News archive from 18 December 2013, page 9

Chippy's quiz night supports trust

More families have received support from a Lincolnshire charity thanks to a successful fundraising event. A total of £667 was raised by Shooting Star PR for its charity of the year 2013 The Ally Cadence Trust (Act). Money was generated at a quiz night...

 
Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories by Various Authors – review

Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories by Various Authors – review

David Tennant as the 10th Doctor, with Billie Piper as Rose Tyler. Photograph: BBC/PA The multiplicities of Doctor Who, with its ever-expanding universe of TV series and spinoffs, novelisations, audiobooks, websites and galaxies of merchandise (Tardis...

Guardian, 09:13 in Showbiz
 
EU to avoid summit bust-up on migration, worries remain

EU to avoid summit bust-up on migration, worries remain

By agreeing tougher rules on the temporary posting of workers from poorer countries in central and eastern Europe to wealthier western areas, EU labour ministers last week defused an explosive debate fuelling anti-European populist parties. Britain,...

 
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Boogies To Bob Marley

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Boogies To Bob Marley

Toronto mayor Rob Ford appeared to be putting recent controversies behind him as he was filmed dancing during a council session. Mr Ford, who was stripped of most of his powers after he admitted smoking crack cocaine, has refused to step down and has...

 

Euro zone ministers agree on backstops for financing bank closures

The final agreement on all aspects of closing down banks, for example, who will decide which bank is to be shut down and the procedure to be followed, is to be hammered out by European Union finance ministers, or the Ecofin council, on Wednesday....

Reuters, 09:19 in Business
 
Merkel sees progress in overcoming Europe's crisis

Merkel sees progress in overcoming Europe's crisis

"Clearly the euro zone debt crisis is not yet overcome. One cannot emphasise this often enough. But we are seeing first successes and we are convinced it can be overcome permanently," she said in the Bundestag chamber. Merkel said she did...

 

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Daily Mail, 09:25 in Sport
 
Warwick school choir hits the right note

Warwick school choir hits the right note

Buy photos » Didn't they sing well! Emscote's winning choir celebrate. Picture by Jon Mullis 50.013.040.leam.jm2 (www.buyphotos247.com) CHRISTMAS came early for a Warwick school choir when they won a prestigious regional competition after only forming...

 
Facebook 'Takes On Twitter' With Sports Stream

Facebook 'Takes On Twitter' With Sports Stream

Facebook has bought a start-up firm that analyses social media mentions of sport - in an apparent bid to share in Twitter's real-time content. The social networking site said that SportStream allows users to filter and display "real-time"...

 

Five Turkish police commissioners removed after graft inquiry - report

Police declined to comment on the report. Scores of people including the sons of three cabinet ministers and several well-known businessmen were detained on Tuesday in a corruption inquiry led by the financial crimes unit, in what was widely seen as a...

 
Eurozone ministers pave way for bank failure fund

Eurozone ministers pave way for bank failure fund

Ministers from eurozone countries have made progress towards creating a bank fund for dealing with failing banks. Banks will be charged a levy which will build up a 55bn euro (£46.5bn, $76bn) fund over 10 years. If there is not enough money in the...

BBC, 09:32 in Business
 
Daily Mail picks wrong Roux in anti-EU snafu

Daily Mail picks wrong Roux in anti-EU snafu

Michel Roux Sr: recipe for confusion? Photograph: Geraint Lewis/Rex Features The Daily Mail's Ephraim Hardcastle diary column can't resist picking up on Eurosceptic comments made by culinary legend Michel Roux Sr that: "The EU's increasing and...

Guardian, 09:36 in Showbiz
 

Bank of England warns further sterling strength may hurt recovery

The central bank's Monetary Policy Committee said the 2 percent appreciation in sterling over the previous month reflected a stronger economic outlook, but that greater strength could jeopardise British exports. "Any further substantial...

Reuters, 09:38 in Business
 

Norwegian Air signs deal for two more Boeing Dreamliners

Norwegian currently has three Boeing 787-8 in operation and another five on order. The 787-9 is a stretched version of plane with longer range. (Reporting by Terje Solsvik, editing by Gwladys Fouche)

Reuters, 09:38 in Business
 
UK unemployment falls by 99,000 to 2.39 million

UK unemployment falls by 99,000 to 2.39 million

UK unemployment fell by 99,000 in the three months to October, with 2.39 million now out of work, official figures show. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. The ONS data also showed that the number of...

BBC, 09:44 in Business
 


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