News archive from 13 December 2018, page 17

Cruise and hotel bookings boost Tui profits for third year

Cruise and hotel bookings boost Tui profits for third year

A rise in hotel and cruise bookings has helped European travel group Tui sail through another year with more than 10% growth in profits. It said next year, profits would grow a similar amount as customers also bought more excursions and holiday...

BBC, 08:32 in Business
 

Drivers face EIGHT miles of queues after accident on the M62 near Ripponden

Drivers face delays of well over an hour and a half on the M62 this morning after an accident closed two lanes between junction 22 to 23. Highways England Yorkshire warned drivers of "severe delays" on the approach to the accident on the...

 

Council pride at county’s excellent Ofsted report

There are 337 schools in Nottinghamshire – 281 primary, 45 secondary and 11 special schools, writes Coun Philip Owen, chairman of the children and young persons committee at Nottinghamshire County Council. And I’m delighted that the recent annual...

 

Jewellery stolen in burglary in Irby-in-the-Marsh

Police are appealing for witnesses after jewellery and cash was stolen in a burglary in Irby-in-the-Marsh. The crime took place at a house on Wainfleet Road, Irby-in-the-Marsh, on December 11, between 8am and 11.50pm. A variety of items were taken....

 

Coventry traffic news: Ring road, M6, A46, A45, M69 and more

Video LoadingVideo Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8CancelPlay now Good morning everyone and welcome to Thursday's daily traffic, travel and news blog. It'c certainly a chilly one out there this morning so don't be...

 
The Coventry Building Society is hiring for these jobs right now

The Coventry Building Society is hiring for these jobs right now

It is Coventry’s best-known financial institution and it has jobs to fill right now. The Coventry Building Society is thriving and always has jobs available, as well as launching special recruitment drives as part of its continued growth. It currently...

 

Revealed: The "frustrating" long wait to see a GP in Coventry

More than 10,000 patients in Coventry and Rugby are waiting at least three weeks to see a GP, new figures reveal. Doctors say it is important to treat patients early to "avoid conditions getting worse". NHS Digital data shows that 13,110...

 
Funk maestro Craig Charles hits the Empire

Funk maestro Craig Charles hits the Empire

Man of many talents Craig Charles is coming to Coventry to spin records from his box of funk and soul. The BBC 6Music DJ will bring his popular retro club night to The Empire on Far Gosford Street. Craig Charles and his Trunk of Funk DJs tour the funk...

 
What happens now Theresa May has survived confidence vote?

What happens now Theresa May has survived confidence vote?

Theresa May survived a vote of no confidence last night by 83 votes – but more than a third of her own MPs voted against her. It was not an easy win by anyone’s judgement and means the Prime Minister is back facing an uphill battle to get her Brexit...

Metro, 08:34 in Hot News
 
PDC Darts World Championship 2019 Preview: The favourites, contenders and dark horses at Alexandra Palace

PDC Darts World Championship 2019 Preview: The favourites, contenders and dark horses at Alexandra Palace

The 2019 PDC World Darts Championship gets underway on Thursday and we are set for three weeks of drama on the oche as the world’s best battle it out for the biggest prize in the sport. The winner will pocket a cheque for half a million quid on New...

Metro, 08:34 in Sport
 
Man, 69, dies in A9 collision between car and van in the Highlands

Man, 69, dies in A9 collision between car and van in the Highlands

A man has died following a collision between a car and a van on the A9. The crash, which involved a red Toyota Corolla and a Volkswagen Transporter van, happened near Foulis in the Highlands at around 5.20pm on Wednesday. Police said the 69-year-old...

 

Champions League: Mourinho ‘mad’ at another miserable Man Utd display

Valencia 2 Manchester United 1 Jose Mourinho was unable to conceal his frustration after another inept performance from Manchester United saw them lose 2-1 at Valencia. “We were too passive in the first half,” reflected Mourinho. “We were quite...

The Week, 08:35 in Sport
 

Are Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Wolves and West Brom getting value for money?

The most expensive current signings at Wolves, West Brom, Aston Villa and Birmingham City - are quite simply not proving to be value for money. Adama Traore, Oliver Burke, Jonathan Kodjia and Jota. If transfer fees are anything to go by then these...

 
This is why Hinckley McDonald's was closed overnight

This is why Hinckley McDonald's was closed overnight

A county McDonald's which normally operates around the clock was turning away customers last night and this morning. Hinckley McDonald's, in Wheatfield Way off the A47 Normandy Way, is usually a 24 hour fast food joint with a drive-thru and eating...

 

Video jokers play crazy golf in Saddle Junction cycle lane

Pranksters who filmed themselves playing crazy golf in one of the new cycle lanes being built at a major Wigan junction have gone viral. The footage, posted on Facebook by Michelle Richardson Jackson, shows people in fancy dress hitting balls...

 


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