News archive from 11 December 2016

Phil Neville and Paul Clement in England Under 21 hunt as FA prepare to interview candidates for vacant job

The FA is preparing to interview candidates for the England Under 21 job, the clearest indication yet that they are considering the likes of Paul Clement and Phil Neville for the job. Aidy Boothroyd is the current stand-in Under 21 manager, having...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

England No 8 Nathan Hughes bidding to fill Billy Vunipola's shoes: 'I knew Australia would target me. I had...

Nathan Hughes couldn't have been handed much bigger boots than the size 13s Billy Vunipola passed him when he pulled out of the final autumn international against Australia with damaged knee ligaments. Vunipola, now widely recognised as one of world...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Dillian Whyte comes out the winner of insane slugfest with Dereck Chisora in Manchester

Dillian Whyte comes out the winner of insane slugfest with Dereck Chisora in Manchester

Dereck Chisora came out on top of a slugfest with Dillian Whyte as they stole the show in Manchester. The two had enjoyed a tense and often explosive pre-fight relationship with Chisora picking up a hefty fine for throwing a table at Whyte at the...

Metro, 00:02 in Sport
 

DR ELLIE CANNON: I'm warming to cryosurgery to fix my foot 

Q. I have suffered with debilitating Morton’s neuroma in my right foot for about four years. I’ve tried everything from different shoes and heels to insoles, acupuncture, podiatry advice, taping up my foot and injections. There is a new private...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Health
 

Dillian Whyte beats Dereck Chisora on a split decision after an hard-hitting all-British contest

Dillian Whyte took an epic all-British heavyweight contest against bitter rival Dereck Chisora on a split decision at the Manchester Arena. Chisora, the chief protagonist in the shameful table and microphone throwing at that ugly media event earlier...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

Olympic bosses 'ignored Mail on Sunday drugs report because they feared the truth'

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) ignored a specific warning in 2013 about a Russian state-sponsored doping programme centred on a Moscow lab and its corrupt director, Grigory Rodchenkov, 'because they didn't want to believe it and they didn't...

Daily Mail, 00:07 in Sport
 

Derek Mackay faces ambush over Scots’ first ‘wealth tax’

Derek Mackay faces a bitter battle over taxation policy as he prepares to deliver the first budget that will set Scottish income tax at a higher level than elsewhere in the UK. When the Finance Secretary presents his draft 2017/18 budget to Holyrood...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 

Greens seek £5 a week increase in child benefit

The Scottish Government is being urged to increase child benefit payments by £5 a week when Holyrood gets new welfare powers. Green MSPs said the move – which has previously been suggested by the government’s Independent Working Group on Child Poverty...

Scotsman, 00:07 in Politics
 

Car overturns after crash on Boothferry Road, Hull

Emergency services are on the scene after a car ended up on its roof after crashing on one of the region's main roads. The silver vehicle was pictured on its roof after crashing around 10pm this evening in Boothferry Road, Hull. Police officers are at...

 
Film reviews: Snowden, The Birth Of A Nation and Office Christmas Party

Film reviews: Snowden, The Birth Of A Nation and Office Christmas Party

To say I was looking forward to Snowden is an understatement. Sadly, the result is not a return to form for Stone whose last entertaining film was Any Good Sunday in 1999 (and his last great one probably JFK back in 1991).  Lacking any real sense of...

 
Opera reviews: Il Trovatore and The Glory of Venice

Opera reviews: Il Trovatore and The Glory of Venice

German director David Bosch, in his Royal Opera debut, updated the medieval Spanish drama by Antonio Garcia Gutierrez to a contemporary war zone.    Designer Patrick Bannwart provided a surrealistic setting of iridescent white flowers and ominous...

 
Theatre reviews: Strictly Ballroom, Soho Cinders and Once In A Lifetime

Theatre reviews: Strictly Ballroom, Soho Cinders and Once In A Lifetime

It was the genius of Baz Luhrmann to extend it to the more sedate, sequined world of ballroom dancing in which he grew up. His 1992 film, Strictly Ballroom, won hearts and awards around the globe. The story features the prodigiously talented Scott...

 
Fiction: An Easter Egg for Christmas by Lulu Taylor

Fiction: An Easter Egg for Christmas by Lulu Taylor

It was Christmas Eve and I was enjoying the tingling anticipation, even from my standpoint behind a till. Not that there was much time for staring. Our usually quiet jewellery shop was full of customers jostling to examine the displays. Rezia, my...

 
Storytime: Our selection of children's books for Christmas

Storytime: Our selection of children's books for Christmas

Picture books Snail Mail by Sharon King-Chai (Hodder, £12.99) Everyone loves to get a postcard and Sam the seashell snail is no different. So when big brother Tiger sets off on a round-the-world adventure, Sam is delighted when each day brings a new...

 

Freddy Tylicki: I have good days and bad days but I won't let this beat me

Jockey Freddy Tylicki, left paralysed from the waist down after a fall at Kempton in October, has spoken of the tough times he faces and his determination to be positive. Tylicki, 30, remains in the trauma unit at St George’s Hospital, Tooting, before...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Sport
 


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