News archive from 9 January 2015

Leeds teachers ‘take in food’ for hungry pupils

Leeds teachers ‘take in food’ for hungry pupils

ALMOST half of teachers surveyed in the region have brought food in to school for children who they fear have not had any breakfast in the morning, according to a shocking new survey. A poll published today claims that 47 per cent of teachers said...

 
Thief threatened Leeds store staff with syringe

Thief threatened Leeds store staff with syringe

A VIOLENT shoplifter told supermarket security staff he was suffering from AIDS as he threatened them with a syringe. Terrified staff at the ASDA store in Killingbeck allowed James Randall to leave when he threatened them with the weapon after he was...

 
Leeds nostalgia: Student days

Leeds nostalgia: Student days

Leeds has always been a buzzing centre of scholarly excellence and our pictures show just a few examples of student life from days gone by. Future Home Secretary Jack Straw danced with the Duchess of Kent in 1968 and rag weeks were celebrated in style...

 

Saido Berahino lands top award as West Bromwich Albion striker is named England Under-21 player of the year 

Saido Berahino has added to his growing reputation by being named England Under-21 player of the year. The West Bromwich Albion striker is tipped to leave the Hawthorns this month following a red-hot start to the season. And his stock has risen...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Wolfsburg line up £23million bid for Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle

Wolfsburg are lining up a £23million bid for Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle. Jose Mourinho has underlined that the Germany international needs to improve his physical shape and has been placed on a bespoke fitness programme to help cope with the...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Trainer David Bridgewater facing BHA censure for 'idiots' blast at stewards

Trainer David Bridgwater is likely to incur the wrath of the British Horseracing Authority for calling Ludlow stewards ‘idiots’. Bridgwater’s comments followed the 21-day suspension handed to amateur rider Jake Launchbury after the 16-year-old had...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 
Lack of GP appointments driving one million a year to A&E units

Lack of GP appointments driving one million a year to A&E units

Almost one million patients a year are seeking care at an A&E unit because they are unable to get a GP appointment, an analysis of NHS research has found. The findings have prompted fresh concern that poor access to family doctors is a key factor...

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
Contraceptive injection raises risk of HIV, research warns

Contraceptive injection raises risk of HIV, research warns

Contraceptive injections moderately increase a woman’s risk of becoming infected with HIV, a large scientific analysis has found. The research in a leading medical journal will further fuel a controversy that has been raging for more than two decades....

Guardian, 00:07 in Health
 
More than a million working households are in fuel poverty

More than a million working households are in fuel poverty

More than a million households cannot afford to heat their homes sufficiently even though a member is in work, a thinktank has found. A study by Policy Exchange looking at the 2.3m households in England in fuel poverty found that half of them, around...

Guardian, 00:08 in Politics
 

Amir Khan is a devout Muslim and he is brave enough to denounce extremist barbarity... and all this when...

It has taken even more bravery than is needed to climb into the ring for Amir Khan, as a devout Muslim, to denounce the extremist barbarity which has now brought slaughter to the streets of Paris in the perverted name of religion. It required greater...

Daily Mail, 00:12 in Sport
 

Parents can't afford to provide kids' breakfast, survey claims

The number of struggling families sending their children to school hungry has increased over the past year, according to a poll of almost 900 primary and secondary school teachers. The survey, by Kellogg’s, revealed that students are turning up for...

Metro, 00:19 in Hot News
 
Doncaster stationery store to close

Doncaster stationery store to close

A town centre stationery shop has announced it will close this weekend. The Ryman stationery store, based on Printing Office Street, has confirmed it will close its doors for the final time on Saturday. After this weekend, the closest Ryman store to...

 

'Worrying' dip in primary care cash

A fall in the proportion of NHS funding spent on primary care in England is "deeply concerning", the chairwoman of a powerful committee of MPs said. Spending watchdog the National Audit Office found that between 2003-4 and 2012-13 the...

 
Incubator sparks growth as 1,000 new jobs created

Incubator sparks growth as 1,000 new jobs created

Business incubator programme Entrepreneurial Spark (ESpark) said today that the start-ups it houses have created more than 1,000 jobs as it smashed its previous records for employment, investment and turnover. The group, which now claims to be the...

Scotsman, 00:23 in Business
 


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