News archive from 16 January 2014, page 15

Strong Japan machinery orders a shot in the arm to Abenomics

The upbeat data is likely to ease concerns about capital expenditure, a weak link in an otherwise robust economy, and may allow the Bank of Japan to hold off on expanding its monetary stimulus any time soon, analysts said. "We can expect capital...

Reuters, 07:11 in Business
 
Police reveal mobile speed camera locations

Police reveal mobile speed camera locations

North Yorkshire Police have revealed the locations for their mobile safety cameras this week. Up-to-date data is uploaded each Tuesday. Cameras will be in place across the district throughout the week. Log on to view the locations, including...

 
Birmingham's political leaders head to London for crunch Government talks

Birmingham's political leaders head to London for crunch Government talks

Birmingham's political leaders are heading to London for a crunch meeting with Local Government minister Brandon Lewis to battle for a fairer deal for the city as it wrestles with huge funding cuts. The cross-party showdown with the minister and...

 
Stuart off to world finals

Stuart off to world finals

Amateur bodybuilder Stuart Smith will flex his muscles at a top international event later this year. The dad-of-two, of Kipling Grove, Pontefract, will compete in the National Amateur Bodybuilding Association (NABBA) world championships in May. Stuart...

 
Birmingham City Council appoints Solihull Council's Mark Rogers as new chief executive

Birmingham City Council appoints Solihull Council's Mark Rogers as new chief executive

The £180,000 a year job running Birmingham City Council has been handed to the chief executive of neighbouring Solihull Council it has been announced. Mark Rogers is set to take over as chief executive of Europe’s largest local authority next year. He...

 
House Prices 'Risk Becoming Unsustainable'

House Prices 'Risk Becoming Unsustainable'

Surveyors have warned that house prices risk becoming unsustainable in some areas because low home supply is failing to meet high demand in the market. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) measured the strongest level of sales in six...

 
Stop wasting council taxpayers’ money

Stop wasting council taxpayers’ money

Was I the only one alarmed by the comments from the chief executive of Sheffield City Council defending Labour's huge bill for consultants? He says that even though the people they paid millions to call themselves consultants, we shouldn't think of...

 
Spilsby youth club on the hunt for more youngsters

Spilsby youth club on the hunt for more youngsters

A community church in Spilsby is looking to get more youngsters involved with its youth club and also advertise the fact it holds a series of projects and services. The New Life Community Church at 12 Church Street, runs a vast array of support and...

 

Banking regulation meets law of unintended consequences

Regulators determined to avoid a repeat of the financial crisis that floored investment banks in 2008 and beyond introduced a rule at the beginning of last year that makes banks hold enough capital to cover the worst 12 months in the history of their...

Reuters, 07:19 in Business
 
Thousands of jobs at Birmingham’s former LDV site on hold due to HS2

Thousands of jobs at Birmingham’s former LDV site on hold due to HS2

Plans to generate thousands of jobs at Birmingham’s former LDV site are on ice ‘for an indeterminate period’ because of HS2. A two-year programme of demolition and remediation work was finally completed last spring and hopes were high of breathing new...

 
Finding Mum and Dad; Hidden Histories: Britain's Oldest Family Businesses – TV review

Finding Mum and Dad; Hidden Histories: Britain's Oldest Family Businesses – TV review

A competitive free market in children … Finding Mum And Dad. Photograph: Channel 4 Would you adopt a six-year-old boy? Almost certainly not. There are about 7,000 children waiting to be adopted in the UK and the hardest of these to place are boys aged...

Guardian, 07:21 in Showbiz
 
TV highlights 16/01/2014

TV highlights 16/01/2014

Moray Hunter as Dr Jenkins and Martin Compston as DS Jason Ross in Silent Witness. Photographer: Robert Viglasky/BBC European Tour Golf: Abu Dhabi Championship 6am, Sky Sports 4They'll be going some to match the drama of last year's tournament, when...

Guardian, 07:21 in Showbiz
 

Citi to replace debit cards involved in Target data breach

"This is being done as a precautionary measure," Citi spokeswoman Elizabeth Fogarty told Reuters in an email reply late Wednesday. Fogarty declined to provide details on the number of debit cards being reissued. Target said last week an...

Reuters, 07:22 in Business
 

Primark props up sales at AB Foods as sugar slumps

It said the operating profit margin at Primark, which generates almost a third of AB Foods' group sales, was better than expected and higher than in the same period last year and predicted Primark's profit in 2014 would be well ahead of 2013. AB Foods...

Reuters, 07:22 in Business
 
Genius Division set to treble in size

Genius Division set to treble in size

A digital marketing agency, whose managing director designed the Arctic Monkeys' first website, is set to create jobs and treble the size of its studio space after doubling its turnover. Genius Division was founded four years ago by Craig Burgess and...

 


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