News archive from 6 June 2013, page 10

Bishop set to fast in solidarity with hunger victims

The Rt Rev Tony Robinson helped stock up St Catherine's Emergency Food bank in Wakefield yesterday as he prepared to join a number of fasting bishops to raise awareness that 1 in 8 people around the world go hungry. Bishop Tony will give up food today...

 

Oysters top list of bottom foods

Oysters, liver and anchovies have topped a list of foods deemed unpalatable by British adults. Almost half the population (47%) said oysters were among the foods they would not eat, with the figure increasing to 57% of women, the poll for Save the...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Extra drink-drive checks announced

The Government has launched a £740,000 summer anti drink-drive campaign with police announcing they will carry out extra checks on motorists. The campaign will include radio adverts, pub posters and a short online film warning motorists of the heavy...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Woolwich accused: I'm a soldier

One of the men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby has told the Old Bailey: "I'm a man, I'm a soldier, I'm a British citizen." Appearing via videolink, Michael Adebolajo, 28, interrupted proceedings on several occasions during the bail...

 

Van driver 'wanted to kill more'

A driver who mowed down a mother-of-three in a three ton van intended killing at least six strangers he imagined were bullying and plotting against him. Matthew Tvrdon, 32, sped through a Cardiff suburb, in south Wales, seeing only people he believed...

 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 

Van driver 'wanted to kill more'

A driver who mowed down a mother-of-three in a three ton van intended killing at least six strangers he imagined were bullying and plotting against him. Matthew Tvrdon, 32, sped through a Cardiff suburb, in south Wales, seeing only people he believed...

 

Blaze 'may be Woolwich retaliation'

A Somali cultural centre has been burnt to the ground amid fears it was targeted in retaliation for the Woolwich murder of Drummer Lee Rigby. Counter-terror police launched an investigation into the blaze after the letters EDL - apparently referencing...

 

Blaze 'may be Woolwich retaliation'

A Somali cultural centre has been burnt to the ground amid fears it was targeted in retaliation for the Woolwich murder of Drummer Lee Rigby. Counter-terror police launched an investigation into the blaze after the letters EDL - apparently referencing...

 
PC jailed for selling celebrity stories to Sun

PC jailed for selling celebrity stories to Sun

A POLICE officer who sold information linked to a string of high-profile figures including Kate Middleton has been jailed, it can now be reported. Details of former Metropolitan Police Constable Paul Flattley’s two-year sentence can be made public...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Hot News
 

Pete Martin: Wake up to sleep’s benefits

Our hectic modern lifestyles mean one in three Scots suffers from sleeplessness, and it may have serious repercussions for their health and mental wellbeing, writes Pete Martin How did you sleep last night? Did you sleep the sleep of the just? Or did...

Scotsman, 00:22 in Health
 

Hague statement due on Kenya claims

Foreign Secretary William Hague is to make a statement in the Commons that is expected to set out plans to compensate elderly Kenyans tortured during the Mau Mau uprising. The UK will pay out £13.9 million to around 5,200 Kenyans for human rights...

 


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