News archive from 17 September 2015, page 7

Mat Riley 'will never make a Charlotte Russe again' as he gets Bake Off boot

Mat Riley admitted he was out of his depth in The Great British Bake Off as he became the seventh contestant to leave the tent. The 37-year-old fireman is now busy preparing to become a father for the first time, and has vowed never to attempt to make...

 
14-year-old Muslim arrested in Texas over clock

14-year-old Muslim arrested in Texas over clock

A 14-YEAR-OLD Muslim boy has been arrested in North Texas after a high school teacher decided that a homemade clock he brought to class could be a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed, who enjoys tinkering with electronics, proudly took the clock to MacArthur High in...

 

Keith Wood calls on Ireland to be 'brutal' against Canada as Joe Schmidt's jet into Cardiff ahead of World...

Ireland's players looked in high spirits as they posed for selfies during their trip to Wales ahead of the Pool D opening clash between themselves and underdogs Canada.  As Ireland’s World Cup opener with Canada edges closer, the mind can’t help but...

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Sport
 

Frank Lampard scores first MLS goal for New York City FC with opener at Yankee Stadium against Toronto 

Frank Lampard finally served notice of his goal-scoring talents after notching his first MLS goal. Lampard, who was captaining New York City FC for the first time with regular skipper David Villa forced out with hamstring strain, has endured a torrid...

Daily Mail, 01:53 in Sport
 

Bristol Council can keep Renoir painting sold at Nazi-organised 'Jew auction'

A Renoir painting sold at a Nazi-organised "Jew auction" does not have to be returned to the heirs of its previous owners, a report has found. Bristol City Council also does not have to pay compensation to the family of Jakob and Rosa...

 

Jailed fraudsters reveal scam secrets to police

Detectives have visited hundreds of convicted fraudsters in prison to find out how they carried out their crimes, City of London Police has said. Commissioner Adrian Leppard said the information helped disrupt cybercrime and reduce the number of...

BBC, 01:56 in Regional
 

Stepping Hill Hospital poisoning deaths: Ten inquests held

Image copyright PA Inquests are being held into ten deaths at Stepping Hill Hospital following the jailing of killer nurse Victorino Chua. The father of two was found guilty of murdering two patients and poisoning 20 others in May. Chua was convicted...

BBC, 01:56 in Regional
 

David Cameron welcomes cricket stars to Downing Street ahead of Cricket for Heroes fundraiser

David Cameron met a host of international cricket stars as part of the Cricket for Heroes Twenty20 fundraising event in support of wounded British soldiers. The Prime Minister hosted a welcome reception at 10 Downing Street and a charity dinner in...

Daily Mail, 01:58 in Sport
 

Four refugees detained by Australia on Nauru volunteer to resettle in Cambodia

Four more refugees detained by Australia on Nauru have volunteered to be resettled in Cambodia and are to have their bids assessed over the next few weeks. Related: Extended detention worsening depression on Nauru and Manus Island The three Iranians...

 

Uber: 'we'll ease the transition to self-driving cars'

Uber has claimed that its “optimistic leadership” would help ease the transition for city authorities as they deal with the introduction of self-driving cars. Speaking at a conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Kalanick said self-driving cars...

 

Tory London mayoral selection process 'chaotic compared to Labour'

Image copyright PA/Getty Images The process to select London's next Conservative mayoral candidate has been branded "chaotic" by a senior figure involved in one of the campaigns. Online voting in the mayoral contest runs until 30 September....

BBC, 02:04 in Regional
 

Arsene Wenger: Don't read too much into Arsenal, Man Utd and Man City defeats

Manchester United, Manchester City and Wenger's Arsenal all lost their opening group games. Chelsea were the only side that picked up three points after thrashing Maccabi Tel Aviv 4-0. But Wenger thinks it is too early to write off the British...

 

AFL chief dismisses rumours over Lance Franklin's health problems

AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan is adamant there is nothing more to Lance Franklin’s medical problems than what has been made public. Related: Lance Franklin ruled out by Sydney Swans for remainder of AFL season McLachlan also gave more strong...

Guardian, 02:21 in Sport
 

Hawaii under tsunami watch after Chile earthquake

Hawaii is under a tsunami watch after an 8.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of north Chile. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the watch, saying a tsunami may have been generated by Wednesday’s earthquake. If there is a tsunami, the center...

 

Remains of second Mexican student identified

Image copyright AFP Mexico's attorney-general says the burnt remains of a second student out of a group of 43 who disappeared last year have been identified. They disappeared in the town of Iguala in Guerrero state. He confirmed the identification of...

BBC, 02:28 in World News
 


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