News archive from 6 April 2017

Liverpool 2 Bournemouth 2: Jurgen Klopp's defence exposed again as Cherries strike late

Liverpool 2 Bournemouth 2: Jurgen Klopp's defence exposed again as Cherries strike late

Origi put Klopp’s men on course for a valuable victory after Philippe Coutinho had cancelled out Benik Afobe’s opener. Coutinho later had to come off after throwing up at half-time, and Klopp admitted he was pretty queasy himself as Liverpool threw...

Daily Star, 00:03 in Sport
 
South Africa court permits domestic trade in rhino horns

South Africa court permits domestic trade in rhino horns

South Africa's constitutional court has rejected an attempt by the government to keep a ban on the domestic trade in rhino horns. The ruling that the application be dismissed means that rhino horns can effectively be traded in the country. Rhino...

BBC, 00:04 in World News
 
Signs point away from Trump labelling China currency manipulator

Signs point away from Trump labelling China currency manipulator

U.S. President Donald Trump looks unlikely to formally declare China a currency manipulator next week just days after meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping, foreign exchange policy experts say, leaving a vocal Trump campaign pledge unmet, at least for...

Reuters, 00:04 in Business
 

Problem drug users in Scotland ‘increasingly aged over 35’

The growing number of middle-aged problem drug users in Scotland could pose a challenge for health services unless greater planning for their care is undertaken, a charity has warned. Official figures published last week reveal there is an estimated...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Politics
 

Hospital trust back in special measures

A NHS trust which runs three hospitals in northern Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire has become the first in the country to go back into special measures for quality issues, following an inspection which rated its emergency services as “inadequate.” The...

 

Let park grass grow longer to help bees, say majority

FOUR people in five would support their local council cutting the grass in parks and roadside verges less often to provide more flowers for bees, a survey suggests. A poll for Buglife and Friends of the Earth found 81 per cent of those questioned...

 

20,000 parents in court for letting their kids skip school

A growing number of parents are being prosecuted after their child missed school without permission, with many facing fines and in some cases community sentences or prison time. In 12 months, the number facing court action increased by more than a...

 

East Riding NHS trust sent back into special measures after patient care gets even worse

A HOSPITAL trust which serves Yorkshire’s East Riding is to be the first in the country to re-enter a failure regime after inspectors found that patient safety and quality of care had “deteriorated”. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) made the...

 

Police donate £1,500 to intensive care unit for newborn babies

Babies at Scunthorpe hospital’s newborn intensive care unit (NICU) are set to benefit thanks to members of the local police force. Officers at the Scunthorpe station of Humberside Police have handed over a massive £1,500 to the hospital’s charity, The...

 
Colombia opens investigation into deadly Mocoa landslide

Colombia opens investigation into deadly Mocoa landslide

The Colombian authorities have ordered an investigation into a deadly landslide that swept through the south-western town of Mocoa. The inquiry will focus on whether building regulations were enforced and whether officials had planned adequately for...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 

Bezos is selling $1 billion of Amazon stock a year to fund rocket venture

Amazon.com Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday he is selling about $1 billion worth of Amazon stock per year to fund his Blue Origin rocket company, and expects to spend about $2.5 billion developing a rocket capable of lifting satellites and...

Reuters, 00:11 in Business
 
Arsene Wenger talks Mesut Ozil 'scapegoat' comments: What Arsenal fans should think

Arsene Wenger talks Mesut Ozil 'scapegoat' comments: What Arsenal fans should think

Mesut Ozil played a starring role as Arsenal ran out 3-0 winners against West Ham earlier this evening at the Emirates. The Gunners ended a torrid run of form as they leapfrogged Manchester United into fifth spot, four points behind fourth-placed...

 
Catalonia to announce date of independence referendum in June despite Spain's objections

Catalonia to announce date of independence referendum in June despite Spain's objections

Oriol Junqueras, leader of the Republican Left of Catalonia party and vice president of the autonomous region, claimed prime minister Mariano Rajoy would do everything in his power to block a vote on independence. Mr Junqueras warned Madrid that they...

 
Luke Shaw fires back at Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho following heavy criticism

Luke Shaw fires back at Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho following heavy criticism

Shaw admitted Jose Mourinho’s stinging criticism has been “hard to take” but dismissed suggestions it will force him to quit Old Trafford this summer. Mourinho criticised his fitness, focus, commitment and ambition at the weekend and then heaped...

 

Scottish councils rake in £40m a year from parking fee ‘profits’

Scotland’s three largest city councils made a combined profit of £37 million from parking last year, the RAC Foundation revealed today. Edinburgh accounted for nearly half of the total, with its surplus rising by 12 per cent to £19.4 million in...

Scotsman, 00:17 in Politics
 


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