News archive from 10 July 2013

'Whitey' Bulger Tells Witness 'You Suck'

'Whitey' Bulger Tells Witness 'You Suck'

Reputed mobster James "Whitey" Bulger and his once-loyal criminal apprentice have had an angry, profanity-laced exchange during Bulger's racketeering trial. Tensions exploded after Kevin Weeks called Bulger and his partner, Stephen Flemmi,...

 
Zimmerman Witness: Evidence 'Supports' Defence

Zimmerman Witness: Evidence 'Supports' Defence

An expert on gunshot wounds has testified that George Zimmerman's account of how he fatally shot Trayvon Martin is consistent with the forensic evidence. Dr Vincent DiMaio, appearing for the defence, said the trajectory of the bullet and gun powder on...

 

Sunderland to offer £8.6m for Italy and Juve winger Giaccherni as Fulham eye up Bardsley

Sunderland are increasing their efforts to sign Juventus winger Emanuele Giaccherni in an £8.6million deal. The 28-year-old impressed for Italy in the Confederations Cup but the Italian champions originally wanted closer to £10m. Sunderland boss Paolo...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

Odemwingie in talks with Crystal Palace ahead of move to the capital (and this time he's been invited!)

Peter Odemwingie was in talks with Premier League new boys Crystal Palace on Tuesday night. The West Bromwich forward, who gained notoriety when he drove to Loftus Road on transfer deadline day in January to try to force a move to QPR, has been told...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

Saints to complete record deal for Wanyama as Celtic midfielder agrees £12.5m move

Scottish football's record transfer is set to be completed on Wednesday with Victor Wanyama poised to finalise a stunning £12.5million move to Southampton. The Kenya international midfielder was due to start the Parkhead club's thumping 6-2 friendly...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Fake ecstasy: Woman, 18, dies after taking pills

Fake ecstasy: Woman, 18, dies after taking pills

AN 18-year-old woman has died after taking fake ecstasy tablets which have been linked with several deaths across the west of Scotland. Three other men - aged 18, 21 and 25 - who also ingested the tablets in the early hours of Tuesday morning have...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 
True cost of rejecting cancer drug

True cost of rejecting cancer drug

Manufacturers and Holyrood must ensure women can access life-changing treatments, says James Jopling More than 1,000 Scottish women die every year from breast cancer, the vast majority from metastatic breast cancer. Finding out you have metastatic...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 
Blueprint for improving standards of elderly care

Blueprint for improving standards of elderly care

THERE is a question which increasingly comes from our newspapers, TV, social media feeds, news websites and sometimes our friends and family. Are those who should be looking after older people in our society – when they are at their most vulnerable –...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 
Statins for heart problems could save NHS millions

Statins for heart problems could save NHS millions

Giving cholesterol-lowering drugs to help patients avoid heart problems saves the NHS millions of pounds each year, a Scottish study shows. Researchers at Glasgow University found that for every 1,000 people given a daily dose of statins, the health...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 
US exchange students to get taste of Scotland

US exchange students to get taste of Scotland

TOP students from one of the world's most prestigious international exchange programmes are to be introduced to the delights of a seaside fish supper, washed down by Scotland's other national drink, when they visit Dundee next week. • US students on...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Learning
 

Graduations - University of the West of Scotland, 10/07/13

FULL list of graduands from University of the West of Scotland graduation ceremonies on 10 July University of the West of Scotland FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND CREATIVE INDUSTRIES Business School Doctor of Philosophy – Fan Li Master of Science –...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Learning
 
Air pollution linked to higher risk of lung cancer and heart failure

Air pollution linked to higher risk of lung cancer and heart failure

The studies looked at exposure to particulate matter, nitrogen oxides and other pollutants. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images Air pollution, chiefly from traffic exhaust fumes in cities, is having a serious and sometimes fatal effect on...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Care workers need better training and regulation, independent review says

Care workers need better training and regulation, independent review says

Cavendish said: 'Many of us will rely on care assistants at some point in our lives, in particular in old age, and we need them to be as good as they can possibly be.' Photograph: Montgomery Martin/Alamy Healthcare assistants and care support workers...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Health and social care integration is risky for NHS services

Health and social care integration is risky for NHS services

The government needs to protect budgets for both primary care and hospitals, says Zara Aziz. Photograph: Robert Stainforth/Alamy The chancellor's spending review outlined plans to increase funding for the health and social care integration fund from...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Scandal-struck Libor to move to US from London

Scandal-struck Libor to move to US from London

The scandal-hit London interbank offered rate, or Libor, is relocating from the City to Wall Street after the company behind the New York Stock Exchange won a bid to take it over, a UK committee has ruled. The independent panel, set up by the UK...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 


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