News archive from 6 June 2013, page 12

More first-time buyers 'realise their dreams'

More first-time buyers 'realise their dreams'

More first-time buyers are realising their dreams, with a significant rise in people making their first purchase, says the property company, LSL. Its survey suggests that the number of first-time buyers has increased by 15% over the past year. The...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 

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...

 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 

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...

 
Premier League revenues to rise by 25%, says Deloitte

Premier League revenues to rise by 25%, says Deloitte

Premier League clubs' revenue reached a record £2.36bn in 2011-12, according to football finance experts at Deloitte. It estimates revenue grew to £2.5bn in 2012-13, and will grow by a further £600m, or 25%, in 2013-14, when the league's new...

BBC, 00:25 in Business
 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 

Police payout to bereaved mother

Police have paid an undisclosed out-of-court settlement to a mother who was arrested on suspicion of murder after her three-year-old son died of natural causes. Abby Podmore, from Quinton, Birmingham, was held in police custody overnight in February...

 


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