News archive from 1 January 2013, page 9

Israeli held for sneaking into Egypt

But Israeli media reported that Andrei Pshenichnikov, a known pro-Palestinian activist, had crossed into Egypt with the intention of entering the Gaza Strip, an area that is off limits to Israelis for security reasons. His mother, Svetlana, told...

 

Doctors locate Clinton blood clot

Doctors treating US secretary of state Hillary Clinton for a blood clot said they were confident she would make a full recovery, after locating the damage. Mrs Clinton did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage, the doctors said, in a statement...

 

Scots urged to get out and about by bike

Transport minister Keith Brown has urged Scots to embrace pedal power in 2013. Mr Brown said he was looking forward to getting on his bike more in the coming 12 months and called on others to follow his example. To help achieve that, he vowed to do...

Scotsman, 00:34 in Business
 

Policeman murder bid: Two arrested

Detectives investigating the attempted murder of a police officer in Northern Ireland have made two arrests. Men aged 25 and 34 were detained in Belfast after the constable discovered a bomb under his car at his home in the city on Sunday. Senior...

 

Talks go on as fiscal cliff looms

No legislation will be passed to implement any deal to avoid the sharp tax hikes and spending cuts of the US fiscal cliff before the midnight deadline, politicians said tonight. With talks continuing, Republicans said there would be no bills ahead of...

 

Stamps to celebrate best of British

The Royal Mail is set to celebrate the best of British, including Doctor Who, Jane Austen and the London Underground, with a range of stamps for 2013. The London Underground stamps will be released on January 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the...

 

Jobseekers can now get bus for free

A scheme to give free bus travel to hundreds of thousands of jobseekers has been launched, covering more than two-thirds of routes in Britain. Leading bus companies have signed up to the Bus for Jobs initiative, offering free travel during January to...

 

A place in the sun – whatever the cost

Many holidaymakers are resigned to forking out more for their trips in 2013. But most are determined to get away – whatever the expense, according to a survey by travel search site Skyscanner. Of those intending to have a break during the next 12...

Scotsman, 00:36 in Hot News
 

Stamps to celebrate best of British

The Royal Mail is set to celebrate the best of British, including Doctor Who, Jane Austen and the London Underground, with a range of stamps for 2013. The London Underground stamps will be released on January 9 to mark the 150th anniversary of the...

 

Open for business! As football's manic month begins, Sportsmail looks at the possible movers and shakers in...

The January sales may have started on Boxing Day on many high streets up and down the country, but football clubs have had to wait patiently until the 1st of the month to begin their spending spree.But finally the 31 day transfer window is now...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 

Toffees could come unstuck in battle to keep Hitzlsperger as Eintracht Frankfurt line up bid

Eintracht Frankfurt want Everton midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger. The 30-year-old Germany international is out of contract this month as he only signed a short-term deal after joining as a free agent. Everton manager David Moyes is contemplating giving...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 

Bunch of sharks! Pardew slams middlemen chasing £5m from Ba sale

Alan Pardew has torn into the agents chasing a staggering £5million in commission for the sale of Demba Ba, branding them 'sharks'. 'I think Demba's becoming a victim of a few sharks around him,' said the Newcastle boss. Chelsea's attempts to make the...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 

EXCLUSIVE: FA tell referees to demand more respect from players and coaches

The FA have fired a New Year warning across football that their ailing Respect campaign must be stepped up. A communique sent to clubs and referees - seen by Sportsmail - urges: 'Still a great deal of work to do.' It is significant from the tone that...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 

Why buying Ba can become a nightmare as middlemen threaten to hijack the deal

As the transfer window opens on Tuesday, the deal to take Demba Ba from Newcastle United offers a cautionary tale for clubs preparing to risk all.Newcastle, Chelsea and any other prospective buyers are having to deal with a relatively new phenomenon,...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 
Channel 4 count on Clare class to clear the first hurdle with racing coverage

Channel 4 count on Clare class to clear the first hurdle with racing coverage

A New Year and a new era for Channel 4 racing begin on Tuesday with a whimper and without the two most recognisable names and faces in the sport.Frankie Dettori, who as a Flat jockey would in any case be on holiday at this time of the year, is banned...

Daily Mail, 00:41 in Sport
 


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