News archive from 22 November 2012

Robinson happy to have Heathcote

Bath fly-half Tom Heathcote has gone from playing alongside Andy Robinson's son to taking a place on the Scotland bench for Saturday's EMC Test with Tonga. Ex-Bath captain turned Scotland head coach Robinson, whose family home is in the city, first...

Daily Post, 22:01 in Sport
 
Great tits 'more susceptible' to new avian pox than other British birds

Great tits 'more susceptible' to new avian pox than other British birds

While all tit species are affected by the new form of avian pox, great tits are 'by far the most susceptible', research shows. Photograph: Oyvind Martinsen/Alamy Great tits are being severely affected by a new strain of avian pox in Britain that...

 
Israel-Hamas ceasefire: how much has been achieved in the past week?

Israel-Hamas ceasefire: how much has been achieved in the past week?

Israel's prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and defence minister Ehud Barak at a press conference in Jerusalem on 21 November. Photograph: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images It is the way of all negotiations, particularly ones conducted under intense pressure...

 

Breaking news Daughter makes plea over murdered dad

Breaking news Daughter makes plea over murdered dad Adelle Peterson making her appeal on Crimewatch tonight The daughter of a murdered Bradford pensioner appeared on TV tonight making an emotional appeal for help in finding her dad’s killer. As part...

 

Analysis - Intel Inside: Looking inward for CEO may be best bet

Intel Corp raised eyebrows on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley this week when it said it will consider an outsider to take over from outgoing Chief Executive Paul Otellini, potentially ending a four-decade tradition of internal succession. Some...

 
Yawning in womb may help to identify indicators to healthy babies

Yawning in womb may help to identify indicators to healthy babies

An unborn baby is captured mouth open during an ultrasound scan. Scientists say prenatal babies may yawn in order to get part of the brain to mature in the correct way. Photograph: Nadja Reissland/University of Durham/PA Ultrasound scans that catch...

Guardian, 22:04 in Health
 

Settlement rules to be relaxed

Rules barring foreign and Commonwealth troops serving in the British armed forces from settling in the UK if they incur even minor disciplinary convictions are to be relaxed, it has emerged. The Home Office will announce that personnel with only minor...

 

Windfarm 'obsession' will ruin Lakes economy, says Cumbria County Council leader Eddie Martin

By Steven Bell, Reporter CUMBRIA County Council leader Eddie Martin has accused Energy Secretary Ed Davey of being ‘fixated’ and ‘obsessed’ with windfarms. In a strongly-worded letter blasting their effect on the county’s economy, Mr Martin said...

 

French prosecutors appeal parole for Lebanese militant

Abdallah, who has been in prison since 1984, cannot be released before the appeal is considered, which could take several months, the prosecutor's office said. The reason behind the court's decision to grant parole was not known. Abdallah was given a...

 

Sponsored by Theatre reviews: Astonishing Archie | Ring

Bill Paterson's half-hour play at Oran Mor may not break new ground, but it's an entertaining celebration of an undervalued kind of gentle, middle-class Scottishness Astonishing Archie Oran Mor, Glasgow Rating: * * * * WHEN David MacLennan first...

 
ROBINSON HAPPY TO HAVE HEATHCOTE

ROBINSON HAPPY TO HAVE HEATHCOTE

Bath fly-half Tom Heathcote has gone from playing alongside Andy Robinson's son to taking a place on the Scotland bench for Saturday's EMC Test with Tonga. Ex-Bath captain turned Scotland head coach Robinson, whose family home is in the city, first...

Daily Star, 22:08 in Sport
 

Tragedy prompted Ludlow couple to urge women to fight for their birthing choices

By Adrian Kibbler Baby Kate pictured with mum Rhiannon Davies shortly before her death. A LUDLOW couple are urging women to stand up for their rights and demand to be able to give birth in a consultant- led maternity unit if that is what they want....

 

Changes 'could have gone further'

Coalition changes to legislation on parental leave could have gone further, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said. Changes to the current laws, which will come into effect in 2015, aim to create a more flexible approach to parental leave in a huge...

 

Accrington woman bit policeman's finger

A 20-YEAR-OLD Accrington woman bit a police officer’s finger after being arrested following an incident at a Blackburn town centre snooker bar. Blackburn magistrates heard Alex Louise Fraser had been ejected from the club but was not willing to leave...

 

Settlement rules to be relaxed

Rules barring foreign and Commonwealth troops serving in the British armed forces from settling in the UK if they incur even minor disciplinary convictions are to be relaxed, it has emerged. The Home Office will announce that personnel with only minor...

 


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