News archive from 2 November 2013, page 10

Copeland council leader's Civic Hall promise

Copeland council leader's Civic Hall promise

Council leader Elaine Woodburn said Copeland is committed to work with groups that want to revive the closed-down Civic Hall. Elaine Woodburn Miss Woodburn has spoken out after an attack on social website Facebook, where she was heavily criticised...

 
Sickness in Cumbria police force costs £600,000

Sickness in Cumbria police force costs £600,000

Sickness has cost Cumbria police more than £600,000 in three months. Lee Skelton Latest figures from the force show there werenearly 3,000 days lost in police officer time from July to September, and nearly 2,000 by police staff. A report by Andrew...

 

Royal Bank of Scotland stuck in worst of all worlds: Analysis by ALEX BRUMMER

Five years after the cash machines came within a few hours of running dry at Royal Bank of Scotland the taxpayer is no closer to getting back the £45.5billion it sunk into the state-controlled bank in 2008. This might not seem a catastrophe if the...

 

Now the PM bids to bring down our water bills: Cameron tries to seize back the cost of living agenda

363 View comments Millions of families could benefit from a crackdown on water bills, as David Cameron tries to seize back the cost of living agenda. Ministers will announce a package of measures to shake up the market next week, to ensure customers...

 

Pigs might fly after all... Could this trinket have inspired David Cross to FA Cup glory with West Ham AND...

Do you believe in good luck charms? You might after reading this. Back in 1980, West Ham physio Rob Jenkins purchased a small silver model of a pig, which he gave to Hammers hitman David Cross. The reason? Jenkins joked with Cross that every time they...

Daily Mail, 12:41 in Sport
 
10 of the best... Movember items

10 of the best... Movember items

Why not get other aspects of your life involved in all the Movember fun with some of these goodies! We've found everything from clocks and corkscrews to plasters and dummies. The iconic image is not only great to look at, every reminder of the topic...

 
Samaritans marks 60th anniversary at Lincoln phone booth

Samaritans marks 60th anniversary at Lincoln phone booth

Today's event took place in Lincoln High Street, where the public could find out about the charity and its plans for the future. The aim of the Samaritans is to provide support to people in emotional distress, 24 hours a day. New Bar Menu The Tower...

 
Cumbrian man's 15 dates with singing superstar Dolly Parton

Cumbrian man's 15 dates with singing superstar Dolly Parton

Most people go abroad for their summer holidays – but Joe Skelly will be travelling around the country watching his idol Dolly Parton in concert a staggering 15 times. Joe Skelly Cumbria's number one Dolly fan has already watched her perform about 30...

 

'We are doing great:' Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas are 'back together' after six months of...

They announced they were 'taking time apart' to 'evaluate and work on their marriage' back in August. But after six months apart Michael Douglas, 69, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, 44, they appear to be once again back together. Sources told the Daily...

 
Ireland: Severed Arm Discovered In Wood

Ireland: Severed Arm Discovered In Wood

Detectives are investigating the discovery of a human arm in a wooded area in Ireland. A passer-by found the remains at The Mayne in Clonee, Co Meath, at around 4.30pm on Friday. The area was sealed off by police and the body part taken to a morgue in...

 
The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark by Josh Cohen – review

The Private Life: Why We Remain in the Dark by Josh Cohen – review

The Big Brother house: ‘the stately home of the digital era’. Photograph: Channel 4 The borders of privacy have been ardently disputed in recent years. On the one hand, a public culture of openness and transparency seems a necessary good: we do not...

Guardian, 13:18 in Showbiz
 

CEO of Germany's TAG further expands private assets - report

Welt am Sonntag reported on October 6 that Elgeti had demonstrated poor judgement in some of his own property transactions and that the company had overpaid on other deals, sending shares as much as 12 percent lower. The newspaper said Elgeti's...

Reuters, 13:19 in Business
 

Lenders to return to Athens next week after Greek budget offer

The inspectors visit Athens regularly to check progress on its bailout commitments. Their most recent inspection began in September before being paused and was initially expected to resume at end-October and then slated for resumption on November4. On...

Reuters, 13:31 in Business
 

Fed officials eye inflation, jobs in dueling QE arguments

Top Federal Reserve officials on Friday gave only modest hints as to when a massive bond-buying program would be drawn down, with one saying they needed to wait for signs of rising inflation and two others reinforcing an argument the Fed has waited...

Reuters, 13:31 in Business
 

U.S. factory growth hits fastest pace in 2-1/2 years

The Institute for Supply Management said on Friday its index of national factory activity rose to 56.4 in October, its best showing since April 2011, handily beating expectations of a slight slowdown in the growth rate. Last month was the fifth in a...

Reuters, 13:31 in Business
 


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