News archive from 19 April 2017, page 16

Police hunting knifemen who attacked man at Hanley Park in broad daylight

Police are hunting robbers who threatened a man with a knife before attacking him as he walked through a city centre park. The victim was close to the Caldon Canal at Hanley Park when he was approached by a man and a teenage boy. They then pulled out...

 

Dozens of residents fighting council's plans to build TWO homes on tennis courts in the Westlands

More than 70 residents have signed a petition to stop homes being built on disused council-owned tennis courts. Residents living in the Westlands are fighting plans for two four-bed houses at the former courts in Wedgwood Avenue. At the moment, the...

 

Shanghai stocks extend fall on tighter regulations, Hong Kong down

* SSEC -1.0 pct, CSI300 -0.8 pct, HSI -0.6 pct * China investors worry about economy, tighter regulation * Global risk appetite curbed by French election, N.Korean tension SHANGHAI, April 19 Shanghai stocks fell to their lowest in two months on...

 

“We’ll be like the Brownlee brothers!”: Corby mum and daughter to walk London Marathon for charity

A retired headteacher and her daughter will take on the London Marathon this weekend to raise money for charity. Georgina Dredge, a 65-year-old former Corby Old Village Primary School head, and her daughter Debbie Brooks, a 36-year-old teacher at St...

 
Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha shouldn't worry about Celtic winning 10-in-a-row - he needs to stop SEVEN-in-a-row says Alex McLeish

Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha shouldn't worry about Celtic winning 10-in-a-row - he needs to stop...

Alex McLeish reckons Pedro Caixinha has a huge job on his hands getting Rangers back on track - because Celtic are a runaway train on the way to 10-in-a-row. The former Ibrox boss admitted he had his doubts about a return to his old club despite...

 

Man jailed for brutal Kettering rape

A man brutally raped a woman as she walked home from a night out in Kettering just 11 days after he moved to the UK. Florin Moraru, 25, has been jailed for the New Year’s Day attack. Northampton Crown Court heard how Moraru, of Regent Street,...

 
David Goodwillie raped a woman - if his victim was the daughter of a Clyde director would they have signed him?

David Goodwillie raped a woman - if his victim was the daughter of a Clyde director would they have signed...

David Goodwillie was branded a rapist by a judge earlier this year. It might have been a civil rather than criminal case but nonetheless Lord Armstrong could not have been stronger in his assessment of the evidence that was put in front of him. This...

 

Site for new Corby school revealed

The trust which will run a new free school in Corby has revealed where it will be built. Last week Education Secretary Justine Greening approved more than 100 new free schools across the country, including Corby Secondary Academy. The free school will...

 
Hibs ace Fraser Fyvie vows to KO Aberdeen's Scottish Cup dream - but he'll go to Hampden with Dons fans if he doesn't

Hibs ace Fraser Fyvie vows to KO Aberdeen's Scottish Cup dream - but he'll go to Hampden with Dons fans if...

Hibs ace Fraser Fyvie has revealed his family will make sure he’ll be at the Scottish Cup Final – even if they don’t beat Aberdeen. But the Leith midfielder admits he’s desperate to put one over on Dons skipper and best mate Ryan Jack in this...

 

Wellingborough grandmother to whizz down zipwire on her 80th birthday for charity

A grandmother is set to celebrate her 80th birthday by whizzing down a zipwire at more than 40mph for charity. Maureen Sanders from Wellingborough decided to celebrate her 80th birthday in style this year by signing up for the 310ft zipslide at...

 
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will be best since Jock Stein says the man who scored in legendary boss' last Scottish Cup win

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will be best since Jock Stein says the man who scored in legendary boss' last...

Andy Lynch scored the penalty in an Old Firm Scottish Cup Final that handed Jock Stein his last trophy as Celtic boss. Now the former full-back is backing Brendan Rodgers to emerge as the most successful Hoops gaffer since the legendary European Cup...

 

Former Rangers star David Robertson: I was meant to make Joe Miller's hands go up his sleeves but I went...

David Robertson was supposed to look for Joe Miller’s hands disappearing up his sleeves but ended up doing a vanishing act all by himself up the Hampden tunnel. The former Rangers full-back became a bit-part player in one of the most remarkable...

 
Celtic Invincibles can't match Rangers 'class of 92' no matter what they achieve says ex-Ibrox hero David Robertson

Celtic Invincibles can't match Rangers 'class of 92' no matter what they achieve says ex-Ibrox hero David...

David Robertson has told Celtic they can go unbeaten until the end of the season and still never match the Ibrox class of 1992. The former nine- in-a-row full-back has sparked debate by claiming the achievement of Walter Smith’s conquerors surpasses...

 
Aberdeen keeper Joe Lewis desperate to get Red Army back to Hampden to make up for Betfred Cup Final no-show

Aberdeen keeper Joe Lewis desperate to get Red Army back to Hampden to make up for Betfred Cup Final no-show

Last time out it was anticipation. This time it’s desperation. Aberdeen keeper Joe Lewis admitted his side were left devastated on their last trip to Hampden because the Dons simply failed to turn up. The Pittodrie men got the big build-up to the...

 
Tory success at the snap general election could give Indy victory to SNP

Tory success at the snap general election could give Indy victory to SNP

Ruth Davidson was genuinely delighted when the Prime Minister phoned her at 9am yesterday to break the news that there would be 
a snap general election. Insiders say after taking her party to second place at Holyrood last year, the Scottish Tory...

 


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