News archive from 11 August 2016, page 11

I'd like Top Gear return, says Matt LeBlanc

Top Gear host Matt LeBlanc has said he would like to return for another series of the motoring show but is not sure if he will. His co-host Chris Evans quit the show after one series, saying he gave it his best shot but it was "not enough"....

 
Labour's appeal on leadership vote to be heard

Labour's appeal on leadership vote to be heard

Labour's appeal against the decision to give recent members a vote in the party's leadership contest will be heard in the Court of Appeal later. The party lost a legal challenge to its ruling banning anyone who joined as a member after 12 January from...

BBC, 03:11 in Regional
 

Labour officials in legal bid to reinstate leadership votes block for recruits

Labour's ruling body is challenging a High Court decision allowing new party members to vote in the forthcoming leadership election. The decision is an apparent boost to Jeremy Corbyn in his battle to remain the Labour leader as most new members are...

 

Requiem Mass for bishop who guided dying youth through Bloody Sunday gunfire

A Requiem Mass will be held for a priest who raised a blood-soaked handkerchief and guided the body of a dying teenager through army gunfire on Bloody Sunday. Catholic retired Bishop of Derry Edward Daly, 82, has been lauded as a hero and fearless...

 

Swedish prosecutors to quiz Julian Assange inside Ecuadorean embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will be questioned by Swedish prosecutors inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, in a possible breakthrough to the impasse over his case. The Ecuadorian attorney general delivered a document agreeing to a request by...

 
Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj feels ‘humiliated’ by manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj feels ‘humiliated’ by manager Jose Mourinho

Adnan Januzaj is reportedly furious with the treatment he has received from Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and is determined to leave the club. The United winger has been demoted to the reserves team by Mourinho and the Mirror claim Januzaj...

Metro, 03:19 in Sport
 
Hospital crises show the gap between how doctors and patients perceive events

Hospital crises show the gap between how doctors and patients perceive events

As a relatively young oncologist I saw a patient scheduled for surgery that morning. I didn’t know him but he was on my list because he needed chemotherapy. The story seemed routine enough but when I walked in, I found that the relatively young man...

Guardian, 03:23 in Health
 
Labour officials in legal bid to reinstate leadership votes block for recruits

Labour officials in legal bid to reinstate leadership votes block for recruits

The decision is an apparent boost to Jeremy Corbyn in his battle to remain the Labour leader as most new members are expected to support him in his contest against rival Owen Smith. But party officials are going to the Court of Appeal on Thursday in a...

 
Requiem Mass for bishop who guided dying youth through Bloody Sunday gunfire

Requiem Mass for bishop who guided dying youth through Bloody Sunday gunfire

Catholic retired Bishop of Derry Edward Daly, 82, has been lauded as a hero and fearless peace builder who walked with the people of his city in their darkest hours. The cleric's use of the universal symbol for ceasefire during a massacre of innocent...

 
Swedish prosecutors to quiz Julian Assange inside Ecuadorean embassy

Swedish prosecutors to quiz Julian Assange inside Ecuadorean embassy

The Ecuadorian attorney general delivered a document agreeing to a request by the Swedish prosecutor to question Mr Assange. He is wanted for questioning over a sex allegation, which he denies, and believes he will be taken to the United States to be...

 
Team GB's men's hockey side slump to second defeat with 2-1 loss to Australia at Rio 2016

Team GB's men's hockey side slump to second defeat with 2-1 loss to Australia at Rio 2016

Bobby Crutchley's squad had bounced back from their 4-1 opening defeat to Belgium with a 2-2 draw against New Zealand and a 9-1 thrashing of hosts Brazil. And they went into the clash in the early hours of Thursday morning knowing that a win would...

Daily Star, 03:25 in Sport
 
Aston Villa: Fans take to Twitter to react to Dr Tony Xia's Q&A

Aston Villa: Fans take to Twitter to react to Dr Tony Xia's Q&A

Aston Villa fans have reacted in a variety of ways to Dr Tony Xia's first official Q&A session as Aston Villa owner. The Chinese businessman took over the club's official Twitter feed to post a series of answers to questions which had been sent in...

 

Britain's men face uphill battle to qualify for hockey quarter-finals after losing 2-1 to Australia 

Britain's men face a tough task to qualify for the hockey quarter-finals after losing 2-1 to Australia in their fourth Pool A match. After a tense first half ended goalless, Australia eventually took the lead after 50 minutes when Daniel Beale's cross...

Daily Mail, 03:39 in Sport
 

Russia announces daily ceasefires in Syria's Aleppo to let in aid

MOSCOW Russia said on Wednesday there would be daily three-hour ceasefires in Syria's Aleppo starting Thursday to allow humanitarian convoys to enter the city safely, a proposal which the United Nations said it would consider. Aleppo is split into...

 
Day 5 at the Olympics: What you might have missed on a gold rush day for Team GB

Day 5 at the Olympics: What you might have missed on a gold rush day for Team GB

Great Britain enjoyed a historic and medal heavy 24 hours at the Rio Olympics on day five with Jack Laugher and Chris Mears winning Team GB’s first ever gold in the diving and Max Whitlock ending a 108-year for a medal in the gymnastic. And it didn’t...

Metro, 03:51 in Sport
 


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