News archive from 20 December 2012

New Canadian boss of Bank of England will get £250,000 UK accommodation allowance... on top of his £480,000...

The new governor of the Bank of England will be given a housing allowance of £250,000 a year, pushing his total annual earnings towards £1million.Canadian Mark Carney, who takes over from Sir Mervyn King on July 1, will get the extra cash on top of...

 
Scottish independence: Scotland ‘will be poorer than UK’ as projections for oil and gas revenues plummet

Scottish independence: Scotland ‘will be poorer than UK’ as projections for oil and gas revenues plummet

AN INDEPENDENT Scotland would be worse off financially than the remainder of the UK as projections for oil and gas revenues plummet, a leading think tank has warned. The SNP government’s claim that independence will help protect Scotland from the...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
Bill Jamieson: Gray paints a fairer picture for us

Bill Jamieson: Gray paints a fairer picture for us

A COUNTRY is more an idea than a place. In the aggressive advocacy of Scottish nationalism there seems an undue emphasis on place over idea. In the fusillade of criticism directed at Scottish author and painter Alasdair Gray I detect an evident and...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
Connecticut shooting: Barack Obama pledges to turn words into action

Connecticut shooting: Barack Obama pledges to turn words into action

PRESIDENT Barack Obama wants "concrete proposals" to curb gun violence by the end of next month in the aftermath of the Newtown school massacre. He has tasked vice-president Joe Biden with co-ordinating the campaign and said he will push...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
Michael Fry: With a £10m carrot, there’s sure to be a stick

Michael Fry: With a £10m carrot, there’s sure to be a stick

A GOOD number of the Scottish universities come out as excellent on any global measure, so it is a little surprising that the government of Scotland should so often have got near to striking a note of disapproval towards them: they do well, but not...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 

Alex McLeish: Ferguson is a true genius and what we know about him is just the tip of the iceberg

I sincerely hope that those Harvard academics who worked alongside Sir Alex Ferguson realise how fortunate they have been.I can absolutely guarantee this morning that any coach worth his salt will be trying desperately to source that blueprint for...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 
Michael Kelly: Schools in deprived areas deserve extra help

Michael Kelly: Schools in deprived areas deserve extra help

PUPILS in the poorest areas need resources to give them the same chances as those at the top of the league tables, writes Michael Kelly The exam results league tables published yesterday show no surprises at all. Rather they confirm the story that is...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
UBS Libor fixing fine puts brokers under scrutiny

UBS Libor fixing fine puts brokers under scrutiny

Britain's financial watchdog said unnamed brokers accepted "corrupt" payments - running at 15,000 pounds ($24,400) per quarter - from UBS for their help in manipulating the Libor benchmark rate. They also engaged in pointless...

Reuters, 00:03 in Business
 

EXCLUSIVE: Man City blow as crocked Nasri is ruled out of Christmas period

Manchester City forward Samir Nasri faces a struggle to play any part of the Barclays Premier League champions' festive programme after injuring his groin. The France international looked back to his best Newcastle last weekend but had to come off in...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Analysing Fergie's master class: Sportsmail takes a closer look at Sir Alex's blueprint for success

An in-depth study of Sir Alex Ferguson and his management techniques has revealed the Manchester United manager at his most candid. Put together with Ferguson's help by Harvard Business School in America, the study is entitled "Sir Alex Ferguson:...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Third rate! Messi loses out to boxer and taekwondo fighter for Argentina's best athlete award

Ask a group of people who you think the best athlete or sportsman in the world is, and Lionel Messi will be a name you'll hear a lot. Unless this group of people is comprised of Argentine journalists, who don't even rate Messi as the best in their...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 
LEEDS 1 - CHELSEA 5: BLUES BLITZ

LEEDS 1 - CHELSEA 5: BLUES BLITZ

CHELSEA cruised into the last four of the Capital One Cup with an Elland Road stroll last night. And they set up a semi-final showdown with Swansea when the draw was made straight after the final whistle. Leeds took the lead when David Luiz lost the...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
TYNE TO GO BACK TO NEWCASTLE ANDY CARROLL

TYNE TO GO BACK TO NEWCASTLE ANDY CARROLL

ANDY CARROLL wants to return to Newcastle after being told his Liverpool career is over. The England striker is on a season-long loan at West Ham, but has been told by Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers that he can leave in the summer. Liverpool's £35m...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
UNITED BOSS SIR ALEX FERGUSON: MANCHESTER CITY AN FORGET ABOUT PEP GUARDIOLA

UNITED BOSS SIR ALEX FERGUSON: MANCHESTER CITY AN FORGET ABOUT PEP GUARDIOLA

SIR ALEX Ferguson has warned Manchester City and Chelsea that Pep Guardiola has no interest in a return to management right now. Both clubs are chasing the former Barcelona boss, with Manchester United also interested in recruiting him as Ferguson's...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 
LEEDS 1 - CHELSEA 5: VICTOR MOSES LEADS BLUES COMEBACK AFTER BECCHIO STRIKE

LEEDS 1 - CHELSEA 5: VICTOR MOSES LEADS BLUES COMEBACK AFTER BECCHIO STRIKE

VICTOR MOSES capped a stunning display as Chelsea put Leeds to the sword. The Blues shipped a first-half opener to Luciano Becchio but roared back in the second half to demolish their ­Championship opponents and book a semi-final place. The home side...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 


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