News archive from 7 April 2014, page 13

New Zealand says bank probe related to possible FX manipulation

"The Commerce Commission has confirmed that it has an investigation into possible manipulation of currency rates and possible influencing of benchmarks in foreign exchange markets," the commission said in a statement. "The investigation...

Reuters, 07:07 in Business
 
‘Ranarchists’ carry on despite water shortage

‘Ranarchists’ carry on despite water shortage

Thousands of plucky runners dubbed themselves the "ranarchists' today - after rebelling against Sheffield Half Marathon officials' orders not to race because of a shortage of water. By the final count 4,100 athletes passed the finishing line,...

 
Axed race makes Sheffield a laughing stock

Axed race makes Sheffield a laughing stock

The cancellation of Sheffield Half Marathon made the city an international laughing stock when the news travelled quickly across the Channel to the home of the Tour de France - due to pass through the city within weeks. French sports newspaper...

 
Fourteen homes planned for derelict Mansfield site

Fourteen homes planned for derelict Mansfield site

A vacant plot of land in Mansfield last used as a car park could soon be the site of 14 new homes. The land off Recreation Street is currently padlocked, but was once the car park for the now-demolished Metal Box factory. The vacant land is not used...

 
Get to know the person not the label

Get to know the person not the label

Thornhill Community Academy's straight-talking headteacher Jonny Mitchell showed the world what life in the classroom is really like in the award-winning TV documentary series Educating Yorkshire. Now he writes exclusively for the Reporter Series. It...

 
East Midlands: Parkinson’s patients face ‘scandalous’ standards of care in hospitals

East Midlands: Parkinson’s patients face ‘scandalous’ standards of care in hospitals

Four in ten people with Parkinson's are being denied regular access to the medication they need to keep their condition under control in hospital Over six in ten people with Parkinson’s who experienced medication problems in hospital saw a significant...

 
Exhibition of Peak wood engravings

Exhibition of Peak wood engravings

An exhibition of wood engravings will be held at a Rowsley gallery. Gallerytop, in Chatsworth Road, will host 40 pictures of the Peak District by wood engravers. The exhibition opens on Saturday, April 12, at 11am and all the engravings can be seen on...

 
Sports hub plan is unveiled for site that includes Heanor Town Football Club

Sports hub plan is unveiled for site that includes Heanor Town Football Club

Ambitious plans to transform the site which includes Heanor Town Football Club into a sports hub in a bid to encourage more young people to get fit and healthy have been unveiled. The proposals are in the very early stages and would involve the...

 
On the wild side: four of UK’s tallest trees all in one place

On the wild side: four of UK’s tallest trees all in one place

Forestry Commission Scotland announced last week that four of the tallest trees in Britain are in Reelig Glen near Inverness. A Douglas fir has been measured at 217.10ft (66.4m) and is claimed as the tallest conifer in Europe. Close by is a larch, an...

 
Get to know the person not the label

Get to know the person not the label

Thornhill Community Academy's straight-talking headteacher Jonny Mitchell showed the world what life in the classroom is really like in the award-winning TV documentary series Educating Yorkshire. Now he writes exclusively for the Reporter Series. It...

 
Get involved with Mytholmroyd Gala

Get involved with Mytholmroyd Gala

Preparations for the 2014 Mytholmroyd Gala are on the right track, with a 20 square metre screen booked for people to watch the Tour de France pass through the Calder Valley. The two-day event will be held on Saturday, July 5, and Sunday, July 6, and...

 

NY bank regulator Lawsky seeks documents from Credit Suisse - source

While the DoJ has considered a deferred-prosecution agreement that would suspend any indictment in exchange for a large cash penalty, it is also pushing for a guilty plea from a Credit Suisse subsidiary, according to a New York Times report on...

Reuters, 07:12 in Business
 

Suspect Dewani set for extradition

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani is due to be flown out of the UK this week at the end of his long-fought legal battle against extradition. The 34-year-old will reportedly fly from London Heathrow Airport this evening, arriving in Cape Town the...

 

Prison officer threat men sentenced

Two inmates will be sentenced at the Old Bailey today for making a threat to kill a prison officer days after the murder of Fusilier Lee Rigby. Feroz Khan and Fuad Awale, both 26, were found guilty following the incident at HMP Full Sutton in North...

 
Retail centres to get £500k makeover

Retail centres to get £500k makeover

Council chiefs in St Helens are set to sign off a bumper cash injection to boost shopping centres in outlying areas of the town. Councillors on the authority’s ruling cabinet will vote on Wednesday (today) on a package of improvements for retailers in...

 


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