News archive from 24 February 2013, page 12

Early trial for autism voice test

Voice technology “could help detect autism”, BBC News has reported. The BBC website said that a new US study found that the early speech of 86% of infants with autism differed from that of unaffected children. In the study researchers recorded the...

 

Depp fell from horse on film shoot

Johnny Depp has revealed he narrowly avoided injury after falling from a horse while shooting The Lone Ranger. The Hollywood heartthrob was working on a scene in the Western, in which he plays native American Tonto, when his horse jumped over some...

 

Banksy artwork recovered by police

An original Banksy artwork has been recovered by police after an art dealer alerted officers to an alleged fraud, Scotland Yard said. The original of Wrong War by Bristol's renowned graffiti artist and a signed print of No Ball Games were bought for...

 
Tragic helicopter crash pilot was Yorkshire Air Ambulance lifesaver UPDATED

Tragic helicopter crash pilot was Yorkshire Air Ambulance lifesaver UPDATED

The pilot killed in an horrific helicopter crash in London was a former Yorkshire Air Ambulance captain whose stunt flying had featured in a Bond film. Captain Peter Barnes, 50, died when his craft spun out of control and crash-landed after clipping a...

 

Researcher 'had bombing conviction'

A researcher at London Metropolitan University has been suspended after it emerged he was convicted 17 years ago for his involvement in a car bombing of the Israeli embassy. Palestinian-born Jawad Botmeh was sentenced to 20 years in jail in 1996 after...

 

Dogs controls 'woefully inadequate'

The Government has come under strong criticism over "inaction" about dog attacks and poor animal welfare, despite growing public concern over the issues. A cross-party committee of MPs said current laws had "comprehensively failed"...

 
Let us cherish and praise the Free Church of Scotland

Let us cherish and praise the Free Church of Scotland

Church-goers on their way to a communion service on the island of Lewis in the Western Isles, Scotland. Photograph: Murdo Macleod My most rewarding trip to Edinburgh did not take place at the festival, that increasingly bloated and self-regarding...

 

Irons: Role like falling in love

Jeremy Irons has revealed that playing a new part is like falling in love. The Oscar-winning actor, who stars in two new movies this year, Beautiful Creatures and A Night Train To Lisbon, admitted feeling more cynical about the film business. But the...

 

Aspirin for severe headaches

“A jab made from liquid aspirin could be a powerful new treatment for migraine,” reported the Daily Mail. According to the newspaper, research has found that injections containing one gram of aspirin reduced pain in people hospitalised for headache....

 
Comment: RBS must be allowed to compete with global rivals

Comment: RBS must be allowed to compete with global rivals

DISPOSING of Citizens Bank has been a regular talking point in the City but Royal Bank of Scotland has been an unwilling seller. That looks about to change, though the circumstances prompting it are somewhat different to previous calls. Back in the...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Business
 

Trott looking to repeat Olympic omnium win over dangerous American Hammer

Laura Trott will be looking to repeat her London Olympics triumph over Sarah Hammer as she bids to complete a Track Cycling World Championship double in Minsk on Sunday afternoon. Trott kept alive her hopes of retaining her omnium crown after winning...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

No room for gossip for Rihanna

Rihanna has revealed she refuses to read gossip about herself. The Talk That Talk singer - who has raised eyebrows over her decision to rekindle her romance with Chris Brown after he assaulted her in 2009 - told V magazine she isn't interested in...

 

Hendry backs O'Sullivan to defend World Championship ... if he wants to

Stephen Hendry is convinced Ronnie O'Sullivan would be a serious Crucible contender if he decides to cut short his break from the sport to defend the World Championship title. O'Sullivan, 37, will make a statement regarding his future in the sport at...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 
Retailers may shut shops to fight online rivals, Holland & Barrett chief warns

Retailers may shut shops to fight online rivals, Holland & Barrett chief warns

RETAILERS have to remain highly agile and be prepared to trim their estate according to conditions on the high street in the face of an onslaught of online competition, according to the boss of still-expanding health products chain Holland &...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Business
 

Predictive test for tuberculosis

A predictive blood test for tuberculosis (TB) is "a step closer", according to BBC News. The article said that a “DNA fingerprint in the blood shows promise in identifying which carriers of TB will go on to get symptoms and spread the...

 


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