News archive from 5 March 2015, page 7

Just hours after raid on posh Edinbugh jewellers, chancer tries to flog Rolex watch in city pub

Just hours after raid on posh Edinbugh jewellers, chancer tries to flog Rolex watch in city pub

A CHANCER tried to sell Rolex watches for £100 hours after an armed raid on a posh ­jewellers in Edinburgh. The seller made his pitch in The Gunner – made famous in Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting novel. One local said: “No one could believe it. You’d...

 
Drunken accountant who caused head-on smash after driving wrong way down dual carriageway jailed for six months

Drunken accountant who caused head-on smash after driving wrong way down dual carriageway jailed for six...

A WOMAN who got drunk at her father’s wedding then caused a head-on smash after driving the wrong way on a dual carriageway was jailed today. Accountant Julianna Naylor was more than three times the limit when she crashed on the A90. She claimed she...

 
Hue and cry: Picturesque village to get double mellow yellow no-parking lines because normal shade is too bright

Hue and cry: Picturesque village to get double mellow yellow no-parking lines because normal shade is too...

A VILLAGE is to have no-parking lines painted mellow yellow – because the normal shade is too bright. People in picturesque Auchenblae want action against parked cars blocking its main street. But council chiefs reckon a paler shade of primrose would...

 
Buddy Holly plane crash 'review' by US transport panel

Buddy Holly plane crash 'review' by US transport panel

The plane crash that claimed the lives of three rock 'n' roll stars, including Buddy Holly, could be investigated afresh by US transport safety experts. The 22-year-old Holly, Ritchie Valens and Jiles P Richardson - known as the Big Bopper - died in a...

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Hearts have hit the bullseye with Budge: Darts-daft Jambo Callum Paterson hails impact of Tynecastle saviour Ann

Hearts have hit the bullseye with Budge: Darts-daft Jambo Callum Paterson hails impact of Tynecastle...

GENERO Zeefuik fired a treble at the weekend while Osman Sow was at the doubles. But darts-mad Callum Paterson reckons Hearts have hit the bullseye with Ann Budge in charge at Tynecastle. The Jambos ace is as lethal on the oche as he is on the pitch...

 
Queen of the South ace Mark Durnan targets Scottish Cup final fling after helping dump club who didn't want him

Queen of the South ace Mark Durnan targets Scottish Cup final fling after helping dump club who didn't want...

MARK DURNAN suffered hell on Perth when he was released by St Johnstone but went on to find football heaven at Palmerston. The stopper spent three years with Saints but failed to make a single first-team appearance before being cut loose by Steve...

 
Goal-hungry Nikica Jelavic and Dame N'Doye will fire Hull City to safety

Goal-hungry Nikica Jelavic and Dame N'Doye will fire Hull City to safety

ALEX Bruce believes the goal-hungry partnership of Nikica Jelavic and Dame N'Doye will be enough to keep Hull City in the Premier League. N'Doye netted his third goal in as many starts in the 1-1 draw with Sunderland on Tuesday night, while Jelavic...

 

'It was him' Boston bomber's lawyers admit guilt, focus on brother

But Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a secondary player in the April 15, 2013 bombings at the famous race and the fatal shooting days later of a police officer, defence attorney Judith Clarke said in her opening argument in U.S. District Court in Boston. She...

 

Hillary Clinton's focus on women's pay may resonate broadly - poll

Fifty-one percent of respondents said the U.S. government should be doing more to encourage equal pay, the online poll of 2,348 adults from Feb. 27 to March 3 showed. Broken down by political party, 67 percent of Democrats and 36 percent of...

 

Al-Burhan Grammar School

Al-Burhan Grammar School Name Birmingham Local Authority Rating Overall /100 Rank (Secondary Schools in England) /3,079 Attainment Teaching Attendance Outcomes How does Al-Burhan Grammar School compare with other schools in its area and across England...

 
Leicester East MP Keith Vaz's campaign car snapped in a disabled bay at railway station

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz's campaign car snapped in a disabled bay at railway station

One of Keith Vaz's campaign vehicles has been caught parked up in a disabled bay at Leicester railway station without a blue badge. The Leicester East MP's silver Ford Galaxy was snapped by a disgruntled disabled driver occupying one of the four...

 
Man City 2 Leicester 0: City player ratings

Man City 2 Leicester 0: City player ratings

8 Mark Schwarzer The veteran produced some wonderful saves to keep Man City at bay. 6 Danny Simpson Got pulled inside at times which left room for Kolarov on the overlap, got forward well. 6 Wes Morgan Struggling for his best form at the moment but...

 
Steve Michaels can handle being in Hull FC spotlight - Lee Radford

Steve Michaels can handle being in Hull FC spotlight - Lee Radford

STEVE Michaels can handle being under the spotlight when he makes his Hull FC return against Leeds Rhinos tonight. That's the verdict of coach Lee Radford, who is preparing to give the Australian his second appearance less than a week after being...

 

Live: North Wales Live Blog

Refresh automatically On | Off The Daily Post's live breaking news blog brings you regular updates, pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest North Wales traffic, travel, weather, crime and council news. You can contribute to the live...

 
Rise in race hate crime in Greater Manchester as police deal with an incident every THREE HOURS

Rise in race hate crime in Greater Manchester as police deal with an incident every THREE HOURS

Police are dealing with a race-fuelled hate crime every THREE HOURS in Greater Manchester. Hate crime figures obtained by the M.E.N through the Freedom of Information Act show around 5,300 racial attacks have been reported since April 2013. The rate...

 


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