News archive from 7 September 2012, page 11

Bruce Forsyth breaks career record

Strictly Come Dancing host Sir Bruce Forsyth has been acknowledged for his colossal career with a Guinness World Record. The 84-year-old star is to be included in the 2013 edition of the book for having the longest career as a male TV entertainer with...

 

Concern over farmed puppies trade

A "shocking" number of people are buying puppies that have been separated from their mothers, raising concerns about an increasing trade in puppy farming, a survey suggests. The study for the Kennel Club found 20% of puppy owners bought...

 

Children 'read less than in 2005'

Today's children are reading less than seven years ago as their time is taken up with other activities, research suggests. It is not just novels that youngsters are turning their back on - the study found that children are also less likely to read...

 

Sunday trade must be limited: poll

Just under half of shoppers support permanent longer Sunday shopping hours, according to a survey. The poll found 45% of consumers supported extended Sunday trading, with 24% believing it would provide a boost to the UK economy, business law firm DWF...

 
UK ‘joins Italy and Japan at the bottom of economic pile’

UK ‘joins Italy and Japan at the bottom of economic pile’

THE Westminter coalition was faced with more bad news on the economy yesterday when a respected think-tank drastically cut its growth forecast and predicted that the UK will fail to pull out of the double-dip recession this quarter. The Organisation...

Scotsman, 00:23 in Hot News
 

Amazon to create 2,000 new jobs

Online shopping giant Amazon is to create 2,000 new jobs with the opening of three more distribution centres. Up to 3,000 temporary workers will also be taken on during the Christmas peak period. The new jobs will include posts in computing,...

 

Bruce Forsyth breaks career record

Strictly Come Dancing host Sir Bruce Forsyth has been acknowledged for his colossal career with a Guinness World Record. The 84-year-old star is to be included in the 2013 edition of the book for having the longest career as a male TV entertainer with...

 

Concern over farmed puppies trade

A "shocking" number of people are buying puppies that have been separated from their mothers, raising concerns about an increasing trade in puppy farming, a survey suggests. The study for the Kennel Club found 20% of puppy owners bought...

 

Children 'read less than in 2005'

Today's children are reading less than seven years ago as their time is taken up with other activities, research suggests. It is not just novels that youngsters are turning their back on - the study found that children are also less likely to read...

 

Sunday trade must be limited: poll

Just under half of shoppers support permanent longer Sunday shopping hours, according to a survey. The poll found 45% of consumers supported extended Sunday trading, with 24% believing it would provide a boost to the UK economy, business law firm DWF...

 

Australia's Port Hedland iron ore shipments to China rise in Aug

Iron ore prices in August averaged the lowest since October 2009, which miners and commodities traders say was due to weakening demand for new shipments from Chinese steel mills. The steel ingredient has been the hardest hit among industrial...

Reuters, 00:25 in Business
 
McIlroy edges ahead in Tiger battle as world No 1 takes share of lead at Crooked Stick

McIlroy edges ahead in Tiger battle as world No 1 takes share of lead at Crooked Stick

Round nine of 16 in the heavyweight contest for the $10 million FedEx Cup proved another spellbinding affair at Crooked Stick on Thursday. Wearing blue, from Jupiter, Florida, Tiger Woods turned in a dazzling display with his putter to demonstrate...

Daily Mail, 00:27 in Sport
 
Meet the Miss Mansfield and Sherwood finalists in this week’s Chad

Meet the Miss Mansfield and Sherwood finalists in this week’s Chad

YOU can meet th top 12 girls who have made it through to the final stage of the Miss Mansfield and Sherwood Forest competition in this week's Chad - on sale now.. The delightful dozen were voted for by Chad readers last month and are revealed for the...

 
Hidden mobile charges that could be buried in your bill

Hidden mobile charges that could be buried in your bill

When Maria Dementieva, a 56-year-old doctor in Moscow, dials her husband's mobile phone number, she hears music instead of a normal ringtone. It's the same for him. What they don't know is that this "service" costs them money, even though...

 

Separate honours for London 2012

Britain's Olympic and Paralympic heroes are to be given a separate honours list to ensure that there is no limit on the number of awards handed out, it has emerged. In normal years, the committee which makes recommendations for sporting honours,...

 


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