News archive from 7 January 2013, page 15

Bushfires in Australia leave path of destruction

Bushfires in Australia leave path of destruction

A house destroyed by a bushfire in Dunalley, east of Hobart in Tasmania. Photograph: Reuters Australia is bracing for days of "catastrophic" fire and heatwave conditions, with fires burning in five states and a search continuing for people...

 
Tennis mad Rita served up a New Year Honour

Tennis mad Rita served up a New Year Honour

Rita Rhodes, pictured with husband Brian, has been awarded a BEM in the New Years Honours for her services to the community IT is game, set and match for a Welbeck lady who has been awarded a BEM in the New Year Honours for her services to the village...

 
Dealing with complaints

Dealing with complaints

LANDLORDS, residents and tenants are invited to a workshop next week to discuss the possibility of forming a panel to deal with tenant complaints in Rotherham. Rotherham Federation of Tenants and Residents is hosting the workshop between 10am-12.30pm...

 
Small businesses report rise in confidence

Small businesses report rise in confidence

Confidence has risen among Scottish small businesses despite rising costs and weak trading conditions, according to a new survey. Research by the Federation of Small Businesses suggested more firms planned to invest over the next 12 months. Companies...

BBC, 04:47 in Business
 
STARS PERFORM TRIBUTES TO WHITNEY HOUSTON AND DONNA SUMMER AT VH1 DIVAS CONCERT

STARS PERFORM TRIBUTES TO WHITNEY HOUSTON AND DONNA SUMMER AT VH1 DIVAS CONCERT

JORDIN SPARKS, KELLY ROWLAND and KERI HILSON were among the young stars who paid tribute to legendary late entertainers WHITNEY HOUSTON and DONNA SUMMER at the VH1 Divas concert on Sunday (16Dec12). Sparks, who co-starred alongside Houston in her last...

 

Girl, 13 dies in police chase crash

Jan 7 2013 A 13-year-old girl has died in a crash involving a vehicle which was being pursued by police. The teenager was travelling with her mother, father and brother in Ilderton Road, New Cross, south London, on Sunday when their Volkswagen Polo...

 
For a more confident baby, ditch the pram and carry them upright: Technique allows child to observe world as parents see it

For a more confident baby, ditch the pram and carry them upright: Technique allows child to observe world...

New parents should carry their baby upright and facing outwards to improve the youngster's development, a leading academic suggests.The technique allows a baby to observe the world as seen by his or her parents and could result in a more self-assured...

Daily Mail, 04:55 in Health
 

STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-Index slightly up, led by Noble Group

The Singapore bourse has gained nearly 2 percent since the start of 2013 partly as "fiscal cliff" was averted in the United States. "We don't expect the fourth-quarter results to be very strong, they won't really beat street...

 

Fewer discounts on high street

Big discounts in the Christmas shopping rush were harder to find this year as high street chains fought to protect their margins, a report has said. Combined with the ongoing caution of UK consumers, business advisory firm BDO's December sales tracker...

 

Fewer discounts on high street

Big discounts in the Christmas shopping rush were harder to find this year as high street chains fought to protect their margins, a report has said. Combined with the ongoing caution of UK consumers, business advisory firm BDO's December sales tracker...

 

Fewer discounts on high street

Big discounts in the Christmas shopping rush were harder to find this year as high street chains fought to protect their margins, a report has said. Combined with the ongoing caution of UK consumers, business advisory firm BDO's December sales tracker...

 
Japan PM - Will pursue bold monetary policy, big fiscal spending

Japan PM - Will pursue bold monetary policy, big fiscal spending

"A bold monetary policy, a flexible fiscal policy and a growth strategy are aimed at stimulating private investment. With these three pillars, we must aim to beat deflation." Abe also said the government would do its utmost to quickly enact...

Reuters, 05:07 in Business
 

Australian miner Whitehaven falls victim to hoax news release

The ANZ financing is critical to Whitehaven's plans to develop a new colliery in eastern Australia's Maules Creek region. Whitehaven shares recovered after Australian environmental activists claimed responsibility for distributing the fake media...

Reuters, 05:07 in Business
 

Fewer discounts on high street

Big discounts in the Christmas shopping rush were harder to find this year as high street chains fought to protect their margins, a report has said. Combined with the ongoing caution of UK consumers, business advisory firm BDO's December sales tracker...

 

Darts fans in for a treat with pro’s Drax visit

A LITTLE part of Hawaii is coming to Drax next week as part of a special darts exhibition evening. Professional player Wayne Mardle, nicknamed ‘Hawaii 501’ due to the flashy shirts he sports while on stage, will visit the Drax Sports & Social Club...

 


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