News archive from 6 October 2012, page 8

People 'should have say on EU'

The British people should be given a say on any "fresh settlement" in the European Union in the wake of the eurozone crisis, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said. Voters could be given a chance to express their views either in a...

 

Terror suspects extradited to US

Radical cleric Abu Hamza is expected to arrive in the United States later after he was deported from Britain along with four other terror suspects. The men were on board two planes which left a military airbase in Suffolk late on Friday night, Home...

 

Transport services are letting passengers down

From: John Alan Ramsden, Carlton Way, Cleckheaton. IS it about time that Kirklees, Calderdale and maybe Wakefield and even Bradford, pulled out of Metro and WYPTE, even if it meant that we formed our own authority? They do not listen nor care about...

 

Jays hit by acorn crop shortage

A poor acorn crop this year could be pushing jays into gardens in search of food, experts have said. Jays, the most colourful member of the crow family, have been more visible than normal around the UK as they widen their search for food in the face...

 

England cricket team to play Essex in 4-day warm-up for 2013 Ashes series

CRICKET: England will play Essex in a four-day warm-up ahead of next summer's Ashes series. The national side will line up at Chelmsford's County Ground between June 30 and July 3 in a bid to reach peak condition for the first Test against Australia...

Daily Post, 00:25 in Sport
 
Lehman settles £23.5bn dispute

Lehman settles £23.5bn dispute

The European division of Lehman Brothers and its US brokerage unit have taken a major step towards helping creditors and customers of the former investment bank recover money by settling a dispute over $38 billion (£23.5bn) in asset claims. James...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 

Hunt backing reform to abortion law

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he favours a sharp tightening of the law on abortion. In an interview with The Times, Mr Hunt said the limit should be cut to 12 weeks into a pregnancy - half the current limit of 24 weeks. Mr Hunt stressed that a...

 
SIR ALEX FERGUSON TIPS ROBIN VAN PERSIE TO BREAK RECORD

SIR ALEX FERGUSON TIPS ROBIN VAN PERSIE TO BREAK RECORD

Ferguson is demanding at least 20 goals apiece from Van Persie and Wayne Rooney to keep Manchester United in Premier League title contention With United having given the opposition the lead in virtually every game this season, he is pinning his hopes...

 

People 'should have say on EU'

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50% of finalists asked to audition

Half of the 12 acts that have made it through to this year's X Factor finals so far were asked to audition for the show. Two contestants, Jahmene Douglas and duo MK1, have revealed that they were approached to take part. Supermarket worker Douglas...

 

PM reveals £140m NHS funding boost

David Cameron is to reaffirm his commitment to the NHS with the announcement of £140 million in funding to ease the burden of red tape on nurses and midwives, enabling them to spend more time with patients. As Conservative activists begin gathering in...

 

Standards swept aside
in the NHS

From: Robert Carlton, Athol Crescent, Ovenden, Halifax. i WAS quite shocked to read the letter from TW Coxon (Yorkshire Post, September 13) which advised that nurses were doing the jobs of cleaners and having to mop corridors and ward floors. I agree...

 

UK banks could need extra £22bn to cover mortgages risks

Britain's banks could need up to £22 billion more capital if regulators follow through with threats to change the risk weightings they apply to mortgages in assessing the size of their loan books, analysts have estimated. Morgan Stanley analysts...

Scotsman, 00:20 in Business
 
DON'T GO TO CITY WARNS ADAM JOHNSON

DON'T GO TO CITY WARNS ADAM JOHNSON

That may sound contradictory, but it does make sense. For although Johnson can boast a Premier League winner's medal from his time at Manchester City, where he will start for Sunderland this afternoon, he feels it was two years where his career, both...

 

Terror suspects set for extradition

Radical cleric Abu Hamza has arrived at a military airbase where he will be handed over to US officials and flown to America to face terror charges. Hamza was transported by officers from the Metropolitan Police's extradition unit to RAF Mildenhall in...

 


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