News archive from 21 June 2012

Sponsored by Tom Hunter’s firm given Salford green light

Sigma Capital, the Edinburgh-based investment manager in which Sir Tom Hunter holds a 22 per cent stake, has been given the go-ahead to build a £9 million health centre and shopping development in Salford. Gaining planning permission for the project...

Scotsman, 22:06 in Business
 
Sponsored by One–upmanship: Pinnacle lands Big Weekend contract

Sponsored by One–upmanship: Pinnacle lands Big Weekend contract

Telecoms firm Pinnacle has won the contract to run broadcast services at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend concert at Hackney Marshes this weekend, which will feature Jessie J, Leona Lewis and Rihanna. The Stirlingshire-based firm will broadcast the concert...

Scotsman, 22:06 in Business
 

Hope for Darwen pedal car race

PEOPLE hoping to keep a popular pedal car grand prix on the East Lancashire calendar are invited to attend a meeting tomorrow. There were fears the event in Darwen would be scrapped for this year after previous organisers pulled out. But after Darwen...

 
Extra showground date for young stars of jazz

Extra showground date for young stars of jazz

YOUNG musicians in Worc-estershire are blossoming thanks to a new collaboration between the Three Counties Showground and Upton Jazz Festival. Showground bosses have teamed up with festival organisers and Boffy Arts Events People – promoters of the...

 

Hope for Darwen pedal car race

PEOPLE hoping to keep a popular pedal car grand prix on the East Lancashire calendar are invited to attend a meeting tomorrow. There were fears the event in Darwen would be scrapped for this year after previous organisers pulled out. But after Darwen...

 

Controversial U.N. Congo report delayed, not blocked-envoys

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused the United States of blocking the so-called Group of Experts report to protect its ally but diplomats at the U.N. said they expected the report to be published in full once Rwanda had been given a chance to...

 

Internet cafe for the young

SPALDING would be a better place if an internet cafe was opened in town. Young people have nowhere to meet one another – only pubs. Also, we feel there should be cheaper places at much better prices – not Wimpy or Costa Coffee shops. Prices are too...

 
Palestine protest at the Racecourse during Wales v Israel women's football match

Palestine protest at the Racecourse during Wales v Israel women's football match

A PROTEST staged at a women's international football match over the treatment of Palestinians saw some demonstrators removed from the ground on Wednesday night. Wales' Euro 2013 qualifier against Israel at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground was targeted by...

Daily Post, 22:18 in Sport
 

PM: Carr 'morally wrong' on tax

Prime Minister David Cameron has branded comedian Jimmy Carr "morally wrong" for seeking to avoid taxes. Media reports of Carr's tax arrangements suggest he is undertaking "straightforward tax avoidance", said the Prime Minister....

 

PM: Carr 'morally wrong' on tax

Prime Minister David Cameron has branded comedian Jimmy Carr "morally wrong" for seeking to avoid taxes. Media reports of Carr's tax arrangements suggest he is undertaking "straightforward tax avoidance", said the Prime Minister....

 

Scottish Word of the Day: Unco

Unco has a few different meanings. It can be used to mean extremely or very as in "an unco nice cup of tea" or it can simply be a variant of uncouth. Usage of unco was popularised by Robert Burns in his bitingly satirical poem “Address to...

 

PM: Carr 'morally wrong' on tax

Prime Minister David Cameron has branded comedian Jimmy Carr "morally wrong" for seeking to avoid taxes. Media reports of Carr's tax arrangements suggest he is undertaking "straightforward tax avoidance", said the Prime Minister....

 

PM: Carr 'morally wrong' on tax

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PM: Carr 'morally wrong' on tax

Prime Minister David Cameron has branded comedian Jimmy Carr "morally wrong" for seeking to avoid taxes. Media reports of Carr's tax arrangements suggest he is undertaking "straightforward tax avoidance", said the Prime Minister....

 

IVF overhaul proposed

Same-sex couples and women aged up to 42 may soon be eligible for IVF treatment, according to new draft guidelines published today. The proposals were issued by the National Institute for health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and featured prominently...

 


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