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Emirates engine deal 'biggest in Rolls Royce history'

The £6.1bn deal for Rolls Royce to supply 50 engines to Dubai-based airline Emirates is the largest order in the history of the aero-engine giant, its chief-executive has announced.

Rolls-Royce chief executive John Rishton said:

We are delighted that Emirates has again placed its trust in our technology, with the biggest order in our history.

– John Rishton, Rolls Royce chief exec.

In a huge boost to UK industry, Rolls-Royce will provide Trent engines which will power 50 Airbus A380 super-jumbos that will enter service from 2016.

CCTV appeal as pensioner has thousands stolen from bank

Police want to speak to this woman after the pensioner had thousands stolen from him Credit: Derbyshire Police

CCTV has been released of a woman police want to speak to after an 85-year-old had thousands of pounds stolen from his bank account.

The man's bank became suspicious when almost £5,000 in transactions were made from his account in just two weeks.

The card, which was later found to be missing from his address in Ilkeston, was used at cash points and shops in Heanor, Langley Mill, Ripley, Eastwood and Nottingham between January 30 and February 13.

The man's bank became suspicious when almost £5,000 in transactions were made from his account Credit: Derbyshire Police


Man attacked by youths with chemical solution balloons in Derby

The attack happened at Arboretum Park in Derby Credit: Google Street View

Police are appealing for help finding a group of youths in Derby who threw balloons with a chemical solution inside at a man.

A man was attacked at around 8pm on Tuesday 7 April at Derby's Arboretum Park.

One of the balloons burst on his chest and his skin became irritated.

Tests in hospital show the skin near to where the balloon hit had a chemical solution on it. The man was not seriously injured.

Officers investigating the incident want to hear from anyone who saw a group of youths in the park or surrounding area around that time.

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