News archive from 8 March 2015, page 9

Exclusive - Foreign banks tighten lending rules for China state-backed firms

Singapore's DBS Group (DBSM.SI), which recently suffered a loss on a bad loan to an SOE-related firm it had assessed as risk-free, plans to launch a 'decision grid' to assess the creditworthiness of SOEs, according to draft internal risk guidelines...

Reuters, 08:04 in Business
 
Heartbroken family accuse hospital of dreadful failures after cancer patient was left to fall to his death following NINE HOUR wait on A&E trolley

Heartbroken family accuse hospital of dreadful failures after cancer patient was left to fall to his death...

A FORMER police officer died after falling from a hospital bed hours after being admitted with an infection. The family of Alan Rennie claim a request to put a protective rail around the bed was ignored by staff at Wishaw General Hospital. Yesterday...

 
Wife-beater jailed after blazing independence referendum row with fellow Jeremy Kyle TV guests

Wife-beater jailed after blazing independence referendum row with fellow Jeremy Kyle TV guests

A WIFE-BEATER who appeared twice on The Jeremy Kyle Show has been jailed after a blazing row with a couple who also appeared on the controversial programme. Matthew Quinn, 26, was arrested after arguing with fellow daytime TV “stars” Samantha Hall and...

 

Happy International Women’s Day! Here’s 15 reasons why being a woman is frigging amazing

Ladies of the world, happy International Women’s Day! As busy women with (delete as appropriate) school/ jobs/ kids/ demanding partners/ demanding cats/ a million little things to do each and every goddam day, it’s rare that we take the time...

Metro, 08:07 in Lifestyle
 
Attacker jailed after breaking money collector's cheekbone when he called for cash

Attacker jailed after breaking money collector's cheekbone when he called for cash

A MAN who went to a house in Scunthorpe to collect some money ended up having his cheekbone and toe fractured, a court heard. Grimsby Crown Court was told the man was driven to Peacock Street in Scunthorpe to collect money from Gary Wilson shortly...

 
New bar opens its doors to drinkers in Scunthorpe town centre

New bar opens its doors to drinkers in Scunthorpe town centre

A new bar is celebrating after opening in Scunthorpe town centre. And business has been brisk at the newly-opened Mulligans. The 300-capacity sports bar in Normanby Road has been rebranded following its closure last September as a Riley's outlet....

 

It's true...we really don't like Mondays: A quarter of us suffer from 'Sunday night insomnia' and are...

A quarter of us suffer from 'Sunday night insomnia' – and it's all down to our fears of starting a new working week. Even commuting causes fretful nights, with 10 per cent of Britons too worried about their journey to work on Mondays to enjoy a proper...

Daily Mail, 08:13 in Health
 

Masterchef returns: Gregg and I are like "an old married couple" says John Torode

As MasterChef returns for a new series, judge John Torode is priming his taste buds. The Aussie chef tells Jeananne Craig about the twists and turns in store John Torode and Gregg Wallace may have spent the past decade hosting MasterChef together, but...

 
New Rangers chief Dave King invites Ibrox legend John Greig to directors' box for his first home game in charge

New Rangers chief Dave King invites Ibrox legend John Greig to directors' box for his first home game in...

DAVE King has revealed Rangers legend John Greig will be the guest of honour at Ibrox on Tuesday night as the new board take the club back to the future. The first call King made after taking over on Friday was to the iconic former player and manager,...

 

Chinese cooldown and Greek funding in focus

China should provide further hints of the challenges it faces after the world's No. 2 economy depicted its "new normal" last week -- a growth target of 7 percent for this year, the lowest for quarter of a century. Chinese retail sales growth...

Reuters, 08:23 in Business
 

China central bank says M2 growth expectations should be flexible - report

While assessing M2 supply is a useful indicator of economic health, as conditions change the connection between M2, the effect of macro-economic regulation and control, inflation and economic growth becomes unstable, the paper reported Zhou as telling...

Reuters, 08:23 in Business
 
Abseiler airlifted to hospital after falling 20ft while climbing in The Roaches

Abseiler airlifted to hospital after falling 20ft while climbing in The Roaches

A CLIMBER was rushed to hospital after suffering a dramatic fall in the Staffordshire Moorlands. West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) confirmed the man, believed to be in his 20s, fell roughly 20ft while attempting to abseil down Hen Cloud Rock in...

 
Derby shoplifter jailed for stealing SIX times in less than one month

Derby shoplifter jailed for stealing SIX times in less than one month

A SHOPLIFTER has been jailed for 36 weeks for stealing from stores on six occasions in less than a month. Jason Horner, 27, of Hartington Street, Derby, admitted six counts of theft between December 28 and January 24, when he appeared at Southern...

 

What are you doing up there? Man spotted on top of Westminster Palace

A man who sparked an alert after getting onto the roof at the Palace of Westminster has been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and trespassing. Emergency services including police negotiators, London Fire Brigade and London Ambulance Service...

Metro, 08:27 in Hot News
 

Derby man scales the mountain heights in memory of dad

WHEN Andrew Stewart reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, his first thoughts were of his father - who was his inspiration for taking on the challenge. Dad Alistair died last year and Andrew completed the 5,895 metres climb in his memory. Growing...

 


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