News archive from 26 July 2016

Doctor, video games maker and teacher - what Yorkshire children want to be

Doctor, video games maker and teacher - what Yorkshire children want to be

0 Have your say When Yorkshire children grow up most of them want to be either a doctor, nurse, video games maker or a teacher, according to new research out today. The top 10 list - commissioned by Disney Princess to launch a new short film called...

 

Abuse will lead to loss of voting rights

ABUSIVE Labour supporters will lose their leadership contest vote, the party’s general secretary said yesterday. Iain McNicol claimed that there was “simply too much” abuse, intimidation and shouting down of members taking place online and at...

 

Jail branded ‘dangerous’ by official inspectorate

THE official prisons watchdog describes one jail as “dangerous” in a report published today, the latest of a string of warnings about the safety of inmates in England and Wales. Levels of violence at HMP Swaleside were “far too high” and many of the...

 

Anti-fracking campaigners will mass in York on Saturday

ANTI-FRACKING campaigners will stage what they hope will be their biggest demonstration against the controversial process in York on Saturday, writes Peter Lazenby. Swathes of rural North Yorkshire and other parts of northern England are earmarked by...

 

South Africa: SACP given its first HQ by union

FOR the first time since it was legalised, the South African Communist Party (SACP) will have its own headquarters. The July edition of SACP publication Umsebenzi (The Worker) revealed to South African communists yesterday that the Police and Prisons...

 

China: Former top general gets life for bribery

FORMER top general Guo Boxiong was sentenced to life in prison yesterday for taking bribes, concluding China’s highest-level prosecution of a military figure in decades. Mr Guo was also stripped of his rank and forced to hand over all his assets to...

 
Tall story? Men and women have grown taller over last century, study shows

Tall story? Men and women have grown taller over last century, study shows

Men and women have grown taller over the last century, with South Korean women shooting up by more than 20cm (7.9in) on average, and Iranian men gaining 16.5 cm (6.5 in). A comprehensive global study looked at the average height of 18-year old men and...

Guardian, 00:04 in Health
 

Germany: Rejected asylum-seeker blows himself up

A REJECTED asylum-seeker from Syria blew himself up and wounded 15 people on Sunday night after being turned away from an open-air music festival in southern Germany. The 27-year-old set off a rucksack stuffed with explosives and sharp bits of metal...

 

Problem is not one ‘rogue’

THERESA MAY wants to “tackle corporate irresponsibility and reform capitalism to make sure it works for everyone not just the privileged few.” She was responding yesterday to the joint report of parliamentary committees on the collapse of BHS, which...

 

At 80, Westbrook in tune with the modern world

Chris Searle on jazz Mike Westbrook and the Uncommon Orchestra A Bigger Show (ASC Records, CD162-163) In their new double album, A Bigger Show, Mike and Kate Westbrook together with the 20-piece Uncommon Orchestra introduce us to all the propositions,...

 

How do we end terror? Stop taking part

RAMZY BAROUD traces the roots of today’s ‘jihadist’ groups to resistance against foreign invasion and occupation I VISITED Iraq in 1999. At the time, there were no so-called “jihadists” espousing the principles of “jihadism,” whatever the...

 

Left must draw up a vision of post-Brexit Britain

Leave result means nothing if EU apologists can keep us bound by its free-trade dogma, argues TOMMY MORRISON THERE was a recent meeting of trade unionists in Scotland to consider the aftermath of EU referendum. If the fast-moving situation in Britain...

 

Featherstone seal Qualifiers spot

Featherstone Rovers claimed their place in the Super 8s Qualifiers when they defeated Bradford Bulls by 20 points to nil at Post Office Road. Both teams were in with a chance of qualifying going into this final game of the regular season. And it was...

 
O2 customer data sold on dark net

O2 customer data sold on dark net

O2 customer data is being sold by criminals on the dark net, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned. The data was almost certainly obtained by using usernames and passwords first stolen from gaming website XSplit three years ago to log onto O2...

BBC, 00:04 in Regional
 


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