News archive from 30 August 2012

Blackburn with Darwen homes are recycling more of their waste

HOUSEHOLDERS in Blackburn with Darwen are successfully recycling more waste and putting out less rubbish for collection, councillors are being told. Tomorrow environment executive member Faryad Hussain will tell the borough’s full council forum that...

 

Bolton shines at Paralympic opening ceremony

BOLTONIANS played a key role the Paralympics opening ceremony. The event has been described as "both spectacular and deeply human," by the London 2012 organisers. Disabled ex-serviceman David Rawlins flew a twin-engined Tecnam P2006 light...

 
U.N.'s Ban tells Iranian leaders to prove nuclear program peaceful

U.N.'s Ban tells Iranian leaders to prove nuclear program peaceful

Ban's spokesman Martin Nesirky said that in Ban's separate meetings with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, he further said their verbal attacks on Israel were offensive, inflammatory and unacceptable. Ban arrived...

 
Rabbi warns Dutch populist Wilders over ritual slaughter ban

Rabbi warns Dutch populist Wilders over ritual slaughter ban

Wilders rose to prominence in the Netherlands denouncing the growing influence of Islam in the West, calling for a ban against Muslim immigrants, a halt to the construction of mosques and a ban on Muslim face-veils. Some of his most outspoken...

 

Libya assembly suspends 3 members for alleged Gaddafi links

Omar al-Hassabi, spokesman for the assembly's High Organisation for Transparency and Nationalism, said the suspensions had followed an investigation into the three. "We discovered the three representatives were either members of the Gaddafi...

 

Stars reveal pride at ceremony role

Aug 29 2012 Professor Stephen Hawking led a cast of stars who spoke of their pride at being part of the London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony. The Big Bang Theory scientist appeared live at the event at the Olympic Stadium to act as a guide for...

 

Queen lauds Games' uplifting spirit

Aug 29 2012 The Queen said that Paralympic athletes "will excite and inspire people wherever they live", as the Opening Ceremony for the Games got under way. In a statement released ahead of the event, the monarch said: "It is with...

 

Ceremony 'spectacular... and human'

Aug 29 2012 The Paralympics opening ceremony will be "both spectacular and deeply human," according to the London 2012 organisers. Disabled ex-serviceman David Rawlins flew a twin-engined Tecnam P2006 light aircraft over the 62,000-strong...

 

Liverpool push Carroll towards West Ham in hope of landing Arsenal ace Walcott

West Ham will launch a final attempt to land Andy Carroll before the window closes with a deal that will shape Liverpool's transfer fortunes. Though the England striker has consistently made it clear he does not want to leave Anfield, his omission...

Daily Mail, 22:08 in Sport
 
French PM holds out olive branch to Berlin

French PM holds out olive branch to Berlin

Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Paris was determined to press ahead with closer European integration to resolve the euro crisis -- a persistent German demand but a divisive issue for France's ruling Socialist Party, where many are reluctant to...

Reuters, 22:08 in Business
 

Blackburn with Darwen homes are recycling more of their waste

HOUSEHOLDERS in Blackburn with Darwen are successfully recycling more waste and putting out less rubbish for collection, councillors are being told. Tomorrow environment executive member Faryad Hussain will tell the borough’s full council forum that...

 
Beaten - while trying to help a woman in distress

Beaten - while trying to help a woman in distress

FORKLIFT driver David Bourne was left in agony and in hospital after being savagely beaten as he tried to rescue a woman who was being assaulted. The 36-year-old suffered a badly smashed upper jaw after the incident, which happened while he was...

 

Well done to the police

I HAVE read the front page story (dated 21/08/12) regarding the boy racers in Spalding at the weekend and unlike most people I would like to commend the "boy racers" and police for a successful event. I am the mother of a 17-year-old who...

 

Stars reveal pride at ceremony role

Professor Stephen Hawking led a cast of stars who spoke of their pride at being part of the London 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony. The Big Bang Theory scientist appeared live at the event at the Olympic Stadium to act as a guide for the story based...

 

Queen lauds Games' uplifting spirit

The Queen said that Paralympic athletes "will excite and inspire people wherever they live", as the Opening Ceremony for the Games got under way. In a statement released ahead of the event, the monarch said: "It is with tremendous pride...

 


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