News archive from 14 February 2014

Three journalists and a union leader released in Niger

Salifou was accused of making insulting remarks about the president and inciting ethnic hatred during the interview broadcast on January 22. The journalists were held as accomplices, police sources said. "The three journalists employed by my...

 

Bahrain arrests 29 ahead of protests anniversary

On Thursday, people burned a car, tried to block traffic and prevented people from going about their daily life, the kingdom's state news agency said, citing the Interior Ministry. They also tried to stop a school bus and tried to close schools, it...

 
Quitting smoking as good as ‘happy pills’

Quitting smoking as good as ‘happy pills’

Quitting smoking can be just as effective at tackling depression and anxiety as taking antidepressants, new research suggests. While many smokers believe their habit relieves feelings of stress and depression, the latest findings show that stopping...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Health
 
How men are 50% more likely to die of cancer

How men are 50% more likely to die of cancer

Men ARE 50 per cent more likely to die from cancer than women, according to new global statistics. Data published by Cancer Research UK shows more than 4.6 million men die from the disease every year across the globe – the equivalent to 126 men in...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Health
 
Converted station house in Batley

Converted station house in Batley

This former railway station, located in Old Hall Road, Upper Batley, has been converted into a bright, spacious home perfect for families due to its size and tranquil, semi-rural location. Although the line was discontinued, some of the original...

 

Prove you're a star! Hodgson urges Rooney to finally 'explode' on the world stage

In less than four months, the best strikers will arrive in Brazil for the World Cup: Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez and Van Persie. England’s head coach Roy Hodgson has challenged Wayne Rooney to prove he belongs in that company. At 28, this is Rooney’s time...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

'Arsenal are like a girlfriend who doesn't love you back': Season ticket holders could boycott Bayern home...

Arsenal fans are snubbing next week’s glamour Champions League clash with Bayern Munich because of sky-high ticket prices. Season-ticket holders must pay between £62 and £132 to attend the first leg of the last-16 showdown. And that has put off...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

It's tight at the top, but who is going to win the title? Sportsmail's finest assess the top four's chances...

In the closest fought title race in years, there are four teams with a realistic chance of being crowned Premier League Champions come May with around 12 games to go. Here, Sportsmail's finest assess the chances, heroes, villains and potential banana...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Stirrings on the Mersey: An intense manager, hungry players, fortress at home and no European worries......

Knocked United Off Their Perch! Click HERE to see how Brendan Rodgers has engineered an incredible 40 point swing over Liverpool's old rivals. A year is a long time in football. Liverpool know this. What they don’t know is just how far their...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

VIDEO: Sportsmail joins Steve Collins Jnr and his famous fighting father as young pretender continues his...

When it comes to following in his father's footsteps, Steve Collins Jnr has some rather large shoes to fill. The 23-year-old faces Tommy Gifford in his fourth professional fight at the Copper Box Arena in London on Saturday. And Sportsmail caught up...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Tranmere boss Moore the latest to be questioned over betting on football games

Tranmere manager Ronnie Moore is under investigation by the FA over allegations concerning betting on football matches. Moore, a prolific goalscorer with Rotherham and Tranmere before managing both clubs, has been questioned by the FA’s football...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Chelsea outcast Cole to delay decision over future until end of the season

Ashley Cole is likely to wait until the end of the season before deciding on whether to extend his Chelsea career. The veteran left-back has been ousted as the club's first-choice by Cesar Azpilicueta this season. Out of favour: Ashley Cole has been...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

ECB to make England women's Ashes winners full-time professionals... skipper Edwards hails 'a day I never...

0 View comments England’s dual Ashes-winning women’s team is to become fully professional thanks to a national funding boost made available following an overhaul of administration in world cricket. The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 
Tea industry's future depends on corporate collaboration

Tea industry's future depends on corporate collaboration

Life without tea is unthinkable for the countless number of people who rely on their cherished cuppas to get them through the day. But tea crops the world over are facing multiple threats, from climate change and water shortages to rural de-population...

BBC, 00:05 in Business
 
SNP under pressure for Plan B on Scottish currency

SNP under pressure for Plan B on Scottish currency

Scottish independence: The SNP is under pressure to set out an alternative to a formal currency union with the rest of the UK in the event of independence, after the three main unionist parties said they would not agree to such a deal. Business...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 


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