News archive from 21 August 2015, page 12

Obama promises to keep military options open in Iran nuclear deal

Related: Congress does not have votes to block Iran deal, says Nancy Pelosi President Barack Obama is promising Democratic lawmakers that the US will continue to keep economic pressure on Iran – and keep military options open – if a nuclear deal with...

 
Crackdown on speeders across South Yorkshire

Crackdown on speeders across South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police have joined forces with European colleagues this week for a continent-wide operation to crackdown on speeding drivers. Officers from the roads policing unit teamed up with officers from the European Traffic Police Network to...

 

Malaysia's Mahathir calls for parliament to sack prime minister Najib Razak

Mahathir Mohamad, modern Malaysia’s founding father and former leader, has called for a vote of no-confidence against Prime Minister Najib Razak, accusing him of halting an investigation into corruption and buying politicians. “A vote of...

 
Surge in vehicle thefts warning across Rotherham

Surge in vehicle thefts warning across Rotherham

Dearne motorists are being warned to make sure their vehicles are kept secure after an rise in thefts from cars and vans in Rotherham. Drivers are also urged to remove valuables from their vehicle.

 
Crackdown vow in crime-hit Mexborough

Crackdown vow in crime-hit Mexborough

Police have vowed to crackdown on gang activity and anti-social behaviour in a crime-hit area of Mexborough. Officers attending a meeting at Mexborough Resource Centre said they would focus patrols in Coniston Road and Chaucer Road for the next month.

 
'No help' for South Yorkshire family caught up in Tunisia attack

'No help' for South Yorkshire family caught up in Tunisia attack

A family from Barnsley who were caught up in the Tunisia beach attacks have claimed they have had no help from the government. Maxine Midgley, Richard Slater and their 14-year-old daughter Bronwyn hid in a shopkeeper's cupboard in Sousse as people...

BBC, 06:13 in Regional
 
Hebburn police station could be on the move

Hebburn police station could be on the move

People are being asked to have their say on policing changes in South Tyneside. Northumbria Police is planning to move its Hebburn police front office facility to the reception area of the newly-opened Hebburn Central facility in Glen Street. Police...

 
Nathan Jarman sets 20 goal Gainsborough Trinity target

Nathan Jarman sets 20 goal Gainsborough Trinity target

Nathan Jarman spoke of his relief after bagging his first Gainsborough Trinity goal and hopes it will be the first of at least 20 for the Blues this season. Jarman scored Trinity's opening goal in the 3-1 victory over Stalybridge Celtic on Tuesday...

 

Cadwell Park BSB: The contenders for victory at Lincolnshire's British Superbike round

Cadwell Park is always a key round in the British Superbike Championship - and this year promises to be no different. It is the penultimate round before the Showdown and with only top two Josh Brookes and Shane Byrne assured of their place in the top...

 
Inquiry call over alleged historical sex abuse at school

Inquiry call over alleged historical sex abuse at school

People who claim they were sexually abused by a Newport head teacher in the 1970s are calling for an inquiry to investigate if reports were made to the authorities at the time. Seven people have contacted solicitors alleging they were assaulted by Jon...

BBC, 06:15 in Regional
 
Hairdresser Meggan aims to show she can cut it with the best

Hairdresser Meggan aims to show she can cut it with the best

A hairdresser who is still flying-high after reaching the finals of BBC TV contest Hair is hoping to be a cut above the rest of the competition. Trainee hairdresser Meggan George, 21, from Washington, hopes the experience she gained in the BBC...

 
Charities can bank on support from Gentoo

Charities can bank on support from Gentoo

Tins to school ties have been gathered up by workers as they do their bit to help families in need. The Art of Giving, a quarterly campaign run by social enterprise Gentoo Group with the support of Barclays, Berghaus and Northern Gas Networks, has...

 
Crackdown on speeders across South Yorkshire

Crackdown on speeders across South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Police have joined forces with European colleagues this week for a continent-wide operation to crackdown on speeding drivers. Officers from the roads policing unit teamed up with officers from the European Traffic Police Network to...

 
Surge in vehicle thefts warning across Rotherham

Surge in vehicle thefts warning across Rotherham

Dearne motorists are being warned to make sure their vehicles are kept secure after an rise in thefts from cars and vans in Rotherham. Drivers are also urged to remove valuables from their vehicle.

 

Family tell of 'arson' nightmare after being woken by neighbour

A COUPLE has told of the terrifying moment they escaped from their home after their cars were set on fire in a suspected arson attack. Vicky Banks, James Potter and their two young children were asleep at their home in Brewester Road, Bucknall, when...

 


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