News archive from 18 June 2016, page 12

Budget pressures means grass cutting at roadsides will be reduced

Budget pressures means grass cutting at roadsides will be reduced

0 Have your say As part of a multi-million pound reduction in its budget, Lincs County Council will reduce grass cutting on roadside areas around the county. The council currently performs two types of grass cutting. Amenity grass cutting is generally...

 
Canada's parliament passes assisted suicide bill

Canada's parliament passes assisted suicide bill

Canada's parliament has passed a contentious bill to allow medically-assisted death for terminally ill people. The law was put forward after the Supreme Court struck down a ban on doctors helping the incurably sick to die. The move makes Canada one of...

BBC, 04:42 in World News
 

'Russian roulette' warning over faulty tumble dryers

Fire authorities have said faulty tumble dryers should be recalled urgently after figures showed they are attending three fires a day caused by "dangerous" appliances. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents 48 fire and...

 

Picture Special: Which Chelsea player has the sexiest WAG?

CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE CHELSEA WAGS It was a season to forget for Chelsea as the 2014/15 champions fell apart and tumbled down the Premier League table. The Blues players will undoubtedly be reflecting on an awful campaign while...

Daily Star, 04:47 in Sport
 

How can I get tickets to the Lincolnshire Show - and where is it being held?

The 132nd Lincolnshire Show takes place on June 22-23. If you haven't got your tickets yet, here is everything you need to know, as well as that all important travel information... How to buy tickets: On the Gate: Adult (over 22) £23; Child (5-16) £7;...

 

'Russian roulette' warning over faulty tumble dryers

Fire authorities have said faulty tumble dryers should be recalled urgently after figures showed they are attending three fires a day caused by "dangerous" appliances. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents 48 fire and...

 

Mexican Congress approves package of anti-corruption bills

MEXICO CITY Mexico's Congress passed a package of anti-corruption bills on Friday, including stiffer penalties for graft, but the legislation was stripped of a provision that would have required public officials to make public their asset...

 
Skrtel backs Slovakia's Hamsik to torment England: Liverpool clash with Sturridge awaited

Skrtel backs Slovakia's Hamsik to torment England: Liverpool clash with Sturridge awaited

Roy Hodgson’s side are on a high after a last-gasp win over Wales took them to the top of Group B at Euro 2016. But Liverpool defender Skrtel believes minnows Slovakia are about to bring them crashing back down to earth when the two sides meet in...

 
Wales left shell-shocked by late England loss but skipper Williams demands Russia reaction

Wales left shell-shocked by late England loss but skipper Williams demands Russia reaction

The Dragons had been within seconds of a point that would have given them one foot in the last 16 of Euro 2016, then Daniel Sturridge snatched it away. No-one could question their commitment, desire, or the pride and passion Gareth Bale had summoned...

 
Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois plays down spat with Belgium boss at Euro 2016

Chelsea star Thibaut Courtois plays down spat with Belgium boss at Euro 2016

The Chelsea ace was frustrated after his country’s 2-0 loss to Italy in their first game at the tournament but said it was ‘constructive criticism’ rather than anything serious. Belgium will look to bounce back in their second match later today when...

Daily Star, 05:01 in Sport
 

In the courts of Lincolnshire....

Robert Marr, 35, of 16 Fiskerton Drive, Lincoln, pleaded guilty to driving while using a hand-held mobile telephone. He was fined £130, ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20 and costs of £85. His licence was endorsed with three...

 

Drugged-up thug escaped from hospital and hijacked pregnant woman's car

DRUGGED-UP Shaukat Ali smashed his way out of a hospital – before hijacking a heavily pregnant woman's car. The 35-year-old got into the back of the vehicle and told the woman to drive, while threatening to shoot her partner who was in the passenger...

 

Police car had tyres slashed by vandals in Orchard Park, Hull

A POLICE car had its tyres slashed and number plate pulled off in a "mindless" act of vandalism as an officer took a statement in Orchard Park. PC Andy White, based at Hall Road police station, says the parked Proton "marked with the...

 
Euro 2016: France to deport Russia fan chief Shprygin

Euro 2016: France to deport Russia fan chief Shprygin

The far-right leader of the Russian football supporters' association is due to be deported from France later, along with 19 fellow fans. It follows violence at the England-Russia Euro 2016 match in Marseille. Alexander Shprygin was among 43 Russian...

BBC, 05:16 in World News
 
Andrew Gale: Lyth’s explosive batting gives us that X factor we’ve been missing

Andrew Gale: Lyth’s explosive batting gives us that X factor we’ve been missing

0 Have your say ADAM LYTH had a couple of special knocks for Yorkshire this week and he looked like he played out of his skin. To hit as many sixes as he did; I actually didn’t think he had that in his locker. We have always known he is a talented...

 


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