News archive from 21 December 2017

Bristol City 'looked like the Premier League side' claims boss Lee Johnson after dramatic Carabao Cup...

It was a tale of two cities on Wednesday night,as Bristol City sensationally dumped Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup with a 2-1 triumph — then drew Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in next month's semi-final. Korey Smith's brilliant injury-time...

Daily Mail, 00:02 in Sport
 
Artificial intelligence school inspections face resistance

Artificial intelligence school inspections face resistance

Plans to use algorithms to identify failing schools have been criticised by the National Association of Head Teachers. A data science unit, part-owned by the UK government, has been training algorithms to rate schools, using machine learning - a form...

 
UK car production driven down by fall in domestic demand

UK car production driven down by fall in domestic demand

The number of cars built in the UK last month fell by 4.6% compared with a year earlier, driven down by a sharp decline in domestic demand. Nearly 161,500 vehicles were made in UK factories in November, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
The miniature monkey that's a Christmas best-seller

The miniature monkey that's a Christmas best-seller

Every Christmas there's one toy that causes holiday mayhem - a must-have that seems almost impossible for desperate parents to get their hands on. But what goes into making a global best-seller? The stakes will be high for parents whose children have...

BBC, 00:08 in Business
 
Arsenal stopper Petr Cech reveals inspirations behind remarkable goalkeeping career

Arsenal stopper Petr Cech reveals inspirations behind remarkable goalkeeping career

Czech stopper has kept 199 clean sheets in the Premier League throughout his remarkable career. Jurgen Klopp's free-scoring Liverpool side are the next visitors to the Emirates on Friday (7.45pm). And Cech, 36, will be hoping Arsenal's backline can...

Daily Star, 00:09 in Sport
 

Richard III car park at Greyfriars in Leicester declared Historic England ancient monument

The Leicester car park under which Richard III’s body was discovered has been given special protection as an archaeological site of national importance. The Government, acting on the advice of heritage watchdog Historic England, has classed the site...

 

Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 Caen: Man of the Match Kylian Mbappe follows up Edinson Cavani to secure nine-point...

Edinson Cavani was on target again as Paris Saint-Germain maintained their nine-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a 3-1 home win against Caen. Cavani notched his 24th goal in 25 appearances in all competitions for PSG this season to give his side...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 

Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo calls for calm and admits nothing has been won, despite talk of a...

Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo insists Manchester City's recent achievements mean nothing in their quest for the quadruple. The 34-year-old was City's hero at Leicester on Tuesday as they reached the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup 4-3 on penalties. He saved...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe fears Jermain Defoe may have suffered ankle ligament damage in Carabao Cup...

Eddie Howe fears Jermain Defoe has suffered ankle ligament damage with the Bournemouth striker facing a potential layoff. Defoe was injured in the Cherries’ Carabao Cup quarter-final loss to Chelsea when 17-year-old Ethan Ampadu committed a late...

Daily Mail, 00:11 in Sport
 
Type 2 diabetes: Medication side effects stops a THIRD of patients from taking drugs

Type 2 diabetes: Medication side effects stops a THIRD of patients from taking drugs

Almost a third of diabetes patients aren’t taking their prescribed medication, metformin, due to its side effects, researchers have revealed. Metformin, the most commonly prescribed drug to treat type 2 diabetes, can lead to gastrointestinal side...

 
'My greatest dream realized!' Khloe Kardashian confirms pregnancy in Instagram post by showing baby bump

'My greatest dream realized!' Khloe Kardashian confirms pregnancy in Instagram post by showing baby bump

Khloe Kardashian has confirmed her pregnancy in an Instagram post showing off her baby bump. In the lengthy post, the reality TV star thanked her partner Tristan Thompson and said: "My greatest dream realized! We are having a baby! "Thank...

 
RECENT NOSTALGIA: Scouts dig deep for the environment

RECENT NOSTALGIA: Scouts dig deep for the environment

Members of 1st Skegness Scouts planted 30 trees at Skegness Environment Centre, in Richmond Drive, 10 years ago as part of National Tree Week. The trees were donated to the scouts by the Woodland Trust, which had an aim for every child in the country...

 

Dedicated volunteers scoop prestigious awards for repairing Lake District beauty spots

Fix the Fells is a project ran by a team of volunteers who repair and maintain the mountain paths around the Lake District, funded by donations and partners. The team, also known as Lengthsmen, scooped two prizes from The Great Outdoors Awards 2017...

 
NOSTALGIA: Tragic day when Spen’s men fell at the Somme

NOSTALGIA: Tragic day when Spen’s men fell at the Somme

The Spenborough branch of the Royal British Legion has held a special memorial service for the local men who died at the Somme. The date, September 3, commemorated the day when, during the second phase of the World War One battle, several units...

 
Richard III burial site in Leicester granted protection

Richard III burial site in Leicester granted protection

King Richard III's burial site, which was famously found beneath a council car park, has been given protected status. The last Plantagenet king's remains were discovered in 2012 after a team of enthusiasts and historians pinpointed the location in...

BBC, 00:19 in Regional
 


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