News archive from 8 September 2014, page 14

Looking back on 9/11 - a survivor’s story

Looking back on 9/11 - a survivor’s story

To mark the 260th anniversary of the Yorkshire Post, all this week we revisit some of the big news stories and ask, what happened next? Today Chris Bond speaks to 9/11 survivor Ian Robb. IT was a beautiful September morning. There wasn’t a cloud in...


Sharp considering sale of U.S. solar energy unit - Bloomberg

This year, Sharp shut down its UK solar plant and also pulled out of a venture with Italian energy firm Enel SpA to make solar panels and generate solar power. (Reporting by Sophie Knight; Editing by Edwina Gibbs)

Reuters, 06:55 in Business
Police patrols increased after anti-social behaviour

Police patrols increased after anti-social behaviour

POLICE have increased patrols in the town after two incidents of antisocial behaviour. Humberside Police responded to reports of youths gathering around Blyth Court and Sharpe Close.


'School-run chaos in Nottingham could cost lives'

A CHILD could be killed in the chaos outside our school gates - that's the stark warning from education officials. Now they've launched a drive to get parents to park further away. The new school year has signalled the return of jams outside schools...

Nottingham's Lace Market Hotel being brought back to life

Nottingham's Lace Market Hotel being brought back to life

A LANDMARK hotel in Nottingham which closed suddenly this year will throw open its doors again in November. The Lace Market Hotel, in High Pavement, was shut by administrators in May after running into serious financial difficulties. It was later...


Nottingham court listings: Who has been appearing before magistrates?

Hucknall: Dean Staniforth, 44, of Palmer Avenue, is accused of making a threat to kill a female in Hucknall on August 14. At Nottingham Magistrates' Court, he was bailed to attend Nottingham Crown Court on December 23. Carlton: Shannon Bird, 24, of...


Where is the cheapest petrol in Nottingham?

1. Clifton Express, Clifton Lane, Clifton, 124.9p. 2. Asda, Radford Road, Hyson Green, 125.7p. 3. Asda, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, 125.7p. 4. Sainsbury's, Castle Bridge Road, Castle Boulevard, 125.9p. 5. Basford Express, Valley Road, Basford,...


Milan Radulovic interviewed in sixty seconds

Q When and why did you decide to get in to the world of politics? A I stood for election in 1983 for Eastwood Town Council and didn't get elected so I went to work in the Middle East. I saw the extremes of poverty and wealth and when I saw the despair...


Late night chemists in Nottingham

Arnold: M. N. Singh, 77 High Street, to 6.30pm; Sainsbury's, Nottingham Road, to 10pm; Asda, 111-127 Front Street, 7am to 11pm. Aspley: Queen's Pharmacy Centre, 403 Nuthall Road, 7am to 11pm. Beeston and Lenton Abbey: Grewal, 38-40 Chilwell Road, to...


What happened on this day in history?

1504: Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence. 1727: A barn fire during a puppet show in Burwell in Cambridgeshire kills 78 people, many of whom are children 1831: William IV is crowned King of Great Britain. 1833: Charles Darwin departs to...


Roadworks in Nottingham

City centre: Popham Street and Maltmill Lane, off Canal Street, closed until December 31. Radford: Temporary two-way traffic signals on Hartley Road between Forster Street and Lonsdale Road until 6am on Friday. Wilford: Temporary three-way traffic...

Bid to reunite Yorkshire owners with stolen trinkets

Bid to reunite Yorkshire owners with stolen trinkets

Burglary and robbery victims are being urged to look at a jewellery haul recovered by West Yorkshire Police. The items, which include men’s and women’s watches, as well as a ring and a bracelet, were found in a Volkswagen Passat on August 29 that...


Which celebrities have a birthday today?

Pink, singer, 35; Martin Freeman, actor, pictured, 43; David Arquette, film actor, 43; Alex Garcia, guitarist, 25; Aimee Mann, singer, 54; Heather Thomas, actress, 57; Richard Hughes, of Keane, 39; Kimberly Peirce, director, 47; David Steeke, of Fine...


Alibaba who? U.S. retail investors not that interested

Alibaba, which sells more than Inc and EBay Inc combined, could raise over $21 billion in its IPO. It is often described as technology's hottest initial public offering since Facebook Inc’s 2012 debut, although initial pricing announced on...

Armed cops swoop in Derby city centre gun terror

Armed cops swoop in Derby city centre gun terror

A TERRIFIED Derby resident called 999 after seeing a man outside his house holding a pistol just seconds before hearing a gunshot. Peter Gray said an armed response unit arrived at Gerard Street within minutes of him making the emergency call on...


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