News archive from 2 February 2015, page 13

Crewe Alexandra 0 MK Dons: I must remain upbeat - Steve Davis

Crewe Alexandra 0 MK Dons: I must remain upbeat - Steve Davis

STEVE Davis says he will go in to work this morning in just the same spirits as he did a week ago despite contrasting fortunes on the pitch. Crewe made history by beating Port Vale nine days ago to do the league double over their near neighbours but...

 
Christie cancer fight mum fronts Greater Manchester campaign to boost life-saving research

Christie cancer fight mum fronts Greater Manchester campaign to boost life-saving research

A mum with breast cancer who is testing a new drug is fronting a campaign to encourage more people to take part in medical trials. Kelly Griffin, 33, from Oldham, was diagnosed with breast cancer three years ago after a lump was found on her chest....

 
WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

Ice and snow will hit Nottinghamshire again this week, according to the Met Office. Forecasters have issued a Yellow Snow Warning for Wednesday 4th February - causing disruptions to services and putting vulnerable people at risk. A Met Office...

 
National Sickie Day: thinking of taking a duvet day?

National Sickie Day: thinking of taking a duvet day?

Today, the first Monday of February, is National Sickie Day, when thousands of workers are expected not to show up at the office. The cold weather, mounting bills from Christmas and the prospect of holidays a long way off, adding to the general...

 
Kris Commons bags goal during Old Firm clash after girlfriend Lisa tells him to score for tragic tot Lola

Kris Commons bags goal during Old Firm clash after girlfriend Lisa tells him to score for tragic tot Lola

CELTIC hitman Kris Commons dedicated his Old Firm winner to his tragic daughter Lola after girlfriend Lisa Hague told him: “Go out and score a goal for her.” His League Cup semi-final strike at Hampden came exactly seven years since their baby was...

 
Mel Harvey: Andy Murray has done more for advancing tennis for women than Venus and Serena Williams

Mel Harvey: Andy Murray has done more for advancing tennis for women than Venus and Serena Williams

SO Andy Murray didn’t bring home the trophy from the Australian Open. But while he might not have been a champ Down Under, we learned two very interesting things during his Australian adventure. First up – women are good at tennis. Oh yes they are....

 

Live: Birmingham and West Midlands breaking news, sport, weather and traffic on Monday

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 

Winston backs 3-DNA IVF technique

A technique that would see IVF babies born with DNA from three different people is "not unlike" a blood transfusion, according to Professor Robert Winston. The renowned scientist and broadcaster said the technique, which will be debated by...

 
WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

WEATHER WARNING: Snow and ice to hit Nottinghamshire again this week

Ice and snow will hit Nottinghamshire again this week, according to the Met Office. Forecasters have issued a Yellow Snow Warning for Wednesday 4th February - causing disruptions to services and putting vulnerable people at risk. A Met Office...

 
Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Travel report on Monday 2nd February

Here is the latest traffic and travel report for Monday 2nd February. There are currently no reports of any major delays across Nottinghamshire, but that may change as the morning goes on. Motorists are still being reminded to be wary of icy roads...

 
Widespread frost predicted for Monday 2nd February

Widespread frost predicted for Monday 2nd February

Forecasters are predicting wintry showers for Monday 2nd February. There will be some sunshine, but also cold winds and widespread sharp frost early and later in the evening.

 
Derbyshire pub worker vows to cure brain tumour with healthy eating and vitamins

Derbyshire pub worker vows to cure brain tumour with healthy eating and vitamins

FRESH fruit and vegetables and piles of vitamin pills is how Simon Collins will beat his incurable brain tumour. Doctors say he's got a decade to live but the 30-year-old, who received his radiotherapy at the Royal Derby Hospital, has this message to...

 
Five-star Gleneagles- which hosted Ryder Cup last year- on the market for £200million

Five-star Gleneagles- which hosted Ryder Cup last year- on the market for £200million

THE five-star Scots resort which hosted the Ryder Cup last year is on the market and expected to fetch around £200million. Diageo, who own Gleneagles Hotel and the three golf courses on the 850-acre site, said they had received “numerous expressions...

 
South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

South Yoekshire sniffer dogs tackle 179 suspects in a year

Police sniffer dogs tracked down 179 suspects at large in South Yorkshire in 12 months, new figures reveal. The 40-strong team also located stolen property and other evidence in 211 call-outs between April 2013 and 2014. Specialist dogs also detected...

 
British horseracing tale wows Sundance

British horseracing tale wows Sundance

A racing thoroughbred brought up on a south Wales allotment and described as the British answer to Seabiscuit has become the star of a docudrama entitled Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance. Dream Alliance won the Welsh National...

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