News archive from 9 November 2012, page 19

China inflation rate dips to 1.7%

China inflation rate dips to 1.7%

China's inflation rate dipped further in October, giving more room to policymakers to implement stimulus measures to spur growth. Consumer prices rose 1.7% from a year earlier. That was down from 1.9% in September and 2.0% in August. China has been...

BBC, 02:07 in Business
 

The Pill can help prevent Alzheimer’s, say scientists

The contraceptive pill could stave off Alzheimer's even years after women stop taking it, new research suggests. Scientists say premenopausal use of hormonal contraceptives may improve the brain power of middle-aged women – with the effects lasting...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

‘Dry up for New Year’ festive boozers told

A MAJOR health charity is urging British drinkers to stop drinking for the whole of January to avoid more than 4.5 million working days being lost to hangovers. Alcohol Concern has issued its Dry January challenge to drinkers, on the back of...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

Parents deny murders of six children

The parents of six children who died when a fire ripped through their home wept in court

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

Prison officers attacked

A PRISONER smashed a television set in his cell and attacked prison officers with shards of the broken glass. The inmate burst through his cell door on the healthcare wing of the G4S-run Birmingham Prison on Wednesday, attacking three staff who were...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

Mentally ill ex-MP used false address to claim cash

A FORMER Labour MP made a series of bogus expense claims, including using an elderly couple's address on a fake invoice, a court has heard. Margaret Moran, 57, is accused of making false claims for £60,000 in parliamentary expenses between 2004-8....

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

Just 25% will be first-time home buyers

Only a quarter of people planning to buy a home next year will be first-time buyers - a share which is still well below the

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

Humbled Malala amazed at amount of well-wishers

A 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan has thanked people around the world for their inspiring and humbling support. Speaking on behalf of Malala Yousafzai exactly a month after she was targeted on a school bus,...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

Nasal spray could replace insulin jabs

A NASAL spray has been developed that could mean an end to daily injections for sufferers of Type 1 diabetes. The spray, successfully tested on rats, delivers insulin to the bloodstream via the nose. Tests showed that one squirt of the spray reduced...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 

MPs ‘have to wait and see’ on Leveson

A SENIOR minister has insisted the Leveson Inquiry's report will not be "quietly buried" but refused to say how the UK Government would consider the document ahead of its publication. Commons Leader Andrew Lansley said he would put...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Hot News
 
Wetherspoon bullish but sales surge ‘is unlikely to last’

Wetherspoon bullish but sales surge ‘is unlikely to last’

Pubs giant JD Wetherspoon yesterday cheered a 7.1 per cent hike in underlying sales as it enjoyed an Olympics lift but said the rate of growth was set to cool. The firm, whose 860-strong estate includes the Alexander Graham Bell in Edinburgh and...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Business
 

Failure to secure jail deals hits G4S

Security giant G4S was one of the heaviest fallers in the top flight yesterday as a failure to win prison contracts was widely interpreted as a snub from the UK government. The company failed in bids to run six prisons, including one it has managed...

Scotsman, 02:08 in Business
 

Shoplifter hit by bus after theft

A Skegness shoplifter who ran away when he set off security alarms in a store, was knocked down by a bus as he tried to make his getaway. Joseph Anthony Finney, 40, of Barnes Crescent, Skegness admitted stealing a pair of Timberland boots valued at...

 
Body is missing Lewis

Body is missing Lewis

THE body of a boy found dead in Doncaster yesterday has been formally identified this afternoon as that of 13-year-old Lewis Morley, known as Lewis Eddleston. Lewis’ body was found in a ditch close to The Boulevard, Edenthorpe, at around 10.30am...

 

U.S. Northeast digs out from snow, gas rationing expands

The unseasonably early winter storm dumped more than a foot (30 cm) of snow on parts of Connecticut on Wednesday and battered the region with 50 mph (80 kph) winds, plunging 300,000 homes and businesses back into darkness. Rides aboard crowded trains...

 


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