction cash cow

Comment: Pension fund isn’t construction cash cow

GEORGE Osborne's grandiose plan three years ago for pension funds to take up the slack by investing billions of pounds in hundreds of new construction schemes even felt a bit hokey at the time. By and large, investing major amounts of money in...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
Britain’s Got Talent Star fighting for life after crash

Britain’s Got Talent Star fighting for life after crash

A former Britain's Got Talent star from Doncaster is fighting for his life after a horror car crash Well wishes have been flooding in for Danny Ball, one half of martial arts duo Strike, who was last night in a critical but stable condition after his...

 
Petroceltic share price rise after Dragon Oil bid

Petroceltic share price rise after Dragon Oil bid

SHARES in Irish oil and gas firm Petroceltic rose by more than a fifth yesterday after Dragon Oil made a near-£500 million 
approach for the explorer. The Dubai-headquartered company said it intended to offer 230p a share, a 35 per cent...

 
Bully? No I just speak my mind says Sugar

Bully? No I just speak my mind says Sugar

Speaking to The Radio Times, the billionaire businessman explained: "You have to look at my history. People would have reported it if lots of people were taking me to tribunals. Speak to my employees. I've got people here who have worked for me...

 


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