News archive from 12 March 2015

15 things that non-smokers won't tell smokers

If you're a smoker, your non-smoking friends are probably too polite to let you know what they really think. The truth hurts. That's why we haven't told you... up until now. Brace yourselves, because this is what non-smokers won't tell you about your...

Metro, 00:06 in Lifestyle
 
Parents of tragic Millie Thompson welcome new government proposals on first aid in nurseries

Parents of tragic Millie Thompson welcome new government proposals on first aid in nurseries

The parents of tragic Millie Thompson are a step closer in their battle to see all nursery staff first aid trained after ministers proposed a change in the law. New nursery and pre-school staff will be legally required to undertake a paediatric first...

 

British house prices pick up more than expected in February - RICS

The index measures the assessment of surveyors of whether house prices have risen or fallen on an annual basis over the previous three months. Britain's housing market has been slowing since mid-2014, when regulators required banks to make closer...

Reuters, 00:19 in Business
 

Prudential treads carefully with investors in hunt for new CEO

The company, listed in London and Asia, said on Tuesday its highly-regarded chief executive would leave in May to join Credit Suisse (CSGN.VX) -- a move that has made waves across the global financial services industry. Prudential Chairman Paul...

Reuters, 00:19 in Business
 
CHELTENHAM 2015 DAY 3 TIPS: Will AP McCoy get his first winner today & who could win the World Hurdle on St Patrick's Thursday?

CHELTENHAM 2015 DAY 3 TIPS: Will AP McCoy get his first winner today & who could win the World Hurdle on St...

AFTER a flying start to the 2015 Cheltenham Festival by Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins, day two was more open, with other jockeys and trainers getting their share of the limelight. But a notable absentee from the winners' enclosure was champion jockey...

 
Hottest Tickets in Town - Win a pair of Hull City v Chelsea Tickets and a copy of FIFA 15

Hottest Tickets in Town - Win a pair of Hull City v Chelsea Tickets and a copy of FIFA 15

As part of our weekly Hottest Tickets in Town feature, we have teamed up with EA Sports to give away a pair of tickets for every 2014/15 Barclays Premier League Home Game. Featuring every week in the Hull Daily Mail and East Riding Mail, we will be...

 
New generation of digital makers

New generation of digital makers

In schools up and down the country, children are making apps, building robots and programming Raspberry Pi computers as if their lives depended on it. And it does not end in class - after-school coding clubs, children's hacking weekends and fairs...

 

Saturn's moon shows sign of life: Enceladus's underground oceans contain hydrothermal activity

Scientists have revealed a huge breakthrough in the search for life on other planets. Nasa's Cassini spacecraft has provided scientists the first clear evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus exhibits signs of present-day hydrothermal activity - similar...

 

At last! A Dyson just for your wood floor: £399 vacuum uses nylon brush like a paint-roller to sweep up...

They're great at cleaning carpets, but when it comes to getting dust and dirt off a wooden floor vacuum cleaners can leave a lot to be desired. Now engineers at Dyson may have the answer – a new model designed specifically for hard flooring. The...

 
MPs fear postal market changes

MPs fear postal market changes

An influential committee of MPs has called on the postal regulator to show that it can react swiftly to changes in the postal market. The Commons Business, Innovation and Skills Committee (BIS) said Ofcom had to perform a "balancing act"...

BBC, 00:28 in Business
 

Time to take a second look at how football's big decisions are made

To place the difficulty confronted by those who must make snap decisions on these matters on a solitary live look at incidents while, incidentally, exerting themselves to keep up with play, those whose job it is, from the press box, to pass judgement...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 
Hibernian 2 Livingston 1: Djedje the difference

Hibernian 2 Livingston 1: Djedje the difference

Jason Cummings had the first opportunity of the game just five minutes in when Djedje picked him out but his goalbound effort was blocked. The hosts came close to taking the lead in the 27th minute but Martin Boyle saw his header from Liam Craig's...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

Rangers are getting the next best thing to Walter Smith in Stuart McCall says former Scotland manager

Brown worked with McCall, the player, during his days in charge of Scotland and handed the reins at Motherwell on to him at the end of 2010 after leaving to take up an opportunity at Aberdeen.Loading article content What McCall went on to do at Fir...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 

Marvin Gaye's family 'free from chains' after winning legal battle against Robin Thicke

Marvin's children, Nona, Frankie and Marvin Gaye III, were awarded £4.8 million on Tuesday when a US jury ruled that singers Robin and Pharrell, the writers of Blurred Lines - one of the best-selling singles of all time - plagiarised their father's...

 

Promotion is not a lost cause for Rangers, says Brown

The changes required on the pitch cannot wait a moment longer. John Brown returned to Ibrox on Tuesday night alongside the likes of John Greig and Walter Smith to mark the beginning of a new era following the removal of a board he had campaigned hard...

The Herald, 00:32 in Sport
 


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