News archive from 18 July 2017

Thief tied up pensioners and stole their cash at knifepoint in horrifying raids

Thief tied up pensioners and stole their cash at knifepoint in horrifying raids

A thief who terrorised the elderly in string of knife-point robberies has pleaded guilty to the sickening crimes in court. Clinton Sentance, 36, of Tennyson Street Gainsborough left pensioners terrified during a two-day thieving spree. A 75-year-old...

 
The doll collection of the Morrison School of Dance sisters

The doll collection of the Morrison School of Dance sisters

For what price would you sell your first doll or teddy bear? Whilst you are thinking about that, many people when faced with emptying the family home (a nest from which they themselves have flown long ago) are brought to tears when they chance upon...

 
Gedling set for first week-long arts festival

Gedling set for first week-long arts festival

The first week-long Gedling Arts Festival opens on Monday with a music, visual arts, literature and crafts programme and bill-toppers including Stephen Booth, the Notts-based crime writer, and novelist Eve Makis. The multi-venue event has grown out of...

 
Alexis Sanchez confident Arsenal will sanction Manchester City transfer

Alexis Sanchez confident Arsenal will sanction Manchester City transfer

Alexis Sanchez is confident Arsenal will budge and eventually sanction his move to Premier League rivals Manchester City, according to the Daily Mail. Sanchez conceded over the weekend that his future may lie elsewhere following Arsenal’s failure to...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 
Underage puppies smuggled into the UK still had their umbilical cords attached

Underage puppies smuggled into the UK still had their umbilical cords attached

A litter of puppies, smuggled into the UK from Eastern Europe, were so underage that they still had their umbilical cords attached after a 30-hour journey. The five English Bulldog puppies were just four-weeks-old when they were seized by officials at...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 

19 great Nelson Mandela quotes that helped change the world

Today would have been Nelson Mandela’s 99th birthday. The politician and civil rights advocate died in 2013 after a life spent fighting for democracy equality in South Africa. But his memory lives on in his achievements, especially in ending apartheid...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Paul Pogba shows off his basketball skills in game of one-on-one against 7ft tall NBA star Joel Embiid

Paul Pogba exhibited his skills on the basketball court against Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid.  The Manchester United midfielder posted a video on his Instagram of himself shooting over the behemoth centre and reacting in delighted disbelief as...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

It is Nelson Mandela day today – here’s what it is all about

Millions of people around the world will be marking Nelson Mandela Day today. The date falls on what would have been his 99th birthday this year with campaigners spending the date honouring his life and looking toward how to continue his work. Here is...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 

May sends warning to Cabinet amid reports of Brexit split

Theresa May will this morning issue a stern warning to Cabinet members to keep details of their weekly discussions private, following a series of damaging leaks which have led to fresh claims of a Government rift over Brexit. The “reminder” to...

 

Record number of parks given top award

nearly 80 parks and green spaces in the region have been recognised as among some of the best in the country. Green Flag Awards have gone to 79 sites - ranging from Sheffield’s Winter Gardens, one of only two indoor award winners in the country, to...

 
Mark Gatiss champions 'new TV faces' amid Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who casting

Mark Gatiss champions 'new TV faces' amid Jodie Whittaker's Doctor Who casting

The 50-year-old has spoken out amid the BBC's casting announcement that 35-year-old Jodie Whittaker will play the first ever female Doctor Who. Whittaker will take over from departing Doctor Peter Capaldi this Christmas in a move that echoes Benedict...

 
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in huge hint about potential Manchester United return: Insider opens up

Zlatan Ibrahimovic in huge hint about potential Manchester United return: Insider opens up

The former Sweden international made waves after arriving at Old Trafford in a free transfer switch from Paris St-Germain last summer. However, he missed out on the chance to star in United’s Europa League final win over Ajax because of a serious knee...

Daily Star, 00:08 in Sport
 
Game of Thrones season 7: Euron Greyjoy star reveals 'DESTRUCTIVE' sea battle

Game of Thrones season 7: Euron Greyjoy star reveals 'DESTRUCTIVE' sea battle

After killing his brother and clashing with the remainder of his family, Euron Greyjoy (played by Pilou Asbaek) has teased an upcoming battle set to rock Westeros.  "Euron is a fearless psycho pirate, and he's angry," the 35-year-old said in...

 
OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP: Can Henrik Stenson defend his title from Rory McIlroy?

OPEN GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP: Can Henrik Stenson defend his title from Rory McIlroy?

** HEAD TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS ARTICLE FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A £1,000 SELCO VOUCHER ** Super Swede Henrik Stenson was crowned King of the Links last year following an epic tussle with American Phil Mickelson at Royal Troon. Stenson lifted his first...

Daily Star, 00:08 in Sport
 

Rugby man charged with rape and other sexual offences against children

A 56-year-old man from Rugby has been charged with a series of historical sexual offences against children. Douglas Roy Miller has been charged with rape of a girl aged between 13 and 15, two counts of indecent assault on a girl under 16, gross...

 


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