News archive from 15 October 2017

Happy landings at last for St Helena’s first flight

Happy landings at last for St Helena’s first flight

The long-awaited first scheduled airline service to the British overseas territory of St Helena has landed – and, true to the much-maligned new airport’s chequered history, it was late. The UK taxpayer-funded development on the remote South Atlantic...

 
EastEnders spoilers: What is Luke Browning hiding in secret Ben Mitchell romance?

EastEnders spoilers: What is Luke Browning hiding in secret Ben Mitchell romance?

After not hearing from him, Ben (played by Harry Reid) gets a surprise when Luke (Adam Astill) arrives and asks if they can make another go at things. However, it appears that Luke has an ulterior, and potentially deadly motive having made a shocking...

 
Russia 1917: Countdown To The October Revolution REVIEW

Russia 1917: Countdown To The October Revolution REVIEW

Sorry, was that meant to be 2017? While it was disappointing not to see a cameo from shadow chancellor John McDonnell it was more heartening to hear, unexpectedly, from novelist Martin Amis. Why? He had a provocative but new take on Stalin, one of the...

 
Our Girl review: Michelle Keegan puts a (lip) gloss on war

Our Girl review: Michelle Keegan puts a (lip) gloss on war

There they were looking proudly at The Last Post, a powerful, apparently accurate rendering of the Royal Military Police in Aden in the 1960s, when along comes the return of frothy, bubbly, Our Girl (BBC1, Tuesday).  It’s like the producers of Love...

 
Blue Earth 2: Take a breath and marvel at the natural wonders

Blue Earth 2: Take a breath and marvel at the natural wonders

BLUE PLANET 2 is taking nature lovers on a voyage of discovery with never before seen wonders from below the waves. Sir David Attenborough’s new BBC blockbuster is unveiling exclusive underwater scenes captured for the first time with the reprise of...

 
Harvey Weinstein hit with fresh rape claim from actress Lysette Anthony

Harvey Weinstein hit with fresh rape claim from actress Lysette Anthony

Actress Lysette Anthony claims Harvey Weinstein raped her at her home in the 80s. A new interview details the alleged attack, which the 54-year-old labelled ‘revolting’ and ‘pathetic. In the interview with The Times, she claims he showed up at her...

Metro, 00:03 in Showbiz
 
Energy-efficient homes ‘should get £500 off tax bill’

Energy-efficient homes ‘should get £500 off tax bill’

A £500 council tax rebate should be introduced for householders who install energy efficiency measures into their homes, Citizens Advice Scotland is to tell the Scottish Government. The payment would be made to home owners who introduced measures such...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 
Arsene Wenger furious with referee after Watford defeat - plus Arsenal injury updates

Arsene Wenger furious with referee after Watford defeat - plus Arsenal injury updates

Troy Deeney stepped up to convert the spot kick and swing the momentum away from Arsenal in their 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road. Per Mertesacker’s header gave Arsenal the lead and they should have increased their advantage but Alex Iwobi and Mesut Ozil...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 
Arsenal star Mesut Ozil decides conclusion in Alexis Sanchez transfer saga - EXCLUSIVE

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil decides conclusion in Alexis Sanchez transfer saga - EXCLUSIVE

Both players are out of contract at the end of the season and the Gunners are moving closer to selling one of them in the January transfer window. That move would be made to avoid losing both of them for nothing. And as there is no firm interest in...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

Time stands still in Cleckheaton

What is going on with Cleckheaton Town Hall? The clock has been stuck for a couple of weeks now. When will it be fixed? “It is making Kirklees look Stupid.” Not my comments but they are from people who have visited the town. JOHN RAMSDEN Carlton Way...

 
Johnston Press Drive For Justice campaign for tougher sentences is close to victory

Johnston Press Drive For Justice campaign for tougher sentences is close to victory

Killer drivers face life behind bars in a victory for bereaved families after a Johnston Press campaign highlighted the injustice of sentencing for those who cause death on the roads. Life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by...

 
END OF ISIS: Terror cult forced out of Raqqa stronghold as forces move in

END OF ISIS: Terror cult forced out of Raqqa stronghold as forces move in

More than 1,500 civilians managed to flee to safety as Syrian and Kurdish coalition forces, backed by US and British airstrikes, intelligence and advisers, secured 85 per cent of the Syrian city in a battle that has been raging since June and is being...

 
Cubs vs Dodgers LIVE stream: How to watch NLCS Game 1 online and on tv

Cubs vs Dodgers LIVE stream: How to watch NLCS Game 1 online and on tv

This is a rematch of last year’s NLCS, which the Cubs needed six games to progress before going on to win the World Series. But Los Angeles hold the upper hand in this year’s encounter as they hold home field advantage after finishing the season with...

 

X-Factor 2017 - Do you know this Derby girl who is set to appear on the show this Sunday?

A Littleover singer has sailed through the X-Factor auditions as part of a girl group called Lemonade, according to insiders. It is understood that the girl named Mya was a pupil at the Littleover Community School until she left this summer. The group...

 
Johnston Press Drive For Justice campaign for tougher sentences is close to victory

Johnston Press Drive For Justice campaign for tougher sentences is close to victory

Killer drivers face life behind bars in a victory for bereaved families after a Johnston Press campaign highlighted the injustice of sentencing for those who cause death on the roads. Life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by...

 


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