News archive from 12 December 2017, page 16

Do you know an elderly person who will benefit from this Christmas offer?

Do you know an elderly person who will benefit from this Christmas offer?

Staff at a South Tyneside care home are inviting older people to spend Christmas Day with them. Palmersdene, in Jarrow, has extended an invitation to five people to spend the big day at the home as part of its mission to ensure no one is alone this...

 
Dwayne Johnson to become a dad for the third time as he announces girlfriend is pregnant

Dwayne Johnson to become a dad for the third time as he announces girlfriend is pregnant

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is having a big week. Not only is he promoting his new film Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, but he’s just announced some exciting baby news. The 45-year-old announced via Instagram that he is expecting his third daughter....

Metro, 06:31 in Showbiz
 
Andrew Vine: NHS can’t cough up the cash to treat every sniffle

Andrew Vine: NHS can’t cough up the cash to treat every sniffle

A WINTER’S day at my GP’s surgery and a typical scene – the waiting room packed to the rafters, set to a soundtrack of coughs and sneezes. Being there to see the nurse, not a doctor, I breezed straight in. She was streaming with the same cold I had,...

 
The time capsule deep in the Dales

The time capsule deep in the Dales

AT the top of Yorkshire, on the eastern slope of Ingleborough where the flora and fauna are chiefly sheep and grass, some unexpected inhabitants have moved in. It barely registers as a pinprick on the map, but on a warm spring day, Ashes Pasture is...

 
Arsene Wenger attempting to keep contract-rebel Mesut Ozil at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger attempting to keep contract-rebel Mesut Ozil at Arsenal

The Gunners looked resigned to losing the German and fellow contract-rebel Alexis Sanchez either for a cut-price in January or on a free next summer. Both players' current Arsenal deals expire at the end of the season and the duo have been heavily...

Daily Star, 06:34 in Sport
 
Man sentenced over 'childish' reaction to seeing his ex-girlfriend kissing someone else

Man sentenced over 'childish' reaction to seeing his ex-girlfriend kissing someone else

A man launched a campaign of harassment after seeing his ex-partner kissing someone else at a music festival. Richard Wigman, 25, began to make silent phone calls before starting to threaten the woman, Nottingham Crown Court heard. On one occasion, he...

 
Bright yellow phalluses sprayed on Carlton alleyway over pothole concerns, say residents

Bright yellow phalluses sprayed on Carlton alleyway over pothole concerns, say residents

Bright yellow phalluses were sprayed in a Carlton alleyway in what residents believe is a bid to highlight a number of potholes. Around six phalluses of various sizes were drawn last Friday (December 8) in an alleyway off Blackhill Drive, which backs...

 
Dozens of schools to stay closed for second day as a result of snow and ice

Dozens of schools to stay closed for second day as a result of snow and ice

Scores of schools are set to be closed for a second day as the cold weather continues to cause disruption. All council-run schools in Birmingham were shut on Monday following the hazardous conditions, but the blanket closure is not in force for...

Metro, 06:35 in Hot News
 

HMP Hull tutor's terror as violent inmate leaves him badly injured in vicious class attack

A prison tutor has spoken of his terror after a violent inmate attacked him while he was giving a class at HMP Hull. The tutor was giving a catering and hospitality class when Gary Stone, 29, launched a chair at him, severely injuring him. The man,...

 
Good rating for Northumbria Police in legitimacy assessment

Good rating for Northumbria Police in legitimacy assessment

Communities can be confident they will be treated with fairness and respect by Northumbria Police, according to the latest independent report into the Force. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has...

 

£500k payout to family of Birmingham doctor who died from cancer believed to be 'caused by asbestos'

The family of a Birmingham doctor who died from cancer, which he believed was caused by breathing in asbestos while a medical student, is to get a £500,000 payout. Dr Ian Pardoe, a GP and acupuncture specialist, died of mesothelioma in February 2012,...

 

Foodbank fear Universal Credit will wipe them out - this is why

Volunteers at one of the city’s biggest foodbanks fear their shelves will be emptied by a sharp increase in the need for emergency food if the roll-out of Universal Credit continues. Bosses at B30 Foodbank - which has seen a staggering 200 tons of...

 
North Korea plotting Christmas missile launch? Kim Jong-un visits 'ominous' volcano

North Korea plotting Christmas missile launch? Kim Jong-un visits 'ominous' volcano

The despotic leader’s mouthpiece reported that Kim Jong-un had visited the active volcano Mt Paektu on Friday – a site which has repeatedly been used by North Korean leaders before making significant decisions. The ‘ominous’ visit comes as satellites...

 
World War 3: Chinese airforce ENCIRCLES Taiwan after diplomat 'threatens US with INVASION'

World War 3: Chinese airforce ENCIRCLES Taiwan after diplomat 'threatens US with INVASION'

Numerous Chinese fighter jets, bombers, and surveillance aircraft conducted "routine" and "planned" distant sea patrols on Monday to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, Air Force spokesman Shen Jinke said....

 
Leeds vegan cafe looking to expand

Leeds vegan cafe looking to expand

Growth in veganism is showing no signs of slowing down as more and more people begin to realise that choices aren’t as limited as made out, according to a vegan chef looking to set up a new restaurant. India Silvani-Jones has launched a crowdfunding...

 


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