News archive from 10 November 2017

Jack Wilshere being played out of position at Arsenal, says Gareth Southgate

Jack Wilshere being played out of position at Arsenal, says Gareth Southgate

Jack Wilshere is being played out of position at Arsenal which is why he was overlooked for England, says Gareth Southgate. Many thought Wilshere would return to the England set-up this week but Southgate looked elsewhere ahead of the games with...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 

The gender pay gap is widening - and this is what it means for women

The gender pay gap is widening for some women and it will now take 100 years to close it, a campaign group has warned. The Fawcett Society said younger women as well as older female employees were now seeing their pay fall behind that of men, claiming...

 
New Star Wars trilogy raises Disney hopes

New Star Wars trilogy raises Disney hopes

Walt Disney profits declined last year - the first annual fall since 2009 - amid stepped-up competition from online rivals. But shares rallied after it announced a deal to make three new Star Wars movies. The company is also working on a live-action...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 
Fed policymaker sees further rate rises

Fed policymaker sees further rate rises

US interest rates are likely to rise again next month and a further three times next year, one of the Federal Reserve's rate-setters has said. John Williams, who sits on the Fed's Open Markets Committee, said a rate rise in December "makes sense,...

BBC, 00:04 in Business
 
Louis CK: Five women accuse US comic of sexual misconduct

Louis CK: Five women accuse US comic of sexual misconduct

US comedian Louis CK's movie premiere has been cancelled hours before the screening as five women levelled sexual misconduct allegations against him. Four of the accusers told the New York Times he had masturbated during interactions with them and a...

BBC, 00:04 in World News
 

Comment: Scots strength in depth to be sorely tested as Autumn progresses

“How many tightheads do you want?” I once asked Vern Cotter. “As many as you’ve got,” he replied. You can never have too many selection riches, unless you’re England, who seem to have fallen over themselves being spoiled for choice for years. For...

The Courier, 00:07 in Sport
 
Gregor Townsend seeks cohesion for Scotland as Glasgow and Edinburgh dominate team

Gregor Townsend seeks cohesion for Scotland as Glasgow and Edinburgh dominate team

Gregor Townsend has packed his pack with Edinburgh players and his backline with Glasgow Warriors for Scotland’s Autumn opener against Samoa – but quoted some fairly authoritative precedents for his decisions. “Cohesion” is the watchword for a team...

The Courier, 00:07 in Sport
 

Neymar's strained relationship with Unai Emery will only end in one winner... and Real Madrid know the...

The Neymar-Unai Emery player coach relationship was never going to run smooth. Emery has a history of overbearing man-management.  This is the coach who used to give his players a pen-drive on the eve of every match so they could study their direct...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 
Pre-payment meter installation cost to be capped

Pre-payment meter installation cost to be capped

Tens of thousands of energy users will no longer have to pay up to £900 each if they are forced to have a pre-payment meter installed. From January the energy regulator Ofgem is to set a maximum charge of £150 in such cases. The most vulnerable will...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
Gemma Collins steals the show at ITV gala as red carpet appearance descends into chaos

Gemma Collins steals the show at ITV gala as red carpet appearance descends into chaos

ITV’s biggest and brightest stars were out in force on Thursday night – but as always Gemma Collins stole the show. The Only Way Is Essex star had a bit of a messy and chaotic appearance on the red carpet for the event, with her stylist Lucas Armitage...

Metro, 00:08 in Showbiz
 
The Boots Christmas advert is here – but what’s in the box?

The Boots Christmas advert is here – but what’s in the box?

Tis the season for Christmas adverts – but none of them have left us with one pressing question quite like the Boots Christmas advert. The 60-second advert opens with two sisters in 2017, as one opens a gift from the other. We then flashback to the...

Metro, 00:08 in Showbiz
 

Must we abide May’s fools?

APPOINTING Penny Mordaunt to replace Priti Patel as International Development Secretary shows that the Prime Minister’s overriding priority is to hold her Cabinet together. While the Tories insist that Cabinet ministers, irrespective of how they voted...

 

Justice is a privilege for the rich and powerful in Mexico

Pressure must be put on the government to reform its legal system, says LILA CABALLERO THE Paradise Papers investigation, carried out by 95 media partners worldwide, has been all over the media this week, uncovering hundreds of secretive and unethical...

 

There’s nothing zany or comical about this harlequin invader

An uninvited guest from central Asia – the harlequin ladybird – is wreaking havoc across Britain munching our own species into extinction. PETER FROST investigates INVASION of “the killer ladybirds” — that was the Sun’s screaming headline and if that...

 

Asking for proper fire safety does not ‘politicise’ the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Corbyn’s call for sprinklers is about more than Westminster – it’s about people not having to live in fire traps, writes NATHAN AKEHURST AS GRENFELL Tower burned there was one question being asked, desperately, both in my home borough of Kensington...

 


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