News archive from 3 December 2016, page 24

Moth invasion wipes out 60% of Lincolnshire's sprout supplies

Brussels sprouts could be one of a rarity this Christmas after a moth invasion blasted the vegetable over the summer. The love it or hate it food has come under threat and some of the UK's largest producers have said they are struggling to produce the...

 

Bright start to Christmas in Warwick

Warwick is looking even brighter for this year’s Christmas celebrations after the annual Victorian Evening and Christmas lights switch-on last week. Last Thursday hundreds of people visited the town for the annual event. The town’s Market Place and...

 
Child rapist told victim she must have sex with him if she wants to grow

Child rapist told victim she must have sex with him if she wants to grow

A man who repeatedly raped a young girl after telling her that he must have sex with her if she wanted to grow. Mohammed Dauhoo, 72, played on the child’s vulnerabilities from the ages of 10 to 13. He is already serving a 19-and-a-half year sentence...

Metro, 10:53 in Hot News
 

Midlands Air Ambulance angels, based in Tatenhill, Staffordshire, who guard over us

STANDING to attention like the Queen's guards outside Buckingham Palace, the resplendent red helicopter of Tatenhill's Midlands Air Ambulance waits patiently for the next distress call that will see it scrambled to the sky. Glimmers of bright sunlight...

 
House fire in Bedford Street, Derby

House fire in Bedford Street, Derby

Fire crews from Ascot Drive and Kingsway were called to a fire at a Derby house earlier this morning. The call was received at 9.46am and the crews made their way to Bedford Street where they found there had been a small fire in the kitchen. The...

 

Man taken to hospital after being assaulted by three men in Smallthorne

A man has been taken to hospital with facial injuries after being attacked during a disturbance in the street this morning. Police were called to Ashman Street in Smallthorne shortly after 8.30am to reports of a disturbance. A spokesman for...

 

Can the Maldives work its magic on our marriage? One couple returns to the tropical paradise after 20 years...

Perhaps we were mad to go back to the Maldives 20 years after honeymooning there. We remembered it as deliciously romantic, with impossibly white sand and turquoise seas. Bounty Bar stuff. We were young and in the first flush of love — and now we are...

Daily Mail, 11:04 in Travel
 

Cheap and cheery Croatia: Istria is the answer for a budget family break - it’s as pretty as Italy but...

Mention Istria and it’s amazing how many people are under the impression it’s simply part of Italy. The Italian influences are everywhere — from the food to the architecture. But this heart-shaped peninsula, which has been controlled, variously, by...

Daily Mail, 11:04 in Travel
 

Planned roadworks on A1 and A19 in Northumberland and North Tyneside

The following roadworks are being planned by Highways England for Northumberland and North Tyneside during the coming week. A1 Morpeth: There will be work ongoing until spring next year for the construction of a bypass. There will be various phases of...

 
Burglars who forced elderly couple to walk on glass jailed for 15 years each

Burglars who forced elderly couple to walk on glass jailed for 15 years each

A pair of burglars who tortured an elderly couple forcing them walk barefoot on broken glass before fleeing with £20,000 of valuables have both been jailed. John McCarthy, 35, and Richard Leslie, 37, were part of a four man ‘SWAT team’ which smashed...

Metro, 11:05 in Hot News
 
Distraught team mate claims Brazilian players were ‘assassinated’ in plane crash

Distraught team mate claims Brazilian players were ‘assassinated’ in plane crash

A team-mate of the Brazilian footballers who were killed in the Colombian plane crash last Tuesday has claimed that they were ‘assassinated’.   Distraught Moises Santos, who was not on the plane because he was injured, declared that the tragedy...

Metro, 11:05 in Hot News
 

Bishop Grosseteste University graduates are more likely to get a job than any others in the UK

More recent graduates from Bishop Grosseteste University have gone on to work or further study than those from any other university in the country. According to the figures released by the Department for Education, 88 per cent of students who...

 
Hollywood actor Steve Martin in middle of fallout from Nottingham Forest win over Newcastle United

Hollywood actor Steve Martin in middle of fallout from Nottingham Forest win over Newcastle United

Hollywood actor Steve Martin has inadvertently found himself in the middle of the fallout from Nottingham Forest's match against Newcastle United. The Reds toppled the table-topping Magpies 2-1 in a controversial clash at the City Ground which saw two...

 

Watch: Make the perfect gingerbread house this Christmas

Are you looking for the perfect way to keep the kids entertained this Christmas – and be in with a chance of winning a great prize? Central England Co-operative is getting into the festive spirit by urging people to try to win an early Christmas...

 
Russia's Lavrov says difficult to solve peace treaty issue with Japan

Russia's Lavrov says difficult to solve peace treaty issue with Japan

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday it would be difficult to close the gap in positions over a peace treaty with Japan. A territorial dispute between Tokyo and Moscow over a chain of western Pacific islands, seized by Soviet troops...

 


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