News archive from 25 February 2015, page 12

U.S. 'deeply concerned' by North Korean nuclear advances

Sung Kim, U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy, told a Washington seminar he could not comment on findings presented earlier by experts at the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies,...

 

Fireball seen in night sky in U.S. West was likely Chinese rocket

Residents in Rocky Mountain states such as Idaho, Utah and Montana reported seeing the rocket as it disintegrated in the atmosphere about 70 miles (113 km) above Earth, said Chris Anderson, manager of the Centennial Observatory at the College of...

 
£2.3bn masterplan to transform Leeds council housing stock

£2.3bn masterplan to transform Leeds council housing stock

COUNCIL bosses are putting together a £2.3bn masterplan to transform Leeds's council housing stock over the next 30 years. A total of £787m could be spent in the next decade alone on improving the city’s local authority owned homes, it is hoped. Yet...

 

Sleaford mum organises fundraisers in aid of unit which saved her premature son's life

A Sleaford mum is on a mission to raise money for the neonatal unit which saved her premature baby's life. Rachel Gresham, 24, was expecting first child Emmett to be born in August 2012, but when she was diagnosed with pre-eclampsia he had to be...

 

Fate of Lomax club in Liverpool city centre to be decided at Magistrates court today

The fate of the Lomax club, a beloved live music venue, will be decided at Liverpool Magistrates Court today. Supporters are expected to gather outside the court today before the hearing after it was closed amid drug dealing allegations. Last weekend...

 

Politicians to meet over ScottishPower scheme which left Merseyside white goods buyers £3.4m out of pocket

Politicians will meet today to discuss a cashbank warranty scheme which left thousands of Merseysiders £3.4m out of pocket. Around 24,000 people in the region paid out for extended warranties on goods like fridges and washing machines bought from...

 

Seaforth park cordoned off after council workers find bag of ammunition

A park in Seaforth was sealed off after council workers discovered a plastic bag full of ammunition. Police received a report from workmen who were carrying out landscaping work in Bowersdale Park at around 9am on Tuesday that they had found a plastic...

 

Malaysia's AirAsia X to cut more costs, defer plane orders - acting CEO

"Capacity reduction and cost-cutting within the organisation would be two strategies this year," Benyamin Ismail, the acting Chief Executive Officer of AirAsia X said in a telephone interview. Squeezed by intense competition in Southeast...

Reuters, 05:26 in Business
 

Work underway on Shankly Hotel and four other things to look out for in Liverpool city centre today

Work underway on Shankly Hotel Work is now underway on the Shankly Hotel in Millenium House on Victoria Street. The £20m project got underway yesterday so be prepared to see changes to the site over the coming weeks. Pop up lab at Baltic Creative A...

 
Full Monty cast out to cause a stir in Sunderland

Full Monty cast out to cause a stir in Sunderland

WILL they leave their hats on? Stars of The Full Monty musical are looking to cause a stir in Sunderland all this week as they breathe new life into the classic British film. In between baring all on stage, the stars of the show headed out on to the...

 
St Modwen lodges new plans for Centurion Park expansion

St Modwen lodges new plans for Centurion Park expansion

New plans have been lodged to build two industrial units on a business park in south-east Staffordshire. Birmingham-based regeneration group St Modwen is seeking permission to build 52,500 sq ft to 157,000 sq ft warehouses on Centurion Park in...

 
Warning: Grimsby pensioner harassed by bogus workmen

Warning: Grimsby pensioner harassed by bogus workmen

A GRIMSBY pensioner who said he was harassed by "bogus workmen" has issued a warning to other residents. The 73-year-old man, who wished to remain anonymous, said he was approached on his driveway on First Avenue, Nunsthorpe, by three men in...

 

Cleethorpes mum on red carpet with Madonna, Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Ella Henderson at Brit Awards

A CLEETHORPES mum will be rubbing shoulders with the great and the good of the music industry after winning tickets to the Brit Awards - for the second time. Ellie Jones, of Pearson Road, will take to the red carpet at London's 02 Arena tonight after...

 
Major revamp for Freshney Place store

Major revamp for Freshney Place store

A GRIMSBY clothing store has already undergone a major revamp, just 15 months after opening its doors. Quiz retail branches across the UK are receiving a significant investment to refurbish and the chain's store in Freshney Place is one of the first...

 

Mohamed Diame targeting Hull City trip to Leicester for his long-awaited return

Hull City pair Mohamed Diame and Liam Rosenior are targeting the trip to Leicester City next month for their return from long-term injuries. A once-damaging list of absentees has shortened significantly over recent weeks to help City enjoy a...

 


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