News archive from 31 December 2013, page 8

FTSE on course for best year since 2009

FTSE on course for best year since 2009

The FTSE 100 was up 17.57 points at 6,748.84 points by 0832 GMT, recouping a 0.3 percent drop seen in the previous session which had followed six sessions of gains - the index's longest winning streak since October. The London bourse will close at...

Reuters, 09:14 in Business
 

One dead in Cumbrian house blaze

A person has died after a house fire in the Lake District. Police and firefighters were called to the blaze in Bridge Street, Ambleside, at 7.30am today. People were inside the property at the time and one person, despite receiving medical attention...

 

Crop Circles On California Farm In Salinas Valley

A giant and intricate crop circle that appeared, seemingly overnight, on a farm in Salinas Valley, California has been drawing large crowds. The circle was reported by two friends who claimed on YouTube to have witnessed two bursts of light before...

 

Boeing tells state leaders 777X wing plant is at risk

But the company did not rule out locating final assembly of the plane or construction of its fuselage in the Puget Sound area if members of the 31,000-strong International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers District Lodge 751 turn down...

Reuters, 09:16 in Business
 
Restoring trust in banks 'to take five to 10 years'

Restoring trust in banks 'to take five to 10 years'

Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins says he expects it to be five to 10 years before he can restore public trust in the bank. It has been a difficult year for banks, with growing compensation claims for mis-selling as well as investigations into...

BBC, 09:17 in Business
 

FTSE LIVE: Some fizz returns for the Footsie as the New Year's Eve half-day session begins with trading to...

08:35 The Footsie starts the New Year's Eve celebrations early with an opening rise this morning, although after shooting higher in the past few weeks to help it notch up sparkling gains for the year, today's advance is modest. The FTSE 100 index was...

 

One person dies in Cumbrian house fire

A person has died after a house fire in the Lake District. Police and firefighters were called to the blaze in Bridge Street, Ambleside, at 7.30am today. People were inside the property at the time and one person, despite receiving medical attention...

 

Premier League team news and stats for every match on New Year's Day

0 View comments Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news and stats on every top flight fixture on New Year's Day as it breaks. Simply click on your team (when it appears in blue) in the fixture list below to find out who is ruled out and who is...

Daily Mail, 09:33 in Sport
 

Pride of Cumbria included on New Year honours list

Selfless community figureheads have spoken of their pride after being honoured by The Queen. Title Author Copyright Description Nineteen Cumbrians are included in the New Year honours list and will receive OBEs, MBEs and the British Empire Medal...

 

Murder probe after woman found dead

A murder inquiry has been launched after a woman was found dead at a house in a seaside village. The 55-year-old woman was discovered with a serious head injury in the property at Smuggler's Lane, Bosham, near Chichester, West Sussex, at 9.50am on...

 

New £2 coin marks First World War

A raft of new coins for 2014 that commemorate British anniversaries including the centenary of the First World War have been produced by the Royal Mint. It has produced new designs for five denomination of coins, including a 50 pence piece to mark the...

 

Investors exercise fraction of Greece's National Bank warrants

Investors who took part in National Bank's recapitalisation were given warrants as an incentive. These give holders the right to buy National Bank shares from the HFSF at a set price, known as the strike price. However, with National Bank's shares...

Reuters, 09:47 in Business
 

Leyton Orient v Bristol City postponed after damage to Matchroom Stadium floodlights

Leyton Orient's Sky Bet League One clash with Bristol City at the Matchroom Stadium on New Year's Day has been postponed due to structural damage to the stadium. The adverse weather conditions over the festive period has left the floodlights requiring...

Daily Mail, 09:51 in Sport
 
Bookworms have been busy reading in 2013

Bookworms have been busy reading in 2013

2 Images BOOKWORMS have been busy in Burton as library chiefs revealed the top 10 borrowed authors in the town during 2013. James Patterson, Danielle Steele and Lee Child all featured in the top list of books checked out at the site off High Street in...

 
Burton folk want the New Year to bring happiness

Burton folk want the New Year to bring happiness

7 Images "I just want to be happy', said Michelle Bailey, 43, from Burton, who works at Paul's Cafe. "My New Year's resolution is to basically be happy and enjoy life', said Donna Britain, aged 40, who also works at Paul's Cafe. "I want...

 


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