News archive from 2 June 2012

Car-mageddon! Do you dream of a world without traffic wardens? Then read what happened in the town that...

The circumstances that led to the issue of Britain's very first parking ticket were unfortunate to say the least. It was the morning of Monday September 19, 1960, and a brigade of 40 newly appointed traffic wardens were on their inaugural swoop in...

Daily Mail, 21:59 in Auto
 

Better than Don Draper's? The REAL sexy Sixties Jaguar ads... as car firm's boss says he was 'surprised' by...

Landing the prestigious Jaguar account in last Sunday's episode of Mad Men was one of Don Draper's greatest achievements.But actual ads released by the luxury car company's U.S. sector in the late Sixties and early Seventies blow the fictional...

Daily Mail, 21:59 in Auto
 

The Royal Road: Archive footage of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret on car trip around the grounds of...

The Royal Wave has been associated with the Queen for as long as most people can remember - and now precious archive footage has been released which shows the monarch trying it out it as a carefree teenager.Capturing a smiling Princess Elizabeth as...

Daily Mail, 21:59 in Auto
 

Beacon lit

The Halifax beacon will be lit on Monday at 10.45 pm to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. It is one 4,000 beacons beng lit across the UK and Commonwealth. The site at the top of Beacon Hill has panoramic views overlooking the town and will be...

 

Burnley drink-driver used works Transit after quarrel

A DRINK-driver who smashed into a lamp-post hit it with such force it went 20 metres down the road, a court heard. Burnley magistrates were told how Kieron Craggs, 27, then abandoned his father-in-law’s Transit van and headed to a canal bank. He was...

 
Intel inspired by aerospace to make sturdier laptops

Intel inspired by aerospace to make sturdier laptops

Intel is counting on the super-thin laptops, a category it has dubbed ultrabooks, to add some pizzazz to a PC market languishing due to the growing popularity of Apple Inc's iPad. Combining the best of laptops and tablets, the ultrabooks will have...

 

Groupon shares drop as IPO lock-up ends

At one point the stock dropped more than 10 percent, triggering a circuit breaker that paused trading briefly and limited short sales. Groupon sold a small amount of its equity in its IPO late last year. Insiders are typically prevented from selling...

 
EXCLUSIVE: England have Ox factor! Hodgson rockets Alex into Euro reckoning

EXCLUSIVE: England have Ox factor! Hodgson rockets Alex into Euro reckoning

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has leapt to the forefront of Roy Hodgson's planning for Euro 2012 after being handed his first start for England at Wembley.The 18-year-old Arsenal winger was told on Friday night at a team meeting that he will line up against...

Daily Mail, 22:04 in Sport
 
Banks raise exposure to German debt in Q1

Banks raise exposure to German debt in Q1

The United States, accounting for 23 percent of all claims, tops the list. The foreign claims of Britain's monetary financial institutions, including loans and advances, commercial bills, certificates of deposit and government and corporate bonds,...

Reuters, 22:05 in Business
 
Banned - Leamington woman told she can never keep an animal again

Banned - Leamington woman told she can never keep an animal again

A LEAMINGTON woman has been banned from keeping any animals for the rest of her life after leaving her pet dog with an injury that almost killed her. Wenda Allen, of Buckley Road, Lillington, had pleaded guilty to two charges of causing unnecessary...

 

Convincing win for Djokovic

World number one Novak Djokovic was at his clinical best as he despatched France's Nicolas Devilder in three sets to reach the French Open last 16 and ensure a day off on Saturday. Fourth on the day's schedule and with Stanislas Wawrinka and Gilles...

Daily Post, 22:09 in Sport
 

Burnley drink-driver used works Transit after quarrel

A DRINK-driver who smashed into a lamp-post hit it with such force it went 20 metres down the road, a court heard. Burnley magistrates were told how Kieron Craggs, 27, then abandoned his father-in-law’s Transit van and headed to a canal bank. He was...

 
CONVINCING WIN FOR DJOKOVIC

CONVINCING WIN FOR DJOKOVIC

Fourth on the day's schedule and with Stanislas Wawrinka and Gilles Simon's epic having ensured a late start, there was a risk of Djokovic being detained on Court Suzanne Lenglen until the playable light expired. But the three-time semi-finalist...

 
EXCLUSIVE: England have Ox factor! Hodgson rockets Alex the kid into Euro fold

EXCLUSIVE: England have Ox factor! Hodgson rockets Alex the kid into Euro fold

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has leapt to the forefront of Roy Hodgson's planning for Euro 2012 after being handed his first start for England at Wembley.The 18-year-old Arsenal winger was told on Friday night at a team meeting that he will line up against...

Daily Mail, 22:19 in Sport
 

Cecil Jacobs in administration

Jun 1 2012 More than 150 jobs are at risk after the UK's largest independent camera retailer collapsed into administration. Family-run Cecil Jacobs, which was founded more than 70 years ago and operates 19 Jacobs-branded stores, was the latest...

 


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