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September 11, 2018 4:00 AM Objection lodged over longer hours bid by Roots York

A SOON to open restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Tommy Banks is seeking to extend its licensing and opening hours. Roots York is due to open at the former Bay Horse in Marygate next week, with Tommy Banks bringing his skills and style from The Black Swan at Oldstead - which was named the world's best restaurant by TripAdvisor - to the city. On Monday 8

September 9, 2018 4:36 PM Payout for ex-scout leader after niqab Darth Vader row

A scout leader who was expelled from the movement for comparing a colleague canoeing in a niqab to Darth Vadar has accepted an out-of-court settlement. Brian Walker, 62, wrote to the Scout's magazine saying a leader taking girls canoeing in a niqab would "most likely drown" wearing "that Darth Vader tent". Mr Walker, who took legal action against the scouts 12

September 6, 2018 12:07 PM Cécile Djunga: Belgian forecaster hits out at race insults

Cécile Djunga has been presenting the weather on Belgian public TV for a year, and after being subjected to a stream of racist comments she has decided to fight back. In a five-minute appeal on Facebook, Ms Djunga says one viewer rang into work to complain she was "too black and all people could see were my clothes". Its head, Jean-Paul Philippot, told Belgian 14

September 6, 2018 4:12 AM Police appeal for owners of luxury items after 'thief' caught

COPS collared a suspected thief, then took to Facebook to ask his victims if they were missing luxury items. Among the possessions the 36-year-old Swindon man is believed to have taken from cars around Blunsdon on Tuesday night were a heart rate watch, Gucci sunglasses and a gold ring. Wiltshire Police wrote: “In the early hours, officers from the North 12

September 6, 2018 4:00 AM 'Wheelie' stupid quad biker risks lives on A13

A quad biker has been slammed as "irresponsible" after a video emerged him riding at 70mph on just two wheels - for more than a mile. The man was filmed by another car on the A13 carrying out the dangerous stunt, known as a wheelie. One person who saw the video after it was posted online said: "I couldn't believe what I was seeing. "I drive on a lot of the main roads 5

September 4, 2018 1:03 PM Glasgow father battling cancer whose benefits were cut died at 56

A cancer-stricken father died days before he was set to appeal his benefits being cut on the grounds that he could use stairs and make a cup of tea, his family said. Joseph MacMillan from Glasgow was deemed fit to work while also suffering from diabetes, pancreatitis, heart problems, anxiety and depression. Mr MacMillan - who had to have his nose amputated 10

September 4, 2018 10:47 AM Outrage as Scotland's national dish rebranded 'Great British Haggis'

Outrage as food producer rebrands Scotland's national dish the 'Great British Haggis' to broaden its appeal A Scots haggis maker has been slammed online for rebranding the iconic dish as the 'Great British Haggis' in a bid to broaden its appeal. Stahly Quality Foods launched the new product earlier this year which they say is 'dressed to appeal to a wider 8

September 4, 2018 9:25 AM CCTV appeal after TV theft from Asda in York

POLICE have issued CCTV images of three men they would like to speak to after a TV was stolen from a York supermarket. North Yorkshire Police said a TV was taken from the Asda store at Monks Cross and not paid for. A police spokesman said: "Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the people in the images as they believe 7

September 3, 2018 8:12 AM CCTV appeal after bicycle theft at York Hospital

A CCTV image has been released of a man police want to speak to after the theft of a bicycle from York Hospital. North Yorkshire Police said a bicycle was stolen from the south entrance of the hospital. A spokesman for the force added: "Officers are asking members of the public to get in touch if they recognise the man in the images as they believe he will have information 8

August 27, 2018 12:50 AM Man arrested after two knife attacks on lone women in east London

Two knife attacks on lone women in streets a short distance from each other could be linked, police say. The two lone victims, aged in their 50s and 60s, were stabbed two days apart. Police believe the attacks, which took place in streets a short distance from each other, could be linked. A 36-year-old man was arrested at a Bow address in the early hours 8