News archive from 23 March 2016, page 21

Nikkei edges down in choppy trade, volume smallest since last Dec

TOKYO, March 23 Japanese stocks edged down in choppy trade on Wednesday as investors struggled to find new catalysts, while many of them remained wary over the dollar-yen moves. The Nikkei share average fell 0.3 percent to 17,000.98. The broader Topix...

 
Nintendo to stop production of Wii U videogames - Nikkei report

Nintendo to stop production of Wii U videogames - Nikkei report

Japanese videogame maker Nintendo Co Ltd will stop production of the Wii U video game console as early as this year after stagnant sales, Nikkei reported on Tuesday. A few components of the device have already been stopped and parts inventory will dry...

 
‘State of fear’ after man is brutally raped in dark Doncaster alleyway

‘State of fear’ after man is brutally raped in dark Doncaster alleyway

A community is living in a state of fear after a man was brutally raped by two others in an alleyway late at night. A man aged in his 40s was allegedly assaulted and raped by two men in a ginnel between Fulwood Drive and Ashcourt Drive in Balby at...

 
Woman told police she wanted her 'eyes fixed' after allegedly shooting at relatives, court hears

Woman told police she wanted her 'eyes fixed' after allegedly shooting at relatives, court hears

A woman accused of shooting at her son-in-law and daughter allegedly told police she couldn’t believe she missed and needed to visit an optometrist to have her “eyes fixed” so she could finish the job. Gold Coast woman Miriam Annette Eason, 51, faced...

 
Newcastle club doctor told Jonas Gutierrez 'not to worry' about pain before cancer diagnosis

Newcastle club doctor told Jonas Gutierrez 'not to worry' about pain before cancer diagnosis

Jonas Gutierrez claims he was told by Newcastle's club doctor not to worry about pain and discomfort in his groin which he experienced during the 2013 off-season. The midfielder told a three-strong panel of his employment tribunal he raised the issue...

 
Alibaba-backed courier YTO Express to list via 2 billion pound reverse merger

Alibaba-backed courier YTO Express to list via 2 billion pound reverse merger

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Alibaba-backed YTO Express plans to go public via a 17.5 billion yuan (2 billion pound) merger with a listed clothing maker, becoming the latest courier seeking capital market funds to stay competitive during China's e-commerce...

Reuters, 06:29 in Business
 
BOJ's Funo - Won't hesitate to ease again if recovery threatened

BOJ's Funo - Won't hesitate to ease again if recovery threatened

KOBE, Japan Bank of Japan board member Yukitoshi Funo said on Wednesday the central bank will not hesitate to ease policy again if risks threaten to derail the country's economic recovery. He also said that while currency moves are among key...

Reuters, 06:29 in Business
 

Hull FC: Derby win over Hull KR can ignite our season - Danny Houghton

HULL FC vice-captain Danny Houghton believes another 'sweet' victory over Hull KR could provide a momentum shift which ignites a good run during a crucial period. Houghton admits it has been a mixed start to the season for FC, winning three of their...

 

Step inside the cockpit of the Vulcan - new video footage is released

New footage has been released showing what it is like inside the cockpit of a Vulcan. It was posted on YouTube by the Vulcan to the Sky Trust and was filmed during the Vulcan's final round of flights. It shows Bill Perrins, Bill Ramsey and Phil Davies...

 
This Budget puts our next generation first

This Budget puts our next generation first

HAYES IN THE HOUSE: By MP John Hayes The influential economist John Maynard Keynes once declared that ‘in the long run we are all dead.’ Keynes believed that the objective of economic policy was to improve the immediate 
future. The long-term, he...

 
Steven Allen attacked wheelchair bound partner and killed her ten pet fish

Steven Allen attacked wheelchair bound partner and killed her ten pet fish

A drunk man who pushed his disabled partner from her wheelchair and then killed her ten pet fish has escaped prison. Steven Allen, described as a carer for vulnerable Tina Butler, dragged her across the room and slapped her buttocks after her pyjama...

 
Ten thousand indecent images found on Rastrick student's computer

Ten thousand indecent images found on Rastrick student's computer

PA Photo/Thinkstockphotos Police discovered more than 10,000 indecent images and movies on computers owned by a Rastrick student. Officers searched the home of Alex Garth on June 30, 2014 after receiving intelligence that he was downloading such...

 
Birmingham 'faces £100 million bill for George Osborne's cuts'

Birmingham 'faces £100 million bill for George Osborne's cuts'

Birmingham faces a £100 million bill because of the Government’s botched spending cuts, Labour has claimed. And the city could face more massive cuts as a result of George Osborne’s Budget last week. It follows a series of cuts which have reduced...

 
Adam Jones hit and run: Mum calls in psychic detective to help catch killer

Adam Jones hit and run: Mum calls in psychic detective to help catch killer

A heartbroken mum told how she has turned to a psychic detective to help trace the killer of her 15-year-old son, saying: “My boy needs justice, he needs to rest in peace.” Grieving Mandy Ruston has called in Diane Lazarus almost exactly a year on...

 
Adam Jones death: Second man arrested over hit-and-run which killed 15 year-old

Adam Jones death: Second man arrested over hit-and-run which killed 15 year-old

Police investigating a horror crash which killed 15 year-old Adam Jones have arrested a second man while executing warrants to search three addresses in Tipton today (April 13). Adam, from Wednesbury, suffered fatal injuries when he was hit by a...

 


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