News archive from 16 November 2016

Mourners to wear poppies at war veteran’s funeral to mark Remembrance service he never made

Mourners will be asked to wear a poppy to help mark the Remembrance Day a war veteran never made. Poppy seller Frank Whyman was determined to make it to the ceremony at Seaham’s seafront cenotaph, but died just days before the service. Instead, his...

 
LafargeHolcim rejects allegations of financing IS in Syria

LafargeHolcim rejects allegations of financing IS in Syria

Cement group LafargeHolcim (LHN.S) on Wednesday rejected suggestions that Syrian operations in 2013-2014 may have contributed to financing Islamic State militants. "The group completely refutes any suggestion of financing of designated terrorist...

Reuters, 16:52 in Business
 

Ilkeston artists set for exhibition

Ilkeston residents will be exhibiting and selling their artwork at this year’s Banks Mill Open Studios and Artisan Fair in Derby. Ilkeston resident Rebecca Morledge is an artist and illustrator working in watercolour and ink and will be selling her...

 
West Brom prepare raid for Leeds star: They could sign him in January

West Brom prepare raid for Leeds star: They could sign him in January

The Baggies made a move for the left-back in the summer when the 23-year-old handed in a transfer request. But the offer from Tony Pulis' side was rejected, and they seemed content to wait until his contract runs out next year to snap up Taylor. But...

Daily Star, 16:53 in Sport
 
Pundit makes controversial claim: Jose Mourinho is ruining this Man United star

Pundit makes controversial claim: Jose Mourinho is ruining this Man United star

The England international burst onto the scene last season after being blooded by Louis van Gaal. But under Mourinho's leadership he's found game time harder to come by. Which current Man United players would get into the 1999 treble team? Thursday,...

Daily Star, 16:53 in Sport
 

HIV breakthrough as scientists discover antibody that neutralizes 98% strains of the virus 

Scientists have discovered an antibody that can neutralize 98 percent of HIV strains. The strength and dynamism of the antibody - known as N6 - means it could be developed and re-purposed to treat and prevent HIV infections. Remarkably, the research...

Daily Mail, 16:53 in Health
 

Pictured: Conjoined twin girls from Nigeria who were separated in US hospital days before their 1st birthday

A set of conjoined twin girls have been separated in a US hospital.  Miracle and Testimony Ayeni, from Nigeria, were conjoined at the pelvis. The girls, who turned one today, underwent an 18-hour operation at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis,...

Daily Mail, 16:53 in Health
 

Animals on M56 spate continues with donkey

A disoriented donkey is reported to have strayed a bit too close to the M56 as rush hour looms this evening (November 16). The animal was spotted by a member of the public on the embankment near eastbound junction 14 at Hapsford . North West Motorway...

 
Trump stuns diners and reporters with impromptu night out

Trump stuns diners and reporters with impromptu night out

Diners at a Manhattan restaurant were left open-mouthed when in walked President-elect Donald Trump. But they were not the only ones to be surprised by the arrival of the man of the moment and his family. A group of reporters assigned to cover the...

BBC, 16:55 in World News
 

Alastair Cook has faith England spinners can continue to trouble India

England captain Alastair Cook is confident his inexperienced spin attack can continue to put India under pressure for the remainder of their Test tour. A trio of Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid and Zafar Ansari have just 41 Test caps between them - exactly...

 

The quest to find the world's oldest ice: 1.5 million year-old sheet could unlock the secrets of global...

The search is on for the oldest ice on Earth. Later this month, European scientists plan to drill 1.8 miles (3km) into Antarctic ice sheets in an attempt to uncover ice that is more than 1.5 million years old. Their project aims to answer questions on...

 

Facebook unveils new 'transparent' metrics site as it admits it got MORE sales data wrong

Two months after Facebook Inc admitted it had inflated the average time it told advertisers that users were watching their video ads, the company is promising better data to give ad buyers a clearer picture of how they are spending their money. The...

 
Iraq Kurds won't 'retreat from areas retaken from Islamic State' - Barzani

Iraq Kurds won't 'retreat from areas retaken from Islamic State' - Barzani

Kurdish Peshmerga forces "will not retreat from areas retaken" from Islamic State militants in Iraq, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said on Wednesday, according to local Rudaw TV station. Peshmerga fighters are taking part in the war on...

 

Britain's FTSE ends lower, Rolls-Royce and Barratt weigh

(ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets) Adds closing prices) * FTSE 100 index down 0.6 percent * Rolls Royce, Barratt among top fallers *...

 

Michelle Dockery strips off for VERY raunchy scene with chiseled co-star Juan Diego Botto in Good Behaviour

She found herself launched to global stardom playing the privileged Lady Mary in Downton Abbey. But Michelle Dockery's latest role as Letty Dobesh in Good Behaviour sees her indulge in behaviour that would give the Crawley's butler, Carson, a...

 


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