News archive from 11 October 2016, page 8

Zika virus likely to spread across Asia, says WHO

Zika virus likely to spread across Asia, says WHO

Zika infections are "highly likely" to keep spreading across Asia, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Hundreds of cases of the virus have been reported in Singapore while two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly have already been...

BBC, 04:42 in World News
 
Girl under 15 married every seven seconds, says Save the Children

Girl under 15 married every seven seconds, says Save the Children

One girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds, according to a new report by Save the Children. The study says girls as young as 10 are forced to marry much older men in countries including Afghanistan, Yemen, India and Somalia. Save the...

BBC, 04:57 in World News
 

GP receptionists should be trained to 'deal more sensitively' with patients

Receptionists could put people off seeing their GP by asking about their symptoms, according to new research. A new study found that both men and women dislike telling receptionists what is wrong ahead of being able to book an appointment with their...

 
Tobacco sponsors may support snooker abroad

Tobacco sponsors may support snooker abroad

Cigarette firms may be considering sponsoring snooker tournaments abroad to get round the BBC’s new advertising curbs, it emerged yesterday. They could pull out of Britain because the restrictions would cut the air time given to their brand colours,...

Guardian, 05:03 in Health
 
Paddleboarder rescued seven miles from English Channel coastline

Paddleboarder rescued seven miles from English Channel coastline

A paddleboarder wearing just a hat, fleece and shorts was rescued seven miles from the English Channel coastline. The man, an EU national who has not been named, was spotted by divers off the coast of Dover at dawn on Sunday. A Home Office spokesman...

BBC, 05:07 in Regional
 

Thai police warn of Bangkok bomb plot, step up security

Police in Thailand on Tuesday said they have increased security at major landmarks in the capital Bangkok, at airports and in surrounding provinces following reports of bomb plots just weeks after deadly attacks rocked the country's south. An armed...

 
Murder victim's mum to hear campaign for change in parole laws raised in Parliament

Murder victim's mum to hear campaign for change in parole laws raised in Parliament

A murder victim’s mum will today hear her bid for a change in the law over parole for killers raised in Parliament. Marie McCourt, from Billinge, has been campaigning to introduce "Helen’s Law" - to deny killers parole if they refuse to...

 
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher: What I expect when Jurgen Klopp's team face Man United

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher: What I expect when Jurgen Klopp's team face Man United

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Daily Star, 05:11 in Sport
 

Samsung stops Galaxy Note 7 sales as fire reports probed

Samsung has halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and urged owners to switch them off following reports that handsets issued as safe replacements during a recall had caught fire. The firm's latest flagship handset was due to relaunch in the UK...

 

Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to attend awards ceremony at Royal Academy of Arts

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will be the special guests when they attend an awards ceremony at the Royal Academy of Arts. The monarch, patron of the Royal Academy, will present awards to five individuals who have made a national contribution to...

 

Man Utd's worst XI of the Premier League era… how did this lot get to wear the shirt?!

Manchester United's worst XI of the Premier League era Monday, 10th October 2016 MANCHESTER UNITED have had some obscenely talented players over the years… it's a miracle some of these players ever wore the shirt! 1 / 12 GETTY GK: Massimo Taibi - Who...

Daily Star, 05:16 in Sport
 
Antoine Griezmann backs France hero Paul Pogba: This will be good for the Man United star

Antoine Griezmann backs France hero Paul Pogba: This will be good for the Man United star

Related videos Hilarious Manchester United player mocks teammates Jesse Lingard mocks Man United team mates in hilarious videos Manchester United fan blasts £89m signing Paul Pogba Manchester United fan blasts £89m world record signing Paul Pogba...

Daily Star, 05:24 in Sport
 
Chelsea youngster makes shock admission: I would do this if I could turn back time

Chelsea youngster makes shock admission: I would do this if I could turn back time

Related videos Mark Schwarzer tips David Luiz to be a success at Chelsea Mark Schwarzer tips ex-teammate Luiz to be a success at Chelsea Chelsea fans turn on under-fire goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois Chelsea fans were less than happy with the performance...

Daily Star, 05:24 in Sport
 
Bid launched to save County Durham hospital as a community asset

Bid launched to save County Durham hospital as a community asset

Campaigners have mounted a bid to save their local hospital amid fears it is to be sold off for housing. Last week bosses at the County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust announced the closure of the last inpatient ward at Shotley Bridge...

 
A Yorkshire criminal dodged jail for three-quarters of their crimes

A Yorkshire criminal dodged jail for three-quarters of their crimes

A career criminal has dodged jailed for almost three quarters of their crimes. Examiner research has revealed a Yorkshire based offender as having one of the worst records in the country. The individual, who has not been identified, has racked up 340...

 


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