News archive from 18 September 2012

Mancini hopes City dominate Europe

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini set his sights set on European domination on the eve of his side's latest Champions League campaign - but stressed it was a long-term goal. City begin their second successive season in the continent's elite...

Daily Post, 22:03 in Sport

Everton 2 Newcastle 2: Ba earns late point but Toffees fume over TWO disallowed goals

Demba Ba snatched a point for Newcastle in the dying moments of a pulsating Premier League clash that will be argued about long after the final whistle had blown. Victor Anichebe thought he'd ensured two questionable decisions by the linesman didn't...

Daily Mail, 22:07 in Sport

New project cuts elderly falls

AN INNOVATIVE new project is helping to cut the number of falls among elderly residents at local care homes. Homes in Bourne, Market Deeping and Crowland are already benefiting from the Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) NHS Trust scheme,...


Haulier buys family business

A SUCCESSFUL chilled distribution company based at Bicker Bar has been bought by one of the UK's largest haulage companies. Browns Chilled Distribution, which has an annual turnover of £35million, was bought by Turners (Soham) Ltd earlier this month....

Okada prepares Wynn proxy fight, cites poor board oversight

Okada prepares Wynn proxy fight, cites poor board oversight

Kazuo Okada, who filed suit in March challenging the board's forced redemption of his 20 percent stake in company, said shareholders had lost confidence in the casino operator's management and board. He cited the stock's decline of 30 percent this...

Reuters, 22:16 in Business
BT announces investment plans for Highlands broadband link

BT announces investment plans for Highlands broadband link

COMMUNICATIONS giant BT is investing £8 million to bring cable broadband to the far north of Scotland, including Orkney and Shetland. The firm said seven towns will benefit from its “ambitious” plan to run a new fibre transmission link from Inverness...

Scotsman, 22:25 in Business
Scotland’s small airports take off with more passengers

Scotland’s small airports take off with more passengers

Passenger numbers at Scotland's regional airports have lifted slightly despite service reductions, weather disruption and the tough economic climate. Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (Hial), which operates 11 sites including Barra, Benbecula and...

Scotsman, 22:25 in Business

Rail crossings could close 20 minutes in hour

INFORMATION sessions could start within a few months about a £280m rail upgrade which could see crossings being closed 20 minutes in every hour. Network Rail is looking to plough the huge investment into the Doncaster to Peterborough line, which runs...



Substitute Victor Anichebe, whose earlier header had appeared to cross the line but was not given, thought he had won it three minutes from time but Demba Ba scored his second of the night even later. Leighton Baines had put the hosts ahead in the...


Tali Lennox and One Direction's Harry Styles lead the A-list fashion pack at the Burberry Prorsum show

Fashion's finest names turned out to witness the Burberry Prorsum London Fashion Week show and model Tali Lennox and One Direction star Harry Styles led the way with their undeniable style.The teenage model showed a much more mature side as she stood...


Animal instinct: Fearne Cotton rocks her baby bump in a leopard-print jumper at Radio 1 studios

Fashionista Fearne Cotton isn't letting a small thing like pregnancy get in the way of her style credentials.The DJ, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Jesse Wood, looked fierce as she arrived for work at the Radio 1 studios in London on...

Can lawyers save £14m Wedgwood collection?

Can lawyers save £14m Wedgwood collection?

The situation has arisen after the Wedgwood Museum, in Barlaston, was forced to call in the administrators in 2010 after being hit with a £134 million pension claim stemming from the collapse of Wedgwood itself the previous year. The Pension...


SignalGuru app helps drivers avoid red lights

The app called SignalGuru predicts when a traffic signal is about to change, and the speed that should be driven when approaching an intersection in order to cruise through without stopping. "The stop-and-go pattern that traffic signals create...


Everton FC 2 Newcastle United 2: Magpies keeper admits Blues hard done to

Newcastle United keeper Steve Harper admitted Everton FC had been hard done to in a 2-2 draw with the Magpies at Goodison Park in which the Blues had three goals disallowed. Steve Harper turned Victor Anichebe's goalbound header onto the underside of...

Daily Post, 22:37 in Sport
ATM gang stole £700,000 using circular saws to cut their way into dozens of supermarkets across Britain

ATM gang stole £700,000 using circular saws to cut their way into dozens of supermarkets across Britain

A gang which stole almost £700,000 from supermarket cash machines across the country by sawing into them with power tools was jailed today.The robbers from the Midlands and Birmingham used high-powered circular saws meant for cutting railway lines to...


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