News archive from 11 April 2018

Chronic ovarian cysts increase a woman's risk of mental health issues - and of having children with ADHD...

Women who suffer from a chronic ovarian cyst condition are more vulnerable to mental health issues than others, a new large study confirms. The new study also found that women who get these cysts are significantly more likely to have children with...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Health
 

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu apologises to fans after being knocked out of the Champions League as he...

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu has apologised to fans after being knocked out of the Champions League on Tuesday night. Barcelona went out of the competition on away goals after Roma won 3-0 on the night to level the aggregate score at 4-4....

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Council hands out a £360,000 ‘golden goodbye’ for second year

An official at one of Yorkshire’s smallest councils was handed nearly £360,000 last year as compensation for losing his job, newly released figures reveal. Dave Goodwin, the former director of “customer and leisure services” at Northallerton-based...

 

Wet weather hits butterfly populations for a second year

The failure of March, having come in like the proverbial lion to also go out like a lamb, claims another victim today, with the revelation that two butterfly spiecies in decline suffered their worst year on record. There had been hopes that...

 
Brexit: 'Bonfire of rules' mean more costs than benefits, CBI says

Brexit: 'Bonfire of rules' mean more costs than benefits, CBI says

Diverging from European Union rules after Brexit will mean more costs than benefits for British business, a report by the CBI employers' group says. In a survey of 23 industry sectors, the vast majority preferred continued close alignment with EU...

BBC, 00:07 in Business
 

‘The ball must be really, really heavy’: Alex Neil sees no issue with Preston’s second goal against Leeds

Alex Neil saw no problem with Preston’s second goal in their 3-1 win over Leeds at Deepdale on Tuesday night. Sean Maguire headed home Paul Gallagher’s cross with Pontus Jansson down in the area holding his head. The visitors, and their manager Paul...

 

Alex Neil pleased with Preston's reaction as they come from behind to end losing run against Leeds

Boss Alex Neil admitted it was all about the result after Preston got back to winning ways with a 3-1 victory over Leeds at Deepdale on Tuesday night. Kemar Roofe gave the visitors an early lead only for a Paul Gallagher penalty and Sean Maguire’s...

 

Championship round-up: QPR honour Ray Wilkins with stunning win as Hull thrash struggling Burton

It was a poignant night for Queens Park Rangers, at home to Sheffield Wednesday, following the death last week of former player and manager Ray Wilkins. And Rangers were inspired, going three up inside 15 minutes with goals from Paul Smyth, Jake...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

This man reckons he looks exactly viral Warwickshire Police burglar e-fit picture

Warwickshire Police have issued a response after a striking e-fit went viral last week. The force issued the image to catch two burglars who got into a house by distracting a woman in her 40s. The men claimed to be from Orbit Housing as they tricked...

 

Birmingham nightclub Snobs needs new staff - here's how to apply

One of the best nightclubs in Birmingham is recruiting. If you fancy a job, Snobs is looking for bar staff and glass collectors. And the best part? You can start immediately. The nightclub announced the news on Twitter. The popular haunt - established...

 

Birmingham City boss Garry Monk provides latest update on when Sam Gallagher might return

Garry Monk is hopeful, though not confident, Sam Gallagher could be fit to play against Wolves on Sunday. The Birmingham City manager was speaking after his team wasted some glorious goal-scoring chances and the opportunity to stride away from the...

 
Letter from Africa: Why I loved Winnie Mandela, warts and all

Letter from Africa: Why I loved Winnie Mandela, warts and all

In our series of letters from African writers, Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene shares her admiration for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as South Africa holds a memorial service the anti-apartheid campaigner. Quite often when you meet in person people...

BBC, 00:12 in World News
 
Music industry revenue growth back at Britpop levels, BPI says

Music industry revenue growth back at Britpop levels, BPI says

Revenue for UK record companies in 2017 notched up levels of growth not seen since the Britpop boom, according to industry association the BPI. Combined takings from streaming, downloads, physical sales and licensing for use in films, TV and computer...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Myanmar soldiers jailed for 10 years over massacre of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar soldiers jailed for 10 years over massacre of Rohingya Muslims

Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to “10 years in prison with hard labour in a remote area” for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in a village in northwestern Rakhine state last September, the army said on Tuesday. The...

 
My family’s story of survival in honour of Yom Hashoah, Jewish Holocaust Memorial Day

My family’s story of survival in honour of Yom Hashoah, Jewish Holocaust Memorial Day

This is a story of survival against the odds. About the worst evil that mankind can inflict on one another, but coming out of it with hope and dignity. This April 11 is Jewish Holocaust Memorial Day – Yom Hashoah in Hebrew. Alongside National...

Metro, 00:16 in Hot News
 


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