News archive from 15 October 2013, page 9

Duggan marksman to give evidence

The police marksman who shot Mark Duggan dead is due to give evidence to the inquest into the 29-year-old's death today. Jurors have already been told that the officer, known only as V53, claims he opened fire on Mr Duggan in self defence because the...

 

Fall in inflation figures expected

A pause in petrol price rises is expected to have had a downward effect on the rate of inflation in September, due to be announced today. City experts on average predict that the Office for National Statistics will say that the Consumer Prices Index...

 

HS2 faces Supreme Court challenge

Government plans to press ahead with the HS2 national high-speed rail project will be challenged today in the highest court in the land. The HS2 Action Alliance (HS2AA) and local councils along the route failed in a Court of Appeal bid to force a...

 

Clegg warns on green energy levies

Scrapping green energy levies would push up bills in future and leave more people unable to heat their homes, Nick Clegg said as he entered the public coalition dispute over how to cut household costs. The Deputy Prime Minister said he did not want to...

 

From nightmares to bizarre nocturnal visions: What your dreams can reveal about your health

You might find discussing the meaning of dreams fascinating, but dream analysis has long been regarded by medics as no more meaningful than astrology. However, scientists now think dreams may, in fact, provide vital clues about our health - and even...

Daily Mail, 03:58 in Health
 
Hidden Cameras Could Be Used To Inspect Carers

Hidden Cameras Could Be Used To Inspect Carers

Hidden cameras could be used to help carry out inspections of care homes according to a watchdog in England. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) unveiled the proposal as one of a number of changes to the way it monitors care providers. The new Chief...

 
Wheelchair Bomber Jailed For Six Years

Wheelchair Bomber Jailed For Six Years

A disabled Chinese man who set off a homemade explosive device at Beijing's international airport has been jailed for six years. Ji Zhongxing, 34, who lost his left hand in the blast in July and appeared for his trial on a stretcher, was convicted of...

 

Women prisoners 'exposed to abuse'

Private contractors exposed w omen prisoners to "intimidation and abuse" by forcing them to travel in escort vans with male inmates. An unannounced inspection of the largest women's prison in Europe, HMP Holloway, found joint-venture firm...

 

Man charged over Palace incident

A 44 year-old man will appear in court today charged with trespass and possession of a bladed article after being arrested at Buckingham Palace, Scotland Yard said. David Belmar, of Haringey, north London, is to appear in custody at West London...

 

Duggan marksman to give evidence

The police marksman who shot Mark Duggan dead is due to give evidence to the inquest into the 29-year-old's death today. Jurors have already been told that the officer, known only as V53, claims he opened fire on Mr Duggan in self defence because the...

 

PM targets 'pointless' EU red tape

David Cameron called for swifter action to sweep away "pointless" EU red tape as he published a Government-commissioned report by business leaders of the 30 worst threats to small firms. The Prime Minister said member states and the European...

 
Port Vale fans wanted by Staffordshire Police

Port Vale fans wanted by Staffordshire Police

Twenty-four fans have already been arrested and bailed following clashes between both sets of supporters and the police in Burslem town centre and Hamil Road. Now Staffordshire Police are warning more people will be arrested over the next few weeks....

 
'Rid our streets of fly-tipping plague'

'Rid our streets of fly-tipping plague'

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is asking citizens to name and shame culprits after it revealed it deals with around 400 complaints every month. Now members of Tunstall North Residents' Association have taken it upon themselves to patrol their community...

 
'Look of horror' on biker Joshua Hamilton's face before fatal crash

'Look of horror' on biker Joshua Hamilton's face before fatal crash

The 25-year-old went on trial yesterday accused of causing Mr Hamilton's death by careless driving. She denies the charge. Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard she was driving along Priory Road at around 2.45pm on September 13 last year, behind a car...

 
It's puppy love for dog-mad Clayton family

It's puppy love for dog-mad Clayton family

The Jack Russell and Chihuahua-cross is the latest addition to the Boardman family, whose passion for dogs has seen their home taken up by their beloved four-legged friends. But despite being well-versed in dogs, the arrival of Valerie and her...

 


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