News archive from 7 July 2014, page 3

£40 million for Greater Lincolnshire: 2,000 homes for rural and coastal areas

£40 million for Greater Lincolnshire: 2,000 homes for rural and coastal areas

Almost £40 million of Government money will push forward projects and major growth across Greater Lincolnshire, it has been revealed. Of that funding, £4.13 million will go towards creating housing across the county's coastal and rural areas\. It will...

 
Lesley Riddoch: No guesses who gets the funding

Lesley Riddoch: No guesses who gets the funding

Shouting out loud and saying you're unlikely to vote Yes is the best way to win cash backing, writes Lesley Riddoch Are prominent Scots who oppose independence really under threat if they speak their minds? Or are No campaigners almost guaranteed to...

Scotsman, 00:35 in Politics
 
Leaders: More debate if opinion is not polarised

Leaders: More debate if opinion is not polarised

A troubling feature of the fiercely fought independence referendum campaign has been the persistent fear of claims of discrimination and abuse faced by senior figures in the arts, business and academia who have spoken out on the issue. The concerns...

Scotsman, 00:35 in Politics
 

Inquest into death of mauled boy

An inquest into the death of an Eton schoolboy mauled by a polar bear on an Arctic expedition will start today. Horatio Chapple was on an adventure holiday to the remote Svalbard islands in August 2011 with the British Schools Exploring Society (BSES)...

 

Businesses 'pressed to keep quiet'

Business leaders, economists and academics have spoken out about pressure to remain silent in the debate on Scottish independence, and the misrepresentation of information, with criticism levelled at both the UK and Scottish governments. The...

 
Silver star Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix to cheer up England

Silver star Lewis Hamilton wins British Grand Prix to cheer up England

His cry of “England” soon after cruising over the line to win the British Grand Prix at Silverstone was apt, for he had finally provided the victory which has eluded football, rugby, tennis and cricket in recent weeks. Hamilton started sixth and his...

 
Novak's family fortune! Djokovic dedicates Wimbledon victory to to first coach and fiance

Novak's family fortune! Djokovic dedicates Wimbledon victory to to first coach and fiance

He struggled to keep back the tears after winning the men's title for a second time by beating Roger Federer over five draining sets of high tennis drama. “If you have time, I would like to dedicate this to my future wife and our future baby,” said...

 
Team Sky chief lauds 'special support' from British fans as Tour De France steps up a gear

Team Sky chief lauds 'special support' from British fans as Tour De France steps up a gear

“It was a challenging stage because the riders were all watching each other closely, and with so many people on the roads they had to focus all the way round on them too,” said Sky Team principal Sir Dave Brailsford. “But the crowds were unbelievable....

 
Neymar SOS! Brazil coach vows striking sensation ‘will be with us if he can'

Neymar SOS! Brazil coach vows striking sensation ‘will be with us if he can'

The striking talisman has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament after breaking a vertebrae in the quarter-final success over Colombia. He was flown by helicopter from Brazil's training HQ, 90 minutes outside of Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, to...

 
Hamilton brightens-up England's gloomy sporting landscape with Silverstone victory

Hamilton brightens-up England's gloomy sporting landscape with Silverstone victory

The explosion of joy from the Silverstone crowds was a hallelujah chorus as he crossed the line, pushing himself up as far as possible from the cockpit while still on the move to let their hymn of praise wash over him. It is easier to hear these days...

 
Emotional Novak Djokovic fells Federer after thrilling five-set thriller

Emotional Novak Djokovic fells Federer after thrilling five-set thriller

On Wednesday, simply turning up and saying “I do” will be enough to secure by far the biggest match of the week for Djokovic, when he marries his long-term partner Jelena Ristic in Montenegro. And as for becoming a father for the first time? Let's...

 
COMMENT: Novak Djokovic wins the battle but Rodger Federer holds the ridge

COMMENT: Novak Djokovic wins the battle but Rodger Federer holds the ridge

Perhaps it is the fact that Anglo-Saxon tongues wrestle to get around his name. Perhaps it is because he goes about his business with the face of a poker player. Perhaps it is because he is fiercely patriotic about Serbia, having grown up through the...

 
Ladies champion Petra Kvitova is now set to enjoy life after second Wimbledon title

Ladies champion Petra Kvitova is now set to enjoy life after second Wimbledon title

The day after Kvitova won the Wimbledon's singles title for the first time in 2011, she was walking down the road from Southfields tube station to the All England Club to get measured up for her dress for the winners' ball. Only one fan recognised...

 
S.W 19 Diary: Future king and David Beckham take a back seat for thrilling Wimbledon final

S.W 19 Diary: Future king and David Beckham take a back seat for thrilling Wimbledon final

The Duke of Kent may be a lowly 33rd in the pecking order for heading the country, but he was still the senior figure tasked with handing out the trophies yesterday despite the presence of current heir to the throne the Duke of Cambridge. After all,...

 
Riding a peaky blinder! Yorkshire's crazily sloping battlefield proves the perfect setting

Riding a peaky blinder! Yorkshire's crazily sloping battlefield proves the perfect setting

The prime viewing spots, those where the experience is not simply a blur of glinting metal moving at 50kph, were booked well in advance yesterday on stage two of the Tour's northern odyssey. That meant heading for the hills and with nine climbs there...

 


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