News archive from 17 September 2015, page 2

Nicola Sturgeon 'setting aside' referendum No votes, David Mundell says

Nicola Sturgeon has set aside the votes of more than two million Scots as "an unfortunate but peripheral setback on the road to independence" by pledging to set out the grounds for a second vote, according to Scottish Secretary David...

'My first goal of the season.. it's about time I scored': Taylor Morgan breaks Airdrieonians duck

'My first goal of the season.. it's about time I scored': Taylor Morgan breaks Airdrieonians duck

TAYLOR MORGAN bagged his first goal for Airdrieonians – then admitted it was about time he scored. The 24-year-old kept his cool to stroke home the opener in last Saturday’s 3-1 derby victory over Albion Rovers. Morgan has found his early weeks with...

'We only have ourselves to blame': Albion Rovers captain Mick Dunlop on derby defeat

'We only have ourselves to blame': Albion Rovers captain Mick Dunlop on derby defeat

MICK DUNLOP insists Albion Rovers only have themselves to blame for their Monklands derby disappointment. The Cliftonhill captain scored an unfortunate own goal in his side’s 3-1 reverse at home to Airdrieonians last weekend. Rovers played decent...


Sparks to fly in second Republican 2016 debate

Image copyright Reuters The top 11 Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential election are about to square off in the party's next debate. Business mogul Donald Trump is expected to come under attack from his rivals at the Ronald Reagan...

BBC, 00:31 in World News

InBev brews up £180bn SAB deal

Shares in Peroni and Grolsch FTSE 100 group SABMiller soared 20 per cent as Budweiser and Stella Artois owner AB InBev confirmed it had made a takeover approach. Speculation that AB InBev would launch a bid either on its own or with Brazilian...

Best feet forward for students

Best feet forward for students

New College Durham is the first college in the UK to offer an apprenticeship in podiatry. The Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Clinical Healthcare Support (Podiatry), which has been specifically tailored to the role of a podiatry assistant, starts...

Scottish independence ‘not inevitable' - Mundell

Scottish independence ‘not inevitable' - Mundell

SCOTTISH Secretary David Mundell will say that independence "is not inevitable" as he delivers a keynote speech ahead of the first anniversary of the referendum. The cabinet minister is today expected to accuse Nicola Sturgeon of treating...

Scotsman, 00:33 in Politics

Russian moves in Syria have coalition questioning motives

A large convoy of Russian vehicles was reportedly on the move through central Syria on Wednesday, sparking new claims that renewed Russian support for the ailing Assad regime could lead to Moscow effectively running the war. Syrian opposition groups...


Orion astronaut flight faces delay to 2023

Image copyright NASA The US space agency says its new astronaut capsule may not actually carry people until 2023. A test flight of Orion with humans aboard had previously been pencilled in for 2021, but officials say they now have less confidence in...

BBC, 00:36 in World News

Mundell attacks SNP referendum stance

Image copyright PA Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to accuse the first minister of setting aside the "sovereign will" of the Scottish people over a second independence referendum. Nicola Sturgeon has said the SNP will set out the...

BBC, 00:37 in Regional

SNP members call for fracking ban

Image copyright Getty Images A new anti-fracking campaign has been launched by a group of SNP members in the run-up to the party's autumn conference next month. The Scottish government announced in January it was imposing a moratorium on granting...

BBC, 00:37 in Regional

Rugby World Cup: Hawk-Eye technology ready for big decisions

The difference between success and failure at top level rugby union can come down to a matter of inches or centimetres. Which is why the organisers of the Rugby World Cup 2015 - which starts on Friday - are using the latest technology to make sure...

BBC, 00:38 in Business

Earthquake in Chile rocks capital Santiago, tsunami warning issued

A powerful earthquake has shaken Chile’s capital, causing buildings to sway and people to take refuge in the streets. The US Geological Survey initially reported the quake at a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 but quickly revised the reading to 8.3. US...


Migrant crisis on Greek islands eclipses election

All through the summer and now into the autumn, thousands of refugees and migrants have been arriving on the small tourist island of Leros in the eastern Aegean close to Turkey. The large numbers have sparked such a profound crisis that the local...

BBC, 00:39 in World News

Why Pakistan is struggling to heal young heart patients

The paediatric cardiology ward in one Lahore's biggest public hospitals is so crowded that some women have crouched on the floor with their small sick children on their laps. It looks and smells like it hasn't been cleaned for a while. Mothers, aunts...

BBC, 00:42 in World News

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