News archive from 8 December 2013, page 8

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: The good, the bad and the ugly from day four in Adelaide

Lawrence Booth with the best and the worst action from the fourth day of the second Test at the Adelaide Oval. SHOT OF THE DAY Mitchell Johnson was into the fourth over of his fourth spell when Joe Root eased him off the back foot through the covers...

Daily Mail, 10:26 in Sport
 

Most families in poverty 'in work'

There are more working families living in poverty in the UK than non-working ones, a charity reported - the first time such a balance has been recorded. Some 6.7 million working families live below the poverty line - an increase of 500,000 on last...

 

Emanuel and Egan in Celebrity final

Fashion designer David Emanuel and Westlife singer Kian Egan have made it into the final of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! where one of them will be crowned king of the jungle. The two men made through after Emmerdale actress Lucy Pargeter was...

 

Root vows not to 'lie down' as England stare at humiliating ill-tempered series defeat

Joe Root insisted England were not going to "lie down' after tempers flared once more between two teams who appear to be growing sick of the sight of each other. On a charged-up fourth evening in Adelaide, all-rounder Ben Stokes and Australian...

Daily Mail, 10:35 in Sport
 

Crash causes delays on Cumbrian main road

Police are warning motorists to expect some delays on the A6 at Shap today following an accident. Nobody was injured in the two car crash earlier this morning but some BT lines were damaged. Police say temporary traffic lights will be in place today...

 

Hungry thief stole food from Carlisle supermarket

A thief has been jailed for stealing jewellery and food after going hungry when he was released from prison. Dean Michael Kerr, 25, of Borland Avenue, Botcherby, took a ring from Precious Metals in Carlisle and four boxes of chocolates from the...

 

RSPCA hives off its missing pets service to website that charges £12: Fury as free support is axed by...

139 View comments Furious animal-lovers are threatening to boycott the RSPCA after the charity abandoned a free service reuniting owners with missing pets. Distraught owners who call Britain's largest animal charity to report lost pets are now being...

 

MPs face fury as they get 11% rise: £7,600 pay hike leaders called 'unthinkable' and 'impossible' will go...

139 View comments An obligatory £7,600 pay rise is expected to be given to MPs this week - despite the furious objections of all three party leaders. The Commons pay watchdog is expected to cause public outrage by pressing ahead with an 11 per cent...

 
Ice Storm: Temperatures Drop To -29C In US

Ice Storm: Temperatures Drop To -29C In US

Temperatures have plunged to -29C in parts of the US as a deadly cold snap continued to grip much of the country. Montana and South Dakota saw -29C during the day on Saturday while much of the Midwest was hit by temperatures around -17C to -7C. Wind...

 

German Bafin wants bigger govt role in setting market benchmarks

"The most relevant figures also need to be checked by a governmental body. It should not be left to the private sector alone," he added. The remarks come after the EU Commission earlier this week slapped a record 1.7 billion euro (1.4...

Reuters, 10:58 in Business
 

Nike and Adidas square off for Brazil World Cup in ongoing brand battle

In the next round of their tussle to be the world's biggest sports brand there is everything to play for. Nike currently owns 14.6 percent of the global sporting goods market to Adidas' 11.4 percent, and is whittling away at the German brand's No. 1...

Reuters, 11:06 in Business
 

EXCLUSIVE: Flying in the face of adversity - Scotland's Superman Obree defied the drug pushers and became...

It was the offer of cow hormones that put him off. Well, that and the cocaine. Not to mention the EPO and steroids. You see, despite his reputation as being more than a little bit "out there', Graeme Obree never steered anything other than the...

Daily Mail, 11:08 in Sport
 
Man charged for drink driving in Boston

Man charged for drink driving in Boston

He was driving while disqualified and without appropriate insurance. hi lites and a cut and blowdry £40.00 Lilacs Hair Designs View details Print voucher Get hi lites or low lites and a cut & blowdry with Hannah or Daniel between 10th and 14th...

 

'It's £50,000 for a red card': Top footballers filmed 'admitting they fix matches for betting fraudsters'

Sam Sodje faces arrest after he was filmed bragging that he can arrange for fellow professional footballers to get yellow cards or even sent off in return for cash. The defender, who played for Portsmouth and also in the Premier League with Reading,...

Daily Mail, 11:11 in Sport
 

TONY HETHERINGTON: Your missing cash is on the Costa del Sol!

J.D.writes: Aims Review contacted me offering its Payment Protection Insurance claims service. If I paid £250, it would do all the research needed and if I was not entitled to a refund, my £250 would be returned. That was in August 2012. Aims Review...

 


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