News archive from 21 January 2015, page 12

Women on trial over child 'murder'

Two women are due to go on trial today charged with the murder of an eight-year-old girl. Kiki Muddar and Polly Chowdhury are accused of killing Ayesha Ali between August 27 and 29 2013. The pair, who were living together at the time, are also charged...

 

Women on trial over child 'murder'

Two women are due to go on trial today charged with the murder of an eight-year-old girl. Kiki Muddar and Polly Chowdhury are accused of killing Ayesha Ali between August 27 and 29 2013. The pair, who were living together at the time, are also charged...

 
Malaysian prime minister's former bodyguard detained in Queensland

Malaysian prime minister's former bodyguard detained in Queensland

A one-time bodyguard to Malaysia’s prime minister is being held in Queensland after Interpol issued a notice for his capture. Sirul Azhar Umar had a 2009 death sentence reinstated on 13 January in Malaysia for the murder of 28-year-old model Altantuya...

 
Fenwick to get special sessions

Fenwick to get special sessions

RONNIE Moore is planning extra sessions on the training ground with Scott Fenwick in a bid to pass on his expertise to the Hartlepool United forward. The Pools boss was a prolific striker in his playing days with the likes of Tranmere Rovers and...

 

General Election 2015: Dudley South to be close fight between Labour and Conservatives

VIEW GALLERY   Dudley South MP Chris Kelly is quitting Parliament after the General Election – and nobody seems to know which party will secure the seat. Mr Kelly secured the seat from Labour with more than 43 per cent of the votes in 2010 but will...

 
BHP Billiton cuts US shale oil rigs by 40% amid sliding price

BHP Billiton cuts US shale oil rigs by 40% amid sliding price

The world’s biggest miner BHP Billiton is cutting back its operating US shale oil rigs by 40% amid slumping prices. BHP said on Wednesday it would reduce the number of rigs from 26 to 16 by the end of the June in response to weaker oil prices....

Guardian, 04:00 in Business
 

China premier says economic fundamentals sound, to push reform

Data on Tuesday showed China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 24 years in 2014 as property prices cooled and companies and local governments struggled under heavy debt burdens, keeping pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to...

Reuters, 04:06 in Business
 

Want to feel younger? Watch the weather forecast on tiptoes: And other fitness tips so easy there's no...

In our life-changing series, one of Britain’s top doctors has been explaining how you really can stay feeling younger for longer by following a few simple tips. Yesterday, he revealed how doctors stay youthful. Today, he shows how just 10 minutes of...

Daily Mail, 04:12 in Health
 
Nature’s synchronised swirling spectacle

Nature’s synchronised swirling spectacle

The reasons for it remain a mystery but swirling displays of acrobatics performed by as many as 40,000 starlings are catching the eye at one of Yorkshire's most treasured nature spots. Nightly displays of these ‘murmurations’ which bring together...

 
Overnight snow for Leeds

Overnight snow for Leeds

MOTORISTS were being warned to expect snow last night as more wintry weather was set to hit the city. The Met Office were forecasting heavy snow and freezing temperatures for Leeds today. It has issued a series of warnings for icy conditions across...

 

Chevron lines up new Gorgon LNG sales to South Korea

"This agreement is an important step in the commercialization of Chevron's significant natural gas holdings in Australia," Pierre Breber, president of Chevron gas and midstream, said in a statement. With this deal, Chevron said over the five...

Reuters, 04:27 in Business
 

General Election 2015: Bookies predict Labour gain in Halesowen and Rowley Regis

VIEW GALLERY   Labour are favourites to win Halesowen and Rowley Regis back from the Conservatives in the 2015 General Election, according to the bookies. Tory James Morris secured the seat from Labour in 2010 after securing 41.2 per cent of the vote,...

 
LIVE SNOW UPDATES: Derbyshire school closures

LIVE SNOW UPDATES: Derbyshire school closures

This page will list schools which have notified Derbyshire County Council that they are closed today because of snow. Keep checking back for any updates.

 
LIVE SNOW UPATES: Travel disruption in Derbyshire

LIVE SNOW UPATES: Travel disruption in Derbyshire

Commuters in Derbyshire are being warned about the following snow-related delays and disruptions to travel today. Road closures The Snake Pass is CLOSED. Police are advising motorists to AVOID the Cat and Fiddle between Buxton and Macclesfield. Train...

 

SpaceX raises $1 billion in funding from Google, Fidelity

SpaceX said the funding will help it continue research in space transport, reusability, and satellite manufacturing. Google and Fidelity join existing investors Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Founders Fund, Valor Equity Partners and Capricorn. Google has...

 


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