News archive from 11 August 2012, page 10

Championship One: North Wales Crusaders v London Skolars

NORTH Wales Crusaders coach Clive Griffiths does not expect to have any new faces in tomorrow's squad for the visit of in-form London Skolars to the Racecourse Stadium (2.30pm). Griffiths had hoped to make at least one signing for the final few weeks...

Daily Post, 00:20 in Sport
 

Equity firm interested in JJB, but sports retailer isn’t playing ball

Better Capital, the private equity firm headed by venture capitalist Jon Moulton, has held talks with JJB Sports and its bank about buying the troubled retailer's debt, but sources insisted yesterday that no deal was imminent. JJB had net debt of...

Scotsman, 00:15 in Business
 

Woods gets taste of lead

Tiger Woods was among the players who had a taste of the lead on a day of high scores in the USPGA Championship at windy Kiawah Island. Seeking a record-equalling fifth victory in the event and 15th major - it is now over four years since he added to...

Daily Post, 00:20 in Sport
 

Beef producers’ ‘Olympic effect’ has come and gone

Cattle producers expecting to see tens of thousands of visitors to the UK providing a boost in demand for beef may have
already enjoyed the "Olympic effect", according to promotional body Quality Meat Scotland (QMS). “Demand for...

Scotsman, 00:15 in Business
 

Daley through to 18-man semi-final

Tom Daley survived a major scare to progress past the first round of the men's 10-metre platform. The 18-year-old former diving world champion made it through to Saturday morning's 18-man semi-final but veteran Team GB team-mate Pete Waterfield was...

Daily Post, 00:20 in Sport
 

Court battle: Barclays win property dispute

A PROPERTY developer yesterday lost a High Court battle in London with two of the UK's best-known businessmen. Patrick McKillen, who comes from Belfast but is based in Dublin, was fighting Sir David Barclay and his twin Sir Frederick, pictured, over...

Scotsman, 00:15 in Business
 
Revealed: the hospitals where you could face 12-hour wait in casualty

Revealed: the hospitals where you could face 12-hour wait in casualty

THE number of emergency patients in Scotland who have to wait for 12 hours to be seen by a doctor has doubled over the past four years, according to figures released yesterday. Health secretary Nicola Sturgeon revealed that 882 patients had to wait...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Politics
 

Children 'loaning money to parents'

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Gerry Hassan: The Tories are the “zombie” party of the future

Gerry Hassan: The Tories are the “zombie” party of the future

CONSERVATIVES, with their right-wing zealots, morphed into a regional, south-east of England party, have major implications for democracy in Britain. The Tory party was once the party of Britain and a British-wide party. They were the main force of...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Politics
 

US drought threat to bread price

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Michael Cavanagh: Olympics is hint of gold for Glasgow 2014

Michael Cavanagh: Olympics is hint of gold for Glasgow 2014

LONDON'S Games have inspired our athletes and the public - our Commonwealth Games in two years will do the same I was elected as chairman of Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) in November 2007, just 20 days after the 2014 Commonwealth Games had been...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Politics
 

Shop shutter planning move rejected

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Japanese parliament agrees to double consumption tax

Japan's parliament passed a bill yesterday to double the country's consumption tax over the next three years as opposition parties increased their pressure on prime minister Yoshihiko Noda to call fresh elections to prove he still has the public's...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Politics
 

Children 'loaning money to parents'

Children as young as eight are loaning their pocket money to their cash-strapped parents, a study has found. Some 58% of eight to 15-year-olds surveyed by Halifax said they worry about the state of the family's finances, showing how the intense...

 


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