News archive from 21 May 2013, page 18

Live travel updates for your journey to work

Live travel updates for your journey to work

7.10am All roads in Derby and Derbyshire are running smoothly at the moment and there are no incidents to report. FREE NAIL GLUE WITH ANY PACK OF NAILS TIPS Beauty Spot Cosmetics (Derby) View details Print voucher FREE SMALL NAIL GLUE WHEN YOU BUY A...

 
VIDEO: Weapon amnesty paying off

VIDEO: Weapon amnesty paying off

A live pistol plus ammunition was also dropped into a special bin at a mobile police station outside Asda in Sinfin on May 7. And other weapons so far handed in include a crossbow, a number of samurai swords and ceremonial daggers. FREE NAIL GLUE WITH...

 
Mosley launches an appeal against 17-year term

Mosley launches an appeal against 17-year term

His move follows the news that Mairead Philpott, mother of the children, has instructed lawyers to appeal against the sentence - also 17 years - given to her by Justice Kate Thirlwall at Nottingham Crown Court last month. Last night it was not known...

 
Hospital A&E 'in lockdown' after alert on mystery powder

Hospital A&E 'in lockdown' after alert on mystery powder

Samples of the substance were sent to a laboratory in Stafford for testing and Burton's hospital trust later confirmed it "posed no threat to health". The department was reopened by 5.20pm. It has not been revealed exactly what the powder...

 
County building giant announces plans to make 45 staff redundant

County building giant announces plans to make 45 staff redundant

Chairman John Kirkland said: "This decision hasn't been made lightly. "The construction industry remains extremely challenging and it is with deep regret that we have to re-evaluate our staffing levels but it is necessary to ensure the...

 
Grammar school taking action after Ofsted rap

Grammar school taking action after Ofsted rap

The newly-published report criticises pupil progress and attainment, inconsistent teaching and the standards of pupils' presentation and writing. But the inspectors praised head teacher Anne Martin, who took up her position last September and who has...

 
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...

 
Cancer charity warns of drug access ‘inequality’

Cancer charity warns of drug access ‘inequality’

It remains to be seen if a review of the system for approving new medicines will lead to fairer access to drugs for patients, a cancer charity has warned. Beating Bowel Cancer has complained there is an “’enormous inequality” in the system for...

Scotsman, 07:23 in Health
 
Crews battle 12-foot flames in fire at derelict factory in Hanley

Crews battle 12-foot flames in fire at derelict factory in Hanley

Neighbours had reported seeing smoke pouring from the building. Crews from Hanley, Burslem, Sandyford and Longton attended the blaze. SELL your HOME for £399 plus vat.* Whitegates Estate Agents & Lettings View details Print voucher Call WHITEGATES...

 
Dog-walker and her pet attacked in park

Dog-walker and her pet attacked in park

Amanda was bitten on her right wrist as she grabbed Scamp, while the Jack Russell suffered a puncture wound to his neck. Her husband, Robert, then managed to wrestle the dog away during the incident, which happened at around 7pm on Saturday. SELL your...

 
Janet meets all her Rocky Horror heroes

Janet meets all her Rocky Horror heroes

Dressed as her favourite character Magenta, Janet went along to the show's opening night at the Regent Theatre in Hanley. Her love for the musical has spanned decades and she took her seat to watch it for the 33rd time. SELL your HOME for £399 plus...

 
Plea for new foster carers

Plea for new foster carers

And Stoke-on-Trent City Council is appealing for to 15 families to provide respite care for 30 young people needing short-term support. The recruitment drive is being held to co-incide with Fostering Fortnight which runs until May 26. SELL your HOME...

 
Goldman exits China's ICBC, seven years and billions later

Goldman exits China's ICBC, seven years and billions later

Goldman's relationship with ICBC (1398.HK) was similar to that of other big global financial institutions that purchased stakes in Chinese banks and insurers. While the relationship was profitable, involved some cooperation and helped Chinese lenders...

Reuters, 07:26 in Business
 
Chinese fishermen seized by North Koreans freed

Chinese fishermen seized by North Koreans freed

A North Korean soldier near the Chinese border: the incident added to China’s frustration with its ally over recent nuclear and rocket tests. Photograph: AP A Chinese boat and 16 fishermen seized for ransom by armed North Koreans two weeks ago have...

 
JPMorgan investors on edge over vote on Dimon; what if they win?

JPMorgan investors on edge over vote on Dimon; what if they win?

JPMorgan's annual meeting on Tuesday will bring to head a months-long and bitter shareholder campaign demanding more oversight of Dimon, who has suggested that he may eventually leave the bank if he loses the vote. Investors say that while Dimon, 57,...

Reuters, 07:29 in Business
 


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