News archive from 21 June 2017

Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian is a target for Juventus as they look to replace Dani Alves

Manchester United right-back Matteo Darmian has emerged as a target for Juventus as they consider replacements for Dani Alves. Darmian is valued around £18million by United and they will listen to suitable offers for the Italy international. Juventus...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Sport
 

Netflix reveals its first interactive TV shows that let children choose their own paths for characters

Sitting on the sofa watching TV is about to get a lot more interactive for children. Netflix has revealed its first interactive TV shows, starring Puss in Books from the popular Shrek films and Buddy Thunderstruck. It allows children to use their...

 

The mystery of 'El Volcan': Strange pyramid in Peru built to look like a volcano leaves archaeologists baffled

Archaeologists have long been perplexed by a bizarre structure built hundreds of years ago in Peru that appears to be modeled in the form of a volcano. Situated in the Nepeña Valley, there are no volcanoes in the vicinity of the prehistoric pyramid,...

 

The rise of the urban rats: Scientists warn we are losing the battle to keep rodents in check in major cities

Researchers say they need greater access to properties if they are to win the war against rats.  Around the world, rats are considered pests that spoil food, spread disease, start fires and even disable motor vehicles.  Despite the heath and safety...

 

The secret of beating anxiety: Scientists say doing things badly and 'worry breaks' could help you cope

Do you have anxiety?  Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back?  Perhaps you thought you had got over it, only for the symptoms to return with a vengeance?  Whatever your circumstances, science can help you to...

 

Unison conference 2017: ‘Do the decent thing, Theresa: resign now’

Prentis vows that Unison is ready to aid a Corbyn Labour victory UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis called on the Prime Minister to resign, telling conference delegates it was time for a Labour government led by Jeremy Corbyn. He promised that...

 

Unison conference 2017: Government’s own-goal

THE government was yesterday accused of “moving the goalposts” for 2.5 million women by rushing through changes to the state pension age. Legislation introduced by the Tories in 1995 saw plans to increase the state pension age for women from 60 to 65...

 

Australia pulls jets from Syria

Canberra nervous over Russia-US standoff by James Tweedie AUSTRALIA pulled its planes from the US-led coalition yesterday after US fighters shot down a Syrian jet. Russia had earlier warned that it would treat any aircraft crossing the Euphrates river...

 

Reserve bank rejects loan repayment calls

Top prosecutor angry at apartheid-era bailout by James Tweedie SOUTH AFRICA’S Reserve Bank (SARB) resisted calls for reform yesterday after the state watchdog demanded legal action over its apartheid-era loans. Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane said...

 

Top opposition figure calls for ‘indefinite’ riots

by James Tweedie VENEZUELA’S deputy parliamentary speaker called on Monday for “indefinite” riots to overthrow the elected socialist government. National assembly vice-president Freddy Guevara took to Twitter to urge “massive national civil...

 

Hammond’s Crocodile tears

CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech to the City of London corporate elite could, at first glance, be seen as mimicking Labour’s jobs first approach to leaving the European Union. But this would be a misreading of Hammond’s political...

 

Taking the classroom to migrants’ homes

LYNNE WALSH writes on an independent charity making English more accessible THERE is no shortage of government and media reports saying that learning English is essential for refugees and immigrants to integrate into Britain. The shortage lies in Esol...

 

Refugees’ human rights count for little on Chios

The EU governments have failed to protect refugees and irregular migrants in Greece. JOHN ELLISON describes the awful conditions in Chios’s refugee camps ANYONE who imagines that the EU governments have an untainted history of humanitarianism should...

 

Edwards backs England to thrive on home soil

Charlotte Edwards was adamant yesterday that hosts England can win this summer’s World Cup. Edwards, who led her country to World Cup victory in Australia eight years ago, believes Heather Knight’s 2017 team have the collective ability to repeat the...

 

Warren Gatland secretive over Saturday’s XV

Lions coach cagey after Nowell impresses in win over Chiefs British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland kept his selection cards close to his chest after his midweek combination beat the Hamilton-based Chiefs 34-6 yesterday, four days out from the...

 


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