News archive from 19 September 2016

Cricket rivals battle it out on Solent sandbank pitch

Cricket rivals battle it out on Solent sandbank pitch

Spectators have gathered in boats to watch a cricket match on a sandbank in the middle of the Solent. Island Sailing Club beat Royal Southern Yacht Club by one run in the light-hearted challenge held on Bramble Bank. The annual game has taken place at...

BBC, 00:04 in Regional
 
Sunderland boss David Moyes sees red when quizzed about Patrick van Aanholt decision

Sunderland boss David Moyes sees red when quizzed about Patrick van Aanholt decision

Moyes lost his temper after the match when he was quizzed about why full-back Van Aanholt was axed from the starting line-up just before kick-off. The Sunderland boss claimed the decision was made for medical reasons but TV replays appeared to show...

Daily Star, 00:12 in Sport
 
Aston Villa: Jordan Amavi on what a win over Newcastle would mean

Aston Villa: Jordan Amavi on what a win over Newcastle would mean

Aston Villa are determined to send out a warning side to the rest of the Championship when they take on Newcastle United next week. Roberto Di Matteo’s stuttering side have picked up just eight points from their opening eight games and are already...

 
 Still sobbing? Aston Villa fans respond to Micky Quinn's pop

"Still sobbing?" Aston Villa fans respond to Micky Quinn's pop

Aston Villa were quick to slam Micky Quinn after his provocative tweets this evening. The former Newcastle striker poured fuel over the fire ahead of the meeting between the two clubs at Villa Park next Saturday, the latest clash in a rivalry that has...

 
Theresa May's approval of Hinckley FUELS hopes for Chinese-British 'golden era'

Theresa May's approval of Hinckley FUELS hopes for Chinese-British 'golden era'

 The Prime Minister’s decision to give the green light to the new power plant has helped Britain skirt a clash that could have seen Chinese finance dry up across the UK, experts claim.  China is set to hold a 30 per cent stake in the multi-million...

 
You really do need those eight hours’ sleep, says new research

You really do need those eight hours’ sleep, says new research

Some - like Britain's first female PM - habitually sleep much less than the recommended amount, yet report feeling no ill effects.  Now a study has found that patterns of neural connections in the brains of so-called "habitual short...

 
Super-agent Mino Raiola: This is why Man United are a bigger club than Arsenal

Super-agent Mino Raiola: This is why Man United are a bigger club than Arsenal

Related videos Pogba in Manchester United kit unveiling Pogba in Manchester United kit unveiling Manchester United fans react to Pogba signing Paul Pogba has been re-signed by Manchester United for £89m, four years after he left the club for Juventus...

Daily Star, 00:16 in Sport
 
ONE alcoholic drink every day could cause THIS dangerous heart condition

ONE alcoholic drink every day could cause THIS dangerous heart condition

Scientists have suggested suggested long-term alcohol consumption - even as little as one drink a day - may enlarge part of the heart. Known as atrial fibrillation or arrhythmia, the condition sees the heart beat irregularly and fail to properly pump...

 
French finance minister confirms GDP growth estimate for 2016 of 1.5 percent

French finance minister confirms GDP growth estimate for 2016 of 1.5 percent

France's finance and economy minister Michel Sapin on Sunday confirmed the government's economic growth estimate of 1.5 percent for 2016. "We will have growth this year of 1.5 percent," Sapin told French TV LCI in an interview. (Reporting by...

Reuters, 00:17 in Business
 

Traders' 'gut' feelings separate man from machine - study

Go with your gut. Traders who have stronger hunches make more money and last longer in the profession, a scientific study published on Monday has found. The findings turn on its head the Efficient Markets Hypothesis (EMH), which posits that its...

Reuters, 00:17 in Business
 

UK 'appalling bad' at funding start-ups

Investors need to take a long-term view when backing new tech start-ups in the UK according to leading fund manager Neil Woodford, speaking as part of the BBC's Tech Talent coverage. He says small companies are not receiving the funding required to...

BBC, 00:19 in Business
 
Tech Talent: Map of the UK's digital clusters

Tech Talent: Map of the UK's digital clusters

There are more than 1.5 million "digital tech" jobs in the UK, and the sector is said to be growing faster in terms of turnover and productivity than the wider economy. Those assertions were outlined in a report from the Tech City UK quango...

BBC, 00:19 in Business
 
Nick Clegg to warn over EU single market access

Nick Clegg to warn over EU single market access

The government must keep the UK in the EU's single market as part of any Brexit deal, Nick Clegg is to say in his first speech to the Lib Dem conference as the party's EU spokesman. He will say that being in the single market is vital for jobs and...

BBC, 00:21 in Regional
 

Closed shop ‘promoted good acting’

THE closed shop ensured a higher standard of acting in British theatres, Olivier award-winner Ken Stott said yesterday. The Rebus actor argued that the former requirement that actors be union members to land major roles had rewarded those who stuck at...

 
The female tech boss who says she is 'perfectly capable'

The female tech boss who says she is 'perfectly capable'

Samantha Kingston fell into the video games industry by accident - but her rise has been meteoric. Two years ago she had a marketing job at a community theatre when a recruitment consultant approached her, and asked whether she had ever considered a...

 


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