News archive from 10 January 2015

Nigerian war children who don’t know parents’ fate

Nigerian war children who don’t know parents’ fate

ONLY seven children have been reunited with parents lost in the chaos of attacks in Nigeria's north-eastern Islamic insurgency, as hundreds more remain alone Officials say the youngsters have no idea if their families are alive or dead. CONNECT WITH...

 
Review: Paolo Nutini, SSE Hydro

Review: Paolo Nutini, SSE Hydro

Transition to the arena stage? Involve the audience from the off. In what was a brilliantly staged concert, the video mix maestro was one of the stars. From the opening bars of Scream (Funk My Life Up), the crowd were projected onto the backdrop...

 

Woman dies after falling into Liverpool-Leeds canal

A woman died after falling in a canal whilst feeding the ducks. Emergency services were called to Corporation Wharf in Bootle around 3.50pm yesterday. It is believed the woman, in her 40s, stumbled and fell in to the canal. A spokesman for Merseyside...

 

Pull up a chair and join us: The Yorkshire Post’s Loneliness campaign inspires new Friendship Lunches

GOOD food and good company will be used to tackle social isolation in a rural community with the launch of an innovative new Friendship Lunch, inspired by The Yorkshire Post's Loneliness campaign. The monthly get-togethers at the Durham Ox in Cryke...

 
The write club: Angus Peter Campbell

The write club: Angus Peter Campbell

EVERYONE said that the old man by the harbour knew things about the future. But nobody asked him what he knew about the past. An exclusive, evocative story from Angus Peter Campbell. He was an interesting character right enough. There he sat, day...

 
Mortgage costs cut for those with hefty deposit

Mortgage costs cut for those with hefty deposit

MORTGAGE lenders have their sights set on borrowers with deposit cash, writes Jeff Salway. Mortgage lenders are targeting borrowers with the cheapest long-term deals on record as loan rates continue to fall. Barclays, HSBC, First Direct, Santander and...

 
EUROMILLIONS: Tonight's winning numbers for Friday January 9 2015

EUROMILLIONS: Tonight's winning numbers for Friday January 9 2015

The EuroMillions draw for Friday January 9 2015 has been made. Tonight's jackpot was £24.75m and there would be one guaranteed UK Millionaire Maker winner of £1 million. The numbers were 6, 21, 24, 32, 45 and the two Lucky Stars were 1 and 11. The...

 
Capital students less honest over financial habits

Capital students less honest over financial habits

Students in Edinburgh are more likely than most to be liberal with the truth when talking to their parents about their spending habits, new research shows. One in three students in the Scottish capital admits they rarely or never come clean with their...

 

Katie Hopkins' nice mask begins to slip as she hits out at Gemma Collins AGAIN on CBB

The outspoken star has been cursed with kindness by Celebrity Big Brother, forcing her to be sweetness and light to her fellow housemates. But being kind is a hard act for the 39-year-old to keep up, and her true feelings are beginning to spill out....

 
Queensland election 2015: LNP official complains of Labor's 'dirty tricks'

Queensland election 2015: LNP official complains of Labor's 'dirty tricks'

A Liberal National party official has rallied supporters for the Queensland election by accusing Labor rivals of “dirty tricks” in past campaigns including the criminal offence of impersonating police officers. The LNP state director, Brad Henderson,...

 
New central hub for recovering alcoholics and drugs addicts in Rotherham

New central hub for recovering alcoholics and drugs addicts in Rotherham

A new centre is to open in Rotherham to support people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. Rotherham Council and the Lifeline Project, a national alcohol and drug charity, has secured £875,000 from Public Health England to buy and refit...

 
Bank of Scotland bounces back into the top ten

Bank of Scotland bounces back into the top ten

BANK of Scotland has returned to the league table of the top ten performing Scottish corporates after it swung back into the black last year. The Lloyds subsidiary moved from 290th in Scottish Business Insider’s top 500 rankings to second place after...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
UK deficit declines on plunging oil prices

UK deficit declines on plunging oil prices

BRITAIN'S trade deficit has narrowed to a 17-month low thanks to the tumbling oil price, though a raft of other data yesterday painted a mixed picture for the economy as the countdown to May's general election kicks off. Official figures showed that...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 
Adrian Grace joins board at Clydesdale Bank

Adrian Grace joins board at Clydesdale Bank

ADRIAN Grace, the boss of life and pensions firm Aegon UK, has joined the board of Clydesdale Bank, which this week announced the resignation of its chief executive as it prepares for a possible flotation. Clydesdale chairman Jim Pettigrew said...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Business
 


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