News archive from 15 July 2018, page 4

Fire safety fears after 999 alert at Weston House in Newtown

A council tenant told of his terror as smoke filled his 13-storey tower block. Neil Gannon raised concerns over fire safety after the latest in a series of blazes left his flat filled with smoke. He was among residents evacuated from Weston House in...

 
Everton transfer news: Toffees set to pip TWO Prem rivals to Barcelona's World Cup star

Everton transfer news: Toffees set to pip TWO Prem rivals to Barcelona's World Cup star

Toffees boss Marco Silva is a fan of the centre-half, who starred in the World Cup for Colombia, scoring three times – netting one against England. Mina is frustrated by a lack of first-team chances at Barca and would relish a move to the Premier...

Daily Star, 05:43 in Sport
 

The deadline for the old £1 coin has passed, but you can still spend yours at some shops in Burton

The new £1 coin may have taken the place of its round predecessor, but there are still several places in Burton where your old coins will be accepted. The new 12-sided pound coin, which resembles the old threepence coin, entered circulation in March...

 
Game of Thrones TV scouts eye up Skye for prequel site as island hopes for major tourism boost

Game of Thrones TV scouts eye up Skye for prequel site as island hopes for major tourism boost

It has been credited with pulling in the crowds wherever its cameras start rolling. And Skye could be next in line for a tourist boom after scouts for a Game Of Thrones prequel visited the beauty spot. Programme makers want to use the island for...

 

Domestic violence victim: ‘He threw my baby across the room and threatened to kill me’

Patience Dani was forced to leave her baby and flee Nigeria after her parents were killed in a conflict. Fearing for life, she took the brave journey to England, heartbroken at having to leave her three-month-old with her aunt. Once here, she set...

 
Booze labels may be forced to carry calorie count under new EU health regulations

Booze labels may be forced to carry calorie count under new EU health regulations

Booze cans and bottles will have to carry a calorie count under laws being proposed by a Scottish MEP. Labour’s Catherine Stihler, who is the vice-chairwoman of the European Parliament’s consumer protection committee, wants to force wine, beer and...

 
New study reveals shocking extent of poverty and deprivation in neglected parts of Scotland

New study reveals shocking extent of poverty and deprivation in neglected parts of Scotland

More than half of the most long term deprived areas in the UK are in Scotland, according to a shock academic report. The 18-month study examined 120,000 neighbourhoods and was one of the biggest ever into British deprivation. Alarmingly, 59 of the...

 
Scots seeking private mental health counselling rises 28% amid 'serious problem' of NHS delays

Scots seeking private mental health counselling rises 28% amid 'serious problem' of NHS delays

The number of Scots seeking private counselling sessions has soared as patients struggle to access long NHS waiting lists. Figures show a 28 per cent rise in the past year alone, with Edinburgh recording the highest increase. The most common reason...

 
Scots should be watching World Cup final thinking 'If Croatia can do it, we can do it too'

Scots should be watching World Cup final thinking 'If Croatia can do it, we can do it too'

It's the greatest show on earth with Croatia and France ready to battle it out for World Cup glory. Croatian Denis Tibinac, 46, an architectural engineer who has lived in London for five years, and Sophie McBrine, 47, a logistics coordinator...

 
Widow of Scot killed by Iraq suicide bomber to sue sheriff for £750k over legal advice

Widow of Scot killed by Iraq suicide bomber to sue sheriff for £750k over legal advice

A sheriff is being sued by the widow of an engineer killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq. Rhona Chrystal has launched a six-figure claim against Peter Watson, 64, and his former law firm Levy & McRae. Her husband John Eardley, 56, was killed when an...

 
Controversial Glasgow taxi firm is sponsoring Jeremy Kyle show on STV

Controversial Glasgow taxi firm is sponsoring Jeremy Kyle show on STV

A controversial taxi firm boss has become the new sponsor of The Jeremy Kyle Show. Steven Malcolm’s Glasgow Private Hire are now the Scottish backers of the daytime chat show, replacing the normal national sponsors. Plugs for the firm appear at the...

 
Kirsty Maxwell's family fight for justice as dramatic reconstruction raises questions over Benidorm balcony plunge

Kirsty Maxwell's family fight for justice as dramatic reconstruction raises questions over Benidorm balcony...

A newlywed who fell to her death from a balcony in Benidorm could not have jumped and may have been trying to climb to a room below, according to new claims. Kirsty Maxwell fell more than 100 feet from a room occupied by five British men while on a...

 
Pride Glasgow apologise as ticket-holders shut out of 'chaotic' festival

Pride Glasgow apologise as ticket-holders shut out of 'chaotic' festival

Organisers of this year's Pride Glasgow event have apologised to the hundreds of ticket-holders who were left stuck outside Kelvingrove Park during the festival. Scores of angry Pride revellers queued for hours before being turned away as the event...

 

Building work starts on Parkside student flats

A church was among buildings levelled on Parkside to make way for a new block of high-rise student accommodation. Cranes and demolition crews moved onto the site to flatten the former house of worship, houses and a warehouse. The student accommodation...

 

'A fantastic urban experience' - do you agree with what this town planner has to say about Cov?

Coventry's architecture left one town planner 'blown away' for its bold vision and 'spectacularly brutalist' design. And while his praise for some of our iconic buildings may raise a few eyebrows, he also levels criticism shared by many Coventrians at...

 


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