News archive from 8 March 2015, page 16

Businessman who lost fortune to bankrupt tycoon Graham Gillespie left scarred after being viciously attacked by his son

Businessman who lost fortune to bankrupt tycoon Graham Gillespie left scarred after being viciously...

A BUSINESSMAN who lost a fortune to bankrupt tycoon Graham Gillespie was left scarred for life after being viciously attacked by his son. Greg Ross, 37, was assaulted by thug John Gillespie – known as Scott – at a posh country club in front of shocked...

 
Scots blow staggering £158m on controversial slot machines dubbed crack cocaine of gambling

Scots blow staggering £158m on controversial slot machines dubbed crack cocaine of gambling

SCOTS last year lost a staggering £158million on controversial high stakes slot machines. According to new figures, the total amount staked on the casino-type fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT) in 2014 was £3.4billion. The machines, dubbed the crack...

 

Don't miss the Journal Wedding Fayre 2015 this weekend

COUPLES looking to tie the knot can get everything they need for their special day today (Sunday, March 8) at the Journal Wedding Show. Plenty of exhibitors have already signed up for the day, including: Polka-Dotty Cakes Steve Elliot Wedding...

 
Celtic boss Ronny Deila urges fans to lay-off injury-prone James Forrest as he tips winger to return to brilliant best

Celtic boss Ronny Deila urges fans to lay-off injury-prone James Forrest as he tips winger to return to...

RONNY Deila has urged Celtic fans to lay off James Forrest – because the winger will be back to his brilliant best next season. The 23-year-old took stick when he failed to shine after coming off the bench in the midweek loss to St Johnstone. After...

 
Easter 2015 in Leicestershire: 17 things to do with the family

Easter 2015 in Leicestershire: 17 things to do with the family

With the Easter holidays just around the corner, we have taken a look at 17 events that will keep all of the family happy. Easter Bunny Express at Great Central Railway Meet the Easter Bunny and Bugsy Bunny on this train-ride extravaganza. Ride all...

 
Firefighters called to incident in Oakwood street

Firefighters called to incident in Oakwood street

FIREFIGHTERS dealt with a fire on open ground in Oakwood late on Saturday night. A crew from the Nottingham Road station were called to Opal Close at 11.30pm. No cause for the fire has been revealed. * Read more of today's top news stories here....

 

China parliament chief says Hong Kong decision correct

But the National People's Congress (NPC), China's largely rubber-stamp legislature, said in August it would screen candidates who want to run in the city's election for a chief executive in 2017, which democracy activists said rendered the notion of...

 

At least three killed in rocket attack in north Mali - sources

Security sources said a U.N. peacekeeper was killed and several were injured in the attack which took place shortly before dawn. U.N. and French troops inside the Kidal base returned fire and calm has now returned, they said. A spokeswoman for the U.N...

 

Blasts kill one, wound nine in Egypt's Alexandria - health ministry

A bomb outside of Harambe police station in central Alexandria wounded four, while another near the police station was disarmed by security forces, security sources said. A fourth bomb went off near the Bab Sharq police station without injuring or...

 
Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal: Champions League qualification more important than FA Cup

Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal: Champions League qualification more important than FA Cup

Louis van Gaal has admitted Champions League qualification is a bigger priority for Manchester United than winning the FA Cup. The Reds entertain Arsenal in what promises to be an electric quarter-final on Monday night, with supporters desperate to...

 
Nottingham weather: Sunday, March 6

Nottingham weather: Sunday, March 6

Today is set to remain fairly dry with some patchy rain around midday. The rain is set to spread from the west at about 1pm before clearing out to the east with some sunny spells this afternoon. Temperatures will remain relatively high peaking at 10C...

 
Tamworth going from strength-to-strength economically, says council leader

Tamworth going from strength-to-strength economically, says council leader

THE leader of Tamworth Borough Council has hailed the economic position of the town as 'great' just one week after the council's three-year budget was approved. The budget, which was approved by a majority at a full council meeting last week, featured...

 

Merseyrail Wirral line travellers face widespread disruption

Passengers using Merseyrail’s Wirral line were warned to expect widespread disruption to services on Sunday due to essential track works. A number of routes are affected on Sunday by an expansion to works that are taking place on the West Kirby line...

 
Lucky escape for homeowners after car crashes into their Derbyshire house

Lucky escape for homeowners after car crashes into their Derbyshire house

THE occupants of a house in a Derbyshire village had a lucky escape after a car crashed in to their property in the early hours of the morning. The incident involved one car which left the road and crashed into the building in High Street, Newhall, at...

 

Starving baby found in apartment after mother "took overdose'

A 9-month-old baby boy was found dead in an apartment up to two weeks after his mother took her own life. Casey Kessler was discovered by mother Sara's brother who had not heard from her fro several days. It also emerged that neighbour William...

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