News archive from 8 January 2015, page 17

Charlie Hebdo attack: Man surrenders, two at large

THE names of two gunmen responsible for the terror attack that killed 12 people at the headquarters of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo have been released by police - and a third man has surrendered to officials. A manhunt is underway for two...

Scotsman, 07:08 in Politics
 

Winds and snow to batter Britain

Britain is bracing itself for a double battering as gale force winds stirred up by a 250mph jet stream strike - followed by snow. The very stormy weather has sparked fears that trees could be uprooted and travel and power lines damaged as forecasters...

 
Charity founder faces his toughest fight yet

Charity founder faces his toughest fight yet

A recovered alcoholic who battled back from the brink of suicide is now facing the fight of his life after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. Charity founder David Tinlin gave up alcohol nine-and-a-half years ago when he woke up in a police cell...

 
Travel update for the morning of 8th January

Travel update for the morning of 8th January

Here's the latest news on traffic and travel conditions on the county's roads on Thursday 8th January. It is a quiet morning on the roads so far across Notts, with no major traffics incidents to be aware of. Forecaster are expecting temperatures to...

 
Letter: Let dedicated staff save our NHS

Letter: Let dedicated staff save our NHS

Burnley General Hospital can be proud of its staff. On Monday, December 15th, I arrived at the day case surgery at 7-20am. From the moment of arrival to going home at noon, the dedicated staff were fantastic. Finally, it came to operation time. I...

 
Hull FC to blood next generation of rising stars including Zeus Silk and Connor Bower

Hull FC to blood next generation of rising stars including Zeus Silk and Connor Bower

HULL FC's young rising stars will have a real opportunity to make a name for themselves and take a stride toward first team representation on Sunday. That's the view of coach Lee Radford, who is planning on handing many of the club's under-19s players...

 
Newcastle Borough Council set to install barriers at Midway car park

Newcastle Borough Council set to install barriers at Midway car park

MORE than 20 people have attempted to kill themselves at a multi-storey car park in just two years. They have thrown themselves off Newcastle's Midway car park or been talked down as they prepared to jump. New figures show four people have died at the...

 
Tram line in Clifton to be tested

Tram line in Clifton to be tested

Testing has begun on new sections of the tram extension into the centre of Clifton. Last night, testing took place into the centre of Clifton following trials in places like Chilwell, Compton Acres and other sections of the Clifton line. The testing...

 
Weather forecast for Thursday 8th January

Weather forecast for Thursday 8th January

Forecaster say it will be a breezy day with the remaining rain clearing during the morning. A mostly dry morning with bright or sunny spells, although the odd shower can’t be ruled out in the during the afternoon.

 
Break-ups can lead to novice landlords

Break-ups can lead to novice landlords

According to The Office for National Statistics, 42 per cent of marriages in England and Wales end in divorce. Simon Perkins, partner at PWR Lettings says he sees a ten per-cent increase in the number of properties entering the buy to let market in...

 
Martin's design skills in demand after TV competition success

Martin's design skills in demand after TV competition success

WINNING a competition on TV was the catalyst for an amateur interior designer to start his own business. Martin Holland (pictured), of Netherfield, was seen by millions on BBC2's The Great Interior Design Challenge. The programme, which searches for...

 
Thieves snooping around gardens at night to find high-value items to steal

Thieves snooping around gardens at night to find high-value items to steal

Top Valley: Thieves are snooping around gardens at night looking to steal push bikes, motorbikes, quad bikes and other high-value items. A secure shed was broken into in Glenorchy Crescent between 11pm on Monday and 9am on Tuesday. A bike was also...

 

China says nets 680 graft suspects in 'unprecedented' haul

China's Ministry of Public Security called the number of fugitives captured abroad "unprecedented". It said the 680 people captured from July to December last year was 4.5 times the total number in 2013. "This operation has achieved...

 

U.S.-led air strikes have hit 3,222 Islamic State targets - Pentagon

Army Colonel Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said he wasn't sure how many targets had been damaged versus destroyed, "but I'm confident that the destruction level is high. Our strikes are extraordinarily accurate." Release of the target...

 
Prima doners: the best kebabs in Britain

Prima doners: the best kebabs in Britain

A grey lunchtime in Stoke Newington, north-east London, and I’m standing in the entrance to Super Kebab, an unexceptional-looking takeaway. For all of January’s belt-tightening, there is a queue. I wait for four others to order before opting for a...

 


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