News archive from 22 July 2016, page 18

Japan PM's maglev decision reflects political calculus over economics

Japan PM's maglev decision reflects political calculus over economics

TOKYO Few doubt Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to invest public funds in a $90 billion dollar (68 billion pounds) high-tech "maglev" railway makes political sense. Whether it makes equally good economic sense is less clear....

 

North Korean Air Koryo plane makes emergency landing in China - Xinhua

BEIJING A North Korean Air Koryo airplane made an emergency landing in China's city of Shenyang due to a fire, China's official Xinhua news agency said on Friday. The plane from North Korea's national airline, which was flying from Pyongyang to...

 
Is England v Pakistan on TV? Where to watch the cricket, how to stream it, odds, teams

Is England v Pakistan on TV? Where to watch the cricket, how to stream it, odds, teams

Is England v Pakistan on TV? The Second Test at Old Trafford will be live on Sky Sports 2 on Friday July 22 with coverage starting at 10am. Live streaming is also available online via the Sky Sports website, provided you have a Sky account. All of the...

 
Drink driver said it wasn't the booze, he was using his phone

Drink driver said it wasn't the booze, he was using his phone

A drink driver crashed into a road sign and blamed the accident on using his mobile phone while at the wheel. And when police called at Jamie Potter's house, he told them: "I was driving. I am as guilty as sin." Details were given in court...

 
Nottingham Beach opens today for the summer

Nottingham Beach opens today for the summer

Dig out your buckets and spades and slip on your flip flops, today the Nottingham Beach reopens for business - and it's looking bigger and better than ever. Being 80 miles from the nearest seaside won't stop the county's kids and adults from having a...

 
Live news, weather and travel updates plus your beach memories

Live news, weather and travel updates plus your beach memories

Welcome to the Nottingham Post live news blog for Friday, July 22. We'll bring you all the latest breaking news, as well as traffic and weather updates throughout the day. It appears today will provide something of a mixed bunch when it comes to the...

 
MP accepts petition from protest group

MP accepts petition from protest group

0 Have your say Berwick MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan met members of a protest group, which has concerns about the planning system, to receive its petition. As previously reported by the Gazette, CRAG (Caring for Rothbury Action Group) has been formed to...

 
Pets at Home store is set to open its doors in the town

Pets at Home store is set to open its doors in the town

0 Have your say Alnwick’s Pets at Home store will be officially opened today, with the creation of 14 jobs. The store, on Willowburn Retail Park, will have a Groom Room and an adoption centre. It will provide dedicated products for dogs, cats, small...

 
Bamburgh WI, July meeting

Bamburgh WI, July meeting

0 Have your say Insight into Judaism The July meeting of Bamburgh WI began with our speaker Brenda Dinsdale giving a talk on The Life of a Jewish Woman. She told us how her family came to this country in the late 19th century from Russia and...

 
 I got ran over and I had a heart attack, but now we're fighting fit

"I got ran over and I had a heart attack, but now we're fighting fit"

Liverpool grandparents Tom and Julie Vallance were an active couple sharing a love of the outdoors until two separate incidents left their lives shattered. While jogging in the city’s Sefton Park Tom suffered a cardiac arrest and would have probably...

 
Alnwick, History Society

Alnwick, History Society

0 Have your say Treasure chests The July talk of the Alnwick Branch of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society was given by Wendy Stafford on the Parish Chest, its contents and the fascinating insight it offers into our ancestors’ lives....

 
MP: Questioning her decisions

MP: Questioning her decisions

0 Have your say I am delighted to see that our MP has done something useful for the people of Northumberland – she has referred the Druridge Bay decision to the appropriate Secretary of State. But I do have to question her judgement on other matters....

 

SE Asia Stocks-Down on weak U.S. earnings; BOJ governor's comments weigh

By Aparajita Saxena July 22 Southeast Asian stock markets fell on Friday, tracking Asian peers, as weak earnings on Wall Street and gains in the yen after the Bank of Japan governor's comments on "helicopter money" monetary policies...

 

It is not all right now to use my song, Free singer Paul Rodgers tells Trump

Donald Trump appeared to ignore the demands of British rocker Paul Rodgers by using his hit All Right Now at the end of his Republican nomination speech. The artist, who wrote the tune in 1970 while a member of Free, previously warned the US...

 

Man faces murder charges after extradition from Luxembourg

A man is to appear in court charged with the murder of an elderly Suffolk couple after he was extradited from Luxembourg to the UK. Ali Qazimaj, 42, of Tilbury, Essex, is due to appear at Ipswich Magistrates' Court on Friday. The charges relate to the...

 


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