News archive from 14 May 2016, page 6

Tony Pulis happy to keep Rickie Lambert at West Brom

Tony Pulis happy to keep Rickie Lambert at West Brom

Rickie Lambert is determined to resurrect his underwhelming West Bromwich Albion career and is aiming to hit the ground running after a gruelling pre-season. The 34-year-old, who could feature against former club Liverpool on Sunday, has flattered to...

 
Eurovision 2016: Russia's Sergey Lazarev favourite to win

Eurovision 2016: Russia's Sergey Lazarev favourite to win

Russia is the favourite to win this year's Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place later in Stockholm. Russia's Sergey Lazarev, a huge pop star in the country, is widely tipped to win with his techno ballad, You Are The Only One. Australia, France,...

BBC, 01:27 in Art & Culture
 
Pfizer acts to stop its drugs being used in lethal injections

Pfizer acts to stop its drugs being used in lethal injections

It has emerged that the largest US pharmaceutical company, Pfizer, recently took steps to prevent its drugs being used in lethal injections. "We strongly object to the use of any of our products in the lethal injection process for capital...

BBC, 01:28 in World News
 
Putin says Russia will 'neutralise threats' after US opens missile base

Putin says Russia will 'neutralise threats' after US opens missile base

Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, has upped the ante in a dispute over a new US missile defence station in Romania, saying Russia will "neutralise emerging threats". He argued it was aimed at weakening Russia's nuclear power and vowed...

BBC, 01:28 in World News
 
Sir Alex Ferguson: This was the biggest mistake I made at Manchester United

Sir Alex Ferguson: This was the biggest mistake I made at Manchester United

The legendary Manchester United manager had already been at the club for 15 years when he decided he would leave after one more season. But six months later Fergie realised he had made an error and agreed to remain at Old Trafford. “The biggest...

Daily Star, 01:33 in Sport
 

Why it pays to back West Ham and the best Premier League bets as Manchester United chase City in race for...

West Ham fans heading to the Olympic Stadium next season will have cash to splash at the shiny big shopping centre next to their new home if they’ve been backing their team in 2015-16. Leicester upset the odds to claim the title (you may have heard...

Daily Mail, 01:35 in Sport
 

'Origami robot in a pill' could carry out stomach ops

An "origami robot" that unfolds itself to perform remote-controlled surgery in the stomach has undergone laboratory tests. The small rectangular device, swallowed in a dissolvable capsule, is steered by magnetic fields and can crawl across...

 

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

Jeremy Corbyn is to mount a scathing attack on the Conservatives as he tries to rally support among Labour voters to stay in the European Union. As the battle for votes in the June 23 referendum hots up, both Mr Corbyn and David Cameron will be out on...

 

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

A sharp reduction in pirate attacks off Somalia is "incontrovertible proof" that European Union membership helps Britain achieve its security priorities, shadow defence secretary Emily Thornberry has claimed. Ms Thornberry highlighted...

 

Ferry collides with pier in Hampshire, 23 rescued

Twenty-three people have been rescued from a ferry after it collided with a pier in Hampshire. The vessel struck the Hythe pier on Friday evening, severely damaging the wheelhouse, the coastguard said. There were no serious injuries, although 20...

 

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

Inquiries are continuing after a nurse was struck and killed by a car being pursued by a police vehicle in Edinburgh. 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...

 

Flying Scotsman's Borders trip cancelled by Network Rail

A visit to Scotland by the famous steam locomotive the Flying Scotsman will not go ahead as planned after a last-minute decision by Network Rail. The track operator said it had not been able to carry out assessment work on some lines in time for the...

 

'Spectacular evening' in store for Queen's birthday show

Presenters Ant and Dec have promised a spectacular evening of entertainment, ahead of the televised celebration of the Queen's 90th birthday. The duo will host the ITV show from the grounds of Windsor Castle in the presence of the Queen. It will...

 

Graham Norton says he will be hearing Terry Wogan's voice in Eurovision final

Graham Norton will have Sir Terry Wogan's voice in his head as he guides the UK's viewers through the Eurovision Song Contest grand final. Television commentator Norton, who took over the job in 2009, will be narrating his first Eurovision since Sir...

 

Sam Allardyce took no satisfaction from Newcastle's relegation but fears old club lack character for...

Sam Allardyce fears Newcastle do not have enough character in their squad to make an immediate return to the Premier League. The Sunderland boss insists he took no satisfaction from relegating his former club this week and would prefer to see them...

Daily Mail, 01:40 in Sport
 


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