News archive from 8 September 2012

A Taste of Freedom - Teatro Spiegeltent Review

A Taste of Freedom - Teatro Spiegeltent Review

Lucky enough to get tickets to a Taste of Freedom at the Teatro Spiegeltent, I arrived wondering what the evening ahead would hold. I was wowed right from the start when I arrived at the Teatro Spiegeltent, Freedom's newest venue - a spectacular...

 
Hospital staff hit A&E target

Hospital staff hit A&E target

HARD work has paid off after ‘proud’ hospital staff hit a tough emergency waiting time target for the second month in a row. The national target is for at least 95 per cent of patients to be seen, treated, discharged, admitted or transferred within...

 
Blackburn woman's charity ride for husband and son who battled heart problems

Blackburn woman's charity ride for husband and son who battled heart problems

By Lisa Woodhouse A WOMAN has spoken of her husband and son’s fight back to health after they were both struck by serious heart problems. Fiona Marsh, 45, who is saddling up for the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Manchester to Blackpool night ride...

 
Blackburn woman's charity ride for husband and son who battled heart problems

Blackburn woman's charity ride for husband and son who battled heart problems

By Lisa Woodhouse A WOMAN has spoken of her husband and son’s fight back to health after they were both struck by serious heart problems. Fiona Marsh, 45, who is saddling up for the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Manchester to Blackpool night ride...

 

Shares of Fidelity-backed software company shine after IPO

While shares of better known and bigger companies such as Facebook Inc, Zynga Inc and Groupon Inc trade far below their IPO price, Exa's stock is up 20 percent since its public debut in early July. Exa, a microcap stock with a market value of $160...

 
Last chance to enter Solar King Pride of St Helens Awards

Last chance to enter Solar King Pride of St Helens Awards

STAR readers are today being urged to get their entries in for the inaugural Solar King Pride of St Helens Awards as the deadline fast approaches. There are 11 categories for the awards, organised by the Steve Prescott Foundation and media partners,...

 
PARALYMPIC UPDATE: Cashmore 'gutted' as Australia pip GB to gold

PARALYMPIC UPDATE: Cashmore 'gutted' as Australia pip GB to gold

KIDDERMINSTER'S Claire Cashmore ended the London 2012 Games with her third medal but the home quartet suffered agony as they were pipped to gold by Australia in the 4x100 T34 medley relay. The British foursome, who are world record holders, finished...

 
Air raid shelter to make way for flats

Air raid shelter to make way for flats

AN AIR raid shelter on the corner of Spalding's Sheep Market and Station Street will be demolished to make way for a four-storey building housing a ground floor shop or cafe and six flats above. The building will be two storeys taller than the old...

 

Death of boys 'too hard to bear'

The mother of two young boys killed in a canoe accident has said life without them is too hard to bear. Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral of Ewen Beaton, five, and his brother Jamie, two. The boys died after the six-man canoe they were in with...

 
Wales 0 Belgium 2: Chris Coleman proud of players despite defeat

Wales 0 Belgium 2: Chris Coleman proud of players despite defeat

James Collins red card 'not a sending off' claims Wales boss Chris Coleman was delighted with his Wales players despite seeing them begin their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-0 defeat against Belgium after James Collins was sent off early on....

Daily Post, 22:44 in Sport
 

FIFA refuse to ratify Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe loan move to Everton FC

FIFA have refused to ratify the loan transfer of Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe to Everton FC from Club Brugge. Everton FC agreed a late deal to sign Odjidja-Ofoe on loan a week ago and believed the required documentation had been submitted just before last...

Daily Post, 22:44 in Sport
 

Watkin surge secures British silver

An astonishing final leg by Louise Watkin guided the British 4x100 metres medley (34 points) relay to silver in the final event of the penultimate night of the Aquatics Centre. The quartet - made up of Heather Frederiksen, Claire Cashmore, Steph...

Daily Post, 22:44 in Sport
 

Lufthansa to resume flights after cabin crew end strike

Lufthansa says it hopes to resume flights early on Saturday after cabin crew agreed to end strike action that stranded thousands of air passengers. The airline had cancelled approximately half of its scheduled 1,800 flights due to the one-day...

BBC, 22:49 in Business
 

Iraq war veteran who drove at 140mph in high-speed police chase avoids jail because he was suffering from...

A shell-shocked war veteran today avoided jail after claiming memories of the battlefield triggered him to roar along a motorway at 140mph.Liam Farnworth, 24, who has served as a driver in Afghanistan and Iraq, used his army training to drive off at...

Daily Mail, 22:52 in Auto
 

Battle erupts over Glencore's fresh bid for Xstrata

Xstrata last night indicated it would reject a revised takeover offer from Glencore and demand more money for what now amounts to a hostile bid. The response came after fraught last-ditch talks, including a bizarre cameo from Tony Blair, that saw...

 


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