News archive from 23 July 2014, page 14

TalkTalk adds 185,000 TV customers in first quarter, revenue up 3.1 percent

(Reporting by Paul Sandle; Editing by Neil Maidment)

Reuters, 07:23 in Business
 
Two children’s centres in Northampton judged to be ‘inadequate’ after Ofsted inspections

Two children’s centres in Northampton judged to be ‘inadequate’ after Ofsted inspections

Two children's centres in Northampton have been judged to be "inadequate" after Ofsted inspections carried out last month. Vernon Terrace Primary School and Children’s Centre and Headlands SureStart Children’s Centre have both been...

 

Analysis - Watch what markets don't do as world politics turns nasty

Over the course of the past month, conflicts, superpower standoffs and economic sanctions have flared in Iraq and Syria, Israel and Gaza, Ukraine and Russia. All are at least potential threats to world energy supplies, if not globalised business links...

Reuters, 07:25 in Business
 
Woman who stole £19,000 from Northampton pre-school will pay back ‘nothing’

Woman who stole £19,000 from Northampton pre-school will pay back ‘nothing’

A former administrator who stole almost £20,000 from a charity-funded pre-school in Northampton will not have to pay any of the money back, a judge has ruled. Julie Ward, aged 48, of Emley Close, Standens Barn in Northampton, appeared in Northampton...

 

Bill payment services provider PayPoint's first-quarter revenue rises 4 percent

Total transactions processed for the 91-day period since the end of the year rose 5 percent to 189.3 million. The company said it expected profit growth to be lower than net revenue growth in the first half of the year. (Reporting by Noor Zainab...

Reuters, 07:25 in Business
 

Morgan Advanced Materials pretax profit up 5 percent

The FTSE-250 company said it would pay an interim dividend of 3.9 pence per share compared with 3.8 pence last year. (Reporting by Aashika Jain and Abhiram Nandakumar in Bangalore; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

Reuters, 07:27 in Business
 

VIDEO: More complaints lodged about PC who threatened to 'knock out' woman in Hanley

MORE complaints have been lodged with Staffordshire Police over the conduct of an officer who verbally abused a young woman. The force has launched an investigation and suspended one of its officers after footage of the incident appeared on the...

 
Woman killed after car crashes into tree in Baddeley Green Lane

Woman killed after car crashes into tree in Baddeley Green Lane

A woman has been killed after a car crashed into a tree this morning. The incident occurred at 4.28am in Baddeley Green Lane, with a Vauxhall Vectra the vehicle involved. Crews from Hanley, Sandyford and Longton attended the scene with the police and...

 
Port Vale: Colin Askey leads Ray King tributes after death of legend

Port Vale: Colin Askey leads Ray King tributes after death of legend

COLIN Askey led the tributes last night to Port Vale legend Ray King, who has died in Thailand at the age of 89. Askey, a sprightly 81 by comparison, was a team-mate of King's when Vale reached the 1954 FA Cup semi-finals. And speaking from his home...

 
Cashier accused of stealing £40,000 from Derbyshire Building Society customers

Cashier accused of stealing £40,000 from Derbyshire Building Society customers

A CASHIER appeared in court yesterday accused of defrauding Derbyshire Building Society customers out of £40,000 during six months last year. Adrienne Wells, 23, is charged with committing fraud while in the position of cashier, while she should have...

 
Swansea City come to Tamworth

Swansea City come to Tamworth

Swansea City's under-21s head to The Lamb tonight as Tamworth stage their first home pre-season friendly of 2014. The Lambs will be without striker Dave Hibbert while midfielder Kevin Thornton and forward Leon Mettam are doubtful. However, Connor...

 
‘Chances were missed to save my baby’

‘Chances were missed to save my baby’

A MOTHER was told opportunities had been missed to save her baby son who died shortly after being born at Leeds General Infirmary, an inquest heard. Joanne Noad of Leeds was classed as a low risk pregnancy when she went into labour on a midwife-led...

 
Derby would-be suicide bomber: Derby Telegraph Comment

Derby would-be suicide bomber: Derby Telegraph Comment

THE temptation will be to simply dismiss Kabir Ahmed as a nutcase and pronounce that Derby is "well rid of him" as he follows his new calling in Syria. Lots of you said as much in comments on social media after we carried our first...

 

Flooding closes schools early

TWO schools have begun the summer break early due to damage caused by flooding. Ashbrook Infant and Nursery School in Borrowash announced on Monday that it would not reopen until September 8 following the weekend's storms. And yesterday, Mill Hill...

 
Lights out event in Northamptonshire marks 100 years since start of First World War

Lights out event in Northamptonshire marks 100 years since start of First World War

To mark 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War the people of Northamptonshire have been invited to take part in a nationwide event. Everyone in the UK is invited to take part in LIGHTS OUT by turning off their lights from 10pm to 11pm on...

 


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