News archive from 11 May 2013

Jealous Chris Brown and Rihanna rage at each other in toxic Twitter exchange as they accuse each other of...

The on-again off-again couple finally seem to have called it quits last week. But Rihanna, 25, and Chris Brown, 24, have taken to Twitter to voice their mutual contempt for each other. The music superstars sent out thinly veiled tweets on Thursday and...

 

How to vote for NCT award

Nominations can be made in two categories - Community Midwife of the Year and Hospital Midwife of the Year - and can be based on care received anywhere within the Bassetlaw area. One winner will be chosen from each category together with an overall...

 

'Look, I'm smiling!' Victoria Beckham shows signs of a smirk before poking fun at herself as she steps out...

She's known for her steely expressions and infamous serious pout with fans often complaining about her unfriendly demeanour.But Victoria Beckham has often hit back at her critics, insisting it's just the way she looks, while she's often tried to...

 

And the bride wore black: 90210 star Shenae Grimes, 23, marries her British model boyfriend

Shenae Grimes is a married woman after tying the knot with Josh Beech, 27, in England on Friday.The former 90210 star, 23, tweeted photo of herself in Vera Wang kissing her groom with the caption, 'I now pronounce us Mr. and Mrs. Beech! Ahhh! Xx'...

 
MP wants BBC to explain Christa Ackroyd’s Look North disappearance

MP wants BBC to explain Christa Ackroyd’s Look North disappearance

A YORKSHIRE MP has challenged the BBC to be transparent and publicly explain the costly and lengthy absence of star regional presenter Christa Ackroyd. Ms Ackroyd is understood to have been paid in excess of £30,000 of licence feepayers’ money over...

 

How police missed chances to catch Savile

NINE of Jimmy Savile's West Yorkshire victims were under 10 and one of them was only five, a report has revealed. West Yorkshire Police yesterday published the results of an internal inquiry into the disgraced entertainer and its officers’...

 
Work finally begins on £100m rural resort after two decades

Work finally begins on £100m rural resort after two decades

The developer behind a luxury £100m country resort, located between York and Harrogate, has announced that work on the project is due to finally get under way this month. Skelwith Leisure, which is based in York, is developing the 300-room hotel and...

 

Signing up to escape the pit hardships

From: Jack Brown, Lamb Lane, Monk Bretton, Barnsley. curator Anthony Carroll (Yorkshire Post, April 30) is wrong about miner artist Eric Hill. Mr Hill was not “called up” for World War II, he volunteered. Like all his mining brethren, he had only...

 

Luddite and parochial to blame politicians for mines’ demise

From: William Snowden, Butterbowl Gardens, Leeds. I SHOULD like to respond to the long and provocative letter by Barrie Frost (Yorkshire Post, April 24) in which he reprised his fallacious arguments about “the destruction of our coal industry and coal...

 

Pitfalls when buying a puppy

From: Will Wright, Four Paws, London. Since animal charity Four Paws was founded 25 years ago we have helped many thousands of animals all over the world. Sadly we are now receiving a record number of reports of sick puppies in areas including...

 

Blight on impressive cityscape in one fell swoop

From: John S Culpan, Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse. Leeds is a great city which I admire and respect immensely as I studied and qualified as a chartered engineer there. I worked for some time for the city’s engineering section on the design of buildings...

 

Cyril Hood

Cyril Hood, who has died at the age of 90, was born in Southowram and educated at Withinfields School and Rastrick Grammar School. Encouraged by the Rev. C.D. Roberts of St Anne's Church, Southowram, he pursued further study at St John's College, York...

 
Cuban agent who renounced U.S. citizenship now just a 'Cuban patriot'

Cuban agent who renounced U.S. citizenship now just a 'Cuban patriot'

For Rene Gonzalez, who was born in Chicago but grew up in Cuba and held dual U.S.-Cuban citizenship, the certificate meant he was the first of what the Cuban government calls the "Five Heroes" to complete his sentence and return to the...

 
Imelda Marcos on campaign trail in the Philippines

Imelda Marcos on campaign trail in the Philippines

The Philippines' Imelda Marcos has a dream - to restore her family to what she sees as its rightful place in Manila's Malacanang presidential palace. But standing in the way is president Benigno Aquino, the scion of another Philippine presidential...

 
Mystery of Australian pair’s cruise liner fall

Mystery of Australian pair’s cruise liner fall

Police investigating the deaths of a couple who plunged from a cruise ship off the Australian coast are working on the theory that the man tried to save his girlfriend but both ended up falling overboard. Video footage from aboard the Carnival Spirit...

 


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