News archive from 8 November 2014

Merseyside neo-Nazis arrested after planning anti-Semitic protest against Liverpool MP Luciana Berger

Police raided the homes of suspected Merseyside neo-Nazis after thwarting an anti-Semitic protest outside the office of Jewish MP Luciana Berger. The ECHO can today expose the far right activists who were arrested after organising a demonstration to...

 
G20 experts to act on corporations’ internal loans that help cut tax

G20 experts to act on corporations’ internal loans that help cut tax

Tax experts responsible for the G20-led shakeup of international tax rules are discussing radical measures to bar global corporations from using internal loans, that bear no relation to their borrowing needs, in order to avoid tax. If adopted, the...

Guardian, 11:40 in Business
 

Live: Friday's news, sport, weather and traffic updates for Birmingham and the West Midlands

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 
McNamara: England will learn from New Zealand defeat

McNamara: England will learn from New Zealand defeat

Steve McNamara insists England will only get better after suffering Four Nations devastation in Dunedin. England now need Samoa to beat world champions Australia by nine points in Wollongong on Sunday to reach the final in Wellington next Saturday....

 

ECB's Constancio, echoing Fed's Dudley, wants bank culture fixed

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, William Dudley, last month told a group of executives at large banks that if they do not reform their culture, by among other things tying pay for bank chiefs to good corporate behaviour,...

Reuters, 11:40 in Business
 

Size no issue for Eastmond

England attack coach Andy Farrell has compared the diminutive Kyle Eastmond to Mike Tyson to explain why he has no fears of a midfield mismatch when the England man comes up against the heavyweight Sonny Bill Williams on Saturday. Eastmond will...

 
Wragby firefighters go up in the world

Wragby firefighters go up in the world

The happy crew of Wragby Fire and Rescue Service went up in the world recently - to raise funds for charity. They climbed their ladder in Wragby Market Place so many times, they effectively completed assents of Scarfell, Snowdon and Ben Nevis - in...

 
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR REMEMBRANCE

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR REMEMBRANCE

A number of temporary road closures and traffic restrictions will be in place across our area on Sunday for this year's parades.
 In Bourne, North Street, West Street, South Street and Abbey Road will be closed from 10am to 11.30am.
 In...

 
Manchester United set to line up SENSATIONAL move for former captain Nemanja Vidic

Manchester United set to line up SENSATIONAL move for former captain Nemanja Vidic

The Serbia international left the club in the summer after eight years, to join Inter Milan in Serie A. However, the 33-year-old is struggling to settle and hasn't started well on the pitch. According to reports in Italy he would consider a quick move...

Daily Star, 11:40 in Sport
 
Firefighters strike over pensions

Firefighters strike over pensions

Firefighters across the country took a further four days of strike action over the ongoing disputes regarding pensions. The strikes that ran from 6pm on Friday last week until 6pm on Tuesday were called by the Fire Brigades Union after the Government...

 
Harborne clock tower development The School Yard sold for £5.5m

Harborne clock tower development The School Yard sold for £5.5m

The clock tower building in Harborne has been sold in a £5.5 million deal after being redeveloped in the depths of recession. City firm Edg Property has sold the first phase of the School Yard development to asset management company Avignon Capital...

 
MP Alan Duncan ‘impressed’ with Hanson Cement works’ solar farm

MP Alan Duncan ‘impressed’ with Hanson Cement works’ solar farm

Rutland MP Alan Duncan was "impressed" with Hanson Cement's solar farm during a visit to the company's site. The firm’s quarry in Ketton incorporates 58,000 individual solar panels, producing enough energy to light the equivalent of 260,000...

 
New ‘movie hub’ for young filmmakers set to open in Weston Favell Shopping Centre

New ‘movie hub’ for young filmmakers set to open in Weston Favell Shopping Centre

A new "movie hub' where young people can learn how to create a film is due to open at the Weston Favell Shopping Centre at the start of 2015. Reelscape Coomunity, a not-for-profit organisation, will be taking over a unit in the shopping centre on...

 
Coventry City manager Steven Pressley 'excited' by progress of young keeper Lee Burge

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley 'excited' by progress of young keeper Lee Burge

In theory Lee Burge shouldn’t have too many opportunities to underline his potential tomorrow – but the Sky Blues keeper is delighted that he has been given the nod against Worcester City. When on-loan Ryan Allsop was installed as first choice at the...

 
LETTER: I support the Pilgrim Hospital campaign

LETTER: I support the Pilgrim Hospital campaign

I and I hope many others, will support Boston Standard's campaign Save Our Services at Pilgrim Hospital. I attended the most recent meeting in Boston of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on April 29 expecting to meet Sir Bruce Keogh (responsible for...

 


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