News archive from 18 January 2013, page 15

Images of Scotland: Dragonfly in Gullane, East Lothian

Images of Scotland: Dragonfly in Gullane, East Lothian

Annette Fox's children spotted this beautiful dragonfly at a swing park in Gullane, East Lothian View more images of Scotland on our Facebook page • To submit your picture for publication online or in The Scotsman email readersgallery@scotsman.com

 
MAUR STRESS FOR SAINTS BOSS NIGEL ADKINS

MAUR STRESS FOR SAINTS BOSS NIGEL ADKINS

NIGEL ADKINS is facing a fresh fight to hang on to his Southampton job. Starsport has learned chairman Nicola Cortese has held talks with Argentinian boss Mauricio Pochettino about taking over at St Mary's. Cortese remains unconvinced about Adkins,...

Daily Star, 02:13 in Sport
 
Spittal Variety Group stages fairest of them all

Spittal Variety Group stages fairest 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...

 

Code to end aid 'poverty barons'

Jan 18 2013 A new "code of conduct" for consultants and others providing the Government with international development services has been published. The move is designed to deal with the controversy over so-called "poverty barons"...

 
BRENDAN RODGERS PLOTTING SNEIJDER WAGER AT LIVERPOOL

BRENDAN RODGERS PLOTTING SNEIJDER WAGER AT LIVERPOOL

Sneijder, 28, currently earns £6.5million a year after tax and has been frozen out by the Italian club after he was asked to take a pay cut as a condition of a new deal. The breakdown in relations means he will leave the San Siro before the transfer...

 
VILLA GET RON VLAAR BOOST

VILLA GET RON VLAAR BOOST

ASTON VILLA skipper Ron Vlaar is set to give the club a massive boost by returning to the side for tomorrow's derby at West Brom. The Dutch defender, 27, has been out with a calf strain for the last two months and was an unused sub against Southampton...

Daily Star, 02:15 in Sport
 

More tenants face rent struggle

Jan 18 2013 More tenants struggled with rent payments last month after a survey showed arrears levels have reached the highest level since January last year. A total of £326 million of rent was either late or unpaid, according to LSL Property...

 
TIME FOR CRAIG KIESWETTER TO UP THE PACE

TIME FOR CRAIG KIESWETTER TO UP THE PACE

Since England's early World Cup exit in March 2011, Kieswetter has been identified as the man to wear the gloves, taking over from Matt Prior. His powerful hitting caught the eye, even if his glovework was not always convincing, and he has been an...

 

A&E services review plan announced

Jan 18 2013 Health officials are planning to review the way A&E services are run in England. Experts have said that urgent and emergency services need to adapt to meet rising demand. The NHS Commissioning Board (NHSCB) said the review will...

 
Female Bishop for Northumberland

Female Bishop for Northumberland

NORTHUMBERLAND will soon have a female Bishop, after it was announced that Lesley Dennis of the Open Episcopal Church is to be consecrated in June. Now Lesley, from Lowick, is looking forward to six months of organisation ahead of the ceremony. “I...

 
CYCLING: CHAIN REACTION SEES LANCE ARMSTRONG LOSE OLYMPIC MEDAL

CYCLING: CHAIN REACTION SEES LANCE ARMSTRONG LOSE OLYMPIC MEDAL

The International Olympic Committee stripped the disgraced cyclist of the bronze he won in the time trial at the Sydney Games in 2000 ahead of his overnight confession to doping on American television. The IOC took the decision based on the evidence...

 

Cameron issues threat to quit EU

Jan 18 2013 Prime Minister David Cameron has served notice that Britain could leave the European Union if its concerns about its membership are not resolved. Extracts from a speech that Mr Cameron was planning to make show that the Prime Minister...

 
DANNY GRAHAM HEADING FOR OLD 'HOME'

DANNY GRAHAM HEADING FOR OLD 'HOME'

BOYHOOD Newcastle fan Danny Graham is heading back to the north east – with Sunderland. While they face competition from Norwich for the Swansea striker, the Black Cats have lodged a £4.5m bid for Graham, who is set to complete the move once Michael...

Daily Star, 02:17 in Sport
 
ALAN SHEARER CLASS PROVES COSTLY

ALAN SHEARER CLASS PROVES COSTLY

ALAN SHEARER (right) made a very telling remark this week when he said Premier League clubs need to spend £20m each season just to stand still. After amazing everyone by finishing fifth, Shearer's beloved Newcastle's only real outlay last summer was...

Daily Star, 02:23 in Sport
 
FA PLAY THE FULL MONTE

FA PLAY THE FULL MONTE

IT'S telling that neither the letter F nor A is in the word humility. Because humility is something very much lacking when it comes to the FA and England. On Wednesday, English football's governing body put on a grand bash, in a plush setting in...

Daily Star, 02:24 in Sport
 


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