News archive from 12 March 2014, page 5

Championship Round-up: Billy Sharp nicks it for Doncaster

Championship Round-up: Billy Sharp nicks it for Doncaster

Rovers went ahead midway through the first half through Chris Brown before Scotland winger Ikechi Anya equalised in the 68th minute. Sharp then snatched the three points in the third minute of added time. A late Darius Henderson goal earned Nottingham...

 
Jos Buttler can't serve up an England win

Jos Buttler can't serve up an England win

The wicketkeeper batsman's 67 from 43 balls brought a level of respectability to England's score after an all too familiar top order collapse which left them struggling early at 26-3. Buttler continued his good recent form following his 99 in third...

 
Dons boss McInnes laughs off Caley Jags mind games

Dons boss McInnes laughs off Caley Jags mind games

McInnes has been left bemused by the comments of his Inverness counterpart in the lead-up to Sunday's Celtic Park showdown, with Hughes insisting everything is going against his team and that the Dons might as well be handed the trophy now. Hughes...

 
Italians have eye on Gunning

Italians have eye on Gunning

The Irishman is out of contract in the summer and is poised to move on after being signed from Blackburn in 2011. Rangers and Celtic have been linked with the 23-year-old along with Ipswich from the English Championship, but Palermo are also showing...

 
Fitting tribute to footballing ‘lion’ who won VC

Fitting tribute to footballing ‘lion’ who won VC

He is the only English professional footballer to have earned the country's highest decoration for valour. Donald Bell was one of 2,000 footballers to answer Lord Kitchener’s call to arms, crossing the English Channel in June 1915 and reaching the...

 

Video: Bradford looks to end the blight of ‘To Let’ signs

A CITY centre blighted by "To Let' signs outside shops is looking to ease planning regulations to make it easier for entrepreneurs to open restaurants and convert upper floors into apartments. Empty units near to the under-construction Westfield...

 
Russ Wilcox: 'Freaky' Southend United goal highlights how luck has deserted Scunthorpe United

Russ Wilcox: 'Freaky' Southend United goal highlights how luck has deserted Scunthorpe United

LUCK deserted Scunthorpe United in the eyes of manager Russ Wilcox, as a 40-yard fluke and a "freaky' second goal earned Southend United a point at Glanford Park. The Iron may have set a new club record by going unbeaten for the 20th game in...

 
Mystery of missing flight MH370 continues as debris sightings are proven false

Mystery of missing flight MH370 continues as debris sightings are proven false

The blockbusting TV series Lost followed the fortunes of the survivors of a plane crash on an island in the South Pacific. At first they waited for rescue but then things started to get weird. The island seemed to be off the normal map and over six...

 

Renters 'too scared' to complain

More than 200,000 rental sector tenants across England are estimated to have faced a "revenge eviction" in the last year after asking for a problem with their home to be put right, according to research for charity Shelter. One in 50 (2%)...

 
CBI call to cut tuition fees to end 'skills vacuum'

CBI call to cut tuition fees to end 'skills vacuum'

The Confederation of British Industry says the government should make careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) more attractive. It recommends cuts in tuition fees for some STEM subject courses and better training for existing...

BBC, 01:08 in Business
 

The best way to get someone to quit smoking? BRIBE them with cash or lottery tickets, say researchers

120 View comments Bribing smokers to quit works – and could save the NHS money, controversial research suggests. An analysis of 16 projects in which people were given cash, vouchers, lottery tickets or other financial incentives to change their...

Daily Mail, 01:09 in Health
 
Road traffic collision forces closure of North Warwickshire road

Road traffic collision forces closure of North Warwickshire road

A MAJOR route into North Warwickshire was closed following a road traffic collision. Birmingham Road, the B4112, was shut off from both ends from 5pm until 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 11. A road traffic collision had occurred on the bend shortly before...

 

Bomb explodes near Israeli embassy in Cairo, no one hurt

Security sources said the explosion targeted a police car parked nearby, rather than the embassy itself and did not cause any injuries. Egypt became the first Arab state to sign a peace treaty with Israel in 1979. (Reporting By Shadia Nasralla;...

 

Robben tells Wenger to act with more class after Arsenal boss describes Dutchman as a 'great diver'

Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben told Arsene Wenger he should act with more class after being described as a 'great diver' by the Arsenal boss. The Holland international hit back at the Gunners boss in the wake of the German club's 3-1 Champions League...

Daily Mail, 01:13 in Sport
 
Carney: Forex ‘fixing’ probe will be ‘ruthless’

Carney: Forex ‘fixing’ probe will be ‘ruthless’

Mark Carney pledged to MPs yesterday that the Bank of England would "ruthlessly" inquire into what his officials knew about alleged rigging of currency rates by forex traders. His remarks follow the suspension earlier this month of an...

Scotsman, 01:14 in Business
 


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