News archive from 15 December 2012

GREYHOUND RACING RESULTS- 15/12/12

GREYHOUND RACING RESULTS- 15/12/12

ROMFORD FANCIES 10.31 Jogadusc Jasper (1-4-2) 10.46 Selkirk Grace (4-3-1) 11.00 Forest Fella (2-4-1) 11.16 Strawberry Hall (2-5-6) 11.31 Lilys Rocket (3-1-5) 11.44 Droopys Sian (3-4-1) 11.58 Dudleys Lady (Nap) (4-6-5) 12.17 Giffys Girl (3-5-6) 12.33...

 
JOHN OBI MIKEL'S PLAN TO MAKE PEACE WITH MARK CLATTENBURG

JOHN OBI MIKEL'S PLAN TO MAKE PEACE WITH MARK CLATTENBURG

Speaking for the first time since allegations the referee called him a “monkey”, the Nigerian midfielder said it was time to move on. Mikel is one match into a three-game domestic ban for threatening Clattenburg in the stormy aftermath of Chelsea's...

 
This week's new events

This week's new events

Burning The Clocks Burning The Clocks, BrightonIt might sound like some idle anarchist scheme to make sure we all fail to get up of a morning, but this colourful Brighton parade is actually a way for locals to mark the winter solstice, with lanterns...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 
Nationwide pulls out of bidding for RBS branches

Nationwide pulls out of bidding for RBS branches

Nationwide has ruled itself out of the race to acquire 316 branches being sold by Royal Bank of Scotland, but Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Money and US private equity firm JC Flowers have submitted initial offers. The UK’s largest building society had...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Business
 

The new Asda advert

Reading this on mobile? Click here to view It's as if the 70s, Germaine Greer and Fathers For Justice never happened. Asda's big Christmas advert takes us back to the cosy days when men were helpless, semi-functional morons and women were...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 
Cameron’s lobbying helps keep City in the forefront of Europe

Cameron’s lobbying helps keep City in the forefront of Europe

A TOP City figure has applauded the UK government's "considerable success" in keeping Britain at the heart of EU financial decision-making at this week's summit. Chris Cummings, chief executive of TheCityUK, the financial services trade boy...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Business
 
Catch-up TV guide: from Homeland to The Town

Catch-up TV guide: from Homeland to The Town

Claire Danes in Homeland. Photograph: Ronen Akerman TV: HomelandAnyone recall the name of that great slow-burning terrorist thriller that aired earlier this year? House-World or something? Season two of the award-winning drama traded suspense for...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 
First-hand stories that aim to change face of fostering

First-hand stories that aim to change face of fostering

With new recruits desperately needed, Sarah Freeman reports on a new campaign hoping to show fostering is very much a family affair. When it emerged Rotherham Council had removed two children from a foster home after discovering the couple were...

 

Moss Bros gets boost from weddings delayed by Olympics

Menswear specialist Moss Bros is due to expand its online offering next year after bouncing back from a slow patch during the London Olympics. Demand was affected during the first half of the year as customers had held off their wedding plans, but the...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Business
 
Katy Brand's favourite TV

Katy Brand's favourite TV

Photograph: David Fisher/Rex Unmissable show?I've always loved Peep Show. I'm definitely making an effort to watch that. It always helps when these things are on Sunday night, rather than Friday! It gives you a pep up. I thought Parade's End was...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 

Amazing extent of tax avoidance by large companies

From: Coun Nader Fekri JP (Labour & Co-op, Calder Ward), Cheetham Street, Hebden Bridge. WHILE the Government’s announcement that it will be spending £77m on tax inspectors to chase £2bn in tax every year, is to be welcomed, I fear that given the...

 
The Making Of A Lady is preposterous and proud of it

The Making Of A Lady is preposterous and proud of it

The Making Of A Lady. Photograph: Stuart Wood "I don't like the girl and I'm not going to marry her!" huffs Lord Walderhurst, puffing his privileged cheeks and dismissing another crestfallen flibbertigibbet with a swish of his widower's...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 

Cricket: Joe Root stars for England before James Anderson puts India on back foot

JOE ROOT proved many sound judges right yesterday with a composed half-century on his Test debut for England. The 21-year-old, who grew up watching Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan playing in the same Sheffield Collegiate club side as his own...

Daily Post, 00:09 in Sport
 

We all need daily dose 
of kindness

From: Beryl Williams, Wharfedale Avenue, Harrogate. THE suicide of the disc jockeys’ hoax victim, according to a psychologist, cannot have been caused by this incident in isolation, but would have been the culmination of a multiplicity of factors that...

 

UBS faces $1 billion Libor settlement

Swiss bank UBS is expected to be landed with a $1 billion (£620 million) bill to settle claims that it rigged Libor. Sources said the announcement could come as early as Monday, making the group the second financial services giant to pay out over the...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Business
 


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