News archive from 14 May 2016, page 7

Coventry defender Chris Stokes accepts FA misconduct charge after homophobic tweet

A Coventry player who posted a homophobic remark on Twitter towards Chelsea and Tottenham players during their Premier League match earlier this month has accepted a Football Association misconduct charge. Defender Chris Stokes, 25, sent the message...

Daily Mail, 01:40 in Sport
 

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...

 

Capture what Northamptonshire means to you on camera in competition organised by Community Foundation

0 Have your say A photographic competition looking for images that best capture the county has been launched by Northamptonshire Community Foundation. As part of its 15 year anniversary celebrations, the foundation has organised a photography...

 

'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...

 

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

New London mayor Sadiq Khan has said Labour must reach out beyond its core supporters if it is to get back into the "habit of winning" elections. In a clear message to Jeremy Corbyn, Mr Khan called for the party to return to the successful...

 

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...

 

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...

 

'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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
The slow and deadly dzud in Mongolia

The slow and deadly dzud in Mongolia

So far this year, more than one million animals have been killed by the dzud. The word conjures up an image of a mythical monster, but it is a peculiar weather phenomenon and the fear of herders on the Mongolian steppes, as journalist Helen Wright...

BBC, 01:47 in World News
 

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...

 

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...

 
Manchester United in talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic as he confirms move

Manchester United in talks with Zlatan Ibrahimovic as he confirms move

The Telegraph say that the Red Devils are clear favourites to land the 34-year-old goal machine after talks with his agent Mino Raiola. Ibrahimovic has confirmed that he will leave Paris St-Germain at the end of this season when his contract comes to...

Daily Star, 01:50 in Sport
 
British and Chinese: Divided by culture?

British and Chinese: Divided by culture?

The Queen caused an international stir when she was caught on camera describing a Chinese delegation as "rude". But was she merely echoing a common perception? The good news is that Chinese food remains as popular as ever, with surveys...

BBC, 01:51 in World News
 


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