News archive from 7 February 2014, page 19

France reduced trade deficit to 61.2 billion euros in 2013

Exports to the United States grew by 1.5 percent last year, while they fell by 0.7 percent to European Union and dropped by 3.5 percent to Asia. Separately, monthly trade figures from the customs office showed the deficit narrowed in December to 5.2...

Reuters, 08:03 in Business
 
Council can rectify roundabout later

Council can rectify roundabout later

Would someone from Sheffield council/highways please explain why after spending over a million pounds on the roundabout at Meadowhead, which was adequate anyway apart from one approach, the approach from Meadowhead has not been widened? This was the...

 
Demolition of former Berwick pub set to start

Demolition of former Berwick pub set to start

Demolition work on an eyesore Berwick pub that will pave the way for 16 flats for older people will start later this month. Four Housing’s £1.9 million plans for the Elizabethan on North Road are scheduled for completion early next year. The flats...

 
Worksop: Ammunition found in garden of family home

Worksop: Ammunition found in garden of family home

A heavily pregnant mother has spoken of her fear after workmen found live ammunition in the garden of her Worksop home. Workmen from Kier Homes were at the house in Yeoman Close yesterday (Thursday) to replace a fence panel, but had to abandon their...

 

Carney's forward guidance plan 'has created confusion and put Bank's credibility at risk', warns leading...

Mark Carney's pet project of "forward guidance' has created confusion and put the credibility of the Bank of England at risk, a respected think-tank said last night. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research said the policy has...

 

One in four people reaching retirement age this year say they are not ready to be put out to pasture just yet

Almost one in four people who are due to retire this year say they are not ready to stop work, a report has shown today The survey of more than 1,000 people nearing retirement found that one in seven had already delayed their plans. A wider poll of...

 

'London is so last year': Music start-up turns its attention to Manchester's flourishing scene

More than 90 per cent of people in the UK live outside of London, but an overwhelming majority of start-up hotspots - 17 out of 20 - are in the nation's capital, according to research by UHY Hacker Young. Inevitably, this means enormous opportunities...

 
Man arrested after suspicious incidents near a Warwick School

Man arrested after suspicious incidents near a Warwick School

Buy photos » A 23-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested following reports of suspicious incidents near a Warwick school. Warwickshire Police received reports on January 28 and January 30 students were being approached in the area around Aylesford School and...

 
Boycie talks more than Only Fools and Horses

Boycie talks more than Only Fools and Horses

John Challis as Boycie in Only Fools and Horses (s) TO most John Challis is Boycie from Only Fools and Horses. His iconic role as a second hand car dealer in the hugely popular BBC series is his most famous, but just one from a career on stage and...

 
To frack or not – that is the question facing rival factions

To frack or not – that is the question facing rival factions

The county of Lancashire is sitting on billions of pounds worth of natural gas and its extraction, many say, could solve the UK's energy conundrum for years to come. The reserves identified deep under the earth is probably the largest ever gas...

 
Kenneth Tynan on A Taste of Honey

Kenneth Tynan on A Taste of Honey

The playwright Shelagh Delaney in 1961 … 'recording the wonder of life as she lives it'. Photograph: Evening Standard/Getty Images Miss Delaney brings real people on to her stage, joking and flaring and scuffling and eventually, out of the zest for...

 
Traffic/Travel news - February 7 - 8am - East Coast rail disruption

Traffic/Travel news - February 7 - 8am - East Coast rail disruption

Traffic and travel news from across the region Here are the latest traffic and travel updates in Doncaster for February 7, at 8am ROADS M1 Derbyshire - One lane blocked and queueing traffic on M1 northbound between J30, A616 (Sheffield) and Woodall...

 

No 'celebrating' WW1 says minister

Britain's First World War victory should not be celebrated with "dancing in the street", the Conservative minister in charge of marking the centenary has said. Helen Grant said although the war was an "absolute vital victory" for...

 

Live: Breaking news updates from Newcastle and the North East

Refresh automatically On | Off The Chronicle's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle and North East traffic, travel, weather, crime and council news for today, Friday, 7...

 

Newcastle United coach Willie Donachie resigns after 'clash' with player

Newcastle United are set to revamp their backroom team after an alleged fight between coach Willie Donachie and young defender Remie Streete. Donachie last night resigned after he was suspended by the club, and played no part in the build-up to this...

 


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