News archive from 13 November 2014, page 3

AT&T to pause fibre spending on net neutrality uncertainty

The statement from AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson is the first move by an Internet service provider in response to President Barack Obama's unexpected call on the Federal Communications Commission on Monday to regulate these...

 
Scotmid toasts deal for rollout of Bargain Booze

Scotmid toasts deal for rollout of Bargain Booze

THE Bargain Booze brand seen on hundreds of off-licences in England and Wales is set to launch north of the Border after Scotmid struck a deal with an Aim-listed company. Under the agreement with Conviviality Retail, Scotmid will be the exclusive...

Scotsman, 00:42 in Business
 

Japan manufacturers' mood up; outlook weak - Reuters Tankan

Sentiment among service companies slid for the second straight month to its lowest in a year, the Reuters Tankan showed, as retailers continued to feel the pain from a sales tax hike in April. The monthly survey, which closely tracks the Bank of...

Reuters, 00:43 in Business
 

Space standard for new homes sought

A space standard for new homes in England could save developers and councils £114 million a year, the communities minister has said. But others have raised concerns that the measures are likely to make buying a house more difficult for the less...

 

EXCLUSIVE: Simple four-month diet cuts misery of arthritis sufferers

Tens of thousands of sufferers could be spared from undergoing devastating knee replacements every year by following an easy diet plan. Experts have found that people who lost just 10 per cent of their body weight had a 30 per cent increase in their...

 

Does your hair give away your real age?

Recent research suggests that thin, dull and damaged locks can add up to a decade to our looks. Just like skin, hair becomes thinner as we age. Figures released by the NHS revealed that more than eight million women suffer from hair loss to some...

 

Space standard for new homes sought

A space standard for new homes in England could save developers and councils £114 million a year, the communities minister has said. But others have raised concerns that the measures are likely to make buying a house more difficult for the less...

 

William tells of Remembrance hope

Young people must stand alongside older generations in honouring those who made wartime sacrifices for Britain, the Duke of Cambridge has said. Speaking at a gala dinner in London to mark the 10th anniversary of the charity SkillForce, Prince William...

 

Report highlights growth in North

The North of England contributed 6% more to the national economy than Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland combined, a new report by an independent think tank has suggested. But the IPPR North report also concluded that in the decade to 2012, the...

 

Pamela is booted off The Apprentice

Apprentice contestant Pamela Uddin found it was "game over" as she was given the boot from the BBC1 show after touting a disastrous dating boardgame. The assistant brand manager from Dublin was fired by Lord Sugar when her team had sales...

 

Keane calls police to hotel

Roy Keane called police to the hotel where the Republic of Ireland team are staying ahead of a Euro 2016 qualifier after an incident involving a member of the public, the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) said. The team's assistant manager made...

 

Fake Sheikh images aired on BBC

A television expose of undercover journalist Mazher Mahmood was aired last night featuring up-to-date images of the ''Fake Sheikh''. The Panorama episode was previously postponed due to legal action brought by Mr Mahmood. He had argued in court that...

 

Stephen's father in diagnosis plea

A campaign to tackle bowel cancer has been backed by a panel of medical experts as well as the father of Stephen Sutton, the fundraising teenager who died from the disease. Bowel Cancer UK is calling for better diagnosis and treatment for people under...

 

Hunt to promote new IT to cut costs

The NHS must use new technology better to slash costs, Jeremy Hunt will say as part of a package of efficiency measures needed to prevent it running out of cash. A new strategy document published by health and social care chiefs promises to give all...

 
Chelsea set to announce £20m profits in annual financial results

Chelsea set to announce £20m profits in annual financial results

Chelsea are set to announce profits of almost £20m and a record turnover of around £320m when the Premier League leaders release their annual financial results. Having run up losses of more than £600m during Roman Abramovich’s first ten years at the...

Guardian, 00:48 in Sport
 


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