News archive from 24 May 2012, page 3

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...

 

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...

 

MSPs set to pass alcohol price Bill

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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...

 

'HIV tests for all' proposed

Everyone likes something for nothing which is where this idea came from, the Best Things in Life are Free! Put simply it's a website with loads of freebies from across the North West. News Local Regional National Entertainment Showbiz Health...

 
Police turning blind eye to Asian voter fraud, says MP

Police turning blind eye to Asian voter fraud, says MP

A Yorkshire MP has warned police are failing to investigate allegations of serious electoral fraud by members of the region's Asian population due to fears over "community sensitivities". Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell told the House of Commons...

 
Sister weeps as she tells jury of Shafilea killing

Sister weeps as she tells jury of Shafilea killing

THE sister of Bradford-born teenager Shafilea Ahmed broke down in tears as she told a court how the 17 year-old gasped for air as their parents suffocated her. Alesha Ahmed told Chester Crown Court she heard her mother, Farzana Ahmed, say “just finish...

 

New fire service small incident units could put lives at risk

From: Allan Grice, Assistant Chief Fire Officer (ret), Visiting Lecturer in Applied Fire Law Leeds University 1996 -2011. I feel compelled to write after reading the report in the Yorkshire Post on May 19 concerning the debate within South Yorkshire...

 

A good writer. but certainly no economist

From: Brian Davidson, Cloughton. I love reading the Yorkshire Post on a Saturday. It provides an excellent local and regional slant on life, and has undoubtedly assisted my assimilation in Yorkshire over the past 12 years. So much so that my visits...

 

Thank goodness for a Queen we can celebrate

From: Maureen Hunt, Woolley, Near Wakefield. JAYNE Dowle’s column “All this flag waving is a missed opportunity’ (Yorkshire Post, May 17) was very entertaining and amusing. But, by the time I reached the end, I felt flattened. There was only one...

 

We should win at Olympics

From: Terry Duncan, Greame Road, Bridlington, East Yorkshire. Is it really necessary for the BBC to close down its normal transmissions on BBC1 and BBC2, to sate the appetites of the London Circus of clowns and jugglers, led by Boris and Seb? They...

 

MSPs set to pass alcohol price Bill

Everyone likes something for nothing which is where this idea came from, the Best Things in Life are Free! Put simply it's a website with loads of freebies from across the North West. News Local Regional National Entertainment Showbiz Health...

 
HP Warns Of British Cuts As 27,000 Jobs To Go

HP Warns Of British Cuts As 27,000 Jobs To Go

Hewlett Packard has warned of cuts in its UK operation in a global purge that will see it axe 27,000 workers. The US technology company plans to make the cuts, which amount to 8% of its global workforce of almost 350,000 people, as it struggles for...

 
VIDEO: Find out what links former Bee Gee Robin Gibb with Shipston-on-Stour

VIDEO: Find out what links former Bee Gee Robin Gibb with Shipston-on-Stour

TRIBUTES flooded in this week for former-Bee Gee Robin Gibb, who died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer, but not many people know that in 1969, he recorded a song about Shipston-on-Stour. Never released, the 'Sing Slowly Sisters' LP includes a...

 

'HIV tests for all' proposed

“UK experts call for universal HIV testing in a bid to reduce infections,” BBC News has said. This widely reported news is based on recommendations in the Health Protection Agency’s (HPA) annual report on HIV in the UK. The HPA says that the number of...

 


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