News archive from 15 May 2014, page 14

Derbyshire sisters Rose and Daisy picked as embryos to beat killer disease

TWO young sisters were "picked" in a laboratory to beat a killer disease that runs in their family. Three-year-old Rose Mulchinock and baby Daisy, five months, were born from embryos screened by fertility doctors to ensure they would not...

 

Roar On The Rams: No pane, no gain, for fans with Derby County windows

Derby County fans have dressed in black and white, painted their faces and decorated their houses with flags to roar on the Rams - but these supporters have done something a little more permanent: Attempting to listen to radio commentary on the Rams'...

 
Derby immigration case lawyer was not properly qualified

Derby immigration case lawyer was not properly qualified

A LAWYER was paid £1,000 to fight against a man's deportation - despite not having the qualifications to handle the case. Patrick Dugbo's shortcomings were discovered after he attended a hearing to represent the man, who ended up being sent back to...

 
Jane Horrocks stars in Playhouse Presents . . . The Cruise (Sky Arts 1, 9pm): TV preview

Jane Horrocks stars in Playhouse Presents . . . The Cruise (Sky Arts 1, 9pm): TV preview

TO celebrate their silver wedding anniversary, hairdresser Jackie (Jane Horrocks) and mobile mechanic Andy (Jason Watkins) book a cruise round the continent. If you want to mark a major milestone with food poisoning and diarrhoea it's the way to go....

 

VIDEO: Business show ‘can get bigger and better’

Organisers of Berwick's first trade fair have vowed to build on the success of this week's event by making it bigger and better next year. The inaugural Berwick and Borders Business Show at the Swan Centre on Tuesday attracted 67 firms from...

 
Birstall Terrier: Sing Smile Awhile with pride

Birstall Terrier: Sing Smile Awhile with pride

I love being part of the singing section in the Britannia Rescue stand of the John Smith's Stadium. As a general rule in life, I am not very tolerant of noise. I hate noisy restaurants and packed shopping centres. But the exception to this rule is...

 
Meet The Star’s Superkids 2014

Meet The Star’s Superkids 2014

Extraordinary stories from youngsters brought tears, smiles and celebrations to the emotional Star Superkids awards last night. Tales of bravery, selflessness and achievement were shared at the Mercure St Paul’s Hotel in Sheffield at the event – which...

 
Science: A Four Thousand Year History review – a subversive pleasure

Science: A Four Thousand Year History review – a subversive pleasure

Darwin took it for granted that women are vain and shallow, writes Patricia Fara in her short history of science. Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Getty Images Science history tends to be just history, but with less bloodshed, fewer dastardly...

 
Porthill bride-to-be forced to cancel her dream wedding - after drug-dealing fiance is jailed

Porthill bride-to-be forced to cancel her dream wedding - after drug-dealing fiance is jailed

PREGNANT bride-to-be Laura Boote has been forced to cancel her wedding just days before walking down the aisle - after her drug-dealing fiance was jailed for three years. The mother-of-one has today spoken of her devastation at having to postpone her...

 
EXCLUSIVE: Stuart Broad wants key spinner in place for England's Test summer

EXCLUSIVE: Stuart Broad wants key spinner in place for England's Test summer

But none are in need of filling more urgently than those left by Graeme Swann if England are to climb back towards the top of the Test tree, according to fast bowler Stuart Broad. Broad believes identifying a wicket-taking spinner to fill the breach...

 
Benfica curse luck as Sevilla edge Europa League final in shoot-out

Benfica curse luck as Sevilla edge Europa League final in shoot-out

Sevilla keeper Beto was the hero, pulling off a string of fine saves in normal time, before stopping two penalty efforts from Oscar Cardozo and Rodrigo in the shoot-out. Former coach Bela Guttmann allegedly said, following an acrimonious split with...

 
Lorry driver jailed for Hayfield hit and run

Lorry driver jailed for Hayfield hit and run

A lorry driver has been jailed for 16 weeks for a hit and run which left a Hayfield cyclist in a three-week coma. Gustave French, known as Gus, suffered a fractured skull, neck, spine and pelvis, punctured his lung and liver and lost his right ear in...

 
New Romelu Lukaku deal could land Chelsea striker back at Everton

New Romelu Lukaku deal could land Chelsea striker back at Everton

Lukaku has two years remaining on the five-year deal he signed when moving to Stamford Bridge from Anderlecht in 2011 for a fee that could eventually rise to £17million. The London club want to preserve his value, which they now regard to be between...

 
Liverpool's Luis Suarez has no release clause but Barca and Real are circling

Liverpool's Luis Suarez has no release clause but Barca and Real are circling

He signed a £200,000-a-week deal before Christmas but dismissed the notion that the fine detail stipulates a buy-out clause that is applicable to either of the Spanish giants. "As far as I'm aware there is no clause that suggests a priority for...

 
Brendan Rodgers prepared to chop 12 players from Liverpool books

Brendan Rodgers prepared to chop 12 players from Liverpool books

The Liverpool manager will weed out the weak by sanctioning a significant number of departures in order to restore a balance between quality and quantity among his playing staffs. Daniel Agger and Lucas Leiva could be among the more high-profile...

 


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