News archive from 14 May 2016, page 5

Passengers rescued as ferry collides with Hythe pier

Twenty passengers and three crew members have been rescued from a ferry after it collided with a pier near Southampton, coastguards have said. The ferry struck the Hythe pier, in Hampshire, damaging the wheelhouse, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency...

BBC, 00:58 in Regional
 

Lewis Hamilton warned he is going same way as former world champion James Hunt as he gears up for the...

One of the oldest cliches in sport says that form is temporary but class is permanent. It is a hope to which Lewis Hamilton can cling as the Spanish Grand Prix unfolds in Barcelona this weekend. The arithmetic is counting against him, but not...

Daily Mail, 00:59 in Sport
 

Nigeria make approach for Liverpool starlet Sheyi Ojo as Jordan Henderson battles to prove fitness ahead of...

Nigeria have made an approach to Liverpool starlet Sheyi Ojo in an attempt to secure his international future. Ojo has made a taking impression in the 10 appearances he has been given by Jurgen Klopp this season, scoring one goal and making three...

Daily Mail, 00:59 in Sport
 

Celtic squad I'm leaving behind are good enough to reach Champions League group stages, claims Ronny Deila

Ronny Deila insists the Celtic squad he’s leaving behind is good enough to make the group stages of the Champions League. The curtain will come down on the Norwegian’s two-year tenure at Parkhead on Saturday when his team are presented with the...

Daily Mail, 00:59 in Sport
 
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford to train with England as Roy Hodgson chooses Euro 2016 squad

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford to train with England as Roy Hodgson chooses Euro 2016 squad

Manchester United's Marcus Rashford will be invited to train with the England squad prior to Euro 2016 - as Roy Hodgson ponders who might replace Danny Welbeck in his plans. The 18-year old has been in fine goalscoring form for the Red Devils since...

 
Peru drugs mule Reid 'to be released'

Peru drugs mule Reid 'to be released'

UK woman Melissa Reid, jailed for trying to smuggle drugs from Peru, is to be released, say Peruvian authorities This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. If...

BBC, 01:10 in Regional
 

'Historic turning point' as electricity from coal hit zero during week

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the UK has fallen to zero several times in the past week, grid data shows. In what green energy supporters have described as a "historic turning point" for the UK's power system, there have...

 

'Historic turning point' as electricity from coal hit zero during week

The amount of electricity generated from coal in the UK has fallen to zero several times in the past week, grid data shows. In what green energy supporters have described as a "historic turning point" for the UK's power system, there have...

 
Jeremy Corbyn to blame Conservatives for British problems in EU Remain campaign

Jeremy Corbyn to blame Conservatives for British problems in EU Remain campaign

As the battle for votes in the June 23 referendum hots up, both Mr Corbyn and David Cameron will be out on the campaign trail for Remain - but with sharply differing messages. Ahead of a poster unveiling event, the Prime Minister was keen to emphasise...

 
Cut in Somalia piracy 'proof' of benefits of EU membership

Cut in Somalia piracy 'proof' of benefits of EU membership

Ms Thornberry highlighted figures from the EU's Operation Atalanta counter-piracy mission, which showed that the number of attacks on ships fell from a peak of 176 in 2011 to two in 2014 and none at all in 2015. Some 47 ships or crews were seized by...

 
Labour must reach beyond core support to win elections - Sadiq Khan

Labour must reach beyond core support to win elections - Sadiq Khan

In a clear message to Jeremy Corbyn, Mr Khan called for the party to return to the successful strategy of John Smith and Tony Blair. He said the Labour leader had failed to "score enough goals" against a Conservative Government torn apart by...

 
Ferry collides with pier in Hampshire, 23 rescued

Ferry collides with pier in Hampshire, 23 rescued

The vessel struck the Hythe pier on Friday evening, severely damaging the wheelhouse, the coastguard said. There were no serious injuries, although 20 passengers and three crew members had to be rescued from the stricken boat. The coastguard said it...

 
Probe resumes into death of woman killed in collision with car chased by police

Probe resumes into death of woman killed in collision with car chased by police

Jill Pirrie, 33, was making her way home from work at the city's Royal Infirmary on Thursday evening when she was hit by a Ford Ka that had failed to stop for officers. Three people were detained on Friday and Police Scotland say they are not looking...

 
Flying Scotsman's Borders trip cancelled by Network Rail

Flying Scotsman's Borders trip cancelled by Network Rail

The track operator said it had not been able to carry out assessment work on some lines in time for the tour, which organisers say has been in the planning for more than a year. The Flying Scotsman will operate between York and Edinburgh Waverley on...

 

How to register to vote in the EU referendum

In less than six weeks, voters will head to the polls to decide whether the UK should remain a member state of the European Union. See related  EU referendum: Pros and cons of Britain voting to leave Europe EU referendum poll: Will Scotland swing the...

The Week, 01:22 in Business
 


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