News archive from 1 August 2015, page 18

Dear Jeremy – your work problems solved

I am finishing my master’s but am finding it hard to get a job. Am I overqualified? I am about to finish a master’s in history at a very good university and also have a 2:1 in history from another great university, both Russell group institutions. I...

 
Man's battle to have court stories removed is lost

Man's battle to have court stories removed is lost

A MAN involved in a £51 million VAT scam has lost a legal bid to have news stories about him removed from Google under the so-called "right to be forgotten". Malcolm Edwards originally applied for an injunction forcing five media...

 

Shall we buy a NutriBullet, costing £90?

Every week a Guardian Money reader submits a question, and it’s up to you to help him or her out – a selection of the best answers will appear in next Saturday’s paper. This week’s question: We’re squabbling over whether to buy a NutriBullet blender,...

 
Dean Walling: A strong back line will unleash potential of Lincoln City strikeforce

Dean Walling: A strong back line will unleash potential of Lincoln City strikeforce

This week it seems Lincoln City fans have been getting themselves in a twist about the need for another striker at the club. The trialists, Shaun Harrad and Nicholas Bignall, were shown the door after failing to impress. Fair enough, you move on, but...

 
North Hykeham solar farm plans revealed

North Hykeham solar farm plans revealed

Plans have been revealed to build a solar farm in North Hykeham. A screening request has been submitted to North Kesteven District Council's planning department for a solar park to be built on the North Hykeham landfill site on Whisby Road. Solar...

 

iPhone 7: What do we know so far?

The internet is currently awash with discussion about what the new iPhone will be like come September when it gets its first official public outing at another glittering Apple ceremony across the Atlantic. Some internet observers have suggested that...

 
Scunthorpe man who died for 55 minutes after putting the bins out is brought back to life after 13th electric shock

Scunthorpe man who died for 55 minutes after putting the bins out is brought back to life after 13th...

A SCUNTHORPE father-of-two is making a miraculous recovery after being officially dead for 55 minutes. David Lines was brought back to life after receiving 13 electric shocks to his heart after having a cardiac arrest at his home. He had collapsed...

 
Paedophile Mark Hudgell pretended to be 17 on Facebook to message 12-year-old girl

Paedophile Mark Hudgell pretended to be 17 on Facebook to message 12-year-old girl

A PAEDOPHILE used a false Facebook identity - leading to the wrongful arrest of a teenager - to groom a 12-year-old girl. Mark Hudgell, who made national headlines when he "disappeared off the radar" of the courts and fled to Scotland, has...

 

£230,000 cost to spend a penny in our public toilets

PUBLIC toilets in North East Lincolnshire cost the council more than £230,000 a year to run - with £23,000 of that being what the authority must pay in business rates. The figures were revealed to the Grimsby Telegraph after Prime Minister David...

 
Benefits cheat jailed after what judge describes as 'breathtaking dishonesty'

Benefits cheat jailed after what judge describes as 'breathtaking dishonesty'

'INTELLIGENT' fraudster Antony Malam enjoyed a lavish lifestyle - after conning the state out of £85,311.64. Judge David Fletcher today described the 60-year-old's level of offending as 'breathtaking'. Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard the defendant...

 
'Rowdy' Roddy Piper: Former wrestler dies aged 61

'Rowdy' Roddy Piper: Former wrestler dies aged 61

The former professional wrestler 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper, known for wearing a kilt in the ring, has died aged 61. Piper, born Roderick Toombs in Saskatchewan, Canada, was one of the main stars of the wrestling circuit from the mid-1980s. During his...

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Saint George has ‘seen gremlins’ in Wales training

Saints star George North says Wales' World Cup training camp in Qatar is the hardest thing he has ever experienced in pre-season. And the juggernaut wing is now looking forward to getting back home after nine days in the searing heat of Doha. Wales,...

 
Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie wants double figures next season

Stoke City: Peter Odemwingie wants double figures next season

PETER Odemwingie wants 10 goals from his comeback season. The 34 year-old crowd favourite remains well on track to fully recover from the cruciate knee ligament injury which laid him low 11 months ago in the 1-0 win at Manchester City. He warns it...

 
Port Vale: Giant Sam Johnson gets vote of confidence

Port Vale: Giant Sam Johnson gets vote of confidence

PORT Vale's management team have given young keeper Sam Johnson a firm thumbs up to take over from injured number one Chris Neal. Johnson is in pole position to replace his more experienced mentor when the season kicks off at Crewe next weekend. And...

 
Real concern for our Borders woodlands

Real concern for our Borders woodlands

With autumn almost upon us, it is timely to think about the positive effects that trees have on our lives here in the Borders. The farmed landscape is a patchwork of different habitats, but it is the trees that give it the special quality that many...

 


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