News archive from 1 July 2012

Olympic Torch Relay in Evesham, Wickhamford, Broadway and the Cotswolds

The Olympic Torch is coming to the Cotswolds, Evesham, Broadway and Wickhamford tomorrow. Our reporters and photographers will be on the route, bringing you live online reports and pictures. There will also be a picture special in our sister title the...

 
Palestinian leader Abbas postpones Israel meeting

Palestinian leader Abbas postpones Israel meeting

"We know that Mofaz will bring nothing new," said Wasl Abu Yosef, a member of Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization, who told reporters of the postponement. Israeli officials, who had previously never confirmed or denied the meeting would...

 

Talbot secures bronze for Britain

Britain's Danny Talbot has won a bronze medal in the 200 metres at the European Championships, on the day his female counterparts reached their "lowest point". In the final race of a cold, wet evening in Helsinki, Talbot claimed Britain's...

Daily Post, 22:12 in Sport
 

Okoye woe after finishing last

British record holder Lawrence Okoye was downcast after finishing last in the discus final at the European Championships in Helsinki. Okoye, who has deferred a place at Oxford to study law to concentrate on athletics, improved his national record to...

Daily Post, 22:12 in Sport
 

Lynda La Plante hits out at Charlotte Bronte, an 'evil, twisted little woman'

By Alistair Shand Crimewriter Lynda La Plante is planning a project on the Brontes – and she has launched a character assasination of Charlotte Bronte. The author and screenwriter, best known for writing hit TV drama Prime Suspect, was interviewed...

 
Proud moment for borough torch bearers

Proud moment for borough torch bearers

IT was a proud moment for Dudley College student, Ross Ensor, who was carried the Olympic Torch this afternoon. The event was extra special, as Ross, aged 18, was the only one of the 11 torchbearers carrying the torch through Dudley today, who was...

 
Proud moment for borough torch bearers

Proud moment for borough torch bearers

IT was a proud moment for Dudley College student, Ross Ensor, who was carried the Olympic Torch this afternoon. The event was extra special, as Ross, aged 18, was the only one of the 11 torchbearers carrying the torch through Dudley today, who was...

 

X-ray 'brain tumour risk' uncertain

Regular dental X-rays “can double or even triple the chance of developing a common type of brain tumour,” according to The Daily Telegraph. This news is based on a large US study comparing the dental histories of people who had a brain tumour known as...

 

X-ray 'brain tumour risk' uncertain

Regular dental X-rays “can double or even triple the chance of developing a common type of brain tumour,” according to The Daily Telegraph. This news is based on a large US study comparing the dental histories of people who had a brain tumour known as...

 
The elderly resigned to the scrap heap?

The elderly resigned to the scrap heap?

This week's Picture of the Week just had to be given to reader Alan Crich, who spotted this sign, which was rather unfortunately attached to a skip in the Manners Industrial Estate, Ilkeston.
Alan joked: "A novel approach to recycling...

 
Cracks appear in Comedy Carpet

Cracks appear in Comedy Carpet

CRACKING up with laughter is one thing. But now there are fears parts of Blackpool’s £4m Comedy Carpet are cracking up in an altogether less welcome way. Fissures have appeared on some of the slabs of the £4m artwork which was officially unveiled last...

 
Tony McLernon charged with murder of heavily pregnant Eystna Blunnie

Tony McLernon charged with murder of heavily pregnant Eystna Blunnie

Police discovered Ms Blunnie in the early hours of Wednesday morning after receiving a call about a woman lying injured next to a busy road. She was rushed to Princess Alexandra Hospital, but there was nothing doctors could do to save her and she was...

Metro, 22:48 in Hot News
 

X-ray 'brain tumour risk' uncertain

Regular dental X-rays “can double or even triple the chance of developing a common type of brain tumour,” according to The Daily Telegraph. This news is based on a large US study comparing the dental histories of people who had a brain tumour known as...

 

Ministers order bank rate review

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PM willing to hold EU referendum

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