News archive from 7 January 2013, page 6

I SURVIVED A REAL-LIFE SHIPWRECK

I SURVIVED A REAL-LIFE SHIPWRECK

For 76 days he drifted 1,800 perilous miles across the Atlantic in a rubber raft, battling starvation, thirst, sharks and storms. Yet he endured to become one of the world's leading experts on shipwreck survival and technical adviser for the acclaimed...

 
Lenovo to release 'coffee table PC'

Lenovo to release 'coffee table PC'

With family members spread out over the house, each with a separate PC or tablet, Lenovo is to launch something it believes will get them back together - a PC the size of a coffee table that works like a gigantic tablet and lets four people use it at...

 
How Robbie Coltrane replaced Edinburgh chimney pots

How Robbie Coltrane replaced Edinburgh chimney pots

HE HELPED shape millions of childhoods as Hagrid in the Harry Potter films; but Robbie Coltrane has revealed he also had a hand in shaping Edinburgh's iconic skyline. Coltrane, one of Scotland’s best-known actors, has admitted that in the early days...

 
OBAMA CHOOSES HAGEL FOR DEFENCE JOB

OBAMA CHOOSES HAGEL FOR DEFENCE JOB

Mr Obama, who avoided a Senate confirmation battle by deciding not to nominate UN Ambassador Susan Rice as his first choice for secretary of state, went with Mr Hagel, a decorated Vietnam combat veteran, even as leading Republicans announced their...

 
Annoying adverts: Here to stay until the fat man sings

Annoying adverts: Here to stay until the fat man sings

If only Stephen Hawking was on hand to turn more painful TV campaigns into antimatter, writes Anna Burnside IT’S made by an ad agency called Dare and is the latest instalment in what has been described as the bravest ad campaign ever. Certainly using...

 

City is creating fewer jobs as cost cuts bite

The number of jobs created in the City of London slumped by more than a third last year, according to a study published today. About 35,000 posts were created in 2012, down from 54,000 a year earlier, said recruitment firm Astbury Marsden. The...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Business
 

Civil service apprentices sought

Britain's brightest school leavers can bypass university to head straight for a career at the centre of government under a new apprenticeship. The civil service is recruiting 100 18-21 year olds for a two-year Whitehall training programme that will...

 

Civil service apprentices sought

Britain's brightest school leavers can bypass university to head straight for a career at the centre of government under a new apprenticeship. The civil service is recruiting 100 18-21 year olds for a two-year Whitehall training programme that will...

 

Cruise coach overturns on motorway

A coach carrying 26 passengers overturned while travelling on a motorway after the driver lost consciousness at the wheel, police said. Eight people were being treated in hospital following the accident, which happened on the M3 southbound a mile from...

 

Briton killed in waterfall accident

A British man has died after falling from a waterfall in Australia. The 20-year-old was walking with friends in the Blue Mountains near Sydney when he slipped over the edge of Wentworth Falls at noon on Saturday, New South Wales Police said. Police...

 

Coalition 'steadfast and united'

David Cameron and Nick Clegg will insist the coalition is "steadfast and united" as they mark the halfway point in their Government with a raft of pledges on childcare bills, infrastructure investment and help towards care costs for the...

 
Northern Ireland police chief vows to crack down hard on protesters

Northern Ireland police chief vows to crack down hard on protesters

NORTHERN Ireland police chief Matt Baggott has warned loyalist protesters his force will deal firmly with outbreaks of violence for as long as is necessary. After three nights of sustained attacks on his officers, the PSNI chief constable signalled...

Scotsman, 00:21 in Hot News
 

Civil service apprentices sought

Britain's brightest school leavers can bypass university to head straight for a career at the centre of government under a new apprenticeship. The civil service is recruiting 100 18-21 year olds for a two-year Whitehall training programme that will...

 
Find a new you for the new year at Dewsall Court with motivational guru Floyd Woodrow

Find a new you for the new year at Dewsall Court with motivational guru Floyd Woodrow

HEREFORDSHIRE’S Dewsall Court, is joining forces with former SAS soldier, author and motivational guru Floyd Woodrow for a unique retreat, The Elite You, offering total revitalisation of body and mind for the year ahead. The retreat will take place...

 

Civil service apprentices sought

Britain's brightest school leavers can bypass university to head straight for a career at the centre of government under a new apprenticeship. The civil service is recruiting 100 18-21 year olds for a two-year Whitehall training programme that will...

 


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