News archive from 22 April 2013

Brosnan: Thomas Crown 2 is dormant

Pierce Brosnan has said that he would still consider making a sequel to The Thomas Crown Affair. The 59-year-old, who starred and helped produce the heist film, admitted that it is "highly unlikely" that the second film would come to...

 

Brosnan: Thomas Crown 2 is dormant

Pierce Brosnan has said that he would still consider making a sequel to The Thomas Crown Affair. The 59-year-old, who starred and helped produce the heist film, admitted that it is "highly unlikely" that the second film would come to...

 
Parking and food as crucial to patients as surgeon

Parking and food as crucial to patients as surgeon

PATIENTS place equal importance on factors such as being able to find a hospital parking space and the quality of the food as their surgeon's clinical ability, Scottish research suggests. A study published in the online British Medical Journal Open...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Health
 

Sunbed users ‘unhappy with their looks’

MOST people who use sunbeds do so because they are insecure about their looks, according to a new study. Researchers found nearly half of young adults aged 18 to 34 who have used a sunbed are unhappy with their looks. Almost a third stated that the...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Health
 
MANCINI: UNITED WANTED IT MORE

MANCINI: UNITED WANTED IT MORE

ROBERTO MANCINI slammed his Manchester City players' attitude and accused them of gifting Manchester United the title. City conceded three goals in seven crazy minutes in a late collapse as they slumped to 3-1 defeat at Tottenham. United will wrap up...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 

Women who smoke face greater risk of arthritis

Smoking just a few cigarettes a day can more than double a woman's risk of rheumatoid arthritis, research has shown. Compared with non-smokers, women who puffed between one and seven cigarettes a day had a 2.31-fold higher chance of developing the...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Health
 
PAUL LAMBERT: WE WON'T BE LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER

PAUL LAMBERT: WE WON'T BE LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER

ASTON VILLA'S young lions have been told to go for the throat at Old Trafford. Manager Paul Lambert has ordered his side to adopt a “kill or be killed” policy in the Theatre of Dreams. He knows no one gives his young team a chance of holding up...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
Diary publishing firm Letts changes hands again

Diary publishing firm Letts changes hands again

LETTS Filofax Group, the venerable Dalkeith-based diary publisher, has been bought by HSGP Investments, a company owned by Letts chief executive Gordon Presly and Canadian stationery entrepreneur Harolde Savoy. The Scotsman revealed in September that...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
RIO FERDINAND TO SEAL NEW MANCHESTER UNITED DEAL

RIO FERDINAND TO SEAL NEW MANCHESTER UNITED DEAL

SIR Alex Ferguson is confident Rio Ferdinand will sign a new contract at Manchester United. Ferdinand will become a free agent this summer and has lucrative offers from America, the Far East and Qatar on the table. But the England defender is willing...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
Business interview: Jock Millican, Linc Scotland

Business interview: Jock Millican, Linc Scotland

THE angels may not have been on the side of Jock Millican in 1973 when Scotland lost out on winning the Triple Crown, but they're a big feature of his life today. He was a member of the team that had beaten Ireland and Wales, but lost to England at...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
SIR ALEX FERGUSON TAKES TITLE WIN IN HIS STRIDE

SIR ALEX FERGUSON TAKES TITLE WIN IN HIS STRIDE

SIR ALEX FERGUSON admits that he couldn't care less where he is when this ­season's worst-kept secret is revealed and Manchester United are confirmed as Premier League champions again. He has won the title so often during his glorious reign as United...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
Builders laid off as costs rise and workload falls

Builders laid off as costs rise and workload falls

ALMOST a third of construction companies have laid off staff since the start of the year as falling workloads and rising costs have forced firms to scale back their operations, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). In its quarterly...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
DANNY FULLBROOK'S FEARLESS LEGACY

DANNY FULLBROOK'S FEARLESS LEGACY

FORMER Daily Star chief football writer Danny Fullbrook will leave a lasting legacy after the announcement that a foundation is to be set up in his name. The Danny Fullbrook Fearless Foundation will be launched at a glittering ball in London next...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
MPs reignite call for Lloyds and RBS ‘bad bank’

MPs reignite call for Lloyds and RBS ‘bad bank’

AN INFLUENTIAL committee of MPs has pressed again for the Treasury to investigate the possibility of a break-up of Britain's state-owned banks, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland. A so-called “bad bank” could be created comprising toxic loans still...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
WATFORD 4 - BLACKBURN 0: FERNANDO FORESTIERI SURE IS TASTY

WATFORD 4 - BLACKBURN 0: FERNANDO FORESTIERI SURE IS TASTY

FERNANDO FORESTIERI reckons he's graduated from the school of hard knocks after helping inspire Watford's resurgence. The Argentine striker ran Blackburn ragged as Gianfranco Zola's men picked up just their second league win in eight games following a...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 


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