News archive from 1 April 2014, page 7

Drunk driver was homesick drug worker

A DRUNK driver from Little Sutton who was involved in a road crash fled the scene. Adam Michael McCabe, 28, was followed by the other driver, who was flashing their lights at him to stop. But pharmaceutical worker Mc-Cabe, who crashed in Chester,...

 
Earl Spencer signs up for lottery aiming to raise £500,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice

Earl Spencer signs up for lottery aiming to raise £500,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice

Earl Spencer has become the first person to sign up to a weekly lottery draw, which is set to raise vital funds for Cynthia Spencer Hospice. The hospice has teamed up with Your Hospice Lottery to bring its supporters the opportunity to support...

 
Seven-A-Day Fruit And Veg 'Lowers Death Risk'

Seven-A-Day Fruit And Veg 'Lowers Death Risk'

The current 'five-a-day' recommendation for fruit and vegetable consumption is inadequate, according to a new report. It proposes that certain drinks and tinned and processed fruit should not form part of the suggested intake, claiming they could...

 
Celtic set to honour Lisbon Lions by taking surviving legends back to Portuguese capital for Champions League Final

Celtic set to honour Lisbon Lions by taking surviving legends back to Portuguese capital for Champions...

CELTIC will honour their European Cup winning legends by taking them back to Lisbon for this year’s Champions League Final. The Portuguese capital will host Europe’s biggest club game for the first time since Celtic’s 2-1 victory over Inter Milan in...

 
Hearts administrator Bryan Jackson draws up emergency scheme to keep Tynecastle club playing for rest of season as liquidation looms

Hearts administrator Bryan Jackson draws up emergency scheme to keep Tynecastle club playing for rest of...

ANXIOUS administrator Bryan Jackson is drawing up emergency plans to keep Hearts playing for the rest of this season even if he is forced to call in the liquidators this month. Record Sport understands BDO chief Jackson is now reluctantly preparing...

 

U.S. ambassador to India resigns after diplomatic row

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf denied on Monday that Nancy Powell's resignation was related to ongoing tensions after the December arrest and subsequent strip search of the Indian diplomat, Devyani Khobragade. But analysts said it was...

 
Devoted dad who brought up three sons alone after his partner died during childbirth passes away on 25th anniversary of tragedy

Devoted dad who brought up three sons alone after his partner died during childbirth passes away on 25th...

A DEVOTED dad who brought up his three sons alone when his partner died giving birth to their twins passed away on the 25th ­anniversary of the tragedy. Gerry McLaughlin vowed to give his children the best life possible when Diane suffered a brain...

 
Heart Start: Daily Record campaign calls for defibrillators to be made as common as fire extinguishers in a bid to save thousands of lives

Heart Start: Daily Record campaign calls for defibrillators to be made as common as fire extinguishers in a...

THE Record today begins a campaign to save thousands of lives each year – by installing vital defibrillators throughout Scotland. The simple machines can be used by anyone to shock cardiac arrest victims back to life. One could have saved Royal Marine...

 
Police reveal dangerous sex offender is on the run 75 DAYS after he vanished but refuse to reveal his crimes

Police reveal dangerous sex offender is on the run 75 DAYS after he vanished but refuse to reveal his crimes

POLICE have revealed that a dangerous sex offender is on the run – almost three months after he vanished. Lorcan Halton, 45, failed to turn up for a court appearance on January 15. Investigations later revealed he boarded a Belfast-bound ferry in...

 
Royal Mail Sell-Off 'Cost Taxpayer Millions'

Royal Mail Sell-Off 'Cost Taxpayer Millions'

Taxpayers lost out due to the Government's low valuation of Royal Mail shares during its privatisation, the National Audit Office has found. The public spending watchdog concluded ministers showed "deep caution" when pricing the shares last...

 

China charges former senior military officer with graft - Xinhua

Gu has been charged with corruption, taking bribes, misuse of public funds and abuse of power, Xinhua said on one of its official microblogs on Monday. He will be tried by a military court, it added. Three sources with ties to the leadership or...

 

Nato to discuss Ukraine response

William Hague will join fellow Nato foreign ministers to discuss the military alliance's response to the Ukraine crisis amid continued fears over Russia's territorial ambitions. Training for Ukrainian forces and a more formal suspension of...

 
Police launch appeal to find missing Scawsby woman

Police launch appeal to find missing Scawsby woman

Officers are appealing for help to locate missing 70-year-old Patricia Fanthorpe, as they grow increasingly concerned for her welfare. Mrs Fanthorpe has not been seen since around 2.30pm yesterday (Sunday, March 30) when she left her home in Malton...

 
West Ham striker delighted after beating Sunderland

West Ham striker delighted after beating Sunderland

ANDY Carroll believes West Ham are safe after their 2-1 win at Sunderland tonight. The striker scored the opening goal at the Stadium of Light and a second from Mo Diame put the Hammers clear. Sunderland pulled one back through Adam Johnson but it was...

 

Labour party warns against 'foolish' EU exit

Labour, ahead of the Conservatives in the polls, broke their silence on the subject this month, saying they would only offer a referendum if there was a further transfer of power to Brussels - something they said was unlikely before 2020. On Tuesday...

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