News archive from 13 August 2015

Ex-IRA gunman shot dead in apparent revenge killing

A former Provisional IRA assassin has been shot dead in Northern Ireland in what appears to be a revenge killing for the murder of another republican veteran in Belfast four months ago. Kevin McGuigan was hit with repeated gunfire at his home in the...

 
Moment’s silence as Artist dog Uggie dies

Moment’s silence as Artist dog Uggie dies

UGGIE, the dog who shot to fame in 2011 Oscar-winning silent film The Artist, has died. The Jack Russell was put down after suffering from a prostate tumour. Like many Hollywood celebrities there was some doubt about his age, with an entertainment...

 
Tony Abbott vows to allow vote on ‘equal marriage’

Tony Abbott vows to allow vote on ‘equal marriage’

PRIME minister Tony Abbott said yesterday that Australians would get a chance to vote on

 
Hillary Clinton gives FBI ‘personal’ e-mails

Hillary Clinton gives FBI ‘personal’ e-mails

PRESIDENTIAL hopeful Hillary Clinton has relented to months of demands that she relinquish the personal e-mail server she used while US Secretary of State, directing the device be given to the US justice department. The decision announced on Tuesday...

 
Wildlife groups say 41 tigers died in India this year

Wildlife groups say 41 tigers died in India this year

SIX MONTHS after India boasted that its tiger population was growing fast, conservationists yesterday said 41 big cats had

 
Government failing to address housing supply, says RICS

Government failing to address housing supply, says RICS

The government is still failing to address the issue of housing supply, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). In its latest survey, RICS said the number of homes for sale had sunk to a record low. As a result, demand was...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 
Coffee: Do Italians do it better?

Coffee: Do Italians do it better?

Starbucks is everywhere, but not in Italy. Yet Starbucks' founder, Howard Schultz, came up with the idea for his coffee chain whilst sipping espresso in a Milan bar. So what? you may say. He took a good product, repackaged it and globalised it. But to...

BBC, 00:06 in Business
 

Promote e-cigarettes over harmful tobacco smoking, say experts

Health chiefs across the UK have been urged to take a less negative attitude towards e-cigarettes and embrace their use in the battle against more harmful tobacco smoking. The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) says a public education programme is...

Guardian, 00:06 in Health
 

Forget Diego Costa and Eden Hazard! Nemanja Matic is really vital for Chelsea's Premier League campaign

There has been a lot of focus in the build up to the Premier League about new signings coming into clubs. Those looking to unseat Chelsea the amounts being spent to "buy the title' as Jose Mourinho would say look set to eclipse all that has come...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 

Can Valencia's Alvaro Negredo reignite his career with a loan transfer to West Ham?

Valencia's Alvaro Negredo could well be making a swift return to the Premier League if recent reports are proved to be correct. Spanish sources indicate that Los Che manager Nuno Santo is no fan of the big target man and has sanctioned a loan move for...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 

Manchester United transfer news: Nicolas Gaitan agreed, Nicolas Otamendi proof, Lucas Biglia close

Manchester United are on the cusp of their second big transfer spree this summer. After signing three players in one weekend earlier on in the window, United are keen to strengthen further to cement their credentials as title contenders. Three...

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 

Watch dying St Bernard enjoying one last play in the snow with heartbroken owner following terminal cancer...

A CANCER-stricken St Bernard dog has been allowed to play in snow just hours before she was due to be put down. Six-year-old Sophia was taken to the Chill Factore indoor ski centre in Manchester as her owner attempted to give her the perfect...

 

David Oyelowo is first black James Bond after landing audiobook role

David Oyelowo has become the first black actor to play James Bond. Although his performance will be heard rather than seen – in an audiobook – it is a landmark casting as it involves an official Bond book and a direct invitation from the estate of...

 

South Africa’s embattled coach Heyneke Meyer denies ‘racist choices’

South Africa’s coach, Heyneke Meyer, says he has the full backing of his players and is committed to a transformation in Springboks rugby after coming under fire from the country’s largest trade union. Reports had suggested five black players...

Guardian, 00:10 in Sport
 


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