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August 15, 2018 12:28 PM York rocker Stevie Ze receives UK Subs 40th anniversary box set to honour his drummer days

YORK punk stalwart Stevie Ze Suicide has been presented with the first of two UK Subs' 40th anniversary box sets, The Albums, Volume 1, A To M, in recognition of his years as the band's drummer. Stevie, who did his stick work under his real name of Steve Roberts, was in the line-up from 1979 to 1981, returning to the ranks in 1986, 1994 and for the 25th anniversary 5

August 15, 2018 5:03 AM The Asons Solicitors story so far

At the time council leader Cliff Morris said the grant would enable a company that employs 400-500 people to stay in the town centre and make the £1.1 million building fit for purpose. The grant was given in secret and became public knowledge when minutes of a private meeting were shown to The Bolton News, revealing that the then director of place, Stephen 6

August 14, 2018 10:05 PM Rail fares rises: Grayling pleads with unions and train firms

The rail industry should change how it calculates fare rises and staff wages to cut costs for passengers, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said. He has asked train operators and unions to use a different, lower, inflation measure to set pay and fare increases. The RMT union said it opposed Mr Grayling's call - made hours before January's rail fare rise is announced 5

August 13, 2018 7:26 PM Holiday with ex-beauty queen costs Norway minister his job

Norway's fisheries minister has resigned after breaching security protocol during a holiday to Iran last month with his Iranian-born girlfriend. Per Sandberg, 58, admitted he had gone with Bahareh Letnes, 28, without informing the prime minister and had taken a government phone to Iran. The trip risked exposing Mr Sandberg to Iranian spies, as he should 7

August 12, 2018 11:19 PM Boris REFUSES to comment on burka row as he hands tea to reporters

BORIS Johnson dramatically broke cover to offer reporters camped outside his Oxfordshire home cups of tea, but refused to comment on the ongoing row surrounding his controversial burka comments. He was repeatedly asked whether he regretted, or planned to apologise for his remarks. The former Foreign Secretary replied repeatedly by offering the journalists 9

August 12, 2018 6:46 PM Iran threatens to confront US ‘ENEMY’ over ECONOMIC war

IRAN has threatened to fight back against the “economic war” waged by its “enemy” the US as more than 60 people were arrested in a drive against financial crime. Special Islamic revolutionary courts were being set up to try suspects quickly after supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for "swift and just" legal action to confront an "economic war" by foreign 11

August 10, 2018 5:46 PM Ex-Labour leader condemns Corbyn over anti-semitism

A former Scottish Labour leader has criticised Jeremy Corbyn for what he regards as the party's failure to root out anti-semitism. The ex-East Renfrewshire MP's article appears on page three of the paper under the headline "In sorrow and anger - an apology." Mr Murphy, who led Scottish Labour to a disastrous election result in 2015, said the current 9

August 10, 2018 4:16 PM Lewis Ludlow: Ripped up notes revealed Islamic State terror plotter's prime targets

Lewis Ludlow, 26, has pleaded guilty to plotting to kill people outside the Disney store on London's Oxford Street. But detectives found the pieces of the note in the bin at his home and pieced them together to discover his chilling plans. The paper scraps revealed "potential attack sites" including "madam tussauds", "Oxford Street - busiest time…", "St Paul's 7

August 9, 2018 12:55 PM 'Italy's interest, not theirs!' Italian PM pledges to fight Brussels over MOUNTAIN of debt

ITALIAN Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte sent a stern warning to the European Commission vowing to safeguard Italy's economic interests against European ones in order to tackle the huge debt faced by his country. Speaking at a press conference in Rome before the summer recess, the Italian Prime Minister vowed his government will be "very serious" in its demands 11

August 8, 2018 11:07 AM Putin’s ‘Night Wolves’ biker gang takes over army base in EU sparking World War 3 fears

VLADIMIR Putin’s henchmen have taken over a military base in Slovakia sparking fears of World War 3. The biker gang, who have earned themselves the nickname the Night Wolves, took over a base in Dolná Krupá located 43 miles north east of the EU member state’s capital Bratislava. Up to 11 members of the group, including the leader of the group Alexander 12