News archive from 11 October 2016, page 13

SE Asia Stocks-Singapore hits nearly 2-wk low on fears of weak growth

By Susan Mathew Oct 11 Singapore shares fell to their lowest in nearly two weeks on Tuesday after local media reported the economy might see some quarters of contraction, quoting a government minister. Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang was...

 
Singapore shuts Falcon bank unit, fines DBS and UBS over 1MDB

Singapore shuts Falcon bank unit, fines DBS and UBS over 1MDB

Singapore's central bank on Tuesday shut down a second Swiss bank in the city-state and fined banks DBS and UBS in its biggest crackdown on alleged money-laundering activities connected with Malaysian sovereign fund 1MDB. The Monetary Authority of...

Reuters, 06:56 in Business
 

Fenton toddler death latest: Paramedics treat woman after finding dead child

POLICE are today continuing to quiz a man and woman on suspicion of murder after the death of a two-year-old child. Officers discovered the girl's body after being called to a property in Packett Street, Fenton, at 10am yesterday. The house and an...

 

Parking slashed to just £1 after 3pm on 28 car parks in Stoke-on-Trent

Parking charges are to be slashed on 28 council-run car parks - with motorists paying just £1 after 3pm. Stoke-on-Trent City Council is bringing in the reduced charges - from November 21 - for a 12-month trial after calls from shoppers and traders....

 

Police called after trespasser 'climbed fence' to get into Milton Primary School

A primary school has moved to reassure parents after a man was spotted trespassing on the grounds while the children were in lessons. It is thought the man had climbed over the fence to get onto Milton Primary School's site. Staff called in the police...

 

Handsome and full of potential - but Chris is dead at 26

It's an irony of the most painful kind. "I was a prison governor for 30 years," notes Stephen Habgood, "and never lost anyone to suicide – and then I lost my own son." Chris Habgood was a forensic computing student at Staffordshire...

 

Big Issue: Clowns - who are they, and why are they roaming North Staffordshire?

A 'killer' clown craze is sweeping the country. With dozens apparently on the loose in North Staffordshire, John Woodhouse asks whether it's a harmless fad or something more sinister? "There are now seven clowns roaming the streets of...

 

Healthy choices help to put Donna back on song

Hospital teacher by day, rock singer by night – Donna Mitchell tells LIBBY WILKINSON how losing weight reignited her passion for singing Having been prescribed steroids for a serious health issue, mum-of-two Donna Mitchell saw her weight rocket. A...

 

Parents' anger after play area at Hanford Park destroyed in arson attack

Parents have been left devastated after their children's playground was destroyed in a 'senseless' arson attack. Firefighters tackled the 10ft flames after being called to Hanford Park, off Wilson Road. The blaze damaged a climbing frame and ropes. It...

 

VIDEO: Old pictures of Royal Doulton through the years (Part 2)

Take a look at the second of our Royal Doulton videos showing images taken at the pottery firm through the years. The company has been based in Stoke-on-Trent since 1882, when Henry and James Doulton moved Doulton and Co. from London to Burslem. Read...

 
New Donald Trump tape shows him and Hillary Clinton getting romantic

New Donald Trump tape shows him and Hillary Clinton getting romantic

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton were actually having the time of their lives during the second presidential debate, and here’s the proof. We may think they were blustering on about grabbing pussy or alleging that Bill Clinton was a rapist, but...

Metro, 06:59 in Hot News
 

Fury’s team want ‘champion in recess’ status with future of titles up in air

Tyson Fury’s trainer is happy for others to fight for his nephew’s world heavyweight titles as long as the Morecambe giant is first in line for a shot on his return. The self-proclaimed ‘Gypsy King’ became the WBA and WBO champion after impressively...

 

Dog owner faces criminal charges after his pet attacked the same neighbour three times

A vicious dog attacked a next door neighbour three times leaving them needing hospital treatment. The "boisterous" seven-year-old Jack Russell Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross has now been destroyed after its owner was charged with being in...

 

Care worker stole wallet from vulnerable man she was looking after

A Lincoln care worker stole a vulnerable man's wallet containing his bank cards and £30 while she was supposed to be looking after him and his bed bound wife. Joanne Zeta Booth, 26, was caring for the elderly gentleman at the Ambassador Care Home when...

 

'You're SWANder arrest' - police fail to get a word out of mute swan on Brayford

Police swooped on a runaway swan causing a nuisance in Lincoln. Officers were snapped giving the young bird a stern talking to the amusement of passersby on university bridge, Brayford Way. The stand-off prompted photographer Jason Corrigan to send a...

 


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