News archive from 20 January 2015

Nottingham Forest: Fawaz is proud of his role in the city

Nottingham Forest: Fawaz is proud of his role in the city

Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi has pledged his on-going commitment to Nottingham Forest and city - during a speech in the Houses of Parliament. Fawaz told an audience of Nottingham business leaders, senior politicians and sports professionals that he...

 
Home Office ‘completely fails’ to deport foreign criminals

Home Office ‘completely fails’ to deport foreign criminals

the Home Secretary has been accused of presiding over a "complete failure" to deport foreign criminals. A damning report today reveals the multi-million pound cost of providing compensation to foreign criminals as a result of delays and...

 
Waiting game continues over safety scheme at Leeds skyscraper

Waiting game continues over safety scheme at Leeds skyscraper

The start date of work on a multi-million pound scheme designed to ease the dangerous "wind tunnel' effect at Leeds city centre's Bridgewater Place skyscraper remains unclear - nearly two months after the project received the planning green...

 
Leeds divided by gap between rich and poor

Leeds divided by gap between rich and poor

Leeds' civic leaders are today pledging to pull the city closer together and narrow the gap between the city's rich and poor. After the YEP reported yesterday that Leeds is on the brink of a five-year, £24bn economic boom, new figures show that...

 
Why your Facebook posts could land you in divorce court

Why your Facebook posts could land you in divorce court

IT MAY have started as a harmless flirt - but the saucy messages and pictures people post on Facebook are now used in a third of all divorce cases. Words and pictures on the social networking site are increasingly relied upon as proof of inappropriate...

 
‘Strip quangos of control of Scots film industry’

‘Strip quangos of control of Scots film industry’

SCOTLAND'S leading film producers want Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise to be stripped of responsibility for the crisis-hit industry. A parliamentary probe has been told urgent action is needed from the Scottish Government to rescue the...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 
Ambitious plans revealed to create Leeds music academy and nightclub

Ambitious plans revealed to create Leeds music academy and nightclub

Ambitious plans are today unveiled to found a new music academy in Leeds. For decades club promoter Dave Beer has occupied semi-legendary status among clubbing officionados. As the founder of one of the scene’s most influential nights, Back to Basics,...

 
David Cameron has ‘damaged UK’s status in Europe’

David Cameron has ‘damaged UK’s status in Europe’

During his time in Downing Street, David Cameron has presided over “the most significant decline in British influence in Europe for a generation”, the shadow foreign secretary, Douglas Alexander, has claimed. On a visit to Paris for talks with his...

Guardian, 00:07 in Politics
 
System for foreign criminals dysfunctional, say MPs

System for foreign criminals dysfunctional, say MPs

The Home Office has been responsible for a complete failure to improve the management of foreign criminals, according to a report released by parliament’s spending watchdog. Data sent to the public accounts committee shows that 758 overseas offenders...

Guardian, 00:07 in Politics
 
Farage says UK will have to consider NHS funded by private insurance

Farage says UK will have to consider NHS funded by private insurance

Britain’s political leaders will “have to return” to a debate about funding the NHS through an insurance-based system run by companies from the private sector, Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said. In a BBC interview, Farage admits that he lost an...

Guardian, 00:07 in Politics
 

Olive oil diet may boost fertility: Increased intake 'could increase pregnancy rates by up to 40 per cent'

Olive oil is the key to a new 'fertility diet' being tested in a study involving more than 100 couples undergoing IVF. The test diet is based on using olive oil for cooking, an olive oil-based spread and a daily supplement drink enriched with Vitamin...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Health
 
Retail crime up 18% on the year as gangs target high-value items

Retail crime up 18% on the year as gangs target high-value items

The annual bill for retail crime in the UK broke through £600m last year as criminal gangs stole high value goods such as designer clothing, gadgets and alcohol to sell on. The total is an 18% increase on last year’s £511m hole and means theft is...

Guardian, 00:08 in Business
 

How doctors keep young: Their biggest secret? They will do anything to steer clear of other doctors! Learn...

In our life-changing series, one of Britain's top doctors has been explaining how you really can defy the years and stay feeling younger for longer by following a few simple rules.  Yesterday, he explained how to age-proof every part of your body. ...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Health
 

Injections of tummy fat halt embarrassing leaks: Jabs can reduce incontinence in men following prostate...

Researchers are using injections of belly fat to treat incontinence in men following prostate surgery. Early research suggests the treatment - using stem cells extracted from abdominal fat - reduced leakage by up to 60 per cent, with results being...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Health
 
Denmark acts over fallout from Swiss currency turmoil

Denmark acts over fallout from Swiss currency turmoil

Denmark has cut its key interest rate to prevent the krone from strengthening in the wake of Switzerland's decision to scrap the franc's peg to the euro. There has been speculation that Denmark could follow the Swiss move by removing the krone's link...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 


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