News archive from 27 July 2015, page 11

Birmingham Community Law Centre lands major legal award

Birmingham Community Law Centre lands major legal award

A law centre set up just two years ago to help some of the city’s most vulnerable people and fill the gap left following the collapse of Birmingham Law Centre has landed a major national legal award. Birmingham Community Law Centre staff say they are...

 
Birmingham Community Law Centre celebrates award nomination

Birmingham Community Law Centre celebrates award nomination

Staff at Birmingham Community Law Centre have been shortlisted for a national Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Award. The centre’s manager Michael Bates said: “We are thrilled to have been selected as finalists in the Legal Aid Firm/Not For Profit Agency...

 

Cristiano Ronaldo round-up: Man Utd hope, £85m bid lodged, Benitez 'bust-up' explained

Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly offered £85million for Cristiano Ronaldo. The Real Madrid superstar has been linked with a move away from the Bernabeu. According to Arabic Sports, PSG are willing to pay more than £85m for his services. Real...

 

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho issues Arsenal and Man Utd Eden Hazard warning

The Belgian ace was named Player of the Year after some stunning shows fired Chelsea to a comprehensive Premier League title triumph. But the Blues boss is challenging the 24 year-old to raise his game once again and help him win a first Champions...

 
Yorkshire leaders’ 27-point ‘asks’ over mayor devolution deal

Yorkshire leaders’ 27-point ‘asks’ over mayor devolution deal

Yorkshire councils have submitted a list of "asks' to the Government following renewed calls for an elected mayor.
Neil Hudson examines the 27-point wishlist Yorkshire stands on the brink of gaining sweeping powers over transport,...

 

Ask a North Korean: do you keep pets?

In Pyongyang, the most common pets are monkeys and dogs. Few outside of the capital can afford to have animals because they take up a lot of effort and money, though some people keep dogs for their meat or to guard the house when they’re not home....

 

White officer pepper-sprays crowd at Black Lives Matter summit in Cleveland

A transit police officer has pepper-sprayed a crowd in Cleveland protesting the arrest of a 14-year-old at a Black Lives Matter conference inspired by police brutality. The incident occurred near Cleveland State University in the city’s downtown where...

 

True Detective recap – season one, episode six

Spoiler alert: we are recapping True Detective after UK transmission. Please don't read on if you haven't watched episode six. If you have seen further ahead in the series, please do not leave spoilers. • Read Gwilym's Mumford's episode five recap...

Guardian, 05:09 in Showbiz
 
Bangor bail hostel staff suspended amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour

Bangor bail hostel staff suspended amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour

Two members of staff at a bail hostel have been suspended following allegations of inappropriate behaviour. The staff members at Ty Newydd hostel on the outskirts of Bangor were suspended pending an investigation by the Ministry of Justice. Both...

 

Jehovah's Witnesses did not report 1,000 child abusers, inquiry hears

Elders in the Jehovah’s Witnesses forced a girl to confront her father who was abusing her, and who blamed her for seducing him. The elders were friends of her father who was a highly regarded member of the church, which likes to keep its members...

 
Yorkshire leaders’ 27-point ‘asks’ over mayor devolution deal

Yorkshire leaders’ 27-point ‘asks’ over mayor devolution deal

Yorkshire councils have submitted a list of "asks' to the Government following renewed calls for an elected mayor.
Neil Hudson examines the 27-point wishlist Yorkshire stands on the brink of gaining sweeping powers over transport,...

 
Men jailed over stun guns disguised as iPhones

Men jailed over stun guns disguised as iPhones

Three men caught importing high-powered stun guns disguised as iPhones have been jailed for a total of 14 years. The men were brought to justice in an investigation by officers from Leeds District’s drugs and firearms team Operation Quartz. In April...

 
New railway station in east Leeds ‘is vital to success of 10,000 jobs village’

New railway station in east Leeds ‘is vital to success of 10,000 jobs village’

A NEW railway station in east Leeds is vital to the future success of a major new development which could bring 10,000 jobs to the city, politicians said today. However it is also feared that the Government’s recent halting of rail electrification...

 
Schoolboy stabbed in Leeds robbery

Schoolboy stabbed in Leeds robbery

A fifteen-year-old who stabbed a rival schoolboy in a park in Leeds to prove himself to members of his gang has been locked up. A court heard the 14-year-old victim could have been fatally wounded as the weapon was plunged into his back during the...

 

From the archive, 27 July 1915: A nurse’s letter from Gallipoli

From a letter received by an Australian woman in London from a nurse in the Dardanelles:- I am doing transport duty to Gaba Tepe, where we take on wounded Australians and New Zealanders direct from the field dressing stations. We take all the serious...

 


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