News archive from 15 May 2015, page 13

Her Destiny is 
looking a lot brighter now

Her Destiny is 
looking a lot brighter now

The future can be brighter for German Shepherd dog Destiny after suffering horrific injuries in a road crash. Destiny is being cared for Central German Shepherd Rescue (CGSR), near Spalding, after vets operated on her broken pelvis, dislocated hips...

 

German stocks - Factors to watch on May 15

ALLIANZ Pimco's global equities Chief Investment Officer Virginie Maisonneuve is leaving the bond powerhouse, it said on Thursday, less than a year and a half after she was hired. DEUTSCHE POST German labour union Verdi has called on workers at...

 
Sheffield dad to bare all for charity

Sheffield dad to bare all for charity

A Sheffield dad is to go the Full Monty for charity - by stripping off at a charity show in memory of his beloved son. Darren Burgess, two relatives and a friend are to perform at Shiregreen Working Men’s Club - re-enacting the famous stripping scene...

 
Antiques Column: Collector’s reputation drives auction success

Antiques Column: Collector’s reputation drives auction success

As a boy in primary school rushing home to help my father in his saleroom I always knew I would spend my life engrossed in the decaying dust and extreme excitement of the antique saleroom and that give or take one or two unpredictable moments, I would...

 
Survey reveals drink-drive limits should be lower for young and new drivers

Survey reveals drink-drive limits should be lower for young and new drivers

Around half of adults think drink-drive limits should be lower for young and novice motorists, according to a survey. As many as 36% reckon the limit should be zero for all drivers, the poll from car insurance company Direct Line found. The current...

 
Death and injury toll of teenager drivers and passengers in South Yorkshire revealed

Death and injury toll of teenager drivers and passengers in South Yorkshire revealed

A total of 74 teenage passengers were killed or injured in a year in South Yorkshire crashes where the driver was aged between 17 and 19, new figures reveal. The RAC said across the UK 2,378 teenage passengers were killed in 2013 when the driver they...

 
Chorlton Leisure Centre campaigners launch final bid to try and save facility from closure

Chorlton Leisure Centre campaigners launch final bid to try and save facility from closure

Campaigners have launched one final appeal to save Chorlton Leisure Centre. The centre has been earmarked for closure for some time and is expected to shut this summer, as soon as the new facility at Hough End is complete. Residents however, are...

 

Benefits of daily exercise are comparable to giving up smoking

Exercising for just 15 minutes a day can increase your life expectancy by three years compared with doing little or no exercise, according to a major study of more than 400,000 people. The benefits of physical activity are well-documented, and the UK...

 
Disney songs and Jake Bugg football match among weekend family fun

Disney songs and Jake Bugg football match among weekend family fun

Princess Elsa, Jake Bugg and Jayne Torvill will all be in Nottinghamshire this weekend for a feast of family fun. Classic Disney songs, from The Jungle Book to Frozen, will be performed by 180 children at the Albert Hall on Sunday from 3.30pm....

 

American and Briton missing after Mexico light plane crash

One British citizen and one American were missing after their plane crashed off the coast of Puerto Vallarta in western Mexico, officials said. The crash occurred last week in the popular resort area and the two had been missing since, local fire...

 
Hartlepool burglar hit four homes in 30 minutes – after taking ‘tablets’

Hartlepool burglar hit four homes in 30 minutes – after taking ‘tablets’

A SERIAL burglar who invaded four people's homes in just half an hour has been jailed. Adrian Golden, 32, was caught inside three homes and another’s garden looking for things to steal after he took pills and prowled the streets. These are difficult...

 
Hartlepool’s Muslim community increases understanding of Islam

Hartlepool’s Muslim community increases understanding of Islam

AN open day by a Hartlepool mosque has been hailed a big success by organisers. The town’s Nasir Mosque in Brougham Terrace, opened its doors to the wider community at the weekend as part of efforts to increase people’s understanding of Islam. A talk...

 
Hartlepool comedian takes on Hadrian’s Wall trek

Hartlepool comedian takes on Hadrian’s Wall trek

A HARTLEPOOL funnyman is set to lead a fundraising challenge with a bunch of other comedians. Joker Nick Banks is to tackle an 84-mile trek along Hadrian’s Wall this month (May) for Alzheimer’s Research UK. The 15-strong collective is preparing for a...

 

River Plate's clash at Boca Juniors abandoned after visiting players are targeted with pepper spray

The Copa Libertadores match between bitter Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was abandoned on Thursday after River players were sprayed with a substance that seemed to affect their vision and irritated their eyes. The first half ended 0-0...

Daily Mail, 06:27 in Sport
 
'I will not be going anywhere' says Tom Crawford as judge rules bailiffs can seize his home

'I will not be going anywhere' says Tom Crawford as judge rules bailiffs can seize his home

The man whose battle to defend his home from bailiffs sparked mass protests in Carlton has lost his court case - but has vowed to fight on. Cancer patient Tom Crawford has been embroiled in a dispute with Bradford and Bingley bank over his mortgage....

 


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