News archive from 15 December 2017

Edinburgh look for another maximum to clinch last eight place

Edinburgh look for another maximum to clinch last eight place

Richard Cockerill is calling for caution ahead of tonight’s potentially quarter-final clinching European Challenge Cup tie with Russians Krasny Yar at Murrayfield but the last two months could barely have gone better for Edinburgh. A bonus point win...

The Courier, 00:00 in Sport
 

Amazon to start selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast again after claiming for two years the Fire TV...

Amazon.com will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, an Amazon spokeswoman told Reuters on Thursday. The online giant had removed the video-streaming devices from its website in 2015....

 

US Marines test self flying helicopter to drop supplies to soldiers on the battlefield

US Marines could soon be dropped into battle using self flying helicopters. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has revealed its first test of an autonomous helicopter. It is hoped the system will initially be used to resupply troops on the front line...

 

Hackers shut down critical infrastructure plant with 'Triton' malware in watershed cyber attack

Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted. FireEye...

 
Community Foundation For Calderdale celebrates Local Charities Day with £25 million good causes landmark

Community Foundation For Calderdale celebrates Local Charities Day with £25 million good causes landmark

In just over 25 years the Community Foundation For Calderdale has given out more than £25 million to good causes large and small across the district. The news has been announced today, Local Charities Day, with news that a massive £1 billion has been...

 
Katie Price recovers at home with daughter Bunny after horseriding accident

Katie Price recovers at home with daughter Bunny after horseriding accident

Katie Price is recovering at home with her family after she was injured in a ‘bad fall’ from her horse. Her accident is the latest in a long list of troubles for the Loose Women star following the strain on her marriage to Kieran Hayler and her mum’s...

Metro, 00:10 in Showbiz
 
Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao: Bob Arum makes statement on fight

Conor McGregor vs Manny Pacquiao: Bob Arum makes statement on fight

Talk of a bout between the pair surprisingly came to fruition last month when Pacquiao called out the UFC's lightweight champion on Twitter and Instagram. It gathered further pace last week when the eight-weight world champion claimed that his team...

 
Sex warning: Man becomes first in England to develop arthritis symptoms from an STI

Sex warning: Man becomes first in England to develop arthritis symptoms from an STI

Sex, if unprotected, can increase your risk of catching a sexually transmitted infection (STI). While in many cases they are treatable, they can lead to infertility and discomfort in the genital area - and even arthritis, according to a new report....

 
HS2 redundancy pay 'shocking waste' of taxpayer cash

HS2 redundancy pay 'shocking waste' of taxpayer cash

Unauthorised redundancy payments made by the state-owned company managing the HS2 rail project were a "shocking waste of taxpayers' money", MPs have said. The Public Accounts Committee said the firm overseeing construction of a high-speed...

BBC, 00:12 in Regional
 

Jo Cox Loneliness Commission identifies 'gap in national leadership' on issue

The UK needs a government-led national strategy to combat loneliness, according to a commission set up by MP Jo Cox before she was murdered. The final report of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission notes that nine million adults in the UK are often or...

 

Tram-train scheme's high risk level 'not properly considered', say MPs

The UK's first tram-train scheme is an example of "how not to" manage a rail project, according to the head of a Commons committee. Meg Hillier, chair of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), said "unrealistic costings" went...

 

Wild 'skunk pigs' mourn their dead, footage recorded by an eight year old for his science fair project reveals

From elephants to birds, eye-opening ‘death rituals’ observed in the animal kingdom have increasingly suggested humans may not be alone in that we mourn our dead. And now, thanks to a science fair project led by an eight-year-old boy, experts say...

 

Now academic says natural history museums are 'sexist' because collections are dominated by male animals

They may seem like a harmless place to take the children at the weekend to learn about whales and dinosaurs. But natural history museums are sexist and colonialist, according to an academic at University College London. Museum collections are...

 
North Korea SLIPS UP as new video footage displays SHOCKING Kim bomb reveal

North Korea SLIPS UP as new video footage displays SHOCKING Kim bomb reveal

During a 30-minute clip showing the hermit kingdom’s arms and munitions industry conference on the 12 December, users are given a previously unseen glimpse of what appears to be the late Kim Jong-il inspecting a bomb. The deadly weapon looks...

 
Community Foundation For Calderdale celebrates Local Charities Day with £25 million good causes landmark

Community Foundation For Calderdale celebrates Local Charities Day with £25 million good causes landmark

In just over 25 years the Community Foundation For Calderdale has given out more than £25 million to good causes large and small across the district. The news has been announced today, Local Charities Day, with news that a massive £1 billion has been...

 


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