News archive from 31 May 2013, page 8

April's parents tell of nightmare

The parents of five-year-old April Jones have spoken of their fear that killer Mark Bridger may never reveal where their daughter's body is. Bridger, 47, kidnapped April before sexually abusing her, murdering her and then disposing of her body last...

 
HODGSON: SHUT IT GARY

HODGSON: SHUT IT GARY

ROY HODGSON has hit back at Gary Lineker's claim that his England tactics are outdated. Ex-Three Lions skipper and TV pundit Lineker blasted Hodgson's 4-4-2 approach in the 1-1 draw with the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday night. He said on Twitter:...

Daily Star, 04:31 in Sport
 
BRAZIL DATE IS DREAM COME TRUE FOR DANNY WELBECK

BRAZIL DATE IS DREAM COME TRUE FOR DANNY WELBECK

DANNY WELBECK has revealed he's always been Brazil nuts. The Manchester United star got up close and personal with the revered yellow and blue kit long before this Sunday's Maracana date. Welbeck has played in arguably the world's most famous stadium...

Daily Star, 04:31 in Sport
 

Big asteroid swinging past Earth

May 31 2013 An asteroid more than one and a half miles long is due to zoom past Earth later - from a far-off distance. The big rock called Asteroid 1998 QE2 will keep a safe distance of 3.6 million miles, or 15 times the distance between Earth and...

 
MICK JAGGER'S GIRLFRIEND WANTS RONNIE WOOD TO SMARTEN UP

MICK JAGGER'S GIRLFRIEND WANTS RONNIE WOOD TO SMARTEN UP

SIR MICK JAGGER's fashion expert girlfriend L'WREN SCOTT wants his ROLLING STONES bandmate RONNIE WOOD to smarten up because she thinks he is too scruffy. The Sympathy for the Devil hitmakers reunited last year (12) to celebrate their half-century...

 

China launches its biggest OTC board in bid to aid SME financing

The Qianhai Equity Exchange started with 1,200 firms making their debut, easily surpassing the so-called New Third Board, a network of four regional markets, the largest of which is based in Beijing's Zhongguancun technology district. Only about 200...

Reuters, 05:03 in Business
 
HODGSON: SHUT IT LINEKER

HODGSON: SHUT IT LINEKER

ROY HODGSON has hit back at Gary Lineker's claim that his England tactics are outdated. Ex-Three Lions skipper and TV pundit Lineker blasted Hodgson's 4-4-2 approach in the 1-1 draw with the Republic of Ireland on Wednesday night. He said on Twitter:...

Daily Star, 05:20 in Sport
 

Cuba says inclusion on U.S. terrorist list 'shameful'

Cuba said in a statement that the U.S. government was pandering to the Cuban exile community in Miami against its own interests and the wishes of the American people. "It hopes to please an anti-Cuban group, growing smaller all the time, which...

 

Long-term growth forecasts upgraded

May 31 2013 A leading business group has upgraded its long-term growth forecasts for the first time since before the recession in a further sign of cautious optimism over Britain's economic recovery. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said it...

 

Soldier death inquest set to open

May 31 2013 An inquest into the death of murdered soldier Lee Rigby is due to be opened and adjourned. The 25-year-old was hacked to death near Woolwich barracks in south-east London on May 22. A short hearing will take place at Southwark Coroner's...

 

Officers pledge to tackle illegal motorbike riders in Stamford

Police are stepping up their patrols to combat the illegal use of off-road bikes. Officers in Stamford have had several reports in recent weeks of people riding bikes that are not road-legal or riding on private land without the owner’s permission. PC...

 
Pets kept in 'appalling' conditions

Pets kept in 'appalling' conditions

"The conditions in which these animals had been kept were appalling and the hygiene was terrible," said RSPCA inspector Georgia McCormick, speaking after the court case. Carfoot and Wallbank appeared at Nuneaton Magistrates' Court on Monday,...

 
Help us thank brave troops

Help us thank brave troops

At a time when they would rather be at home spending precious time with their families, members of the 3rd Mercian Regiment will be on a nine-month tour of the war-ravaged region. And as a way of giving thanks for their service, Gifts from Home has...

 
Racemeadow Primary School sets sights on academy status after 'inadequate' Ofsted grading

Racemeadow Primary School sets sights on academy status after 'inadequate' Ofsted grading

Ofsted decided Racemeadow Primary School requires special measures after rating its overall effectiveness as "inadequate" following their two-day visit in April. The report highlighted inadequate achievement in reading, writing and...

 

Soldier death inquest set to open

An inquest into the death of murdered soldier Lee Rigby is due to be opened and adjourned. The 25-year-old was hacked to death near Woolwich barracks in south-east London on May 22. A short hearing will take place at Southwark Coroner's Court to...

 


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