News archive from 18 August 2014, page 18

Brazil's Silva in second place ahead of October 5 election - poll

It showed that Silva would deprive Rousseff of the votes needed to win the Oct. 5 election outright and surpass her in a second-round runoff by 47 percent of the votes against 43 percent, within the poll's margin of error. Silva, who won 19.3 percent...

 

Here's 26 photos of caterpillars that show they are awesome renegades of the animal kingdom

We know it's a bit random, but we've suddenly just realised that caterpillars are fricking cool. Seriously, they're like the Mick Jagger of the animal world - all super chilled out, just casually mooching around and then BAM, you can't take your eyes...

Metro, 08:23 in Lifestyle
 

Policeman killed in attack at checkpoint in northern Egypt - state media

Security forces have come under attack in Egypt by Islamist militants since former army chief Abdel Fattah al Sisi, now the country's president, ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi last year. (Reporting by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

 
Bank holiday fun on offer at club

Bank holiday fun on offer at club

FAMILIES are being invited to enjoy a day of bank holiday fun at a South Tyneside sports and social club. Harton and Westoe Miners’ Welfare, in Low Lane, South Shields, will open its gates next Monday to a host of activities to help keep youngsters...

 
Ragtime Cyclist column

Ragtime Cyclist column

Many of us who ride regularly call ourselves cyclists. This suggests it’s not a hobby, or a sport, as much as a way of behaving. It defines the way we eat, the things we talk about, and is, ultimately, the thing we would always rather be doing when...

 
Northamptonshire parents invited to register for free school meals for key stage one pupils

Northamptonshire parents invited to register for free school meals for key stage one pupils

As children across Northamptonshire prepare to go back to school, parents of Key Stage 1 pupils are being encouraged to register online for free school meals. Under new legislation announced by the Government last year, known as Universal Infant Free...

 
New pool helps mums to make a splash

New pool helps mums to make a splash

Boston's Pilgrim Hospital has welcomed its first baby to be delivered in its new state-of-the-art birthing pool. Sheridan Young, 22, from Skegness, gave birth to Katelyn Jane Portus, weighing 7.14lbs. The new mum said: “It was my midwife Kayleigh...

 
Youngster left in pain for a week after Leicester Royal Infirmary staff failed to spot his broken shin

Youngster left in pain for a week after Leicester Royal Infirmary staff failed to spot his broken shin

A five-year-old boy suffered in agony with a broken shin for almost a week after a hospital failed to spot a bone was fractured - despite having had an X-ray. He was recalled to Leicester Royal Infirmary five days after the initial visit to be told...

 
Grimsby family lucky to be alive after trail of destruction on Love Lane

Grimsby family lucky to be alive after trail of destruction on Love Lane

A FAMILY has been left counting the cost after an out-of-control car smashed through railings outside their house and crashed through the wall of their lounge - leaving them with a repair bill that could top £30,000. The accident left a horrific trail...

 
New jobs: Commissioning engineer, maintenance electrician

New jobs: Commissioning engineer, maintenance electrician

These are the latest jobs posted on The Sentinel website. Sales Consultant Job salary: £18,000+bonus pro rata Job location: Stoke-On-Trent Submitted: 16-Aug-2014 00:00 Graduate Business Development Executive Job salary: £20,000 Basic + OTE Job...

 
Bar 48 in Alsager forced to close after cannabis factory found behind pub

Bar 48 in Alsager forced to close after cannabis factory found behind pub

A PUB has been forced to close temporarily after a small cannabis factory was uncovered. Bar 48 in Alsager is currently closed after a number of plants were found in containers at the back of the Crewe Road premises. Management has today denied any...

 

Deaths from most common cancers fall by a third in past 20 years: Research, innovative drugs and advances...

7 View comments Deaths from some of the most common cancers have dropped by a third in the last 20 years, the latest figures show. Rates of death caused by breast, bowel, lung and prostate cancer combined fell by 30 per cent overall, according to...

Daily Mail, 08:33 in Health
 
Thousands back campaign

Thousands back campaign

A campaign fighting Government plans to shake up rail services in the north of England, has been backed by nearly 5,000 people . Trade union, the RMT collected signatures from passengers at railway stations across the region, over concerns about...

 
Electronics and cash stolen from home in Edinburgh Crescent, Bourne

Electronics and cash stolen from home in Edinburgh Crescent, Bourne

Cash and electrical equipment were stolen from a house in Edinburgh Crescent, Bourne, between 1.30 and 4.30pm on Monday, August 4. Burglars who forced a rear door at the property. Anyone who has information should call Lincolnshire Police on 101...

 
New pool helps mums to make a splash

New pool helps mums to make a splash

Boston's Pilgrim Hospital has welcomed its first baby to be delivered in its new state-of-the-art birthing pool. Sheridan Young, 22, from Skegness, gave birth to Katelyn Jane Portus, weighing 7.14lbs. The new mum said: “It was my midwife Kayleigh...

 


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