News archive from 14 September 2012

Brazil cuts growth forecast to 2% for 2012

Brazil cuts growth forecast to 2% for 2012

Brazil has cut its growth forecast for this year as the global downturn hits exports and rising local debt levels weigh on consumption. The country will grow 2% this year, down from its previous forecast of 3%, Finance Minister Guido Mantega...

BBC, 22:01 in Business
 
ANIMALS RIGHTS PROTESTERS TARGET LADY GAGA IN IRELAND

ANIMALS RIGHTS PROTESTERS TARGET LADY GAGA IN IRELAND

Animal rights protesters are planning to stage a huge demo outside LADY GAGA's gig in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday (15Sep12) over her recent decision to wear fur. The Bad Romance hitmaker has been slammed by officials at Animal Rights Action Network...

 

Would our market be packed if car-parking fees were scrapped?

AS PART of the building trade, being a plumber, I often find myself in different locations. Recently, I found myself working at a new business at Banks’ Yard in Bulwell. For those who don’t know it, it is adjacent to Bulwell Market. I was there nice...

 

Cracks are starting to appear in coalition government

IS THE coalition government as solid and as united as before? You bet it isn't. Both sides have locked horns on national TV as to whether the Lords reform was part of the coalition agreement. Both sides put good arguments together to suggest who was...

 
Uniforms show pupils’ waistlines are still expanding

Uniforms show pupils’ waistlines are still expanding

A HUCKNALL firm says the return of children to school this week has pinpointed a worrying problem of child obesity. Price and Buckland, which is one of the UK’s top school uniform suppliers, claims that the size of school clothing has gone ‘up and up’...

 
Nintendo's $300 Wii U goes on sale November 18 in U.S

Nintendo's $300 Wii U goes on sale November 18 in U.S

The new version of the console that took the industry by storm six years ago comes with a built-in DVR that will allow users to watch and record live television like a cable set-top box. It will go on sale in Japan on December 8 for about $340 (26,250...

 

Community News - Warsop

Saturday Dance Club MC at Woodside Hall on Saturday week was Denis Salt. Finance was organised by Mrs J. Mallet. Refreshments were served by Mrs J. Woodcock and Mrs H. Pearson and Messer’s R. Hill. K. Wake, D. Freeman and D. Niblett. Bellringers On...

 

Taxpayers are ‘biggest losers’

CRITICS have slammed the "ridiculously low" price paid for Spalding's Red Lion Quarter and claim taxpayers are the biggest losers in the deal. Boston College has agreed to pay £2.4million for the town centre premises – which cost around...

 

Slim down for festive season

FITNESS instructor Tracey Vowels is about to relaunch her popular Drop A Dress Size programme. The course started in January as a pilot scheme funded by Lincolnshire County Council and delivered by Tracey, at her gym The Fitness Company in Spalding....

 
Relief for MS sufferers as pill gets green light

Relief for MS sufferers as pill gets green light

A WOMAN with multiple sclerosis today told of her delight after the world's first oral pill to treat her condition was finally approved for use in Scotland. Claire MacRae, 36, struggled to cope with the severe side-effects caused by interferon...

Scotsman, 22:34 in Health
 
IMF's Lagarde discusses Cyprus bailout, gives little away

IMF's Lagarde discusses Cyprus bailout, gives little away

"We had a good and productive engagement about the ongoing discussions concerning Cyprus," Lagarde told reporters after meeting Cypriot President Demetris Christofias, without elaborating. She was in Cyprus to attend an informal gathering of...

 

John Lewis posts 60% leap in profits

A summer of special events helped employee-owned group John Lewis to post a 60 per cent surge in half-year profits. The department store chain, which also owns up-market grocer Waitrose, credited strong online growth for an 8.6 per cent rise in...

Scotsman, 22:45 in Business
 

Claire's on the move

By Oliver Kurt Claire gives a chimpanzee some TLC DOWN the years Claire Fairclough has treated poorly koalas and out-of-sorts orang-utans, and worked in places as far afield as Australia and South Africa. However it is her job closer to her St...

 
BT plotting 'new European cup' as TV wars continue

BT plotting 'new European cup' as TV wars continue

On Wednesday the broadcaster dropped a bombshell by announcing a four-year deal to show live Aviva Premiership games from the start of next season, instead of Sky Sports and ESPN. A key part of BT's involvement is also screening live European matches...

Metro, 22:46 in Sport
 
Roberto Martinez wants a change to 'unhealthy' international calendar

Roberto Martinez wants a change to 'unhealthy' international calendar

Martinez's side travel to Old Trafford on Saturday but the Spaniard doesn't feel he will have enough time to adequately prepare his players for one of their toughest matches of the campaign, especially with winger Antolin Alcaraz not returning to...

Metro, 22:46 in Sport
 


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