News archive from 9 January 2013, page 14

Did you have a few too many late nights over Christmas Graham? Presenter looks ruffled as he leaves BBC...

He is known for his boundless enthusiasm and perky manner... but we're all entitled to have an off-day.Graham Norton's busy TV and radio schedule - and perhaps a busy party season over Christmas - looked as if it was taking its toll as he left BBC...

 

Mothers share the blame for children’s fear of jabs

New mothers could be responsible for passing on their fears about vaccinations to their children. According to scientific research, babies of first-time mothers express more pain during routine vaccinations than those of experienced mothers....

Scotsman, 02:07 in Health
 

Earth will escape asteroid collision

AN ASTEROID, 900 ft wide, will make the latest in a series of close approaches to the Earth today. Scientists have ruled out any possibility of a cataclysmic collision – yet – but there remains a non-negligible chance of the asteroid Apophis, named...

 

Labour to force vote on rail fares

Jan 9 2013 Labour will force a Commons vote on proposals for super-peak train fares in a bid to derail Government plans. Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle said the new higher fares, if implemented, could either force ordinary commuters off...

 

Councils cut road safety spending

Jan 9 2013 Councils are making huge profits from parking charges while cutting road safety spending, according to newly published figures. Local authorities in England took more than £411 million in parking charges in 2011/12 - an increase of almost...

 

Health regulator criticised by MPs

Jan 9 2013 The regulator of health and social care in England has not earned public confidence, a scathing report by MPs has concluded. Failures in the registration process and the handling of a whistleblowing board member have "further...

 

STOCKS NEWS SINGAPORE-United Envirotech at 8-yr high after KKR investment

KKR said on Tuesday it will buy shares in United Envirotech at S$0.50 per share, which represents an 8.5 percent premium to the volume weighted average price for the last 30 trading days. "With such a big and well-known fund investing in United...

 

Panasonic, in one-upmanship, unveils biggest OLED TV

The half-inch thick, 56-inch television, based on organic light-emitting diode technology, is a mere inch bigger than ones offered up by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics a year ago in Las Vegas. The technology in theory allows for thinner...

 

Texas school can force teenager to wear locator chip - judge

U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia said the San Antonio Northside School District had the right to expel sophomore Andrea Hernandez, 15, from a magnet school at Jay High School, because she refused to wear the device, which is required of all...

 

Organ donation facts and stats

According to NHS Blood and Transplant, between April 1 2011 and March 31 2012 - - 3,960 organ transplants were carried out, thanks to the generosity of 2,143 donors. - 1,107 lives were saved in the UK through a heart, lung, liver or combined...

 
Court ruling keeps RocknRoll lifestyle out of the newspapers

Court ruling keeps RocknRoll lifestyle out of the newspapers

ACTRESS Kate Winslet's husband won a High Court battle yesterday to stop a tabloid newspaper printing photos taken at a private fancy dress party with an "outrageous" theme. Ned RocknRoll, 34, said there was no public interest in the Sun...

Scotsman, 02:29 in Hot News
 

Tribute to schoolgirl crash victim

The "charming" and "bubbly" girl who died in a crash involving a vehicle that was being pursued by police will be missed by her entire school, her headteacher said yesterday. Wiktoria Was, 13, was travelling with her mother, father...

Scotsman, 02:29 in Hot News
 

Supermarket jobs bonanza announced

More than one in ten seasonal jobs created by supermarket giant Sainsbury's over Christmas have been made permanent. Around 20,000 temporary staff were taken to deal with the rush, and the retailer has decided to make 2,336 of the posts permanent jobs.

Scotsman, 02:29 in Hot News
 

Savers are dealt a crippling blow

Hard-pressed savers will be lucky to find an account paying an introductory bonus this year. The number of savings accounts offering bonuses has shrunk sharply since a government scheme aiming to help borrowers was launched, according to consumer...

Scotsman, 02:29 in Hot News
 
Former UBS client In Florida pleads guilty to tax evasion

Former UBS client In Florida pleads guilty to tax evasion

Mary Estelle Curran pleaded guilty in United States District Court in West Palm Beach, Florida, to two charges of filing false tax returns that failed to report her UBS (UBSN.VX) accounts from 2001 to 2007, court papers show. Curran's UBS accounts...

Reuters, 02:42 in Business
 


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