News archive from 17 April 2014

Exposed: Derbyshire police catch 160 flashers in the act over five years

Exposed: Derbyshire police catch 160 flashers in the act over five years

MORE than 160 people have been arrested, charged and prosecuted for exposing themselves to women in Derbyshire in the past five years. Some victims were as young as nine, while one woman was aged 81. Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information...

 
Yorkshire Post tower will live on in Leeds skyline

Yorkshire Post tower will live on in Leeds skyline

BULLDOZERS might have begun to dismantle the old Yorkshire Post Newspapers building, but developers have brought fresh hope that its legacy will not be lost completely. Plans are in place to preserve the tower which has displayed the time and...

 
Chocolart: Exhibit you can eat comes to Edinburgh

Chocolart: Exhibit you can eat comes to Edinburgh

IT SOUNDS like something conjured up inside Willy Wonka's mysterious factory - a dark room in which the walls are made entirely of chocolate. But that is what will await visitors to Jupiter Artland, Scotland’s biggest sculpture park, on the outskirts...

 

Councillors clash over future of iconic Liverpool market

Councillors clashed over the future of Great Homer Street Market. Liverpool’s Liberal Democrat leader Richard Kemp raised concerns about the increasing number of big supermarket companies and national shopping chains’ stores in the city during a full...

 
Cyborg glasses save users the need to control emotions

Cyborg glasses save users the need to control emotions

As Google continues to stoke excitement for its Glass smart-eyewear, a Japanese researcher has developed a radical alternative. Rather than focus on what the owner sees, Prof Hirotaka Osawa's kit shows computer-generated eye animations in place of the...

 
Developers plan to preserve ‘landmark’ Yorkshire Evening Post tower

Developers plan to preserve ‘landmark’ Yorkshire Evening Post tower

PLANS are in place to preserve a piece of the Yorkshire Post Newspapers building's history, the Yorkshire Evening Post can exclusively reveal. The time and temperature tower bearing the banner of the Yorkshire Post and Yorkshire Evening Post, which...

 
Angry punter in armed raid on Leeds betting shop after losing streak

Angry punter in armed raid on Leeds betting shop after losing streak

A betting shop punter who was angry at losing money later returned with a knife to carry out an armed robbery. The man was upset after a losing streak at Betfred on Harrogate Road in Chapel Allerton, Leeds, on Tuesday, April 8. Detective Constable...

 
Better Together’s ‘positive’ new advert drive

Better Together’s ‘positive’ new advert drive

The pro-union Better Together campaign has launched a "powerful, positive" case for rejecting independence as it steps up its referendum campaign with a new advertising drive. It has emerged that two-thirds of Scots want to see a more...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 
Comment: Tesco trials | Starbucks

Comment: Tesco trials | Starbucks

EMBATTLED Philip Clarke at the Tesco helm will hope market perceptions are that he came out fighting yesterday, despite annual trading profits down 6 per cent, with enough to say on incremental progress in his £1 billion turnaround programme to keep...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Business says economy on level footing

Business says economy on level footing

Scotland's economic recovery is gaining pace, with businesses in construction, wholesale, manufacturing and tourism all reporting higher levels of confidence in the first three months of this year. Releasing its long-running quarterly business survey...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Persimmon sales pushed higher thanks to Help to Buy

Persimmon sales pushed higher thanks to Help to Buy

Stimulus measures designed to help more people onto the property market have boosted sales at Persimmon, the builder told investors yesterday. The firm said it has now sold more than 5,000 homes under the UK government’s Help to Buy scheme – which...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Burberry sales continue to flatter

Burberry sales continue to flatter

Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts is set to leave the luxury goods group on a high after seeing no let-up in demand from Chinese consumers. Ahrendts, who is due to step down in the summer for a job at Apple, yesterday revealed a 13 per cent...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 

Crisis hit Co-op set to unveil loss of up to 2.5 billion pounds

The crisis at the 170-year-old Co-op, which claimed its ethical credentials set it apart from commercial rivals, started at its bank with an ill-fated takeover of Britannia building society, which saddled it with a portfolio of souring property...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 
Surge in British companies' marketing spend points to economic recovery

Surge in British companies' marketing spend points to economic recovery

The Bank of England and some green shoots. Confidence in the economy appears to be on the up. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire/PA Photos British businesses are on a marketing blitz, with an influential industry report revealing the biggest surge in...

Guardian, 00:12 in Business
 

IBM's quarterly revenue sinks to five-year low as hardware sales fall

Shares of Big Blue fell about 4 percent to $188.20 in after-hours trade. Total revenue fell 4 percent to $22.5 billion (13.3 billion pounds) in the first quarter, below analysts' average estimate of $22.91 billion. "They have had eight revenue...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 


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