News archive from 1 December 2012, page 6

‘I’ll fight on and clear my name’ – freed SAS sniper

‘I’ll fight on and clear my name’ – freed SAS sniper

AN SAS sniper released from jail after winning an appeal will continue the fight to quash his conviction, he said yesterday. Sergeant Danny Nightingale, 37, was originally given 
18 months’ military detention for illegally possessing a pistol and...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 
HOLY BARGAIN! £2M FOR BATMOBILE

HOLY BARGAIN! £2M FOR BATMOBILE

Auctioneers hope to get £2million for the car that starred in the 1960s Batman TV series – a far cry from the $1 it cost its owner, George Barris. Car customiser Barris bought the Lincoln Futura in 1965 and spent £10,000 transforming it into the...

 
Women are even more keen to look at the female body than men, scientists discover

Women are even more keen to look at the female body than men, scientists discover

Men and women really do see things differently, according to a new study which compares the way each gender looks at

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 
JAKE GYLLENHAAL: 'I WAS AN IDIOT TO AGREE TO STUN GUN HIT'

JAKE GYLLENHAAL: 'I WAS AN IDIOT TO AGREE TO STUN GUN HIT'

The actor plays a police officer in new drama End of Watch and he went through some intense training for role, including patrolling the mean streets of South Central Los Angeles with local cops. He also agreed to be subjected to a shot from a Taser...

 

Evans secures Quins win

Nick Evans struck the match-winning drop goal seven minutes from time as Aviva Premiership leaders Harlequins ground out a hard-fought 22-19 victory over Worcester at The Stoop. The former All Blacks fly-half, who finished with 17 points, proved the...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 
Why Antarctica meltdown may mean more floods for us

Why Antarctica meltdown may mean more floods for us

A new study suggests that ice sheets are melting faster than had previously been thought. But what does this mean for us, asks Chris Bond. Aelfleda Terrace has been part of the Whitby skyline since the days of Queen Victoria reign. Until this week,...

 
Chris Tarrant: My family values

Chris Tarrant: My family values

Chris Tarrant: 'My own marriages have not been a great success.' Photograph: Matt Lloyd/Rex Features My dad was my hero. He was part of the D-Day landings and came back to Reading in 1945 – I was born in 1946 – so the house was full of soldiers who'd...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 

Price impresses in win over Skelton

David Price showed what heavyweight boxing is really about with an impressive second-round stoppage of former world title challenger Matt Skelton to retain his British and Commonwealth titles in Liverpool. While former cricketer Andrew Flintoff's...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 
FLINTOFF WINS DESPITE KNOCKDOWN

FLINTOFF WINS DESPITE KNOCKDOWN

The former England and Lancashire cricket star was afforded a hero's welcome at the Manchester Arena but, after taking the first of four two minute rounds, he was sent tumbling to the canvas by a counter left from his American foe early in the...

 
Stuck in the middle... the sandwich generation caring for young and old

Stuck in the middle... the sandwich generation caring for young and old

Increasing numbers of families are involved in "sandwich caring' - adults looking after both an older loved one and their own children. Sheena Hastings reports. AMANDA Hinchliffe is 41 and from Dewsbury in West Yorkshire. She has cared for her...

 

Bullet and £21k in cash stolen from MoD

Thousands of pounds of cash, secure communications equipment, a live bullet and many other expensive items have been reported stolen at the Ministry of Defence, ministers admitted yesterday. Answering a written parliamentary question, Defence Minister...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 
EastEnders: Syed and Christian finally leave the Square

EastEnders: Syed and Christian finally leave the Square

Good riddance to bad rubbish … Syed and Christian leaving Walford. Photograph: Jack Barnes Breathe a sigh of relief, the dark days are over; EastEnders' Syed and Christian have given up. They've packed in their own storyline and crawled aboard the...

Guardian, 00:08 in Showbiz
 
France may hive off part of EADS stake -sources

France may hive off part of EADS stake -sources

The deal is expected to be completed before the end of the year and would see a rise of state shareholdings in the Airbus parent to make way for German demands for parity with France -- offset by far fewer special rights than France currently enjoys....

Reuters, 00:14 in Business
 

King helps Blues conquer Boro

Birmingham twice fought back against high-flying Middlesbrough before Marlon King's well-taken finish secured a 3-2 win, only their second home triumph in seven attempts at St Andrew's. Boro captain Grant Leadbitter headed his first npower...

Daily Post, 00:11 in Sport
 

BBC man charged over sex attacks

A FORMER BBC employee has appeared in court accused of sexual offences against children. Michael Souter has been charged with 18 offences relating to boys, plus one offence against a man and another one against a woman. The charges relate to six...

Scotsman, 00:09 in Hot News
 


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