News archive from 5 July 2017, page 11

A rape is reported in Coventry every 45 hours - but just a fraction of offenders end up behind bars

Nearly 200 rapes were recorded in Coventry in 2016 - more than one every other day. Figures from West Midlands Police reveal a total of 194 rapes offences were reported in the city last year. However, only one-fifth (40) of those led to a conviction....

 

Labour blocks Dave Nellist's bid to rejoin the party under Jeremy Corbyn

Former Labour MP Dave Nellist has failed in his bid to rejoin the party under Jeremy Corbyn . Mr Nellist was expelled from the party in 1991 for being too left wing and is currently leader of the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition (TUSC). He is also...

 

Geely's Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids, spelling the eventual end to nearly a century of Volvos powered solely by the internal combustion engine. The Gothenburg-based company...

Reuters, 05:27 in Business
 

Captured on CCTV: Moment stored petrol causes West Yorkshire garden shed to explode

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service is issuing advice on the use and storage of petrol in homes and gardens after a shed was destroyed by a petrol vapour explosion. The explosion was captured on dramatic CCTV footage. The large garden shed was...

 
Kylian Mbappe: PSG double Real Madrid’s contract offer, father wants to know plan - report

Kylian Mbappe: PSG double Real Madrid’s contract offer, father wants to know plan - report

Kylian Mbappe could leave the Ligue 1 outfit after helping them win the title and reach the semi-finals of the Champions League last term. Real Madrid have been courting the teenage striker, and are supposedly prepared to pay him wages of £100,000 a...

 
Man City believe West Ham and Newcastle can fund £18m Joe Hart move: Loan ruled out

Man City believe West Ham and Newcastle can fund £18m Joe Hart move: Loan ruled out

Pep Guardiola is ready to offload the England international this summer, following his season-long loan with Torino.   The 30-year-old has no future at the Etihad, but there is little interest from other clubs over a permanent move. City's Premier...

 
Former Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson slams Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola over 2012 exit

Former Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson slams Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola over 2012 exit

Pogba, 24, was allowed to leave Old Trafford for Juventus for just £1.5m in 2012. He went on to shine for the Italian giants and United decided to fork out a world-record £89m fee to re-sign him last summer. Ferguson, who was in charge of the Red...

Daily Star, 05:31 in Sport
 

North Korea new missile test: A game-changer?

North Korea's confident announcement that it has successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of striking the US is another iteration in the high stakes game of international poker that Pyongyang appears to excel at....

BBC, 05:32 in World News
 
Can jobs in Ethiopia keep Eritrean refugees out of Europe?

Can jobs in Ethiopia keep Eritrean refugees out of Europe?

Many thousands of Eritreans have fled the country for Europe in search for a better life. A multinational initiative is now trying to stem the flow of migrants to Europe by training refugees and giving them jobs in neighbouring Ethiopia. "I was...

BBC, 05:32 in World News
 
What's behind the India-China border stand-off?

What's behind the India-China border stand-off?

For four weeks, India and China have been involved in a stand-off along part of their 3,500km (2,174-mile) shared border. The two nations fought a war over the border in 1962 and disputes remain unresolved in several areas, causing tensions to rise...

BBC, 05:32 in World News
 
Nintendo news: New SNES Classic game revealed following Sony PlayStation discovery

Nintendo news: New SNES Classic game revealed following Sony PlayStation discovery

The SNES had many classic games and another one has now been unveiled. Much like Star Fox 2, a Rayman title was in development for the Super Nintendo that never got released. Now, fans have the opportunity to play an early build of it, although...

 
Do you buy presents for your child's teacher? Research finds some fork out £25 for one

Do you buy presents for your child's teacher? Research finds some fork out £25 for one

More than half of parents polled by Mumsnet buy their child’s teacher an end of year present with 10% spending more than £25 on the gift. The end of term is approaching fast and parents keen to show their appreciation to tutors will be scratching...

 

Liverpool’s most popular players: Reds stars ranked by number of Twitter followers

Liverpool’s most popular players on Twitter   HOW many Twitter followers does each Liverpool player have? 1 / 25 GETTY 25. Ragnar Klavan - 1,545 “Dejan Lovren, James Milner, Roberto Firmino, Marko Grujic, Sadio Mane, Emre Can and Joel Matip are not...

Daily Star, 05:45 in Sport
 

SE Asia Stocks-Cautious as Korea tensions brew; Fed minutes awaited

By Chandini Monnappa July 5 Southeast Asian markets were largely range-bound on Wednesday as tensions brewing on the Korean peninsula kept investor sentiment subdued as they awaited further clues on the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy. A...

 

Measles advice is issued to parents

Northumberland County Council is reminding parents of the importance of the MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) vaccine, as a very effective way to prevent infection and stop measles from spreading. Measles is caused by a virus which can spread quickly...

 


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