News archive from 1 January 2017

150 calls every day to NHS 24 go unanswered

More than 150 calls to NHS 24 are being abandoned every day on average, new figures suggest. The data, gathered by the Scottish Conservatives, shows that between April and October 2016 a total of 27,517 calls were abandoned within 30 seconds, and...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Health
 
Emmerdale spoiler: Lisa Dingle fears for Zak's LIFE as caravan he's in goes up in flames

Emmerdale spoiler: Lisa Dingle fears for Zak's LIFE as caravan he's in goes up in flames

Emmerdale fans have watched Zak and Lisa get closer again recently, but it looks like the family's storyline could take a tragic turn as Lisa sees the caravan go up in flames, with her immediately panicking that Zak could still be inside, in scenes...

 
The BBC has ditched gentle comedy for sex and violence, says June Whitfield

The BBC has ditched gentle comedy for sex and violence, says June Whitfield

June, 91, best known for her roles in Terry And June and Absolutely Fabulous, said: “There is not that much comedy or ‘gentle comedy’ as we used to call it. The BBC thinks it is old-fashioned and rather boring but there is a lot of fun to be had about...

 
Will the fourth series of Sherlock be the programme’s last?

Will the fourth series of Sherlock be the programme’s last?

All the main players in the drama have highlighted the difficulties of returning for a fifth series. Writer and actor Mark Gatiss said: “We would love to do more but we are not lying, we absolutely don’t know. It’s up to all kinds of factors such as...

 
Coronation Street spoiler: Maria gets shock visit from grovelling Aidan in prison

Coronation Street spoiler: Maria gets shock visit from grovelling Aidan in prison

The character (played by Samia Ghadie) flashes him a look that could kill after they come face-to-face again in the visiting room. In tomorrow night's instalment, Maria will confront her scheming lover (Shayne Ward) as to why he didn't show up to...

 
Best TV shows in 2017: From Taboo to Prison Break and Sherlock

Best TV shows in 2017: From Taboo to Prison Break and Sherlock

Some of these shows have had much hype surrounding them while others may have gone under the radar. There are set to be a number of reboots of beloved shows, such as Prison Break and Twin Peaks. While A Series of Unfortunate Events is getting a small...

 

Chelsea are in control of the Premier League title race... but the battles of the Big Six mean Antonio...

Chelsea lead the Premier League table by six points heading into the new year, but there's still plenty of life in the title race. The league's leading six clubs all meet between now and the end of the season, meaning Antonio Conte's side don't have...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

From Daniel Sturridge to Virgil van Dijk... here are 10 big deals that could make a difference this January

The January transfer window is a time for teams to evaluate their current crop and add to them if at all necessary. For some squads major surgery is required and for others just a couple of additions will be enough.  And as the window opens again,...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Antonio Conte praises Chelsea for never giving up on a win against Stoke

Antonio Conte believes Chelsea are showing the character of champions as they made it lucky 13 against Stoke. Having twice taken the lead, the Blues were pegged back by plucky Stoke before Willian and Diego Costa eventually secured a 13th straight win...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Manchester United legend Jaap Stam takes his rejuvenated Reading to Old Trafford in the FA Cup... here he...

Jaap Stam is chuckling at the memory. If you played in front of Peter Schmeichel and behind Roy Keane you became used to somewhat forceful verbal interventions when something went wrong. 'And even when it was their mistake, they were still blaming...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Usain Bolt, Rory McIlroy and Adam Lallana set to star in 2017... our reporters pick out the sportsmen and...

2017 promises to be another glittering year of sport, with Usain Bolt, Rory McIlroy and Maro Itoje among those tipped to shine over the next 12 months. We asked our Sportsmail reporters who they believe are on the brink of a memorable year and those...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Joe Root may miss start of England's one-day series in India to attend birth of his first child

Joe Root could miss the start of England’s one-day series in India after opting to stay home to witness the arrival of his first child. The Mail On Sunday understands Root, who turned 26 on Friday, has pledged not to travel until his partner Carrie...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Never forget how lucky we are to live in the Lionel Messi era 

There were three times when I felt especially fortunate to be at football matches last year. The first was when Leicester City were handed the Premier League trophy at the King Power Stadium last May before their game against Everton. The Italian...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 
Death, war, Donald Trump – thank God 2016 is finally over

Death, war, Donald Trump – thank God 2016 is finally over

There’s no denying it – 2016 has been one long shower of crap. It seemed as though the whole world surged to the far-right politically, huge parts of the globe have been embroiled in bloody, vicious conflicts, and all of our most beloved stars have...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 
New coins for 2017 honour historical figures including Jane Austen

New coins for 2017 honour historical figures including Jane Austen

Winston Churchill wont be the only historical figure staring up from people’s wallets in 2017. Royal Mint will be unleashing three other British pioneers in a new set of designs which are expected to appear in our pockets this spring. Among the set...

Metro, 00:06 in Hot News
 


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