News archive from 31 May 2013

Archbishop thankful for prayers after surgery for prostate cancer

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, it was announced last night. The Archbishop, 63, underwent surgery for “locally advanced” prostate cancer at St James’s Hospital in Leeds yesterday. In a statement, he...

 

Ambulances turned away from A&E units as pressures mount

The pressures on A&E departments show "no sign of abating" with latest figures showing a dramatic increase in the number of ambulances turned away from busy casualty units, it was claimed yesterday. Figures obtained by Labour show a 24...

 

Clegg fears Bill over-reaction to soldier murder

Nick Clegg has warned against "knee-jerk" reactions to the murder of soldier Lee Rigby as he restated his opposition to the so-called "snooper's charter". The Deputy Prime Minister said measures in the Communications Data Bill were...

 
When it comes to mental health issues, men need to talk

When it comes to mental health issues, men need to talk

One person in six will experience some kind of mental health problem, but men struggle to ask for help. Grace Hammond reports. DISCUSSING your mental health, especially if you are struggling with low moods and depression, is never easy. But on the...

 

Club in battle to stave off debts

Mounting debts mean Holbeck Working Men's Club in Leeds is facing a fight to stay open. Committee members at the club, in Jenkinson Lawn, are rallying to boost profits with a family fun day on Saturday, from noon, after it emerged the club owes around...

 

Lifelong Conservatives despair at backing for gay marriage

From: John Richmond, Harrogate Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire. an excellent column from Jayne Dowle (Yorkshire Post, May 23) about her 92-year-old mother-in-law, who like me, and I guess many other lifelong Conservatives, are shuddering at the antics of...

 

Numbers add up to confusion

From: N Bywater, Airedale Terrace, Morley, Leeds. WHO you gonna call? The answer is obviously, Ghostbusters; but if we are being serious, has anyone spotted how complicated it is getting to know who to call? Is it 112, or 111 or even 101? I recently...

 

Valuable life lessons for youngsters

From: Brian Hanwell, Bradford Road, Northowram, Halifax. THE article by Chris Bond, “From skylark to steelworks” (Yorkshire Post, May 21), took me back to my childhood days in Sheffield. When I was a small child in the 1930s, I always played alone....

 

Northumberland’s deal that did for Richard III

From: Angela Moreton, Chandos Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds. WITH reference to Chris Skidmore’s article (Yorkshire Post, May 24), the probable reason for the inaction of the Earl of Northumberland’s men at the battle of Bosworth was not so much “memories of...

 
Five questions to Jason Glanville: this week on IndigenousX

Five questions to Jason Glanville: this week on IndigenousX

This week's host on @IndigenousX: Jason Glanville. Each week, a new guest hosts the @IndigenousX twitter account to discuss topics of interest as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. In partnership with IndigenousX, we're inviting its...

 

Tom Waterhouse says he will cut back on TV appearances

Waterhouse watershed? Australians might be about to see less of the bookmaker. Photograph: /AAP Tom Waterhouse, the ubiquitous bookmaker at the centre of Australia's ongoing public controversy surrounding live betting odds, has said he will cut back...

 
ICC sets up inquiry into suspicious Bangladesh Premier League events

ICC sets up inquiry into suspicious Bangladesh Premier League events

Reports suggest the Bangladeshi batsman Mohammad Ashraful has been questioned about a match between Dhaka and Chittagong. Photograph: Farjana Godhuly/AFP The build-up to the Champions Trophy will be undermined by a corruption scandal on a second front...

 
April Jones: Court hears statement from mother

April Jones: Court hears statement from mother

MOLD Crown Court yesterday heard a victim-impact statement read on behalf of April Jones' mother, Coral. It read: “Words alone cannot describe how we are feeling or how we manage to function on a daily basis and I would never want any other family to...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 
81 BBC staff faced claims of sexual impropriety

81 BBC staff faced claims of sexual impropriety

SEXUAL allegations involving 81 BBC staff have been reported since the Jimmy Savile scandal came to light - with almost half of them still working for the corporation. New figures show 40 of the people whose names have come up since 3 October are...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Hot News
 
EVERY SAINT HAS A PAST, EVERY SINNER HAS A FUT­URE SHOW IS A WINNER

EVERY SAINT HAS A PAST, EVERY SINNER HAS A FUT­URE SHOW IS A WINNER

IT seemed the fates conspired against FT, forever coming bet­ween my bare eyes and London's Pro­gress Wrestling. Friends had spoken warmly of goings on in the Garage at Highbury, and indeed the ProJo in Loughborough Junction. However, review dvds are...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 


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