News archive from 21 October 2012, page 8

‘What’s Trump ever done for us?’ Protestors in Pythonesque split

‘What’s Trump ever done for us?’ Protestors in Pythonesque split

IT'S perhaps unlikely that many campaigners against wind farms in Scotland will be looking on the bright side of life today. For a rift has broken out within the movement’s umbrella group which has led to protestors being compared to the hapless...

 
BP backs Rosneft bid for stake in TNK-BP - Kommersant

BP backs Rosneft bid for stake in TNK-BP - Kommersant

BP is ready to cede its stake in TNK-BP, Russia's third largest oil producer, to Rosneft, strengthening the Russian state company's grip on the energy sector. A source told Reuters on Friday while the offer was "clean" and there were no...

Reuters, 00:20 in Business
 
You Aren't What You Eat: Fed Up With Gastroculture by Steven Poole – review

You Aren't What You Eat: Fed Up With Gastroculture by Steven Poole – review

The staff of Gusteau’s restaurant from Ratatouille: ‘There is no place in these milieux for balance, for doubt – let alone for the self-knowledge that might provide a bulwark against the delusion that cooking is an art.’ Photograph: Walt Disney...

Guardian, 00:18 in Showbiz
 
Why vacuum cleaner king James Dyson wants to turn us into a nation of inventors

Why vacuum cleaner king James Dyson wants to turn us into a nation of inventors

Sir James Dyson, billionaire inventor of the cyclone vacuum cleaner, is desperate to get us making things again. "Engineering isn't seen as sexy, while the Government is putting a lot of money into London's "Silicon Roundabout",' he...

 
SNP party conference: Get nuclear guarantee from Nato, leadership told

SNP party conference: Get nuclear guarantee from Nato, leadership told

THE SNP leadership is to be urged to obtain a written guarantee from Nato pledging that it would accept a nuclear weapon-free Scotland as a member. A resolution calling on party defence spokesman Angus Robertson to produce such a document from Nato...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 
The Guinea Pig Club – review

The Guinea Pig Club – review

Graeme Hawley as pioneering plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe in The Guinea Pig Club: 'a richly textured performance'. Writer Susan Watkins's debut drama about the second world war pilots who became the "guinea pigs" for innovative plastic...

 
Lockerbie bombing: Prosecutors seek acquitted Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah

Lockerbie bombing: Prosecutors seek acquitted Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah

PROSECUTORS investigating the Lockerbie bombing are examining evidence that could implicate Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah, the Libyan acquitted of the atrocity, documents obtained by Scotland on Sunday suggest. The Crown Office has always maintained that...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 

Emotional Jahmene Douglas breaks down in tears after heart-wrenching X Factor performance following...

Jahmene Douglas broke down in tears on The X Factor after a heart rending performance of I Say A Little Prayer. The softly spoken star has admitted he has had a difficult week after a story broke out about his abusive father. But he put on a brave...

 
Conrad Black, have I got news for you – you haven't discharged your sins

Conrad Black, have I got news for you – you haven't discharged your sins

Conrad Black: vanity and a sense on entitlement. Photograph: Mark Blinch/REUTERS Conrad Black's appearance on Have I Got News For You won't do anything to rehabilitate the reputation of an unrepentant fraudster, but it will allow him to show that he...

Guardian, 00:18 in Showbiz
 
Anna Burnside: High street ‘star’ making its bucks at our expense

Anna Burnside: High street ‘star’ making its bucks at our expense

STARBUCKS. It calls itself a coffee shop but we use it as a 21st century's bus shelter; a place to sit down in the airport,

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 

Tulisa gets it RIGHT (for once) as she oozes sophistication on X Factor... while Nicole Scherzinger goes...

It has been a tough battle week to week with Nicole Scherzinger and Tulisa fighting to be crowned the most stylish X Factor judge.And while Nicole might have been conquering Tulisa over the past few live shows, it was the former N-Dubz star's time to...

 
The Penguin King 3D – review

The Penguin King 3D – review

British nature documentary The Penguin King 3D: less anthropomorphic than its French cousin. Photograph: Jochem D Wijnands/ Getty Images The Penguin King 3D Production year: 2012 Country: UK Runtime: 75 mins Directors: Anthony Geffen, Slas Wilson...

Guardian, 00:18 in Showbiz
 

'They're ecstatic and over the moon!' Adele 'gives birth to a baby boy'

Adele has reportedly given birth to a baby boy.New reports claim that the 24-year-old singer and partner Simon Konecki welcomed their child on Friday night. She is said to be 'ecstatic' by the baby's arrival.

 
Claire Prentice: Praying for black vote to show face

Claire Prentice: Praying for black vote to show face

STANDING on a street corner in downtown Philadelphia, a well-dressed black man clutching a Bible is preaching a mixture of religion and politics. Reaching out towards the crowds of passers-by, he says: "A lot of us have felt uncertainty, about...

Scotsman, 00:12 in Politics
 

That's what you call a costume drama! Victoria Pendleton gets tangled in her dress during Hollywood week on...

It was meant to be a romantic dance in the style of An Officer and a Gentleman, but Victoria Pendleton revealed a little more than intended on Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night. During her latest routine, the Olympic star suffered a wardrobe...

 


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