News archive from 27 April 2015

Keith Jackson: Biggest storm yet set to batter SFA as beleaguered board prepare to rule on Dave King

Keith Jackson: Biggest storm yet set to batter SFA as beleaguered board prepare to rule on Dave King

SO you thought the SFA whipped itself into a fit and proper state last week? Well, you ain’t seen nothing yet. Because at some point between now and Friday, our game’s increasingly beleaguered top brass are about to stagger straight into the eye of a...

 
Get on your bike scheme in Doncaster

Get on your bike scheme in Doncaster

A new bike scheme has been launched to support residents to access employment, training or college. The Access to Wheels scheme, coordinated by Doncaster Council and local partners, will help people who may be finding it difficult to get to work or...

 

The world's first HIV self-testing kit is being launched

The world's first ever HIV self-testing kit is being launched which can offer a result within 15 minutes after a pinprick of blood. This test is more than 99.7% accurate and could help identify the estimated 26,000 people in Britain who have HIV but...

Metro, 00:09 in Hot News
 

Arsenal fans lose it as Chelsea's Eden Hazard wins PFA Player of the Year and Alexis Sanchez comes fourth

Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard being named PFA Player of the Year might have been a fairly inevitable decision, but Arsenal fans have gone nuts that Alexis Sanchez wasn't even in the top three. The Chilean was a revelation at the start of the season,...

Metro, 00:10 in Sport
 

Reputation of the disciplinary process has been tarnished by the Meekings affair

It occurred as Dundee took on Aberdeen at Dens Park in a game of some significance to a visiting side still harbouring slim hopes of winning the Scottish title. Derek McInnes's team, leading 1-0 courtesy of an Adam Rooney goal, had a strong claim for...

The Herald, 00:11 in Sport
 

Gears of War Xbox One: New project in works from Microsoft and Black Tusk Studios

According to new reports, the original Gears of War game is coming to Xbox One with 'updated visuals and reworked cutscenes.' Animation studio Plastic Wax are working on the project, with scenes such as the locust invasion being remade. Polygon...

 
Lord McConnell warns of ‘tragedy’ if Labour lose

Lord McConnell warns of ‘tragedy’ if Labour lose

FORMER first minister Jack McConnell has said it would be a "tragedy" if more Labour MPs are not returned on 7 May, as he dismissed the SNP surge as a "protest movement". Lord McConnell’s claim came as the SNP extended its lead...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Politics
 
Secret dossier ‘lays bare SNP push for indyref’

Secret dossier ‘lays bare SNP push for indyref’

NATIONALISTS sent to Westminster would use their election as MPs to agitate for a second referendum, private SNP documents and speeches made by candidates show. Nicola Sturgeon has said that next week’s General Election is not a re-run of last year’s...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Politics
 

Amy Winehouse documentary is misleading, says family

Amy Winehouse’s family has criticised a documentary about her life. The singer, who died in 2011, is the subject of Amy, which will be shown at at this year’s Cannes film festival. Today Winehouse’s family distanced themselves from the film, claiming...

 

Francis Bacon self-portraits expected to fetch £30m

Two Francis Bacon self-portraits are going on public display for the first time after resurfacing in a private collection. Descendants of the original collector have decided to sell the paintings, which are expected to fetch £15m each at auction....

 
First HIV self-test kit with results in 15 minutes

First HIV self-test kit with results in 15 minutes

THE first legally approved HIV self-testing kit has gone sale in the UK. The BioSURE HIV Self Test will enable people to test themselves when and where they like, with a 99.7 per cent accuracy rate. An estimated 26,000 people in the UK have HIV but...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Health
 
Bad back? It might be your inner chimp

Bad back? It might be your inner chimp

People with closer links to their ape ancestors may be more prone to a common cause of back pain, a study has shown. Evidence suggests that individuals with chimpanzee-like vertebrae are at greater risk of suffering a slipped disc. Bad backs may...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Health
 

UK university class sizes falling, study finds

Universities are spending more on facilities and class sizes are falling, a study has found. The amount of money committed to areas such as sport, careers services, health and counselling has steadily increased over the five years of the coalition...

Guardian, 00:15 in Learning
 
Labour pledges stamp duty cut

Labour pledges stamp duty cut

STAMp duty will be abolished for thousands of first time buyers, Labour will today pledge. Ed Miliband will set out Labour support for first time buyers today with a promise to reduce to zero stamp duty on homes worth up to £300,000, handing some...

 
5,000 small businesses sign letter backing Tories

5,000 small businesses sign letter backing Tories

More than 5,000 small businesses have given their backing to David Cameron and George Osborne in a show of unity heralding the economic recovery. Almost 300 firms from across Yorkshire added their names to a letter which states that “this...

 


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