News archive from 9 November 2013, page 9

Carlisle vet warns on dangerous dogs

A CARLISLE vet has warned that if dogs aren’t looked after properly there is more chance of them turning violent. Title Author Copyright Description Ann Noble, of Paragon Vets in Dalston, believes the majority of dogs which have a bad reputation are...

 
Inspection blitz on Cumbrian secondary schools

Inspection blitz on Cumbrian secondary schools

EDUCATION watchdog Ofsted is set to carry out an accelerated programme of secondary school inspections in Cumbria. Caroline Sutton: ‘Ofsted curious to understand what the quality of secondary education is in Cumbria’ The body will assemble teams of...

 

Stobart plans alternative to Carlisle airport scheme

STOBART Group is drawing up a fallback plan for a massive new base in Carlisle in case its plans to redevelop the city’s airport are grounded. Title Author Copyright Description The Cumberland News can today reveal the logistics giant is planning a...

 
Car park space targeted to allow for Carlisle shops expansion

Car park space targeted to allow for Carlisle shops expansion

CAR parks could be closed to make way for new shops in Carlisle city centre. Change: Jane Meek wants Carlisle to provide a ‘leisure experience’ Council planning chiefs are looking at possible sites for major new retail development. And suggestions...

 

'It was the downfall of our relationship': Max George says Michelle Keegan dumped him because of his...

The Wanted's Max George has revealed that his 'serious drinking problem' was the reason he and ex-fiancée Michelle Keegan split up. The popstar says that Corrie star Michelle, 26, couldn't handle his drinking and called off their engagement three...

 

Back to the actors! Kelly Brook 'dating' Jeremy Piven as she hangs out with him at his Malibu home

Kelly Brook seems to have had her fill of rugby players as she is reportedly dating Mr Selfridge star Jeremy Piven. The model - who has been staying in Los Angeles for the last few weeks - was spotted hanging out with the actor at his Malibu home...

 
Miliband: Energy Bill Freeze 'Would Save £100m'

Miliband: Energy Bill Freeze 'Would Save £100m'

Freezing energy prices would save the taxpayer more than £100m in reduced fuel bills for public services such as hospitals and schools, says Labour leader Ed Miliband. Labour has promised to freeze the price of bills until 2017 and "reset the...

 

Afghan troop deaths climb but U.S. says transition on track

The data came in a Defense Department report to Congress that also showed NATO casualties falling 59 percent during the April-September period under review. The Pentagon did not provide the number of casualties for either year. Despite the jump in...

 

Coal miner Bumi is set for a vote over ties with Bakrie family

Shareholders in Indonesian coal miner Bumi are to vote on a deal that will see the company finally cut ties from the country's influential Bakrie family. The war-torn mining giant was co-founded by financier Nat Rothschild and the Bakries, but has...

 

RSA suspends three bosses in Irish division amid warnings of suspected financial irregularities

Insurer RSA suspended three executives in its Irish division late last night amid warnings of suspected financial irregularities. The FTSE firm also issued a £70million profits warning - its second in the space of three days - and said it is working...

 

Strangers pay respects to war hero

Hundreds of people are expected to attend the funeral of a war veteran they never knew after it emerged he died with no close friends or relatives. Harold Jellicoe Percival, a distant relative of Spencer Perceval - the only British prime minister to...

 

Price freeze 'would save £100m'

A freeze of energy prices would save the taxpayer more than £100 million in reduced bills for public services, Ed Miliband said as he led a Labour drive to promote its central policy to tackle the rising cost of living. The Opposition leader said £40...

 

'Good progress' in Iran deal talks

Efforts to secure an interim deal with Iran over its nuclear programme have made "good progress", Foreign Secretary William Hague said as talks continued in Geneva. But he stressed that there remained "important issues to be...

 

BT Sport in Champions League coup

BT Sport has announced it has won the exclusive UK live broadcast rights for all Champions League and Europa League matches for three seasons, from 2015/16. BT has agreed to pay around £299 million a season for the rights to all 350 matches in the two...

 

Glyndebourne is almost here

In one month's time, Glyndebourne will visit The Regent Theatre on Wednesday, 11 December to Saturday, 14 December for the final leg of its annual opera tour. Glyndebourne Tour has been on the road since October, showing world-class opera in Sussex...

 


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