News archive from 31 May 2013, page 13

Jobseeker misses interview after hitting pothole

Jobseeker misses interview after hitting pothole

The 41-year-old had to call for help in getting the wheel replaced, which cost him valuable time and lost him a possible job opportunity. Derby City Council has since repaired the road but Mr Killackey, of Chester Green, said he had filed a claim...

 
Plastic is fantastic for Brazilians

Plastic is fantastic for Brazilians

In Brazil, cosmetic surgery is often provided free on the country's public health service. Medical professionals feel all Brazilians, like people from Dudley, West Midlands, have a right to be beautiful, and so surgery for cosmetic reasons is not...

 
Golden times were not so great

Golden times were not so great

While, when they think of Elizabethan England, many harbour images of courtiers in fine clothes and lavish palaces, the reality is the majority of people were desperately poor. The only question bothering them was how to cope in a world of darkness,...

 
Frothy mess wastes the on-screen talent

Frothy mess wastes the on-screen talent

It's an embarrassment of acting riches. Alas, where it matters - plot, character development, hearty belly laughs - The Big Wedding leaves us feeling short-changed. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered www.myprint-247.co.uk myprint-247 View...

 
Analysis - QE talk spurs caution in Asian markets, yet money stays

Analysis - QE talk spurs caution in Asian markets, yet money stays

That is the choice investors in Asian markets are making in the face of what would be the biggest inflection point for markets since the 2008 financial crisis, the prospect of U.S. super-loose monetary policy being reined in soon. Since it was cheap...

Reuters, 07:20 in Business
 
Japan deflation ebbs, output up; BOJ target still elusive

Japan deflation ebbs, output up; BOJ target still elusive

But core consumer prices continued to fall and manufacturers forecast further weakness ahead, government data showed on Friday, underscoring the challenges the Bank of Japan, under new Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, faces in meeting its 2-percent inflation...

Reuters, 07:20 in Business
 

Guardian Australia, week one: what did you think?

Firestorm. Photograph: /Guardian We're thrilled with the number of people who've visited Guardian Australia this week, and how long you've spent reading, watching and talking to us about what we do. Thank you! We've had some great exclusives: •...

 
India's economic growth at slowest rate in a decade

India's economic growth at slowest rate in a decade

India's economy grew at its slowest pace in a decade during the 2012-13 financial year, figures show. The economy grew by 5% over the year, after having grown at an annual pace of 4.8% in the January-to-March quarter. India was recording annual growth...

BBC, 07:23 in Business
 

What's in Friday's Chronicle...

We got a warning from Council Leader Jim McMahon over the sinister use of social media to find racial flashpoints where they don't exist in the borough. There was an horrific road crash in Denshaw yesterday - just as the police launch their summer...

 
ENGLAND FRIENDLY BACK ON

ENGLAND FRIENDLY BACK ON

ENGLAND'S friendly with Brazil on Sunday is ON. A judge has today overruled the previous court order that had suspended the match on safety issues. The Rio de Janeiro state government released a statement confirming the new ruling just hours after...

Daily Star, 07:24 in Sport
 
£5,000 community funding up for grabs

£5,000 community funding up for grabs

Five substantial community awards of £1,000 each will be offered during the remainder of 2013 by the Lafarge Tarmac cement plant in Dunbar, as part of the celebrations to mark its 50th year of operation. Human resources officer Laura Davies said any...

 
TOWIE temptation to have cosmetic surgery is already being tackled

TOWIE temptation to have cosmetic surgery is already being tackled

Facing controversy … Sir Bruce Keogh raised concerns about the influence of shows like The Only Way Is Essex. Photograph: Harry Page Among the points made in the recent Department of Health review of the cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments...

Guardian, 07:25 in Showbiz
 
Putin economy reshuffle to strengthen Kremlin: sources

Putin economy reshuffle to strengthen Kremlin: sources

The central bank's first deputy chairman, Alexei Ulyukayev, may leave his post to become economy minister and be replaced by Russia's Group of 20 summit coordinator Ksenia Yudayeva, sources close to the bank and the government told Reuters. "He...

 
We won’t ignore north of county, says new leader

We won’t ignore north of county, says new leader

The Labour administration now leading Northumberland County Council has vowed to make sure the rural north is not forgotten. Council leader Grant Davey said: “We’re very conscious that the previous administration pursued a County Hall-centric policy,...

 


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