News archive from 25 December 2015, page 10

Burglar dished out Champagne and chocolates to strangers

Burglar dished out Champagne and chocolates to strangers

DRUGGED-UP burglar Dylan Slezak stole champagne and chocolates from a shop – before dishing them out to passersby in a park. The 44-year-old broke into Natalie's Florist in Newcastle after taking legal highs. Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard he was...

 
Test Drive: Seventh generation Vauxhall Astra offers innovative new kit

Test Drive: Seventh generation Vauxhall Astra offers innovative new kit

Driving along any road with your headlights on full beam usually results in motorists coming towards you flashing their lights furiously. But Vauxhall’s latest version of the Astra has a system which allows you to drive permanently on main beam...

 

Behind the Headlines Top Five of Top Fives 2015

As we move towards the end of the year, like all news sources, we fall back on that classic space filler – the list story. So without further ado, here is the official Behind the Headlines Top Five of Top Fives stories of 2015, in which we celebrate...

 

Christians face 'elimination' in Middle East, warns Archbishop Welby

An Islamic State "apocalypse" has left Christianity facing "elimination" in the very region where the faith was born two millennia ago, the Archbishop of Canterbury will warn today. The Most Reverend Justin Welby will use his...

 
Christmas comes early for James as trike arrives

Christmas comes early for James as trike arrives

Christmas came early for a very special little boy who received a gift, not from Santa but from his helpers at Stamford and District Round Table. Volunteers at the Round Table group received an application from Stamford mum Sarah Hudson Derry, who was...

 
Spare a thought for the nurses working this Christmas (and stay out of hospital)

Spare a thought for the nurses working this Christmas (and stay out of hospital)

Christmas is the season to be jolly, so the saying goes, but what about those who are alone or who are working? As most of us spend this Christmas tide enjoying ourselves in the bosom of family there are many for whom Christmas is a very lonely time....

 
Merry Christmas to all our readers and advertisers!

Merry Christmas to all our readers and advertisers!

The big day has finally arrived – it’s Christmas! We hope all our readers and advertisers have a wonderful time. Merry Christmas from everyone here.

 
Toyota tops global car sales in November, outsells VW for fifth month

Toyota tops global car sales in November, outsells VW for fifth month

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) sold more cars than Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) for the fifth consecutive month in November, putting the Japanese firm on track to remain the world's top-selling automaker in 2015 as sales at the German maker suffer...

Reuters, 05:53 in Business
 
Merry Christmas to all our readers and advertisers!

Merry Christmas to all our readers and advertisers!

The big day has finally arrived – it’s Christmas! We hope all our readers and advertisers have a wonderful time. Merry Christmas from everyone here.

 

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS: WATCH - Top chef’s Christmas dessert recipe

It’s one of the best parts of Christmas Day, but it can also be the most stressful. So to help you make your Christmas dinner perfect, we’ve asked award-winning chef Robert Stordy for some hints and tips. Today’s video sees Robert providing a...

 
Leeds Special: Massimo Cellino is flattering to decieve... and 2016 will be no better

Leeds Special: Massimo Cellino is flattering to decieve... and 2016 will be no better

This will be the question on every Leeds fan's mind this Christmas as the club lurch through another mediocre season. Leeds have now been out of the top flight since 2004 and appear no closer to returning to the Premier League. Just to rub more salt...

Daily Star, 06:03 in Sport
 

Ellie Goulding in plea for homeless as she volunteers at charity centre

Pop star Ellie Goulding appealed to people to help break the "stigma" of homelessness as she volunteered at a centre for vulnerable women. The Love Me Like You Do singer spread some Christmas cheer at the Marylebone Project in central...

 
Lincoln teenage told she is in remission from cancer in time for Christmas celebrations with family

Lincoln teenage told she is in remission from cancer in time for Christmas celebrations with family

A Lincoln family is preparing to enjoy the best Christmas ever after a teenage girl was told she is in remission from cancer. Tash Anastasiou was diagnosed with stage 2 Hodgkin's lymphoma the day after her 17th birthday in April after she found a lump...

 

Lincolnshire Coca Cola Christmas truck raises more than £3,000 for charity

A pensioner who delighted festive shoppers in Sleaford with his hand-made coke truck says his campaign to raise money for charity has surpassed his wildest dreams. Barrie Hall, who has battled leukaemia for more than five years, has raised more than...

 
Bid to find old teacher

Bid to find old teacher

THE Preston-educated chief executive of the RAF Museum in London is trying to trace her former teacher. Maggie Appleton was educated at Lark Hill House School, Preston,and Cardinal Newman College, Preston. Maggie was at Lark Hill from 1977 to 1984 and...

 


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