News archive from 23 February 2015

Air France flight from New York to Paris diverted into Manchester to 'avoid crew going over flight hours'

Air France flight from New York to Paris diverted into Manchester to 'avoid crew going over flight hours'

Three rescue flights had to be launched to Manchester Airport after a plane was diverted from the US. Flight AF007 from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris was diverted to Manchester on Sunday...

 

Lib-Dems: Tax evasion advisers are criminals too

BANKING giants that fail to prevent tax evasion would be subject to new hardline fines under a crackdown unveiled by Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander. In an attempt the kick-start the Liberal Democrats’ ailing general election campaign, Mr Alexander...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 
Alan Turing family plea for persecuted gay men

Alan Turing family plea for persecuted gay men

The family of codebreaker Alan Turing - who was brought to the big screen by Benedict Cumberbatch in The Imitation Game - will visit Downing Street today to demand the government pardons 49,000 other men persecuted like him for their homosexuality....

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 
New pensions body could boost retirement cash

New pensions body could boost retirement cash

A NEW independent pensions commission should be introduced by the next government to help boost people's retirement savings, a report argues. Thinktank the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) said despite drives to encourage a stronger savings...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 

Blizzards blast parts of Britain

A blast of snowy weather has brought blizzard conditions to parts of northern Britain along with treacherous road conditions. A band of wet weather swept in from the Atlantic Ocean this morning, bringing rain to many parts of the country and snow to...

 

U.S. homeland security says aware of no credible threat against malls

Some U.S. and Canadian officials had earlier cast doubt on the credibility of the threat made in a video attributed to al Shabaab, which appeared to call for attacks on Western shopping areas, specifically mentioning Mall of America, the West Edmonton...

 
Discovery that could hold key to prostate cancer

Discovery that could hold key to prostate cancer

DRUGS that prevent the development of treatment-resistant prostate cancer may be in prospect following the discovery of a new protein. The molecule, GPR158, is linked to a biological process that plays a critical role in the way the disease stops...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 

Jose Mourinho shoots from the lip during appearance on Goals on Sunday... it was neatly planned and...

For a man who really did not want to talk on Saturday evening, Jose Mourinho woke on Sunday having had a serious re-think, invited himself on to Sky Sports and let loose. While admitting he might be talking his way to a touchline ban, the Chelsea...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 

Nemanja Matic dictates how Chelsea play... of all the players Jose Mourinho wanted to avoid losing, he was...

Of all the players Jose Mourinho wanted to avoid losing at this critical point in the season, Nemanja Matic was perhaps top of his list. Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas, Diego Costa or John Terry would all be missed, of course, but Matic dictates how...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 
Falling prices encourage consumer spending

Falling prices encourage consumer spending

CONSUMER confidence in their own spending power has reached its highest for at least four years but Scots remain more cautious than many south of the Border. The latest monthly Spending Power Report by Lloyds Bank, published today, showed lower energy...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 

Chris Ramsey's job is to save QPR from Premier League drop... not bring on the kids

Chris Ramsey was a very busy man the day he got the Queens Park Rangers job. According to his chairman Tony Fernandes, Ramsey took the first-team session, made an appearance with the Elite Development Squad, trained the Under-14s and was back in his...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 

Week ahead: Housebuilders set for big rises

A BUMPER week of results will be dominated by the banks, including state-backed lenders Lloyds and RBS and under-fire HSBC, which is mired in allegations that its Swiss private banking arm helped thousands of wealthy clients avoid tax. Housebuilders...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Business
 

Tim Sherwood still believes Aston Villa will escape from relegation despite Stoke loss

Tim Sherwood admitted this defeat in his first match as Aston Villa manager was one of the lowest moments of his career, but insisted his current group of players will escape relegation. The contrast with Sherwood’s buoyancy at his unveiling last...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 
Monday interview: Ryan O’Rorke, Flavourly founder

Monday interview: Ryan O’Rorke, Flavourly founder

IN THE end, Ryan O'Rorke decided not to take the £75,000 on offer within the Dragons' Den, but the founder of gourmet food and beer distributor Flavourly is still hoping to cash in on his 17 minutes of television fame. Fans of the series watched last...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Business
 

Vincent Kompany: Stoke can be tougher than Barcelona... but Lionel Messi and Co can finish you in a second

When Vincent Kompany speaks he tends to make sense. So when, after Manchester City’s trouncing of hapless Newcastle, the Belgian claimed Stoke could be tougher opponents than Champions League visitors Barcelona, heads turned. Did he really just say...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 


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