News archive from 18 January 2013, page 13

Paramilitaries call for end to flag riots

Loyalist paramilitary leaders have called for an end to the sectarian violence that has rocked Northern Ireland's peace process since early last month. A statement was issued yesterday after British and Irish government officials held talks with...

Scotsman, 01:49 in Hot News
 

Journalist’s arrest ‘disappoints’ boss

THE arrest of the 22nd journalist from the Sun newspaper as part of the police investigation into inappropriate payments to public officials was described yesterday as "particularly disappointing" by News International chief executive Mike...

Scotsman, 01:49 in Hot News
 
THE LADY'S NOT FOR TURNING

THE LADY'S NOT FOR TURNING

Quevega is also antepost favourite for the Ladbrokes World Hurdle after appearing among the 61 possibles yesterday, but Mullins described her entry as ‘just in case'. The bumper entry has been prompted by the absence of the injured Big Buck's, who...

 
PEP GUARDIOLA SNUBS CHELSEA'S RICHES AS BAYERN MUNICH SEAL £27M THREE-YEAR DEAL

PEP GUARDIOLA SNUBS CHELSEA'S RICHES AS BAYERN MUNICH SEAL £27M THREE-YEAR DEAL

The former Barcelona boss ended the speculation over his future by agreeing terms with Bundesliga giants Bayern after two hours of talks with the German club's chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Guardiola, 42 on Friday, will take over from Jupp...

 
ALAN SHEARER SHIRTY AS LOIC REMY SIGNS FOR QPR

ALAN SHEARER SHIRTY AS LOIC REMY SIGNS FOR QPR

The Toon legend is worried that the next two weeks could turn his former club into genuine relegation candidates unless they find somebody to fill the shirt vacated by striker Demba Ba's move to Chelsea. After the promise of playing in front of full...

 
FOXES STAR CHRIS WOOD A CUT ABOVE

FOXES STAR CHRIS WOOD A CUT ABOVE

GOAL-MACHINE Chris Wood reckons he and Dave Nugent can fire Leicester to the Premier League this season. The Foxes will move up to second if they can claim a fifth straight win when they host Middlesbrough tonight. And Wood (below) has scored SIX...

Daily Star, 01:51 in Sport
 
Quixwood wind farm developer offers to plant extra woodland

Quixwood wind farm developer offers to plant extra woodland

VIEWS from the Southern Upland Way will be protected from the proposed 13 turbine Quixwood Moor wind farm by an extra one and half hectares of woodland along the route. The additional woodland is the latest offering by developers Banks Renewables, in...

 
Why I nearly walloped Louis with his Strictly glitterball! And it's not just because he's got a new girlfriend, says Petronella Wyatt

Why I nearly walloped Louis with his Strictly glitterball! And it's not just because he's got a new...

Despite knowing that interviewers should be impartial, I want to wallop Olympic double medallist and Strictly Come Dancing champion Louis Smith with his glitterball trophy. The British king of the pommel horse, who proved he could trip the light...

 
Ballot papers issued over wind farm plans

Ballot papers issued over wind farm plans

TWO east Berwickshire community councils are seeking the views of residents about two proposed wind farms in their areas. Reston and Auchencrow Community Council held a public meeting at Reston Village Hall on Tuesday giving local people the chance to...

 
A tsunami of industrial size wind turbines

A tsunami of industrial size wind turbines

BATTLE lines are being drawn in the Borders as the rush to harness the region's wind power continues. On one side are the wind farm developers, the Scottish Government with their ambitious renewable energy targets, and wind energy supporters, and on...

 
Spittal Variety Group tackling fairest panto of them all

Spittal Variety Group tackling fairest panto of them all

THE tree has been taken down, the tins of chocolates are just about polished off but if you're not quite ready to say a final goodbye to the festive season just yet, Spittal Variety Group is leaving one Christmas tradition to next week when it stages...

 
MAGIC SHAUN MALONEY IS CLASS

MAGIC SHAUN MALONEY IS CLASS

ROBERTO MARTINEZ reckons Wigan star Shaun Maloney is so good he could play for Spain. Midfielder Maloney, 29, has signed a new three-year deal with the club. And Martinez insists the Scot's decision to commit his future to Wigan is as good as signing...

Daily Star, 01:55 in Sport
 

BBC in drive to cut red tape

BBC staff are being urged to cut down on red tape, in a move reminiscent of former director-general Greg Dyke's "cut the crap" campaign. Bosses have launched a drive for “simplicity” at the corporation, as they ask employees to help things...

 
FA PUT BIG SAM ALLARDYCE ON SPOT

FA PUT BIG SAM ALLARDYCE ON SPOT

SAM ALLARDYCE is facing an FA probe following his verbal attack on referee Phil Dowd. The West Ham boss is in hot water after accusing Dowd of bias towards Manchester United during Wednesday's FA Cup third-round replay at Old Trafford. Allardyce was...

Daily Star, 01:57 in Sport
 
Silver Lake hunts for investors in Dell deal: sources

Silver Lake hunts for investors in Dell deal: sources

Dell also has formed a special committee to take a close look at any potential deal on the table, multiple sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Silver Lake, in its quest to put together what would be the largest buyout since the global...

 


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