News archive from 18 June 2015

England lose Everton ace John Stones for first two matches of Euro 2015

England lose Everton ace John Stones for first two matches of Euro 2015

Gareth Southgate revealed the Everton defender can't play for six days after he was concussed when clashing accidentally with Jack Butland in training on Tuesday. That means Stones misses tonight's group B opener with Portugal here in Uherske Hradiste...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 

England 2 - Colombia 1: Fara Williams spot on as Three Lionesses reach knockout stages

The Three Lionesses took advantage of some slack defending and Karen Carney gave them the lead in the 15th minute. Fara Williams stroked home a penalty to double England's advantage after the break, and though Lady Andrade pulled a goal back, England...

 
Greece says deal on debt crisis unlikely at Thursday talks

Greece says deal on debt crisis unlikely at Thursday talks

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has said that a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Thursday could "set the scene" for a deal between Greece and its creditors. But he said an immediate solution to the crisis was unlikely. In...

BBC, 00:03 in Business
 

Two in five new dads concerned about mental health problems, survey says

Around two in five of new fathers are concerned about their mental health, according to a survey, which highlights that it is not just mothers whose wellbeing is at risk after having a child. Parenting charity NCT, which carried out the research, said...

Guardian, 00:04 in Health
 

Welsh assembly report damns Cardiff government for failure to cut poverty

The Labour-led Welsh government has been severely criticised by an assembly committee for its “lack of progress” in reducing poverty. Women, children and refugees are among the groups who have been particularly badly affected, according to a damning...

Guardian, 00:05 in Business
 
'Human breast milk trade' health warning

'Human breast milk trade' health warning

Human breast milk being bought online by fetishists, bodybuilders and cancer patients is a danger to health, UK researchers say. The excess expressed milk is sold through specialist websites and social media groups. The Queen Mary University of London...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Students awarded £400,000 compensation after complaints

Students awarded £400,000 compensation after complaints

Universities in England and Wales paid £400,000 in compensation to students last year, following complaints. In 2014, the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education (OIA) ruled on 2,175 cases, with 500 going in favour of the students....

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Numbers show threatened bittern is booming again - RSPB

Numbers show threatened bittern is booming again - RSPB

One of the UK's most threatened birds - the bittern - is returning to England and Wales, according to conservationists. More bitterns have been recorded than at any time since the early 19th Century, says the RSPB. Bitterns are counted by listening...

BBC, 00:09 in Regional
 
Moody Blues Review: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Moody Blues Review: Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

IT might be more than half a century since they first formed, but don't be fooled into thinking the Moody Blues are no longer relevant. After all, we're talking about a band who have sold more than 70 million albums worldwide and whose biggest hits...

 
Top trainers are heading to Ayr for first Saturday meeting of the Flat season

Top trainers are heading to Ayr for first Saturday meeting of the Flat season

A who’s who of the training ranks are heading to Ayr Racecourse’s first Saturday meeting of the 2015 Flat season. Sir Michael Stoute, Charlie Appleby, Mark Johnston, Charles Hills, Richard Fahey and Mick Channon all have horses entered for the seven...

 

Another country BANS Islamic veil after terror attacks shake capital

Prime Minister Kalzuebe Pahimi Deubet said security forces will burn all full-face veils sold in markets for being used as a "camouflage" by militants. He added that the ban will be applied everywhere in the African country, not just in...

 
600,000 customers hit by latest RBS meltdown

600,000 customers hit by latest RBS meltdown

ROYAL Bank of Scotland has admitted around 600,000 payments to customers of its RBS, NatWest, Coutts and Ulster Bank brands failed to process - and may be left unpaid until the weekend. The taxpayer-backed bank said yesterday that the issue with its...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Osborne prepares for Greek blow to UK economy

Osborne prepares for Greek blow to UK economy

The Treasury has made contingency plans to deal with "serious economic risks" to Britain of a possible Greek exit from the eurozone, Downing Street has said. Treasury officials said Chancellor George Osborne regards “Grexit” as “a very...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Labour leader candidates seek ‘Sturgeon factor’

Labour leader candidates seek ‘Sturgeon factor’

THE frontrunner to be the next Labour leader, Andy Burnham, has promised the party faithful that he can be like SNP First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, saying she shares his ability for "plain talking" and desire to fight unfairness. His...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Man arrested over murder of cemetery boy aged 14

Man arrested over murder of cemetery boy aged 14

An 18-year-old man is being questioned on suspicion of murdering a 14-year-boy in a cemetery. Police said the “savage and brutal” attack on Jordan Watson had shocked officers working on the case in Carlisle, Cumbria. Jordan’s body was discovered by a...

Scotsman, 00:13 in Hot News
 


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