News archive from 21 May 2013, page 15

Deal rescues gay marriage bill

May 21 2013 The legalisation of gay marriage is poised to be approved by MPs after surviving a Tory backbench bid to derail it. Some 56 Conservative backbenchers - half the number predicted - backed an amendment the Government warned could fatally...

 

Wayne's over the Roo-n! Man United striker 'delighted' after arrival of second son, Klay

Wayne Rooney revealed his delight in the early hours on Tuesday morning after the arrival of his second child, Klay. Wife Coleen was rushed into labour late on Saturday night, meaning Rooney had to miss champions' Manchester United's final Premier...

Daily Mail, 06:35 in Sport
 
Scottish Independence: UK ‘restricts Scotland’

Scottish Independence: UK ‘restricts Scotland’

The Scottish Government is launching an attack on Westminster-led economic policy in its latest attempt to promote independence. • SNP says UK governments have held Scotland back for generations. • Scottish Government goes on offensive, highlighting...

Scotsman, 06:38 in Politics
 
NEW DOPE SHOCK FOR SHEIKH MOHAMMED HORSES

NEW DOPE SHOCK FOR SHEIKH MOHAMMED HORSES

SEVEN more horses owned by Sheikh Mohammed were found to have been doped. Now 22 horses who were under the care of banned trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni have tested positive for anabolic steroids. Yesterday it was revealed that last year's St Leger hero...

Daily Star, 06:39 in Sport
 
Marine Harvest agrees to limit pesticides and seal killings

Marine Harvest agrees to limit pesticides and seal killings

The Norwegian-owned company, which grows 25% of all Scotland’s farmed salmon, has promised to put all its UK fish farms through ASC accreditation. Photograph: Rex Features One of the world's largest fish farm companies, Marine Harvest, has voluntarily...

 

Scores killed by 200mph tornado

A monstrous tornado at least a half a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening neighbourhoods and destroying a school as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200mph. At least 51 people were killed, including at least...

 

Deal rescues gay marriage bill

The legalisation of gay marriage is poised to be approved by MPs after surviving a Tory backbench bid to derail it. Some 56 Conservative backbenchers - half the number predicted - backed an amendment the Government warned could fatally delay the...

 
Warm tributes to businessman

Warm tributes to businessman

Mr Gould was born on December 2, 1926 in Eaton, Leicestershire. His family said he did not like school and would often be found helping his grandfather, a farm labourer. NEED A NEW BOILER ?. THEN READ OUR REVIEWS & CALL P & P PLUMBING......

 
Calls for pest control halve

Calls for pest control halve

Figures released by the council show between April last year and March 31 this year, the number of calls to the exterminators was 558, compared to 1,083 in the previous 12 months. However on the rise were reports of fleas, up from 63 to 72, bees from...

 
New Barton mayor chooses her charity

New Barton mayor chooses her charity

Mrs Oxley said: "Macmillan Cancer Support is a charity close to my heart as they gave me a lot of support when I went through my cancer. "I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 and it was very aggressive. NEED A NEW BOILER ?. THEN READ...

 
Great pix from Telegraph Camera Club

Great pix from Telegraph Camera Club

We want you to send us your best snaps, whether they show a picturesque local scene, a stunning portrait, a perfect pet or plant or a shot taken at an event. We will then feature them in the Scunthorpe Telegraph and on our website, so your skills can...

 
Which bar sells beer at £1.50 a pint?

Which bar sells beer at £1.50 a pint?

Victory secretary Chris Ashton said the club had been selling bitter at £1.50 a pint for THREE YEARS - after negotiating an exclusive barrelage deal with the Heineken group. At present, drinkers in Barton are quenching their thirsts on around 180,000...

 
WEATHER: Rain and drizzle giving way to sunny intervals and afternoon showers

WEATHER: Rain and drizzle giving way to sunny intervals and afternoon showers

The Met Office forecast for the county is for conditions to become dry and gradually brighter. Sunny intervals are set to break through before a few afternoon showers, which are most likely in the Lincoln and Gainsborough areas. Turf and Soil Supplied...

 
UKIP councillors: “We’re not racist”

UKIP councillors: “We’re not racist”

Two new county councillors have defended themselves against a national press report which branded them racists. Yesterday’s Sunday Mirror newspaper featured an article ‘Racist Rants of the UKIP Councillors’ which highlighted Facebook posts from...

 

Pierre Dorge and the New Jungle Orchestra

Why would a jazz guitarist born in frosty northern Europe, in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1946, a long way away from the heat of the tropics, create a band called the New Jungle Orchestra? The answer to this is found in the extraordinary jazz life of...

 


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