News archive from 3 November 2012, page 17

Nadir must pay £5m or face more time in jail

Disgraced tycoon Asil Nadir has been ordered to pay back 
£5 million of the money he stole from his Polly Peck business empire, or face a further six years' jail. Nadir was jailed for ten years in August after being found guilty of stealing...

Scotsman, 02:24 in Hot News

Alan Pardew: Brilliant Ba's faith makes him the perfect pro

Signing Demba Ba in the summer of 2011 was a complete no-brainer for me and Newcastle United.I still have contacts at West Ham, friends throughout the club who told me all about Demba. After watching his performances for West Ham, I was convinced he...

Daily Mail, 02:21 in Sport

Families’ five–day financial safety net

Nearly a third of families have savings that would run out within five days if they are faced with a financial emergency, research has found. Some 31 per cent of those surveyed said they had less than £250 set aside as a safety net if something went...

Scotsman, 02:24 in Hot News

Family ties edging Tangerines boss Holloway towards Palace

Blackpool will struggle to hang on to Ian Holloway after it emerged that family commitments are driving him towards the vacancy at Crystal Palace.Singled out by Palace as the man they wanted from the moment Dougie Freedman left to take over at Bolton,...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport

Papers show demand for Titanic lifeboats ignored

Private papers from the man responsible for ensuring the
Titanic was safe to sail show he
demanded more lifeboats on board - but was pressurised by the owners into backing down. The newly discovered documents come to light a...

Scotsman, 02:24 in Hot News

Dougie wants to be a know-it-all as he gets down to business with his staff at Bolton

Dougie Freedman has taken a leaf out of Sir Alex Ferguson's book in his first full week as Bolton manager.Ferguson has always prided himself on knowing every personal and professional detail about his Manchester United players, and Freedman has...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
Comet on the brink with 6,600 jobs at risk

Comet on the brink with 6,600 jobs at risk

ELECTRICALS chain Comet has been placed into administration, putting 6,611 jobs at risk. Administrators Deloitte said all stores remained open and staff would continue to be paid. Neville Kahn, joint administrator and restructuring services partner at...

Scotsman, 02:24 in Hot News
Second season syndrome: How can O'Neill turn it around at Sunderland?

Second season syndrome: How can O'Neill turn it around at Sunderland?

Martin O'Neill faces former club Aston Villa at the Stadium of Light after a disappointing start to his first full season at Sunderland. O'Neill was the only manager the fans wanted when Steve Bruce was sacked 11 months ago and, as a proven,...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport
JK Rowling: My husband gave me confidence to write grown-up book

JK Rowling: My husband gave me confidence to write grown-up book

IN HER only Scottish event for her new best-selling novel for adults, JK Rowling told the Lennoxlove Book Festival last night that it might not have been
written had it not been for the encouragement of her husband. She told a packed-out...


Reading game is not my last at QPR as owner Fernandes believes in me, says Hughes

Mark Hughes denied that QPR's game against Reading is his last chance to get a win at the club. QPR have not won a Premier League match this season and are bottom of the table with just three points. Reading go to Loftus Road with only one more point,...

Daily Mail, 02:22 in Sport

US elections: Opponents battle over jobs figures

Both sides made capital from the latest US unemployment figures released yesterday. President Barack Obama hailed “real progress”, and challenger Mitt Romney branded them “a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill”. More than 171,000...


Aren't you a bit old for that? TOWIE's Lydia Bright and Tom Kilbey embrace their childish sides as they...

They are both successful adults in their twenties who regularly talk about tying the knot. But it seems sometimes all Tom Kilbey and Lydia Bright really want to do is embrace their inner child. On Friday evening the reality stars left their adult...


Armed and dangerous Kim Kardashian visits gun range (and beware, she's got good aim!)

She called police over an intruder at her home at the beginning of this year, the frightening experience prompting her to eventually move home. And it looks like Kim Kardashian is not willing to take any chances in 2013 as she was pictured practising...


Cusack planning Rush Limbaugh film

Outspoken liberal John Cusack is developing a film about conservative US radio host Rush Limbaugh, the actor's production company said. The working title is Rush, John's New Crime Productions company confirmed. Hollywood director Betty Thomas, who is...


All dressed up and nowhere to go: The Saturdays look OTT as they dress to impress for a spot of shopping

They recently slipped into skin-tight, barely-there red dresses for Halloween.And it seems The Saturdays are determined to continue dressing to impress as they try and crack the US market. The British girl group made sure all eyes were on them as they...


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