News archive from 16 January 2014, page 23

International paedophile ring originating in Kettering is smashed

International paedophile ring originating in Kettering is smashed

A paedophile ring which originated in Kettering and which streamed live child abuse over the internet from the Philippines has been closed down following a joint operation by police forces in Britain, Australia and the US. Operation Endeavour, which...

 

Arsenal on alert for Gundogan as Matic rejoins Chelsea

THESE days Arsenal seem to spend more time on "the alert" than the paparazzi outside Justin Bieber's house, but the Gunners are at it again according to the Daily Star. This time their interest has been piqued by Ilkay Gundogan's declaration...

The Week, 09:03 in Sport
 
The Star celebrating 7 MILLION web visitors

The Star celebrating 7 MILLION web visitors

The Star today announced huge growth of its online audience as its parent company revealed the appointment of a new digital leader. Jeff Moriarty, vice president of digital products for The Boston Globe, is the new chief digital and product officer...

 
Police confirm woman found in river was missing Cumbrian pensioner

Police confirm woman found in river was missing Cumbrian pensioner

Police have confirmed that the body of a woman found in a river this morning was Elizabeth Fisher. Elizabeth Fisher The discovery was made by mountain rescue volunteers at 12.30am today. The 69-year-old's body was found in the River Greta in the...

 
Nigerian King pops in to see his student son

Nigerian King pops in to see his student son

Preston has been playing host to royalty. A Nigerian Monarch visted the city to see for himself where his son is studying.. His Royal Majesty EZE Dr Joboson Anyabeledike Utchay JP made the visit to see his son Vincent who is studying for a Masters in...

 
Scottish independence: Darling in young voter call

Scottish independence: Darling in young voter call

YOUNG people in Scotland have the most to gain from remaining in the UK and the most to lose from opting for independence, Better Together leader Alistair Darling will tell younger voters. Darling, the leader of the pro-union campaign, will use his...

Scotsman, 09:05 in Politics
 
Jayne Dowle: Families’ problems can no longer be ignored

Jayne Dowle: Families’ problems can no longer be ignored

HAVING a child is one thing. It's full of anticipation and excitement and a shiny new pram. Bringing up a family is an entirely different matter. The decisions. The responsibilities. The constant juggling of arrangements and finances. Not to mention...

 
Discount supermarkets have won the austerity battle, but the war continues

Discount supermarkets have won the austerity battle, but the war continues

With Aldi and Lidl on the march and experts predicting a price war, Sarah Freeman looks at how the discount supermarkets took on the big four. Some say success tastes sweet. Aldi and Lidl might argue that is has a definite touch of Branston Pickle....

 
UK’s winter storms prove to be water off a duck’s back

UK’s winter storms prove to be water off a duck’s back

The recent flooding brought misery to many but some wildlife has actually benefited from the deluge. Liam Creedon reports. THE prolonged spell of wild weather, battering the UK with storm after storm, will live long in the memory of those affected....

 
Record goalscorer Bowron reflects on time with Gers

Record goalscorer Bowron reflects on time with Gers

Former Berwick striker Ken Bowron was back at Shielfield Park on Saturday, exactly 50 years after his record-breaking 50-goal season. Bowron, 74, was a guest speaker at Berwick Rangers Supporters’ Trust’s AGM on Saturday and spoke about his life and...

 
‘Life goes on’ says Little after sacking by phone

‘Life goes on’ says Little after sacking by phone

After ten years with Berwick as a player, coach and manager, Ian Little walked through the Shielfield Park exit door for the last time on Saturday. Less than 24 hours after his side’s embarrassing 4-1 home defeat at the hands of Annan, he was relieved...

 
Petition launched to change market day

Petition launched to change market day

A lifelong Hucknall resident has set up an online petition to move Hucknall's Friday market to a more popular Saturday slot. Rhonda Morrison, of Carlingford Road, moved to act after walking past the market last Friday and looking on ‘in dismay’ at the...

 
Carol services help boost hospice funds

Carol services help boost hospice funds

PEOPLE raised hundreds of pounds for a South Tyneside charity by remembering their loved ones. Each year, clients of Co-operative Funeralcare, based in Westoe Road, South Shields, attend memorial carol services, where they donate money in memory of...

 

Policeman charged with misconduct

A serving police officer based in Nottinghamshire has been charged with four counts of misconduct in a public office. Intelligence officer Detective Constable Simon Abell, 41, based at Sutton-in-Ashfield, is alleged to have sent sexually explicit text...

 

Hotter longer, Australian heat wave pressuring commodities

A blistering heat wave has settled over Australia's south and southeast for nearly a week, with soaring temperatures causing worry after players and fans alike collapsed at the Australian Open Tennis Tournament in Melbourne. Temperatures on Thursday...

 


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