News archive from 7 October 2016, page 8

Cold Feet star John Thomson reveals period drama 'joy'

Cold Feet star John Thomson has admitted he was drawn to his new period drama because it gave him a chance to move away from the "John Thomson package" and do something completely new. Thomson will soon be seen opposite Miranda star Sarah...

 
Olly Murs: My heart goes out to Zayn

Olly Murs: My heart goes out to Zayn

Olly Murs has offered his support to ex-One Direction star Zayn Malik, after the singer pulled out of several concerts with "extreme anxiety". "It is definitely one of my worst fears and my heart goes out to Zayn," Murs told BBC...

BBC, 01:43 in Regional
 
Attack on Niger refugee camp kills 20 soldiers

Attack on Niger refugee camp kills 20 soldiers

At least 20 soldiers have been killed in Niger in an attack on a camp for Malian refugees, officials say. The attack took place in the western Tahoua region, Prime Minister Brigi Rafini told state TV. Assailants targeted a military post near the camp,...

BBC, 01:48 in World News
 
'Fat-finger' error seen as sterling slumps; Asian shares dip

'Fat-finger' error seen as sterling slumps; Asian shares dip

Sterling plunged to a three-decade low in thin early Asian trade on Friday as a break of key technical support levels triggered a wave of stop-loss orders. The pound fell almost 10 percent at one point to $1.1378 GBP=D4 before stabilising around...

Reuters, 01:50 in Business
 

All Blacks legend Dan Carter denies steroid use after 'anomalies' reportedly detected in urine sample...

All Blacks legend Dan Carter was one of three players from French club Racing 92 who reportedly tested positive for steroids after the Top 14 final in June. The 34-year-old fly-half, along with another former New Zealand player, Joe Rokocoko, and...

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Sport
 

Swansea manager Bob Bradley reveals taking managerial inspiration from Sir Alex Ferguson 'whose personality...

Swansea manager Bob Bradley has revealed his intentions to replicate the style of Sir Alex Ferguson in creating a positive and inclusive environment within the club. The 58-year-old became the first American to manage in the Premier League after...

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Sport
 

Iceland 3-2 Finland: Ragnar Sigurdsson's last-gasp winner seals dramatic comeback

Euro 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland struck twice in a thrilling last six-minute spell to claim a stunning 3-2 victory over Finland in World Cup Group I qualifying. Alfred Finnbogason equalised after 90 minutes on Thursday before Ragnar Sigurdsson...

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Sport
 
J Jayalalitha: Why ailing leader has Indian state on edge

J Jayalalitha: Why ailing leader has Indian state on edge

India's Tamil Nadu state is awash with rumours about Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalitha, about whose health little has been heard since she was taken to hospital two weeks ago, reports TS Sudhir. An elderly man is hanging from a crane, hooks pierced...

BBC, 01:54 in World News
 

Row over six-month surgery ban for obese and smokers

A health authority will deny operations to the obese and smokers for six months amid warnings from senior surgeons that the cost-cutting move is wrong. NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) says smokers and patients with...

 

Afghanistan LGBT community living under threat of death

Homosexuality is a taboo subject in Afghanistan, rarely discussed in the media and widely condemned as immoral and un-Islamic. As a result there are no statistics indicating the size of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in...

BBC, 01:58 in World News
 

Football League Q&A: Bury keeper Ben Williams on making his Manchester United debut, his admiration for...

Goalkeeper Ben Williams has played a key role in Bury's climb into the Sky Bet League One play-off places. He was formerly with Crewe, Carlisle, Colchester, Hibernian and Bradford, for whom he played in their famous 4-2 FA Cup fourth round win at...

Daily Mail, 02:02 in Sport
 
Samsung 'expects profits rose' despite Note 7 recall

Samsung 'expects profits rose' despite Note 7 recall

Samsung Electronics has said it expects its operating profits rose by 5.6% in the third quarter, despite the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The firm forecast its July to September profits would be 7.8 trillion won ($7bn, £5.7bn)....

BBC, 02:09 in Business
 
The death of an irreverent Hong Kong magazine

The death of an irreverent Hong Kong magazine

Last week I woke up to the news that HK Magazine, irreverent and wry and which gave me my first full-time job in journalism, is to be closed down after 25 years. Its last issue came out on 7 October, leaving former colleagues, friends and many others...

BBC, 02:11 in World News
 

Verizon pushes for $1 billion discount on Yahoo deal - NY Post

Verizon Communications (VZ.N) is pressing for a $1 billion (807.26 million pounds) discount off its pending $4.8 billion agreement to buy Yahoo (YHOO.O), the New York Post reported, citing sources. The Yahoo deal team is pushing back hard against any...

Reuters, 02:13 in Business
 
'Killer clowns' in Canada: Why are these sightings spreading?

'Killer clowns' in Canada: Why are these sightings spreading?

After a wave of "creepy" clowns were spotted across the United States late this summer, the phenomenon seems to have migrated north to Canada. Why are these sightings spreading? "Killer clown" sightings have been investigated by...

BBC, 02:18 in World News
 


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