News archive from 8 February 2013
THE legendary Hulk Hogan says it is now or never for TNA Impact Wrestling in their quest to become a monster in the business. Sitting down with the most famous man in the history of pro wrestling is a privilege, and it's a terrifi c gesture that he...
David Leddy's new show harks back to his earlier, funnier work, but he's still exploring weighty topics like laissez-faire economics. By Susan Mansfield DAVID Leddy’s eyes are as playful as a cat’s. “You and I both know, if I say something to you in...
The twenty-fifth installment of Alexander McCall Smith's daily novel, only in The Scotsman Volume 9, Episode 25 Bruntsfield Noir Angus Lordie had left plenty of time for him to walk to his appointment in the out-patients department of the Royal...
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A SCOTTISH Government consultant has conceded he does not expect people to use electric car charging points being installed at as many as 24 new locations across the Capital. A partnership led by Edinburgh City Council has been granted £120,000 from...
I wasn't sure about Carra at first. In training, we all wanted to face him... but he's turned into a great...
Jamie Carragher is a great friend of mine, we played together on his Liverpool debut, but I upset him one day and he came to tell me. One of his great strengths is that he has always believed he would be a top player. But I had been less than...
AT WHAT time the sun comes up has again become a matter of fierce debate in Russia - and one that may reflect the sinking stature of prime minister Dmitry Medvedev. Mr Medvedev declared yesterday that he had no immediate intention of reversing his...
A BUS operated by Zambia's postal service carrying passengers toward its capital Lusaka smashed into a lorry and another car yesterday, killing at least 53 people. The crash happened near the town of Chifamba, about 60 miles north of Lusaka. Images...
China's new leader has said the ruling Communist Party should tolerate "sharp" outside criticism, in comments that signal a potential departure from its iron grip on all aspects of Chinese life. State media said general secretary Xi Jinping...
Former Belarusian leader Stanislav Shushkevich has claimed a historic 1991 document that proclaimed the death of the Soviet Union is missing from the archives. He discovered it was gone while working on his memoirs. He believes it has been stolen,...
A MANHUNT was under way last night for a former Los Angeles police officer who has threatened "warfare" on ex-colleagues after two weekend killings and a shooting on Wednesday that left one officer dead and another critically wounded....
PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin has fired a top Russian Olympic official after publicly ridiculing him on a visit to half-finished sports complexes planned for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, a project dogged by reports of corruption and construction...
SCOTLAND'S life sciences industry has secured a share of a £169 million European Union drug research programme, which could trigger a wave of further investment across the sector. Glenn Crocker, whose BioCity Group teamed up with Dundee University to...
MORE than half of Scotland's
remaining HMV stores will close within the next two months as part of a UK-wide cull that
administrators hope will secure a rescue deal for the stricken music retailer. Administrator Deloitte...
OUTPUT from Britain's manufacturing sector grew at twice the rate economists had expected in December, raising hopes that the UK may avoid a triple-dip recession in the spring. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) yesterday showed...
- 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