News archive from 19 August 2017

Romelu Lukaku is helping Manchester United’s other forwards, says Jose Mourinho

Romelu Lukaku is helping Manchester United’s other forwards, says Jose Mourinho

Romelu Lukaku is bringing the best out of his fellow Manchester United forwards, claims Jose Mourinho. The Belgian joined from Everton in a £75million deal this summer and has made a quick impact. After a strong pre-season he scored a brace on his...

Metro, 00:00 in Sport
 

Seven arrested at Birmingham home during huge crackdown on illegal immigrants

Seven men found living in squalor in an overcrowded Small Heath home have been arrested as part of a huge national crackdown to deport immigrants working and living illegally in the country. The men, whose ages range from 24 to 41, were found to have...

 
Queen Rania of Jordan looks red hot in waterfall drape coat for parade at Sandhurst

Queen Rania of Jordan looks red hot in waterfall drape coat for parade at Sandhurst

The 46-year-old royal attended the event with her husband King Abdullah II of Jordan which marked the completion of a year’s intensive training for 196 officer cadets from the UK and 33 from 14 overseas countries.  The King inspected the officer...

 
Brighton Ladies Day worst dressed: Race-goers risk wardrobe malfunction on breezy day

Brighton Ladies Day worst dressed: Race-goers risk wardrobe malfunction on breezy day

Ladies arrived dressed for the occasion on a bright but breezy day at Brighton Races Route Mobile Ladies Day during the three day Maronthonbet Festival of Racing.  Despite windy weather, women still donned sleeveless numbers and pinned extravagant...

 
Jenny Seagrove: Why I found India vibrant and extraordinary

Jenny Seagrove: Why I found India vibrant and extraordinary

She is also a prolific stage actress. She lives in London with Everton FC chairman and theatre impresario Bill Kenwright and also runs Mane Chance Sanctuary in Surrey.  WHAT IS YOUR MOST MEMORABLE HOLIDAY? About eighteen years ago, Bill and I used to...

 
Last minute travel: Here are some fantastic deals for those in need of a break

Last minute travel: Here are some fantastic deals for those in need of a break

BERMUDA From August 19 – September 2, Bermuda hosts the Eastern Counties Cricket Cup Game. Classic Collection Holidays (0800 294 9329/classiccollection.co.uk) offers seven nights at the Grotto Bay Beach Resort & Spa from £2,070 (two sharing),...

 
Prague named best value city for culture vultures as London languishes in 12th place

Prague named best value city for culture vultures as London languishes in 12th place

The cost of six cultural highlights in Prague has fallen by nearly 26 per cent since last year to £93.58, according to the Post Office's annual Cost of Culture report, making it the cheapest destination in the survey.  London was placed 12th in the...

 

Mineral water giant Aqua Pura to showcase Cumbria nationwide

Cumbria's landscape is set to find a place on supermarket shelves around the UK, thanks to mineral water. Aqua Pura, which sources its water in the Eden Valley and has a bottling plant near Armathwaite, has added the imagery from industry group...

 
US to review China intellectual property policies

US to review China intellectual property policies

The US has formally launched an investigation into China's policies regarding intellectual property. The top US trade official, Robert Lighthizer, said his office had "determined that these critical issues merit a thorough investigation"....

BBC, 00:19 in World News
 

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp tells Trent Alexander-Arnold to expect time on the bench... despite Champions...

Jurgen Klopp has warned Trent Alexander-Arnold not to get too used to playing regular first-team football this season. The 18-year-old has started the season at right back for Liverpool with Nathaniel Clyne sidelined through injury. And he capped off...

Daily Mail, 00:20 in Sport
 
Matthew and Icher clinch narrow opening lead for Sorenstam’s Europe

Matthew and Icher clinch narrow opening lead for Sorenstam’s Europe

Catriona Matthew once again showed her affinity and expertise in Solheim Cup play to pilot Europe to a narrow edge in the opening morning foursomes at Des Moines Golf and Country Club. The 47-year-old Scot, the oldest player in European team history...

The Courier, 00:21 in Sport
 
British tourist dies in Spain: Family and friends pay tribute

British tourist dies in Spain: Family and friends pay tribute

Carl Shepherd, 28, known to relatives and pals as Daniel, plunged three floors around 5.30am on Monday at Jet Apartments in the resort of Playa d’en Bossa.  It emerged afterwards he had fallen asleep on a ledge between the terrace of the apartment he...

 

95% back Britain's first McDonald's strike in ballot

by Felicity Collier MCDONALD’S workers are to strike in Britain for the first time after a beefy ballot yesterday backed action over unpalatable pay and conditions at two of its branches. Beleaguered zero-hours employees in Crayford and Cambridge...

 

Profit-hunting rail firms spark strikes

Southern, Northern and Mersey punished for removing guards BRITAIN’S rail networks face further disruption after strikes were announced yesterday in three separate disputes over the removal of safety-critical guards from trains. Members of rail union...

 

Brexit ‘an excuse’ for bad bosses to hold down pay

But organised workers are calling employers’ bluff to win deals, says Unite OPPORTUNISTIC bosses are using Brexit as an excuse for paltry pay deals and attacks on terms and conditions, including pensions and holiday pay, research from Unite revealed...

 


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