News archive from 21 May 2013, page 17

Planting the seed of engineering

Planting the seed of engineering

An inaugural lecture in honour of a man who helped found the Imagineering Foundation to encourage young people into engineering will be given by a Kenilworth engineer. Dr Alastair Graham Bryce, of Leamington, who died last year aged 76, helped found...

 

Neighbours to receive commendations after helping to foil burglars

Neighbours whose alertness led to the swift arrest of two men who had carried out a £25,000 burglary in their south Warwickshire village are to receive commendations. The break-in at a house in Queens Close, Harbury, in September 2011, had been...

 
Biofuels a boon for Brazil's rural poor, but obstacles remain elsewhere

Biofuels a boon for Brazil's rural poor, but obstacles remain elsewhere

Farmers harvest castor seeds to be sold to Petrobras' biodiesel plant in Ceara, north-east Brazil, 2011. Photograph: Antonio Scorza/AFP/Getty Images Biofuels have long been hailed as one of the potential answers to climate change. Their environmental...

 
From the archive, 21 May 1963: Editorial: Everest by the West Ridge

From the archive, 21 May 1963: Editorial: Everest by the West Ridge

Climbers on the 1963 National Geographic Survey expedition to ascend Mount Everest. Photograph: Barry C. Bishop/National Geographic/Getty Images The American ascent of Everest by the West Ridge wholly deserves the comment made by Charles Wylie, a...

 
Doctor talks about rescue of woman with hand stuck in drain cover in Bourne

Doctor talks about rescue of woman with hand stuck in drain cover in Bourne

A volunteer doctor has spoken of the effort by emergency services to free a woman who had her hand stuck in a metal drain cover in Bourne. Paramedics, firefighters and crews from the East Midlands Immediate Care Scheme, known as Emics, and the...

 

Dortmund boss Klopp heartbroken at Kagawa's 'bit-part' role at United

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp says his 'heart breaks' to see Shinji Kagawa playing a bit-part role at Manchester United.The 24-year-old moved to Old Trafford from Dortmund last summer, but has been far from a first-team regular and even then has...

Daily Mail, 07:18 in Sport
 

Spurs fan Lord Sugar blasts fan in Twitter row over scoreline gaffe

Tottenham fan Lord Sugar has rowed with supporters who mocked his Twitter scoreline gaffe.The former Spurs owner branded one critic a 'brain dead tw**' after he mistakenly tweeted that Newcastle had equalised against Arsenal as the North London...

Daily Mail, 07:18 in Sport
 
The bacon and eggs arsonist

The bacon and eggs arsonist

Storey, 48, had returned to the tower block - where 350 people live - with two friends and wanted a midnight fry-up. Hull Crown Court heard that, drunk and high on drugs, unemployed Storey chopped up a bedroom door for firewood because his electricity...

 
Grace will grow up knowing Daddy was a hero

Grace will grow up knowing Daddy was a hero

Last week's inquest into the tragedy heard how Gregg, a 20-year-old private from Atwick, near Hornsea, was killed by the Taliban in jungle terrain, from just a few feet away, while on a rescue mission. At 21, Sam is the youngest war widow of the...

 
Right kids, ready for a game of rounders?

Right kids, ready for a game of rounders?

Frantic waves and a loud cheer went up as the plane came into sight to take a unique school photograph of the west Hull primary. The school in Bricknell Avenue was picked out for special attention during flights by the Mail over Hull and the East...

 
Dangerous archery equipment stolen in raid on Scouts' HQ

Dangerous archery equipment stolen in raid on Scouts' HQ

Police say in the wrong hands the equipment could potentially be very dangerous. PC Richard Eglen said: "They are a dangerous thing. They've got aluminium ends. CAR KEYS AND REMOTES "FREE REMOTE KEY FOB BATTERY" 01482 423414 ... Peace...

 
Grace will grow up knowing Daddy was a hero

Grace will grow up knowing Daddy was a hero

Last week's inquest into the tragedy heard how Gregg, a 20-year-old private from Atwick, near Hornsea, was killed by the Taliban in jungle terrain, from just a few feet away, while on a rescue mission. At 21, Sam is the youngest war widow of the...

 
Teachers' warning to parents as free transport is axed

Teachers' warning to parents as free transport is axed

Heads are fearful the change will see parents move their children to schools nearer their homes because of rising transport costs. Angela Martinson, head- teacher of Newland School for Girls, which takes girls from across East Yorkshire, said:...

 
Skint Opinion: Rough areas everywhere

Skint Opinion: Rough areas everywhere

It's a shame it's been made to look so bad, I now live in the Manchester area and, as everywhere, there are rough places, just the same with Greater Manchester - there are more as it is so much bigger. I think after this programme has finished, there...

 
Careless drivers kill bikers, warns father

Careless drivers kill bikers, warns father

Now, his taxi driver father Adie, is handing out awareness stickers to passengers, as well as his family and friends, asking them to display them in their own cars. Adie, who is concerned at the number of bikers being killed on East Yorkshire roads...

 


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