Daily Archives: June 5, 2015

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GOLF: Amateur Houlding out to tame Carnoustie

By Cian Lanigan Congratulations to @MoortownGC ‘s David Houlding winning the Oakdale Acorn YOOM Event yesterday pic.twitter.com/RycTswLhKO — Moortown Golf Club (@MoortownGC) July 17, 2014 21-year-old Moortown golfer David Houlding is going to be playing in the British Amateur Championship which starts on the 15th June. It is being held at Carnoustie, an Open Championship…

HEALTH: Miracle baby celebrates 13th birthday

By Lucy Slater A ‘miracle baby’ whose life hung in the balance when she was born 13 weeks premature will celebrate her 13th birthday next month. Zara Salim, from Skipton, was born on July 31, 2002, weighing only one pound eight ounces and at the time was one of the smallest babies ever to be…

ARTS: Photographic show in Leeds lifts the lid on body confidence

By Eleanor Webster A photographic exhibition celebrating positive body confidence will open at a Leeds city centre venue today. Don’t Touch the Girls will be held at Leeds bar, Nation of Shopkeepers from June 5 to 10.  The exhibition celebrates a variety of models’ individual qualities, such as body structure and style, which can be seen as…

ENVIRONMENT: Indian heat wave death toll rises to 2,500

    by Meghna Mistry Around 2,500 people have died as a result of a deadly heat wave which has swept parts of India. The south eastern state of Andhra Pradesh has been one of the worst affected, with more than half of fatalities from this area. Academics have said climate change is partly to blame for…

EDUCATION: UK comes last for literacy skills in young jobless

By Oriana Storey The literacy gap between people who are in education or employed and those who are without an occupation in the UK is the greatest in western world, according to new research. The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a survey finding those not in education, employment or training (NEETs) fell behind…

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