News archive from 21 May 2013, page 14

Yahoo's rise in Asia offsets risk from Tumblr bet

Yahoo's rise in Asia offsets risk from Tumblr bet

Mayer faces plenty of challenges in her efforts to turn six-year-old Tumblr into a money-spinner, not least among them retaining users while devising new types of non-intrusive online ads outside of Yahoo's traditional area of expertise. And then...

 
Frustrated Sunderland boss wanted to damage Spurs

Frustrated Sunderland boss wanted to damage Spurs

DEFEAT rankled with Paolo Di Canio yesterday, and not just because his side got so close to a point at White Hart Lane. Gareth Bale’s 89th-minute goal was a piece of sublime genius – the only thing separating the two sides at the end of an absorbing...

 
Welfare-to-work: Jobseekers' scheme failing, say MPs

Welfare-to-work: Jobseekers' scheme failing, say MPs

A scheme to help the unemployed find work appears to be failing the most disadvantaged jobseekers, according to MPs on the Work and Pensions Committee. Their report said support for the mainstream jobless in the government's Work Programme, launched...

BBC, 06:03 in Business
 

Video: Hepworth celebrates birthday with new arts space

AN historic former textile mill in Wakefield has been transformed into a new exhibition space as The Hepworth gallery celebrates its second birthday. The ground floor of Caddies Wainwright Mill, a 19th century building on the River Calder, has been...

 

Brain-boosting Mediterranean diet could slow down the onset of dementia more affectively than low-fat...

Switching to a Mediterranean diet can boost and preserve brain power in old age more effectively than a low-fat diet, researchers claim. Just six years of eating like the Spanish and Italians could also lower an individual's risk of developing...

Daily Mail, 06:09 in Health
 

Picnic idea to bring cultures together

A newly-formed community group of Eastern Europeans and Brits is holding a family picnic in an effort to bring both populations together. Linked2Gether has been formed to try to change attitudes and get members of the different cultures to...

 
Concerns over changes to new homes plan

Concerns over changes to new homes plan

Affordable housing has been removed from a plan to build 18 new properties - sparking concern among councillors. The application has been lodged with Northumberland County Council to replace an existing permission at the former Shark Sports site, in...

 

East Chevington Parish Council

Road-safety fears at school Road-safety fears have been voiced by a parish councillor, who claims the situation outside a village school is ‘ridiculous’ and a ‘nightmare’. Coun Paul Claridge told members on Monday night that he was concerned about the...

 

Major power cut in Alnwick

A large number of properties in Alnwick have been struck by a power cut. The lights went out about 1.15pm across a large part of the town, including the centre and the Northumberland Gazette offices. A Northern Powergrid representative said that the...

 
JOSE MOURINHO IS FREE FOR CHELSEA

JOSE MOURINHO IS FREE FOR CHELSEA

CHELSEA will get Jose Mourinho for free after Real Madrid last night released the Portuguese coach. Mourinho had three more years on his Real contract, but has now been allowed to tear it up and leave the Bernabeu at the end of the season. That means...

Daily Star, 06:18 in Sport
 
GUNNERS ARE READY TO FIRE - KIERAN GIBBS

GUNNERS ARE READY TO FIRE - KIERAN GIBBS

KIERAN GIBBS celebrated Arsenal's top-four finish and last night predicted: “This can be the start of something good.” The 23-year-old defender hopes the Gunners' form over the last few weeks, to overhaul Spurs, is a sign of things to come. Arsenal...

Daily Star, 06:18 in Sport
 
DAVID MOYES MOTORS IN TO MANCHESTER UNITED

DAVID MOYES MOTORS IN TO MANCHESTER UNITED

DAVID MOYES was shown the ropes by Sir Alex Ferguson yesterday as he started his Manchester United job six weeks early. Moyes was given permission by Everton to visit United's Carrington training ground for talks with his new squad and coaching...

Daily Star, 06:18 in Sport
 
Chief Palestinian peace negotiator backs Kerry's efforts

Chief Palestinian peace negotiator backs Kerry's efforts

Kerry is due to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah on Thursday and Friday. U.S.-brokered peace talks between the Palestinians and Israel broke down in 2010 in a dispute over continuing Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank. Palestinian negotiator...

 

Sturgeon in economic policy attack

May 21 2013 The Scottish Government is launching an attack on Westminster-led economic policy in its latest attempt to promote independence. A paper, to be unveiled on Tuesday, highlights areas where SNP ministers argue UK governments have stemmed...

 

Scores killed by 200mph tornado

May 21 2013 A monstrous tornado at least a half a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening neighbourhoods and destroying a school as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200mph. At least 51 people were killed,...

 


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