News archive from 19 April 2018

Nintendo Labo: what is it and when does it come out?

Nintendo is known for finding unusual ways for people to interact with computer games - and its upcoming Labo kits are no exception.  Revealed at the Japanese firm’s product conference in January, the Labo kits are a range of cardboard gaming...

The Week, 00:01 in Politics
 

Juventus' Serie A lead is cut to just four points as they are held by Crotone and Napoli come from behind...

Juventus saw their lead at the top of Serie A cut to four points after they were held to a 1-1 draw at Crotone and Napoli came from behind to beat Udinese 4-2. It was looking good for Massimiliano Allegri's men when Alex Sandro headed in a cross from...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 

David De Gea sets personal best for clean sheets as Michael Carrick makes return to the dug-out - FIVE...

Manchester United delivered an assured performance to leave the south coast with all three points. A tap-in from Chris Smalling and well-taken strike from Romelu Lukaku was enough to give Jose Mourinho's side the victory, strengthening their grip on...

Daily Mail, 00:04 in Sport
 
Teachers in UK report growing 'vocabulary deficiency'

Teachers in UK report growing 'vocabulary deficiency'

Teachers are encountering increasing numbers of children with stunted vocabularies – haunting many pupils from primary to secondary school – and they fear “vocabulary deficiency” will hold them back educationally and socially. In response some schools...

Guardian, 00:05 in Learning
 
Professor Green splits with model girlfriend Fae Williams

Professor Green splits with model girlfriend Fae Williams

Professor Green has reportedly split from girlfriend Fae Williams after 18 months together. The pair reportedly split last week, and Fae was overheard telling friends on Friday that they had ended the romance. ‘They remain friends and their...

Metro, 00:06 in Showbiz
 

‘Gross betrayal’ if £1bn Royal Navy contract sent abroad, unions warn

The UK risks missing out on more than 11,000 engineering jobs and £285 million of tax revenue if it awards contracts to foreign shipbuilders as part of a £1 billion order for three new Royal Navy vessels. Unions have warned the government against a...

Scotsman, 00:06 in Politics
 
Patients with multiple conditions not getting best possible care, say experts

Patients with multiple conditions not getting best possible care, say experts

Millions of people in the UK and many more across the world are suffering from multiple long-term illnesses and may not be getting the best possible treatment from health services that focus on one disease at a time, say experts. A team from the...

Guardian, 00:08 in Health
 
Women across UK denied mental healthcare around childbirth, say doctors

Women across UK denied mental healthcare around childbirth, say doctors

Millions of women across the UK are being denied vital NHS care to help them cope with mental health problems triggered by pregnancy and childbirth, doctors say. A “scandalous” postcode lottery means that pregnant women and new mothers in a quarter of...

Guardian, 00:08 in Health
 

John Mann MP: Anti-Semitism – and how Labour racists threatened my wife with rape

WHEN my family helped to form the Labour Party in Leeds in 1906, they suffered terribly because of that. The Jewish community in Leeds stood alongside them and supported them. That is why 13 years ago I took on the role of chairing the all-party group...

 

Julia Mulligan: Rural crime – and how residents can help us to make the countryside a safer place

THREE years ago, we asked rural communities about crime where they lived and worked – both their perception of crime and the reality of whether they had been a victim. The results were shocking – both the financial cost, at £800m per year, and human...

 
Senior WPP boss says staff 'liberated' after Sorrell exit

Senior WPP boss says staff 'liberated' after Sorrell exit

Many of WPP's 200,000 staff will feel "liberated" after the departure of founder Sir Martin Sorrell, according to one of his most senior lieutenants. Stephen Allan, boss of WPP-owned media buying agency Mediacom, said Sir Martin's energy...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Apprenticeship levy 'unfit for purpose' in current form

Apprenticeship levy 'unfit for purpose' in current form

The apprenticeship levy introduced in England last year is causing "confusion and frustration" among employers and must be reformed, according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Jane Gratton, head of skills at the BCC is due to tell...

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 
Donald Trump's double threat to global free trade

Donald Trump's double threat to global free trade

Sitting grandly on the banks of Switzerland's Lake Geneva is the headquarters of the World Trade Organization (WTO), a free trade factory. Here the world's nations meet to hammer out trade deals and reduce tariffs - taxes charged on imported goods....

BBC, 00:13 in Business
 

Hamburg insist David Bates is not going to Germany just for money as Rangers defender leaves Ibrox under...

Hamburg recruitment chief Johannes Spors insists Rangers defender David Bates is no money grabber. Sources close to the 21-year-old dispute reports he demanded £7,500 a week to sign a new deal at Ibrox. Chasing two central defenders this summer,...

Daily Mail, 00:18 in Sport
 
Cricket Australia denies Justin Langer is lined up as new Australian team coach

Cricket Australia denies Justin Langer is lined up as new Australian team coach

Justin Langer has not already been appointed as Australia’s next coach, says Cricket Australia (CA) amid growing speculation the West Australian has already been chosen for the role. CA are on the lookout for a head coach after Darren Lehmann’s...

Guardian, 00:20 in Sport
 


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