News archive from 5 March 2017

Tony Bellew secures incredible legacy by stopping David Haye in London

Tony Bellew secures incredible legacy by stopping David Haye in London

Tony Bellew stopped David Haye to take his legacy to new heights and secure a famous win over his British rival in instant classic in the O2. Many gave Bellew zero chance against the seasoned heavyweight Haye, but the Liverpudlian put on a masterful...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 
More haircuts than goals and assists’ Man Utd fan RIPS into Paul Pogba

More haircuts than goals and assists’ Man Utd fan RIPS into Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba missed a hatful of chances as Man Utd failed to take advantage of an extra man for the whole second-half against Bournemouth. In the end the match ended 1-1 but was marred by a controversial clash between Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Tyrone...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
Top Gear: Matt LeBlanc talks about the new presenter line up and life after Chris Evans

Top Gear: Matt LeBlanc talks about the new presenter line up and life after Chris Evans

Matt LeBlanc would like to make one thing clear from the start: contrary to reports he and Chris Evans, his former co-presenter on Top Gear, never fell out. Now the lead presenter on BBC Two’s long-running motoring programme after Chris’s departure...

 
Call The Midwife: BBC drama hailed for mental health theme

Call The Midwife: BBC drama hailed for mental health theme

The BBC drama, now in its sixth series, has won credit for its compassionate and bold approach to issues including stillbirth, abortion, homosexuality, race and disability.  It has now shone the spotlight on the issue of mental health by telling the...

 
Broadchurch donates cash to fund Rape Crisis helpline

Broadchurch donates cash to fund Rape Crisis helpline

The storyline, about a sexual assault, was written with the support of the local Dorset service for victims.  Rape Crisis said: “With the support of the Broadchurch producers we’ve been able to extend the national helpline opening hours to 14 every...

 
TV round-up: Play To The Whistle, Broadchurch, Benidorm and more

TV round-up: Play To The Whistle, Broadchurch, Benidorm and more

Well done, chaps; that is your job. Bizarrely they were very keen to tell us all about them, which must mean they’re terribly proud of them. So let’s go through them, although the law of diminishing returns indicates that watching too much ITV bears...

 

TOBY WALNE discovers the secrets behind the Royal Mint and reveals the hidden value of the small change in...

The old £1 coin is being replaced with a new 12-sided one later this month. Toby Walne visits the money-makers at The Royal Mint to discover the secrets of minting coins. He also looks at how we should prepare for the huge coin shake-up and reveals...

 

Two fund managers linked in £11 billion merger talks.. could create £600 billion worth of assets

Standard Life is in merger talks with Aberdeen Asset Management to create an £11 billion giant, the groups announced last night. The two Scottish fund managers said they were ‘in discussions’ to create a company managing £660 billion in assets, in an...

 

Green doubles pension payout to £50 million...  New move to plug deficit at Arcadia follows billionaire’s...

Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia Group has struck a deal to pay tens of millions of pounds into its pension fund to help plug a near £200 million deficit. The news may help fend off a fresh barrage of attacks on the billionaire over Arcadia, just days after...

 

Tough decisions ahead: 'Turnaround king' Archie in the frame for next M&S chairman

Former ITV chairman Archie Norman has been approached to be the next boss of Marks & Spencer in a move that was last night predicted to create ‘the perfect match’. M&S is understood to be aiming to replace retiring chairman Robert Swannell as...

 

JEFF PRESTIDGE: It takes weeks to swap pension firms...with some providers dragging their feet horribly...

Switching is now part of our personal finance routine. Whether it is a new bank account, energy supplier or insurance policy, it usually pays to make the hop, skip and jump. Of course, it seems somewhat perverse to think that switching is in our best...

 

Flying abroad? Overbooking means those denied seats can face long and costly delays... turn up early if you...

Families planning to travel abroad on their Easter holidays are being warned to turn up early for flights or ensure they check in online in plenty of time. Failure to do so may result in them bumped off their flight due to overbooking. Days can be...

 

Self-employed at greater risk of financial disaster... How would YOU survive if you couldn’t work due to...

Being unable to work due to illness or injury can have a devastating impact on your finances. The self-employed are particularly exposed as they do not have the protection of an employer’s sick pay. There are almost five million self-employed workers...

 

TONY HETHERINGTON: Scare tactics by telephone and email tax crooks are a disgrace

Mrs A.T. writes: I am 74 and my husband is 81. A few days after coming out of hospital following a recent serious operation I answered the telephone and heard a recorded message that distressed and scared me.  The voice said: ‘We have been trying to...

 

Good call Vodafone... but it's a pity you didn't settle my complaint before I contacted the Mail on Sunday!

Endless calls made to Vodafone ‘helplines’ based around the world over the course of two years left Julie Engineer frustrated and angry. An all too familiar response to Vodafone’s inept customer service. But a single call by Julie to The Mail on...

 


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