News archive from 11 June 2015, page 13

Town gears up for festival gigs

Town gears up for festival gigs

Bands from Northampton's music scene during the 1960s and 1970s will be reuniting for Have Guitars...Will Travel Live! next week. The gig is one of a series taking place as part of this year’s Northampton Music Festival. Bands playing include...

 
Tim Cook received complaints on Apple's bag cheque policy

Tim Cook received complaints on Apple's bag cheque policy

The employee complaints, which a judge ordered unsealed, are part of a 2013 lawsuit alleging Apple should compensate employees for the time it takes to conduct the searches. One worker, whose name was blacked out of the court filing, told Cook in a...

 
Douglas Carswell does not fit in with UKIP - ex-Nigel Farage aide

Douglas Carswell does not fit in with UKIP - ex-Nigel Farage aide

UKIP's sole MP Douglas Carswell has not fitted in with the party and sees it as a way to be an independent MP, Nigel Farage's ex-chief of staff has said. Raheem Kassam said some people wished the Clacton MP would play a bigger role within UKIP,...

BBC, 03:53 in Regional
 
Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

The Met Office have issued a warning of heavy rain for the East of England/East Midlands valid from noon on Friday (June 12) until Saturday morning. An area of warm, very humid air is expected to move northwards ​from France into southern Britain late...

 

Duqu 2.0: computer virus with traces of Israeli code 'was used to hack Iran talks'

A computer virus with possible links to Israel was used to hack into venues linked to international talks on Iran’s nuclear program, a Russian computer security company, Kaspersky Lab, has said. Kaspersky said it found the software in three European...

 

South Korea reports 14 new MERS cases, takes total to 122

The spread of the disease has stirred up public fear and confusion, prompting President Park Geun-hye to postpone a visit to the United States, while health officials have been criticised over a lack of transparency and for failing to swiftly contain...

 
Frankie and Bennys Competition

Frankie and Bennys Competition

FRANKIE AND BENNYS COMPETITION The Scunthorpe Telegraph have teamed up with Frankie and Bennys, Scunthorpe To offer two lucky readers the chance to win a £50 voucher. How to enter: Simply complete the form below for your chance to win. Closing date...

 
Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

Warning of ​heavy ​rain and thunderstorms from Met Office

The Met Office have issued a warning of heavy rain for the East of England/East Midlands valid from noon on Friday (June 12) until Saturday morning. An area of warm, very humid air is expected to move northwards ​from France into southern Britain late...

 
Bowlers flock to Skegness for tournament

Bowlers flock to Skegness for tournament

Bowls enthusiasts from across the country made their way to Skegness as Magna Vitae hosted the annual EBF Bowls Tournament last week. The competition took place at Skegness North Greens on North Parade, and was broken down into separate categories...

 
High five for Hicky! Rider Hickman continues to shine at Isle of Man TT

High five for Hicky! Rider Hickman continues to shine at Isle of Man TT

Peter Hickman recorded a fantastic fifth place in Tuesday's Superstock race at the Isle of Man TT festival, also posting his fastest-ever lap time for the 37.83-mile mountain road course. Not bad for someone who is only in his second year of competing...

 
Robert’s relishing Olympian challenge

Robert’s relishing Olympian challenge

Skegness windsurfer Robert York is relishing the opportunity to go head-to-head with a number of Olympic medallists. The 19-year-old is in his first year in the senior fleet category and has competed in the GB Olympic ranking series, where he finished...

 
Baby shark among the first fish to arrive at Skegness Aquarium

Baby shark among the first fish to arrive at Skegness Aquarium

Things are going swimmingly at Skegness Aquarium - with the fish now arriving on site in time for the grand opening later this month. The first of the various species of tropical marine and freshwater creatures - including a baby shark - arrived...

 

Nationals Senate leader Nigel Scullion is latest to back same-sex marriage

The leader of the National party in the Senate, Nigel Scullion, National MP Kevin Hogan and the Motoring Enthusiast senator, Ricky Muir, are the latest parliamentarians to reveal their support for marriage reform. Liberal MP Warren Entsch confirmed he...

 

Blackhawks level series at two games apiece with 2-1 win over Lightning

Brandon Saad and the Chicago Blackhawks finally broke through Tampa Bay’s rookie goalie and then barely hung on to even up the Stanley Cup Final. Saad scored the tiebreaking goal with 13:38 to play, captain Jonathan Toews scored in the second period...

Guardian, 04:07 in Sport
 
Ravenshoe cafe crash: Eight critically injured

Ravenshoe cafe crash: Eight critically injured

Eight people are in critical condition after a truck hit a cafe in Queensland, Australia, on Tuesday, engulfing the building in fire, say health officials. The crash caused a gas bottle to explode at the Serves You Right Cafe in Ravenshoe, south of...

BBC, 04:08 in World News
 


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