News archive from 17 September 2012

Hull aim to hold onto century star Jamie Foster as Giants are felled

Hull aim to hold onto century star Jamie Foster as Giants are felled

Foster, who is playing on a week-to-week loan from St Helens, scored two tries and kicked seven goals for a personal haul of 22 points, taking his tally to 106 in just eight matches.Hull will now seek permission to play Foster against the Wolves at...

Metro, 22:07 in Sport
 
‘To hell with the Taleban: Harry must stay in Afghanistan’

‘To hell with the Taleban: Harry must stay in Afghanistan’

ARMED forces chiefs were last night urged to keep Prince Harry on duty in Afghanistan, despite Taleban claims he was the target of an attack on his base in the war-torn country. Two US marines died when insurgents launched a strike on Camp Bastion,...

Scotsman, 22:13 in Hot News
 

Trio died trying to save each other

A father and two sons killed in a farming tragedy in Northern Ireland died trying to save each other, their heartbroken family have said. Ulster Rugby star Nevin Spence, 22, was killed along with his 30 year old brother Graham, who is married with two...

 

Club members are asked to choose a committee

A special meeting is being held to determine the fate of a Matlock club. Members of the United Service’s Club will hold the meeting on Sunday, October 7, in reaction to the recent sale of the club’s former premises, in Crown Square. The Princess...

 

Dales beer wins award

ONE Dales brewery is toasting success after its signature beer was voted the best speciality in the Midlands and East Anglia. Thornbridge Brewery, of Bakewell, entered Jaipur IPA into the Great Taste Awards earlier this year and it quickly progressed...

 
Branch is host

Branch is host

Youlgrave has been host to an annual presentation. The women’s section of the Youlgrave Royal British Legion hosted the Purse Presentation at the Village Hall, in Coldwell End. The presentation is, for the Branches of Derbyshire, the culmination of...

 

Panetta seeks closer Sino-U.S. ties as China military expands

Panetta, who arrived in Tokyo on Sunday, is making his third trip to Asia as defense secretary at a time when China is embroiled in testy territorial disputes with Japan and the Philippines, two key U.S. allies in the region. Scores of cities across...

 
BULLS SET FOR COACHING ANNOUNCEMENT

BULLS SET FOR COACHING ANNOUNCEMENT

The former Leeds winger has served as an assistant to Mick Potter for the last two years, and was recommended by the Australian to be his replacement. Potter is returning to his home country after the end of a turbulent season in which he worked for...

 
ASSOU-EKOTTO SIDELINED

ASSOU-EKOTTO SIDELINED

The Cameroon defender has barely missed a match in the last four seasons but he sat out Sunday's 3-1 win over Reading after a niggling injury flared up. Villas-Boas said after the game that the 28-year-old may have to undergo a minor operation to...

 

Council urges butchers and bakers to cut salt content

Butchers and bakers are being encouraged to cut salt content in their products in a new healthy eating campaign. Derbyshire County Council has launched its Better Bangers and Better Bread schemes to reduce the amount of salt in locally produced...

 

Trio died trying to save each other

Sep 16 2012 A father and two sons killed in a farming tragedy in Northern Ireland died trying to save each other, their heartbroken family have said. Ulster Rugby star Nevin Spence, 22, was killed along with his 30 year old brother Graham, who is...

 
Pope calls for calm as Islam film protests continue to spread

Pope calls for calm as Islam film protests continue to spread

The pontiff spoke on Sunday as demonstrations spread to Britain, with about 1,000 people shouting objections to the crude US-produced film at the US embassy. ‘In a world where violence constantly leaves behind its grim trail of death and destruction,...

Metro, 22:37 in Hot News
 

Billionaire Sports Direct chief Mike Ashley 'to buy ailing JJB Sports'

Embattled retailer JJB is set to be swallowed by rival Sports Direct International in a deal that could see half its stores shut and around 2,000 jobs be cut. Billionaire Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley - who founded Sports Direct - is understood...

 

VIEWPOINT: The shadow of Westland hangs over BAE deal

If Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest bank, had last week announced that it was teaming up with the giant French counterpart BNPparibas to launch a merger deal with one of their British rivals, say Barclays or Royal Bank of Scotland, the airwaves would...

 
Glencore's protracted pursuit of Xstrata could finally be concluded this week

Glencore's protracted pursuit of Xstrata could finally be concluded this week

Glencore's protracted pursuit of Xstrata could finally be concluded this week with the board of the mining company understood to be close to approving the £23bn deal. More... Glencore faces fight to secure Xstrata bid The commodities giant has been...

 


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