News archive from 8 December 2017

Paul Pogba has harmed Manchester United’s chances in the derby, says Fernandinho

Paul Pogba has harmed Manchester United’s chances in the derby, says Fernandinho

Paul Pogba has harmed Manchester United’s chances of winning the derby with Man City this weekend, says Fernandinho. The France international will play no part in this weekend’s hugely anticipated clash between the top two sides in the Premier...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 
The curse of the last-minute Christmas shopper

The curse of the last-minute Christmas shopper

You’re entirely aware that Christmas is fast approaching. This year, you tell yourself, you’ll be organised. You’ll make lists and buy wrapping paper and have everyone’s presents ready by the first week of December. It doesn’t quite work out like...

Metro, 00:06 in Lifestyle
 
The Grand Tour season 2: Richard Hammond's car crash is SO much worse than you thought

The Grand Tour season 2: Richard Hammond's car crash is SO much worse than you thought

The 47-year-old's terrifying accident is shown in the opening episode of the motoring magazine, which is guaranteed to send a shiver down any viewer's spine.  While driving through the Switzerland Alps on a hill climb, Richard, Jeremy Clarkson and...

 

Revealed: ALL 260 high street brands named and shamed for failing to pay minimum wage

High street brands trading in Birmingham are among 260 employers nationally who have been named for failing to pay a total £1.7 million in minimum wage rates. Primark, Sports Direct and three other employers in the city have been ordered to make...

 
Teenager’s death from anorexia was ‘avoidable’ if she had the right NHS care

Teenager’s death from anorexia was ‘avoidable’ if she had the right NHS care

A teenager’s death from anorexia was an ‘avoidable tragedy’ that would have been prevented with the right NHS care, a damning report has concluded. Averil Hart, 19, died following a series of failures that involved every NHS organisation that cared...

Metro, 00:14 in Hot News
 
Justin Trudeau revealed as Attitude’s first 2018 magazine cover

Justin Trudeau revealed as Attitude’s first 2018 magazine cover

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has been revealed as the cover face for Attitude’s January edition. The issue, which went on sale today, has the leader of the Liberal Party in the centre of its 2018 cover. In a world exclusive interview and...

Metro, 00:14 in Hot News
 
More than £1,500,000 worth of fake Calvin Klein pants seized

More than £1,500,000 worth of fake Calvin Klein pants seized

More than £1.5 million worth of Calvin Klein underpants were seized this week among thousands of other fake items in the run-up to Christmas. Yes, really. The discovery has sparked a warning from Border Force officers who are now urging shoppers to...

Metro, 00:14 in Hot News
 
Conor McGregor has ‘every intention’ of returning to the UFC, but he wants a pay rise

Conor McGregor has ‘every intention’ of returning to the UFC, but he wants a pay rise

The UFC’s lightweight champion hasn’t set foot inside the Octagon since claiming the 155lbs belt at UFC 205, a card which saw him become the first fighter in the promotion’s history to hold two titles simultaneously. McGregor’s hiatus from the Octagon...

 
Retirement boost: Pensioners given new lease of life as health and relationships improve

Retirement boost: Pensioners given new lease of life as health and relationships improve

More than one in four (26 per cent) of those who retired in the past 10 years say they are fitter and healthier since they gave up work. Nearly two thirds (63 per cent) are financially comfortable, according to research commissioned by the...

 
Louis Vuitton and Diesel watches among £2.6m counterfeit haul seized at East Midlands Airport

Louis Vuitton and Diesel watches among £2.6m counterfeit haul seized at East Midlands Airport

Officials intercepted counterfeit designer gear worth an estimated £2.6 million during a two-day operation at East Midlands Airport. The haul of more than 5,700 items seized by Border Force included almost 500 Louis Vuitton, Diesel, Hublot and Bulgari...

 
Jack Whitehall to host 2018 Brit Awards

Jack Whitehall to host 2018 Brit Awards

Jack Whitehall is to host the Brit Awards for the first time next year. The comedian takes over from Dermot O'Leary and Emma Willis, who shared hosting duties earlier this year. Brit Awards chairman Jason Iley said Whitehall would bring his...

BBC, 00:21 in Regional
 
Call for lung health screening in top football clubs

Call for lung health screening in top football clubs

Professional footballers should be screened for exercise-induced asthma, researchers say, after a study found three in 10 could be affected. University of Kent scientists used lung tests to identify players with symptoms and improved their fitness...

BBC, 00:21 in Regional
 
Universities could be accused of 'mis-selling courses'

Universities could be accused of 'mis-selling courses'

Universities could be accused of "mis-selling" courses to teenagers who have little understanding of money matters, the public spending watchdog says. National Audit Office head Amyas Morse said young people were taking out large loans to...

BBC, 00:21 in Regional
 
Teen with anorexia 'failed by every NHS body' before death

Teen with anorexia 'failed by every NHS body' before death

A teenager who died weeks after leaving for university was failed by "every NHS organisation that should have cared for her", a review has found. Averil Hart, of Colchester, died of a heart attack caused by anorexia in Norwich in 2012. The...

BBC, 00:21 in Regional
 

Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch reserves 40 Tesla electric semi-trucks in one of the largest orders the firm...

Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch has reserved 40 Tesla Inc all-electric Semi trucks as it seeks to reduce fuel costs and vehicle emissions, the brewer said on Thursday. It was one of the largest publicly announced orders Tesla has received for its...

 


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