News archive from 2 January 2017

Hull Year of Culture 2017 fireworks hailed a success with record visitor numbers

The fireworks event held in Hull to mark the start of their city of culture launch was hailed a sparkling success from many of the estimated 15,000 people who viewed them from Waters' Edge visitor centre in Barton. Leading up to the event, traffic was...

 

Darren Randolph insists he can be a 'hero' for West Ham by keeping Zlatan Ibrahimovic quiet

Darren Randolph believes he can be a 'hero' for West Ham United by shutting out Zlatan Ibrahimovic and co to deny Jose Mourinho a sixth straight victory. The West Ham goalkeeper thwarted Manchester United's attack on numerous occasions in November's...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Yorkshire Building Society scheme boosts 12 Leeds charities

A dozen charities have received a share of £100,000 from the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation after being nominated by people in Leeds. St Gemma’s Hospice, For Disability Mobility and The Donkey Sanctuary were among those to receive...

 

Stoke boss Mark Hughes hails Peter Crouch's longevity after overdue goal: 'There's life in the old dog yet'

Stoke boss Mark Hughes praised Peter Crouch's longevity after the former England striker scored his first Premier League goal since May 2015 on Saturday. Crouch netted in Stoke's 4-2 loss at Chelsea and troubled the leaders' defence throughout the...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 
Last night's TV reviewed: No Duds in Pete’s trove

Last night's TV reviewed: No Duds in Pete’s trove

“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” We have to remember this when assessing the deeds of bygone generations and even when watching their comedy shows. Incredibly, so much did the old BBC value its film reels and so...

 
Millions tune into new Sherlock as Benedict Cumberbatch indicates it could be his last

Millions tune into new Sherlock as Benedict Cumberbatch indicates it could be his last

The first episode of season 4, The Six Thatchers, came three years after the end of series 3.  The BBC hopes it beat last year’s New Year’s Day special, which topped festive ratings at more than 8 million viewers.  But Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays...

 
The Chinese burger designed by Asia's 'best female chef'

The Chinese burger designed by Asia's 'best female chef'

The humble steamed bun is taking Hong Kong's culinary scene by storm - and scooping up awards along the way. May Chow, the owner of restaurant Little Bao, has just been voted Asia's best female chef by a panel of over 300 experts. The 32-year-old's...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 
Deutsche Bank chairman rules out European merger - Frankfurter Allgemeine

Deutsche Bank chairman rules out European merger - Frankfurter Allgemeine

Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) Chairman Paul Achleitner has ruled out a European merger or a state bailout after the lender's mortgage settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported. The bank, Germany's...

Reuters, 00:12 in Business
 

India in 2016: Cash crisis, alcohol ban and cheapest phone

In India, 2016 has been a year of political surprises, alcohol ban and heated debates about nationalism, and plenty of other news in between. The BBC's in-house cartoonist Kirtish Bhat picks six news events to give his humorous take on 2016. Who wants...

BBC, 00:14 in World News
 
Sherlock: 'Not the start I wanted for 2017' Viewers claim shock ending ruined New Year

Sherlock: 'Not the start I wanted for 2017' Viewers claim shock ending ruined New Year

Those tuning in to last night's instalment of series four were devastated when Mary (played by Amanda Abbington) threw herself in front of a bullet to save Sherlock's (Benedict Cumberbatch) life. In fact, some viewers were so distraught that they...

 
What to look out for in Africa during 2017

What to look out for in Africa during 2017

In our series of letters from African journalists, media and communications trainer Joseph Warungu gives a personal guide to some of the key people, places and events to watch out for in Africa in 2017. Africa will go through six human actions this...

BBC, 00:17 in World News
 
Bride-to-be throws engagement ring in the sea but metal detector hero digs it up again

Bride-to-be throws engagement ring in the sea but metal detector hero digs it up again

A woman who accidentally threw her engagement ring into the sea as she played fetch with her dog got it back thanks to a metal detector. Jen McGowan, 26, had only been wearing the £1000 ring for 24 hours when she lost it in the water near their home...

 

CES 2017: Tech preview of Las Vegas's biggest launches

CES provides a first glimpse at the future. Pretty much all of the tech giants attend the vast Vegas expo - either to unveil new products or to clinch deals behind the scene. But in recent years it's been start-ups that have had many of the most...

BBC, 00:24 in World News
 
Ayr United keeper Greg Fleming ready for pivotal month in the Championship

Ayr United keeper Greg Fleming ready for pivotal month in the Championship

GREG FLEMING reckons this month will be pivotal in the fight to stay in the Championship. Every team in the bottom half of the table will be glancing nervously downwards with just nine points covering five sides. The opening of the January transfer...

 
Chelsea star: How we’ve been preparing for Tottenham in training

Chelsea star: How we’ve been preparing for Tottenham in training

Chelsea recorded a 4-2 win over Stoke on Saturday to make it 13 Premier League wins on the trot. The Blues now have the chance to break Arsenal’s record of most consecutive wins in the Premier League when they face rivals Tottenham on Wednesday night...

 


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