News archive from 21 November 2015

Black Friday 2015: Which Manchester shops and supermarkets are taking part?

Black Friday 2015: Which Manchester shops and supermarkets are taking part?

Retailers cross Greater Manchester are getting ready to open their doors earlier than usual for Black Friday next week. Game in the Manchester Arndale is just one of the many stores across the region participating in the shopping frenzy. The retailer...

 
Bad news for Brazil nuts and Mahogony: Shrinking Amazon forests may lose thousands of trees species

Bad news for Brazil nuts and Mahogony: Shrinking Amazon forests may lose thousands of trees species

A first-of-its-kind examination of the Amazon's trees found that as many as half the species may be threatened with extinction or heading that way because of massive deforestation.  Among the more than 5,000 tree species in deep trouble: the ones that...

 
Get ready for the rise of the CYBERPLANTS: Researchers reveal roses with circuits inside their leaves that can change colour at the touch of a button 

Get ready for the rise of the CYBERPLANTS: Researchers reveal roses with circuits inside their leaves that...

Researchers in Sweden have developed a cyber rose. The researchers were able to substitute the vascular system usually used to distribute water and nutrients with circuits. They say it could lead to a new breed of cyberplant that could double as an...

 
Now that really IS a tail light: Firm unveils clip on LED light for horses to improve rider safety

Now that really IS a tail light: Firm unveils clip on LED light for horses to improve rider safety

After Sami Gros’s friend was hit by a car while trotting down the street on a horse, he set out to develop an innovated light safety system for horseback riders. The $125 system has strands of LED lights, on both the front and tail units that warn...

 
Pete Robinson to give last DUP conference speech as leader

Pete Robinson to give last DUP conference speech as leader

Peter Robinson will give his last leader's speech to the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual conference in County Down later on Saturday. Mr Robinson confirmed two days ago that he will step down as both DUP leader and first minister of Northern...

BBC, 00:02 in Regional
 

Manchester United transfer news: Bayern Munich accept Arjen Robben deal is done, Ronaldinho backs Neymar,...

The January transfer window is on the horizon and Manchester United are ready to spend big. A successful winter recruitment policy could guarantee them a finish in the top four and perhaps even make for a Premier League title push. There are plenty of...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 

Chelsea transfer news: Jonathan Calleri deal, Jack Grealish and Danny Rose wanted, Jose Mourinho says no...

Chelsea play host to Norwich on Saturday for a game that Jose Mourinho daren’t lose. The Blues urgently need to start clicking before their season’s target changes from making the top-four to just staying up. Fortunately, the January transfer window...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 

Manchester City v Liverpool Premier League: Team news, injury news, team line ups and TV times

When Manchester City kick off on Saturday evening, Arsenal are likely to be three points clear at the top of the Premier League after facing West Brom earlier in the day. It shouldn’t have a massive impact on this match, but it might. City are prone...

Metro, 00:03 in Sport
 

Cameron hails UN backing against IS 'death cult'

United Nations Security Council backing for more concerted international action against the Islamic State (IS) was hailed as an "important moment" by Prime Minister David Cameron as he seeks to bolster support for UK air strikes in Syria. A...

 

Red Cadeaux put down after problems from injury sustained in Melbourne Cup

One of the favourites before this year’s Melbourne Cup, Red Cadeaux, has been put down due to complications from injuries sustained during the race. The horse, which came second in the 2014, 2013 and 2011 Melbourne Cups, suffered a leg injury during...

Guardian, 00:05 in Sport
 
West Belfast: Death threat charges after Rossnareen Avenue shooting

West Belfast: Death threat charges after Rossnareen Avenue shooting

Two men have been charged with making threats to kill in connection with a gun attack in west Belfast that left a man critically injured. He was shot in the head while he was sitting in a car in Rossnareen Avenue on Thursday and remains critically...

BBC, 00:06 in Regional
 
Tales of war-time bravery and ingenuity to be told

Tales of war-time bravery and ingenuity to be told

Belford Museum is hosting an illustrated talk given by Meg Parkes, daughter of a Far Eastern Prisoner of War and co-author of Captive Memories. Many local men were captured by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore and were among the 60,000 Allied...

 

Newcastle United v Leicester City Premier League team news: How will the Toon line up against Leicester?

Resurgent Newcastle United will need to be at their attacking best if they are to defeat Premier League surprise package Leicester City on Saturday. The Magpies are looking to build on their 1-0 win at Bournemouth prior to the international break....

Metro, 00:07 in Sport
 

Helicopter carrying seven people crashes on Fox Glacier in New Zealand

New Zealand’s aviation regulator says a helicopter that crashed in the Fox Glacier region of the South Island was carrying seven people at the time. It is not known whether the seven survived the crash, according to the Civil Aviation Authority. The...

 

Talking Horses: Saturday’s best bets plus the latest racing news

As much as I want to be excited about Saturday’s Betfair Chase, it is undeniably disappointing that we are faced with a five-runner field, none of which feature in the top seven in the betting on the Cheltenham Gold Cup. That this should happen when...

Guardian, 00:09 in Sport
 


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