The Journal (Newcastle, England)

The Journal is a regional newspaper from Newcastle, England. The Journal publishes the latest business, sports, and politics news.

Articles from October 3, 2012

Accountancy Firm Joins Up with Global Network
Byline: SERVICES Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk ACCOUNTANCY firm UNW has joined a global network of professional services firms which it hopes will attract fresh business as well as bring a world of new talent to its current...
Airport Deal Drives Onyx Revenues towards PS20m; TECHNOLOGY
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk TECHNOLOGY group Onyx is looking to increase its revenues by PS3m after winning a deal to run IT services at Edinburgh Airport. The Stockton firm has landed a deal to handle a wide...
Angel Backs Bottling Business Safeguarding Jobs of 41 Staff; MANUFACTURING
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk AFAST-growing drinks company aims to grow its revenues by 50% this year after winning a six-figure investment from a venture capital fund. Sunderland-based Contract Bottling Ltd has...
Another Chance for Boro Forward; Ostracised Striker Back Involved
Byline: Neil Cameron ? (0191) 201-6113 ? neil.cameron@ncjmedia.co.uk TONY Mowbray yesterday came as close as he will ever come to publicly blasting one of his players as he reintroduced Scott McDonald to the Middlesbrough supporters. The Australian...
April's Family Plead for Her Safe Return; Police Quiz Local Man as Hunt Goes On
Byline: Rob Phillips THE family of missing five-year-old April Jones who has been abducted from her home town said last night their lives have been "shattered" and pleaded for her safe return. April was last seen getting into a van in Machynlleth...
Attacking the Elite; as Labour Debates Its Future in Manchester, One Mancunian Tells TOM ROWLEY It Must Be Much More Radical - and Sees the North East Playing a Key Role
Byline: TOM ROWLEY IN Manchester this week, Labour types gathered for their annual party conference with all the established traditions that accompany it - matey football matches between journalists and politicians who often went to the same universities,...
Attack on North Is Ideological; Views of the North
AS usual we see the real ignorance by out-of-touch Tory MPs in James Wharton's attempt to air brush out history in order to build a platform for Tory support in the North East. Clearly we are not all the same up here, but we do share a common history...
Bad Habit Is Hard to Shake off; Red Devils Rocked by Another Early Goal before Battling Back
CFRCluj 1 Manchester United 2 MANCHESTER United were again forced to do it the hard way before Robin van Persie's double over Cluj extended their winning start to this season's Champions League. Named in the same team as Van Persie for the first...
Barton Is Settling in Nicely at Marseille
JOEY Barton believes he is ready to make his mark at Marseille after settling into French life. The controversial midfielder joined OM on loan from QPR after being handed a 12-match domestic ban following his sending off on the last day of the 2011-12...
Bastles Are Back Again on the Front Line of History
Byline: TONY HENDERSON JEWELLERY-maker Linden Craven has something of a historical gem on her 500-acre Northumberland upland sheep farm. Shittleheugh bastle juts starkly out of its hillside location, which gave long-distance views of the approach...
Betting against United Boss Is Costly
SPORTS writer Henry Winter wishes he could take back his words as he prepares for a dip in the Tyne. The Daily Telegraph writer, pictured, was so sure Newcastle United would drop Alan Pardew he promised to swim the Tyne if the club committed long-term...
Bill for Floods Still Rising; Estate and Council Must Find Millions
Byline: Adrian Pearson Regional Affairs Correspondent ? 0191 201 6286 ? adrian.pearson@ncjmedia.co.uk AFLOOD-HIT Newcastle estate has cost the Duke of Northumberland more than PS2m. With engineers believed to be preparing to demolish the Newburn...
Bleak Future for Workers as Axe Looms; Hundreds of Staff Are Affected at Struggling Firms
Byline: Michael Brown ? 0191 201 6342 ? m.brown@ncjmedia.co.uk WORKERS have been left fearing for their futures after a major drinks depot entered administration and plans to close an envelope factory were announced. Beer, wine and spirits wholesaler...
Business Lessons with the Dragon; the Journal Is Again Joining Forces with TV Dragon Deborah Meaden to Find the Best Young Businesses in the Region and Support Their Growth with PS15m in Free Mentoring and Advertising. KAREN DENT Reports on the Launch of the Local Business Accelerators Competition
Byline: KAREN DENT THE Journal is joining forces with 500 other newspapers around the UK and top business Dragon Deborah Meaden to give a major boost to the best young businesses in the UK. The second year of the hugely successful Local Business...
Charities Set to Receive a Royal Visit; Region's Groups Will Be Honoured
Byline: Katie Davies ? 0191 201 6346 ? katie.davies@ncjmedia.co.uk THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit some of Tyneside's charities and community groups next week as part of a North East tour. Prince William and his wife will start their...
Check the CIL Regulations; WHO'S PLANNING WHAT
Byline: Michelle Spark LOCAL authorities across England and Wales are pressing ahead with preparing their charging schedules (a schedule of charges for different types of development in different areas), adopting them or applying them to new applications....
City Leader Speaks about His Solution
THE Labour leader of Newcastle City Council will take centre stage at conference today. Nick Forbes will set out how his authority has developed its own version of the education maintenance allowance, axed by the Government. He will appear in...
Deaths
BELL (Hamsterley Mill). Lately of Morpeth. Peacefully in Wansbeck General Hospital on 30th September, aged 88 years, Doctor Ursula (nee Lee), dearly loved wife of the late Doctor Sam Bell, proud and loving mother of Martin, Andy and the late Sue, proud...
'Delight' after Village Plans Are Withdrawn; Proposals Will Be Amended 'Shortly'
Byline: Brian Daniel ? 07733 002 822 ? brian.daniel@ncjmedia.co.uk CONTROVERSIAL plans to demolish and replace homes and a post office in a picturesque Northumberland village have been withdrawn. Proposals from Northumberland Estates, the Duke...
Development Will Scar Coastline; Views of the North
THE meeting to consider the controversial redevelopment of the Link House site in Beadnell is now to be held on October 4. The original meeting was cancelled because some objections to this redevelopment were not available for the planning committee...
Eight Fly the Flag for the North East
EIGHT businesses from across the region have made it through to the finals of a national award held to recognise business success across the UK in the past 12 months. The businesses, from North Tyneside to Teesside, have reached the finals of the...
European Stocks Are Worthy of Attention
Byline: ANDREW MILLER MOVES on major global equity markets remain highly correlated - they all tend to move up or down synchronously - but this doesn't mean returns have been similar across the various market groups. Despite some recent advances,...
Fish Waste Study on Chemicals
EXPERTS on Teesside are exploring whether fish excrement can be used to create saleable chemicals. A project led by Redcar's Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), in partnership with Norway-based Marine Bioproducts AS (MB), is to examine the commercial...
FTSE Is Flat as All Eyes on Spain; FTSE 100 Luke Pearce Brewin Dolphin
Byline: Brewin Dolphin TRADING on the FTSE 100 was tentative with investors focused on the timing of a potential Spanish bailout. The FTSE 100 Index closed at 5809 down 11 points. The recent recovery in shares in Britain's part-nationalised banks...
Glasgow Games on Track; Hoy Hails New Velodrome
SIR Chris Hoy believes the next generation of cycling champions can come from Scotland as he cycled the first lap of the Commonwealth Games velodrome named in his honour. Britain's most successful Olympian was at the venue in the east end of Glasgow...
Hammers' Vaz Te Not Relaxing Just Yet
RICARDO Vaz Te may be pleased with West Ham's start to the season - but knows that it means nothing unless that form continues. The Hammers - who are managed by ex-Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce - are back in the Premier League after a tumultuous...
Handbags and Tea Bags Will Help Raise Cancer Charity Cash; ECONOMY
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk DEPARTMENT store Rutherfords of Morpeth, hopes handbags and tea bags will help to raise hundreds of pounds for a North East cancer charity. The shop is launching a Handbag Amnesty, where...
Help When You Really Need It
HREE North East firms that demonstrate the reath of ambition and entrepreneurial vision in he region scooped last year's regional top spots in he Local Business Accelerators (LBA) competition. IT and telecommunications group Specialist IT roup,...
Hopes of Peace in Pietersen Standoff
Byline: David Clough BEATEN champions England will be back home from their failed ICC World Twenty20 campaign by the time they are any the wiser as to whether Kevin Pietersen may soon be a team-mate again. Coach Andy Flower was yesterday required...
How Private Equity Can Really Boost a Business's Success
Byline: TOP 200 Brian Nicholls GAINING a maximum advantage in minimum time - often vital to business success these days - can be tough if you're going it alone on limited capital. Many banks, as we know, not only cut back on their financing but...
I'll Unite This Divided Land, 'One Nation' Ed Tells Party; Labour Leader in Grab for Middle Ground
Byline: William Green Political Editor in Manchester ? 0207 219 4389 ? william.green@ncjmedia.co.uk LABOUR leader Ed Miliband yesterday vowed to bring battered Britain back together as he accused David Cameron of dividing the North and South. ...
I'm Nothing Special, I Just Play in Front of Thousands - Bigirimana; Newcastle United's Gael Bigirimana Tells Neil Cameron Why He Will Never Think of Himself as Anything Other Than Just an Ordinary Guy Who Has Got Lucky
Byline: Gael Bigirimana GAEL Bigirimana all but recoils when it is put to him that signing for Newcastle United has made him just a tiny bit famous. It's not the only F word this softly spoken and deeply religious young man would not welcome...
Improve the Terms, Says EADs Chairman; MANUFACTURING
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk APOTENTIAL multi-billion pound merger between defence giant BAE Systems and Airbus aircraft manufacturer EADS has come under further pressure after a major shareholder demanded a better...
India Win but Fall Just Short; ICC WORLD TWENTY20
INDIA'S one-run victory over South Africa in Colombo was not enough to book a World Twenty20 semi-final berth. Pakistan's win over Australia earlier in the day had rendered South Africa's hopes of qualification redundant but India needed a large...
Influential Partners Are Marking Fifth Birthday; NECC
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk AGROUP comprising some of the region's most influential business people has celebrated its fifth anniversary. The North East Chamber of Commerce's Partners marked the occasion with a...
Information on Flood Risks Will Be Critical
Byline: RICHARD FREEMANWALLACE The floods of last week that affected our region are a reminder of the importance of this issue when acquiring property. At the end of 2010, Defra issued a report on flooding risks. This followed from the results...
Injuries Cannot Stop Man of Steel; RUGBY LEAGUE
NEWLY-CROWNED Man of Steel Sam Tomkins is determined to shake off a knee injury to play in England's autumn internationals. The Wigan full-back missed his side's Super League play-off semifinal against Leeds last Friday after hurting his knee in...
Jackpot Joy to Fraud Abroad; Lottery Man and Sister Kept Claiming Benefits after Moving to Spain
Byline: Rob Kennedy ? 0191 201 6007 ? rob.kennedy@ncjmedia.co.uk ALOTTERY millionaire has admitted claiming thousands of pounds in benefits despite starting a new life in Spain. Lawrence Candlish, who claims to have spent the PS5.5m he won in...
Judge Points the Finger over PS8.5m Bonus Payouts
Byline: Adrian Pearson Regional Affairs Correspondent ? 0191 201 6286 ? adrian.pearson@ncjmedia.co.uk ACITY law firm has been cleared of failing to prevent Newcastle Airport's former boss walking away with a multi-million-pound bonus. In a verdict...
Kind Words for Yorkshire-Bound Plunkett
GEOFF Cook has thanked Liam Plunkett for helping to put Durham on the world cricket map after the all-rounder joined Yorkshire, writes STUART RAYNER. The 27-year-old (pictured right) moved to Headingley yesterday, signing a threeyear contract with...
Lab Cleared in Chemical Alert; Three Taken to Hospital as Precautionary Measure
Byline: Sonia Sharma ? 0776 807 0489 ? sonia.sharma@ncjmedia.co.uk TWO firefighters and a laboratory assistant were yesterday taken to hospital after a chemical alert in the same building. The incident happened in the histopathology department...
Law Firm Advises on Tech Takeover
SQUARE One Law has advised the owners of a Leicester-based technology firm on its purchase by an AIM-listed cash shell. The Newcastle commercial law firm advised Synety, which has developed cloud-based communications service Cloud Call, reverse...
Leading Figure to Give Keynote Talk
Byline: AWARDS Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk ONE of the region's leading business and higher education figures will be the guest of honour at the Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 Awards ceremony on Tyneside later this month. Bernie...
Learn Quickly or Risk Failure Is Mancini's Euro Message
Byline: Phil Medlicott MANCHESTER City boss Roberto Mancini feels his team must improve quickly if they are to qualify for the Champions League knockout rounds - but believes they do have it in them to go on and win the competition. City, beaten...
Lennon Delighted after Historic Celtic Victory
Spartak Moscow.................................... 2 Celtic...................................................... 3 NEIL Lennon described himself as "probably the proudest man in Europe" after Celtic's historic 3-2 Champions League Group G victory...
Levein Admits Fault in Fletcher Row; I'm More to Blame Admits Levein
SCOTLAND boss Craig Levein last night admitted he was more at fault than Steven Fletcher for the Sunderland striker's self-imposed international exile, writes NEIL CAMERON. Fletcher (pictured left) has not played for his country since informing...
Like Him or Loathe Him, Ashley Delivers
Byline: ANDREW HEBDEN UNLESS he finally delivers some silverware to the St James' Park (or whatever he chooses to call it) trophy cabinet, Mike Ashley's never likely to win any popularity contests. Despite Newcastle United's impressive form last...
Local Authorities Must Introduce CIL with Care and Sophistication
Byline: KEVAN CARRICK I PROMISED this week to deal with the proposed Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) which is being introduced by most local authorities across the country, although it is not compulsory. You are likely to find reference to...
Maintaining Investments in a Low-Income Environment; ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE
INTEREST rates are at all-time lows and economic stimulus via the use of quantitative easing has led to exceptionally low gilt and quality bond yields, making life for savers and investors seeking an income particularly difficult. With gross redemption...
Market Update
Tourist rates Australia ...........1.4837 ...........dollars Canada .............1.5091 ...........dollars Egypt ..................8.719 .......... pounds Euro ..................1.1943 .............. euro Hong Kong ..........11.87 ...........dollars...
Marts
CARLISLE SEPTEMBER 22 Implement sale - Highoaks Farm Leading prices: PS4400 Tarrup straw chopper, PS2900 Ifor Williams livestock trailer, PS2400 International 674 tractor, PS1400 NC Zero grazing chopper, PS1400 Big Bear bike, PS850 International baler,...
Moneygate Has Wind of Expansion in Its Sails; FINANCIAL SERVICES
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk AFINANCIAL services firm plans to spend up to PS18m buying around 23 firms over the next couple of years and launch its own asset management business. South Tyneside-based Moneygate...
My Friends, My Saviours; Neighbours Act Quickly as Teen Collapses
Byline: Sarah Scott ? 0191 201 6273 ? sarah.scott@ncjmedia.co.uk Q UICK-thinking neighbours helped save a teenager's life after he collapsed from a cardiac arrest. Emmerson Hird, 18, had been at his home in Easington Colliery, County Durham,...
Obertan's out to Make More Than One Point; Obertan Has Got Points to Prove
Byline: Stuart Rayner ? (0191) 201-6283 ? stuart.rayner@ncjmedia.co.uk GABRIEL Obertan will be conscious he has a point to prove to his old clubs this week, but he is more concerned with proving one to Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew. The...
People Love Reading Romance; It's Not Often You Find a Born and Bred Southerner Willing to Shout about Their Love of the North from the Rooftops. MIEKA SMILES Chats to Best-Selling Author Freya North about Why the North Is Her 'Spiritual Home'
LIFE as a Teessider can be hard. Working in Newcastle I'm repeatedly ribbed about being a 'smog monster' and the like. But, for once, I have back-up. And it comes in the shape of the lovely Freya North who loves my home town of Middlesbrough with...
Planting the Seed of Recovery
Byline: STEPHEN SLATER ANYONE looking for positive financial news over the last few months would know how needle owners must feel when confronted by the proverbial haystack. But in among reports of the eurozone's continuing travails, the UK's lacklustre...
Postcards from the Edge of the World
POSTCARDS tossed into the sea - and returned from as far as the Arctic Circle - are part of a Tall Ships exhibition now docked in Tyneside. It has been put together by Imi Maufe, artist-in-residence aboard The Swan sailboat during last year's Tall...
Poulter Added the Seve Touch to Olazabal's Ryder Cup Marvels; Golf
EUROPE'S Ryder Cup-winning captain Jose Maria Olazabal compared the performance of Ian Poulter at Medinah to that of his late countryman Seve Ballesteros. Olazabal led Europe to a remarkable comeback from 10-4 down to beat the United States on a thrilling...
PS20,000 Price Tag for Town's Courthouse
Byline: Brian Daniel ? 07733 002 822 ? brian.daniel@ncjmedia.co.uk AN empty courthouse in a Northumberland market town which closed after centuries of dispensing justice is to go under the hammer. The former Alnwick Magistrates' Court premises...
PS3.85m to Speed Up Connection; County Wins Grant for Fast Broadband
Byline: Dave Black ? 07884 117069 ? dave.black@ncjmedia.co.uk PEOPLE living in some of the most remote parts of Northumberland have helped secure a further PS3.85m boost for a programme to roll out superfast broadband across the county. Bids...
Revving Up Online Chat for Bikers; ONLINE Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? Iain.Laing@ncjmedia.Co.UK
AN online forum for the UK's motorcyclists is revved up and ready to go after netting a PS285,000 investment. Realrider has been launched by Newcastle-based management team Andrew Richardson and Zoe Farrington and aims to attract 500,000 bikers...
Rio Tinto Funds Escape; Charity Will Benefit from Legacy
Byline: Dave Black ? 07884 117069 ? dave.black@ncjmedia.co.uk ADRUGS charity is to benefit from a fund launched to help counteract the loss of Northumberland's biggest private sector employer. Blyth-based Escape Family Support has been awarded...
Runaway Teacher Agrees to UK Return; Lawyer: Full Story Will Be Revealed
Byline: Tom Pugh and Lucy Christie in Bordeaux LAWYERS for runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest said the "full story" of his disappearance with a teenage pupil will emerge after he agreed to his extradition back to the UK. Forrest, 30, appeared before...
Salisbury Success in Store for Vectis
Byline: Saraband VECTIS lost all chance of winning with a slow start at Sandown last time but compensation awaits in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Molson Coors Novice Stakes at Salisbury today. Despite previously winning at Chepstow, Harry Dunlop's...
Saving Our Sea Creatures; Conference Will Hear Stories of Countless Rescues
Byline: Joanne Butcher ? 0191 201 6455 ? joanne.butcher@ncjmedia.co.uk SAVIOURS of seals, whales and dolphins - the British Divers Marine Life Rescue are the emergency service of the marine world. The charity comes to the rescue when sea creatures...
Screening Song of Hope; New Film Will Feature Work of Charities
Byline: Joanne Butcher ? 0191 201 6455 ? joanne.butcher@ncjmedia.co.uk APROJECT on Tyneside that uses music to raise the spirits of homeless people and offer them support is to be the subject of a new film. The cameras were rolling at St Chad's...
Still Living the Dream with Style; Celebrating 35 Colourful Years, Electronic New Wave Pioneers the Human League Are Heading to Town and Will Be Dressed to Impress, Whatever the Weather. BARBARA HODGSON Gets the Low-Down from Vocalist Joanne Catherall
Byline: Joanne Catherall THEY were as well known for their unique sense of style as their pioneering sound and since exploding onto the stage over three decades ago they've braved the musical storm. The Human League were stand-out 80s style icons...
Student Flats Welcome Their First Residents; PROPERTY
Byline: Iain Laing ? 0191 201 6429 ? iain.laing@ncjmedia.co.uk DEVELOPER Danieli Holdings has just opened its latest student flat accommodation block, in which it invested PS6m. The Newcastle firm bought the 2,000sq m site in Shieldfield two...
Take-Up of Big Sheds Is Driving Growth in the Region; Well-Priced Land and a Large Available Workforce Have Helped Encourage Firms to Site Large Industrial Developments in the North East. Two Property Experts Look at the Success of Big Sheds in the Region
IN the North East, Team Valley historically played a key role in attracting new industrial development to the region and it was anticipated that Newburn Riverside would become the next focus for new employment and industrial development. But the...
The Government Is Making a Positive Difference in North; Columnist
Byline: Graham Robb THIS week is the halfway point of the current Parliament. As football fans know, a game can change dramatically in the second half. The Conservatives arrive at half time down in the polls but in possession of power. The team...
The Importance of Not Being Idle Ensures Rose Will Give Everything for Sunderland; Defender Dreads Sitting on the Bench Danny Rose Is a Man on a Mission to Play Football Regularly. Neil Cameron Speaks to a Player Not Content to Sit in the Stands
Byline: Danny Rose DANNY Rose didn't come to Sunderland for an easy life. Had that been his raison d'etre he would have remained a bit-part player at Tottenham. Too many of his fellow professionals would choose that relatively easy role as it pays...
The North East Is Ready for Its Close Up
Byline: JOHN ANDERSON CBE TORRENTIAL rain, winds and dark nights... yes, autumn is upon us. For some businesses the treacherous weather has already started to take its toll, affecting a lot more than spirits. Unfortunately the weather has had...
The're Still Reasons to Be Positive
Byline: CHRIS RIGG AS with many indicators at the moment, the latest North East Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey does not provide a definitive answer on where the economy is heading. The Quarter 3 survey, conducted in partnership...
Thoughtful Approach to Our Society; Views of the North
I AM an incomer of only 30 years' standing, but I find myself reacting strongly to the attempt by James Wharton MP to remove my identity as a North Easterner. My parents were economic migrants from the North East, and I was born and brought up in...
Tom Winging It, but Loving Falcons Starts; S
Byline: Mark Smith ? (0191) 201-6432 ? mark.smith@ncjmedia.co.uk TOM Catterick is making the most of his starting chances for Newcastle Falcons despite being a relative newcomer to life on the edge. The 21-year-old has started the last three...
Tricky Trip Is Walk in Park; Chelsea Put Gloss on Scoreline with a Late Flourish
Nordsjaelland 0 Chelsea 4 IN the end, it was a walk in the Parken as Chelsea scored three times in the final 11 minutes to get their Champions League defence up and running in earnest against Nordsjaelland. Juan Mata continued his amazing recent...
TV Choice
MRS BIGGS ITV1, 9pm Why Charmian Biggs' story hasn't been turned into a TV or film project before is a mystery - it has all the elements a Hollywood blockbuster should have and what's more, it's all true. As the final episode begins, Charmian and Ronnie...
Two Years When the Whistle Never Blew
THE judgement handed down by the High Court reveals nearly two years of missed opportunities. Officials tasked with applying scrutiny to pay agreements and airport bosses from Newcastle's Copenhagen partners both failed to raise the issue of the...
Unlucky Pool Fall to a Late Sucker Punch
Hartlepool United.................................. 1 Sheffield United .................................... 2 NEALE Cooper suffered another defeat last night as his Hartlepool United side were beaten by Sheffield United. But this time, the Pool...
Warning as Wet Weather Causes Liver Fluke Rise
Byline: ANIMAL HEALTH Karen Dent ? 0191 201 6243 ? karen.dent@ncjmedia.co.uk LIVESTOCK keepers are being urged to take action to avoid liver fluke this autumn because the risk is particularly high due to the recent wet weather. Figures from the...
Wedding at Pit Isn't Run of the Mill
A NORTHUMBERLAND bride went back to her roots for her special day. Nicola Boak celebrated her wedding to David Tait at Woodhorn Colliery, near Ashington, which used to be a mine and is now a mining museum. Her grandfather George Phillips, 92,...
Wenger Is Seeking a Reversal of Fortunes
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger wants his side to make amends for Saturday's defeat to Chelsea when the Gunners take on Olympiacos in the Champions League tonight. The north Londoners saw a successful start to the season abruptly halted as they fell...
Wolseley Posts Higher Profits
PLUMBING and heating merchant Wolseley posted higher profits yesterday as a strong performance in North America offset more tough conditions in Europe. The Leamington Spa-based group, which achieves 13% of its revenues from UK businesses such as...