News archive from 8 November 2013, page 5

Man faces court over girls' death

An unemployed sports coach will appear in court today charged with the manslaughter of two teenage girls who died after they were hit by a car. Samuel Etherington from Stoners Close, Gosport, Hampshire, is at Winchester Crown Court for a preliminary...

 

Injury claim woman could face jail

A mother of 13 who exaggerated an injury in a bid to claim £750,000 compensation from a housing organisation faces the prospect of jail today. Lawyers for Homes for Haringey told the High Court that 59-year-old Barbara Fari had lied about how badly...

 

Police detain man over bombings in north China city

"Police found home-made explosive devices at his residence, and a large amount of evidence of his crimes," state television said on its official microblog. "Feng Zhijun fully confessed to the evidence of his crimes." Police caught...

 

In mourning: Scott Disick 'extremely sad' by sudden loss of his mother Bonnie, 63, as he attends funeral...

122 View comments Scott Disick's mother Bonnie, 63, passed away last week, according to RadarOnline. Kourtney Kardashian's fiance is reportedly 'devastated' by the loss, a family insider tells the site. This week the reality star, 30, has been spotted...

 
Joey Barton: Man Charged After Bottle Incident

Joey Barton: Man Charged After Bottle Incident

A man has been charged after a bottle was thrown at footballer Joey Barton during a match. The QPR star was hit by a plastic container at Burnley in the second half of his side's 2-0 defeat at Turf Moor on October 26. A spokesman for Lancashire Police...

 

Washington 27 Minnesota 34: AP on form as Vikings come from behind to stun Redskins

Adrian Peterson ran in two of his team's four touchdowns as the Minnesota Vikings reversed a 13-point deficit to beat the Washington Redskins. The win is only Minnesota's second of the season, the other coming at Wembley against Pittsburgh during week...

Daily Mail, 04:42 in Sport
 

South Koreans cram for dream jobs at Samsung

The promise of Samsung, whose sprawling business empire spans consumer electronics to ships, offers not only a good salary and benefits but also holds the key to a good marriage in this Asian country where Confucian traditions run deep. The...

 

China's exports rebound in October, beat forecasts

Exports increased by 5.6 percent in October from a year earlier, the Customs Administration said on Friday, beating market expectations for a 3.2 percent rise. Imports rose 7.6 percent against forecasts of an 8.5 percent rise, leaving the trade...

Reuters, 05:07 in Business
 
War hero Donald receives honour

War hero Donald receives honour

Mr Brown, who has just turned 90, is a popular local figure in the village of Whitacre Heath near Coleshill. Local residents began a campaign after his application for the Bomber Command Clasp was initially rejected. Campaigner John Morgan, said:...

 
Best bauble design will bring chance to set town twinkling

Best bauble design will bring chance to set town twinkling

And the overall winner will get the prestigious opportunity of switching on the town's festive lights later this month. Mayor of Tamworth, Cllr John Garner - who will turn on the lights with the competition winner - is urging young people from across...

 
Owner in shock at pet's savage death and police response

Owner in shock at pet's savage death and police response

"The police said there was no case to answer," said the 36-year-old. "As it's 'dog on cat', there's no law for it. "I'm feeling unresolved about it. If you've got a dog like a pitbull you should keep it on the lead because they are...

 
MPs seek pledge on speedy cuts in energy bills if green levies go

MPs seek pledge on speedy cuts in energy bills if green levies go

During the session Mr Pincher pushed the firms to confirm that if green levies, used to subsidise renewable energy generation, are lifted then consumers' bills will be directly reduced. "Renewable levies add £112 each year to the average annual...

 
Worldwide 'buzz' as experts are set to open Roman child's coffin

Worldwide 'buzz' as experts are set to open Roman child's coffin

A team of 12 experts from across the country have excavated the relic, which was discovered in a field six miles from Tamworth two weeks ago. Archaeology Warwickshire, who have been commissioned to recover and study the coffin, said that the find has...

 
Ankerside is coming back in fashion as new store arrives

Ankerside is coming back in fashion as new store arrives

It is the third major jobs boost at the centre with both Poundland and Costa expanding in recent weeks. The two shops have taken on eight more staff between them - and more jobs are in the pipeline for the New Year. Autumn offer voucher EPO Estates...

 
Residents praised for their 'vigilance' during strikes

Residents praised for their 'vigilance' during strikes

The Tamworth call related to an automatic fire alarm sounding at a commercial building at Stablethorpe, in Thorpe Lane, Thorpe Constantine. It was reported at 7.49am but crews did not attend. Chief Fire Officer Peter Dartford thanked residents and...

 


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