News archive from 15 May 2015, page 19

Susan Riddell: Charisma.. a common trait of the psychopath

Susan Riddell: Charisma.. a common trait of the psychopath

SO England have voted the Tories in, and from what I can gather, some of them voted for David Cameron, not out of any loyalty to the Tory Party, but rather because they thought him the more ­charismatic leader of the two. Firstly, this shows just how...

 
King of Blues BB King 'dies'

King of Blues BB King 'dies'

'King of the Blues' legend B B King dies in Las Vegas aged 89, his lawyer says This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If you want to receive Breaking News...

BBC, 06:57 in World News
 

Road closure near Scunthorpe amended

Late amendments have been made to a four-month-long road closure in the Scunthorpe area, in an effort to make things less painful for the public. Due to essential flood defence work, part of the Burringham Road (B1450) between Burgess Hall (south of...

 
More details revealed following death of 13-year-old from Derbyshire

More details revealed following death of 13-year-old from Derbyshire

POLICE have revealed more details of a 13-year-old Derbyshire boy who died. The youngster, who studied at Merrill Academy, in Allenton, died overnight on Wednesday. Police were called to the boy's home in Derby at 7.50am yesterday and later confirmed...

 
Wilko Johnson to give feelgood performance at Lincoln Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

Wilko Johnson to give feelgood performance at Lincoln Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival

1 Blues, Rhythm and Rock Wilko Johnson - who in his own words is "supposed to be dead now" - will headline the second instalment of the Lincoln Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival this weekend. The former Dr Feelgood guitarist was diagnosed in...

 
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...

 
Open day at Delapre Abbey in Northampton

Open day at Delapre Abbey in Northampton

An open day is to be held at Delapre Abbey to allow the public to find out about how restoration work there is going so far. The Delapre Abbey Preservation Trust (DAPT) is organising the open weekend on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31 in...

 
Gran's cancer was missed by hospital after fax went astray

Gran's cancer was missed by hospital after fax went astray

HEALTH bosses have apologised to the family of a grandmother whose cancer went undetected for months - after a hospital fax went missing. The blunder meant Sheila Lovatt's suspected lung cancer was not detected for a further six months. The errors...

 
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...

 
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...

 
In the dock: Nottingham man in court accused of £2,700 fraud

In the dock: Nottingham man in court accused of £2,700 fraud

Nottingham: Anthony James Peel, 30, of Edwards Lane, is due to appear at Nottingham Magistrates' Court on May 15. Peel is accused of fraud, after he allegedly applied for loans in a woman's name to get £2,700 for himself, between January 13 and March...

 
Losing district councils could improve Lincolnshire funds, says county leader

Losing district councils could improve Lincolnshire funds, says county leader

Lincolnshire County Council's leader believes abolishing district councils could give the county more bargaining power with the Government. Coun Martin Hill (Con) made the comments ahead of a meeting at 10.30am today (Friday), where he hopes to begin...

 
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...

 

Burundi authorities arrest three generals over coup attempt - presidency

(Reporting by Edmund Blair; Writing by George Obulutsa)

 

Human Rights Act abolition will be no 'quick win' for the Tories

Tory party media spinners have portrayed the abolition of the Human Rights Act as a dramatic “quick win” for the incoming majority Conservative government, newly liberated from their Liberal Democrat coalition partners. The repeal of the HRA and its...

Guardian, 07:08 in Politics
 


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