News archive from 17 May 2013, page 19

Gallagher: I'll never co-write

Noel Gallagher has said he would never "stoop" to co-write a song with another artist. The former Oasis star and High Flying Birds frontman - who was awarded an Ivor Novello award recognising his outstanding song collection - admitted he...

South Ribble welcomes new Mayor Dorothy

South Ribble welcomes new Mayor Dorothy

Councillor Dorothy Gardner has been installed as the 40th Mayor of South Ribble. Her husband, Melvyn, who is also a borough councillor, will be her consort during the civic year. Councillor Gardner, who lives in Lostock Hall, said: “The last 12 months...

EU referendum bill to be put before MPs

EU referendum bill to be put before MPs

A BILL to allow a referendum on Britain's continued membership of the European Union will be put before MPs with the full backing of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister David Cameron. The private members’ bill, to be put forward by Stockton...

Scotsman, 01:06 in Politics
China president takes charge of sweeping economic reform plans - sources

China president takes charge of sweeping economic reform plans - sources

A consensus had been reached among top leaders that reforms would be the only way to put the world's second-largest economy on a more sustainable footing, said the sources, who are familiar with the plans and Xi's involvement. China's economic growth...


Mexican general sent to quell drug violence in new strategy

Alberto Reyes assumed control of all federal, state and city police forces, as well as military units in Michoacan, one of the most violent states in the country, after he was named the state's new security minister. Big swaths of Michoacan have...



GARRYGLASS RODGE (9.24) is a penalty kick for tonight's £750 Coral On TV Standard final at Romford. The close railer was backed from 5-2 into 2-1 when overcoming a mid-field draw in his heat in comprehensive fashion and his reward was a plum trap one...

Daily Star, 01:10 in Sport

No regrets from me on calling time with England, says Stevens ahead of Lions tour

Matt Stevens is delighted to be back among international rugby's elite, but insists he has no regrets about calling time on his England career last summer.The 30-year-old Saracens prop is the only player selected in Warren Gatland's 37-man British...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport

Di Canio treats his coaches with trip to the seaside... but it is the freezing North Sea and not the...

Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio may have cancelled his players' holiday plans - but he has taken his coaching staff to the beach.Although it might not be the fun in the sun that they had hoped for as the Sunderland boss took his staff to the North...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport

Moyes may be going, but Fellaini shows Everton there IS a silver lining this season

The man with the most recognisable hair in the Premier League has made defenders go grey with his towering performances. But now Marouane Fellaini has revamped his thick black afro silver - all in the name of charity. For one night only, Fellaini has...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport

World of Rugby: Email farce has Aussies on back foot ahead of Lions tour

Australian attempts to form a united front in the national cause of beating the Lions have already started to unravel. An untimely leak has created an almighty mess Down Under.What started off as a routine consultation exercise by Wallaby head coach...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport

Custody death case review published

Police could face misconduct proceedings over the way they dealt with a musician who died in custody, in the wake of a new review. Sean Rigg died in August 2008 while he was being held at Brixton police station and last year the inquest into his death...


A dull day? I don't think so, the opening of Lord's Test was fascinating

Lots of people were saying here that the first day of this Test series was boring and dull, but I prefer it that way rather than watching one side rack up 400 for three in a day. This was a proper contest between bat and ball.Maybe it was the way I...

Daily Mail, 01:12 in Sport

Special traffic courts to be set up

Traffic-light jumpers and speeding motorists are to be dealt with in special traffic courts in a bid to free up time for more serious cases, the Government said. About half a million motoring cases are heard in magistrates' courts every year and can...


Hug your children, parents urged

Parents should give their children "lots of hugs", play games and ensure youngsters get enough sleep, according to new advice from headteachers. They are also urging families to eat dinner together and make time for homework, reading and...

Speedboat deaths: ‘Kill cord’ was not attached

Speedboat deaths: ‘Kill cord’ was not attached

THE driver of a speedboat, that killed two members of the same family as it spun out of control, was not attached to a safety device designed to cut power in an emergency. Nick Milligan, 51, managing director of, Sky Media, was declared dead at the...

Scotsman, 01:13 in Hot News

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