News archive from 16 December 2014

Jim Murphy aims to ‘do a Tony Blair’

Jim Murphy aims to ‘do a Tony Blair’

NEW Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy has said he won't allow the party to fall into a "trap" set by the SNP that could keep it out of power for a generation. In a keynote speech in Glasgow yesterday, Mr Murphy suggested Scottish Labour...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Politics
 
Traditional ice cream under threat with EU rules

Traditional ice cream under threat with EU rules

IN VICTORIAN times, it was a product that would be unrecognisable to modern sellers of ice cream - containing nasties such as straw, dog hair and cotton fibre. But now, a treat marketing itself as “ice cream” could once more contain far more than the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Politics
 
Women check up on partners in ‘Clare’s Law’ pilot

Women check up on partners in ‘Clare’s Law’ pilot

FIFTEEN applications for information have been made in the first three weeks of a new domestic abuse disclosure scheme which allows women to check up on violent partners. The pilot scheme, which began in Aberdeen and Ayrshire on 25 November,...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Politics
 
The North has always been a powerhouse for culture

The North has always been a powerhouse for culture

Merseybeat and Madchester. Coronation Street and Our Friends in the North. David Hockney and Henry Moore. Much of the UK's great culture has come from the north of England. Measures to stimulate creativity further are now part of the government's...

BBC, 00:03 in Art & Culture
 
Bill Cosby trusts ‘only black media’ to be neutral

Bill Cosby trusts ‘only black media’ to be neutral

BILL Cosby has spoken out for the first time against allegations of sexual abuse, saying he only expects the "black media" to remain "neutral". In an interview with the New York Post, the comic and actor praised his wife, Camille,...

 
Dagenham behind equal pay Bill

Dagenham behind equal pay Bill

AN EQUAL pay battle comes to a head today with an attempt to force firms to reveal the pay gap between their male and female employees. Unions, MPs, actors and even fashion magazine Grazia will attend a rally of Parliament in
support of a Bill by...

 

Anti-immigration protests grow in Germany

The fast-growing movement that calls itself PEGIDA, or Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of the West, has drawn support from the far-right as well as some ordinary Germans alarmed by a sharp rise in refugees, many fleeing conflict in the...

 
Deila: we're good enough to knock out Inter

Deila: we're good enough to knock out Inter

The Hoops will take on the Italian giants, now coached by former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini, in the last 32, a repeat of the 1967 European Cup final, the most famous night in the club's history.Loading article content The Glasgow side...

The Herald, 00:09 in Sport
 

Kate Bush's comeback concerts most wanted tickets of 2014

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch's star turn as Hamlet was the most sought- after theatre show this year, Lee Evans was the must-see comedian while Monty Python Live (Mostly) proved the most popular reunion. And boxer Carl Froch's epic world title showdown...

 

Hamilton humbled by SPOTY award

BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lewis Hamilton admitted he had been humbled and inspired by the celebration of British sporting triumphs and sacrifices even before he scooped the top prize. The Formula One world champion secured a surprise but...

 
High Street: Portas criticises government over 'token gestures'

High Street: Portas criticises government over 'token gestures'

Retail guru Mary Portas has accused the government of making "token gestures" in response to her 2011 review into how to rejuvenate struggling High Streets. After her review, 27 areas were given funding to build more diverse town centres but...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 
Taking stock: Tech to thwart retail's worst miscreants

Taking stock: Tech to thwart retail's worst miscreants

Rebecca Minkoff is a very busy woman. And like all successful fashion designers she likes to be at least a few steps ahead of the rest of us. Continue reading the main story Special Report: The Technology of Business Retail robots: The droid at till...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 
Breast cancer drugs in second rejection

Breast cancer drugs in second rejection

Manufacturers need to price more realistically, says James Jopling At the beginning of November, the secondary breast cancer drug Perjeta was rejected for routine use on the NHS in Scotland. This followed a decision to reject the drug Kadcyla at the...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Health
 
A Christmas checklist to stay fit and well

A Christmas checklist to stay fit and well

People with a lung condition must take special care, says James Cant AS THE nights draw in and the weather gets colder, we all redraft our to-do lists. Check the car’s tyres for grip. Do the Christmas shopping. Get the boiler serviced so it won’t conk...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Health
 
Active approach to healthy living

Active approach to healthy living

The number of Scots failing to reach the activity levels needed to sustain good health remains stubbornly high. It's time for a change, says Marjory Burns Physical inactivity is estimated to cost Scotland £91 million a year – and it’s costing the...

Scotsman, 00:18 in Health
 


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