Simon Williams

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Name: Simon Williams
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Poor broadband holding back rural businesses, says FSB

Lack of quality broadband is hampering rural businesses, the FSB has argued.Poor broadband infrastructure is one of many issues affecting rural firms, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has warned.The organisation's Regional Chairman for North Yorkshire ... [Published Cable.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Smartphone obsession drives UAE household electronic spending to Dh4,875 a year

Smartphone purchases helped to push up the average household spending on electronics in the UAE to Dh4,875 last year.That was up from Dh3,000 the previous year, a 62 per cent increase, according to a study from the retailer Plug-Ins Electronix.The near-200 ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Til' death do us part – in the plant world

Molecular structure of interacting protein molecules involved in plant disease resistance.(Phys.org) —A landmark study from The University of Queensland has described the ultimate act of sacrifice and survival, in the plant world.The research sheds light ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Britons face late Easter travel disruption due to warm weather

Millions of Britons faced travel disruption late into Monday evening as they put off the long journey home to make the most of the balmy bank holiday weather.Large parts of the country were treated to warm sunny spells on Easter Monday – with highs of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Mareham Road plans refused by ELDC

East Lindsey District Council’s planning committee voted against proposals for a development in Horncastle over drainage concerns.Plans for more than 120 homes on Mareham Road were refused by a vote of seven to four due to concerns of a deliverable scheme ... [Published Horncastle News - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Easter bank holiday weekend traffic likely to peak on Monday

Slam the boot, click on your seat belt and, whatever you do, try to stay calm: it could be a long journey home. Travel experts warned that the end of the Easter weekend coupled with the start of many school terms is likely to create travel chaos, as millions ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

British Conman Pretends He Has Terminal Cancer to Pocket Charity Money

A bogus cancer sufferer who feigned his illness to defraud charity appeal out of £99.50 ($167/€121) has been jailed for six months.Simon Williams, from Wolstanton, Staffordshire, told family and friends he was dying of cancer so that he could pocket the ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Addiction impacts patients, physicians alike

Medical schools across the country frequently leave addiction and substance abuse off their curriculums each year. However, health care professionals often encounter addicts, whether it is a family member, a patient or themselves.The Texas Tech Health ... [Published University Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Travel Advice for Yorkshire Coast

INRIX, provider of traffic information and driver services, is advising people on the Yorkshire Coast how best to avoid congestion this Easter weekend.They say some odf the busiest periods will be today between 10 am and 3 pm and again on Monday, with ... [Published Yorkshire Coast Radio - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Cancer liar told family and friends he was dying so he could pocket charity cash

Simon Williams even duped his mother into thinking he had just six months to live in March 2013 after producing a fake hospital diagnosis letter on his computerA conman told his family and friends he had terminal cancer so he could pocket charity cash, ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

HSBC : Counting the cost of education

Most parents see paying for education as the best financial support they can offer their children, according to new research from HSBC. On average, 58 per cent of parents believe that paying for a child's education is the best investment you can make ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Family farewells to Chorley roads victims

Simon WilliamsLoving tributes have been paid to two men who died in separate road accidents in Chorley at the weekend.Simon Williams, 45, was pronounced dead at the scene after his Triumph Daytona 675 motorcycle collided with an Audi A6 at the junction ... [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]

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"when these proteins are disturbed by an infection, the infected cell dies allowing for the immunity of the entire plant" Dr Williams said
...There was no major travel disruption in Scotland, Wales or northern Ireland, according to the RAC. Simon Williams, from the RAC, said: "our predictions are that with the weather looking pretty good people are looking to make the most of it for as long as they can. people might have tried to beat the traffic by travelling this morning but if the weather's nice, if you've gone somewhere, they're going to try make the most of it – that's human nature."

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East Lindsey Target published Drainage issues s... [Published East Lindsey Target - 1 hour ago]
Poor broadband holding back rural businesses, s... [Published Cable.co.uk - 21 hours ago]
Til' death do us part – in the plant world [Published PhysOrg.com - Apr 22 2014]
Rural businesses face catalogue of handicaps, s... [Published Yorkshire Post - Apr 22 2014]
Til’ death do us part – in the plant world [Published University of Queensland - Apr 22 2014]
Britons face late Easter travel disruption due ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
Smartphone obsession drives UAE household elect... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Apr 21 2014]
Mareham Road plans refused by ELDC [Published Horncastle News - Apr 21 2014]
Easter bank holiday weekend traffic likely to p... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 20 2014]
Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake coming to the Bristo... [Published Chopsy Baby - Apr 20 2014]
British Conman Pretends He Has Terminal Cancer ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 18 2014]
Family of sick Wolstanton fraudster Simon Willi... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 18 2014]
Addiction impacts patients, physicians alike [Published University Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Travel Advice for Yorkshire Coast [Published Yorkshire Coast Radio - Apr 18 2014]
Cancer liar told family and friends he was dyin... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Four-year-old's delight as beloved soft toy is ... [Published Oxford Times - Apr 17 2014]
Sick Wolstanton fraudster pretended he was dyin... [Published The Sentinel - Apr 17 2014]
Family farewells to Chorley roads victims [Published Lancashire Evening Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
UAE inflation climbs on rising housing costs [Published Gulf News - Apr 16 2014]
HSBC : Counting the cost of education [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
Roads set to be 'twice as busy' this Easter [Published itv.com - Apr 15 2014]
Tribute to experienced motorcyclist [Published Chorley Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
Heartfelt tributes paid to men killed on roads [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Apr 14 2014]
£7.5bn boost from fuel tax freeze [Published AOL UK - Apr 14 2014]
Two people die in road crashes [Published Chorley Guardian - Apr 14 2014]
Motorcyclist dies in Chorley [Published Lancashire Evening Post - Apr 14 2014]
Motorcyclist dies in Chorley [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 14 2014]
Motorcyclist dies following collision in Chorley [Published Q Local Preston - Apr 14 2014]
Artwork to create a brighter future [Published Daventry Today - Apr 13 2014]
Artwork to create a brighter future [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
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Zeus Criminals charged in Omaha, Nebraska [Published Security Bloggers Network - Apr 12 2014]
Legal documents analayzed below are available at the bottom of this DOJ article: Nine Charged in Conspiracy to Steal Millions of Dollars using Zeus Malware We've talked about Zeus in this blog for many years, including some good arrests, such as Major ...
News story: Your country needs you! [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Feb 19 2014]
Cities, communities and local organisations across the UK are being asked to host an Armed Forces Day event this summer to show their support for our servicemen and women, past and present, with funding available to support the festivities. No event ...
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