News archive from 10 March 2017

Dealer caught with £12,000 of heroin near train station in Leeds

A man caught heading to a Leeds train station with heroin worth more than £12,000 has been jailed. Vadims Duhins, 31, a Latvian national, was arrested by officers from Leeds District Serious Organised Crime Unit on a footpath next to the Owlcotes...

 
Pokemon Go update in the offing as major Niantic migration news is revealed

Pokemon Go update in the offing as major Niantic migration news is revealed

A new Pokemon Go update could be primed for Niantic’s next major event, which will see CEO John Hanke take to the SXSW stage. Niantic will be part of a SXSW panel later this week, which is focused on "Augmented Reality and Urban...

 

More women watch porn on smartphones than men: Pornhub reveals 80% of its female viewers use mobile devices

Women are far more likely to look at online porn using their phone than men are, it has been revealed.  Pornhub found that 71 percent of its female users visit the portal using a smartphone and are 16 percent more likely to reach for the device than...

 
The Voice UK: Gavin Rossdale ‘under pressure’ as he reacts to public backlash

The Voice UK: Gavin Rossdale ‘under pressure’ as he reacts to public backlash

The Bush frontman is currently starring alongside The Voice veterans will.i.am, 41, and Sir Tom Jones, 76, as well as fellow newcomer Jennifer Hudson, 35. While the 51-year-old has seemingly taken a drastic U-turn with viewers, who have hailed him the...

 
The Voice UK: Will Gavin Rossdale join will.i.am next year? Bush singer's plans REVEALED

The Voice UK: Will Gavin Rossdale join will.i.am next year? Bush singer's plans REVEALED

The 51-year-old took a seat alongside Sir Tom Jones, 76, will.i.am, 41, and fellow newcomer Jennifer Hudson, 35, for the first time as the swinging chair show jumped ship form the BBC to ITV.  The Bush frontman, whose ex-wife Gwen Stefani is a coach...

 

EHRC ‘rips up rules’ for its own workers

Sacked PCS rep warns that watchdog’s axe falls unevenly by Felicity Collier at Congress House BRITAIN’S supposed equalities watchdog is “ripping up the rulebook” when it comes to its own staff, an Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) worker who...

 

MPs slam jet sales to Erdogan regime

Labour’sJoan Ryan laysinto May’s Ankara deal HUMAN rights “cannot play second fiddle” to the lucrative weapons trade between Britain and Turkey, MPs heard in a Commons debate yesterday. Labour MP Joan Ryan secured the first debate in Parliament on...

 

Thatcher fear of ‘witch-hunt’ blocked probe

Police brutality investigation was buried in ’84 TORY government dirty tricks to avoid addressing police brutality during the 1984-5 miners’ strike go back more than 30 years, newly released Cabinet papers revealed yesterday. Margaret Thatcher and her...

 

Guatemala: 31 girls die in blaze at home for children

Victimslocked in after trying to flee sex abuse AT LEAST 31 Guatemalan girls were burnt to death in a locked children’s home dormitory on Wednesday after trying to flee sexual abuse there. Dozens more were taken to hospitals in the capital Guatemala...

 

Syria: Pentagon sends 400 more soldiers to fight for Raqqa

FOUR hundred more troops are headed for Syria to help capture the Isis stronghold of Raqqa, the US military confirmed yesterday. US Air Force Colonel John Dorrian, a spokesman for the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve bombing coalition, confirmed...

 

US: Hawaii launches litigation against revised travel ban

HAWAII challenged President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban in court on Wednesday, making it the first US state to do so. Lawyers for the state government filed the lawsuit at a federal court in the capital Honolulu. The previous 90-day freeze on...

 

Tories fear real biases will emerge

HOW can a properly constituted public inquiry headed by a senior legal figure degenerate into a witch-hunt with an anti-police bias? That would have been an appropriate question to pose to former home secretary Leon Brittan had he not popped his clogs...

 

From Russia with love

The mystery of the decline in the numbers of tundra swans migrating to Norfolk from Arctic Russia is about to solved by intrepid British scientists. PETER FROST reports THE Ouse Washes, on the Norfolk-Cambridgeshire borders, is one of my favourite...

 

Gove’s fantasy caused teacher recruitment mess

SOLOMON HUGHES uncovers Michael Gove’s bizarre belief in a terrifying ‘blob’ turning teachers away from Tory-subservience to militant Marxism THE education select committee report into the recruitment and retention of teachers made a harsh critique of...

 

Bernard Scott 1923-2017: An inspirational comrade

PETER LAZENBY describes the fascinating life of a committed and influential communist, trade unionist and peace campaigner TRIBUTES will be paid today at the funeral of veteran Yorkshire communist, trade unionist and peace campaigner Bernard Scott who...

 


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