News archive from 24 November 2014

Bargain Bojan Krkic can only get better as former Barcelona wonderkid stars for Stoke 

Former Barcelona wonderkid Bojan Krkic was the stand-out man for Stoke, albeit in a defeat by backs-to-the-wall Burnley. Manager Mark Hughes waxed lyrical about his bargain-basement summer signing’s potential. ‘We didn’t pay a million (for Bojan), I...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Leonardo Ulloa pleas for Foxes to shape up as Leicester's winless streak extends to seven games after...

Leonardo Ulloa has admitted Leicester’s players are yet to recapture the high-tempo football that saw them beat Manchester United, as their winless streak extended to seven games against Sunderland. That amazing 5-3 victory in September remains the...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Ashley Young praises Manchester United defenders Paddy McNair and Tyler Blackett after 'resilient'...

Ashley Young singled out the performances of Paddy McNair and Tyler Blackett as he praised Manchester United's resilience after snatching all three points against Arsenal on Saturday. Louis van Gaal's side delivered a second-half counter-attacking...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 
Jim Murphy backs full devolution of income tax

Jim Murphy backs full devolution of income tax

DIVISIONS have emerged among the candidates for leadership of the Labour Party in Scotland over the full devolution of income tax to Holyrood. Frontrunner Jim Murphy indicated that he would accept the proposal but Sarah Boyack expressed...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
Bid to tackle Leeds nightscene’s sex pest menace

Bid to tackle Leeds nightscene’s sex pest menace

A pioneering initiative was launched in Leeds today with the aim of stamping out sexual harassment in the city's clubs and bars. Leeds University Union’s We’ve Got Your Back campaign will provide specialist training for people working in around 30...

 

Here's what you should be eating, drinking and doing in London this week

MONDAY - Beef up your week - Watch those who watch you - Get stuck in a jam Everyone loves steak – that’s just science. But the trouble is, it’s just so bloody expensive that no matter how good that sirloin is, it might as well be ashes in your mouth...

Metro, 00:05 in Lifestyle
 
Artsists take over Corn Exchage in Leeds for Showcase Spectacular

Artsists take over Corn Exchage in Leeds for Showcase Spectacular

THE Corn Exchange was transformed this weekend as artists took over the city centre landmark building for the second annual Showcase Spectacular event. More than 80 galleries and stalls ranging from cinema and music to arts and crafts were featured at...

 

The 13 questions that go through everyone's head when they have a massage

The entire point of getting a massage is that it’s a relaxing experience. It’s expected that you’ll go in there and be transported to a world of oily bliss and the smell of flowers with names you can’t pronounce. But often the whole thing can be...

Metro, 00:05 in Lifestyle
 

Ronald Koeman laments 'impossible' Christmas schedule that 'favours big clubs'

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has criticised England's 'crazy' Christmas schedule, claiming the traditional fixture pile-up only favours the biggest clubs. The Saints, who are second in the Barclays Premier League, face Aston Villa on Monday ahead of...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Alan Pardew unfazed by daunting run of upcoming games... the Newcastle boss has seen it all before

Inevitably, the question arrived about Newcastle’s winning run hitting reverse during what appears a daunting December. And here’s why; Chelsea, Arsenal, Spurs, Manchester United, Sunderland and Everton are all to be negotiated before the turn of the...

Daily Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 
Ed Miliband announces new measures to tackle rogue employment agencies

Ed Miliband announces new measures to tackle rogue employment agencies

Ed Miliband will pledge to crack down on “cowboy employment agencies” on Monday as he outlines a raft of measures that will ban exclusive recruitment of overseas workers and close loopholes that allow the wages of permanent staff to be undercut. As...

Guardian, 00:11 in Politics
 
Emeli Sandé’s sour note over Band Aid lyrics

Emeli Sandé’s sour note over Band Aid lyrics

SCOTTISH pop star Emeli Sande has apologised if lyrics in the latest Band Aid song "caused offence". The Aberdeenshire musician, one of many artists who recorded vocals for the latest remake of Do They Know It’s Christmas?, posted a message...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Hot News
 

Afghan women excluded from peace talks with Taliban - aid agency

In 23 rounds of peace talks tracked by Oxfam since 2005, not one Afghan woman participated in discussions between the Taliban and international negotiators. In talks between the Taliban and the government, only one Afghan woman was present on two...

 
Lammy warns of cultural divide in Labour party

Lammy warns of cultural divide in Labour party

A SENIOR Labour backbencher has warned that the party is "culturally adrift" from its own core supporters in the wake of a snobbery row. London mayoral hopeful and former universities minister David Lammy said politicians from “liberal,...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Hot News
 
Ken Clarke: Migrant benefits ban ‘a gift to Ukip’

Ken Clarke: Migrant benefits ban ‘a gift to Ukip’

David Cameron has been warned by Tory grandee Ken Clarke that barring European Union nationals from claiming benefits in Britain would be

Scotsman, 00:14 in Hot News
 


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