News archive from 16 April 2017

Leader: Keep faith with the message of Easter

Christmas is the biggest commercial festival of the year, and although Easter comes some way behind in terms of turnover, it is arguably the second biggest fixture on the calendar, ahead of Hogmanay and New Year, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and Guy...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Learning
 

Stop playing down pain of Christ’s death, teachers urged

Religious education teachers failing to address difficult topics in the classroom, such as Christ’s crucifixion, are contributing to a generation of “snowflake” children unable to cope with the harsh realities of life, an academic has claimed. Tommy...

Scotsman, 00:00 in Learning
 

James Walker: Finance tips that don’t just look good on paper

Spring is finally here and we’re even seeing a bit of sun! All over the UK, we’re dusting off the sunglasses, rushing out to the countryside or to the coast… and buying an awful lot of sunburn cream. Spring is also the time for spring cleaning. Not my...

 

Children’s tsar: Most vulnerable exposed to violent fathers

Some of Scotland’s most vulnerable children are being exposed to fathers who have carried out domestic abuse on their partners, the Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland has claimed. Tam Baillie has said it is “alarming” that violent...

Scotsman, 00:01 in Politics
 
EastEnders spoiler: Sonia Fowler to ATTACK Louise Mitchell over Bex bullying ordeal?

EastEnders spoiler: Sonia Fowler to ATTACK Louise Mitchell over Bex bullying ordeal?

Sonia (played by Natalie Cassidy) made a dramatic return to Albert Square and her comeback is set to get even more explosive - if this picture released today by the BBC is anything to go by. In the photo, Sonia looks like she is about to attack Louise...

 
Broadchurch finale holds surprises and heartache says writer

Broadchurch finale holds surprises and heartache says writer

The third and final series draws to a close tomorrow on Easter Monday when viewers hope to learn who raped Trish Winterman.  The show’s writer Chris Chibnall said the conclusion will have “some surprises”, and added that he hoped it would also be...

 
Yvette Fielding on the new series of Most Haunted

Yvette Fielding on the new series of Most Haunted

What have you got for us this time? We have a new member of the team called Watson. Karl (my husband and co-presenter) and I have always wanted a British Bulldog. The crew adored him he wasn’t scared of anything, he was so chilled. Have you used dogs...

 
TV round-up: Doctor Who, Guerrilla and more

TV round-up: Doctor Who, Guerrilla and more

Firstly, is there a toilet in the Tardis, and secondly, will it ever stop being so stupidly complicated and abstract that it loses viewers? I’m delighted to be able to report that after seeing last night’s season opener, the answers are “yes” and...

 
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho expressing interest in Chelsea star Willian in build-up to summer transfer window

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho expressing interest in Chelsea star Willian in build-up to summer...

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is expressing interest in Chelsea star Willian in the build-up to the summer transfer window, according to reports. Mourinho worked with the Brazilian attacker for two years at Stamford Bridge before he was sacked...

Metro, 00:01 in Sport
 

Talking point: why it's impossible to second guess Burton Albion's bid for Championship safety

Whichever teams are relegated in 22nd and 23rd at the end of this ludicrous Championship season can consider themselves genuinely unfortunate. After a topsy-turvy 24 hours in the second tier, that has only become more clear - and Burton Albion will...

Burton Mail, 00:06 in Sport
 
Eating more of THESE could reduce risk of suffering broken bones in older age

Eating more of THESE could reduce risk of suffering broken bones in older age

A study of 2,245 middle-aged men found those with low levels of magnesium were almost twice as likely to suffer fractures - particularly those of the hip - which often lead to fatal complications. Foods rich in the mineral include dark, leafy...

 
MIGRAINE WARNING: Both obese and underweight people 'more likely to suffer'

MIGRAINE WARNING: Both obese and underweight people 'more likely to suffer'

Researchers looked at all 12 available studies on body mass index (BMI) and migraine, involving almost 300,000 people. When theu compiled all of the results and adjusted for age and sex, they found that obese people were 27 per cent more likely to...

 
THIS test could predict YOUR risk of Alzheimer's disease - can you spot the odd one out?

THIS test could predict YOUR risk of Alzheimer's disease - can you spot the odd one out?

Scientists have found if you can’t spot the odd one out in the picture, you might be at greater risk of the Alzheimer’s disease following a study into the condition. Can you tell the difference? Alzheimer’s disease is often diagnosed after people...

 
N Korea 'missile launch fails'

N Korea 'missile launch fails'

North Korea has launched a missile on its east coast which is believed to have failed, South Korea's military says This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version....

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 
Boy crushed to death at Atlanta revolving restaurant

Boy crushed to death at Atlanta revolving restaurant

A five-year-old boy has died after his head got lodged between a wall and a table fixed to a slow-moving floor of a restaurant in Atlanta, police officials said. The child was critically injured in the incident and later died in hospital. The freak...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 


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