News archive from 19 October 2015, page 13

Heathrow Airport expansion: A 'toxic dilemma for ministers

Heathrow Airport expansion: A 'toxic dilemma for ministers

Image copyright Heathrow Airport "Toxic" is how one minister described the government's dilemma over Heathrow. In fact, the whole issue is so fraught that the country's most senior civil servant, Sir Jeremy Heywood, wrote to government...

BBC, 06:09 in Regional
 
Police chiefs donates cash to Sheffield project helping children affected by domestic abuse

Police chiefs donates cash to Sheffield project helping children affected by domestic abuse

A project in Sheffield working with children affected by domestic abuse has received a £10,000 grant from South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner. Dr Alan Billings handed over a cheque to the Haven House project to help it continue to provide...

 
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A Doncaster TV star and self-made millionaire was rescued from a flaming digger mere moments before it "exploded'. Robin Goforth is no stranger to a bit of drama after eventful appearances on reality television shows including Wife Swap and...

 
Scots photographer got together group of cancer survivors for charity calendar showing how they were all fighting the disease

Scots photographer got together group of cancer survivors for charity calendar showing how they were all...

PHOTOGRAPHER Caroline Stewart has seen the effects of cancer first-hand, so was determined to do as much as she could to raise funds into research to beat the disease. After seeing her mum and husband lose loved ones to the disease and her friend...

 
Leeds hospital nurse stole and took drugs while on duty

Leeds hospital nurse stole and took drugs while on duty

A NURSE with an "exemplary" record stole controlled drugs and apparently injected himself with a potentially fatal dose while on duty at a Leeds hospital, a court heard. Father-of-two Jordan Thomas’s life had gone off the rails after a split...

 
Generous public reach out to brave Leeds toddler

Generous public reach out to brave Leeds toddler

Sitting back and relaxing in our favourite chair is something many of us take for granted. But for Raya Grimes this makes all the difference because until recently, she was unable to sit comfortably as she suffers from a severe form of epilepsy that...

 
This week: Spy secrets, Facebook in court and a naked rollercoaster

This week: Spy secrets, Facebook in court and a naked rollercoaster

A state visit from China, a star-studded line-up at the first Harrogate History Festival and an unusual world record attempt will make headlines this week. Grant Woodward reports. WOMEN OF THE YEAR The 60th anniversary Women of the Year lunch takes...

 
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A Doncaster TV star and self-made millionaire was rescued from a flaming digger mere moments before it "exploded'. Robin Goforth is no stranger to a bit of drama after eventful appearances on reality television shows including Wife Swap and...

 

Council's £55m Smithfield building to open its doors - finally

THIS is the first glimpse inside the controversial Smithfield building which is to finally open to the public next month. The Sentinel can today reveal residents will be able access services at the multi-coloured 1 Smithfield from November 19. And 40...

 

Aid agencies accused of hiding scale of sexual assaults on employees

Women working for international aid agencies are facing a hidden threat of sexual violence and harassment which their employers routinely ignore or sweep under the carpet, according to testimonies gathered by the Guardian. While exact statistics on...

 

Down on their luck: Minsk casinos hit by Russian downturn

The casinos of Belarus’s capital were once so full of rich players from Moscow that some called it the “Russian Las Vegas”. Flush in cash, gambling dens such as the XO and Carat gave away Hummers and Range Rovers just to make the eight-hour drive back...

 

Berets and crimplene: analysing the style of Fargo series 2

Any viewers of Fargo’s first TV series might be surprised that the show has anything to do with fashion – they were probably far more concerned with Billy Bob Thornton’s frankly terrifying character, Lorne, than the way Molly Solverson wore her police...

Guardian, 06:16 in Showbiz
 

Monday’s best TV: The Muppets; Fargo; SAS: Who Dares Wins; and Saving the Cyber Sex Girls

The Secret Life of Books: Edward Lear’s Nonsense Songs 8pm, BBC4 Blinking owlishly behind his spectacles, that old pussycat Nicholas Parsons explores the life of Lear, the writer and artist who forged a half-joyful, half-melancholy type of illustrated...

Guardian, 06:16 in Showbiz
 
Leeds hospital nurse stole and took drugs while on duty

Leeds hospital nurse stole and took drugs while on duty

A NURSE with an "exemplary" record stole controlled drugs and apparently injected himself with a potentially fatal dose while on duty at a Leeds hospital, a court heard. Father-of-two Jordan Thomas’s life had gone off the rails after a split...

 
Cash pours in for brave Leeds toddler Raya

Cash pours in for brave Leeds toddler Raya

A Leeds family has paid tribute to the kindness of strangers who have transformed the life of their little girl who suffers from over 200 seizures a day. Mum Lindsay Schofield has raised hundreds of pounds with the help of YEP readers to buy...

 


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