News archive from 28 October 2014, page 9

Fire breaks out at Mexico City airport terminal, under control

The airport spokeswoman said there were no reports of injuries. Mexico's government is planning to build a new $9.15 billion international airport near the current site that will ramp up capacity at the hub. (Reporting by Michael O'Boyle; Editing by...

 
Man With Autism Found Locked In Caged Bed

Man With Autism Found Locked In Caged Bed

Two people have been charged with unlawful imprisonment after a 19-year-old man with autism was found locked in a caged bed in Michigan. A sheriff's deputy found the man after responding to a disturbance at the property on 20 October, according to...

 

T-Mobile posts lower-than-expected quarterly earnings

Revenue rose 10 percent to $7.35 billion (4.55 billion pounds). (Reporting by Marina Lopes; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

Reuters, 02:42 in Business
 
New body to drive rail and roads strategy

New body to drive rail and roads strategy

A NEW "northern powerhouse" will develop a 30-year transport strategy to ensure the whole of Yorkshire reaps the benefits of high-speed rail under plans unveiled by the Prime Minister and Chancellor. Transport for the North will bring...

 
Inquiry launched into PM’s run-in with jogger

Inquiry launched into PM’s run-in with jogger

AN INQUIRY has been launched after a jogger sparked a security breach during an apparent collision with the Prime Minister in Leeds yesterday. The Metropolitan Police Service is to conduct a joint probe with West Yorkshire Police over the incident in...

 
Watch Record girl Bev as she auditions alongside hundreds of dancers for MTV Europe Music Awards

Watch Record girl Bev as she auditions alongside hundreds of dancers for MTV Europe Music Awards

ALL my life I've waited for an opportunity to dance on big stage and now was my chance. From Dirty Dancing to Strictly Come Dancing I've taken in every pirouette, every sway, and every two step. I've always wanted to learn a Bart Simpson, a Smurf and...

 
Young family cheat death as car ploughs into their living room as they sat watching television

Young family cheat death as car ploughs into their living room as they sat watching television

A YOUNG family had a miracle escape last night when a car crashed into their living room as they watched TV. Lindy and Stephen Wright and children Holly and Scott sustained only minor injuries when the white Vauxhall Astra smashed through the wall of...

 
Scotland's hero ambulance crews on brink of strike vote over £9.3m cuts that will put lives in danger

Scotland's hero ambulance crews on brink of strike vote over £9.3m cuts that will put lives in danger

AMBULANCE staff could take their first industrial action in 25 years as the service faces £9.3million cuts next year. GMB union organiser Michael Conroy said last night: “They can dress them up as savings but make no mistake – these are cuts and they...

 
Rangers power battle: Derek Llambias jets into Glasgow and urges Gers fans to put their faith in Mike Ashley

Rangers power battle: Derek Llambias jets into Glasgow and urges Gers fans to put their faith in Mike Ashley

DEREK Llambias last night landed in Glasgow and told Rangers fans to put their faith in Mike Ashley. The 50-year-old was Ashley’s right-hand man at Newcastle and the Sports Direct supremo now wants him to replace ousted Graham Wallace as Ibrox CEO....

 
Celtic boss Ronny Deila vows to keep John Guidetti and John Collins at Parkhead for long haul

Celtic boss Ronny Deila vows to keep John Guidetti and John Collins at Parkhead for long haul

RONNY Deila has vowed to keep John Guidetti and John Collins at Celtic Park for the long haul. Guidetti has become an instant hit with the fans but the Swede’s loan deal from Manchester City expires at the end of the season. And assistant boss Collins...

 
Brave four-year-old boy who lost his voice after brain surgery says first word thanks to help of charity worker

Brave four-year-old boy who lost his voice after brain surgery says first word thanks to help of charity...

A BOY who lost his voice after brain surgery said his first word – the name of the volunteer who drives him to hospital. Declan Jardine, four, was silent for weeks after surgery on a potentially deadly tumour that was only found when he bumped his...

 

China, Taiwan trade barbs over student spying report

In a statement released late on Tuesday, China's Taiwan Affairs Office expressed serious concern, saying that Chinese students studying on the island were one of the important fruits of the peaceful development of relations between the two sides....

 
Darwin Fridge festival: the world’s coolest public art event

Darwin Fridge festival: the world’s coolest public art event

Dubbed “the world’s coolest festival”, Darwin’s celebration of fridges began as a typo. For 10 days across October and November, more than 40 recycled and reworked refrigerator artworks liven up the Darwin Waterfront park and airport. The community...

 

Margolyes blast at 'stupid' Israel

Actress Miriam Margolyes has criticised Israel for "allowing people" to vent prejudice against Jews - who she claimed: "I don't think people like". The Harry Potter star, 73, who is Jewish, said that there had been a...

 

Top Chinese prosecutor guarantees protection for whistleblowers

The party is keen to harness the power of the Internet in the fight, although it has been hampered by public suspicion that complaints will be ignored, and also by arrests of and even attacks on online whistleblowers. A statement on the website of the...

 


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