News archive from 17 December 2014, page 12

Petrol price 'could fall below £1'

The plunging price of world oil could soon see the cost of a litre of petrol dipping below £1, the RAC has said. This would take prices at the pumps falling to their lowest level since the end of May 2009, the RAC added. It said that the price of...

 

Petrol price 'could fall below £1'

The plunging price of world oil could soon see the cost of a litre of petrol dipping below £1, the RAC has said. This would take prices at the pumps falling to their lowest level since the end of May 2009, the RAC added. It said that the price of...

 

Exclusive - Honda ran tests on fatal air bag flaw, frustrated by Takata reticence: sources

Around 21 million vehicles have been recalled globally by automakers since 2008 for defective Takata inflators. Honda alone has recalled about 14 million cars, mostly in the United States, where four of the deaths occurred. The fifth was in Malaysia....

Reuters, 03:50 in Business
 

Government hopes for good jobs news

The Government is hoping for more good news on the jobs front today when the latest unemployment figures are expected to show another cut in the dole queues. Employment has been rising and unemployment falling all year, and the new data from the...

 

Boy, 13, in court for man's murder

A 13-year-old boy will appear in court today charged with the murder of a man who died after a "verbal altercation" with a group of youngsters. Christopher Barry, 53, also known as Jack, was stabbed at his home in Edmonton, north London, on...

 

Al-Sweady inquiry to deliver report

A long-running inquiry into claims that British troops killed and tortured Iraqi civilians a decade ago will deliver its final report today. The judge-led Al-Sweady inquiry, which has cost the taxpayer around £25 million, will deliver its conclusions...

 
Brackley 2 Leamington 1: Struggling Brakes are lacking the Will to win

Brackley 2 Leamington 1: Struggling Brakes are lacking the Will to win

Former Brakes striker Will Green came back to haunt his former club as Brackley won the battle of the Conference North strugglers, writes Paul Okey. Green was used sparingly in his time at the New Windmill, but has responded to being given a starting...

 
Moore and Lee kick off big treble with Top Gamble

Moore and Lee kick off big treble with Top Gamble

Top Gamble took the feature race at a rainswept Warwick last Thursday, sparking a 636-1 treble for trainer Richard Lee and jockey Jamie Moore, writes David Hucker. Carrying top weight in the Lewis Badges Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase, 11-4 favourite...

 
Cooper gets on to the podium at Nottingham Senior Grand Prix

Cooper gets on to the podium at Nottingham Senior Grand Prix

Lillington Free Church's Timmy Cooper excelled at the Nottingham Senior Grand Prix on Saturday. Cooper finished second in his group in Band 4 before falling to Callum Morrison in the last 32. However, in Band 5, the 15-year-old sauntered through his...

 
Review: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival’s Call of Cthulhu was ‘consistently breathtaking’

Review: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival’s Call of Cthulhu was ‘consistently breathtaking’

Call of Cthulhu Live Sountrack Event North Hall, Spencer Yard, Leamington Last Saturday (December 6) saw the belated final event of this year’s Leamington Underground Cinema Festival, complete with a reconstruction of the award ceremony, and this...

 
Asfordby FC pip Sileby; Melton Foxes shade Mowbray Rangers

Asfordby FC pip Sileby; Melton Foxes shade Mowbray Rangers

Asfordby will look to take their tempo into the new year after another great performance in a nine-goal thriller took them up the table. Looking to build on their good run of form, Asfordby started strongly in cold conditions, and drove forward from...

 
Warwickshire youngsters kick off their concert season

Warwickshire youngsters kick off their concert season

The Warwickshire Youth Jazz Orchestra began their concert season at St Mary's parish church in Warwick. They took to the stage for a charity concert on Saturday October 29, organised by Cllr Clare Sawdon, chair of Warwick District Council. The group...

 
Reduced Shakespeare Company to play Melton Theatre

Reduced Shakespeare Company to play Melton Theatre

Following a hugely successful season at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014, the Reduced Shakespeare Company are bringing their latest hit production to Melton Theatre early next year. The three-man comedy troupe take long, serious subjects and reduce...

 

Apple says online store in Russia is down due to rouble fluctuations

(Reporting By Christina Farr; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)

Reuters, 04:00 in Business
 

Days Of Mourning Begin Over Deadliest Attack

Three days of mourning have begun after Taliban gunmen killed 132 children and nine teachers at a school in Peshawar. The country suffered its deadliest terror attack as nine men stormed the army-run school while around 500 children and teachers were...

 


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