News archive from 23 May 2013

Boy, two, attacked by family dog

A two-year-old boy was badly hurt when he was attacked by the family dog, police said. Emergency services were called to an address in Gilbert Road, Cummersdale, near Carlisle, at around 2.40pm on Wednesday. The toddler had suffered serious facial...

 
Traffic disruption after lorry sheds load

Traffic disruption after lorry sheds load

ONE of the borough's busiest arterial routes, Rectory Lane in Standish, has been blocked after a lorry and its HGV trailer became temporarily lodged under the bridge carrying the West Coast Main Railway Line. The truck was carrying boxes of spirits...

 

I want to kill Kessler, says Froch ahead of eagerly awaited showdown

The fighting friendship between Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler fell apart on the final approach to Saturday's big fight when Britain's world super-middleweight champion said: "I want to kill him.'Froch revealed the unsuspected anger that has been...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

'Racist' joke costs Garcia: Spanish star could lose £5m deal for fried chicken jibe at Tiger

Sergio Garcia is facing losses running into millions after his biggest sponsor threatened to dump him on Wednesday night in the wake of his race comment about Tiger Woods.The Spaniard showed genuine remorse on Wednesday for an attempt at humour that...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Bowleven hails success of Cameroon well tests

Bowleven hails success of Cameroon well tests

SHARES in Africa-focused oil and gas explorer Bowleven rose yesterday after the latest positive update from its test well off the coast of Cameroon. The Edinburgh-based company said that it would need the drill fewer wells than anticipated to develop...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Next Chancellor must cut deeply, economists warn

Next Chancellor must cut deeply, economists warn

WHOEVER wins the next general election will have to make deeper public sector cuts in order to avoid a "financial crisis" in which international money markets lose confidence in Britain, economists will warn today. Measures introduced by...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
House of Fraser hails internet shopping boom

House of Fraser hails internet shopping boom

Department store chain House of Fraser, owner of Edinburgh institution Jenners, has delivered record sales and profits, driven by the boom in internet shopping. Along with rivals such as John Lewis and Next, the firm has been revamping its online...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

First-time buyers lift Nationwide

Nationwide has grabbed a record share of the mortgage market after seeing a big rise in the number of first-time buyers joining the property ladder. The mutual, which earlier this month said the Dunfermline name would disappear from Scotland’s high...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Comment: Need to do more than beat drum for exports

Comment: Need to do more than beat drum for exports

EVER since the onset of recession, we've heard near constant clamour for the need to "rebalance" the economy towards trade rather than consumption. Just yesterday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that “restoring growth momentum...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Business briefs: Shell | Johnston Press | Wood Group

Plans to redevelop the Shell Centre on London's South Bank have been approved, developers have said. The 1.45 million sq ft scheme will transform the 1960s office site, providing new offices for Shell and other businesses as well as hundreds of homes...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

London blocks calls for livestock levy repatriation

The prospect of Scotland getting its hands on £1.4 million of livestock levies annually going into the English meat promotion board slipped away this week with Whitehall rejecting the Scottish Government's latest claim to the cash. The dispute, which...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

£6m weather aid package unveiled

Details emerged from the Scottish Government on who would be eligible for the £6 million of weather aid cash with sheep, cattle and arable farmers all being eligible to apply for funding. Sheep producers who have lost 10 per cent or more of breeding...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Scotland’s flagging hotel industr’s Easter boost

SCOTTISH mid-market hotels received a substantial revenue boost in March, with Edinburgh and Aberdeen reporting the best performances. New figures from accountancy firm BDO show that room yield – the industry’s measure for income – rose by 5.9 per...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 

Bowl maker secures backing for exports

LAWN bowls maker Thomas Taylor, which was founded in Glasgow in 1796, has secured a £450,000 funding deal from Bank of Scotland to help it expand in Australia. The company, which turns over about £3.4m a year, has taken back its Australian...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
PELLEGRINI SET FOR CITY

PELLEGRINI SET FOR CITY

MANUEL PELLEGRINI has paved the way for his move to Manchester City by quitting Malaga. Starsport revealed last week how the 59-year-old has agreed a two-year deal to succeed Roberto Mancini starting on June 1 and has already handed his new club a...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 


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