News archive from 4 July 2018, page 2

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Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru

Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru

An elderly Japanese tourist has died while climbing Uluru, Northern Territory police have confirmed. The NT coroner will investigate the death of the 76-year-old man, who died after trying to climb the rock. Emergency services responded to a call...

 

Liversedge duo take the long road home

By Andrew Hunt LIVERSEDGE off-road bike racing duo Lee Topham and Marcus Firth have made their mark in their first year of competition. The pair finished second in their respective classes at last season's North of England Hare and Hounds Motocross...

 
Post-Brexit fishing plans to be set out by UK government

Post-Brexit fishing plans to be set out by UK government

The UK government is to publish details of how it wants to manage the fishing industry after Brexit. Ministers promised the UK would "take back control of our waters" when it leaves the EU's Common Fisheries Policy. Under the existing...

BBC, 01:15 in Regional
 
Elephant and Castle shopping centre demolition approved

Elephant and Castle shopping centre demolition approved

Plans to bulldoze a shopping centre in Elephant and Castle have been approved by amid opposition from locals. The proposals include demolishing the centre, building 979 homes and creating a new university campus. Southwark Council's planning committee...

BBC, 01:19 in Regional
 
Missing boa constrictor prompts 'shut your door' warning

Missing boa constrictor prompts 'shut your door' warning

A boa constrictor has gone missing from its home, prompting police to issue a warning to people in the area. The 5ft (1.5m) long black and silver reptile slithered away from an address in Cwmgiedd, near Ystradgynlais, Powys. Ystradgynlais police...

BBC, 01:24 in Regional
 
Jazz albums with Chris Searle

Jazz albums with Chris Searle

Albert Nicholas/Art Hodes Quartet The New Orleans-Chicago Connection (Delmark) Albert Nicholas/Henry Chaix Trio Kornhaus Theatre, Baden 1969 (Sackville) AS A  boy, Albert Nicholas studied with Lorenzo Tio Jr, one of the prime clarinet tutors in New...

 

This dark chapter: Report reveals Jimmy Savile abused victims at BBC in Leeds

BBC director-general Tony Hall has described the sexual abuse by broadcaster Jimmy Savile as a “dark chapter” in the corporation’s history. And he vowed that the review into its culture would be “invaluable” in helping to ensure such incidents never...

 

BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters investigate chimney collapse in Batley

A chimney has collapsed at a house in Batley. Firefighters from Dewsbury, Batley and Cleckheaton were called to the scene at around 2.20pm today. Thorncliffe Estate in Staincliffe has been closed in both directions and firefighters from Cleckheaton’s...

 
What kind of Brexit do voters want?

What kind of Brexit do voters want?

A "make-or-break" meeting on the UK's future relationship with the European Union will be held by ministers this week. Have the voters they represent been able to decide what kind of Brexit they want? Two years after the UK narrowly voted to...

BBC, 01:52 in Regional
 
Jordan Pickford, England’s flying superhero, deserves his moment

Jordan Pickford, England’s flying superhero, deserves his moment

Whatever you say I am, that’s what I’m not. On a night of taut, bruising knockout football in Moscow’s Spartak Stadium, it felt brilliantly fitting that Jordan Pickford should turn out to be the hero. First things first. Do not adjust your reality....

Guardian, 01:57 in Sport
 
The school with 300 holes in the roof

The school with 300 holes in the roof

A West Midlands head teacher says he is "extremely angry" that budget shortages have led to the cutting of 14 staff - in a school with 300 holes in the roof. James Ludlow, head of the King's Church of England school, has also had to cancel...

BBC, 02:28 in Regional
 
Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-PM Najib appears in court to face corruption charges

Malaysia 1MDB: Ex-PM Najib appears in court to face corruption charges

Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak has arrived in court in Kuala Lumpur to face corruption charges. Mr Najib was arrested by anti-corruption authorities on Tuesday and spent the night in detention. He has been accused of pocketing $700m (£517m) from the...

BBC, 02:28 in World News
 
Wiltshire: 'unknown substance' leaves pair critically ill in Salisbury hospital

Wiltshire: 'unknown substance' leaves pair critically ill in Salisbury hospital

A major incident has been declared in Wiltshire after it was suspected two people might have been exposed to an unknown substance in Amesbury. The man and woman, both in their 40s, were in a critical condition at Salisbury district hospital, Wiltshire...

 
Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru in Australia

Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru in Australia

A Japanese tourist has died while climbing Uluru in central Australia, authorities have said. The man, 76, collapsed about halfway up the rock on Tuesday and could not be revived, according to police. His death is not being treated as suspicious....

BBC, 02:28 in World News
 


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