News archive from 30 October 2014, page 2

Scottish Labour leadership: Jim Murphy to run

Scottish Labour leadership: Jim Murphy to run

JIM Murphy last night confirmed that he is to run for the leadership of the Scottish Labour Party. The East Renfrewshire MP will make a formal announcement today. He has finalised his pitch and is now looking at how to overcome the challenge of...

Scotsman, 00:24 in Politics
 
Adam Kirby odds-on to win all-weather jockeys' title

Adam Kirby odds-on to win all-weather jockeys' title

Luke Morris is next in the betting at 7-2, ahead of George Baker at 14-1, and Joe Fanning 16-1. "With neither Richard Hughes nor Ryan Moore riding here on a regular basis this winter, Adam Kirby should have little trouble defending his title over...

 
SCHOOL TO RESCUE: Derby primary will today stage event for Guide Dogs for the Blind

SCHOOL TO RESCUE: Derby primary will today stage event for Guide Dogs for the Blind

A DERBY primary school will be opening its doors today despite it being the middle of the half-term holiday. Usually, teachers and pupils would be enjoying their break from Ravensdale Primary School. However, today is no ordinary day. That is because...

 

Festive boost for wearable tech

This year is a watershed moment for the wearable technology industry, with more money expected to be spent this Christmas on devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers than ever before. This is according to new research commissioned by technology...

 
Paul Gallen's $50,000 fine is a cruel and unusual punishment

Paul Gallen's $50,000 fine is a cruel and unusual punishment

It’s fair to say that many observers greeted Paul Conlon’s decision to resign on Wednesday – in protest over the $50,000 fine handed down to Paul Gallen – with sympathy. All this for a tweet that, while distasteful hardly caused more of a stir than...

Guardian, 00:28 in Sport
 
Punitive drug laws are failing, says study

Punitive drug laws are failing, says study

There is no evidence that tough enforcement of the drug laws on personal possession leads to lower levels of drug use, according to the government’s first evidence-based study. Examining international drug laws, the groundbreaking Home Office document...

Guardian, 00:28 in Politics
 

NY recovers $18 million using warrants for Facebook accounts

The information obtained from Facebook Inc also helped lead to 130 indictments of civil servants, including police officers and firefighters, for Social Security fraud, according to a court document filed by the Manhattan District Attorney's office in...

Reuters, 00:30 in Business
 
Man in court after allegedly threatening Derbyshire army cadet

Man in court after allegedly threatening Derbyshire army cadet

A man who allegedly threatened an army cadet in Belper on Saturday has been charged with a public order offence. Adelso Saws, 34, of Hillcrest Drive, Kilburn, was charged with using threatening, abusive, insulting words or behaviour with intent to...

 
Kids young as FIVE trained at IS terror school

Kids young as FIVE trained at IS terror school

They show bemused youngsters being taught combat and survival skills and how to use semi-automatic assault rifles. The kids are also force-fed IS's extremist ideology during religious instruction at the al-Sharea school in the terror network's de...

 
I got a new hand from a 3D printer

I got a new hand from a 3D printer

Dan, 23, who was born without his right hand, had a 20-minute scan of his left one. Robotics expert Joel Gibbard then reversed the image and used a 3D printer to make the new limb. It took 40 hours to print out the arm in plastic on the revolutionary...

 
Sort it out: May blasted over immigration

Sort it out: May blasted over immigration

They let rip after it emerged border chiefs had lost track of 50,000 illegal immigrants and failed to kick out another 175,000. Yesterday politicians said “urgent steps” were needed to deal with the shambles before things got even worse. Home...

 
Pope wants Halloween BANNED after rise of demon kids

Pope wants Halloween BANNED after rise of demon kids

Father Aldo Buonaiuto, from the International Association of Exorcists, revealed calls to his helpline about possessions rocketed around October 31 each year. He's petrified innocent children worldwide are increasingly being “taken over” by demons....

 
The big chill: Arctic blizzard to batter Britain

The big chill: Arctic blizzard to batter Britain

Despite the warm autumn, experts say we should prepare for Arctic blizzards and icy gales to sweep across the UK in the coming weeks. Snow could even strike next week - after a final few days of warmth over the Halloween weekend. The worst weather is...

 
Maddie mistakes: Cops bungle 98 hair strands tests

Maddie mistakes: Cops bungle 98 hair strands tests

Brit police want to re-test the samples in the hope advances in science since the then-three-year-old vanished in Portugal in May 2007 will now produce matches and lead them to whoever took her. The strands have been perfectly preserved in the vaults...

 
'Hubby took the kids’ lives but I had their hearts' Mum fumes over fire murdered children

'Hubby took the kids’ lives but I had their hearts' Mum fumes over fire murdered children

In as message post online devastated Claire Sykes said: "They were murdered by their father." The heart-rending message was published just hours after her 12-year-old son, Jack, died from catastrophic injuries suffered in a fire which police...

 


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