News archive from 8 December 2012, page 14

St Andrews University choir in race for Xmas No 1

St Andrews University choir in race for Xmas No 1

A CHOIR from a Scottish university are in the running for the Christmas number one with a song lamenting the demise of the festive holiday. Watch the video here The Other Guys, an all-male a capella singing troupe from St Andrews, have reached number...

 

National Theatre of Scotland set for autism-friendly Christmas show

THE National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) is to stage Scotland's first ever autism-friendly Christmas show later this month. Working in conjunction with the National Autistic Society (NAS) Scotland and theatre operator ON at Fife, the NTS has designed a...

 

Notorious BIG autopsy released

US authorities have released a long-sealed post-mortem report showing that rapper Notorious BIG was shot four times in a 1997 drive-by shooting in Los Angeles which remains unsolved. The report describes one of the shots as fatal to the Ready To Die...

 

Notorious BIG autopsy released

US authorities have released a long-sealed post-mortem report showing that rapper Notorious BIG was shot four times in a 1997 drive-by shooting in Los Angeles which remains unsolved. The report describes one of the shots as fatal to the Ready To Die...

 

Johnnie Walker’s Asian ‘embassy’ is a bar, but not as you know it

IT IS the kind of welcome in China of which Alex Salmond dreams. Scotland’s national tipple has proven so popular in Shanghai that Diageo Johnnie Walker House has now opened a second property in the country’s capital, Beijing, to cope with the huge...

Scotsman, 02:39 in Hot News
 

The Clintons: a couple who have energised the peace process

BILL and Hillary Clinton have been credited with playing a key role in helping Northern Ireland's divided communities make major strides towards peace. Their role in the process started in 1992, when then Governor Clinton of Arkansas made a pledge to...

Scotsman, 02:39 in Hot News
 

Analysis: Clinton repeats familiar mantra for peace

Hilary Clinton is no stranger to Northern Ireland. In the 1990s, she was a constant companion during her presidential husband, Bill’s, doveish interventions in the protracted peace process, even switching on the Christmas lights outside Belfast City...

Scotsman, 02:39 in Hot News
 

The bad boy turned good: Why James Arthur could break the X Factor's curse on it's male winners

It's safe to say previous male winners of The X Factor have failed to make the album sales so many predicted.However, there's one singer in tonight's final that is determined he will sell records - regardless of whether he wins or not - James Arthur....

 

Tamzin Outhwaite looks picture perfect as she shows off post-baby figure four months after giving birth

She only gave birth to her second child four months ago, but actress Tamzin Outhwaite is already back in great shape. The ex-EastEnders star, who gave birth to second child Marnie Mae Ellis in August, appears to have shrunk in size as she arrived at...

 

Notorious BIG autopsy released

US authorities have released a long-sealed post-mortem report showing that rapper Notorious BIG was shot four times in a 1997 drive-by shooting in Los Angeles which remains unsolved. The report describes one of the shots as fatal to the Ready To Die...

 

Notorious BIG autopsy released

US authorities have released a long-sealed post-mortem report showing that rapper Notorious BIG was shot four times in a 1997 drive-by shooting in Los Angeles which remains unsolved. The report describes one of the shots as fatal to the Ready To Die...

 

Lottery cash for Calderdale cafe club

The Old Library Group will convert the building at Cornholme, Todmorden, which closed several years ago. It will have internet access, help promote healthy eating as well as provide a place for people to meet and socialise. Money will be raised...

 
STONES WILL ROLL AT SANDY CONCERT

STONES WILL ROLL AT SANDY CONCERT

The Stones join a trio of 1960s British rock royalty on the bill, including Sir Paul McCartney, The Who and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters. Other artists appearing are Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Eric Clapton, Eddie...

 

Myanmar government apologises to monks over mine protest injuries

Minister of Religious Affairs Myint Maung made a formal apology to 29 senior monks and said police regretted the incident, state-owned television reported late on Friday. Activists said at least 50 people had been injured when riot police moved in at...

 
BRADFORD TO BATTLE FA CUP BAN

BRADFORD TO BATTLE FA CUP BAN

BRADFORD CITY are to appeal against being kicked out of the FA Cup for fielding an ineligible player. The League Two side did not have permission for on-loan Newcastle defender Curtis Good to play in the second round tie against Brentford. The match...

Daily Star, 03:13 in Sport
 


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