News archive from 11 October 2012

Draft Egypt constitution curbs president's powers

The new constitution is a major component of a transition from military-backed autocracy to a democratic system of government that Egyptians hoped would follow the popular uprising that swept Hosni Mubarak from power last year. Yet its drafting has...

 

USADA condemn 'serial cheat' Armstrong

Lance Armstrong was a "serial cheat" who led "the most sophisticated, professionalised and successful doping programme that sport has ever seen", United States Anti-Doping has said. What remained of the Texan cyclist's reputation...

Daily Post, 22:01 in Sport
 

Machinery blaze at housing development

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service. ARSONISTS set plant machinery alight at a Bolton building site late last night. Fire crews from the Dearne station attended the housing development at Lowfield Road, Bolton, at 12.10am and were there for...

 

Breaking news Train attacked by yobs in Shipley tonight

Breaking news Train attacked by yobs in Shipley tonight Stone-throwing yobs caused rail chaos when they pelted a commuter train on the Bradford to Skipton line this evening. Passengers were delayed as British Transport police hunted the vandals who...

 

Jake Berry in 'noisy cars' bid to help the blind

ROSSENDALE MP Jake Berry has thrown his weight behind a campaign for the safety of blind people. Guide Dogs for the Blind, is calling for new electric cars to be fitted with noise generators. Mr Berry said: “Some electric vehicles are so quiet that...

 

Mali extremists abusing rights, targeting children, women - U.N.

U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic said rebel fighters, including Islamist extremists allied to al Qaeda, in northern Mali were "buying loyalty" by abolishing taxes and paying for fighters and wives in a country...

 

Silicone jab death woman accused

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Silicone jab death woman accused

A British woman has told a US court how her friend died after undergoing unlicensed cosmetic surgery in a hotel. Theresa Gymfi, from London, said her 20-year-old friend Claudia Aderotimi died hours after a woman pumped silicone into their buttocks in...

 
Tax on trading threatens new division in Europe

Tax on trading threatens new division in Europe

On Tuesday, 11 countries agreed to press ahead with a tax set to fall on the trading of shares, bonds and derivatives, although it may take up to two years before the necessary legislation is in place and the scheme starts. Commonly known as a...

Reuters, 22:20 in Business
 
SILICONE JAB DEATH WOMAN ACCUSED

SILICONE JAB DEATH WOMAN ACCUSED

Theresa Gymfi, from London, said her 20-year-old friend Claudia Aderotimi died hours after a woman pumped silicone into their buttocks in February 2011. She said they had no problems when they had the same procedure done on a trip months earlier. But...

 
Phone use susceptible to weather

Phone use susceptible to weather

Mobile phone habits can change with the weather, a study has found. When it is cold, or uncomfortably hot and sticky, people are more likely to make longer calls to close friends and family, scientists have discovered. During unpleasant weather,...

 

Jake Berry in 'noisy cars' bid to help the blind

ROSSENDALE MP Jake Berry has thrown his weight behind a campaign for the safety of blind people. Guide Dogs for the Blind, is calling for new electric cars to be fitted with noise generators. Mr Berry said: “Some electric vehicles are so quiet that...

 
It’s never too late for love, say Harry and Jess

It’s never too late for love, say Harry and Jess

By Sarah Taylor WHEN two residents at an Evesham care home decided to get involved in a new group the last thing on their minds was finding love. But cupid had other ideas for 87-year-old Jess Fairs and fellow Yates Court resident Harry Kent, aged...

 

Qatada appeal 'scraping the barrel'

Oct 10 2012 Terror suspect Abu Qatada is "scraping the barrel" in an appeal against deportation which "bears all the hallmarks of a last-ditch argument", a tribunal has been told. The radical cleric, described by a judge as Osama...

 

Rooneys expecting second child

Footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen are "thrilled" to be expecting their second child, she has announced. The TV presenter revealed the news on Twitter, telling her 840,000 followers that the baby is due in May. The couple already...

 


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