News archive from 7 February 2017

Former Leeds United star to discuss wife’s death for documentary

Former Leeds United defender Rio Ferdinand will discuss the death of his wife as part of a new documentary exploring the impact on parents who lose their partners. In 2015, Ferdinand’s wife, Rebecca, died aged 34 after a battle with breast cancer. The...

 

Many children admit seeing unsuitable images and videos online

Seven in 10 children and young people have seen unsuitable images and videos online, according to a report. It also found that many youngsters are sharing pictures they would not want their parents to see, with some sharing content with people they...

 

Colleges ‘referring more students with mental health issues directly to A&E’

Further education colleges are referring increasing numbers of students with mental health problems directly to A&E, according to new research. A poll of 105 colleges - almost a third of the total in England - found three-quarters have referred...

 

Germany's most hated club RB Leipzig hit by stones and insults

Football hooliganism is nothing new in Germany, but when violence broke out before a Bundesliga match between two of the top clubs, this was something different. The stones and bottles thrown and the hate banners displayed by Borussia Dortmund...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 
Trump era heralds warming of US-Egypt ties

Trump era heralds warming of US-Egypt ties

As President Donald Trump tries to re-instate his controversial travel ban, there is one thing he does not need to worry about - any opposition from Egypt. When President Trump decided to temporarily close America's borders to citizens of seven mainly...

BBC, 00:07 in World News
 
Louis Van Gaal wanted this Chelsea star before Man United sacked him

Louis Van Gaal wanted this Chelsea star before Man United sacked him

That’s according to Squawka, who say the then-Manchester United boss monitored the France international closely. Kante arrived in England when he joined Leicester from Caen in 2015. And he soon defied his measly £5.6m price tag to assert himself as...

Daily Star, 00:10 in Sport
 
Laurent Koscielny questions Arsene Wenger’s team selection in Arsenal’s defeat to Chelsea

Laurent Koscielny questions Arsene Wenger’s team selection in Arsenal’s defeat to Chelsea

Laurent Koscielny has openly questioned Arsene Wenger’s team selection following Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The Gunners have been left 12 points behind the Premier League leaders, while the manner of the loss has led to fresh...

Metro, 00:11 in Sport
 
Osama Bin Laden advised jihadists to MASTURBATE as they were ‘in a state of extreme need'

Osama Bin Laden advised jihadists to MASTURBATE as they were ‘in a state of extreme need'

In a top-secret memo, the former Al-Qaeda kingpin told one of his top aides in North Africa to let the terrorists pleasure themselves in certain circumstances because they had to spend long periods of time away from their wives. The revelation comes...

 
The Night Manager: Elizabeth Debicki reveals she had to make Jed Mashall MORE interesting

The Night Manager: Elizabeth Debicki reveals she had to make Jed Mashall MORE interesting

The 26-year-old Australian actress played Jed Marshall in the hit BBC One series last year, and admitted that she would never play a one-dimensional female character. “Jed was quite lacking in dimension. I just don’t think she was his [John le Carré]...

 
Countryfile's Matt Baker reveals Meg the dog caused TOTAL CHAOS on Blue Peter

Countryfile's Matt Baker reveals Meg the dog caused TOTAL CHAOS on Blue Peter

The 39-year-old telly favourite hosted CBBC's flagship show from 1999 to 2006, but the presenter revealed that moving to London for the job was awful. When Matt first started on Blue Peter in 1999 he had never been to the capital and had to leave...

 
Last night’s TV reviewed: Covert braves laid bare

Last night’s TV reviewed: Covert braves laid bare

Where others look at conflict in terms of derring-do and massive blunders, strokes of luck or strokes of jaw-dropping human wickedness, Mr Macintyre gets to plunder the war records in search of the wacky.  His latest, SAS: Rogue Warriors (BBC2) brings...

 
Death in Paradise: Kris Marshall spills all on his replacement and admits regrets

Death in Paradise: Kris Marshall spills all on his replacement and admits regrets

Ardal O’Hanlon will take on the lead role when 43-year-old Marshall departs, and he's very happy with how things have turned out. In an interview with Radio Times, Marshall said: "Well, he’s Irish, for starters. So that makes a bit of a...

 

Vaping backed as healthy alternative to cigarettes

Vaping has been given the thumbs up by health experts after the first long-term study of its effects on former smokers. After six months, people who switched from real to e-cigarettes had far fewer ­toxins and cancer-causing substances in their bodies...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 
UK consumers cut back on spending in January as inflation worries mount - BRC

UK consumers cut back on spending in January as inflation worries mount - BRC

LONDON - British consumers reined in their spending last month, an industry survey showed on Tuesday, adding to signs that they are turning more cautious as last year's Brexit vote pushes up inflation. On a like-for-like basis - which excludes new...

Reuters, 00:15 in Business
 

Scottish midwife services may ‘buckle under pressure’

Scotland’s maternity services are “buckling” under growing pressure from high birth rates and the prospect of a staff shortages which have “blighted” care elsewhere in the UK for the past decade, nursing chiefs have warned. A rising number of older...

Scotsman, 00:15 in Politics
 


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