News archive from 12 March 2014, page 2

A man has died after he was hit by a train at a level crossing

A man has died after he was hit by a train at a level crossing

A MAN has died after being hit by a train at a level crossing. Emergency services were called after a person was hit by a train at a level crossing at Cowpen Bewley in Billingham. The North East Ambulance Service was called to attend the incident at...

 
Controversial draw for Boro: Middlesbrough 1 Nottingham Forest 1

Controversial draw for Boro: Middlesbrough 1 Nottingham Forest 1

MIDDLESBROUGH'S faint hopes of the Sky Bet Championship play-off look finally over after a controversial late Nottingham Forest leveller. The end of Boro’s goal drought on Saturday against Ipswich briefly raised optimism that their season still had...

 

Can YOU spot the predator? Extraordinary moment 'invisible' orchid mantis pounces on a fly

9 View comments The cunning and devious behaviour of the orchid mantis, as it lies in wait for its prey, has been caught on camera. The mantis uses the lilac leaves of the flower as camouflage, while it remains completely still preparing to pounce on...

 

Sudbury open prison failing in its role to resettle prisoners, says official report

A DERBYSHIRE open prison has been slammed for failing in its role to resettle prisoners, a report has revealed. An inspection at HMP Sudbury also found that its public protection arrangements were "not robust enough". The news comes in a...

 
Mikaeel Kular: Racist comments soldier avoid jail

Mikaeel Kular: Racist comments soldier avoid jail

A soldier has avoided jail after he admitted posting a "disgusting" racist comment on Facebook in relation to the death of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular. Grenadier Guardsman Warren Butler, 19, of Carlisle, Cumbria, pleaded guilty to a charge...

Scotsman, 00:37 in Hot News
 
Let's think about ideas

Let's think about ideas

For a few years I used to open my monthly copy of the metrosexual (well-groomed and fashion-conscious heterosexual man) magazine Monocle with a mixture of quiet expectation and distinct embarrassment. There on a big black page would usually be a big...

BBC, 00:37 in Business
 
Mexborough man jailed for three offences committed in two hours

Mexborough man jailed for three offences committed in two hours

Mexborough man Gary Cooper, 28, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for three offences he committed in just over two hours. Cooper, of Dodworth Street, appeared at Sheffield Crown Court on Monday to be sentenced for assault, burglary and...

 

Front companies, embassies mask North Korean weapons trade - U.N.

It said North Korea was also making use of more complicated financial countermeasures and techniques "pioneered by drug-trafficking organisations" that made tracking the isolated state's purchase of prohibited goods more difficult. The...

 

Renters 'too scared' to complain

More than 200,000 rental sector tenants across England are estimated to have faced a "revenge eviction" in the last year after asking for a problem with their home to be put right, according to research for charity Shelter. One in 50 (2%)...

 
Hull City's David Meyler: 'Forget the FA Cup for now, we've got Premier League safety to secure'

Hull City's David Meyler: 'Forget the FA Cup for now, we've got Premier League safety to secure'

DAVID Meyler wants Premier League survival to be sewn up as soon as possible to ensure there are no distractions by the time Hull City's FA Cup adventure resumes at Wembley next month. A semi-final date with Sheffield United, now confirmed for Sunday...

 

Oxlade-Chamberlain was fantastic in Munich... he's one of few players you could imagine fitting into this...

Bayern 1-1 Arsenal - Match report Was it all just pointless? Read Martin Samuel's match report from the Allianz Aena here On a night in which one of Pep Guardiola’s team again dominated one of England’s best and in which only one Englishman merited a...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Adebayor, Campbell and Bentley make our team but who is the misfit in our Odd Man Out XI?

Every week we’ll name an XI of past and present footballers for you to guess what links them all. But there’s a twist – one player will always be the odd man out in the dressing room. This week’s team includes Premier League and old First Division...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

Sturridge may never be a Kop idol like Suarez or Gerrard - he's destined to be brilliant but unloved at...

No matter how many goals he scores, no matter how many times he performs that dodgy dance, it feels like Daniel Sturridge will never be one of them. Such is the scepticism that it is only recently that the Kop have started chanting his name, but it is...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

THE OFFICIAL LINE: Wenger's fears were not realised, Moen was fantastic in Germany

Arsene Wenger's fears that Norwegian referee Svein Oddvar Moen might be taken in by Bayern antics came to nothing. Moen had a super game, cautioning obvious misconduct by Dante and Lukas Podolski. Nor did he over-react when Podolski accidentally...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 

MATCH ZONE: Oxlade-Chamberlain could've got into the Bayern team... and Robben needs to quit his...

A draw meant Bayern’s 13-match winning streak finally came to an end Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain played so well in Germany he could probably have got into the Bayern team. He has always been an excellent and direct runner, but now he is combining that...

Daily Mail, 00:48 in Sport
 


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