News archive from 13 December 2013, page 6

TRAVEL: No incidents on transport network

TRAVEL: No incidents on transport network

However there are several instances of ongoing roadworks throughout the county which could cause delays and diversions, with temporary traffic lights in operation in some areas, so add extra time to your journey if your route will be affected. No...

 
WEATHER: Unseasonably mild but rain later

WEATHER: Unseasonably mild but rain later

There will be a brisk breeze, and the rain will clear leaving a dry evening. However temperatures will drop tonight to a more typical December average of four degrees, with the chance of a frost. FREE conditioning treatment! Fausto and Roberta's...

 

Is Mel B's 2Day FM gig what she really, really wants?

Mel B performs on top of a London taxi at the Olympics closing ceremony. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images Earlier this year there were rumours of a Spice Girls reunion tour in Australia, followed by a spike in Australians seeking refugee...

Guardian, 06:56 in Showbiz
 

Four stabbed in Denver car park after NFL game between Broncos and San Diego

Four people were stabbed in the car park at Sports Authority Field after an NFL game between the Denver Broncos and San Diego Chargers. The Denver Post reports there were multiple eye-witnesses. Denver Police says on its Twitter page that the incident...

Daily Mail, 06:56 in Sport
 
Ireland exits bailout in better shape

Ireland exits bailout in better shape

Although Ireland's exit from the bailout programme does not in any way reduce the eye-watering level of debt it took on in 2010, it is hugely important, both inside and outside the country. The sense of reliance on the troika of the EU, the IMF and...

BBC, 07:04 in Business
 
Gilles Peterson on 6 Music; iPM's My Husband was a Child Sex Offender – radio review

Gilles Peterson on 6 Music; iPM's My Husband was a Child Sex Offender – radio review

Consistently great … Gilles Peterson. Photograph: Tom Oldham Is Gilles Peterson having a moment? It's difficult to say so without suggesting there might have been a time when GP, a pioneer in mainstreaming global sounds, crashed or dipped. And really,...

Guardian, 07:06 in Showbiz
 
The Silent War; Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities; Christmas Supermarket Secrets – TV review

The Silent War; Byzantium: A Tale of Three Cities; Christmas Supermarket Secrets – TV review

The thrill of the chase … Soviet nuclear submarine commander Vladimir Alikov in The Silent War. Photograph: Fiona Cushley/BBC It could be that the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy has concentrated a few minds. Or it could...

Guardian, 07:06 in Showbiz
 
TV highlights 13/12/2013

TV highlights 13/12/2013

Abba in concert in 1979 … Abba @ 40. Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex Features Darts: World Darts Championship 7pm, Sky Sports 1 With the final Players Championship events out of the way, the players enjoying the view from the top of the PDC Order of Merit...

Guardian, 07:06 in Showbiz
 

EU banking watchdog warns of risks from Bitcoin

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - People using Bitcoins are on their own when it comes to losses, the European Union's banking watchdog said on Friday in a formal warning to consumers on the risks of using unregulated online currencies. The European...

Reuters, 07:10 in Business
 
Aldi favourite to take place of 'eyesore' kiln in Louth

Aldi favourite to take place of 'eyesore' kiln in Louth

It was recommended for approval by members of East Lindsey District Council's Planning Committee. The 2.3 acre site in Newbridge Hill would include 102 car parking spaces and a single storey supermarket with a sales area of 1,254 square metres. FREE...

 
Final scene for Sleaford Blockbuster store

Final scene for Sleaford Blockbuster store

The store joined more than 60 others marked for closure last week by administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery LLP, with more than 420 jobs lost in total. Blockbuster initially went into administration in January, with previous store closures...

 
Veterinary surgery faces petition in Sleaford

Veterinary surgery faces petition in Sleaford

Matthew Fry, who currently runs family-owned Quarrington Veterinary Surgery, is asking North Kesteven District to approve his final plans for the new custom-built practice in London Road. However residents have handed a petition against the...

 
Lincs Police seize uninsured vehicles in crackdown

Lincs Police seize uninsured vehicles in crackdown

During patrols throughout the county last night, one car was impounded due to the driver having no insurance or MOT and an illegal tyre. While another vehicle was stopped by police at 2:15am this morning on Lincoln High Street when it was discovered...

 
Shares frozen in Fed headlights, yen hits the skids

Shares frozen in Fed headlights, yen hits the skids

The U.S. currency romped up to 103.925 yen after finally clearing a mass of offers around 103.70/74, reaching territory not visited since October 2008. Any drop in the yen tends to be viewed as a positive for Japanese exports and corporate profits,...

Reuters, 07:20 in Business
 

EchoStar and Vivendi's GVT end talks for Brazilian TV partnership

EchoStar, which is owned by billionaire Charlie Ergen, said it remains committed to use its expertise in satellite and video technology to deliver a pay TV service to Brazil via a high-powered BSS satellite. (Reporting by Chris Peters in Bangalore;...

Reuters, 07:20 in Business
 


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