News archive from 17 May 2018

Trump financial disclosure: What did we learn?

Trump financial disclosure: What did we learn?

The US has published President Donald Trump's annual financial disclosure report, providing a glimpse of how the businessman's far-flung dealings fared during his first year in office. The disclosure shows millions in 2017 income from rents, licences,...

BBC, 00:00 in Business
 
Government doesn’t want you to know the ‘millennial railcard’ might not happen

Government doesn’t want you to know the ‘millennial railcard’ might not happen

The new ‘millennial railcard has been put on hold indefinitely because the government can’t decide who will pay for it. The original plan was to offer 26-30 year olds a third off rail travel in England, Wales and Scotland, as announced by Phillip...

Metro, 00:01 in Hot News
 

Meghan Markle’s father ‘alert’ after successful heart surgery

Thomas Markle is alert after having successful heart surgery. He went into theatre today to have stents implanted in his blood vessels after having a heart attack last week. ‘I’m ok. It will take a long time to heal,’ he told US website TMZ. ‘Staying...

Metro, 00:01 in Hot News
 
Capita put NHS England patients at risk, says watchdog

Capita put NHS England patients at risk, says watchdog

The outsourcing giant Capita has put patients at risk of serious harm after taking over NHS England’s administration service, Whitehall’s spending watchdog has found. Failures resulted in 87 women being notified incorrectly that they were no longer...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
Arsenal ready to spend £75m on three signings before Mikel Arteta is appointed as manager

Arsenal ready to spend £75m on three signings before Mikel Arteta is appointed as manager

Arsenal are ready to spend £75 million on three new signings even before Mikel Arteta is officially appointed as manager, according to reports. The 26-year-old is the leading candidate to replace Arsene Wenger and is reportedly set for talks with the...

Metro, 00:06 in Sport
 

Latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results

The latest Chesterfield magistrates’ court results as published in the May 17 edition of the Derbyshire Times are listed below. Assault Tom Meldrum, 20, of Summerwood Place, Dronfield. Pleaded guilty to two counts of assault by beating. Must pay an...

 

Report: Burnley FC brand one of world's most valuable

A new report has revealed that Burnley Football Club is amongst the world's most valuable football brands, with the Clarets ranked ahead of a host of European superpowers. The report, released by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand...

 
'It would be a disaster for Texas'

'It would be a disaster for Texas'

As trucks endlessly rumble up and down Interstate 35 in southern Texas, the importance of the state's trade with Mexico is obvious. Full of freight, the lorries are making their way to and from the Texan border city of Laredo and its crossings into...

BBC, 00:10 in Business
 

Report: Burnley FC brand one of world's most valuable

A new report has revealed that Burnley Football Club is amongst the world's most valuable football brands, with the Clarets ranked ahead of a host of European superpowers. The report, released by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand...

 
UK police chiefs discuss officers routinely carrying guns

UK police chiefs discuss officers routinely carrying guns

Police leaders have discussed frontline constables carrying guns amid concerns it would take too long for fully trained armed officers to reach an attack in rural areas, a police chief has said. Simon Chesterman, the national lead for armed policing,...

 

Dozens of mobile phones are being discovered inside Leicestershire prisons

Leicestershire is experiencing a sharp rise in the number of mobile phones being discovered within the walls of its prisons. Dozens of the devices - which can be as small as a stick of lipstick - are being found in the county's jails. Officials say it...

 
Katie Ledecky smashes first world record since Rio in dream pro debut

Katie Ledecky smashes first world record since Rio in dream pro debut

Katie Ledecky broke her first world record since the Rio Olympics on Wednesday in her professional debut at a Pro Series meet in Indianapolis. The five-time Olympic champion won her preliminary heat in the 1500m freestyle on the opening day of the TYR...

Guardian, 00:14 in Sport
 
Mothercare 'set to rehire boss and close 50 stores'

Mothercare 'set to rehire boss and close 50 stores'

Mothercare is set to reappoint the chief executive who left in April after poor Christmas trading and a profits warning, reports suggest. Mark Newton-Jones had been replaced in the job on 4 April after four years in charge of the baby goods retailer....

BBC, 00:19 in Regional
 

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Prince Charles to visit National Memorial Arboretum to dedicate memorial to terrorism victims

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit the National Memorial Arboretum to join families for victims of overseas terrorism. They will be joined by nearly 300 other family members of those who have died in terrorist attacks abroad for a...

 


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