News archive from 16 November 2014, page 11

Call for consultant death rates

Penalties will be enforced against hospital consultants who refuse to publish patient death rates, the medical director of NHS England has said. The move is necessary to help with quality of care, Sir Bruce Keogh told the Sunday Times. It is expected...

 
G20: union leaders complain Tony Abbott downgraded their status

G20: union leaders complain Tony Abbott downgraded their status

Trade union leaders have complained they have been subject to an effective lockout from the heart of G20 discussions by Tony Abbott, the summit’s host. Frances O’Grady, the general secretary of the British Trades Union Congress, said the Australian...

 
Mike Pejic: Why would Stoke City sell Asmir Begovic to Liverpool for £10m?

Mike Pejic: Why would Stoke City sell Asmir Begovic to Liverpool for £10m?

THERE are rumours that Liverpool are sniffing around Asmir Begovic again - and it would surprise me more if they weren't true than if they were. He is a class act and any club who is pushing for the Champions League must be thinking he could be just...

 
ECHO COMMENT: RE can help all of us gain useful skills

ECHO COMMENT: RE can help all of us gain useful skills

The introduction of a broader GCSE exam in religious education is to be welcomed. But it's not just pupils who are set to benefit from raising the profile of the subject. We can all reap the rewards by making the effort to discover what faith really...

 
Man Utd and former Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata targeted by Atletico Madrid

Man Utd and former Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata targeted by Atletico Madrid

Sources in Spain suggest Diego Simeone is preparing a £20m bid for the former Chelsea man after being alerted to his availability. Mata's former club Valencia and Italian giants Juventus are also interested in the 26-year-old but Madrid are in pole...

Daily Star, 04:27 in Sport
 
House move rapist Grant Carnegie jailed for four years - less than he got for ferrying drugs

House move rapist Grant Carnegie jailed for four years - less than he got for ferrying drugs

A MAN who raped a vulnerable teenager during a house move in Hull has received a shorter sentence for his sex crime than he did for being a drugs courier. A jury of six men and six women took five hours and 36 minutes to find Grant Carnegie guilty by...

 
Tony Abbott tells G20 leaders he backs coal, despite pleas on climate change

Tony Abbott tells G20 leaders he backs coal, despite pleas on climate change

Tony Abbott has told a G20 leaders’ discussion on energy he was “standing up for coal” as the Queensland government prepares to unveil new infrastructure spending to help the development of Australia’s largest coal mine. During the closed-door...

 
Hull FC coach Lee Radford yearns for second season to be on his terms

Hull FC coach Lee Radford yearns for second season to be on his terms

RELAXED and composed, Lee Radford admits he's far more at ease as he approaches a second term as Hull FC coach. One of the first to admit he endured a difficult opening 12 months at the helm, the 35-year-old appears confident 2015 can be a year in...

 
Vladimir Putin first to leave G20 summit, pleading lack of sleep

Vladimir Putin first to leave G20 summit, pleading lack of sleep

A tired Vladimir Putin has left Brisbane’s G20 praising the summit’s “constructive atmosphere” and saying the reported fallout between him and leaders of Western countries were exaggerated by the media. Putin was the first world leader to leave...

 

Bright sparks: The best Christmas outfits

Wrap up for Christmas in style and get into the festive spirit with these gorgeous outfits... S MAG Start the festive season in style wearing this gorgeous lace dressFrom left: Pippa wears: Lace dress, £59; stilettos, £25 Luca wears: Velvet blazer,...

 
Paul Gallen to remain NSW Blues captain despite Twitter rant

Paul Gallen to remain NSW Blues captain despite Twitter rant

NSW coach Laurie Daley says controversial backrower Paul Gallen will remain captain of the Blues for the 2015 State of Origin series. Gallen’s foul-mouthed Twitter tirade directed at NRL officials last month resulted in a fine and prompted talk of him...

Guardian, 04:55 in Sport
 

Warwickshire Law firm Lodders enjoys a day at the races

VIEW GALLERY   Warwickshire law firm Lodders welcomed clients and fellow professionals from the county’s business community to Warwick Racecourse. The event coincided with another round of plaudits for the firm’s expertise in private client,...

 
Hull KR: Luxuries a thing of the past in mentally tough pre-season

Hull KR: Luxuries a thing of the past in mentally tough pre-season

SITTING in his office with a newly-written playbook lying on the desk, it's clear to see Chris Chester has settled into life as Hull KR's coach. The howling wind and rain clouds outside may be the first sign that the onset of winter is here, but...

 

Putin says good chance of ending Ukraine crisis, West threatens more sanctions

Putin was speaking at a G20 leaders summit in Brisbane where he has come under intense pressure, with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper telling him to "get out of Ukraine". The leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia vowed to...

 

Romania's Ponta closes in on presidency

Backed by a well-oiled party machine, Ponta has led opinion polls and comfortably beat his nearest challenger, ethnic German mayor Klaus Iohannis, in the first round election on Nov 2. The former Communist state of 20 million is emerging from painful...

 


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