News archive from 10 April 2016

Call to recruit midwives in bid to tackle problem of stillbirths

Call to recruit midwives in bid to tackle problem of stillbirths

One in every 200 babies is stillborn in the UK and there is around a 25% variation in stillbirth rates across England, according to NHS figures. New research, published in UK medical journal The Lancet, has found maternal and child deaths around the...

 

Anthony Joshua wins the IBF world heavyweight title with second-round KO of Charles Martin

Anthony Joshua won the IBF world heavyweight title by beating American Charles Martin with a spectacular second-round knockout at the O2 Arena. The 26-year Briton started fast with a number of heavy blows in the opening round and Martin was knocked to...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 
The black people 'erased from history'

The black people 'erased from history'

More than a million people in Mexico are descended from African slaves and identify as "black", "dark" or "Afro-Mexican" even if they don't look black. But beyond the southern state of Oaxaca they are little-known and the...

BBC, 00:03 in World News
 
David Cameron faces questions over £200,000 gift from mother

David Cameron faces questions over £200,000 gift from mother

The prime minister took the unprecedented decision to release his personal tax records on Saturday, as growing anger over revelations in the Panama Papers threatened to derail his premiership. Related: David Cameron: blame me for mishandling Panama...

Guardian, 00:04 in Politics
 

Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles blasts team-mates after Southampton loss pushes Rafa Benitez's side...

Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles has blasted his team-mates after defeat at Southampton pushed them a step nearer to the Championship. Lascelles came on as a substitute at half-time at St Mary's in the latest defeat, the ninth successive loss...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 
Cameron releases tax returns information amid row

Cameron releases tax returns information amid row

David Cameron paid almost £76,000 in tax on an income of more than £200,000 in 2014-15, figures released by the prime minister have shown. He earned £46,899 from his 50% share of rent on the London family home in Notting Hill, the first such papers...

BBC, 00:06 in Regional
 
Birmingham City analysis: Boardroom blast produced a right Royal response at Reading

Birmingham City analysis: Boardroom blast produced a right Royal response at Reading

Birmingham City responded to their disappointing run of results with a good performance and morale-boosting victory at Reading. Goals from Clayton Donaldson and Ryan Shotton gave Gary Rowett's men as comfortable a 2-0 victory as the Championship can...

 

Three taken to hospital following ten car smash on M6

Three people have been taken to hospital following a motorway crash involving around ten vehicles. The accident took place earlier this evening on the M6 Northbound between J12 A5 (Gailey) and J13 A449 (Stafford South). Lanes one and two of the...

 

AC Milan 1-2 Juventus: Paul Pogba fires the winner as Juve open up nine point gap at the top

Leaders Juventus moved closer to a record fifth straight Serie A title after recovering to beat AC Milan 2-1 on Saturday, Juve extended their lead at the top to nine points with six games left as goals from Mario Mandzukic and Paul Pogba gave...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 
Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel reaps the rewards for keeping faith for so long

Leicester keeper Kasper Schmeichel reaps the rewards for keeping faith for so long

Whether that unwavering self-belief stretched to him one day winning the Premier League title with Leicester City is less clear. On the eve of the Foxes' trip to Sunderland this afternoon, the City stopper refused to discuss or contemplate that...

 
Man United will still attract top players even without Champions League, insists Van Gaal

Man United will still attract top players even without Champions League, insists Van Gaal

The Dutchman would love to beat neighbours City to a top-four finish but said: “Playing in the Champions League is very important for players but I think Manchester United are big enough to attract top players. “Qualifying would help me when I am...

 
Former Mexico president uses birthday message to target Trump

Former Mexico president uses birthday message to target Trump

Birthday tweets seldom assume overtones of attack, but on his special day the former Mexican president Vicente Fox mixed mushy messages for his wife, Martha Sahagún, with scorn for Republican frontrunner Donald Trump. Related: Let's raise our voices...

 
The Observer view on how Poland’s new government and the future of the EU

The Observer view on how Poland’s new government and the future of the EU

Last week, groups of Catholic women walked out of church services in Poland in protest at a letter read out by priests calling for a tightening in the country’s abortion laws. As we report from Warsaw today, it is a sign of the growing influence of...

 
Family-run park cafe lives to serve another day after local protest sees off Benugo chain

Family-run park cafe lives to serve another day after local protest sees off Benugo chain

The leafier corners of north London are celebrating a triumph of people power after an upmarket food chain withdrew from taking over a much-loved family cafe on Hampstead Heath. Last Sunday the Observer reported that the Italian-owned Parliament Hill...

 
Last hope for great apes is vaccination against the rapid onslaught of disease

Last hope for great apes is vaccination against the rapid onslaught of disease

Vaccine campaigns to protect wild chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-utans could be the only hope of preventing the planet’s remaining great apes from suffering catastrophic population crashes, scientists have warned. They say that recent surveys of...

 


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