News archive from 5 July 2017, page 5

Policeman jailed for child sex offences

A police officer who worked with the West Midlands family protection unit investigating child abuse cases was jailed for five years today after being convicted of a serious sex offence and indecent assault on a 14-year-old boy. The offences were...

 
Israeli opposition leader Herzog ousted as head of Labour Party

Israeli opposition leader Herzog ousted as head of Labour Party

Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog lost his bid for re-election to head the centre-left Labour Party on Tuesday and the position will be filled by one of two other candidates who will contest a runoff next week. Veteran lawmaker Amir Peretz, a...

 
Saudi Arabia has 'clear link' to UK extremism, report says

Saudi Arabia has 'clear link' to UK extremism, report says

Saudi Arabia is the chief foreign promoter of Islamist extremism in the UK, a new report has claimed. The Henry Jackson Society said there was a "clear and growing link" between Islamist organisations in receipt of overseas funds, hate...

BBC, 01:41 in Regional
 
Trump 'may deploy US troops to North Korea peninsula in wake of ICBM launch' official says

Trump 'may deploy US troops to North Korea peninsula in wake of ICBM launch' official says

Top US State and Pentagon officials participated in meetings yesterday to determine the nature of the missile launch. They also reportedly assessed what their next steps would be in response to the communist state’s posed “global threat”. A US...

 
Exclusive - Saba Capital, famed for 'London Whale' bet, to shut London office: sources

Exclusive - Saba Capital, famed for 'London Whale' bet, to shut London office: sources

New York-based Saba Capital Management, famed for its winning bet against the JPMorgan Chase (JPM.N) trader known as the 'London Whale', is closing its office in London's Mayfair district, two sources close to the situation told Reuters. The $1.8...

Reuters, 01:44 in Business
 
Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish pulls out after suffering broken shoulder in crash

Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish pulls out after suffering broken shoulder in crash

Cavendish, 32, collided with Peter Sagan and crashed into the barriers during a sprint finish on stage four in Vittel. Sagan, a two-time world champion, was found guilty of “seriously endangering” another rider and has been disqualified from the...

Daily Star, 01:45 in Sport
 
Conor McGregor's coach believes 'The Notorious' will KO Floyd Mayweather

Conor McGregor's coach believes 'The Notorious' will KO Floyd Mayweather

'The Notorious' will take on the former five-weight world champion in multi-million dollar boxing match on August 26. The most talked about fight on the planet, which has divided opinion in the combats sports world, will take place at the T-Mobile...

Daily Star, 01:45 in Sport
 
Ynys Môn return from Island Games with nine medals

Ynys Môn return from Island Games with nine medals

Amelia Jennings proved she is Anglesey’s golden girl as she claimed Ynys Môn’s only first place at the 17th NatWest Island Games in Gotland. The 20-year-old, who lives in Llangefni, scooped gold in the high jump with a leap of 1.70 to edge past...

Daily Post, 01:51 in Sport
 
Rebekah Hansen to lead Rhyl FC's new female Development Squad

Rebekah Hansen to lead Rhyl FC's new female Development Squad

Rebekah Hansen has been appointed manager of Rhyl FC's new female Development Squad. This will create the interesting scenario of two team bosses in the same household as Rebekah's partner is Lilywhites first-team chief Niall McGinness. Rhyl Ladies FC...

Daily Post, 01:51 in Sport
 
Extreme gardening to help tackle malaria

Extreme gardening to help tackle malaria

Gardening could be a powerful weapon against malaria, culling mosquito populations by cutting off their food supply, say researchers. A team tested their idea in nine villages in the arid Bandiagara district of Mali, West Africa. Removing flowers from...

BBC, 01:55 in Health
 
Peru reconstructs face of ancient female leader

Peru reconstructs face of ancient female leader

Scientists in Peru have managed to reconstruct the face of a powerful ancient female leader using 3D printing. The woman, known as the Lady of Cao, belonged to the Moche culture in northern Peru and died 1,700 years ago. Her preserved remains were...

BBC, 01:55 in World News
 

Referendum result boost for clients

A Cramlington-based independent financial adviser (IFA) has seen its clients’ investment portfolios grow by up to 25 per cent in light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU). One year on from the referendum, Explore Wealth Management...

 
Manchester International Festival: Putting women in control of the world

Manchester International Festival: Putting women in control of the world

What If Women Ruled The World? That's the title of a show bringing together actresses and experts to explore whether women can come up with better solutions to the planet's problems than men. "I absolutely do think the world would be a better...

BBC, 02:02 in Regional
 

Bella Hadid stuns in a ruffled tangerine dress with a sweeping train as she leads the brigade of models...

Haute Couture Fashion Week has kicked off in style in Paris. And the famous faces of the modelling world were descending upon the VOGUE party at the Palais Galliera in the French capital on Tuesday night, dressed to the nines in their high fashion...

 

Imogen Thomas shows off her curves in denim hotpants and pink shirt as she enjoys a Big Brother reunion...

They both rose to prominence on series seven of Big Brother. And 11 years after their first brush with fame, Imogen Thomas and Nikki Grahame proved they're still close pals when they attended the SoundMoovz launch party, hosted in London's Oxo Tower...

 


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