News archive from 23 March 2016, page 3

British IS fighter killed in Iraq suicide attack named in reports

A British Islamic State (IS) fighter killed in a suicide attack in Iraq has been named in reports. The militant, pictured in IS propaganda on social media, has been identified by his family in Huddersfield, according to the BBC. The man, fighting...

 

A cynical silence on Islamophobia makes Muslims feel they are under attack

By Rabbil Sikdar IT’S not just public racism we should be worried about, but also those sitting in indifferent silence, watching it happen. And it’s galling when the silent spectator happens to be the authorities — part of a system that aggressively...

 

Cricket: Semi-finals in sight despite late scare

England see off India thanks to hosts dropping Shrubsole by Our Sports Desk England closed in on a semi-final place at the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 yesterday but only after being given an almighty scare in a two-wicket victory over hosts India in...

 

Williams can be the difference, says Nobbs

by Our Sports Desk Jordan Nobbs believes new recruit Fara Williams will prove hugely influential for Arsenal as their Women’s Super League challenge begins tonight. The recent deal to bring in Williams, England’s most-capped player with 151...

 

Titan of the avant garde

Peter Frost pays tribute to the great composer PETER MAXWELL DAVIES, as much a radical in his life and politics as he was in his music PETER MAXWELL DAVIES, who has died at his remote home in the Orkneys at the age of 81, became famous as an...

 

Most persecuted pet in Cumbria is man's best friend

READ MORE: Case study - dog repeatedly attacked by owner READ MORE: Case study - dogs encouraged to attack sheep Figures released by the RSPCA have shown that almost 59 per cent of complaints investigated by the RSPCA in the county in 2015 related to...

 

Case study - dog repeatedly attacked by owner 

The footage showed the dog being constantly pursued, punched, kicked and twice picked up by the throat and thrown across a room in a restaurant in Cumbria. The footage showed the young female black cross bred spaniel type dog called Coco...

 
Brussels terror attacks: Today's flights between East Midlands Airport and Belgium cancelled

Brussels terror attacks: Today's flights between East Midlands Airport and Belgium cancelled

Flights between East Midlands Airport and Brussels today have been cancelled following yesterday's terror attacks on Belgium's capital. At least 34 people were killed and around 200 injured when two blasts shook Brussels airport at about 7am, and...

 
BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

Embattled retailer BHS will discover today whether creditors will back its plans to turn around the business by slashing the rents on more than half of its UK stores. The department store chain has called on creditors to vote in favour of two company...

 
Britain's drinks industry at risk from Brexit, warns David Cameron

Britain's drinks industry at risk from Brexit, warns David Cameron

Britain's booming booze trade would be put at risk if the country quits the European Union, David Cameron has warned. Jobs and investment in the wine and spirits industry face being threatened if the UK has to renegotiate international deals on...

 
Appeal to trace final hours of murdered of schoolgirl Paige Doherty

Appeal to trace final hours of murdered of schoolgirl Paige Doherty

Detectives are working to piece together the final movements of a murdered teenage girl whose body was found in bushes near a road. Paige Doherty, 15, disappeared from Clydebank in West Dunbartonshire on Saturday. The popular schoolgirl had been due...

 
Police response to missing children 'inconsistent', says HMIC report

Police response to missing children 'inconsistent', says HMIC report

Some children are being left unprotected and at risk of serious harm because of "unacceptable inconsistencies" in police investigations into missing children. The Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) report on the police...

 

South Yorkshire Police has made 'determined progress' since 2013, inquiry finds

An independent review into South Yorkshire Police's handling of child sexual exploitation (CSE) has found that the scale of the failure in Rotherham was not repeated in other parts of the force area. Professor John Drew, who led the inquiry, said he...

 

BHS to find out whether creditors back turnaround plans

Embattled retailer BHS will discover today whether creditors will back its plans to turn around the business by slashing the rents on more than half of its UK stores. The department store chain has called on creditors to vote in favour of two company...

 

Britain's drinks industry at risk from Brexit, warns David Cameron

Britain's booming booze trade would be put at risk if the country quits the European Union, David Cameron has warned. Jobs and investment in the wine and spirits industry face being threatened if the UK has to renegotiate international deals on...

 


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