Archive for: April 15th, 2012


Guinea-Bissau junta wins deal on interim plan

Army and opposition agree to set up transitional body to run the country, ahead of talks with regional bloc ECOWAS.

Original post by RT

‘Dock benefits for truancy’ call

Child benefit should be docked if parents fail to pay fines for persistent truancy by their children, a government adviser says.

Original post by foxnewsonline@foxnews.com

Major Parkinson’s study launched

A neurologist based at Glasgow University is leading the world’s biggest research study into the cause of Parkinson’s disease.

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Lib Dems launching council drive

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie is launching his party’s council election campaign, saying it has a strong record in local government.

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UN monitors arrive in Syria as fighting rages

City of Homs shelled as advance UN team of observers arrives in Damascus to reinforce Annan’s six-point peace plan.

Original post by RT

Was the 1970s really such a grim decade?

The 1970s have a bad repuation. But is it deserved?

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Job vacancies see ‘marked’ rise

The number of permanent job vacancies in Scotland rose “markedly” in March, according to a survey of recruitment agencies.

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UK economy ‘to stall until 2013′

The UK may have avoided a double-dip recession, but the economy will stall for the rest of the year, an independent forecasting group says.

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Summit of Americas ends without consensus

Meeting marred by US prostitution scandal and disputes over Cuba and Falkland Islands closes without joint declaration.

Original post by RT

Drought may last until Christmas

Official drought zones are declared in a further 17 English counties, as a warning comes that water shortages could last until Christmas.

Original post by foxnewsonline@foxnews.com