News archive from 17 May 2013, page 3

Second Yorkshire police force could face probe over officers’ Savile links

Second Yorkshire police force could face probe over officers’ Savile links

OFFICERS at a second Yorkshire police force could face a potential misconduct investigation over their dealings with disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile, a watchdog has announced. The Independent Police Complaints Commission has asked North Yorkshire Police to...

 
Dambusters bomber returns to reservoir 70 years after raids

Dambusters bomber returns to reservoir 70 years after raids

MORE than seven decades ago, Lancaster bomber crews carried out top secret training flights over the Derwent reservoir in preparation for one of the most daring operations of the Second World War. Back then the only spectators were military top brass,...

 
Cameron suffers revolt by 116 Tories over EU referendum

Cameron suffers revolt by 116 Tories over EU referendum

THE Tory revolt over Europe soared to new heights last night as David Cameron suffered another mass rebellion in the Commons and was forced to slap down publicly one backbencher who revealed plans to stand on a joint election ticket with UKIP....

 

Life with Beckham was surreal, the attention he received made it like playing with a member of the royal...

David Beckham is responsible for arguably the most surreal experience of my football career. When we went to the World Cup in Japan in 2002, the clamour to see David was extraordinary and when we went to training each morning, the rest of the England...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

Plea to bring back ‘spectacular link’ with city’s maritime past

PEOPLE are being urged to back a £1m fundraising drive to return a grand old lady of the sea to the Yorkshire port where she was built 130 years ago. The City of Edinboro, launched in Hull in 1884, was sold to the Lowestoft-based Excelsior Trust more...

 

Martin Samuel: Not bad for a clothes horse! Never mind the brand, Beckham was all about hard work and...

For a man who was only picked to sell shirts, it turned out quite a career. The only English footballer to win the league in four countries; England's most capped outfield player; 59 of his 115 international appearances came as captain; more...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

Search is on for crews who powered Mallard through golden age of steam

It IS an engine already well-established in the history books and now a search for people who crewed the record-breaking steam locomotive Mallard has been launched. The National Railway Museum, in York, is looking for the engine’s former drivers and...

 

New weapon launched in war on illegal parking by schools

A new car is to be used to target drivers who put children's lives at risk by parking illegally near Bradford schools. Bradford Council’s latest weapon in the war on selfish motorists is a CCTV parking enforcement car. The vehicle will be used to...

 

Ruddi is star of charity’s new film production

A TINY Yorkshire charity will receive national recognition when its work is featured in a short film to be broadcast later this month. Huddersfield-based charity Ruddi’s Retreat provides respite for families with children affected by cancer,...

 

Ale fans to pick festival tipple

BEER lovers are wanted to choose the official ale for this year's Tramlines music festival in Sheffield. Abbeydale Brewery has brewed two beers that will go head to head in a tasting contest at The Harley in Glossop Road from 7pm on Thursday, May 23....

 
New Lancaster Mayor officially sworn in

New Lancaster Mayor officially sworn in

THE new mayor of Lancaster officially donned her robes at a special ceremony which took place on Friday (May 10). Coun June Ashworth took over as the Right Worshipful the Mayor of the City of Lancaster from Coun Sheila Denwood in front of a packed...

 

LulzSec members jailed over hacking

Members of a group of young British computer hackers who masterminded sophisticated cyber attacks on major global institutions from their bedrooms have been jailed. Ryan Ackroyd, Jake Davis, Mustafa Al-Bassam and Ryan Cleary considered themselves to...

 
THREE IS THE NUMBER IN WWE THIS WEEKEND

THREE IS THE NUMBER IN WWE THIS WEEKEND

THREE simply has to be the magic number for WWE this Sunday night. The term “extreme” in wrestling means something very different today to what it did a decade or so ago. Sunday night will see the latest public definition at the “Extreme Rules” pay...

Daily Star, 00:28 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...

 

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...

 


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