News archive from 13 December 2016

Ibrahimovic poses with the 'Statue of Zlatan' as 2.7m monument to Sweden and Manchester United striker...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a footballer with pulling power - people go to games in order to watch him play, to see what tricks he has up his sleeve. The Manchester United forward thinks he will have the same abilities even when carved out of rock, as he...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 
Progress on malaria deaths at risk without big boost in funding, UN warns

Progress on malaria deaths at risk without big boost in funding, UN warns

Real progress in driving down infections and deaths from malaria will be at risk if substantially more funding is not forthcoming, according to the latest annual report on the epidemic. How Sri Lanka bit back at mosquitoes and wiped out malaria...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
Hospitals fail too often to investigate deaths, NHS watchdog finds

Hospitals fail too often to investigate deaths, NHS watchdog finds

Hospitals are failing to investigate far too many deaths and frequently ignore and exclude relatives of patients who have died, a major NHS inquiry has found. The health service’s failure to properly look into deaths is “a system-wide problem” that...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
Who is Aga Khan IV and why do we celebrate his birthday?

Who is Aga Khan IV and why do we celebrate his birthday?

On Tuesday, His Highness the Aga Khan celebrates his 80th birthday. Despite being a multimillionaire, an enigmatic businessman, philanthropist, sport enthusiast and spiritual leader to almost 15 million Ismaili Muslims worldwide, not much is known...

Metro, 00:07 in Hot News
 
Alastair Cook opens up about doubt over England captaincy: Joe Root backed to replace him

Alastair Cook opens up about doubt over England captaincy: Joe Root backed to replace him

Cook says he has questions to answer on his long-term role after four years in the job and fuelled speculation he could step down after the final Test in Chennai by conceding Joe Root is ready to succeed him right now. Before this series began the...

 
Have Russian hitmen been killing with impunity in Turkey?

Have Russian hitmen been killing with impunity in Turkey?

A series of assassinations has taken place in Turkey of men from the countries of the former USSR. There's evidence that some were carried out by killers from Russia, writes Murad Batal - including, in one case, names, photographs and a memory stick...

BBC, 00:11 in World News
 

Hammond admits UK risks instability without a Brexit transition

Philip Hammond has given a strong signal the government will seek a transitional deal to prevent a “cliff edge” exit from the EU that would see tariffs and trade barriers imposed on UK firms overnight. The Chancellor warned a hard Brexit could cost...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Politics
 
Oil jumps to highest since mid-2015, Fed hike on horizon

Oil jumps to highest since mid-2015, Fed hike on horizon

Oil prices surged to an 18-month high on Monday after the world's top crude producers agreed to the first joint output cut since 2001, sparking concerns about inflation, which pushed up U.S. Treasury yields to a more than two-year peak. Yields also...

Reuters, 00:17 in Business
 
How Gambians have lost their fear

How Gambians have lost their fear

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ebrima Sillah considers what the outcome of the disputed presidential elections in The Gambia mean for him and thousands of other Gambians. With President Yahya Jammeh's dramatic rejection of his...

BBC, 00:17 in World News
 
Can Trump really cut off his business ties?

Can Trump really cut off his business ties?

Press conferences are rare events for president-elect Donald Trump. Since he beat Hilary Clinton, his media appearances have been restricted to television interviews and the occasional audiences with an important outlet such as the New York Times. Now...

BBC, 00:18 in Business
 

China Stocks-Factors to watch on Tuesday

* PREVIOUS TRADING SESSION MOVES: * Shanghai->HK daily quota used 3.7 pct * HK->Shenzhen Connect daily quota used 9.4 pct, Shenzhen->HK daily quota used 3 pct * SSEC -2.5 pct, CSI300 -2.4 pct, HSI -1.4 pct * CNY official close 6.9086 per...

 
Wine choice angst? There's an app for that

Wine choice angst? There's an app for that

If you've ever been handed a wine list the size of an encyclopaedia in a posh restaurant and succumbed to mild panic, you're not alone. Many of us feel sweaty palmed when having to choose from a bewildering array of wines we've never tasted or even...

BBC, 00:24 in Business
 
Man United star sends message to Jose Mourinho: What I think of you doing this to me

Man United star sends message to Jose Mourinho: What I think of you doing this to me

But the Italy international says he’s happy to slot in where Jose Mourinho needs him. The 27-year-old arrived at Old Trafford in a £12.7m deal from Torino last summer. Manchester United predicted line-up against Crystal Palace Monday, 12th December...

Daily Star, 00:26 in Sport
 
Southern Rail strike: What's it about?

Southern Rail strike: What's it about?

As Southern Rail passengers prepare for yet another strike, many are asking: what's the dispute actually about? Well, it's about safety, it's about jobs and it's about politics. Let's take them one at a time. Safety It's a bit "he says, she...

BBC, 00:28 in Business
 

Maro Itoje is a marked man, warns England coach Eddie Jones

England coach Eddie Jones has warned Maro Itoje about the dangers of thinking he’s made it and told the lock sensation to prepare for his toughest year yet in 2017. Despite only making his Test debut in February, Itoje has been named European Player...

Daily Mail, 00:30 in Sport
 


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