News archive from 16 January 2014, page 10

School transport withdrawn from St Abbs to Coldingham

School transport withdrawn from St Abbs to Coldingham

For over 20 years Coldingham Primary School pupils who live at St Abbs have been provided with transport between home and school but that all ended abruptly last summer. Seven St Abbs pupils waiting for the school bus on the first day of the autumn...

 

U.N. nuclear agency board to meet next week on Iran deal

The IAEA will have a pivotal role in checking that Iran lives up to its part of the deal with the United States, France, Russia, Britain, China and Germany to curb its nuclear activity in return for some sanctions easing. Diplomats say the IAEA, which...

 
Benefits Street live debate commissioned

Benefits Street live debate commissioned

A studio debate, to include community members, is to take place after the final episode of Channel 4's Benefits Street, a public meeting has been told. More than 100 people attended Oasis Foundry Academy for a meeting organised to "allow...

BBC, 05:17 in Art & Culture
 

Contractor that vetted Snowden hires restructuring advisers: WSJ

USIS was also responsible for vetting Aaron Alexis, the technology contractor who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard in September. Owned by private equity firm Providence Equity Partners, Altegrity is working with restructuring bankers at...

 

Roache trial to hear more witnesses

Witnesses will continue giving evidence today in the trial of Coronation Street star William Roache. Roache, the world's longest-serving soap opera actor, is accused of using his stardom to prey on young girls between 1965 and 1971. The 81-year-old...

 
Security boost at resort youth club

Security boost at resort youth club

A youth club has bolstered security at their new building since being awarded £20,000. The Boathouse Youth, of Lytham Road, South Shore, was re-decorated, had security shutters installed, a staff room built and external lighting fitted after they...

 
Man accused of wounding offence

Man accused of wounding offence

A Polish man accused of fracturing a man's eye socket in a street attack at Blackpool has made his first appearance before a court. Piotr Grabowski, 24, of George Street, Blackpool, is charged with maliciously wounding a man on July 7 last year....

 
Festive driver is banned from the road

Festive driver is banned from the road

Christmas Day ended in disaster for a driver who crashed his car and was then arrested for drink-driving by police. Philip White was found sat cross-legged in the middle of the road at Pilling with his head in his hands beside his wrecked Mondeo....

 

Microsoft pondering Ericsson CEO for top job: Bloomberg

His naming may come as a surprise to many on Wall Street. Analysts have discussed potential candidates ranging from company insiders Satya Nadella and Tony Bates to several outsiders. But speculation refocused on internal choices this month after...

 
Festive driver is banned from the road

Festive driver is banned from the road

Christmas Day ended in disaster for a driver who crashed his car and was then arrested for drink-driving by police. Philip White was found sat cross-legged in the middle of the road at Pilling with his head in his hands beside his wrecked Mondeo....

 

Former GM CEO urges new leaders to avoid past mistakes

Akerson, who was replaced on Wednesday by the industry's first female CEO, Mary Barra, told a roomful of industry executives that GM was no longer "fragile" and has the strength to succeed, but needs to maintain changes such as a competitive...

Reuters, 05:46 in Business
 
Tottenham star Andros Townsend too good for Newcastle United

Tottenham star Andros Townsend too good for Newcastle United

ENGLAND star Andros Townsend proved too good for Newcastle United's Under-21s - as he continued his comeback from injury. The Tottenham winger marked his return from a hamstring injury with a goal the second string’s 4-1 win over Newcastle yesterday....

 
Business: Tourism event at Ripley Castle

Business: Tourism event at Ripley Castle

The Tourism Society Yorkshire's event, Rural Tourism and English Tourism Week, will look at the opportunities presented by the Tour de France, and will include speaker presentations, Q&A and networking. It will take place at Ripley Castle on...

 
Duns Fire Station is operating at 50 per cent staffing level

Duns Fire Station is operating at 50 per cent staffing level

Duns Fire Station only has six retained firefighters and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are currently trying to recruit more. “We did a large recruitment campaign in October where we had adverts on Radio Borders over three weeks and we approached...

 
Business: Tourism event at Ripley Castle

Business: Tourism event at Ripley Castle

The Tourism Society Yorkshire's event, Rural Tourism and English Tourism Week, will look at the opportunities presented by the Tour de France, and will include speaker presentations, Q&A and networking. It will take place at Ripley Castle on...

 


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