News archive from 7 December 2012
The gold medal-winning heptathlete, 26, says she felt under pressure to be seen to be eating healthily. Jess is pictured on tonight's Graham Norton Show on BBC1, in which she says: I went to get fish and chips but there was a poster of me. I couldn't...
The comedian was forced to leave the ITV1 reality show jungle last month for medical reasons after he stopped taking the anti-depressants he had been on for 15 years. He explained shortly afterwards: They said if I did not comply with these...
The action thriller about the hunt for Osama bin Laden also earned Bigelow a Best Director trophy, and her leading lady, Jessica Chastain, was handed the Best Actress honour. Silver Linings Playbook star Bradley Cooper was the surprise Best Actor...
COFFEE giant Starbucks said it expects to pay "somewhere in the range of £10 million" in UK corporation tax for each of the next two years. • The business will not claim tax deductions for royalties or payments related to intercompany...
Women cannot hope to
become bishops until 2015 at the earliest, the MP who represents the Church of England in the House of Commons has said. Sir Tony Baldry, Second Church Estates Commissioner, said that even if the Church of England...
CORRINE Geddes, a fourth-year pupil at John Paul Academy in Glasgow, said the Safer Choices programme had taught her how to protect herself and
help others who might be targeted by predators on the internet. “It made me realise that while I...
University principals have signed up to an agreement to widen access to applicants from deprived backgrounds. All of Scotland’s 19 universities have committed to opening up more opportunities to students from lower socio-economic backgrounds and...
A PRIMARY school has received a glowing report. St Matthew’s RC Primary in Rosewell, Midlothian, was inspected by Education Scotland as part of a national sample of primary and nursery education. Inspectors identified key strengths at the school,...
By Richard Vernalls, @rvernallsWN #worcsnews ONE of the firms at the centre of the faulty breast implants scandal has gone into administration – but legal claims against the company will continue, say campaigners. We previously reported how...
An AMBITIOUS multi-national research project aimed at bumping up wheat yields by 50 per cent in the next 20 years has been launched in Mexico City this week. It principally involves scientists from the UK, USA and Mexico but includes research workers...
Farm minister Richard Lochhead forgot to take his wellies yesterday on a farm visit to NFU Scotland members William and Anna Thomson, at Wheatrig, Longniddry, - preventing him from seeing the effects of the past six months of extreme weather on this...
New cars continued to roll out of Scottish showrooms last month, with strong demand for low-emission models helping to fuel double-digit growth. There was an 11.9 per cent year-on-year jump in registrations in November, according to industry figures...
A US electronics company is creating 130 jobs after announcing plans for a second Scottish factory in a £9 million expansion. Plexus is moving its Livingston design centre to larger premises at Bathgate where it will also open a manufacturing...
Libor Kozak and Stefan Radu also scored for the visitors before Marcos Tavares hit a late consolation. Basle grabbed the goalless draw they needed in Genk to progress along with the Belgians from Group G. Videoton's match at Sporting Lisbon was...
A Football Association independent regulatory commission on Thursday handed down Mikel's ban, which included a £60,000 fine, after the Chelsea midfielder admitted the charge. In a statement the FA revealed the sanction would have been...
- 23:26 Custody for 'Columbine' plot schoolboys
- 23:26 Novichok victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
- 23:26 Khalid Ali: Westminster plot bomb-maker jailed for life
- 23:26 UK weather: Driest start to summer on modern record
- 23:26 Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's Brexit White Paper
- 23:25 Mortgage misery: The homeowners facing repossession
- 23:25 Six ways China could retaliate in a trade war
- 23:25 Smart meters to cut energy bills by just £11, say MPs
- 06:47 Dol-y-Moch: Re-living childhood days at the 'slimy lake'
- 06:47 Gareth Shaw: If you’re not claiming marriage allowance, why not?
- 06:47 Susan Dalgety: Embrace legacy of Otis and Elvis in the name of freedom
- 06:47 Child-friendly gigs praised by parents
- 06:47 Brian Wilson: There’s a sinister side to Sturgeon’s new Catalan friend
- 06:47 Rare 50p coin sells for staggering £840 on eBay
- 06:47 Stephen Jardine: I was wrong about the future of restaurants
- 06:47 Watch: Moment police raid Nuneaton home and find thousands of...
- 06:47 Thatcher ‘Eurosceptic’ speech was never meant to be anti-EU,...
- 06:47 Foreign Secretary calls on Nato members to increase defence spending
- 06:47 MPs visit farm to highlight ‘crisis’ of berry picker shortage
- 06:47 Brian Wilson: The weakness of May and Corbyn has been exposed
- 06:47 John McLellan: The blood on the Brexit carpet can’t be ignored
- 06:47 Johnny Vegas reveals dramatic weight loss after split from wife
- 06:47 Jane Bradley: The sad end of this sporting life
- 06:47 Leader comment: Girl Guide badges to include actual Moon-walking?
- 06:47 This is when all the new Cathedral Lanes restaurants are opening
- 06:47 Girlguides ditch home making for mixology in culture change
- 06:47 Long-term CJD survivor at centre of legal protection battle
- 06:47 Person injured 'by falling object' near Coventry city centre - recap
- 06:47 Now That’s What I Call Music! hits 100th edition
- 06:47 Watch: Rare 200mph supercar cruises along M40