News archive from 9 April 2013

Margaret Thatcher: How the economy changed

Margaret Thatcher: How the economy changed

Whether it was the invitations to tea from Labour prime ministers Blair and Brown, or the fact that large swathes of Conservative reforms survived through the New Labour years, Baroness Thatcher's impact on her opposition is amongst her lasting...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 

Bernard Ingham: Her great quality was never wanting to be loved

She won a war, halted economic decline, ended trade union anarchy and by force of personality made herself into a dominant world figure says her Press secretary, Sir Bernard Ingham. MARGARET Thatcher changed the nature of Britain and raised the...

 
Simon Cowell vows to change 'every aspect' of X Factor after falling ratings

Simon Cowell vows to change 'every aspect' of X Factor after falling ratings

Simon Cowell told Radio Times: 'You have to change the format because the inevitable result is if you don’t [the ratings] will go down.' Simon Cowell has vowed to change "every aspect" of his ITV show The X Factor after ratings fell for two...

Guardian, 00:11 in Showbiz
 

Johnson hails Rodgers impact

Liverpool defender Glen Johnson insists the club have moved forward under Brendan Rodgers. Any outside hope of a coveted top-four slot almost certainly vanished on Sunday when the Reds failed to overcome a dogged West Ham outfit at Anfield. It is not...

Daily Post, 00:12 in Sport
 

Smith happy to prove his worth

Leon Smith knows there was much scepticism when he was appointed Davis Cup captain almost three years ago to the day. The Scot had never played tennis professionally but, three years on, the 37-year-old has lost only one of his seven ties yet five of...

Daily Post, 00:12 in Sport
 

Anichebe hails 'nightmare' Moyes

Victor Anichebe admits David Moyes is sometimes a "nightmare" to work with, but he insists the Scot is still capable of leading Everton into the Champions League. Tottenham needed an 87th-minute equaliser from Gylfi Sigurdsson to salvage a...

Daily Post, 00:12 in Sport
 

Manchester United 1 Manchester City 2: Super sub Aguero fires visitors to derby win, but merely delays the...

Aguero. No long train of ecstatic o's at the end this time. It wasn't that sort of game. Sergio Aguero decided the title race with almost the last kick of the 2011-12 season, but here he merely delayed the inevitable.He made a point, though, as did...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 
Digital product placement creates adverts out of thin air

Digital product placement creates adverts out of thin air

One of the great dilemmas facing the TV and film industry is just how to make money out of a cheapskate audience, who are often not willing to pay for programming or watch adverts. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Service launched for prospective adopters

Service launched for prospective adopters

Leading regional adoption experts Adoption Matters Northwest has welcomed the introduction of First4Adoption the new, dedicated information service for people interested in adopting a child in England. Throughout the current adoption reform programme,...

 
44 Scotland Street: Ardnamurchan

44 Scotland Street: Ardnamurchan

The sixty-seventh installment of Alexander Mccall Smith's daily novel Volume 67 Episode 9 Ardnamurchan That evening, in the soft light of summer, William Hunter’s beige and brown private coach conveyed twenty seven members of Bertie’s cub-scout pack...

 
Curry treat will help student plan for needy

Curry treat will help student plan for needy

A group of students are planning a curry night with a difference. For the University of Central Lancashire scholars are hoping people will turn out in force tonight for a feast which will help improve the life of needy children. EastZEast in Church...

 

Steve McQueen’s motorbike up for sale

A MOTORBIKE once owned by Hollywood actor Steve McQueen is set to go under the hammer. The 1914 Indian Model F, designed without brakes, is among more than 240 bikes up for auction at the Bonhams sale at the International Classic MotorCycle Show in...

 
Man cut out of car

Man cut out of car

A man has been cut out of his car following a crash in Samlesbury. Emergency services were called to the A59 outside the Swallow Hotel at 9.09pm on Monday. Fire crews had to use Holmatro cutters to free the man from the vehicle, before he could be...

 

Properties made more affordable

A new housing development in Longridge will provide new homes for families. The 15 new family homes for shared ownership or affordable rent are up for grabs at an elegant housing development at Cromwell Fields in Dilworth Lane and will be available to...

 
Oliver Stone’s untold history of the United States

Oliver Stone’s untold history of the United States

Taking the coincidence of his birth and the beginning of the nuclear age as his starting point, Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone has created a ten-hour epic history of the USA for television, examining the long shadow of The Bomb. For Oliver Stone...

 


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