News archive from 25 September 2012, page 14

Fern's husband dislikes spray tan

Fern Britton has revealed that her decision to use spray tan on Strictly Come Dancing has resulted in her husband sleeping in the spare room. The TV star, 55, who is married to chef Phil Vickery, said that the couple had their biggest fallout when she...

 

Evra: Critics have short memories

Patrice Evra believes those who feel he has had an easy ride as Manchester United's left-back have very short memories. Evra's form over the past 12 months has been the subject of intense debate. It has been suggested that the arrival of Alexander...

Daily Post, 01:04 in Sport
 

Europe stars to wear Seve outfit

Europe's players are set to pay tribute to the late Seve Ballesteros by dressing in his image for the singles at this week's Ryder Cup. Ballesteros, who died in May last year after a long battle with cancer, captained Europe to victory in his native...

Daily Post, 01:04 in Sport
 

Victim of Guatemalan civil war massacre wins asylum in U.S

Oscar Ramirez Casteneda, 33, who learned only last year that he had been kidnapped as a young boy by a Guatemalan army lieutenant during the 1982 bloodshed and raised by the man's family, was notified in a letter on Saturday that he had won asylum,...

 
Amnesty and Greenpeace in Trafigura investigation call

Amnesty and Greenpeace in Trafigura investigation call

Campaigners have called for a UK criminal investigation to be brought against Trafigura for the dumping of toxic waste in Ivory Coast in 2006. The Dutch-based company with London offices paid an Ivorian company to dump the waste in Abidjan. Thousands...

BBC, 01:17 in Business
 

Toys R Us sued over kids tablet trade secrets

The introduction of Tabeo heated up the market for tablets designed specifically for children, which also includes players like LeapFrog Enterprises Inc's LeapPad. Fuhu accused Toys R Us of fraud, breach of contract, unfair competition and trade...

 

Mali asks U.N. for "immediate" action on force to recapture north

The West African country descended into chaos in March when soldiers toppled the president, leaving a power vacuum that enabled Tuareg rebels to seize nearly two-thirds of the country. But Islamist groups, some allied with al Qaeda, then hijacked the...

 
Man assaulted estranged wife

Man assaulted estranged wife

A WORKSOP man was spared jail after admitting assaulting his former wife. Dariusz Krzysztof Nowak, 46, of Lincoln View, admitted assaulting his estranged wife and her new partner on 4th June, as well as breaching a restraining order. Kate Beardmore,...

 

Mumford debuts new album

Mumford and Sons have declared there is no better place than London to debut their new album. During a storming performance at the iTunes Festival at the Roundhouse in Camden, front man Marcus Mumford said how thrilled he was to be home. The band has...

 

Call to scrap regional pay plans

Most people want the Government to scrap controversial plans for regional pay, believing the move would be unfair on public sector workers, according to new research. A survey of over 1,000 adults for the TUC found that only one in four supported the...

 

Stranger danger 'cuts outdoor play'

A lack of safe green spaces, too much traffic and "stranger danger" are stopping parents letting their children play outdoors, research suggests. Excessive health and safety rules, the rise of computer games and other indoor entertainment...

 

Mumford debuts new album

Mumford and Sons have declared there is no better place than London to debut their new album. During a storming performance at the iTunes Festival at the Roundhouse in Camden, front man Marcus Mumford said how thrilled he was to be home. The band has...

 

Funding to boost nursery places

Town halls are to be given £100 million to spend on new nursery places in a bid to ensure poor families can take advantage of a Government guarantee of free childcare, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said. From September next year 130,000 of the...

 

Man arrested after Frodsham vandalism

A MAN has been arrested following a spate of damage to cars in Frodsham.Officers from the Western Rural Neighbourhood Policing Unit arrested a 55-year-old man from Frodsham yesterday ( Sunday) , and he remains in police custody today. During the past...

 

UK firms 'biased against TA troops'

The former head of the Territorial Army has criticised British firms for discriminating against reservists by refusing to employ them because of their part-time military role, it has been reported. Foreign-owned firms are more likely to employ people...

 


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