News archive from 8 August 2013, page 7

Runners helping change lives

Runners helping change lives

People taking part will give £10 to Global Hands. The charity was formed by De Montfort University lecturer Dr Momodou Sallah last year to help tackle global inequality. Any 1hr massage £35.00 Sawadee Traditional Thai Therapy View details Print...

 
Multi-storey car park at hospital is long way off

Multi-storey car park at hospital is long way off

The University of Leicester Hospitals NHS Trust has had a long-held ambition of increasing parking capacity at the infirmary with a multi-storey car park. However, its head of estates and facilities this week said it was some way off achieving that....

 
Man, 23, in hospital after being shot while driving

Man, 23, in hospital after being shot while driving

A van which the injured 23-year-old was believed to have been driving was found in Woodborough Road, St Ann's. Yesterday, a cordon was in place in Alfred Street North, off Woodborough Road, and around the Asiana Hypermarket, in Woodborough Road....

 
'What if our Izaak had been killed?'

'What if our Izaak had been killed?'

But because the attack took place on private property, police are powerless to take action against the owner. Under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, it is a criminal offence if an out-of-control dog injures someone in a public place, or if the owner...

 
Extra stops to help cut station queues

Extra stops to help cut station queues

But Stoke-on-Trent City Council says part of the problem is being caused by buses arriving too early. Ady Culpin, spokesman for First Bus, blamed the location of the station. *** SELL your HOME for £399 plus vat. *** with www.whitegates.co.......

 
Heart-op hero Sam sets world records

Heart-op hero Sam sets world records

The 12-year-old, of Silverdale, won four gold medals and one silver in the swimming finals, as well as setting two world records in the process. Sam was just a day old when he was diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect, which meant he was too...

 
Could revolutionary 'test tube' burgers change our lives forever?

Could revolutionary 'test tube' burgers change our lives forever?

The question now facing the flesh-eating community is whether they'd consume meat grown in a test tube. Obviously, this isn't an issue for someone like Nicholas Soames, who'd happily eat things growing down the side of the cooker, but not everyone's...

 
Knifeman raided bookies then made his getaway...in a taxi

Knifeman raided bookies then made his getaway...in a taxi

He then helped himself to about £180 cash from the till before leaving the shop and getting into the cab. McCue was yesterday jailed for 32 months at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court. *** SELL your HOME for £399 plus vat. *** with www.whitegates.co.......

 
Holly bounces back after choking on ball

Holly bounces back after choking on ball

Her desperate owners Alli and Gemma Kiely tried everything they could to remove the obstruction - including the Heimlich manoeuvre which involves applying pressure to the diaphragm from behind - before Holly eventually coughed it up. They are now...

 

Sluggish Europe makes Nestle cut full-year growth target

Net profit at the maker of KitKat bars and Maggi soups rose to 5.1 billion Swiss francs, in line with estimates in a Reuters poll. French yoghurt maker Danone (DANO.PA) reported a 6.5 percent rise in quarterly sales on the back of an improvement in...

Reuters, 06:38 in Business
 
Motability vehicle used as getaway car

Motability vehicle used as getaway car

A SELF-confessed drug addict admitted using his estranged partner's motability car as a getaway vehicle for two thefts. Edward Berry pleaded guilty to both crimes - committed with an accomplice on consecutive days - and one attempted theft before...

 

Syrian TV shows Assad after reported attack on his motorcade

Other activists also reported rockets were fired into the Malki area. Assad appeared unharmed in the footage. (Reporting by Khaled Yacoub Oweis, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

 

Chelsea 1 Real Madrid 3: Lampard returns to Jose's fold... but Ronaldo steals the show

Frank Lampard made his first appearance of the summer but could not prevent a Cristiano Ronaldo masterclass from ending Chelsea's 100 per cent pre-season record. Prior to the clash against Real Madrid in Miami, the veteran midfielder had missed all of...

Daily Mail, 06:48 in Sport
 
Initial planning application put forward for 970 new homes and primary school on southern edge of Louth

Initial planning application put forward for 970 new homes and primary school on southern edge of Louth

Plans for nearly 1,000 new homes on the southern edge of Louth have taken a first official step towards reality after an outline planning application was submitted. Gladman Developments and landowners AR and MA Pridgeon has put forward plans which...

 
Prestigious £30m rail deal will unite two Saudi cities

Prestigious £30m rail deal will unite two Saudi cities

Tata Steel's rail sector chief Gérard Glas said: "This is a prestigious project which will see the holy cities being linked by rail for the first time. "Tata Steel is delighted to be contributing to this high-speed line, which will have to...

 


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