News archive from 13 December 2012, page 6

High–flyer: Sky’s the limit for Scots golden girl Heather as she enjoys adrenalin-charged Tornado flight

Olympic gold medal winner Heather Stanning took to the skies in a Tornado fighter jet yesterday above her hometown's RAF base in Lossiemouth, Moray. Stanning, who won gold for Team GB at the London Games with Helen Glover in the women’s rowing pairs,...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Hot News
 

Policewomen memorial garden opens

A memorial garden is to be unveiled in honour of two policewomen who were killed in a gun and grenade attack. Pcs Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, lost their lives when they responded to a report of a burglary in Hattersley, Greater Manchester,...

 

Warning on patient care 'rationing'

The Government should take "a more active interest" in ensuring that patient care is not being rationed, a report suggests. The Department of Health has "no way" of getting assurances from local healthcare commissioners that...

 

Man faces Robinson threat charge

A 34-year-old man has been charged with threatening to kill Stormont's First Minister Peter Robinson. The man is also charged with improper use of a public electronic communications network. It is understood the alleged threat was made by phone. He is...

 

Policewomen memorial garden opens

A memorial garden is to be unveiled in honour of two policewomen who were killed in a gun and grenade attack. Pcs Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, lost their lives when they responded to a report of a burglary in Hattersley, Greater Manchester,...

 
ASHLEY COLE HAS TO PLAY WAITING GAME

ASHLEY COLE HAS TO PLAY WAITING GAME

Cole flopped in a team-bonding night out with the Blues, when they went ten-pin bowling in Yokohama. Left-back Cole, who has failed to score in 99 appearances for England, proved strikes were not his strength at another sport. And his penalty for his...

 

Warning on patient care 'rationing'

The Government should take "a more active interest" in ensuring that patient care is not being rationed, a report suggests. The Department of Health has "no way" of getting assurances from local healthcare commissioners that...

 
WIPING THE SLATE MCCLEAN

WIPING THE SLATE MCCLEAN

He burst on to the scene last December, making his debut in manager Martin O'Neill's first month in charge on Wearside and breaking into the Republic of Ireland team within a few months. But this season has been a mixed one for the 23-year-old former...

 
WARREN GATLAND: 'LEAVING OUT MY MATE SHAUN EDWARDS WAS AGONISING'

WARREN GATLAND: 'LEAVING OUT MY MATE SHAUN EDWARDS WAS AGONISING'

So his decision to prefer Andy Farrell as his Lions defence and motivational coach was as painful as any he has had to take. Edwards, Gatland's lieutenant at Wasps and then with Wales while championships were being won, is mortified at his exclusion...

 
FINGAL'S INJURY BLOW FOR PHILIP HOBBS

FINGAL'S INJURY BLOW FOR PHILIP HOBBS

His star six-year-old injured a tendon in his poor effort at Exeter last Friday when he jumped left for most of the race before running out just before a fence in the home straight. “He sustained a minor tendon injury and unfortunately he is out for...

 

Policewomen memorial garden opens

Pcs Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, lost their lives when they responded to a report of a burglary in Hattersley, Greater Manchester, on September 18. The garden at Hyde police station has been created following donations from members of the...

 
Discovery offers insight into ‘cosmic dawn’ of time

Discovery offers insight into ‘cosmic dawn’ of time

A PREVIOUSLY unseen galaxy, formed some 13 billion years ago, has been discovered by Scottish astronomers. Professor Jim Dunlop and Dr Ross McLure at Edinburgh University’s Institute for Astronomy used Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope to observe what is...

 
Tallow Candle: Hans Christian Andersen's 'first work'

Tallow Candle: Hans Christian Andersen's 'first work'

An early work by Hans Christian Andersen has been found at the bottom of a box near the Danish fairy tale writer's home city, experts say. The Tallow Candle is a short story about a revered candle that becomes grimy and neglected until its inner...

BBC, 00:21 in Art & Culture
 

Policewomen memorial garden opens

Pcs Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, lost their lives when they responded to a report of a burglary in Hattersley, Greater Manchester, on September 18. The garden at Hyde police station has been created following donations from members of the...

 

Policewomen memorial garden opens

A memorial garden is to be unveiled in honour of two policewomen who were killed in a gun and grenade attack. Pcs Nicola Hughes, 23, and Fiona Bone, 32, lost their lives when they responded to a report of a burglary in Hattersley, Greater Manchester,...

 


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