News archive from 16 August 2016

FRANK WARREN COLUMN: We'll deliver big punch at the Rio Olympics

FRANK WARREN COLUMN: We'll deliver big punch at the Rio Olympics

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Daily Star, 00:02 in Sport
 
The future of tea is now (and it involves antibiotics, tea tablets and personalised blends)

The future of tea is now (and it involves antibiotics, tea tablets and personalised blends)

As a nation, we are gradually abandoning what makes us most British of all: the cup of tea. Unfaithful hot beverage consumers are turning to coffee as Starbucks and Costa set up on what seems like every street (sometimes twice). Who even are we, if we...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 
Here’s the proof rail fares are as insane as they seem

Here’s the proof rail fares are as insane as they seem

Rail fares in the UK are rising at twice the speed of wages, according to a leading trade union. Since 2010, train fares have gone up by double the amount of the average pay packet, research from the TUC and the rail union’s Action for Rail campaign...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Best knock knock jokes (some of them are BAAAD) for Tell a Joke Day

Knock knock. Who’s there? It’s National Tell A Joke Day and it seems only fitting to find you some real zingers to mark the celebration. 11 of the cutest pictures for Gay Uncles Day If you’re known in the office for telling real stinkers, we’ve...

Metro, 00:04 in Hot News
 

Boy killed in collision with car 'driven at twice the speed limit'

An 11-year-old boy was knocked down and killed in front of his father as he left a Greater Manchester mosque by a teenage driver travelling at more than double the speed limit, a court has heard. Shahzaib Hussain was hit by the Mercedes A-Class being...

 

Andy Murray immediately sets sights on US Open after historic Olympic triumph

Most Olympic champions get at least one night to enjoy their success but for Andy Murray the focus immediately turned to the next chapter of an incredible season. The world number two made history as the first singles player ever to win two Olympic...

 
Mark Cavendish aims subtle dig at Sir Bradley Wiggins after claiming Olympic silver medal

Mark Cavendish aims subtle dig at Sir Bradley Wiggins after claiming Olympic silver medal

Mark Cavendish couldn’t resist the temptation to reignite his war of words with Sir Bradley Wiggins after claiming the Olympic medal he has craved for so long. Cavendish won silver in the omnium after a dramatic points race which saw the Team GB...

Metro, 00:05 in Sport
 

£1,000s wasted – rather than talk to striking janitors

by Zoe Streatfield GLASGOW’s school janitors are back on strike this week at the start of the new school term in a long-running dispute over pay. Yesterday the striking janitors rallied outside Glasgow city chambers and presented the council with a...

 

Resounding No to Network Rail’s plan to sell off its assets

by Our News Desk CAMPAIGNERS are warning Network Rail today not to privatise its stations and track, handing in a petition signed by 15,000 people against the proposed sell-offs. Public service campaign We Own It, which earlier this year published a...

 

Transmuting Dreams

Ingrid Laubrock Sleepthief (Intakt CD146) Anti-House (Intakt CD 173) Ingrid Laubrock Octet Zurich Concert (Intakt CD 221) THE GERMAN saxophonist Ingrid Laubrock was born in Stadtlohn in 1970 and went against the grain by listening intently to free...

 

Standing up for the legacy of the workers

“ It was witnessing poor and working-class people being penalised and blamed for the failings of the capitalist system, which spurred him into politics” WILLIE GALLACHER: Britain’s longest standing communist MP SCOTLAND has a proud tradition of class...

 

Tributes pour in for ex-Villa star

Dalian Atkinson dies after being shot by police taser by Our Sports Desk Former Aston Villa manager Ron Atkinson led the tributes to Dalian Atkinson following the news the former striker died yesterday. Atkinson, 48, was named locally as the man who...

 

CAS overrules IAAF over Klishina’s Olympic ban

Long jumper only Russian cleared to compete in athletics by Our Sports Desk Darya Klishina will be Russia’s sole athletics competitor at the 2016 Olympics after the Court of Arbitration (CAS) for Sport ruled yesterday that she was eligible to take...

 
Tory MSP Jeremy Balfour under fire over think tank's 'disturbing' views on rape victims

Tory MSP Jeremy Balfour under fire over think tank's 'disturbing' views on rape victims

A controversial Tory MSP was director of a think tank when they questioned the morality of rape victims who take the morning-after pill, the Record can reveal. Jeremy Balfour was a senior figure at the Scottish Council on Human Bioethics when they...

 

Rangers set to snap up Joe Garner for £1.5m as ex-Arsenal defender Philippe Senderos joins on trial

Rangers are poised to conclude the signing of Preston striker Joe Garner in a deal worth around £1.5million. The Championship club have accepted the package put forward after Garner intimated he was keen on a move to Ibrox. Some aspects of the...

Daily Mail, 00:08 in Sport
 


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