News archive from 10 November 2014

Bardsley and McCarthy in fitness race for Scotland v Ireland qualifier

The 29-year-old, who was recalled to the Scotland squad following the ankle injury suffered by recognised right-back Alan Hutton, hobbled off at White Hart Lane with a groin complaint. It means that Steven Whittaker is now expected to play at...

The Herald, 00:05 in Sport
 
Ed Miliband to promise business chiefs he will never take Britain out of the EU

Ed Miliband to promise business chiefs he will never take Britain out of the EU

Ed Miliband will attempt to reach out to British business leaders when he offers a guarantee that a Labour government will “never risk” the economy by threatening to take Britain out of the EU. As the home secretary, Theresa May, raises the prospect...

Guardian, 00:06 in Politics
 
Teacher numbers set to fall as cuts take toll

Teacher numbers set to fall as cuts take toll

COUNCIL chiefs in Scotland have given their clearest indication yet that teacher numbers are poised to fall in future as cuts in funding take a grip. They also warn that the length of the primary school week could be cut and there could be a wider...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 
Salmond: Westminster plan ‘betrays Scotland’

Salmond: Westminster plan ‘betrays Scotland’

Alex Salmond has accused David Cameron of betraying the referendum pledge of Scotland's equal role in the UK "family of nations" in a row over representation at key EU talks. The First Minister hit out after it emerged that fisheries...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 
CBI calls for tax cuts and childcare subsidies for working families

CBI calls for tax cuts and childcare subsidies for working families

The government must boost living standards for Britain’s working families with £7bn of tax cuts and childcare subsidies, the CBI has urged. The business lobby group said radical ideas were needed to provide immediate relief for families and low-income...

Guardian, 00:07 in Business
 

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Second Briton kills himself in suicide bomb attack

Second Briton kills himself in suicide bomb attack

A MARRIED father-of-two is believed to have become the second British jihadist to have killed himself while fighting in Syria and Iraq. The man, named in reports as Kabir Ahmed, from Derby, is believed to have been involved in a suicide bomb attack in...

 
A career on the stage can cost parents a pretty packet

A career on the stage can cost parents a pretty packet

If you're the parent of a budding Darcey Bussell or Benedict Cumberbatch you'll know how quickly the bills start flooding in from drama teachers, singing coaches and dance schools. So how necessary is all the expensive tuition, if you want to help...

BBC, 00:11 in Business
 
Robot probe closes in on comet

Robot probe closes in on comet

Scientists will attempt to make history this week by landing a robotic probe on the surface of a comet more than 300 million miles away. The spider-like probe will be released by the Rosetta spacecraft, currently orbiting comet...

 
Louis van Gaal concedes Manchester United system changes are not ideal

Louis van Gaal concedes Manchester United system changes are not ideal

For a manager who talks of his clear vision, Louis van Gaal continues to be unsure of how Manchester United should play. The 20-times champions are on a third formation in 12 matches. Having spent all summer working on a three-centre-back system this...

Guardian, 00:10 in Sport
 
Firearms amnesty launched in county

Firearms amnesty launched in county

A firearms amnesty has been launched in South Yorkshire today in a bid to rid the streets of guns and prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. During the 12-day amnesty tests will be carried out on the guns handed in to establish whether they...

 
The businesswoman who triumphed over adversity

The businesswoman who triumphed over adversity

It was surviving a brush with adversity that allowed Anisa Telwar's business to really grow. The owner of a successful US cosmetics company, back in 2002 she was hit by a development which threatened the firm's future - her long-time South Korean...

BBC, 00:11 in Business
 
Festive fun at Epworth Old Rectory

Festive fun at Epworth Old Rectory

Isle residents who want a stall at a Christmas craft fair in Epworth are advised to book their place early. The event takes place at the Old Rectory on Saturday, December 6, from 10am to 3pm. Visitors can expect to see a range of handmade items and...

 
Police blast awakens fear over Afghan Taleban threat

Police blast awakens fear over Afghan Taleban threat

AFGHAN authorities are investigating how a man wearing an explosives-packed vest infiltrated the heavily guarded police headquarters in central Kabul yesterday and attempted to

 
North Korean captives arrive home in US

North Korean captives arrive home in US

THE last two Americans being held captive by North Korea have returned home. Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller landed at a Washington state military base on Saturday night after their departure from the reclusive Communist country was secured through a...

 


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