News archive from 11 August 2016, page 5

Domestic abuse victim wins £75,000 in police training privacy case

A domestic abuse victim whose personal details and a recording of a 999 call were used in a training session without her permission has received a payout of £75,000 from police. The woman took legal action against Greater Manchester Police (GMP) on...

 
UK housing market activity ebbs after EU referendum - RICS survey

UK housing market activity ebbs after EU referendum - RICS survey

LONDON - British housing market activity ebbed the month following the vote to leave the European Union, with gauges of house price growth and transactions falling to the lowest level in years, a survey showed on Thursday. The Royal Institution of...

Reuters, 00:38 in Business
 
What can killer whales teach us about the menopause?

What can killer whales teach us about the menopause?

The menopause is a puzzle for biologists. Why would the female of a species cease to reproduce half way through her life, when natural selection favours characteristics that help an individual's genes survive? A study of killer whales - one of only...

BBC, 00:38 in World News
 

Ricky Gervais denies courting controversy in David Brent film

Ricky Gervais has denied his film about his comedy creation David Brent was courting controversy but said he hopes people get the joke as the movie received its world premiere. David Brent: Life On The Road catches up with the former office manager 12...

 

Muslims need support to tackle employment inequality, MPs say

Targeted support must be introduced to help tackle employment inequalities faced by Muslims in the UK, MPs have said. A new report by the Women and Equalities Committee highlights the fact that Muslim people face the highest level of unemployment of...

 

Domestic abuse victim wins £75,000 in police training privacy case

A domestic abuse victim whose personal details and a recording of a 999 call were used in a training session without her permission has received a payout of £75,000 from police. The woman took legal action against Greater Manchester Police (GMP) on...

 
Chelsea and Everton at home in second round of EFL Cup, Liverpool away

Chelsea and Everton at home in second round of EFL Cup, Liverpool away

Chelsea and Everton have been handed home ties in the EFL Cup while Liverpool will travel to Burton as the draw for round two was made. However, confusion over the complicated seeding means Chelsea will play either Bristol Rovers or Bristol City, even...

Metro, 00:42 in Sport
 
Samsung Electronics says to acquire U.S. appliances maker Dacor

Samsung Electronics says to acquire U.S. appliances maker Dacor

SEOUL South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Thursday it will acquire U.S.-based luxury appliances maker Dacor Inc, seeking to boost high-end product sales. Samsung said in a statement it will keep Dacor's brand name...

Reuters, 00:48 in Business
 
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pulls plug on midfielder switch at last possible moment

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pulls plug on midfielder switch at last possible moment

Related videos Liverpool FC V Huddersfield Town drone halts play Liverpool FC V Huddersfield Town drone halts play Roberto Firmino sings Liverpool fan songs Roberto Firmino sings We are Liverpool, La La La Cesc Fabregas Horror Foul & Red Card ●...

Daily Star, 00:49 in Sport
 
German outfit linked with cut-price deal for Arsenal ace

German outfit linked with cut-price deal for Arsenal ace

Related videos The best of Arsenal and Manchester United target Julian Draxler Julian Draxler's best moments for Wolfsburg Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scores STUNNING goal for Arsenal in pre-season Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scores for Arsenal The board and...

Daily Star, 00:49 in Sport
 
I'd like Top Gear return, says Matt LeBlanc

I'd like Top Gear return, says Matt LeBlanc

His co-host Chris Evans quit the show after one series, saying he gave it his best shot but it was "not enough". After he resigned, Evans said LeBlanc is the "captain" that the show needs going forward. Asked by television critics...

 
Ricky Gervais denies courting controversy in David Brent film

Ricky Gervais denies courting controversy in David Brent film

David Brent: Life On The Road catches up with the former office manager 12 years on from the BBC mockumentary The Office to find he is now a travelling salesman for a cleaning and ladies' personal hygiene products company. However, he has not given up...

 
Team GB Olympians power up the Rio medals table

Team GB Olympians power up the Rio medals table

Diving duo Jack Laugher and Chris Mears joined kayaker Joe Clarke in powering Team GB to their second and third gold medals of 2016 after a stunning day in Rio. There were bronze medals for gymnast Max Whitlock, shooter Steven Scott, Tour de France...

 
Tennis teen Gabriella Taylor in Wimbledon poisoning probe

Tennis teen Gabriella Taylor in Wimbledon poisoning probe

Scotland Yard is investigating allegations that Gabriella Taylor, 18, from Southampton, was targeted during last month's championships. The tennis player spent four days in intensive care after becoming unwell and h er mother, Milena Taylor, told the...

 
Holiday in Switzerland for Theresa May after first month as PM

Holiday in Switzerland for Theresa May after first month as PM

Mrs May became Prime Minister on July 13 following the resignation of David Cameron in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union. A Number 10 spokeswoman said: "The Prime Minister will be taking a holiday in Switzerland and will be...

 


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