News archive from 31 January 2015

‘Bring terrorists in from cold to curb threat’

‘Bring terrorists in from cold to curb threat’

A SCOTTISH terrorism expert has called for more meaningful efforts to be made to reintegrate former terrorists into society. Dr Sarah Marsden, a lecturer at the University of St Andrews, also argued current policy hampers efforts to protect the public...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Hot News
 
Viral Campaign Raises £50,000 For Mugging Victim

Viral Campaign Raises £50,000 For Mugging Victim

Donations for a disabled pensioner who was mugged outside his home have reached more than £50,000. After reading about the mugging of 67-year-old Alan Barnes, beautician Katie Cutler set up an online fundraising page that went viral raising over a...

 
The Write Stuff: Double Tap by Hania Allen

The Write Stuff: Double Tap by Hania Allen

When you're a private eye, it always makes sense to agree to meet the client where they want to go, not you. You should get there early too, so you can see what they're like when they've got their guard down. All of which explains what Von Valenti is...

 
A slippery slope to holiday insurance disaster

A slippery slope to holiday insurance disaster

Beware loopholes in the small print of your holiday insurance, warns Jeff Salway Holidaymakers suffering skiing mishaps on overseas slopes this winter could find their trip going even more rapidly downhill if they don’t check the small print on their...

 
IS offshoot attack on Egyptian police and army

IS offshoot attack on Egyptian police and army

EGYPTIAN officials yesterday raised the death toll to 32 from co-ordinated and simultaneous attacks that struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Thursdsay night. An Egyptian militant group affiliated with the...

 
Chad attack clears fanatics from Nigerian town

Chad attack clears fanatics from Nigerian town

THE Republic of Chad has sent a warplane and ground troops to drive Islamist extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the terrorists. Thursday’s bombing marked the first such action by foreign troops on Nigerian...

 
Fear of attack as ‘gun’ man invades TV studios

Fear of attack as ‘gun’ man invades TV studios

A TEENAGER brandishing a fake weapon threatened a

 
Brave Isla keeps on smiling in fight with rare cancer

Brave Isla keeps on smiling in fight with rare cancer

Oblivious to the seriousness of her rare cancer diagnosis, 17-month-old Isla-Grace Large is a bright-eyed, smiling toddler. This week the energetic tot, who lives in Yeadon, Leeds, had her fourth dose of intensive chemotherapy at Leeds General...

 
Educating Yorkshire head says drop in league tables does not reflect true picture

Educating Yorkshire head says drop in league tables does not reflect true picture

THE HEAD TEACHER from the academy made famous by the Educating Yorkshire TV series has said his school was one of those badly hit by changes to league table rules which meant that some 16-year-old's work did not count towards its five A* to C...

 
Stoke City: Youngsters bow out of FA Youth Cup at Man City

Stoke City: Youngsters bow out of FA Youth Cup at Man City

Man City 1, Stoke City 0 Stoke are out of the FA Youth Cup after a single-goal defeat in their fifth round tie at Manchester City's new training complex. The game was won in the 37th minute when Kosovan Bersant Celina jinked past the keeper to slot...

 
John Mullin: Justice is put in the dock

John Mullin: Justice is put in the dock

Jurors have cast doubt on the conviction of a Glasgow nurse for murdering patients. It wouldn't be the first time such doubts have led to innocent men being freed, writes John Mullin When my former BBC colleague Mark Daly goes about his business, it...

Scotsman, 00:19 in Politics
 

Honda says fatal crash involved Takata air bag inflator rupture

On Thursday, Honda issued a statement about the fatal crash involving a 2002 Honda Accord with a Takata air bag but had not yet confirmed that the inflator had ruptured. (Reporting by Bernie Woodall)

Reuters, 00:20 in Business
 

Manuel Pellegrini: Jose Mourinho's claims of a campaign against Chelsea are strange

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed Jose Mourinho's claims there is 'campaign' against Chelsea. Chelsea boss Mourinho recently said some people were trying to influence referees' decisions against his side via the media. Mourinho...

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Sport
 

Manchester United look no better than they did on the opening day of the season 

Louis van Gaal has played the role of the professor all season and sometimes he can make us feel like students in the classroom. But, a week on from a goalless draw in Cambridge, one of the great educational centres of the world, he still has a lot...

Daily Mail, 00:24 in Sport
 


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