February 19, 2018 1:28 PM Great Ormond Street Hospital 'may reverse decision to return £530,000 charity cash raised by the controversial Presidents Club'
Great Ormond Street children's hospital may keep a £530,000 donation from the controversial 'Presidents Club' whose gala saw hostesses groped and propositioned by male businessmen. The six-figure sum was raised by the controversial club - made up of high-flyers from the property industry and top City figures - between 2009 and 2016 before it disbanded 1
February 17, 2018 6:01 AM New housing project gets £90,000 cash boost from Government
A HOUSING project in Little Hulton will benefit from a £8.9 million Government cash injection to kickstart building. The Little Hulton Residential Development, in Longshaw Drive, is one of the 18 projects in the North that will receive funding to support building up to 2,241 new homes on council-owned land. Salford Council will receive £90,000 of the Land Release 9
February 16, 2018 11:12 PM The $50,000 catch! Ice-cool fan sparks wild celebrations with stunning take off a six to land mega prize at Australia's T20 win in New Zealand
Fans in Auckland were served up a treat on Friday as Australia completed a world-record chase to beat New Zealand in a high-scoring Twenty20 run-fest but one spectator left happier and richer than most. Student Mitchell Grimstone, 20, walked away with a cheque for $50,000 (£26,350) after taking a one-handed crowd catch off a Ross Taylor six in the first 14
February 16, 2018 8:45 PM Gang of Romanian fraudsters who dished out fake IDs in the name of David Cameron are jailed for a total of 22 years
A Romanian fraudster and his gang of 'foot soldiers' who dished out fake IDs in the name of David Cameron have been jailed for a total of 22 and a half years. The scammers - led by wanted Romanian criminal Dragoz Dragomir - raked in £1million by running their elaborate criminal racket. They ran adverts for non-existent goods and services on websites 9
February 16, 2018 2:00 PM Woman has purse stolen while shopping in Billericay Waitrose
The woman was in the Billericay High Street store at around 10am on February 9. The victim reported that as she bent down to get something from a shelf, a woman pushed her trolley away and seemed to bend down slightly over it. The victim immediately checked her handbag which was in the trolley and noticed that her purse, containing bank cards and two figure 3
February 15, 2018 9:28 AM Panto stars raise £430 for Brighter Futures
ONE of Shrivenham’s “best pantos ever” has raised hundreds of pounds for Swindon’s cancer fighting fund. Actors from the Shrivenham Amateur Dramatic Society (SADS) took to the boards last month in aid of Brighter Futures’ £2.9 million radiotherapy appeal. The group, whose show Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was written and directed by professional actor 4
February 15, 2018 8:15 AM 'Oxfam's reaction to the abuse scandal shows we can't trust them'
Oxfam has found itself at the centre of a sex abuse scandal after it emerged aid workers used prostitutes in Haiti in 2011. Those pious, sanctimonious, middle-class lefties running Britain's charities who insist it's our duty to give more and be more compassionate to the world's disadvantaged. Well, it turns out some aid workers have been sexually abusing 6
February 15, 2018 2:43 AM Ruling that Texas bail system unfair to poor mostly upheld
HOUSTON (AP) - An appeals court on Wednesday upheld most of a federal judge's ruling that the bail system in Texas' most populous county was unconstitutional for people arrested for lesser offenses. In its ruling, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal's conclusion that Harris County's bail system violated
February 15, 2018 1:36 AM Reality Check: How much are countries paid for UN forces?
The claim: Countries contributing troops to UN peacekeeping missions are well paid for sending their personnel. Reality Check verdict: Countries are paid to provide personnel to UN missions and the top countries providing troops are unrepresentatively poor. The amount countries are paid for providing those troops is considerably higher than the average 8
February 14, 2018 9:30 PM Red Stripe Band to play at Annie's Jazz
THE crowd who'll be going along to the reputable Annie's Jazz club next Tuesday, are going to be 'jazzed' to know the Red Stripe Band are going to appear. The band, who are enjoying their 23rd year in the biz, has just seen their latest release - Soho Surprise - reach number 10 in the London Jazz Charts. Their songs used on radio and TV alike, including