News archive from 27 March 2016, page 14

EU referendum: Vote Leave apologises for wrong names on pro-Brexit letter

EU referendum: Vote Leave apologises for wrong names on pro-Brexit letter

Campaigners have apologised after wrongly including the names of two business leaders among 250 signatories to a letter backing exit from the EU. Vote Leave has removed the Carphone Warehouse co-founder, David Ross, and John Caudwell - who started...

BBC, 06:24 in Regional
 

Nostalgic photos of Easter in North Wales from years gone by

These nostalgic photos show how Easter has been celebrated across North Wales over the years. From Bangor motorcyclists with 600 easter eggs collected for children's charity the NSPCC, to Canon Herbert Lloyd and Curate Quentin Bellamy with the Palm...

 
Sunday's best TV: The Night Manager finale; Our Queen at 90; Parks and Recreation

Sunday's best TV: The Night Manager finale; Our Queen at 90; Parks and Recreation

The Night Manager 9pm, BBC1 What began quietly has gathered a head of steam and now a nation is poised for the dramatic conclusion of this classy, if narratively overly explicit Le Carré adaptation. What it lacks in nuance, it more than makes up for...

Guardian, 06:26 in Showbiz
 

Hard work makes dream come true for Witham Hill Gymnastic Club founders Jamie and Alisa Saunders

Gym club founders Jamie and Alisa Saunders have proved they are not afraid of taking a tumble. The Lincoln couple took a huge gamble, giving up full-time jobs and investing many thousands of pounds to set up Witham Hill Gymnastics Club. Nine years and...

 
Average person in the UK spends £11k on rent before buying

Average person in the UK spends £11k on rent before buying

The average Brit spends a staggering £11,100 on rent before buying their first home, new research has shown. They will rent on average for three years before buying their own home, spending an additional £577 on letting fees and £587 in security...

 
11 facts about Easter

11 facts about Easter

Easter is here again - but how much do you know about the annual celebration? For many, Easter just means that there is a bank holiday weekend coming, so an extra lie in. But there is so much history behind the season that it really is worth learning...

 
Three face terror charges over Brussels attacks

Three face terror charges over Brussels attacks

At least 32 people were killed and 270 injured when suicide bombs ripped through the city's airport and a Metro station on Tuesday. A man identified as Faycal C was charged on Saturday for "involvement in a terrorist group, terrorist murder and...

 
Government denies foreign aid 'paid to Palestinian terrorists'

Government denies foreign aid 'paid to Palestinian terrorists'

A report published in the Mail on Sunday claims that money from the UK's foreign aid budget sent to the Palestinian Authority is handed to the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO), which in turn makes payments to convicted terrorists, some in...

 
Islamic State must be 'crushed' says ex-PM Tony Blair

Islamic State must be 'crushed' says ex-PM Tony Blair

The former Labour prime minister described the attacks in Brussels as "shocking", but said the attacks would keep on coming unless extremism was tackled. Writing in the Sunday Times, he said that the roots of Islamism, including the...

 
Gardens: are blackcurrants the new blueberry?

Gardens: are blackcurrants the new blueberry?

Open any plant catalogue these days and you will find a spread dedicated to “superfoods”. Exotic goji berries and aronias rub shoulders with the ubiquitous blueberry and even pomegranates, along with claims of fruit being “loaded with antioxidants”....

Guardian, 06:31 in Health
 
Average person in the UK spends £11k on rent before buying

Average person in the UK spends £11k on rent before buying

The average Brit spends a staggering £11,100 on rent before buying their first home, new research has shown. They will rent on average for three years before buying their own home, spending an additional £577 on letting fees and £587 in security...

 
11 facts about Easter

11 facts about Easter

Easter is here again - but how much do you know about the annual celebration? For many, Easter just means that there is a bank holiday weekend coming, so an extra lie in. But there is so much history behind the season that it really is worth learning...

 

No room for soggy bottoms in Bake Off: Creme de la Creme

The Great British Bake Off just got a whole lot tougher as the professionals get stuck in on new show Bake Off: Creme de la Creme on the BBC The amateur contestants on The Great British Bake Off have managed to come up with some incredible creations...

 
Objection to ramp for elderly man who can’t get into town because of anti-social behaviour fears

Objection to ramp for elderly man who can’t get into town because of anti-social behaviour fears

The long wait for an access ramp at Cotton End is because of an objection – and the authorities say there is nothing they can do about it. It is now 18 months since a slope was replaced with steps at Lace Hill and Jim Jones, 92, and others with...

 
Bercow: Why I didn’t preside over the Budget

Bercow: Why I didn’t preside over the Budget

In recent weeks, I have had the pleasure of attending a number of engagements throughout the constituency; last week, I had the honour of visiting East Claydon School to open their new dining room, and to launch their fundraising campaign for the...

 


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