News archive from 6 October 2012, page 9

CLUB MUST ACT TO PROTECT ITS NAME

CLUB MUST ACT TO PROTECT ITS NAME

His reputation? What was left of that was shredded yesterday. Appropriately, Terry's condemnation was in black and white. The 14,764 words published by the FA included three which skewered him. “Improbable, implausible and contrived.” With those...

 
Head of RBS’s back office operations Ron Teerlink quits ‘for personal reasons’

Head of RBS’s back office operations Ron Teerlink quits ‘for personal reasons’

Ron Teerlink, head of business services at Royal Bank of Scotland, resigned yesterday for personal reasons. He is expected to stay on until the first half of next year to allow time for the bank to find a successor. Business services is responsible...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

Come on Mr Mitchell, tell us all what you actually said

From: Phyllis Capstick, Hellifield, Skipton. ANDREW Mitchell is so clear on what he didn’t say. We must be told what he did say (Tom Richmond, Yorkshire Post, September 29). He is calling into question the integrity of the police officers involved....

 

Why we should all feel good

From: Ken Holmes, Cliffe Common, Selby, York. WE are constantly being told that the feelgood factor no longer exists in Great Britain. Every one of us that can get out of bed in the morning, dress, and put our footwear of choice on, should feel good....

 
KHAN AND MOLINA SET A DATE

KHAN AND MOLINA SET A DATE

The Bolton fighter is taking the fight as a step towards regaining the IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles he has lost over the past 12 months in defeats to Lamont Petersen and Danny Garcia. It was known that Molina would be his next opponent,...

 
X FACTOR FINALIST RODE FOR QUEEN

X FACTOR FINALIST RODE FOR QUEEN

Jamie Hamblett, known as JJ, was a flat jockey who rode in 270 races, winning 24 times and was “honoured” to wear Her Majesty's colours. The singer, of four-piece boy band Union J, was working for top horseracing trainer Sir Michael Stoute when he was...

 
US jobless figures fall to give Obama election boost

US jobless figures fall to give Obama election boost

UNEMPLOYMENT in the US fell dramatically in September to its lowest level in more than three years amid signs that the economy is adding jobs at a faster pace than previously thought. Despite expectations for a slight rise to 8.2 per cent, the rate...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

Jays hit by acorn crop shortage

A poor acorn crop this year could be pushing jays into gardens in search of food, experts have said. Jays, the most colourful member of the crow family, have been more visible than normal around the UK as they widen their search for food in the face...

 

Jays hit by acorn crop shortage

A poor acorn crop this year could be pushing jays into gardens in search of food, experts have said. Jays, the most colourful member of the crow family, have been more visible than normal around the UK as they widen their search for food in the face...

 

Oil and gas bounce set to deliver for Wood Group

Energy services giant Wood Group is confident of delivering a robust full-year performance as it continues to benefit from buoyant conditions in the oil and gas sector. In a trading update, the Aberdeen-based group said its engineering division was...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 
STACY KEIBLER SHOWS SHE'S CUT OUT TO BE GEORGE CLOONEY'S GIRL

STACY KEIBLER SHOWS SHE'S CUT OUT TO BE GEORGE CLOONEY'S GIRL

Stacy, in a revealing cutaway dress, and George looked as happy as ever on the red carpet at the Samuel Goldwyn theatre in Beverly Hills, firmly scotching rumours that their 13-month romance was over. Clooney, 51, is a producer of Argo, which stars...

 

People 'should have say on EU'

The British people should be given a say on any "fresh settlement" in the European Union in the wake of the eurozone crisis, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said. Voters could be given a chance to express their views either in a...

 

Cashmere hopes: Barrie Knitwear talks ‘advanced’

HOPES have emerged that the future of the Barrie Knitwear firm could be secured in days after a new buyer emerged. Blair Nimmo, the head of restructuring at administrator KPMG, confirmed that he had established “advanced negotiations” with a second...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

50% of finalists asked to audition

Half of the 12 acts that have made it through to this year's X Factor finals so far were asked to audition for the show. Two contestants, Jahmene Douglas and duo MK1, have revealed that they were approached to take part. Supermarket worker Douglas...

 
VICTORIA PENDLETON NEAR TEARS AS SHE MISSES CHA CHA STEPS IN FIRST STRICTLY PERFORMANCE

VICTORIA PENDLETON NEAR TEARS AS SHE MISSES CHA CHA STEPS IN FIRST STRICTLY PERFORMANCE

The Olympic cyclist performed the Cha Cha Cha with dance partner Brendan Cole and made a positive start. But the nerves got to star and as a few steps went amiss it became a fight to hold it together. Victoria, who has admitted that she is often her...

 


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