News archive from 6 June 2018

Child, 3, diagnosed with PTSD after surviving three deadly illnesses

Child, 3, diagnosed with PTSD after surviving three deadly illnesses

A toddler has stunned doctors by beating three deadly illnesses that nearly killed him – and were so traumatic he was left suffering PTSD at just three. Theo Bartlett has already spent eight months in hospital after battling a heart condition, a bleed...

Metro, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against US products

Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against US products

Mexico has announced new tariffs on US products in response to Donald Trump's decision to impose steep duties on imports of steel and aluminium. The list includes whisky, cheese, steel, bourbon, and pork. Analysts say the tariffs are designed to hit...

BBC, 00:06 in World News
 
Geoff Hoon accused of directing illegal South Korea lobbying

Geoff Hoon accused of directing illegal South Korea lobbying

A former cabinet minister has been accused of directing illegal lobbying in South Korea to secure a large contract for a major arms firm he was working for. Geoff Hoon, who was a defence secretary in Tony Blair’s administration, was working in a...

 

Kestrels flying high in triples table

Last week’s results in the Morning Triples at Louth Indoor Bowls Club saw Kestrels extend their lead at the top to five points. Despite Kestrels being held to a draw in one of their games, their nearest rivals all dropped points to enable them to...

 
Universities to adopt watered-down code for vice-chancellors' pay

Universities to adopt watered-down code for vice-chancellors' pay

Universities have agreed to adopt a voluntary code that would require them to justify repeated pay rises for vice-chancellors above those of other staff, after a year of controversy over high salaries. But the guidelines published by the Committee of...

Guardian, 00:20 in Learning
 
Italy's PM takes aim at migrants and austerity in maiden speech

Italy's PM takes aim at migrants and austerity in maiden speech

Italy’s incoming prime minister used his maiden policy speech to demand a review of sanctions against Russia, in a departure from the stance of his European allies. Giuseppe Conte also called for an “obligatory” redistribution of asylum seekers around...

 
Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys hundreds more homes

Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys hundreds more homes

Lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed hundreds of homes overnight, overtaking two oceanfront communities that were advised to evacuate last week, officials said Tuesday. No injuries were reported as most residents heeded advice to leave. The...

 
TSB investigated over IT meltdown

TSB investigated over IT meltdown

A computer failure at TSB that caused up to 1.9 million people to lose access to online banking services is being investigated by the financial regulator. The introduction of a new IT system in April left customers struggling to make transactions and...

BBC, 00:28 in Business
 
Argentina ‘calls off’ controversial World Cup warm-up against Israel

Argentina ‘calls off’ controversial World Cup warm-up against Israel

Argentina have cancelled their final World Cup warm-up match against Israel, striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Tuesday, as political pressure grew ahead of Saturday’s scheduled fixture in Jerusalem. “They’ve finally done the right thing,” Higuain said...

Guardian, 00:33 in Sport
 

Italy outraged by train accident selfie

Italians have responded with outrage to a photo of a man taking a selfie in front of a woman who had been struck by a train. The young man in white shorts appears to throw a “V for victory” sign as he stands on the platform and angles his phone...

The Week, 00:33 in Auto
 
Guatemala volcano: fresh eruptions force rescuers to evacuate

Guatemala volcano: fresh eruptions force rescuers to evacuate

Rescue efforts in Guatemala after the eruption of its Fuego volcano were suspended on Tuesday afternoon after it spewed out a fresh torrent of volcanic matter. Hundreds of villagers and rescue workers were evacuated just before the latest powerful...

 

Kinross’ Calum Hill qualifies for the US Open

Kinross’ Calum Hill will make his major championship debut in the 118th US Open next week after winning one of the sectional qualifying tournaments. The 23-year-old birdied the last at Canoe Brook Country Club’s North Course in Summit, New Jersey,...

The Courier, 00:41 in Sport
 
Leicester Cathedral set for major £11.3m revamp, here's what could change

Leicester Cathedral set for major £11.3m revamp, here's what could change

Details of plans for a major £11.3 million revamp of Leicester Cathedral have been released. Senior clergy have unveiled proposals for a four level heritage centre with two underground floors in the corner of Cathedral Gardens. Major repairs and...

 
Man facing osprey nest allegations faces trial next week

Man facing osprey nest allegations faces trial next week

A Keswick man has appeared before magistrates to face two charges of intentionally or recklessly disturbing an osprey while it was on or near a nest containing its eggs or young. Paul Martin Barnes, 58, of Brook Cottage, Keswick, is alleged to have...

 

£5m eye clinic to open at Pinderfields as part of shake-up by Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust

A £5m eye clinic will be officially opened today as part of a shake-up of services at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust. The new unit at Pinderfields Hospital, which will be opened this afternoon by Wakefield MP Mary Creagh, will treat patients with eye...

 


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