News archive from 4 October 2014, page 12

Twiggy: 'Something awful must have happened to my ancestors'

Twiggy: 'Something awful must have happened to my ancestors'

Since it first began ten years ago, Who Do You Think You Are? has uncovered tales of shocking scandals, incredible survival and staggering success. The hit show has spurred a huge interest in genealogy, inspiring millions of people to delve into...

 
Sebastian Vettel will leave Red Bull at the end of the season

Sebastian Vettel will leave Red Bull at the end of the season

Sebastian Vettel is to leave Red Bull at the end of the current season, the Formula One team has announced. The four-times world champion will be replaced as senior driver by his team-mate, the Australian Daniel Ricciardo, with the Russian Daniil...

Guardian, 03:48 in Sport
 

Warning on elephant extinction risk

Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within two decades, campaigners are warning ahead of marches across the world to call for greater protection for the two species. Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets in Europe, the US, South...

 
Gardening: Help me to track down Gleadless Valley covenant

Gardening: Help me to track down Gleadless Valley covenant

Threats to our trees and woods continue, seemingly unabated. You may recall my article a few weeks back about the crazy, opportunistic idea (triggered by available grant aid not common sense), to put a bus lane through a nice area of parkland in...

 

Warning on elephant extinction risk

Elephants and rhinos could be extinct within two decades, campaigners are warning ahead of marches across the world to call for greater protection for the two species. Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets in Europe, the US, South...

 
US Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo took an extraordinary route to Liberia

US Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo took an extraordinary route to Liberia

A passion for Liberia and the plight of its people drove Ashoka Mukpo to work there, first to aid relief efforts and then as a photojournalist to tell its story. But Mukpo has an unusual story of his own: As an infant, he was identified as a...

 
Gardening: Help me to track down Gleadless Valley covenant

Gardening: Help me to track down Gleadless Valley covenant

Threats to our trees and woods continue, seemingly unabated. You may recall my article a few weeks back about the crazy, opportunistic idea (triggered by available grant aid not common sense), to put a bus lane through a nice area of parkland in...

 
RUGBY PREVIEW: Rochdale v West Hartlepool

RUGBY PREVIEW: Rochdale v West Hartlepool

HORDEN are looking to "get something out of the game" tomorrow when they travel to Rochdale for a battle of two of the winless teams in North One East (kick-off 3pm). While Horden suffering four defeats in a row is not a major shock, the...

 
RUGBY PREVIEW: West Hartlepool v Ilkley

RUGBY PREVIEW: West Hartlepool v Ilkley

WEST Hartlepool have returned to the top half of North One East - now their next task is to kick on. West spent much of last season at the business end of the table, finishing third, though some way behind champions Cleckheaton and runners-up...

 
RUGBY PREVIEW: Novocastrians v Hartlepool Rovers

RUGBY PREVIEW: Novocastrians v Hartlepool Rovers

COACH Carl Robinson wants to see Hartlepool Rovers "cut out the silly mistakes" as they begin a month which could determine how their entire season shapes up. Rovers visit Novocastrians in a game which brings together eighth against ninth at...

 
A fruity celebration at Applefest

A fruity celebration at Applefest

Forget Glastonbury and music worshipping festivals, this weekend an East Yorkshire village will celebrate the English apple in all its forms at a special one-day festival. Long Riston’s Applefest is now in its third year and while it’s still small...

 
College set for new training centre

College set for new training centre

A state-of-the-art training facility is due to open at Bishop Burton College in Beverley this term. The new Agrii Crop Technology Centre has been part-funded by the Skills Funding Agency and has been designed to achieve an excellent environmental...

 
Strictly's Darcey Bussell on ballet, Brucie and beautiful people

Strictly's Darcey Bussell on ballet, Brucie and beautiful people

As the glitz and glamour of Strictly Come Dancing gets into full swing, judge Darcey Bussell predicts that we are in for a sparkling series. “Every year gets tougher for the celebrities because of what you have seen in the past series,” says the...

 
NRL grand final: what to look out for

NRL grand final: what to look out for

How Souths handle the expectation Souths will enter Sunday’s grand final as firm favourites, as they should. Over the course of the season Michael Maguire’s team have been better than Des Hasler’s Canterbury, and that was indicated by their respective...

Guardian, 04:48 in Sport
 
Nick Clegg On Collision Course Over Airports

Nick Clegg On Collision Course Over Airports

Nick Clegg is set for a collision course with Lib Dem party activists by backing airport expansion after the party insisted there would be no new runways in the South East. In an interview with The Times Mr Clegg also accused Chancellor George Osborne...

 


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