News archive from 17 October 2014, page 15

Singapore Airlines rides to Tiger's rescue, could raise stake to 71 percent

Announcing a record quarterly loss that sent its shares tumbling as much as 10 percent, Tiger said on Friday that SIA will raise its stake to about 55 percent from 40 percent by converting existing securities into shares. Tiger then plans an up to...

Reuters, 06:34 in Business
 
'Hundreds' Of UK Terror Arrests This Year

'Hundreds' Of UK Terror Arrests This Year

Police have foiled several potentially deadly attacks and arrested hundreds of suspected terrorists so far this year, Britain's counter-terrorism chief has claimed. Mark Rowley - the UK's National Policing Lead for Counter Terrorism - said officers...

 

Happiness 'increases with age'

Britons get happier rather than grumpier with age, according to a new survey which reveals we find our greatest contentment at 58. The research suggests that people in the UK finally manage to get the work-life balance right towards the end of their...

 
Headteacher takes on top church role

Headteacher takes on top church role

The Church of England has a new Director of Education. Blackburn diocese has appointed former Chorley teacher Stephen Whittaker to the top post. He has a wide range of experience in the teaching profession, the majority of it in the diocese. Mr...

 
Bridge signs call after near misses

Bridge signs call after near misses

Calls are being made for better signs at a low bridge after three lorries had near misses in just two days. Damside Street Bridge in Lancaster, a footbridge near the quay was the scene of three incidents last week alone. One lorry remained under the...

 

Happiness 'increases with age'

Britons get happier rather than grumpier with age, according to a new survey which reveals we find our greatest contentment at 58. The research suggests that people in the UK finally manage to get the work-life balance right towards the end of their...

 
Lincs: Schools across the county will turn off the lights for the Switch-off Challenge

Lincs: Schools across the county will turn off the lights for the Switch-off Challenge

Schools across Lincolnshire will turn off the lights for the Switch-off Challenge which is taking place on Friday 21st November. In addition to the lights, schools will also be turning off computers, interactive white boards and all non-essential...

 
Wigan motorway stretch most dangerous in the country

Wigan motorway stretch most dangerous in the country

THE M6 passing Wigan is officially one of the most dangerous stretches of motorway in the country with more than 450 accidents recorded in the past three years. Figures released through Freedom of Information laws revealed that the Highways Agency has...

 
Indonesian tensions ease as election loser Subianto congratulates Jokowi

Indonesian tensions ease as election loser Subianto congratulates Jokowi

The ex-general who lost Indonesia’s election in July has urged his supporters to back new leader Joko Widodo, signalling a thaw that could help the incoming president enact much-needed reforms. Widodo, known as Jokowi, beat Prabowo Subianto in the...

 

Italy economy minister says confident 2015 budget will get EU approval

The budget, approved after a Wednesday evening cabinet meeting of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, lowers taxes by 18 billion euros ($23.07 billion), with the 39-year-old former mayor of Florence describing it as "the biggest tax cut in the history...

Reuters, 06:45 in Business
 

Neighbourhood watch: Tooting

Metro moves south of the river to a gentrifying area that’s a mix of trendy and traditional. by Andrea Dean Setting the scene Tooting is the latest place to benefit from the gentrification that’s swept down the Northern Line, and now enjoys a similar...

Metro, 06:46 in Lifestyle
 

Buyer's story: It's my Kew to buy off-plan

One buyer bought himself a bolthole in his beloved Brentford, writes Ginetta Vedrickas Jamie Brown was renting a flat in Brentford, west London, a 20-minute walk from his company’s HQ, where he works as a business consultant. On the hunt for a home of...

Metro, 06:46 in Lifestyle
 

Moves report: Giving first-timers a leg up the ladder

Think you can’t afford to buy in London? Savings of just £5,500 can get you into the property market, writes Ginetta Vedrickas For anyone who’s stuck renting but wants to buy their own home, the figures make for bleak reading. The average cost of a...

Metro, 06:46 in Lifestyle
 

Cutting your nails bad for your health, say Nottingham experts

Beauty fanatics have been given a surprise warning from animal experts - trim your nails at your peril. Veterinary researchers studying horses' hooves at the University of Nottingham also discovered that filing and cutting finger and toenails too...

 

Nottingham's Sat Bains restaurant makes Times top 100 list

NOTTINGHAM'S two Michelin-starred Restaurant Sat Bains has added another accolade to its growing tally after making it into the top ten of the Sunday Times 100 Top Restaurants. After ranking tenth last year, chef proprietor Mr Bains and the team are...

 


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