News archive from 28 August 2014

'Huge effect' of new programme to treat depressed cancer patients

'Huge effect' of new programme to treat depressed cancer patients

Pancreatic cancer cells completing cell division. Photograph: Visuals Unlimited/Getty Images Three-quarters of cancer patients who also have clinical depression are not currently receiving any treatment for depression, a study has found. Researchers...

Guardian, 00:03 in Health
 
Scottish confidence lags as firms hit growth problems

Scottish confidence lags as firms hit growth problems

Scottish business confidence has dropped below the UK average, despite firms enjoying strong sales growth over the past 12 months. The latest UK business confidence monitor, which is published today by accountancy firm Grant Thornton and membership...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Enterprise in the dough with £30m investment

Enterprise in the dough with £30m investment

Craft bakery supplier Enterprise Foods has secured a 
£30 million cash injection in a deal backed by private equity firm Hattington Capital. Enterprise Foods, based in East Kilbride, also secured funding from Clydesdale Bank for the...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Ryanair targets business class

Ryanair targets business class

RYANAIR revved up its charm offensive on customers yesterday with the launch by Europe's largest budget airline of a flexible business-class 
ticket. Michael O’Leary, the carrier’s outspoken chief executive, who insisted earlier this year...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 
Comment: RBS fine | Supermarket shares

Comment: RBS fine | Supermarket shares

THE near-£15 million regulatory fine on Royal Bank of Scotland and its NatWest subsidiary for flawed mortgage advice is piffling in the greater scheme of things. It is barely what a bank might pay in a "golden hello" to buy an executive...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Business
 

Sultry Derbyshire widow turns heads at 73 after more than £10,000 cosmetic surgery

A SULTRY 73-year-old is proving age is just a number as she turns the heads of men 50 years younger after splashing out more than £10,000 on cosmetic surgery. Pensioner Jane Pesch, from Swadlincote, shuns the comfy pants, knitted cardigans and...

 
Shooting instructor dies as girl loses control of Uzi

Shooting instructor dies as girl loses control of Uzi

A GIRL aged nine accidentally killed an Arizona shooting

 
Afghan vote recount hit by pullout of observers

Afghan vote recount hit by pullout of observers

Afghanistan's troubled presidential election was caught up in more turmoil yesterday as both candidates vying to succeed Hamid Karzai pulled their observers out of a ballot audit meant to determine the winner of a vote held in June. First, Abdullah...

 
Cops crewmember accidently killed by police during robbery

Cops crewmember accidently killed by police during robbery

A crew member on an US police reality TV show has been shot and killed after Nebraska police opened fire on a robbery suspect. Bryce Dion, 38, was wearing a bulletproof vest but the bullet that hit him "slipped into a gap" in the arm and...

BBC, 00:11 in Art & Culture
 
Scottish independence: Carmichael to quit if Yes

Scottish independence: Carmichael to quit if Yes

THE Scottish Secretary, Alistair Carmichael, has indicated he would resign from the coalition government in the event of a Yes vote and join Alex Salmond's Team Scotland to negotiate the terms of independence. Mr Carmichael told The Scotsman that if...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 
Shaun Wright quits Labour but stays as PCC

Shaun Wright quits Labour but stays as PCC

Defiant Shaun Wright has resigned from the Labour Party but is refusing to quit from his police and crime commissioner position. Mr Wright continued to refuse to resign his PCC role over the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal – and nobody at...

 

Qantas suffers $2.8bn loss after writing down value of its international fleet

Qantas has posted an unexpectedly huge loss. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images Qantas has suffered a huge $2.8bn loss in the wake of the airline’s profit-draining battle with rival Virgin and another poor performance from its international...

Guardian, 00:20 in Business
 

Weird compensation offers revealed

A year's supply of fruit cake, a book of stamps and a free meerkat adoption are some of the forms of compensation offered by UK companies, a survey has found. A book of vouchers only redeemable in the US, £2.48 in return for loss of the internet for a...

 

UK to enjoy fastest growth since 2007 - British Chambers of Commerce

Britain's upturn contrasts with a stagnant euro zone. However, this stronger growth comes from higher consumer spending on the back of faster-than-expected recent falls in unemployment, and the BCC said it was halving its forecast for export growth...

Reuters, 00:26 in Business
 

Qantas posts record full-year net loss on restructure

Its underlying loss before tax was A$646 million, compared with a restated A$186 million profit. Despite an investor push for major asset sales, Australia's national flag carrier said it had no plans to spin-off its profit-making loyalty division,...

Reuters, 00:26 in Business
 


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