News archive from 22 January 2017

Paraglider airlifted to hospital after crashing in Wishaw nature park

Paraglider airlifted to hospital after crashing in Wishaw nature park

A man has been airlifted to hospital after his paraglider crashed when he flew over a nature park. The 53-year-old had been flying over the Greenhead Moss Community Nature Park in Wishaw , North Lanarkshire, when he got into difficulties. Emergency...

 
Motoring misery for long-suffering commuters as major roadworks to begin on Scotland's busiest route

Motoring misery for long-suffering commuters as major roadworks to begin on Scotland's busiest route

Drivers face more motoring misery ahead as major works begin on Scotland’s busiest commuter route. Diversions are expected next month on the M8 and A8 on the eastern edge of Glasgow as part of the missing motorway link to Edinburgh is completed....

 

Marr's mini miracle: After a stroke left him partially paralysed, Andrew Marr feared he'd never walk...

Here are a couple of phrases to consider. 'One in a million.' Yes, I am. That is, I am one of an estimated 1.2 million survivors of a stroke living in the UK. 'Cost me an arm and a leg.' It did. That is, the tear in my carotid artery, running up the...

Daily Mail, 00:00 in Health
 

Dani Garavelli: Women on the march nurse their wrath

In the darkest of times, you take your comfort where you find it. Waking up on Friday morning to see images of #bridgesnotwalls banners draped on river crossings from London to Nepal provided the tiniest glimmer of light; enough to help me overcome...

 

Egypt 1-0 Uganda: Abdallah Said strikes late to break stout Ugandans in poor game played on rough pitch

Finally, in the 89th minute, the goal came. Egypt had pushed all game, all the while creating next to nothing. Right at the death Abdallah Said broke Ugandan hearts to move the Africa Cup of Nations' most successful ever side to the brink of the...

Daily Mail, 00:03 in Sport
 

Food sector faces ‘terrifying’ tariffs after hard Brexit

Scotland’s food sector has called the prospect of a hard Brexit “terrifying” and has urged the UK government not to walk away from EU negotiations table without a trade deal. Scottish exports of red meat worth hundreds of millions of pounds could be...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Politics
 

Item Club think-tank warns of downturn in growth

The dive in the pound since the Brexit vote will prompt a “hard rebalancing” of the UK economy away from consumer spending and towards exports, an influential new think-tank report will say tomorrow. But while UK economic growth will become better...

Scotsman, 00:05 in Hot News
 
Fury as last London community dental clinic shuts

Fury as last London community dental clinic shuts

The NHS has been accused of letting down patients in pain by shutting London’s last community-based A&E-style service for people needing emergency dental treatment. NHS England’s closure of the “urgent dental service” in Kentish Town will leave...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
The chemo’s too much, but getting on a clinical trial is gruelling enough

The chemo’s too much, but getting on a clinical trial is gruelling enough

Saturday 7 January Now sharp-eyed readers may have spotted that this diary starts the day before the last one was published! By way of a little back story, my doctors have been trying to get me on to a clinical trial featuring new immunotherapy...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 
The increasingly polarised debate on abortion imperils women

The increasingly polarised debate on abortion imperils women

Imagine the outcry. A charity offering a common medical procedure – 70,000 a year, more than in the NHS itself – is found guilty of terribly poor standards of care. You’d expect some calls for the chief executive’s head; others claiming this...

Guardian, 00:05 in Health
 

Cardiff City result so disappointing but Burton Albion cannot feel sorry for themselves

John Brayford insists Burton Albion will "go again" and continue to fight in their quest for Championship survival. Nigel Clough's Brewers fell into the Championship relegation zone for the first time this season with their 1-0 defeat at...

Burton Mail, 00:10 in Sport
 

Match report: Aston Villa 2 PNE 2

Jordan Hugill led a second-half comeback as Preston North End recovered from going two goals behind to earn a draw against Aston Villa at Villa Park. Hugill scored twice in 12 minutes, his first an excellent solo effort then the equaliser a powerful...

 

Aston Villa 2-2 PNE - As it happened and reaction

Jordan Hugill struck twice as PNE came from two goals down to pick up a fine point at Villa Park. Look back on the game below. Hit refresh or F5 for the latest.

 

West Ham ready to sell Dimitri Payet after Marseille make £25m bid for the wantaway play-maker

West Ham are ready to sell Dimitri Payet this month after Marseille made a bid of £25million. Slaven Bilic's side have won successive games — including yesterday's 3-1 win at Middlesbrough — without disgruntled talisman Payet, which is convincing the...

Daily Mail, 00:17 in Sport
 
Reformer Club of the Week: Cambuslang Thistle

Reformer Club of the Week: Cambuslang Thistle

This week’s Reformer Club of the Week is Cambuslang Thistle. They have two teams, the 2004s and 1999s, and train at Stonelaw High School. Thistle may only have started five years ago but the team seem to be moving in the right direction under the...

 


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