News archive from 9 December 2014, page 13

Dewsbury flats blaze leaves tenants homeless

Dewsbury flats blaze leaves tenants homeless

Tenants have been left homeless after a fire tore through a block of flats. Residents were forced to flee their homes after flames swept through the two-storey building at Ashworth Close in the Eightlands district of Dewsbury on Sunday afternoon. As...

 
TRANSPORT: No logic to privatisation

TRANSPORT: No logic to privatisation

I was surprised to read Alan Beith's claim in Parliament last week on the re-privatisation of the East Coast Mainline that "what matters to my constituents is not who owns the operator'. I was surprised to read Alan Beith's claim in Parliament...

 

China investigates another senior military official for graft - report

The Caixin report, referenced by the official China Daily newspaper, said authorities suspect Dai of taking "huge bribes" related to land and construction projects. There was no indication of any response by Dai or his representatives....

 

Taiwan says to buy two U.S. frigates despite China anger

Taiwan Defence Ministry spokesman David Lo said they had budgeted about NT$5.5 billion (112.8 million) in total for two of the frigates, not including any upgrade needs, and will review their needs and then make a decision on the other two vessels....

 
Derby's Sikh temple - 'Moment of madness' saw punch thrown in argument between leaders

Derby's Sikh temple - 'Moment of madness' saw punch thrown in argument between leaders

A WITNESS who saw a punch thrown during a row between two senior members of Derby's Sikh temple told a court he felt "very bad and very sad" about the incident. Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court heard from Ramnarain Singh Shanan, the...

 

Michael Clarke retires hurt on first day of Australia's Test against India after apparent back problem 

Australia captain Michael Clarke suffered a lower back injury and was forced to retire hurt before tea on the opening day of the first test against India in Adelaide on Tuesday. The injury puts a question mark over his participation in the remaining...

Daily Mail, 06:01 in Sport
 

Sean Abbott takes two wickets on return to cricket for first time since Phillip Hughes' death as he plays...

Sean Abbott took two wickets in as many overs for New South Wales on his return to cricket for the first time since the death of Phillip Hughes. The 22-year-old was made to wait until his 10th over before picking up a scalp, but then sent Nathan...

Daily Mail, 06:01 in Sport
 
Man on trial charged with one-punch manslaughter in Leeds street

Man on trial charged with one-punch manslaughter in Leeds street

A MAN charged with the one-punch manslaughter of an identical twin in a Leeds street told police he struck out in self defence, a court heard. A Leeds Crown Court jury was told David Powell, 27, punched 37-year-old Gerard Adeshida in the jaw on...

 
Ignore the flaws. For only Labour can beat the Tories.

Ignore the flaws. For only Labour can beat the Tories.

Margaret Drabble says Ed Miliband has lost her vote. Seeing her jump ship shocks me, as Drabble over many years has been one the great chroniclers of the condition of Britain, her novels filled with women’s struggles for fulfilment, wrestling to...

Guardian, 06:03 in Politics
 
NRL: Cameron Smith to miss start of Melbourne Storm season with injury

NRL: Cameron Smith to miss start of Melbourne Storm season with injury

Cameron Smith will miss the start of the 2015 NRL season after undergoing ankle surgery, and Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy is seeking ways to lighten the work load on the Australian captain. Bellamy revealed on Tuesday that Smith was to have...

Guardian, 06:05 in Sport
 
University of Derby: £5m Whitehall grant for new science block

University of Derby: £5m Whitehall grant for new science block

PLANS by the University of Derby for a state-of-the-art science and technology block have been given a boost after it secured a £5 million grant towards the project. As reported in the Derby Telegraph yesterday, the university has now submitted...

 
Foster couple retire after caring for more than 100 kids

Foster couple retire after caring for more than 100 kids

A SUNDERLAND foster couple have retired - after providing a home for more than 100 children. Marie and Phil Mould began their fostering careers in 1980 for Catholic Care. They became foster carers for Sunderland City Council eight years later where...

 
BGT stars Collabro pull on pullovers for charity

BGT stars Collabro pull on pullovers for charity

POPSTAR Jamie Lambert will be among the celebs to pull on a pullover in a charity's Christmas celebration. The Collabro singer from Washington and his band mates have signed up to Save the Children’s national fund-raising event, with his family also...

 
Dream day for Sheffield United mascot

Dream day for Sheffield United mascot

A young Blades fan's dreams came true when he led his team out as a mascot at Bramall Lane. Nine-year-old Addison Connor was given the VIP treatment after the brave youngster’s family contacted the club. Addison was born with a diaphragmatic hernia,...

 
Is your rent too expensive?

Is your rent too expensive?

South Holland has been named as one of the most unaffordable places to rent in the East Midlands. According to a report by the National Housing Federation, South Holland is number 16 on a list of 20 areas where renters pay a high percentage of their...

 


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