News archive from 30 May 2013, page 16

China sewer pipe baby back with mother

China sewer pipe baby back with mother

A nurse checks on Baby 59. The child has been released back into his mother's care, say Chinese authorities, after police determined the woman should not be charged for dropping him down a toilet. Photograph: AP The mother of a newborn baby rescued...

 
Kuroda: BOJ aims to reduce JGB volatility to lower L/T yields

Kuroda: BOJ aims to reduce JGB volatility to lower L/T yields

Kuroda, speaking in the upper house financial affairs committee, said the BOJ will not tolerate increased volatility and the impact of its expanded quantitative easing will grow as it purchases more government debt. Bond yields initially plunged after...

Reuters, 06:46 in Business
 
RBS Culls Bidders In Race To Sell Branches

RBS Culls Bidders In Race To Sell Branches

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has begun culling bidders for more than 315 of its branches as it strives to secure a sale that will form part of its ongoing restructuring. Sky News understands that RBS in the last week has informed a number of potential...

 

Food Banks: More Britons 'Reliant On Help'

More than half a million people in the UK are now reliant on food banks, a new report has found. Factors behind the increase on those using emergency help include rising food prices, unemployment and energy costs, the research by Church Action On...

 
EXCLUSVE: CARL FROCH VOWS TO PULL OFF ONE MORE BIG WIN BEFORE PACKING UP

EXCLUSVE: CARL FROCH VOWS TO PULL OFF ONE MORE BIG WIN BEFORE PACKING UP

CARL FROCH wants to beat Andre Ward then retire as the world's best pound-for-pound fighter. Froch, who added the WBA super-middleweight title to his IBF belt by defeating Mikkel Kessler on Saturday, has now set his sights on a megabucks clash with...

Daily Star, 07:00 in Sport
 
Your new website for all things local

Your new website for all things local

Under the management of our team in Park Square, Scunthorpe, we will ensure you are kept up-to-date whether you are on PC, laptop, mobile or tablet. The new site will replace www.thisisscunthorpe.co.uk and is the perfect complement to the Scunthorpe...

 
Unions to quiz Tata Steel over Scunthorpe works' future

Unions to quiz Tata Steel over Scunthorpe works' future

Turnover in Europe was also down from $15.14 billion to $14.37 billion. However, Sheffield-based steel analyst Peter Fish said: "In the light of the poor steel market prevailing in the 2012-13 financial year, the European sector's performance was...

 
Closure fears grow over Scunthorpe court

Closure fears grow over Scunthorpe court

Many in the local legal fraternity were surprised when it escaped the axe in the last round of cutbacks, which saw dozens of courts across the country shut down. Now, fears Scunthorpe's court was due to be closed down in a new wave of cutbacks have...

 
10 sentenced by magistrates

10 sentenced by magistrates

Stuart Andrew Walls, 34, of Dryden Road, Ashby, pleaded guilty to theft. He was required to have treatment for drug dependency at Addaction for six months and was ordered to pay compensation of £78. Andrew James Young, 54, of Scawby Road, Scawby...

 

Gipsy families given permission to stay at site in Langham

Two gipsy families have been given the green light to permanently live on land they own in Langham despite some villagers objecting. Rutland County Council granted permission for the Price and Lee families to stay at The Paddocks in Oakham Road at a...

 
The awards that are up for grabs

The awards that are up for grabs

A young person who on their own or with adult support volunteers their time to improve people's lives and local communities. Adult Male Volunteer (sponsored by North Lincolnshire Homes) SALE**SALE**25% OFF THE COLLECTION RANGE PHONE 809887 FOR A...

 
Nominate your heroes

Nominate your heroes

Following the success of last year's inaugural event - organised by North Lincolnshire Council and the Scunthorpe Telegraph - another prestigious night is being planned for November 28 at Scunthorpe's Baths Hall. And nominations for the 22 awards will...

 
Final of Class Act tonight

Final of Class Act tonight

For the town's North Lindsey College has offered the use of its sound recording and video-film studios on the Kingsway for the winning act to use for a day of their choice. Bob Dickinson, a lecturer in performing arts at North Lindsey College, said:...

 

Plans put in for ‘doggy daycare’ in Little Bytham

Dog owners could have somewhere to leave their pets during the day after plans for a "doggy caycare" centre were submitted. Tracey Longmuir, of Coronation Road, Corby Glen, wants to change the use of a unit in Station Road Industrial Estate,...

 
UK house prices rise at fastest pace since Nov 2011 - Nationwide

UK house prices rise at fastest pace since Nov 2011 - Nationwide

"There has been an improvement in the availability ... of credit, partly as a result of policy measures, such as the (BoE's) Funding for Lending Scheme. Indeed, mortgage rates have fallen back towards all-time lows in recent months," said...

Reuters, 07:08 in Business
 


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