News archive from 19 June 2012

U.N. ready to consider ECOWAS request to back Mali force

"The members of the Security Council expressed their readiness to further examine the request of ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) once additional information has been provided regarding the objectives, means and modalities of...

 
Man found dead in Collyhurst, Manchester

Man found dead in Collyhurst, Manchester

Police are investigating after the body of a 46-year-old man was found in Manchester. The grim discovery was made at the Charter Street Mission building on Dantzic Street, Collyhurst, on Monday morning. The King of Kings School, which occupies part of...

 
Extra cash to ease the way for Burnley cyclists

Extra cash to ease the way for Burnley cyclists

AN extra £150,000 is being invested this year to make pedal power a viable alternative for Burnley workers and pleasure riders. Work has already focused on ensuring there are safe and environmentally-friendly bike routes to the borough’s high schools...

 
ITALY BOOK QUARTER-FINAL BERTH

ITALY BOOK QUARTER-FINAL BERTH

The AC Milan striker headed home from Andrea Pirlo's 35th-minute corner before substitute Balotelli added a second at the death to finally kill off Ireland's brave resistance. Spain's 1-0 win over Croatia in Gdansk meant the reigning champions topped...

 
David Nalbandian faces police probe after outburst injures judge

David Nalbandian faces police probe after outburst injures judge

SCOTLAND Yard said a complaint had been made following the incident at the Aegon Championships on Sunday. A spokesman said: “We are aware of an incident at the Aegon Championships on June 17. “A complaint has been made and the Metropolitan Police...

Scotsman, 22:16 in Hot News
 
Extra cash to ease the way for Burnley cyclists

Extra cash to ease the way for Burnley cyclists

AN extra £150,000 is being invested this year to make pedal power a viable alternative for Burnley workers and pleasure riders. Work has already focused on ensuring there are safe and environmentally-friendly bike routes to the borough’s high schools...

 
Extra cash to ease the way for Burnley cyclists

Extra cash to ease the way for Burnley cyclists

AN extra £150,000 is being invested this year to make pedal power a viable alternative for Burnley workers and pleasure riders. Work has already focused on ensuring there are safe and environmentally-friendly bike routes to the borough’s high schools...

 
ITALY BOOK QUARTER-FINAL BERTH

ITALY BOOK QUARTER-FINAL BERTH

Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli fired Italy into the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 after a tense 2-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland. The AC Milan striker headed home from Andrea Pirlo's 35th-minute corner before substitute Balotelli added a...

Daily Star, 22:27 in Sport
 
Time to get in Olympic spirit

Time to get in Olympic spirit

A KEEN runner who has already crossed the finish line in London’s Olympic Stadium wants as many people as possible to sign up for a run to raise cash for a Worcester children’s hospice. Carole Clark, of York Place, Britannia Square, Worcester, has...

 
LANCASTER HAILS ROBSHAW LEADERSHIP

LANCASTER HAILS ROBSHAW LEADERSHIP

Harlequins forward Robshaw will miss the final Test against South Africa after breaking his thumb in the defeat by the Springboks in Johannesburg last weekend. It is a bitter blow for the team and the 26-year-old flanker, who has proved an inspired...

 

Lancaster hails Robshaw leadership

Chris Robshaw's season may have ended one game prematurely but England head coach Stuart Lancaster believes his captain has already exceeded expectations. Harlequins forward Robshaw will miss the final Test against South Africa after breaking his...

 

Nigeria religious riots kill at least 52

Rioting broke out on Sunday after suicide car bombers attacked three churches in northern Nigeria, killing at least 19 people and wounding dozens. Christian youths had set up roadblocks and dragged Muslims from cars or motorbikes and killed them,...

 
SUICIDE BOMB KILLS FUNERAL MOURNERS

SUICIDE BOMB KILLS FUNERAL MOURNERS

The blast came after a bloody week in which more than 100 people died in bombings across the country targeting a major Shiite pilgrimage. A local politician said the campaign appeared to be an attempt to reignite sectarian violence between Sunni and...

 

Sponsored by Markets: Europe worries still weigh on FTSE

BANKING shares lost up to 5 per cent yesterday as relief over the victory of pro-bailout parties in Greece faded to concern over Spanish borrowing costs. David Jones, chief market strategist at IG Index said there was a distinct lack of enthusiasm...

Scotsman, 22:46 in Business
 
Mother Lianne Smith killed children and then slept with the bodies

Mother Lianne Smith killed children and then slept with the bodies

Smith claims she was in a state of ‘psychiatric disturbance' when she suffocated daughter Rebecca Smith, five, and 11-month-old son Daniel with a plastic bag, jurors were told. Prosecutor Victor Pillado Quintas said they must decide if Ms Smith, 45,...

Metro, 22:48 in Hot News
 


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