News archive from 31 December 2016

VIDEO: Derbyshire review of the year 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, we’ve taken a look back at some of the stories that made the news in Derbyshire over the last 12 months. It’s been another busy year in the county with agricultural shows, major cycling events and town and village carnivals...

 
Coronation Street: Kym Marsh to relive miscarriage heartbreak in Michelle Connor storyline

Coronation Street: Kym Marsh to relive miscarriage heartbreak in Michelle Connor storyline

Tackling the difficult subject of late miscarriage, Michelle Connor (played by Kym Marsh) will lose her baby at 23 weeks on the long-running ITV soap. After losing her own son Archie at a similar stage of pregnancy, the actress decided that she wanted...

 

Allan Nyom and Cameroon: Tony Pulis on the West Brom defender's AFCON call up

Tony Pulis is resigned to losing Allan Nyom for a chunk of January - even though the popular West Bromwich Albion defender doesn't want to go. Nyom has been selected for African Cup of Nations duty by Cameroon. Despite informing national team boss...

 

A happy new year for WI boss

The chairman of the Lincolnshire North Federation of Women’s Institutes has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the New Year’s Honours list. Christine Morgan (69) is well known in the Market Rasen and Caistor area. She has visited almost all...

 

Bishop honoured for his work with families bereaved in Hillsborough disaster

The former bishop of Liverpool has described his New Year Honour as a "salute" to the Hillsborough families. Bishop James Jones has been made a Knight Commander (KBE) for his services to bereaved families and justice after chairing the...

 
Dai Young: 'We showed character and commitment but lacked brain power'

Dai Young: 'We showed character and commitment but lacked brain power'

After pacing the touchline nervously in the closing seconds of the match, Wasps boss Dai Young was a relieved figure following his team’s come-from-behind win at Kingston Park. “It was a far from ideal start for us and you have to give Newcastle some...

 

'You pompous white b*tch!': Azealia Banks launches a foul-mouthed racist tirade against Sia after the pop...

Rapper Azealia Banks hit out at pop star Sia in a furious online tirade after she was criticised for sacrificing chickens as part of the witchcraft she practices. The 212 artist, 25, was enraged by a Twitter post in which Sia, 41, called her actions...

 

SNP demands end to Tory militarism

Salmond slams ‘shamefully stained’ relationship with Saudis The Scottish National Party (SNP) urged the British government yesterday to abandon “knee-jerk militarism” and adopt an “ethical and effective” foreign policy in the new year, following...

 

Get rid of the gongs

Ken Loach among voices calling for an end to rotten system CALLS for the scrapping of Britain’s aged honours system were mounting last night as Theresa May lined up gongs for a dozen academy chiefs. Tory education policies have allowed multi-academy...

 

DWP ‘hid 7 deaths from review team’

Underhand ministers ‘showed contempt for disabled people’ by Felicity Collier THE Department for Work and Pensions “hid” the deaths of seven disability benefit claimants from an independent expert hired to review its “fitness for work” assessments, a...

 

Israel rant a sop to Trump

POLITICAL commentators sought new superlatives in 2016 to describe the astonishment value of victory for the Leave camp in the EU referendum, followed by Donald Trump’s election as US president. But no “shock horror” hyperbole for these events could...

 

Singapore blogger seeking U.S. asylum regrets posts in home country

A Singaporean blogger who is seeking political asylum in the United States said on Friday he regretted inflammatory posts that landed him in jail twice in his home country. Amos Yee, 18, who is currently detained in Illinois, told Reuters that videos...

 

Is it safe to come out yet?

OH GOD, still 24 hours to go. Given the occurrences of the last 12 months that’s time for at least another couple of celebrity deaths, a swathe of terror attacks or a whole gaggle of global conflicts to erupt. This column will be frankly astonished if...

 
ECB's Coeure says policy normalisation must be discussed carefully

ECB's Coeure says policy normalisation must be discussed carefully

The European Central Bank has not discussed ending its asset-purchase programme, ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure told a German newspaper, though he said that would have to happen at some point. "There is no plan to cut back the purchases...

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Farewell, George. And thanks for the music

George Michael will be remembered not only for his voice but also for dedicating his life to fighting for gay rights and supportng a host of progressive causes, says STEVE SWEENEY BORN Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotu, the singer George Michael was a...

 


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