News Headlines
Saturday 7 Dec, 1963, Home Service

BBC Home Service News at 10 pm, read by John Hobday.

The News Headlines:

Directors of the Norwich Union Insurance Societies had a special Saturday meeting. They discussed the recent resignation of Lord Mancroft. Further accusations against him have been made by the Arab Office for the Boycott of Israel.

President Johnson is to address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday week. He says there'll be several cuts of several hundred million dollars in the American Defence budget.

After the big fire at the new £5 million West London Air Terminal, the unions said they will do their best to help the builders get it back in operation, quickly.

London busman are to continue their five-week-old ban on overtime.

Hopes that people in West Berlin will be able to visit their friends and relations in the Communist Eastern Sector of the city at Christmas time are fading.

A few days before Kenya achieves independence, our correspondence in Nairobi reports the Prime Minister, Mr. Jomo Kenyatta, seems to be succeeding in his appeal to the leaders of the Mau Mau terrorist organisation to give themselves up.

New Zealand beat Ireland by six points to five in the Rugby Union International in Dublin.

Two non-league clubs, Yeovil and Bedford, have reached the third round of the F.A. Cup.

Jimmy Greaves has scored his 200th goal in League matches.

One coach of the Cardiff to Penzance Express, which was crowded with Bristol City supporters going to their club's F.A. Cup tie at Exeter, was derailed this morning at Flax Bourton, six miles from Bristol.

The condition of the great English cricketer, Sir Jack Hobbs, who is seriously ill at his home in Hove, was said tonight to be unchanged.

Australia's controversial fast bowler, Ian Meckiff, was called for throwing four times in his opening over in the first Test Match against South Africa in Brisbon.

Tom Graveney, playing at Dhaka for the Commonwealth Eleven, failed by three to get his third successive century against Pakistan.

The deadline set in threatening letters for the killing of Mr. Harold Wilson expired just over half an hour ago.

At the International boxing match in Moscow, the Soviet Union beat England by nine bouts to one.

The Weather: It will be cold but mainly dry tomorrow.

For this item I am indebted to my friend Jim, from Canada..... ND.


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