News archive from 1 December 2012, page 8

Warning for women over fake cosmetics

Women are being warned of a growing trade in fake cosmetics, tanning creams and slimming tablets which can be ineffective at best and, in the worst cases, harmful. Police say counterfeit criminals are also extending their range to alcohol, condoms and...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 
GREYHOUND RACING RESULTS- 01/12/12

GREYHOUND RACING RESULTS- 01/12/12

ROMFORD FANCIES 10.31 Jogadusc Jasper (1-4-2) 10.46 Selkirk Grace (4-3-1) 11.00 Forest Fella (2-4-1) 11.16 Strawberry Hall (2-5-6) 11.31 Lilys Rocket (3-1-5) 11.44 Droopys Sian (3-4-1) 11.58 Dudleys Lady (Nap) (4-6-5) 12.17 Giffys Girl (3-5-6) 12.33...

 
CUP SHOCK ON MENU FOR EX-WAITER MATT ARMSTRONG

CUP SHOCK ON MENU FOR EX-WAITER MATT ARMSTRONG

Armstrong-Ford, above, has just quit his job – as a semi-naked waiter for ‘male order' firm Butlers in the Buff, who specialise in hen parties and birthdays. The 23-year-old would serve alcohol and food in just an apron, cuffs and collar but now wants...

 

After long jail term, gaming gangster faces less violent but still murky Macau

Imprisoned for close to 15 years inside the enclave's high security prison, the former triad leader was escorted out by two police officers before being whisked into a white Lexus driven by two men dressed in black. Wearing trousers and a long-sleeved...

 
Leaders: David Cameron now finds UKIP more than just an irritant | Drink-drive plan needs evidence

Leaders: David Cameron now finds UKIP more than just an irritant | Drink-drive plan needs evidence

BY-ELECTIONS are almost inevitably bad news for governing parties, and the three contests this week were no exception. But were the results in Rotherham, Middlesbrough and Croydon exceptional in announcing the arrival of the United Kingdom...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 
PAUL LAWRIE RAY OF SUNLIGHT

PAUL LAWRIE RAY OF SUNLIGHT

The Ryder Cup star takes the slenderest of advantages into the third day, with Martin Kaymer a shot behind. Four players then trail on one under; Bill Haas, Francesco Molinari, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel, with two-time defending champion...

 
Labour leader pays tribute to councillor

Labour leader pays tribute to councillor

Labour leader Johann Lamont has led the tributes to a long-serving councillor who died while on holiday abroad. Tom Maginnis, a member of North Lanarkshire Council, is said to have died suddenly. The 68-year-old, from Coatbridge, was reported to have...

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 
JUDD TRUMP IS IN RED HOT FORM

JUDD TRUMP IS IN RED HOT FORM

But Trump, 23, said: “There is no better way to go into the defence of my UK title than winning tournaments and getting to finals. It is a huge confidence booster. I have been playing pretty well in the ranking events this season.”

 
SNOW JOKE FOR FOCUSED TYSON FURY

SNOW JOKE FOR FOCUSED TYSON FURY

The latter two incidents he readily admits, but the armed robbery was definitely a case of mistaken identity. Fury takes on his toughest opponent to date, American Kevin Johnson, in an eliminator for Vitali Klitschko's WBC world heavyweight title...

 
BRENDAN RODGERS IS STRIKING OUT FOR TOP FOUR

BRENDAN RODGERS IS STRIKING OUT FOR TOP FOUR

The Liverpool boss retains faith in his side's ability to recover from a disappointing sequence of results, which has seen them win just three of their 14 Premier League matches and believes the dog-eat-dog nature of the top flight means the Champions...

 
IT'S LIKE A THAT I HAD A DRUG... I KNEW TO COME BACK

IT'S LIKE A THAT I HAD A DRUG... I KNEW TO COME BACK

“Well, I didn't go to live in New York. I'm not Pep Guardiola,” he laughs. “But I did go to Abu Dhabi because I had always wanted to see England play a Test match abroad. On the first day, they were something like 50-5 at lunch. I thought, ‘oh no,...

 
CUP SHOCK ON MENU FOR EX-WAITER MATT ARMSTRONG

CUP SHOCK ON MENU FOR EX-WAITER MATT ARMSTRONG

Armstrong-Ford, above, has just quit his job – as a semi-naked waiter for ‘male order' firm Butlers in the Buff, who specialise in hen parties and birthdays. The 23-year-old would serve alcohol and food in just an apron, cuffs and collar but now wants...

 
The Scotsman cartoon - 01/12/12

The Scotsman cartoon - 01/12/12

Labour and UKIP noteworthy gains in by-election results that do damage to Nick Clegg and David Cameron Illustration by Brian Adcock

Scotsman, 00:14 in Politics
 

Co-operation is the only way to tackle lamb crisis

Sheep farmers must co-operate more effectively to make profits, the chairman of one of Scotland's biggest lamb marketing co-operatives said this week. Ian Watson of 1,100-member Farm Stock (Scotland) said that Scotland’s sheep numbers are at a low...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 
MISSION NOT IMPOSSIBLE, SAYS HARRY REDKNAPP

MISSION NOT IMPOSSIBLE, SAYS HARRY REDKNAPP

In Redknapp's second game in charge since succeeding the sacked Mark Hughes, they take on Aston Villa today at Loftus Road with a win against their fellow strugglers vital. Rangers, who drew 0-0 at Sunderland in Redknapp's first match on Tuesday, go...

 


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