News archive from 1 April 2018

Prolific offenders Leon Wilson, Wesley Beard and Ryan Taylor jailed

Three prolific offenders from Burton have been jailed for a spate of crimes across the town, including shoplifting from a number of stores. Leon Wilson, Ryan Taylor and Wesley Beard all recently appeared in court and were imprisoned for a string of...

 

Which Tottenham and Barcelona stars join Cristiano Ronaldo in European team of the month?

European team of the month based on stats: March 2018   WHICH players in the Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1 impressed the most in March? 1 / 12 GETTY GK: Baptiste Reynet (Dijon) - 7.5 “Real Madrid megastar Cristiano Ronaldo...

Daily Star, 16:05 in Sport
 
Anthony Joshua stakes claim for position of undisputed heavyweight king by beating Joseph Parker

Anthony Joshua stakes claim for position of undisputed heavyweight king by beating Joseph Parker

Anthony Joshua moved one step closer to a historic heavyweight unification with a points victory over Joseph Parker at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The fight was not the big-hitting punch-up many hoped for between the two undefeated champions,...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 

Artist and playwright John Byrne named Scotland’s most stylish man

John Byrne, the celebrated artist and writer, has been named Scotland’s most stylish man at the age of 78. The Paisley-born creator of The Slab Boys and Tutti Frutti was crowned at the Scottish Style Awards in Glasgow. Rachel Maclean, the visual...

 
Theresa May hails the ‘triumph of the human spirit’ in her 2018 Easter message

Theresa May hails the ‘triumph of the human spirit’ in her 2018 Easter message

Theresa May has hailed the ‘triumph of the human spirit’ in the wake of last year’s terror attacks and the Grenfell Tower fire, in her annual Easter message. In the speech, the Prime Minister said she had seen for herself how survivors and victims had...

Metro, 00:08 in Hot News
 

Geoff Ogle: Explore every avenue to change the nation’s diet

The Scottish diet shows little signs of improving; in fact, it hasn’t improved for at least 17 years. As a nation we still buy too many foods we simply don’t need like confectionery, cakes, biscuits, pastries, savoury snacks and sugary drinks which...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Business
 

The Big Interview: Morton Fraser chief Chris Harte

Amid all the talk of tie-ups, mergers and consolidation still swirling around Scotland’s commercial legal sector, Chris Harte makes a salient point. “You would be hard-pressed to find a Scottish firm that has no M&A activity in its make-up,”...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Business
 
‘We broke up over it’: 10 April Fools’ jokes that ended in disaster

‘We broke up over it’: 10 April Fools’ jokes that ended in disaster

April Fools: a day dedicated to mischievous tricksters, pranksters and rascals. Sadly, I’m not one of them. My comedic skills only go as far as once telling a friend I got fired, but not being able to hold up the charade for longer than 20 minutes....

Metro, 00:09 in Lifestyle
 
Nerve agent attack has violated our city: Skripals at centre of Holy Week

Nerve agent attack has violated our city: Skripals at centre of Holy Week

For 750 years, Salisbury Cathedral has marked the drama of Holy Week and Easter in the same way – with services focusing on suffering, death and resurrection. But this year there is a special poignancy to the prayers. The people of Salisbury are...

 

Glasgow and Gold Coast seek lasting benefits from Commonwealth Games

Athletes arriving in Gold Coast for the 2018 Commonwealth Games could be forgiven for wondering why the event is not held in Queensland every four years. Blessed with a subtropical climate and miles of white sand beaches, it is a world removed from...

Scotsman, 00:16 in Health
 
Defence contractors hand British universities £40m

Defence contractors hand British universities £40m

Britain’s universities are taking tens of millions of pounds from some of the world’s biggest defence contractors to help develop the next generation of military hardware. The close relationship between academia and the defence sector is credited with...

Guardian, 00:17 in Learning
 
Tiffany Watson ‘moving to Australia for new mystery man‘ months after quitting Made In Chelsea

Tiffany Watson ‘moving to Australia for new mystery man‘ months after quitting Made In Chelsea

Tiffany Watson is planning to move to Australia, after falling for a mystery man. The Made In Chelsea favourite – who made her split from Sam Thompson official last year – is planning to head down under on her quest for love. Tiffany let her hair down...

Metro, 00:19 in Showbiz
 

New Zealand vs England, second Test day three LIVE scorecard: Get the latest updates from Christchurch

England lead New Zealand by 115 runs going into day three, with Stuart Broad taking 4 for 38 on a strong day for England's bowlers.   He ended a record sixth-wicket stand of 142 between BJ Watling and Colin de Grandhomme, having the latter caught by...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

'I must be honest, I don't know': Antonio Conte admits he isn't sure if he will be Chelsea manager next...

Antonio Conte has admitted for the first time that he has no idea whether he will be Chelsea manager next season — but says the uncertainty is a bigger problem for the club than for him. Chelsea are at home to Tottenham on Sunday knowing that defeat...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

Sympathy, yes, but Steve Smith's tears will not wash away all the lies

When Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft wound up their press conference at the Gabba in the final week of November last year and wandered back out towards the Australian dressing room, those of us who had just witnessed their comedy routine at the end...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 


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