News archive from 27 June 2015

Coatbridge College chiefs under fire over pay-offs

Coatbridge College chiefs under fire over pay-offs

A GROUP of college chiefs pocketed £850,000 in pay-offs as the institution was shut down in a package which has come under fire from the country's public spending watchdog. The payments to John Doyle, principal at the now defunct Coatbridge College, a...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Learning
 
Cameron: Terror attacks could have happened in UK

Cameron: Terror attacks could have happened in UK

THE UK will stand alongside Tunisia and France and fight the "evil of terrorism", David Cameron has said as he warned that "we all face this threat". The Prime Minister said yesterday’s terror attacks could have happened “anywhere”...

 
REVIEW: The Morning After, Westovian Theatre, South Shields, Until June 27

REVIEW: The Morning After, Westovian Theatre, South Shields, Until June 27

Have you ever woken up after a night out with no memory of what happened? Comedy farce The Morning After, penned by East Boldon’s Rachael Walsh, imagines just that. It follows Ben (Craig Fairbairn) and Ashley (Walsh) who wake up in each other’s arms...

 
War hero tells Queen of Bergen-Belsen liberation

War hero tells Queen of Bergen-Belsen liberation

The Queen has spoken of the "horrific" scenes British forces faced when they liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. As she visited the notorious site at the camp in northern Germany where 70,000 people died from disease, starvation...

 
David Cameron promises ‘positive’ EU poll fight

David Cameron promises ‘positive’ EU poll fight

DAVID Cameron has insisted he is planning a "wholly positive" campaign in the EU referendum after a leaked memo suggested he might seek to play on voters' fears by stressing the risks of a British exit. Speaking at the conclusion of a...

 
French president and Uber taxis at loggerheads

French president and Uber taxis at loggerheads

France's president wants Uber's cheapest car service shut down and its vehicles seized, but the firm refuses to stop running it until a ruling by the country's highest court. The stand-off, and a violence-marred taxi strike that caused travel chaos in...

 
China ‘leading suspect’ in hack of US ­government

China ‘leading suspect’ in hack of US ­government

China is the "leading suspect" in the massive hack of a US

 
Thai bid to block report into plight of Christians in Vietnam

Thai bid to block report into plight of Christians in Vietnam

Thailand's military government yesterday forced a human rights group to cancel the public launch of its report on Vietnam's persecution of an ethnic minority, saying it could affect national security and bilateral relations. The 33-page report by the...

 
At least 81 people die as monsoon rains hit India

At least 81 people die as monsoon rains hit India

Heavy early monsoon rains have killed at least 81 people in India's western Gujarat state, bringing misery to thousands uprooted from their flooded homes, an official said yesterday. Nearly 9,000 people have been evacuated to higher ground in the...

 
Decapitated head impaled outside French factory

Decapitated head impaled outside French factory

THE decapitated head of a company director was found impaled on a fence at a gas plant near Lyon, France, yesterday morning. The gruesome discovery at the factory in St-Quentin-Fallavier was found next to a banner covered in Arabic writing and a black...

 

Now you can print your FACE on a latte: Coffee machine lets anyone create intricate foam art in just 10...

Only the most skilled baristas are able to create intricate foam art by hand. Now, a new system named Ripple Maker, could allow anyone to print complicated designs on their lattes and cappuccinos. The technology works by combining 3D printing...

 

One small leap for a plumber: Computer learns to create computer games by watching videos of Super Mario...

Researchers have created a system that can automatically design new levels of a computer game by simply watching other people play on YouTube or Twitch. Researchers used Nintendo's Super Mario Brothers to test their system. It was able to create its...

 

Women's World Cup 2015: Germany 1-1 France AET (5-4 on pens) - Favourites hold their nerve in shootout

Germany beat France in a penalty shootout on Friday to book their book their place in the semi-finals of the World Cup. France had stunned the favourites by taking the lead in the 64th minute, thanks to a deflected Louisa Necib strike. Germany were...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Talking Horses: Saturday’s best bets plus all the latest racing news

A low draw is by no means essential for success in the Northumberland Plate at Newcastle but it so happens that Quest For More (3.45) has been given one and this race may work out well for him. A prominent racer who can finish well after tracking a...

Guardian, 00:07 in Sport
 

Denmark set for Liberal-led government after rightwing coalition talks fail

Denmark faces its weakest government in four decades after talks to form a rightwing coalition finally collapsed on Friday night and the Liberals pledged to govern alone, even though they took less than 20% at last week’s general election. The failure...

 


News Widget for Webmasters



Bring Eugene's son back home immediately

Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30