News archive from 15 October 2013, page 3

Labour in manifesto scrutiny bid

Labour has challenged Chancellor George Osborne to back changes to the law to allow independent scrutiny of tax and spend proposals in the general election manifestos of the main political parties. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls announced at Labour's...

 

Saints midfielder Davis backs O'Neill for Northern Ireland contract extension

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis insists the players are firmly behind manager Michael O'Neill. Results in World Cup qualifying have been poor, not least defeats by Luxembourg and Azerbaijan in the side's last two outings. But before Tuesday's...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

De Bruyne keeps it cool on falling out of favour at Chelsea after Mourinho warning

Kevin de Bruyne is refusing to panic about his peripheral role at Chelsea after falling out of favour under Jose Mourinho. The Belgium forward was not selected for the Champions League trip to Steaua Bucharest or for the following fixture at Norwich...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Finished? Dunne's just had nine clean sheets in a row! QPR defender opens up about return to fitness and form

There have been a few adjectives used to describe Richard Dunne over the years. Fearless, tough, reliable, hard. But there was one in particular against which he has railed for over a year now: Finished. As the veteran defender sips a cuppa at QPR's...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Kidney cancer symptoms highlighted

A campaign has been launched to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer as new figures were revealed showing a rise in the number of kidney cancer cases over the past decade. West Bromwich Albion Football Club and singer-songwriter Peter...

 

Confidence in job security falls

Confidence in job security has fallen over the past year, although few workers fear being unemployed for longer than six months if they were to be made redundant, according to new research. A study among more than 2,600 adults by Legal & General...

 

Hollywood: Baker Ruby 'not my type'

The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood has denied giving preferential treatment to 21-year-old contestant Ruby Tandoh because of her looks. The TV judge spoke out after fans of the hit BBC2 show pointed to an on-screen flirtation between the...

 

Concerns over Government 'tsars'

Concerns have been raised about "major shortfalls" in the system of Government policy "tsars", as a study revealed that ministers have appointed more than 100 since the Coalition came to office in 2010. An independent blueprint for...

 

Labour in manifesto scrutiny bid

Labour has challenged Chancellor George Osborne to back changes to the law to allow independent scrutiny of tax and spend proposals in the general election manifestos of the main political parties. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls announced at Labour's...

 

Women prisoners 'exposed to abuse'

Private contractors exposed w omen prisoners to "intimidation and abuse" by forcing them to travel in escort vans with male inmates. An unannounced inspection of the largest women's prison in Europe, HMP Holloway, found joint-venture firm...

 

PM targets 'pointless' EU red tape

David Cameron called for swifter action to sweep away "pointless" EU red tape as he published a Government-commissioned report by business leaders of the 30 worst threats to small firms. The Prime Minister said member states and the European...

 

Pollution linked to low birthweight

Pregnant women who are exposed to even low levels of air pollution are at an increased risk of giving birth at term to low birthweight babies, according to a large-scale study. Air pollutants - in particular fine particulates found in traffic fumes...

 

Kidney cancer symptoms highlighted

A campaign has been launched to highlight the symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer as new figures were revealed showing a rise in the number of kidney cancer cases over the past decade. West Bromwich Albion Football Club and singer-songwriter Peter...

 

Hollywood: Baker Ruby 'not my type'

The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood has denied giving preferential treatment to 21-year-old contestant Ruby Tandoh because of her looks. The TV judge spoke out after fans of the hit BBC2 show pointed to an on-screen flirtation between the...

 

Confidence in job security falls

Confidence in job security has fallen over the past year, although few workers fear being unemployed for longer than six months if they were to be made redundant, according to new research. A study among more than 2,600 adults by Legal & General...

 


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