News archive from 30 December 2015, page 18

PNE midfielder’s performance is praised

PNE midfielder’s performance is praised

The performance of John Welsh in Preston North End’s win over Hull City was labelled as ‘excellent’ by Simon Grayson. Welsh was a driving force in the Lilywhites midfield in what was his 150th appearance for PNE – a landmark also reached by Bailey...

 

Sunderland v Liverpool Premier League: Team news, injury news, team line ups and TV times

The Christmas fixture list hasn’t been kind to Sunderland. The impact the board were looking for from appointing Sam Allardyce produced a couple of wins, but they have since run into an in-form Arsenal and Watford, a freshly Jose-free Chelsea and a...

Metro, 06:17 in Sport
 
E-cigarette vapour 'can kill human cells'

E-cigarette vapour 'can kill human cells'

Tweet According to a new study, the vapour from the electronic devices was shown to damage or even kill human cells during lab tests. The research comes as UK public health officials and Prime Minister David Cameron backed the use of e-cigarettes to...

 
India's Modi wants to revamp cabinet, but can't find the people

India's Modi wants to revamp cabinet, but can't find the people

NEW DELHI After a drubbing in a state poll in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to overhaul his cabinet to weed out underperformers and improve his government's image. Problem is, several sources said, he can't find the right...

 
Cov kid Garner blows his way to Aviva Premiership summit

Cov kid Garner blows his way to Aviva Premiership summit

Jan Kruger/Getty Images Since Andy Goode left Wasps at the end of last season, the club has been without a local connection among the playing staff. Such is the richness of the rugby heritage within Coventry and Warwickshire, once the club’s academy...

 

European Factors to Watch-Shares expected to be steady at open

LONDON Dec 30 European stocks were seen steady at the open on Wednesday, although a pullback in oil prices could weigh on the shares of energy companies. Financial spreadbetters at IG expected Britain's FTSE 100 to open down 15 points, or 0.2 percent...

 
James Maddison brushes off latest links for Premier League big boys

James Maddison brushes off latest links for Premier League big boys

Coventry City star James Maddison has brushed aside the latest speculation linking him with interest from Premier League clubs in the January transfer window. The teenager is reportedly being monitored by Arsenal and Liverpool but Sky Blues boss Tony...

 
Shocking scale of Christmas crime in Thames Valley revealed

Shocking scale of Christmas crime in Thames Valley revealed

Tis the season to be jolly - but an investigation has revealed the crimes that make Christmas anything but merry for many families. Festive family fallouts resulted in around a third of all Christmas Day 999 calls to Thames Valley Police, with many...

 
Facebook must face shareholder class actions over IPO

Facebook must face shareholder class actions over IPO

NEW YORK A federal judge has certified two shareholder class actions accusing Facebook Inc (FB.O) of hiding concerns about its growth forecasts prior to the social media company's May 2012 initial public offering. U.S. District Judge Robert Sweet in...

Reuters, 06:21 in Business
 
Shocking scale of Christmas crime in Thames Valley revealed

Shocking scale of Christmas crime in Thames Valley revealed

Tis the season to be jolly - but an investigation has revealed the crimes that make Christmas anything but merry for many families. Festive family fallouts resulted in around a third of all Christmas Day 999 calls to Thames Valley Police, with many...

 
Struggling Sunderland nursery pulls itself out of special measures

Struggling Sunderland nursery pulls itself out of special measures

A Wearside nursery school has made a dramatic turnaround after being placed in special measures last year. Millfield Community Nursery School was given a damning report in February 2014 after Ofsted bosses found it inadequate in almost all areas. I...

 

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 30

Dec 30 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 15 points, or 0.2 percent, on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. For more on the factors affecting European stocks, please click on * The UK blue chip index closed 1 percent higher on...

 
Joan McAlpine: We cannot allow the bells to toll for our Great Generation

Joan McAlpine: We cannot allow the bells to toll for our Great Generation

WE SAY goodbye to the great people we have lost at the close of every year. It’s always poignant, remembering the household names who have gone forever, be they star, statesman or scribe. For me the greatest loss of 2015 was not a famous person, but...

 
Mum of murdered nurse welcomes change in the law

Mum of murdered nurse welcomes change in the law

The mum of a Lancashire nurse murdered by her boyfriend has welcomed a new law banning emotional domestic abuse. Penny Clough said the new criminal offence of coercive and controlling behaviour – which comes into force this week – is ‘fantastic’ and...

 
Review of the Year: July and August

Review of the Year: July and August

July began with the hottest day the county had seen for 137 years. As scorching hot sun combined with warm air from the south the temperatures reached 35C (95F). It was the hottest temperature Mercury weatherman Dave Mutton had ever recorded in his...

 


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