News archive from 13 February 2014, page 8

Labour vows 'blue tape' crackdown

Companies that are persistently late paying their suppliers would be exposed under Labour plans to crackdown on so-called business "blue-tape". Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna has pledged to sweep away practices that curb growth and...

 

Grooming gang due to be sentenced

A group of men who groomed vulnerable girls as young as 13 and exploited them for sex will be sentenced today. The offending of taxi driver Shakil Munir and teenagers Sakib Ahmed and his friend Ateeq Latif in Middlesbrough led one senior detective to...

 

Schapelle Corby warned: careless words could land her back in Kerobokan

Schapelle Corby, with her brother-in-law Wayan Widyarta, arrives at the correctional board office in Denpasar on Monday. Photograph: Johannes Christo/AAP Any money Schapelle Corby earns from an exclusive television interview may be safe from...

Guardian, 04:14 in Showbiz
 
Shark Beaten To Death With Metal Pole In Oz

Shark Beaten To Death With Metal Pole In Oz

An Australian man has been fined £9,600 for ramming a baby Great White Shark with his boat, then beating it to death with a pole. Justin Adam Clark, 40, was prosecuted after witnesses told authorities he had used his boat to herd the shark into...

 

Justin Trendall's Temporary Dwellings – art review

Detail from Justin Trendall's Hellespontine Evening II (2013). Photograph: Sarah Cottier Gallery What is new? It’s a vexatious question because “new” connects all the dots of contentious and mostly outdated ideas about the value of art, ideas about...

 
Doncaster business is booming thanks to new websites

Doncaster business is booming thanks to new websites

Business is booming for a whole host of Doncaster companies thanks to their new websites. A specialist team of e-commerce experts at Multi Web Services, based at Hutton Business Park in Adwick-le-Street, built and now maintain bespoke websites for a...

 
Don’t get pressured by threats of action

Don’t get pressured by threats of action

Insolvency expert Paul Moorhead is warning people facing a financial crisis not to feel pressured by threats of legal action. Mr Moorhead, from Rotherham-based insolvency practice Moorhead Savage, says debt collection agencies often use empty legal...

 

Two American soldiers killed in Afghan "insider" attack-officials

The NATO-led coalition confirmed two foreign soldiers had been shot dead, but did not specify their nationality. Two U.S. defence officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said both victims were Americans. Four American soldiers were also...

 

VIDEO: Sit down and enjoy a hot drink at Doncaster theatre for free

South Yorkshire Times readers are being offered a free cup of tea or regular coffee at Doncaster's Cast theatre. Your favourite local paper has teamed up with the Cafe-Bar at the performance venue of our latest Owt Fer Nowt promotion to offer a hot...

 

VIDEO: Sit down and enjoy a hot drink at Doncaster theatre for free

South Yorkshire Times readers are being offered a free cup of tea or regular coffee at Doncaster's Cast theatre. Your favourite local paper has teamed up with the Cafe-Bar at the performance venue of our latest Owt Fer Nowt promotion to offer a hot...

 

SingTel up on positive earnings, leading Singapore index gain

The benchmark Straits Times Index inched up 0.3 percent to 3,044.87 points as of 0418 GMT, while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.4 percent. Ocean Sky International Ltd was the worst performer on the bourse,...

 

The great statins divide: As go-ahead's given for one in four adults to be offered heart drug, one doctor...

The man in my consulting room was in his mid-50s and had arrived complaining of severe chest pain. ‘I’ve had it for a while now, doctor,’ he said, grimacing, ‘it won’t go away.’ I glanced at his notes — an angiogram had showed that his heart was fine,...

Daily Mail, 04:50 in Health
 
Tourism boost as visitors flock to Doncaster

Tourism boost as visitors flock to Doncaster

Doncaster has seen its tourism levels rise over the last year, official figures have revealed. Figures released by Doncaster Council show overall visits to attractions across the borough were up 11 per cent for the first nine months of the 2013/14...

 
At least three killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

At least three killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

The violence was a crescendo to weeks of sporadic demonstrations in the provinces led by opposition hardliners who denounce Maduro for failing to control inflation, crime and product shortages and vow to push him from office. The government says the...

 

2014 Stella prize longlist announced

First-time author Hannah Kent has been tipped as a favourite for the Stella prize for her fictional work Burial Rites. Photograph: Supplied by ABC, Nicholas Purcell/AAP The story of a woman in 1800s Iceland waiting to be hanged, a young footballer in...

 


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