News archive from 17 October 2014

A-League: what to look out for in round two

A-League: what to look out for in round two

The renewal of hostilities Ever since 2006, when Adelaide coach John Kosmina checked to see if Victory captain Kevin Muscat had swollen lymph glands during a game at Docklands, matches between these two rivals have been particularly willing. Victory’s...

Guardian, 00:00 in Sport
 
Owls fans column: You can’t put a price on a day watching Sheffield Wednesday

Owls fans column: You can’t put a price on a day watching Sheffield Wednesday

The BBC released the results of their annual Price of Football survey on Wednesday. Sheffield Wednesday came out of the list very well. Derby County and The Owls have the cheapest match day tickets across all four league divisions. We also have the...

 
Blades fans column: Bringing Ched Evans back to Sheffield United is just not worth it

Blades fans column: Bringing Ched Evans back to Sheffield United is just not worth it

The subject has to be broached some time. Ched Evans, but I'm not comfortable writing about him. The arguments on both sides are convincing, but it is not a situation where one is right and the other wrong. Just a few points on the debate. First, I...

 
UK energy bill crisis looms as consumers pay more despite using less

UK energy bill crisis looms as consumers pay more despite using less

Consumers are paying an average of £410 more a year for energy compared with a decade ago, despite using significantly less, according to a watchdog. Which? said its analysis of Office for National Statistics figures had found annual spending on...

Guardian, 00:02 in Business
 
Home Office told to disclose advice behind decision on intercept evidence

Home Office told to disclose advice behind decision on intercept evidence

The Home Office has been ordered to release secret legal advice justifying its decision to prevent intercept evidence being used in criminal trials. The ruling by an information tribunal could shine a light on the way intelligence agencies gather and...

Guardian, 00:02 in Politics
 
Lyons review for Labour urges new powers to boost housebuilding

Lyons review for Labour urges new powers to boost housebuilding

A speeded-up planning process and new government powers to force local councils to produce and follow housebuilding plans lie at the heart of Labour’s 180-page review calling for 200,000 new homes to be built each year. The report prepared for the...

Guardian, 00:02 in Politics
 
Men edge closer to living as long as women

Men edge closer to living as long as women

Scottish men are continuing to close the life-expectancy gap on women. The average man in Scotland can expect to live to 76.9, after a rise of 3.4 years over the past decade. The increase in life expectancy for women has been smaller, up 2.1 years to...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 
Air France jet carrying ‘Ebola’ victim quarantined

Air France jet carrying ‘Ebola’ victim quarantined

A PLANE was isolated at Madrid's airport yesterday over a suspected Ebola case after a passenger was found to be suffering a fever and shivers, officials said. The passenger, who had travelled from Nigeria, was taken by ambulance with a driver wearing...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 
Wine and chocolate good for bones, say scientists

Wine and chocolate good for bones, say scientists

A glass of red wine, a handful of peanuts or a bite of chocolate could protect against osteoporosis, scientists have revealed. Resveratrol, a natural compound found in red wine and grapes, mulberries, cocao powder and peanuts, has anti-
inflammatory...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 

Arsenal dictate which fans' questions they answer at annual shareholders meeting

Arsenal’s annual shareholders meeting becomes more frustrating by the year with the board now choosing which fans’ questions they answer, while deflecting the contentious issues. So Arsenal’s catering and cleaning contractors paying Emirates workers...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 
British Army medical experts ready to battle Ebola

British Army medical experts ready to battle Ebola

British Army personnel have arrived in West Africa to help in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak. A total of 91 medics from 22 Field Hospital in Aldershot will run a treatment centre in Sierra Leone, set aside for workers who risk infection....

Scotsman, 00:05 in Health
 

Mario Balotelli hails Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers by declaring: 'He can improve me as a player'

Mario Balotelli believes Brendan Rodgers's strength of character can help him make a success of his Liverpool career. The Italy international said he was surprised by the quality in Liverpool's squad when he signed for Brendan Rodgers's team and has...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Lawrence Dallaglio gives his verdict on all 20 teams in this season's Champions Cup 

European Rugby returns this week, with a brand new tournament and some familiar faces. Europe’s top 20 club sides will battle it out over the next eight months to see who will be the first European Rugby Champions Cup winners, in a new format that...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

Lorik Cana heard racist chants of 'Kill the Albanians' during mass brawl that led to match with Serbia...

Albania  captain Lorik Cana says he heard cries of 'Kill, kill the Albanians' during the melee that forced the abandonment of their Euro 2016 qualifier with Serbia. Cana and his team-mates were forced to defend themselves before fleeing to the safety...

Daily Mail, 00:05 in Sport
 

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