News archive from 12 March 2015, page 15

Two officers shot outside Ferguson police HQ after chief quits

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar told reporters that a 41-year-old officer from his department was struck in the shoulder and a 32-year-old officer from the nearby Webster Groves Police Department was hit in the face around midnight as the...

 

India's Sonia Gandhi marches to support ex-PM Singh in court summons

The most recognizable of the ministers who served under Singh strode through the leafy streets of central Delhi to his colonial-era bungalow where he stood outside smiling, his wife by his side. Gandhi, 68, who rarely speaks in public off the campaign...

 
 

PAPER ROUND-UP: Arsenal's £50m TRIPLE swoop, Falcao goes AWOL, Mourinho slams Chelsea

DAILY STAR: Paris Saint-Germain ace Thiago Silva scored in extra-time to knock Chelsea out of the Champions League last night. DAILY EXPRESS: Jose Mourinho admitted his side were not mentally strong enough and 'deserved to be punished' after 10-man...

 

TRANSFER NEWS: Benzema to Liverpool, Pogba talks shock Chelsea move, Arsenal for Matuidi

Liverpool are readying a £35million move for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema. The Reds have chased Benzema in the past, but according to Spanish outlet Fichajes.com, Real are prepared to cash in on the Frenchman. They claim Real will hope to use the...

 
Two police officers shot in Ferguson: Live updates from race protest

Two police officers shot in Ferguson: Live updates from race protest

Refresh automatically On | Off 8:13 am Bradley Rayford, a journalist said about 50 protesters were still there when the shots were fired. "You couldn't even see where it was coming from, but you saw the muzzle flash from up the hill", he...

 

Bomb disposal experts called to Melton Mowbray police station

Bomb disposal experts were called to Melton Mowbray police station at 4.30pm yesterday to investigate a suspicious item left in the building. A police spokeswoman said the station was evacuated as a precautionary measure but no homes were affected...

 
Education chief's scathing attack on slipping standards at Lincolnshire schools

Education chief's scathing attack on slipping standards at Lincolnshire schools

Schools in Lincolnshire are under-performing in reading, writing and maths, a senior education official has warned. Keith Batty, director of education for CFBT in Lincolnshire, said progress made by pupils between the ages of 5 and 11 was too weak. He...

 
Horse racing tips: Apache Stronghold can earn Cheltenham Festival success, but will AP McCoy?

Horse racing tips: Apache Stronghold can earn Cheltenham Festival success, but will AP McCoy?

TODAY'S Cheltenham card opens with the JLT Novices' Chase and a big fancy is Irish raider Apache Stronghold trained by Noel Meade. The selection was beaten three lengths by Vautour over hurdles at Punchestown, bypassed Cheltenham, last spring in Grade...

 
'Gentleman and character' Robert Harrison died after falling into Holderness Drain - inquest

'Gentleman and character' Robert Harrison died after falling into Holderness Drain - inquest

A POPULAR east Hull man died after he fell down a steep embankment into Holderness Drain, an inquest heard. A frantic search was carried out after friends reported 46-year-old Robert Harrison missing on November 9. His body was recovered by police...

 
 We were fearing the worst' - relieved family of missing Danny Collinson found safe in Scotland

"We were fearing the worst' - relieved family of missing Danny Collinson found safe in Scotland

THE family of a Withernsea man who was missing for more than a week have expressed their relief after he was found safe and well in Scotland. Danny Collinson, 29, had not been seen since telling work colleagues he was nipping to the toilet in Hull...

 
Greater Manchester weather: More heavy rain on the way

Greater Manchester weather: More heavy rain on the way

The rain is set to return to Greater Manchester on Thursday. After a dry morning and lunchtime, a band of wet weather will spread into the region from the west, forecasters said. The Met Office predict that showers, possibly heavy, will arrive by...

 
Foxes to star at Access All Eirias gig in Colwyn Bay

Foxes to star at Access All Eirias gig in Colwyn Bay

Rising star Foxes has been announced as the main support for The Vamps at this year’s Access All Eirias event. The 22-year-old singer and songwriter – aka Louisa Rose Allen – will take to the stage at Eirias Stadium in Colwyn Bay on Sunday, June 7....

 
John Lewis expected to reduce bonus payout to staff

John Lewis expected to reduce bonus payout to staff

John Lewis is expected to announce a cut in staff bonuses today - as it reveals its full year results. The company, which runs John Lewis and Waitrose stores, pays its profits to staff members as bonuses rather than shareholders and last year the...

 

Need some gym inspiration? This paralysed guy just finished gruelling course

If you think you can't do something then you should probably meet Shaun Gash. When he was 20 he was thrown through the back window of a car when it crashed and has been paralysed ever since. Now 44 he has completed a gruelling obstacle course called...

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