News archive from 2 December 2018

Four games unbeaten for Nailers after fine away win

Belper Town continued their fine run of form with a comprehensive 3-1 win at Carlton Town in Division One East of the Evo-Stik League. Goals from George Milner, Nathan Curtis and Piteu Crouz ensured that the Nailers extended their winning run to four...

Belper News, 00:00 in Sport
 

Police Scotland rules force officer to take on London beat

Every Friday Colin Cunningham leaves his Kirkcaldy home and flies down to London to work on the police frontline as a special constable with the Met, responding to 999 calls or operating in plain clothes to detect drug dealers or uncover knife crime....

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 

Ministers admit second EU vote could happen if deal rejected

Campaigners for a second EU referendum claim their goal is in reach after one minister resigned from the UK Government saying the public should get a say on the Brexit deal, while another admitted a new vote could take place. Sam Gyimah, the...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 

More than 60 new jobs could be created if 78-bed care home is built in Darley Dale

A new 78-bed care home is set to get the go-ahead near Matlock, creating more than 60 jobs. The plans were filed by Frontier Estates Ltd for land off Dale Road South in Darley Dale. Now members of the Derbyshire Dales District Council planning...

 

Dales residents back plans to charge owners of long-term empty homes higher council tax rates

Members of the public have thrown their weight behind plans to charge owners of long-term empty homes in the Derbyshire Dales double, triple and quadruple council tax. In July, members of Derbyshire Dales District Council voted unanimously to push...

 
Russian journalist seen 'behaving suspiciously' at UK military base

Russian journalist seen 'behaving suspiciously' at UK military base

A Russian journalist was monitored for “suspicious behaviour” close to a British military base, the Ministry of Defence has said. Timur Siraziev was seen repeatedly passing the 77th Brigade’s barracks in Hermitage, Berkshire, the Mail on Sunday...

 
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho calls squad ‘fragile’ after ANOTHER stuttering start

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho calls squad ‘fragile’ after ANOTHER stuttering start

United fought back from 2-0 to clinch a 2-2 draw after a breathtaking first-half was followed up by a non-eventful second-half. Stuart Armstrong scored the opener with a well driven effort after a pass from youngster Michael Obafemi. And then Cedric...

Daily Star, 00:22 in Sport
 

Cyclist suffers serious leg injury after being hit by car in Dewsbury

A cyclist suffered a serious leg injury after he was involved in a collision with a car in Dewsbury. The accident happened around 7.20am today (Tuesday) when he was hit by the vehicle in Aldams Road near Dewsbury Minster. The man, who is believed to...

 

Festive romance led to 50 happy years together

A COUPLE who met at a Christmas Eve dance at the town hall in Cleckheaton celebrate their golden wedding on Monday. Derek and Margaret Frear, of Lynfield Drive, Hightown, married on Whit Monday in 1958 – and by coincidence their anniversary again...

 
Schools can’t be substitute parents, Ofsted chief warns

Schools can’t be substitute parents, Ofsted chief warns

Parents must not “abdicate their responsibility” by expecting schools to solve all the major problems children face, the chief inspector for schools will warn this week. In a robust intervention attacking the increasing burdens placed on teachers,...

Guardian, 00:38 in Learning
 
Observer killer sudoku

Observer killer sudoku

Click here to access the print version. Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within grey lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by grey lines. Buy next week’s...

 

Revealed – Soviet spies’ secret map of Aberdeen, a city ripe for invasion

A Soviet map of Aberdeen compiled by undercover operatives in 1981 showing strategic locations for invasion has come to light after cash-starved employees sought revenge against their former paymasters after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The map...

Scotsman, 00:47 in Politics
 
Iran’s Chain Murders: A wave of killings that shook a nation

Iran’s Chain Murders: A wave of killings that shook a nation

It was an incident they were told never to talk about and for several years they heeded that warning. A group of 21 Iranian poets, writers and journalists believed they were heading to a literary conference in neighbouring Armenia in August 1996. But...

BBC, 00:49 in World News
 
'The candles sell very well': the quest to be the last video store standing

'The candles sell very well': the quest to be the last video store standing

“If I’m the last DVD store, am I something?” wonders Melanie McInerney, the ebullient owner of Network Video in Mount Hawthorn, Western Australia. The DVD rental game isn’t exactly thriving these days thanks to online streaming, but she reckons there...

 

Susan Boyle and Annie Lennox elevated to Hall of Fame at Scottish Music Awards

Annie Lennox, Mark Knopfler and Susan Boyle were among the acts honoured as a host of big names flocked to Glasgow for the 20th annual Scottish Music Awards last night. Snow Patrol, Kyle Falconer, Frightened Rabbit and Gary Clark also picked up major...

 


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