News archive from 14 May 2016

Lee Radford tells Hull FC to stay grounded after Wigan Warriors win

LEE Radford has told his Hull FC players not to get carried away with an outstanding 30-16 victory over Wigan Warriors which moved the club up to second place in the Super League table. The Black and Whites picked up their first victory against Shaun...

 
EU referendum: Remain and Leave intensify push for votes

EU referendum: Remain and Leave intensify push for votes

The EU referendum campaign is to step up a gear as campaigners from both sides of the debate hit the streets this weekend to try to win over voters. PM David Cameron and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn will separately make their case for a Remain vote, as part...

BBC, 02:18 in Regional
 

Rory McIlroy misses out on TPC Sawgrass course record as he plays his way back into contention at Players...

Perhaps once or twice in a lifetime will a player walk off the course disappointed and frustrated with a 64, but such was the lot of Rory McIlroy at the Players Championship on Friday. On the positive side, four-and-a- half hours of sheer brilliance...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 

Tokyo's 2020 Olympics bid team defend two payments to company at centre of athletics corruption scandal 

Officials from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics bid have now admitted to making two payments to the Singapore-based company at the centre of the athletics corruption scandal, insisting that the transferred £1.4million was a 'legimate consultants' fee'. Earlier...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 
U.S. concern grows over possible Venezuela meltdown - officials

U.S. concern grows over possible Venezuela meltdown - officials

WASHINGTON The United States is increasingly concerned about the potential for an economic and political meltdown in Venezuela, spurred by fears of a debt default, growing street protests and deterioration of its vital oil sector, U.S. intelligence...

 
Flying Scotsman trips to Borders and Fife cancelled

Flying Scotsman trips to Borders and Fife cancelled

7 Have your say THE Flying Scotsman locomotive’s trips in Scotland this weekend have been cancelled due to Network Rail failing to check if the steam engine would fit the routes. Thousands had hoped to catch a glimpse of the famous engine as it made...

 
Adrien Broner: Floyd Mayweather would stop Conor McGregor inside two rounds

Adrien Broner: Floyd Mayweather would stop Conor McGregor inside two rounds

According to The Sun, the pair are on the verge of finalising a deal to face each other in the summer. UFC president Dana White has publicly rubbished suggestions of a super-fight between the duo taking place and revealed earlier this week that...

Daily Star, 00:04 in Sport
 

Will Wilcox records first hole-in-one in 6,300 attempts at the 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass during the Players...

When American journeyman Will Wilcox stepped on to the tee at the signature 17th hole here on Friday there had been 6,300 shots played since the last hole-in-one, achieved by Miguel Angel Jimenez in 2002. That long drought came to an end when the wiry...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears claim Great Britain's second gold in London

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears turned in an impressive performance to land Great Britain's second gold medal of the European Aquatics Championships in the three-metre syncro. And it capped a great day for the hosts in London after Tonia Couch and...

Belper News, 00:04 in Sport
 

Lavery backs Star strike against hated Trade Union Act

LABOUR’S shadow minster for trade unions sent “solidarity and support” to Morning Star workers yesterday as they staged a brief political strike against the Tories’ Trade Union Act. Journalists and admin workers briefly walked out after a workplace...

 

Javid faces strike in his own ministry

Huge vote to walk out over plans to close BIS Sheffield office TORY Business Secretary Sajid Javid is facing industrial action in his own department over plans to close its Sheffield office and move 250 jobs to London. Civil Service union PCS...

 

Civil servants win back right for check-off dues collection

PUBLIC-SECTOR union PCS won its legal challenge yesterday against a government department which had banned it from collecting members’ dues through the check-off system. Judge Elisabeth Laing ruled that it was unlawful for the Department for Work and...

 

Bogota-Farc peace deal ‘signed by May 18’

COLOMBIAN government and Farc liberation movement negotiators agreed on Thursday to sign a comprehensive peace deal to end decades of conflict by May 18. Government representative Humberto de la Calle said citizens would vote on the final text in a...

 

Amnesty slams rebels’ disregard for life

AMNESTY International accused rebel factions in Aleppo yesterday of “a shameful disregard for human life” in its recent targeting of the Kurdish Sheikh Maqsoud district. And the human rights group said that jihadist forces may well have used chemical...

 

Eight soldiers die in clash with PKK

EIGHT Turkish military personnel were killed during a clash with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels yesterday, the military said. A Turkish army representative claimed at least six rebels were killed after clashes broke out in the early morning near...

 


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