News archive from 10 August 2015

Mexican missing-student activist killed in Guerrero state

Mexican missing-student activist killed in Guerrero state

A Mexican community activist who helped families search for their missing relatives has been killed. Miguel Angel Jimenez Blanco's body was found near his home in a town in the state of Guerrero. He had led search parties after the disappearance of 43...

BBC, 00:01 in World News
 

England’s line-up against France to be announced earlier than expected

England will bring forward their team announcement for Saturday’s World Cup warm-up game against France by 72 hours. Head coach Stuart Lancaster was scheduled to name his starting XV for the first of the three matches building up to England 2015 on...

Guardian, 00:04 in Sport
 
Hammond: ‘Migrants threaten our living standards’

Hammond: ‘Migrants threaten our living standards’

FOREIGN secretary Philip Hammond sparked a furious row yesterday after claiming a surge of "marauding" migrants from Africa could undermine living standards in the European Union. In comments described by opponents as “utterly reprehensible”...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Burnham wants SNP to back plan to nationalise rail

Burnham wants SNP to back plan to nationalise rail

ANDY Burnham has challenged the SNP to back his plans to put the entire British mainland rail network back into public ownership as a single organisation. The Labour leadership contender called on the Nationalists to work in partnership with Labour to...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Ken Macintosh compares his campaign to Corbyn’s

Ken Macintosh compares his campaign to Corbyn’s

SCOTTISH Labour leadership candidate Ken Macintosh has compared his campaign to that of Jeremy Corbyn at UK level as he said he was "the challenger" in the same way as the left-wing MP. Lothians MSP Kezia Dugdale is widely tipped as the...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Oxfam income rises to £401.4m despite fall in shop earnings

Oxfam income rises to £401.4m despite fall in shop earnings

Oxfam's annual income has risen to £401.4m, up £12m, despite the charity seeing a fall money from its shops. The 3% rise in total income in the year to 31 March included £100.8m from public fundraising, which rose 2.5%, according to Oxfam's annual...

BBC, 00:05 in World News
 
Carragher hails Liverpool’s ‘big result’ with Arsenal, Man Utd and Everton trips looming

Carragher hails Liverpool’s ‘big result’ with Arsenal, Man Utd and Everton trips looming

A stunning strike from Philippe Coutinho handed Brendan Rodgers' side all three points on a scrappy afternoon at the Britannia Stadium. But the Reds' next three trips take them to Arsenal, Manchester United and Merseyside rivals Everton. The games...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 
Jose Mourinho: We don't miss Arsenal star Petr Cech... Asmir Begovic is fantastic

Jose Mourinho: We don't miss Arsenal star Petr Cech... Asmir Begovic is fantastic

For the second time in six days, the champions didn't look too special. But having lost Petr Cech to Arsenal - who then beat them in the Community Shield last week - Mourinho now knows he has a capable replacement. Thibaut Courtois' 52nd-minute red...

Daily Star, 00:07 in Sport
 

Manchester United transfer news: Pedro imminent, Harry Kane at Old Trafford, David De Gea push

It's been a good weekend for Manchester United after Kyle Walker's own goal gave Louis van Gaal's side all three points on the opening day of the season but the Red Devils still have plenty of work to do. There's just three weeks left in the transfer...

Metro, 00:08 in Sport
 
Chris Packham leads protests at Hen Harrier Day

Chris Packham leads protests at Hen Harrier Day

NATURALIST and television broadcaster Chris Packham has led a protest against the illegal killing of a rare bird of prey. Hundreds of campaigners at seven sites across the UK took part in Hen Harrier Day, which aimed to raise awareness of the...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Hot News
 
London Marathon chief blasts doping allegations

London Marathon chief blasts doping allegations

London Marathon chief executive Nick Bitel has criticised world governing body the IAAF and said race organisers are "very concerned" by claims that seven winners in a 12-year period recorded suspicious blood scores. Allegations emerged...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Hot News
 
Survival rate soars for early cancer diagnoses

Survival rate soars for early cancer diagnoses

CANCER experts have spoken of the importance of diagnosing the disease as early as possible, with the chance of survival more than three times higher when some of the most common types are diagnosed in the earlier stages. Cancer Research UK said more...

Scotsman, 00:08 in Hot News
 

PKK leader: Turkey is protecting IS by attacking Kurds

The man leading the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has accused Turkey of trying to protect the Islamic State group by attacking Kurdish fighters. Cemil Bayik told the BBC he believed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wanted IS to succeed to prevent...

BBC, 00:08 in World News
 

Pellegrini defends Sterling

Raheem Sterling will hope to justify the fuss as Manchester City begin their Barclays Premier League campaign at West Brom on Monday. The England international will be the chief focus of attention at The Hawthorns following his acrimonious £49million...

 
Exhibition review: Scottish Artists 1750-1900, Edinburgh

Exhibition review: Scottish Artists 1750-1900, Edinburgh

Queen's Gallery exhibition doesn't fully avoid Balmorality but some fine paintings enhance the Scottish narrative, writes Duncan Macmillan Scottish Artists 1750-1900 - The Queen’s Gallery, Edinburgh John Smith of Pittenweems clock. Picture: Toby...

 


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