News archive from 9 December 2014, page 17

China jails seven students of Uighur scholar for separatism

Tohti, China's most prominent advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighurs, lost his appeal against a life sentence for separatism in November. During his trial, he rejected the prosecution's evidence and said statements against him by student volunteers...

 
FA tell Leicester boss Nigel Pearson to explain his foul-mouthed fan rant

FA tell Leicester boss Nigel Pearson to explain his foul-mouthed fan rant

The FA have written to the Leicester boss asking for his observations after he was accused of telling a supporter to "f*** off and die." They have given the under-fire Foxes boss until 6pm on Wednesday to respond. The FA will decide whether...

Daily Star, 06:59 in Sport
 
Peter Capaldi: My new sympathy for Malcolm Tucker

Peter Capaldi: My new sympathy for Malcolm Tucker

MALCOLM TUCKER and the Time Lord may appear to have little in common, but Peter Capaldi has said that his starring role in Doctor Who has made him much more sympathetic to the foul-mouthed spin doctor. The actor, 56, shot to fame as the feared...

 
Kids' shoe firm gets off to flying start thanks to NBV

Kids' shoe firm gets off to flying start thanks to NBV

A CHILDREN'S shoe brand is on the front foot - thanks to support received from a Nottingham business organisation. HappiJoey specialises in leather footwear for children aged one to four. Since launching in May, chief executive Marketa Blackham, 34,...

 
Could British Steel be coming back to Scunthorpe?

Could British Steel be coming back to Scunthorpe?

THE Scunthorpe steelworks could start trading again as British Steel if the bid by American billionaire Gary Klesch to take over the business succeeds. Unconfirmed reports suggest the Swiss-based Klesch Group is considering reintroducing the name...

 
Hartlepool MP joins fight against flats in former bakery

Hartlepool MP joins fight against flats in former bakery

HARTLEPOOL MP Iain Wright has thrown his weight behind a community campaign to halt plans to convert a former bakery into social housing. Mr Wright joined around 60 residents at the latest meeting to be held by campaigners against proposals to turn...

 
Get in touch with spiritual side at wellbeing fair

Get in touch with spiritual side at wellbeing fair

PEOPLE can explore their spiritual side and raise money for a valued charity this weekend. A Gifted and Guided Wellbeing Fair at Sweet P’s garden centre takes place on Saturday, December 13, and will raise funds for Hartlepool & District Hospice....

 

The Big Read: Alistair Patrick-Heselton inspiring the next generation

Alistair Patrick-Heselton was told by doctors he may never walk again when he was involved in a car crash in 2006. Waking up from a coma with a fractured skull, the news was a devastating blow to a young footballer who was playing semi-professionally...

 
TRAVEL: Roads clear with public services running on time

TRAVEL: Roads clear with public services running on time

There are currently no road accidents or delays to report with traffic flow moving normally throughout Lincolnshire. Both train and bus services are running on time.This page will be updated with more information as it arrives.

 

Double Dutch does for Saints

Robin van Persie's brace handed Manchester United a 2-1 victory at Southampton and gave Louis van Gaal first Premier League blood in his 10-year feud with Ronald Koeman. Van Persie ghosted onto Jose Fonte's loose backpass before flicking home Wayne...

Belper News, 07:10 in Sport
 
Derbyshire judge resignes over ‘racist’ comment

Derbyshire judge resignes over ‘racist’ comment

A judge from Dronfield has quit after being accused of making a racist comment during a case in Preston. Deputy District Judge Terence Richard Peter Hollingworth, 63, stepped down from sitting in magistrates’ courts as a misconduct investigation was...

 
Tragedy as 10-year-old Cameron Good dies from asthma attack playing football

Tragedy as 10-year-old Cameron Good dies from asthma attack playing football

A TEN-year-old boy has died after suffering an asthma attack during football practice. Cameron Good, who lived in Orchard Park, north Hull, had been 15 minutes into a training session with AFC Kingston Panthers when the attack happened. He did not...

 
First aid army are on the pulse to be lifesavers in Leeds

First aid army are on the pulse to be lifesavers in Leeds

This new army of lifesvaers will be on hand to help in emergencies. Dozens of people from across Leeds have volunteered to become first aiders with St John Ambulance. The first aid charity’s new recruits were put through their paces at the weekend at...

 
Leeds store backs Feed a Family campaign

Leeds store backs Feed a Family campaign

A Leeds store which collected 1,000 tins of food in just two weeks for the Salvation Army is now backing the YEP's Feed a Family campaign. And Sarah Archer, customer service manager at B&M in Killingbeck, is hoping their customers’ generosity will...

 
Road-rage BMW driver chased van for six minutes

Road-rage BMW driver chased van for six minutes

A ROAD rage motorist chased a van driver in his BMW after he cut in front of him. Ellis Dobbing was driving along Durham Road towards East Herrington when a Vauxhall van indicated to get in front after realising he was in a bus lane. But Dobbing...

 


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