News archive from 22 December 2013, page 4

Fake goods worth millions seized at Wellesbourne Market

Fake goods worth millions seized at Wellesbourne Market

Buy photos » Simon Cripwell of Warwickshire Trading Standards with just a small fraction of the haul of counterfeit products. (s) FAKE goods worth millions of pounds have again been seized at Wellesbourne Market. Warwickshire Trading Standards...

 
Leamington Lantern Parade - Pictures

Leamington Lantern Parade - Pictures

Buy photos » Basking in the glow - Ottilie Matthews. 51.013.005.leam.jm10 (www.buyphotos247.com) THE LANTERN Parade once again lit up Leamington. The third annual family festival saw many hours of hard work shown off as people carried their lanterns...

 
Lid lifted on 1600 year-old coffin

Lid lifted on 1600 year-old coffin

Buy photos » Stuart Palmer with the Roman lead lined coffin that is thought to contain the body of a child. Picture by Jon Mullis 46.013.020.leam.jm1 (www.buyphotos247.com) ARCHAEOLOGISTS are preparing to study in details the contents of a coffin...

 
Call the Midwife Christmas special: WW2 bomb causes chaos

Call the Midwife Christmas special: WW2 bomb causes chaos

The Call the Midwife Christmas special is already being dubbed a perennial favourite in the TV listings - up there with EastEnders and Doctor Who - so it may be surprising to find this will be only its second festive outing. Based on Jennifer Worth's...

BBC, 08:31 in Art & Culture
 

Yemeni al Qaeda says attack on hospital was mistake

The killing of unarmed medics and patients, captured on closed-circuit television footage and broadcast by state media, caused widespread outrage in Yemen, where al Qaeda has portrayed itself as fighting for normal people against foreign drone...

 
U.S., Britain and Libya promise to pursue Lockerbie case

U.S., Britain and Libya promise to pursue Lockerbie case

In a joint statement on the 25th anniversary of the downing of Pan Am flight 103 in which 270 people were killed, the three governments said were determined to unearth the truth behind the deadliest such attack in Britain. "We want all those...

 
The ultimate House of Commons music plea by MP

The ultimate House of Commons music plea by MP

2 Images BURTON'S MP is offering musicians and filmmakers in the town his support in a bid to offer them the chance to showcase their talent at the House of Commons. Andrew Griffiths has urged budding Rod Stewert's and Steven Speilberg's to apply to...

 
Service adds a touch of spice to Christmas

Service adds a touch of spice to Christmas

2 Images THOUGH it's not the usual choice, curry was served for Christmas dinner at a party held for people in Burton battling drug addictions. The Addiction Dependency Solutions group meets twice a week at the Caribbean Association, and works with...

 
Kenilworth gets its train station

Kenilworth gets its train station

Buy photos » An artist's impression of the new station. (s) THE NEXT train at Kenilworth Station will be...words many townspeople have been waiting to hear for nearly half a century since the former station was closed. And in two years they will hear...

 
Weather Warning As Train Delays Expected

Weather Warning As Train Delays Expected

Network Rail is warning of disruption to services as strong winds and heavy rain are expected across Britain tomorow. Some trains could be delayed or cancelled and some rail operators could run an amended timetable, Network Rail said. More follows......

 

Vaughan: Swann is not selfish by quitting mid-tour... but he will be a big miss

Former England captain Michael Vaughan insisted Graeme Swann was not being 'selfish' by retiring in the midst of an Ashes series. The off-spinner has called time on his career with the tourists 3-0 down in the series and having already surrendered the...

Daily Mail, 09:04 in Sport
 

England's Ashes tour just got even worse... Swann's mid-series retirement is a seismic blow which leaves a...

The tour from hell? Well, an Ashes campaign that started with England as favourites and has gone from bad to utterly abject from the word go just got even worse with the immediate retirement of Graeme Swann. Even the 2006-07 Ashes debacle is starting...

Daily Mail, 09:04 in Sport
 

Finnish city Oulu sees light at end of Nokia tunnel

Oulu, with a population of about a quarter million, was once a key Nokia R&D site, before the mobile maker was left for dead in the global smartphone race by Apple's iPhone and handsets running Google's Android software. Nokia and its networks...

 

Lean years leave banks short of savvy dealmakers

With stock markets volatile during the financial crisis and European sovereign debt woes, many companies have held back from raising new funding, going public, or attempting big merger deals. While the European mergers and acquisitions market is still...

Reuters, 09:30 in Business
 

Finnish city Oulu sees light at end of Nokia tunnel

Oulu, with a population of about a quarter million, was once a key Nokia R&D site, before the mobile maker was left for dead in the global smartphone race by Apple's iPhone and handsets running Google's Android software. Nokia and its networks...

 


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