News archive from 2 February 2015, page 15

China says opposed to any countries meeting Dalai Lama

The White House said last week that Obama would deliver remarks at a Feb. 5 prayer breakfast about the importance of upholding religious freedom. The Dalai Lama is due to attend. (Reporting by Michael Martina; Writing by Sui-Lee Wee; Editing by Robert...

 
Barry Ferguson: Rangers lost battle on the pitch but its off pitch where they need to win the war

Barry Ferguson: Rangers lost battle on the pitch but its off pitch where they need to win the war

THE biggest battle Rangers will face all season did not take place yesterday against Celtic on the ploughed pitch at Hampden. Ronny Deila’s side won comfortably in the end , convincingly, maybe even a little too easily as they made it through to the...

 
Who made all the pies? Meet the Perthshire women who are winning world awards for their tasty pastries

Who made all the pies? Meet the Perthshire women who are winning world awards for their tasty pastries

ONE is a butcher, another a baker. Both are champions in their fields, live a couple of miles from each other and are women in a man’s game. In fact, Linda Hill and Ann Davidson have put Perthshire on the map – as the UK’s pie capital. Linda, of...

 
Rotherham children’s hospice provides vital support for hundreds of families

Rotherham children’s hospice provides vital support for hundreds of families

Grateful families' emotional tributes to positive facility for its "family-like' atmosphere ‘Amazing’, ‘a life-line’, ‘incredible’ – these are just some of the ways grateful families describe Bluebell Wood Hospice. Situated down a private road in...

 
WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

Ice and snow will hit Nottinghamshire again this week, according to the Met Office. Forecasters have issued a Yellow Snow Warning for Wednesday 4th February - causing disruptions to services and putting vulnerable people at risk. A Met Office...

 
Lincoln burglar broke into Tesco on Christmas Day after finding it wasn't open

Lincoln burglar broke into Tesco on Christmas Day after finding it wasn't open

A Lincoln burglar broke into a Tesco store on Christmas Day after he realised it was shut. Shane Carter, 34, claimed he thought the Canwick Road supermarket would be open on the evening of December 25 last year. But instead he smashed a large glass...

 
Tom Brady shines as Patriots topple Seahawks

Tom Brady shines as Patriots topple Seahawks

QUARTERBACK Tom Brady made Super Bowl history as the New England Patriots toppled the defending champion Seattle Seahawks in Arizona to claim their fourth title. The 37-year-old surpassed childhood hero Joe Montana’s record of 11 touchdowns thrown in...

 
Pamela marks 20 years with undertakers

Pamela marks 20 years with undertakers

Local funeral directors, Robertshaw Greenwood are celebrating the long service and dedication of funeral service arranger, Mrs Pamela Irving. Pamela joined the Hebden Bridge company in 1995 and went on to become a fully qualified funeral director and...

 

Power Rangers star arrested after roommate is found stabbed to death

A former star of the Power Rangers TV series has been arrested in California for allegedly stabbing his room-mate to death with a sword. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Ricardo Medina, 36, who played the Red Ranger on Power Rangers Wild...

Metro, 07:23 in Hot News
 
South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

Police sniffer dogs tracked down 179 suspects at large in South Yorkshire in 12 months, new figures reveal. The 40-strong team also located stolen property and other evidence in 211 call-outs between April 2013 and 2014. Specialist dogs also detected...

 
Rotherham children’s hospice provides vital support for hundreds of families

Rotherham children’s hospice provides vital support for hundreds of families

Grateful families' emotional tributes to positive facility for its "family-like' atmosphere ‘Amazing’, ‘a life-line’, ‘incredible’ – these are just some of the ways grateful families describe Bluebell Wood Hospice. Situated down a private road in...

 
Beeston man fined £350 for dropping white tissue and cigarette in the street

Beeston man fined £350 for dropping white tissue and cigarette in the street

Stapleford: Matthew Howden, 33, of Brisbane Drive, was fined £350 at Nottingham Magistrates' Court. He pleaded guilty by post to driving an uninsured Volkswagen Golf in Coventry Lane, Bramcote, without a licence on April 24 last year. Howden was...

 

Nottinghamshire teenager battles rare genetic disorder

When Corah-Beth Slaney donned a glamorous party dress and joined her friends for her school prom she felt like a princess. But just six months later, life had changed dramatically for the beautiful 16-year-old. Corah is now unable to walk, feed...

 

In pictures: Check out Katy Perry's Super Bowl Halftime Show which included four costume changes, Missy...

Video loading KATY Perry roared into action and gave Super Bowl fans something to cheer as she dazzled during the Halftime Show. The Teenage Dreams star rode onto the stage on the back of a giant lion in a red hot flame outfit with her hair in a high...

 

Manchester United "ready to sign Mats Hummels and Kevin De Bruyne in £67m transfer deadline day double deal'

Manchester United are reportedly ready to splash out £67million to sign Mats Hummels and Kevin De Bruyne in a transfer deadline day double deal. United are desperate to get new signings in before the window slams shut at 11pm, in order to boost their...

Metro, 07:26 in Sport
 


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