News archive from 20 May 2017

Can this mind-boggling plate help slimmers to eat less?

A crinkly plate that tricks the mind into thinking it holds a lot of food could help slimmers battle the bulge, experts say. The plate has ridges and troughs that reduce its overall surface area, thereby cutting down the amount of food that can be...

 
Chris Roberts: 'Hibs ladies heading for a treble win'

Chris Roberts: 'Hibs ladies heading for a treble win'

Hibs boss Chris Roberts has urged his players to take the first step towards claiming a domestic treble this season by retaining the League Cup. The Edinburgh side won both cups last term but missed out on the league title to big rivals Glasgow City....

 

Bad parking angers parents

Bad parking during the school run is cited as the number one concern with a third of parents as their biggest gripe. A new study from online parenting resource Families revealed that the situation has become so bad for many, that 84 per cent of...

 
Hibs ladies look likely to lift the League cup, says Celtic boss

Hibs ladies look likely to lift the League cup, says Celtic boss

Celtic boss David Haley admits Hibs are red hot favourites heading into tomorrow's League Cup final – but he insists that doesn't mean their name is on the cup. The Edinburgh outfit are current holders and will be hoping to retain the silverware when...

 

Hay fever map will help sufferers make healthy choices

Sufferers could have relief from runny noses, sneezing and itchy eyes as scientists have developed the first ever hay fever map of Britain. The new, highly-detailed maps of the UK contain the location of key plants and trees known to produce pollen...

 
Charlie who? Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha dismisses Nicholas and Co and says he doesn’t care if no one likes him

Charlie who? Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha dismisses Nicholas and Co and says he doesn’t care if no one likes...

Pedro Caixinha last night insisted he doesn’t care if no one likes him. The Portuguese is adamant he’s focused solely on restoring Rangers and is dismissive of outside noise. Caixinha was involved in a spat with Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes this week....

 
Super Lap Scotland success at Knockhill for Perth driver Chris Cherry

Super Lap Scotland success at Knockhill for Perth driver Chris Cherry

The family driveway was always packed with car parts and smelling of petrol. For Perth’s Chris Cherry that was just the way he liked it, despite the grumbles of former St Johnstone fans’ favourite and dad Paul. The 29-year-old admits following his...

 
Britain's Got Talent 2017: Is this the most dangerous act yet? Man swallowing RAZOR BLADES

Britain's Got Talent 2017: Is this the most dangerous act yet? Man swallowing RAZOR BLADES

Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden covered their eyes in shock when the hopeful began to swallow a red sausage balloon with ease.  But if they thought that was daring, they certainly weren't prepared for what came next.  Tanba left the stage and...

 

Timed Out

After five years Sweden gives up on trying to prosecute Julian Assange by Felicity Collier WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange expressed his “regret” yesterday as Swedish prosecutors dropped their rape investigation against him — but an outstanding...

 

TUC Disabled Workers' Conference: Footballer Brown admits abuse led to depression

Vital services saved my life, says PFA representative who lost mum to suicide FORMER Wales international footballer Jason Brown revealed yesterday that being abused as a child and his mother’s suicide led to his depression. The Professional...

 

Tory proposals are ‘savage attacks’

McDonnell condemns attacks on ‘vulnerable’ older people JOHN MCDONNELL has branded Tory plans to scrap winter fuel allowances for some pensioners a “savage attack,” demanding the nasty policy be dropped immediately. Speaking to the media yesterday,...

 

Venezuela: ‘Fascist’ thugs blamed for leftwinger’s murder

President Maduro slams paramilitary attack on army barracks VENEZUELA’S ruling United Socialist Party (PSUV) condemned “fascist” opposition thugs on Thursday for the abduction, torture and murder of one of its members. The latest killing of a...

 

Brazil: Protesters urge ‘corrupt’ Temer to go

BRAZILIANS took to the streets on Thursday night to demand an end to the rule of unelected President Michel Temer — now facing a corruption probe. But Mr Temer, who was vice-president until he came to power in a “legislative coup” that overthrew...

 

Syria: Damascus hits out at US ‘state terrorism’ after air raid kills six

DAMASCUS and Moscow condemned Thursday night’s US air strike on Syrian troops yesterday, calling it “state terrorism.” Lebanon’s al-Masdar News website reported that six Syrian troops had been killed in the attack, while two tanks and an anti-aircraft...

 

Rape case must be heard

SWEDISH prosecutor Marianne Ny’s decision to drop her investigation of the rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange without consulting or informing his accuser beggars belief. The accuser maintains that Assange had unprotected sex with...

 


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