News archive from 19 November 2014

Muslim convert’s plea after terrorist training claim

Muslim convert’s plea after terrorist training claim

SUPREME Court justices began hearing the case yesterday of a man who claims he was unfairly deprived of British nationality after MI5 alleged he was involved in "terrorism-related activities". The 31-year-old man, who has not been named,...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
‘Unbearable pressure’ drove mother to kill children

‘Unbearable pressure’ drove mother to kill children

A DEPRESSED mother who smothered her three disabled children as they slept before attempting suicide has been detained under a hospital order. At the Old Bailey in London yesterday, Tania Clarence, 43, admitted the manslaughter by diminished...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
Briton among dead after attack on Israel synagogue

Briton among dead after attack on Israel synagogue

A British-born man and three American citizens were killed when two Palestinians armed with a gun and meat cleavers ran amok among worshippers at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday. At least eight people were also seriously wounded; one of them, a...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Hot News
 
FA forced to intervene to stop England band playing anti-IRA songs

FA forced to intervene to stop England band playing anti-IRA songs

The Football Association are to consider breaking off their relationship with the England supporters’ band after an evening which saw Wayne Rooney move within three of the national side’s goalscoring record was marred by anti-IRA chants from the...

Guardian, 00:03 in Sport
 
Scots farmers told to be on guard against bird flu

Scots farmers told to be on guard against bird flu

SCOTTISH poultry farmers have been warned to be extra vigilant following the outbreak of avian flu in East Yorkshire. As a cull of ducks got under way yesterday, Scottish rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead said that, while the risk to the public...

 
Being overweight raises risk of men developing aggressive prostate cancer

Being overweight raises risk of men developing aggressive prostate cancer

Men who are overweight or obese have a higher chance of developing an aggressive and potentially fatal prostate cancer, according to a new review of current research. The World Cancer Research Fund says the cumulative evidence of the link between...

Guardian, 00:04 in Health
 
Party backlash over Warsi’s posts on synagogue horror

Party backlash over Warsi’s posts on synagogue horror

David Cameron has led world leaders' condemnation of an attack by two Palestinian militants on a synagogue in Jerusalem as one of his former cabinet minister's comes under fire over her controversial comments on the incident. The Prime Minister...

 
Seven Questions...with Brett Cooper

Seven Questions...with Brett Cooper

Brett Cooper is an associate solicitor at Lancaster-based commercial law firm Harrison Drury solicitors. He lives in Heysham with his wife Ester and daughter Sophie, 21 months. 1. What was your first paid job? I was a pizza delivery driver in my home...

 
Marriage licence granted to Charles Manson

Marriage licence granted to Charles Manson

Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who has spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him. Afton Elaine Burton said she loves the man convicted of the notorious murders of seven people, including pregnant actress...

 
‘Seize tankers carrying oil from areas held by IS’

‘Seize tankers carrying oil from areas held by IS’

A United Nations panel of experts monitoring al-Qaeda is recommending new sanctions that would authorise the seizure of tanker trucks carrying oil from areas in Syria and Iraq controlled by the Islamic State group or the Nusra Front. In a report...

 
Japanese prime minister calls snap general election

Japanese prime minister calls snap general election

Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called a snap election for next month after the country slid its way into recession. In a massive political gamble, he also put off a sales tax hike planned for next year, vowing to step down if his strategy to...

 
Parties’ plans for NHS future are wishful thinking, say experts

Parties’ plans for NHS future are wishful thinking, say experts

Plans by the Westminster parties and the NHS leadership to safeguard the health service’s future constitute “magical thinking” that will not ensure its survival, a group of experts has said. In a strongly worded critique, a commission of inquiry...

Guardian, 00:10 in Health
 
NHS chief: surgeons have ‘moral responsibility’ to publish death rates

NHS chief: surgeons have ‘moral responsibility’ to publish death rates

Surgeons have a moral responsibility to make public their death rates in operations according to the medical director of the NHS. Sir Bruce Keogh, whose crusade for transparency has resulted in the launch of a website containing data on outcomes for...

Guardian, 00:10 in Health
 

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Experts pore over Glasgow School of Art library

Experts pore over Glasgow School of Art library

Forensic archaeologist Owen Godbert picks his way carefully among the charred wreckage of the world famous Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art. Experts are still hopeful that they can recover items that may be restored and assist in the...

 


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