News archive from 6 June 2013, page 6

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 
Poor ‘hit hardest’ by student funding reforms

Poor ‘hit hardest’ by student funding reforms

THE Scottish Government's revamped funding system designed to widen access for students in Scotland will burden those from the poorest homes with the greatest debt, it has been claimed. Lucy Hunter, a former head of higher education and student...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Learning
 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 
Picture: Elvis Presley’s face seen in tree

Picture: Elvis Presley’s face seen in tree

A TREE bearing a striking resemblance to Elvis Presley has been spotted in a Herefordshire field. Jon Rowley was all shaken up when he spotted the elm in Glewstone. Picture: SWNS

 

Oysters top list of bottom foods

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were among the foods they would not eat, with the figure increasing to 57% of women, the poll for Save the...

 

Oysters top list of bottom foods

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were among the foods they would not eat, with the figure increasing to 57% of women, the poll for Save the...

 

Woolwich accused: I'm a soldier

One of the men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby has told the Old Bailey: "I'm a man, I'm a soldier, I'm a British citizen." Appearing via videolink, Michael Adebolajo, 28, interrupted proceedings on several occasions during the bail...

 

Extra drink-drive checks announced

The Government has launched a £740,000 summer anti drink-drive campaign with police announcing they will carry out extra checks on motorists. The campaign will include radio adverts, pub posters and a short online film warning motorists of the heavy...

 

Van driver 'wanted to kill more'

A driver who mowed down a mother-of-three in a three ton van intended killing at least six strangers he imagined were bullying and plotting against him. Matthew Tvrdon, 32, sped through a Cardiff suburb, in south Wales, seeing only people he believed...

 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 

Extra drink-drive checks announced

The Government has launched a £740,000 summer anti drink-drive campaign with police announcing they will carry out extra checks on motorists. The campaign will include radio adverts, pub posters and a short online film warning motorists of the heavy...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 


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