News archive from 16 August 2013, page 14

Phone bought from Orange was full of previous owner's photos and details

Phone bought from Orange was full of previous owner's photos and details

It was then reconfigured before being sent to Hull couple Kayleigh Hickson and Chris Sallis, meaning the memory should have been wiped. But when Mr Sallis, 34, used the HTC 1X mobile to take a picture of his two pet lizards, he found photos of Mr...

 
Woman left dog starving to death

Woman left dog starving to death

The animal charity is looking for a new home for him after he was left to starve by owner Kelly Hobson. His ribs, hips and spine were sticking out. She has now been banned from keeping all animals for ten years. We will beat any quote for September...

 

Obesity 'kills more than estimated'

Obesity may be killing far more people than was previously thought, new research has shown. A study found that over a 20 year period about 18% of deaths in the United States among people aged 40 to 85 were linked to being overweight and obese. The...

 
Nursing chiefs: Hospital parking fee rise 'appalling'

Nursing chiefs: Hospital parking fee rise 'appalling'

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Grant to assist Wren's relocation

Grant to assist Wren's relocation

And North Lincolnshire Council has supported this move by providing a grant of £170,000, over one year, from its business regeneration budget. Wren has also secured up to £2 million of funding from the council for training and recruitment to create...

 

Father's vow over drug case woman

The father of one of two women held on suspicion of drug smuggling in Peru has vowed to bring his daughter home. William Reid flew to the capital Lima to support Melissa, who turns 20 on Friday, and told her during an emotional reunion to "be...

 
Pay rise for council staff

Pay rise for council staff

There will be a further financial boost in October for around 400 employees - many of them part-timers, Mervyn White, the secretary of the council's biggest trade union, said as part of the national agreement with the employer's side of the Local...

 

'Web blackmail boy killed himself'

Police are investigating claims that a teenage boy killed himself after being targeted by online blackmailers, it has been reported. The 17-year-old, from Fife, is thought to have fallen victim to a scam where internet users are lured into online...

 
'Seven-Day Current Account Swaps' To Start

'Seven-Day Current Account Swaps' To Start

Virtually all banks and building societies have agreed to slash the time needed to transfer current accounts between providers from next month, it has been confirmed. Customers will be able to move their accounts within seven days, drastically cutting...

 
UKIP treasurer Stuart Wheeler denies sexism

UKIP treasurer Stuart Wheeler denies sexism

UKIP treasurer Stuart Wheeler has denied being sexist by saying women were "nowhere near as good as men" at games like chess, bridge and poker. The spread-betting tycoon made the comment during a debate on EU proposals for gender quotas in...

BBC, 07:56 in Business
 
£12k barriers at leisure centre branded 'waste of taxpayers' money'

£12k barriers at leisure centre branded 'waste of taxpayers' money'

But users of the building - which is also home to Springwood library - have spoken out against the £12,000 barriers. Deborah Manzoori, of Kirkstead Close, said she was "incensed" by the new system. Business Cards From Only £10.95 Delivered...

 
Woman drove an uninsured car with two dogs sitting on her lap

Woman drove an uninsured car with two dogs sitting on her lap

As well as seizing the woman's car because she was also driving alone on a provisional licence, officers also pulled over seven motorists who were caught driving while using a mobile phone. Forty motorcyclists were stopped and handed literature giving...

 
Mum of injured girl hits back at online critics

Mum of injured girl hits back at online critics

She was flown to hospital by air ambulance but, following five hours of surgery, doctors were still unable to save her smile. She lost eight teeth in total. Her ordeal was not over, though, and she stayed at the Royal Derby Hospital for four days on a...

 

LEON OSMAN: Pre-season has left my body clock all over the place... but I cannot wait for the season to start

The Footballers' Football... Leon Osman returns for his latest The Footballers' Football Column on the eve of the new Barclays Premier League season. The Everton midfielder looks ahead to the season at Goodison Park and back on the pre-season tour to...

Daily Mail, 07:57 in Sport
 

Obesity 'kills more than estimated'

Obesity may be killing far more people than was previously thought, new research has shown. A study found that over a 20 year period about 18% of deaths in the United States among people aged 40 to 85 were linked to being overweight and obese. The...

 


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