News archive from 26 June 2013, page 17

New Forth bridge name to be revealed today

New Forth bridge name to be revealed today

First Minister Alex Salmond will today reveal the winner of the poll to name the new Forth crossing. The result of the public vote will be made by Mr Salmond during a visit to the construction site for the bridge. The possible names are Caledonia...

Scotsman, 06:07 in Politics
 

UK set to miss greenhouse targets

The UK is not on track to meet its targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions through the 2020s, the Government's climate advisers have warned. Some progress has been made in putting in place measures to meet the targets, with record levels of new wind...

 

Yard to probe Brooks bugging claims

Scotland Yard will investigate reports that officers secretly bugged meetings which they held with murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence's friend Duwayne Brooks and his lawyers. The BBC quoted a senior police source as saying authorisation had been given...

 

New Zealand wants wider spy agency role in keeping tabs on citizens

The Bureau spies on foreign targets via electronic listening posts and shares data with the United States, Australia, Canada, and Britain under what is called the "Five Eyes" partnership, but is barred from spying on New Zealand citizens....

 

UK set to miss greenhouse targets

The UK is not on track to meet its targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions through the 2020s, the Government's climate advisers have warned. Some progress has been made in putting in place measures to meet the targets, with record levels of new wind...

 

UK set to miss greenhouse targets

The UK is not on track to meet its targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions through the 2020s, the Government's climate advisers have warned. Some progress has been made in putting in place measures to meet the targets, with record levels of new wind...

 
Fury at mess left on entrance to Amble

Fury at mess left on entrance to Amble

Angry residents have voiced concerns about their road being left in a mess. Those living on Lindisfarne Road in Amble are furious at the litter, bottles, grass cuttings and more that is being left behind at the top of the road – one of the first...

 
Community rowing group boosted by £500 donation

Community rowing group boosted by £500 donation

A new community rowing venture in a north Northumberland village is off to a great start after the club's inaugural meeting. As reported in the Gazette earlier this month, the Alnmouth Bay Community Rowing Association held its first gathering...

 

As floodwaters rose, Calgary mayor made his mark

As the two rivers in the city of 1.1 million reached new heights in the worst flooding the province of Alberta has ever seen, a growing list of neighborhoods were evacuated and the downtown home to Canada's largest oil companies was shut down as...

 
Golden girls' mugs are inspired by the Hoard

Golden girls' mugs are inspired by the Hoard

The three Staffordshire University students were challenged to come up with witty and edgy designs celebrating the discovery of the Anglo-Saxon gold. Now their mugs are to be sold exclusively at the Hanley museum's shop and through the Staffordshire...

 
Police find body of man, 18, at house

Police find body of man, 18, at house

An investigation has been launched and police were last night making efforts to trace the victim's family. They said his death remains 'unexplained' at this stage. *** SELL your HOME for £399 plus vat. *** with www.whitegates.co.... Whitegates Estate...

 
'Killer should die in jail'

'Killer should die in jail'

But her mum and dad, Irene Cork and Peter Smith, say no sentence would be long enough. In a statement released yesterday, they said: "We wanted justice for Charlie, and for the perpetrator of this crime, the loss of his freedom for the rest of...

 
Pupils gearing up for the road

Pupils gearing up for the road

Each student had a 20-minute slot with a trained instructor from the Young Driver organisation. The aim was to get them used to driving safely now, so when they start going out on the roads at the age of 17 they are less likely to be involved in an...

 
Centres for elderly to be closed down

Centres for elderly to be closed down

After that, the council intends to shut down the services at St Francis's Church in Meir Heath, Eccleshall Community Centre, New Kitchener Day Centre at Summerfield Court in Stone, and Trinity Day Centre in Stafford. The authority says demand for day...

 
The man who has ELEVEN jobs

The man who has ELEVEN jobs

He splits his spare time between jobs at St Jude's Youth Group at Mapperley Top; St John Ambulance; Mapperley Sports Village, where he coaches badminton and football; Carlton Life Saving and Gedling Play Forum, doing at least 16 hours a week between...

 


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