News archive from 17 April 2017

Iconic Highland views being ‘trampled by herds of tourists’

The Scottish Highlands are being destroyed by hordes of tourists whose desire to capture stunning scenery on camera is damaging the environment they want to see, a leading landscape photographer has warned. Colin Prior, whose spectacular mountain...

Scotsman, 00:02 in Business
 
Broadchurch finale: Rapist is identified in final ever episode

Broadchurch finale: Rapist is identified in final ever episode

Detectives Ellie Miller and Alec Hardy, played by Olivia Colman and David Tennant, uncover the identity of a rapist who attacked local Trish Winterman, played by Julie Hesmondhalgh. This will be the the show’s very final episode. Viewers have said...

 
A land of war and peace: TV at the Weekend

A land of war and peace: TV at the Weekend

The difference in this case was that Colombia might be on the brink of better times. A peace treaty has ended five decades of fighting between government forces and communist guerrillas. From rebel commanders in the jungle to coca growers in the...

 

More than 200,000 face impact of disability benefit cuts

More than 200,000 people face being refused all or part of their disability benefit amid a “spike” of rejections, new figures suggest, prompting concerns over the accuracy of assessments. Senior Labour MPs and a Tory are among those warning the...

Scotsman, 00:03 in Politics
 
GTA 5 Online: New update revealed ahead of official PS4, Xbox One and PC launch

GTA 5 Online: New update revealed ahead of official PS4, Xbox One and PC launch

Unfortunately for Rockstar, some of the next GTA 5 Online update content has been revealed early, confirming that the The Duke O death is set to be made available to all players. The source of the new information was Rockstar themselves, who...

 
Winger set for Man United transfer talks: Jose Mourinho has made his mind up

Winger set for Man United transfer talks: Jose Mourinho has made his mind up

The Belgium international was sent out on loan to Premier League rivals Sunderland last summer. And Jose Mourinho has decided the winger has no future in his plans as he plots a fresh title assault. Every Manchester United player's weekly wages...

Daily Star, 00:05 in Sport
 

Billy Connolly removed from school records over ‘blasphemy’

Billy Connolly was scratched from his old school’s records and branded blasphemous by its teachers when he became famous, a new TV tribute to the star has revealed. The Glasgow-born comedy icon has revealed he was “purged from the records” of his old...

 
Medics use video to help parents of neo-natal babies

Medics use video to help parents of neo-natal babies

Medics treating infants at a Scottish hospital are using video technology in a new scheme helping parents keep in touch with their babies. Staff are able to send short films of their patients to parents when they are away from the hospital. The...

BBC, 00:06 in Regional
 
Emma Bunton teases marriage to long-term partner Jade Jones six years after getting engaged

Emma Bunton teases marriage to long-term partner Jade Jones six years after getting engaged

Emma Bunton has hinted that marriage could be on the cards for her and longterm partner, Damage singer Jade Jones. The happy couple have been together for nearly two decades and the pair got engaged in 2011 but have appeared to be in no rush to head...

Metro, 00:07 in Showbiz
 
Cleveland Police launch manhunt after elderly man is shot dead on Facebook Live

Cleveland Police launch manhunt after elderly man is shot dead on Facebook Live

Police in the US have launched a manhunt after an elderly man was shot dead on Facebook Live. Cleveland Police say the man is an "armed and dangerous gunman" and a distressing video circulating on social media claims to show the unknown man...

 
Prince Harry reveals he had counselling after 'never dealing' with mother's tragic death

Prince Harry reveals he had counselling after 'never dealing' with mother's tragic death

Prince Harry has revealed he sought counselling after the death of his mother Princess Diana. The royal said that bottling up his feelings after his mother was killed in a car crash in 2007 led to two years of "total chaos" in his twenties....

 
Death penalty purge fears after Turkish president wins referendum to increase powers

Death penalty purge fears after Turkish president wins referendum to increase powers

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan has announced he will be opening talks on restoring the death penalty after winning a crucial referendum. Claiming victory by a narrow margin in the vote that will hand him sweeping new powers, Erdogan said that Turkey...

 

F4 racing driver, 17, collides with another car in shocking dashcam footage broadcast live on TV

British F4 racing driver Billy Monger, 17, suffered leg injuries after being involved in a horrific crash during a race at Donington Park on Sunday. Footage of the crash from Monger's dashboard camera - which was broadcasting live on TV at the time of...

Daily Mail, 00:09 in Sport
 
Osteoporosis warning as THIS diet plan branded ‘ticking time bomb’

Osteoporosis warning as THIS diet plan branded ‘ticking time bomb’

Osteoporosis develops slowly over several years. The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) is warning that the current eating habits of teenagers and young adults is a ticking time bomb for their bones and time is running out for them to prevent...

 
Arthritis symptoms: Sufferer swears by THIS to ease painful flare ups

Arthritis symptoms: Sufferer swears by THIS to ease painful flare ups

When a joint develops osteoarthritis, some of the cartilage covering the ends of the bones gradually roughens and becomes thin, and the bone underneath thickens. According to Arthritis Research UK, over eight million people in the UK suffer from...

 


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