News archive from 17 November 2014, page 13

MH17 Wreckage Removed From Crash Site

MH17 Wreckage Removed From Crash Site

Work to recover the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has begun in the rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Recovery workers started collecting pieces of the plane under the supervision of Dutch investigators and authorities from the Organisation for...

 

G20 commits to higher growth, fight climate change

Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit in Brisbane early as U.S. President Barack Obama accused Russia of invading Ukraine and Britain warned of a possible "frozen conflict" in Europe. Several Western nations warned Russia of...

 
Burkina Faso appoints Michel Kafando as transitional president

Burkina Faso appoints Michel Kafando as transitional president

Authorities in Burkina Faso have named former foreign minister Michel Kafando as transitional president in a key step towards returning the west African country to democracy in the wake of a brief military takeover. Kafando was chosen as part of a...

 
Coventry City boss Steven Pressley hails 'terrific' work ethic but knows Sky Blues have to find finishing touch

Coventry City boss Steven Pressley hails 'terrific' work ethic but knows Sky Blues have to find finishing...

Coventry City’s hopes of clawing back a point against Notts County are wrecked as Magpies skipper Hayden Hollis clips Gary Madine but the referee ignores frantic Sky Blues appeals for a penalty. The 87th-minute incident condemned City to their seventh...

 
Video Appears To Confirm US Hostage Killed

Video Appears To Confirm US Hostage Killed

A video which appears to show that US aid worker Peter Kassig has been killed by Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria has been posted online. The footage has not been verified and it is not known when it was recorded. Mr Kassig's family say they are...

 
Second Global Crash Is Looming, Says Cameron

Second Global Crash Is Looming, Says Cameron

The Prime Minister has issued a stark warning that the world could be heading for a second economic crash because of "a dangerous backdrop of instability" fuelled by conflicts, Ebola and stalled trade talks. Writing in the Guardian after the...

 
Reports: British IS Terrorist Wounded In Iraq

Reports: British IS Terrorist Wounded In Iraq

The Foreign Office is investigating reports that an Islamic State terrorist who murdered two British hostages has been wounded during US airstrikes in Iraq. The man, who speaks with a London or south-east accent, is believed to be responsible for the...

 
April Jones: Killer's House To Be Demolished

April Jones: Killer's House To Be Demolished

The house where the man who murdered Welsh schoolgirl April Jones had once lived is to be knocked down today. April's parents will be among those present to witness the final stage of the demolition of the house. The schoolgirl's body has never been...

 
Monday's National Newspaper Front Pages

Monday's National Newspaper Front Pages

THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES :: The Daily Telegraph The Islamic State has threatened to bring slaughter to the streets of Britain in a video revealing the death of US aid worker Peter Kassig. :: Daily Mail A British medical student is suspected of...

 
Switzerland Landslide Kills Two People

Switzerland Landslide Kills Two People

Two women are dead and four people injured after a landslide in southern Switzerland. The landslide happened about 2.30am this morning local time, after heavy rain caused a hill in the village of Davesco, near the city of Lugano, to collapse. A...

 
The ‘mean’ burglar who stole from his own friends

The ‘mean’ burglar who stole from his own friends

A BURGLAR was blasted by a judge for targeting two friends' home and stealing sentimental jewellery. Kevin Brown, 36, broke into the middle-aged couple’s home after they went out on a Saturday night. He made off with a haul including mobile phones,...

 
Health chiefs deny maternity ward is among services moving from Hartlepool hospital

Health chiefs deny maternity ward is among services moving from Hartlepool hospital

HEALTH bosses have moved to deny claims that the maternity unit at Hartlepool hospital is being transferred to Stockton - but admitted other facilities are on the move. Just six days after bosses from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust...

 
Road closures announced as George Gently filming takes place in Hartlepool

Road closures announced as George Gently filming takes place in Hartlepool

A MAIN road in Hartlepool will be closed next week while scenes for a hit detective drama are filmed. Cast, crew and extras from 1960s-set programme Inspector George Gently, starring actor Martin Shaw, are to descend on the town’s Church Street on...

 

Shanghai stock quota filled on first day of Hong Kong link-up scheme

According to stock exchange rules, once the northbound daily quota balance drops to zero, no further buy orders will be accepted for the remainder of the day. The Stock Connect scheme to let Hong Kong and Shanghai investors buy and sell shares on each...

 
DERBY'S DANGER ROADS: Discover city's top 10 most dangerous routes

DERBY'S DANGER ROADS: Discover city's top 10 most dangerous routes

DERBY'S top 10 most dangerous roads have seen nearly 150 fatal or serious accidents between them. They are: 1. Ascot Drive: Total number of serious accidents 11 - including 3 fatalities. 2. Abbey Street: Total number of serious accidents 11 -...

 


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