News archive from 11 October 2016, page 1

Cricket: Bayliss warns Buttler over temper tantrums

England head coach Trevor Bayliss hopes Jos Buttler will keep his emotions in check in the heat of the moment in future after being given an official reprimand yesterday for his angry exchange with several Bangladesh fielders on Sunday. After being...

 

Pique will retire in 2018 due to fans

Spain defender Gerard Pique revealed on Sunday night that he will quit international football following the 2018 World Cup after admitting the criticism he received over modifying his national team shirt was the final straw. The Barcelona defender...

 

The dead-eyed phone trance of the sardine on the commuter train

James Walsh culture matters IF THERE’S something I want to read I take the train to work, as reading while perched on a bike still hasn’t reached mainstream acceptance. It’s a dreary, privatised train, often cancelled at the last minute but, when it...

 

Dystopian adaptation of Bronte lacks emotional depth

Villette West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds 3/5 Charlotte Bronte would struggle to find any comparisons in the initial sections of this theatrical re-imagining of her gothic masterpiece Villette. Whereas in the novel Lucy Snowe is an orphaned governess...

 

Album reviews

Drive-By Truckers American Band (ATO Records) 4/5 THE 11th studio album from alt-country heroes Drive-By Truckers is their State of the Union address. “I don’t want there to be any doubt as to which side of this discussion we fall on,” one of the...

 

Sonny Liston's mysterious story takes a new turn as questions over death of an enigma feature in new book

The enigma that was the late Sonny Liston lives on, all these years after his death. Did he quit on his stool in one of the biggest upsets of all time because of an injured shoulder, because some dark forces twisted his arm behind his back or because...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 

Newcastle will wait for police investigation before making decision on Rolando Aarons punishment 

Newcastle United will await the outcome of a police investigation before deciding whether to discipline Rolando Aarons after he was one of nine people arrested following a nightclub brawl. The England Under 21 winger was arrested on suspicion of...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 
Warren Buffett releases tax details after Trump's debate comment

Warren Buffett releases tax details after Trump's debate comment

US investor Warren Buffett has released his tax details after Republican candidate Donald Trump accused him of using loopholes to avoid paying tax. Mr Buffett said he had paid income tax every year since 1944 following Mr Trump's assertion that he had...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 

Charity issues fresh warning of Scottish obesity crisis

More than 8,000 children a year have been starting school overweight or obese in Scotland over the past decade it has emerged. The Scottish Government is now facing fresh calls to tackle the issue, including a ban on advertising billboards for...

Scotsman, 00:11 in Health
 

Most Afghan women serve sentences in elders' homes, not prisons

When 18-year-old Fawzia was convicted of elopement and adultery, a local Afghan court in the southeastern province of Paktika sentenced her to jail. She soon discovered that she would not be serving the 18-month sentence in a government-run prison,...

 
Calls for action on obesity as 83,000 Scottish children start primary school overweight

Calls for action on obesity as 83,000 Scottish children start primary school overweight

ALMOST 83,000 Scots children started primary school overweight in the last 10 years. Figures by Cancer Research UK for World Obesity Day today show that many are clinically obese by the time they go to school. The shocking study of the weight of four...

 
Scottish soldier jailed for eight years after revenge attack following pub fight

Scottish soldier jailed for eight years after revenge attack following pub fight

A YOUNG Scots soldier told yesterday how he feared for his life as a colour sergeant laid into him with a machete. Lance Sergeant James Warnock, 24, spoke out after Glaswegian John Norwood – a convicted killer before joining the Army – was jailed for...

 

Legal action won’t stop rail strikes

Labour: Southern must stop disregarding safety concerns LABOUR accused privateer Southern Rail yesterday of disregarding concerns over safety as the disgraced company threatened legal action in an attempt to stop a three-day strike by train guards....

 

BBC 'falling short' in representation of older women and minority communities

The BBC is "falling short" on its obligations towards older women and minority communities, the head of the media watchdog has said. Sharon White, Ofcom's chief executive, said the corporation is "not doing as good a job as it should...

 

Driverless vehicle to be tested on UK streets for the first time

Oct 11 A driverless vehicle carrying passengers will take to Britain's public roads for the first time on Tuesday, as part of trials aimed at paving the way for autonomous cars to hit the highways by the end of the decade. The government is...

Reuters, 00:26 in Business
 


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