News archive from 2 September 2017, page 11

'Why was there no body in my baby's grave?' Mum's search for truth about lost tot after exhumed coffin held...

A mum who has been fighting for 42 years to find out what happened to her dead baby’s remains has discovered that his coffin was buried with no body in it. Lydia Reid’s son Gary died at seven days old at Edinburgh’s Sick Kids hospital in July 1975. At...

 

We help storm victims ... so why not refugees? - Jack McConnell

When thousands of South Vietnamese families fled the country in the 70s, the world sped to their rescue. When Filipinos, Pakistanis or Texans suffer nature’s worst storms and earthquakes, we care and donate. Yet when tens of thousands of very poor,...

 
Scots singer Amy Macdonald claims if Brexit goes bad she'll ditch UK and leg it for Germany

Scots singer Amy Macdonald claims if Brexit goes bad she'll ditch UK and leg it for Germany

Singer Amy Macdonald has claimed Brexit might force her to abandon Scotland. The star, who has a large fan base in Europe and tours extensively there, said: “If everything goes t**s up after Brexit, then I will have to look at whether to move to...

 
Convicted paedophile jailed over poison pen letter campaign against own mum

Convicted paedophile jailed over poison pen letter campaign against own mum

A paedophile who waged a poison pen campaign against his mother and her partner was jailed for eight months yesterday. Joseph Carson sent letters containing vile lies to friends and neighbours of his mum Janet Carson, 80, of Erskine, after she started...

 

Brooklyn Beckham faces fierce backlash after posing with gun in latest photoshoot

Brooklyn Beckham has come under fire for posing with a gun for a photoshoot. The budding photographer – who boasts 10.3million Instagram followers – moved to the US last month to attend college in New York. But despite the high levels of Stateside gun...

 
Nasty Tories' benefit axe targets single parents to leave them £4k a year worse off by 2021

Nasty Tories' benefit axe targets single parents to leave them £4k a year worse off by 2021

Scots single parents will be hammered with £4,000 a year in benefit cuts by the UK Government’s latest brutal attack on welfare, a new report has found. The Scottish Government analysis examines the impact of austerity measures announced since 2015,...

 
The staggering cuts to welfare benefits over the last seven years mean that more and more children are being pushed into poverty

The staggering cuts to welfare benefits over the last seven years mean that more and more children are...

A single parent in Scotland will be hammered with £4000 a year in benefit cuts by the UK Government’s latest brutal attack on the poor. That £4000 is less food on the plate, less heat in the home, fewer clothes to send children to school in. As any...

 
The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Nintendo Switch boost NOT coming to Wii U

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Nintendo Switch boost NOT coming to Wii U

For anyone who has been enjoying The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the last few months have been pretty good. Fans have been able to enjoy the franchise’s first ever DLC Season Pass, which has provided more gameplay challenges for those who...

 
Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal star to be targeted by Manchester City again in January

Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal star to be targeted by Manchester City again in January

That’s according to Sky Sports, who claim the Sky Blues are planning to make a fresh move for the Chile international in January. Sanchez was tipped to leave Arsenal during the summer transfer window after refusing to extend his contract, which...

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'Let's make Grimsby proud' as officers storm house and seize drugs and weapons

These deadly knives were among the haul in the latest police raid on an East Marsh property as part of Operation Impact. The knives were seized along with 50 bags of controlled substances and suspected stolen property at a home in Rutland Street,...

 
East Marsh residents thankful for police action, but feel more work is still needed

East Marsh residents thankful for police action, but feel more work is still needed

East Marsh residents told police that they are "thankful" for the work that has been done in their area, but still want more action taken. Humberside Police have had an increased presence on the ward in recent weeks, carrying out more foot...

 
Councillor urges planning inspectorate to 'listen to cacophony of objections' over 400 homes appeal

Councillor urges planning inspectorate to 'listen to cacophony of objections' over 400 homes appeal

A concerned ward councillor has warned that rejected plans to build 400 homes in New Waltham would turn the village into a suburb of Grimsby if they are overturned at appeal. Councillor Stan Shreeve said the development, on land off Louth Road and...

 
Antiques Road Trip team in Cumbria this weekend

Antiques Road Trip team in Cumbria this weekend

The team behind BBC show Antiques Road Trip will be in Cumbria this weekend. Antiques experts Anita Manning and Charles Hanson are set to tour the county as part of a trip from Glasgow to North Shields hunting for treasures to sell at auction. The duo...

 
BBC Antiques Road Trip experts in Cumbria this weekend

BBC Antiques Road Trip experts in Cumbria this weekend

The team behind Antiques Road Trip are set to visit Cumbria this weekend. Antiques experts Anita Manning and Charles Hanson are set to visit collectables shops across the county in search of treasures to sell on at auction. They will also find out...

 

Council says seven-week road closure is vital for flood recovery work

A seven week road closure is vital to continue Storm Desmond flood recovery work. Cumbria County Council has outlined the reasons behind the lengthy closure of Newlands Pass. The main Lake District route, which runs from Buttermere over the fells to...

 


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