News archive from 7 March 2014, page 9

The Star shines with top JP awards

The Star shines with top JP awards

The Star is today celebrating top industry honours after scooping awards at an annual ceremony hosted by its parent company Johnston Press. Richard Fidler, recently promoted to Night Editor, was named Daily Sports Journalist for the second year...

 

Decision is final says Alexander

The cross-party decision to rule out a monetary union if Scotland becomes independent is final, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has insisted. Mr Alexander will use a speech in Edinburgh to the National Association of Pension Funds...

 

Shanghai launches latest bad loan bank - report

Unlike earlier bad loan banks, Shanghai has authorised an existing state-owned firm, Shanghai State-owned Assets Operation Co Ltd, to purchase non-performing loans and other assets from local financial institutions, rather than creating a new entity,...

Reuters, 03:04 in Business
 

Man called Bitcoin's father denies ties, leads LA car chase

Satoshi Nakamoto, a name known to legions of bitcoin traders, practitioners and boosters around the world, appeared to lose his anonymity on Thursday after Newsweek published a story that said he lived in Temple City, California, just east of Los...

Reuters, 03:04 in Business
 

Snowtown: Live review – soundtrack of a place synonymous with death

Snowtown Live at Adelaide Town Hall, Thursday 6 March. Photograph by Alicia Canter for the Guardian In recent years the Adelaide suburb of Snowtown has become home to the largest wind farm in South Australia. Yet it will be some time before the region...

 
From Britpop to Trip-Hop - Rhydian Roberts' six best albums

From Britpop to Trip-Hop - Rhydian Roberts' six best albums

He has appeared in touring productions of We Will Rock You, Grease and The Rocky Horror Show. His fifth album One Day Like This (Futura Classics) is out on Monday. For more information visit rhydianroberts.com ALANIS MORISSETTE: Jagged Little Pill...

 
What’s On for March 6 to March 12, 2014

What’s On for March 6 to March 12, 2014

There's something for everyone going on in the Harborough district in the next week. Below are the what's on listings for the week, Thursday, March 6, to Wednesday, March 12, 2014. THURSDAY Art class - Village Hall, South Kilworth, 7-9pm. 575520....

 

Bitcoin true believers unfazed by losses in Mt. Gox collapse

"In the early days of the automobile, there were traffic accidents because you didn't have traffic lights or pedestrian crossings," he said hours after Mt. Gox said on Friday it had lost up to half a billion dollars of investor funds,...

Reuters, 03:18 in Business
 
South Yorkshire Fathers4Justice campaigner’s appeal

South Yorkshire Fathers4Justice campaigner’s appeal

A Fathers4Justice campaigner jailed for six months for defacing a portrait of the Queen with paint in Westminster Abbey is to appeal against his sentence. Tim Haries, aged 42, of Bellis Avenue, Balby, Doncaster – who told jurors he vandalised the...

 
High-speed rail
‘can help to transform’ large regional cities

High-speed rail
‘can help to transform’ large regional cities

HIGH-speed rail will have a "transformative effect" on large regional cities which use their new stations as a springboard for wider regeneration projects, a major new study finds today. A report published this morning by the Independent...

 
Ministers terminate back-to-work firm’s Yorkshire contract

Ministers terminate back-to-work firm’s Yorkshire contract

MINISTERS have terminated the contract of a back-to-work firm in Yorkshire after figures showed 88 per cent of its clients did not find a long-term job. Employment Minister Esther McVey announced yesterday she is ending the contract held by Newcastle...

 

Many poor children 'in cold homes'

Over half of all children in poverty are missing out on support to keep their homes warm, according to a new report. The Children's Society claims nearly two million poor children are in families that are not getting the Warm Home Discount, which...

 
The Star shines with top JP awards

The Star shines with top JP awards

The Star is today celebrating top industry honours after scooping awards at an annual ceremony hosted by its parent company Johnston Press. Richard Fidler, recently promoted to Night Editor, was named Daily Sports Journalist for the second year...

 

Detroit reaches $120 million loan deal with Barclays

The city said earlier this week it had reached a new agreement with Merrill Lynch Capital Services and UBS AG to end the swaps for $85 million. Two prior proposed deals with bigger price tags were rejected by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes. If...

Reuters, 03:29 in Business
 
Free wi-fi hotspots pose date risk, Europol warns

Free wi-fi hotspots pose date risk, Europol warns

Sensitive information should not be sent over public wi-fi hotspots, to avoid hackers stealing it, Europe's top cybercrime police officer has warned. Troels Oerting, head of Europol's cybercrime centre, told BBC Click said people should send personal...

 


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