News archive from 22 March 2018

Wales boss Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale is the new David Beckham

Wales boss Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale is the new David Beckham

The Real Madrid superstar Bale was mobbed by fans when he arrived in the southern China city of Nanning this week and supporters from across the country are expected to flock to the 60,000-capacity Guangxi Sports Center to see him in action on...

Daily Star, 05:06 in Sport
 
Manchester United to launch women’s team at last and apply to join WSL

Manchester United to launch women’s team at last and apply to join WSL

Manchester United are finally to have a women’s football team after the club applied to the Football Association to join the Women’s Super League. United are rare among the established forces of the domestic men’s game in not having a women’s side....

Guardian, 00:01 in Sport
 

Antoine Griezmann presented with birthday cake during French team meal as Atletico star insists club future...

Didier Deschamps' French side may be preparing for Friday's friendly against Colombia but the squad took time out to help Antoine Griezmann celebrate his 27th on Wednesday. The Atletico Madrid forward was presented with a cake by a team chef as...

Daily Mail, 00:01 in Sport
 
Marion Bennathan obituary

Marion Bennathan obituary

My friend and former colleague Marion Bennathan, who has died aged 90, was an educational psychologist who changed many children’s lives for the better by her passionate advocacy of nurture groups in schools. These are psychologist-designed units led...

Guardian, 00:03 in Learning
 
Ronnie O’Sullivan reveals bizarre reason for hot form at Players Championship

Ronnie O’Sullivan reveals bizarre reason for hot form at Players Championship

O’Sullivan hit three centuries to beat China’s Ding Junhui 6-3 and book his place in the semi-finals. Before that, the Rocket blasted his way past Graeme Dott 6-1 in the opening round. It’s been an impressive season for O’Sullivan so far as he chases...

Daily Star, 00:06 in Sport
 

Cumbria Police rated "good" in key crimefighting areas

Officials gave it the thumbs up after checking on four main aspects of how officers police the county. The force was told it had also made improvements in protecting people who are vulnerable to crime or exploitation. Top brass in the Cumbrian...

 
Elon Musk wins approval for 'staggering' pay deal with potential $55bn bonus

Elon Musk wins approval for 'staggering' pay deal with potential $55bn bonus

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of the electric car company Tesla, has won approval for a new pay deal that could land him a $55.8bn (£40bn) bonus, smashing all compensation records. Tesla’s shareholders voted to approve Musk’s pay deal at a...

 
Police taking days to respond to 999 calls as budget cuts bite

Police taking days to respond to 999 calls as budget cuts bite

Under-pressure police forces are taking days to respond to 999 calls that should be dealt with in an hour, the policing watchdog has said, as they come under “significant stress” from slashed budgets and increased demand. Almost a quarter of forces in...

 
Post-Brexit passports set to be made by Franco-Dutch firm

Post-Brexit passports set to be made by Franco-Dutch firm

Britain’s post-Brexit blue passport is set to be made by a Franco-Dutch firm, according to reports. Changing the colour from the burgundy favoured across the EU is regarded by some Brexiters as a powerful symbol of Britain’s restored sovereignty. But...

 
Social Mobility Commission needs beefing up, say MPs

Social Mobility Commission needs beefing up, say MPs

The government body which promotes social mobility should be given “teeth”, in the shape of additional resources and increased powers, to help drive forward the fight against social injustice, MPs have said. The Commons education committee warned that...

Guardian, 00:13 in Politics
 
Brexit: EU leaders set to discuss transition agreement

Brexit: EU leaders set to discuss transition agreement

EU leaders will gather on Thursday for a summit at which they are expected to approve the terms of a transition deal with the UK after Brexit. The EU's Donald Tusk said on Wednesday he had recommended a draft legal text on transition, citizens' rights...

BBC, 00:14 in Regional
 

Liam Broady beats Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets to make Miami Open second round

Liam Broady came into the Miami Open on a five match losing streak and will leave it with at least his first victory at a Masters level event after one of the most satisfying wins of his career. Having come through the qualifying event the British No...

Daily Mail, 00:21 in Sport
 

Cleckheaton pupils take fight for arts education all the way to Westminster

Youngsters from Gomersal Primary School in Cleckheaton moved politicians to tears after standing up in the Houses of Parliament to fight for arts in education. Children from the school were invited to speak at a meeting in front of MPs and the aim was...

 

Police in Leicestershire are 'good' at fighting crime and protecting the vulnerable, say inspectors

An official inspection body has praised Leicestershire Police for its crime-fighting and support for the vulnerable. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMICFRS) published the results of a wide-ranging assessment...

 

'How did my son die?' asks father of Mark Cookson

A father whose son was found dead in unexplained circumstances three years ago this week has spoken publicly for the first time. David Cookson has asked for people to help Leicestershire Police solve the mystery of what happened to the 42-year-old....

 


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