News archive from 8 December 2013, page 5

Ukraine opposition seeks million-strong rally in Kiev

Ukraine opposition seeks million-strong rally in Kiev

The rally will further heighten tension in the weeks-long standoff between the Yanukovich government and its opponents. The confrontation has raised fears for political and economic stability in Ukraine, a sprawling ex-Soviet republic of 46 million...

 

Iran presses ahead with uranium enrichment technology

Although the development does not appear to contravene the interim agreement struck between world powers and Iran last month, it may concern the West nonetheless, as the material can also provide the fissile core of a nuclear bomb if enriched to a...

 
UKIP Politician In 'Send Them Back' Video

UKIP Politician In 'Send Them Back' Video

UKIP has again become embroiled in controversy after one of its politicians was caught on camera saying immigrants should be sent home. Victoria Ayling, 54, who defected from the Conservatives in March, made the comments in a 20-minute video seen by...

 
Air Traffic Control Glitch Delays Continue

Air Traffic Control Glitch Delays Continue

Dozens of passengers have been forced to spent the night in airports after an air traffic control glitch caused major delays across the UK and Ireland. The now-fixed computer problem spread chaos throughout Britain's airports as hundreds of flights...

 

School in tribute to crash victims

Tributes have been paid to a school worker and two teenage pupils who were killed in a four-vehicle crash. Kingsbury School in North Warwickshire said grief counsellors were being called in to support classmates and colleagues of those who died in the...

 

Air passengers facing further chaos

Airline passengers may face further delays today after a major air traffic control glitch caused major disruption at airports across the UK and Ireland. Hundreds of flights were cancelled or delayed yesterday after problems with a telephone system at...

 
Match-Fixing Claims: Police Launch New Probe

Match-Fixing Claims: Police Launch New Probe

Police have confirmed to Sky News they have opened a new investigation into match-fixing allegations. The National Crime Agency said it is looking at claims passed to them by the Sun on Sunday. The newspaper alleges it has evidence of a player saying...

 

Macklin outpoints Russ to return to winning ways as Rigondeaux dismantles Agbeko

As one British middleweight was dethroned as world champion on Saturday night, another kept alive his hopes of a third title shot. Darren Barker lost his title to Felix Sturm in Stuttgart after dislocating his hip during a second-round stoppage...

Daily Mail, 06:53 in Sport
 

Malignaggi crowned king of Brooklyn with points victory over veteran Judah

Paulie Malignaggi won the 'Battle of Brooklyn' by outpointing Zab Judah in their welterweight clash in New York on Saturday night. Malignaggi recovered from a slow start, and a knockdown in the second round, to gradually pull clear on the scorecards....

Daily Mail, 06:53 in Sport
 

Porter stuns world champion Alexander to set up fight with Sheffield star Brook

Devon Alexander surrendered his world welterweight title after suffering a shock defeat to Shawn Porter on Saturday night. The champion, who had been due to face Amir Khan before he opted for a mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr, looked a beaten man...

Daily Mail, 06:53 in Sport
 
Mould menace drives duo from their Lincoln house of horror

Mould menace drives duo from their Lincoln house of horror

And his teaching assistant wife Hayley, 25, who is currently having IVF, is concerned about exposing herself to possible infection and stress. Condensation has caused mould to build up inside the drawer of a new bed, on the back of a new wardrobe and...

 

England staring at heavy defeat as Cook's cock-up sets the tone for another poor batting display

England are staring at another heavy defeat as Australia need just four wickets on day five to secure victory in the second Test in Adelaide. The tourists suffered a calamitous start when both openers, captain Alastair Cook and Michael Carberry, were...

Daily Mail, 07:45 in Sport
 

Service pays tribute to Mandela

Tributes will be paid to Neslon Mandela at a service of thanksgiving for the life of the former South African president today. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, will reflect on Mr Mandela's life at St Martin-in-the-Fields in...

 

New probe into match-fixing claims

Police have opened a second investigation into football match-fixing following allegations that a player rigged a Championship game in return for cash. The National Crime Agency (NCA) confirmed it was examining claims passed to it by the Sun on...

 

England show a bit of fight at last as bad feeling and verbal clashes mar end of day four with Aussies...

The bad feeling and bitterness that is barely hidden between these teams resurfaced at the end of the fourth day of the second Test when angry verbal clashes marked England's desperate attempt to avoid defeat with a day to spare. Ben Stokes and...

Daily Mail, 07:55 in Sport
 


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