News archive from 1 January 2018

Ex-Liverpool captain and wife helped rescue horses from ECHO Arena car park fire

The quick-thinking of former Liverpool captain Mark Wright and his wife Sue helped rescue horses from the Liverpool ECHO Arena car park fire. The pair were driving out of the building with their children when they spotted a Land Rover that had burst...

 

Quiz: Can you name these iconic 1970s' cars?

Coventry is the birthplace of British motoring and while the majority of the factories have now closed, the city remains the spiritual home of our car industry. Vehicles are, of course, still built in Coventry with the London Taxi Company and...

 
Fireworks and flag-waving: World welcomes 2018 with huge New Year's Eve celebrations

Fireworks and flag-waving: World welcomes 2018 with huge New Year's Eve celebrations

Samoa was the first country to welcome 2018 with celebrations including fireworks, dancing and juggling. The South Pacific island has been the first to see the New Year since 2011 when it moved from the eastern side of the international date line to...

 
Happy New Year! 12 reasons to be cheerful it’s finally 2018

Happy New Year! 12 reasons to be cheerful it’s finally 2018

That’s it: the festive season is well and truly over. Our party frocks are heading to the dry cleaners, the decorations have been packed away once more and Santa’s doing whatever it is he gets up to when he’s not doing Santa stuff. And that leaves us...

Metro, 00:11 in Lifestyle
 
Here’s how to do New Year’s Day the right way

Here’s how to do New Year’s Day the right way

Regardless of what you got up to on New Year’s Eve, the following day needs to be spent correctly. Heck, it’s a special day – kind of. First of the year and all that. Already, there’ll be some reading this giving a loud tut and an eye-roll as they...

Metro, 00:11 in Lifestyle
 
Chelsea news: Mark Hughes reveals all on his controversial team selection vs the Blues

Chelsea news: Mark Hughes reveals all on his controversial team selection vs the Blues

The under-pressure Stoke manager insisted it was a wise thing to do to keep his top players fresh for today’s clash with fellow strugglers Newcastle. Hughes made six changes and left star names Xherdan Shaqiri, Joe Allen and Peter Crouch on the...

 
Venezuela to raise minimum wage despite economic crisis

Venezuela to raise minimum wage despite economic crisis

Venezuela is set to raise its minimum wage by 40%, in a move expected to worsen already high levels of inflation. The country is suffering from an economic crisis in which shortages of food and medicine are common. Venezuela's economy has been hit by...

BBC, 00:26 in World News
 
Big Ben’s bongs came back to welcome 2018 in style

Big Ben’s bongs came back to welcome 2018 in style

Happy New Yeeeeaaaar! 2017 is now well and truly in the dust, and we’re firmly in 2018. As everyone finalised their New Year’s resolutions and downed champagne, Big Ben’s famous bongs struck midnight – setting off a beautiful fireworks display in the...

Metro, 00:27 in Hot News
 
Here are the first newspaper front pages of 2018

Here are the first newspaper front pages of 2018

Happy New Year! It’s now officially 2018, which means we’ve left 2017 well and truly behind us. But the New Year took a bit of a backseat in the first newspaper front pages, which focused on health and politics. Here are the first front pages of...

Metro, 00:27 in Hot News
 
New Year's resolutions: How do you make one you will keep?

New Year's resolutions: How do you make one you will keep?

Lose weight, exercise more, quit smoking, learn a language - we can all reel off a list of typical resolutions made and broken. But BBC Reality Check wanted to know if there are certain resolutions you're more likely to keep? Well, we can't tell you...

BBC, 00:29 in World News
 
Party provides boost to £100k charity aim

Party provides boost to £100k charity aim

Fun was had by all at the recent Kirkwood Hospice Garden Party Marquee Show - an event which further boosted the £100,000 fundraising target of Peter Morgan. Peter is aiming for the landmark target in memory of his late wife Jacqueline. Chief...

 
Rising comedy star leaves ’em laughing all the way from Leeds

Rising comedy star leaves ’em laughing all the way from Leeds

He may not be to everyone’s taste, but if you’re funny enough, what does it matter? Paul Chowdhry performed his new show, PC’s World, to a delighted City Varieties last week, which lampooned topics such as race, attitudes and political correctness....

 
First smacking ban hit by concerns for ‘good parents’

First smacking ban hit by concerns for ‘good parents’

The first attempt to outlaw smacking children saw Scottish Government ministers wrestle with concerns that a ban would see “good parents” prosecuted, newly released Cabinet papers have disclosed. As Holyrood considers a fresh bid to make smacking...

Scotsman, 00:32 in Politics
 
Councils spend £1m on taxis for pupils taking extra subjects

Councils spend £1m on taxis for pupils taking extra subjects

Scotland’s councils are paying almost £1 million a year in taxi fares to transport children between schools to take additional subjects not on offer at their own school. Scotland’s councils are paying almost £1 million a year in taxi fares to...

Scotsman, 00:32 in Politics
 

Moussa Dembele disrespected Celtic team-mates during Old Firm derby

Moussa Dembele's head is away. The way he behaved after being substituted on Saturday perhaps proved that. This was something that I didn't pick up on until I got home. The fact that he got substituted in an Old Firm game — and went straight down the...

Daily Mail, 00:34 in Sport
 


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