News archive from 15 November 2014

Battle of Britain training plane to go on auction

Battle of Britain training plane to go on auction

ONE of the last surviving 
monoplane trainers built to coach new Spitfire and Hurricane pilots in the run-up to the Battle of Britain will be

 
Write Stuff: Dickson Telfer

Write Stuff: Dickson Telfer

NIKITA'S husband died in a skydiving accident, and at his funeral everyone tells her how sorry they are for her loss. But as we discover in this darkly gripping short story by Dickson Telfer, even in her grief Nikita has plenty of her own secrets...

 
Jeff Salway: High risks of pocketing pension pots

Jeff Salway: High risks of pocketing pension pots

THE number of Scots saving enough for the retirement income they expect has

 
Poor Nepalese selling their organs for transplants

Poor Nepalese selling their organs for transplants

A FLOURISHING black market in human organs has led to a growing number of impoverished Nepalese selling their 
kidneys. One man, Kumar Budathoki, has revealed he sold one of his kidneys to organ traffickers for $5,000 (£3,200), a sum he...

 
North Korea and Russia try to boost ties

North Korea and Russia try to boost ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will send a special envoy to Russia next week in a trip exp

 
France remains on alert for mystery big cat

France remains on alert for mystery big cat

French police guarded schools and warned motorists to be on their guard as the massive hunt for a big cat on the prowl near Disneyland Paris continued yesterday. More than 200 police, military and wildlife experts in France were drafted in with...

 
Barack Obama immigrant showdown with Republicans

Barack Obama immigrant showdown with Republicans

US PRESIDENT Barack Obama has set a collision course with the Republicans after revealing 
controversial new plans to 
protect as many as five million immigrants living illegally from deportation. Mr Obama – who has seen his party...

 

Europe steps up pressure on Russia over Ukraine at G20 meeting

"Russia for its part must apply all its influence on rebels to ensure the implementation of the Minsk agreements," Van Rompuy told a media conference. "Russia must stop the inflow of weapons and troops from its territory into Ukraine...

 
Police chief chided for missing Holyrood meeting

Police chief chided for missing Holyrood meeting

SCOTLAND'S most senior police officer has been forced to explain himself after missing a key meeting to discuss his force's 
finances. Christine Grahame, convener of the Scottish Parliament’s justice committee, wrote to Sir Stephen House to...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 

FA may push for Euro unity vote as part of pre-qualifying World Cup bid process

The FA may try to introduce a pre-qualifying process within UEFA when they next bid for the World Cup to minimise the chances of FIFA-style corruption. One result of investigator Michael Garcia rubbishing Hans-Joachim Eckert’s findings from his own...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 

Ally McCoist delighted to have Lewis Macleod back for Rangers after Scotland release player from...

Ally McCoist expressed his delight at having Lewis Macleod available to face Alloa on Saturday– after Gordon Strachan agreed to temporarily excuse the player from Scotland duty. With Rangers’ Championship match with the Wasps going ahead in the middle...

Daily Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 
Talking Horses: the best bets from Saturday’s races

Talking Horses: the best bets from Saturday’s races

Ten of the last 11 winners of the Paddy Power Gold Cup have been either six or seven years old, and the days when established handicap chasers like Dublin Flyer and Bradbury Star could see off the younger, less exposed runners seem to be gone....

Guardian, 00:07 in Sport
 
Martin O’Neill’s emotional return shattered by flash of Scotland genius

Martin O’Neill’s emotional return shattered by flash of Scotland genius

For the first time in its long and illustrious history, Celtic Park was no place for a former Celtic man of Irish persuasion. Robbie Keane’s time as the Republic of Ireland’s undisputed first-choice striker ended, Aiden McGeady attracted a barrage of...

Guardian, 00:07 in Sport
 
‘Cellular suicide’ may unlock Parkinson’s secrets

‘Cellular suicide’ may unlock Parkinson’s secrets

SCIENTISTS have made a breakthrough in understanding Parkinson's disease after finding that people living with the illness often have a mutated form of a gene, which may not repair damaged cells. They believe this explains why those with the disease...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Health
 
Man and two young girls knocked down in hit and run in Glasgow tonight

Man and two young girls knocked down in hit and run in Glasgow tonight

A MAN and two young girls have been mown down in an apparent hit-and-run in Glasgow tonight. The 36-year-old was walking with the children along the city’s Sandbank Street when the car mounted the pavement and struck them at 7.40pm. The driver failed...

 


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