News archive from 18 October 2017

The Defenders tops most popular Netflix show to binge in first 24 hours of launch

The Defenders tops most popular Netflix show to binge in first 24 hours of launch

Other shows viewers rushed to watch in full on the first day of release, dubbed binge racing, included Santa Clarita Diet starring Drew Barrymore, prison drama Orange Is The New Black, Luther starring Idris Elba, and animated comedy F Is For Family....

 

League Two review: Luton go top by beating Exeter and bottom club Chesterfield lift the gloom

Luton romped to a 4-1 win at Exeter to take over at the top of Sky Bet League Two from Notts County, who lost at Crewe. James Collins gave the Hatters the early lead after eight minutes, before Jake Taylor levelled things up in the 21st minute for...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 

David Ferrer makes hard work of overcoming Stefano Travaglia in first round of the European Open

David Ferrer came through a third set tie-break to beat Italian qualifier Stefano Travaglia in the first round of the European Open in Antwerp. Spaniard Ferrer, seeded fifth in Belgium, had to come from behind to advance courtesy of a 4-6 6-4 7-6...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Stags owner to mull over hotel plans

Stags owner to mull over hotel plans

Mansfield Town owner John Radford says he will now ‘carefully consider’ continuing with plans to build a new hotel in the town. Mr Radford initially revealed plans to build a new hotel close to the One Call Stadium, but later placed a bid to work with...

 
French magazine accused of glorifying rock-star murderer

French magazine accused of glorifying rock-star murderer

A leading French music magazine has responded to criticism for making a rock star who killed his girlfriend its cover star. Les Inrockuptibles placed Bertrand Cantat, who beat actress Marie Trintignant to death in 2003, on its front page last week. In...

BBC, 00:04 in World News
 
Destiny 2 Nightfall this week has a big problem for Prestige PS4 and Xbox One players

Destiny 2 Nightfall this week has a big problem for Prestige PS4 and Xbox One players

The Destiny 2 Reset has been and gone, meaning a new Nightfall Strike is available to run. The Nightfall: Exodus Crash can be played on PS4 and Xbox One, however, Guardians may encounter some big issues. A big bug when running the Destiny 2 Nightfall...

 
Blac Chyna suing entire Kardashian family for damaging her brand after nude picture scandal

Blac Chyna suing entire Kardashian family for damaging her brand after nude picture scandal

Blac Chyna is suing the entire Kardashian family for physical abuse and damaging her brand after the publishing of nude pictures. In court document, Chyna, real name Angela Renee White, claims that ‘Rob Kardashian is an abuser intent on destroying...

Metro, 00:07 in Showbiz
 
Sturgeon’s officials warn her of ‘very costly’ basic income plan that public won’t buy

Sturgeon’s officials warn her of ‘very costly’ basic income plan that public won’t buy

Proposals backed by Nicola Sturgeon to give every Scot a minimum income would cost a third of Scotland’s budget and lead to huge tax hikes, warn her own officials. The First Minister pledged last month to help councils trial a system providing basic...

 
Firefighters and ambulance services to move into shared station

Firefighters and ambulance services to move into shared station

Firefighters and ambulance crews are to work from a shared station in Sleaford from 2018. The station on Eastgate Road will be part of a county-wide plan for emergency services to collaborate more closely, improve services to the public and provide...

 
French aviators credited with first transatlantic flight

French aviators credited with first transatlantic flight

Two French aviators have been officially honoured with Paris street signs saying they were the first to fly across the Atlantic. They are credited with beating American airman Charles Lindbergh, who achieved the same feat 12 days later, but in the...

BBC, 00:09 in World News
 

Facebook "politically censoring" Kurdish solidarity

PRO-KURDISH activists accused Facebook of political censorship yesterday after it closed down a page expressing solidarity with Kurds in Syria. The Leeds Friends of Rojava page was suspended after the site said it didn’t comply with Facebook’s...

 

Homeless people given one-way ticket out of boroughs

  by Felicity Collier HOMELESS people are being offered one-way train tickets by a number of local authorities, an investigation has found. The 20 councils with the highest number of rough sleepers in England were asked — some through freedom of...

 

Nuke workers begin strikes

FIREFIGHTERS at Sellafield nuclear processing plant in Cumbria walked out on strike yesterday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions. The half-day strike began at 6am and will be repeated tomorrow. The firefighters, who are members of general...

 

Duterte declares “liberation” of Marawi from Islamist militants

FILIPINO President Rodrigo Duterte declared the “liberation” of Marawi from Islamist militants yesterday — as troops began a final offensive in the southern city. Mr Duterte made the announcement to soldiers at the ruins of a school less than a mile...

 
China Communist Party congress set to start in Beijing

China Communist Party congress set to start in Beijing

China's biggest political event, the Communist Party congress, is set to begin in Beijing. More than 2,000 delegates will be meeting under tight security in the capital. The closed-door summit, which takes place once every five years, determines who...

BBC, 00:13 in World News
 


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