News archive from 8 May 2014, page 11

Iran, six powers hold 'useful' nuclear talks; agreement elusive

The remarks came after two days of expert-level talks in New York between Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia on a long-term accord that would end a decade-old dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions by a...

 

Singapore shares edge higher on Yellen comments

Yellen signalled on Wednesday that the U.S. economy was still in need of lots of support given the "considerable slack" in the labour market. Risk sentiment was also underpinned after Putin called on pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine to...

 

Wartime memories in Finningley villagers

Wartime memories will be brought to life when a World War Two mobile museum arrives in Doncaster. Paul and Linda Britchford are travelling from Skegness, on the Lincolnshire coast, to Finningley in their 20-tonne World War Two Army transport vehicle,...

 
Cash crisis worsens as Barnsley NHS trust plunges deeper into red

Cash crisis worsens as Barnsley NHS trust plunges deeper into red

The full extent of a financial crisis engulfing a Yorkshire NHS trust is much graver than expected - and could get worse, health chiefs have revealed. Managers at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust revealed last month they were investigating...

 
Legends of Yorkshire cycling set to oversee Le Tour riders through Grand Depart murals

Legends of Yorkshire cycling set to oversee Le Tour riders through Grand Depart murals

The eyes of Yorkshire's cycling greats are certain to be on riders rolling through the region during the county's two Grand Depart stages on July 5 and 6. Late Morley cycling great Beryl Burton and Huddersfield’s Brian Robinson, the first Briton to...

 

Tiggy is Missing

Tiggy went missing from the Newbury Avenue, Newbury Terrace, Woad Lane area of Great Coates recently. He is a neutered male tabby 6 years old and is heavily built broad body with short legs and weighs about 17 pounds. He is a friendly easy going cat...

 

Wartime memories in Finningley villagers

Wartime memories will be brought to life when a World War Two mobile museum arrives in Doncaster. Paul and Linda Britchford are travelling from Skegness, on the Lincolnshire coast, to Finningley in their 20-tonne World War Two Army transport vehicle,...

 
Traffic bottleneck to get safety scrutiny

Traffic bottleneck to get safety scrutiny

Changes are being considered to one of Sheffield's busiest traffic roundabouts. Brook Hill could be redesigned with a view to making it safer for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians and improving traffic flows, possibly replacing the roundabout with...

 
Picture of the week: Charity fun runs aren’t usually this colourful ...

Picture of the week: Charity fun runs aren’t usually this colourful ...

Runners, joggers and walkers were showered in different coloured powders at every kilometre of the 5k route in Rother Valley Country Park for the first Colour Dash in aid of Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in North Anston. Head of fundraising Helen...

 
Hearing help for patients in Sheffield

Hearing help for patients in Sheffield

People with learning disabilities are getting help to hear loud and clear through a new service in Sheffield. Tailored appointments are being offered by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, giving technical support to assist disabled adults use hearing aids...

 
Health roadshow in Sheffield for cancer patients

Health roadshow in Sheffield for cancer patients

Bowel cancer patients diagnosed in the last two years are being invited to a "health and wellbeing roadshow' in Sheffield. Monday’s event at the Royal Victoria Holiday Inn is part of the NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group and Macmillan...

 
Hundreds expected at Sheffield school reunion

Hundreds expected at Sheffield school reunion

It is set to be the biggest Sheffield school reunion this year - and it has all come about by happy accident. More than 500 ex-pupils from the former Wisewood School are to get together at Cutlers’ Hall on Saturday, October 4, for an evening of music...

 
Alan Biggs: Referee draws on experience

Alan Biggs: Referee draws on experience

This might shock you, as it did me. The referee at the centre of one of the most embarrassing mistakes of modern times was effectively hounded out of the country. It followed Reading's notorious "ghost goal" at Watford in 2008 when the ball...

 
No plans to increase police council tax precepts over Tour de France

No plans to increase police council tax precepts over Tour de France

Senior police chiefs have moved to reassure Yorkshire residents that their police council tax contributions next year will not go up as a result of this summer's Tour de France. The move comes after the YEP revealed that forces regionally could look...

 
Mango Import Ban 'Will Cost Firms Millions'

Mango Import Ban 'Will Cost Firms Millions'

A ban by Brussels on Indian mango imports will cost UK firms millions of pounds, the Prime Minister has been warned. The damage to businesses was raised in Parliament by Labour MP Keith Vaz, who is pressing for the EU bar to be lifted. David Cameron...

 


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