News archive from 4 December 2012, page 17

Philippines typhoon forces 41,000 people to evacuate their homes

Philippines typhoon forces 41,000 people to evacuate their homes

Damage from typhoon Bopha in the Philippines. Photograph: AFP/Getty The Philippines' strongest typhoon so far this year has forced more than 41,000 people from their homes as it pounds southern provinces – cutting power, suspending travel and flooding...

 
Son charged with dad’s murder in Elkesley

Son charged with dad’s murder in Elkesley

THE son of an Elkesley man who died early on Sunday morning has been charged with his murder. Gary Talbot, 39, was arrested after his father, Charles Talbot, 64, sustained serious head injuries just after 5am at their home in Headland Avenue in the...

 
Man who ‘saved’ a college is mourned

Man who ‘saved’ a college is mourned

By Mike Pryce A CHARTERED accountant who played a major role in the survival of Malvern Hills College – now South Worcestershire College – in the 1990s has died. John Tuck, who was aged 88, lived in Zetland Road, Malvern and spent his latter years...

 
Towpath walkers warning

Towpath walkers warning

THE Canal and River Trust is asking people enjoying its towpaths in Wigan to take extra care as the winter chill descends. The new charity that cares for the nation’s waterways is urging people to be alert to the dangers of icy waterways now that...

 
Son charged with dad’s murder in Elkesley

Son charged with dad’s murder in Elkesley

THE son of an Elkesley man who died early on Sunday morning has been charged with his murder. Gary Talbot, 39, was arrested after his father, Charles Talbot, 64, sustained serious head injuries just after 5am at their home in Headland Avenue in the...

 

Police hurt in Union flag protest

Police have been injured as loyalists rioted in Belfast city centre after a controversial vote on the Union flag. The violence spread to parts of east Belfast where loyalists who had earlier tried to smash their way into the grounds of City Hall...

 

Editors make case on regulation

Newspaper editors are to attend a Downing Street summit to make their case for resisting the legally-backed press regulation called for by the Leveson Report. Senior industry figures will meet Culture Secretary Maria Miller to set out progress towards...

 
Eurogroup boss Jean-Claude Juncker to step down

Eurogroup boss Jean-Claude Juncker to step down

Eurogroup head Jean-Claude Juncker has announced that he is stepping down at the end of December. The Luxembourg prime minister has held the post of Eurogroup head since 2005, and his move was widely expected. Eurogroup is made up of finance ministers...

BBC, 05:47 in Business
 

Better access to consultants needed

Patients admitted to hospital at evenings and weekends face a postcode lottery as to whether they will have access to consultants and other senior doctors, a report has suggested. Hospital patients should be seen by a consultant at least once every 24...

 
FERGIE TAUNTS MAN CITY

FERGIE TAUNTS MAN CITY

SIR ALEX Ferguson has piled the pressure on Manchester City by insisting their title hopes could be damaged if they bomb out of Europe tonight. Roberto Mancini's men travel to Borussia Dortmund having already crashed out of the Champions League with a...

Daily Star, 05:54 in Sport
 

Better access to consultants needed

Patients admitted to hospital at evenings and weekends face a postcode lottery as to whether they will have access to consultants and other senior doctors, a report has suggested. Hospital patients should be seen by a consultant at least once every 24...

 

Better access to consultants needed

Hospital patients should be seen by a consultant at least once every 24 hours, the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has recommended. Mounting evidence suggests that patients are more likely to die if admitted as emergencies in the evening and at the...

 

Better access to consultants needed

Patients admitted to hospital at evenings and weekends face a postcode lottery as to whether they will have access to consultants and other senior doctors, a report has suggested. Hospital patients should be seen by a consultant at least once every 24...

 

Better access to consultants needed

Patients admitted to hospital at evenings and weekends face a postcode lottery as to whether they will have access to consultants and other senior doctors, a report has suggested. Hospital patients should be seen by a consultant at least once every 24...

 
FULL STORY: John Hayes is Commons Minister of Year

FULL STORY: John Hayes is Commons Minister of Year

South Holland and The Deepings MP John Hayes has beaten two Secretaries of State to become Commons Minister of The Year. Mr Hayes, who switched Government departments this year, beat Home Secretary Theresa May and Scotland Secretary Michael Moore. The...

 


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