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Arsenal star Hector Bellerin: This is the real reason I've snubbed Barcelona and Man City

Arsenal star Hector Bellerin: This is the real reason I've snubbed Barcelona and Man City

The 21-year-old joined the Gunners from La Liga giants Barcelona as a youngster in 2011. And his performances in north London saw him linked with a return to Spain. Barcelona boss Luis Enrique is still on the look out for a top class replacement for...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 
The winners of the Nottingham Post Student Awards have been revealed

The winners of the Nottingham Post Student Awards have been revealed

Inspirational young people from secondary schools and further education colleges across Notts were honoured at the glittering final of the Nottingham Post Student Awards 2016, which took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. The competition, which received...

 
One in four British Muslims does not believe in extremism, study finds

One in four British Muslims does not believe in extremism, study finds

Attitudes towards many issues, such as the NHS, unemployment and immigration, are broadly in line with the rest of the population, according to the Policy Exchange study. But 31% of Muslims thought the United States government was behind the 9/11...

 
Doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of water' when ill could be harmful

Doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of water' when ill could be harmful

Doctors at King's College Hospital in London questioned the recommendation after treating a 59-year-old woman who had drunk so much water that she became gravely ill. The woman effectively overdosed on water after developing symptoms of a urinary...

 
The volunteers who kept Chennai afloat through the floods

The volunteers who kept Chennai afloat through the floods

On 2 December 2015, the south Indian city of Chennai (Madras) witnessed devastating floods, after receiving the heaviest rainfall it had witnessed in a century. As much as 272 mm of rain drenched the city in a 24-hour period. The waters marooned large...

BBC, 00:15 in World News
 

Wellington produce the goods when it matters as they remain on course for another Daily Mail Schools Trophy

Wellington produced the form of champions when it mattered in this season's Daily Mail Schools Trophy. A 20-19 win confirmed Wellington in top spot over Harrow who had led early on through the first of three tries from wing Ciaran Jordan. Wellington...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Gregor Townsend reveals why he turned down Warren Gatland's Lions call as he puts the Scotland job first

Gregor Townsend has put Scotland first after turning down the chance to join the British and Irish Lions coaching team in New Zealand next summer. Warren Gatland contacted the Glasgow Warriors head coach to offer him a role as one of the two backs...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Sport
 

Contactless payments are the future, says Qpal founder

Mobile payments will soon become the norm across the UK with chip and pin viewed as painfully slow in comparison. That’s the view of Craig Buchan, the founder of Qpal, an innovative web application which enables cashless payments via contactless...

 

Where Did Vital Care Cash Go?

Labour warns of council and NHS winter crisis risk as Tories seem to ditch promised funding DOWNING STREET may have blocked vital social care funding which had been earmarked for cash-strapped local authorities, Labour charged yesterday. Former health...

 

Return of grammars a ‘retrograde step’

Former Ofsted chief condemns May’s grammar school plans THERESA MAY’S plans to open new grammar schools stems from “misty-eyed nostalgia for the ’50s and the ’60s,” the head of Ofsted said yesterday. Sir Michael Wilshaw, the former academy chief who...

 

Activists fight firms’ abusive work practices

Campaign targets Glasgow’s worst employers YOUNG workers took to the streets of Glasgow last night in protest against “Victorian” working practices, zero-hours contracts and poverty wages. Activists from the Scottish TUC’s Better than Zero campaign...

 

Irish welcome Syrian religious leaders

Christian and Muslim leaders meet MPs and senators IRISH parliamentarians welcomed Syrian religious leaders and doctors yesterday in solidarity with the nation’s struggle against foreign-backed aggression. Three Christian and Muslim leaders met...

 

Russia and Turkey hold Ankara talks with extremists

RUSSIA and Turkey’s foreign ministers said yesterday they were working towards a ceasefire in Syria, amid reports of secret talks with extremists. The Financial Times reported yesterday that Turkey was mediating talks in Ankara between Moscow and...

 

Colombians celebrate new peace deal to end civil war

COLOMBIANS celebrated “D-Day” for peace yesterday after congress backed a revised peace accord with communist rebels. The lower house unanimously approved the treaty with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) on Wednesday, ending months of...

 

Farc must stay cautious

YESTERDAY marked officially the first day of Colombia’s future without civil war, following parliamentary approval of a new Final Peace Agreement between the Farc liberation movement and the government. The previous agreement was marginally rejected...

 


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