News archive from 8 August 2013

Hampshire book their place at T20 finals day after holding off Lancashire in thriller

Holders Hampshire resisted Lancashire's gallant attempt to overhaul an impressive total as the hosts won by one run in Wednesday's Friends Life t20 quarter-final at the Ageas Bowl. Hampshire booked their place at finals day at Edgbaston later this...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Furious KP hits out at Aussie 'lies' after TV channel claims batsmen use tape to interfere with Hot Spot

Kevin Pietersen has condemned an Australian TV accusation that he had cheated during the Ashes as "hurtful lies'. Pietersen denied a report on Channel 9 that he, in common with other unnamed players, had put silicone tape on his bat to negate the...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
A&E wards to be given extra £500m in bid to avert crisis

A&E wards to be given extra £500m in bid to avert crisis

David Cameron said that the pressure on A&E units has been caused by an extra one million people visiting them compared with three years ago. Photograph: Justin Kase/Alamy Hospitals will get an extra £500m to help struggling A&E wards as David...

Guardian, 00:09 in Health
 
Xerox to update scan software after switched number outcry

Xerox to update scan software after switched number outcry

Xerox says it will release a software patch to tackle the fact that scans made with its Workcentre copiers can result in numbers and letters being changed in saved files. It says the issue only occurs if people change its machines' default settings....

BBC, 00:11 in Business
 
Leeds United hit back to progress in cup

Leeds United hit back to progress in cup

Leeds United were given a scare by League Two Chesterfield before they booked their place in the second round of the Capital One Cup. Brian McDermott’s men had to come from behind to beat their visitors 2-1 thanks to two goals inside four first half...

 
Zimbabwe: 'Huge' economic challenges after election

Zimbabwe: 'Huge' economic challenges after election

Zimbabwe's election may have been a triumph for President Robert Mugabe, but the economic impact looks uncertain, with the country now facing "huge challenges", say analysts. Harare's stock market has fallen heavily this week, with some...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 
The family firm at the forefront of selling via Facebook

The family firm at the forefront of selling via Facebook

As a family-run company with just 160 employees and a funny name, US children's clothing manufacturer Lolly Wolly Doodle (LWD) does not immediately seem like a trendsetter. Yet the North Carolina firm and its owner Brandi Temple are at the forefront...

BBC, 00:16 in Business
 

Event's Savile-theme float attacked

The organisers of an annual community event have been criticised for allowing an "offensive and insensitive" Jimmy Savile themed float to enter the fancy dress parade. One man dressed up as the disgraced former television presenter while...

 

I work as a paramedic in Sydney. What do you want to know?

'If I worked in an office, I'd probably have a panic attack'. Photograph: Benjamin Gilmour Benjamin Gilmour is an emergency and rescue worker based in Sydney, Australia. He has travelled the world on medical missions. As a part of our 'A day's work'...

Guardian, 00:17 in Health
 

Rebel without a clause! Suarez thinks he can leave Liverpool for £40m... but he is wrong

If you wanted to be generous to Luis Suarez, you might argue that on this occasion something really has been lost in translation. But as the details emerged on Wednesday night of the events that have led to this bitter, very public dispute between...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Sport
 

CARRAGHER SIGNS FOR SPORTSMAIL: 'Football is my passion and that will be reflected in my writing'

It is the football signing of the summer - Jamie Carragher has joined Sportsmail's stable of unbeatable columnists. The former Liverpool and England defender will express his powerful views in an exclusive new Saturday column. As a player, Carragher...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Sport
 

Pietersen the victim of Oz spin as fourth Test preparations are shrouded in controversy

Two days on from retaining the Ashes and England found themselves under fire from every direction on Wednesday, from allegations of cheating to a player being fined for being drunk and disorderly and accusations of arrogance from the great Shane...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Sport
 

Man held over Twitter abuse of MP

A man has been arrested after a Labour MP and a campaigner were subjected to a torrent of violent abuse on Twitter. The 32-year-old man was held in Bristol following allegations made by Labour MP Stella Creasy and campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez, who...

 

Man held over Twitter abuse of MP

A man has been arrested after a Labour MP and a campaigner were subjected to a torrent of violent abuse on Twitter. The 32-year-old man was held in Bristol following allegations made by Labour MP Stella Creasy and campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez, who...

 

Event's Savile-theme float attacked

The organisers of an annual community event have been criticised for allowing an "offensive and insensitive" Jimmy Savile themed float to enter the fancy dress parade. One man dressed up as the disgraced former television presenter while...

 


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