News archive from 16 January 2014, page 18

Osborne suggests Britain could leave EU if calls for economic reforms are blocked

Osborne suggests Britain could leave EU if calls for economic reforms are blocked

Chancellor George Osborne has raised the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union if the 28-nation bloc fails to undertake fundamental reforms to improve competitiveness, create jobs and protect the rights of countries which are not in the...

 
Fears crime will rise if already stretched police force has to cope with more cuts

Fears crime will rise if already stretched police force has to cope with more cuts

Crime will rise if a police force already at ‘breaking point’ has to cope with the Government’s catastrophic budget cuts. That’s the view of the chair of Northumbria’s Police Federation, whose members are today facing a future with hundreds fewer...

 

Primark props up sales at AB Foods as sugar slumps

Primark, which has performed strongly through the economic downturn thanks to its low prices and quick adoption of fashion trends, saw sales in the first eight weeks of the period held back by warm weather, but reported "excellent" Christmas...

Reuters, 08:01 in Business
 
Lid lifted on 1600 year-old coffin

Lid lifted on 1600 year-old coffin

Buy photos » Stuart Palmer with the Roman lead lined coffin that is thought to contain the body of a child. Picture by Jon Mullis 46.013.020.leam.jm1 (www.buyphotos247.com) ARCHAEOLOGISTS are preparing to study in details the contents of a coffin...

 
Harrogate hospital judged as ‘safe and effective’

Harrogate hospital judged as ‘safe and effective’

The quality of care at Harrogate District Hospital has been judged as "safe, effective and well-led" in a new report by England's chief inspector of hospitals. Areas of good practice included cleanliness, infection control and the provision...

 
Spring in the air at Warwick Arts Centre

Spring in the air at Warwick Arts Centre

Buy photos » Candoco look to challenge preconceptions of dance. (s) RUSSELL Brand to the Philharmonic Orchestra will be stopping off at Warwick Arts Centre this spring. Comic highlights include Jason Manford who returns to share his First World...

 
Wendy & Peter Pan at RSC in Stratford upon Avon

Wendy & Peter Pan at RSC in Stratford upon Avon

Buy photos » CHRISTMAS magic at the RSC this year is supplied by Peter Pan. This year's festive family show at the RST in Stratford is Wendy & Peter Pan - Ella Hickson's new perspective on JM Barrie's much-loved JM Barrie children’s classic,...

 
Airport offers new flights

Airport offers new flights

Copenhagen, Verona and Budapest are among the seven new destinations launched from Leeds Bradford Airport. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will launch flights to Copenhagen from March 31 and both Jet2.com and Eastern Airways are set to extend their...

 
County Hall job cuts plan ‘irresponsible’ and ‘cruel’

County Hall job cuts plan ‘irresponsible’ and ‘cruel’

Lancashire County Council's former leader has described proposals to axe 2,500 jobs at County Hall as "irresponsible" and "cruel". Around 13,000 workers are to be offered voluntary redundancy (VR) as the council tries to shed the...

 
James Bryce

James Bryce

A Northamptonshire man has discovered a new galaxy 10 billion light years from Earth. Amateur astronomer Zbigniew Chetnik, from Badby, made the amazing discovery as part of an online search led by the BBC’s Stargazing Live programme. Mr Chetnik, was...

 
Ex-soldier from Northampton facing jail term after girl’s death

Ex-soldier from Northampton facing jail term after girl’s death

A former soldier from Northampton who admitted a charge of causing or allowing his 19-month-old daughter's death, is set to be sentenced tomorrow. At Nottingham Crown Court last month, Liam Culverhouse, aged 25, admitted causing injuries to his baby...

 

Traffic/Travel news - January 16 - 8am - Delays on M1

Traffic and travel news from across the region Here are the latest traffic and travel updates in Doncaster for January 16, at 8am ROADS M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed and queueing traffic on M1 northbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J32,...

 
Many businesses favour opening Abington Street to traffic

Many businesses favour opening Abington Street to traffic

Many businesses based in Abington Street said they were broadly supportive of the scheme to re-open the top of the road to traffic. Opposition councillors have claimed the firms they spoke to were 100 per cent against the proposals. But this did not...

 
Wellingborough Prison site could be sold for housing

Wellingborough Prison site could be sold for housing

Initial investigations have been made into a former prison site being used for hundreds of houses. Commercial property consultant GVA was instructed by the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to make a screening opinion request to Wellingborough Council about...

 
Corby team is going mobile

Corby team is going mobile

The Corby office of the Telegraph will be closing on January 31. But we remain fully committed to bringing the people of the town the very best in news, sport, entertainment and opinions in print every Thursday and on the internet every day. In fact,...

 


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