News archive from 9 November 2013, page 8

Bangladesh set for yet another shutdown in election row

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has repeatedly refused. Instead, she has offered the formation of an all-party government to see through the elections with her staying in charge. The deadlock, nothing new in Bangladesh, has led to the deaths of at least...

 
BT Sport Secures Champions League Rights

BT Sport Secures Champions League Rights

BT Sport has signed a £1bn deal to broadcast Champions League and Europa League matches for three years from 2015. The Champions League is currently broadcast by Sky Sports and ITV. More follows...

 
Twenty-three admit violence at Lincoln City's match at Nuneaton

Twenty-three admit violence at Lincoln City's match at Nuneaton

They were: Luke Daniel Beers, 22, from Ashwood Road, Nuneaton; Jamie Scott Cheshire, 22, of Meadow Street, Nuneaton; Stephen Dunn, 41, from Red Deeps, Nuneaton; Andrew Joseph Gadsby, 25, of Higham Lane, Nuneaton. Sports Bar Offer Meal and Drink £9.95...

 

Hon Hai mulls Arizona investment, says not connected to Apple

The world's largest electronics assembler, Hon Hai is considering the plan as it aims to integrate its current operations in North America. Among them are TV and modules manufacturing facilities in Mexico with 12,000 workers. "Arizona has offered...

Reuters, 10:42 in Business
 

BT Sport beat Sky and ITV to win exclusive Champions League and Europa League deal worth almost £1BILLION

BT Sport have secured exclusive rights to the Champions League in a landmark deal worth close to £1billion. The announcement is a huge blow for the current broadcasters Sky and ITV, who have enjoyed a long-running relationship with the competition. BT...

Daily Mail, 10:47 in Sport
 

Hundreds attend Carlisle's first Festival of Remembrance

FOUR hundred people filled St Cuthbert’s Church for Carlisle’s first Festival of Remembrance last night. The evening of musical entertainment culminated in a service, led by the Rev Keith Teasdale, when 25,000 poppy petals were released from the...

 
Cumbrian children carrying weight of parents’ problems

Cumbrian children carrying weight of parents’ problems

CHILDREN in Cumbria are struggling to cope with daily life because of problems their parents are facing, a new report reveals. Joyce Hawthorn: ‘Often the worst affected are those on low incomes, as salaries haven’t kept up with the cost of living’ A...

 

Cumbrian students get chance to impress county’s biggest employers

FORTY students from across Cumbria were given the chance to impress some of the county’s top employers yesterday as part of a work experience scheme. Title Author Copyright Description The Centre for Leadership Performance, at Lillyhall, held its...

 
Workington pupils hot-foot it along to see new fire station

Workington pupils hot-foot it along to see new fire station

EXCITED pupils from a Workington school enjoyed their first look inside the town’s new fire station. In the hot seat: Highlight of the trip to Workington Fire Station for Amber March Children from Victoria Infant School got a rare chance to sit inside...

 

Suspect arrested after armed robberies in Cumbria

A SUSPECTED gunman is in custody following a high-speed car chase and armed robberies in Wigton and Kirkbride A huge police operation was launched after a woman was ordered to hand over her car at gun point in George Street, Wigton, at 1pm yesterday....

 

'The truth is that he cheated!' Young labelled 'diver and a cheat' by furious Real Sociedad midfielder Bergara

Ashley Young has been labelled a 'diver and a cheat' by Real Sociedad midfielder Markel Bergara. The Spaniard was outraged when referee Nicola Rizzoli was tricked by Young's dive and awarded the penalty which Robin van Persie smashed against the post...

Daily Mail, 10:55 in Sport
 

Cumbrian sailor honoured deep beneath the sea

A WHITEHAVEN sailor who died when his battleship was torpedoed by a German submarine is among hundreds of sailors honoured by Navy divers. Title Author Copyright Description Gilbert Todd was one of 883 seamen killed when the HMS Royal Oak capsized and...

 

Treasury Committee asks Bank of England to clarify its role on Help to Buy scheme

The head of an influential parliamentary committee has asked the Bank of England to outline its role on the government's Help to Buy scheme amid fears that the controversial programme could lead to a house price bubble. Andrew Tyrie, chairman of the...

 

Sentence delay for Cumbrian sex offender

THE sentencing of a Cockermouth sex offender who made indecent videos of women without their knowledge has been delayed. Dale Leslie Moore, 41, of Sunscales Avenue, was due to be sentenced at West Cumbria Magistrates’ Court yesterday for filming a...

 
Super Typhoon Haiyan: Hundreds Feared Dead

Super Typhoon Haiyan: Hundreds Feared Dead

An airport worker in the Philippines has reported seeing one hundred bodies lying in the streets in just one town after Super Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the country. At least 20 more were confirmed dead on Saturday but there are fears for hundreds more...

 


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