News archive from 5 April 2012, page 19

Easter-egg wrapping weighs 250 tonnes

Waste from Easter eggs this year could weigh up to 250 tonnes, an environmental organisation has said. Zero Waste Scotland, which encourages people to reduce the amount of rubbish they produce and to recycle more, estimates that seven million...

Scotsman, 01:43 in Hot News
 

Pete’s grief for dead Amy

FORMER Libertines star Pete Doherty said not being invited to Amy Winehouse's funeral meant he "never had the chance to see through" his grief for the dead singer. He said Winehouse, who died last July, “would have wanted me at the...

Scotsman, 01:43 in Hot News
 
ALAN PARDEW'S EURO GOAL

ALAN PARDEW'S EURO GOAL

ALAN PARDEW admits that Newcastle are a year ahead of schedule in their quest for Europe – after insisting three more wins should be enough to see them over the line. Pardew's side are still in with an outside chance of a Champions League spot, after...

Daily Star, 01:45 in Sport
 
LIONEL MESSI AND CO TAKING NOTHING FOR GRANTED

LIONEL MESSI AND CO TAKING NOTHING FOR GRANTED

The holders qualified after beating AC Milan 3-1 at the Nou Camp on Tuesday. Bookmakers had offered a staggering 12-1 against the Italian champions and seven-time European Cup victors beating them. Yet a relieved Alves spoke about the team ethic and...

 
ARSENAL TO MAKE MOVE FOR CLINT DEMPSEY

ARSENAL TO MAKE MOVE FOR CLINT DEMPSEY

The American, who has scored 19 goals, was a target for Gunners manager Arsene Wenger last summer and he may be tempted again.

 

Abortion clinic inspections queried

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley is said to have been "shocked" by a letter from health regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC) apparently expressing concerns over the costs of inspecting abortion clinics. The chairwoman of the...

 

Cameron seeks 'long-term good'

David Cameron will hit back at critics and insist a slew of criticism will not divert his Government from seeking the "long-term good" of the country. In a defiant rallying cry to activists in Wales ahead of local elections next month, the...

 

Hosepipe bans in seven water areas

Millions of householders across southern and eastern England will be banned from using hosepipes from Thursday as drought grips parts of the country. Seven water companies are introducing restrictions on water use following one of the driest two-year...

 

EU ban on UK meat stripping

A TECHNIQUE used in the UK to remove meat from animal bones will be banned this month following a moratorium by the European Commission. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said it had agreed to the moratorium but stressed there was no evidence of any...

Scotsman, 01:48 in Hot News
 

Fab welcome for Camilla on Magical Mystery Tour

THE Duchess of Cornwall recalled Beatlemania as she enjoyed a tour of the award-winning Beatles Story attraction and unveiled a plaque to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Fab Four. Camilla reminisced about the “screaming fans”...

Scotsman, 01:48 in Hot News
 
JUST NO STOPPING FULHAM'S DANNY MURPHY

JUST NO STOPPING FULHAM'S DANNY MURPHY

FULHAM skipper Danny Murphy insists he wants to carry on playing for at least another season. The 35-year-old is out of contract in the summer at Craven Cottage but does not want to retire. The former Liverpool midfielder said: “Every time I go out...

Daily Star, 01:48 in Sport
 

Uist projects benefit from cash

Two other islands-based projects secured Lottery funding announced yesterday. An award of £996,000 to Stòras Uibhist will see the harbour of Lochboisdale on South Uist developed and extended. New roads will be built, a causeway will link Lochboisdale...

 
Shetland wind farm project approved

Shetland wind farm project approved

SCOTTISH ministers have given the green light to controversial proposals to site Europe's biggest community wind farm in the heart of the Shetland mainland. The 103 turbine development will be the third biggest renewable energy project in Scotland and...

 
HOUSTON HAD COCAINE IN HER SYSTEM

HOUSTON HAD COCAINE IN HER SYSTEM

Whitney Houston was found face-down in a bathtub with cocaine in her system and drug paraphernalia on the bathroom counter nearby, investigators revealed in the singer's final post-mortem report. The report delivered a grim accounting of Houston's...

 
SERGIO AGUERO'S FOOTNOTE

SERGIO AGUERO'S FOOTNOTE

SERGIO AGUERO has lifted the lid on his freak foot injury. The Manchester City striker hopes to be fit to face Arsenal on Sunday after confirming Starsport's exclusive revelation last week that he had suffered an allergic reaction to a foot spray....

Daily Star, 01:51 in Sport
 


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