News archive from 9 November 2012, page 1

Plea to not suffer in silence

ACTION on Hearing Loss is urging people in Selby to ensure elderly relatives with hearing loss don't face a future of unnecessary neglect and devastating isolation in care or nursing homes. The charity is advising people looking to secure care or...

 

College’s new offer

SELBY district students are being invited to consider carrying on their studies at Pontefract's New College. A college spokeswoman said: “Our students’ average point score exceeds that of every other state-funded post-16 provider, our A level success...

 

Terrific in teal: Dannii Minogue makes time stand still as she launches her new watch design in floorlength...

She's already launched her own fashion line and fragrance so it wasn't only a matter of time, quite literally, that Dannii Minogue would spin off into watch designs too.The Australian pop star has created her own range for Ernest Jones Swiss watches...

 

Couldn't wait to get into the white bikini? Helen Flanagan shows off her figure in THAT swimsuit ahead of...

In the 2006 series of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here, Myleene Klass famously took a jungle shower in a tiny white bikini, which catapulted her into a star with bikini campaigns and her own lingerie brand following suit. And it seems Helen...

 
Jermain Defoe hat-trick repays Andre Villas-Boas' tactics against Maribor

Jermain Defoe hat-trick repays Andre Villas-Boas' tactics against Maribor

It was Spurs who started the first half the brighter in their Group J encounter on Thursday night and Defoe made his side's pressure count when he converted from a Gareth Bale cross.But chaos at the back gave the visitors a simple equaliser, when...

Metro, 22:25 in Sport
 
Pat Cash: Roger Federer can't be called the greatest in history

Pat Cash: Roger Federer can't be called the greatest in history

The former Wimbledon champion from Australia is full of admiration for the 17 grand slam titles Federer has won but thinks others also deserve consideration, especially his compatriot Rod Laver. Cash is a student of the sport, digging deep into its...

Metro, 22:25 in Sport
 
WALES SET AMBITIOUS AUTUMN TARGET

WALES SET AMBITIOUS AUTUMN TARGET

The Pumas assignment arrives ahead of engagements against Samoa, world champions New Zealand and Australia for the RBS 6 Nations champions, who are still smarting from their 3-0 Test series defeat to the Wallabies in the summer. "We are looking...

 
LANCASTER LOOKING TO BUILD NEW ENGLAND

LANCASTER LOOKING TO BUILD NEW ENGLAND

England's starting XV for the first of four QBE autumn internationals includes the debutant Leicester hooker Tom Youngs and features 11 players with 13 caps or fewer. Saracens prop Mako Vunipola and Wasps lock Joe Launchbury, both 21, are also primed...

 
Iranian fighter jets fired on US drone, Pentagon confirms

Iranian fighter jets fired on US drone, Pentagon confirms

President Barack Obama was informed of the incident – which took place on 1 November – early last Thursday. Photograph: Julianne Showalter/AFP/Getty Images Iranian fighter jets fired on a US drone over the Persian Gulf last week, missing the unmanned...

 
Columbine, Virginia Tech, Tucson and Aurora … yet nothing on gun control

Columbine, Virginia Tech, Tucson and Aurora … yet nothing on gun control

Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former Nasa astronaut Mark Kelly, who made this statement in court Thursday at the sentencing of shooter Jared Lee Loughner. Photograph: AP Photo Mr Loughner, for the first and last time, you are going to hear...

 

Festive fun

FOR all the fun of the Christmas fair the public is invited to Drax Sports and Social Club. Festive fun at the club’s Christmas craft fair is on Saturday, November 17, 10am-4pm. Free entry. Also every Friday from tomorrow, 7-8pm there will be a new...

 

College’s new offer

SELBY district students are being invited to consider carrying on their studies at Pontefract's New College. A college spokeswoman said: “Our students’ average point score exceeds that of every other state-funded post-16 provider, our A level success...

 

Festive fun

FOR all the fun of the Christmas fair the public is invited to Drax Sports and Social Club. Festive fun at the club’s Christmas craft fair is on Saturday, November 17, 10am-4pm. Free entry. Also every Friday from tomorrow, 7-8pm there will be a new...

 
Banana war ends after 20 years

Banana war ends after 20 years

An international trade dispute over bananas dating back two decades has finally been settled. The European Union and ten Latin American countries signed an agreement to formally end eight separate World Trade Organisation (WTO) cases. The head of the...

BBC, 22:37 in Business
 
Walt Disney quarterly profits increase 14%

Walt Disney quarterly profits increase 14%

Entertainment giant Walt Disney has posted an increase in quarterly profits, boosted by higher revenues at its sports network ESPN and cruise ship operation. The media and theme park company said that net income rose 14% to $1.2bn (£750m). Group sales...

BBC, 22:37 in Business
 


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