News archive from 25 May 2016, page 14

Hundreds back calls for West Derby pub to be allowed to reopen after 'shooting'

Hundreds back calls for West Derby pub to be allowed to reopen after 'shooting'

Hundreds of people have backed a petition calling for a West Derby pub to reopen once a court closure order expires. The Lingmell Inn was shut by police after a reported shooting left a man with a fractured skull last week. Bosses have since described...

 

Knowsley's new opposition declare war over Prescot's former greenbelt

Knowsley’s new opposition have begun their first battle with the Labour council - by vowing to fight for Prescot’s former greenbelt. The Liberal Democrats, whose three newly elected councillors ended four years of total Labour control in Knowsley...

 
Liverpool university lecturers to hold protest rally as part of 48-hour strike over pay

Liverpool university lecturers to hold protest rally as part of 48-hour strike over pay

A rally is due to take place in Liverpool today (Wednesday) as part of a national 48-hour strike by lecturers at UK universities over pay. The protest is one of a number expected to take place at cities around the UK after talks failed to resolve a...

 
Who controls Everton FC after Farhad Moshiri became the largest shareholder?

Who controls Everton FC after Farhad Moshiri became the largest shareholder?

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson says that Everton will have a new stadium within three years. For that to become true, the club’s board is going to have to make some big financial commitments within the next few months. It raises the question who is...

 

Mexico and EU to start talks on updating trade deal in June

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government said on Tuesday it will begin talks with the European Union next month to update a bilateral free trade agreement in force since 2000, opening the door to deeper economic ties between the two sides. Thrashed out in the...

 
Cattle drugs could fuel climate change, study suggests

Cattle drugs could fuel climate change, study suggests

Dosing farm animals with antibiotics increases greenhouse gas emissions from cow dung, research suggests. Scientists say the drugs boost methane production in cowpats - apparently by favouring antibiotic-resistant, methane-producing organisms in the...

BBC, 05:10 in World News
 

Thrilling schools aviation lessons win £86K extra backing

An exciting project which helps schoolchildren learn all about Lincolnshire's aviation heritage has won an extra £86,400 to extend it to a fifth year. Aviation Heritage Lincolnshire's schools and museums programme enabled child to find out what it was...

 
Conor McGregor News: Mayweather deal done, Sonnen backs champ, Irishman's mistake

Conor McGregor News: Mayweather deal done, Sonnen backs champ, Irishman's mistake

Conor McGregor's proposed boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr will go ahead, according to Fox Sports TV host Colin Cowherd. "My intel is that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen," he on his TV show The Herd. "It...

Daily Star, 05:11 in Sport
 

Stoke City: Potters ready to show appreciation to Ryan Shawcross

STOKE City are considering the possibility of a contract extension for skipper Ryan Shawcross as a show of faith in his battle to put last season behind him. The 28 year-old club captain missed 18 of Stoke's 38 Premier League games after requiring...

 
China to protect intellectual property, won't over-regulate innovation - Premier Li

China to protect intellectual property, won't over-regulate innovation - Premier Li

BEIJING China will focus on protecting intellectual property and commercial secrets, while offering a fair playing field for both domestic and foreign companies, premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday at a technology summit. Li also said that new...

 

Paul Cooke: I told Lee Radford he was bonkers to take Hull FC job

With Hull FC top of the Super League table, rugby league columnist and former star player Paul Cooke recalls what he told coach Lee Radford to do when offered the Black and Whites job ahead of the 2014 campaign. I CAN recall where I was when Lee...

 
Toyota to invest $450 million to build new car plant in Malaysia

Toyota to invest $450 million to build new car plant in Malaysia

TOKYO Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Wednesday it will invest about 49 billion yen ($450 million) to build a new, 50,000-cars-a-year factory in Malaysia to meet growing demand in the Southeast Asian country. The construction would be part of a...

Reuters, 05:26 in Business
 

Grantham People - Linda Wootten

It is the turn of new Grantham mayor, councillor Linda Wootten in the hot seat this week… Q: What do you like best about being a councillor and why? A: The best thing about being a Councillor is trying to solve people's problems and being a voice...

 
Coventry City boss Tony Mowbray looking to get deals in the bag this week

Coventry City boss Tony Mowbray looking to get deals in the bag this week

Tony Mowbray is hoping to get a deal or two over the line this week to start shaping his new-look Coventry City squad. The Sky Blues boss and his right-hand man Mark Venus have been busy talking to several players and their agents in the hope of...

 
TRAVEL: 23 Yorkshire roadworks suspended for Bank Holiday weekend

TRAVEL: 23 Yorkshire roadworks suspended for Bank Holiday weekend

0 Have your say The schemes include 23 in Yorkshire and the north east, with 17 coming to an end this weekend and just eight remaining in place. Their removal means that 97.4 per cent of the road network will be completely accessible for the holiday...

 


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