News archive from 7 May 2015, page 11

Election 2015: How to vote

Election 2015: How to vote

On 7 May, the UK will go the polls in the general election. Here's how to vote. When can I vote?The election takes place on 7 May, between 07:00 and 22:00 BST. In the 2010 general election, up to 1,200 people were left queuing at polling stations as...

BBC, 05:40 in Regional
 
Election 2015: Viewing guide - and what to stay up for

Election 2015: Viewing guide - and what to stay up for

It is set to be the most exciting general election night in years - here is a full guide to what you can expect after the polls close on Thursday and how to follow all the results and reaction on the BBC. BBC election night viewing guideTelevision...

BBC, 05:40 in Regional
 

Greatest test for FFA's 20-year Whole of Football Plan will come in its execution

When Football Federation Australia released its Whole of Football Plan earlier this week, the intent to bid for the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup stood out. Within women’s football it was a long awaited and much welcomed announcement, but beyond that...

Guardian, 05:40 in Sport
 
TV Preview: Shark - BBC1, 8.55pm

TV Preview: Shark - BBC1, 8.55pm

Shark - BBC1, 8.55pm SHARKS are the sea's great predators, living in many different waters and hunting in a multitude of ways. Only last week three were seen near lock 32 of the Trent and Mersey Canal. This programme gives us the inside track on one...

 

Port Melville's $130m deep-sea port is not a port, NT government says

A $130m deep-sea port which went ahead without environmental approval did not trigger the need for ministerial oversight because the Northern Territory government does not consider it a port. The statements from the office of the chief minister, Adam...

Guardian, 05:42 in Business
 

Rome airport closed after fire terminal fire, no serious injuries

The fire broke out shortly after midnight (2200 GMT) in an underground baggage area of Fiumicino airport's Terminal 3, which is used for international flights. At least three people suffered smoke inhalation, a fire brigade official said. He said the...

 

China stocks fall on policy worry; HK down as Morgan Stanley downgrades

* Morgan Stanley downgrades China stocks for first time in 7.5 yrs By Samuel Shen and Kazunori Takada SHANGHAI, May 7 (Reuters) - China stocks went into the mid-session on Thursday on course for a fall for a third straight day, as fears of fresh moves...

 

Australian listed in Isis guidebook as go-to man for recruits

An Australian fighting in Syria is listed in a recent Islamic State (Isis) guidebook as one of a small group of contacts for people wanting to join the extremist group. Neil Prakash, believed to the most senior Australian fighting with Isis, has...

 
A38 in Birmingham goes green

A38 in Birmingham goes green

Council workers might famously have painted stretches of grass green to improve aesthetics when Bill Clinton visited Birmingham for the G8 Summit in 1998 but now the city has its own 'green wall' to enhance the environment. Southside Business...

 
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THERE'S nothing like escaping the woes of work or school to enjoy weekends with family, friends and even animals. This week's Hooked on the Herald was sent in by Michelle Harvey from Warton. Pictured is Katie Harvey (15) reading a copy of the Herald...

 

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - May 7

* Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen weighed in on a growing debate among investors and market economists, suggesting the yearslong stock rally may have driven prices too high and raising concerns that debt-market investors are taking excessive...

 
Bawtry: Cadets take on the RAF Cosford March challenge

Bawtry: Cadets take on the RAF Cosford March challenge

Cadets and staff from Bawtry joined other squadrons from Sector 2, South and West Yorkshire Wing to completed the RAF WARMA Two-Day March around RAF Cosford. The march saw participants complete 40km (25 miles) of road marching each day, over two...

 
Conference team of the season: Did any WrexhamFC players make the grade?

Conference team of the season: Did any WrexhamFC players make the grade?

It sums up how poor Wrexham’s season has been when it takes a large piece of Dragons bias to name even one player in my starting XI. Dragons centre-half Manny Smith earns his place in the Conference line up, but is the only Wrexham player to make the...

Daily Post, 06:07 in Sport
 

Top 10 craft beer pubs in Cambridge

The Architect A rather over-styled barn of a boozer (the detail includes everything from sunny Iberian floor tiles to architects’ drawing boards), but one where the beer is solid. There is a tight selection of US bottles, such as Flying Dog, Anchor,...

Guardian, 06:07 in Travel
 

Chinese authorities visit Uber's Chengdu office

"A few of our departments visited Uber's offices to conduct interviews or an investigation," the spokeswoman, who gave only her surname, said on Thursday. Ren said she did not know the details of the investigation. A spokeswoman for Uber in...

 


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