News archive from 8 June 2017, page 18

UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 8

June 8 Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 2 points at 7477 on Thursday, according to financial bookmakers. * ELECTIONS: Prime Minister Theresa May is on course to increase her majority in parliament in Britain's election on Thursday,...

 
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Has THIS fitness guru become the latest celebrity to sign up?

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Has THIS fitness guru become the latest celebrity to sign up?

Fitness guru Joe Wicks is reportedly joining this year's series of the BBC One dancing competition. Despite previously denying he was going to be swapping his trainers for dancing shoes, it seems the self-titled Body Coach has cleared his schedule and...

 

Former Soundhaus venue to host Romanian weddings if granted permanent premises licence

A licensing hearing has been called to approve a premises licence for a former music venue in Northampton so it can specialise in Romanian weddings. The former Soundhaus music venue in Great Russell Street has been the subject of several noise...

 

Corporal punishment complaints at Northampton’s Jesus Army were not followed up... because it wasn’t...

Detectives did not pursue a number of claims of physical abuse against a Northampton-based religious sect because ‘corporal punishment’ was not illegal in the 1970s and 1980s. Jesus Army members contacted the religious organisation between 2013 and...

 

Scottish voters go to polls as multiple seats up for grabs

Voters go to the polls today in a General Election that could see numerous seats change hands in Scotland. Scotland’s political leaders will be among the first to cast their votes as polling stations open across the country from 7am. SNP leader Nicola...

Scotsman, 06:45 in Politics
 

Judges 'blown away' by town's talent as winner of Northampton's Rising Star 2017 is found

A 16-year-old girl who has dreams of singing in the West End has been crowned the winner of a Northampton talent show for her 'phenomenal' voice. The finalists of the Northampton's Rising Star talent show took to the stage at the Spinney Theatre, in...

 

Some Derby residents react with outrage after city hotel considered to house asylum seekers

Some people in Derby have reacted with outrage to the news that a former city hotel was being considered as a possible site to house asylum seekers while their applications to stay in the UK are being processed. Security firm G4S confirmed St Peter's...

 
Man gunned down outside house in Speke - updates

Man gunned down outside house in Speke - updates

Alan Weston will be bringing us the latest from Eastern Avenue after a man was shot outside a house last night. At 9.50pm, a report was received of a man being shot. Paramedics and armed police attended the scene and a man in his 40s was found with a...

 

Rock City shortlisted for new national award

Nottingham live music venue Rock City has been revealed as a finalist in the first ever Heavy Music Awards, a new public voted awards event designed to celebrate rock and metal. The iconic club, owned by DHP Family, was the only venue outside London...

 

Northumberland Livestock

Acklington June 1 North East Livestock Sales sold 35 prime cattle and 1023 sheep comprising 637 lambs, 180 hoggs and 206 cast ewes. Cattle: Angus hfrs 220.5p, 212.5p Burnhouse, 219.5p, 214.5p Craster Heugh, Lim hfrs 219.5p, 215.5p Broom Hall, 219.5p...

 
Nepal bans Polish climber over illegal Everest traverse

Nepal bans Polish climber over illegal Everest traverse

A Polish man has been banned from climbing any mountain in Nepal for 10 years after he made a rare traverse of Mount Everest last month without the correct permit, a Nepali official said on Thursday. Janusz Adam Adamski, 49, from Szczecin, Poland,...

 

Police foil new terror plot as they arrest three people planning attack

Police have arrested three people on terror charges, but they have said they are not linked to the London Bridge attack. Two men, aged 34 and 37, were taken into custody in Newham, east London, while a third, aged 33, was arrested in Waltham Forest....

Metro, 06:50 in Hot News
 

Election 2017 YP comment: Who do you trust in this ultimate test of leadership?

THE GENERAL Election today is not the poll that Theresa May envisaged when she took her party, and her country, by surprise when she chose this moment to seek a strong personal mandate of her own. After all, the supposedly defining issue – Brexit –...

 

Blackpool: From the courts 08/06/17

Here is a round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court. David Wainwright, 42, driving with excess alcohol, failing to stop for a police officer and speeding A drunken speeding motorist failed to stop when a police officer stood in the...

 

Kevan Christie: Vaccination success story is too often taken for granted

Barely a week goes by nowadays without news of a pioneering medical development somewhere in the world set to transform human life as we know it. In the past few months, French scientists have successfully treated a teenager’s Sickle Cell disease by...

Scotsman, 06:51 in Health
 


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