News archive from 8 June 2015, page 13

Rotherham Council to spend £1.65m adapting homes of foster carers and adopters

Rotherham Council to spend £1.65m adapting homes of foster carers and adopters

Rotherham Council has set aside £1.65 million to adapt the homes of foster carers and adopters in the town. The funding is aimed at allowing children to stay with families whose homes may not be suitable. A similar scheme has seen £1.12 million spent...

 

Fire crews called to Anglesey 'explosion'

Fire crews were called to reports of an explosion at a factory on Anglesey in the early hours of this morning. North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a fire and smoke at London Road, Holyhead, at 03:29 BST. The A55 was closed...

BBC, 06:24 in Regional
 

Family heartbreak: Emotional tribute to Kallum Dutson, 13

A FAMILY member has paid an emotional tribute to 13-year-old Kallum Dutson, who was "snatched away" due to heart failure. Kallum, who was found in his bedroom at his Allenton home, was "liked by everybody", according to his cousin...

 
I thought Birmingham City were going to 'do a Portsmouth' before Gary Rowett arrived, says Blues' legendary captain

I thought Birmingham City were going to 'do a Portsmouth' before Gary Rowett arrived, says Blues' legendary...

Birmingham City great Joe Gallagher admits he feared for his beloved club before Gary Rowett took over. The legendary Blues skipper described how he was worried Blues would ‘do a Portsmouth’ as they struggled at the start of the season. Gallagher, who...

 

Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Monday

IBERIA Etihad Airways has agreed to sell its stake in Aer Lingus amid a potential IAG takeover deal, the CEO of Etihad said on Sunday. TELEFONICA Spain's Telefonica will invest $2 billion in Peru to 2017 to update infrastructure, the company said on...

 
High praise for former chairman

High praise for former chairman

The newly-appointed Chairman of the District of the Derbyshire Dales has paid tribute to his predecessor, former Bakewell councillor Carol Walker. Ms Walker, whose civic year ended at Derbyshire Dales District Council’s annual meeting last week,...

 
Australia man 'steals bulldozer to crush cars and home'

Australia man 'steals bulldozer to crush cars and home'

A man who allegedly used a stolen bulldozer to crush three vehicles and a house in Australia's New South Wales has been arrested, say police. The 48-year-old was expected to be charged later over the incident in Teralba, outside of Newcastle. A woman...

BBC, 06:31 in World News
 

Tonys 2015: a good night for women but not a show fit for a queen

The 2015 Tony awards was not a show fit for a queen. Most of the production numbers fell flat. A startling number of celebrities couldn’t read the teleprompter. The hosts, Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming, seemed occasionally embarrassed and...

 
Wasteful practices blamed for A&E crisis at Royal Stoke as report calls for change of culture

Wasteful practices blamed for A&E crisis at Royal Stoke as report calls for "change of culture"

POOR use of beds and other wasteful practices at Staffordshire's biggest hospital have been blamed for adding to its A&E crisis. Controllers operating the new 111 health line have also thrown hundreds of extra patients onto the Royal Stoke's...

 

European Factors to Watch-FTSE set to edge up, DAX seen lower

Deutsche Bank purged its leadership on Sunday, appointing Briton John Cryan as chief executive to replace Anshu Jain just two weeks after Jain was given more power to reorganise the bank. Deutsche Bank has struggled to restore an image tarnished by a...

 

Is the 'Moscow experiment' over?

Five years ago, to take a walk along the embankment of the Moscow river, south-west of the Kremlin, would have been a miserable affair – through the depressing, weed-strewn expanse of Gorky Park, navigating pot-holed roads and dodging stray dogs. Now,...

 

The insider's cultural guide to Moscow: Concrete, coding and Soviet ghosts

Moscow culture in five words Rainbow glow in oil spills. Sound of the city Crisscrossed by 10-lane avenues, Moscow is awash in fumes and traffic. Sirens, roadworks and engines blend into a 24-hour urban symphony. The noise penetrates even the most...

 
Derby thug Scott Sharp told woman he would 'end her life' during assault

Derby thug Scott Sharp told woman he would 'end her life' during assault

A 21-YEAR-OLD man who twice assaulted a woman telling her he would "end her life" has been jailed. Scott Sharp threatened the woman with a knife and also told her he would "kill her family" during one of the attacks, which took...

 
Syngenta rejects further takeover proposal from Monsanto

Syngenta rejects further takeover proposal from Monsanto

Syngenta had earlier rejected a $45-billion offer, but St. Louis-based Monsanto has continued to pursue a deal. (Reporting by Alice Baghdjian; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

Reuters, 06:40 in Business
 

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