News archive from 13 February 2014

Falsettos, Darlinghurst Theatre Company – review

Ben Hall, Margi de Ferranti, Elise McCann, Tamlyn Henderson, Isaac Shaw, Katrina Retallick and Stephen Anderson in Falsettos. Photograph: Helen White Darlinghurst Theatre Company opened its handsome Eternity Playhouse on Burton Street this year with a...

 

Hall of Fame... Sam Tomkins: The Superman of Super League who lifted an entire sport

Is it possible to be a legend in your sport by the age of 24? Perhaps Sam Tomkins proves that it is. For the uninitiated, Tomkins is the poster boy of English rugby league. At least he was. From next month, Tomkins will be a debutant in the Australian...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

More pain for Fulham! Stekelenburg left with a massive shiner after colliding with Suarez during...

Not only did Fulham twice let a lead slip to eventually lose 3-2 to Liverpool at Craven Cottage, but they literally suffered another heavy blow after keeper Maarten Stekelenburg collided with Luis Suarez. Stekelenburg was left dazed and confused on...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Businessman bags victory in ‘missing’ grouse row

Businessman bags victory in ‘missing’ grouse row

A FROZEN seafood tycoon has won a key ruling in a long-running dispute with a Scottish earl and other trustees of a Highlands grouse moor. Alistair Erskine, who had decided to invest in 11,000 acres of land at Castle Grant, near Grantown-on-Spey, was...

 
Golden eagle and nightjar top elusive species list

Golden eagle and nightjar top elusive species list

The nightjar, pine marten and golden eagle top the list of the UKs most elusive species, according to a new academic study, which has ranked the rarest wild animal sightings in the UK for the first time. A team of researchers spent a month analysing...

 
Is being an entrepreneur a nightmare?

Is being an entrepreneur a nightmare?

Becoming an entrepreneur is a daydream for millions of people. After all, starting your own company is an opportunity to become your own boss, chart your own destiny, and maybe make a fortune. But is the reality always rosy, even if your business...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 
Wind farms like Lockerbie disaster - Donald Trump

Wind farms like Lockerbie disaster - Donald Trump

DONALD Trump sparked renewed outrage yesterday when he compared the development of wind farms in Scotland to the Lockerbie disaster. On Tuesday, the billionaire tycoon announced that the Trump Organisation would be turning its back on Scotland and...

 

Red alert as ferocity of storm enters deadly phase

BRITAIN is to be battered by winds of up to 100mph and deluged by a month's rain in just 24 hours according to the Met Office, which yesterday issued the first "red" weather warning of the winter. Exceptionally strong winds – which could...

 
Research shows changes in weather raise stroke risk

Research shows changes in weather raise stroke risk

Changes in the weather could trigger strokes, according to new research. A study has found the number of people admitted to hospital because of strokes may rise and fall according to changes in environmental temperature and air moisture. Such changes...

 
Accomplices were ‘manipulated’ by Joanna Dennehy

Accomplices were ‘manipulated’ by Joanna Dennehy

Two men "manipulated" by serial killer Joanna Dennehy have been convicted of offences relating to her spree of violence. Psychopath Dennehy murdered three men, Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, Kevin Lee, 48, and John Chapman, 56, in and around...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Fanatic who laughed at tributes left for Lee Rigby

Fanatic who laughed at tributes left for Lee Rigby

A BRITISH Muslim who associated with one of Fusilier Lee Rigby's murderers yesterday pleaded guilty to posting videos on YouTube glorifying the horrific killing. Royal Barnes, 23, of Hackney, London, and his wife Rebekah Dawson, 22, recorded and...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Alder Hey children's hospital fails four in five standards checks

Alder Hey children's hospital fails four in five standards checks

The Care Quality Commission identified 'very worring problems' at Alder Hey, including managers allegedly not listening to theatre staff complaints. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian One of England's four children-only hospitals has...

Guardian, 00:06 in Health
 
Aston 10-year-old died from natural causes

Aston 10-year-old died from natural causes

A 10-year-old Aston boy died after an undiagnosed tumour stopped him breathing in the middle of the night. Jack Lee Hague woke his parents in distress in the early hours of 28th April 2013. An inquest at Rotherham Coroner’s Court heard that Steven and...

 
Crews rescue casualty after Chesterfield crash

Crews rescue casualty after Chesterfield crash

Chesterfield and Staveley firefighters rescued a trapped casualty from a 4x4 vehicle which had been involved in a collision with a van. The collision happened on Brimington Road North, Chesterfield, about 1.30pm, on Tuesday. Crews stabilised the 4x4...

 
Aisle help! How three women make one successful proposal

Aisle help! How three women make one successful proposal

Daisy Amodio is searching for turtles. "The client is at this moment flying in from Australia to propose. She's told me turtles are important to both members of the couple, so I'm on to London Zoo to see if we can work with them to include them...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 


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