News archive from 15 June 2012, page 7

Rent, debts and pensions: Financial issues in your 20s

Rent, debts and pensions: Financial issues in your 20s

On Father's Day this Sunday, sons and daughters across the UK will be thanking their dads for all their support over the last year. A raft of reports and statistics over recent days suggest that they have much to be grateful for. More and more...

BBC, 00:14 in Business
 
MY SIX BEST BOOKS- MICHEL ROUX JR

MY SIX BEST BOOKS- MICHEL ROUX JR

THE SECRET SEVEN by Enid Blyton Hachette, £4.99 I was an avid reader of Enid Blyton especially The Secret Seven stories. I love the escapism. They taught me lots of things: about spelling, life and to always carry a handkerchief. They were always...

 
EURO 2012: SPAIN 4 - REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 0: END OF AN EIRE

EURO 2012: SPAIN 4 - REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 0: END OF AN EIRE

FERNANDO TORRES proved that all good things come to those who wait as Spain put on a footballing masterclass to send Ireland packing. Overlooked against Italy in favour of Cesc Fabregas – who scored their only goal in that 1-1 draw – Torres was back...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Iain Gray: More to apprenticeships than meets the eye

Iain Gray: More to apprenticeships than meets the eye

SOLVING youth unemployment crisis can't just be a numbers game, says Iain Gray This week has seen a spat over apprenticeship numbers. With 100,000 young Scots out of work, and long-term youth unemployment having quadrupled in the past year, training...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Politics
 
LIONS SEAL DEAL WITH WARREN GATLAND

LIONS SEAL DEAL WITH WARREN GATLAND

Lions bosses have met with the Wales coach at his home in New Zealand, where he has been recovering from a freak accident. Gatland broke both heels after falling off a ladder but insists he will be fit to lead the 2013 tourists to Australia. WRU chief...

 
TORCH SOUND TRILOGY, MENIER CHOCOLATE FACTORY, LONDON

TORCH SOUND TRILOGY, MENIER CHOCOLATE FACTORY, LONDON

The trilogy tells a story that unfolds over several years and was first performed in three stand-alone episodes. It is regarded as an iconic pre-Aids piece but the problem then and now is that only one of the three plays is any good. In the first,...

 
TASTY CAVIAR

TASTY CAVIAR

BLACK CAVIAR, the heavyweight champion of the sprinting world, is “rock hard fit and ready to go” at Royal Ascot next week. That was the verdict of her racing manager Jeff O'Connor after Australia's unbeaten heroine of 21 races cantered for...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
Joyce McMillan: Men of straw abandon democracy

Joyce McMillan: Men of straw abandon democracy

IF THE Leveson Inquiry has revealed anything it is the base self-interest of politicians with no real integrity, writes Joyce McMillan At the Royal Courts of Justice in the Strand, the Leveson Inquiry grinds on, slowly teasing out the detail of the...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Politics
 
Arsonists cost town taxpayers £2m

Arsonists cost town taxpayers £2m

ARSON attacks cost taxpayers in Hartlepool more than £2m last year. The shock figure works out as £22.79 per person in the town for the last 12 months. The total cost of deliberate blazes across the Cleveland Fire Brigade area was almost £17m. And...

 
TIGER WOODS LOOKS IN TOTAL CONTROL AT OLYMPIC

TIGER WOODS LOOKS IN TOTAL CONTROL AT OLYMPIC

His performance in doing so again yesterday in the demanding surroundings of Olympic bodes well for a repeat this weekend. Woods' one-under-par 69 was a renaissance display, reminiscent of his great days. If he can repeat the level of control he...

 
STAGE REVIEW: HENRY V, GLOBE THEATRE, LONDON

STAGE REVIEW: HENRY V, GLOBE THEATRE, LONDON

Is Shakespeare's rallying history play a celebration of national glory as the young Lancastrian King Henry V invades France and wins an against-the-odds victory at Agincourt? Or is it conversely an anti-war satire which undermines some of the grand...

 
SURPRISE ENGLAND SNUB HITS ACE DANNY BROUGH

SURPRISE ENGLAND SNUB HITS ACE DANNY BROUGH

STEVE McNAMARA has handed England debuts to three players for tomorrow's game against the Exiles. But there was a surprise snub for Danny Brough. Huddersfield half-back Brough, 29, suffered his second successive England heartache after being...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 
George Kerevan: Who are champions of economic rationality?

George Kerevan: Who are champions of economic rationality?

IS TARTAN romanticism blinding us in our vision of the financial future for an independent Scotland, asks George Kerevan Here is a question for your next pub quiz: what part of Britain uses the euro as the official currency? Answer: the Sovereign Base...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Politics
 
TOBY FLOOD TAKES HEART FROM NEW BLOOD

TOBY FLOOD TAKES HEART FROM NEW BLOOD

Yet at the same time the England coach has moved Manu Tuilagi from outside to an unfamiliar inside-centre role designed far more with a view to stopping the South Africans than augmenting Flood's attacking possibilities. It is a contradiction, albeit...

 
STAGE REVIEW: FLAWLESS/ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET, HAMMERSMITH APOLLO

STAGE REVIEW: FLAWLESS/ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET, HAMMERSMITH APOLLO

The story revolving around four high school students trying to teach their wicked time-manipulating professor a lesson is not the most sophisticated but we're not here for that. Choreographed and directed by Flawless's Marlon “Swoosh” Wallen and the...

 


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