News archive from 7 August 2015, page 17

Celtic's Scott Brown and Mikael Lustig laughed in our faces after putting us out of Europe, claims Qarabag player

Celtic's Scott Brown and Mikael Lustig laughed in our faces after putting us out of Europe, claims Qarabag...

ANGRY Azerbaijani international Gara Garayev has accused Celtic skipper Scott Brown of laughing at him and his team-mates during their Champions League clash. Celtic squeezed through to the Play-Off section of Europe’s premier competition after a...

 

Berlin: an outdoor swimming tour of the best pools and urban lidos

Berlin is well known for being stylish and full of history. But what many visitors aren’t aware of is that it’s also rather “wet”, threaded with winding rivers and looping canals, surrounded by crystal-clear lakes that are ideal for wild swimming, and...

Guardian, 06:44 in Travel
 
Grandmother has ‘mental scars’ after spending days in coma with Legionnaires’ contracted while working at factory

Grandmother has ‘mental scars’ after spending days in coma with Legionnaires’ contracted while working at...

A grandmother who battled for her life in a coma after contracting Legionnaires' disease at a factory still subject to a safety probe says the "mental scars' still remain from her ordeal. The woman, from Hebburn, was struck down by the...

 
Third of drivers ‘do not know correct speed limit’

Third of drivers ‘do not know correct speed limit’

More than a third of drivers do not know what the speed limit is on roads, a new study has revealed. OnePoll questioned 2,000 people on behalf of Co-operative Insurance, with 36 per cent of them unaware that the national limit on a dual carriageway...

 
Three-pronged final bid to save health centre

Three-pronged final bid to save health centre

With D-Day looming, campaigners hoping to prevent a South Tyneside health facility from being closed have launched a three-pronged bid to save it. Jarrow Walk-in Centre, based at the town’s Palmer Community Hospital, is due to move to a new Urgent...

 
Jack Ryan: Morecambe goals can take me to the next level

Jack Ryan: Morecambe goals can take me to the next level

Jack Ryan believes goals for Morecambe will fire his career to the next level. The 19-year-old has signed on a three-month youth loan from Preston North End and scored twice in the 5-2 reserve team at AFC Liverpool just hours after signing on...

 
West Midland Police three times more likely to stop and search black people than whites

West Midland Police three times more likely to stop and search black people than whites

Black people are still three times as likely to be stopped and searched by West Midlands Police as white people, new figures show. And two thirds of searches do not result in any official police action. Birmingham MP Jack Dromey (Lab Erdington),...

 
Controversial Al Hijrah school should be bulldozed: Education chief

Controversial Al Hijrah school should be bulldozed: Education chief

A debt-riddled and dilapidating Birmingham school should be bulldozed and replaced with a new building, the city’s education commissioner has said. The Birmingham Mail revealed in February how Al Hijrah School in Bordesley Green is £3 million in debt,...

 
Rangers whistleblower and former 'company secretary' Sevim Cesim snapped at airport with Ally McCoist after flying to Scotland to be quizzed by cops

Rangers whistleblower and former 'company secretary' Sevim Cesim snapped at airport with Ally McCoist after...

POLICE probing Charles Green’s Rangers reign have quizzed a key whistleblower. French businesswoman Sevim Cesim was questioned in Scotland on Wednesday. And yesterday, former Gers boss Ally McCoist was spotted giving her a send-off at Glasgow...

 
Historic Handsworth pub to become Mosque

Historic Handsworth pub to become Mosque

A derelict historic pub is to be restored as a Mosque and Islamic education centre following a vote by council planners. The Endwood pub in Handsworth , which has been empty for more than two years, will be repaired and reopened as a facility for 150...

 
Al-Hijrah Trust facing probe over claim £1m of public cash was spent on school in Pakistan

Al-Hijrah Trust facing probe over claim £1m of public cash was spent on school in Pakistan

Council bosses are investigating claims that a Trust running a failing Birmingham school used £1 million of taxpayer cash to fund a new school in Pakistan. Al-Hijrah opened in Burbidge Road, Bordesley Green, in 1999 and was at that time the city’s...

 
Angel Di Maria pens open letter to 'Manchester United family' following £44m PSG move

Angel Di Maria pens open letter to 'Manchester United family' following £44m PSG move

The winger has called time on his torrid Old Trafford spell following his club record £60m arrival from Real Madrid less than a year ago. Now, after joining French champions PSG he has insisted to the United faithful that he did his best 'but football...

Daily Star, 06:48 in Sport
 
Liverpool ace Christian Benteke: I kept Aston Villa in the Premier League

Liverpool ace Christian Benteke: I kept Aston Villa in the Premier League

The rejuvenated striker scored 11 goals in as many games to steer Villa to safety. His goals from the start of March helped net 14 priceless points and he also weighed in with another in the FA Cup at Wembley to help put Villa in the final. Sherwood...

Daily Star, 06:48 in Sport
 
Drone Moss peat bog restoration complete

Drone Moss peat bog restoration complete

A Berwickishire peat bog is being monitored after the completion of extensive work to restore it. The 25-hectare Drone Moss near Coldingham, designated as a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), has been the...

 
Food hygiene: Market trader rated by inspectors

Food hygiene: Market trader rated by inspectors

Routine food hygiene inspections continue to be carried out by council officers across northern Lincolnshire. The rating system used is: FIVE STARS: Very good. FOUR STARS: Good THREE STARS: Generally satisfactory TWO STARS: Improvement necessary ONE...

 


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