News archive from 22 January 2015

Russia has 9,000 troops in Ukraine, Poroshenko tells Davos forum

Moscow challenged Poroshenko to present facts to prove his allegations. However, he won support from NATO, which said the amount of heavy military equipment used by Russian troops in eastern Ukraine had increased, and the alliance repeated its call...

 
Scottish devolution ‘built to last’ - Cameron

Scottish devolution ‘built to last’ - Cameron

DAVID Cameron will today hail Scotland's new devolution settlement as "built to last" as he unveils the legislation to make Holyrood "one of the most powerful

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Nation bids fond farewell to star Anne Kirkbride

Nation bids fond farewell to star Anne Kirkbride

WILLIAM Roache, who played the late Anne Kirkbride's on-screen husband Ken Barlow in Coronation Street, paid an emotional tribute to her at the National Television Awards following her death from cancer. The actor’s moving words had many of the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Secret file on ‘unnatural’ sex at Westminster

Secret file on ‘unnatural’ sex at Westminster

ALLEGATIONS of "unnatural sexual" behaviour at Westminster are contained in a previously top-secret file found at the National Archives. University lecturer Dr Chris Murphy uncovered the once-classified document late last year at the...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 
Brian Blessed collapses on stage but finishes show

Brian Blessed collapses on stage but finishes show

VETERAN actor Brian Blessed collapsed on stage while playing King Lear, but returned after 20 minutes to finish the show, it has been revealed. The booming-voiced 78-year-old had begun to deliver his opening lines in the Shakespearean tragedy when he...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Hot News
 

Stuart Lancaster's u-turns switch the focus from development back to winning 

Stuart Lancaster cut to the chase in summing up exactly why he and his England management team have gone back to Nick Easter, a blast from the distant, tainted past. ‘I think the cycle of the team has reached a point where the development bit stops,’...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Sam Burgess excited after being picked for the England Saxons squad

Sam Burgess has admitted to a sense of 'real excitement' after being picked for the England Saxons squad just 55 days into his competitive rugby union career. The former rugby league superstar has clinched a place in a 24-man Saxons group for their...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Danny Cipriani, George Ford, Owen Farrell and Stephen Myler... England's fab four at No 10

DANNY CIPRIANI No English fly-half keeps defenders guessing quite like Cipriani. Be it a deft chip over the defence or an audacious dummy, he has the guts to try things that others won’t. His defence was called into question as a youngster, but a...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Raheem Sterling: I knew I would get stick for taking a break but it was the right call. I'm feeling...

Raheem Sterling thrilling display against Chelsea provided the perfect riposte to critics who questioned his mid-season break in the Caribbean. After scoring Liverpool's equaliser in the first leg of their Capital One Cup semi-final, Sterling said: 'I...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 
NHS ‘creaking at seams’ as A&E delays pressurise other hospital departments

NHS ‘creaking at seams’ as A&E delays pressurise other hospital departments

The NHS is “creaking at the seams” with problems spreading from A&E units to other parts of hospitals, forcing patients to wait longer for cancer treatment and planned operations, ministers are warned on Thursday. The health service is under such...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
Retailers show fresh signs of buoyant Christmas

Retailers show fresh signs of buoyant Christmas

FRESH evidence that Britain's retailers enjoyed a robust festive period emerged yesterday, with a slew of solid sales updates ranging from consumer electronics to car parts, cheap household goods and pet products. Dixons Carphone, the £5 billion...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Rate rises postponed as MPC duo toe the line

Rate rises postponed as MPC duo toe the line

EXPECTATIONS of the UK's first rise in interest rates since the

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Wetherspoon’s half-empty festive glass

Wetherspoon’s half-empty festive glass

PUBS group JD Wetherspoon had a quieter run-up to Christmas, with like-for-like sales slowing to about 2 per cent in December and easing further in the past fortnight. This compared with much stronger sales growth of 6.3 per cent reported in November,...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Clydesdale Bank deal boosts Route Monkey

Clydesdale Bank deal boosts Route Monkey

A FLEDGLING company that provides scheduling and route planning services to commercial fleets is on the road to expansion after securing a £2.25 million funding package from Clydesdale Bank. Livingston-based Route Monkey plans to grow its workforce of...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Man stabbed in chest as he confronted Leeds knifewoman

Man stabbed in chest as he confronted Leeds knifewoman

A TAXI passenger was stabbed in the chest as he went to confront a woman as she carried out random attacks armed with a knife on a busy main road in Leeds. A court heard then 60-year-old victim suffered a punctured lung and had to spend three days in...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31