News archive from 10 July 2017

Children’s plan published for years ahead

Council chiefs have published their ‘children and young people’s’ plan for the next three years. The plan has been developed for children and young people, in consultation with children and young people, providing them with an exciting opportunity to...

 

Could you home Unlucky Jim the three-legged lurcher?

Staff at Dogs Trust Merseyside are hoping a dog-loving family comes forward to welcome a three-legged dog into their home who so far hasn’t had luck on his side. Lurcher Jim arrived at the Huyton rehoming centre just a day after having one of his legs...

 
Spark Out by Nick Rippington: A time of war, Thatcher and armed robbery

Spark Out by Nick Rippington: A time of war, Thatcher and armed robbery

Their assault on Mount Tumbledown went on through the night of June 13, 1982, and ended with the cream of Argentina’s army being defeated... leaving the way clear for British troops to march into Port Stanley and liberate the islands from their...

 
Shoppers 'in the dark' about Brexit effect

Shoppers 'in the dark' about Brexit effect

UK shoppers are "completely in the dark" about the effect Brexit will have on their weekly shop, a former Sainsbury's boss has told BBC Panorama. Justin King, who ran the supermarket for a decade, said the "last thing" any current...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 
US laptop ban lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian

US laptop ban lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian

Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian have become the latest Middle Eastern airlines to let passengers take laptops in the cabin on US-bound flights. Both carriers said they had worked with US officials to tighten security checks on flights from Kuwait...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 

From world class events to art-filled laneways, iconic wildlife and dramatic coastlines: 10 reasons why...

Melbourne and the state of Victoria are unforgettable in so many ways. Visit and you'll be wooed by the wildlife - koalas, kangaroos, penguins and whales - wowed by world-class sporting events like the Australian Open and Melbourne Cup Carnival and...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Travel
 

Xander Schauffele earns first PGA Tour victory after coming from three shots back to win the Greenbrier...

Xander Schauffele came from three shots behind to register his debut PGA Tour win at the Greenbrier Classic thanks to a birdie at the 72nd hole. The 23-year-old's two at the par-three last, after hitting his tee shot to three feet, saw him post a...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Premier League clubs are heading for financial ruin, claims a new report that suggests overspending is to...

Premier League clubs are hurtling towards bankruptcy due to chronic overspending, according to a new report by financial analysts Vysyble. The report also claims the long-term implications of those losses could be a breakaway by the league's biggest...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Rayner dismisses calls to deselect anti-Corbyn MPs

ANYONE calling for the deselection of Labour MPs should think about “who are the real enemy,” shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said yesterday. Preparing the party for the next general election should be the prime concern, she added. Labour was...

 

FBU leader praises tireless firefighters

Wrack slams right-wing policies which ‘led to tower murders’ FIRE Brigades’ Union (FBU) leader Matt Wrack came close to tears yesterday as he blamed three decades of government policies for the deadly fire at Grenfell Tower. An emotional Mr Wrack paid...

 

Corbyn leads tributes to inspiring Hopper

JEREMY CORBYN this weekend led tributes to former Durham Miners’ Association general secretary Dave Hopper, who died soon after last year’s event. Mr Hopper led the DMA, a division of the National Union of Mineworkers, from 1985 until his death. The...

 

Trump’s gaffes media highlight as G20 summit winds up

THE G20 summit wound up yesterday, having brought hundreds of thousands onto the streets in protest. Over three days, vast crowds demonstrated for the world’s richest countries to take stronger action to tackle climate change and respond more...

 

Abadi declares victory over Isis in terror group’s ‘capital’

IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi arrived in Mosul yesterday to declare victory over the Islamic State (Isis) terror group. The ancient city was the site of the declaration of Isis’s self-proclaimed caliphate by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2014, when...

 

Police target anti-racists during Ku Klux Klan rally

POLICE defending a Ku Klux Klan rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, attacked anti-racist protesters with tear gas and arrested several of them. Members of the white supremacist cult were demonstrating against the city council’s decision to remove a...

 

Cede no ground to the right. The troublemakers are gunning for Corbyn again

Bullying is unacceptable - but beware MPs who claim every attempt to hold them accountable is intimidation THE spectacular Big Meeting at the weekend was a testament to the strength and solidarity of our class. Some 200,000 people massed in Durham to...

 


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