News archive from 4 July 2018, page 18

Three Coventry University gun gangsters jailed for 28 years

Two Coventry University students who were involved in smuggling illegal firearms into the country and an accomplice who plotted with them to sell the guns have all been jailed. All three had denied conspiring to evade the prohibition on the...

 

Tourist tax to be unveiled in Edinburgh ‘within 12 months’

A tourist tax planned for Edinburgh would be in place by next summer under the ambition of the Scottish capital’s council leader. Council chief Adam McVey said he believed the controversial levy, which could see £1 to £2 a night added to hotel guests’...

Scotsman, 08:04 in Politics
 

Hospital chiefs warn that weeks ahead could be 'messy' after Burton and Derby trusts merge

Hospital bosses have admitted that the next few weeks "will be messy" following the Burton and Derby trusts merger - with 55 senior members of staff yet to learn their future. The University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust...

 
Southgate heaps praise on England hero Pickford after World Cup penalties win

Southgate heaps praise on England hero Pickford after World Cup penalties win

Gareth Southgate has heaped praise on Jordan Pickford after the England goalkeeper emerged from a difficult week to inspire the team’s penalty shootout win over Colombia. The Everton No 1 became the first England goalkeeper since David Seaman, against...

Guardian, 08:07 in Sport
 

Samsung's phones 'secretly sharing photos without owner permission'

Samsung has said it is investigating after some users claimed their phones started sending photos to contacts without their permission. According to user posts on Reddit and the Korean firm's own customer forums, the messages are being sent from the...

 

NHS at 70: Places of safety... from asylums to mental health trusts

The hands still turn on the clock tower that has stood since 1888 above the village of Menston. But time has stood still at this place for 15 years. The tower has kept its secrets. In its shadow, where once were scattered the buildings that sustained...

 

Shoppers targeted by the homeless in Doncaster

A warning has been issued about homeless people targeting shoppers in Doncaster town centre. South Yorkshire Police said there have been reports of some homeless people approaching members of the public around the Market Place car park, asking if they...

 

Keep track of kids on the beach warning after coastguard 'inundated' with missing children calls

The Coastguard is warning parents to keep a closer eye on their children when visiting the beach after several children went missing on the Fylde coast last weekend. Coastguard rescue teams were tasked with finding the youngsters in at least two...

 

Nurse's home searched after arrest in baby 'murder' probe

Detectives have been searching a nurse's home after a healthcare worker was held on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of another six at a neonatal unit. Officers are said to have arrived at the home of Lucy Letby, 28,...

 
Woman loses toenails after having a trendy fish pedicure

Woman loses toenails after having a trendy fish pedicure

Is no beauty treatment safe? First we were warned of the risks of getting eyelash extensions. Then we discovered how wrong things can go if you don’t correctly remove your mascara before bed. Microblading might seem like a miracle eyebrow fix, but...

Metro, 08:13 in Lifestyle
 

Nurse's home searched after arrest in baby 'murder' probe

Detectives have been searching a nurse's home after a healthcare worker was held on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of another six at a neonatal unit. Officers are said to have arrived at the home of Lucy Letby, 28,...

 

Nurse's home searched after arrest in baby 'murder' probe

Detectives have been searching a nurse's home after a healthcare worker was held on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of another six at a neonatal unit. Officers are said to have arrived at the home of Lucy Letby, 28,...

 
Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega to stand firm despite violence

Nicaragua's president Daniel Ortega to stand firm despite violence

Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega will not stand down as president despite more than two months of unrest and violent repression, one his closest advisers has said, accusing opposition activists of trying to engineer a “soft coup”. Paul Oquist, the minister...

 
Turnbull calls on Abbott to move past 'ideology and partisanship' on energy

Turnbull calls on Abbott to move past 'ideology and partisanship' on energy

Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop have smacked down Tony Abbott’s latest sortie to scuttle the national energy guarantee, with Turnbull noting that it is time to move past “ideology and partisanship and slogans”. Asked about Abbott’s call on Tuesday...

 
Nick Kyrgios comforts ball girl after hitting her with 217km/hr serve

Nick Kyrgios comforts ball girl after hitting her with 217km/hr serve

Nick Kyrgios has earned himself a reputation as a bad boy on the ATP Tour but the Australian showed his caring side during his first-round win at Wimbledon. The temperamental 23-year-old often makes headlines for the wrong reasons – recently earning...

Metro, 08:18 in Sport
 


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