News archive from 12 March 2013, page 8

Agnetha Faeltskog to release new album

AGNETHA Faeltskog, former singer with Swedish pop sensation Abba, is to release her first album in nine years. The 62-year-old, largely regarded as the most reclusive member of the band, released heartfelt ballad When You Really Love Someone yesterday...

 
Campaigners: Rapists are guilty, not drunk victims

Campaigners: Rapists are guilty, not drunk victims

CAMPAIGNERS are concerned that remarks made by Scotland's leading sex crimes prosecutor, who warned that young people who drink too much leave themselves vulnerable to rapists, could lead to victims blaming themselves for being attacked. Alison Di...

Scotsman, 00:41 in Politics
 

Bring it on! Bentley says fans should be allowed to abuse players if they want

David Bentley wants to see fans dishing out more abuse from the stands to players during matches.The Blackburn Rovers midfielder relished the abuse he received during their goalless FA Cup quarter-final draw against Millwall on Sunday and even goaded...

Daily Mail, 00:45 in Sport
 

Barca expect Arsenal bid for £8.5m Valdes while Reina remains on Wenger's radar

Barcelona expect Arsenal to bid for goalkeeper Victor Valdes in the summer. The 31-year-old is available for £8.5million after saying he will quit the club this summer with one year remaining on his contract.

Daily Mail, 00:45 in Sport
 

Taking it in his stride: Henderson's star ride Sprinter Sacre is odds on to be side by side with greats...

His trainer says he has the "wow factor', his jockey that he is as "close to perfection' as a steeplechaser gets.By Tuesday evening, after the two-mile Queen Mother Champion Chase, the wider world could be hailing Sprinter Sacre as successor...

Daily Mail, 00:45 in Sport
 

REVEALED: The hotel has everything Roy's boys could possibly want! England's luxury base for Brazil...

England's luxury Rio base for their clash with Brazil this summer could not be further from the sterile surroundings of the Royal Bafokeng Sports Campus in Rustenburg, where Fabio Capello's squad were installed for the 2010 World Cup. The Windsor...

Daily Mail, 00:45 in Sport
 

Two bailed over school sex probe

Mar 12 2013 Two men arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and false imprisonment at an Islamic girls' school have been released on bail. A third man arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment at the school in Lancaster has been released without...

 

TV condemned over tobacco depiction

Mar 12 2013 Showing cigarette brands on fictional TV shows is "unnecessary" and of "questionable legality", experts have said after they found that tobacco branding is "particularly common" in popular soap Coronation...

 

UK house sales reach two-year high

UK house sales reached their highest level in more than two-and-a-half years last month as confidence continued to return to the market, surveyors said yesterday. The sales jump helped to send expectations that house prices are set to increase in the...

Scotsman, 00:50 in Hot News
 

Qatada: Judgement reserved in bid to have ruling overturned

THE Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on a bid by Home Secretary Theresa May to overturn a decision allowing radical preacher Abu Qatada, below, to stay in the UK. Mrs May’s legal team submitted in a one-day hearing in London that he was a...

Scotsman, 00:50 in Hot News
 

FTSE passes 6,500 despite bank falls

Worries over harsher banking reforms proposed by a Westminster commission failed to derail the market yesterday, with the FTSE 100 passing another milestone despite little news to excite traders. Chris Beauchamp, market analyst at IG, said: “It’s been...

Scotsman, 00:51 in Business
 

Disastrous! Everton captain Neville left embarrassed by his own display in FA Cup defeat to Wigan

Phil Neville described Everton's crushing FA Cup exit as "disastrous' yesterday and admitted he was "embarrassed' by his own contribution.Everton's Wembley hopes were destroyed after a calamitous first half at Goodison Park on Saturday, as...

Daily Mail, 00:53 in Sport
 

'I have total faith in McDermott' says Reading owner Zingarevich... just months later, the manager is sacked

Anton Zingarevich's decision to sack Brian McDermott with nine games to go marks a profound change to the stance the Russian millionaire revealed to Sportsmail last November.Angered by reports linking Reading with Dick Advocaat, he took the unusual...

Daily Mail, 00:53 in Sport
 

Gig review: Status Quo, Academy, Glasgow

STATUS Quo, the most appropriately named band in the rockosphere, try something different with their latest tour. Status Quo Academy, Glasgow *** Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt, the group linchpins since the late 1960s, have reunited with two old...

 

Gig review: The Colin Currie Group, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

IT'S astonishing the sonic richness that you can build from a simple rhythm - well, if you're Steve Reich, that is. The Colin Currie Group Glasgow Royal Concert Hall ***** His early minimalist masterpiece Drumming conjures well over an hour of music...

 


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