News archive from 1 September 2018, page 6

The Yorkshire Post says: Term-time fines need a rethink as parents face summer holiday dilemma

PARENTS increasingly face a dilemma over the question of whether to take their children out of school during term-time in order to afford a family holiday. Soaring costs during the school holidays means that a break is simply beyond the means of many...

 
£1.5m car park revamp aims to attract more shoppers to Grimsby town centre

£1.5m car park revamp aims to attract more shoppers to Grimsby town centre

A Grimsby car park will be revamped in an effort to attract more shoppers and visitors into the town centre after proposals were approved. The £1.54 million scheme, which will see work carried out on Abbey Walk multi-storey car park, has been approved...

 

Tom Richmond: Would a second EU vote clear up David Cameron’s mess?

THE growing political pressure for a second referendum on Brexit, this time on any deal that Theresa May manages to secure with the EU and her warring party, can be traced back to her predecessor David Cameron’s complacency. Having survived the 2014...

 

Rachel Reeves: Poverty loathed by pioneering northern MP is still a reality

While I was researching the role of women at Westminster for a book I’m working on, I stumbled across a brilliant murder mystery novel written by former Labour MP, Ellen Wilkinson. The Division Bell Mystery tells the tale of an American financier who...

 

YP Letters: There is no reason to be fearful about the future of fracking

From: Michael Baker, Aberdeen. Thank you for affording readers the opportunity of discussing fracking this week. For almost 10 years now, I have been amazed by the flurry of groundless concerns raised by so many. Your correspondent Lorraine Allanson...

 

Barrie Deas: Scallop wars a skirmish compared to bigger game of Brexit

The recent clashes in the Channel between UK and French fishing vessels over scallop grounds highlight a number of important issues. The most important of these is that, whatever the rights and wrongs of disputes over fishing rights, it is never...

 
Arsenal fan claims Mesut Ozil has been DROPPED after Unai Emery implements hard-nosed plan

Arsenal fan claims Mesut Ozil has been DROPPED after Unai Emery implements hard-nosed plan

The Gunners have struggled to get their season off to a flying start, having gained only their first win last Saturday against West Ham.  And German international Mesut Ozil has been at the centre of an online storm, after missing game time through...

Daily Star, 06:07 in Sport
 

Why Chelsea's Tammy Abraham will be a hit at Aston Villa - the lowdown

Tammy Abraham signed on a season-long loan deal and is looking to kickstart his career at Villa. Football London's Chelsea reporter Oliver Harbord has provided the following lowdown on the new forward. What can Aston Villa expect from Tammy Abraham?...

 

West Brom boss Darren Moore on those Gareth McAuley claims

Albion head coach Darren Moore has quashed claims of interference from the board on transfer matters. In a newspaper interview, Gareth McAuley said Moore had wanted to keep him at the club this summer, but the decision was taken out of his hands by...

 

Golden eagle genome mapped to improve species viability around globe

Scientists have fully mapped out the genetic codes of the golden eagle in a development they believe will help efforts to protect and monitor the species. Experts at the University of Edinburgh, working with the Wellcome Sanger Institute near...

 

Interview: Pam Hogg

Pam Hogg, fashion designer, artist, singer, filmmaker and as it turns out, born romantic, sits in a hotel in her hometown of Glasgow, musing on love as she talks about her costume designs for National Theatre of Scotland’s production of one of the...

 

Family: Mum’s the Word

Moving stories from the Outback and closer to home Get rid of the clutter and buy throws, cushions, that kind of thing,” says the estate agent. “One or two objects on shelves, nice details. Buyers like that.” With Middle travelling in Australia, and a...

 

Susan Dalgety: Kurt Cobain’s hometown voted for Trump for a reason

Aberdeen in Washington state – where Kurt Cobain was once homeless – is a town full of despair, poverty, opioids and Trump voters, finds Susan Dalgety. The barefoot boy squinted through his unruly mop of thick blonde hair. “Frog,” he grinned, poking...

 

Nuneaton and Bedworth Crime Map: The worst streets for anti-social behaviour

Police in Nuneaton and Bedworth had to deal with an average of 11 reports of anti-social behaviour every day in June. Latest figures show there were a total of 410 incidents of anti-social behaviour in Nuneaton and Bedworth during June, the latest...

 
Blind date: ‘He told me he fancied me’

Blind date: ‘He told me he fancied me’

Marcus on Emmy What were you hoping for? To meet my future first wife. First impressions? She head-butted a metal bar when she stood up to greet me, which really made me laugh. What did you talk about? Feather dusters, squirrels, oblique Peep Show...

 


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