News archive from 24 May 2012, page 12

Ten days of our puppy singing love songs has left us at breaking point

Ten days of our puppy singing love songs has left us at breaking point

This year however she decided to have her "event" this month and we have had two weeks of dealing with girly dog problems and a rampant, fertile male puppy who doesn't (to be honest) have a clue what he is doing. Niko's a naturally vocal dog...

 
Floods victim paid jobseekers' cash to fake claimants

Floods victim paid jobseekers' cash to fake claimants

She was responsible for paying Jobseeker's Allowance into the accounts of people in the city in her role as a new claim processor. Instead, over one month, she created fake claimants and paid the money into her own account. Her crime came to light...

 

HSBC's Oman unit merger halted after creditor suit

Oman's Ministry of Commerce and Industry issued an order temporarily suspending the merger until the lawsuit filed by businessman is settled or withdrawn, local newspaper Times of Oman, reported earlier on Thursday. The businessman has a compensation...

Reuters, 07:37 in Business
 
Severe shortage of NHS dentists

Severe shortage of NHS dentists

it may be National Smile Month - but the lack of NHS dentists in Kirklees is nothing to grin about. A local volunteer at a homeless drop-in has revealed a shortage of NHS treatment for those who most need it. Carol Darbyshire, manager of Batley...

 

Man charged in crane driver murder

A 25-year-old man arrested in Italy has been charged with murdering a crane driver whose body was found in his burnt-out car in Britain. Arben Lleshi, of Onslow Road, Southampton, was detained in the capital Rome on May 11 in connection with the death...

 

MSPs set to pass alcohol price Bill

Scotland is set to become the first part of the UK to approve plans for minimum pricing for alcohol. MSPs at Holyrood are expected to back Scottish Government legislation, which means drinkers must pay at least 50p per unit of alcohol. The UK...

 

Cable & Wireless Communications to halve dividend

CWC, which was created when the former Cable & Wireless split in March 2010, has been hit by lower tourist numbers in the Caribbean and lower voice and business revenues in some regions. "Since the demerger we have faced global economic...

Reuters, 07:40 in Business
 
Drugs probe after man dies in resort

Drugs probe after man dies in resort

POLICE are investigating after a man died and two others were hospitalised following an incident. The death is currently being treated as unexplained but police believe it may be drugs related. Police were called shortly before 8am on Tuesday to a...

 

Health chiefs failing sufferers of diabetes

Health chiefs failing sufferers of diabetes Reporter Hannah Postles with her medication The district’s primary care trust is failing to provide around two-thirds of adult diabetic patients with the basic care services recommended by the Department of...

 

MSPs set to pass alcohol price Bill

Scotland is set to become the first part of the UK to approve plans for minimum pricing for alcohol. MSPs at Holyrood are expected to back Scottish Government legislation, which means drinkers must pay at least 50p per unit of alcohol. The UK...

 

"an amazing contribution'

THE Secretary of State for Wales, Cheryl Gillan, will today visit businesses, sports specialists and elite athletes to pay tribute to the role Wales is playing in supporting the London 2012 Olympics. Following a trade visit to Asia where she witnessed...

 

MSPs set to pass alcohol price Bill

Scotland is set to become the first part of the UK to approve plans for minimum pricing for alcohol. MSPs at Holyrood are expected to back Scottish Government legislation, which means drinkers must pay at least 50p per unit of alcohol. The UK...

 

Archives shine a light on Olympics route - in 1908

WHEN the Olympic flame crosses the border tomorrow, it will visit a Wales transformed beyond almost all recognition from the time London first hosted the iconic Games. And the scale of that transformation has been laid bare in a new video showing how...

 

"And death shall have no dominion...' (nor leave much for Dylan's family to survive on)

HE REMAINS one of Wales' most famous sons, with his unique work still widely read and listened to around the world. But hard-drinking poet Dylan Thomas left just £100 in his will when he died, newly-released records have revealed. The Welsh writer's...

 

Indefinite jail for "arrogant' rapist

A FORMER university student was today starting an indefinite jail sentence for raping three women. Alexander Thomas, 27, was told by Judge Dafydd Hughes at Caernarfon Crown Court: "You displayed contempt and arrogance and an almost flippant...

 


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