News archive from 12 June 2015

Conservative right-to-buy extension is 'criminal', claims Diane Abbott

The Conservative party’s flagship right-to-buy election promise has been branded “criminal” by Labour MP Diane Abbott, who called the scheme an attempt to bribe the electorate with assets the Tories don’t own. Abbott said the original policy,...

Guardian, 00:01 in Politics
 

‘Voices in my head were telling me to set myself on fire’

Kerry Owen, who suffers with schizoaffective disorder, relates her experience of NHS care when she experienced a mental health crisis. Now 31, she is in good health, after receiving help from an early intervention in psychosis team, and works as a...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 

A&E staff attitudes to patients in mental health crisis 'often shocking'

A&E staff are often unsympathetic to patients suffering a mental health crisis and judgmental about injuries they have inflicted on themselves, the NHS watchdog has said in a report published on Friday. Unhelpful attitudes among doctors and nurses...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 

IMF quits Greece debt talks in Brussels in shock announcement citing major differences 

Negotiations between Greece and its creditors have hit an impasse as the International Monetary Fund broke off talks in Brussels yesterday citing major differences. The shock IMF announcement that it was leaving the talks came after the European Union...

 

Argos hit as sales of TVs switch off, despite rivals Dixons Carphone reporting booming sales

Argos owner, Home Retail Group, blamed poor demand for televisions for a 3.9 per cent fall in first-quarter sales – even though rival Dixons Carphone said only days ago that TV sales are booming. HRG, which also owns Homebase, is trying to transform...

 

MARKET REPORT: Cineworld boss creates a scene as nervous selling drags shares down even further

The curtain again came down on Cineworld as another bout of nervous selling dragged the shares a further 14.2p lower to 473p making a fall of 10 per cent in just more than a week.  Europe’s second-biggest cinema operator has come under increased...

 

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch hands eldest son James the reins in lead job at 21st Century Fox 

A shake-up at Rupert Murdoch’s media empire will see him hand the reins of 21st Century Fox to his son James, it was reported last night. The 84-year-old mogul is to continue as executive chairman of the film and TV giant, and his older son Lachlan...

 

ALEX BRUMMER: Tsipras plays a high-risk game following IMF walking out of talks

As we know from the last days of Lehman Brothers, when frustrated Federal Reserve and US Treasury policymakers put the broker-dealer into Chapter 11, hasty decisions can have dire consequences.  A government bail-out for a Lehman could potentially...

 

Nissan brings 300 jobs to Sunderland as part of £250m investment in the UK 

Three hundred staff are being recruited at Sunderland’s Nissan factory as it prepares to begin producing its upmarket sport utility vehicle, the Infiniti Q30. The move is part of a £250million investment in the UK and the first premium-brand Infiniti...

 

Cussons makes a splash in Nigeria! Imperial Leather soap-maker said trading in line with expectations...

Imperial Leather soap-maker PZ Cussons said full-year trading would be in line with expectations despite sales being hit by political turmoil in Nigeria, its biggest market. The business (up 2.8p to 365p), which also makes St Tropez fake tan...

 

CITY FOCUS: The sky’s going green! Paris air fair showcases ways to use less jet fuel 

Aircraft manufacturers and their airline and military customers will descend on Le Bourget airport in France next week for the 51st Paris Air Show – the largest and longest-running in the world. With the industry expected to demand more than 38,000...

 

Ocado develops ground-breaking ‘humanoid’ robots that could replace human workers in warehouses

Online retailer Ocado is developing robots that could replace human workers. The grocery business, which is famous for its colourful delivery vans, is creating a ‘ground-breaking humanoid robot’. The humanoids would help the army of engineers already...

 

‘Don’t sell RBS off on cheap like gold': Analysts warn against repeating Gordon Brown's mistakes of...

The Treasury risks repeating Gordon Brown’s disastrous decision to offload the UK’s gold reserves if it sells off Royal Bank of Scotland on the cheap, analysts warned last night. More than £430million was added to the state-backed lender’s value...

 

Google's Larry Page named top CEO in America - and for the first time ever no woman makes the top 50

Google's Larry Page is the highest-rated chief executive in America, a new survey reveals. Employees praised Page for mingling with staff and handing out perks such as longer paternity leave in an anonymous survey conducted annually by review...

 

Maren Mjelde’s free-kick earns Norway World Cup draw against Germany

The Norwegian midfielder Maren Mjelde scored a beautiful second-half free kick to earn her side a deserved 1-1 draw with front-runners Germany in their women’s World Cup Group B game on Thursday. Germany, ranked No2 in the world, started strongly and...

Guardian, 00:04 in Sport
 


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