Robert Maxwell

Type: Person
Name: Robert Maxwell
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

My starring role in the Commonwealth Games

A programme which aired last week about the 1986 Commonwealth Games brought back plenty of memories for me.That year’s event was held in Edinburgh and those of us who were around at the time may remember that it was afflicted by financial problems and ... [Published Falkirk Herald - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Countdown to Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony

OVER a half a century has passed since Scotland first played host to the Games, an event that has prospered and garnered adulation in spite of the empire’s waning influence.In 1970, when Meadowbank welcomed a modest phalanx of pipe bands and Highland ... [Published The Scotsman - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Lost Edinburgh: 1986 Commonwealth Games

TWENTY-EIGHT years ago this week Edinburgh hosted the Commonwealth Games for the second time. Sadly they will be remembered as ‘the Boycott Games’.Organisers at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games will be dearly hoping that events run a little smoother ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Why 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games Almost Never Happened

The women's 1500 metres at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.Glasgow is to open the 2014 Commonwealth Games with an opening ceremony attended by the Queen, Prince Philip and athletics stars from across the globe.However, the last time Scotland ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

The forgotten story of … Robert Maxwell’s 1986 Commonwealth Games | Sport

The last time the Commonwealth Games came to Scotland, in Edinburgh in 1986, the cast list of champions was mightily impressive. Steve Ovett left the 800m and 1500m to Steve Cram, and ran instead in the 5,000m, which he duly won. Daley Thompson won the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Blair sees his millions as modest only in the world of the super rich | Simon Jenkins

The Blairs seem to crave money because it is there. As the gap between the wealthy few and the rest widens, their fortune is hard to justify Tony Blair protested yesterday that he is not worth £100m, “not half of that, a third of that, a quarter ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Marjorie (Knowles) Johnson

CLARKSBURG — , 91, formerly of Dallas, Texas, passed away on July 16, 2014, in Austin, Texas, where she has lived since 2003. She was born on April 7, 1923, the daughter of the late James and Beatrice Knowles.She is survived by her three children, Richard ... [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Boycotts, Maxwell and the suspected war criminal

Next week, the eyes of the world will be on Glasgow as the Commonwealth Games get under way.This will be the third time Scotland has hosted the Games, with Edinburgh taking centre stage in 1970 and 1986.The Games in 1970 were an undoubted success.But, ... [Published BBC - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 11

:37am BSTJuly 11 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.The TimesFLIGHTS WILL DOUBLE BY 2033, BOEING PREDICTSFive jetliners ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Maxwell Printer's Owner Eyes Publishing Deal

A printing group once owned by Robert Maxwell, the disgraced newspaper tycoon, is plotting a merger with one of the UK's biggest independent customer content producers.Sky News understands that the owner of Polestar, which has been through a string of ... [Published Heart Radio - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Drug gang facing jail for dealing between two cities

A group of gangsters who transported drugs and money made from the drug trade between Glasgow and Dundee are facing lengthy jail sentences.William Anderson, 26, Stephen Wilson, 41, 
Daniel Jebb, 64, and Robert 
Maxwell, 57, were caught by police probing ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 10 2014]
Entities: Glasgow, Jail, Drugs
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Consumers have little faith in pension providers and associate the industry with scandals finds report

Consumers have little trust in the pensions industry, which they associate with scandals, incompetence and wrong doing finds a new report.The research from the government’s workplace pension scheme body, the National Employment Savings Trust, or NEST ... [Published Mindful Money - Jul 07 2014]

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My starring role in the Commonwealth Games [Published Falkirk Herald - Jul 25 2014]
From Docker to Dunstone [Published The Steeple Times - Jul 25 2014]
Countdown to Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony [Published The Scotsman - Jul 23 2014]
Why 1986 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games Almost Ne... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 23 2014]
Lost Edinburgh: 1986 Commonwealth Games [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 23 2014]
Flirting with the headlines at the 1986 Games [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Jul 23 2014]
The forgotten story of … Robert Maxwell’s 1986 ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 22 2014]
Tony Blair sees his millions as modest only in ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Jewellery thief's sentence upheld [Published Dominion Post - Jul 22 2014]
Narcissistic Personality Disorders Entrenched a... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Jul 21 2014]
Marjorie (Knowles) Johnson [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Jul 21 2014]
MR. GROVE [Published Maysville-Online - Jul 18 2014]
Rupert Murdoch and Time Warner: Brace yourself ... [Published The Drum - Jul 18 2014]
City the poorer for loss of a true character [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 17 2014]
Boycotts, Maxwell and the suspected war criminal [Published BBC - Jul 17 2014]
Not so virginal [Published Unlimited Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Time Warner Rebuffs Murdoch Bid; Will He Be Back? [Published Media Post - Jul 16 2014]
Murdoch 's 21st Century Fox rebuffed in $80bil... [Published The Drum - Jul 16 2014]
East Coast declares five-cent monthly distribut... [Published Stockwatch - Jul 15 2014]
Tony Smith, innovative sports editor with an in... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 14 2014]
Frontrunning: July 11 [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 11 2014]
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 11 [Published Reuters UK - Jul 11 2014]
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 11 [Published Reuters - Jul 11 2014]
Maxwell Printer's Owner Eyes Publishing Deal [Published Heart Radio - Jul 10 2014]
Drug gang facing jail for dealing between two c... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Jul 10 2014]
Consumers have little faith in pension provider... [Published Mindful Money - Jul 07 2014]
Betty L. Maxwell [Published Hartselle Enquirer - Jul 01 2014]
This Day in History: 1987 - Stock-broker guilty... [Published Macau Daily Times - Jul 01 2014]
UMEME : Kyayonka: NSSF not opposed to pension r... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 01 2014]
Much more than a 'giant voice' [Published DVIDS - Jun 26 2014]
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