News archive from 18 August 2016

Tom Peterkin: My little sis is piping hot at this comedy lark

Life isn’t always easy when your younger sibling is leaving you in her shadow at the Edinburgh Fringe, admits Tom Peterkin I have discovered what it is like to live in a household dominated by the clashing egos of a couple of Fringe performing...

 
Transfer News: £29m Man Utd raid, Arsenal snub, Chelsea ace targeted after Liverpool blow

Transfer News: £29m Man Utd raid, Arsenal snub, Chelsea ace targeted after Liverpool blow

Related videos Loic Remy - Spotlight On Everything you need to know about French striker Loci Remy. Christian Benteke - 5 things you need to know 5 things you need to know about Belgian striker Christian Benteke. Fabinho - 5 things you need to know 5...

Daily Star, 00:01 in Sport
 

Man who died after dog attack suffered multiple injuries, post-mortem finds

A 52-year-old man who died after he was attacked by a dog which had been returned to its owner, despite concerns that it was dangerous, suffered multiple injuries, a post-mortem examination has found. David Ellam was set upon while he was walking with...

 
Brazil 6 - Honduras 0: Neymar scores fastest Olympic goal as hosts progress into final

Brazil 6 - Honduras 0: Neymar scores fastest Olympic goal as hosts progress into final

Gabriel Jesus also scored twice and Marquinhos and Luan added one each. The home side, playing in front of a packed Maracana stadium and desperately seeking the only international title they have yet to win, got off to the perfect start by scoring...

 

Match report: PNE 0 Derby County 1

Preston North End remain without a Championship point after going down to a harsh late defeat against Derby County at Deepdale. A point was the very least the Lilywhites deserved from an end-to-end clash, with them putting in a much improved display...

 
Want to study for free? Here’s where you should go to university

Want to study for free? Here’s where you should go to university

It’s A-Level results day, so congratulations! Whatever results you achieved, this is just the beginning. One pretty massive part of post-secondary school adult life is constantly worrying about money – and you get to start on that right away with the...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Failed your A-levels? Don’t worry – here’s what you should do

Failed your A-levels? Don’t worry – here’s what you should do

It’s A level results day – and while many people will be celebrating, there are also a lot of people for whom today will be a disappointment. But don’t worry. Not getting good grades, or even failing, is not the end of the world. While you may still...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Horrified mum discovers massive tarantula while cleaning London home

Horrified mum discovers massive tarantula while cleaning London home

  We’ve all been spooked by the odd spider while cleaning cobwebs but a mother endured a terrifying experience when she found a seven inch tarantula in her home. So surprised to see the creature at her West London residence, Lyndsey Herlihy, 32,...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
A-Level results: Clearing is an ‘important’ way to get into university

A-Level results: Clearing is an ‘important’ way to get into university

If you don’t quite get the A-Level results you want, there’s no way you should feel reluctant to using clearing to get into university. That is the message being put forward by the head of Ucas who said it is still an important route. If you look at...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
7 jobs you can get if you failed your A-levels

7 jobs you can get if you failed your A-levels

So you’ve got your A-level results and they’re not quite what you’d hoped for. You may have missed out on a place at your first choice university, or you failed your exams altogether. You may even be questioning if studying is really for you. Well,...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 

Councils are ‘letting homeless people down’, say MPs

Councils are letting homeless people down, according to a new report from MPs. Local authorities are offering advice that is ineffectual and meaningless, the Communities and Local Government Select Committee said. The report suggested homelessness...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Bad grades? Here are 9 inspirational people who did badly in their A-levels

Bad grades? Here are 9 inspirational people who did badly in their A-levels

It’s A-level results day – and no matter what you got, congratulations are in order. You’ve achieved something big just by doing them. We’re guessing some of you will be feeling disappointed by your results, but seriously – straight As are not the be...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
5 unusual part-time jobs you can do while you’re at uni

5 unusual part-time jobs you can do while you’re at uni

So you’re off to uni soon – and chances are you’re facing a mountain of debt. (Sorry.) We’re guessing you’ll be looking for a part-time job, hoping to get some cash to drink away in the SU bar put into your savings while you’re at uni. You’re probably...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
The number of top A-Level grades is expected to rise

The number of top A-Level grades is expected to rise

If you’re collecting your A-level results today and expecting to do well, the good news is that the number of top grades looks like it will increase. Early analysis shows the percentage of students getting either an A or the magical A* will be up on...

Metro, 00:13 in Hot News
 
Britain’s farmers could benefit from weaker pound after Brexit vote

Britain’s farmers could benefit from weaker pound after Brexit vote

You might think the most important thing happening in the UK farming industry is the summer harvest. But as the fields of wheat and barley are brought in for the winter, farmers will have their eye on something other than the weather. "The...

BBC, 00:15 in Business
 


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