News archive from 21 May 2014, page 7

At least six killed in train crash near Moscow

At least six killed in train crash near Moscow

Russian television footage showed dazed passengers clambering off the tilting train and climbing up a grassy bank to safety after the accident. The train had been on its way from Moscow to Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, before the collision at...

 
Changing image of bobbies on the beat...

Changing image of bobbies on the beat...

POLICE uniforms have come a long way since the top hats and wooden rattles sported by bobbies in the 19th century - and now officers in West Yorkshire are preparing for another change. In the latest evolution to policing attire in the county, the...

 
Community sells tasty cakes for YEP appeal

Community sells tasty cakes for YEP appeal

KILLINGBECK residents enjoyed some treats in the sun to raise money for the Yorkshire Evening Post's Half and Half Appeal. A cake and bun sale was held at the Oval to boost funds for the city’s two hospices - raising nearly £200 in total. The event on...

 
Music ban at Leeds pub caught flouting licensing rules

Music ban at Leeds pub caught flouting licensing rules

RECorded music has been banned at a Leeds pub after a brush with music licence police landed its owners in court. The Crown at Town Street in Stanningley was caught playing recorded copyrighted music without having a licence from music royalties’...

 
Leeds casino’s challenge is a safe bet for charity

Leeds casino’s challenge is a safe bet for charity

Our campaign will culminate in our Wear it Yellow Day on July 3, where we ask organisations to sign up and individuals who wear yellow on the day to donate £1 to the YAA. The Tour de France-inspired fundraising challenge will see participants sign up...

 
Elite universities having biggest economic impact in the North

Elite universities having biggest economic impact in the North

SPENDING on buildings and facilities by top universities will have a major impact on the economy in the North of England creating 30,000 permanent new jobs, a report has claimed. Research says that a £9 billion investment on capital projects by elite...

 
Yorkshire cricket in mourning for Phil Sharpe

Yorkshire cricket in mourning for Phil Sharpe

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest slip fielders of all time and will live forever as one of the greatest players ever to play for Yorkshire. Last night Yorkshire’s cricket fans were mourning the loss of Philip Sharpe, the former Yorkshire...

 
Joss Stone plotters win sentence appeals

Joss Stone plotters win sentence appeals

TWO men who plotted to rob and kill singer Joss Stone have won challenges against the length of their sentences. Kevin Liverpool and Junior Bradshaw – both originally from Huddersfield – were found guilty of conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to rob...

 

Super-union plans up for debate

Moves to form a super union to create a "powerful" new force to represent public and private sector workers will be discussed today. Delegates at the annual conference of the Public and Commercial Services union (PCS) will decide whether to...

 

In cyber spying row, Chinese media call U.S. a 'mincing rascal'

As a first response, China suspended a Sino-U.S. working group on cyber issues. In an editorial, the Global Times, an influential tabloid run by the People's Daily, the official newspaper of China's Communist Party, said this was the "right move,...

 
Armchair dance planned for variety show

Armchair dance planned for variety show

WOMEN at the Barnsley Hospice are giving cancer 'a slap in the face' by performing an armchair dance at a variety show. It has been organised by former dancer Katie Pearson, 35, of Greggs Court, Stairfoot, who has been given a year to live after being...

 
Hunt on for armed robber after latest prison escape

Hunt on for armed robber after latest prison escape

TWO inmates at a South Yorkshire open prison have become the third set of violent offenders in as many weeks to go on the run from jails around the country. Damien Burns, 39, an armed robber from Scarborough, and Dean Jackson, 27, from...

 
Not so grim up North as Harrogate named happiest place to live

Not so grim up North as Harrogate named happiest place to live

it's not so grim up North after a new poll revealed that Harrogate is the happiest place to live in Britain. The North Yorkshire spa town topped a survey which asked people how contented they are with their home and local community. Hull also fared...

 
Does this photograph show Mary Anning?

Does this photograph show Mary Anning?

The Geologists, 1843, Devon. Salt print by William Henry Fox Talbot. Photograph: The National Media Museum, Bradford Born in 1799, Mary Anning was the discoverer of the famous ichthyosaur and plesiosaur fossils on the Jurassic coast of Dorset....

 
Sing the praises of Leeds’ hospitality heroes

Sing the praises of Leeds’ hospitality heroes

Voting is now open for the Unsung Heroes of Leeds's hospitality scene, backed by the YEP. The nominees are listed below and you can cast your vote by emailing juliette.bains@jpress.co.uk It’s all part of the Leeds Hotels and Venues Association’s...

 


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