News archive from 15 January 2015

WATCH: Helicopter at A1 accident

A Great North Air Ambulance takes off following the two-vehicle crash on A1 near the Ramparts Business Park. .

 

Four-rosette video: Yorkshire restaurant joins ranks of UK’s finest in new AA awards

WHEN YOUNG chef Adam Smith left behind a glittering career at one of London's finest five-star hotels for a country pub in Yorkshire, some of his less enlightened colleagues may have believed he had gone, quite literally, from the Ritz to the rabble....

 
North Sea drilling falls as Premier Oil plans cuts

North Sea drilling falls as Premier Oil plans cuts

THE number of North Sea wells drilled last year fell by 20 per cent, according to a report out today. The news came amid further evidence of the impact of the falling oil price with a major explorer saying it was slashing spending on development....

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
Comment: If you don’t at first succeed, try again

Comment: If you don’t at first succeed, try again

WE should not be scared to pitch new ideas, says Olga Kozlova Entrepreneurs have a reputation of not fearing a failure. They are known to be predisposed to taking a gamble, keeping fingers crossed and hoping that everything will turn out for the...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
Leaders: Penny drops on reality of the oil crisis

Leaders: Penny drops on reality of the oil crisis

THE governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, yesterday spelled out the grave implications for Scotland of the falling price of oil. As Brent crude continued to trade at below $50 a barrel, Mr Carney described the situation as a “negative shock”...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
Comment: Time to push the boat out and prosper

Comment: Time to push the boat out and prosper

LEGISLATIVE changes have given fishing in Scotland a welcome boost, says Mike Park, and now what is needed is more progress in Europe It is never safe to make firm predictions, even at the beginning of a new year. But 2015 might just be a good one for...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
Montpeliers toasts profit from upgraded venues

Montpeliers toasts profit from upgraded venues

HOSPITALITY group Montpeliers, owner of a host of Edinburgh bars and restaurants including Rick's, Indigo Yard and Tigerlily, said it traded "extremely well" during the last financial year as it booked a better-than-expected profit of £1.4...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Business
 
Fiona McCade: Childish tactics at HS2 committee

Fiona McCade: Childish tactics at HS2 committee

USING a nine-year-old to influence MPs about HS2 rail is setting a dangerous precedent, says Fiona McCade This week, someone went in front of a House of Commons committee to complain that people were making things up that weren’t true. The first thing...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Comment: Replacing Flower of Scotland not easy

Comment: Replacing Flower of Scotland not easy

FINDING a new anthem to replace Flower of Scotland will not be easy, writes Tom Peterkin It remains to be seen whether the Scottish Government decides to take up a suggestion from MSPs to have a public consultation on Scotland’s national anthem. If it...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Satellite images reveal devastation of Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

Satellite images reveal devastation of Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria

New satellite photographs have laid bare the catastrophic scale of the latest Boko Haram atrocities, which are thought to have left hundreds of people dead and thousands of houses burnt or razed in two Nigerian towns. The militant group attacked the...

 
UPDATED: Northampton General Hospital says “Ebola is unlikely” but tests are being done as a precaution

UPDATED: Northampton General Hospital says “Ebola is unlikely” but tests are being done as a precaution

Northampton General Hospital has confirmed it is testing a patient for Ebola but says it is "unlikely" they have the virus. Earlier on Thursday night, the Press Association reported that the hospital had a suspected case of Ebola. In a...

 
Leeds builder jailed over chimney collapse death

Leeds builder jailed over chimney collapse death

A builder has been jailed after an inexperienced labourer was killed when a chimney collapsed on top of him while he was left to carry out work unsupervised. Danny Hough, 23, was crushed to death when two tonnes of masonry landed on top of him as he...

 
No U-turn on Leeds City Council street light switch-off

No U-turn on Leeds City Council street light switch-off

Leeds city Council will NOT be reversing its controversial street-light switch off policy, or using a £6.6m "windfall' to install low-energy light bulbs instead, despite a senior parliamentary colleague's apparent backing for the idea. A meeting...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31