News archive from 4 December 2013, page 19

Paraglider crash inquest

A PARAGLIDER was killed after crashing on to rocks at Buckstones Edge near Saddleworth on November 10 last year, an inquest heard. Kenneth Ebbrell, a deep-sea diver and experienced paraglider from Bury, was estimated to be between 50ft and 100ft high...

 

Diamond dad on hand to deliver baby Ruby

WHEN Josie Broadbent's realised her baby was on the way almost three weeks early, she thought she had plenty of time to get to hospital before baby arrived. But little Ruby had other ideas - and was born only 40 minutes later following a dramatic...

 
Latics pair hungry for success

Latics pair hungry for success

MAMMA mia . . . Latics fans embraced their Mediterranean side to spend an evening with Italian defender Matteo Lanzoni. The full back, who joined the League One club from Sampdoria earlier this season, enjoyed a three-course feast at The Italian Job...

 

UK offers loan guarantee to Hitachi for new nuclear plant

Britain has an ambitious target to replace its ageing nuclear fleet by the middle of the next decade, and Hitachi is one of a handful of firms ready to take on high upfront costs to build new reactors. The agreement, which is subject to due diligence...

Reuters, 11:58 in Business
 

Keep eating five a day to give your love life a glow: Plenty of fruit and veg helps make a person more...

21 View comments Getting your five-a-day isn't just good for your health - it could also give you a healthy love life. Research shows that eating lots of fruit and vegetables gives people a golden glow that makes them look more attractive And as we...

Daily Mail, 11:58 in Health
 

Keep eating five a day to give your love life a glow: Plenty of fruit and veg helps make a person more...

21 View comments Getting your five-a-day isn't just good for your health - it could also give you a healthy love life. Research shows that eating lots of fruit and vegetables gives people a golden glow that makes them look more attractive And as we...

Daily Mail, 11:58 in Health
 

Keep eating five a day to give your love life a glow: Plenty of fruit and veg helps make a person more...

21 View comments Getting your five-a-day isn't just good for your health - it could also give you a healthy love life. Research shows that eating lots of fruit and vegetables gives people a golden glow that makes them look more attractive And as we...

Daily Mail, 11:58 in Health
 
BBC 'determined to address diversity'

BBC 'determined to address diversity'

James Harding, the BBC's news director, has said its output should "look and sound more like its audiences". "We are going to have to be very determined to address diversity on air and, equally, off it," he told staff at New...

BBC, 12:11 in Art & Culture
 

An issue worth talking about

THE other day I was reading an article about a road safety charity calling for a complete ban on mobile phone use in cars. My first thought was: "I thought that came in years ago", and then I read on. What they're trying to stop is the use...

 

Family hits out at Serco over fall

An elderly woman was left fighting for her life after falling from bed during her first night in hospital. Joy Saunders suffered a major brain haemorrhage after the incident but solicitors say that despite her incoherent speech and nasty facial...

 

Forty of the best players in Europe... and not a SINGLE England player among them! UEFA tell us what they...

Someone get Roy Hodgson on the phone. Let him know that UEFA have sent a covert message: don't bother going to Brazil next summer, you've absolutely no chance of winning it. Europe's governing body's latest gimmick is for supporters to pick who they...

Daily Mail, 12:12 in Sport
 

Plebgate Pc sues Mitchell for libel

The police officer at the centre of the Plebgate row is to sue former chief whip Andrew Mitchell. Pc Toby Rowland issued a letter of claim against Mr Mitchell yesterday, in the wake of their differing accounts of a heated confrontation in Downing...

 

European shares inch lower, StanChart sinks

* U.S. data eyed for signals on Fed stimulus * Support seen on Euro STOXX 50 at 3,000 By Tricia Wright LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) - European shares inched down on Wednesday, steadying after the previous session's steep losses, with Asia-focused bank...

 
Cumbrian ace's World Cup kit auction boosts respite care home fund

Cumbrian ace's World Cup kit auction boosts respite care home fund

A big-hearted rugby player has raised nearly £500 for a west Cumbrian charity by auctioning his World Cup kit. Lee Mossop England rugby star Lee Mossop, from Whitehaven, is a patron of the Give Us A Break campaign, which is raising cash to build a...

 

Bad call? Watch the advert that was banned in Brazil as legend Ronaldo pranks Neymar

A telephone company in Brazil has had to pull the plug on a new advert starring Barcelona striker Neymar and Brazil legend Ronaldo because it sets a bad example to children. The ad from Claro showed Ronaldo taking advantage of his free call-time by...

Daily Mail, 12:12 in Sport
 


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