News archive from 30 December 2015, page 12

Muslim convert to be sentenced for Facebook threats against Tory MP

Muslim convert to be sentenced for Facebook threats against Tory MP

A Muslim convert who threatened to bomb an MP's house and "show her what it's like to murder innocents" after she voted in favour of Syria air strikes is due to be sentenced. Craig Wallace, 23, launched a tirade of abuse on Facebook aimed at...

 

VW emissions scandal: Industry fears more revelations

The diesel emissions scandal has dominated the motor industry in recent months and motoring experts believe the negative headlines to continue throughout next year. Volkswagen admitted in September that it had fitted software designed to cheat...

 
Two Akitas killed after mauling to death rescued Labrador on Christmas day

Two Akitas killed after mauling to death rescued Labrador on Christmas day

A heartbroken family has been left traumatised after seeing their beloved dog being mauled to death on Christmas Day. Lindsay Kent and Jason Hardy had only just moved to their new house on Keswick Drive, Chesterfield, when their four-year-old Labrador...

 

This is an emotional moment for me. We're closing the gap in Indigenous education

On Boxing Day Queensland’s education minister Kate Jones outdid Santa by delivering what I consider one of the best Christmas gifts ever. The gap for Indigenous students completing Year 12 in Brisbane has closed – 98 % of Indigenous students completed...

Guardian, 03:15 in Learning
 

VW emissions scandal: Industry fears more revelations

The diesel emissions scandal has dominated the motor industry in recent months and motoring experts believe the negative headlines to continue throughout next year. Volkswagen admitted in September that it had fitted software designed to cheat...

 

Bouncing back from bushfire: koala Jeremy's year of living dangerously

You’d struggle to think of a more pathetic figure – a koala on an operating table, eyes closed and face-down in a scratchy towel, four paws immersed in containers of sodium chloride. Jeremy the koala became a figurehead for the victims of the Adelaide...

 
Home ties for Queens and Brickfield in last 16 of NEWFA Challenge Cup

Home ties for Queens and Brickfield in last 16 of NEWFA Challenge Cup

Barry Torrence's 40-yard wonder goal provided the highlight of Queens Park's 2-0 victory at Saltney Town in the first round of the North East Wales FA Challenge Cup on Monday. Jamie Rogers was also on target for Martin Ford's side, whose outstanding...

Daily Post, 03:35 in Sport
 

Aurukun street fights: almost 50 face charges amid rising tensions between families

Almost 50 people are facing criminal charges after several street fights broke out in a far north Queensland community. Related: Aurukun residents fear going home after family feud spills over into violence Extra police were sent to Aurukun on western...

 

Arsenal transfer news: Alexis Sanchez tells Arsene Wenger to sign Javier Hernandez, Sergi Samper move,...

Arsenal are as close to winning the Premier League title as they have been for years. But they’ve seen their squad be stretched thin in recent weeks and many believe that they will need reinforcements in January. Arsene Wenger has admitted that he’s...

Metro, 03:42 in Sport
 

GMB union research finds full-time workers' average earnings down by 13.6%

The value of average earnings of full-time workers has fallen by 13.6% over the past seven years, according to a new study. The biggest fall has been in London, where the real value of average pay has dipped by 23.2%, compared to 4.9% in Northern...

 
VW emissions scandal: Industry fears more revelations

VW emissions scandal: Industry fears more revelations

The diesel emissions scandal has dominated the motor industry in recent months and motoring experts believe the negative headlines to continue throughout next year. Volkswagen admitted in September that it had fitted software designed to cheat...

 
Nightmare noise hotspots revealed as Doncaster tops new table

Nightmare noise hotspots revealed as Doncaster tops new table

Thousands of complaints about nightmare noise in Doncaster have rocketed the town to the top of a new table. The first Yorkshire-wide noise nuisance league table found there were 6,231 complaints in Doncaster in a year – equivalent to 20 complaints...

 

Muslim convert to be sentenced for Facebook threats against Tory MP

A Muslim convert who threatened to bomb an MP's house and "show her what it's like to murder innocents" after she voted in favour of Syria air strikes is due to be sentenced. Craig Wallace, 23, launched a tirade of abuse on Facebook aimed at...

 

VW emissions scandal: Industry fears more revelations

The diesel emissions scandal has dominated the motor industry in recent months and motoring experts believe the negative headlines to continue throughout next year. Volkswagen admitted in September that it had fitted software designed to cheat...

 

Muslim convert to be sentenced for Facebook threats against Tory MP

A Muslim convert who threatened to bomb an MP's house and "show her what it's like to murder innocents" after she voted in favour of Syria air strikes is due to be sentenced. Craig Wallace, 23, launched a tirade of abuse on Facebook aimed at...

 


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