News archive from 1 October 2012, page 15

Jobs market 'better than last year'

The UK jobs market remains significantly healthier than a year ago despite a fall in growth last month, according to research. Job opportunities increased by 11% in September compared with the same month last year, recruitment firm Reed said. Over...

 
FLOOD EXPAT BODY FOUND

FLOOD EXPAT BODY FOUND

Diana Dudas, a 52-year-old expat, was reported missing in Vera, Almeria, on Friday after torrential rain hit the area. The married holistic therapist and reflexologist was on her way to work in the town when she was caught up in the storms. Her friend...

 

Medinah Mayhem! How three days of unbelievable drama unfolded at Ryder Cup

ALL SQUARE Session 1: Foursomes Match of the session: McIlroy/ McDowell beat Furyk/Snedeker one up. All square after the 17th, Snedeker drives into the trees while McIlroy holds his nerve. Shot of the session: McIlory holes from five yards off the...

Daily Mail, 01:14 in Sport
 

Love is all around... but Olazabal gets it right in the end in the clash of the captains

Dominated on the course for two days by the resurgent home team, Europe were beaten outside the ropes as well. Jose Maria Olazabal redeemed himself in the end, or rather his players did. At times he looked like a rabbit caught in headlights and some...

Daily Mail, 01:14 in Sport
 

Kaymer reveals Langer influence after sinking winning putt at Medinah

Martin Kaymer hailed the influence of former captain Bernhard Langer after ensuring Europe retained the Ryder Cup in sensational fashion at Medinah. Trailing 10-6 overnight, Jose Maria Olazabal's side needed to match the largest last-day comeback in...

Daily Mail, 01:14 in Sport
 

Tee Room: Golden Bear serves up a painful reminder for Monty

As if watching Europe struggle to retain the trophy he led them to two years ago wasn't bad enough, Colin Montgomerie had salt rubbed in the wound by Jack Nicklaus. As the pair sat together in the commentary box, Nicklaus declared: "You've got to...

Daily Mail, 01:14 in Sport
 

Extraordinary response: Police remember fallen officers

Home secretary Theresa May and Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Sir Peter Fahy joined hundreds of police to remember officers who have died on duty, including the two constables killed two weeks ago in Manchester. Dozens of chief...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Hot News
 

UK government ‘reckless’ over green policies

THE UK government was today accused of being "reckless and short-sighted" over green policies, and warned there were just 50 months to take action to prevent catastrophic climate change. The heads of organisations from Greenpeace to the...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Hot News
 

Mentally ill woman sold several loans

One of Britain's largest doorstep lenders gave thousands of pounds of loans to a schizophrenic woman despite knowing she was "not all there", a Panorama investigation claims today. The BBC current affairs programme went undercover at...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Hot News
 
Carolyn Leckie: We’re listening out for Scotland’s women

Carolyn Leckie: We’re listening out for Scotland’s women

WOMEN for Independence launched in Stirling at the weekend with a fabulous cultural and political all-women event. After that? Well, we intend to do and say very little. Which I appreciate is a unique premise in Scottish politics. We won’t be issuing...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Politics
 
Leaders: Union call for past-it politics won’t put Labour in power

Leaders: Union call for past-it politics won’t put Labour in power

ON THE opening day of a critical party conference and with the opportunity to present himself as a credible alternative as prime minister, Ed Miliband found himself having to battle with the ghost of conferences past - militant unions trying to call...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Politics
 
Brian Monteith: Johann Lamont is no Tory

Brian Monteith: Johann Lamont is no Tory

THE Scottish Labour leader has been unfairly attacked for a brave speech, writes Brian Monteith Such is the appalling state of Scottish political discourse that when a party leader seeks to provide a principled explanation of how our nation should...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Politics
 
Jane Devine: Ordinary people’s could be engaged to the advantage of us all

Jane Devine: Ordinary people’s could be engaged to the advantage of us all

DEMOCRACY is something we take for granted in this country, but it is something that requires the participation of all of us, if it is to work properly. Democracy, as any politics student will tell you is the rule of the people, by the people and for...

Scotsman, 01:24 in Politics
 
Funds retreat from Japan, short-sellers circling, in China spat

Funds retreat from Japan, short-sellers circling, in China spat

Political commentators have played down the significance of the latest flare-up in a long-running feud between Asia's largest economic powerhouses over the ownership of a handful of small islands in the East China Sea. The dispute, however, has...

Reuters, 01:25 in Business
 

Shakespeare 'unknown to many kids'

Almost a third of schoolchildren under 13 do not know who William Shakespeare is, a survey has found. Hundreds of pupils from across the country took part in a study to discover whether they knew of the playwright. The survey, which involved 1,000...

 


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