News archive from 9 October 2013, page 16

Leamington War Memorial dedication to 18 brave men

Leamington War Memorial dedication to 18 brave men

Buy photos » The Leamington War Memorial with the additional 18 names. 21.013.016.leam.jm1 A SERVICE of dedication will be held at Leamington War Memorial to mark the addition of 18 names. Mayor Judith Clarke will lead the ceremony, which members of...

 
Profile: Janet Yellen

Profile: Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen is now expected to succeed Ben Bernanke as chair of the US Federal Reserve, becoming the first woman to lead the Fed. As Mr Bernanke's deputy for the past two years, she was widely seen as the most likely candidate after the surprise...

BBC, 08:10 in Business
 
Video: Expert helps passenger land plane at Humberside Airport

Video: Expert helps passenger land plane at Humberside Airport

Mr Murray, an instructor at The Frank Morgan Flying School, was at home when he received the call. He rushed to the airport's control centre as a full emergency plan was put into place. Nearby roads were closed and police and the fire service were on...

 
Grimsby's hospital could be at risk from zombie invasion

Grimsby's hospital could be at risk from zombie invasion

The requester, known as Arnold, became concerned about the vulnerability of hospitals after watching a number of movies about the undead running riot. The request reads: "Can you please let us know what provisions you have in place in the event...

 
Morrisons manager helped himself to stock to pay off debts

Morrisons manager helped himself to stock to pay off debts

But Cooper was caught out after an anonymous tip-off to the store. Andrew Scott, prosecuting, told Lincoln Crown Court that a check on the supermarket's CCTV system led to the discovery of footage of Cooper loading his car with stock. £10 off Full...

 
Lengthy sentences for heroine dealers

Lengthy sentences for heroine dealers

Kitchen, 32, of Sandbeck Avenue, Skegness; and Wilson, 34, formerly of Skegness but now of Beaumont Leys, Leicester; each admitted two charges of supplying drugs in August 2012 and November 2012. Kitchen also admitted two charges of burglary in June...

 
'Does Stoke-on-Trent City Council want me to die?'

'Does Stoke-on-Trent City Council want me to die?'

Mrs Radcliffe, of Dogcroft Road in Chell Heath, was hospitalised in June when she had a stroke. She now suffers memory loss and severe seizures. And the pensioner, who is registered disabled, says she now lives in fear of having another fit in the...

 
Coroner calls for safety measures after death of biker Peter Tindall

Coroner calls for safety measures after death of biker Peter Tindall

The 47-year-old veered onto the opposite side of the road, just as a Citroen Xsara Picasso was approaching from the opposite direction. An inquest heard yesterday he and his motorcycle collided with the car. 50% off a wash cut and blow dry with any...

 
Oxford head challenges fixed limit on tuition fees

Oxford head challenges fixed limit on tuition fees

Oxford University's vice-chancellor has questioned the long-term sustainability of the £9,000 fixed upper limit for tuition fees. Andrew Hamilton told a university gathering the real cost of an Oxford undergraduate course was £16,000. He asked how a...

BBC, 08:15 in Business
 

649,000 smuggling alerts deleted

More than 649,000 alerts relating to potential drug and tobacco smuggling into the UK were deleted from a Government system for border controls without being read, an inspection has found. The deletions had a "significant impact" on the...

 

'Lost' Doctor Who episodes returned

Early episodes of Doctor Who which were believed to have been lost have been returned to the BBC, the corporation has said. BBC Worldwide is expected to confirm the find at a press screening in London this week, according to an online BBC news...

 

MARTIN ALLEN: Footballers have a responsibility to perform for the paying punters... but Di Canio...

Martin Allen: the... Martin Allen returns for his first Footballers' Football Column of the new season. After Gillingham's promotion from League Two last season, the side are finding life in League One a little tougher. The Gills are currently 16th in...

Daily Mail, 08:17 in Sport
 

'Lost' Doctor Who episodes returned

Early episodes of Doctor Who which were believed to have been lost have been returned to the BBC, the corporation has said. BBC Worldwide is expected to confirm the find at a press screening in London this week, according to an online BBC news...

 

'Lost' Doctor Who episodes returned

Early episodes of Doctor Who which were believed to have been lost have been returned to the BBC, the corporation has said. BBC Worldwide is expected to confirm the find at a press screening in London this week, according to an online BBC news...

 

China GDP growth to pick up in third quarter, then seen slowing again

The median forecast of 21 economists in a Reuters poll put gross domestic product growth at 7.8 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, quickening from 7.5 percent in the second quarter and 7.7 percent in the first quarter. "Economic...

Reuters, 08:21 in Business
 


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