News archive from 3 December 2016, page 7

Police trying to trace Hartlepool man missing from home

Police are appealing for information to help find a Hartlepool man who has gone missing from home. Darren Joseph Jack, 28, left an address on Wordsworth Avenue in Hartlepool at 10:30am yesterday, Thursday, December 1. Darren was last seen wearing a...

 

Hartlepool United’s players warned they must shape up or face being shipped out

Hartlepool United boss Craig Hignett has issued his players with a warning - ‘shape up, or you’ll be shipped out’. Despite having a squad laden with fourth tier talent, Pools have struggled for form this campaign. While they have been able to mix it...

 

What's the best Christmas film of all time?

'Tis the season for getting cosy with a Christmas film - but what's your go-to choice? Are you grumpy like The Grinch? Do you like to be at Home Alone like Kevin? Or do you just prefer a good old cry along to Love Actually? Whatever your favourite, we...

 
Derbyshire driver Keith Mees who was sending Facebook messages before HGV killed two has been jailed

Derbyshire driver Keith Mees who was sending Facebook messages before HGV killed two has been jailed

A Derbyshire lorry driver - whose HGV ploughed into traffic, killing two men, while he was sending Facebook messages to his girlfriend on his phone for at least 20 seconds prior to the crash - has been jailed for six years. Keith Mees, 49, of Pingle...

 
Future Fit: Call for delay over legal action in Shropshire A&E row

Future Fit: Call for delay over legal action in Shropshire A&E row

0 Comments The leader of the Labour majority council Shaun Davies has called an extraordinary general meeting following the recommendation by the board of Future Fit to downgrade Telford's Princess Royal Hospital’s A&E department and move many of...

 

Leader comment: Talk of sea change in public opinion is fanciful

What do Tim Farron and Guy Verhofstadt have in common? Well, both are men, politicians and Liberal, and yesterday they both managed to annoy Conservatives in Britain. Mr Farron was cock-a-hoop after his party’s victory in the Richmond Park by-election...

Scotsman, 06:29 in Hot News
 

Corby thief known to security guard as ‘DVD man’ must ‘buckle up’ or get a court ‘season ticket’ says judge

A prolific shoplifter who a security guard even recognised as “DVD man” because of his frequent pilfering, was told to clean up his act in jail or end up with a crown court “season ticket.” Jamie Taylor had been given a suspended sentence for...

 

Historic Wollaston shoe firm to open first factory shop

A Northamptonshire shoe maker is to open its first shop – after 130 years. Wollaston footwear manufacturer NPS Shoes Ltd, which makes the Solovair and NPS footwear brands, has been manufacturing premium quality men’s and women’s Goodyear-welted...

 

Another record-breaking year for Wellingborough’s Poppy Appeal

The people of Wellingborough have been thanked for their support as the town celebrates another record-breaking year for the Poppy Appeal. Last year’s appeal saw the Wellingborough branch of the Royal British Legion raise a total of £57,000, but they...

 
Former Man City and Chelsea man: This is the most likely result at the Etihad Stadium

Former Man City and Chelsea man: This is the most likely result at the Etihad Stadium

Related videos Chelsea's first team squad training in high spirits Chelsea's first team squad training in high spirits David Luiz scores from behind goal during Chelsea training David Luiz scores from behind the goal during Chelsea training Conte:...

Daily Star, 06:32 in Sport
 

Thieves swipe games from disabled children

Heartless thieves have been slammed for stealing games systems and television from a group working with disabled children, just weeks before Christmas. Night-time raiders broke into the Gateway Centre in Waterloo Road late on Thursday night. They...

 
OPEC to meet non-OPEC producers on Dec. 10 in Vienna - sources

OPEC to meet non-OPEC producers on Dec. 10 in Vienna - sources

OPEC will meet non-OPEC countries to finalise a global oil limiting pact on Dec. 10 in Vienna, two sources told Reuters on Saturday. Two OPEC sources earlier said the meeting was due to take place in the Russian capital Moscow, but later said that...

Reuters, 06:33 in Business
 
Minibus licence loophole puts people at risk - LGA

Minibus licence loophole puts people at risk - LGA

A legal loophole that allows minibus drivers to operate without undergoing a criminal record check is putting passengers in danger, councils say. Drivers of public carriage vehicles, which seat 9-16 people, are not subject to a criminal check - unlike...

BBC, 06:35 in Regional
 

MP John Bercow defends his taxpayer spend on clothing

0 Have your say Commons speaker John Bercow has defended criticism of his spending on ceremonial gowns. According to results of an FOI by The Mail the MP for Buckingham has spent £1,060 of taxpayer money on a new ceremonial morning suit. This news...

 
Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for memorial service

Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for memorial service

The bodies of 71 people killed in a plane crash in Colombia that devastated a Brazilian football team are being returned home, as the team's home town prepares for a memorial service. More than 100,000 people are expected to turn out for a ceremony at...

BBC, 06:40 in World News
 


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