News archive from 25 March 2015, page 9

Amazed traffic police find pensioner behind wheel after 111mph high-speed chase along deadly A9

Amazed traffic police find pensioner behind wheel after 111mph high-speed chase along deadly A9

POLICE were left stunned after a driver who led them on a 22-mile chase at 111mph turned out to be an old lady in a Fiesta. An officer in a BMW could be heard on a tape played in court yesterday shouting in surprise to his colleague as he approached...

 

Parts of Derby are an embarrassment, claims property agent Trevor Raybould

A DERBY property agent has delivered a withering assessment of the city council's 15-year master plan. Trevor Raybould asked: "Derby is blessed with beautiful buildings, historical streets and heritage not found in any other East Midlands city,...

 
Joan McAlpine: We can have power over our energy with strong Scottish voice in Westminster

Joan McAlpine: We can have power over our energy with strong Scottish voice in Westminster

WHEN you post a letter in the UK, the cost of the stamp is identical no matter where you live. The same does not apply to energy. Scottish generators pay a fortune in transmission charges to put power into the National Grid – in Longannet’s case,...

 
Record View: Drink-driving law too hasty when pubs are forced to call last orders

Record View: Drink-driving law too hasty when pubs are forced to call last orders

LET'S make one thing clear – drink-drivers are a menace. No one should ever think it’s acceptable to be over the limit at the wheel. So on the face of it, attempts to tackle the problem are welcome. In December, MSPs agreed to cut the drink-drive...

 
Hull KR's Kris Welham reveals relief at return to form

Hull KR's Kris Welham reveals relief at return to form

HULL KR centre Kris Welham is relieved to have put the dark time of the last two seasons behind him as he continues his return to form. Welham has been a much-improved player for Chris Chester in the four matches he has played this season. Two tries...

 

Australia ready to join China-led bank, seeks clarity on governance

Australia, South Korea and Japan are the notable regional absentees from the bank, which the United States had warned against. Despite Washington's misgivings, U.S. allies Britain, France, Germany and Italy announced this month they would join the...

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Eamonn Holmes a hit with SEX LINE babes... and gets flooded with 'inappropriate' fan mail

Eamonn Holmes a hit with SEX LINE babes... and gets flooded with 'inappropriate' fan mail

The cuddly Irish news presenter revealed that he has built up an unlikely fan base of scantily-clad girls from a TV sex line. They send Eamonn morning messages when his Sky News show starts at 6am because it marks the end of their shifts, The Sun...

 
Dan Hyde praises outstanding back line as Leek CSOB hunt four trophies

Dan Hyde praises outstanding back line as Leek CSOB hunt four trophies

MANAGER Dan Hyde praised Leek CSOB's resolve as they won the Staffordshire FA Challenge Cup to continue their hunt for four trophies. A Jamie Pointon penalty and late Mark Fox goal gave Old Boys a 2-0 win over Lichfield side Whittington at Brocton,...

 
Intu Derby installs superfast 4G mobile technology

Intu Derby installs superfast 4G mobile technology

SHOPPERS at Intu Derby centre will soon be able to access superfast 4G mobile technology. Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG) has installed in a 4G network at the centre. It is to go live over the coming weeks. The centre says it will improve wireless...

 
Hearts Callum Paterson: Training THREE times a day seemed mental at first but it turned out to be a masterstroke

Hearts Callum Paterson: Training THREE times a day seemed mental at first but it turned out to be a...

CALLUM PATERSON thought boss Robbie Neilson had lost the plot when he ordered Hearts stars to train THREE times a day. But the Tynecastle youngster hadn't read the script. Now? The full-back reckons his gaffer’s radical approach has been fully...

 
Adrian Lewis: Big money in darts is bringing dirty tactics back to the oche and it's getting worse

Adrian Lewis: Big money in darts is bringing dirty tactics back to the oche and it's getting worse

ADRIAN LEWIS goes 
into his crunch do-or-die Betway Premier League clash with Dave Chisnall admitting that the dark arts are back in darts. Incredibly, the two-time world champion is in real danger of relegation after slipping into the bottom two...

 
Rory McIlroy's technique is the BEST I've ever seen and I've played with some of the greatest says Sam Torrance

Rory McIlroy's technique is the BEST I've ever seen and I've played with some of the greatest says Sam...

SAM TORRANCE has played with golf’s biggest legends from Arnold Palmer to Seve Ballesteros – but he reckons no one has ever swung a club as sweetly as Rory McIlroy. Now he’d love to see the Northern Irish superstar use his perfect technique to swing...

 
Gordon Strachan: I offered my tired Scotland stars a few days off and they all knocked me back

Gordon Strachan: I offered my tired Scotland stars a few days off and they all knocked me back

STEVEN NAISMITH turned down the offer of two days at home with his family in the hope of leading the Scotland attack against Northern Ireland tonight. After a gruelling schedule at Everton the striker was given the option of spending extra time at...

 
Cammy Bell: Belief is back at Rangers and it can carry us forward to a return to the Scottish Premiership

Cammy Bell: Belief is back at Rangers and it can carry us forward to a return to the Scottish Premiership

WHAT a difference a win makes. Cammy Bell spoke yesterday of the new-found confidence coursing through the veins of a Rangers side that had been virtually comatose before the arrival of Stuart McCall and Kenny Black two weeks ago. Two draws followed...

 
I proved there is life after Manchester United.. Darren Fletcher can do the same says Scotland boss Gordon Strachan

I proved there is life after Manchester United.. Darren Fletcher can do the same says Scotland boss Gordon...

GORDON STRACHAN is the living breathing proof there is indeed life after Manchester United. Darren Fletcher is in the process of making himself Exhibit B. The 31-year-old has spent most of the last four years of his life engaged in a battle to...

 


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