News archive from 2 February 2015, page 9

Tufnell and Parker exit The Jump

England cricket legend Phil Tufnell and Gogglebox star Dom Parker were the first celebrities to be knocked out as the second season of winter sports show The Jump got under way. Tufnell, 48, was eliminated after losing out in the jump against fellow...

 

China January HSBC factory PMI contracts for second month, misses flash estimate

The final HSBC/Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for January came in at 49.7 on a seasonally adjusted basis, just below the 50.0 level that separates growth from contraction. The number was slightly lower than a preliminary "flash"...

Reuters, 05:18 in Business
 
In the courts of Lincolnshire...

In the courts of Lincolnshire...

Timothy Geoffrey Blythe, 39, of Room 38 YMCA, St Rumbold Street, Lincoln, pleaded guilty to theft of three electric drills to the value of £159.97 belonging to Homebase. He was given a conditional discharge for six months, ordered to pay compensation...

 

£1.5m Liverpool Tribeca Duncan Street housing development work begins

Work has started on a housing project which will revive part of a stalled scheme originally designed to create a new gateway to Liverpool. Liverpool Mutual Homes’(LMH) £1.5m development to build 12 homes in Duncan Street is part of the Tribeca scheme...

 
Nick Clegg: Why Birmingham and Black Country must combine forces as quickly as possible

Nick Clegg: Why Birmingham and Black Country must combine forces as quickly as possible

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has urged Birmingham and the Black Country to create a new combined authority “as quickly as possible”. The Liberal Democrat leader insisted he did not want to impose any new system of local government on the region –...

 

George Osborne pledges to ensure help is available to axed Cadbury workers

VIEW GALLERY   Chancellor George Osborne has pledged to ensure help is available for the 200 workers axed at Bournville. Cadbury owner Mondelez international is shedding the staff as part of an efficiency drive which will see £75 million invested into...

 
Super Bowl: Brady Helps Patriots Beat Seahawks

Super Bowl: Brady Helps Patriots Beat Seahawks

The New England Patriots have been crowned Super Bowl champions after coming from behind to defeat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 and win their first NFL title in a decade. The victory meant New England joined five other teams who have won at least four...

 
Trio charged over robbery and firearm offences

Trio charged over robbery and firearm offences

A man and two teenage boys have been charged in connection with a series of robbery and firearm offences. South Yorkshire Police officers in Rotherham arrested a 30-year-old man and two teenagers on Saturday in connection with offences committed in...

 
Man threatened in Doncaster home by firearm wielding raider

Man threatened in Doncaster home by firearm wielding raider

A Doncaster man was threatened in his own property by an armed raider. Police are appealing for information following the incident in Thorne last night wben the householder was confronted by an intruder. Officers received reports of the attempted...

 
Chellaston Academy head in UKIP storm says whole thing has been taken out of context

Chellaston Academy head in UKIP storm says "whole thing has been taken out of context"

A DERBY secondary school has found itself at the centre of a political storm after an image of UKIP leader Nigel Farage was shown during an assembly on the horrors of the Holocaust. The party's legal team is now drawing up an official complaint to be...

 
Liverpool FC won't rush Daniel Sturridge back into starting line-up

Liverpool FC won't rush Daniel Sturridge back into starting line-up

Daniel Sturridge is set to wait for a return to Liverpool’s starting line up – as Brendan Rodgers hailed him a “genuine top European talent”. The 25-year-old’s fairytale return lit up Anfield on Saturday with his goal against West Ham 12 minutes after...

Daily Post, 06:08 in Sport
 
Much more to come from me says Wrexham FC new boy Kyle Storer

Much more to come from me says Wrexham FC new boy Kyle Storer

Kyle Storer was pleased with his debut for Wrexham in Saturday’s 0-0 draw with Torquay United, but insists there is still a lot more to come from himself and his new team. Storer joined the Dragons on Tuesday after having his contract at Kidderminster...

Daily Post, 06:08 in Sport
 
Louis Van Gaal abandons Old Trafford's cavalier tradition as Manchester United take revenge on Leicester City

Louis Van Gaal abandons Old Trafford's cavalier tradition as Manchester United take revenge on Leicester City

Killers and killjoys. That was United on their revenge mission on Leicester City. A freezing afternoon that warmed up nicely in the first 45 minutes should have become red hot for the Old Trafford faithful, Disappointingly, it almost turned completely...

Daily Post, 06:08 in Sport
 
Labour Criticised Over Tuition Fees Cap Plan

Labour Criticised Over Tuition Fees Cap Plan

Labour plans to reduce the cap on tuition fees in England have been criticised by university chiefs. A group of vice-chancellors said reducing the limit from £9,000 to £6,000 would leave a £10bn hole in revenues over the next five years. And in a...

 
TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Lincoln City to look at defensive options

TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY: Lincoln City to look at defensive options

Lincoln City will be casting an eye over their defensive options as the Football Transfer Window slams shut tonight at 11pm. The Imps are struggling for cover at the moment, with three of their defenders currently undergoing treatment at Sincil Bank....

 


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