News archive from 12 December 2017, page 8

Fishing boat skipper nets whopping £1,400 bill for landing under-size crabs and 'mutilated' lobsters

James Pizzer, 30, of Southcliffe Road, Withernsea, was fined £750 for, while being the master of the fishing vessel Misty Blue, taking, landing and storing 49 crabs that had not attained a carapace size of 140mm; taking, landing and storing a lobster...

 
Do you live in UK’s most festive home? Here’s your chance to win £1,000

Do you live in UK’s most festive home? Here’s your chance to win £1,000

If your home is decked out in dazzling decorations this Christmas you could be in with a chance of winning £1,000 as Royal Mail begins its search for the UK’s most festive home. Whether you live in a bungalow or a flat, the Stop, Look, Glisten...

 
Doctor Who Christmas special: Peter Capaldi close to tears during emotional filming

Doctor Who Christmas special: Peter Capaldi close to tears during emotional filming

The festive instalment titled ‘Twice Upon a Time' will see the Scottish actor make his last appearance as the 12th Time Lord after three years on the BBC One Show. And his co-star David Bradley, who plays the role of the first Doctor William...

 
Tasmanian tigers were in poor genetic health, study finds

Tasmanian tigers were in poor genetic health, study finds

Tasmanian tigers suffered from limited genetic diversity long before they were hunted to extinction, a study of DNA has found. Australian scientists sequenced the genome of the native marsupial, also known as the thylacine. It showed the species,...

BBC, 05:01 in World News
 
Trump UK visit expected in new year, US ambassador says

Trump UK visit expected in new year, US ambassador says

The US ambassador to Britain said he expects Donald Trump to visit the UK in the new year despite his recent Twitter row with Theresa May. Woody Johnson told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that the disagreement was "probably misinterpreted"....

BBC, 05:03 in Regional
 
Speeding offences exceed the two million mark

Speeding offences exceed the two million mark

Speeding offences are at a six-year high. In 2011 there were 1.6 million prosecutions for speed limit offences but by 2016 the figures have leapt to 2.1 million, a rise of over 30 per cent. The Department for Transport (DfT) figures have prompted...

 
WATCH: 'I will KILL EVERYONE on this plane!' Enraged passenger threatens airline staff

WATCH: 'I will KILL EVERYONE on this plane!' Enraged passenger threatens airline staff

The incident occurred after 24-year-old Valerie Curbelo attempted to smoke in the bathroom of the Southwest Airlines plane after tampering with its smoke detector. She said: "I swear, if you don't f***ing land, I will f***ing kill everybody on...

 
EastEnders spoilers: Fan-favourite makes explosive return to RUIN Max Branning’s life

EastEnders spoilers: Fan-favourite makes explosive return to RUIN Max Branning’s life

In the episode, Max (played by Jake Wood) had been hoping to be reunited with his son Oscar to celebrate his birthday. But he didn’t get the present he was wishing for as his former mother-in-law Cora Cross (played by Ann Mitchell) unexpectedly turned...

 
Chelsea news: Antonio Conte on final warning from club hierarchy after countless barbs

Chelsea news: Antonio Conte on final warning from club hierarchy after countless barbs

The Italian coach has repeatedly fired shots at the club over their lack of transfer activity in the summer. He wants a bigger squad to be able to battle on all fronts, and they are already 14 points adrift of Premier League leaders Manchester City....

 
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was main target of Man City stars in tunnel bust-up - report

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was main target of Man City stars in tunnel bust-up - report

Both clubs are under investigation by the FA after players and staff were embroiled in an ugly post-match confrontation. City players celebrated jubilantly after beating their bitter rivals 2-1 to open up an 11-point gap at the top of the Premier...

 

Barrow's popular Christmas carol service to return tonight

The Mail's annual service will take place at St James' Church tonight (December 12) at 6.30pm. Guided by the beautiful voices of the St James' School choir, festive worshippers from across the town are set to sing along. The Mail's associate editor,...

 

Sickness bug and suspected salmonella ruined Leicester couple's anniversary holiday at 5-star hotel

A Leicester couple has claimed a holiday to celebrate their first wedding anniversary was ruined by an outbreak of sickness at their five-star hotel. Marie Dowell, 47, said she was struck down with headaches, nausea and diarrhoea at a holiday resort...

 

5 major schemes Leicestershire County Council will be spending millions on

County Hall has set out plans to invest nearly £300 million in major infrastructure schemes of the next four years. While Leicestershire County Council has announced planned cuts of £54 million from its day to day revenue spending over the period its...

 

Five years on and still no answers: Legal hearing into death of baby Poppi continues this week

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the little girl's sudden death shortly after she collapsed at her home in Barrow before 6am on December 12, 2012. Bright, bubbly Poppi, who had blue eyes and was said to have been an otherwise healthy infant, lived...

 

Up to 12 thefts A DAY - Warning as pickpockets target OAPs in Nuneaton

Gangs of pick pockets are on the prowl in Nuneaton town centre warn police following 12 thefts in just ONE day. Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) chiefs say that the huge amount of thefts on Saturday (December 9) are down to what is believed to be a...

 


News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31