News archive from 8 May 2015

Harrogate election day LIVE: 11.40pm update

Harrogate election day LIVE: 11.40pm update

Follow our LIVE coverage as voters across the Harrogate district head to the polls to choose their MP and a government. 11.40pm: From Dan Windham at Skipton. “The count really hotting up in #Skipton...literally, temperature reaching triple digits in...

 
General Election 2015 analysis: Conservatives may be largest party - but wrangles over who governs will go on

General Election 2015 analysis: Conservatives may be largest party - but wrangles over who governs will go on

Conservatives are set to be the largest party in the House of Commons – but rows over who should be in government will continue. A dramatic exit poll published once voting ended last night suggested David Cameron’s Tories were on course to be well...

 
Police probe Glasgow East voter fraud

Police probe Glasgow East voter fraud

Police Scotland are to investigate a suspected case of voter fraud in Glasgow. One ballot paper is to be handed over to police in the Glasgow East count centre as ballot boxes arrive. It is believed that staff know the number of the affected paper and...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 

High-protein, Atkins-style diets increases death risk for heart sufferers, study claims

Although diets high in protein are widely used to manage weight, there is a lack of consensus about their long-term efficacy and safety. A study has now set out to simultaneously assess the association of long-term high-protein consumption on body...

 
General Election 2015: UKIP the most talked about party on Facebook in the General Election.

General Election 2015: UKIP the most talked about party on Facebook in the General Election.

It's no surprise that controversial Nigel Farage and UKIP are the most talked about party in the general election- well at least on Facebook. The party attracted 17.9m interactions from 3.1m people across the social media site. Across the UK, David...

 

VIDEO: Ballot boxes start to arrive at Sheffield EIS

The Polling Stations have now closed and the counting has begun in the 2015 General Election. Ballot boxes have started to arrive at Sheffield’s England Institute of Sport where the count is taking place. Ballot boxes arrive at Sheffield's EIS The...

 
General Election 2015: So what happens if no one wins?

General Election 2015: So what happens if no one wins?

In a situation where no single political party wins an overall majority after the polls close at 10pm tonight (7 May), the 2015 General Election will be known as a "hung Parliament'. Under the current electoral system, First Past The Post (FPTP)...

 
Brewer West toasts second bar in Glasgow

Brewer West toasts second bar in Glasgow

INDEPENDENT brewer West is today opening a second bar and restaurant outlet in its home city of Glasgow. West on the Corner, in Woodlands Road in the west end, is the former home of The Halt, one of the city’s longest established pubs. The 120-seater...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Potts vows to listen to shoppers at Morrisons

Potts vows to listen to shoppers at Morrisons

THE new chief executive of

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Football helps BT sign more users

Football helps BT sign more users

BT's multi-billion pound investment in sports broadcasting is continuing to bear dividends as the company captured more than half of the new fibre internet connections on its network in the last quarter. The group, which is betting on Premier League...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Election 2015: Bookies paying out on Tory victory

Election 2015: Bookies paying out on Tory victory

Bookmaker Paddy Power announced before midnight that it would pay out to punters who backed the Conservatives to win the most seats after the exit poll gave David Cameron's party a large lead. The odds of Mr Cameron staying at No 10 were at 1/10, with...

 

"If this exit poll is correct I'll eat my hat': Paddy Ashdown rejects projected Lib Dem losses

Don't you just love exit polls? The algorithms, excel spreadsheets and complicated theories that attempt to tell us the result before it has even happened. Well there is at least one person unwilling to accept their results - former Lib Dem leader...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 
Election 2015: Your live social board pulling in all that everyone is saying about the election

Election 2015: Your live social board pulling in all that everyone is saying about the election

Here is your one-stop shop to what people are saying in social media about the elections locally:

 
FBI sent alert about gunman before Texas shooting

FBI sent alert about gunman before Texas shooting

The FBI had warned Texas officials several hours before a provocative Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest that a suspected extremist could show up at the event. But FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday the agency had no indication that the attack on...

BBC, 00:10 in World News
 


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