News archive from 20 October 2014, page 3

Embarrassed Mannone calls for Sunderland players to REFUND expenses for travelling fans

Embarrassed Mannone calls for Sunderland players to REFUND expenses for travelling fans

Mannone was at fault for at least two of Southampton's goals and said: "We are really lucky to be at this club and have these fans. I really mean that we should pay their tickets and travel. "We should do it because we didn't put our foot...

 
UK economic growth to fall to 2.4% in 2015, says EY Item Club

UK economic growth to fall to 2.4% in 2015, says EY Item Club

The UK economy will grow by 2.4% in 2015, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club has said. It says the forthcoming election and accompanying political uncertainty will hold business back from investing. Growth...

BBC, 00:23 in Business
 
Ross Barkley's return to the Everton fold is anything but quiet

Ross Barkley's return to the Everton fold is anything but quiet

After being sidelined for 65 days with a knee injury, Barkley delivered a reminder of his precocious talents inside 66 minutes. "He is the best player in our team and he will be somebody the England team will rely on," volunteered team-mate...

 
Big Sam Allardyce is having a ball at 60 with West Ham riding high in the League

Big Sam Allardyce is having a ball at 60 with West Ham riding high in the League

Not that he has got much to fret about at the moment with West Ham continuing to climb the Premier League thanks to a third win in four games that on Saturday night had them in the top four. Allardyce's pledge to play more attacking football is paying...

 
Eyes of world on Glasgow School of Art restoration

Eyes of world on Glasgow School of Art restoration

THE world will be watching as the restoration begins on the Mackintosh building at Glasgow School of Art (GSA), an international symposium has been told. Leading conservation architect Julian Harrap told the event, hosted by GSA at the Venice Biennale...

Scotsman, 00:23 in Learning
 
Improving Leeds rail links could add billions to economy

Improving Leeds rail links could add billions to economy

INVESTING in rail services between Leeds and Manchester could add billions to the economy and should be a national priority, a new Government-backed report says today. The Centre for Cities thinktank found that city centres are increasingly becoming...

 

Marseille manager Marcelo Bielsa sits on cup of coffee during 2-0 win over Toulouse... and then kicks it...

Marseille extended their winning streak to eight games with a 2-0 home win against Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday, but not before manager Marcelo Bielsa sat on a scolding hot cup of coffee. There were laughs all round when Bielsa, widely regarded as...

Daily Mail, 00:26 in Sport
 
EXERCISE OF THE WEEK: Mountain Climbers

EXERCISE OF THE WEEK: Mountain Climbers

Mountain climbers are a great way to improve fitness while strengthening many muscle groups. They're harder than they look. James Parratt, from Choices Health Club, in Raynesway, Derby, demonstrates: 1. Start in a press-up position with arms...

 

Illness 'can hit late-life hearing'

Common childhood illnesses such as tonsillitis and ear infections can cause hearing loss later in life, according to results from a famous study. The Newcastle Thousand Families Study monitored 1,142 Newcastle-born babies from 1947 to the present day,...

 
Why firms don't want you to be brilliant at your job

Why firms don't want you to be brilliant at your job

Are those workers who stay for years with the same companies unambitious and mediocre, or does the corporate grind make them so? asks author and Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway. Last week I talked to a graduate who had just started working for...

BBC, 00:32 in Business
 
The king of discount voucher codes

The king of discount voucher codes

Self-made multi-millionaire Mark Pearson traces the origin of his drive to succeed in life back to the Christmas he and his mother and sister spent in a women's refuge in Liverpool. He was junior school age at the time, and his mother was fleeing...

BBC, 00:32 in Business
 

Illness 'can hit late-life hearing'

Common childhood illnesses such as tonsillitis and ear infections can cause hearing loss later in life, according to results from a famous study. The Newcastle Thousand Families Study monitored 1,142 Newcastle-born babies from 1947 to the present day,...

 

Blunt: My hit song became annoying

Chart star James Blunt has declared his own best-selling hit You're Beautiful was "annoying". The 40-year-old singer admitted the tune was over-exposed and alienated a lot of people after being marketed to win over female female fans. In an...

 

Police probe Savile payout claim

Police are investigating whether an alleged victim of prolific sex offender Jimmy Savile has made a fraudulent compensation claim. Assistant chief constable Geoff Dodd from West Yorkshire Police said officers are working to establish "if an...

 

Survivor nurse begins Ebola mission

The British nurse who survived Ebola will begin his second spell treating people infected by the deadly virus after returning to the country where he caught the infection. William Pooley said he was "delighted" to go back to Sierra Leone in...

 


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