News archive from 18 August 2014, page 10

Motorbikes seized in police crackdown

Motorbikes seized in police crackdown

Nuisance motorbikes have been seized by police carrying out a crackdown in north Doncaster. Officers from the Adwick Safer Neighbourhood Team has revealed a yellow motorbike was seized in the Woodlands area on Friday August 8. A spokesman said: “There...

 

Mum’s coffees ‘raise baby’s leukaemia risk’

View comments Pregnant women who drink just two cups of coffee a day could be putting their babies at risk of leukaemia. A major study has found that their babies  are up to 60 per cent more likely to develop the disease during childhood. Academics...

Daily Mail, 07:06 in Health
 
Bridge event will honour Jim Clark

Bridge event will honour Jim Clark

A special Forth Road Bridge crossing on Thursday, August 21, will mark the 50th anniversary of Jim Clark winning the British Touring Car Championship. Knockhill Racing Circuit will host the Homecoming Scotland-backed Dunlop MSA British Touring Car...

 
Lincolnshire MS sufferer pens doggy tales to cope with illness

Lincolnshire MS sufferer pens doggy tales to cope with illness

They say they are man's best friend. But in a classic shaggy dog story, one woman battling MS says they have proved a saviour for her, too. Now Emma Coldron from Bardney has revealed how the love of four dogs has helped her to cope with the...

 

Thirteen tourists found alive, two still missing after Indonesia ship sinks

However, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for the national disaster management agency, said 13 more people, including eight tourists and all five Indonesian crew, had been rescued in the hours since then. "The survivors were found by fishermen,...

 
New clampdown on bad parking near Derby schools from next month

New clampdown on bad parking near Derby schools from next month

A RENEWED clampdown on people parking illegally near Derby schools is to be launched at the start of the autumn term next month. A patrolling camera car used to catch motorists flouting parking rules outside schools will return to the roads in time...

 

Live: Birmingham and West Midlands news, sport, weather and traffic for Monday

Refresh automatically On | Off Welcome to the Birmingham Mail’s breaking news service, covering Birmingham and the West Midlands. We'll be making sure that you are the first to know what's happening across our region. If there's something you've...

 

China home prices fall for third straight month in July

Average home prices slipped 0.9 percent in July on a monthly basis, Monday's data showed, as the declines spread to the largest number of cities since January 2011, when authorities started releasing the property price data. "We expect home...

Reuters, 07:09 in Business
 

20 questions every Londoner asks themselves on the morning commute

253 working days in 2014 means 253 soul-less morning commutes. There's nothing we can do to make it better (other than making an awesome paper for you to read) but what we can do is let you in on a little secret... You're not the only one asking...

Metro, 07:09 in Lifestyle
 
Nottingham's Kiran Rai is one to watch

Nottingham's Kiran Rai is one to watch

He's a fast-rising star in several modern mediums. Workaholic actor-model-broadcaster Kiran Rai is one to watch, says Jeremy Lewis KIRAN RAI? Didn't he do well? International model, actor, comedian, broadcaster, agent, media co-ordinator, chat show...

 

Man stole from champagne from Sainsbury's

A MAN has been ordered to pay £100 after stealing a bottle of champagne from Sainsbury's. Peter Rothwell, 49, of Raithby Close, Bestwood Park, pleaded guilty to stealing the Moet from the Castle Bridge Road store, Lenton, on July 20. The alcohol was...

 
Residents' joy as plan to store explosives in village are withdrawn

Residents' joy as plan to store explosives in village are withdrawn

RESIDENTS in the Trent villages are celebrating after plans to store almost 5,000 tonnes of explosive chemicals in the area were shelved. PD Ports Ltd had proposed to store 4,999 tonnes of ammonium nitrate at its depot in Keadby. But after fierce...

 
War poem: Over The Top

War poem: Over The Top

Over the top, over the top, the order we all dread; We’ve already done it three times and half of us are dead. Is this the way they want us to fight? Are they wrong in their head? Another week of this and we’ll all be bloody dead. If a bullet doesn’t...

 
Price freeze for school dinners

Price freeze for school dinners

The price of a dinner at Ilkeston's schools look set to be frozen for the coming year. Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet has agreed to recommend schools keep the price of meals at 2012/13 prices when pupils return for the new academic year in...

 
Southam to get new football stadium plus 236 new houses

Southam to get new football stadium plus 236 new houses

Southam United Football Club have finally been given permission to build a new and bigger stadium - almost 20 years after first mooting the idea. Stratford District councillors have approved the club’s plans, which will see the current stadium and...

 


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