News archive from 18 January 2011, page 10

Apple boss Steve Jobs to take medical leave

The boss of technology giant Apple has announced he is to take "medical leave" from the company. Steve Jobs told employees in an email he was taking a break to focus on his health. Day-to-day running of the firm will pass to Tim Cook. Mr...

 
My week

My week

I treat young people with infectious diseases, including HIV, and acute infectious diseases such as meningococcal disease (sepsis and meningitis). From my clinical work I know young people need to talk to their peers about HIV, but because of the...

 
Consumer confidence rises

Consumer confidence rises

Consumer confidence rose for the first time in four months during December as people felt slightly less pessimistic about the future of the economy and the jobs market, research indicated today. The Nationwide Consumer Confidence Index stood at 53 at...

Guardian, 08:23 in Business
 

Malawi visit for Annie

SINGER Annie Lennox is heading to Malawi to develop the country's links with Scotland. Annie, who was recently awarded an OBE for her HIV/AIDS charity work, has been unveiled as a special envoy to the Scottish parliament. She will trravel with...

 

Tunisia in turmoil as President's wife flees with £38m in gold bars

tunisia Image 2 The wife of Tunisia's deposed leader fled the country with 1.5 tonnes of gold - worth £38million, it was claimed yesterday. President Zine El Abidin Ben Ali's wife Leila Trabelsi - dubbed the Imelda Marcos of the Arab world - is said...

 

Voodoo you think you are kidding, Baby Doc?

baby doc duvalier Image 2 A devastating earthquake, a deadly cholera outbreak, an electoral crisis.. and now, after 25 years in exile, the brutal former despot Baby Doc Duvalier is back in Haiti.. Voodoo tyrant Jean-Claude "Baby Doc"...

 

Malawi visit for Annie

SINGER Annie Lennox is heading to Malawi to develop the country's links with Scotland. Annie, who was recently awarded an OBE for her HIV/AIDS charity work, has been unveiled as a special envoy to the Scottish parliament. She will trravel with...

 

Prison cell taunts of the Facebook 'devil' killer

brian venuti Image 2 Grieving family suffer new pain SHAMELESS killer Brian Venuti is posting a new string of sick taunts on Facebook - just weeks after jail bosses blocked him. Lifer Venuti, 33 - who deliberately mowed down Scotland fan Liam...

 

Cops rushed to hospital after Borders crash

TWO police officers were rushed to hospital last night after their patrol car ended up overturned in a field near to an accident blacksplot. Their Volvo was heading north on the A703 Peebles to Leadburn road when it careered across the carriageway and...

 

Glasgow crash victim named

A pedestrian killed in a road accident was named by police yesterday. Daniel Roberts, 40, was injured when he was struck by a silver Audi A6 car on Paisley Road West at its junction with Bankfoot Road, Glasgow. Daniel, of Cardonald, Glasgow, was...

 
RBS sells Priory rehabilitation centres for £925m

RBS sells Priory rehabilitation centres for £925m

Royal Bank of Scotland is to sell care homes operator Priory Group, which has treated many celebrities including Lily Allen and Robbie Williams. It is to sell the mental health and rehabilitation services group to private equity firm Advent in a...

BBC, 08:28 in Business
 

US embassy cables: US-Turkey relations improve

Cable dated:2006-01-30T13:38:00 S E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 05 ANKARA 000331 SIPDIS E.O. 12958: DECL: 01/27/2016 TAGS: MARR, MASS, MOPS, PREL, PGOV, TU, IZ, AF, RU SUBJECT: SCENE-SETTER FOR THE VISIT OF MARINE CORPS COMMANDANT GENERAL HAGEE REF: DCD...

 

US embassy cables: Turkey used as base to transport terrorism suspects

Cable dated:2006-06-08T06:52:00 S E C R E T SECTION 01 OF 04 ANKARA 003352 SIPDIS SIPDIS NOFORN E.O. 12958: DECL: 06/05/2026 TAGS: MOPS, PREL, PARM, TU, IZ, IR, AJ, AF SUBJECT: SCENESETTER FOR JUNE 14 VISIT OF GENERAL SCHWARTZ TO TURKEY Classified By:...

 
Teenagers arrested after shooting in Dover

Teenagers arrested after shooting in Dover

Two teenagers have been arrested after an 18-year-old man was shot near a girls' grammar school. The man was taken to hospital after the incident, in which he suffered a single gunshot wound. He was in a serious condition this morning, police said. A...

 
Court case that shows who gets what from football's richest transfers | David Conn

Court case that shows who gets what from football's richest transfers | David Conn

For a wheeler-dealer who not that long ago was running a nightclub in Caminha, a resort town north of Porto, Jorge Mendes's ascent to football "super-agent" has been stratospheric. His Gestifute agency harbours most of Portugal's stellar...

Guardian, 08:31 in Sport
 


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