News archive from 5 March 2015, page 2

Drone owners register called for by House of Lords

Drone owners register called for by House of Lords

The EU is being urged to create an online register of drone owners. The recommendation was made by the House of Lords EU Committee, which has been looking into what rules are needed to safeguard the use of unmanned aircraft. It suggests the database...

 
Who's that girl? The curious case of Leah Palmer

Who's that girl? The curious case of Leah Palmer

Have you met Leah Palmer? She is an attractive, single, fun-loving 20-something Briton currently living the high life in Dubai. She has an active social-media presence and often chats with family and friends on sites such as Facebook, Instagram and...

 

Mother is reunited with her daughter 17 years after she was snatched from her arms

Zephany Nurse was three days old when she was kidnapped from a hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. But her parents Celeste and Morne Nurse had faith they would see their first-born again and celebrated all of her birthdays. Now, in a touching story...

 

Droughts in the Amazon are speeding up climate change: 'Lungs of the planet' are emitting more CO2 than...

Worsening droughts in the Amazon - dubbed the 'lungs of the world' - are speeding up climate change, scientists have warned. Trees are absorbing up to a tenth less carbon dioxide from the atmosphere during droughts and the forests actually emit more...

 

Mexico captures Zetas drug kingpin in another blow to cartels

Omar Trevino, brother of captured ex-Zetas leader Miguel Angel Trevino, was caught by soldiers and federal police in the northern city of Monterrey before dawn on Wednesday, National Security Commission Director Monte Alejandro Rubido told reporters...

 

China aims for around 7 percent economic growth in 2015-Premier Li

Weighed down by a sputtering housing market, industrial overcapacity and reduced government investment, China's economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014, its slowest expansion in 24 years. The government will keep annual growth in broad M2 money supply at...

Reuters, 00:50 in Business
 

Arsenal "in £25.4m Jackson Martinez transfer bid, Porto likely to accept'

Arsenal are reportedly set to make a £25.4million bid for Jackson Martinez, with Porto likely to accept it. Martinez has emerged as one of Arsenal's key transfer targets ahead of the summer transfer window. The Gunners have apparently been watching...

Metro, 00:51 in Sport
 

Buddy Holly death crash files to be re-opened after 56 years in light of new evidence

US air investigators said they are to re-examine the files more than half a century after the accident. The original investigation said that pilot Roger Peterson lost control in bad weather five minutes after taking off from Mason City, Iowa, before...

 

Netanyahu's popularity rises after U.S. speech, polls show

The country's Channel 2 television had Netanyahu's right-wing party up by one seat to 23, just behind Herzog's left-of-centre list. In separate surveys conducted by the channels on each candidate's individual popularity, Netanyahu was favoured by 44...

 

Hottest Tickets in Town - Win a pair of tickets for Hull Stingrays v Edinburgh Capitals

As part of our weekly Hottest Tickets in Town feature, we have teamed up with Hull Stingrays to give away a pair of tickets for the remaining homes games of the season. Featuring every week in the Hull Daily Mail and East Riding Mail, we will be...

 

Leading nutritionist refutes new guidelines on reduced sugar intake

The World Health Organisation says sugars should make up less than 5 per cent of total energy intake per day for adults and children. That would mean avoiding cakes, biscuits, chocolate and all sweetened drinks, including fruit juice. But Professor...

 

How statins can cause diabetes: Pills raise the risk of getting disease by 46 per cent

And the cholesterol-busting drugs do nothing to prolong the lives of those at low-risk of a heart attack, experts found. The conclusions, published today, will put rival British doctors at loggerheads over the safety of the cheap, widely prescribed...

 

Hull City boss Steve Bruce defended by son Alex over touchline spat with Gus Poyet

Alex Bruce has defended his dad Steve over the touchline bust-up with Gus Poyet – a spat which could yet land the two managers in trouble with the Football Association. The FA were last night going through referee Mike Dean's report of the unsavoury...

Daily Mail, 01:32 in Sport
 

Rory McIlroy accepts 'kick up the backside' as he gets Masters preparations back on track at WGC-Cadillac...

Eight competitive rounds to the Masters and Rory McIlroy is determined to get back on track after the rude awakening of a rare missed cut at the Honda Classic last week. ‘Sometimes a kick up the backside can do you a world of good, and I want to do...

Daily Mail, 01:32 in Sport
 


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