News archive from 27 February 2014

CCTV appeal after man urinated on Sheffield McDonald’s counter

CCTV appeal after man urinated on Sheffield McDonald’s counter

Police have issued this CCTV image as part of an investigation after a man urinated on the counter of a fast-food restaurant. A man walked into McDonald’s on High Street, Sheffield, and carried out the obscene the act at 7.10am on Friday, February 14,...

 
Scottish independence: Business giant plans report

Scottish independence: Business giant plans report

ONE of Scotland's biggest companies, Weir Group, is to produce a report on the impact that independence is likely to have on its business. Weir Group, one of six FTSE 100 companies with headquarters in Scotland, has commissioned an independent...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 
My phone was hacked when I was editor, says Brooks

My phone was hacked when I was editor, says Brooks

FORMER News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has told a court how her own phone was hacked by one of her organisation's employees. She also said she offered a job to the newspaper’s former royal editor after his release from prison for phone hacking...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Hot News
 
Co-op looks to sell farms ahead of £2bn loss

Co-op looks to sell farms ahead of £2bn loss

THE Co-op yesterday revealed it is to sell its farming business and will look at offers for its pharmacy chain as part of a planned shake-up that is likely to

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Royal London to rebuild after executives leave

Royal London to rebuild after executives leave

Royal London, Britain's biggest mutual life and pensions

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
ITV pays special dividend but ad revenue flutters

ITV pays special dividend but ad revenue flutters

Broadcaster ITV said it was on the hunt for acquisitions as it posted an increase in profit yesterday that will help fund another special dividend for shareholders. In the fourth year of a five-year turnaround plan, chief executive Adam Crozier said...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 
Recovery on track due to output growth - CBI

Recovery on track due to output growth - CBI

Britain's recovery hopes have been given a fresh boost with businesses reporting the fastest growth in output in ten years. The CBI poll of more than 600 firms across a range of sectors was published yesterday as official figures showed the UK economy...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Business
 

U.S. needs to do more in approach to North Korea talks - report

The joint report from two think tanks, National Security Network and the National Committee on North Korea, said Washington needs to shift from an "all or nothing" approach requiring Pyongyang to meet conditions for the resumption of nuclear...

 
Womad 2014 announces lineup details

Womad 2014 announces lineup details

Soul singer Alice Russell, who will be performing at Charlton Park this July. Photograph: Kenny McCracken World music festival Womad, one of the summer festival calendar's undisputed highlights, today announces the first names on its 2014 lineup....

 
Highways improvements to be made in coming months

Highways improvements to be made in coming months

Resurfacing and highways improvement work will be taking place on the A6 north of Broughton roundabout, from April. The work will run from April 4 to 17, then April 23 to May 2 and from May 6 to 10. The work will be overnight, timed between 8pm to...

 
Debt charity reports big rise in payday loan problems

Debt charity reports big rise in payday loan problems

A leading debt advice charity says it has seen a big rise in the number of clients with payday loan problems. StepChange Debt Charity says nearly 67,000 people asked for its advice last year about dealing with the loans. That was an 82% increase on...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 
Care home gets petting zoo visit

Care home gets petting zoo visit

A LOCAL care home was turned into a petting zoo for the day as residents welcomed a variety of small animals into the home from nearby Wigfield Farm. Residents at Deangate care home at Mapplewell were joined by rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and even...

 

History event planned for Great Houghton

A SERIES of events are being organised in Great Houghton to celebrate the history of the village. Houghton Main Miners' Welfare Club will host activities on May 4, which will see a clock memorial and plaque for local miners who served during the First...

 
Barnsley hairstylist launches own product line

Barnsley hairstylist launches own product line

CELEBRITY hairstylist Josh Wood is launching a range of hair products with Marks and Spencer. Josh, who grew up on Wingfield Road, Athersley South, charges anything up to £10,000 and counts the likes of David Bowie, Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, Elle...

 
BBC's Ripper Street saved by Amazon

BBC's Ripper Street saved by Amazon

Ripper Street: series three will air first on Amazon's Prime Instant Video and then on BBC1. Photograph: Amanda Searle/BBC/Tiger Aspect Period crime drama Ripper Street, axed by the BBC, will be returning for a third series on Amazon's video-on-demand...

Guardian, 00:19 in Showbiz
 


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