News archive from 18 January 2013, page 3

Horse meat burgers sold by supermarkets may lead to prosecution

Criminal prosecutions could follow an investigation into the horse meat contamination of burgers sold by some supermarkets, the UK government has said. Tesco yesterday took out full page adverts in British newspapers to apologise after it emerged that...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Conservative backbencher calls catering staff ‘servants’

Conservative backbencher calls catering staff ‘servants’

A CONSERVATIVE backbencher prompted heckling from the Opposition after appearing to refer to Westminster catering staff as "servants". Christopher Chope provoked audible reaction from the Labour backbenches after using the term in the...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Six men charged over Moghul Durbar restaurant attack

Six men charged over Moghul Durbar restaurant attack

A 26-year-old man, who was arrested yesterday evening remains in police custody. The attack happened at about 9pm on Monday when police said a large group of people smashed the windows at the restaurant in East Park Road. Once inside a number of...

 
China fit for a queen: 60th anniversary commemorative china range released

China fit for a queen: 60th anniversary commemorative china range released

The 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation has been marked by an official range of commemorative china. Eight pieces, embellished with 22-carat gold, have been hand-crafted and feature a design inspired by the pomp and pageantry of the coronation...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 

New market watchdog head lacks experience - lawmakers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) formally starts in April as part of a shake up of supervision designed to plug gaps and failings highlighted by the financial crisis. Britain is trying to draw a line under a litany of mis-selling scandals...

Reuters, 00:09 in Business
 
Labour say that Europe referendum would harm UK interests

Labour say that Europe referendum would harm UK interests

LABOUR has claimed that the UK is "sleepwalking" towards exit from the European Union because of Tory internal politics. In a speech yesterday, Labour’s shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander outlined his party’s vision for Europe, which...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Google to develop new headquarters at London's Kings Cross

Google to develop new headquarters at London's Kings Cross

A separate source with knowledge of the deal said Google was investing 650 million pounds to buy and develop the site. The office building will be worth up to 1 billion pounds when it is finished in 2016, a second source said. "This is a big...

 

Princess opens new farm vet practice

The Princess Royal has officially opened the University of Edinburgh's refurbished farm animal practice at Easter Bush. She met staff, students and clients during a tour of the updated facilities at the centre, part of the Royal (Dick) School of...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 

Going out? No, we have a mortgage

A THIRD of Britons they will have to sacrifice socialising and grocery shopping to pay their mortgage, a survey has revealed. First-time buyers will be particularly stringent, with 44 per cent cutting back on other spending, according to the Legal...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 

Widow murdered in her own home

A PENSIONER found murdered in her bungalow at the weekend had been repeatedly stabbed and then set on fire, police said. Una Crown, 86, who lived alone and had no children, was discovered on the floor in her bungalow in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire,...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 

University research on the right track

A CENTRE dedicated to studying anti-Muslim attacks and the extreme far right has been established in Middlesbrough. The Centre for Fascist, Anti-Fascist and Post-Fascist Studies, launched by Teesside University, will provide research into the...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 

No confirmation of model’s marriage

Katie Price is reported to have married for a third time having tied the knot with her latest boyfriend Kieran Hayler.. Price’s publicist would not make any comment yesterday. The former glamour model and television personality has dated Hayler for a...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Height of fashion: Asos sitting pretty as growth rockets

Height of fashion: Asos sitting pretty as growth rockets

Online fashion house Asos kept up its stellar growth over Christmas with a 41 per cent jump in December sales. Chief executive Nick Robertson said a better-than-expected 34 per cent rise in UK sales was driven by investment in the clothing range,...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Clydesdale tight-lipped on talk of parent NAB spinning off UK arm

Clydesdale tight-lipped on talk of parent NAB spinning off UK arm

National Australia Bank (NAB) could boost its market value by up to A$4.5 billion (£3bn) by spinning off its loss-making Clydesdale division as a separately-listed entity, analysts have claimed. The lender is under pressure to improve its shareholder...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 

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Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 


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