News archive from 11 February 2016

Turkey, Greece seek NATO mission in Aegean - German official

Turkey, Greece seek NATO mission in Aegean - German official

BRUSSELS Turkey and Greece have agreed to ask for a NATO mission to monitor refugee flows in the Aegean Sea and combat people smugglers, a senior German government official said late on Wednesday. "Turkey and Greece are both asking NATO to...

 

Many NHS scanners and machines 'out of date'

Out-of-date scanners are commonplace across England’s hospitals, new figures suggest. Many machines that are used day in, day out for diagnostic tests and to deliver cancer treatment to patients are years past their “best before” dates, the statistics...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 
YEP Says (Feb 11): Time running out for Hunt on strike by junior doctors

YEP Says (Feb 11): Time running out for Hunt on strike by junior doctors

FAULT clearly exists on both sides of the junior doctors’ strike after NHS services were hit by the second walkout of staff. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt clearly does not understand the day-to-day staffing pressures that already exist at hospitals...

 
South Yorkshire Police judged to treat people fairly

South Yorkshire Police judged to treat people fairly

South Yorkshire Police has been judged ‘good’ at treating people fairly. The force was inspected by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary to check that officers behave in a way that is fair, ethical, and within the law. Police chiefs were...

 
British boy, 4, ‘blows up spies’ in latest Isis murder stunt

British boy, 4, ‘blows up spies’ in latest Isis murder stunt

A British child has been filmed detonating a car bomb that appears to have killed three men in Islamic State territory in Syria. Isa Dare, four, has spent almost all his life in the clutches of Isis after his mother, who was born in London, converted...

 

Report on Syria conflict finds 11.5% of population killed or injured

Syria’s national wealth, infrastructure and institutions have been “almost obliterated” by the catastrophic impact of nearly five years of conflict, a new report has found. Fatalities caused by war, directly and indirectly, amount to 470,000,...

 

If You Are the One's Meng Fei: 'Looking for beauty is universal for men'

Meng Fei has a tip for candidates looking to succeed on the long-running Chinese dating show he hosts, If You Are the One. “Every person has a lot of dating criteria – for example, height, appearance, income, education. So I think rather than trying...

 
TSMC will be sole supplier of processors for next iPhones - Electronic Times

TSMC will be sole supplier of processors for next iPhones - Electronic Times

SEOUL Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (2330.TW) (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of mobile processors for Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) next iPhones, South Korea's Electronic Times reported on Thursday citing unnamed industry sources. TSMC beat...

 
Asahi swoops to buy Peroni and Grolsch before brewing tie-up

Asahi swoops to buy Peroni and Grolsch before brewing tie-up

Japanese brewing giant Asahi agreed yesterday to splash out €2.55 billion (£1.98bn) to buy SABMiller’s Peroni, Grolsch, Miller Brands UK and Meantime brewing company ahead of SAB’s impending agreed takeover by AB InBev. The deal includes Peroni and...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Ex-Marks & Spencer director to head food safety firm

Ex-Marks & Spencer director to head food safety firm

An industry heavyweight who spent more than two decades with Marks & Spencer has been appointed chairman of an Edinburgh-based food safety and compliance firm as it targets significant growth. David Gregory has joined Acoura after 26 years at the...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Mazars cheers Scots practice as fee income jumps by 24%

Mazars cheers Scots practice as fee income jumps by 24%

International accountancy firm Mazars has posted a 14 per cent rise in turnover for the year to the end of August, including a 24 per cent jump in fee income from its Scottish operations. Organic growth made up the biggest proportion of the rise in UK...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Comment: Tech firms should look closer to home

Comment: Tech firms should look closer to home

Sir Michael Moritz, doyen of all things tech and chairman of lofty investment firm Sequoia who backed Skyscanner in 2013, recently blogged about the need for Europe to step up its act and start to produce the kind of technology giants that really only...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Royal London gives warning over new ISA pension plans

Royal London gives warning over new ISA pension plans

Life and pensions group Royal London unveiled a record year for new business yesterday, as its outspoken boss Phil Loney slated George Osborne’s move towards pension ISAs, warning they risked putting people off long-term savings. Loney said: “It has...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 
Perthshire collaboration call as business tourism group is reborn

Perthshire collaboration call as business tourism group is reborn

Some of Perthshire’s key venues and events businesses have come together to help formally relaunch a business tourism group for the region, writes Scott Reid. Current members, including Gleneagles, Perth Racecourse and Blue Sky Events, joined Perth...

Scotsman, 00:10 in Business
 

Twitter share price nosedives on news it is losing users

Twitter lost users in the last three months, the company said on Wednesday, and the news sent share prices into a nosedive. Co-founder Jack Dorsey returned to lead the company last year and has shaken management to its core, laid off staff and...

Guardian, 00:12 in Business
 


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