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Arjun Singh: Man admits fatal attack on student in Nottingham

The Nottingham Trent University student died a day after being injured in the Long Row area of the city.
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7 powerful books that bring the UN's sustainable development goals to life

Reading, studies show, increases empathy and charitable thinking. Fiction has even been credited with helping readers improve their understanding of others and make changes in their own lives. The UN has identified 17 interconnected goals for a sustainable future, from tackling poverty to climate action. The aim is to achieve all of these goals by 2030. Unesco's Cities of Literature have picked books to reflect each goal. Knowing the power of reading, a network of cities around the glo...
Tags: Books, UK, England, Education, Australia, Iraq, Economics, Sustainability, Unesco, United Kingdom, Innovation, Global development, New Zealand, Nottingham, Un, Melbourne


7 gripping, powerful and original books that bring the UN's sustainable development goals to life

Reading, studies show, increases empathy and charitable thinking. Fiction has even been credited with helping readers improve their understanding of others and make changes in their own lives. The UN has identified 17 interconnected goals for a sustainable future, from tackling poverty to climate action. The aim is to achieve all of these goals by 2030. Unesco's Cities of Literature have picked books to reflect each goal. Knowing the power of reading, a network of cities around the glo...
Tags: Books, UK, England, Education, Australia, Iraq, Economics, Sustainability, Unesco, United Kingdom, Innovation, Global development, New Zealand, Nottingham, Un, Melbourne


CCTV shows Nottingham shopkeeper grab gun off robber

Vijayakumar Gowsikan took the gun out of the attacker’s pocket as he raided the cash register.
Tags: UK, News, Nottingham, Cctv, Vijayakumar Gowsikan


How not to invite someone over for a hookup via Grindr

As we approach Valentine’s Day, now seems as good a time as any to remind everyone to be kind and respectful to others online. A Twitter user has prompted many comments after sharing a Grindr message he received. The man messaging him was inviting him over for sex. However, it was how the invitation was worded that has prompted raised eyebrows. Danny Whitehead (@danielswhi) is based in Scunthorpe in England. On Sunday, the 35-year-old was hanging out with a friend in a hotel. They both received...
Tags: England, London, Life, Lifestyle, Nottingham, Hull, Grindr, Scunthorpe, Helsinki, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Danny, Blocked, Danny Whitehead


World's most instagrammed forests

About a third of the world’s landmass is covered in forest. And in addition to providing important stuff like the oxygen we breathe and habitats for wild animals, they also make for some downright jaw-dropping photographs. From the towering redwoods of California to the cloud forests of Costa Rica, the trees covering our planet can be our most beautiful sites when captured correctly. We took a look at Taxi2airport.com’s study of the 15 most-Instagrammed forests in the world and found some of ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Europe, Mirror Lake, England, Instagram, California, Washington, China, US, Colombia, Atlantic, Poland, Brazil, Nottingham, Newfoundland


Fallon Sherrock to make Premier League Darts debut on Thursday

Fallon Sherrock will become the first female player to appear in the Premier League in Nottingham on Thursday.
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Emily Maitlis stalker jailed for 12th breach of restraining order

Sentenced to three years, Edward Vines has harassed the BBC journalist for 25 yearsA “persistent and systematic” stalker who harassed Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis for more than 25 years has been jailed for three years after breaching a restraining order for the 12th time.Edward Vines sent two letters to the BBC journalist’s mother, saying he was in love with Maitlis and that he was distressed because she had ceased contact with him. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Bbc, Nottingham, Emily Maitlis, Maitlis, Edward Vines


Splendour Festival 2020 line up revealed incl. Supergrass & James

Splendour Festival 2020 brings some huge names to Nottingham on Saturday 18th July.
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'Priceless' IVF baby born in Nottingham with help of £1m lottery win

Rebecca Brown, of Nottingham, used part of her share of a lottery jackpot to pay for IVF treatment.
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Tesco Express store in Nottingham city centre shuts for refurbishment - Nottinghamshire Live

Tesco Express store in Nottingham city centre shuts for refurbishment   Nottinghamshire Live
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Wireless taxi charging to be trialled at Nottingham station

The six-month trial will see 10 electric taxis in Nottingham given hardware to charge while waiting.
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Female paedophile Angela Allen to be released next month

Allen’s release will be subject to strict licence conditions and adherence to ‘exclusion zones’A female paedophile who operated as part of a “sickening ring” of child abusers is set to be released next month, the Parole Board has confirmed.Angela Allen was part of a ring including three other women, who were convinced by IT consultant Colin Blanchard to share photographs of themselves abusing children. Continue reading...
Tags: Crime, Children, Society, UK News, Nottingham, Parole Board, Allen, Angela Allen, Colin Blanchard


Pet snake cut free after getting trapped under car’s gearstick

Allan, a 1.5 metre corn snake, had been driving to Oldham with its owners for Christmas A 1.5 metre (5ft) snake named Allan had to be rescued from inside a car after escaping while travelling with its owners over Christmas.The pet corn snake got out of its vivarium as it was travelling with owner Ellie Bond from Nottingham to Oldham to spend the Christmas break with family. Continue reading...
Tags: Animals, Pets, UK News, Wildlife, Snakes, Nottingham, Oldham, Allan, Ellie Bond


‘Drastic Action Needs to Be Taken.’ Britain’s New Youngest Lawmaker Wants a Different Kind of Politics

For Nadia Whittome, the evening of Dec. 11 passed in a blur — not because of frantic last-minute campaigning for the U.K. election the following day, but because she was in hospital being treated for the flu. When the results came through some 24 hours later, Whittome found out that, aged just 23, she had been elected as the U.K.’s youngest sitting lawmaker. She gave her victory speech in the early hours of Dec. 13 between bouts of vomiting. “It was really grim,” she says. Now almo...
Tags: London, News, Congress, Uncategorized, Britain, Margaret Thatcher, Labour, Ed Miliband, United Kingdom, House Of Commons, Nottingham, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Johnson, Conservative Party, Labour Party


Sergio Mims: ClassicFM.com: Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Picture: BBC) Sergio A. Mims forwards this news: ClassicFM.com 27 December 2019 By Maddy Shaw Roberts  Sheku Kanneh-Mason, 20-year-old cellist and Decca recording artist, has been made an MBE (Member of the British Empire) for his services to music.    After winning the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year, Sheku played to an audience of two billion people at the royal wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and quickly found i...
Tags: London, Religion, Bbc, Nottingham, Duke, Sussex, Decca, William J Zick, Sergio A Mims, Sergio Mims, Sheku Kanneh Mason, Sheku, Maddy Shaw Roberts Sheku Kanneh Mason


Xmas leftovers Part I: The Strange Hinterland of Vinceness

For one reason or another, a piece sometimes falls by the wayside - inbetween commissioning and arrival, things shift and the spike is inserted. I've had a couple this year, so thought I'd throw them up here. The first was written around the start of the World Cup. It's about James Vince and the predicament of being England's spare man. Ultimately, he hed the fort and played his part, so here's to the great JV...   Ah, James Vince. A breathy sigh across the face of the ga...
Tags: England, Sex, Manchester United, Pakistan, Alex Ferguson, Jonathan Liew, Champions League, Nottingham, Cardiff, United, Bayern, James Vince, Vince, Sheringham, Mark Ramprakash, Hick


Bagpiper Christmas surprise for terminally ill Nottingham man

Tony Occleshaw, 64, is at home having end-of-life care for bladder cancer.
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RSPCA appeal over 'sexually abused' kitten in Nottingham

Benny the kitten suffered "severe damage" during the "horrific ordeal" in Nottingham, the RSPCA says.
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Soccer club donates 3,000 food parcels to the homeless after match washed out

The idea of social justice is deeply rooted in the English county of Nottinghamshire. After all, the city of Nottingham and the surrounding Sherwood Forest are believed to be the traditional haunts of legendary outlaw Robin Hood.
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Bulwell 'kangaroo' may not have existed, police admit

Officers in Nottingham insisted the blurry image was a marsupial - but have hopped back on the claim.
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Chris Pegg appointed Editor at BBC Radio Nottingham

BBC Radio Nottingham has appointed former Key 103 / Hits Radio Content Director Chris Pegg as its new Editor. It’s a return to Nottingham for Chris, who was Programme Controller for Trent FM from 2005-2007 and was Programme Director at Heart 106 East Midlands from 2007-2009. Chris comments: “I am delighted to be back in the Midlands, and looking after such a key radio station, Radio Nottingham is at the heart of the community and I am looking forward to starting and getting stuck in.” Chris ...
Tags: Top, People, Radio, Nottingham, East Midlands, Chris, Bauer, Midlands, Bbc Local Radio, BBC Radio Nottingham, Radio Nottingham, The Midlands, Chris Pegg, Paul Gerrard, Stuart Thomas Head of the Midlands


Swan closes M1 northbound near Nottingham

The bird was shepherded on to a slip road and rescued shortly afterwards.
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Best hotels in Nottingham

The best places to lay your head in Nottingham [Author: Ben Olsen]
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Pakistan Cricket can't be Explained... It can only be Savored and Reminisced!

I am not sure why we are looking for explanations for Pakistan's performance at the ICC World Cup 2019. It is perhaps our own shortcoming of not understanding the beauty of Pakistan cricket, which defies all logic, rationale, and sense.There is no system or management in Pakistan. There is just immense raw talent, which creates magic when it clicks in unison.Like it did in Nottingham last night.For a team that:last won an ODI in Januarylost 11 successive ODIslost a warm up match against the low...
Tags: England, Sex, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nottingham, Roy, Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler, Stokes, Jason Roy, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Buttler, Chris Woakes, Morgan, Moeen


Ben Stokes to Leeds, Joe Root to Nottingham in Hundred Test players draft

Team names, colours and logos announced, along with first picks from Test and local player lists
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Nottingham, Leeds, Ben Stokes


The Hundred: Northern Superchargers pick Ben Stokes over Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow

Ben Stokes will play for the Leeds-based franchise in The Hundred, with Northern Superchargers selecting England's man of the moment ahead of Yorkshire pair Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow.The new 100-ball tournament was launched on Thursday, with the eight franchises officially named and the first batch of players allocated, including England's centrally contracted Test contingent.The Headingley side, which represents Yorkshire and Durham, had an embarrassment of riches to choose from but...
Tags: England, News, Root, Yorkshire, Nottingham, Leeds, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Durham, Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Bairstow, Tom, Sam Curran, Birmingham Phoenix


Thomas Cook’s big fat Greek wedding ruined after firm collapses

The couple, from the town of Hucknall near Nottingham in central England, said they had spent almost £10 000 on a wedding package with Thomas Cook
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On-demand bus operator Snap to resume services

Links from Bristol and Nottingham to London priced from £5 one way [Author: Simon Calder]
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James Bond still a strong 'recruitment sergeant' for MI6, says expert

Dr Rory Cormac tells Hay festival Bond still loved by MI6 despite bearing no resemblance to a real spyJames Bond remains a powerful recruitment tool for MI6, a secret intelligence expert says – despite claims that he is unrealistically posh and violent.Dr Rory Cormac, associate professor of international relations with a specialty in secret intelligence at Nottingham university, said MI6 loved the positive brand provided by Ian Fleming’s fictional spy. Continue reading...
Tags: Books, Film, UK News, Culture, Festivals, James Bond, Ian Fleming, Nottingham, MI6, Bond, Hay Festival, Rory Cormac