News archive from 30 October 2014, page 3

Drug dealing prisoner breaks out of jail to BEAT drug addiction

Drug dealing prisoner breaks out of jail to BEAT drug addiction

Mark Worden, who was jailed for 10 years in 2012 for supplying cocaine and cannabis and fraud, was transferred to Standford Hill open prison in Kent in July this year. But the 55-year-old crook, who walked out of the prison in Kent three weeks ago,...

 
More dangerous than an SAS soldier! Popstars have riskiest job

More dangerous than an SAS soldier! Popstars have riskiest job

Musicians' average life expectancy is reduced by 25 years due to the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Michael Jackson, 50, Freddie Mercury, 45, Dusty Springfield, 59, and Elvis Presley, 42, all lived fast and died young. Professor Dianna Kenny...

 
Things that goes hump in the night! Brits ready for Halloween sex-fest

Things that goes hump in the night! Brits ready for Halloween sex-fest

One in four people - 16million Brits - say they'll have a romp this weekend. Many will snog at their fancy dress party or swap numbers with another reveller. But a whopping one in ten - equivalent to 7m people - say they'll have sex afterwards as...

 
KP bullying claims leave bitter taste says Anderson

KP bullying claims leave bitter taste says Anderson

Jimmy Anderson says Kevin Pietersen's accusations of bullying in the England camp has left a bitter taste in his mouth. Batsman Pietersen has alleged there was a culture in the dressing room where players were bullied, and where apologies were...

 
Samsung Electronics profit falls to lowest in three years

Samsung Electronics profit falls to lowest in three years

Samsung Electronics has seen its quarterly operating profit fall to its lowest level in more than three years because of slowing smartphone sales. The South Korean company said profit fell 60% to 4.1tn won ($3.8bn; £2.5bn) in the three months to...

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Scottish Cup: Airdrieonians star aims to sink former club Morton

Scottish Cup: Airdrieonians star aims to sink former club Morton

MARC FITZPATRICK went down with the ship at Morton last season — now he wants to make sure their Scottish Cup bid hits the rocks. The Airdrieonians defender was part of the Ton team relegated from the Championship at the end of May. Fitzpatrick faces...

 
Scottish Cup: Albion Rovers keeper impressed with Queen's Park form

Scottish Cup: Albion Rovers keeper impressed with Queen's Park form

NEIL PARRY insists former club Queen’s Park’s impressive start to the season is no surprise to him. The Albion Rovers keeper was given his big break in senior football by the Spiders in 2011. Queen's, who are unbeaten in seven games, host last...

 
Love of the Game: Polbeth United v Petershall Villa Scottish Amateur Cup preview

Love of the Game: Polbeth United v Petershall Villa Scottish Amateur Cup preview

GEORDIE BLACK has told his players to have no regrets as Petershall Villa head to Polbeth United in the third round of the Scottish Amateur Cup on Saturday. The Airdrie side pulled off a massive shock in round two by coming from behind to beat...

 
Love of the Game: Gartcosh United v Hazelwood Scottish Amateur Cup preview

Love of the Game: Gartcosh United v Hazelwood Scottish Amateur Cup preview

MICHAEL DOOLIN admits Gartcosh United are facing an unknown quantity when they host Hazelwood AFC. The Caledonian League Premier Division continue their Scottish Amateur Cup third-round journey on Saturday at Eastgate. Doolin and one of his assistants...

 
Love of the Game: Bon Accord City v Chapelhall AFC Scottish Amateur Cup preview

Love of the Game: Bon Accord City v Chapelhall AFC Scottish Amateur Cup preview

JIM CUMMING wants his Chapelhall players to have their names in northern lights — and send Bon Accord City crashing out of the Scottish Amateur Cup. The North & South Lanarkshire AFA new boys are up early on Saturday for the 292-mile third-round...

 

Tomorrow's cities: A glimpse into the future of signs

Our cities are changing and technology is playing a big part in that change. The sci-fi vision of people commuting using jetpacks may not be that far off. In his project Signs from the Near Future, blogger Fernando Barbella takes a wry look at how our...

 

NHS facing 'challenging winter'

A "challenging winter" has been forecast for the NHS in England, as a leading health thinktank 's latest quarterly report found evidence of "worrying" declines in levels of morale among staff. The King's Fund report also found...

 

CBI in call over future spending

Rules stopping governments spending more than they earn on public services must be introduced once the deficit is wiped out, business leaders have recommended. Bold reforms of the state sector must also be carried out to keep costs down without...

 

'Skills crisis' in social work

Council social work departments are facing an "urgent skills crisis", with almost three-quarters struggling to recruit and retain staff, the Local Government Association has warned. The Association called for "smarter" use of the...

 

Young Fathers win Mercury Prize

Hip hop trio Young Fathers won one of UK music's most prestigious awards as they collected the Barclaycard Mercury Prize for their album Dead. The Edinburgh-based act were little fancied for the award and beat acts like hot favourite FKA Twigs and...

 


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