News archive from 1 March 2015, page 5

LETTER: Brayford being spolit by plans

LETTER: Brayford being spolit by plans

I do hope through you the following can reach the people of Lincoln. The wonderful development that is the Brayford Pool is being ruined by what can only be described as official vandalism. One large and noisy restaurant blocking the sun and the...

 

The ten 'quack' cures that actually work! World's first professor of complementary medicine offers...

He’s known as one of alternative medicine’s fiercest critics, devoting decades to debunking myths of what he calls ‘quack medicine’. In his new book, A Scientist In Wonderland: A Memoir Of Searching For Truth And Finding Trouble, no one from the world...

Daily Mail, 04:18 in Health
 
What time is the Capital One Cup final between Chelsea and Spurs and what TV channel is it on?

What time is the Capital One Cup final between Chelsea and Spurs and what TV channel is it on?

CHELSEA take on Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium in the final of the Capital One Cup today. The Blues beat Liverpool in their semi-final, while Tottenham saw off Sheffield United. The match kicks-off at 4pm and will be screened live on Sky Sports 1.

 

Opposition To March In Memory Of Putin Critic

Russia's opposition is expected to march through Moscow today in memory of the country's former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, who was a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin. Thousands of people have already laid flowers and lit candles on...

 

President Rand Paul? Senator Wins Straw Poll

Rand Paul's prospects of securing the Republican presidential nomination have been given a massive boost - after he won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference for the third year running. The Kentucky senator picked up 25.7% of...

 
FIRST PERSON: Tax avoidance outlines gulf between super-rich and rest of us

FIRST PERSON: Tax avoidance outlines gulf between super-rich and rest of us

I chanced to watch a film recently which included the line: "What's the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion?" "A good lawyer," replied the actor. "Not a lot" is an alternative answer that suggests itself to...

 
East Coast rail back in private hands

East Coast rail back in private hands

The East Coast rail route between London and Scotland has returned to private hands after more than five years in the public sector. Services on the line have been operated by a Department for Transport (DfT) controlled company since November 2009....

BBC, 05:37 in Business
 
MY LINCOLN: 'A festival would help bring our communities together'

MY LINCOLN: 'A festival would help bring our communities together'

What brings you to Lincoln? I've always lived in Lincolnshire, I was born here. Where is your favourite tourist spot? The Bailgate is interesting, it's a mix of shops and it's nice to watch the world go by. If there is one thing you could change about...

 

Exposed: Jimmy Savile's warped sex crimes at Merseyside hospitals

The Sunday ECHO today reveals the full extent of the sickening abuse allegations made after pervert Jimmy Savile’s warped visits to Merseyside hospitals. We expose for the first time the details of four sexual assaults said to have been committed by...

 

Pensioner gears up for move after eight years in decaying flat with no central heating

A pensioner living in a decaying block of flats with no central heating since the collapse of a huge regeneration scheme is gearing up to move home after an eight year wait. Carole Chalkley-Simon lives in a 1950s flat in Upper Pitt Street, in the...

 
Crime And Punishment For India's Juveniles

Crime And Punishment For India's Juveniles

Oblivious to the controversy taking place outside the high walls of this juvenile reform home, 30 children - a mix of substance abusers and criminal suspects, some charged with rape and murder - are busy learning and playing at a workshop. They are...

 
On The Run Cult Leader Arrested For Sex Abuse

On The Run Cult Leader Arrested For Sex Abuse

A self-proclaimed pastor accused of systematically assaulting two young girls at his religious fellowship in the US has been arrested - 11 months after he went on the run. Victor Arden Barnard, who was one of America's most-wanted men, was detained by...

 

Ronda Rousey creates history by beating Cat Zingano after 14 SECONDS at UFC 184 to retain bantamweight title

Ronda Rousey recorded the fastest-ever finish in a UFC title fight as she submitted Cat Zingano after just 14 seconds. Rousey was expected to face the toughest examination of her reign as bantamweight champion in Los Angeles. But having avoided a...

Daily Mail, 05:46 in Sport
 

England on borrowed time at World Cup as Sri Lanka brush aside Eoin Morgan's men

Even when England put what looks like a challenging score on the board they are still brushed aside with contemptuous ease. Not for the first time in this World Cup they seemed like boys today in the men’s world of modern one-day cricket. Sri Lanka,...

Daily Mail, 06:00 in Sport
 

Fashion designer Ben de Lisi: 'I'd love to dress Angelina Jolie'

Ben wears a typical work outfit - a jacket by Hackett, a shirt and tie from Brooks Brothers, Lee jeans and a pocket square from J Crew New York-born Ben, 59, lives in London and Ibiza with his three French bulldogs. How would you describe your...

 


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