News archive from 2 February 2015, page 11

Ryanair raises guidance again, cautions on next year

For the three months to December, the Irish airline earned 49 million euros after tax, better than a forecast of 30 million euros in a poll of analysts conducted by the company and the 35 million euro loss a year earlier. (Reporting by Padraic Halpin;...

Reuters, 06:27 in Business
 
Hartlepool officer given MBE for work treating war casualties

Hartlepool officer given MBE for work treating war casualties

AN Army officer of 35 years has been awarded an MBE for his work in administrating the treatment of war casualties. Lieutenant Colonel Ian Simpson, 52, of the Royal Army Medical Corps was stunned to be recognised with the commendation for his...

 
TV crew records pressures faced by A&E staff

TV crew records pressures faced by A&E staff

TELEVISION cameras for a national show have returned to a hospital 12 months after their first visit looking at A&E pressure. The BBC’s current affairs programme Panorama has spent time filming at the University Hospital of North Tees, in...

 

Winston backs 3-DNA IVF technique

A technique that would see IVF babies born with DNA from three different people is "not unlike" a blood transfusion, according to Professor Robert Winston. The renowned scientist and broadcaster said the technique, which will be debated by...

 
Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters "covering' for paramedics on emergency calls in South Yorkshire today warned: "Lives are being at risk." The Fire Brigades Union says its members are being put in a ‘moral and ethical dilemma’ when they have to provide...

 
Make contacts and boost trade at Doncaster networking event

Make contacts and boost trade at Doncaster networking event

Businessmen and women are invited to make new contacts at a specially-arranged networking event. Hosted by Doncaster Chamber, it will take place at Doncaster Knights Rugby Club’s Castle Park stadium in Armthorpe Road, Armthorpe, on Thursday, February...

 
Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters ‘covering’ for paramedics in South Yorkshire warn: Lives are being put at risk

Firefighters "covering' for paramedics on emergency calls in South Yorkshire today warned: "Lives are being at risk." The Fire Brigades Union says its members are being put in a ‘moral and ethical dilemma’ when they have to provide...

 
Delight for Sheffield primary after it is taken out of special measures

Delight for Sheffield primary after it is taken out of special measures

A Sheffield primary school has been lifted out of special measures following a "good' Ofsted inspection. Teacher and parents at Grenoside Community Primary School are celebrating after inspectors from government education watchdog Ofsted said the...

 
More Sheffield youngsters are applying for university

More Sheffield youngsters are applying for university

Education chiefs in Sheffield have welcomed figures showing more people from the city are going to university. New figures from university admissions service UCAS show a 5 per cent increase year-on-year in people applying for higher education....

 
Derby mother kept baby boy in pushchair with no food for 14 hours

Derby mother kept baby boy in pushchair with no food for 14 hours

A MOTHER who left her 10-month-old baby strapped in his pushchair for 14 hours without a single feed has admitted neglect. Later that day, the baby's father noticed when changing the little boy's nappy, two 10cm-long dark red abrasions in lines across...

 
Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Here is the latest traffic and travel report for Monday 2nd February. There are currently no reports of any major delays across Nottinghamshire, but that may change as the morning goes on. Motorists are still being reminded to be wary of icy roads...

 
Bouncy castle boss gets fly-tipping fine

Bouncy castle boss gets fly-tipping fine

A BUSINESSWOMAN landed herself in court after she allowed one of her vans to be used to dump rubbish at a notorious fly-tipping hot-spot. Plagued by rubbish dumped at the roadside in Houghton, Sunderland City Council have installed signs and CCTV...

 
Young Voices: Championing our city’s children

Young Voices: Championing our city’s children

Leeds celebrated its children's champions at the Child Friendly Leeds Awards. Young reporter Sophie Poole helped to organise the event. The Child Friendly Leeds awards is a very important event. It is vital that we recognise the inspiring work done by...

 
Anger as councils sells 400-year-old historic rectory

Anger as councils sells 400-year-old historic rectory

AN angry councillor claims the decision to put a historic Grade II building up for sale as a £230,000 house has left Houghton residents "distressed'. Coun Sheila Ellis hit out at an advert on property website Rightmove where Sunderland City...

 
Failed drugs farmer in court after killing cannabis plants

Failed drugs farmer in court after killing cannabis plants

A NOVICE cannabis farmer was hauled before the courts after his £250 outlay on growing equipment could not ensure the survival of a single plant. When police visited Mark Thompson’s home in Pennywell on August 26, last year, they found two cannabis...

 


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