News archive from 21 January 2018

The 'shameful' fall from grace for RAF veteran exposed as a paedophile

AN RAF veteran who served in Afghanistan and Iraq is now living on the streets after a "shameful" fall from grace that saw him exposed as a paedophile. Mark Lenthall, 49, who is pictured posing proudly in front of a Phantom fighter-bomber,...

 

West Ham will up their £2.5m-a-year London Stadium rent... but only if they get greater control and rights...

West Ham are willing to increase the £2.5million-per-year rent they pay to play at the London Stadium, but only if they are handed increased rights and greater control. Hammers officials have signalled a willingness to listen to proposals from London...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 
Celebrity Big Brother and civilian show ‘to be axed later this year’

Celebrity Big Brother and civilian show ‘to be axed later this year’

Celebrity Big Brother and its civilian original show will reportedly be axed later this year. According to The Daily Star, Channel 5 are planning to ‘pull the plug’ on the show after dwindling ratings, with a lack of interest meaning the programme is...

Metro, 00:03 in Showbiz
 
EastEnders spoilers: Stacey Fowler return REVEALED - but there’s some bad news

EastEnders spoilers: Stacey Fowler return REVEALED - but there’s some bad news

Stacey (played by Lacey Turner) fled Walford in the New Year after confessing to Martin (James Bye) that she enjoyed a steamy one night stand with Max Branning (Jake Wood).  In turn, Stacey packed her bags to escape the destruction she left in her...

 

Tom Flanagan adding more attacking quality to his game - and that is benefiting Burton Albion

It is fitting for a player born in Hammersmith that Tom Flanagan's first Burton Albion goals came along like London buses. The Northern Ireland international had made 67 appearances in all competitions for the Brewers without scoring as he lined up...

Burton Mail, 00:13 in Sport
 
British Airways pilot suspected of being drunk arrested at Gatwick Airport

British Airways pilot suspected of being drunk arrested at Gatwick Airport

A pilot on a British Airways flight who was suspected of being drunk was arrested at Gatwick Airport on Thursday evening. Sussex Police said they received a call at 8.25pm on Thursday regarding "a member of airline staff suspected to have been...

 
Government introduces new product safety office

Government introduces new product safety office

The government is creating a new Office for Product Safety and Standards to help manage large-scale product recalls and identify risks to consumers. It comes after several fires, including Grenfell Tower, linked to faulty fridge freezers and tumble...

BBC, 00:14 in Regional
 
Mum says Amazon sacked her and fellow workers at midnight halfway through shift

Mum says Amazon sacked her and fellow workers at midnight halfway through shift

Retail giant Amazon sacked a number of workers at midnight and left them for hours in the freezing cold waiting to go home, former staff have claimed. Christina Vango, a mum of four, has told the Sunday Mirror how she was laid off without notice on...

 
MERKEL'S D-DAY: German Chancellor could be FINISHED today

MERKEL'S D-DAY: German Chancellor could be FINISHED today

The Chancellor is fighting to save her political career having failed to form a coalition after the inconclusive result of September's election. And Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) will today decide whether or not to approve coalition...

 
NOT welcome here: Exclusive poll shows that Brits DON'T want Donald Trump to visit the UK

NOT welcome here: Exclusive poll shows that Brits DON'T want Donald Trump to visit the UK

More than six out of 10 women felt he should not be afforded the honour.  The President has faced repeated accusations of sexual harassment.  Sources close to his administration insist that President Trump, an ardent admirer of The Queen, is still...

 
The diaries of 13 tortured ‘vampire’ children will jail Turpin parents say police

The diaries of 13 tortured ‘vampire’ children will jail Turpin parents say police

One expert, University of Texas psychology professor James Pennebaker, compared some of their words to those in the harrowing diary of Anne Frank, the Jewish teenager who hid from the Nazis during the Second World War. Prof Pennebaker, a specialist in...

 
People with hidden disabilities could soon have blue badge parking permits

People with hidden disabilities could soon have blue badge parking permits

People with hidden disabilities could soon be entitled to blue badge parking permits under new government plans. The Department for Transport (DfT) said the proposals would make it easier for people with conditions such as dementia and autism. It is...

Metro, 00:19 in Hot News
 

Derby College student chefs in top contest’s semi-final

Culinary wizards from Derby College have made it through to the semi-finals of a national competition. Callum Smart, Charlie D’Lima and Pijus Jauniskis will be up against the cream of the country in the Country Range Student Chef Challenge. They will...

 
Pope in Peru: Francis speaks out on violence against women

Pope in Peru: Francis speaks out on violence against women

Pope Francis, who is on a visit to Peru, has spoken out about violence against women in Latin America. Speaking at a Mass in the northern city of Trujillo, the Pope called the violence "a plague" that needed to be combated across the...

BBC, 00:26 in World News
 
Clashes continue over disputed Honduras election result

Clashes continue over disputed Honduras election result

Riot police in Honduras have clashed with demonstrators who dispute the result of the presidential election in November. Police fired tear gas at protesters and cleared roadblocks made of burning tyres in towns across the country. The protest was...

BBC, 00:26 in World News
 


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