News archive from 11 December 2013, page 9

Carter tirade for Old Etonians

Downton Abbey star Jim Carter, who plays Mr Carson the butler in the hit period drama, has hit out at the "old Etonians" who he says are still running the country. The actor, whose character is a stickler for tradition in the downstairs half...

 

Hull boss Bruce eyes £3.5m swoop for Marseille striker Ayew

0 View comments Hull are interested in a £3.5million January deal for Marseille striker Jordan Ayew. The 22-year-old has scored just twice in 19 games for he French club, but Tigers boss Steve Bruce wants to sign the Ghanaian when the transfer window...

Daily Mail, 08:35 in Sport
 
Will the G8 dementia summit improve care in the UK?

Will the G8 dementia summit improve care in the UK?

“Person-centred” care involves treating people with dementia as individuals. Photograph: Gary Calton Faced with what has been variously described as a "looming epidemic", a "tsunami" and a "ticking time bomb" the prime...

Guardian, 08:36 in Health
 

Thick fog causes travel disruption

Thick fog has caused another day of flight chaos for air passengers and also affected ferry services. The poor visibility led to 40 flights being cancelled at Heathrow airport in west London, while at London City Airport in London's Docklands nearly...

 

Graham: I never regretted leaving Swansea despite scoring one goal in nearly a year

Hull striker Danny Graham insists he has never regretted leaving Swansea, and hopes he can now reward the faith of Tigers' boss Steve Bruce after ending his goal drought against his former employers. The 28-year-old left the Liberty Stadium to join...

Daily Mail, 08:35 in Sport
 

Educate customers on waste - Tesco

Fussy customers who reject m isshapen fruit and vegetables need to be educated about food waste, Tesco has told MPs. The supermarket said "wonky" produce often ends up in the bin, despite it being fine to eat, because customers will only...

 
Doctors more likely to receive a complaint than ever before

Doctors more likely to receive a complaint than ever before

The Medical Protection Society has seen claims from UK members rise by 40% from 2011 to 2012. Photograph: Alamy It is a source of increasing concern to doctors that they are more likely to be the subject of a complaint or claim than ever before. This...

Guardian, 08:36 in Health
 

Vieira leads City U19s side to UEFA Youth League knockouts at expense of Bayern

Patrick Vieira has successfully guided Manchester City into the knockout stages of the UEFA Youth League after his under-19 side clung on for a hard-fought draw away to 10-man Bayern Munich. City went into the game in Germany in the knowledge that...

Daily Mail, 08:35 in Sport
 
The communities driving through change for people with dementia

The communities driving through change for people with dementia

Glennys Glover's Mainline Sevens taxi firm in Salford is training its staffin a 'dementia-friendly' approach to its customers. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian It was when Bert started ringing up for a taxi in the middle of the night...

Guardian, 08:36 in Health
 
US Budget Deal Should Avoid New Shutdown

US Budget Deal Should Avoid New Shutdown

Congressional negotiators have staged a rare show of bipartisanship to reach a modest US budget agreement, which should eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year. The plan - expected to be approved by both houses of...

 
Accountant fuels gambling addiction with company funds

Accountant fuels gambling addiction with company funds

Buy photos » A TRUSTED accountant with a Leamington car dealership diverted thousands of pounds in payments to his own bank account to help fund his gambling addiction. Jake Tomlinson then walked out when he realised the game was up after one of his...

 
Toilet ruse pair steal camera in distraction burglary

Toilet ruse pair steal camera in distraction burglary

It happened at 1.30pm yesterday, Tuesday, December 10. "A distraction burglary occurred in the area of South Parade in Gainsborough, where a male and female have attended an address asking to use the toilet and for a drink of water," a...

 

FirstGroup rejects investor Sandell's disposal plan

The Financial Times reported that Sandell, which owns about 3 percent of FirstGroup, had urged the firm to sell its businesses in the United States - the Greyhound trans-American bus service and a school bus division. FirstGroup said it was focused on...

Reuters, 08:56 in Business
 

Golden Years: The early days in Europe - From Busby's Babes to Stein's local lads and Nicholson's mighty...

0 View comments LAST FIVE GOLDEN YEARS It's a dog's lifeEngland v Germany specialMemorable outsidersBest of the benchesDefenders special There's always been something special about European competition. Famous matches and great moments over the...

Daily Mail, 08:56 in Sport
 

Man City plot to poach Suarez from Liverpool

AS ARSENAL prepare for their Champions League Italian job in Napoli tonight, the Evening Standard reports that Julian Draxler has dropped his strongest hint yet that he's coming to England next month. But will it be Arsenal or Chelsea?   The...

The Week, 08:57 in Sport
 


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