News archive from 17 December 2017

Do Not Disturb: The Principle Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Do Not Disturb: The Principle Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Whilst Edinburgh is rightly known for its station hotels – the Balmoral and its clock tower are iconic landmarks of the city, and the Caledonian Hotel is the UK’s only Waldorf Astoria – Glasgow is by no means the poor relation. The Principle Grand...

 
Travel: Beijing

Travel: Beijing

It would be easy to feel intimidated by Beijing. I imagine the culture shock of China’s sprawling capital could pose a challenge for even the most seasoned traveller – and I was a first-timer with only three days in town. But with a handy central...

 
Gary Smith: Battle against fake news enters the classroom

Gary Smith: Battle against fake news enters the classroom

Not so very long ago when something fake was being discussed it tended to be a conversation about tans, watches or, if you were really unlucky, twenty pound notes. Latterly, however, any discussions over fakery are almost certain to be around the...

 
World War 3: China told to ‘MOBILISE ITS DEFENCES’ for war with North Korea ‘at any time’

World War 3: China told to ‘MOBILISE ITS DEFENCES’ for war with North Korea ‘at any time’

During a conference in the country’s capital on escalating tensions with the hermit kingdom, Wang Hongguang, stated that the Asian superpower should ready its military for World War 3. He said: "It is a highly dangerous period. "China should...

 
Pensions: Automatic saving to start at 18 under new plans

Pensions: Automatic saving to start at 18 under new plans

Every worker aged 18 or over will begin saving into a workplace pension unless they opt out, under government plans to extend its automatic enrolment scheme. At present, employers must enrol staff aged 22 and over into a pension, unless the individual...

BBC, 00:02 in Regional
 
Downton Abbey FILM slated for summer 2018

Downton Abbey FILM slated for summer 2018

But they have not yet been able to sign up all of the cast from the TV series for the £25million silver screen version in summer 2018. Dame Maggie Smith has said that she does not want to return. Show creator Julian Fellowes is delighted at the film...

 
Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid star makes surprise Barcelona demand… will they do this?

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid star makes surprise Barcelona demand… will they do this?

Ronaldo scored the winner for Real in their Club World Cup final against Gremio yesterday with an incredible free-kick. It means Real have now won the competition a joint-record three times, level with rivals Barcelona. But their focus will swiftly...

 
BBC issues BIZARRE job advert for post in world’s MOST REMOTE island

BBC issues BIZARRE job advert for post in world’s MOST REMOTE island

Must have clean driving licence, head for heights and be prepared to live on one of the most remote islands. To be handed the keys to a bungalow and begin life in an exotic location the successful applicant must also pass a mast climbing test. The BBC...

 
Apotex founder Barry Sherman and wife found dead at home under 'suspicious circumstances'

Apotex founder Barry Sherman and wife found dead at home under 'suspicious circumstances'

The bodies of Barry Sherman and his wife Honey, 70, were reportedly discovered in the basement by an estate agent. Mr Sherman, 75, one of Canada’s richest men, was the founder of pharmaceutical firm Apotex. His fortune is estimated at £2.4billion....

 

Memory test that helps stop bipolar disorder which affects 1% of the British population

A simple computer test could help prevent bipolar disorder in those who have a high genetic risk of developing the condition. Pioneering research has shown that the task can effectively ‘rewire’ the brains of those living with the mood disorder....

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Health
 

HEALTH NOTES: Amanda Holden's 'tough love' cure for the common cold

Amanda Holden has weighed in on the antibiotics debate, saying she relies on natural ingredients to sort her sniffles. ‘We’re a family who would always go for echinacea or any kind of alternative, instead of chemicals and antibiotics,’ says the...

Daily Mail, 00:15 in Health
 
Crossbanks Methodists target Central League move

Crossbanks Methodists target Central League move

Crossbank Methodists Cricket Club are about to embark on a new journey as they make the move to the Central Yorkshire League. The team, which has played in the Huddersfield Central League for more than 20 years, is currently in the process of...

 
Kate Middleton steps out in eye-catching £450 maternity dress and £495 L.K.Bennett coat

Kate Middleton steps out in eye-catching £450 maternity dress and £495 L.K.Bennett coat

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, 35,  and Kate Middleton, 35, arrived in Manchester on Wednesday and are due to attend a number of royal engagement across the northern city as part of the Children’s Global Media Summit. The royal...

 
BREAKING: Australian man charged with ‘weapons brokering as North Korean agent’

BREAKING: Australian man charged with ‘weapons brokering as North Korean agent’

The Australian Federal Police have said that the 59-year-old man had breached both United Nations and Australian sanctions. The charges are the first of their kind in Australia, it has been reported. More to follow…

 

Noel Gallagher delighted Oasis classic ignited Manchester derby brawl: 'This is my favourite Manchester...

Lifelong Manchester City fan and Oasis' Noel Gallagher is delighted that his song 'Don't Look Back in Anger' sparked the Manchester derby brawl. Jose Mourinho was angered by Manchester City's celebrations after they beat his side 2-1 at Old Trafford...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 


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