News archive from 7 September 2012

Peacock storms to 100m gold

British teenager Jonnie Peacock sealed his status as the fastest amputee in the world by upstaging Oscar Pistorius in the biggest race of the Paralympics on Thursday night. The 19-year-old from Cambridge showed no regard for reputations as he stormed...

Daily Post, 22:01 in Sport
 

Weir clinches gold hat-trick

David Weir continued his relentless pursuit of quadruple gold in London by making it three out of three with yet another masterful ride. The wheelchair racer has established himself as the hero of the Olympic Stadium in the same way Mo Farah did at...

Daily Post, 22:01 in Sport
 

Athletics: David Weir wins 800m to make it three Paralympic golds in 2012

David Weir continued his relentless pursuit of quadruple gold in London by making it three out of three with yet another masterful ride tonight. The wheelchair racer has established himself as the hero of the Olympic Stadium in the same way Mo Farah...

Daily Post, 22:01 in Sport
 

Hannah Cockroft soars to second Paralympic gold in T34 200 metres

'Hurricane' Hannah Cockroft blew away her competition and the Paralympic record to win her second gold medal at the Olympic Stadium. The 20-year-old claimed she felt like she was "flying" after a dominant run in qualifying on Thursday...

Daily Post, 22:01 in Sport
 
PAUL GRAY'S DOCTOR CHARGED WITH INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER

PAUL GRAY'S DOCTOR CHARGED WITH INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER

A doctor who treated late SLIPKNOT star PAUL GRAY has been charged with involuntary manslaughter relating to the rocker's death in 2010. Physician Daniel Baldi, from Des Moines, Iowa is facing eight counts of prescribing narcotic painkillers to...

 

Migrant boat sinks off Turkey, children among 61 dead

Its destination was unclear but the small Turkish town of Ahmetbeyli from where it set out is only a few kilometres from the Greek island of Samos. Greece is a common entry point for migrants trying to get into the European Union. "The total...

 

Nelson gay rights icon dies, aged 84

By Peter Magill, Chief reporter Nelson gay rights icon dies, aged 84 A GAY rights icon — who lobbied as a Nelson councillor for the decriminialisation of homosexuality has died at the age of 84. Allan Horsfall, who served as a Labour borough...

 

Oracle-Google judge ends probe into paid bloggers

The judge at the time expressed concern that payments might have influenced writings about the case. Legal experts questioned the breadth of the order, including whether it could violate the writers' First Amendment free speech rights. But in an order...

 
Nelson gay rights icon dies, aged 84

Nelson gay rights icon dies, aged 84

By Peter Magill, Chief reporter A GAY rights icon — who lobbied as a Nelson councillor for the decriminialisation of homosexuality has died at the age of 84. Allan Horsfall, who served as a Labour borough councillor between 1958 and 1961, was...

 

Love is fresh as a daisy

SURPRISE, SURPRISE: Gordon and Jill Stevens are celebrating 60 happy years of marriage. AFTER 60 years of marriage an Evesham man is still surprising his wife with romantic proposals. Gordon Stevens, of Shannon Way, Evesham, shocked his wife Jill by...

 
China slowdown cuts deeper into Indonesia's coal sector

China slowdown cuts deeper into Indonesia's coal sector

Top Indonesian exporters PT Bumi Resources (BUMI.JK) and PT Adaro Energy (ADRO.JK) are feeling the pinch after a 20 percent fall in international benchmark coal prices this year. Moody's Investors Service said Indonesian industry costs in 2012 will...

Reuters, 22:21 in Business
 

Love is fresh as a daisy

SURPRISE, SURPRISE: Gordon and Jill Stevens are celebrating 60 happy years of marriage. AFTER 60 years of marriage an Evesham man is still surprising his wife with romantic proposals. Gordon Stevens, of Shannon Way, Evesham, shocked his wife Jill by...

 

Three and easy for Weir in the 800m as Paralympic star gets another gold

David Weir continued his relentless pursuit of quadruple gold in London by making it three out of three with yet another masterful ride on Thursday night.The wheelchair racer has established himself as the hero of the Olympic Stadium in the same way...

Daily Mail, 22:28 in Sport
 

Nelson gay rights icon dies, aged 84

By Peter Magill, Chief reporter Nelson gay rights icon dies, aged 84 A GAY rights icon — who lobbied as a Nelson councillor for the decriminialisation of homosexuality has died at the age of 84. Allan Horsfall, who served as a Labour borough...

 
U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea - family

U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea - family

Armstrong died on August 25 following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. He was 82. A public memorial service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on September 13 and will be broadcast live on NASA Television and...

 


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